Wednesday 7th September 2016

Sharpness     A juvenile SHAG still on the pool at SARA Lifeboat Station this afternoon. (Andy Jordan).

Tirley     A Little Owl calling at 5am, at 9:30am 40+ House Martins and Swallows moved S over the village, in the hedge behind cottage two Chiffchaffs, two Blackcaps (m & f) and a Lesser Whitethroat. (Mark Grieve).

Frampton pools     A CURLEW SANDPIPER flew over calling, a LESSER SPOTTED WOODPECKER and a Spotted Flycatcher this morning. This evening the adult Yellow-legged Gull again, a Hobby, 27 Chiffchaffs, a Yellow Wagtail, a Grey Wagtail, five Blackcaps, a Whitethroat, a Willow Warbler and 50+ House Martins. (Nick Goatman).

WWT Slimbridge     Two first-winter Arctic Terns and two Avocets on the estuary mud off of Mid Point and a juvenile LITTLE GULL feeding on the receding tide. (Martin McGill). Also today a second Marsh Harrier on site and two Little Stints. (Slimbridge Sightings). From Hogarth hide a Ruff and a Green Sandpiper. (Bob Shiret). Pics by Bob.ruff-070916


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