Friday, 25 May 2018

Friday, 25 May

New Shardlows Farm - HONEY BUZZARD over 11:15h (Kevin Wilson)

Fen Drayton Lakes -7 Black Tern, 3 Sanderling through, 4 Turnstone, Greenshank, Whimbrel, 2 Common Sandpiper (Hugh Venables); LITTLE TERN through, at least 2 further Black Tern (Jon & David Heath)

Grafham Water - LITTLE TERN, 10 Black Tern from Mander CP, 2 Sanderling on dam (Mark Hawkes)

Ouse Washes - Whimbrel through, Sanderling, Common Sandpiper (Jonathan Taylor); 6 Greenshank along the river, Bar-tailed Godwit at Earith (Graham Hirons)

Ferry Meadows - Black Tern, Common Sandpiper (Don Gardener)

Eldernell - BLACK-WINGED STILT, Grey Plover, Spotted Redshank,  Greenshank from car park (Steve Dudley)

Paxton Pits - Black Tern (Jamie Wells); 3 Hobby, 3 Common Sandpiper (Martin Davis)

Thursday, 24 May 2018

Thursday, 24 May

Grafham water - Sanderling on dam, 16 Black Tern (Richard Patient)

Paxton Pits - 3 Black Tern (Richard Patient)

Ouse Washes, Earith - 3 Wood Sandpiper over (Graham Hirons); Grey Plover (Jonathan Taylor)

Eldernell - BLACK-WINGED STILT from car park (Phil Hobson)

Roswell Pits, Ely - Black Tern (Duncan Poyser)

Burwell Fen - Greenshank (Brendan Doe)

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Wednesday, 23 May

Ouse Fen RSPB - LITTLE CRAKE. From Chris Bowden of the RSPB: "Heard by Richard Bradbury and Chris Bowden at 10.45pm on Monday night but was distant and only called twice. News has been released so we hope it will be heard from the bridleway tonight, but the chances of seeing it are zero. RSPB will be in attendance to assist, etc." Further information here: Ouse Fen Little Crake

Elernell - BLACK-WINGED STILT reported (as per Ian Gordon)

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Tuesday, 22 May

Burwell Fen - male Garganey, 2 Little Ringed Plover (Andy Hannaford)

Grafham Water - Sanderling on dam (Mark Hawkes); 3 further Sanderling on dam (Richard Patient)

Paxton Pits - Grey Plover (Jamie Wells)

Monday, 21 May 2018

Monday, 21 May

Paxton Pits - Sanderling, 10 Black Tern, Red-crested Pochard, Nightingale; also pair of Spotted Flycatcher in the village (Jamie Wells)

Bakers Fen - 2 male Garganey (Andy Hannaford)

Burwell Fen - 4 Black Tern, Great White Egret, Garganey (Tim Rea); also 3 Hobby (David Fotherby)

Grafham Water - 22 Black Tern (Richard Patient)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 6 Black Tern (Jim Lawrence); 3 more Black Tern (Hugh Venables)

Eldernell - ringed White Stork to east of car park (Ian Gordon)

Sunday, 20 May 2018

Sunday, 20 May

Sutton, North Fen - drake Common Scoter, Whooper Swan (Brendfan Dee)

Needongworth - SPOONBILL south along the Ouse (Richard Grimmett)

Ouse Fen RSPB - ad PURPLE HERON briefly before heading towards Needingworth Quarry Lakes (Richard Thomas)

Cambridge - BLACK KITE over Clarendon Street (Ed Bullmore)

Saturday, 19 May

Longstanton - Turtle Dove on wires along the busway, just north of the village (Martin Amos)

Eldernell - ringed White Stork (Mike Weedon)