Thursday, 21 October 2021

Thursday, 21 October

Barleycraft Lake - 3 Garganey, 3 Red-crested Pochard (Robin Ward)

Bury Lug Fen - juv GANNET over, 200+ Golden Plover (Richard Allison)

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

Wednesday, 20 October

Smithey Fen - Spotted Redshank, probable LAPLAND BUNTING over calling but not seen (Ian Ellis)

Berry Fen - 16 Cattle Egret (Richard Thomas); 3 Great White Egret, 6 GLOSSY IBIS (Tony P); Garganey (as per Birdguides)

Barleycraft Lake - drake AMERICAN WIGEON (Ken Sutton)

Nene Washes - 35 Crane, Bittern, 2 Raven (Charlie Kitchin)

Pymoor - 12 Crane (as per Birdguides)

Tuesday, 19 October 2021

Tuesday, 19 October

Wilbraham Fen – ringtail Harrier sp, hunting on the sheep pastures north of Long Drove. Unfortunately lost behind the big thorn hedge at the Lt Wilbraham end and not re-located (Carl Howard)
 
Sutton Gault - 9 Cattle Egret nearby (David Nation)
 
Ouse Washes - Curlew Sandpiper, Water Pipit, 5 Jack Snipe (Jonathan Taylor)

Cambridge - BLACK REDSTART at the New Museum site briefly (Bruce Liggitt)

Whittlesford - 2 Brambling just to the north (Louise Bacon)

Kingfishers Bridge - SPOONBILL, 6 Whooper Swan, Great White Egret (Sue Greenway)
 
Grafham Water - Rock Pipit on dam (Mark Hawkes) 

Mepal - Goosander on the river just south of the bridge (Stu & Jill Elsom)

Berry Fen - 6 GLOSSY IBIS (Stu & Jill Elsom)

Monday, 18 October 2021

Monday, 18 October

Kingfishers Bridge - juv SPOONBILL, Great White Egret, 2 Whooper Swan (Andrew Dobson)

Barleycraft Lake - drake AMERICAN WIGEON, 2 Cattle Egret (Mark Ward)

Ouse washes - 6 GLOSSY IBIS at Earith, juv RED-BREASTED MERGANSER north of Chain Corner, 60 Whooper Swan & 8 Crane at Pymoor (Mark Ward); 2 Cattle Egret at Eairth, 5 Cattle Egret at Sutton Gault (David Nation)

Grafham Water - Great White Egret, 2 Yellow-legged Gull (Mark Ward)

Brampton - ad Caspian Gull, 6 Yellow-legged Gull (Mark Ward)

Grunty Fen - 150 Golden Plover, 2 Siskin over (David Nation)

 

Sunday, 17 October 2021

Sunday, 17 October

Little Fen - 6 GLOSSY IBIS, 13 Cattle Egret over at 07:45h (Stu Butchart)

Grafham water - 3 Great White Egret, Green Sandpiper, 20 Goldeneye, 5 Siskin, Redpoll, 3 Brambling over (Mark Hawkes)

Chain Corner - RED-BREASTED MERGANSER on the river (Richard Patient)

Ferry Meadows - 34 Ring-necked Parakeet left roost (Don Gardener)

Smithy Fen - Little Stint (Simon Gillings); Spotted Redshank, Ringed Plover (Ian Ellis)

Cottenham - Raven flew south (Simon Gillings)

Roman Road - Raven flew south towards Wandlebury (Ollie King)

Peakirk - Whitethroat, Brambling (Jonathan Taylor)

Kingfishers Bridge - juv Spoonbill still, male Hen Harrier, Cattle Egret, 2 Great White Egret, Greenshank, 17 Whooper Swan, 2 Brambling (Graeme Reed).
 

 

Saturday, 16 October

Cambridge Reseaerch Park - Spotted Redshank briefly, Merlin, 2 Brambling (Jon & David Heath)

Ouse Washes - possibly up to 74 Crane, 4 Cattle Egret (Neal Gates)

Berry Fen - 6 GLOSSY IBIS (as per Birdguides)

Barleycraft Lake - dake AMERICAN WIGEON (Tris Allinson); 2 Great White Egret (Sergio Calderon)

Smithy Fen - Spotted Redshank, male Hen Harrier, Garganey, 4 Brambling, Stonechat (Ian Ellis)

Kingfishers Bridge - juv Spoonbill still, Great White Egret, 16 Ruff, 2 Pintail (Tris Allinson)

Dernford Reservoir - 2 Whooper Swan (Steve Cooper)

 

Friday, 15 October 2021

Friday, 15 October

Girton - Brambling on feeders in a private garden (Garth Peacock)

Windsor Road, Cambridge - Brambling on feeder in a private garden (Chris Akhurst)

Ring's End - juv DOTTEREL nearby off Grays Moor Drove (Jonathan Taylor)

Foul Anchor  - 2 separate GUILLEMOTS on the river paddling southwards (Richard Patient)

Barleycraft Lake - AMERICAN WIGEON (Carlos Davies) 

Berry Fen - 6 GLOSSY IBIS, Great White Egret (Carlos Davies) 

Nene Washes - GOSHAWK over south (Charlie Kitchin)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Rock Pipit, 2 Great White Egret, 2 Goldeneye, Brambling (Richard Thomas)

Kingfishers Bridge - juv SPOONBILL, juv Curlew Sandpiper, Water Pipit, Great White Egret, 6 Black-tailed Godwit, 16 Ruff (Richard Patient)

Smithy Fen - Spotted Redshank, 5 Whooper Swan (Ian Ellis); 2 Greenshank (Tris Allinson).