WWT Slimbridge The SPOTTED CRAKE still from the Van den Bovencamp hide along South Finger on the Dragonfly pond this morning. (Slimbridge Sightings). A WOOD SANDPIPER from Zeiss hide today. (Rob Clipson).
Frampton The ringtail HEN HARRIER again this morning from 8:20-9:05am at least. View from the gate at Splatt Bridge. Also a Hobby. (Paul Masters/Paul Rich). Around the pools this morning two Yellow-legged Gulls, two Pintails, 11 Chiffchaffs, 24 Meadow Pipits, a Cetti’s Warbler, three Blackcaps, 15 Swallows, three House Martins and five Yellowhammers. (Nick Goatman).
Corse A Barn Owl flew across the road at 4:45am. (Mark Grieve).
Westonbirt Arboretum This afternoon 6+ Goldcrests working through the canopy in the old arboretum along with Blue Tits, Long-tailed Tits and two Coal Tits and a pair of Hobbies high over the Oakland Walk. (Michael Cook).
Bricklehampton A Grey Wagtail on the garage roof at lunchtime. (Chris Snook).
Coombe Hill Meadows Two Little Egrets, a Kingfisher, a Lesser Whitethroat, five Stock Doves, two Grey Herons, a Kestrel, a Buzzard, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, 12 Meadow Pipits, 26 Canada Geese, six House Martins, two Jays and many Hornets today. (Les Waring).
Staverton 70+ Pied Wagtails coming in to roost in a tree in the works car park at Dowty this evening. (Martin Greenish).