Sharpness A MANX SHEARWATER briefly off of Coastguards at 7:20am. Then off of Middle Point at 9:10am (Martin McGill) and finally off of Hock Ditch at 9:50am. It was drifting back down in the middle of the river at 10:25am. Also a female Stonechat and a female Sparrowhawk. (MK).
Coombe Hill Meadows The LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER still distant this morning amongst Lapwing and Teal, from the Grundon Hide. Also a Jay on a fencepost near the Snipe Pool, and a Green Woodpecker and female Great Spotted Woodpecker from the dragonfly bench beside the canal. (Andy Jayne/Andy & Sue Gibbons). Wellies recommended.
WWT Slimbridge A CURLEW SANDPIPER amongst the Dunlin and Ringed Plovers from Zeiss hide this morning. (Paul Masters). The juvenile Black Tern still over South Lake and the Spotted Redshank still. (Dot Jones/Matt Lathan). The SPOONBILL from South Lake again this afternoon. (Ken Mihill). The BITTERN showing well from Zeiss hide, also a juvenile Garganey, a Marsh Harrier, three Golden Plovers, a Peregrine and a Cetti’s Warbler singing this afternoon. (Craig Reed/Helen Bojaniwska).
Frampton From Splatt Bridge this afternoon a SANDWICH TERN flew downriver at 4:20pm, a Yellow Wagtail, a Grey Wagtail, 62 Meadow Pipits, 15 Swallows, eight Chiffchaffs and a SPOONBILL feeding mid-channel. (Gordon Hodgson).
Nailsworth 550+ House Martins and 20+ Swallows S during several brief watches today. (Terry Grant).
Cotswold Water Park West At Pit 57 two Hobbies this afternoon. (Terry Grant).
Gretton A male Green Woodpecker digging up ants from a garden lawn this afternoon. (Roger Wasley). Pic by Roger.
Gloucester A female Pheasant in the garden today at 4:15pm at Bullfinch Road, Abbeydale. (Lori Besent).
Little Farmcote 15+ Swallows feeding over cattle at 10am. (Bob Fryer).