Purton An immature male RED-BREASTED MERGANSER still on the canal between Purton and Sharpness by the old railway bridge then flushed towards the timber ponds by a boat. (Paul Masters).
Forest of Dean At Nagshead dipping pond a singing Garden Warbler, a pair of Blackcaps, mating Azure Damselflies and Broad-bodied Chasers. In the Parkend Church area a male Golden-ringed Dragonfly. (Chris & Phil Andrews). Pic by Phil.
Symonds Yat At Yat Rock viewpoint possibly a new pair of Peregrines, Buzzards, a Red Kite, a Hobby, Ravens, House Martins, Sand Martins, Swallows, Swifts, a male Blackcap, a male Bullfinch, and Jays. Also Fallow Deer, Red Admiral, Painted Lady and Speckled Wood butterflies, an Orange Ladybird, a Rose Chafer, a female Club-tailed Dragonfly and a female Rhinoceros Beetle. (Chris & Phil Andrews).
Painswick A Common Crane flying along the A46 between Painswick and Pitchcombe this afternoon, presumably a GCRP bird. (David Withington).
Shurdington Two Red Kites and a Buzzard drifting over at 1:30pm. (B Emberson).
Walmore Common Two Grey Herons, a Hobby, a Buzzard, two Kestrels, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, a Cuckoo, six Stock Doves, two Skylarks, three Chiffchaffs, five Blackcaps, three Reed Warblers, a Whitethroat, five Sedge Warblers, a Bullfinch, five Swallows, six Reed Buntings and a Roe Deer. (Mark Grieve).
Barnwood A Ring-necked Parakeet in a garden today. (Elaine Keasley). It was heard on Friday in Church Lane. (Bridgette King).
Gloucester At Horsbere Brook Flood Storage Lake a Little Egret and two male Broad-bodied Chasers and a male Emperor dragonfly. (Andy & Laurie Pierce). 15+ House Martin at the Docks. (Mark Grieve). Pic by Andy.
Ashleworth Ham This evening until dark birds included three Lapwings, seven Canada Geese, two Grey Herons, eight Mallards, a Shelduck, three Gadwalls, a Cuckoo, two Sedge Warblers, a Chiffchaff, three Blackcaps, a Willow Warbler, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, a Sparrowhawk, two Great Black-backed Gulls over N. Also five spawning Carp seen breaking the surface all evening. (John Fletcher).