Monthly Archives: June 2021

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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Thursday 3rd June 2021

Ashleworth Ham     A Great Crested Grebe, a Wigeon, four Tufted Ducks and four Grey Herons this morning. (Eric Harris). Forest of Dean      At Nagshead a Wood Warbler seen and heard at noon, also this morning a Spotted … Continue reading

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Wednesday 2nd June 2021

Saul     A GARGANEY on Saul Lodge pond this morning. (Eric Harris). Coombe Hill Meadows     A Little Ringed Plover, a male Yellow Wagtail, eight Little Egrets, a pair of Oystercatchers , a pair of Redshanks, seven Tufted Ducks, a … Continue reading

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Tuesday 1st June 2021

WWT Slimbridge     A WOOD SANDPIPER on the Rushy early afternoon. (Roy Kinchin). Forest of Dean     Early morning at Nagshead, a male Pied Flycatcher, male and female Redstart, an adult Nuthatch feeding a juvenile, a Wood Warbler, a male … Continue reading

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