Purton At 7:20pm tonight a Black Tern migrated downriver past the Purton ships graveyard. (Brian Kings).
Saul Warth At high tide this afternoon three Ringed Plovers, three Common Terns (2 juvs), 80+ distant Curlews and a juvenile Wheatear. (MK). Pics by Mike.
Cleeve Hill Two Corn Buntings this morning. (Martin Greenish).
WWT Slimbridge The adult CATTLE EGRET still around the grounds today, two Turnstones off of Mid Point. (Slimbridge Wild).
Bibury Three Red Kites following the plough today. (Mark Grieve).
Cirencester Eight Swifts over today. (Mark Grieve).
Hempsted A Common Tern flew down the canal at Netheridge Bridge this afternoon. (Mark Hobson).
Ashleworth Ham Today’s CES ringing session caught 73 birds, including a juvenile Grasshopper Warbler, four Sedge Warblers, 23 Whitethroats (all juvs), six Chiffchaffs, five Willow Warblers, seven Reed Buntings (all juvs), two juvenile Treecreepers and two Bullfinches. Other birds on the reserve included a Sparrowhawk, two Buzzards, a Green Sandpiper, a Redstart, c10 each of House Martins and Swallows, a Raven and at least 50 Goldfinches. (Mike Smart/Mervyn Greening). Gropper pic by Mervyn.
Symonds Yat From Yat Rock Viewpoint the resident Peregrines, Buzzards, two Goshawks, two Hobbies, Ravens, Swifts, Swallows, House and Sand Martins, a Jay, Green and Great Spotted Woodpeckers, Long-tailed Tits, Mandarins, and a Kingfisher. Other Sightings included Holly Blue, Common Blue, Peacock, Red Admiral, Small Copper, Ringlet, Gatekeeper, Meadow Brown, Silver-washed Fritillary, Speckled Wood, Comma, Small and Large White butterflies, Hummingbird Hawkmoths, a Hornet and a Fallow Deer. (Chris & Phil Andrews).