Leighterton Along the lane between Leighterton and Didmarton a TURTLE DOVE flew S along the lane at 4:50pm. Also a Hobby here. (Terry Grant).
Forest of Dean A male and a female Cuckoo at Crabtree Hill this morning. (Piers Suckling/Rob Husbands).
Gloucester This afternoon at 3:30pm a Red Kite drifted northwards across Robinswood Hill. (Ian Elphick).
Winchcombe At Langley Lane at midday a Greenfinch, a Linnet, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, a Buzzard, three Blackcaps, a Chiffchaff and 20+ Swallows and House Martins. (Stuart Galey).
Coombe Hill Meadows This evening 16 Mute Swans, a pair of Canada Geese with five goslings, a pair of Shelducks, a pair of Gadwalls, 30 Mallards including two females with three and seven ducklings, a drake Shoveler, a pair of Tufted Ducks, the Coot nest on south scrape has hatched, a pair of Oystercatchers with two chicks, 15+ Lapwings including five young, at least four adult Redshanks and a fledged chick, four Curlews came in to roost, a Cuckoo and at least three Sedge Warblers still. (Mike Smart).
Ashleworth Ham Two Lapwings and two juveniles, a Grey Heron, a Little Egret, four Canada Geese, a very noisy Great Spotted Woodpecker family, a Cuckoo calling, distant Curlews heard bubbling trill and a Kingfisher in flight. (Martin Russell). Pic by Martin.