Frampton An exceptionally late Whitethroat and a Fieldfare ringed today. (Maurice Durham).
Purton At the Timber Ponds a BITTERN showing well from 4:30–5pm at the edge of the reeds on the NE side of the inlet having two poles at the entrance. Also a Water Rail heard, a Kingfisher and circa 500 Starlings coming to roost. (Vic Polley)
Slimbridge Six CATTLE EGRETS with cattle in a field adjoining the canal (NE of the canal bridge at Shepherd’s Patch on the approach to WWT Slimbridge) and visible from road to WWT mid-morning. Later relocating to field adjacent to A38 roundabout by Slimbridge school. (Pete & Marjo Lewis).
Berkeley shore A WATER PIPIT near the mouth of Berkeley Pill early afternoon, with possibly a second bird here. Also an all-dark juvenile Marsh Harrier hunting over the salt marsh here, then flying up the estuary. Also three Stonechats here. (Pete & Marjo Lewis).
Cleeve Hill The GREAT GREY SHRIKE still today, also seven Golden Plovers and 1000+ Woodpigeons. (Greg Mabbett).
Tewkesbury At Tewkesbury Nature Reserve a Buzzard, a Kestrel, a Grey Heron, a Snipe, a Little Grebe, two Mute Swans, 13 Mallards and 100+ Starlings today. (Chris Vowles).
Forest of Dean c40 Siskins near Meadowcliff pond, Steam Mills flushed by a Buzzard and c30 Redwings at Foxes Bridge. (Rose Smith).
Cheltenham At Naunton Park this morning three Cormorants over high towards the SW, an unexpected garden tick. Also a Buzzard. (Steve Brown).