12 February 2017

CWP 41:    Great White Egret, Pair of Goosander, 14 Goldeneye, Peregrine over.   Nigel Pleass

CWP 57: Bittern. Andrew Whittaker

20+ Siskins feeding in alders at Neigh Bridge CP 10am-12 noon at least, also 15 Goosander on CWP 55  Jon Mercer

CWP 29:  Smew (1m,2f) (min of 2 male and 3 redhead seen in WeBS today) .   2 Red Crested Pochard.    Fem Goosander on CWP 28a.      Richard Williams

CWP 93:  Leucistic Pochard.  Nigel Pleass.

Kempsford Sewage Farm:  4 Chiffchaff.    Nigel Pleass

CWP 82: Male Stonechat.      Nigel Pleass

WeBS Counts:

Webs counts from CWP 28, 28a, 29, 30, 35, 36, 37, 38:   Wigeon 4, Mallard 27, Moorhen 7, Coot 57, Cormorant 22, Goldeneye 1M 1F, Tufted duck 134, Heron 6, Great crested Grebe 25, Goosander 2M 3F, Mute swan 14, Smew 2M 3RH, Gadwall 10, Pochard 22, Black Headed Gull 2, Oystercatcher 1, Canada Goose 13, Greylag Goose 1, Shoveler 1, Sparrowhawk 1.    Darren Tonge (Cotswold Birdwatching Co.).

Cleveland Lakes:   Numbers building after the lakes and scrape froze over.   12 mute swan, 5 Canada goose, 6 cormorant, 5 grey heron, 16 great crested grebe, 77 pintail, 350 shoveler, 34 goldeneye, 142 gadwall, 837 teal, 98 tufted duck, 46 mallard, 1,256 wigeon, 208 pochard, 5 water rail, 294 coot, 4 moorhen, 1 green sandpiper, 2 curlew, 361 lapwing, 23 snipe and 7 black-headed gull. Total of 3,789 birds.     Nick Adams

CWP 200, 66, 69, 76, 96 and 81:   Tufted Duck (102); Great Crested Grebe (3); Coot (122); Mute Swan (28); Red Crested Pochard (10);Cormorant (6); Gadwall (14); Wigeon (125); Black Headed Gulls (6); Greylag Geese (2); Grey Heron (1); Lapwing (350); Shoveler (2); Little Grebe (1); Mallard (12)  Angel Pomfret

CWP 112,113,115,123,124: Goldeneye 21, Pochard 19, Red-crested Pochard 8, Common Gull 1.   John Durell

CWP114: Tufted Duck 117, Wigeon 14, Goldeneye 4.   John Durell

CWP116: Wigeon 56.    John Durell

CWP125: Tufted Duck 67, Gadwall 4, Pochard 9, Mute Swan 24, Kingfisher.     John Durell

CWP126: Tufted Duck 11, Shoveler 7, Shelduck 2, Common Gull 2.    John Durell

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