Monthly Archives: February 2017

Tuesday 28th February 2017

Ashleworth Ham    The drake GREEN-WINGED TEAL still, also two Mute Swans, four Canada Geese, 130 Wigeon, nine Gadwalls, 120 Teal, 22 Pintails, 33 Shovelers, a Grey Heron, a Little Grebe, 52 Coots, two Nuthatches and two Goldcrests. (Les Brown). Forest of Dean     … Continue reading

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Monday 27th January 2017

Frampton     50+ WAXWINGS feeding on mistletoe berries again today by the main gates to Frampton Court Estate on the Perryway. (Phil Williams/Fred Hobson). Also today five Red Crested Pochards (4m, 1f). (Nick Goatman). Arlingham     The RICHARD’S PIPIT still today at SO719117 in the small, … Continue reading

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Sunday 26th February 2017

Frampton     62 WAXWINGS feeding on mistletoe berries again today by the main gates to Frampton Court Estate on the Perryway. (Nick Goatman/Bill Church/Eric Palmer). Also today a GREAT WHITE EGRET, five Red Crested Pochards (4m, 1f), a Cetti’s Warbler, a … Continue reading

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Saturday 25th February 2017

Frampton     32 WAXWINGS feeding on mistletoe berries and dropping down into the ditch to drink by the main gates to Frampton Court Estate on the Perryway this afternoon. (Tom & Greg Mabbett). On the scrape and flashes N of … Continue reading

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Friday 24th February 2017

Awre    Belated news of a pale-phase SKUA sp, probably Arctic at 4:30pm on the river yesterday (23rd). Also two KITTIWAKES and two adult Mediterranean Gulls. (John Phillips). Frampton    A GREAT GREY SHRIKE on bushes at the back of the reedbed N … Continue reading

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Thursday 23rd February 2017

Cotswold Water Park West    The BLACK-NECKED GREBE still on Pit 65 today. (Ian Hull). The drake SCAUP still at Pit 57 today. (MK). A GREAT WHITE EGRET still on Pit 41. (Jon Mercer). Pics by Mark Dowie. Quedgeley     The female/immature BLACK REDSTART still at … Continue reading

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Wednesday 22nd February 2017

Cotswold Water Park West    A BLACK-NECKED GREBE on Pit 65 this afternoon. The drake SCAUP still at Pit 57 today. An adult MEDITERRANEAN GULL in the roost at Pit 16 this afternoon amongst the Black-headed Gulls, but very few large gulls. Also … Continue reading

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Tuesday 21st February 2017

Cheltenham    Belated news of two WAXWINGS in Athelney Way on Sunday afternoon (19th). (Andrew Simon). Ashleworth Ham     The drake GREEN-WINGED TEAL in front of hide until 2pm at least. Also two Mute Swans, two Greylags, two Canada Geese, … Continue reading

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Monday 20th February 2017

Kingswood     Belated news of a BLACK REDSTART in gardens at Chestnut Park on Sunday 12th February. (per Tom McCarthy). Ashleworth Ham     This morning the GREEN-WINGED TEAL, 30+ Golden Plovers, 300+ Lapwings and eight Snipe. (Graham Watson/Mark Dowie). Pics by Graham. In … Continue reading

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Sunday 19th February 2017

Ashleworth Ham     A drake GREEN-WINGED TEAL from the hide today until 5:10pm at least. (Andy Jayne). Also a Red Kite at 4pm. (MK). Quedgeley     The female/immature BLACK REDSTART still at Kingsway in Chivenor Way today. (Mark Hobson). Cotswold Water Park West     The drake SCAUP still … Continue reading

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