Forest of Dean A male PIED FLYCATCHER at Nagshead early morning, viewed from the roped path to Lower Hide. Also 2+ Hawfinches on the Short Trail. (Lewis Thomson). 1 possibly 2 LESSER SPOTTED WOODPECKERS between Speech House Hotel and New Fancy View, halfway between the two on the right hand side at 3pm. (Della & Hayden Lack).
Frampton On the flashes N of Splatt Bridge a LITTLE GULL still today until 6:30pm at least but also seen on the Sailing Lake. A pair of GARGANEY still until 6:30pm at least, also two Ruff, aSHORT-EARED OWL and a Barn Owl. (Geoff Moyser/Mark Dowie/Mark Hobson/Vanda Bennett). Also a LESSER SPOTTED WOODPECKER calling and drumming at 6:50am on the E side of canal 400 yards S of Splatt Bridge. (Mark Dowie). At the pools a WHITETHROAT, a Crossbill over, 44Chiffchaffs, eight Willow Warblers, 12 Blackcaps, six Green Woodpeckers, two Lesser Redpollsand the Siskins. (Nick Goatman). Pics by Mark.
Kilkenny At Kilkenny Lookout a Chiffchaff singing, a Mistle Thrush, three Skylarks, threeYellowhammers, two displaying Ravens a singing WILLOW TIT further up the lane. (Mark Grieve).
Coombe Hill Meadows This morning birds included a Cetti’s Warbler, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, three Grey Herons, 35+ House Martins, three Sand Martins, two Swallows, a Sedge Warbler, a Kestrel, three Chiffchaffs, two Curlews and a pair of Coots with 5+ chicks. (Les Waring).
Ashleworth 26 Swallows over the quay. (Richard Humphrey).
Bourton-on-the-Water Only four Wigeon left at the south pit, two Sand Martins and sixSwallows over. (Andy Lewis).
Cotswold Water Park (West) A female Redstart at Pit 43 today. (Jon Mercer).
WWT Slimbridge At Holden Tower paired adult and second summer Mediterranean Gullsfeeding on the tidal floods and a late female Goldeneye on the Long Ground pool. (@slimbridge_wild). Pic by Mark Dowie.