WWT Slimbridge A GLOSSY IBIS flew in to the Rushy at 1:45pm. It was mobile around the grounds, sometimes showing very well until 4:55pm at least. Also a distant Whinchat still on the Middle Point fence line this afternoon. (James Lees). Pics by Mike.
Also today a LITTLE GULL and two Mediterranean Gulls on South Lake. (Jon Mercer). Pics by Jon.
Cleeve Hill Two RING OUZELS and two Stonechats at the heather inclosure today. (Morag Hughes).
Walmore Common An adult WHOOPER SWAN this morning. Probably the latest spring record ever in Glos. (Andy Jayne).
Frampton This morning around the Sailing Lake two Common Sandpipers, 50 Sand Martins, seven Swifts, two Garden Warblers, two Cetti’s Warblers, three Reed Warblers, a Whitethroat and a Lesser Whitethroat. An Oystercatcher was on Court Field. N of Splatt Bridge a Lesser Whitethroat, a Cetti’s Warbler and a Little Egret. In the reedbed S of Splatt Bridge a Sedge Warbler, a Reed Warbler and a Cetti’s Warbler and three Swifts over. (MK).
Gloucester At Horsebere Brook Flood Storage Lake today birds included a pair of Mute Swans, ten Mallards, 10+ Moorhens, six Coots, an adult Little Egret, an adult Grey Heron and a Common Sandpiper. (Gordon Avery).
Witcombe Reservoirs Two male Little Grebes trilling, a Little Owl in the roost tree near Great Witcombe, seen from the Reservoir and a Cetti’s Warbler singing well in the SE corner of No.1 reservoir, 2nd record. (Gordon Avery).