WWT Slimbridge An OSPREY sat on a post on the Dumbles until it flew N just after 9am. A SPOONBILL still present and 12 CATTLE EGRETS in the roost. (Slimbridge Sightings).
Westbury-on-Severn An OSPREY at midday, over the river near Garden Cliff, it flew slowly towards Rodley. Probably the same bird as at WWT. (John & Viv Phillips) and possibly the bird Rich Tyler had going W over Pit 44 CWP yesterday afternoon.
Frampton pools The BONAPARTE’S GULL on the Sailing lake from 11:30am-3:30pm at least feeding along the SW side with Black-headed Gulls. (Dave Hughes/Ian Hayes). A Fieldfare, 100+ Swallows, 200+ Sand Martins, six House Martins, a male Redstart, a Common Sandpiper, 14 Willow Warblers, 38 Chiffchaffs, 31 Blackcaps, three Yellow Wagtails, a Sedge Warbler and a Green Sandpiper. (Nick Goatman). Also a White Wagtail still. (Roy Shilham).
Forest of Dean A Pied Flycatcher and a pair of Mandarins at Nagshead again today. (Ken Burrows). Speech House to Crabtree Hill a pair of Goldcrests, three singing Blackcaps, two singing Willow Warblers and a pair of Mandarins, a male Green Woodpecker, two male Stonechats, a Siskin and a male Linnet. From New Fancy View a Raven in the car park, male and female Goshawks but distant and a Crossbill and a Siskin over. At Parkend a Hawfinch, two Coal Tits and a pair of Chaffinches. (Jake King).
Netheridge Farm A JACK SNIPE, a singing Sedge Warbler, two Swallows, 10+ Chiffchaffs, three pairs of Blackcaps and two Willow Warblers at the Barn Owl Centre this morning. (Mark Hobson).
Coombe Hill Meadows Two Ruff and a Redshank today. (Chris Snook).
Ruff by Chris Snook
Gloucester A pair of Barn Owls on the outskirts of the city tonight. (Justin Collinge).
Barn Owls by Justin Collinge
Barn Owl by Justin Collinge
Stonehouse A Grey Heron on the River Frome near Bond’s Mill and another near the Sewage Works. a Little Egret at Millend Lane, a Buzzard at the Sewage Works, two Green Sandpipers on the River Frome near the Sewage Works, two Dippers at Beard’s Mill, one at Bond’s Mill and two at Millend Lane, a Cetti’s Warbler singing near Beard’s Mill, a Willow Warbler on the River Frome near Eastington Park and one at the Sewage Works. (Nigel Birch).
Chipping Campden A Willow Warbler in a neighbours Holly tree today. (Julian Bennett).
Gloucester A Greylag at Alney Island close to Lower Parting today. (Robert McAllister).