Wednesday 1st March 2017

Frampton     43 WAXWINGS in oak trees on Court Field this afternoon. Also today five Red Crested Pochards (4m, 1f), a GREAT WHITE EGRET, a female Goldeneye, a Peregrine, five Mandarins, two Oystercatchers and a Chiffchaff. (Nick Goatman).

Cotswold Water Park West     At Pit 57 the male SCAUP still present late morning and on Pit 65 the BLACK-NECKED GREBE also still present late morning. (Roger Gillespie).

Fretherne     Four CATTLE EGRETS in field adjacent to the road to Arlingham. (Paul Rich).

Coombe Hill Meadows     13 Curlews, a Dunlin, an Oystercatcher, 23 Lapwings, c100 Wigeon and c100 Teal today. (Ian Hull).

Forest of Dean     At Crabtree Hill the GREAT GREY SHRIKE still and a male Stonechat and 20+ Crossbills at Yew Tree Brake today. (Frank Williams). Three Goshawks displaying late morning from New Fancy viewpoint. Also 31 Mandarins on Cannop Ponds. (Duncan McNiven).

Ashley     43+ Stock Doves on stubble, 92+ Redwings, 57+ Fieldfares, 11+ Skylarks, 25+ Yellowhammers, two Grey Partridges, a Kestrel, three Buzzards, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, a Nuthatch, a Treecreeper, 75+ Chaffinches, a Raven, a Green Woodpecker and four Roe Deer. (Mark Grieve).

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