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Bird watching in the Cotswold Water Park

S. C. Holland

Bird watching in the Cotswold Water Park

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Published by Gloucestershire County Council in (Gloucester) ((Shire Hall, Gloucester)) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bird watching -- England -- Cotswold Hills.,
  • Cotswold Water Park.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementS.C. Holland, D.V. Mardle.
    ContributionsMardle, D. V., Gloucestershire (England). County Council.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL690.G7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36p. :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20203386M
    ISBN 100904950069
    OCLC/WorldCa16419893

    Peaceful, beautiful location in the Cotswolds. There are other places to stay in the Cotswold Water Park area, but nothing like this. The space around each cabin is enormous - everyone can feel secluded. Gaze in awe, given that this used to be a quarry.5/ TripAdvisor reviews. We are just on the edge of The Cotswold Water Park where many activities are available. i.e. sailing, rowing, water skiing, canoeing, cycling, bird watching, trout fishing and lots more. There are many lovely country pubs around, and restaurants and take aways in Cricklade (3 miles) and Cirencester (8 Miles) and Cheltenham (20 miles).


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Bird watching in the Cotswold Water Park by S. C. Holland Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Cotswold Water Park is an excellent birding destination throughout the year; ranging f wintering waterbirds, to 21, wintering gulls, to vast numbers of breeding warblers along with Nightingales, Little Ringed Plover and Common Tern, there is always something of interest here.

The Cotswold Water Park Bird Blog. Don’t forget to take your binoculars to The Cotswold Water Park. It is one of the largest and most important wetland areas in the country and attracts a wide variety of wildlife; including dragonflies, huge numbers of waterbirds, Water Voles and Otters (though the latter two are usually shy, so difficult to see).

The Cotswold Water Park covers some hectares (33 sq. miles), part in Gloucestershire and part in Wiltshire. It includes some lakes covering over 1, hectares of the Upper Thames Valley. The Water Park is of national nature conservation importance for wintering and breeding wetland birds.

Author: jhale Created Date: 12/16/ PM. Cotswold Water Park is an area of 40 square miles which is made up of over lakes.

The area is of international importance for overwintering birds. Indifferent species of birds were sighted within the water park. Birdwatching in Cotswold Water Park Naomi Cotswolds 10th March birdwatching, CotswoldsWildlife, cotswoldwaterpark, spring 0 Comment With Spring beginning to show itself, the first migratory birds are due to show themselves in the Water Park over the next few days.

The Cotswold Birdwatching Company offers wildlife trips to various locations in Gloucestershire including the Water Park, offering a fun, wildlife-filled day out with an experienced guide. Bird Watching Due to the central location of the Cotswold Water Park and the vast area of wetland habitats, bird monitoring and ringing studies are showing that this area is an important stop-over for feeding for migrating birds, during both the Spring and the Autumn.

Cotswold Water Park East Three RING-NECKED DUCKS, an adult male, an immature male and a female, still on PitBowmoor Sailing Lake, this morning.(Duncan Dine/Richard Tyler). Frampton Five Goosanders and a Greenshank with nine Redshanks N of Splatt Bridge at high tide this morning.(Neil Smart).

Staverton A CATTLE EGRET with four Little Egrets in a field still between Brook Farm and. Cleveland Lakes contains the largest area of reedbed, marsh swamp and willow carr in the Cotswold Water Park, making it an excellent place to view wildlife.

The high water quality provides rich nutrients for plants, making it a favourite feeding place for a wide variety of birds and dragonflies. I regularly carry out bird surveys for the Cotswold Water Park in association with the RSPB and BTO and help out on various walks within the park.

Having now clocked up several years of living and birding in the UK, I have naturally developed a very good knowledge of the birds that are to be seen here, the best places to find them and the most.

Rarity finders: Blue Rock Thrush in Gloucestershire. Publish date: 09/01/ Bridget Jennings had noticed the unusual thrush-like bird in her garden for some time, but it took her internet-savvy son to figure out what it was.

