Forest of Dean An OSPREY from New Fancy View late morning. (Kim Milsom).
Rodborough Common A HOUSE MARTIN N over the Common at 5pm. (Rich Hearn).
Cleeve Hill The BLACK REDSTART singing just next to the car park in the radio masts compound until 2pm at least. (Ian Ralphs/Duncan Dine/Tom Mabbett/Mark Easterbrook). A Wheatear at Warden’s Wood. (Les Ditchburn). 1st two pics by Mark, 3rd pic by Duncan.
Purton An Avocet at 8am on the mud banks, also today a WHITE WAGTAIL, three Swallows, four Sand Martins, six Lesser Redpolls, a Siskin, a Crossbill, a Fieldfare, a Redwing, 50 Meadow Pipits, 11 Chiffchaffs, five Blackcaps and a JACK SNIPE. (Francis Steuck).
Coombe Hill Meadows Three drake GARGANEYS and a female this morning from the Grundon hide at 9:45am. Also today three pairs of Mute Swans, four Greylags, ten Canada Geese, 22 Shelducks, 100 Wigeon, ten Gadwalls, 200 Teal, a Pintail, 84 Shovelers, 15 Tufted Ducks, 20 Coots, a pair of Oystercatchers, 12 Lapwings, three Snipe, 80 Black-tailed Godwits, four Redshanks, at least four Great Spotted Woodpeckers, 1 or 2 Skylarks, four Chiffchaffs and a Yellowhammer. (Jon Mercer/Mike Smart).
Stinchcombe Hill This morning six Wheatears, 20 Meadow Pipits and Redwings still. (James Robinson).
WWT Slimbridge A Little Ringed Plover on the Tack Piece again and 100+ Golden Plovers on the Bottom New Piece. (Dot Jones).
Frampton 30 Sand Martins, three Swallows and a Lesser Redpoll through Splatt Bridge as the mist lifted, also seven Chiffchaffs, three Blackcaps, a Red Kite N and the Willow Warbler still near Saul Lodge. (Gordon Hodgson). A Swallow over the Sailing Lake with four Sand Martins late afternoon. (Nick Goatman).
Whitminster A Red Kite over at 1:30pm mobbed by Ravens. (Martin McGill).
Cotswold Water Park West At Shorncote Reedbed at Red Kite for most the morning. Also three Cetti’s Warblers, a Chiffchaff, a pair of Red Crested Pochards, a Gadwall, four Reed Buntings, a Little Egret, a Kestrel and a Buzzard. At Pit 34 four Bullfinches, seven male Red Crested Pochards and a female. (Ken Burrows). Pics by Ken.
Symonds Yat From Yat Rock viewpoint today the resident Peregrine pair and another Peregrine on Great Doward Hill, a Goshawk, four Buzzards, the resident pair of Ravens, three Goosanders (1m, 2f), a Stock Dove, a Wren, a Green Woodpecker, three Jays, a Mistle Thrush, a Song Thrush, two Chiffchaffs singing and a Tawny Owl calling. Also a Peacock butterfly and a Bank Vole. (Chris & Phil Andrews).
Bibury A Barn Owl at 9:30pm a mile E of Bibury over the B4425. (Jon Mercer).
Stroud At Frome Banks N.R. at SO848049 birds included a pair of Dippers, two pairs of Nuthatches, a Treecreeper.a Mistle Thrush, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, a Chiffchaff, a pair of Grey Wagtails and two Speckled Wood butterflies. Also two more pairs of Grey Wagtails along the Stroudwater Canal/River Frome and three Mandarins (2m, 1f) on the canal. (Martyn Leighton).
Witcombe Reservoirs Birds today included a pair of Mute Swans, eight Canada Geese, four Greylags, eight Mallards, a pair of Shovelers, 14 Tufted Ducks, three pairs of Great Crested Grebes, 3+ Little Grebes, nine Coots, nine Moorhens, six Cormorants, a Buzzard and a male Blackcap singing. (Gord Avery).