Purton/Shepherd’s Patch The drake SCAUP again on the canal between Purton and Shepherd’s Patch until late morning at least. Also four pairs of Shelducks, a pair and a male Shoveler, a pair of Tufted Ducks, three pairs of Gadwalls, three Grey Herons, a Little Egret, five Cetti’s Warblers, two Lesser Whitethroats, an Oystercatcher and eight Swallows. (MK/Paul Rich/Neil Smart).
Scaup by Mike King
Shoveler by Mike King
WWT Slimbridge An OSPREY flew over the grounds at 12:55pm heading for Purton. (Martin McGill). A Hobby on the cross fence at Mid Point this morning. (Roberta Goodall).
Saul Warth This afternoon 43 Dunlins, 39 Ringed Plovers, 11 Avocets, nine Sanderlings, a Whimbrel, an Oystercatcher, two Common Terns and a drake Wigeon. (Gordon Hodgson).
Forest of Dean A Red Kite over Mitcheldean this afternoon. (Chris Keeling).