Monday 28th August 2017

Berkeley    A female-type COMMON SCOTER at 11:30am close inshore off Severn House Farm and later at 1:26pm it was off the copse S of the farm. (Paul Taylor). Also a Whinchat, two Wheatears, 14 Little Egrets, four Grey Herons and a Pochard in with the raft of Mallards. (Paul Taylor/Roberta Goodall). Pic by Paul.

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Frampton pools     A Swift, the GREAT WHITE EGRET, the adult Yellow-legged Gull, two Common Sandpipers, three Green Sandpipers, a juvenile Common Tern and four Nuthatches this morning. (Nick Goatman). The GREAT WHITE EGRET was still present this evening on Court Lake. (Paul Taylor). Pic by Paul.

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Painswick Beacon    Three Hobbies, 1377 Swallows and 1224 House Martins over SW this morning. (John Fleming).

Chipping Campden     A female Marsh Harrier near Chipping Campden this afternoon. (Katharine Goatman).

North Cotswolds     A juvenile Hobby this morning. (Richard Tyler). Pic by Richard.

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Tarlton     This afternoon in a field immediately to the N of Tarlton at SP95680010 four Yellow Wagtails. (Martine Fenn).

Purton     This afternoon around Purton a Hobby, a Kestrel, two Kingfishers, 35 Curlews and a Harbour Seal. (Scott Petrek).

Aylburton Warth     Birds today included seven Teal, a Whimbrel, 350 Curlews, a Black-tailed Godwit, a Greenshank, a Snipe, a Whinchat, a Wheatear, two Yellow Wagtails and 30 Meadow Pipits. (Andy Jayne).

Walmore Common     Eight Whinchats still present, a Kingfisher and a Cetti’s Warbler today. (Andy Jayne).

Cleeve Hill     A female and two juvenile Wheatears late evening toward Oat Piece camping today. (Stuart Galey). A Whinchat was present along West Down early this morning. (Chris Stott).

Gloucester     At Horsebere Brook Flood Storage Area this morning birds included three Whinchats, three Reed Buntings, two Grey Herons, two Chiffchaffs, three Little Grebes, a Kestrel, a Buzzard, three House Martins, four Swallows and a Cormorant with an eel. (Dave Stone).

Hempsted     Four Swifts over the back pools at Netheridge Farm this evening. (Mark Hobson).

Bisley /Battlescombe     Eight Bullfinches, 32+ Swallows, 54+Black-headed Gulls, ten Common Gulls, a Goldcrest, a Yellowhammer, five Nuthatches, 25+ Linnets, three Great Spotted Woodpeckers, a Green Woodpecker, two Marsh Tits, a Treecreeper, four Coal Tits, two Buzzards, a Raven, six Chiffchaffs, five Stock Doves, three Jays, three Spotted Flycatchers, four Blackcaps, four House Martins and two Buzzards today. (Mark Grieve).

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