Monthly Archives: February 2017

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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Saturday 18th February 2017

Cotswold Water Park West     A drake SCAUP still at Pit 57 today. Also 67 Tufted Ducks, 14 Pochards, 12 Great Crested Grebes, an Oystercatcher and a singing Cetti’s Warbler. On Pit 41 11 Goosanders, eight Goldeneyes, 69 Tufted Ducks, 12 … Continue reading

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Friday 17th February 2017

Cotswold Water Park West     A drake SCAUP at Pit 57 today. (Graham Watson). WWT Slimbridge    This morning eight Avocets on South Lake, also c140 Black-tailed Godwits, 700+ Lapwings, 90+ Golden Plovers, six Redshanks, four Ruff, 100+ Dunlins, a Little Stint and three Oystercatchers. On the Rushy 16 Redshanks, … Continue reading

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Thursday 16th February 2017

Forest of Dean     At Woorgreens Lake  two Goosanders, two Teal, a Grey Heron, four Greylags and two Song Thrushes singing. At Crabtree Hill six Reed Buntings, the GREAT GREY SHRIKE, a Sparrowhawk, a Goshawk, two Buzzards and a Grey Heron today. (Alan Waterman). A Marsh … Continue reading

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Wednesday 15th February 2017

Frampton     The GREAT WHITE EGRET and a Cetti’s Warbler in the reed bed and a drake Mandarin on the middle island at Court Lake. Five Red Crested Pochards, four drakes, on the Sailing Lake today. (Roy Widgery). Forest of Dean     A minimum of … Continue reading

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