WWT Slimbridge A BITTERN perched on reeds at Zeiss hide, two Spotted Redshanks on the Rushy and three Red Kites over the grounds. (Terry Grant/Malcolm Black).
Bittern by Terry Grant
Again no sign of the Bluethroat today. (Terry Richer). This morning from Robbie Garnett hide, a Green Sandpiper and a Little Ringed Plover, on the Rushy two Spotted Redshanks and four Ruff and on the South Lake three Ruffs and two Little Ringed Plovers. (Vic Polley).
Swallow by Terry Richer
Breadstone In the woods a Spotted Flycatcher, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, a Coal Tit, male and female Blackcap, 2+ Chiffchaffs and two Goldcrests. Eight species of butterflies including an Essex Skipper, two White Admirals and two Silver-washed Fritillaries. Also a Brown Hawker, a Broad-bodied Chaser and two Beautiful Demoiselles. Park at SO6999101178 without blocking any gateways. (Kenny Hills/Terry Stevenson/MK).
White Admiral by Mike King
Silver-washed Fritillary by Mike King
Brown Hawker by Mike King
Coombe Hill Meadows Mid-morning a pair of Canada Geese and five goslings and an adult, two Teal, 20 Mallards, 25 Little Egrets, six Grey Herons, a Peregrine, a Coot with chicks, a pair of Avocets with three large young, a pair of Little Ringed Plovers with two juveniles and another migrant juvenile, 15+ migrant Lapwings in addition to local breeders, still with chicks and a Dunlin. (Mike Smart).
Frampton pools 110+ Barnacle Geese, an Oystercatcher and a Common Tern. (Mike Smart).