Monthly Archives: October 2021

Friday 15th October 2021

Saul Warth     A late Wheatear, four Little Egrets, 83+ Shelducks, eight Grey Plovers, two Ringed Plovers, two Little Stints, 200+ Dunlins, 142+ Curlews, three Stonechats, 70+ Goldfinches, two Chiffchaffs with 19 Long-tailed Tit, five Jays flew NW and a … Continue reading

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Thursday 14th October 2021

WWT Slimbridge     A GREY PHALAROPE on the Top New Piece from Zeiss hide at 9:25am then flew towards the river at 9:40am with no further sign. (Roberta Goodall). At high tide at Middle Point a Greenshank, an Avocet, four … Continue reading

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Wednesday 13th October 2021

Awre     This morning a Red Kite, a Mediterranean Gull, a Great White Egret, six Little Egret, two Grey Plovers, five Ringed Plovers, three Snipe, 28 Curlews, 28 Jays, including a flock of 20, a Rock Pipit, 71 Meadow Pipits, … Continue reading

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Tuesday 12th October 2021

Guscar/Aylburton     WeBS count today 40 Canada Geese, 70 Wigeon and 300 Teal (mostly in Cone Pill), five Mallards, seven Grey Herons, a Cormorant, 24 Lapwings, a Golden Plover, 400 Curlews, 22 Redshanks, a Green Sandpiper, 500 Black-headed Gulls, 25 Herring … Continue reading

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Monday 11th October 2021

Forest of Dean    No sign of shrike sp from dawn-10:30 in the Woorgreens/Crabtree Hill area. Five Crossbills, 20+ Lesser Redpolls, 20+ Siskins, 50+ Goldfinches, four Stonechats, six Jays, seven Mistle Thrushes and three Ravens. (MK). A Marsh Tit at … Continue reading

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Sunday 10th October 2021

Forest of Dean    A shrike sp seen again today briefly at 9:30am at SO 63393 13065 by the ringing team, and thought to be probably juvenile Woodchat. (Rob Husbands/Harriet Robins/Gareth Jones). WWT Slimbridge     Birds today included a Marsh … Continue reading

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Saturday 9th October 2021

Halmore     A male Yellow Wagtail on a phone wire this morning, a feeding flock of c25 Pied Wagtails, c15 Meadow Pipits and c250 Canada Geese flew W. (Chris Newton). Forest of Dean    A shrike sp at Kensley today … Continue reading

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Friday 8th October 2021

Avening     In the Star Farm area a Wheatear, 60+ Chaffinches, 120+ Yellowhammers and two male Stonechats. (Terry Grant). Nailsworth     At Barton End three Stonechats and a covey of six Red-legged Partridges.(Terry Grant). Forest of Dean     A Redwing … Continue reading

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Thursday 7th October 2021

Coombe Hill Meadows     An adult female Marsh Harrier hunting over the reserve this morning. Also a Greenshank, five Snipe and a Great White Egret. (Ian Hull). Also a Little Egret, a Green Woodpecker, three Grey Herons, a Kingfisher and … Continue reading

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Wednesday 6th October 2021

Frampton      Three White-fronted Geese flew over the village high heading S at 7:30am. (Nick Goatman). Around the pools a Little Egret, 25+ Gadwalls, Yellow-legged Gull, four Buzzards, a Sparrowhawk, four Skylarks, five Meadow Pipits, a Kingfisher, nine Chiffchaffs, … Continue reading

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