Thursday 13th April 2017

Barnsley Warren     A male Redstart, a singing Corn Bunting, a pair of Lapwings, many Linnets and a Red Kite. (Robin Griffiths).

Selsley Common     This morning a Wheatear and a Stonechat, six Linnets, c11 singing Skylarks, three singing Meadow Pipits, a Kestrel and a pair of Mallard in one of the quarries. (Hugh Manistre).

Forest of Dean     A male Pied Flycatcher at Lower hide and a Wild Boar piglet. (Chris Snook). At Crabtree Hill a male Redstart near the bench and also a Wheatear. (Frank Williams).

Coombe Hill Meadows     Seven Sedge Warblers, a Redshank, a Little Ringed Plover, a Curlew and a Whitethroat today. (Ian Hull).

Woodchester     A Common Sandpiper at Woodchester Lakes today. (Claudia Dias).

Frampton     At the Sailing Lake a Common Sandpiper, 100+ Sand Martins, a Shelduck and two Willow Warblers. (Nick Goatman).

WWT Slimbridge     A CATTLE EGRET in the field with cattle on approach road to the Centre this morning (Gordon Youdale), a near summer-plumaged Spotted Redshank and 325 Black-tailed Godwits on South Lake and six Wheatears including a Greenland ssp. (Scott Petrek).

Cleeve Hill     Skylarks, Meadow Pipits, Linnets, a female Sparrowhawk, five Buzzards, a Mistle Thrush, a pair of Ravens, Stock Doves and a Swallow. (Chris & Phil Andrews).

Arlingham     A male Kestrel hunting, 15+ Linnets, 8+ Goldfinches, a male Reed Bunting and a Little Egret opposite Portlands Nab. (Pad Doyle).

Gloucester     At Castlemeads marsh area, Alney island two Cetti’s Warblers singing at 2pm. At Richard’s Wood, Alney Island a Willow warbler singing at 2:30pm. (Ian Elphick).

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