WWT Slimbridge A SPOONBILL this afternoon on South Lake, also a Mediterranean Gull, a drake GARGANEY still, 180 Black-tailed Godwits, two Snipe and a Kingfisher. From Zeiss hide four Swallows, a Cetti’s Warbler, two Little Egrets and two Ravens. (John Fletcher/Roy Widgery). Pics by John. Five SANDWICH TERNS flew up the river and then inland this morning. (Martin McGill).
Cleeve Hill Two RING OUZELS in the Sheepwash Valley today. (Ray Wintle/Duncan Dine). Pic by Duncan.
Forest of Dean Belated news of an OSPREY heading N over New Fancy View yesterday. (Jimmy MacDonald). Pic by Jimmy.
Frampton A GREAT WHITE EGRET showing well in the reedbed N of Splatt Bridge at 5pm today. (Tony Eveleigh). The SPOONBILL seen to land in the 100-Acre early morning viewed from Splatt Bridge, also a SHORT-EARED OWL here and a Willow Warbler singing at Court Lake. (Gordon Hodgson).
Hawling The GREAT GREY SHRIKE still today. (Bob Fryer).
Ashley Eight Buzzards, 13+ Skylarks, four Green Woodpeckers, two Kestrels, four Yellowhammers, five Stock Doves, two male Wheatears, 8+ Chiffchaffs, a Raven, 40+ Linnets, five Redwings, a Bullfinch, 60+ Fieldfares, two Great Spotted Woodpeckers, two Nuthatches, a Jay, three Blackcaps, a Red-legged Partridge, a Raven and a Red Kite. Also Brimstone, Comma and Small Tortoiseshell butterflies. (Mark Grieve).