WWT Slimbridge A WHITE STORK flew over the Rushy at 2pm and continued towards Splatt Bridge at Frampton where it seemed to land the other side of the river at 2:40pm. (Kane Brides/Sam Walker/James Robinson/Louise Bailey). Also today the GREAT SKUA on the river again and a female MARSH HARRIER. (Ian Hull). A LITTLE RINGED PLOVER on the Tack Piece then flew towards the Rushy. (Slimbridge Sightings). Pic by David Hanks.
Frampton At the Sailing Lake this morning 30 Sand Martins, a male Goldeneye, two Curlews over and a pair of Sparrowhawks displaying. (Nick Goatman). This afternoon a male Mandarin on Court Lake and two SWALLOWS flying N. (Martyn Leighton). Three GARGANEYS (2m, 1f) on Splatt flashes just N of Splatt Bridge viewed from the canal towpath again today at 3:20pm. Also 30 Curlews, four Redshanks, two Oystercatchers and two Grey Herons. (MK).
Ashleworth Ham At 6pm male and female GARGANEY and two Fieldfares. (Richard Humphrey/Maggie Mitra). A male GARGANEY still at 11:15am today. (Duncan Dine).
Coombe Hill Meadows Still two GARGANEYS this evening and a hunting Peregrine. (Jonathan Angliss).
Hawling A female MERLIN late afternoon. (Richard Tyler).
Forest of Dean In the Woorgreens/Crabtree Hill area a pair of FIRECRESTS, two male Stonechats, 4+ Siskins, three Lesser Redpolls and a Raven. Also today ten Fallow Deer, three Commas, a Peacock butterfly and three Adders. (MK). Also at Woorgreens a Buzzard, a Snipe, ten Canada Geese, six Greylags and two Coots. At Nagshead a Siskin, a male Blackcap, a Nuthatch, a Pheasant, a Redwing, two Coal Tits and a Buzzard. Also two Brimstones and a Peacock butterfly. (Martin Russell). Pics by Mike.
Cheltenham A Chiffchaff calling at Wyevale Garden Centre on the Evesham Road at midday today. (Stuart Galey).
Churchdown Male and female Siskin on feeders today. (Ingrid & Colin Twissell).
Maisemore This afternoon a Red Kite, a male Sparrowhawk, a Peregrine, two Buzzards, 11 Canada Geese, seven Mallards, two Mute Swans, four Chiffchaffs, five Greenfinches, nine Goldfinches, a Song Thrush, two Green Woodpeckers, a Skylark, three Red-legged Partridges and two Grey Partridges. (John Fletcher).