Cotswold Water Park West A female Marsh Harrier at Shorncote Reedbeds NR hunting right in front of Hayward hide this morning. (Dave Soons). Pic by Dave.
Saul/Frampton The juvenile SHAG again on the landing stage of the flour mill N of Cadbury bridge at noon and on the canal there two hours later catching and eating a fish. On the canal between Cadbury and Splatt Bridges a female RED-BREASTED MERGANSER, repeatedly flushed by boats but favouring the same general area. Also W of the canal (from the towpath) c25 Shelducks, a Grey Heron, two Little Egrets, two Kestrels and two Stonechat pairs. (Andy & Sue Gibbons).
Leighterton A Merlin near Drews Farm this afternoon. Also large flocks of Fieldfares and Redwings. (Paul Rich).
Sharpness This morning two Goldeneyes flew W through the Docks and then presumably S along the Severn. (Andy Jordan).
Winstone c150 Golden Plovers circled then flew W over A417 near Winstone late morning. (Jon Mercer).
Leckhampton Hill 23 Golden Plovers and three Yellowhammers this afternoon. (Les Ditchburn).
WWT Slimbridge Two juvenile Greenland White-fronted Geese on the Dumbles viewed from Zeiss hide this morning. (Mark Hobson). A Water Rail from Willow hide today. (Alan Mcilquham). Pic by Alan.
Coombe Hill Meadows Eight Mute Swans, 18 Greylags, 120 Canada Geese, nine Shelducks, 200 Wigeon, 20 Teal, ten Mallards, 22 Pintails, 34 Shovelers, four Gadwalls, 60 Tufted Ducks, 12 Pochards, a Goosander, two Little Grebes, 18 Lapwings, 300 Black-headed Gulls, five Lesser Black-backed Gulls, a Sparrowhawk, a Cetti’s Warbler, a Chiffchaff, 50 Fieldfares and five Redwings today. Grundon hide still inaccessible. (Mike Smart/Andy Jayne).
Cheltenham Five Nuthatches on a tree near the metal bridge in Pittville Park this afternoon. (Clare McNulty).
Gloucester A Jay at Barnwood Arboretum this morning. (Simon Hart).