Monthly Archives: December 2017

Monday 11th December 2017

Cotswold Water Park East     The GREAT NORTHERN DIVER on Pit 125 until 3:30pm at least. (Paul Rich/Jon Mercer). Pics by Duncan Dine. Hucclecote     A garden Hawfinch briefly this morning. (Chris Jones). Forest of Dean     Two Peregrines over … Continue reading

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Sunday 10th December 2017

Frampton     Around the pools late afternoon the Whooper Swan, the adult Yellow-legged Gulls, a Shelduck, 75 Tufted Ducks, 14 Shovelers, 24 Gadwalls, 300 Coots and three Little Grebes. (Nick Goatman). Forest of Dean     At Parkend cricket ground in Crown Lane … Continue reading

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Saturday 9th December 2017

Cotswold Water Park East     A GREAT NORTHERN DIVER on Pit 125 from 2-2:30pm today. (John Durell/Robin Griffiths). Sharpness     A BLACK REDSTART still on the old FedEx building at Dock Road today. (Ken Hills). Pic by Kenny. Berkeley shore    … Continue reading

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Friday 8th December 2017

Sharpness     A BLACK REDSTART still this afternoon, possibly two, along the Dock Road near the train. (Andy Jordan). Cirencester     A female Stonechat in Cirencester Park this morning by the polo fields, also 15 Golden Plovers. (Jon Mercer). Cotswold Water Park … Continue reading

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Thursday 7th December 2017

Huntingford     3+ Lesser Redpolls and 2+ Siskins in Alders along the Little Avon River near the Engineering Works, also 60 Lapwings over. (Vic Polley). Quedgeley     A Barn Owl in Naas Lane at 10pm, Quedgeley side of the railway … Continue reading

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Wednesday 6th December 2017

Gloucester     Belated news of two Swallows over Gloucester Quays at 3:30pm on the 2nd December. (Chris Slade). Sharpness     A female/immature BLACK REDSTART in the hedgerow near the car park at the end of Dock Road today. (Alan Baxter). Stroud  … Continue reading

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Tuesday 5th December 2017

Wilmer Common    Three Whooper Swans (1 ad, 2 cygs), a Mute Swan, seven Shelducks, 80 Wigeon, 580 Teal, 20 Mallards, 14 Shovelers, a Sparrowhawk, 15 Pied Wagtails and a male Stonechat today. At Longney Sands (upstream of Blueboys Farm) 84 … Continue reading

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Monday 4th December 2017

Sharpness     This morning a female type BLACK REDSTART flew from the boatyard onto the disused office block at the end of Dock Road at 9:30am. (Steve Brown). Charlton Kings     A Tawny Owl calling at 4:30pm in Charlton Park … Continue reading

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Sunday 3rd December 2017

Cotswold Water Park East     The juvenile LITTLE RINGED PLOVER relocated late morning today on Pit 132. (Duncan Dine). Hawling     17+ Yellowhammers, 470+ Fieldfares, 270+ Starlings, 25+ Blackbirds, 110+ Skylarks, four Buzzards, 75+ Red-legged Partridges, 145+ Linnets, 20+ Redwings, … Continue reading

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Saturday 2nd December 2017

Cotswold Water Park East     A juvenile LITTLE RINGED PLOVER on the NE shoreline of Pit 126 this morning, the first December record and none in November. Also the SCAUP still on Pit 125. (Ian Ralphs). Pic by Ian. Harnhill    … Continue reading

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