Monthly Archives: February 2021

Thursday 18th February 2021

Hawling     At Larkhill Farm 200 Fieldfares, ten Redwings, 25 Starlings, 30 Linnets, four Skylarks and four Red Kites today. (Dave Clarke). Coombe Hill Meadows     Birds today included eight Mute Swans, 40 Canada Geese, nine Shelducks, c1000 Wigeon, six … Continue reading

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Wednesday 17th February 2021

Cotswold Water Park West     On Pit 12 today four Goldeneyes (2m, 2f), 36 Tufted Duck, six Great Crested Grebes and two Cormorants. (Bruce Kettle). Goldeneyes by Bruce Kettle Coombe Hill Meadows     1000+ Wigeon, 1000+ Teal, 14 Tufted Ducks, … Continue reading

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Tuesday 16th February 2021

Cotswold Water Park East     A drake RING-NECKED DUCK and a White-fronted Goose at Pit 125, Bowmoor Sailing Lake, today. (Duncan Dine). Eight Goosanders (4m, 4f) on Pit 126 mid-morning. (John Durell). Ring-necked Duck by Duncan Dine White-fronted Goose by … Continue reading

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Monday 15th February 2021

Frampton     A LITTLE GULL on the flashes N of Splatt Bridge this morning. (Gordon Hodgson). Walmore Common     An adult White-fronted Goose, 20 Shelducks, 11 Shovelers, 400 Wigeon, 20 Pintails, 600 Teal, 125 Lapwings, a Golden Plover, three Dunlins, … Continue reading

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Sunday 14th February 2021

Cheltenham    A Red Kite seen from Leckhampton churchyard, this afternoon, flying over woodland adjacent to the Sue Ryder home and in fields around there. (David Knowles). Snowshill     200+ Lapwings today. (Henry Kenner). Halmore     A Moorhen on the … Continue reading

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Saturday 13th February 2021

Saul Warth     800+ Dunlins late afternoon, 46 Shelducks and a Teal, also a Rock Pipit, two WATER PIPITS, four Pied Wagtails, a Grey Wagtail and two Stonechats all feeding in Hock Ditch and four Chiffchaffs at the sewage works. … Continue reading

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Friday 12th February 2021

Frampton     Around the pools three Golden Plovers, 194 Lapwings, a male Goldeneye, 104 Tufted Ducks, 71 Gadwalls, 22 Shovelers, 45 Teal, three Wigeon, 37 Cormorants, 25 Reed Buntings, 300+ Starlings, 56 Fieldfares, 105 Redwings and 21 Little Egrets and … Continue reading

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Thursday 11th February 2021

Chavenage Lane     A female MERLIN and two Red Kites. (Terry Grant). Winchcombe    Two Red Kites over Langley Hill this afternoon. (Phil Cull). Cotswold Water Park East     Two Oystercatchers at Pit 127 this afternoon. (John Durell). Cirencester    … Continue reading

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Wednesday 10th February 2021

Frampton    From Splatt Bridge this morning a MARSH HARRIER, a Peregrine, a MERLIN, two single White-fronted Geese flew N 10 minutes apart, 16 Golden Plovers flew N, nine Snipe in the reed bed, and one flew high N, 55 … Continue reading

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Tuesday 9th February 2021

Walmore Common     A male Goosander briefly late morning was just the second ever here and the first for 40 years. (Andy Jayne). Lower Rea     Adult and juvenile WHOOPER SWANS still on Corn Ham/Minsterworth Ham viewed from the benches … Continue reading

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