Hardwicke This morning in the Clarke’s Farm area, ten Whitethroats, two Skylarks, four Yellowhammers, three Chiffchaffs, three Blackcaps, a Buzzard and a Little Owl at Hardwicke Farm, the first in the area for several years. (Paul Masters).
Forest of Dean A briefly singing Willow Warbler heard from the path to Lower Hide. From the hide early afternoon a juvenile and two female Redstarts, a female Pied Flycatcher and a Spotted Flycatcher. This afternoon from the Short Trail a pair of Spotted Flycatchers. A singing Firecrest heard in hollies approaching the Campbell hide. From the hide birds coming down to bathe included a Treecreeper, a Nuthatch, a female Blackbird, a pair of Blue Tits, a juvenile Robin, a juvenile Mistle Thrush and a Wren. (Andy & Sue Gibbons).
Wotton-Under-Edge Five Red Kites over early evening today. (Paul Dunham).
Red Kite by Paul Dunham
Pendock Near Pendock a Red Kite above the M50 at 10:50am, just inside the county boundary. (Andy & Sue Gibbons).
Daneway Banks Three Redstarts, two males and a female carrying food, two Green Woodpeckers, two Great Spotted Woodpeckers, a Skylark, two Nuthatches and a Stock Dove. Also Dingy Skippers, Brown Argus and Marbled White butterflies present. (Steve Pullen).
Redstart by Steve Pullen
Chavenage area Three Corn Buntings, 10+ Yellowhammers, 10+ Skylarks 4+ Whitethroats and a Kestrel. (Steve Pullen).
Sapperton A pair of Yellowhammers carrying food and two Skylarks. (Steve Pullen).
Yellowhammer by Steve Pullen
Prestbury At Prestbury Nature Reserve a Stonechat, a Redstart and a Cuckoo heard. Also many Common Lizards and an Adder. (Alistair Keen).
Churchdown A family party of five Kingfishers next to the southern edge of Home Farm. Home Farm is on the footpath between The Reddings and Churchdown, N of the railway line and W of the footpath crossing the M5. (Rich Hale).
Frampton A Little Owl in the village this evening. (Allan Jeffcutt).
Little Owl by Allan Jeffcutt
Coombe Hill Meadows From Grundon hide three Great White Egrets, two Grey Herons and a Little Egret. (Les Ditchburn).