Frampton Five PINK-FOOTED GEESE on the shore late morning viewed from Splatt Bridge towpath. They flew off towards WWT at 2:45pm. Also a Little Egret, two Buzzards, a Water Rail calling, 45 Shelducks and a Stonechat. (Neil Smart).
Broadoak A Whooper Swan floating on the River Severn off of The White Hart at 11:15am. (Lewis Thomson).
WWT Slimbridge Three CATTLE EGRETS left the roost in the Decoy this morning at 8:49am and flew towards Shepherd’s Patch. (Slimbridge Sightings). The red wing-tagged Marsh Harrier again today from Zeiss hide. (Helen Bojaniwska). On the Bottom New Piece viewed from Kingfisher Hide c400 Lapwings, 600+ Golden Plovers, c200 Dunlins, four Ruff, Curlews and Black-tailed Godwits and the Marsh Harrier there too. (Kate Fox).
Coombe Hill Meadows c300 Greylags, 12 Canada Geese, 560 Wigeon, c150 Teal, at least Shovelers, five Pintails, five Gadwalls, 20+ Mallards, 60 Lapwings and two pairs of Stonechats this morning. (Mike Smart).
Stanley Downton c70 Chaffinches, c40 House Sparrows and 15+ Pied Wagtails, a Cormorant on a pylon and a Buzzard nearby. A Little Grebe on the canal between the Ocean and Bond’s Mill. (Paul Sutton).
Winchcombe Garden birds today included a female Blackcap, a female Great Spotted Woodpecker, a first year male Blackbird and a small Starling flock. (Peter Rodgers).