welcome to the birds of south gloucestershire

 

Our aim is to provide information about rare, scarce and unusual birds, butterflies, dragonflies and damselflies, both full species and forms, seen in South Gloucestershire.

 

BIRDS

 

RED-FLANKED BLUETAIL  Tarsiger cyanurus

 

Just one of over three hundred bird species recorded in S. Gloucestershire!

 

Main photo: Pallid Harrier  | Martyn Hayes

 

 

 

 

BUTTERFLIES

 

SMALL COPPER  Lycaena phlaeas

 

Over fifty butterflies, both species and forms have been identified in the recording area.

 

 

 

DRAGONFLIES & DAMSELFLIES

 

FOUR-SPOTTED CHASER  Libellula quadrimaculata

 

Dragonflies and Damselflies are well represented in S. Gloucestershire with well over thirty species and forms.

 

recent sightings

 

Follow the links below for the most recent information from around the region.

 

Click on the main menu above right for further information -

about us, links, publications, an interactive map and a search TBOSG option!

  • S. Glos Birds

     

    Follow the link above to access full information about.... Arrival dates, first records, on this day, previous months, rare and scarce birds monthly, rarity status, recent reports, statistics, the complete systematic list, year list and much, much more.....

  • The Marshfield Patch

     

    Click on this link for all of the patch information in one place including: patch maps, previous months, recent reports and year lists!

  • Butterflies

     

    Follow this link for the S. Glos butterfly diary, year lists and a comprehensive systematic list of species and forms!

  • Dragon and Damselflies

     

    Click this link for full details and information including; the S. Glos dragon and damselfly diary, year lists and a full systematic list!

 

 

Our philosophy

 

... 'a bad day birding is infinitely better than a good day at work' ...