WWT Slimbridge A GREY PHALAROPE on the Top New Piece from Zeiss hide at 9:25am then flew towards the river at 9:40am with no further sign. (Roberta Goodall). At high tide at Middle Point a Greenshank, an Avocet, four Little Egrets, a Great White Egret, five Dunlins, six Shelducks and 20 Pintails. (Paul Masters).
Slimbridge A Peregrine on Slimbridge church again today. (Paul Masters/Paul Sutton).
Peregrine by Paul Sutton
Frampton A Barn Owl and a Short-eared Owl hunting at Splatt Bridge at 7am. (Roy Widgery).
Saul Warth Two Great White Egrets, eight Little Egrets, three Grey Herons, eight Grey Plovers, a Ringed Plover, 22 Dunlins, 100+ Curlews and 120+ Shelducks. (MK).
Awre This morning a Great White Egret, three Little Egrets, an Avocet, 35 Curlews, five Ringed Plovers, a Snipe, 34 Jays, flocks of 19 and 15, both heading high N, a Rock Pipit, four Stonechats, four Reed Buntings and a Chiffchaff. (Lewis Thomson).
Purton A Marsh Harrier flew up river at 11:10am. (Martin Greenish/Michelle Davis).
Coombe Hill Meadows Three Common Cranes flew S over Wainlode Hill towards Gloucester at 5:40pm. Also a juvenile Hobby. (Jeremy Squire).
Forest of Dean At Cannop Ponds three Wigeon, 31 Mandarins, 12 Tufted Ducks, a Kingfisher and a Grey Wagtail. At Parkend c50 Redwings over, seven Pied Wagtails and two Dippers on the stream behind The Fountain pub. At Crabtree Hill 100+ Redwings over, two Stonechats, 6+ Lesser Redpolls, 20+ Siskins, 35+ Goldfinches and six Crossbills. (Derek Hale).
Stonehouse A juvenile Little Grebe between the Ocean and Bond’s Mill and a female Mandarin still on the Ocean. (Paul Sutton).