Friday 10th September 2021

Walmore Common     This afternoon three very vocal Hobbies, 13 Snipe, a Green Sandpiper, two Little Egrets and nine Whinchats. (Andy Jayne).

Lydney    From Lydney Harbour to Aylburton Warth an early female/immature MERLIN, 60 Teal, 20 Dunlins, five Common Sandpipers, a Sparrowhawk, a Kingfisher, two Kestrels, two Hobbies, five Ravens, five Sand Martins, three Cetti’s Warblers, a Whinchat, 11 Wheatears and 150 Goldfinches. (Andy Jayne).

Edge     At 10:30am a Redstart at SO8455408997 for its 2nd day. (Ian Elphick).

WWT Slimbridge     Two Greenshanks and a Spotted Redshank on the Rushy today. (Dave Tait). The Ross’s Goose from Van den Bovenkamp hide this afternoon. (Matt Lathan). Two SPOONBILLS still today, a BITTERN again and a Marsh Harrier from Zeiss hide, two GARGANEYS, a Cattle Egret and a Mediterranean Gull on South Lake and a Pintail on the Rushy. (Jonathan Bull).

Greenshanks by Dave Tait 

Greenshank by Dave Tait

About The Gloster Birder

My name is Mike King and have lived all my life in Gloucestershire. I am happiest birding around Frampton but I especially love Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. I have birded all over Europe, in the U.S.A. and Canada, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Costa Rica, Belize, Mexico, Dominican Republic, The Gambia, Cape Verde, South Africa and most recently Zimbabwe and Botswana.
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