Resightings

Where be those geese to?

These are the most recent resightings of the collared geese. A Google map of resightings is available here. Many, many thanks to everyone who’s sent in data.

For more information on Canada geese (Branta canadensis), please see the British Trust for Ornithology.

15th November 2014

Many thanks to Sue and Trevor Clayson:

Kent End – 89 Canada geese, 12 collars

Lake 22 – AJ and five uncollared geese

14th November 2014

Many thanks to Pat Mabon:

Lake 120 – 240 Canada geese including nine collared birds

Halfpenny Bridge, Lechlade – 112 geese including 12 collared birds

***Resightings collater on leave***

10th  February 2013

Another spectacular haul from Diana and Andy Crane:

Cerney Wick – Lake 9 – ten collared birds in a flock of 40

Near Gateway Centre – Lake 5 – three collared geese in a flock of 5

Near Gateway Centre – Lake 7 – 16 collared geese in a flock of 29

South Cerney – Lake 14 – 11 collared geese in a flock of 12

3rd February 2013

Ashton Downs – fields adjacent to lake 89 – 16 marked geese in a flock of 59, resighted by Nigel Pleass

24th January 2013

Lake 85a – 12 marked geese, resighted by Ben Welbourn

22nd January 2013

South Cerney – lake 16 – 11 marked in a flock of 14, resighted by Ben Welbourn and Kim

16th January 2013

Waterhay – on field next to lake 83 – one collared goose in a small flock of 5, resighted by Ken Cypher

15th January 2013

Lake 116 – two collared geese in a flock of 24, resighted by Pat Mabon

Blagdon Lake, Somerset – one collared goose in a flock of 200, resighted by John Osbourne

13th January 2013

A major haul courtesy of Diana and Andy Crane:

Cerney Wick – lake 9 – 11 collared geese in a flock of 68

Gateway Centre – lake 7 – 16 collared geese in a flock of 21

Lake 5 – 14 collared geese in a flock of 27

Lake 14 – two pairs of collared geese with two unmarked geese

and

Lake 22 – five marked birds,  resighted by Nigel Pleass

4th January 2013

Lake 104 – 13 collared geese in a flock of 104, resighted by Pete Evans

21stst December 2012

Tor Lake – two collared geese in a pair, resighted by Mike Trew

Cerney Wick – lake 7 – 30 collared geese in a flock of 66, resighted by Diana Crane

16th December 2012

Lake 130 – three collared geese in a flock of 19, resighted by Pete Evans

29th November 2012

Bathampton Meadow (Avon Wildlife Trust reserve) – JR was spotted in a flock of 60 by Alan Barrett

19th November 2012

Waterhay – lake 83 – ten collared geese in a flock of 67, resighted by Steve Wallace

18th November 2012

Gateway Centre – lake 7 – 19 collared geese in a flock of 35, resighted by Ben Welbourne

Cerney Wick – lake 9 – 14 collared geese in a flock of 97, resighted by Ben Welbourne

16th November 2012

Near Cotswold Country Park and Beach – lake 87 – three geese in a flock of 30, resighted by Steve Wallace

11th November 2012

Cerney Wick – lake 9 – 43 collared birds in a flock  of 129

Lechlade – 10 collared birds in a flock of 21

Spine Road (East) – 29 collared birds resting on lake 22 in a flock of 46

10th November 2012

Cerney Wick – lake 97 – seven collared geese in a flock of 49

Cerney Wick – lake 9 – 21 collared geese in a flock of 125

9th November 2012

Cerney Wick – lake 9 – 47 collared geese in a flock of 144

Lechlade – 20 collared geese in a flock of 106

8th November 2012

Lechlade – 12 collared geese in a flock of 47

Lake 114 – 14 collared geese in a flock of 55

Cleveland lakes – on scrape on lake 74 – eight collared geese resighted by Ken Cypher

Cerney Wick – lake 9 – 49 collared geese in a flock of 159

7th November 2012

Lechlade – 22 collared geese in a flock of 111

Cerney Wick – lake 9 – 47 collared geese in a flock of 133

Cleveland Lakes – lake 74 – one collared bird in a flock of 21, resighted by Ben Welbourne

Corsham Park Lake, Wiltshire – one collared goose in a flock of 150, resighted by Dave Webster

