WWT Slimbridge The BITTERN flew S over the Rushy at 8:20am. (Steve Heaven). At 12:10pm the BITTERN was seen from Zeiss hide in flight briefly then dropped into the Bottom New Piece out of sight. At 3pm the Spotted Redshank was sleeping amongst godwits on South Lake. (Les Ditchburn).
Symonds Yat From Yat Rock viewpoint today the Peregrine pair and an adult Peregrine on Great Doward Hill, a Sparrowhawk, four Buzzards, four Ravens, two Stock Doves, a Grey Heron, Swallows, House Martins, and six Mandarins. Other sightings included a Bank Vole, a Common Darter, Holly Blue, Large White, Small White, Comma, Red Admiral and Speckled Wood butterflies. (Chris & Phil Andrews).
Stinchcombe Hill This morning a Wheatear, two Spotted Flycatchers, plenty of Chiffchaffs and Blackcaps, Meadow Pipits moving S and five Ravens. (James Robinson).
Hidcote At the NT garden a Red Kite over, a Tawny Owl calling from 4:45pm and three Hummingbird Hawk Moths. (Andy & Sue Gibbons).
Hucclecote A juvenile Sparrowhawk in the garden today. (Harold Smith). Pic by Harold.
Brand Green Woods Three Ravens, two Green Woodpeckers, four Coal Tits, a Nuthatch heard, two Song Thrushes and three Buzzards. (John Fletcher).
Coombe Hill Meadows Along the canal a Buzzard and a Redstart. Also Comma, Large and Small Whites and Speckled Wood butterflies, dragonflies included Migrant Hawker, Black-tailed Skimmer and Common Darter. (Keith White).
Cam A Hummingbird Hawk Moth around flowers outside flats at Elm Lodge today. (Paul Sutton).