Cirencester A pair of Spotted Flycatchers in the Park this morning. (Chris Snook). Pic by Chris.
Coombe Hill Meadows The two colour-ringed juveniles and adult female Curlew from Hasfield Ham nest again today. Also two Red Kites, two Buzzards and a Sparrowhawk. (Ian Hull).
Ashleworth Ham This morning 73 birds caught during the Constant Effort Site ringing visit. Best bird was a juvenile Grasshopper Warbler, which had already completed its post-juvenile moult, so may not have been locally bred. Other notables included a juvenile Great Spotted Woodpecker, three Redstarts (ad & 2 juvs), seven Sedge Warblers, eight Whitethroats, two Lesser Whitethroats, four Blackcaps, two Willow Warblers, eight Chiffchaffs, 11 Goldfinches, two Bullfinches and four Reed Buntings. On the reserve a Reed Warbler still singing and small numbers of Sedge Warblers and Reed Buntings singing. (Mervyn Greening/Barrie Mills/Mike Smart).
Cleeve Hill A Kestrel, Skylarks, Meadow Pipits, Goldfinches, Linnets, Ravens, Yellowhammers, a Green Woodpecker and a Great Spotted Woodpecker. Other sightings included Large Skipper, Marbled White, Small Heath, Ringlet, Meadow Brown and Brown Argus butterflies, Cinnabar and Chimney Sweeper moths and Common Blue damselflies. (Chris & Phil Andrews).
Leighterton Two Red Kites at 5:20pm over the A46 near Leighterton. (Paul Sutton).
Lower Slaughter At Slaughter Manor two Greenfinches in a fir tree by the church. (Howard Taylor).