Frampton The SPOTTED CRAKE again tonight at Splatt Bridge, calling from 10:10pm. Listen from the gate on the towpath only. (Paul Masters).
WWT Slimbridge From Zeiss hide three GARGANEYS on the Top New Piece. Also a Greenshank, two Knot, 35 Avocets, 34 Redshanks and two male Ruff. On the Rushy 53 Black-tailed Godwits, six Avocets and a Green Sandpiper. Another Green Sandpiper on the Tack Piece. On South Lake 116 Avocets including chicks, a Common Sandpiper, a Green Sandpiper and two Little Ringed Plovers. (Ian Hull/Dot Jones).
Forest of Dean At May Hill two pairs of Stonechats on top of the Hill, it’s suspected one pair has bred. Also a Garden Warbler singing in the scrub lower down the Hill. (Rob Guest). At St. Briavels a Red Kite flying in a westerly direction at 1:30pm. (Bob Broughton).
Coombe Hill Canal At least 12 Sedge Warblers, mostly in family parties, and three female Emperor dragonflies laying eggs. (Roger Wasley). Pics by Roger.
Gretton A Stoat looking for prey in the garden early evening. (Roger Wasley).