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Sharpness A BLACK REDSTART and a Buzzard at the end of Dock Road this afternoon. (Dan White).
Saul Two CATTLE EGRETS and 33 Little Egrets in the horse paddocks to the right of the Saul-Arlingham road approaching from Cadbury Bridge at 11:45am. (MK). Pic by Mike.
Ashleworth Ham This afternoon birds included 543 Lapwings, a Little Grebe, two Mute Swans, 153 Teal, 47 Wigeon, 36 Pintails, eight Shovelers, 13 Greylags, 61 Canada Geese, male and female Gadwall, 63 Mallards, 15 Coots, 11 Snipe, a Grey Heron, two Goldcrests, 30 Fieldfares, two Buzzards, a Red Kite and a Peregrine. (John Fletcher). Pic by John.
Saul Warth Four Mute Swans, 18 Shelducks, three Grey Herons, a Cormorant, 17 Meadow Pipits, a male Stonechat, a male Greenfinch and three Buzzards including the white one. (MK). Pics by Mike.
Cheltenham At Naunton Park, five garden Redwings for a second day, a male Blackcap and a Coal Tit. (Steve Brown).
WWT Slimbridge A female Marsh Harrier hunting over the reserve this afternoon. Also the eight Pink-footed Geese still. (John Budd).
Forest of Dean The GREAT GREY SHRIKE at Crabtree Hill at midday again. Please keep to the public footpaths and out of the clearfell. (Roger Greenwood). Three Bullfinches (1m, 2f) on Stinging Nettle seeds, in the field beyond the garden in Clearwell. (Alan Waterman).
Kingscote 1000 Golden Plovers this afternoon at ST800963, 2 km W of the village in a ploughed field along the A4153. (Vic Polley).
Gloucester A male BLACK REDSTART on the SE corner of Gloucester Cathedral this morning. (Mark Hobson).
Forest of Dean The GREAT GREY SHRIKE back at Crabtree Hill this morning. Also a Stonechat and a Chiffchaff. At Woorgreens Lake two Goosanders. (D Clarke).
WWT Slimbridge Six Egyptian Geese on South Lake this morning. (Geoff Moyser). Eight Pink-footed Geese on the Dumbles and four Whooper Swans feeding on the Goose House Ground. (Slimbridge Sightings).
Minchinhampton Common c200 Golden Plovers on the Common at Tom Long’s Post this morning. (Jamie Warren).
WWT Slimbridge A BITTERN from Zeiss hide still today. (Andy Jayne).
Saul Warth The FULMAR in the field next to the Sewage Works at SO7385008544 at 8am. Later taken into care, but sadly died. (Paul Rich).
Woodford Six Long-tailed Tits on garden feeders today. (Geoff Poulton).
Saul Warth A grounded FULMAR in the field next to the Sewage Works today at SO7385008544, present until 8pm at least. Wellies essential. (Josh Adamms). Pic by Josh. 2nd pic Mike.
Saul Two CATTLE EGRETS and 25 Little Egrets in the horse paddocks to the right of the Saul-Arlingham road approaching from Cadbury Bridge today. (Josh Adamms).
Kingscote/Ozleworth 109 Golden Plovers 2 km west of Kingscote along the A4135. Also 25 Lapwings further W in flight at the junction of the A4135 and B4058 and a Stonechat between there and the BT tower to the S. (Vic Polley).
Forest of Dean At Crabtree Hill six Crossbills, small flocks of Lesser Redpolls and Siskins but again no sign of the shrike. At Cannop Ponds a Dipper and c15 Siskins. (Derek Hale). Pic by Derek.
Bentham A pair of Buzzards, a male Sparrowhawk, a male Kestrel, a Green Woodpecker and a female Blackcap today. (Gord Avery).
WWT Slimbridge Eight Pink-footed Geese on the Dumbles, a Turnstone on the Tack Piece and a Red Kite over the Top New Piece. (Roberta Goodall/Kerry Lloyd). Pics below of Shoveler, Pintail, Curlew and Curlew and Rook by Paul Dunham.
Berkeley shore A Common Sandpiper and five Jack Snipe at the Pill, a Turnstone on the foreshore and two Stonechats today. (Paul Taylor).
Forest of Dean At Newlands, near Lower Redbrook at 12:30pm SO545082, a Red Kite soaring over the valley between Astridge Wood and Oxpasture Wood, seen for a long period. Also two Buzzards and a Raven. Later a Sparrowhawk took off from the ground along nearby Rookery Lane. (Andrew McDermid). At Cinderford Linear Park, nine Bullfinches and two Buzzards. (Chris Keeling). Two Dippers at Cannop ponds picnic site this morning. One (at least) was colour ringed. No sign of the Shrike on Crabtree Hill. (Derek Hale). Pic by Derek.
Cotswold Water Park West At Lower Mill Estate six Red Crested Pochards (3m, 3f) and a male Goosander on Mill Lake Pit 44. Also a medium sized Starling murmuration over Somerford Lagoon Pit 57 in the evening. (Andy Day).
Brimscombe A Kestrel drifting low over Orchard Lane Park at 11:30am. (Nikki Smith).
Sharpness 1+ TWITE flew W across the estuary towards Lydney from Sharpness at 10am. A BLACK REDSTART still at the end of Dock Road briefly at 11:45am. (Andy Jordan).
Cotswold Water Park East A juvenile SCAUP on Pit 125 this morning. (Ian Ralphs).
Cotswold Water Park West The albino Magpie at Cotswold Country Park and Beach this morning. (Tom Mellor). Pic by Tom.
At Lower Mill Estate three Goosanders (2m, 1f) on Flagham Fen Pit 58. (Andy Day).
Forest of Dean At Speech House at 7:15am a male Tawny Owl heard S of the road. At Parkend cricket pitch at 7:30am four Hawfinches in the treetops on the N side. At Cannop Pond by the Stoneworks two Dippers and seven Tufted Ducks. From the picnic site eight Mandarins (5m, 3f), eight Tufted Ducks and a Siskin. On Woorgreens Lake a male Goosander, a Raven, 2+ Lesser Redpolls and a female Siskin. On Crabtree Hill three Hawfinches, a male Stonechat and Crossbills heard. (Derek Hale).
Calmsden At least six Grey Partridges at SP035088 along the bridle way in the field before the small airstrip today. (Paul Rich).