21 February 2015

CWP 87:  About 200 Lapwing. Also  20+ probable Golden Plover.   Huw Jones

Shorncote reedbeds and quarry – Lakes 85a, 85b, 89, 88:  Chiffchaffs (Flock of 4+ on the brambles over the ditch you can look down by the gate just east of the hides), Wren, Cetti’s Warblers (heard only), 20 Linnets, Pied Wagtail, Skylark (heard only), 2 Little Egret, 2 Gadwall, 6 Wigeon, 20+ Tufted duck, 50+ Mallards, 2 Red Crested Pochard, about 100 Canada Geese, 10 Greylags, 4 Mute Swan, 10+ Coots, 4+ Moorhen, 4+ Buzzards, 1 Kestrel. Crows. Black headed gulls.  Huw Jones

Blakehill: 4 Short-eared Owls, 5 Brown Hares, 5 Stonechats, c15 Snipe, c100 Fieldfares, c40 Redwings   Robin Griffiths

Dance Common Cricklade:  2 Chiffchaffs, 2 pairs Long-tailed Tits, drumming Great Spotted Woodpecker, Treecreeper    Robin Griffiths

Lower Moor:  Snipe, Heron, Kestrel, Red Crested Pochard, Kingfisher and Otter.   Photos by Andrew Denley

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