Purton A SPOONBILL flying N towards WWT at 8:35am. (Ed Drewitt).
WWT Slimbridge Three drake GARGANEYS from Zeiss hide. (Ken Mihill). A Great White Egret flew over the Rushy at 10:30am. (James Robinson).
Snowshill Five singing male Redstarts near Snowshill this morning. (Duncan Dine).
Symonds Yat In the Yat Rock area the Peregrine pair and another Peregrine on Great Doward hill nearby, Buzzards, Ravens, Stock Doves, Swallows, House Martins, Swifts, a Blackcap, Chiffchaffs, a nesting pair of Kingfishers and a pair of nesting Treecreepers. Other sightings included a Wood Mouse,a Bank Vole, Green Longhorn moths, a Rose Chafer, Ashy Mining Bees, Holly Blue and Speckled Wood butterflies. (Chris & Phil Andrews).
Saul Warth 200+ Shelducks, a pair of Gadwall, a pair of Oystercatchers, a pair of Skylarks, three Linnets and six House Martins through N this afternoon. (MK).
Batsford This afternoon a Jay in the Arboretum and a male Green Woodpecker feeding in the pasture beyond the N boundary. (Andy & Sue Gibbons).
Stonehouse A very tatty looking Red Kite cruised above Regent Street, circled over Wycliffe College, then drifted towards Stanley Downton at 7:45am. (Paul Sutton).
Cotswold Water Park West At Shorncote from the footpath on the way to the reedbed, in a field full of umbellifers, a Sedge Warbler singing and displaying. Also several Whitethroats there SU038969. (Gordon Kirk). Pic by Gordon.
Maisemore Either side of Church Road near and around the pool late afternoon birds included the two male Wood Ducks, believed escapes, and the male Red Crested Pochard of unknown origin. Also a pair of Mallards with seven ducklings, a pair of Tufted Ducks, two Moorhens, a Canada Goose, a pair of Mute Swans, two Willow Warblers, four Chiffchaffs, five Blackcaps, three Song Thrushes, two Great Spotted Woodpeckers, a Red-legged Partridge and a pair of Wrens with five fledglings. (John Fletcher).