Saul Warth A late Wheatear, four Little Egrets, 83+ Shelducks, eight Grey Plovers, two Ringed Plovers, two Little Stints, 200+ Dunlins, 142+ Curlews, three Stonechats, 70+ Goldfinches, two Chiffchaffs with 19 Long-tailed Tit, five Jays flew NW and a Red Admiral. (Martin McGill/MK).
Nailsworth A BITTERN flew S along Nailsworth Valley at 3:45pm today, the 132nd garden tick since August 1990. Searched for nearby but not refound. (Terry Grant).
WWT Slimbridge Two Cattle Egrets and four Greenshanks on South Lake. A Red Kite over the Estuary Tower at 1:10pm. The Ross’s Goose still on the Dumbles. (Jonathan Bull). On the Rushy three Spotted Redshanks and an Avocet. Three Greenshanks from Zeiss hide and a Goshawk soaring overhead there being mobbed by Rooks at 12:50pm. (Andy Langley). A Mediterranean Gull on South Lake. (Ken Hurcombe).
Forest of Dean At Crabtree Hill two Jays, two Ravens over, five Stonechats, several Goldcrests and a Coal Tit. Good numbers of Siskins at Woorgreens, Crabtree Hill and the Arboretum. This afternoon at Speech House Woodlands carpark a male and a female Crossbill perched and a Redwing. (Andy & Sue Gibbons).
Stonehouse A Kingfisher around Bond’s Mill today and a Buzzard and a Jay over. (Paul Sutton).