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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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Sunday 31st January 2021

Lower Rea     An adult and a juvenile WHOOPER SWAN this morning, but relocating to Corn Ham, Minsterworth by late morning. (Andy Chapman). Arlingham     The adult WHOOPER SWAN and juvenile Mute Swan in stubble on the Arlingham side of … Continue reading

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Saturday 30th January 2021

Gloucester     A FIRECREST in the bushes above the River Twyver at the bottom of Rendcomb Close, Abbeymead again today. (Sam Walker). Stonehouse    A MEDITERRANEAN GULL with over 1200 gulls, mainly Black-headed Gulls, all very mobile on the floods … Continue reading

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