Gloucester A Red Kite overhead in Longlevens at 8:14 this morning, a garden tick. (Dave Stone).
WWT Slimbridge The female Ruddy Shelduck back on the Tack Piece this morning. Also a female Marsh Harrier distant over the Top New Piece. From Hogarth Hide a Little Ringed Plover and plenty of young Avocet, one taken by a Peregrine. (Paul Clark).
Frampton At the Sailing Lake at 11am 90+ Mute Swans, six Common Terns, a pair of Yellow Wagtails, adult and juvenile Pied Wagtail, a Cuckoo calling, three Swifts, six Sand Martins, a House Martin, a Swallow, a male Reed Bunting and male Black-tailed Skimmer. (MK). Pic by Mike.
Coombe Hill Meadows A Ringed Teal (or hybrid) still today on the Snipe Pool. (Jeff Kirby). Pic by Jeff.
Edge Around Rudge Hill NNR a Tree Pipit, two Meadow Pipits, 24 Swifts, two Swallows, seven Willow Warblers, two Chiffchaffs, three Buzzards, a male Kestrel and many Marbled White butterflies. (John Fletcher).
Forest of Dean A juvenile Blackcap at Nagshead this morning, on the path near the car park moved to the edge where it’s parent was calling. (Chris Keeling).