Wednesday 28th February 2018

WWT Slimbridge     The GLAUCOUS GULL on the estuary again today viewed from Holden Tower. Also a Goshawk sat on a post then flew S towards Zeiss hide. (Slimbridge Sightings).

Cotswold Water Park West     On Pit 16 the drake RING-NECKED DUCK still, also a Little Egret in flight, two Oystercatchers, Pochard, Wigeon and male and female Goldeneye. (Merv Carlyon).

Hempsted     A garden BLACK REDSTART yesterday, present for several days (photographed). (Emma Leonard per RB).

Cranham     13 Bramblings (5m, 8f) amongst 20+ Chaffinches in the top of an Ash Tree this afternoon. Nearby four Ravens in a field adjacent to Fostons Ash Inn. (Mike Cook).

Kingscote     A Red Kite along the A4135 E of Hunters Hall at 1:30pm. (Paul Sutton).

Winchcombe     In Langley Road a mixed flock of 50 Redwings and Fieldfares and eight Lapwings with a Red Kite and Raven overhead. (Stuart Galey).

About The Gloster Birder

My name is Mike King and have lived all my life in Gloucestershire. I am happiest birding around Frampton but I especially love Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. I have birded all over Europe, in the U.S.A. and Canada, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Costa Rica, Belize, Mexico, Dominican Republic, The Gambia, Cape Verde, South Africa and most recently Zimbabwe and Botswana.
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