Monthly Archives: January 2020

Thursday 9th January 2020

Daglingworth     A GREAT GREY SHRIKE at Park Corner in the old quarry today at SO9667104334. (Pete Grimmitt). Cotswold Water Park West     The BLACK-NECKED GREBE still on Pit 16 today viewed from the grassy bank off of Nightingale Way … Continue reading

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Wednesday 8th January 2020

Cotswold Water Park West     The BLACK-NECKED GREBE still on Pit 16 today viewed from the grassy bank off of Nightingale Way. 26 Red Crested Pochards and a drake Goosander on Pit 44. Four male Bullfinches, a Reed Bunting and … Continue reading

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Tuesday 7th January 2020

Cotswold Water Park West     A BLACK-NECKED GREBE at 4:15pm amongst the gulls on Pit 16 along the left bank viewed from the Nightingale Way end. (Graham Lawlor). WWT Slimbridge     A Cattle Egret on the Long Ground pool and … Continue reading

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Monday 6th January 2020

Cotswold Water Park West     A FIRECREST just S of Cerney Wick along the canal path.  It was at SU 08109565, which is just the Wilts side of the border. (Martine Fenn). Forest of Dean     No sign of the … Continue reading

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Sunday 5th January 2020

WWT Slimbridge     A female Goosander on the top New Piece, nine Egyptian Geese on the Bottom New Piece this morning and a Ruddy Shelduck. Also a female Marsh Harrier hunting over the Dumbles. (Roberta Goodall). Forest of Dean    … Continue reading

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Saturday 4th January 2020

Gloucester     The male BLACK REDSTART still on Gloucester Cathedral this morning. Five Whooper Swans viewed from ‘The Vineyard’ on the Hereford & Glos canal at SO8128719707 at Over. (Mark Hobson). Pics by Mark. WWT Slimbridge     Eight Pink-footed Geese, … Continue reading

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Friday 3rd January 2020

WWT Slimbridge     Three Dark-bellied Brent Geese, eight Pink-footed Geese and three Egyptian Geese on the Dumbles today. (Slimbridge Sightings). Three Whooper Swans on the Goose House Ground. Also four Water Rails. (Dot Jones/Alan McIlquham). Pic by Alan. Stroud    A … Continue reading

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Thursday 2nd January 2020

WWT Slimbridge     Five Whooper Swans arrived on the Rushy this morning then relocated to the Tack Piece for the rest of the day. Eight Pink-footed Geese still on the Dumbles edge. Three Goosanders over the high tide a male … Continue reading

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Wednesday 1st January 2020

Snowshill     The GREAT GREY SHRIKE still this morning at SP114335. Please note this bird is always distant and a scope is recommended. (Duncan Dine). Also a ringtail HEN HARRIER in the area. (Terry Fenton). Calmsden     Three Grey Partridges … Continue reading

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