Frampton A juvenile OSPREY from midday until 4:30pm at least on Court Lake and also over the ponds on the village green. (Nick Goatman/Gordon Hodgson/Gordon Kirk). Pic by Gordon K. Around the pools the GREAT WHITE EGRET, the Court field Tawny Owl, a Green Sandpiper, two Chiffchaffs, 14 Gadwalls, 110 Tufted Ducks, 16 Teal, 156 Coots and 34 Cormorants. (Nick Goatman).
Edge At Rudge Hill late afternoon four Stonechats (2f, 2m), three Green Woodpeckers, two Jays and a Kestrel. (John Fletcher). Pic by John.
Framilode Passage 34 Ruffs, 31 of which flew up to Epney when the tide came in. Also a lame adult Mediterranean Gull, with no right foot. (John Sanders).
Chapmans Cross 120 Golden Plovers in flight over cereal fields today SO9301. (Martin Wright).
WWT Slimbridge A JACK SNIPE showed well at times from Hogarth hide at lunchtime, also on South Lake two Curlew Sandpipers, a Spotted Redshank, an Avocet and six Ruff. A Spotted Redshank (same or different bird?) on the Rushy at 2pm also a Green Sandpiper and four Black-tailed Godwits. (Jon Mercer/Trevor & Sue Clayson). Pics by Jon.
More pics by Sue.
Gloucester A Kingfisher, a Stonechat, two Little Grebes, three Reed Buntings, two Grey Herons and a Chiffchaff at Horsebere Brook Flood Storage Lake this morning. (Martin Greenish).