Cotswold Water Park

Saturday 2nd May 2009

At the Cotswold Water Park this morning eight Common Terns, a Common Sandpiper, two Red-crested Pochards, c30 Swifts and c40 mainly Sand Martins, with other hirundines, at pit 16; six Hobbies, 15 Common Terns, eight Red-crested Pochards and an early Broad-bodied Chaser at pit 58; and from Swillbrook Lakes to pit 58 five Nightingales (photo above) five Garden Warblers, a Lesser Whitethroat, a Sedge Warbler, a Reed Warbler, a Reed Bunting and a Cuckoo. Also lots of butterflies about including Peacock, Orange-tip, Green-veined White, Speckled Wood and Brimstone and many Damselflies.

Here is a recording I made of the Nightingale in the above photo:


Richard Ford said…
Great picture Paul.
Paul said…
Thanks mate!

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