WWT Slimbridge From Mid Point a Grey Plover, Curlews, Lapwings, a Whimbrel, Ringed Plovers, Dunlin and four Bar-tailed Godwits. (Les Ditchburn).
Tewkesbury A male Peregrine feeding two chicks on the Abbey tower, an Oystercatcher over the Ham, also four Curlews, at least 50 Herring and Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 80+ Woodpigeons, a Cuckoo still singing, 10+ Swifts, 10+ Swallows, 30+ House Martins, five Sand Martins, 5+ Skylarks and 2-3 Reed Buntings. At Lower Lode a Cuckoo singing, at least 100 Woodpigeons, five Sand Martins but the colony in the river bank underwater. At Lower Lode brickpits two Mute Swans with three cygnets, five Cormorants, two male Tufted Ducks and a Coot incubating a nest. At Malthouse Farm two Curlews and six Sand Martins, but here too the colony underwater. (Mike Smart).
Gretton A juvenile Robin in the garden today. (Roger Wasley). Pic by Roger.