Frampton On Splatt flashes 117 Curlews, 15 Redshanks, a Bar-tailed Godwit, 13 Little Egrets, a Cattle Egret, a Goosander and two SPOONBILLS flew S, five more Little Egrets at Saul Warth. (Gordon Hodgson).
Spoonbills by Gordon Hodgson
Coombe Hill Meadows This morning from the Grundon hide 100+ Pintails, 100+ Wigeon, 70+ Shovelers and 300+ Teal. Also 20+ Tufted Ducks, a Great Crested Grebe, 40+ Lapwings, three Dunlins, four Redshanks, six Ruff, a Peregrine and a Goshawk over. Along the canal path c50 Fieldfares and Redwings, a Reed Bunting, a pair of Bullfinches and a Kingfisher. (Mark Longland).
Bishops Cleeve An Alexandrine Parakeet at 4:45pm on Amber Road. (Mark Longland).
Alexandrine Parakeet by Mark Longland
Forest of Dean A Red Crested Pochard on Woorgreens Lake today. (Rob Mellors). At Hewelsfield 11 Buzzards in a large field just off Hewelsfield Road today and a Goshawk at midday flew N over Barnage Lane. (Paul Woolams). A drake Wood Duck with Mandarins at Cannop ponds today. (Martin Vaisey).
Stonehouse/Eastington A Little Egret in a field below Bond’s Mill. Three Redwings flying over at the Ocean. A Raven calling at Beard’s Mill. Four Siskins in trees fringing the Rive Frome at Meadow Mill, Eastington SO779060. (Nigel Birch/Martin Wright). From Eastington to Stanley Downton Sewage Works along the River Frome two Grey Wagtails, five Chiffchaffs, a Kingfisher, two Little Egrets, four Buzzards and a Cormorant. A second hand report of a pair of Lesser Spotted Woodpecker at Pike Bridge this morning. (Bob Hindle). Near Beard’s Mill a Little Egret, a Grey Heron, a Green Woodpecker calling, two Green Sandpipers, a pair of Grey Wagtails, 11 Buzzards, a Cormorant over, a Dipper at the weir, a Raven and a male Kestrel. (Paul Sutton).
Grey Wagtail by Paul Sutton
Dipper by Paul Sutton
Cheltenham At Naunton Park, the first garden Chiffchaff of the year and another singing nearby. A singing Blackcap and five Common Gulls on the playing field. (Steve Brown).
Barrow Wake c80 Golden Plovers in a field behind Barrow Wake today. (Chris Moore).