Monthly Archives: December 2020

Friday 11th December 2020

WWT Slimbridge    The CACKLING GOOSE flew in to the Dumbles at 11:55am with Canada Geese. Also two Peregrines. (MK). Daglingworth     At least ten Bramblings in a flock of 100+ Chaffinches and Linnets feeding on field margins at SO99200566. … Continue reading

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Thursday 10th December 2020

WWT Slimbridge    The CACKLING GOOSE again today in the Goose House Ground but not viewable from the hides and only seen in flight this morning. 11 Tundra Bean Geese on the Tack Piece late morning before flying off inland … Continue reading

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Wednesday 9th December 2020

Marston Meysey     A BITTERN flushed from a roadside ditch on a lane just in Gloucestershire, about 500m W of Marston Meysey at 4pm today. (Peter Jackson). Cotswold Water Park East    The first-year male RING-NECKED DUCK back on Pit … Continue reading

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Tuesday 8th December 2020

WWT Slimbridge     A CACKLING GOOSE found at the end of the day with Canada Geese on the Tack Piece. (Neil Smart). A juvenile Goshawk flew in front of the Robbie Garnett Hide today at 12:30pm scaring everything there. (Paul … Continue reading

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Monday 7th December 2020

WWT Slimbridge     Five Pink-footed Geese on the Tack Piece this morning (Martin McGill), late afternoon they were back at Frampton shore viewed from Splatt Bridge. Also a Greenshank and two Goosanders. (Neil Smart). Forest of Dean     At Woorgreens … Continue reading

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Sunday 6th December 2020

Frampton     Five PINK-FOOTED GEESE on the shore late morning viewed from Splatt Bridge towpath. They flew off towards WWT at 2:45pm. Also a Little Egret, two Buzzards, a Water Rail calling, 45 Shelducks and a Stonechat. (Neil Smart). Broadoak  … Continue reading

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Saturday 5th December 2020

Cotswold Water Park East     Three RING-NECKED DUCKS, an adult male, an immature male and a female, still on Pit 125, Bowmoor Sailing Lake, first thing this morning, later relocating to Pit 127. Also a Mandarin, four Chiffchaffs and two … Continue reading

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Friday 4th December 2020

Cotswold Water Park East     Three RING-NECKED DUCKS, an adult male, an immature male and a female, still on Pit 125, Bowmoor Sailing Lake, this morning. (Duncan Dine/Richard Tyler). Frampton     Five Goosanders and a Greenshank with nine Redshanks N … Continue reading

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Thursday 3rd December 2020

Cotswold Water Park East     Three RING-NECKED DUCKS, an adult male, an immature male and a female, on Pit 125, Bowmoor Sailing Lake, from 2pm until dusk. (Paul Masters/MK). The SLAVONIAN GREBE there again this morning only but no sign … Continue reading

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Wednesday 2nd December 2020

Cotswold Water Park East     A SLAVONIAN GREBE on Pit 125 this morning favouring the area around two moored boats. The first in Glos since 2014. Also c300 Tufted Ducks, 100+ Pochards and two drake Pintails. (Duncan Dine). Gloucester    … Continue reading

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