Berkeley shore A STORM PETREL early afternoon, later off of Sharpness until predated by gulls. Also a FULMAR flew N upriver late morning. (Paul Taylor). A Wheatear, three Yellow Wagtails and 26+ Linnets seen along the sea wall S of Berkeley. (Neil Smart).
WWT Slimbridge A CATTLE EGRET reported from Knott hide early afternoon but flew off and no further sign. (Bob Radford). A Curlew Sandpiper on the Rushy and a further three Curlew Sandpipers with two Ringed Plovers on South Lake. Also a BLACK TERN still and 112 Black-tailed Godwits on South Lake and a Garganey from Zeiss hide again. (Neil Smart). Also today a Knot and a Little Stint and two Swifts flew down the estuary at 8am. (Martin McGill).
Witcombe Reservoirs A Greenshank, a Common Sandpiper, a Kingfisher, 41 Canada Geese, 37 Greylags and an un-ringed Snow Goose. (Terry Fenton). Pic by Terry.
Forest of Dean Six Ravens flying around together above Forge Hill, Lydbrook this morning. (Chris Sullivan). At Crabtree Hill a Grasshopper Warbler ringed this morning. Also two Tree Pipits and five Willow Warblers. Recent unusual birds ringed at this site included Sedge Warbler and Lesser Whitethroat. (Rob Husbands).
Bourton-on-the-Water An adult Hobby over the south pits at lunchtime today. (Andy Lewis).
Shurdington A Swift over the Greenway Hotel at 5:20pm today. (Jane Mitchell).
Cheltenham A Swift over Swindon Lane this afternoon. (Laurie Pierce).
Coombe Hill Meadows This morning birds included a female Marsh Harrier (pic below), a Sparrowhawk, two Buzzards, a Kestrel, 80+ Canada Geese, 30+ Greylags, a Whitethroat, a Sedge Warbler, two Bullfinches, 40+ Lapwings, 27 Mallards, four Whinchats (pic below), a Green Sandpiper, two Little Egrets, four Grey Herons, two Ravens and a Great Spotted Woodpecker. (Les Waring). Pics by Les.
Frampton pools A Yellow-legged Gull still, two Yellow Wagtail, two Redstarts, 11 Willow Warbler, 43 Chiffchaffs, a Whitethroat, a Sedge Warbler, two Reed Warblers and five Blackcaps this morning. (Nick Goatman).