Second brood of Oystercatchers

Rushy Hide/Peng Observatory

The second caledar year Little Gull roosting on the rocks and feeding on and off all day, a Redshank, a Greenshank, two drake Garganey, 24 Avocet (six nests), a pair of Little-ringed Plover, Crane on nest, a few Black-headed Gulls on nests, 3 Lapwing, Shoveler, Tufted Duck, Gadwall, Mallard and Shelduck in small numbers.

Tack Piece

The Little Gull flew across the Tack Piece (08:16am) to feed on the Severn, it was feeding off Middle Point yesterday afternoon. Two Golden Plover from Summer Walkway, 14 Avocet, drake Pintail + and Tufted Ducks, Gadwall, Shoveler and Shelduck.

Estuary Tower

Cuckoo singing from the grounds/Canoe trail, Decoy/South Finger, the Mute Swan family, Avocets, Oystercatcher and Lapwing on the Dumbles and scrape + Peregrine on the fence.

Top New Piece

The drake Green-winged Teal and a few Eurasian Teal (including an intersex bird), the Crane pair and two chicks.

Middle Point

Scattered flocks of waders on the Severn included 5 Turnstone, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 8 Curlew, breeding plumage Golden Plover, 180+ Dunlin, 76+ Ringed Plover, 14 Sanderling, + 181 Shelduck.

Reed Warblers singing and 20 Swallows and 8 Sand Martin SW.

South Lake

Two pairs of Oystercatcher each with three young on the causeways (all have safely 'parachuted' from the roof), 32 Avocet, 70 Black-tailed Godwit (but moved to TNP) and a busy Black-headed Gull colony.