Forest of Dean Two Sparrowhawks over Sandford Terrace in Aylburton this morning. At Crabtree Hill four Crossbills, 20 Siskins, two Stonechats and some big flocks of Mistle Thrushes and Redwings. (Jonny Gentle). At Woorgreens today at least 300 Fieldfares through and hundreds of Redwings, also a continuing passage of Siskins and Lesser Redpolls, probably 100 of each, and a few Bramblings over. 35 Siskins and 50 Lesser Redpolls ringed today. (Rob Husbands).
Nailsworth A fairly heavy movement of thrushes throughout the day. A count between 12:05-1:35pm saw 875+ Fieldfares and 365+ Redwings most flying W. A number of first-winter Blackbirds dropped in occasionally in twos and threes. Also 750+ Wood Pigeons, three Siskins, three garden Goldcrests and a female Green Woodpecker. (Terry Grant).
Green Woodpecker by Terry Grant
Chavenage Lane Late afternoon 520+ Fieldfares and 375+ Redwings moving W and two Red Kites circling. (Terry Grant).
Kingswood This morning at GWT’s Nind reserve, 3+ Siskins and a Little Egret. (Vic Polley).
WWT Slimbridge Today 11 Russian White-fronted Geese and two Greenland White-fronted Geese, five Bewick’s Swans, the Spoonbill and 16 Ruff. (Jeanne Vitkovskis/Dot Jones).
Coombe Hill Meadows Birds included 20 Mute Swans, 140 Greylags, 70 Canada Geese, two Shelducks, 495 Wigeon, seven Gadwalls, 58 Teal, 90 Mallards, seven Pintails, 64 Shovelers, a Grey Heron, a Little Egret, a Cormorant, a Black-tailed Godwit, 80+ Lapwings, four Dunlins, ten Pied Wagtails, multiple mixed flocks of 20+ Fieldfares and Redwings and a Reed Bunting. (David Anderson/Mike Smart/Paul Clark).
Leigh Meadows Ten Mute Swans, two Grey Herons, five Snipe, a Meadow Pipit, 40 Redwings and a Reed Bunting. (Mike Smart).
Cobney Meadows Two Mute Swans, five Mallards and a Jack Snipe today. (Mike Smart).
Ashleworth Ham Two Greylags, 205 Canada Geese, seven Wigeon, a Teal, 80 Mallards, a Kestrel, four Pintails, five Snipe and three Meadow Pipits. (Mike Smart).