Saul Warth The afternoon 18 Avocets, 25 Curlews, 40+ Ringed Plovers, 10+ Dunlins, four Grey Herons, ten Little Egrets, a Willow Warbler, two Chiffchaffs, a Reed Warbler and two Grey Wagtails. (MK). Later additional birds included 153 Curlews, two Bar-tailed Godwits, 12 Little Egrets, a distant Great White Egret and an adult Mediterranean Gull. (Gordon Hodgson).
Reed Warbler by Mike King
Willow Warbler by Mike King
Stinchcombe Hill A Pied Flycatcher with 5-6 Spotted Flycatchers on the S side of Drakestone Point and two more Spotted Flycatchers in another area, a Tree Pipit and c10 Meadow Pipits grounded, 4-5 Wheatears on the 7th fairway, a Whitethroat, a male Redstart, a Grey Wagtail, 40+ Pied Wagtails, two Ravens, 30+ hirundines, Chiffchaff’s and Blackcaps. (James Robinson/Neil Smart).
WWT Slimbridge From Zeiss hide as high tide approached, a Little Stint, a Spotted Redshank, two Greenshanks, 19 Ruff, 15 Snipe, 15 Black-tailed Godwits and four Green Sandpipers. Two Spoonbills still today. (Ian Hull).
Ashleworth Ham This afternoon a Kingfisher, 23 Mallards, a female Reed Bunting, a Grey Heron, three Linnets, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, a Jay, three Swallows, two Buzzards, a Red Kite, a Sparrowhawk and a Raven. (John Fletcher).
Berkeley A Sparrowhawk took a Starling in the garden hedge this evening and then ate it on the lawn. (Andrew Jones).
Stonehouse area Two Dippers near Eastington school and a Grey Wagtail. A pair of Kingfishers between Blunder lock and Bond’s Mill. Migrant Hawkers, a Brown Hawker, Common Darters and a Red Admiral around the canal at Bond’s Mill. A Little Egret at the Ocean. Four Swallows and c10 House Martins around the church and Nutshell Bridge. A Great Spotted Woodpecker at Stanley Downton. A Tawny Owl calling most evenings from trees around Wycliffe College old boat house. Also a female Sparrowhawk over the garden. (Paul Sutton).