Saturday 13th May 2017

Sharpness    A Corn Bunting between Sharpness and Berkeley Pill this morning. (Andy Jordan). Also a late Rock Pipit at SARA Lifeboat Station this morning. (Paul Taylor).

Berkeley shore     Early morning three Turnstones, 11 Grey Plovers, 68 Ringed Plovers, c100 Dunlins, two Cuckoos and a Yellow Wagtail. (Paul Taylor).

Frampton    Two GREAT WHITE EGRETS flew N past Splatt Bridge at 7:45pm, a Hobby hunting over Court Lake at 8:20pm and also an Oystercatcher. (Duerden Cormack). At the pools late morning a LITTLE GULL, 6+ Common Terns, 3+ Yellow Wagtails, two Whitethroats, a Sedge Warbler and 10+ Swifts. (Paul Rich). Late afternoon a Nightingale, a Common Sand, a Cuckoo, a Water Rail, two Lesser Whitethroats and 50+ Swifts. (Nick Goatman).

Forest of Dean     At Flaxley woods two Spotted Flycatchers, three Firecrests, a Redstart, a Siskin, a Lesser Redpoll and a Raven this morning. (Ian Ralphs).

Symonds Yat     From the viewpoint today the resident Peregrines and an intruding juvenile Peregrine, three Goshawks, four Buzzards, a Kingfisher, a male Goosander, a pair of Great Spotted Woodpeckers, a Green Woodpecker, Stock Doves, a pair of Mandarins, a pair of Pied Wagtails, Swifts, Swallows and House Martins. Also a Holly Blue and a Roe Deer. (Chris & Phil Andrews).

Saul Warth     On the tide 14 Knots, eight Bar-tailed Godwits, five Sanderlings, two Whimbrels, two Oystercatchers and a Ringed Plover. (Neil Smart).

WWT Slimbridge     Four CATTLE EGRETS on South Lake this afternoon, two second calendar year Mediterranean Gulls, a Common Sandpiper and seven Cetti’s Warblers today. (Tom Weston-McClung).

Walmore Common     This afternoon a Little Ringed Plover, three Whimbrels, a Cuckoo and a Whinchat. (Andy Jayne).

Wotton-Under-Edge     A Hobby flew low over the garden today. (Paul Rich).

Amberley     A male and female Siskin feeding together again in garden this morning at Theescombe Lane. (Phil Williams).

Coombe Hill Meadows     A Mute Swan pair with eight cygnets, four Shelducks, a pair of Gadwall, a Teal, a Grey Heron, two Oystercatchers, Lapwings, a Ringed Plover, two Little Ringed Plovers, six Dunlins, two Redshanks, two Curlews, a Snipe, two Cuckoos, a Grasshopper Warbler reeling in new meadows, a Reed Warbler, singing Sedge Warblers, Whitethroats and Reed Buntings in good numbers. (Mike Smart)

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