Monthly Archives: February 2017

Tuesday 14th February 2017

Arlingham     The RICHARD’S PIPIT still this morning at SO719117 in the small, narrow, rough field on the edge of the river with a small, mistletoe-covered hawthorn in the middle of it. (Andy Jayne). Frampton     A WATER PIPIT again this morning from Splatt Bridge. … Continue reading

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Monday 13th February 2017

Far Oakridge     Two WAXWINGS calling then flew into a tree on the crossroads at SO923036 at midday. Also 30 Redwings and two Fieldfares. (Phil Williams). WWT Slimbridge     A BITTERN showed well from Zeiss hide today. (John Tilby). A Spotted Redshank on the Tack … Continue reading

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Sunday 12th February 2017

WWT Slimbridge     The LAPLAND BUNTING again on the Dumbles amongst Skylarks and Meadow Pipits viewed from the Holden Tower. Also the Little Stint from the Rushy and 100 White-fronted Geese on the Dumbles. (Slimbridge Sightings). Frampton pools     The GREAT WHITE EGRET … Continue reading

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Saturday 11th February 2017

Painswick     Three WAXWINGS  in the top of the tall tree next to the tennis courts at 8:45am this morning. (Abigail Smith). Frampton pools     Three CATTLE EGRETS, two GREAT WHITE EGRETS, eight Little Egrets, 253 Tufted Ducks, 57 Gadwalls and 12 Pochards this … Continue reading

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Friday 10th February 2017

Bussage     12 WAXWINGS this morning at 9am in the small berry tree next to the bus stop opposite the primary school for at least half an hour. (Martine Fenn). Bourton-on-the-Water     Still three WAXWINGS trying to visit the berry tree at 3:15pm outside … Continue reading

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Thursday 9th February 2017

Forest of Dean     Belated news of two MEALY REDPOLLS (Common Redpolls) in the mixed flock of Siskins and Lesser Redpolls on Birch trees near Woorgreens lake on Tuesday 7th, identified from photos. (Martin Russell). Painswick     32 WAXWINGS still feeding in the garden … Continue reading

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Wednesday 8th February 2017

WWT Slimbridge     A Water Rail at Knott Pool Hide and a BITTERN at both Kingfisher and Van de Bovenkamp hides. Both birds showing very well. (Rod Goodman). Pic by Rod. Painswick     c16 WAXWINGS late afternoon at Painswick playground feeding on … Continue reading

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