Sightings – June 2009

Saul and Arlingham (29 June contributed by Andy Jayne)

At Saul Warth today there were five Little Egrets, a Hobby, a Water Rail calling, a male Ruff, just one Black-tailed Godwit, ten Redshank and two Green Sandpipers. At Arlingham a Buzzard was seen carrying a Moorhen chick.

CWP West (6 June, contributed by Andy Jayne)

Around pits 79/84/85 today there were three drake Teal, two drake Shoveler, three drake Pochard, a pair of Red-crested Pochard, a Sparrowhawk, two Kestrels, a Hobby, a Little Ringed Plover, a Ringed Plover, a pair of Redshank, a pair of Common Terns and a Cetti’s Warbler.

Forest of Dean (4 June, contributed by Andy Jayne)

Four singing male Firecrests located in the Speech House Walk & Yewtreebrake area during the afternoon.

Woorgreens (1 June, contributed by Andy Jayne)

At Woorgreens this evening there were two sow Wild Boar with seven small young, crossing the main gravel track between there and Crabtree Hill. Only my 2nd ever sighting of these beasts.

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