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Friday 17th August 2018

Rodley     Eight Yellow Wagtails and two Whinchats this morning. (Dave Smith). WWT Slimbridge     The Wood Sandpiper still from Robbie Garnett hide. (Dot Jones). A Nuthatch in the Spinney next to the Zeiss hide today, a site rarity. (Slimbridge Sightings). Early … Continue reading

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Thursday 16th August 2018

WWT Slimbridge     The Short-eared Owl and Marsh Harrier quartering Dumbles and the Wood Sandpiper still from Robbie Garnett hide today. (Slimbridge Sightings). May Hill     A flock of 12+ Mistle Thrushes in the village today. (Rob Guest). Saul Warth    … Continue reading

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Wednesday 15th August 2018

North Cotswolds     Two recently fledged Hobbies today. (Richard Tyler). Pics by Richard. Frampton     At the Sailing Lake this morning 70+ Sand Martins and 12+ Swifts. (Roy Bircher). WWT Slimbridge     A juvenile Wood Sandpiper feeding on the Top New … Continue reading

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Tuesday 14th August 2018

Forest of Dean     Still a male and female Nightjar tonight, the male churring and displaying. (Martin Vaisey). Frampton pools     A Yellow-legged Gull, three Common Terns, two Ravens, a Reed Warbler still with young and Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler … Continue reading

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Monday 13th August 2018

Frampton     34 Black-tailed Godwits, a Whimbrel and a juvenile Whinchat from Splatt Bridge this evening. (Gordon Hodgson). Eastington     20+ Swifts and a Hobby over today. (Nick Goatman). WWT Slimbridge     The Short-eared Owl hunting over the Dumbles this … Continue reading

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Sunday 12th August 2018

Coombe Hill Meadows     This morning a female Gadwall with five nearly full-grown juveniles on the canal, 15 Teal, two Shovelers, six Grey Herons, 12 Green Sandpipers, two juvenile Redshanks, seven Snipe, 120 Swallows, two Lesser Whitethroats, three Whitethroats, two … Continue reading

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Saturday 11th August 2018

Saul Warth     This afternoon 107 Curlews, five Black-tailed Godwits, two adult  Yellow-legged Gulls, six Common Terns (3 juvs) and a Willow Warbler. (Gordon Hodgson). WWT Slimbridge     A Short-eared Owl hunting over Dumbles this morning viewed from Holden Tower. (Slimbridge … Continue reading

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