Friday 12th May 2017

WWT Slimbridge     Two LITTLE TERNS downriver off of New Grounds toward Purton at 7:42am. Also a BLACK TERN, a dark phase ARCTIC SKUA, six Common Terns, 210 Dunlins, 165 Ringed Plovers, 11 Sanderlings, two Grey Plovers, two Bar-tailed Godwits, five Whimbrels, two Curlew, 32 Turnstones, three Redshanks, ten Oystercatchers, a first-summer Mediterranean Gull, a Yellow Wagtail, three Wheatears and two Cuckoos. (Martin McGill). Also three CATTLE EGRETS on South Lake and a Spotted Flycatcher from Stephen Kirk hide. (Slimbridge Sightings).

Frampton     A Marsh Harrier hunting at Splatt Bridge this morning. (Roy Widgery).

Witcombe Reservoirs     A BLACK TERN at 3:05pm. (Duncan Dine).

Coombe Hill Meadows     From the Grundon Hide at 7:30am 12 Dunlins and ten Ringed Plovers dropped in together with a Little Stint. Also two Little Ringed Plovers there. (David Owen).

Westbury-on-Severn     16 Buzzards circling over fields just N of Westbury at 2pm today. (Neil Tappin).

Quedgeley    A Kingfisher seen flying to the pond on A38-Bristol road junction at Cole Avenue. (Matt Lathan).

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