WWT Slimbridge At Mid Point at late morning an OSPREY flew S high up at 11:25am. Also ten Little Egrets, a Bar-tailed Godwit, ten Black-tailed Godwits, an Avocet, two Curlew Sandpipers, 50+ Ringed Plovers, two Dunlins, 186 Curlews, a Redshank, two Common Sandpipers and a Wheatear. The GREAT WHITE EGRET showed well from Knott hide for at least 3 hours. Two Green Sandpipers on the Tack Piece and another on the Rushy and a pair of Egyptian Geese on South Lake. (MK/Dave Creber). Additionally in the high tide roost at Zeiss hide 11 Ruff, 15 Ringed Plovers, 12 Knot, 16 Redshanks, 231 Black-tailed Godwit, four Avocets, two Green Sandpipers, a Snipe, two Sanderlings, a Curlew Sandpiper, a Turnstone and nine Dunlin. (Ian Hull). On South Lake this afternoon a Wood Sandpiper and a Spotted Redshank from the hide and also from Hogarth. (Les Ditchburn). Also a singing Cetti’s Warbler from Knott hide. A WATER SHREW this afternoon at the second dragonfly pool. (Peter Rodgers).
Stinchcombe Hill Two Redstarts this morning. A Tree Pipit over S this evening. (James Robinson).
Dursley A Goshawk over Sainsbury’s at 5:35pm heading W. (James Robinson).
Frampton pools The adult Yellow-legged Gull still and a Hobby over the Sailing Lake. (Jonathan Bull).
Guscar Rocks During the WeBS count today birds included six Grey Herons, a GREAT WHITE EGRET, nine Ringed Plovers, a Dunlin, a Knot and 89 Curlews. (Mike Smart/Barrie Mills).
Aylburton Warth During the WeBS count today birds included a Redshank, four Common Sandpipers, 372 Curlews, three Yellow Wagtails and ten Meadow Pipits. (Mike Smart/Barrie Mills).
Lydney New Grounds During the WeBS count today birds included six Cormorants, a Mute Swan on the river, 13 Wheatears, 4+ Meadow Pipits, two Skylarks, a Sparrowhawk, 129 Curlews, three Common Sandpipers, two Grey Herons and two Swallows. (Barrie Mills).
Coombe Hill Meadows Three Wheatears and a Little Egret this evening. (Alan McIlquham).
Cam Long Down A Wheatear, a Spotted Flycatcher, a Willow Warbler, Chiffchaffs and a calling Little Owl. (Terry Fenton).