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

24th August

Great white Egret on the Cotswold water Park pit 306

Red Backed Shrike Wylye Down Wiltshire

Little Stint and 2 Curlew Sandpipers at Portbury

23rd August

Osprey at Chew valet lake

Black Necked Grebe on the Cotswold water Park on pit 74

21st August

The first returning Pintail back at Chew Valley Lake

19th August

Lesser Scaup at Chew Valley Lake

18th August

Red Necked Phalarope at Northwick Wetlands

 

Red Necked Phalarope at Northwick © 2014 Mark Coller

Red Necked Phalarope at Northwick

 

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

August butterflies to look for are Brown Hairstreak and Clouded Yellows

24th august

8 Clouded Yellows and 36 Adonis Blues at Imber

23rd August

Brown Hairstreak at Tidworth

22nd August

Brown Hairstreak at Echo Lodge Meadows, Wiltshire

20th August

Clouded Yellow at Calne

18th August

3 Brown Hairstreak at the Cotswold Water Park