Saul A juvenile SHAG on the canal seen close to Cadbury Bridge at midday. (Marc Freebrey). Later seen at 4:30pm circling over the canal and marina and then headed S, possibly to Gardner’s pools. (Roberta Goodall). The SHAG has been roosting at the grain tower N of Cadbury Bridge daily. It’s there every morning, initially swimming then flying S between 7:45 to 8am. (Roy Widgery). Pic by Marc.
Longney At Longney Crib a Cattle Egret on the opposite bank in a field at SO759115 this afternoon. Also two Cormorants, two male Stonechats, six Mallards and 35 Fieldfares. In the old orchards two Little Owls in willows, three Redwings, 51 Fieldfares, a Chiffchaff, 12 House Sparrows, six Goldfinches, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, a Raven and a Buzzard. (John Fletcher).