Saul Both SHAGS roosted overnight at the grain mill. (Roy Widgery). A female RED-BREASTED MERGANSER N of Cadbury Bridge at Saul at 11:30am then flew down the canal towards Splatt Bridge. (Martin McGill/Paul Masters/MK). Pic by Mike.
Frampton A hunting female Merlin at 7:30am between Splatt and Cadbury canal bridges. (Roy Widgery). A SHAG was fishing in the canal at Splatt Bridge at 10am this morning. (Gordon Kirk).
Moreton Valence A SHAG flew N at Parkend Bridge this morning at 9:45am. (Jeremy Squire).
WWT Slimbridge A BITTERN showing very well from Zeiss hide today. On South Lake this morning birds included 183 Knot, 610 Black-tailed Godwits, 85 Dunlins, five Avocets, 17 Ruff and 641 Lapwings. 33 White-fronted Geese today including the two juvenile Greenland White-fronts. Also 8 Pink-footed Geese still on the Dumbles. Nine Bewick’s Swans flew in for tonight’s feed. (Scott Petrek/Ian Hull/Neil Smart).
Saul Warth At midday 28 Mute Swans, five Canada Geese, two Shelducks, two Little Egrets, 6six Grey Herons, 30+ Fieldfares, three Stonechats (1m & a pair) and two Great Spotted Woodpeckers. (MK). Pic by Mike.