Aylburton Warth A GREAT WHITE EGRET over NE this morning. Other birds moving NE into the wind included a Little Egret, two Golden Plovers, four Sand Martins, 70+ Swallows, 70+ House Martins, 180 Meadow Pipits, 19 Siskins and two Lesser Redpolls. Also present, a juvenile Goshawk, a Green Sandpiper, a Peregrine, a Kingfisher, two Ravens, five Blackcaps, a Whinchat, a pair of Stonechats, a Wheatear and two Grey Wagtails. (Andy Jayne).
Saul Warth At high tide 327 Dunlins, 27 Curlews, seven Ringed Plovers, three Ruff, four Grey Plovers, five Bar-tailed Godwits, at least ten Curlew Sandpipers and a Knot. Also two Tufted Ducks on the river, two Little Egrets, a Snipe flew high S, 10+ Meadow Pipits, 20+ Swallows, two Chiffchaffs, a Blackcap, a Lesser Whitethroat and a Goldcrest. (MK). This evening 60 Curlews, three Knot, three Bar-tailed Godwits, two Black-tailed Godwits, four Ringed Plovers, 181 Dunlins, two Curlew Sandpipers and a juvenile Little Stint. (Gordon Hodgson).
WWT Slimbridge Two Spotted Redshanks from Zeiss hide but no sign of the Lesser Yellowlegs today. (Helen Bojaniwska). An OTTER on the Top New Piece at 1pm. (Mark Hobson).
Forest of Dean Two FIELDFARES flew over low calling at Parkend at 10am. (Sharon Croome).
Chavenage In the Chavenage Lane area a Red Kite, three Wheatears and 120+ House Martins. (Terry Grant).
Cleeve Hill A minimum of ten Stonechats on West Down and 400- 500 Goldfinches feeding on Chicory at Wontley Farm this morning. (Duncan Dine).
Nailsworth At Ruskin Millponds six Little Egrets, six Grey Herons, a Kingfisher, a Grey Wagtail, 15 Mallards, 14 Moorhens, four Little Grebes, a Cormorant, a female Tawny Owl calling, two Marsh Tits, five Chiffchaffs, a Nuthatch, two Coal Tits and six Long-tailed Tits. (Jake King/John Fletcher). At Dunkirk millponds and Nailsworth Stream at midday a Dipper, two Grey Wagtails, a Chiffchaff, four Mallards and a Nuthatch. (John Fletcher).
Frampton The GREAT WHITE EGRET on the pond on Rosamund’s Green by the Three Horseshoes again today. (Keith Blake).
Stonehouse A Red Kite and a few flyover Lesser Redpolls this afternoon. (Jeremy Squire).