WWT Slimbridge From Zeiss hide a Peregrine on a kill this afternoon. Also a Sparrowhawk. From Holden Tower five Goldcrests, a Meadow Pipit, a Mistle Thrush, two Bullfinches, a Chiffchaff and a Water Rail calling. Also 38 Bewick’s Swans, 1300 Teal, 1500 Wigeon, a female Marsh Harrier, six Redshank, 160+ Dunlins and 400 Golden Plover. (John Fletcher/Martin Greenish/Tom Weston-McClung). Pic by John.Frampton The GREAT WHITE EGRET at the N end of Court Lake late afternoon. Also two Parakeets flew over, probably Ring-necked. (Roy Widgery). The GREAT GREY SHRIKE again from the Green Lane S of the pools, but wide ranging and elusive, please keep strictly to public footpaths and do not enter the fields. Also a female Goldeneye, the Yellow-legged Gull still, 80+ Skylarks and a Green Sandpiper. (Nick Goatman).
Sharpness Two female/immature BLACK REDSTARTS today at the end of Dock Road. Also a pair of Peregrines. (Lee Gardiner).
Forest of Dean The GREAT GREY SHRIKE still at Russell’s Inclosure this morning at 10:15am viewed from the cycle track. Also several Crossbills in the area. (Robin Hemming).
Berkeley shore A WATER PIPIT still, also a JACK SNIPE, two Stonechats and a Yellowhammer today. (Paul Taylor).
Stone Two Little Owls calling this evening. (Paul Taylor).
Dowdeswell Reservoir A Dunlin today, a patch rare, only the second record. (Tom Mabbett).
Ashleworth Ham This afternoon a JACK SNIPE on view from the hide with 12 Snipe. (Andy Jayne).
Cricklade A Barn Owl just outside of Cricklade this evening. (Jeremy Squire).