Wednesday 6th September 2017

Saul Warth     At high tide this morning a flypast of 100 Dunlins and two Ringed Plovers, a Wheatear and three Grey Wagtails at Hock Ditch and five Chiffchaffs in the hedgerows. (MK). Pic by Mike.

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Frampton pools     The adult Yellow-legged Gull still on the Sailing Lake, a Swift over at 10:20am, 50+ Sand Martins, 15 Tufted Ducks and two Little Egrets. On Court Lake the GREAT WHITE EGRET still, a Little Egret, a Green Sandpiper, 60+ Mute Swans and a Raven. (MK). Pics by Mike.

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Newington Bagpath     Three Wheatears and a Peregrine sat in a stubble field today. (Geoff Moyser).

Boxwell     A Red Kite today. (Geoff Moyser).

WWT Slimbridge     From Robbie Garnett hide a Little Ringed Plover, three Green Sandpiper and six Gadwalls. From Holden Tower a Peregrine. Along the Summer walkway and from Mid Point 136 Shelducks, 100+ Ringed Plovers, seven Curlews, two Little Egrets, 85 Dunlins, a Kestrel, two Reed Buntings, five Swallows and a Linnet. From Hogarth hide five Snipe and two Green Sandpipers. (John Fletcher/Martin Greenish). Pic by John.

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Cheltenham     A possible Yellow-browed Warbler heard only, calling for 10 mins from the trees at the end of the outdoor area where the plants are at Blooms Garden Centre, Evesham Road. (John Widgery).

Chedworth     Two Whinchats on the airfield today. (Duncan Dine).

Cleeve Hill     Five Wheatears, a Spotted Flycatcher and a Whinchat this morning. (Greg Mabbett).

Painswick Beacon     Birds today included 1540 House Martins, 898 Swallows, four Swifts, ten Buzzards, a Wheatear and ten Common Gulls. (John Fleming).

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