Saturday 20th August 2016

WWT Slimbridge     A Curlew Sandpiper on the Rushy 1:15pm. (In Focus Slimbridge). Two juvenile BLACK TERNS from 4-4:30pm t least from South Lake. Also a Turnstone from Zeiss hide, a KITTIWAKE S, 12 Ruff (8juvs), a Mediterranean Gull and 6+ Greenshank. Also a Seal sp off of the Dumbles. (Tom Weston-McClung). From  Zeiss Hide at 4:45pm a Wood Sandpiper, two Ruff and 6+ Yellow Wagtails. (Pete & Marjo Lewis).

Berkeley shore     Three Greenshanks late morning, also eight Common Sandpipers, c35 Sand Martins, a Wheatear and a Yellow Wagtails over. (Paul Taylor).

Cotswolds     A young female Hobby this morning. (Richard Tyler). Pic by Richard.

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Coombe Hill Meadows     A pair of Mute Swans with four cygnets, 122 Greylags, 126 Canada Geese, two Barnacle Geese, a juvenile Shelduck, an eclipse Wigeon, 50 Teal, 135 Mallards, a Shoveler, a Cormorant, two Little Egrets, five Grey Herons, 49 Lapwings, three Dunlin, six Snipe, three Greenshanks, three Green Sandpipers, 50 Swallows, two Whitethroats and five Chiffchaffs today. (Les Brown/Mike Smart).

Saul Warth     Four Pintail flew in from the N then went onto the river this morning. (Gordon Hodgson).

Frampton pools     Three Crossbills over, the Yellow-legged Gull still, eight Common Terns, two Green Sandpipers, 100+ Sand Martins, 50+ Swallows, 20+ House Martins, two Willow Warblers and 16 Chiffchaffs today. (Nick Goatman).

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