WWT Slimbridge Four Green Sandpipers on the Rushy, five Little Ringed Plovers, two on the Rushy and three on South Lake, a Redshank on the Rushy and 27 from Zeiss hide, 54 Black-tailed Godwits and a female Pintail on the Rushy. Many Avocets with chicks on South Lake, 33 from Zeiss hide. Two Mediterranean Gulls from Hogarth hide and two male Kingfishers from Kingfisher hide. (Paul Cousins/Paul Masters/MK). Pics by Paul C, Kingfisher by Mike.
Slimbridge A Common Tern fishing at Shepherd’s Patch bridge at 9:35am. (MK).
Berkeley shore Two Hobby sightings this morning about a mile apart, also c150 Starlings. (Paul Taylor).
Barnwood A Nuthatch in the garden early this morning. An adult Mediterranean Gull (winter plumage) flew N over Barnwood Road at 7:58am, just up from the M&S service station opposite Grove Crescent. (Rob Crofton).
Coombe Hill Meadows This morning birds included a family of Willow Warblers, a Reed Warbler, a Lesser Whitethroat, a Bullfinch, a Coal Tit, a pair of Yellow Wagtails, a male Cuckoo, a male Wigeon, c6 Avocets, two Oystercatchers, a Black-headed Gull and a Kingfisher. (Rob Crofton/Andy Langley).
Symonds Yat At 6pm an adult Peregrine, 40+ Canada Geese and five Mute Swans. (Paul Sutton).
Longlevens A male Bullfinch feeding in the garden today, at 8:30am and 12:30pm, only staying for a few minutes each time. (Pam & Frank Bryant).