Cleeve Hill At 8:35am a QUAIL calling from the open grass circle in the middle of Wardens Wood, Westdown, until a dog walker passed by. Nothing heard after that. (Arthur Ball). 300 House Martins going through this morning. (Duncan Dine). At least 100 House Martins gathering on the escarpment, intermittently landing in the shrubby trees. (Michael Barwick).
Saul Warth A male Redstart, two Yellow Wagtails, six Meadow Pipits, 4+ Chiffchaffs, a male Blackcap, a Lesser Whitethroat, and on the river four distant Bar-tailed Godwits, three Grey Herons and a Little Egret. (MK).
Frampton The GREAT WHITE EGRET on the pond on Rosamund’s Green by the Three Horseshoes again this afternoon. (Andy Jordan). A GREAT WHITE EGRET at 3:45pm on Court Lake and a GREAT WHITE EGRET at 4:36pm on the private pond just W of the Sailing Lake. (Ken Heron).
Nailsworth At Barton End this morning 500 Swallows, 360 Meadow Pipits, 110 House Martins, 25 Siskins, a Yellow Wagtail and two Dunnocks over S by 9am. (Francis Steuck).
Stinchcombe Hill A Wheatear, a Yellow Wagtail, at least one White Wagtail in a flock of 40 Pied Wagtails, 16 Siskins, 140 Meadow Pipits and nine Chiffchaffs. (James Robinson).
Forest of Dean Two Marsh Tits on the bird table at Cannop ponds. Also two Coal Tits and a Nuthatch. (Chris Keeling).
Stonehouse Between 6-6:30pm 20+ Swallows high over the garden all going SE towards Selsley. (Paul Sutton).
Brand Green At Collin Park Woods, including GWT nature reserve this afternoon five Song Thrushes, six Nuthatches, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, two Buzzards, a Raven, a Goldcrest, a male Blackcap, a Chiffchaff, 18 Mallards and two Moorhens. (John Fletcher).