Monthly Archives: January 2017

Wednesday 11th January 2017

Frampton     This evening at Court Lake a GREAT WHITE EGRET feeding in the reed bed and a PINK-FOOTED GOOSE grazing with Greylags. (Roy Widgery). Cheltenham     37 WAXWINGS in Swindon Road between Chosen View Road junction and Buildbase again today. (John Fletcher/Alan Hooper/Alan Baxter). … Continue reading

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Tuesday 10th January 2017

Bussage     This morning five WAXWINGS near Lypiatt View, perched in bushes at times, but very mobile. Also a Red Kite flew over. (Terry Grant). Eight WAXWINGS in the small berry bushes and nearby trees, at the junction between the Ridgeway and … Continue reading

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Monday 9th January 2017

Cheltenham     31 WAXWINGS in Swindon Road between Chosen View Road junction and Buildbase today. Also in Naunton Park a female Blackcap in the garden, a long-staying Jay and a small flock of Redwings. (Steve Brown/Vic Polley/Roy Shilham). Pic by Roy Shilham. WWT Slimbridge     Three WHOOPER … Continue reading

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Sunday 8th January 2017

Stroud     11 WAXWINGS in the trees above the retaining wall at Tesco filling station at 11:25am. These trees are heavily laden with Mistletoe. (Michael Wood). Cirencester     At least two WAXWINGS feeding on berries in Trinity Road 1:45pm. (Paul Rich). Cheltenham     24 WAXWINGS in Swindon … Continue reading

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Saturday 7th January 2017

Cirencester     14 WAXWINGS around Trinity Road, last seen flying E. (Jon Mercer). Cheltenham     Three WAXWINGS in Carlton Street in a lime tree. (Greg Mabbett). Seven WAXWINGS in Chosen View Road by Buildbase today (Tom Mabbett). Pic by Roy Shilham. Arlingham    … Continue reading

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Friday 6th January 2017

Cheltenham     Three WAXWINGS on a berry tree at the corner of Swindon Road and Chosen View Road mid morning today. (Adrienne Sanders). Forest of Dean     A Hawfinch in gardens at St Whites, Cinderford also a large Fallow stag in the public play … Continue reading

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Thursday 5th January 2017

Cinderford     Up to 30 WAXWINGS feeding on berries near Lidl supermarket until midday. (SO655144). Pic by Peter. (Peter Rodgers). Cirencester    Up to five WAXWINGS this morning until 10:15am at least, in trees in the Forum car park and berry bushes in front of … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Tuesday 3rd January 2017

Cheltenham     At Pittville Park seven WAXWINGS feeding on a berried tree in Hilltop Road and sitting in trees nearby at SO946239. (Duncan Dine/Dave Pearce). Pics by Duncan,  Mark Dowie and Roy Shilham. Also the male Sparrowhawk back on territory. (John Sanders). Pic … Continue reading

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Monday 2nd January 2017

Todenham     Two BLACK REDSTARTS today near the church at SP243363, first one’s seen on an NCOS survey in 18 years. (Jeremy Voaden). Pic by Jeremy. Cheltenham     At least three WAXWINGS in the trees in the car park of the Gardner’s Lane … Continue reading

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