11 Nov 2018

Pit 126 –  80 Tufted Duck, 13 Gadwall, 3 Pochard.

Pit 125 – GREAT NORTHERN DIVER, 2 Cetti’s Warbler, 42 Tufted Duck, 196 Coot, 2 Common Gulls.

Pit 123 –  64 Pochard, 7 Goldeneye, 19 Red-crested Pochard.

Pit 116 – 287 Greylag, 85 Wigeon, 33 Cormorant.

John Durell.

 

Blakehill – 10 Fieldfare, Blackbird, Goldfinch, 20 Linnets, 20 House Sparrows, Goldcrest – Felicity Cobb.

Pit 120 – male Goldeneye – Pat Mabon.

Shorncote, Pit 85 – 6 Gadwall. Pit 79 – Great White Egret, Lapwings. Pit 87 – 70 Greylags.

Pit 44 – >40 Red-crested Pochards.

Pit 57 – 2 Shoveler.

Pit 41 – 3m and 2f Goosander.

Max Volpi.

Advertisements
Posted in Uncategorized

10 Nov 2018

Pit 125 – GREAT NORTHERN DIVER, 5 Goldeneye, Water Rail, Snipe, good number Fieldfare and Redwing, Cettis’s Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff – Ian Ralphs.

Eysey/ Round House Farm – Swift sp. mid-morning.

Pit 16 – Yellow-legged Gull in roost.

Graham Lawlor.

Waterhay Farm – CATTLE EGRETS still present today – Andy Rumming.

Posted in Uncategorized

9 Nov 2018

Reed Bunting male, by Chris Snook

Shorncote – Little Egret, Cetti’s Warbler heard, Reed Bunting  – Chris Snook.

Posted in Uncategorized

8 Nov 2018

Hoopoe at Hilmarton

Outside CWP but of local interest – a HOOPOE in North Wilts near Hilmarton for several days, still present today – SN11 8TB.

Posted in Uncategorized

6 Nov 2018

Shorncote

2 GW Egret
Red Kite.
Groups Fieldfare
2 Kestrels
Group Reed Buntings

Great White Egret by Duncan Dine

Lake132

Red Kite
Little Egret
skylark
Red Admiral
1 GW Egret – Duncan Dine, Felicity Cobb.

 

 

Pit 41 – 2 Little Egrets, 9 Goosander, 6 Goldeneye, Water Rail heard, Green Woodpecker, Jay, 2 Bullfinches, small flock of Siskins – Steve Brown.

Posted in Uncategorized

4 Nov 2018

Pit 29 – Great White Egret flew towards Pit 41 – Nigel Pleass.

Waterhay – 1 CATTLE EGRET present at 11.15am then flew off – Felicity Cobb.

Stonechat at Blakehill

Blakehill – 3 Snipe, Kestrel, 14 Meadow Pipits, 2m Stonechats, 82 Fieldfare, 17 Redwing, 10 Linnets  – JM.

Shorncote – 2 Great White Egret, Little Egret, 18 Gadwall, 3 Water Rail, Green Sandpiper,  Stonechat, 2 Cetti’s Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap – Graham Lawlor.

Posted in Uncategorized

3 Nov 2018

Cattle Egret by Steve Birt

Waterhay – 2 CATTLE EGRETS still by the farm.

Pit 95 MARSH HARRIER flew over heading east.

Pit 74 Twitcher’s gate – 4 Goldeneye.

Cleveland Lakes – Great White Egret, 22 Little Egrets, 83 Mute Swan, 120 Cormorant, 342 Wigeon, 75 Gadwall, 72 Teal, 10 Shoveler, 7 Goldeneye, MARSH HARRIER, 3 Water Rail, 3 GREEN Sandpiper, 4 Snipe, 2 Kingfisher, Stonechat, 9 Cetti’s Warblers, 8 Chiffchaffs.

Pit 200 – Great White Egret.

Round House Quarry – Great White Egret.

Pit 57 – 52 Cormorant, 21 Great crested Grebe, 10 Shoveler, 27 Teal, 8 Wigeon, 307 Tufted Duck, 22 Pochard, 3 Goldeneye.

Pit 42 – 2 Little Egret, Pintail, 7 Shoveler, 12 Gadwall, 88 Tufted Duck, 12 Pochard, 8 Goldeneye, 14 Goosanderl Chiffchaff.

Nigel Pleass.

Eysey pit 305 – Great White Egret, Dunlin, Green Sandpiper.

Pit 126 – 3 Goldeneye, a late SWALLOW.

Pit 12 – Yellow-legged Gull in roost.

Pit 132 – 2 Great White Egrets, 2 Red Kites, 2 Green Sandpipers, Peregrine, 40 Fieldfare.

Graham Lawlor.

Somerford Common – 2 Woodcock, Redpoll, Siskin – Robin Griffiths.

Spine Road/A419 junction – Red Kite over – JM.

Pit 126 – 3 Goldeneye, 10 Pochard, 18 Gadwall, 32 Wigeon, 170 Tufted Ducks, Teal, 3 Common Gulls, 2 Egyptian Geese, 30 Goldfinches/Linnets, 4 Mistle Thrushes, a few Redwings, a few Stock Doves, 2 Buzzards, Red Kite, 200 Jackdaws – Steve Davies.

Shorncote – 8 Snipe over – Richard Williams.

 

Posted in Uncategorized

2 Nov 2018

CWP68a: Mid-afternoon, 3 Great White Egrets, 22 Little Egrets and 3 Grey Herons together – John Durell.

Cricklade – a juv SWALLOW over this afternoon, also 15 Redwings – Robin Griffiths.

Blakehill – male Stonechat, c30 Linnets – JM.

CWP85 – 1 Buzzard hunting, 2 Grey Herons & 3 Roe Deer in the fields from S. Cerney, On & around the reed bed 2 Mute Swans, 2 Grey Herons, 6 Mallard, 6 Moorhen, another Buzzard, a Cetti’s Warbler & 2+ Fieldfare.

CWP88 – 36 Canada Geese, 5 Greylag Geese, a Little Grebe & 2 Ravens over.

CWP87 – a Great White Egret, 150+ Lapwing, 50+ Wigeon, 40+ Tufted Duck, 10 Teal, 10+ Mallard, 19 Canada Geese, a Grey Heron, 4 Great Crested Grebes, 4 Cormorants, 40+ Black-headed Gulls, 100+ Starlings & 30+ Goldfinch.

CWP31 – 5 Great Crested Grebes, a Cormorant, 2 Tufted Duck, 10 Mallard & 2 Coot.

CWP79 – 3 Little Grebes, 2 Tufted Duck, 6 Black-headed Gulls & 2 Redwing over.

Wickwater Lane by CWP61 – a female Bullfinch & a small Bat.

Cerney Wick – a Kestrel.

Latton Basin – 3+ Long-tailed Tits.

Trevor and Sue Clayson.

Posted in Uncategorized