Chavenage Lane area A male MERLIN, two Red Kites, seven Stonechats, 80+ Fieldfares and 350+ Golden Plovers which eventually circled to roost in fields near the Barton End lay-by. (Terry Grant).
WWT Slimbridge A CATTLE EGRET around the site this morning. A Curlew Sandpiper and a Little Stint from Zeiss hide today. A wing-tagged Marsh Harrier on the Bottom New Piece. (Ian Hull).
Sharpness A Common Sandpiper today. (Paul Taylor).
Frampton pools This afternoon 87+ Mute Swans, a pair of Egyptian Geese, 17 Shovelers, 13 Wigeon and Water Rail calling, 11 Cormorants, a Cetti’s Warbler, a Coal Tit, a Siskin, 200+ Woodpigeons NW and an adult Yellow-legged Gull still on the Sailing Lake. Also eight Pochards (5m), 28 Gadwalls, a drake Mandarin, three Little Egrets, a Stonechat, three Chiffchaffs with tit flocks, a Grey Wagtail and 30+ Redwings. (MK/Gordon Hodgson).
Forest of Dean 24 Mandarins (14 m) on Cannop S pond this afternoon, also two Grey Wagtails on the sluice at the S end and a Great Spotted Woodpecker near the N end. (Andy & Sue Gibbons)
Ashleworth Ham A Whooper Swan and a Barnacle Goose today. (Rob Lewis).
Stinchcombe Hill This morning four Crossbills, 17 Chaffinches, 21 Redwings, two Linnets and a Siskin. (James Robinson).
Longney Early afternoon birds included two Little Egrets, 19 Mallards, a Cormorant, three Stonechats (2m, 1f), three Fieldfares, ten House Sparrows, two Goldfinches, four Pied Wagtails, a Grey Wagtail, 150+ Carrion Crows, a Buzzard and a Sparrowhawk. (John Fletcher).