Sharpness A male BLACK REDSTART still in Dock Road today, on and around the derelict ship moored opposite the houses. (Chris Newton).
Black Redstart by Chris Newton
Slimbridge At Shepherds Patch the GLOSSY IBIS again opposite 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. (John Fletcher).
Glossy Ibis by John Fletcher
Glossy Ibis by Bob Shiret
Notgrove c150 Bramblings today with many of the males coming into breeding plumage. (Duncan Dine).
Bramblings by Duncan Dine
Saul Warth At high tide this morning a Grey Plover, a Redshank, 34 Curlews, two Oystercatchers, three Pintails, a Raven, a white Buzzard, three Fieldfares, two Redwings, a pair of Stonechats, four Meadow Pipits and a singing Chiffchaff. Three Snow Geese distant on Dumbles. Four Goshawks displaying over the Forest of Dean and a Red Kite flew N at 9am. (MK/Martin McGill).
Guiting Power A female Goshawk soaring with two Buzzards, also in the area a Sparrowhawk, two Kestrels at Hawling village, c15 Buzzards, several Red Kites, two Ravens and a Tawny Owl calling in Guiting Wood. (Rob & Petra Crofton).
Stanley Downton Five Buzzards including a very pale bird, a Red Kite over very high W, a Grey Wagtail and 100+ Pied Wagtails at the water works. (Paul Sutton).
Buzzard by Paul Sutton
Ozleworth A Yellowhammer, small flocks of Chaffinches, a pair of Jays, a flock of c400 Rooks and Crows, 11 Buzzards and two Ravens. (Paul Sutton).
Nailsworth A Little Egret, a Grey Heron diving for fish, a Grey Wagtail and a Little Grebe. (Paul Sutton).
Grey Heron by Paul Sutton
Upham Meadow, Twyning 16 Curlews, three of them with rings fitted locally in spring 2021, 21 Greylags, five Canada Geese, a Grey Heron, a Buzzard, two Skylarks, a female Stonechat, 64 Carrion Crows, two Rooks and two Reed Buntings, one singing from the M5 embankment. (Mike Smart).