WWT Slimbridge A GREAT WHITE EGRET flew across fields by the approach road to WWT this morning, heading in the direction of the 100-Acre. (Terry Grant).
Coombe Hill Meadows A first-year SPOONBILL still (pic by Derek), a Little Ringed Plover, a Redshank, two Oystercatchers with two juveniles and c20 Lapwings with five juveniles. Also a female Wigeon, a male Gadwall, four Little Egrets, c6 Skylarks, a Cetti’s Warbler heard, two Mute Swans with two cygnets, two male Cuckoos, two Sedge Warblers, a Reed Warbler, two Blackcaps, a Garden Warbler, a male Yellowhammer, two Stock Doves, two Buzzards, two Reed Buntings, three Whitethroats and seven Coots with four juveniles.(Derek Hale).Hardwicke On waste ground at Quadrant Way a Green Woodpecker feeding two juveniles when a juvenile Sparrowhawk made a failed attempt to take one. (Michael Cook).