Sightings Monday 11th April 2016

Frampton    On the flashes N of Splatt Bridge two adult summer Mediterranean Gulls and a pair of GARGANEY still. (Gordon Hodgson). On the pools an ARCTIC TERN, five Common Terns, two LITTLE GULLS, a Yellow Wagtail and 150+ Sand Martins this evening. (Nick Goatman).

WWT Slimbridge    On South Lake three LITTLE GULLS (2 ads, 1 2nd sum) (Ken Cservenka/Nick Burden), two pairs of Mediterranean Gulls and a first summer Also a pair of Mediterranean Gullsflew through Top New Piece. Also 42 Avocets on site today, 30+ Willow Warblers, 40+Chiffchaffs, 10+ Sedge Warblers, 10+ Blackcaps and a few Reed Warblers.  (@slimbridge_wild).

Cleeve Hill    A CUCKOO, a RING OUZEL and nine Wheatears this afternoon. (Greg Mabbett).

Beachley Point    A reeling Grasshopper Warbler today, also a Sedge Warbler. (Lewis Thomson).

Berkeley    A LESSER WHITETHROAT still present for its third day singing in bushes near houses between Berkley Park and Scott Law this evening. (Thomas Weston-McClung).

About The Gloster Birder

My name is Mike King and have lived all my life in Gloucestershire. I am happiest birding around Frampton but I especially love Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. I have birded all over Europe, in the U.S.A. and Canada, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Costa Rica, Belize, Mexico, Dominican Republic, The Gambia, Cape Verde, South Africa and most recently Zimbabwe and Botswana.
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