Monthly Archives: June 2022

Tuesday 28th June 2022

WWT Slimbridge     No sign of the Bluethroat today. An immature SPOONBILL flew N past Middle Point at 9:50am. Three Green Sandpipers on the Tack Piece. Two summer-plumaged Spotted Redshanks and three summer-plumaged male Ruffs on South Lake. (Duncan Dine/Paul … Continue reading

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Monday 27th June 2022

WWT Slimbridge    The WHITE-SPOTTED BLUETHROAT still at Middle Point today. It showed this morning on and off up until 10:45am on the stick perches in the reed bed. (Lisa Presland/Andy Jayne/Les Ditchburn/Jeremy Holland). Bluethroat by Lisa Presland At midday … Continue reading

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Sunday 26th June 2022

WWT Slimbridge    The WHITE-SPOTTED BLUETHROAT still at Middle Point today, it was seen by two visitors after a rain shower, when it showed well. (Slimbridge Sightings). Also today on South Lake two SPOONBILLS, two summer plumaged Spotted Redshanks and three … Continue reading

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Saturday 25th June 2022

WWT Slimbridge     The WHITE-SPOTTED BLUETHROAT still this morning at Middle Point showing on and off until midday at least. (Slimbridge Sightings). The Members’ Gate is open from 8:15am until 9:30am (have your membership card ready), access after 9:30am via the … Continue reading

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Friday 24th June 2022

WWT Slimbridge     The WHITE-SPOTTED BLUETHROAT still this morning at Middle Point. It sang at 9:30am and again at 9:48am then showed briefly on Stick 4. (Paul Masters/MK). The Members’ Gate is open from 8:15am until 9:30am (have your membership … Continue reading

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Thursday 23rd June 2022

WWT Slimbridge     The WHITE-SPOTTED BLUETHROAT still this morning at Middle Point, it briefly sat up, giving a burst of song at around 8am. (Scott Petrek). No further sightings throughout the day. Members’ Gate open from 8:15am until 9:30am (have … Continue reading

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Wednesday 22nd June 2022

WWT Slimbridge     The male WHITE-SPOTTED BLUETHROAT at Middle Point seen briefly twice on perches in the reedbed to N of the track by 8:30am. Best viewed from seawall. (Mark Coller). Not seen again all day but sang briefly at … Continue reading

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Tuesday 21st June 2022

WWT Slimbridge     A returning male WHITE-SPOTTED BLUETHROAT at Middle Point briefly singing from perches in reedbed to N of track at 9am. Best viewed from seawall. Occasional brief showings through the morning up to 1pm and again at 4pm. … Continue reading

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Monday 20th June 2022

Forest of Dean     An OSPREY at Woorgreens at 6pm. (Rob Husbands). A Red Kite over Cinderford at 1:55pm. (Piers Suckling). A Siskin bathing with Blue Tits at Campbell hide at Nagshead 10am. (Bettie Sloane). WWT Slimbridge     A Hobby … Continue reading

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Sunday 19th June 2022

Forest of Dean    At Edge Hills and Haywood Plantations this morning a male Firecrest, three Garden Warblers, four Spotted Flycatchers, at least seven (three juvs) Stonechats, three Tree Pipits and four Crossbills. A Red Kite near the Severn Bore … Continue reading

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