Walmore Common This morning a Little Egret, a Sparrowhawk, a Kestrel, a juvenile Peregrine, a Sand Martin, 40 House Martins, three Lesser Whitethroats, four Reed Warblers, two Spotted Flycatchers, four Redstarts, two Whinchats and 18 Yellow Wagtails. (Andy Jayne).
WWT Slimbridge Two Short-eared Owls from Holden Tower today. (Dot Jones/Neil Smart). The Wood Sandpiper showed really well from Robbie Garnett hide on and off throughout the day. Four Little Ringed Plovers on the Rushy, also a Grey Wagtail. (Paul Cousins). On South Lake a Little Egret, 95+ Black-tailed Godwits, five Ruff, 25 Redshanks, 45+ Lapwings, four Common Cranes (GCRP) and two Grey Herons. From Zeiss hide, five Avocets and a Common Crane. From South Finger hides, 95+ Lapwings, a Grey Heron, a Treecreeper, two Garden Warblers and a Willow Warbler. Also on the Rushy a Common Sandpiper, four Ruff, three Redshanks, five Avocets, five Lapwings and five Green Sandpipers. (Mark Grieve). Pics by Paul.
Frampton This morning a Green Sandpiper and a Yellow-legged Gull at the Sailing Lake. A Wigeon and a Tree Pipit both flew over Splatt Bridge. (Gordon Hodgson). This evening 12 Swifts, two Green Sandpipers, the Yellow-legged Gull still and a Willow Warbler. (Nick Goatman).
Saul Warth A Grey Plover, a Black-tailed Godwit, three Whimbrels and 178 Curlews off of the Warth. (Gordon Hodgson).
Symonds Yat From the viewpoint today the resident Peregrines, a female Sparrowhawk, Buzzards, a Mandarin, a female Goosander, a Little Egret, House Martins, Swallows, a Swift, Stock Doves, a Jay and a Marsh Tit. Also Large White, Small White, Speckled Wood and Holly Blue butterflies, a Bank Vole, a Rose Chafer, two Orange Ladybirds and a Speckled Bush Cricket. (Chris & Phil Andrews).
Forest of Dean A Dipper by the bridge at Wenchford this afternoon. (MK).
Cheltenham Three Peregrines interacting (two begging juveniles) over Cheltenham College Junior School at 10:15 this morning. (Steve Brown).
Nailsworth Today a flock of more than 50 tits of five different species – Blue, Great, Coal, Marsh and Long-tailed Tits – using the bird bathing area in the garden. (Terry Grant). Pic by Terry.