Forest of Dean A BLACK REDSTART and a Grey Wagtail on the roof of St Paul’s Church at Parkend. 4 or 5 pairs or Stonechats and a Fallow Deer stag at Crabtree Hill but no sign of the Great Grey Shrike. (Chris Snook).
At Cannop Ponds at 4:30pm a Dipper at the sluice by the stoneworks and two Grey Wagtails. On the pond opposite six Greylags, seven Coots, 17 pairs of Mallards and two males and 32+ Mandarins. (Christine Mora).
Nailsworth area At Calcot Manor a late Swallow, seven Stonechats, 1800+ Fieldfares, 40+ Redwings, 3+ Bramblings, 45+ Golden Plovers and 3,800+ Common Gulls going to roost. At Hazlecote Farm a late Wheatear still. (Terry Grant).
WWT Slimbridge The SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF still by the Willow hide singing in trees above the path. (Slimbridge Sightings).
Coombe Hill Meadows Eight Pink-footed Geese at 1:30pm but flew off S at 1:40pm. (Roger Gillespie). This afternoon 50 Canada Geese, five Shovelers, eight Snipe flushed from a ditch, 50 Fieldfares, eight Cormorants flew over and 12 Mute Swans. At 4:35pm the unringed Common Crane flew in from the NE landed and stayed until it was completely dark, and was obviously going to roost. (Mike Smart).
Frampton At Splatt Bridge this morning a Marsh Harrier still showing well, a House Martin, 4+ Stonechats and a Chiffchaff. (Gordon Hodgson).
Driffield 88 Golden Plovers this afternoon at SU066988. (John Grearson).
Ryeford A Dipper singing on the Frome this morning between Ryeford and Stanley Downton. (Simon Spedding).