Tuesday 10th October 2017

Cotswold Water Park East     At Pit 126 at Bowmoor Sailing Club a PECTORAL SANDPIPER this morning, but no sign this evening although it could still be present. Also a juvenile Little Ringed Plover and a Little Stint. (Duncan Dine). Pic by Duncan.

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Dowdeswell Reservoir     The OSPREY still this morning at 7:10am. (Greg Mabbett).

Gloucester     20 Redwings on Sandhurst Hill this morning. (Martin Greenish).

WWT Slimbridge     A GREAT WHITE EGRET from Zeiss hide early afternoon. (Ian Hull).

Frampton pools     This afternoon the GREAT WHITE EGRET, 22 Little Egrets, 25 Cormorants, the adult Yellow-legged Gull, two Green Sandpipers, a Kingfisher, a Cetti’s Warbler and a Water Rail heard, two Grey Wagtails and a Chiffchaff singing. (MK).

Symonds Yat     From Yat Rock viewpoint the resident Peregrines, six Buzzards, an adult female Goshawk, Ravens, a Redwing, House Martins and Swallows, Long-tailed Tits, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, three Goldcrests, a female Bullfinch, a Little Grebe, two Stock Doves and two Mistle Thrushes. Other sightings included Orange Ladybirds, Red Admiral butterflies, Hornets, a Bank Vole and rutting Fallow Deer. (Chris & Phil Andrews).

Naunton     c100 Golden Plovers beside the Bourton to Cheltenham road at Naunton crossroads. Also a feral Barnacle Goose on Bourton South pit today. (Keith Jennings).

Nailsworth     This morning over Windsoredge 30 Redwings, four Swallows, six House Martins, 22 Goldfinches and 100+ Woodpigeons. (Roy Bircher).

Coombe Hill Meadows     A pair of adult Mute Swans with eight full grown cygnets, 60 Teal, eight Mallards, five Shovelers, 12 Grey Herons, a Kestrel, 6+ Moorhens, three Snipe, ten Skylarks, ten Meadow Pipits, a Stonechat, 80 Goldfinches and two Reed Buntings. (Mike Smart).

Tewkesbury     Two Egyptian Geese on a scrape near Mitton. (Mike Smart).

Upham Meadow     Five Greylags, 200 Canada Geese, a Cormorant and a Stonechat today. (Mike Smart).

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