Cotswold Water Park

Saturday 26th April 2008

A very pleasant warm day and a very pleasant morning's birding at the Cotswold Water Park with Andy and Mark produced a Black Tern and 12 Common Terns at pit 16, at pits 46/48/57/58: four Hobbies, two Little Gulls, three Arctic Terns, 23 Common Terns, 20 Swifts, five Sand Martins, seven Nightingales, five Garden Warblers, two Sedge Warblers, two Reed Warblers, Three Cetti's Warblers, a Common Sandpiper, a Cuckoo, four Lesser Whitethroats and 12 Red-crested Pochards.

(Photos: top two - Nightingale, next two: Garden Warbler, next photo: Wren, bottom two: Little Gulls)
Earlier at Hardwicke, three Nightingales were singing south of The Pilot, plus two Lesser Whitethroats and a Sedge Warbler.


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