Coombe Hill Meadows This afternoon birds included two Redshanks, a Green Sandpiper, a Little Egret, three Grey Herons, two Oystercatchers and three chicks, 11 Lapwings, two Curlews, a Black Swan, a male Wigeon, three GARGANEYS, two Canada Geese, two Greylags, two male Shovelers, a Cuckoo, 29 Long-tailed Tits, 15 Goldfinches, a Greenfinch, three Song Thrushes, four Chiffchaffs, five Whitethroats, six Willow Warblers, a Reed Warbler, seven Sedge Warblers, a Blackcap, nine Reed Buntings and five Skylarks. (John Fletcher). Pics by John.
Frampton pools This morning a third-summer Yellow-legged Gull, three Yellow Wagtails, six Common Terns, 50+ Swifts, eight Great Crested Grebes, 91 Mute Swans and 11 cygnets and an Oystercatcher still feeding two good sized young. (Nick Goatman).
Cheltenham Three Ravens flew over Swindon Lane calling at SO947241. (Andy Pierce).