Gloucester (30 January, contributed by Robert Homan)
c.130 Waxwings in the poplar trees near the mini-roundabout entrance to Watts commercial vehicles in St Oswald’s Road at 10.50 this morning.
Gloucester (27 January, contributed by Gordon Avery)
At least 50 Waxwings in the Hempstead area and another 100 at Chestnut Walk, Abbeymeade Avenue.
Cheltenham (26 January, contributed by Robert Homan)
20 Waxwings in Albermarle Gate, near Pittville Park, in the tall poplar tree at the western end of the road at 8.00 am..
Gloucester (25 January, contributed by Gordon Avery)
A first winter Glaucous Gull on the playing field in Sudmeadow Road today.
Cheltenham (15 January, contributed by Robert Homan)
14 Waxwings in Albermarle Gate near the junction with Evesham Road at 12.10pm. Albermarle Gate is the road that runs across the north side of Pittville Park golf course. The birds are easily seen from the car park in Albermarle Gate (SO 953237). Male Goosander on the nearby lake in Pittville Park.
In the afternoon a male Blackcap and a Chiffchaff at Wyman’s Brook. The Chiffchaff is possibly wintering in the area, as one was seen at the same location on 19 December.
CWP(E) (13 January, news via Gordon Avery)
A Bittern seen today at Whelford Pools GWT Nature Reserve.
Awre (6 January, news via Gordon Avery)
2 first winter Glaucous Gulls going into roost today. Also 1 adult Mediterranean Gull in the area.
Speech House area (3 January, contributed by Robert Homan)
5 Mandarins on Speech House Lake and at least 2 Ravens in the area. Large flocks of Chaffinches in Saintlow Enclosure and at the Arboretum.
Staverton (1 January, contributed by Gordon Avery)
A male Merlin over the airport in the morning.