Sharpness-Berkeley Pill Between Sharpness Coastguards and the Pill this morning a very elusive WATER PIPIT, five Rock Pipits, a Common Sandpiper, 15 Redshanks, 35+ Lapwings, 20 Snipe, 212+ Wigeon, six Teal, a Peregrine on the Power Station, five Skylarks, one singing, three Stonechats, six Reed Buntings and two Foxes. A second-winter Yellow-legged Gull on the pier. (MK). Pic by Mike.
Frampton On the flashes and shore viewed from Splatt Bridge a MERLIN at 2pm, a female Marsh Harrier over the 100-Acre, 80 Shelducks, two Little Egrets, a Water Rail calling, seven Redshanks, a Snipe, 53 Curlews on the river, a Kingfisher, 25 Fieldfares, a Redwing, three Stonechats, three Greenfinches and a Goldcrest. (MK).
Daglingworth The GREAT GREY SHRIKE at Park Corner in the old quarry at SO9667104334 still today. Please park carefully. At least 180 Linnets and 80 Skylarks on the fields to the N of the road. (Ken Heron).
WWT Slimbridge The drake GREEN-WINGED TEAL again on the Top New Piece viewed from Zeiss hide today. Also the Goshawk again and the CATTLE EGRET on South Lake. (Ian Hull).
Cotswold Water Park West The BLACK-NECKED GREBE still on Pit 16 this evening. Best viewed from the grassy bank off of Nightingale Way. Also an Egyptian Goose. (Mark Coller).
Thrupp At Ham Mill two Dippers and two Grey Wagtails on the river. (Keith & Lyn Perkins).
Ryeford A Dipper and a Kingfisher on the river. (Keith & Lyn Perkins).
Ashleworth Ham This afternoon birds included 30 Mute Swans, 108 Greylags, eight Canada Geese, 45 Shovelers, 240 Wigeon, 51 Teal, six Gadwalls, 14 Tufted Ducks, 85 Pintails, two Shelducks, a Little Grebe, 41 Coots, two Moorhens, 20 Mallards, three Grey Herons, four Snipe, 301 Lapwings, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, a Red Kite, three Buzzards and a Peregrine mobbed by two Buzzards and robbed of its prey. (John Fletcher).