Pillhouse Rocks, Tidenham A WATER PIPIT on the shoreline at Sturch Pill at ST 56745 95026 then flew over the hedge to a flooded field and feeding with Meadow Pipits today. Also two Rock Pipits. (Greg Mabbett).
Slimbridge At Shepherds Patch the GLOSSY IBIS again by the Dutch barn next to the canal at SO 72740 04303. Please park sensibly roadside or in the free car park before the bridge SO 72895 04128. (Mike Davis).
WWT Slimbridge An adult SPOONBILL on the Tack Piece and ten Knot. (Roberta Goodall).
Turkdean At least 200 Bramblings feeding under the line of beech trees just outside the village this afternoon. (Tom Mabbett).
Frampton Late morning/early afternoon, birds around the lakes included three Mandarins (2m, 1f), a large flock of Long-tailed Tits, three Cormorants together in a tree and the regular roosting Tawny Owl in Court field. On the A38 Fromebridge Mill roundabout, a male Kestrel hunting from a tree. (Nikki Smith).
Brimscombe/ Thrupp At Park Wood a Treecreeper, a Jay and a Raven circling over. (Nikki Smith).
Forest of Dean A Grey Wagtail and two Dippers just downstream of the bridge near Dean Forest Cycles. (Michael Tomkins).
Cheltenham A drake Mandarin back again on Park Campus pond. (Jeremy Holland).
Dursley A Red Kite over the High Street early afternoon. (Jonathan Bull).
Stonehouse At Stanley Downton three Buzzards, a Raven, a Green Woodpecker and two Little Egrets. A Cormorant on the canal near St Cyr’s church and the Kingfisher at the Ocean bridge this morning. (Paul Sutton).
Little Egrets by Paul Sutton
Sharpness An adult male Peregrine on the tower today. (Gord Avery).