WWT Slimbridge A TEMMINCK’S STINT on the Rushy for most of the day. (Martin McGill). Later another TEMMINCK’S STINT showing from Zeiss hide. Also two drake GARGANEYS and two SPOONBILLS there. (James Robinson). The drake GREEN-WINGED TEAL again on the Bottom New Piece. At Middle Point a Harbour Seal close in at high tide. (Martin McGill). A SANDWICH TERN flew S downriver towards Sharpness at 9:35am viewed from Middle Point. A summer-plumaged Golden Plover on the Tack Piece. (MK). The LITTLE GULL still on South Lake. (Paul Rich).
Temminck’s Stint by Mark Dowie
Common or Harbour Seal by Mike King
Golden Plover by Mike King
Newnham-on-Severn The ICELAND GULL floating down river at Newnham at 10:20am, but flew back up river at 10:35am. Also a Whimbrel feeding on the sands. (Lewis Thomson).
Iceland Gull by Lewis Thomson
Iceland Gull by Lewis Thomson
Blakeney The second-calendar year ICELAND GULL seen briefly in flight from the road at 1:20pm flying around with other gulls whilst the tractor was in the field. (Stephen Curtis & Carol Rushton).
Lydney At Bishop Mead from the garden 42 Swifts, 33 House Martins, two Mallards, a Chaffinch, two Greenfinches, a Stock Dove, 16 Feral Pigeons, seven Starlings, a Song Thrush and five Mute Swans. (Stephen Curtis & Carol Rushton).
Saul Warth At 7am seven Grey Plovers and three Golden Plovers. (MK/Pete Churton).
Longney Sands This evening four Grey Plovers, four Ringed Plovers, 19 Dunlins, a Little Egret, eight Sedge Warblers, ten Reed Warblers and five Yellow Wagtails. (Andy Jayne).
Frampton pools Four Hobbies, a LITTLE GULL, six Common Terns, ten Swifts, a Kingfisher, two Ravens, the Ross’s Goose and a Mute Swan with four cygnets. (Nick Goatman).
Cotswold Water Park East At Pit 132 14 Ringed Plovers, three Dunlins, a Sanderling, a Whimbrel, 12 Common Terns and a Peregrine. (Ian Sherriffs).
Forest of Dean At Nagshead today male and female Redstarts, a Spotted Flycatcher, a Treecreeper, Siskins, a Nuthatch, Mandarins (1f +6), a female Blackcap and a Great Spotted Woodpecker. (Mike Davis).
Bourton-on-the-Water A Cuckoo calling repeatedly around the south pit. An Oystercatcher flying around the north pits. (Andy Lewis).
Bussage 13 Swifts over high early this morning. (Michael Cook).
Toadsmoor Along the Toadsmoor valley adjacent to the two lakes birds included four Chiffchaffs, a Grey Wagtail, a Spotted Flycatcher, two Treecreepers, six Jays, a Marsh Tit, two Coal Tits and a probable Wood Warbler singing high in the canopy but not seen at SO882043 near the Keepers Cottage. Two male Tufted Ducks on the upper lake, a Weasel ran across the footpath and four Speckled Wood butterflies. A Peregrine in a stoop over Toadsmoor valley at 6:20pm taking a Woodpigeon. (Michael Cook).
Quedgeley At Shelduck Road today three Oystercatchers flew noisily overhead heading SW at 1:20pm, a male Great Spotted Woodpecker on the garden feeder. Many of the local Starling nests fledged at first light this morning. 20 House Martins from the local colony and four Swifts. Also nocturnal visitors to garden included three Hedgehogs and two Foxes. (Steve Pullen).