Friday 23rd June 2017

WWT Slimbridge     On the Rushy four Lapwings, four Green Sandpipers, seven Avocets, four Oystercatchers, 123 Black-tailed Godwits, ten Pied Wagtails and 24 Shelducks. Along the Holden Walkway and Summer Walkway, 1+ Kingfisher, a Little Egret, two Reed Warblers, a Chiffchaff, four Green Sandpipers, three Lapwings,  four Avocets, a Redshank, four Lapwings, two Skylarks, six Pied Wagtails, four Swifts, five Swallows, a Sedge Warbler, 60+ Shelducks, two Meadow Pipits, two Oystercatcher, two Cormorants, ten Curlews and a House Martin. On South Lake, 25 Redshanks, 69+ Avocets, 80+ Black-tailed Godwits, five Lapwings, three Oystercatchers, a Shoveler, two Cormorants, a Great Crested Grebe and a Buzzard. From Zeiss and Kingfisher hide walkway, a Sedge Warbler, two Reed Buntings, two Common Cranes, a Reed Warbler, 14 Shelducks, 17 Avocets, 12 Lapwings, a Grey Heron, a Cetti’s Warbler, three Blackcaps, 6+ Swifts, 6+ House Martins, a Swallow, three Skylarks, ten Redshanks, a Shoveler and an Oystercatcher. From Hogarth Hide, four Common Cranes and a chick. (Mark Grieve). Also three Green Sandpipers from Robbie Garnett hide. (Jon Mercer). Pic by Jon.Green Sandpiper 230617Frampton pools     100+Swifts including the aberrant part white bird, 100+ Sand Martins, 50+ House Martins, 10+ Swallows, two Oystercatchers and six Common Terns. (Nick Goatman).

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