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Sunday 15th May 2022

WWT Slimbridge     An OSPREY flew across the Severn towards Awre from WWT at 8:05am. A Turnstone at Middle Point at high tide. Two LITTLE TERNS fishing off Middle Point at midday. (Martin McGill). The second-calendar year LITTLE GULL around … Continue reading

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Saturday 14th May 2022

Saul Warth     This morning at high tide c400 Dunlins, c350 Ringed Plover c350 and c50 Sanderling, six Curlews, three Whimbrels, four Oystercatchers, two Common Terns, a second calendar year LITTLE GULL and a Yellow Wagtail. (Gordon Hodgson/MK). Also a … Continue reading

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Friday 13th May 2022

Saul Warth     At high tide at 6am, two Turnstones, 250+ Dunlins, 100+ Ringed Plovers, 10+ Sanderlings, 16 Curlews, two Whimbrels, a Common Sandpiper, two Oystercatchers and three Bar-tailed Godwits. Also eight Swallows, a pair of Grey Wagtails, a Cetti’s … Continue reading

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Thursday 12th May 2022

Lydney Harbour     This evening a pale phase ARCTIC SKUA flew down river from just past Berkeley Power Station, across the river towards Aylburton Warth between 5:55pm and 6pm. Also eight Great Black-backed Gulls, four Black-headed Gulls, 18 Shelducks, two … Continue reading

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Wednesday 11th May 2022

Coombe Hill Meadows     The CURLEW SANDPIPER present until dusk. Also today a Cattle Egret early morning only, a pair of Lapwings have hatched four chicks, a pair of Oystercatchers have two chicks, four Dunlins, eight Ringed Plovers, two Little … Continue reading

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Tuesday 10th May 2022

Coombe Hill Meadows    This evening a CURLEW SANDPIPER and a Ringed Plover. (Jeremy Squire). Three Little Ringed Plovers, two Dunlins, a Whimbrel, four Avocets, three Redshanks, five Lapwings, four Shelducks, two Oystercatchers, two Teal, four Shovelers, five Sedge Warblers, … Continue reading

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Monday 9th May 2022

WWT Slimbridge     A drake GREEN-WINGED TEAL on the Rushy lower pond at 8am, present throughout the day. Also at least six GARGANEYS on site today. (Martin McGill). Also a first-summer LITTLE GULL today. (Jonathan Bull). Two Little Ringed Plovers … Continue reading

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Sunday 8th May 2022

WWT Slimbridge    On South Lake this morning at least 3/4 2cy Mediterranean Gulls coming and going along the causeway. Also around the hides a Cuckoo, a Great White Egret, a pair of Common Cranes with two chicks and a … Continue reading

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Saturday 7th May 2022

Sharpness/Berkeley shore     A pair of EIDERS, first found by Matt Hobbs and Oscar Dewhurst off of Severn Beach, South Glos, arriving off of Sharpness at 11am and remaining in the Sharpness/Berkeley area until 1:35pm. (Andy Jordan/Paul Taylor). Eider pair … Continue reading

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Friday 6th May 2022

Walmore Common     A Great White Egret today. (Andy Jayne). Coombe Hill Meadows    This morning a Whimbrel and a Cuckoo. (Jeremy Squire). The WOOD SANDPIPER still today. (Les Ditchburn). WWT Slimbridge     The immature SPOONBILL on the Top New … Continue reading

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