Forest of Dean Recent records include four Nightjars last night, also three Woodcocks and three Nightjars on Friday. (Andy Chapman/Clive Holman). A Hobby over Parkend and a male Pied Flycatcher and three Spotted Flycatchers at Nagshead today. (Andrew Whittaker). Around the Woorgreens/Crabtree Hill area Great Spotted Woodpecker, Whitethroat, Linnet, Stonechat, Tree Pipit and Willow Warbler. A Cuckoo calling from top of tall pine before flying across the clear fell, a Spotted Flycatcher near the kissing gate entrance to Woorgreens and a Firecrest in the trees opposite Yew Tree Brake. (Tim & Rose Smith). At Wenchford a Wood Warbler, two pairs of Song Thrushes, a Dipper, Chiffchaffs, six Grey Wagtails including young and a Great Spotted Woodpecker. (Chris & Phil Andrews).
Highnam Woods At least three, possibly four Nightingales singing this evening. One briefly showed in front of the hide. Also a Marsh Tit. (Ashley Davies).
Symonds Yat From Yat Rock viewpoint the resident Peregrines and a chick showing well, an intruding Peregrine (pic by Phil), a Kestrel, a Tawny Owl calling, Ravens with juveniles, a male Bullfinch, a Goldcrest, a Green Woodpecker, two Pied Wagtails, a Kingfisher, a pair of Mandarins and a Siskin. Also six Fallow Deer and a Holly Blue butterfly. (Chris & Phil Andrews). Painswick Beacon Birds over today included eight Red Kites, six Buzzards, 222 Swifts and a Spotted Flycatcher present. (John Fleming).
Tewkesbury A Red Kite over Gupshill at 11am. (Craig Lewis).
Sheepscombe Around SO878114 and along Painswick Stream birds included five Buzzards, a Green Woodpecker, two Nuthatches, 12 Goldfinches, seven Chiffchaffs and a Treecreeper. (John Fletcher).
Tirley Sandpits Five Chiffchaffs, six Blackcaps, 9 +Skylark, 8+ Whitethroats, 9+ Swallows, 17 Linnets, six House Martins, two Green Woodpeckers, four Stock Doves, two Great Spotted Woodpeckers, five Ravens, two Yellowhammers and four Greylags over N. (Mark Grieve).
Oakridge At Strawberry Banks GWT 25+ Marsh Fritillaries and 2/3 each of Holly Blues, Common Blues and Dingy Skippers. At the crossroads just NE of the village a Spotted Flycatcher on a gatepost. (Steve Brown).
Minchinhampton Common Two Adonis Blue butterflies this afternoon. (MK). Pic by Mike.