10 July 2014

Castle Eaton – a Grey Heron, 4 Swifts, 2 Swallows, 4 House Martins & 3+ Yellowhammers.   Sue & Trevor Clayson

CWP 306 – a Wood Sandpiper, 2 Little Egrets, 2 Grey Herons, 5 Little Ringed Plovers, 2 pairs of Mute Swans & 4 cygnets, a Cormorant, a Little Grebe, 2 Gadwall, 6 Mallard, 2 Black-headed Gulls, 4 Coots, 2 Pied Wagtails & a Buzzard.  No sign of Wood Sandpiper early evening although Green Sandpiper and 9 Little Ringed Plover present.    Sue & Trevor Clayson.   Nigel Pleass

CWP 305 – 5 Little Egrets, 6 Mute Swans, 2 Lapwing, 13 Mallard, 88 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 23 Herring Gulls, 18 Black-headed Gulls, a Pied Wagtail & 3 Sand Martins.   Early evening:  8 Little Egret, 7 Little Ringed Plover, Green Sandpiper and 2 adult Common Gulls.  Sue & Trevor Clayson.   Nigel Pleass

A pair of Mute Swans with 5 cygnets on the Thames near Eysey Manor.  Also 4 Swallows.    Sue & Trevor Clayson

Cricklade – 11 Swifts.    Sue & Trevor Clayson

Also seen were Brown Hawker & Emperor Dragonflies, Blue Tailed Damselflies & Banded Demoiselles, Small Tortoiseshell, Marbled White, Small Skipper & Large White Butterflies, and Cinnabar Moth Caterpillars.     Sue & Trevor Clayson

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