1 January 2015

CWP 28a:  2 drake and 3 redhead Smew, 2 Raven over, Tawny Owl. Treecreeper.  Chiffchaff, Red Crested Pochard (f), 5 Tufted Duck, 58 Mallard, 6 Gadwall  Nigel Pleass.  Jon Mercer.  Ian Searle

CWP 29:  43 Tufted Duck, 6 Pochard, 11 Red Crested Pochard, 93 Lapwing over, 16 Coot, Shoveler,  also late morning a male Smew –presumed one from 28a as they had gone  Ian Searle

CWP 30:  Pair of Goosander and 500 Jackdaw over.   Little Grebe, 175+ Tufted Duck, 12+ Mallard, 6 Gadwall, 7 Pochard , 2 Pintail, 3 Shoveler, 14 Coot and 3 Raven over Nigel Pleass.   Ian Searle.

CWP 35:  Kingfisher, 62 Coot, 12 Mallard, 6 Tufted Duck    Ian Searle.

Reported on CWP 29/30/35 as a whole:  306 Tufted Duck, 11 Pochard, 18 Red Crested Pochard,  2 ad Yellow Legged Gulls, 2 Green Sandpiper & 2 Chiffchaffs.    Nigel Pleass

CWP 74: 14 Goldeneye, 10 Shoveler,  5 drake and 2 female Pintail on CWP74/68 with 200+ Teal, 197 Pochard, 108 Tufted Duck & Jack Snipe.  Jon Mercer.  Nigel Pleass

Shorncote – 6 Snipe, 3+ Water Rail, drake Pintail, 50 Teal, 4 Shoveler, Little Egret, 2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Cetti’s Warbler, 11+ Chiffchaff (incl 7 in one hawthorn bush!), fem Stonechat, 150 Fieldfare/Redwing, 2 Mistle Thrush, Goldcrest.  12 Tufted Duck, 90+ Lapwing 90+, 10+ Golden Plover, 3 Gadwall, 34 Mallard, 7 Coot,      Jon Mercer.  Ian Searle.

CWP 37: 2 Chiffchaff     Ian Searle.

Waterhay Car Park pre-dawn:  Barn Owl    Ian Searle.

Waterhay: 2 Woodcock. Nigel Pleass

CWP 12:  9 Goldeneye (5m+4f), 5 Pochard  Ian Searle.

CWP 38:   25 Tufted Duck, 9 Coot   Ian Searle

CWP41: 5 male Goosander, 12  Pochard 12   Ian Searle

CWP 42: Goldeneye (M), 6+ Mallard  Ian Searle

CWP 44: 6 male Tufted Duck,  76 Red Crested Pochard  Ian Searle   Nigel Pleass

CWP 70:  106 Mallard 106, 3 male Pintail, Teal  Ian Searle

CWP 200:  (Kent End):   20 Mallard, 27 Coot,  2 Wigeon, 43 Pochard, 15 Tufted Duck, 8 Lapwing   Ian Searle

CWP 301 – Mute Swan (large group), 100 coot, Pochard, 5 Cormorant, 3 Herring Gull, 30 Lesser Black Backed Gull, 6 Black Headed Gull    Wilf Lewis

CWP 305:  Peregrine, 6 Long Tailed Tit, Male and Female Pheasant, 6 Lapwing, 40 Starling   Nigel Pleass.  Wilf Lewis.

Kempsford Sewage Works:  18 Skylark, female Stonechat    Nigel Pleass

CWP 132 – Kestrel, 5 Blackbird, Magpie, 3 Wood Pigeon, 2 Green Woodpecker, 20 Mallard, 2 Buzzard, Kingfisher, 2 Goldfinch, 3 Coot, 3 Pied Wagtail, 8 Teal, 4 Pintail, 2 Long Tailed Tit, Canada Goose, Cormorant, 2 Shelduck, Herring Gull, Crow, Robin, 2 Wren    Wilf Lewis

CWP 111 – Male Bullfinch, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 6 Long Tailed Tit, 5 Blackbird, Chaffinch, 2 Dunnock, Robin, 12 Coot, 3 Goldeneye, 3 Tufted Duck, 2 Mute Swan + juv, 5 Gadwall, 8 Cormorant, Black Headed Gull, Blue Tit, Male and Female Reed Bunting, 2 Wren, Magpie, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Moorhen, 4 Mallard, Green Woodpecker, Redwing, Male and Female Pochard, 100 lapwing     Wilf Lewis

Ashton Keynes:  Garden Sightings.  By adding an additional ground feeder, Blackcap numbers rose to 6 ( 3 males & 3 females) all present within a few minutes this afternoon. Reed Buntings about 12, Long-tailed Tits 8 & Goldfinch 8.   A single Coal Tit appeared briefly on peanuts and the Jay is still around.     John Grearson

Cricklade:  Garden sightings.  2 Goldfinch, 2 Blackbird, Fieldfare, 3 Jackdaw, 2 Collared Dove, Wood Pigeon, Robin, 2 Blue Tit, Starling, Dunnock, 3 House Sparrow, Chaffinch   Wilf Lewis

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