Monthly Archives: February 2022

Monday 28th February 2022

WWT Slimbridge     On South Lake adult and a second-winter Mediterranean Gulls, 48 Avocets and an immature female Goshawk flew through. (Slimbridge Sightings). A female Merlin from Kingfisher hide. (Ian Hull). 200 White-fronted Geese and two Pink-footed Geese on the … Continue reading

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Sunday 27th February 2022

Minsterworth Ham     22 Shelducks, 11 Shovelers, 11 Wigeons, nine Pintails, a male Teal, an Oystercatcher, four Curlews, a Snipe, a Sparrowhawk and a pair of Peregrines today. (Andy Jayne). Highnam Woods     At least two Marsh Tits today. (Terry … Continue reading

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Saturday 26th February 2022

Highnam     A WOODLARK by the footpath from Highnam Court to Highnam Woods today. Also in the area a Peregrine, a Kestrel, two Green Woodpeckers, 80 Fieldfares, a Stonechat and 90 Snipe. (Andy Jayne). Slimbridge     At Shepherds Patch the … Continue reading

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Friday 25th February 2022

Forest of Dean     At Cannop Upper Pond this morning two Ravens, male and female Goosander, a Wigeon, two Little Grebes, a Cormorant and a Grey Heron over. (Chris Keeling). Goosanders by Chris Keeling WWT Slimbridge     The GLOSSY IBIS … Continue reading

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Thursday 24th February 2022

Sharpness     A male BLACK REDSTART this afternoon. (Clare Glanville). Frampton     At Court Lake at dusk 1000+ murmuration of Starlings with a pair of Peregrines amongst them, also a male Goldeneye. (Nick Goatman). Saul Warth     Early morning two … Continue reading

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Wednesday 23rd February 2022

Slimbridge     At Shepherds Patch the GLOSSY IBIS again opposite the Dutch barn next to the canal at SO 72740 04303. Please park sensibly roadside or in the free car park before the bridge SO 72895 04128. (Dave Abrams/Merv Carlyon/Jon … Continue reading

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Tu 22nd February 2022

Slimbridge     At Shepherds Patch the GLOSSY IBIS again opposite the Dutch barn next to the canal at SO 72740 04303. Please park sensibly roadside or in the free car park before the bridge SO 72895 04128. (Jonathan Bull/Roy Kinchin). … Continue reading

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Monday 21st February 2022

Upham Meadow     An immature LITTLE GULL over floodwater this afternoon. Also two Mute Swans, 50+ Canada Geese, two Shelducks, 20 Wigeon, two Shovelers, two Buzzards, 16 Curlews, ten Common Gulls, a male Stonechat, 50 Carrion Crows and 50 Rooks. … Continue reading

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Sunday 20th February 2022

Sharpness     10+ KITTIWAKES going upriver at 3:25pm. (Paul Rich). Hazleton    20+ Bramblings, four Yellowhammers, a Corn Bunting, a Mistle Thrush and four Red-legged Partridges today at SP 07440 18716. (Dot Jones). Frampton pools     Nine male Pochards, 154 … Continue reading

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Saturday 19th February 2022

Slimbridge     At Shepherds Patch the GLOSSY IBIS again opposite the Dutch barn next to the canal at SO 72740 04303. Please park sensibly roadside or in the free car park before the bridge SO 72895 04128. (Mike Davis/Dave Abrams … Continue reading

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