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Friday 3rd July 2020

Frampton     The sub-adult GANNET still on the Sailing Lake today and still present this evening. (Jake King). Pic by Roy Shilham. Also today the 4th pair of Common Terns have chicks, a Kingfisher, 50+ Swifts, 30+ Sand Martins, 12 … Continue reading

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Thursday 2nd July 2020

Frampton     A sub-adult GANNET on the Sailing Lake from 6:15pm until 9pm at least. (Richard Williams/Simon Ashley). Pics by Mike. Coombe Hill Meadows     This morning from Grundon hide 35 Lapwings, Avocets including seven juveniles, two Black-tailed Godwits, a … Continue reading

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Wednesday 1st July 2020

Daglingworth     Three Hobbies catching chafers for over an hour tonight. Earlier, six Corn Buntings. (Andrew Morrison). Leighterton     Late evening a Barn Owl, a Little Owl, two Yellow Wagtails and at least four singing Corn Buntings . Also four … Continue reading

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Tuesday 30th June 2020

Purton     This morning a male Whinchat, six Whimbrels, 26 Curlews and two Crossbills flew over S. (Francis Steuck). Cam     This evening a Hobby harassing Swifts over Tesco. (Jonathan Bull). Gloucester     At 4pm a Little Egret flew low … Continue reading

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Monday 29th June 2020

WWT Slimbridge     On South Lake four Mediterranean Gulls, three Little Ringed Plovers, 66 Black-tailed Godwits, 75 Avocets and five Oystercatchers. From Zeiss hide four Ruff (3 males and a reeve), a Greenshank, 30+ Redshanks, 81 Avocets, two Oystercatchers, a … Continue reading

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Sunday 28th June 2020

Frampton     The SPOTTED CRAKE again tonight at Splatt Bridge, calling briefly at 10pm. Listen from the gate on the towpath only. (Jonathan Bull). Cotswold Water Park West     At Shorncote a Hobby, a Common Tern, c20 Gadwalls, a Kestrel, … Continue reading

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Saturday 27th June 2020

WWT Slimbridge     From Zeiss hide a breeding plumaged male Ruff, two Knot, 50+ Avocets, 30+ Redshanks, a Little Ringed Plover, 82+ Black-tailed Godwits and three Little Egrets. (Paul Masters/Dot Jones/MK). Pic by Mike. Also a Greenshank and a Marsh … Continue reading

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Friday 26th June 2020

Frampton     The SPOTTED CRAKE again tonight at Splatt Bridge, calling from 10:10pm. Listen from the gate on the towpath only. (Paul Masters). WWT Slimbridge     From Zeiss hide three GARGANEYS on the Top New Piece. Also a Greenshank, two … Continue reading

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Thursday 25th June 2020

Frampton     The SPOTTED CRAKE again tonight at Splatt Bridge, calling from 10:30pm. Listen from the gate on the towpath only. Also a Barn Owl and a Cuckoo. (Mark Hobson). This morning a fledged Yellow Wagtail at Splatt Bridge, also … Continue reading

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Wednesday 24th June 2020

Gloucester     An adult male RED-BACKED SHRIKE today at Horsbere Brook Flood Storage Area. Showing well along the hedge at the left hand side of the causeway until 9:30pm at least, although it did go missing for 40 minutes earlier. … Continue reading

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