Author Archives: The Gloster Birder

Tuesday 22nd November 2017

WWT Slimbridge     Two CATTLE EGRETS on the Rushy this lunchtime. (Gordon Youdale). Walmore Common     Four Whooper Swans again until 11:35am when disturbed by a dog-walker, flew off S maybe towards Rodley. (Andy Jayne). Saul     32 Little Egrets … Continue reading

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Tuesday 21st November 2017

Forest of Dean     In the Crabtree hill area the GREAT GREY SHRIKE again at 11:15am, at least ten Crossbills and a large flock 75+ of Siskins and Lesser Redpolls. (Paul Rich/Thomas Winstone). This afternoon another GREAT GREY SHRIKE in Russell’s … Continue reading

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Monday 20th November 2017

Cotswold Water Park East     The first-winter SCAUP still on Pit 125 this morning. (Duncan Dine). Damery     At least two Dippers and a Grey Wagtail this morning. (Paul Rich). WWT Slimbridge     A Little Stint still on the Rushy at … Continue reading

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Sunday 19th November 2017

Cleeve Hill     At 4:30pm today two Short-eared Owls hunting over the heather enclosure and on the hill above. (Colin Midgeley). Eastleach     15 Corn Buntings, 50 Linnets and a Stonechat in weedy fields W of Eastleach Downs Farm today. … Continue reading

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Saturday 18th November 2017

Saul Warth     Two WATER PIPITS and a Stonechat this morning. (Gordon Hodgson). Frampton     On the Sailing Lake a Chiffchaff, the adult Yellow-legged Gull, a Pochard, 42 Tufted Ducks, 20+Goldfinches over and two Little Owls and two Tawny Owls calling … Continue reading

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Friday 17th November 2017

Cam     The SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF on Cam Long Down calling and showing well at 10:45am. (Paul Rich). Also a Chiffchaff early afternoon. (Geoff Moyser). Cleeve Hill     The GREAT GREY SHRIKE near the heather enclosure at 2pm but mobile. (Duncan Dine). Pic by … Continue reading

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Thursday 16th November 2017

Frampton     A female Goosander on the Long Pool today. (Nick Goatman). Nailsworth     This morning at Walkley Wood between 8:55-9:30am 13 Hawfinches flew over, three singles SW, five together S, one SE, two together SW then two more single birds … Continue reading

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