Westonbirt A flock of 15 Crossbills showing well in the sun at the top of the pine trees at 10-10:30 this morning. (Burt Gorman).
Stinchcombe Hill 20+ Bramblings with Chaffinches on beech mast around the golf club and a Peregrine over. (James Robinson).
Frampton Vismig over the garden this morning included 100’s of thrushes including one flock of 55 Fieldfares all heading NE, five Sparrowhawks, a Woodcock and a Yellowhammer, a garden tick. (Gordon Hodgson). Around the pools today two Goldeneyes, a Woodcock over in a pigeon flock, a late Common Sandpiper, a Green Sandpiper,a GREAT WHITE EGRET, a Yellow-legged Gull, 46 Gadwalls, ten Shovelers, 124 Teal, 46 Tufted Ducks, two Wigeon, 22 Cormorants, a Chiffchaff, 20 Fieldfares and 12 Redwings. (Nick Goatman).
Cotswold Water Park West From 3pm until dusk a GREAT WHITE EGRET, a Little Egret, 65+ Wigeon, 50+ Tufted Ducks, 20 Gadwalls, five Shovelers, three Teal, four Water Rails heard, a Snipe, a Green Sandpiper, a very late Greenshank, a male Sparrowhawk, a Buzzard, a Barn Owl emerged at 4:55pm, a Kingfisher, 12 Meadow Pipits, a Grey Wagtail, 54 Fieldfares and three Redwings over, four Cetti’s Warblers singing, a Chiffchaff and three Reed Buntings. (Jon Mercer).
Berkeley shore A Jack Snipe in the Pill today. (Andy Jordan).
Sharpness A Cetti’s Warbler heard singing near Sharpness at SO681038 today. (Nick Betts). A male Peregrine at the silo nest box mid-morning at the Docks. (Gordon Avery).
Hawling c100 Lapwings and 50 Golden Plovers today. (Duncan Dine).
Bussage First thing this morning on the garden feeders two Greenfinches and a rung Mealy Redpoll. Over the village several large flocks of Woodpigeons flying to Toadsmoor and Lypiatt woods up to 2000 birds in total. Also 40-50 Redwings and Fieldfares over. Three Goldcrests feeding in firs near Bussage Church. (Michael Cook).
Maisemore A Red Kite at Old Over Rd (about ¼ mile S of the Apiaries) at midday today. (Colin Edwards).
Nailsworth A huge north easterly movement of Woodpigeons between 7:40 am and 11:20 am at least 60000 birds involved, and large numbers continued to move after the count period ended. (Terry Grant).