Monthly Archives: April 2022

Tuesday 19th April 2022

Gloucester     A WHITE STORK drifting N, soaring over Barnwood Avenue at 5:30pm. (Rob Crofton). Nailsworth     A garden SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF at 7:12am which then flew into the adjoining Norton Wood, only to reappear again in the garden, very briefly, … Continue reading

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Monday 18th April 2022

WWT Slimbridge     Two GLOSSY IBISES feeding together on the Top New Piece this morning. Long believed to be two birds and finally confirmed today. (Martin McGill). From Zeiss hide this morning, birds included c18 Avocets, six Little Egrets, c110 … Continue reading

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Sunday 17th April 2022

Cleeve Hill    11 RING OUZELS, six Wheatears, two Red Kites, two Buzzards, three Linnets, seven Yellowhammers, a Song Thrush, six Meadow Pipits, 11 Skylarks, two Willow Warblers, a male Stonechat, a pair of Ravens, two Buzzards and a Cuckoo … Continue reading

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Saturday 16th April 2022

Cleeve Hill     A male and a female DOTTEREL just out from the masts car park this morning from 8:50am until 10:27am when they flew off high N. The first record since 2014. (Eric Harris et al). If you were … Continue reading

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Friday 15th April 2022

Cleeve Hill     Today combined totals included 16 RING OUZELS, 17 Wheatears, a male Whinchat, four Willow Warblers, a Whitethroat, a pair of Stonechats, two Yellowhammers, two Redstarts, a Corn Bunting and a Red Kite. (Paul Masters/Tom Mabbett/Kim Milsom/Marcus John/Paul … Continue reading

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Thursday 14th April 2022

Cleeve Hill     Early morning ten RING OUZELS, seven Wheatears, three Stonechats, a Corn Bunting, six Willow Warblers and three Hawfinches over. (Greg Mabbett). Ring Ouzel by Jon Mercer (taken yesterday) Ring Ouzel by Jon Mercer (taken yesterday) Chedworth    … Continue reading

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Wednesday 13th April 2022

WWT Slimbridge     A STONE CURLEW all afternoon on the Dumbles viewed from the Estuary Tower. (Martin McGill). A second calendar year RING-BILLED GULL on South Lake at 1:30pm then flew towards the estuary with no further sign. (James Robinson). … Continue reading

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Tuesday 12th April 2022

WWT Slimbridge     Early morning from the Estuary Tower five SANDWICH TERNS resting on the sand banks but flew off NE. (Slimbridge Sightings). A SANDWICH TERN flew N past Tites Point at 1:48pm viewed from the Estuary Tower, then flew back … Continue reading

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Monday 11th April 2022

Cleeve Hill     Two flighty RING OUZELS still at the head of the Washpool valley at 8:25am. (Arthur Ball/Jeremy Holland). Later three RING OUZELS (2m, 1f) still present. (Duncan Dine/Andy Wiggins). Ring Ouzel by Arthur Ball Selsley Common     Early … Continue reading

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Sunday 10th April 2022

Cotswold Water Park West     In the Pit 57/41 area birds this evening included a Brambling, 100+ Sand Martins, two COMMON TERNS and a SEDGE WARBLER. (David Creber). SEDGE WARBLERS in song at Pits 41 (probably same) and Pit 87, … Continue reading

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