Monthly Archives: January 2017

Saturday 21st January 2017

Frampton     The GREAT WHITE EGRET still on Court Lake this afternoon at 2pm in the NE arm, this morning it was on Splatt flashes. Also a female MARSH HARRIER hunting at Splatt Bridge at 3pm. (MK/Roberta Goodall). Two, possibly three WATER PIPITS on … Continue reading

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Friday 20th January 2017

Stow-on-the-Wold     The BLUE ROCK THRUSH of unknown origin still present today but elusive 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 … Continue reading

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Thursday 19th January 2017

Sherborne Water Meadows     A ringtail HEN HARRIER flushed from a reedy ditch and a Marsh Tit in Picardy Copse today. (Ian Hull).  Arlingham     The RICHARD’S PIPIT at 11am in the field just NW of the rough field with the mistletoe-covered hawthorn, on … Continue reading

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Wednesday 18th January 2017

Deerhurst     This afternoon a male BLACK REDSTART near Deerhurst in a meadow on the bank of the river. (Terry Sykes). Tuffley     Four WAXWINGS at Bodiam Avenue today opposite Althorpe Close . (Mark Hobson). Frampton     The GREAT WHITE EGRET still in the NE … Continue reading

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Tuesday 17th January 2017

Arlingham     Three male and four female/immature COMMON SCOTERS arrived from the N and settled on the river between Arlingham Passage and Newnham church for a few minutes before flying off downriver at 10:08am. (Andy Jayne/Gemma Waters). The RICHARD’S PIPIT this … Continue reading

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Monday 16th January 2017

Gloucester     Belated news of two Ring-necked Parakeets in a garden in Denmark Road at SO836193 on January 7th, but not since. (Tracey Bayle). Ashley     140+ Fieldfares, 135+ Redwings, two Great Spotted Woodpecker, 22+ Linnets, 20+ Chaffinches, three Yellowhammers, a Kestrel, 32 Skylarks, three Buzzards,  … Continue reading

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Sunday 15th January 2017

Cheltenham     c30 WAXWINGS in Swindon Road between Chosen View Road junction and Buildbase again today. (Tanya Allen). A small flock of WAXWINGS opposite Cotswold BMW garage on Tewkesbury Road. (Louise Bride). Quedgeley     A WAXWING in a garden on Curtis Hayward Drive today. (Paula … Continue reading

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Saturday 14th January 2017

Cheltenham     30+ WAXWINGS in Swindon Road between Chosen View Road junction and Buildbase again today. (Les Waring/Pete Long). Pics by Les. Bussage     13 WAXWINGS in the tree tops opposite Tanglewood Way this morning and another 20 WAXWINGS on cotoneaster off the Ridge. Also a … Continue reading

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Friday 13th January 2017

Cheltenham     41 WAXWINGS in Swindon Road between Chosen View Road junction and Buildbase again today at 11:30am.  (Jon Mercer/Colin Greenfield). Gloucester     Two WAXWINGS at Cole Avenue lights until 3:30pm at least. (Fred Hobson per Mark Hobson). Frampton     Two GREAT WHITE EGRETS at the eastern … Continue reading

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Thursday 12th January 2017

Cheltenham     34 WAXWINGS in Swindon Road between Chosen View Road junction and Buildbase again today at 11:30am. (Dave Pearce). Frampton     The GREAT WHITE EGRET still at the eastern end of Court Lake today. (Roy Widgery). Saul     Four CATTLE EGRETS in horse paddocks beside the Arlingham … Continue reading

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