Saul 45 WAXWINGS by the Stroudwater canal bridge near Saul Junction this afternoon. (Rich Hearn).
Ashleworth Ham The drake GREEN-WINGED TEAL still today and also a MERLIN. (Mark Hobson). Other birds included 45 Wigeon, two Gadwalls, 60 Teal, four Pintails, five Shovelers, three Tufted Ducks, two Great Crested Grebes, 38 Coots, two Curlews, a Snipe, a Reed Bunting and two Nuthatches. (Les Brown).
Stow-on-the-Wold The BLUE ROCK THRUSH of unknown origin still present today in Maugersbury Park. Strictly no parking in Fisher Close or Maugersbury Park, there is a public car park near the Bell pub 5 minutes walk away or find alternative parking in the town. Please show the residents respect and as much privacy as is possible. There is a collection for Kate’s Home Nursing please give generously on site or on-line. (Andy Jordan).
Frampton pools A Sand Martin, a Goldeneye, six Red Crested Pochards (4m, 2f), seven Chiffchaffs, a pair of Blackcaps, a pair of Mandarins, 26 Fieldfares and eight Redwings today. (Nick Goatman). On the flashes a Green Sandpiper, seven Redshanks, two Lapwings, a Curlew, two Snipe, a Kingfisher, two Stonechats, three Little Egrets, a Water Rail calling and six Chiffchaffs. (MK/Paul Masters/Andy Chapman/Gordon Hodgson).
Symonds Yat From the viewpoint today the Peregrine pair, a Red Kite, a Sparrowhawk, eight Buzzards, two Goshawks, a Tawny Owl calling, two Goldcrests, a Marsh Tit, a Mistle Thrush, a Kingfisher, a Grey Heron, three female Goosanders and one male, a Treecreeper, four Goldfinches, a pair of Stock Doves, seven Fallow Deer, a Bank Vole and a Red Admiral butterfly. (Chris & Phil Andrews). Pic by Phil.
Nailsworth 10+ Siskins visiting the garden all winter. (Terry Grant). Pic by Terry.