26 April 2015

Wood Warbler in song along the bridleway between Waterhay and Fridays Ham Lane.    In the willows of CWP68D about half way along the bridleway.  Also a drumming Great Spotted Woodpecker in the big willow near the right turning of the Thames Trail.   Nigel Pleass.  John Grearson.  Dave Soons

CWP125/126: 7 male Yellow Wagtails and 2 Common Sandpipers on path between the pits; 4 Common Terns and Sand Martins, Swallows and House Martins; 1 Swift.   John Durell.

Linnet (Wilf Lewis)

Linnet (Wilf Lewis)

Blakehill: 2 Curlew, 2 Whimbrel, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, Whinchat, 2 Wheatear, 2 Stock Dove, 8 Skylark, 2 Linnet, 2 Heron (over), Mistle Thrush.    Robin Griffiths.  Wilf Lewis

CWP 74:   3 Whimbrel, Black-tailed Godwit, 21 Dunlin. Small group of hirundine and Swifts at Twitcher’ Gate.  Nigel Pleass. Andrew Whittaker.  

25+ Swifts, 70+ Sand Martins and a few House Martins over pits CWP 74/68 mid evening, 2 Common Terns from the gate.    Jon Mercer

Cleveland Farm Area:  3 Shelduck, pair of Wigeon, 14 Shoveler, 10 Gadwall, 18 Teal, 290 Tufted Duck, 4 pochard, 2 Red Crested pochard, 3 Sparrowhawk, 4 Lapwing, Oystercatcher, 3 Little Ringed Plover, 21 Dunlin, 4 Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, 3 Whimbrel, Black-tailed Godwit,  Curlew, 3 Snipe, 5 Common Tern, Cuckoo, 10 Swift, 550 Sand Martin, 2 White Wagtail, 2 Nightingale, 10 Cetti’s warbler   Nigel Pleass

Whimbrel (Jon Mercer)

Whimbrel (Jon Mercer)

A Whimbrel in the traditional field by CWP 83 this evening.     Jon Mercer

Eysey Farm:  2 Shelduck,  Shoveler, 2 Gadwall, 2 Teal, 22 Tufted Duck, 4 Red Crested Pochard, Sparrowhawk, 2 male Wheatear, 14 Sedge Warbler, 13 Reed Warbler, 9 Garden Warbler, 14 Blackcap, 3 Lesser Whitethroat, 10 whitethroat, 10 Chiffchaff, 7 Willow Warbler   Nigel Pleass

Roundhouse Farm:   Little Egret, 2 Shelduck,  4 Shoveler, 22 Gadwall, 4 Tufted Duck, 3 Little Ringed Plover, 5 Common Sandpiper, Cuckoo  Nigel Pleass

3 whimbrels took off of CWP 40 area, mid-afternoon,  1 arctic tern at CWP 41 with up to 7 common terns     David Jablonski

CWP 43:  Report of a willow warbler with a mixed songs combining Willow Warbler and Chiffchaff.  David Jablonski

Ashton Keynes:  Red Kite, Hobby, Chiffchaff   Mark Brooks

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