24 July 2014

Riverside park, Lechlade:    Red Breasted Goose on Thames just upstream of Riverside Park.   Kim Milsom

CWP 74 scrape: Garganey, 15 Shoveler, 15 Gadwall, 8 Teal, 5 Snipe, 4 Green Sandpiper  Nigel Pleass

CWP 74 – 20 Cormorants, 32 Mute Swans including 3 cygnets, 2 Little Egrets, 5 Common Terns, 3 Common Sandpipers, a Green Sandpiper, 4 Lapwing, a Grey Heron, 4 Great Crested Grebes, 3 Greylag Geese, 41 Tufted Duck, 31 Mallard, 51 Coot, 2 Moorhen, 20+ Swallows, 4 Sand Martins & a Buzzard.    Sue and Trevor Clayson

Cleveland Lakes: Little Egret 6, Great Crested Grebe 78, Mute Swan 99, Mallard 101, Tufted Duck 286, Pochard 21, Red Crested Pochard 20, Coot 528, Moorhen 14.    Nigel Pleass

Tufted Duck (Sue Clayson)

Tufted Duck (Sue Clayson)

CWP 301: Green Sandpiper, Mute Swan pair still with 12 cygnets, Common Tern 17 including 2 fledged and 3 small young.   Grey Heron, 13 Lapwing, 41 Tufted Duck including 10 ducklings ( 7 +3 ), 9 Red Crested Pochard, 19 Mallard, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 48 Coot, 10 Black-headed Gulls including 3 juveniles begging for food from the Terns as well as the gulls, 9 Pied Wagtails & 3 Swallows. Nigel Pleass.     Sue and Trevor Clayson

CWP 305: 4 Little Ringed Plover.    Nigel Pleass

CWP 97: 3 Cormorant, 2 Grey Herons, 3 Lapwing, 2 Common Terns, 2 Great Crested Grebes, 43 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 2 Herring Gulls & 6 House Martins.    Sue and Trevor Clayson

CWP 6 – a pair of Mute Swans with 6 cygnets, 16 Great Crested Grebes including 8 young & 1 occupied nest, 50 Tufted Duck, 16 Pochard, 6 Red Crested Pochard, 20 Coot including 3 small chicks, a Reed Bunting, 3 Reed Warblers, 2 House Martins & 2 Swifts.     Sue and Trevor Clayson

Kent End – 2 Mute Swans, a Grey Heron, 28 Greylag Geese, a Little Egret, 8 Lapwing, 2 Common Terns, 4 Little Grebes, a Great Crested Grebe, a Cormorant, 6 Tufted Duck, 10 Mallard, 9 Coot, 3 Moorhen, 4 Black-headed Gulls, 3 Pied Wagtails, 2 Stock Doves, 9 House Martins & a Buzzard.     Sue and Trevor Clayson

Ashton Keynes Cricket pitch:   3 Yellow Wagtails    Peter Wright

Blakehill: 3 Redstarts, Little Owl, 3 Red Kites, Lesser Whitethroat, Green Woodpecker, 16 Linnets  Robin Griffiths

Amongst the butterflies seen were Red Admiral, Peacock, Brimstone, Comma, Gatekeeper, Large & Small Whites, Common Blue, Small Copper & a Cinnabar Moth. Dragonflies included Brown Hawker, Emperor, Black-tailed Skimmer, Common Darter & Common Blue Damselflies.     Sue and Trevor Clayson

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