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Wednesday 12th June 2019

Leighterton     Along the lane between Leighterton and Didmarton a TURTLE DOVE flew S along the lane at 4:50pm. Also a Hobby here. (Terry Grant). Forest of Dean     A male and a female Cuckoo at Crabtree Hill this morning. … Continue reading

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Tuesday 11th June 2019

Ashleworth Ham     This morning a Lapwing and two chicks, a Green Sandpiper, a Little Ringed Plover, a Pied Wagtail, a Grey Heron, four Canada Geese, 15 Mallards, a Swallow, a distant Curlew bubbling a very noisy Great Spotted Woodpecker family. (Les … Continue reading

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Monday 10th June 2019

Frampton pools     A Great White Egret, a Cuckoo, six Common Terns, 100+ Sand Martins, 30+ Swifts and two Oystercatchers today. (Nick Goatman). Barnsley Warren SSSI     This morning at the Fosse Way end and surrounding farmland, five Redstarts (4 … Continue reading

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Sunday 9th June 2019

Leighterton    A QUAIL calling at 9:15pm heard from along Monarch’s Way near ST8325990648. (Paul Rich). Coates     Early this morning a LESSER SPOTTED WOODPECKER in flight close to the ride in Hailey Wood on the Bathurst Estate. On the … Continue reading

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Saturday 8th June 2019

Coombe Hill Meadows     This afternoon a Little Owl, a Yellowhammer, a Red Kite over and a pair of Oystercatchers with two chicks still. (Ian Hull). Also today 16 Mute Swans, a pair of Canada Geese still with five goslings, … Continue reading

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Friday 7th June 2019

WWT Slimbridge     On the Rushy, two Little Ringed Plovers and a 2cy Mediterranean Gull. From Martin Smith hide a Green Sandpiper, two Oystercatchers and a Redshank. From Zeiss hide 52 Avocet, at least two on nests, 35 moulting Gadwalls, 71 Shelducks … Continue reading

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Thursday 6th June 2019

WWT Slimbridge     A pair of Curlews on the reserve have hatched four chicks. A TURTLE DOVE flew along seawall S and across the reserve boundary to the Elders on the Gloucester-Sharpness Canal towpath/Old Duck Decoy near Purton at 10:30am. … Continue reading

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