Monthly Archives: March 2018

Sunday 11th March 2018

Forest of Dean     At Crabtree Hill the GREAT GREY SHRIKE still early morning, also two Reed Buntings and three Stonechats. At Woorgreens Lake eight Goosanders and two Little Grebes. At Cannop Pond 17 Mandarins, two Gadwalls and two Little Grebes. (Graham Tompsett). … Continue reading

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Saturday 10th March 2018

Cotswold Water Park East     At Pit 104 four SAND MARTINS, seven Goosanders, four Goldeneyes, eight Lesser Redpolls and ten Siskins. (Mick Jones). Symonds Yat     A LESSER SPOTTED WOODPECKER by the cabin at Yat Rock this morning. (Russell Peacey). Sharpness  … Continue reading

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Friday 9th March 2018

Saul Warth     A drake GARGANEY on the Warth from 9:45am until 2pm at least. Also 120 Pintails, 30 Shovelers, 22 Wigeon, 260 Teal, 11 Redshanks and a Ruff (Gordon Hodgson). This afternoon 17 Black-tailed Godwits, five Dunlins, two Lapwings … Continue reading

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Thursday 8th March 2018

Cotswold Water Park East     The female SCAUP on Pit 125, Bowmoor Sailing Lake today, but no sign of the Ferruginous Duck. Also a Red Kite. (Ian Ralphs/Phil Pope). Cotswold Water Park West     The drake RING-NECKED DUCK still at the … Continue reading

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Wednesday 7th March 2018

Cotswold Water Park East     A drake FERRUGINOUS DUCK on Pit 125, Bowmoor Sailing Lake and also Pit 126 again today. A PINK-FOOTED GOOSE flew over Pit 126 with Greylags possibly landed on Pit 114. Also a female SCAUP and … Continue reading

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Tuesday 6th March 2018

Cotswold Water Park East     A drake FERRUGINOUS DUCK on Pit 125, Bowmoor Sailing Lake this morning before relocating to Pit 126 to sleep, present until early afternoon at least. Also a female SCAUP and two drake Red Crested Pochards … Continue reading

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Monday 5th March 2018

Ashleworth Ham     The drake GREEN-WINGED TEAL showed well in front of the hide at 12:30pm. (John Sanders). Pic by John. Guscar Rocks     On this morning’s tide, an Avocet, two Bar-tailed Godwits, seven Oystercatchers, two Redshanks, 15 Dunlins and … Continue reading

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Sunday 4th March 2018

Frampton     A BITTERN at the back of Court Lake this morning. (Mark Hobson). Two male Goldeneyes on the Sailing Lake, a male Mandarin on Court Lake and the regular Tawny Owl roosting. (Seb Buckton). Also around the pools another … Continue reading

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Saturday 3rd March 2018

Cotswold Water Park West     The drake RING-NECKED DUCK still at the north end of Pit 16 this morning. (Andy Jayne). Sharpness     A Ruff this morning and a BLACK REDSTART still. 100 Dunlins and 40 Meadow Pipits feeding/balancing on … Continue reading

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Friday 2nd March 2018

May Hill     Four Crossbill flew over the top of May Hill this afternoon. (Rob Guest). Frampton     A Woodcock flew down Frampton Green late morning. (Gordon Hodgson). Stroud     Five Hawfinches briefly in the Churchyard off Horns Road/Bisley Road … Continue reading

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