Walmore Common A Great White Egret today. (Andy Jayne).
Coombe Hill Meadows This morning a Whimbrel and a Cuckoo. (Jeremy Squire). The WOOD SANDPIPER still today. (Les Ditchburn).
WWT Slimbridge The immature SPOONBILL on the Top New Piece from Zeiss hide. (Dot Jones).
Frampton On the Sailing Lake seven Common Terns and a first summer LITTLE GULL. On Court Lake three Hobbies, five Swifts and a Common Sandpiper. (Nick Goatman).
Tidenham In the Tidenham Chase area a Goshawk, a pair of Ravens with 2+ large young, four Garden Warblers, four Stonechats, a Wheatear and six Tree Pipits. Also a Slow Worm. Nearby at Oakhill Wood two singing Firecrests and c30 Crossbills including at least two juveniles. (Andy Jayne).
Arlingham A white winged large gull following a plough at Arlingham viewed from Newnham side. Presumably the Iceland Gull that’s been in the area. Too far away to be sure at SO708127. (Lewis Thomson).
Twyning An OSPREY seen from the car earlier today, low over the road exactly where the M5 goes over the River Avon northbound between junction 8 and 9 just in Glos. (Tom Mabbett).
Edge At Rudge Hill N.N.R. this afternoon a Cuckoo, a Willow Warbler, four Meadow Pipits, two Skylarks, a Green Woodpecker, two Song Thrushes, five Blackcaps, seven Chiffchaffs and a Buzzard. (John Fletcher).
Ashleworth Ham This morning a Constant Effort Site ringing session with a catch of 30 birds including three Sedge Warblers, a Lesser Whitethroat, six Whitethroats, two Blackcaps, five Chiffchaffs and four Reed Buntings. Also a Red Kite, a Curlew roosting at first light, a Cuckoo and several Redstarts singing. (Mike Smart/Mervyn Greening).
Minsterworth Ham Two Mute Swans, two Shelducks, five Mallards, a Red Kite, a Buzzard, four Curlews, a Whimbrel, a Little Owl, a Wheatear, three Blackcaps, two Lesser Whitethroats, at least two Whitethroats, at least three Chiffchaffs and a Yellow Wagtail. (Mike Smart).
Winchcombe A juvenile Sparrowhawk in a birch tree this evening. (Andrew & Gill Worthington).
Rodborough Common This morning a male Wheatear. Also good numbers of Dingy Skippers and Green Hairstreaks and c4 Duke of Burgundy butterflies. (Rob & Petra Crofton).
Green Hairstreak by Petra Crofton
Duke of Burgundy by Petra Crofton