WWT Slimbridge A Curlew Sandpiper with Dunlin from Zeiss hide today. (Nigel Tucker).
Gloucester A Ring-necked Parakeet flew across Robinswood Hill CP towards St, Barnabas at 2pm (possibly yesterday’s Westgate bird). 40+ Swifts over Tuffley this evening hawking ants at 5:30pm, then several more groups of 5 or 6 before 7pm. (Ian Elphick).
Coombe Hill Meadows Today a Golden Plover in heavy moult, a Dunlin, three Green Sandpipers, two Greenshanks, 40+ Lapwings, up to nine Snipe, a Wood Sandpiper, a Common Sandpiper, a Peregrine, a Hobby, two Grey Herons, 3+ Teal, a Mallard with six well-grown young and five Whinchats. Beware of the Hornets nest in the Grundon hide. (John Harvey/Graham Smith/Nigel Young/Ian Hull/Colin Greenfield).
Green Sandpiper by Nigel Young
Chavenage Lane/Calcot area 450+ Swifts S between 11am and 1:15pm, 25+ Whitethroats along one hedge, 5+ Willow Warblers, 4+ Chiffchaffs, four Stonechats, a Spotted Flycatcher and a Red Kite. Also four Common Lizards basking in the sun. (Terry Grant).
Hawling An early passage Wheatear at Southdown Farm this morning at SP058223. (Harvey Sherwood).
Tresham Early evening a QUAIL calling again. Also a Yellow Wagtail and a Corn Bunting. (Paul Rich).
Frampton At the pools a Garden Warbler, a young Reed Warbler, a Whitethroat, a Cetti’s Warbler, a Lesser Whitethroat and a Blackcap. On the Sailing Lake an adult Yellow-legged Gull and seven Common Terns. (Nick Goatman). This morning at 10:10am four Curlews over Court Lake field heading towards the Severn estuary. (Tanya Allen).
Bourton-on-the-Water Around Field Barn Park Camping site today at SP1619 a QUAIL calling between 6-7am, a Grey Partridge, three Red-legged Partridges, two Marsh Tits, 16 Swallows, 11 Linnets, 24+ Goldfinches, five Greenfinches, a Willow Warbler, two Yellowhammers, three Chaffinches, a Grey Wagtail, two Stock Doves, three Buzzards, a Red Kite, two Ravens, two Great Crested Grebes, a Grey Heron, two Gadwalls, two Cormorants, two Tufted Ducks and four Mallards. (John Fletcher).
Forest of Dean At Woorgreens several male Southern Hawkers holding territory around the lake. (Roger Wasley).