Friday, 24 March 2017

Friday, 24 March

Ferry Meadows - juv Whooper Swan (Matt Webb)

Grafham Water - Red-necked Grebe now in summer plumage, Rock Pipit (Jonathan Taylor)

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Thursday, 23 March

Mepal - Firecrest in only bush in last flooded field before river at Mepal on the A142 heading west, also 2 Great White Egrets in same field (Clive Sinclair)

Ferry Meadows - 7 Whooper Swan, 3 Sand Martin (Don Gardener)

Nene Washes - 14 Crane at Eldernell (David Withrington); pair of Garganey on Low Wash, Great White Egret, 3 Curlew, c.300 Black-tailed Godwit at March Farmers, an extra 5 Crane at Eldernell (Ian Gordon)

Maxey Pits - 2 Little Ringed Plover (Bob Titman)

Paxton Pits - RING-NECKED DUCK, 3 Red-crested Pochard (Martin Davis)

Litlington clunch pit - male Wheatear (Geoff Barlow)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 30+ Sand Martin (Andy Jennings)

Late news from Tuesday, 21 March: Paxton - Swallow reported

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Wednesday, 22 March

Grafham Water - Great Northern diver, fem Goosander (Mark Ward)

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Tuesday, 21 March

Ely - GLOSSY IBIS by Roswell Pits (Colin Kirtland)

Grafham Water - Great Northern Diver, 65 Goldeneye, fem Goosander (Mark Ward)

Monday, 20 March 2017

Monday, 20 March

Ferry Meadows - Mandarin, 2 Sand Martin (Matt Webb)

Paxton Pits - fem RING-NECKED DUCK, Scaup (Martin Davis); a further 7 Scaup (Ian Dawson)

Milton - 2 Egyptian Geese by railway o the north (Sophie Burdett)

Sunday, 19 March 2017

Sunday, 19 March

Cambridge Research Park - first-winter Glaucous Gull (Jon and David Heath)

Little Staughton - GREAT GREY SHRIKE still present (Martin Davis)

Dogsthorpe Tip - Iceland Gull reported

Saturday, 18 March

Cambridge - 12 WAXWING at science park east car park (Pete Wood)

Stukeley Meadows - 11 WAXWING (Richard Patient)

Little Staughton - GREAT GREY SHRIKE still present (Mark Ward)

Paxton Pits - 9 Scaup (Mark Ward); RING-NECKED DUCK, 3 Sand Martins, 3 Red-crested Pochard (Martin Davis); 2 Avocets, Peregrine (Martin Davis)

Cam Washes - 2 Mediterranean Gulls, 2 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Green Sandpipers, Peregrine (Jon and David Heath)

Dogsthorpe Tip - Iceland Gull (Mike Weeden)

Earith - Smew (Brendan Doe)

Grafham Water - Red-necked Grebe and Great Northern Diver both still present, adult Glaucous Gull (Richard Patient)