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 will not be available until 1/2/17.    CWP Bird List 2016:   182

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28 February 2017

Shorncote:  Leucistic magpie, Chiffchaff, Cetti’s warbler, Bullfinch pair, Little egrets x3.  Clive Scarlett

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27 February 2017

CWP 65:. Black-necked Grebe still present.   John Grearson

Cerney Wick:   male sparrowhawk attempting to catch ( unsuccessfully)  a Great Spotted Woodpecker which was feeding on nuts.   Nigel Gardener.

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26 February 2017

Scaup still on CWP 57 and Black Necked Grebe on CWP 65Nigel Pleass

CWP 60?   Fem Ruddy Shelduck reported on Bird Guides ( this may be an error on the bird guides site as one was reported on pit 60 at standlake)

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25 February 2017

CWP 65:  Black Necked Grebe.  Andrew Whittaker.

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24 February 2017


Black Necked Grebe (Jon Mercer)

CWP 65:   Black Necked Grebe.   Roger Gillespie.   Les Ditchburn.  Malcolm Royal.  Jon Mercer

male Scaup on CWP 57 this morning at 10.30am.   Several Pochard and Goldeneye  Roger Gillespie.  Malcolm Royal. Clive Scarlett.

Thames Path from Ashton Keynes to Lower Mill:  Great Spotted Woodpecker, Kingfisher.  Malcolm Royal.

CWP 41:   Little Egret, Great White Egret.   Malcolm Royal.  Clive Scarlett

CWP 28:   1m and 2f Smew reported by another birder.  Video seen by Malcolm.   Per Malcolm Royal.

CWP 28a:  Goosander, Green Woodpecker.   Malcolm Royal.

Shorncote:  Barn owl hunting, Pair of stonechats on path, 3 little egrets, Chiffchaffs x 3, Cetti’s Warbler heard.   Clive Scarlett 

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23 February 2017

Black Necked Grebe on CWP 65, Great White Egret on CWP 41 and the male Scaup on CWP 57 all still present this afternoon.   Jon Mercer

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22 February 2017

CWP 65:   Black Necked Grebe in transitional plumage.   Andy Jayne per Twitter

CWP 57:   Male Scaup.    Andy Jayne per Twitter

CWP 16: Adult Mediterranean Gull in roost.     Andy Jayne per Twitter

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