Highnam Woods This morning two Marsh Tits, a Coal Tit, two Nightingales, a pair of Blackcaps, two Nuthatches, a male Great Spotted Woodpecker and two Chiffchaffs. (Les Waring). Pic by Les.
Awre As the tide was coming in this afternoon a LITTLE TERN feeding over the estuary and then flying off upriver. Also a Common Tern, a first-summer Mediterranean Gull and five Sanderlings with a flock of Dunlin. Also a female type MARSH HARRIER flying around over the other side of the estuary, in the 100 Acre area. (John & Viv Phillips).
Stratton At 7pm a Swift flying over N. (Ken Cservenka).
Frampton A female MARSH HARRIER over the 100-Acre at 7:03am. Six Whimbrel over the pools and an ARCTIC TERN on the Sailing Lake at 4:50pm then flew high N.(Paul Taylor). Around the pools 30+ Swifts, six Yellow Wagtails, two Lesser Whitethroats, six Whitethroats, a Cuckoo, 20 Chiffchaffs, 21 Blackcaps, two Common Sandpipers and five Reed Warblers. (Nick Goatman).
WWT Slimbridge An ARCTIC TERN on South Lake until 3:20pm until it flew off presumably to Frampton. (Roberta Goodall). Pic by Roberta.
Severnside meadows, Haw Bridge to Chaceley Stock Six Mute Swans, two Little Egrets over, two Curlews, a Cuckoo singing, five Sand Martins (round Malthouse Farm colony), two Redstarts, a Sedge Warbler, two Lesser Whitethroats. three Whitethroats, five Linnets and a Reed Bunting. (Mike Smart ).
Coombe Hill Meadows This evening birds included 12 Canada Geese, four Greylags, 23 Shelducks, three Wigeon (2m, 1f), 12 Gadwalls, a Little Egret, two Oystercatchers, 15 Lapwings. four Curlews came into roost, a Common Sandpiper, at least two Redshanks, a Cuckoo, ten Swifts and a Cetti’s Warbler. (Mike Smart). Earlier 7+ Sedge Warblers, two Blackcaps, 3+ Whitethroats, a Lesser Whitethroat, a Willow Warbler, three Chiffchaffs, two Swallows, 6+ Lapwings, a Redshank and two Reed Buntings. (Jonathan Angliss).
Forest of Dean A pair of Red Kites overhead flying N at Broadwell at 4:22pm. (Colin Pain).
Toadsmoor Lake At SO8816004164 this six Long-tailed Tits, two Nuthatches, three Blackcaps, a Grey Heron, a Kingfisher, several Whitethroats, a Lesser Whitethroat, two Treecreepers, a Sedge Warbler, a male Reed Bunting and a Brown Rat. (Michael Cook).