WWT Slimbridge Four CURLEW SANDPIPERS and four Ruffs on South Lake and another CURLEW SANDPIPER and a Ruff from Zeiss hide. Also on South Lake two Green Sandpipers, a Common Sandpiper, 25+ Redshanks and 70+ Black-tailed Godwits. On the Rushy two Green Sandpipers, a Black-tailed Godwit and a Snipe. (Jon Mercer). The GREAT WHITE EGRET was seen from the Land Rover Safari today. (Slimbridge Sightings). Curlew Sand and Ruff pics by Jon.
Frampton pools The adult Yellow-legged Gull still, three Common Terns, a Lesser Whitethroat, three Willow Warblers and two Blackcaps today. (Nick Goatman).
Tirley Two Lesser Whitethroats in the hedge above the cottage, also 75+ Swallows and 20+ House Martins through SW. (Mark Grieve).
Purton 34 Cormorants, three Chiffchaffs, a Little Egret, a Curlew, two Mandarins and a Whimbrel calling today. (Tom Weston-McClung).
Symonds Yat From Yat Rock viewpoint the Peregrine pair, Ravens, a female Sparrowhawk, a pair of Buzzards, Stock Doves, a Green Woodpecker, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, Long-tailed Tits, a Grey Heron, Swallows and House Martins in good numbers. Also Speckled Wood, Small White, Meadow Brown, Red Admiral and Holly Blue butterflies and four Fallow Deer. (Chris & Phil Andrews).
Forest of Dean At Nagshead a Kingfisher, a Spotted Flycatcher, a Goldcrest, Buzzards, a Jay and a Treecreeper. Also Southern Hawker, Emperor and Common Darter dragonflies and Emerald and Large Red Damselflies. (Chris & Phil Andrews).