Monthly Archives: June 2021

Sunday 20th June 2021

WWT Slimbridge     The white-spotted BLUETHROAT sang from the foreshore reedbeds early morning only at Middle Point. Despite it being looked for for the rest of the day it wasn’t heard or seen, although it is probably still somewhere in … Continue reading

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Saturday 19th June 2021

WWT Slimbridge     A white-spotted BLUETHROAT was in the Middle Point reedbed at 11:30am, photographed by visitor Walter Booth. It was looked for for the rest of the day but not relocated. Also today three Great White Egrets, the Ross’s … Continue reading

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Friday 18th June 2021

WWT Slimbridge     The breeding plumage Ruff with the Black-tailed Godwit flock on South Lake still, alternating with Zeiss hide. A GREAT WHITE EGRET over the Rushy. Four GARGANEYS, two eclipse males and two females, from Zeiss hide. Also a … Continue reading

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Thursday 17th June 2021

WWT Slimbridge    The eclipse GARGANEY pair on the Top New Piece, the breeding plumaged Ruff still on South Lake and six Snow Geese of unknown origin on the Dumbles. (Roberta Goodall). Coombe Hill Meadows     Birds today included a … Continue reading

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Wednesday 16th June 2021

Coombe Hill Meadows     This evening the QUAIL still calling along the canal. A GREAT WHITE EGRET, ten Little Egrets, a Curlew, two Cuckoos seen and heard, nine Grey Herons, a Cormorant, a Great Black-backed Gull, a juvenile Pied Wagtail, … Continue reading

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Tuesday 15th June 2021

Frampton     A pair of Avocets with 2 possibly 3 recently hatched chicks on the flashes N of Splatt Bridge. Also two GREAT WHITE EGRETS and three CATTLE EGRETS over the 100-Acre this evening. (Gordon Hodgson). At the pools between … Continue reading

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Monday 14th June 2021

Hawling area    In the Southdown Farm area today a Red Kite, three Whitethroats, a Swallow, a Skylark and 50 Starlings including juveniles. Also Large Skipper and Small Heath butterflies. At Warden’s Way off the Salt Way a Willow Warbler carrying … Continue reading

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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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