Cotswold Water Park West At Shorncote Reedbed around Pits 85a and b birds today included three Common Terns, a Kingfisher, a Red Kite, an Oystercatcher, three Lapwings, two Buzzards, a Kestrel, a Little Grebe, a pair of Mute Swans with eight cygnets, 13 Mallards, male and female Tufted Duck, a Gadwall, two Grey Herons, four Bullfinches, two Greenfinches, three Grey Wagtails, a Green Woodpecker, two Stock Doves, five Swifts, a Swallow, two Cetti’s Warblers, eight Sedge Warblers including a family of five, three Reed Warblers and seven Reed Bunting. (John Fletcher/Jake King).
Forest of Dean At Whitecroft Siskins visiting the garden, a red and yellow ringed Dipper along the brook between Whitecroft and Parkend, a Beautiful Demoiselle and a Marbled White. (Bernie Dumbleton).
Stroud At 7:45am along the Thames- Severn canal two Grey Wagtails, one at Thrupp and one at Bowbridge. Also a Cormorant resting on a factory roof. (Nikki Smith).
Cheltenham Four young Sparrowhawks in a nest at Pittville Park are close to fledging. (John Sanders). Pic by John.