Wednesday 30th August 2017

Down Hatherley     A Ring-necked Parakeet in gardens yesterday and again today and also seen and heard in gardens in late July. Probably a male and female bird being seen. (Rick Minter). Pics taken by Rick.

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Arlingham     A female Kestrel perched on the S side of Arlingham Church at 5:50am. (Antony Seabright).

Nailsworth     Eight Swifts flying S at 4:10pm. (Terry Grant).

Rodborough Common     This morning two Spotted Flycatchers, a male Redstart, three Yellow Wagtails with cattle and a Lesser Whitethroat, 13 Swifts and a Little Egret over. (Francis Steuck).

Frampton     At the Sailing Lake an adult Yellow-legged Gull, a Peregrine, a Kingfisher, a Sparrowhawk, a Mistle Thrush, three Little Egrets and seven Grey Herons. (John Fletcher/Martin Greenish). Also today seven Cormorants, 32+ Chiffchaffs, six Blackcaps, a Whitethroat, three Willow Warblers, four Goldcrests and a Hobby, a Peregrine and a Buzzard in the air together at 2:50pm. (MK). Pic by John.

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Fretherne     At Hock Ditch two Peregrines sparring, 150+ Curlews, five Little Egrets, two AVOCETS, a mixed flock of 56 Dunlins and Ringed Plovers, four Blackcaps, two Whitethroats, 11. Long-tailed Tits, four Chiffchaffs, three Buzzards, two Kestrels, a Greenfinch, two Ravens, three adult Great Black-backed Gulls and 30 Swallows. (John Fletcher/Martin Greenish).

Berkeley shore     From the Power Station to Severn House Farm copse this afternoon nine Little Egrets, six Grey Herons, three Wheatears and a Whinchat. (Geoff Moyser).

Cleeve Hill     Seven Stonechats, four Whitethroats, two Red Kites and a family of four Kestrels today. (Ian Ralphs).

Tewkesbury     A juvenile Great Crested Grebe and a pair of Egyptian Geese at the sailing club today. (Sarah Loaring).

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