Epney/Upper Framilode The GLAUCOUS GULL again today sat on the sand spit at SO7543710742 between Epney and Upper Framilode from 9:05am until 5:13pm at least. Viewable from the riverside wall S of the Anchor Inn, Epney or from the river bank at St Peter’s Church, Upper Framilode but distant from both. (Paul Rich). Pics by Mike.
Forest of Dean The GREAT GREY SHRIKE still present at Crabtree Hill from 10:30pm until 3pm at least. (Nick Hopkinson/Craig Wright/Pete Dovey). A presumed second GREAT GREY SHRIKE in clear fell E of Cannop Ponds at 4pm. (Nick Hopkinson/Craig Wright). Two Crossbills, a Stock Dove, 10+ Siskins and two Great Spotted Woodpeckers at Haywood plantation this afternoon. (Owen Follis).
May Hill A pair of Stonechats at the top of May Hill this morning. (Rob Guest).
Gloucester The PENDULINE TIT at Plock Court, Longford still today at SO837204 until 4:50pm at least. Wellies recommended. Please keep a reasonable distance from the bird to allow it to feed in the ponds. Also the male Stonechat still and a flyover Little Egret. (Michael Johnston/Jerry O’Brien/Sue & Trevor Clayson). Pic by Sue.
WWT Slimbridge A MERLIN flew along seawall towards Zeiss hide this morning. (Slimbridge Sightings). Two Water Rails together today at lunchtime feeding under the feeders at Willow hide. (Alan Hooper). Pics by Alan.