6th November 2012

Lechlade – 28 collared geese in a flock of 150

Cerney Wick – lake 9 – 16 collared geese in a flock of 58

Cerney Wick – lake 97 – six collared geese in a flock of 46

5th November 2012

Lechlade – 26 collared geese in a flock of 90

Cerney Wick – lake 9 – 47 collared geese in a flock of 125

South Cerney – lake 16 – one collared goose in a pair

4th November 2012

Cerney Wick – lake 9 – 20 collared geese in a flock of 77

3nd November 2012

Lechlade – 30 collared geese in a flock of 129

Cerney Wick – lake 9 – 42 collared geese in a flock of 120

Ashton Keynes – lake 29 – one collared goose in a flock of 29

Braydon Pond – four collared geese in a flock of 19

2nd November 2012

Lechlade – 34 collared geese in a flock of 129

Cerney Wick – lake 9 – 37 collared geese in a flock of 95

1st November 2012

Braydon Pond, on water – six collared geese in flock of 25, resighted by Bob Philpott

Lechlade – 32 collared birds in a flock of 120, resighted by Bea

31st October 2012

Lockside field, Lechlade – 22 collared birds in flock of 93, resighted by Bea

28th October 2012

Blagdon Lake, Somerset – one collared bird, resighted by Nigel Milbourne

27th October 2012

East Cranmore, Somerset ST 688 436 – three collared birds in a flock of 200, resighted by Bruce Taylor

26th October 2012

Corsham Park Lake, Wiltshire – one collared bird in a flock of 64, resighted by Colin Treweke

15th October 2012

Spine Road East – lake 22 – 9 collared canadas in a flock of 40+, resighted by Dave

14th October 2012

Lechlade – 3 collared canadas in a flock of 24 at Lechlade lock, resighted by Pat Mabon

Spine Road West – lake 62 – 4 collared canadas in a flock of 13, resighted by Andrew Taylor

Near Cotswold Country Park – lake 87 – 3 collared canadas in a flock of 4, resighted by Ali Swainston

13th October 2012

Lower Mill Estate – LD alone on Howells Mere, resighted by Jane Ward

6th October 2012

Ashton Keynes – lake  29 – 6 collared canadas in a flock of 14, resighted by Trevor and Sue Clayson

Ashton Keynes – lake 30 – 6 collared canadas in a flock of 53, also resighted by Trevor and Sue Clayson

For more of Sue’s photos, go to the Cotswold Water Park blog

Sue Clayson CWP

Photo credit: Sue Clayson

19th September 2012

Swillbrook Lake – 1 collared canada in a flock of 3, resighted by Paul Smith

16th September 2012

Roundhouse Farm Quarry – 14 collared canadas in a flock of 219, resighted by Gareth Harris

12th September 2012

Eysey Manor Quarry – 4 collared and 16 uncollared canadas, resighted by Gareth Harris

20th August 2012

Whelford Lakes – 11 collared (and 16 uncollared) canadas, resighted by Rosie Ray

19th August 2012

Cleveland Lakes – 4 seen on 74 from Twitchers’ Gate by Nigel Pleass

12th August 2012

Waterhay – on the floods, visible from the car park, resighted by Nigel Pleass

8th August 2012

Ashton Keynes – lakes 29, 30 & 37

South Cerney – lake 16

7th August 2012

Coln Park  – lakes 125 & 126

6th August 2012

Kent End Pit (lake 200), resighted by Ken Cypher

Ashton Keynes – lakes 29 & 37

Coln Park – lake 125

5th August 2012

Coln Park – 125

South Cerney – 16

Ashton Keynes – 29 & 42

Marston Meysey – Second Chance campsite lake

4th August 2012

Coln Park – 125 & 126

Marston Meysey – Second Chance campsite lake

Kent End Pit (lake 200), resighted by Nigel Pleass

3rd August 2012

South Cerney – 16

Ashton Keynes – 37

4 responses to “Resightings

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  3. Sighted at Coates Water on|Tuesday 12th November at +-12pm
    Orange collar with “LP” lettering. I believe it is one of yours.

    • Dear Hank,

      Thanks for this! Coates Water does seem to be one of the sites that these birds like using. I’ve LP down as last resighted at Liden Lake in October 2013.

      Many thanks,

      Bea Downing

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