Author Archives: CWP Birds

20 April 2018

CWP 74: Cuckoo singing from Twitchers gate this am also Lesser Whitethroat and 2+ Common Terns over the lake. Jon Mercer Advertisements

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Nightingales

Nightingales are back and singing in the Water Park with several reported at sites in the western section at present. Last year there were some issues with visitors straying onto private land in order to hear these and, in doing … Continue reading

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19 April 2018

Whelford Pools:. Cuckoo calling. Duncan Dine CWP 125:  2 Common Tern.  Duncan Dine. Clattinger Farm:   Male Whinchat flycatching from hedgerow.  Dave Collins. Shorncote:  Barn Owl this evening.  Also singing Reed and Sedge Warbler.  Possible Lesser Whitethroat heard.  Beany Birder per … Continue reading

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18 April 2018

Eysey: Oystercatcher and 11 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Black Swans.   2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin and a Lesser Whitethroat.    John Durell.  Graham Lawlor.   Kim Milsom, Pete Adams. CWP 12: Arctic Tern and 3 Common Tern at 5.10pm.  Graham Lawlor. Shorncote:   … Continue reading

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17 April 2018

CWP 125:  2 Common Tern, Lesser Whitethroat.  Duncan Dine. CWP 126:  2 Little Ringed Plover.  Duncan Dine.

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Boost for rare species at Cotswold Water Park

Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust has secured a £50,000 grant from Biffa Award (part of the Landfill Communities Fund) to help a range of birds, bats and insects at its three nature reserves within the Cotswold Water Park. The On the Wing … Continue reading

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16 April 2018

Eysey:  2 Dunlins on the flooded field.   Simon Gathercole

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15 April 2018

CWP 12:   At 3.30. Common Tern (first report of the year).   Lyn White. Wheatear, 4 Curlew at Blakehill this morning.   Also Goshawk being chased off by a crow.   Beany Birder per Twitter.   Neil George. 3 Little Ringed Plovers at Eysey.  … Continue reading

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