Friday, 2 December 2016

Friday, 2 December

Paxton Pits - fem RING-NECKED DUCK present this morning (Martin Davis)

Milton CP - redhead Smew on Todd's Pit (Jon Heath)

Grafham Water - 2 Great Northern Diver, 2 Bewick's Swan (Colin Addington)

Nene washes - CATTLE EGRET and 10 Crane near Eldernell, Merlin, Peregrine (Mike Weedon)

Thursday, 1 December 2016

Thursday, 1 December

Paxton Pits - fem RING-NECKED DUCK present at 15:00h (Martin Davis)

Somersham - WAXWING in a private garden (James Pipe)

Farcet Fen - Bittern in one of the few non-frozen drain sections (Steve Dudley)

Milton CP - redhead Smew on Todd's Pit (Jon Heath)

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Wednesday, 30 November

Manea - 14 Crane in flight nearby (James Hutchison)

Ely - GLOSSY IBIS near Kiln Lane (David Ellis)

Grafham Water - Great Northern Diver near water tower,  'Lesser' Canada Goose in lagoons (Mark Hawkes); 2 Bewick's Swan (Colin Addington)

Paxton Pits - fem RING-NECKED DUCK 08:30h (Jonathan Taylor); but no sign 11:00h (Martin Davis)

Fordham - Short-eared Owl between the village and Chippenham Fen (David Collins)

Nene Washes - 5 Crane, CATTLE EGRET, Hen Harrier (Ron Harold)

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Tuesday, 29 November

Paxton Pits - fem RING-NECKED DUCK (Mark Hawkes); also 5 Bewick's Swan (Martin Davis)

Ely - GLOSSY IBIS still present (David Ellis)

Grafham Water - Great Northern Diver, Brent Goose (David Hollin); 2 Great Norther Diver early afternoon (Mark Hawkes)

Fowlmere - fem NORTHERN BULLFINCH reported between reception and Drewer Hide 10:40h (as per rarebirdalert.com)

Woodwalton Fen - Bittern, 3 Short-eared Owl, male Hen Harrier, Bearded Tit, 2 Cetti's Warbler, 2 Woodcock (Ron Harold)

Eldernell - 4 Short-eared Owl, c.20 Crane, ringtail Hen Harrier also 4 Pink-footed Geese at March Farmers (Paul Taylor)

Monday, 28 November 2016

Monday, 28 November

Ely - GLOSSY IBIS still present north of railway line 08:30h (Patrick Woods)

Paxton Pits - fem RING-NECKED DUCK, Great White Egret (Martin Davis)

May Farm, Littleport - Great White Egret, 7 Bewick's Swan at this private site (Steve Mumford)

Ferry Meadows - 2 Goosander on Gunwade (David Withrington)

March Farmers - CATTLE EGRET, 4 PINK-FOOTED GEESE (Charlie Kitchin)

Grafham water - Great Northern Diver, Brent Goose briefly before flying east (Alan Ford)

Sunday, 27 November 2016

Sunday, 27 November

Paxton Pits - Great White Egret, 4 Whooper Swans (Martin Davis)

Eldernell - 2 LAPLAND BUNTING, 16 Common Crane (Andrew Gardener); distant CATTLE EGRET (Brain Stone)

March Farmers - 4 PINK-FOOTED GEESE, 300 Whooper Swan, 40 Bewick's Swan, Short-eared Owl (Matt Webb)

Prior's Fen - c.300 Whopper Swan, c.10 Bewick's Swan (Mike Weedon)

Grafham Water - Great Northern Diver (Jamie Wells)

Burwell Fen - Water Pipit, 9 Short-eared Owl (Malcolm Ausden)

Lark Rise Farm, Barton - 3 Short-eared Owl (Vince Lea)

Sutton Gault - 25 Water Pipit to roost, 65 Corn Bunting, 10 Bewick's Swan, 430 Whooper Swan (Brendan Doe)

May Farm, Littleport - fem Marsh Harrier green wing-tag P4. Hatched at Haddiscoe, Great Yarmouth in 2015 (only female from clutch of 3 - the 2 males have not been recorded since). Has then been seen near Cardiff, then Otmoor RSPB near Oxford, then Clacton, then Isle of Sheppey and Cley in April of this year (Steve Mumford, Stella Laughton, Nick Laughton).

Saturday, 26 November

Ely - GLOSSY IBIS and  SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF still present (Duncan Poyser)

Burwell Fen - Water Pipit, 6 Short-eared Owls, 5 Whooper Swans (Malcolm Ausden)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Slavonian Grebe (Chris Brown)

March Farmers - 9 Crane in flight, 2 Short-eared Owl, 6 Bewick's Swan, 200+ Whooper Swan (Matt Webb)

Lark Rise Farm, Barton - Merlin (Vince Lea)