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Friday 4th October 2019

Frampton     At the pools a female RED-BREASTED MERGANSER circled the Sailing Lake then headed inland, also two Curlews, three Green Sandpipers, nine Swallows, 14 House Martins, two Pochards, four Tawny Owls and a Little Owl. (Nick Goatman). A juvenile … Continue reading

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Thursday 3rd October 2019

Cotswold Water Park West    Four Redwings flew W over Shorncote Reedbeds this morning. (Jon Mercer). Purton     A Redwing flew over this morning. (Andy Jordan). Frampton     At Court Lake this evening a Redwing flew over, also 35 Pied … Continue reading

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Wednesday 2nd October 2019

WWT Slimbridge     The BITTERN from Zeiss hide again today, also a Great White Egret and two juvenile Curlew Sandpipers. A juvenile Black Tern still on South Lake. A Kingfisher from Martin Smith hide. A Wheatear and a Whinchat near … Continue reading

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Tuesday 1st October 2019

WWT Slimbridge     The BITTERN showed well from Zeiss hide today, also three Curlew Sandpipers, 129 Knot, three Greenshanks, a Spotted Redshank, two Sanderlings, 18 Dunlins, eight Ringed Plovers, a Little Ringed Plover, two Water Rails, two Cetti’s Warblers, a Garganey, a Peregrine and a Marsh Harrier. … Continue reading

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Monday 30th September 2019

Longney    A dark morph juvenile HONEY BUZZARD flew down river this morning at 9:15am. Also a Whinchat with Reed Buntings. (Brian Kings). Coombe Hill Meadows     The LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER still today from the Grundon hide until 7:15am only when it … Continue reading

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Sunday 29th September 2019

Coombe Hill Meadows     The LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER still today from the Grundon hide and showing well if a little distant. Wellies recommended. (Andy Lodge/Sam Walker/Richard Williams). WWT Slimbridge     From Middle Point a FULMAR, a KITTIWAKE, a juvenile Black Tern … Continue reading

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Saturday 28th September 2019

Sharpness     A MANX SHEARWATER briefly off of Coastguards at 7:20am. Then off of Middle Point at 9:10am (Martin McGill) and finally off of Hock Ditch at 9:50am. It was drifting back down in the middle of the river at … Continue reading

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