WWT Slimbridge A WHITE STORK flew high heading NE just N of the centre at 2pm. (@slimbridge_wild). A REED WARBLER singing from the Knott Pool reedbed today. (In Focus). No further sign anywhere today. Ten Mediterranean Gulls this morning, an adult pair on the Rushy, seven second-summer and a first-summer on South Lake. 90 Wigeon still on the river this morning and a pair on the Holden Pool, 14 Avocets around the hides and 30 Black-tailed Godwits and a Snipe on South Lake. (MK/John Fletcher). Med Gulls pic by Mike, Avocet pic by John.
Saul Warth At least eight White Wagtails near Hock Ditch late morning. (MK).
Cleeve Hill Seven RING OUZELS (2m) Cleeve Hill on the E facing slope of the cattle enclosure at SO992255. (Paul Masters).
Tresham Six Wheatears, two Corn Buntings and two Swallows along the Monarch’s Way just N of Tresham this morning. (Vic Polley/Claire Halpin).
Frampton A SHORT-EARED OWL from Splatt Bridge gate at 7:15pm being mobbed by 50+ Sand Martins. (MK/Gordon Kirk).
Forest of Dean At New Fancy View a first-year Goshawk, at Crabtree Hill three singing Tree Pipits, a male Stonechat and the GREAT GREY SHRIKE, at Cannop Ponds four Little Grebes, eightMandarins, a Marsh Tit and a male Gadwall still paired to a female Mallard. At Speech House threeHawfinches and at Woorgreens Lake two pairs of trilling Little Grebes. (Keith Vinicombe).
May Hill A Willow Warbler singing at the top of the hill this morning. (Rob Guest).
Berkeley A COMMON SANDPIPER and a JACK SNIPE near the mouth of Berkeley Pill this morning. (Geoff Moyser).
Coln Valley On a 10 mile walk birds included two Tufted Ducks, a drake Teal, two Grey Herons, aLittle Grebe, three Grey Partridges, three Stock Doves, 20+ Goldfinches, two Dippers, aKingfisher, 10+ Long-tailed Tits, a Chiffchaff, a Willow Warbler, a Blackcap, a Swallow and twoReed Buntings. (Michael Cook).
Cotswold Water Park (West) At Shorncote this morning a male Wheatear, a Yellow Wagtail, 2+White Wagtails, 15+ Meadow Pipits, four Willow Warblers, a Sedge Warbler, a Blackcap, ten Sand Martins, a Swallow, 10+ Wigeon, two Egyptian Geese, a Little Ringed Plover, 20+ Lapwings, fourSnipe, two Little Egrets, a Water Rail, 6+ Reed Buntings and four Cetti’s Warblers. (Jon Mercer). Pic by Jon.
Twyning Two Reed Buntings regularly visiting the garden. (Chris & Phil Andrews). Pic by Phil.
Bricklehampton A Siskin on garden feeders today. (Chris Snook). Pic by Chris.