WWT Slimbridge A CATTLE EGRET seen flying over the Top and Bottom New Pieces today. (Slimbridge Sightings). A male GARGANEY from Knott hide today. (Giles Diggle).
Forest of Dean At Crabtree Hill a Wood Warbler singing near Kensley Lodge, seven Crossbills over, two pairs of Stonechat, one with fledged young and the other feeding and a colour ringed Tree Pipit. At Nagshead a pair of Redstarts feeding young and several Pied Flycatchers, including a pair with two young just out of the nest. (Terry Grant). Also in the Crabtree Hill area five Blackcaps, a Whitethroat, 15+ Willow Warblers, two Great Spotted Woodpeckers, two Mistle Thrushes, a Jay, two Tawny Owls, nine Roe Deer including a pure white one and four Wild Boar. (Mark Grieve). Pic by Terry.
Symonds Yat From the Viewpoint today the Peregrine pair, Buzzards, Ravens, a Jay, Swifts, Swallows, House Martins, Sand Martins, Stock Doves, a Blackcap, two Song Thrushes, and a Spotted Flycatcher. Also a Fallow Deer, a Rose Chafer, Painted Lady butterflies, Hornets, Wood Mice, and a Bank Vole. (Chris & Phil Andrews).