Monthly Archives: February 2021

Monday 8th February 2021

Chavenage Lane     A pair of Peregrines hunting. The male took a kill, probably Fieldfare, onto overhead wires where it balanced in the wind to eat it. Also a female MERLIN, 250+ Redwings and 250+ Fieldfares. (Terry Grant). South Cerney  … Continue reading

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Sunday 7th February 2021

Gloucester    The FIRECREST again at the bottom of Rendcomb Close, Abbeymead along the River Twyver this afternoon. (Sam Walker). A female/immature MERLIN hunting near Abbott’s Lodge, Sandhurst at midday. (Andy Jayne). Toadsmoor Valley    At Toadsmoor Pools a FIRECREST … Continue reading

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Saturday 6th February 2021

Woolaston     A GLAUCOUS GULL in a field today. The land owner says it has been there all week. (Martin Vaisey). Lower Rea     An adult and a juvenile WHOOPER SWAN still this morning on Corn Ham, Minsterworth viewed from … Continue reading

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Friday 5th February 2021

Frampton     A GREAT WHITE EGRET at Splatt flashes today, also a WATER PIPIT, five Redshanks, a pair of Stonechats, 2+ Water Rails and a Snipe. (Gordon Hodgson). The regular Tawny Owl roosting at Frampton Court today. (Josh Adamms). Cheltenham  … Continue reading

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Thursday 4th February 2021

Saul Warth     Late morning a WATER PIPIT to the left of Hock Ditch briefly. Also 19 Shelducks, 20+ Wigeon, 25+ Pintails and two female Stonechats. (Eric Palmer/MK). Saul     12 Little Egrets in the furthest paddock from the Arlingham … Continue reading

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Wednesday 3rd February 2021

Lower Rea    A pair of Stonechats still in the first field on the left after Rea Bridge. Along the river seven Cormorants roosting, a Raven and a Green Woodpecker. At Netheridge Farm 12 Teal, a pair of Bullfinches and … Continue reading

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Tuesday 2nd February 2021

Saul Warth     This morning between Hock Ditch and Hock Cliff a WATER PIPIT and a Common Sandpiper. Also 316 Curlews before high tide. (Eric Palmer). Lower Rea An adult and a juvenile WHOOPER SWAN still this morning at 9:50am … Continue reading

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Monday 1st February 2021

Lower Rea     An adult and a juvenile WHOOPER SWAN still this morning on Corn Ham, Minsterworth viewed from the benches at Lower Rea across the river at SO 80412 15648. (Andy Chapman). Lechlade     A BITTERN flew over the … Continue reading

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