April in The Cotswold Water Park April has turned out to be full of fine weather enabling us to run several tours around The Cotswold Water Park. Several warblers are with us for the summer which have included Willow warbler, Chiffchaff, Cettis warbler, Reed warbler, Sedge warbler, Blackcap, Garden Warbler, Whitethroat, and Lesser whitethroat.

Cotswold Water Park. Gavin Black. The Cotswolds Water Park is a series of currently man-made lakes created by gravel extraction in south-east Gloucestershire and north Wiltshire, between Cirencester and Swindon. More pits are being added all the time. This is superb book which demons what a relatively small but dedicated group of observers can achieve in their local area.

The North Cotswold Ornithological Society was founded in by Martin Wright. NCOS identified an area of twelve 10km squares which was surveyed for breeding birds in COTSWOLD WATER PARK GLOUCESTERSHIRE & WILTSHIRE: Contact us for dates or more information: Winter Duck Tour - 1/2 Day ( - ) (November - March) The Cotswold Water Park (CWP) holds 's of wintering wildfowl.

On this half-day tour we will look for some of the scarcer species like Goosander, Smew and Pintail that visit this area in Winter.

We are just about to start running our Autumn/Winter monthly walks at The Cotswold Water Park. These walks will start at Waterhay car park and will run on the first Saturday of the month from October through to March.

The cost of these walks. Your Guide will also be able to advise you on issues such as bird guides, optics, clothing and many other aspects of birdwatching. The Cotswold Birdwatching Company also offers wildlife trips to various locations in Gloucestershire and the South West.

They are intended to provide you with a fun, wildlife-filled day out with our Guide in a. The Cotswold Falconry Centre is home to around birds of prey – many of which can be seen in free-flying demonstrations daily. During your visit, you can observe eagles, hawks, kites, owls, vultures and falcons as they are flown, appreciating their speed, grace and agility, often with the opportunity to hold one.

Beyond our bird feeders and gardens Gloucestershire has an amazing variety of habitats from the Severn estuary and plain to the High Cotswolds in the east and the Forest of Dean in the west. As a result we have an astonishing number of bird species either as resident or summer or winter visitors.

And if you're interested in bird watching the app features all the latest bird sightings. This app will help you make the most of your visit to the Cotswold Water Park. The Cotswold Water Park is an area of 40 square miles, with more than lakes, set across the countryside of Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and West Oxfordshire.

The Cotswold Water Park Trust has received a £35, grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund. The funding will enable the Trust to transform and expand its membership scheme, which in turn will help the charity to continue its vital conservation work within the. Birds of prey were evident with perhaps 50 hobby present on one visit, hawking low over the water and reeds, what a site.

The marsh harrier have also been busily building their nests ready for the breeding season ahead. Lots of duck around on the water and we were lucky enough to see garganey on two visits. Here's a male from Avalon Hide on Ham. The Cotswold Water Park Gateway Centre is just off the Swindon to Cirencester A Here you can collect collect a map or guide to the area.

Lakes 34 and 84 and 68c are good lakes to start looking. The best places in the Autumn are la 68C and Home to over birds including Flamingos, Pelicans, Penguins, Cranes and Storks, visitors can enjoy a fun day out at Birdland Park & Gardens with family and friends.

With over species of birds for nature lovers of all ages, Birdland Park & Gardens is bursting with family fun. With the large number of birds around the winter can be one of the best times to visit the Water Park there can be o birds out on the Lakes!.

A good start to the year and looking forward to the coming seasons, just get out there and enjoy our countryside. There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors of the Cotswold Water Park with watersports, fishing, cycling, bird watching and walking.

The Cotswold Water Park - One of the fastest growing tourist areas in the UK, the Cotswold Water Park has for a long time been a best kept secret and it seems that the secret is out and it is.

The Cotswold Water park is an area of over 40 sq miles with more than lakes over Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire and Wiltshire. Within the Park there is a fantastic range of leisure activities including watersports, boat hire, cycling and bird watching. Join the Cotswold Birdwatching Company for a 2 hour guided wildlife walk around our beautiful nature reserve on the dates below.

