Highnam Woods No sign of the Grasshopper Warbler between 5:30am and noon, but two Spotted Flycatchers and two Marsh Tits. (Martin Greenish/Les Ditchburn/MK). Pic by Mike.
Prestbury A Ring-necked Parakeet flew over at 7:19am. It has been present a few weeks and calls quite often in the morning and occasionally in the evening but today was the first sighting. (Ken Heron).
Innsworth A Ring-necked Parakeet feeding in Mottershead Drive at 7:05am. (Pam & Frank Bryant). A Ring-necked Parakeet flew over the garden from Innsworth camp direction towards Gloucester at 8:30pm. (Mark Easterbrook).
Longlevens At 12:45pm 18 Long-tailed Tits in the garden at Park Avenue. (Pam & Frank Bryant).
Batsford At noon a Red Kite circling over the deer park, and a Jay on and around the deer park fence. In the Arboretum a ground-feeding Green Woodpecker. (Andy & Sue Gibbons).
WWT Slimbridge A juvenile Cuckoo still being fed by a pair of Reed Warblers near Willow hide in the canopy above the path. (Slimbridge Sightings).
Coombe Hill Meadows This evening three Sedge Warblers, a Reed Warbler, two Whitethroats, four Grey Herons and six Little Egrets, six Mute Swans, four Canada Geese (two goslings), an immature Shelduck, ten Teal, a pair of Redshanks with three young chicks and a pair with a full grown chick, four Little Ringed Plovers, a Snipe, a Black-tailed Godwit, two adult Oystercatchers with two chicks, an adult Lapwing with a full grown chick and 76+ migrant Lapwings, a Curlew and at least nine Green Sandpipers. (Mark Easterbrook/Mike Smart/Graham Smith).
Longney At the old orchards mid afternoon two Barn Owls, a Buzzard, 19 Swifts, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, a Green Woodpecker, two Greenfinches, three Chiffchaffs, a Blackcap, three Song Thrushes, a Bullfinch, two Reed Buntings (f & juv), six Sedge Warblers and four Reed Warblers. Also four Five spotted Burnet moths, five Commas and 50+ Meadow Browns. (John Fletcher). Pic by John.