Frampton At Splatt Bridge this morning an adult LITTLE GULL, a Sand Martin and a male MERLIN. Also a male Goldeneye, 64 Curlews, 11 Redshanks, five Oystercatchers, nine Black-tailed Godwits, six Pintails, 14 Little Egrets, two Blackcaps and two Cetti’s Warblers. (Gordon Hodgson). The LITTLE GULL visited the Sailing Lake mid-afternoon but was back on Splatt flashes at 5:30pm. Also a Barn Owl here late afternoon. At the pools a CATTLE EGRET came in with 23 Little Egrets, five Chiffchaffs, 50+ Redwings, 100+ Fieldfares, two Oystercatchers, two Shelducks and two Mandarins. (Nick Goatman/Seb Buckton). Pics by Gordon.
WWT Slimbridge From the Estuary Tower an adult SPOONBILL flew into the scrape just before noon. Also three Grey Plovers, a CATTLE EGRET, a unringed Common Crane and a displaying male Goldeneye on the River Severn. (Paul Rich).
Cotswold Water Park West A PINK-FOOTED GOOSE in a field SE of Pit 75 this afternoon. Also five Curlews here. (Mark Gurney).
Sudeley A female Goosander in the Castle Grounds today. A new bird for SP02. (Nigel Wakerley).
Minsterworth Ham 18 Black-tailed Godwits, an Oystercatcher, a Curlew and two Green Sandpipers today. (Andy Jayne).
Walmore Common 12 Black-tailed Godwits, two Oystercatchers and a Redshank today. (Andy Jayne).
Andoversford A Barn Owl flew low across the Stow road 1 mile before Andoversford traffic lights at 4:30pm. (Roy Shilham).
Coombe Hill Meadows A Chiffchaff singing today. (Mike Smart).
Leigh Meadows 16 Mute Swans, two Shelducks, 53 Wigeon, two Teal, a pair of Gadwalls, 5+ Mallards, a pair of Shovelers, three Tufted Ducks, a Little Egret, a Grey Heron, a Buzzard, five Coots, two Moorhens, six Oystercatchers, a Lapwing, a Curlew, two Green Sandpipers, a Kingfisher, two Skylarks, 140 Fieldfares, a Redwing, a Chiffchaff singing, a Treecreeper singing and two male Reed Buntings. (Mike Smart).
Cobney Meadows Two Canada Geese and a Chiffchaff singing. (Mike Smart).
Haw Bridge On the East bank of the Severn a pair of Mandarins, three Wigeon, 55 Black-headed Gulls and 50 Common Gulls. (Mike Smart).
Hasfield Ham Two Curlews bubbling and a Chiffchaff singing. (Mike Smart).
Newent At Betty Daws Wood four Mandarins, two Marsh Tits, a singing Chiffchaff, a Treecreeper, four Buzzards and lots of Wild Daffodils. (Robin Griffiths).