Thursday 3rd August 2017

Coombe Hill Meadows     A juvenile Marsh Harrier dropped into the reserve at 2pm and stayed for c15 minutes.  Also a female Kestrel hunting, a Buzzard over, and a Little Owl in willows by the canal. (Bernard Michaux).

Cotswold Water Park (East)      A Little Egret, four Ringed Plovers, a Common Sandpiper, three Redshanks and five Yellow-legged Gulls at Pit 132. Also a Brown Hawker. (Andy Jayne). On Pit 126 this morning two Redshanks, a Dunlin, two juvenile Little Ringed Plovers but no sign of the Knot. Also a Green Sandpiper on Pit 132. (Jon Mercer).

Cotswold Water Park (West)     At least 20 Garden Warblers in scrub by Pit 65. Also 22 Red Crested Pochards, a Hobby and three Green Woodpeckers. (Andy Jayne).

Cleeve Hill/Wontley Farm     Eight Stonechats, two Whinchats, two Redstarts and a Corn Bunting today. (Greg Mabbett).

Forest of Dean     Two Peregrines over Coleford early this morning, one in pursuit of the other. (Geoff Fawcett).

 

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