Sunday 19th July 2016

Leighterton     A QUAIL calling today at 1pm in the grass field opposite Bennett’s Farm. (Vic Polley).

Berkeley     A Kingfisher flew across the Old Show Field to the Berkeley Pill by Jumpers Lane at 8:35am. (Paddy Doyle).

Shurdington     Two Red Kites flying above a tractor in a field N of the allotments at 11:30am. (Jane Mitchell).

Coombe Hill Meadows     A pair of Mute Swans with four young still, a juvenile Shelduck, ten Teal, at least 60 Mallards, a Cormorant, at least five Grey Herons, at least nine Little Egrets, 32 Lapwings, an adult Redshank, two Green Sandpipers, a juvenile Yellow Wagtail, three Whinchats, a singing Reed Warbler, Sedge Warblers active along the ditches, looked as if several broods had fledged and at least three Reed Buntings still singing. (Les Brown/ Mike Smart).

Cobney Meadows     An adult Shelduck with at least two ducklings and five Green Sandpipers today. (Mike Smart).

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