Painswick Beacon Highlights from today’s watch 10am-3:45pm a Red Kite S, 16 Buzzards, a Goshawk, two Hobbies, three Sparrowhawks, 4267 House Martins, 1244 Swallows, four Swifts, 23 Sand Martins, two Yellow Wagtails, four Grey Wagtails, nine Ravens. (John Fleming).
Rodborough Common Three Redstarts, a Yellow Wagtail, a Garden Warbler, two Blackcaps, two Whitethroats, two Willow Warblers, also two Swifts, 14 Meadow Pipits and a Tree Pipit and a Grey Wagtail over. (Francis Steuck).
Coombe Hill Meadows Three Whinchats and a Yellow Wagtail this morning. (Ian Hull).
Guiting Power A Yellow Wagtail today. (Richard Tyler). Pic by Rich.
Hempsted A Treecreeper at Netheridge Farm this morning, first for the site. (Mark Hobson).
Frampton pools This evening a Barn Owl, two Little Owls, 7+ Tawny Owls calling and a Green Sandpiper over. (Nick Goatman).
WWT Slimbridge From the Holden Tower six Buzzards, a Peregrine, a Red Kite, a Marsh Harrier and a juvenile Sparrowhawk, also Whitethroat, Blackcap, Reed Bunting and Linnets. From Robbie Garnet hide two Green Sandpipers and two Migrant Hawker dragonflies. A juvenile Sparrowhawk failed in an attempt to take a Green Sandpiper from in front of the hide. (Peter Rodgers). Four Hobbies, Kestrels, Buzzards, a Peregrine, a Marsh Harrier, Grass Snakes and a Water Shrew from the Safaris today. (Roberta Goodall). Pic by Peter.
Forest of Dean A Buzzard, a Goshawk, a Kestrel and a Hobby over Crabtree Hill/Yew Tree Brake this morning. (Frank Williams).
Berkeley At Berkeley park-Scott Law late morning 24 Chiffchaffs, six Blackcaps, five Whitethroats, two Lesser Whitethroats, a Moorhen and a Willow Warbler. (Tom Weston-McClung).
Sharpness to Berkeley Pill At high tide this afternoon 13 Mallards, a Kestrel, three Curlews, ten Redshanks, four Common Sandpipers in the Pill, 20 Starlings and 20 Linnets in the saltmarsh. (Mike Smart).
Wotton-Under-Edge Two Swifts early evening over the town. (Paul Rich).
Nailsworth At least nine Swifts flying S today. (Terry Grant).
Minchinhampton Common A Swift over today. (Terry Grant).
Little Haresfield Three Swifts over at lunchtime. (Juliet Bailey).
Fretherne From Hock Ditch to the far end of Hock Cliff late afternoon a Common Sandpiper, two Curlews, two Cormorants, a Grey Heron, a Little Egret, a Chiffchaff, two Goldcrests, a Raven, a Buzzard and a Kestrel. (MK).
Epney At 6:40pm 22 Curlews and S of there off Framilode 80+ Canada Geese with three probable Snow Geese/white geese, all flew off towards Rodley. (MK).
Gloucester At Horsbere Brook Flood Storage Lake mid afternoon birds included a Kingfisher, three Little Grebes, three Grey Herons, a Peregrine, a Kestrel, a Buzzard, six Willow Warblers, four Chiffchaffs and a Yellowhammer. (John Fletcher).