Monthly Archives: August 2021

Wednesday 11th August 2021

WWT Slimbridge     The immature SPOONBILL and the Spotted Redshank on the Rushy again today. (Tom Mabbett). Nailsworth area     22 Swifts this afternoon, also a Hobby. (Terry Grant). At Ruskin Mill late afternoon a Kingfisher, three Grey Herons, a … Continue reading

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Tuesday 10th August 2021

WWT Slimbridge    The immature SPOONBILL still around the Trust today, mainly on the Rushy. Also the Spotted Redshank still. (Mark Dowie/Jonathan Bull/Terry Stevenson). Frampton    This afternoon from Splatt Bridge three Little Egrets, a Kestrel, a Common Tern, three … Continue reading

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Monday 9th August 2021

Winchcombe    12 Ravens feasting on a dead lamb at the top end of Langley Brook. Also a Kestrel and five Buzzards, a Golden-ringed Dragonfly near Langley Farm and a Swift still in Winchcombe. (Stuart Galey). Cleeve Hill     An … Continue reading

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Sunday 8th August 2021

WWT Slimbridge     An immature SPOONBILL from Estuary Tower, feeding in the pill box pool at 7:55am and later on the Rushy. (Martin McGill). At least eight Swifts over the playground. The Spotted Redshank still on the Rushy. A Turnstone, … Continue reading

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Saturday 7th August 2021

Cotswold Water Park East     A Wood Sandpiper at Pit 132 today. (Simon Ashley/Duncan Dine). Wood Sandpiper by Duncan Dine Lydney to Aylburton Warth     A Red Kite, a Whimbrel, four Black-tailed Godwits, five Common Sandpipers, a Whinchat, 60 Linnets … Continue reading

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Friday 6th August 2021

Frampton     This morning a Little Owl in the churchyard. From the five-barred gate at Splatt Bridge a Great White Egret and three Yellow Wagtails. The adult Yellow-legged Gull was roosting on the floating hut at the Sailing Lake. (Alan … Continue reading

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Thursday 5th August 2021

WWT Slimbridge    This morning two Snipe, a Common Sandpiper, a Green Sandpiper, Little Ringed Plovers, a Ruff, 20 Redshanks, three Avocets and the Spotted Redshank still. The Ross’s Goose still from Kingfisher hide. (Mark Dowie/Mike Davis). Netheridge Farm    … Continue reading

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Wednesday 4th August 2021

Coombe Hill Meadows     Early morning birds included a Great White Egret, three Snipe, a Common Sandpiper, a Golden Plover, three Grey Herons, a juvenile Whitethroat, a Sedge Warbler and a Yellow Wagtail. (Jeremy Holland). Frampton pools     Around the … Continue reading

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Tuesday 3rd August 2021

WWT Slimbridge     A Curlew Sandpiper with Dunlin from Zeiss hide today. (Nigel Tucker). Gloucester     A Ring-necked Parakeet flew across Robinswood Hill CP towards St, Barnabas at 2pm (possibly yesterday’s Westgate bird). 40+ Swifts over Tuffley this evening hawking … Continue reading

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Monday 2nd August 2021

WWT Slimbridge     Three Garganeys from Zeiss hide also the Ross’s Goose with 20 Barnacle Geese and two juvenile Arctic Terns off of Middle Point. (Ian Hull). Chavenage Lane/Calcot area     750+ Swifts, mostly heading S, three Spotted Flycatchers, two … Continue reading

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