This site publishes records from the Cotswold Water Park irrespective of county boundaries. You can send in your sightings on the contact form.
You can also contact me direct at : Email: ‘cwpbirds [at] outlook.com’ or Twitter: (@CWPBirds).
The CWP list for 2017 is still being worked on. CWP Bird List 2016: 182
Shorncote this evening: Common Tern, Little ringed plover, Pochard, Red-crested Pochard, Shoveler, Sparrowhawk, Greenfinch, Stock Dove. Wilf Lewis
Oaksey Cricket Pitch: Yellow Wagtail. Roger Gillespie
CWP 130/132: Cuckoo in same spot as last year, 5 Lapwings, Little-ringed Plover, Shelduck, 10 Red-crested Pochard, Great Crested grebe on nest, 3 Reed Buntings, 2 Reed Warblers, Blackcaps, Whitethroats, Chiffchaff, Yellow and Pied Wagtails, Song Thrush, Greenfinch. Flying around: Linnets, House and Sand Martins, 2 Little Egrets. 3 Painted Ladies, Red Admiral, Peacock, Brimstone, lots of Orange-tips, 2 Blue-tailed Damselflies, lots of Common Blues and a female Banded/Beautiful Demoiselle. Also, a Sinodendron cylindricum beetle, Long-jawed Orb Weavers, Garden Spiders, Mayflies and 5 Fallow Deer. Steve Davies
Please note that the Ashton Keynes to Waterhay road is closed as a result of roadworks.
CWP 43: one, or more probably two, Nightingales, 3 Oystercatchers, Cuckoo, Clouded Yellow, Common Blue butterfly, 3 Brown Argus, Brimstones. Robin Griffiths
CWP 74: Twitcher’s: 6 Common Terns, Red Admiral, Brimstones Robin Griffiths
Count of 10 Hobby over CWP 57, 4 over CWP 42/44. 4 Little Egret, Cettis Warbler at CWP 57. Jon Mercer. Graham Lawlor
CWP 74 / 68: Green Sandpiper, Redshank, Red Kite, 2 Little ringed Plover, 4 Cettis Warbler. Graham Lawlor
CWP 132: 4 Little ringed Plover, Little Egret, Shelduck with 7 young. Graham Lawlor
Clattinger Farm: 13 Burnt Tipped Orchids. Green Winged, Southern Marsh, Early Marsh & Common Spotted Orchids. 4 Raven. Nigel Pleass
Cleveland Lakes: 2 Shelduck, 73 Mute Swan, drake Garganey and 6 Gadwall in flight over CWP74 scrape, drake Pochard, Redshank, 4 Oystercatcher, 22 Common Tern, 2 Cuckoo, Kingfisher, 7 Cettis Warbler. Nigel Pleass.
CWP 200: 3 Little Ringed Plover and Little Egret. Nigel Pleass
100+ Southern Marsh Orchid and 2 Early Marsh Orchid at Elm Lea Meadows and North Meadow. Nigel Pleass
Blakehill: The first Blakehill Cuckoo heard twice at opposite ends of the reserve – at least a month late! 2 Garden Warblers, 2 Lesser Whitethroats, 2 Curlews, 2 Green Woodpeckers Robin Griffiths
CWP 132: 2 or 3 Yellowhammers, a Yellow Wagtail, 2 Common Tern and a Painted Lady. Richard Vernon