Saturday 18th November 2017

Saul Warth     Two WATER PIPITS and a Stonechat this morning. (Gordon Hodgson).

Frampton     On the Sailing Lake a Chiffchaff, the adult Yellow-legged Gull, a Pochard, 42 Tufted Ducks, 20+Goldfinches over and two Little Owls and two Tawny Owls calling this morning. (Nick Goatman). Four Bramblings over the Sailing Lake later. (Gordon Hodgson). A Yellowhammer and four female Reed Buntings caught in a ringing session this morning at Nastfield Farm. (Maurice Durham).

Cambridge     A garden Hawfinch, in Ryalls Lane this morning. One also here on  Monday 13th November. (Ennis Jones).

Hardwicke     A possible Glossy Ibis flew over the M5 S of junction 12, heading W at 8:25am. (Anita Teague).

WWT Slimbridge     16 White-fronted Geese and four Bewick’s Swans this morning. Also the Red-breasted Goose, of unknown origin, with the feral Barnacle Goose flock. (Slimbridge Sightings).

Sharpness     A pair of Little Grebes on the Sharpness Canal and a noisy Kingfisher 500 yards up from the Sharpness dock end of the canal. (John Carter).

Coombe Hill Meadows    Birds today included four Mute Swans, three Greylags, 125 Canada Geese, , 15 Wigeon, 120 Teal, ten Mallards, ten Shovelers, two Grey Herons, ten Cormorants over, a Sparrowhawk, a Snipe, a Grey Wagtail, a Stonechat, 50 Fieldfares and 40 Redwings. (Mike Smart/Andrew Godden).

Leigh Meadows     Two Mute Swans, five Teal, four Mallards, a Green Sandpiper and a Snipe today. (Mike Smart).

Ashleworth Ham     Ten Canada Geese, a Wigeon, five Teal, 24 Mallards and a Grey Heron today. (Mike Smart).

Arlingham     On the River Severn in the Pimlico Sand area this morning 25 Canada Geese, three Little Egrets, seven Cormorants, four adult Great Black-backed Gulls, three Grey Herons, two Shelducks and two Stonechats on the river bank at SO711123. N of Arlingham c20 Fieldfares. (Antony Seabright).

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