Monthly Archives: January 2017

Tuesday 31st January 2017

Beachley Point     On Chapel Rock at high tide this morning were two wintering WHIMBRELS, ten Oystercatchers, three Redshanks, 25 Dunlins and a Turnstone. On the saltmarsh a WATER PIPIT and female Stonechat. (John Sanders). WWT Slimbridge     The LAPLAND BUNTING again on the Dumbles at … Continue reading

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Monday 30th January 2017

Quedgeley    16 WAXWINGS still at Woodvale, Kingsway throughout the day feeding on hips along the footpath around SO814138. (Mark Hobson/Giles Diggle). Whitminster     23 WAXWINGS flew over Highfield garden centre at 2:30pm heading for Quedgeley. (John Fletcher). WWT Slimbridge     A BITTERN still today seen from Van de Bovenkamp … Continue reading

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Sunday 29th January 2017

WWT Slimbridge     A LAPLAND BUNTING amongst Meadow Pipits on the Dumbles from Holden Tower today. (Martin McGill). Quedgeley    30+ WAXWINGS still at Woodvale, Kingsway throughout the day feeding on hips along the footpath around SO814138. (Paul Masters/Paul Sutton/Mark Grieve/Peter Hilton). Pic by Peter. … Continue reading

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Saturday 28th January 2017

Quedgeley    30+ WAXWINGS still at Woodvale, Kingsway throughout the day feeding on hips along the footpath around SO814138. Also a Buzzard, four Fieldfares, three Redwings, a Teal and ten Goldfinches. (Les Waring/Paul Taylor/Nick Goatman). Pic by Les. Bussage     At Frithwood 30+ Chaffinches, three Siskins, two Jays, six … Continue reading

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Friday 27th January 2017

Upper Rissington     A garden TREE SPARROW this morning. (Ben Hilder). Quedgeley    40+ WAXWINGS still at Woodvale, Kingsway throughout the day feeding on hips along the footpath around SO814138. (MK/Richard Tyler/Martin McGill). Pics by Richard (1st 2) and Mike (3rd). WWT Slimbridge     … Continue reading

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Thursday 26th January 2017

Painswick     14 WAXWINGS flew over heading W at 9:43am. (John Fleming). Quedgeley     20 WAXWINGS still Woodvale, Kingsway around the orchard at cSO814138 until 4pm at least. Also c30 Goldfinches. (Paul Sutton/Shane Long/Chris Newton). Arlingham     The RICHARD’S PIPIT still this afternoon, … Continue reading

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Wednesday 25th January 2017

Arlingham     The RICHARD’S PIPIT at 1:30pm at SO717118 in the rough field with the mistletoe-covered hawthorn and feeding around the dung heap. (Mick Colquhoun/David Poulton). Pics by Mick. Quedgeley     26 WAXWINGS at Kingsway in the Orchard off of Woodvale opposite Asda today … Continue reading

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Tuesday 24th January 2017

WWT Slimbridge     A BITTERN from Van de Bovenkamp hide mid morning. (Dave Pearce/Roy Shilham). Pic by Roy. Frampton     A WATER PIPIT on the new Splatt reedbed scrape midday and the GREAT WHITE EGRET nearby. (Dave Pearce). Also the MARSH HARRIER again today. … Continue reading

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Monday 23rd January 2017

Forest of Dean     The GREAT GREY SHRIKE at Crabtree Hill at 9:10am. Also two Treecreepers and a Goldcrest. A Hawfinch and two Dippers at Parkend. (Paul Rich). Quedgeley     Six WAXWINGS at Kingsway in the orchard off of Woodvale opposite Asda this morning. (Paula Whitcher). Frampton     The … Continue reading

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Sunday 22nd January 2017

Frampton     Two WATER PIPITS on the new Splatt reedbed scrape at 8:10am, one again briefly at 10:50am on the main flash. One again at 3:15pm. Also the MARSH HARRIER again and a Green Sandpiper. (Mark Dowie). The GREAT WHITE EGRET still … Continue reading

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