Stinchcombe Hill A male Stonechat, 80 Meadow Pipits, small groups of Siskins and Chaffinches on the move, 60+ Goldfinches, 15 Chiffchaffs, several Blackcaps, and a constant movement of hirundines heading S this morning. (James Robinson).
WWT Slimbridge From Zeiss hide today seven Curlew Sandpipers and six Ruff and another Curlew Sandpiper on South Lake. (Martin McGill/Jonathan Bull).
Frampton From the towpath at Splatt Bridge this morning, two Great White Egrets, two Egyptian Geese, two Lapwings, five Snipe, two Ruff, a Greenshank and a Green Sandpiper. A Tree Pipit and four Yellow Wagtails over, a Redstart, a Stonechat, a Marsh Harrier and a Peregrine. 24 Avocets and ten Black-tailed Godwits on the river. (Gordon Hodgson).
Saul Warth Late morning 18 Avocets, four Bar-tailed Godwits, 20+ Curlews, two Grey Herons and two Little Egrets on the river. A Whinchat, three Stonechats, two Lesser Whitethroats, two Chiffchaffs, a Blackcap, 56+ Swallows, six Meadow Pipits, two Skylarks, a Greenfinch, a female Reed Bunting, a Hobby, a Kestrel and a Buzzard. (MK).
Forest of Dean 30+ House Martins over May Hill village this morning. Two regular Marsh Tits at the garden feeder. (Rob & Gillian Guest).
Bussage A Goshawk very high over the Toadsmoor Valley this morning also two Swallows and a very late Swift feeding over a freshly mown hay meadow. (Mike Cook).
Frampton Mansell Three Golden Plovers and two Lapwings in a field at Emmerson Lane, first thing. Also five Yellowhammers, two Corn Buntings, 30 Goldfinches, 11 Linnets, a Skylark, a Meadow Pipit and a Grey Heron. (Mike Cook).
Stonehouse At Doverow Hill three Buzzards, two Green Woodpeckers, a female Great Spotted Woodpecker, a Goldcrest and a Tawny Owl. (Paul Sutton).
Nailsworth This afternoon a Little Egret on the flood overflow ponds, viewed from the cycle track. (Paul Sutton). 375+ Swallows, 40+ House Martins and a Hobby flying S between 3:40-6:15pm and a Great White Egret flying SSE at 4:50pm. (Terry Grant).
Walmore Common This afternoon a Little Egret and a Kingfisher. (Rob & Gillian Guest).
Cleeve Hill From Bill Smylie and the Masts reserve a Red Kite, a female Sparrowhawk, a Kestrel, a Buzzard, Linnets, Swallows and c200/300 House Martins feeding above the small copse in the masts reserve, four Meadow Pipits, Goldfinches, six Stonechats, and three Wrens. Other sightings included Small Copper, Red Admiral, Speckled Wood, Small Heath, Brown Argus, Common Blue, Large, Small and Green-veined White butterflies, Seven-Spot Ladybirds and a Common Lizard. (Chris & Phil Andrews).