4 February 2017

CWP 28/29/30:    5 Smew on CWP 29 (2 male and 3 redhead), Kingfisher & large flock of Fieldfare and Redwing.   Pochard on 30.  Ken Cypher.  Louise Bailey.  Andy & Sue Gibbons.

CWP 44 – 120 Red-crested Pochard, 2m & 1f Goosander   Louise Bailey.  Andy & Sue Gibbons

Lower Moor/Clattinger: 2 Marsh Tits, Raven, drumming Great Spotted Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker   Robin Griffiths

Ashton Keynes (church walk):  1 Nuthatch.   Peter Wright

Siddington: Flock of 40+ Goldfinches and 2 Song Thrushes on old lane near Tesco.  Steve Davies

South Cerney: 30 Linnets and a Buzzard in fields near airbase, Green Sandpiper on floodwater in field near A419 junction.  Steve Davies

Down Ampney: 2 Ravens, Buzzard, Green Woodpecker and c100 Fieldfares/Redwings just outside the village.  Steve Davies

Roundhouse Farm Quarry: 30-40 Pied Wagtails flew over the Kempsford road, probably heading to roost. On the water, 2 Shelducks, 4 Teal, 10 Wigeon and several Gadwall.  Steve Davies

Buscot Wick (Lechlade):   mid day. A single Corn Bunting, sitting on a ‘regulation’ farm hedge wire, there may have been others but the mixed flock of finches etc were alarmed and flew before identification.    Paul Sims  ( This is within the CWP Biodiversity area and the first reported for a couple of years)

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