Saul Warth At high tide this morning a Crossbill heard, the first returning Wheatear, a Whinchat, two Stonechats, a Whitethroat, a Chiffchaff, a Reed Bunting, two Grey Wagtails, a female/immature Marsh Harrier hunting the shoreline, two Buzzards, a female Kestrel, 20 Avocets and four Dunlins. Also a COMMON SEAL close inshore eating a large Salmon. (MK). Pics by Mike.
Bourton-on-the-Water Two Common Terns and a Kingfisher fishing the Carp Farm pit. (Andy Lewis).
Coombe Hill Meadows 5+ Whinchats early afternoon, best viewed from the canal path further W beyond the boardwalk to the Grundon hide; from the hide a Little Egret and a Little Ringed Plover. (Andy & Sue Gibbons).
Stinchcombe Hill This morning Blackcaps, Whitethroats and a Garden Warbler also six Spotted Flycatchers feeding on the top branches of a large conifer. (James Robinson).
Daneway Banks At 3:30pm a male Redstart and two Spotted Flycatchers, one feeding a juvenile. (David Bullock/Jane Sedgeley-Strachan).
Forest of Dean An escaped Zebra Finch on a back garden feeder at 3:30pm in Brierley. (Alan Williams).