WWT Slimbridge On South Lake this morning at least 3/4 2cy Mediterranean Gulls coming and going along the causeway. Also around the hides a Cuckoo, a Great White Egret, a pair of Common Cranes with two chicks and a pair of GARGANEYS. (Neil Smart).
Arlingham The white winged large gull again following a plough at Arlingham at 3:40pm viewed from Newnham side. Presumably the Iceland Gull that’s been in the area. Too far away to be sure at SO708127. (Lewis Thomson).
Barnsley Warren A pair of Redstarts at Winterpool at the east end of the Warren. (Ian Ralphs).
Roel Gate At midday three male Reeves’s Pheasants approaching Roel Gate from the W in fields on the left. (Jane Bailey/John Casswell).
Reeves’s Pheasants by Jane Bailey
Minsterworth Ham This morning a Mute Swan, two Shelducks, two Mallards, a Buzzard, three Curlews, a Whimbrel, a Redstart singing, 2+ Blackcaps, at least one Whitethroat and at least two Chiffchaffs. Birds feeding on field very recently cut for silage included 15 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 15+ Herring Gulls, 15+ Carrion Crows and 20+ Jackdaws. (Mike Smart).
Redmarley D’Abitot A Cuckoo calling every day in the area between Redmarley Woods and Ketford Woods since the 25th April. (Jeff Wheeler).
Sherborne This afternoon at the water meadows a distant Cuckoo calling and near the barn opposite the car park a Little Owl. (John Pike).
Bourton-on-the-Water An Oystercatcher seen calling loudly over the house this afternoon. ( John Pike).
Cirencester A Grey Wagtail in the River Churn near Waterloo car park and a Little Egret flying over Stratton meadows. (Felicity Cobb).