Coombe Hill Meadows A Great White Egret, a pair of GARGANEYS, 192 Black-tailed Godwits, two Ruff, three Redshanks, two White Wagtails and a Little Owl today. (Ken Heron/Ian Hull).
Forest of Dean At Blakeneyhill Woods this afternoon a Red Kite, a Goshawk heard, three Firecrests, a Brambling, two Hawfinches, a pair of Crossbills and 10+ Siskins. (Andy Jayne). At Parkend a Treecreeper and a Nuthatch in the garden of the Fountain Inn. Along Cannop Brook, southward from the footbridge opposite the cycle shop, a Dipper with a green right leg ring, also a Woodcock flushed from scrub beside the path and flew across the brook. (Andy & Sue Gibbons). Three Goshawks and two Peregrines from New Fancy View and four Hawfinches at Parkend. (Tan Grigg).
Severn Way, Elmore Back to Weir Green A SHORT-EARED OWL flew over high from the Quedgeley direction, Kingfishers, a pair of Yellowhammers and a Green Sandpiper on a flooded pool. (Jeremy Squire).
Minsterworth Ham 17 Little Egrets on a dried out pool today. (Jeremy Squire).
Frampton From Splatt Bridge this morning two Merlins, 30 Curlews, 14 Redshanks, four Oystercatchers, 15 Dunlins, a Pintail, two Shovelers and a Great White Egret. Overhead two Lesser Redpolls, five Golden Plovers and two Red Kites all flew N. (Gordon Hodgson). Early morning around the pools 23 Chiffchaffs, three Blackcaps, ten Curlews, a Ross’s Goose, 121 Barnacle Geese, 16 Canada Geese, 37 Greylags, 102 Tufted Ducks, 15 Gadwalls, two Shovelers, a male Mandarin, ten Teal, 58 Coots, 18 Moorhens, five Great Crested Grebes, a Little Grebe, three Cetti’s Warblers, 10+Siskins and a Raven. (Nick Goatman).
Berkeley Pill At high tide this morning three female Goosanders, 52 Wigeon, 12 Teal, three Gadwalls, six Shelducks, four Mallards, 18 Redshanks and four Snipe. (Dave Emery).
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. (Tan Grigg).
Cotswold Water Park West Four Black-tailed Godwits at Shorncote early morning, had gone by 9:30am. Other birds included two Oystercatchers, a Green Sandpiper, a Water Rail, three Cetti’s Warblers and a Brambling. (Jon Mercer).
Black-tailed Godwits by Jon Mercer
Cotswold Water Park East At Pit 127 a Redshank, an Oystercatcher, 11 Red Crested Pochards, two pairs of Gadwalls and 23 Teal. On Pit 126 a Water Rail and seven Red Crested Pochards. On Pit 125 an Oystercatcher. On Pit 123 a pair of Goosanders, a Kingfisher and a female Goldeneye. On Pit 116 64 Wigeon and 14 Red Crested Pochards. On Pit 114 76 Tufted Ducks and 18 Great Crested Grebes. In Whelford Pools car park singing Blackcap, Chiffchaff and Cetti’s Warbler. (John Durell/Robin Griffiths).
Aylburton Warth/Guscar Rocks 13 Canada Geese, 26 Shelducks, 30 Wigeon, 40 Teal, two Mallards, six Oystercatchers, four Dunlins, 268 Curlews, 20 Redshanks, a Turnstone, three singing Skylarks, a singing Meadow Pipit, a Raven and two singing Reed Buntings. (Mike Smart).
Bourton-on-the-Water Two Oystercatchers on one of the north pits, two Cetti’s Warblers singing at each other by the south pit, where there are now only four Wigeon left. (Andy Lewis).
South Woodchester A Raven high over the Bath Road. (Nikki Smith).
Nailsworth At the stream lakes two Grey Herons, two Treecreepers and a Nuthatch. Nikki Smith).
Bishops Cleeve A Red Kite at 2:22pm. (Ken Heron).
Highnam By the church a Mistle Thrush, a Buzzard, 20+ Goldfinches, numerous Long-tailed Tits, Blue Tits and Great Tits. Over the garden later three Buzzards circling on the thermals, also 13 Chaffinches, six Goldfinches, a Nuthatch, numerous tits and a Dunnock feeding in the garden this afternoon. (Clare McLeod).