17th January 2017

CWP 301 (From the gate on the Cerney Wick Road) – 5 Mute Swans, 7 Cormorant, 10 Snipe, 110 Greylag Geese, 36 Canada Geese, 24 Lapwing, a Great Crested Grebe, 7 Tufted Duck, 2 Mallard, 3 Gadwall & 70+ Coot. Trevor & Sue Clayson

CWP 97 (From the gate on the Cerney Wick Road) – 4 Mute Swans, 4 Cormorant, 3 Mallard, 14 Coot, 45 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 8 Herring Gulls, a Green Woodpecker & a Kestrel. Trevor & Sue Clayson

CWP 6 – 27 Tufted Duck, 12 Gadwall, 4 Mallard, 6 Pochard, a Great Crested Grebe, 2 Mute Swans, 3 Cormorants, 28 Coot & 2 Moorhen. Also 3 Pied Wagtails by the cafe & 6 Long-tailed Tits & a Reed Bunting amongst the birds on the cafe feeders. A Goldcrest on the canal towpath by CWP 6. Trevor & Sue Clayson

CWP 12 – 12 Mute Swans, 4 Cormorants, a Little Egret, 3 Great Crested Grebes, 6 Mallard, 4 Tufted Duck, 130 Coot, 40+ Black-headed Gulls & 40+ Lesser Black-backed Gulls. Trevor & Sue Clayson

CWP 9 – a Little Egret, a Grey Heron, 24 Cormorant, 6 Mute Swans, 4 Great Crested Grebes, 47 Canada Geese, 3 Greylag Geese, 130 Wigeon, 10 Tufted Duck, 2 Goldeneye, 12 Mallard, 6 Red-crested Pochard, 3 Gadwall & 36 Coot. Trevor & Sue Clayson

Cerney Wick – 50+ Redwing, 10+ Fieldfare, a Song Thrush & 3 Goldfinch. Trevor & Sue Clayson

CWP 74 (Twitchers) – 5 Cormorant, 11 Mute Swans, 500+ Lapwing, 100+ Golden Plover, 2 Great Crested Grebes, 2 Goldeneye, 32 Wigeon, 6 Shoveler, 6 Tufted Duck, 6 Teal & 36 Coot. The Lapwing gave an impressive display as they arrived in a number of smaller groups before forming a single flock prior to settling in on the scrape. Also a Jay in the lane. Trevor & Sue Clayson

 Shorncote: c8 Common Chiffchaffs, 2+ Cetti’s Warblers, Little Egret, 2+ Water Rails, c300 Lapwings, Curlew heard, c4 Reed Buntings, 18 Shoveler, 3 Gadwall, c8 Meadow Pipits, Green Woodpecker. No sign of a Siberian Chiffchaff.
Robin Griffiths / John Durell

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