Forest of Dean In the Crabtree Hill area the GREAT GREY SHRIKE showing for 5-10 minutes at noon. Also three Jays, two Stonechats, a Treecreeper, a Coal Tit and a very active flock of Siskins. In the Woorgreens area two Crossbills (1+ male) and on the lake nine Goosanders (five drakes). (Andy & Sue Gibbons). Six Goosanders (3m & 3f) at Mallards Pike today. (Ben Locke).
Sharpness A SHAG on the pool at SARA today. (Andy Jordan).
Frampton A SHAG picked up in a horse paddock in Haresfield t, released on Court Lake. (Nick Goatman).
Saul Two CATTLE EGRETS and 33 Little Egrets again late morning in the horse paddocks to the right of the Saul-Arlingham road approaching from Cadbury Bridge. (Vic Polley).
WWT Slimbridge A Water Rail feeding in front of Willow hide. (Roger Wasley). Pics by Roger. Six Egyptian Geese still on South Lake today. (@Lonsdale686).
Winchcombe A Tawny Owl calling at night and a Greenfinch and Song Thrush in the garden. (Andrew Worthington).
Gloucester At Horsebere Brook Flood Storage Area birds included ten Mallards, five Teal, a Kingfisher and 60 Meadow Pipits. (Gordon Avery).
Witcombe Reservoirs Birds today included a Canada Goose, seven Greylags, three Mute Swans, 37 Mallards, seven Teal, four Tufted Ducks, three Little Grebes, three Great Crested Grebes, six Moorhens, 36 Coots, a Grey Heron, six Cormorants, 87 Black-headed Gulls and a Herring Gull. (Gordon Avery).
Shab Hill A Red Kite quartering the fields and feeding on the ground and a flock of 27 Skylarks. (Gordon Avery).