Woodford A HOOPOE in a pony paddock at 12:25pm today, but no sign by 4:30pm. (Geoff Poulton). Pic by Geoff.
Rodley A RICHARD’S PIPIT found at 11am at SO722122 in the first field after the end of Garden Cliff, on the river side of the flood bank. Still present at 3pm. (John & Viv Phillips).
Coombe Hill Meadows A GREAT GREY SHRIKE this morning, right down the towpath opposite the footbridge to Long Pool. Also six Mute Swans, seven Canada Geese, four Wigeon, 84 Teal, 12 Mallards, four Shovelers, two Grey Herons, a Little Egret, five Snipe, a Redshank, a Kingfisher, a Sparrowhawk, five Meadow Pipits SW, 20 Redwings, a Cetti’s Warbler, two Chiffchaffs calling, 25 Goldfinches and three Reed Buntings. (Mike Smart/Les Brown).
Leigh/Cobney Meadows A Mute Swan, five Mallards, a Teal, a Grey Heron, two Little Egrets, five Snipe, a Green Sandpiper, seven Skylarks and a Meadow Pipit. (Mike Smart/Les Brown).
Ashleworth Ham A Canada Goose, a Wigeon, three Mallards, 56 Teal and a Snipe. (Mike Smart/Les Brown).
Cleeve Hill At least four RING OUZELS together on Cleeve Hill this afternoon at 2:15pm, feeding on Hawthorn bushes laden with berries along with Redwings. At the foot of the escarpment cliff by the small wood on the cliff-side to the N of Prestbury Hill Reserve at SO985253. (Rob & Petra Crofton).
Berkeley shore Two Snipe, two Wheatears and three Stonechats this morning along Berkeley Pill to the Severn. (Vic Polley).
Epney Four Ruff on the river opposite the Anchor Inn. (Jeremy Squire).
Forest of Dean At Crabtree Hill four Stonechats and 6+ Reed Buntings, at Woorgreens Lake 21 Coots, eight Canada Geese, two Little Grebes, a Cormorant, a Snipe, two Moorhens and two Wigeon today. (Frank Williams).
Withington On the eastern edge of Withington c100 Fieldfares and a few Redwings. (Laurie Pierce).
Hawling area A Red Kite, a Green Woodpecker and c10 Lapwings today. (Laurie Pierce).