Wednesday 4th January 2017

Cinderford     At least 16 WAXWINGS in trees around Lidl until 3:50pm at least. (Angela Carswell/Andrew Tyler).

Cirencester     Two WAXWINGS feeding on berries outside the Police Station at 1:25pm. (Mick & Jo Jones).

Berkeley     Two WAXWINGS viewed from The Boars Head car park in a berry bush this morning. (Tom Weston-McClung).

Cotswold Water Park West     A Siberian Chiffchaff along the stream at Shorncote reedbed this afternoon with seven Chiffchaffs. (Kim Milsom).

WWT Slimbridge     A PINK-FOOTED GOOSE with Greylags and Canada Geese from Robbie Garnett hide at lunchtime today, earlier on the Rushy. (Shane Long/Martin McGill).

Stow-on-the-Wold     The BLUE ROCK THRUSH of unknown origin still present today in Fishers Close and surrounding streets. Strictly no parking in Fishers Close, there is a public car park near the Bell pub 5 minutes walk away or find alternative parking in the town. Please show the residents respect and as much privacy as is possible. There will be a collection for Kate’s Home Nursing  please give generously on site or on-line.

Saul     A CATTLE EGRET in horse paddocks beside the Arlingham road just past Cadbury Bridge again today. (Geoff Moyser).

Ashley     25+ Yellowhammers, 200+ Fieldfares, 200+ Redwings, a Stock Dove, five Bullfinches, five Grey Partridges, seven Snipe, a drumming Great Spotted Woodpecker, two Nuthatches, a Green Woodpecker and a Jay. (Mark Grieve).

Arlingham     A Wigeon, three Mallards, a Teal, a Grey Heron, five Cormorants on a sandbank, a Grey Plover flew downriver, two adult Great Black-backed Gulls displaying to one another on the mudflats, a Great Spotted Woodpecker drumming, six Meadow Pipits, at least two pairs of Stonechats, a Raven, a Chiffchaff in the reed-bed along the shore; about four Reed Buntings and a Yellowhammer. (Juliet Bailey/Mike Smart).

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