Monthly Archives: March 2022

Monday 21st March 2022

Forest of Dean     Two SWALLOWS flew by late morning. (Roger Treeby). Two Hawfinches in forest adjacent to Dilke Hospital this morning. (David Smith). A colour ringed Dipper at Wenchford this morning, red over Blue on the right leg. (Derek … Continue reading

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Sunday 20th March 2022

Coombe Hill Meadows     A Great White Egret, a pair of GARGANEYS, 192 Black-tailed Godwits, two Ruff, three Redshanks, two White Wagtails and a Little Owl today. (Ken Heron/Ian Hull). Forest of Dean     At Blakeneyhill Woods this afternoon a … Continue reading

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Saturday 19th March 2022

Northleach     A 2cy male Goshawk near Northleach this morning. (Richard Tyler). Goshawk by Richard Tyler Coombe Hill Meadows    Birds today included an elusive drake GARGANEY, a Great White Egret, 15 Little Egrets, a Grey Heron, a Green Woodpecker, … Continue reading

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Friday 18th March 2022

WWT Slimbridge     Nine Cattle Egrets, the GLOSSY IBIS and two Little Egrets on South Lake this morning. A Green Sandpiper from Hogarth hide. Three Snow Geese on the Tack Piece. From the Estuary Tower 200 White-fronted Geese, two Pink-footed … Continue reading

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Thursday 17th March 2022

Coombe Hill Meadows     This morning two drake GARGANEYS from Grundon hide. (Greg Mabbett/Les Ditchburn). This evening a pair of GARGANEYS from Grundon hide, so definitely three birds on site today. (Jeremy Holland). An adult SPOONBILL from 1:20pm.  (MK). Also … Continue reading

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Wednesday 16th March 2022

Coombe Hill Meadows     A drake GARGANEY and c160 Black-tailed Godwits this morning. (Duncan Dine). WWT Slimbridge     A Little Ringed Plover on the Rushy this morning and a Merlin on the cross fence at Middle Point. (Slimbridge Sightings). Purton  … Continue reading

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Tuesday 15th March 2022

Slimbridge     Six Cattle Egrets sat in tree behind the Severn Trent site on the left hand bend just past the village. (Roy Kinchin). At Shepherds Patch the GLOSSY IBIS again by the Dutch barn next to the canal at … Continue reading

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Monday 14th March 2022

WWT Slimbridge     A female Merlin with prey on the fence line at the N end of the Dumbles. (Ian Hull). Slimbridge     At Shepherds Patch the GLOSSY IBIS again by the Dutch barn next to the canal at SO … Continue reading

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Sunday 13th March 2022

Frampton    A first-summer LITTLE GULL on Court Lake at noon today. (Gordon Kirk). 16 Sand Martins at the Sailing Lake late afternoon. (Jeremy Squire). Also today two Pochards, 17 Gadwalls, 15 Teal, three Shovelers, two Oystercatchers, 17 Chiffchaffs, 33 … Continue reading

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Saturday 12th March 2022

Frampton    At least two Sand Martins still on the Sailing Lake at 7:15am. Also seven Pochards (5m, 2f). Two more Sand Martins on Court Lake, also Egyptian Goose, a pair of Oystercatchers, nine Pied Wagtails, a Mistle Thrush and … Continue reading

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