welcome to SOUTH GLOS birds!


South Glos Birds aim is to provide information about rare, scarce and unusual birds, both full species and forms, reported from South Gloucestershire.




RED-FLANKED BLUETAIL  Tarsiger cyanurus


Just one of over three hundred bird species recorded in S. Gloucestershire!


Main photo: Collage | TBOSG







SMALL COPPER  Lycaena phlaeas


Over fifty butterflies, both species and forms have been identified in the recording area.






FOUR-SPOTTED CHASER  Libellula quadrimaculata


Dragonflies and Damselflies are well represented in S. Gloucestershire with well over thirty species and forms.


recent sightings


Follow the links below for the most recent information from around the region. All reports/ sightings of rare and scarce birds are subject to ratification by the appropriate rarities committee!

  • South Glos Birds!


    Day by Day, First Records, Previous Months, Recent Reports, Statistics, Systematic and Year Lists and much, much more.....

  • The Patch


    All of the Marshfield patch information in one place including: Patch Maps, Previous Months, Recent Reports and Year Lists!

  • Butterflies


    Follow this link for the S. Glos Butterfly Diary, Year Lists and a comprehensive Systematic List of species and forms!

  • Dragons and Damsels


    Click here for full details and information including; the S. Glos Dragon and Damselfly Diary, Year Lists and a full Systematic List!



Our philosophy


... 'a bad day birding is infinitely better than a good day at work' ...