Monthly Archives: August 2021

Saturday 21st August 2021

WWT Slimbridge    A juvenile RED-NECKED PHALAROPE on the river from the Estuary Tower feeding with the wader flock at 10am this morning though very distant. Also 650+ Dunlins and Ringed Plovers, four Sanderlings, three Ruff, 90+ Curlews, eight Little … Continue reading

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Friday 20th August 2021

Frampton     From the towpath N of Splatt Bridge, early morning a Mediterranean Gull, two Green Sandpipers, a Ringed Plover, eight Yellow Wagtails, a Grey Wagtails, 45 Sand Martins S, 32 Mandarins N along the the canal, a Whinchat and … Continue reading

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Thursday 19th August 2021

WWT Slimbridge     A Wood Sandpiper, the Spotted Redshank and two Little Ringed Plovers on South Lake this morning. (Roberta Goodall). Halmore     Three Common Cranes over this morning, flying towards Purton (no rings visible). Also a male Bullfinch in … Continue reading

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Wednesday 18th August 2021

Daglingworth     Three Hobbies chasing House Martins over the village today, also a Yellow Wagtail and a Corn Bunting. (Andrew Morrison). Frampton pools      The adult Yellow-legged Gull, 100+ Sand Martins, 3+ Chiffchaffs, six Reed Warblers, a Lesser Whitethroat, … Continue reading

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Tuesday 17th August 2021

WWT Slimbridge     The SPOONBILL from Stephen Kirk hide. The Spotted Redshank and the Wood Sandpiper still on South Lake. A Red Kite over the Big Pen. A Great White Egret on the Tack Piece. (Jonathan Bull). Sharpness    A … Continue reading

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Monday 16th August 2021

Saul Warth     Eight Kestrels between the Warth and Splatt Bridge this afternoon. Also a Hobby, four Buzzards, a Peregrine, two Green Sandpipers, two Yellow Wagtails and an immature SPOONBILL flew towards the Sailing Lake. (Gordon Hodgson). WWT Slimbridge    … Continue reading

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Sunday 15th August 2021

WWT Slimbridge    From Mid Point this morning, 230+ small waders 50/50 Dunlins and Ringed Plovers, at least eight Sanderlings, two Little Egrets, a Peregrine, the Ross’s Goose was with the Barnacle flock and seven Arctic Terns flew downriver before … Continue reading

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Saturday 14th August 2021

Bourton-on-the-Water     A Great White Egret on Bourton south pits this morning. Also a Little Egret. (John Pike). WWT Slimbridge     A Great White Egret on the Tack Piece from Robbie Garnett hide today. (Matt Lathan/Dot Jones). The Spotted Redshank … Continue reading

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Friday 13th August 2021

Forest of Dean     At Crabtree Hill today included 12 Crossbills, 2+ Siskins, an adult and juvenile Buzzard, two Stonechats and three Ravens and another Crossbill flew over Speech House Woodland car park. (Paul Masters). WWT Slimbridge     A Great … Continue reading

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Thursday 12th August 2021

Coombe Hill Meadows     This morning a Great White Egret, three Little Egrets, a Snipe, a juvenile Little Ringed Plover, a Snipe, two Black-tailed Godwits, Lapwings, a Buzzard, a Kestrel, a Stock Dove, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, two Skylarks, a … Continue reading

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