Wednesday 16th August 2017

WWT Slimbridge     At Mid Point this morning 120+ Dunlins with 70+ Ringed Plovers and a Whinchat on the gate. (Phil Pope). From Robbie Garnett hide a Wood Sandpiper still today and the CATTLE EGRET left the site early on. (Slimbridge Wild).

Stinchcombe Hill     A female Redstart this afternoon and an Adonis Blue butterfly. (Phil Pope).

Gloucester     At Horsebere Brook Flood Storage Area this evening five Grey Herons, two adult and a juvenile Little Grebe, a Kestrel, a Hobby, 13 Swifts, a Kingfisher, three Whinchats and a Grey Wagtail. (Andy Jayne). This morning a Green Sandpiper, a Little Egret and a Cormorant. (Martin Greenish).

Fretherne     At Hock Ditch 11am-2:15pm a Wheatear, three Kestrels, 65+ Curlews, 20 Ringed Plovers, 70 Dunlins and a Raven mobbing a Rook. (John Fletcher/Martin Greenish). Pic by John.

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Innsworth      A pair of Buzzards and a juvenile in the field opposite Imjin barracks the other side of Frogfurlong Lane. (Kevin Sullivan). Pic by Maureen Fineman.

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Wotton-Under-Edge     Eight Buzzards circling over Westridge Woods today. (Thomas McCarthy).

Kingswood     Three Dippers including a juvenile on the Little Avon river today. (Thomas McCarthy).

Sharpness     A Whimbrel flew from Sharpness and landed between Berkeley Pill and power station this evening. (Andy Jordan).

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