Monthly Archives: February 2018

Sunday 18th February 2018

Saul Warth     Two WATER PIPITS and a MERLIN this morning. (Gordon Hodgson). Gloucester     The PENDULINE TIT at Plock Court, Longford still present this morning at SO8375520392. Wellies recommended. Please keep a reasonable distance from the bird to allow it … Continue reading

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Saturday 17th February 2018

Forest of Dean     A LESSER SPOTTED WOODPECKER on the Short Trail at Nagshead RSPB at 9am this morning. Also a male Bullfinch here. Three Hawfinches at Parkend still. (Craig Stewart). A LESSER SPOTTED WOODPECKER in Cannop Ponds car park early … Continue reading

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Friday 16th February 2018

Gloucester     The PENDULINE TIT at Plock Court, Longford still today at SO8375520392. Wellies recommended. Please keep a reasonable distance from the bird to allow it to feed in the ponds. (Michael Colquhoun/Paula Whitcher/Ken Hurcombe/Steve Preddy). Pics by Mike. On Alney Island … Continue reading

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Thursday 15th February 2018

Gloucester     The PENDULINE TIT at Plock Court, Longford still today at SO837204 until 3pm at least. Wellies recommended. Please keep a reasonable distance from the bird to allow it to feed in the ponds. Also a male Stonechat, never far from … Continue reading

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Wednesday 14th February 2018

Ashleworth Ham     The drake GREEN-WINGED TEAL still this morning between 9:30-10am out in the open in front of the hide. Still present at 1:15pm but further back. (Graham Tompsett/Roy Shilham). Gloucester     The PENDULINE TIT at Plock Court, Longford still today … Continue reading

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Tuesday 13th February 2018

Sharpness     Four RED-BREASTED MERGANSERS flew N past Sharpness at 5:20pm. Also the female type BLACK REDSTART along Dock Road. (Andy Jordan). Ashleworth Ham     This afternoon the drake GREEN-WINGED TEAL sat in the open from 1:30-2:30pm in front of … Continue reading

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Monday 12th February 2018

Cotswold Water Park West     A first-winter KUMLIEN’S GULL in the roost at Pit 16 this evening. Also an adult MEDITERRANEAN GULL and the GREAT NORTHERN DIVER still. (Kim Milsom/Richard Mundy). Ashleworth Ham     The elusive drake GREEN-WINGED TEAL showed … Continue reading

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Sunday 11th February 2018

Ashleworth Ham     The drake GREEN-WINGED TEAL showed well on and off from 2:30pm to at least 4:30pm today. (Richard Humphrey/Ken Heron). A MERLIN hunting today. (Les Ditchburn). Upper Framilode/Epney     The GLAUCOUS GULL foraging on the bank immediately opposite St … Continue reading

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Saturday 10th February 2018

Ashleworth Ham     The drake GREEN_WINGED TEAL again today at 2pm from Meerend Thicket hide. It flew off into the flooded fields to the right and was relocated there at 3:30pm but no further sign from 4pm. Also five Snipe and … Continue reading

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Friday 9th February 2018

Epney/Upper Framilode     The GLAUCOUS GULL again today sat on the sand spit at SO7543710742 between Epney and Upper Framilode from 9:05am until 5:13pm at least. Viewable from the riverside wall S of the Anchor Inn, Epney or from the river … Continue reading

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