Cleeve Hill At least six RING OUZELS and seven Wheatears today. Also today a Curlew, aSiskin, four Stonechats, 2+ Chiffchaffs, a Fieldfare and a Green Woodpecker. (MK/Ian Ralphs/Paul Taylor/Richard Baatsen/Mark Coller/Mick Colquhoun). This evening a Swallow flying N at 5pm and four singing Chiffchaffs in Elder Grove bordering the common. (Stuart Galey). Pics by Mick.
Berkeley shore A pair of RING OUZELS along the path, hedges and drainage ditch S of Severn House farm for at least two hours this afternoon. (Pete & Billy Hancock per Paul Bowerman).
Coombe Hill Meadows A YELLOW WAGTAIL flew over calling at 3pm today. (Pavlo Zaltowski). The drake GREEN-WINGED TEAL still, a Little Ringed Plover, seven Curlews, five Black-tailed Godwits, a Peregrine and a male Pintail. (Mike Powell/Dave Gilmore/Judd Hunt). A Cetti’s Warblerstill by the Grundon hide. Also two Grey Herons, a Little Egret, 11 Greylags, 67 Teal, 11 Wigeon, nine Shovelers, nine Tufted Ducks, seven Shelducks, 14+ Wigeon, 11+ Lapwings, threeOystercatchers, four Reed Buntings, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, a Green Woodpecker, twoTreecreepers, a Raven, 5+ Chiffchaffs and a Kingfisher today. (Les Waring). Pic by Les.
WWT Slimbridge Four Mediterranean Gulls on South Lake and 51 Avocets on site today.(@slimbridge_wild).
Leigh Meadows Three Shelducks, a Grey Heron, four Little Egrets, two Snipe, two Curlews, aGreen Sandpiper, ten Skylarks, four Chiffchaffs and five Reed Buntings today. (Mike Smart).
Forest of Dean A Tree Pipit, 14 Crossbills, 6+ Siskins, Grey Wagtail, 6+ Chiffchaffs and four Buzzards at Haywood Plantation this afternoon. Also two Fallow Deer and a Bank Vole. (MK). At Nagshead a male Hawfinch near the car park and a Tawny Owl today. (Mike Powell/Dave Gilmore/Judd Hunt). First Swallow on telephone wires at Cat’s Hill, Ruardean at lunchtime. (Chris Sullivan).
Cotswolds This morning at Hazleton 8+ Bramblings, three Linnets and 12 Fieldfares. At Aylworth a Red Kite, three Buzzards, a Green Woodpecker, a Nuthatch, 64 Fieldfares, a Redwing and aMistle Thrush. (Steve Brown).
Tirley Sandpits Early morning five Great Spotted Woodpeckers, six Chiffchaffs, four Pied Wagtails, two Ravens, a Green Woodpecker, 18+ Skylarks, a Curlew heard, ten Stock Doves and two Yellowhammers. (Mark Grieve).