Saul Warth At high tide at 6am, two Turnstones, 250+ Dunlins, 100+ Ringed Plovers, 10+ Sanderlings, 16 Curlews, two Whimbrels, a Common Sandpiper, two Oystercatchers and three Bar-tailed Godwits. Also eight Swallows, a pair of Grey Wagtails, a Cetti’s Warbler and two Whitethroats. (MK).
WWT Slimbridge Three drake GARGANEYS distant on the Bottom New Piece. A LITTLE GULL, two Mediterranean Gulls and a Common Sandpiper on South Lake. Two SPOONBILLS on the Top New Piece. A pair of Little Ringed Plovers on the Rushy. A pair of Kingfishers feeding young at Kingfisher hide. (Tim Jukes/Jonathan Ball).
Cotswold Water Park East Two Sanderlings, a Whimbrel and three Common Sandpipers at Pit 132. (Jeremy Squire).
Bentham This morning a Garden Warbler, five Blackcaps, eight Whitethroats, six Chiffchaffs, three Greenfinches, four Linnets, a Green Woodpecker, a Sparrowhawk, a Goldcrest and eight Song Thrushes. (John Casswell).
Painswick Beacon In a 4 hour session this afternoon 2414 Swifts, 368 House Martins, 257 Swallows, three Sand Martins and a Hobby. (John Fleming).
Lydney From the harbour this evening 32 Shelducks, a Grey Heron, a Little Egret, four Great Black-backed Gulls, an Oystercatcher, a Curlew, a Whitethroat, a Lesser Whitethroat, a Cetti’s Warbler, two Swallows and a Greenfinch. From the garden at Bishop Mead 20 Swifts, 30 House Martins, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, two Mistle Thrushes, a Great Black-backed Gull, three Mallards, two Ravens and two Buzzards. (Stephen Curtis & Carol Rushton).
Witcombe Reservoirs This afternoon a Whinchat briefly, good numbers of House Martins, six Swifts, a Sparrowhawk and a Buzzard. (Eric Harris).
Whitminster Two Grey Partridges in the gateway to the field with tyres just before the church. (Tanya Allen).
Gloucester At Horsebere Brook Flood Storage Area three Lesser Black-backed Gulls, two pairs of Coot, one pair with one very young chick, a male Kestrel hunting, a singing Wren, at least five singing Whitethroats, numerous Goldfinches, several Blackbirds, and a pair of Mute Swans with ten very young cygnets. (Steve Parker).
Alderton This morning a Red Kite flew low W and two Swifts and at least ten House Martins over the school. (David Norman).
Bishops Cleeve At least six Swifts near Lidl. (David Norman).