WWT Slimbridge Seven ARCTIC SKUAS, five dark and two pale phase, off of Mid Point this morning at 7:30am. They eventually all flew down channel toward Purton. Also 30 Common Terns moved through. (Martin McGill).
Awre At 11:45am four ARCTIC SKUAS and a juvenile Arctic Tern flying down river, and a GREAT SKUA and six Commic Terns went up river. At 12:30pm we had four ARCTIC SKUAS going down river, possibly different. Also four Swifts and two Bar-tailed Godwits in flight with a flock of Curlews. (John & Viv Phillips). A LITTLE TERN off of Awre at 4:30pm. (@bryony6192 per Lewis Thomson).
Saul Warth This morning three Crossbills grounded in a hedge at 9:15am, tried to fly S but got swept towards the pools. A Wood Sandpiper flew in for a bath on one of the newly formed pools at 9:30am then flew off N calling. Also a Little Egret, a Bar-tailed Godwit, three Black-tailed Godwits, 20 Ringed Plovers, 60+ Curlews, six distant Knot including a red adult, 2+ Meadow Pipits and three Yellow Wagtails. (MK).
Lydney Harbour At lunchtime a Common Sandpiper, a Peregrine and a Swift. (Dan Watson).
Frampton At the Sailing Lake this evening two adult KITTIWAKES, 100+ Sand Martins, 20+ Swallows, a Hobby, an adult Yellow-legged Gull, a Kingfisher, four Cormorants, 132 Coots, a Grey Wagtail, six Pied Wagtails, 500+ Common Gulls and 1000+ Black-headed Gulls through. (Nick Goatman).
Coombe Hill Meadows Two Green Sandpipers, a juvenile Greenshank and two Wheatears this evening. (Jeremy Squire).