Thursday 1st February 2018

WWT Slimbridge     The GLOSSY IBIS was found roosting on South Lake at 9:30am (Roberta Goodall) but by 9:45am it had flown N and remained elusive throughout the day. However it returned to roost on South Lake again this afternoon. (Neil Smart). Also today MERLIN and Peregrine from Holden Tower, a Whooper Swan on the Rushy Pics, a Spotted Redshank from Stephen Kirk hide and 115 White-fronted Geese on Tack Piece. Pics by Mike.

Glossy Ibis 010218 2

Glossy Ibis 010218 1

Spotted Redshank 010218

Coombe Hill Meadows     1900+ Wigeon, 800+ Teal, 40+ Shovelers, 75+ Pintails, two Goldcrests, 550+ Canada Geese, 17 Greylags, ten Tufted Ducks, 40+ Mallards, two Skylarks, a Mistle Thrush and 140+ Lapwings, a Pied Wagtail, ten Redwings, two Buzzards, three Fieldfares and a Jay. (Mark Grieve).

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