Saturday 29th May 2021

Cotswold Water Park West     At Shorncote this morning a drake Red Crested Pochard, a pair of Egyptian Geese, two Red Kites, a Common Tern, a pair of Oystercatchers, a Little Ringed Plover, three Cuckoos (2m, 1f) and five Cetti’s Warblers. Also a Muntjac and Azure Damselflies. (MK).

Duntisbourne Leer     Three Red Kites over the A419/Duntisbourne Leer junction at 10:40am. (MK).

Stonehouse     A Kingfisher fishing on the Ocean on the canal W of St Cyr’s church this morning. (Megan Barnett).

Kingfisher by Megan Barnett

Cainscross     A Red Kite flew over this morning at 10:26am. (Karen Rogers).

Bisley     Mid morning birds included four Yellowhammers, nine Swallows, 11 Goldfinches, two Linnets and a Pied Wagtail. (John Fletcher).

Forest of Dean     Four Buzzards over Longhope, in fields opposite Hart’s Barn this afternoon, Numerous hirundines feeding very high, two Swifts and two Swallows low over the fields. (Chris Keeling).

Coombe Hill Meadows    29 Mute Swans, a pair of Canada Geese with goslings, three Teal, a male Gadwall, 20+ Mallards, 1+ Tufted Duck, a Grey Heron, a Little Egret, ten Coots, two Oystercatchers, 12+ Lapwings, at least two Redshanks, a Cuckoo, a Redstart, Reed Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Blackcap, Whitethroat, Chiffchaff and Reed Buntings all singing. (Mike Smart).

About The Gloster Birder

My name is Mike King and have lived all my life in Gloucestershire. I am happiest birding around Frampton but I especially love Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. I have birded all over Europe, in the U.S.A. and Canada, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Costa Rica, Belize, Mexico, Dominican Republic, The Gambia, Cape Verde, South Africa and most recently Zimbabwe and Botswana.
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