16 th February Welcome in the new year with this guided walk and spot any of wintering water birds within the Cotswold Water Park, such as the Great Crested Grebe, Pochard, Tufted Duck, Gadwall, Coot, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Smew and Shoveler.

At this time of year Little Egrets are in abundance throughout Cotswold Water Saturday, 18 were reported as having been seen on one of the lakes. The Little Egret is a small white heron, which has attractive white plumes on it's crest, back and chest.

Ducks love the Water Park in the winter too, w water birds feeding on many of the larger lakes. Much of the accommodation in the Cotswold Water Park is situated right next to the lakes.

Choose from charming wooden chalets, New England style lodges, a family holiday park. Winter in The Cotswold Water Park.

Winter tours. With the large number of birds around the winter can be one of the best times to visit the Water Park there can be o birds out on the Lakes!. A good start to the year and looking forward to the coming seasons, just get out there and enjoy our countryside.

6 reviews of Cotswold Water Park "Walking, Cycling, Bird Watching, Water Sports. All of these activities are available in the cotswold water park.

A series of Lakes south of Cirencester in Gloucestershire, they are well worth a visit for outdoors enthusiasts. The Birdwatching hides around many of the lakes are great, most offering disabled access, and all offering a concealed spot in which to. Cotswold Water Park Leisure and recreation for all.

Set over an area of 40 square miles of countryside and with over lakes, mostly created by gravel extraction, Cotswolds Water Park simply has something for everyone. Ramblers, sports, watersports, bird watching, picnicking, nature reserves, playgrounds & paddling, adventure sports.

"Many thanks to The Cotswold Birdwatching Company for a very productive and rewarding day of birding at The Cotswold Water Park. With the expert help of our guide Darren we saw more than 50 species of songbirds and waterfowl in a distinctive natural setting.

Good company, good fun, great birding!" John and Linda Willson, Bedford, MA USA "Thank. Cotswold Water Park is located just south of Cirencester and north east of Cricklade and comprises of something like individual lakes.

There is always something going on in the area and the lakes have something for everybody from quiet solitude through to mechanised and non mechanised water sports.

A typical day at Hoburne Cotswolds could include several things. One thing is for certain, there’ll be water.

It is The Cotwold Water Park after all. Whether you’d prefer to soak up the tranquillity with a book by the water’s edge or be out on the water in a pedalo or kayak; there is something for everyone to enjoy. Cotswold birding Thread The Cotswold Water Park (west) near South Cerney is a big area and contains Smew, and Goosanders etc.

but also planning some decent walking so will just have to enjoy what turns up. The water park would be a new one for me, sounds good. Shall let you know of any good stuff I unearth. COTSWOLD WATER PARK – TOP 10 PLACES TO WALK. Walking in the Cotswold Water Park is an absolute joy. There is so much to feast your eyes on and enjoy in and around the different lakes spread over 40 square miles.

Experience an abundance of beautiful lakeland countryside, wildlife, bird watching and wetland nature at its very best. Book a Cotswold Water Park cottage and look forward to discovering some of the best of Gloucestershire on holiday.

5 rental properties fishing, bird watching and cycling are just some of the activities to enjoy locally, fishing can be enjoyed on the owner's coarse fishing lakes on site. Special features: free internet access.

The Cotswold Bird-watching Company is now offering tours to see a wide selection of nature in the local Cotswold area. These will be run in exactly the same way as the bird-watching trips, with the same style of experience available and can be tailored to the time of year and your wishes.Cotswold Water Park Trust (CWPT) Nature Reserves.

The Cotswold Water Park Trust owns, leases or manages a number of sites within the area, and all are managed for a combination of conservation, public access, education and amenity.

All these sites are important refuges and breeding grounds for several species of bats, dragonflies, damselflies, birds, mammals, fish, butterflies and other.Cotswold Water Park ( miles) Less, than 20 minutes drive from Marsh Farm Hotel, The Cotswold Water Park is much more than a park – it’s an area of 40 square miles and lakes which offers a choice of different activities for everyone.