Ashleworth Ham This afternoon a family of three OTTERS showed well from the hide. Birds included 53 Teal, 56 Wigeon, 202 Mallards, nine Pintails (7m, 2f), male and female Shoveler, a Canada Goose, three Moorhens, two Grey Herons, a Little Egret, four Chaffinches, two Redwings, four Fieldfares, two Pied Wagtails, two Jays, two Buzzards, a Peregrine and a Red Kite. (John Fletcher).
Otter by John Fletcher
Otters by John Fletcher
Frampton pools A Marsh Harrier over Court Lake, around the pools three Goldeneyes (2m, 1f), 104 Shovelers, 102 Tufted Ducks, eight Pochards, 20 Wigeon, seven Teal, 64 Gadwalls, 25 Mallards, 11 Great Crested Grebes, six Little Grebes, 33 Mute Swans, an adult Yellow-legged Gull, 291 Coots and 21 Cormorants. (Nick Goatman).
WWT Slimbridge A female Marsh Harrier over the Tack Piece and a Peregrine on the Dumbles. From Estuary Tower two Dark-bellied Brent Geese briefly and a Great White Egret on the Long Ground. The SPOONBILL on the Rushy today. (Jonathan Bull). A Goshawk caught a Teal in front of the Zeiss hide. (Roy Kinchin).
Hucclecote A Little Egret perched in trees by the Wotton Brook behind the maisonettes this morning. (per Harold Smith).