Recent Bird records (South Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and the old county of Avon)

20th July

Honey Buzzard over Bath heading south at 12.20

19th July

Summer plumage Spotted Redshank at Northwick wetlands

18th July

1 Garganey, 1 Bittern and 4 Black Terns at Chew Valley Lake

17th July

2 Quail at Marshfield

15th July

Quail at Marshfield

Quail Upton Cow Down, Wiltshire

16th

Red Kite at Chipping Sodbury common

 

Recent Insect sightings (south Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and the old county of Avon)

20th July Silver-Spotted Skippers are flying in Oxfordshire, I will have to take a look soon as I have not seen this butterfly before!

15th July

3 Purple Emperor at Savernake forest