Frampton A first-winter BONAPARTE’S GULL on the Sailing Lake from 4:30pm until 6:35pm at least, favouring the far end of the lake. The first record for the Pools. (Nick Goatman).
Ashleworth Ham A SANDWICH TERN flew southwards in front of the hide at 2:30pm. Two Little Egrets, six Mute Swans, 13 Greylags, four Canada Geese, 42 Wigeon, 84 Teal, 50 Shovelers, 16 Mallards, three Tufted Ducks, two Pintails, two Gadwalls, four Shelducks, 73 Black-tailed Godwits, two Oystercatchers, four Lapwings, seven Curlews, 24 Snipe, 29 Coots, three Moorhen, a Water Rail calling, a WILLOW WARBLER sang once at 12:39pm, a female Peregrine, four Buzzards over the river with three towards Coombe Hill at the same time, at least 16 Sand Martins and at least 12 Swallows. (Ken Heron). 40+ Fieldfares flew through today. (Richard Humphrey).
Bishops Cleeve The Alexandrine Parakeet still at 11:30am. (Ken Heron).
Stinchcombe Hill A male Wheatear this morning and a Crossbill heading E. (James Robinson/Mike Davis).
Nailsworth A male Peregrine hunting over the valley and 12+ Buzzards. (Terry Grant).
Chavenage Lane area 240+ Fieldfares, 40+ Redwings, 18+ Buzzards and at least 173 Golden Plovers, many in summer plumage, feeding in fields. (Terry Grant).
Tewkesbury In meadows along the Severn, S of Lower Lode eight Mute Swans, 15 Canada Geese, eight Mallards and two Teal, two Oystercatchers, at least two Curlews and a Sand Martin. At Lower Lode brickpits two Mute Swans, two Shelducks, two Gadwalls, ten Tufted Ducks, a GREAT WHITE EGRET, a Grey Heron, ten Cormorants, two Great Crested Grebes and a Little Grebe whinnying. (Mike Smart).
Coombe Hill Meadows Two Curlews, a Common Sandpiper, two Ringed Plovers, two Dunlins, a Little Egret and a Sand Martin. (Eric Harris). Also eight Lapwings, a Redshank, eight Pied Wagtails, a pair of Pintails, Wigeon ,several Teal and two Shelducks. A Sparrowhawk mobbing a larger raptor, probably a ringtail Hen Harrier. (Alan Baxter).
Aylburton Common A Red Kite again today at 4:20pm. (Martin Vaisey). Also a Goshawk and a Peregrine over this afternoon. (Jonny Gentle).
Cleeve Hill A Goshawk attacking Buzzards over the Bill Smiley Nature Reserve at 3pm. (Jeremy Squire).