24 January 2016

CWP 82:  Great Northern Diver still on lake. Green and Great Spotted Woodpeckers heard nearby.   Nigel Pleass.   Steve Davies

CWP 74: Little Egret, Wigeon 2225, Pintail 140 (86 drakes 54 duck), Shoveler 227, Teal 2597, Gadwall 189, Goldeneye 20, Green Sandpiper, Lapwing 175, Water Rail, 2 Cettis Warbler.  Snowdrops on the lane leading to Twitcher’s. Nigel Pleass.  Steve Davies

CWP 83: 10 Little Egrets in flooded field across the road from the lake.    Steve Davies

CWP 306: 60 Teal, 12 Gadwall, 2 Shoveler, 2 Wigeon, 6 Tufted Ducks, pair of Pochard, 25 Mallard, 2 Grey Herons, 2 Yellowhammers. 150 Lapwings flying over, with the same flock seen at various other locations along the way to Waterhay area.     Steve Davies

CWP 305: 170 Mallard, 10 Teal, 6 Wigeon, 6 Tufted Ducks, Shelduck, Little Egret, 6 Pied Wagtails, 7 Stock Doves and 7 Lapwings over. Pair of Stonechats in field on LHS after the bridge.     Steve Davies

Shorncote:  Barn owl out around 3:45pm and visible until night. Joined late by a second bird. Also a fairly large flock of starlings carving shapes in the sky before settling for the night in the reeds.   Jerome Philipon

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