Frampton pools A GREAT WHITE EGRET, four Little Egrets, seven Grey Herons, five Common Terns, a Yellow-legged Gull, two Common Sandpipers, two Green Sandpipers, an Oystercatcher and two Kingfishers this morning. (Nick Goatman). Also two BLACK TERNS at 10:15am for 5 minutes only on Court Lake. Also 20+ House Martins, 30+ Swallows, 50+ Sand Martins, three Cormorants, three Great Crested Grebes, five Chiffchaffs, a Willow Warbler, a Whitethroat, a Grey Wagtail, two Bullfinches, two Goldcrests, a Nuthatch and a Jay. (Mark Grieve).
Chedworth Today at Chedworth airfield (SP04501280) 20 Mistle Thrushes and three Wheatears. (Martine Fenn).
Forest of Dean A Swift over Lydney canal this morning. (Frank Williams).
WWT Slimbridge A Wood Sandpiper on the Rushy still this morning. (Slimbridge Wild).
Coombe Hill Meadows From the Grundon Hide (pools dry) a Kestrel, two Buzzards, Swallows, House Martins, Skylarks, Bullfinches, Linnets, three Grey Herons and c150 Lapwings. Along the canal sightings included Speckled Wood, Common Blue, Comma, Green-veined White, Small White, Gatekeeper and Meadow Brown butterflies, Emperor, Brown Hawker, Ruddy Darter and Common Darter dragonflies and Blue-tailed and Emerald Damselflies. (Chris & Phil Andrews). Kestrel pic by Chris Snook.
Cheltenham Above the Hatherley Brook, Merestones, Buzzards and Ravens incoming from the direction of Leckhampton Hill, disputing territory with the resident Crows and Lesser Black-backed Gulls. Towards the west, towards Up Hatherley, a possible Peregrine. (Bob Barker).
Winchcombe Two Wheatears at Langley Hill today, also present yesterday. (Phil Cull). Pic by Phil.