Monthly Archives: September 2021

Friday 10th September 2021

Walmore Common     This afternoon three very vocal Hobbies, 13 Snipe, a Green Sandpiper, two Little Egrets and nine Whinchats. (Andy Jayne). Lydney    From Lydney Harbour to Aylburton Warth an early female/immature MERLIN, 60 Teal, 20 Dunlins, five Common … Continue reading

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Thursday 9th September 2021

WWT Slimbridge     A BITTERN showed very well from Zeiss hide also an adult and a juvenile SPOONBILLS today. At least six Little Stints, two Curlew Sandpipers, three Sanderlings, three Ruff, two Greenshanks, two Spotted Redshanks and eight Snipe. (Jeremy … Continue reading

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Wednesday 8th September 2021

Frampton pools     Two Spotted Flycatchers, a Lesser Whitethroat, a Whitethroat, a Reed Warbler, two Cetti’s Warblers, 56 Chiffchaffs, 27 Blackcaps, 46 Robins, three Willow Warblers, four Reed Buntings, 38 Swallows, four Bullfinches, 20+ Linnets, 40+ Goldfinches and two Ravens. … Continue reading

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Tuesday 7th September 2021

WWT Slimbridge     The male BLUETHROAT showed well in the reedbed from the Shepherd’s Hut at Middle Point at 8:20am but only for a couple of minutes, but again no further sign later. (Paul Taylor/Dave Paynter/MK). Please note there will … Continue reading

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Monday 6th September 2021

WWT Slimbridge     A male BLUETHROAT at Middle Point this morning but no further sign later. Most likely the bird last seen on the 2nd of July, presumably it’s been in another part of the reserve unseen. (Martin McGill). Bluethroat … Continue reading

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Sunday 5th September 2021

Cotswold Water Park East    A FERRUGINOUS DUCK on Pit 127 at 2:15 pm. No further news. (Mick Jones). Saul Warth     Between Hock Ditch and Hock Cliff this morning, two Greenshanks flew upstream at 7:30am and a Wheatear on … Continue reading

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Saturday 4th September 2021

Lower Slaughter     A Great White Egret on the River Eye today. (Jayne Taylor). Great White Egret by Jayne Taylor Great White Egret by Jayne Taylor Berkeley shore & Pill     This morning two Whinchats, nine Wheatears, three Wigeon (2m, … Continue reading

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Friday 3rd September 2021

Saul Warth     This morning 203 Curlews, 180 Dunlins/Ringed Plovers, a Ruff, 21 Teal, a Snipe, an adult Yellow-legged Gull, three Wheatears, four Yellow Wagtails, four Grey Wagtails and a Hobby resting on the mud. (Gordon Hodgson). Calcot     5+ … Continue reading

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Thursday 2nd September 2021

Stinchcombe Hill     This morning a Wheatear and a family group of Spotted Flycatchers. (James Robinson). Coombe Hill Meadows     This morning two Spotted Redshanks, a Green Sandpiper, two Whinchats, two Wheatears, a Great White Egret, five Little Egrets, five … Continue reading

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Wednesday 1st September 2021

West Cheltenham     A WRYNECK in the garden briefly this morning eating ants from the side of the lawn. (Maggie Hale). Coombe Hill Meadows     This morning two Spotted Redshanks, two Greenshanks, a Green Sandpiper, three juvenile Ringed Plovers, a … Continue reading

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