Coaley This evening at 9:30pm two Hobbies feeding and a flock of 50+ Swifts heading S. (Paul Skirrow).
Coombe Hill Meadows Two QUAIL calling regularly N of the canal, one heard from the car park at 11am, the second from the footbridge over the canal. Along the canal a Moorhen family and a Coot family; also a Chiffchaff, two Sedge Warblers, two Blackcaps, a Whitethroat and a Reed Bunting, all singing. From the Grundon hide at midday six adult Mute Swans, a Great White Egret, c50 Lapwings, four Green Sandpipers, a Great Black-backed Gull and a Lesser Black-backed Gull, two Grey Herons, an adult male Yellow Wagtail and a juvenile and 3-4 Whinchats (1+ m). (Andy & Sue Gibbons/Ian Hull).
WWT Slimbridge On the Rushy at Rushy at 5pm two Greenshanks, two Black-tailed Godwits, four Green Sandpipers and a few Avocets left with young. Three Little Ringed Plovers (1ad & 2 juvs) at lunchtime. (Mike Davis).
Guscar Rocks At high tide c200 Curlews in the roost, a pair of Shelducks with seven full-grown ducklings, five Grey Herons, three Oystercatchers and a Whimbrel. (Mike Smart).
Brookthorpe This afternoon birds included three Blackcaps, 12 Long-tailed Tits, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, two Green Woodpeckers, eight Blue Tits (2 adults & 6 fledglings), three Goldfinches, two Song Thrushes, two Jays and two Buzzards. Also an active Wasp nest, nine Meadow Browns and five Marbled Whites. (John Fletcher).
Hawling A Barn Owl this evening. (Eric Harris).
Stonehouse An adult Peregrine high over the garden at Bridgend at 9:30am, it circled then dived off towards Leonard Stanley. (Paul Sutton).
Frampton This evening a pair of Little Owls with four fledged young. (Paul Sutton/Gordon Kirk). On Court Lake the Ross’s Goose, with the Bar-headed Goose and the Bar-headed x Snow Goose hybrid. (Paul Sutton).