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Sunday 25th October 2020

Sharpness     An adult male BLACK REDSTART by tallest building along Dock Road this morning. (Andy Jordan). WWT Slimbridge     At Willow Hide a SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF singing near the hide above the path and a Water Rail under the feeders. … Continue reading

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Saturday 24th October 2020

WWT Slimbridge     From Kingfisher hide a BITTERN seen twice flying between reedbeds this morning. (Aled Phillips). Rodborough     A SWIFT species, intermittently for 10 minutes only, at 2pm during rain. (Francis Steuck). Coombe Hill Meadows   Early morning from Grundon … Continue reading

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Friday 23rd October 2020

Frampton pools     14 Pochards, 12+ Shovelers, a pair of Wigeon, 30+ Tufted Ducks, 120+ Mute Swans, 200+ Coots, a Little Grebe, two Little Egrets, a Grey Wagtail, 40+ Meadow Pipits, a Lesser Redpoll, a Cetti’s Warbler seen, an adult … Continue reading

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Thursday 22nd October 2020

Frampton     A DARK-BELLIED BRENT GOOSE this morning at Saul Warth soon relocated to Splatt flashes N of Splatt Bridge. (Neil Smart). Also early afternoon an adult Yellow-legged Gull flew in at 2:15pm, also Ruff, Greenshank, six Shelducks, a Water … Continue reading

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Wednesday 21st October 2020

Chavenage Lane     800+ Fieldfares and 130+ Redwings all coming in from the E this afternoon during rainy weather, also a Red Kite. (Terry Grant). Frampton    29 Little Egrets over the garden heading for the Court Lake roost just … Continue reading

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Tuesday 20th October 2020

WWT Slimbridge     Two BEARDED TITS flew out of the reedbeed islands at Martin Smith hide and flew S towards Zeiss hide. Also a Swallow over the Decoy this afternoon. (Scott Petrek). Frampton     At the Sailing Lake a very … Continue reading

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Monday 19th October 2020

Chavenage Lane area     A male MERLIN, two Red Kites, seven Stonechats, 80+ Fieldfares and 350+ Golden Plovers which eventually circled to roost in fields near the Barton End lay-by. (Terry Grant). WWT Slimbridge     A CATTLE EGRET around the … Continue reading

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Sunday 18th October 2020

Rodborough Common     A male RING OUZEL at 9:20am. (Rich Hearn). WWT Slimbridge     A YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER along the summer walkway. A calling SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF at the Estuary Tower end of the walkway. Four Curlew Sandpipers, a Little Stint and … Continue reading

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Saturday 17th October 2020

WWT Slimbridge    A YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER calling from the copse behind Knott/Willow hide at 11:20am but not seen. (Tim Salkeld). A Curlew Sandpiper still on the Rushy today. From Zeiss hide 34 White-fronted Geese, two Curlew Sandpipers and a Spotted … Continue reading

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Friday 16th October 2020

Purton     This morning a RING OUZEL sat in the top of a dead elm with a flock of Fieldfares. Later a calling WOODLARK went low overhead NE toward Stinchcombe Hill. Also four Siskins and two Lesser Redpoll flew N. … Continue reading

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