Berkeley shore A female-type COMMON SCOTER off of Severn House Farm on the rising tide from 9:40am to 11:15am at least. Also a Whimbrel, a juvenile Wheatear, three Common Sandpipers, two Ringed Plovers, five Oystercatchers and a Little Egret. (Paul Taylor). Pic by Paul. Later six Swifts over. (Roberta Goodall).
Gloucester At Horsebere Brook Flood Storage Lake this morning birds included 30 Mallards, three Grey Herons, a Little Egret, two Mute Swans, a Cormorant, three Little Grebes (1 juv), 12 juvenile Goldfinches, two Swallows, two Chiffchaffs, a Willow Warbler and a juvenile Redstart. (Dave Stone).
Charlton Abbots A Little Egret flew south towards Brockhampton this morning.
Forest of Dean At Parkend a juvenile female Goshawk perched on the wooden bridge opposite the bike hire/cafe at 8:30am. (Steve Brown). At Nagshead a Willow Warbler, Blackcap and Goldfinch families feeding together on thistle seeds in the paddock nearest the visitor centre, also Bullfinches, Spotted Flycatchers, a Buzzard, Swallows and House Martins nearby. Other sightings included Speckled Wood, Gatekeeper, Common Blue and Meadow Brown butterflies, Southern Hawker Dragonflies, Emerald and Common Blue Damselflies, a Hornet and a mulberry Fallow Deer. (Chris & Phil Andrews).
Symonds Yat At Yat Rock the Peregrines, six Buzzards, two Sparrowhawks, a Goshawk, Ravens, a Jay, a Kingfisher, a Spotted Flycatcher, a Little Egret, a Coal Tit, Nuthatches, Stock Doves and a Green Woodpecker. Other sightings included a Hornet, a Bank Vole, Holly Blue, Common Blue, Meadow Brown, Gatekeeper and Speckled Wood butterflies. (Chris & Phil Andrews).
Hucclecote A Swift over low to the south. (Mark Grieve).