Epney This morning the TURTLE DOVE for its 14th day at the Longney end of the village at 7am.Please park sensibly by the entrance opposite the seawall or on the road without blocking access and not in the pub unless you are using it. Also do not park in the private residents car park at Longney Crib. Thank you. Also a Redshank, an adult Common Gull, the leucistic Herring Gull, two Cormorants and a Red-legged Partridge. (MK).
Turtle Dove by Mike King
Roel Gate This morning four QUAILS calling, six Corn Buntings, 3+ Skylarks, ten Linnets, six Yellowhammers, a Red Kite, a Jay and a male Redstart S of Roel Hill Farm. (Paul Masters/Mark Hobson).
Hawling Along the bridle path to Hawling and around the village two singing Corn
Buntings, three singing Yellowhammers, a Redstart, a Nuthatch, a Jay, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, a Chiffchaff, a Bullfinch and Ravens heard. (Steve Brown).
Charlton Abbots A Red Kite, two Buzzards, five Ravens together and two Great
Spotted Woodpeckers. At Sevenhampton, two young Stoats chasing about on the road. (Steve Brown).
Guiting Power Two Marsh Tits, a Chiffchaff, 10+ Swifts, 4+ Swallows and a Red Kite. (Paul Masters/Mark Hobson).
Frampton At Splatt Bridge early morning a Marsh Harrier, a female Sparrowhawk, three Kestrels, a Lapwing, two female Tufted Ducks with one and three juveniles, 30+ Goldfinches and three Swifts. (MK). At the pools a Common Sandpiper, an adult Yellow-legged Gull, a Yellow Wagtail, two Swifts, 106 Sand Martins, 21 House Martins, 17 Swallows, seven Starlings, eight Common Terns, a Nuthatch and three Whitethroats. (Nick Goatman).
Coombe Hill Meadows A Marsh Harrier hunting for 25 minutes over and around North scrape, two Green Sandpipers, a juvenile Little Ringed Plover, two Little Egrets and a Kingfisher. (Les Ditchburn).
Marsh Harrier by Les Ditchburn
Sapperton Two Whinchats this morning. (Martin Greenish/Michelle Davies).
WWT Slimbridge Two breeding plumage Knot and a Grey Plover, straight out from Middle Point and two SPOONBILLS on South Lake. (Roberta Goodall). A Marsh Harrier from Zeiss hide at 11:45am. (Howard Smith).
Cirencester Six Little Egrets on the lake in Cirencester Park today. (Felicity Cobb).