Lydney Harbour This evening a pale phase ARCTIC SKUA flew down river from just past Berkeley Power Station, across the river towards Aylburton Warth between 5:55pm and 6pm. Also eight Great Black-backed Gulls, four Black-headed Gulls, 18 Shelducks, two Ringed Plovers, three Oystercatchers, a Curlew, 12 Whimbrels, three Little Egrets, a Lesser Whitethroat, two Whitethroats, a Chiffchaff, a Cetti’s Warbler and a Peregrine sat on the right hand building of Berkeley Power Station. This morning from the garden in Bishops Mead 32 Swifts, 58 House Martins, a Sand Martin, a Swallow, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, four Great Black-backed Gulls and two Ravens. (Stephen Curtis & Carol Rushton).
Frampton On Court Lake five Hobbies, an ARCTIC TERN, a LITTLE GULL and the Ross’s Goose. On the Sailing Lake six Common Terns, 100+ Swifts, 20+ House Martins. 20+ Sand Martins, two Reed Buntings and a Lesser Whitethroat. (Nick Goatman).
Kempley Two singing male Redstarts, a Lesser Whitethroat, a Willow Warbler, 1+ Chiffchaffs, 1+ Blackcaps, a Bullfinch, two Buzzards, a Raven and a Silver-ground Carpet moth. (Paul Masters).
Saul Warth At high tide at 5:30am, just 16 Dunlins, 16 Ringed Plovers, a Whimbrel, six Curlews and an Oystercatcher. (MK).
Frampton A male Yellow Wagtail on Splatt flashes, a Cuckoo calling, a Lesser Whitethroat and a Little Egret this morning. (MK).
Berkeley Pill A Whinchat this morning. (Andy Jordan).
Forest of Dean At Nagshead a Spotted Flycatcher, male and female Redstart and a male Pied Flycatcher today. (Terry Stevenson).
Tewkesbury At Lower Lode Lane a Lesser Whitethroat, a Blackcap and a Great Spotted Woodpecker. On the adjacent Mill Avon four Sedge Warblers, a Reed Warbler, a Reed Bunting, a Whitethroat, a Cetti’s Warbler and many new female Banded Demoiselles. At Upper Lode a Garden Warbler, a Whitethroat, a Blackcap, two Greenfinches, two Goldfinches and a Cuckoo. (Les Ditchburn).