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Thursday 6th May 2021

Frampton     On Court Lake seven Hobbies, a female Goshawk, the Ross’s Goose still, an Oystercatcher and a male Yellow Wagtail. On the flashes N of Splatt Bridge a female MERLIN perched on a log and then hunting and 20 + … Continue reading

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Wednesday 5th May 2021

Cotswold Water Park West     Late news of a LITTLE TERN on Pit 57 yesterday evening, but no news either way today. (Dave Creber). WWT Slimbridge     This morning an immature SPOONBILL feeding in the Tack piece pool next to … Continue reading

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Tuesday 4th May 2021

Purton     Four COMMON SCOTERS (3m, 1f) off of Tite’s Point this morning. Later a male drifted N past Mid Point the incoming tide at 1:57pm. (Martin McGill/Les Ditchburn/Neil Smart/MK). Also a Peregrine and a Whimbrel off of the wrecks. … Continue reading

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Monday 3rd May 2021

Sharpness    A GREAT SKUA NE past SARA at 3:17pm. Two KITTIWAKES (adult & 1cy) NE past SARA at 2:52pm. (Paul Taylor). WWT Slimbridge     An OSPREY resting on driftwood off Mid Point early morning but flew off after being mobbed by … Continue reading

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Sunday 2nd May 2021

Highnam Woods     A SPOTTED FLYCATCHER, a Hawfinch and a Red Kite flew E today. (Andy Jayne). A Hawfinch, a Marsh Tit, a Coal Tit, 15 Song Thrushes, a Green Woodpecker, four Stock Doves, a Nuthatch, 15+ Blackcaps, 10+ Chiffchaffs, … Continue reading

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Saturday 1st May 2021

Cotswold Water Park West     A WOOD SANDPIPER at Shorncote this morning. (Dave Creber). Frampton     From the sailing club to the field S of the Sailing Lake a Lesser Whitethroat, a Grasshopper Warbler, two Whitethroats, five Reed Warblers, two … Continue reading

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Friday 30th April 2021

Frampton     On the flashes N of Splatt Bridge from the towpath a Spotted Redshank, three Greenshanks, three Redshanks, three Little Egrets, a Wheatear, a Whinchat, a Raven, a Swift and 259+ Swallows on passage N. (Neil Smart/MK). A Cuckoo … Continue reading

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Thursday 29th April 2021

Gloucester    A WHITE-TAILED EAGLE flew over Gloucester mid-afternoon, then drifted over the tip and headed W in the Slimbridge direction. (Ed Drewitt). Gareth Jones also saw it over Westbury-on-Severn. Frampton     A Whinchat and a Grasshopper Warbler at the … Continue reading

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Wednesday 28th April 2021

Sharpness     Two Hobbies past and six Arctic Terns past SARA by 8am. (Paul Taylor). Frampton     From the towpath N of Splatt Bridge at 6am three Greenshanks, a Snipe, a pair of Gadwalls, three Little Egrets and 50 Swallows. … Continue reading

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Tuesday 27th April 2021

Saul Warth     This morning 27 Bar-tailed Godwits, five Whimbrels, a Curlew, a Ringed Plover, two Dunlins, a Peregrine, a Yellow Wagtail and a 2nd calendar year MEDITERRANEAN GULL. (Paul Masters).  At Hock Ditch after high tide c6 Whimbrels and … Continue reading

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