Frampton Early morning from the towpath N of Splatt, two Little Egrets, two Common Terns, a Redshank, two Lapwings, two Whimbrels, a Cuckoo, 20+ Swifts, three Lesser Whitethroats and a Water Vole. (MK/Martin Wightman). Five Hobbies on Court Lake and a Cetti’s Warbler by the Sailing Lake. (Martin Wightman). The Ross’s Goose still on Court Lake today. (Mike Beer).
Ross’s Goose by Mike Beer
WWT Slimbridge At Mid Point, a male Whinchat, a male Greenland Wheatear, a Grasshopper Warbler reeling quietly, a Peregrine on the Dumbles, Avocets everywhere, 30 Black-tailed Godwits and a Little Ringed Plover on the Rushy. (MK).
Little Ringed Plover by Mike King
Greenland Wheatear by Mike King
Whinchat by Mike King
Saul Warth 15 Whimbrels and c70 Dunlins, a male Mandarin on Saul Lodge pond and a Mistle Thrush. (Richard Williams).
Edge A Cuckoo at Rudge Hill N.R. this morning. (Simon Hart/Ian Elphick). Also a Peregrine flew over low. (Ian Elphick).
Gloucester A Peregrine at 9:30am circling Tuffley being mobbed by gulls it gained height and headed off SW. (Ian Elphick). A Common Sandpiper reported from Horsbere Brook today and yesterday. (per Ian Elphick). At Linden five Swifts newly arrived at 7:30pm. (Mo Croose-Johnson).
Cleeve Hill At least 24 Wheatears still this morning, three Cuckoos, four Redstarts and a Tree Pipit. Plenty of Dingy Skippers along with Small Blues, Small Heath and Green Hairstreaks. Pyrausta nigrata and Small Purple-Barred were day-flying moths present. (Greg Lee). At least six Wheatears and a Whinchat in the field in front of the masts car parking this evening. (Roberta Goodall).
Stonehouse At the Ocean, a Goldcrest, a Jay, a Chiffchaff and Swallows. At Beards Mill two Dippers and a Grey Wagtail. 10+ Swallows and 150+ House Martins at Stanley Downton water treatment works. (Paul Sutton).
Dipper by Paul Sutton
Longney At the sands and along the Severn Way late afternoon three Shelducks, two Chiffchaffs. two Blackcaps, two male Reed Buntings, two Sedge Warblers, two Skylarks, five Swallows, a Kestrel and a Buzzard. (John Fletcher).