Monthly Archives: June 2021

Sunday 13th June 2021

Forest of Dean     At Nagshead six Pied Flycatchers, two Spotted Flycatchers, two Redstart, two Song Thrushes and two Blackcap. Also a Goshawk near to Speech House car park. (Cas & Luther Hambling, age 10 & 12). Uckington    At … Continue reading

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Saturday 12th June 2021

Ashleworth & Hasfield Hams     Five Mute Swans, ten Greylags, 50 Mallards, a male Tufted Duck, two Grey Herons, a Little Egret, two Coots, two Moorhens, a pair of Lapwings with two chicks about a week old and a full … Continue reading

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Friday 11th June 2021

Condicote    5-6 Corn Buntings late afternoon. (Graham Tompsett). Forest of Dean    At least two Grasshopper Warblers at Crabtree Hill this morning. (Rob Husbands). WWT Slimbridge     Two Green Sandpipers from Zeiss hide this morning. (Tim Jukes). A Cuckoo … Continue reading

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Thursday 10th June 2021

Frampton pools     At lunchtime three Hobbies, eight Common Terns, a Kingfisher, a Cettis Warbler, a Whitethroat, three Swifts, a Swallow and the Ross’s Goose back with the Barnacle Geese. (Nick Goatman). Twyning     At Upham Meadow this the morning … Continue reading

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Wednesday 9th June 2021

WWT Slimbridge     The drake GARGANEY still from Zeiss hide today. (Slimbridge Sightings). Dursley    Two Red Kites above the town at 4pm. (Shane Long). Crickley Hill     Two singing Tree Pipits, a Painted Lady and a Dingy Skipper today. (Kim … Continue reading

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Tuesday 8th June 2021

Coombe Hill Meadows     A QUAIL still singing from the hay meadows on the reserve today. (Mike Smart). The first returning Green Sandpiper today. (Graham Smith). Shenberrow & Snowshill area     A Yellow Wagtail, a Corn Bunting singing, a Yellowhammer, … Continue reading

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Monday 7th June 2021

Tredington     Belated news of an adult ROSE-COLOURED STARLING in a private garden at 6am yesterday. (per Richard Baatsen). WWT Slimbridge     A drake GARGANEY on the pool to the right of Zeiss hide at midday. (Les Ditchburn). Coombe Hill … Continue reading

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Sunday 6th June 2021

Awre     A SHORT-EARED OWL at 1:40pm, then flew across the river towards Slimbridge at 1:45pm. (Lewis Thomson). Sherborne Meadows     This morning four Red Kites, a Barn Owl, a Kingfisher, two Ravens, a Marsh Tit, six Reed Warblers, four … Continue reading

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Saturday 5th June 2021

Coombe Hill Meadows     A GLOSSY IBIS this morning on the scrape from Grundon hide until 10:30am before flying W. Then seen again between 12-12:30pm skulking in the reeds. (Les Fisher/Chris Morris). Then it was seen again at 4pm from … Continue reading

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Friday 4th June 2021

Aylburton Common     This morning a ROSE-COLOURED STARLING landed on a house along Sandford Road briefly at 9:30am, then flew off S towards the river. Likely the one seen later at Oldbury PS, South Glos from 9:55am. (Jonny Gentle). Winchcombe  … Continue reading

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