Monthly Archives: December 2017

Sunday 31st December 2017

Gloucester     The female PENDULINE TIT at Plock Court, Longford still today at SO837204. Wellies essential currently. Please keep a reasonable distance from the bird to allow it to feed in the ponds. Also a male Stonechat, two Long-tailed Tits, 13 Meadow Pipits … Continue reading

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Saturday 30th December 2017

Gloucester     The female PENDULINE TIT at Plock Court, Longford still today at SO837204. Wellies essential currently. Please keep a reasonable distance from the bird to allow it to feed in the ponds. (John Tilby). Cotswold Water Park East     The GREAT … Continue reading

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Friday 29th December 2017

Ashleworth Ham     A drake GREEN-WINGED TEAL in front of Meerend Thicket hide mid-afternoon. Recorded in the hide log book on 27/12 by RH, presumed returning bird. (Andy Jayne). Walmore Common     An adult and two immature Whooper Swans. Also … Continue reading

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Thursday 28th December 2017

Sharpness     The GREAT NORTHERN DIVER still on the SARA pool today. Also a BLACK REDSTART at the end of Dock Road early afternoon. For birders visiting for the Diver, the bird is also being regularly seen in the ‘marina’ area. Please … Continue reading

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Wednesday 27th December 2017

Gloucester     The female PENDULINE TIT at Plock Court, Longford still today at SO837204. Also a Cockatiel. Please keep a reasonable distance from the bird to allow it to feed in the ponds. (Rob Freckleton). This morning in the garden at … Continue reading

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Tuesday 26th December 2017

Gloucester     The female PENDULINE TIT at Plock Court, Longford still today at SO837204 until 3:50pm at least. Also 25 Pied Wagtails, a Meadow Pipit and a Stonechat. (Mark Grieve/Rich Hearn/Terry Grant). A Grey Heron visiting garden ponds along Hucclecote … Continue reading

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Monday 25th December 2017

Merry Christmas!  Sharpness     The GREAT NORTHERN DIVER still in the Old Dock at SARA until 2pm at least. (Paul Taylor/Neil Smart/Mark Hobson). Forest of Dean     c30 Hawfinches at Parkend off Crown Lane by the cricket pitch until 11:45am … Continue reading

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Sunday 24th December 2017

Sharpness     A GREAT NORTHERN DIVER in the Old Dock at SARA at 3:45pm. (Paul Taylor). Gloucester     The female PENDULINE TIT at Plock Court, Longford still today at SO837204 until 1:15pm at least. Also a pair of Stonechats. (John Martin/Mark … Continue reading

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Saturday 23rd December 2017

Gloucester     The female PENDULINE TIT at Plock Court, Longford still today at SO837204 until midday at least. (Karle Burford/Julian Thomas). Cotswold Water Park East     The GREAT NORTHERN DIVER on Pit 125 Bowmoor Sailing Club lake still this morning … Continue reading

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Friday 22nd December 2017

Gloucester     The female PENDULINE TIT at Plock Court, Longford still today at SO837204 all day. (Andrew Jordan/Jeremy Squire/Richard Williams). Also a Kingfisher this afternoon. (Susan Payne). Frampton     A Marsh Harrier and a SHORT-EARED OWL from Splatt Bridge this afternoon. … Continue reading

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