Ashleworth Ham A drake GREEN-WINGED TEAL in front of Meerend Thicket hide mid-afternoon. Recorded in the hide log book on 27/12 by RH, presumed returning bird. (Andy Jayne).
Walmore Common An adult and two immature Whooper Swans. Also nine Mute Swans, 126 Canada Geese, nine Shelducks, 215 Wigeon, nine Gadwalls, 340 Teal, 150 Mallards, 30 Pintails, 50 Shovelers and an adult Peregrine today. (Andy Jayne).
Sharpness The GREAT NORTHERN DIVER still on the SARA pool and in the marina area today. For birders visiting for the Diver, the bird is also being regularly seen in the ‘marina’ area. Please keep strictly to the towpath and/or footpath through this area. With patience you will see it well either side of the marina. (Paul Masters/Morag Hughes/Craig Lewis). Also a female type BLACK REDSTART still at the end of Dock Road. (Lee Gardiner). Pics by Craig.
Gloucester The female PENDULINE TIT at Plock Court, Longford still today at SO837204. Wellies essential currently. Please keep a reasonable distance from the bird to allow it to feed in the ponds. At Horsebere Brook Flood Storage Lake this afternoon a small flock of Redwings, two Snipe, two Stonechats, a Buzzard and two Reed Buntings. (Daniel Cowl).
WWT Slimbridge The Red-breasted Goose of unknown origin still on the Dumbles viewed from Holden Tower today. (Slimbridge Sightings).
Cirencester Two Hawfinches at Cirencester Park today. (Ali Brooks).
Forest of Dean In Haywood plantation a Great Spotted Woodpecker and three Crossbills today. (Owen Follis).
Berkeley shore 15 Turnstones off Severn House Farm today. (Paul Rich).
Leigh River Meadows Two Buzzards, two Ravens, a family party of five Whooper Swans (3 ads, 2 juvs), 10+ Pied Wagtail, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, 85 Lapwings, 41+ Fieldfares, 61+ Redwings, 39+ Mallards, 15+ Skylarks, seven Meadow Pipits, two Grey Herons, 300+ Starlings, a Little Egret, two Reed Buntings, a Bullfinch, a Teal, a Stock Dove, a Mistle Thrush, a Song Thrush, 53 Pintails and 40+ Wigeon over and a Little Grebe. (Mark Grieve).
Halmore A male Blackcap in the garden today. (Chris Newton).