Monthly Archives: January 2021

Sunday 17th January 2021

Broadoak     A WHOOPER SWAN and a juvenile Mute Swan on the Severn at Broadoak again this afternoon, then flew back to the usual stubble field on the Arlingham side at 2:55pm (SO70601245). Also 24 Lapwings and six Dunlins on … Continue reading

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Saturday 16th January 2021

Cambridge/Slimbridge   Along the canal between Cambridge Arms Bridge and Patch Bridge a pair of GREAT WHITE EGRETS flew over, a Kingfisher and a Cormorant. In a field at SO728045 c15 Curlews, c30 Common Gulls and two Shelducks. In a field just … Continue reading

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Friday 15th January 2021

Frampton     At Splatt Bridge this morning a ‘new’ immature male MARSH HARRIER hunting over the 100-acre, three Stonechats, 200 Golden Plovers over S, 60+ Dunlins over the river, eight Snipe and a JACK SNIPE in the reedbed. (Gordon Hodgson). … Continue reading

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Thursday 14th January 2021

Longford     Between Longford and Sandhurst this afternoon, two Peregrines, a Raven, a Green Woodpecker, seven Skylarks, two Meadow Pipits, two Mallards and ten Grey Herons. (Jim Northcott). Dymock     The first male Blackcap in the garden this winter, feeding … Continue reading

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Wednesday 13th January 2021

Cotswold Water Park West    A GREAT WHITE EGRET in a field W of the disused railway line at SU075948. (Bruce Kettle). Kempley     A Green Sandpiper, flushed from shallow pools in a field adjacent to Kempley Court at SO671310 … Continue reading

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Tuesday 12th January 2021

Dursley    20+ Siskins and a Little Grebe at Rockstowes near Dursley this morning. (Phil Pope). Ampney Crucis     A Green Woodpecker, a Great Spotted Woodpecker and four Long-tailed Tits in the garden today. A Grey Heron and eight Redwings … Continue reading

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Monday 11th January 2021

Chavenage Lane & Chavenage Green area     A male MERLIN, 720+ Redwings, 400+ Fieldfares, 7+ Stonechats (4m, 3f), 13 Pied Wagtails, 110+ Meadow Pipits, 350+ Linnets, 650+ Chaffinches, 100+ Yellowhammers and 750+ Starlings today. (Terry Grant). Longford/Sandhurst     20 Teal, … Continue reading

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Sunday 10th January 2021

Gloucester     The FIRECREST again in Richard’s Wood at Alney Island today. (Mark Hobson). Chavenage Lane     A Barn Owl hunting at 1:50pm, also 4+ Stonechats and 12 Pied Wagtails. (Terry Grant). Stonehouse/Eastington    A Little Grebe on the canal … Continue reading

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Saturday 9th January 2021

Gloucester     A FIRECREST again in Richard’s Wood at Alney Island today. (Andy Jayne). Tewkesbury     A GREAT WHITE EGRET in a field between Mythe nature reserve and Dawley’s caravan park. (Sarah Loaring). Slimbridge     Between Shepherds Patch and Ryall’s … Continue reading

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Friday 8th January 2021

Cotswold Water Park West     At Shorncote birds today included a Water Rail, a Cetti’s Warbler and a Goldcrest. (Chris Snook). Stroud     A Chiffchaff and a Dipper on the canal behind Homebase. (Colin Greenfield). Nailsworth     Eight Little Egrets … Continue reading

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