SPOTTED FLYCATCHERS

This is a request, please, to start looking out for birds now, and to let me know immediately you see one, whether ringed or not, at: spofl@cambridgebirdclub.org.uk

Our highest priority target, which we need to catch, are the geolocator-tagged birds with red metal rings. We need to download the tag data to see where the birds have been. Second in importance are our un-tagged controls, with blue metal rings. There will also be birds around which we have ringed as nestlings; these will just have an uncoloured silver metal ring.

Sunday, 4 April 2010

Saturday, 3 April

Burnt Hill, Coveney - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD (David Hopkins)

Fen Drayton - 3 Barn Owls, Bittern, female Marsh Harrier, Wheatear (Neil Renwick); Sedge Warbler singing, 47 Goldeneye (Stuart Elsom)

Grafham Water - 3 Yellow Wagtails and a White Wagtail at the dam, 2 Willow Warblers singing at the Lagoons (Andrew Tongue)

Nene Washes - Spotted Redshank, 5 White Wagtail, 3 Garganey, 200+ Icelandic Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Little Egret, Barn Owl, 2 Common Buzzard, 4 Avocet (Mike Weedon & Steve Gann)

Fen Causeway, Cambridge - Little Egret (John Miller)

March Farmers - Red Kite, 2 Common Buzzard, 9 Marsh Harrier 2 x Short Eared Owl, 2 Barn Owl, 50 Whooper Swan, Little Owl (Joe Lynn)

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