Sunday 28th May 2017

Hardwicke     An unringed Ring-necked Parakeet of unknown origin present for 2 days at the end of Darleydale Close and visiting nearby garden feeders. (Julian Long). Record shot by Mike.Ring-necked Parakeet 280517

Forest of Dean     In the Woorgreens area two Wood Warblers, a Firecrest and a Pied Flycatcher. Nearby two Redstarts at Speech House. (Mark Dowie).

Coombe Hill Meadows     A Grasshopper Warbler showing well today. (Les Waring).

Frampton pools     Two Mediterranean Gulls, six Common Terns, a Cuckoo, five Whitethroats, a Cetti’s Warbler and the Oystercatcher pairs chick growing well. (Nick Goatman).

Quedgeley     A Red Kite over at 12:30pm, then drifted E over Kingsway. (Mark Hobson).

Hempsted     A Red Kite over Netheridge Farm at 10:38am. (Mark Hobson).

Woodford     A Greenfinch on the garden feeders this afternoon, first sighting in the garden for c2 years. (Geoff Poulton).

Ashley     Nine Whitethroats, 11+ Swallows, 14+ Skylarks, a Kestrel, six Buzzards, 8+ House Martins, 15+ Swifts, 5+ Yellowhammers, four Stock Doves, a Willow Warbler, three Blackcaps, a Jay, a Green Woodpecker, two Yellow Wagtails, a Chiffchaff, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, two Bullfinches, 50+ Starlings including a good number of juveniles. (Mark Grieve).

Tewkesbury     Two Oystercatchers at the end of Lower Lode lane. At Tewkesbury ham weir four Cormorants catching Eels and Twaite Shad and a Kingfisher. (Keith Bannister).

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