Saul Warth A WATER PIPIT at high tide today, presumably a returning bird, also 30+ Dunlins, ten Curlews, a Redshank, two Grey Herons, seven adult Great Black-backed Gulls, three Meadow Pipits, two Pied Wagtails, a Grey Wagtail and two Fieldfares. (MK). Pics by Mike.
Aylburton Common A Dipper on the stream (just 3 metres from the sitting room window) only the 3rd seen here in 29 years. (Martin Vaisey).
Symonds Yat The albino Carrion Crow was there all afternoon again today, flying around from one side of the river to the other. (Angela Carswell). Pic by Angela.
Stinchcombe Hill A Woodcock and a Tawny Owl at dusk. Still plenty of Bramblings with other finches during the day and a Crossbill over this morning. (James Robinson).
Forest of Dean Garden birds at Blaize Bailey today included two Bramblings, a Treecreeper and a male Blackcap. (Peter Boorman & Lynne Mayers).
WWT Slimbridge At 1:30pm a family group of 14-15 White fronted Geese landed in front of the Robbie Garnett hide, then swam towards the Holden tower. (Matt Lathan).
Epney 400+ Lapwings on the mud S of the Anchor at 12:20pm. (MK).
Eastington Two Ring-necked Parakeets flew over heading S today. (Nick Goatman).
Chipping Campden At Dover’s Hill, a Red Kite, two Green Woodpeckers, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, six Long-tailed Tits, two Marsh Tits, a Coal Tit, a Goldcrest and 13 Fieldfares. (Steve Brown).
Hailes At Hailes Abbey, a Sparrowhawk today. (Steve Brown).
Hawling area 350+ Lapwings and 170+ Golden Plovers on two fields of winter wheat and stubble at SP073219 by the minor lane N of A436. Also six Red Kites feeding on earthworms on a nearby wheat field at Salperton Estate S of the A436. (Harvey Sherwood).