Thursday, 31 March 2011

Thursday, 31 March

Eynesbury - c.40 WAXWINGS at west end of Cook Drive 08:30h; 4 birds south over Tesco's CP 17:30h (Mark Hawkes)

Ferry Meadows - male Mandarin (Don Gardener)

Cambridge - 27 WAXWINGS between Castle Court and junction of Clare St., St. Lukes St. & Magrath Ave. 10:20h (Stuart Elsom); 6 WAXWINGS south over the Zoology Museum c.10:45h (Staurt Sharp)

Paxton Pits - Common Tern, ad Yellow-legged Gull, 3 Little Ringed Plovers, Cetti's Warbler (Martin Davis); Little Gull (Jamie Wells)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Common Tern (Andy Cotton)

Grafham Water - 2 Swallows 16:15h (David Hollin)

Wicken Fen - ringtail Hen Harrier, Marsh Harrier, 35 Fieldfare (Tim Dee & Claire Spottiswoode)

Wednesday, 30 March 2011

Wednesday, 30 March

Grantchester - Merlin (Iain Webb)

Orton BP - Wheatear (Brian Stone)

Serpentine BP - fem Wheatear (Mike Weedon)

Maxey Pits - Wheatear (Peter Beesley)

Cambridge - 25+ WAXWINGS in the grounds of County Hall briefly this lunchtime (Louise Bacon); 14 birds at Castle Court 16:15h (Mark Peck, Stuart Elsom); 20 birds present 17:30h (Mark Peck)

Grafham Water - GREAT SKUA flew east from Mander CP (Colin Addington)

Maxey Pits - White Wagtail (John Saunders)

Ferry Meadows - Little Gull, 1+ Swallows (Mike Weedon)

Paxton Pits - 2 Little Ringed Plovers, Swallow, Cetti's Warbler singing (Martin Davis, Jamie Wells)

Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Tuesday, 29 March

Maxey Pits - Egyptian Goose, Green Sandpiper, Little Ringed Plover (Mike Weedon)

Little Shelford - 20 WAXWINGS in cotoneaster by no. 3 at entrance to Courtyards (Ali Cooper)

Grafham Water - Yellow Wagtail on the dam, a diver sp. flew east from Mander CP late afternoon (Colin Addington)

Isleham Water Meadows - 35 Avocets (Ben Green)

Cambourne - 25 WAXWINGS at the Wildlife Trust Office garden c.15:30h (as per Louise Bacon)

Barleycraft - 2 Swallows over c.18:00h (Brian Groombridge)

Ferry Meadows - 2+ Swallows, 100+ Sand Martins (Mike Weedon)

Fenstanton - SEDGE WARBLER heard between Fenstanton and St. Ives (Neil renwick)

Monday, 28 March 2011

Monday, 28 March

Ferry Meadows - Rock Pipit on Gunwade Lake (Brian Stone)

Ouse Washes - Yellow Wagtail over 09:30h, Wheatear, 3 Garganey, Kingfisher, Ruddy Shelduck (Owen Marks, Paul Harrington)

Cambourne - 42+ WAXWINGS at north end of Oakwood 09:00h. Park at south end of Oakwood in Wildlife Trust reserve car park (Jonathan Hook)

Maxey Pits - 2 Little Gulls over, male Wheatear, Little Ringed Plover (John Saunders, Chris Lines)

Cambridge - c.30 WAXWINGS along Vicar's Brook towards Coe Fen c.17:45h (Alison Edwards)

Sunday, 27 March 2011

Sunday, 27 March

St. Neots - BLACK REDSTART again in in private garden on Crosshall Road, and the garden of the Barley Mow (Karl Bucknell)

Cam Washes - 15 Avocet, c.30 Sand Martin, Siskin over, Pink-footed and Ross's Goose still around (Jon and David Heath)

Ouse Washes, Four Balls Farm - 21 Little Egrets, 1 Greater Flamingo (Monica and Owen Marks)

Ely - 5+ WAXWINGS in trees along Norfolk Road (Howard Jolliffe)

Cambourne - 40 WAXWINGS at north end of Oakwood, park near Wildlife Trust offices (Jonathan Hook)

Paxton Pits - 3 Mediterranean Gulls, Marsh Harrier, 5 Smew, 6 Goosander, 4 Pintail, Peregrine, 2 Avocet, 2 Little Ringed Plover, 40+ Sand Martin, 22 Fieldfare, Cetti's Warbler, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker heard (Martin Davis, Gary Rawlings, Jamie Wells)

Morborne - fem RING OUZEL (Don Gardener)

Fowlmere - Swallow over (Matthew Mellor)

Fen Drayton - redhead Goosander, 50+ Sand Martins, Willow Warbler (Sarah Holwett)

Prickwillow - fem REDSTART at Lark Bank (Jeff Brett)

Nene Washes - male Wheatear, Kingfisher, 4 Marsh Harriers, Barn Owl (Jim Murray)

Red Kites reported from many sites across the county.

Saturday, 26 March

Nene Washes - Grey Plover, 6 Water Pipit, 25 Black-tailed Godwit, 20 Ruff, 2 Little Ringed Plover (Mike Weedon)

Southorpe Meadow - 25 Bramblings (Matt Webb)

Ferry Meadows - 110 Sand Martins, Red Kite (Matt Webb)

St. Neots - BLACK REDSTART in garden on Crosshall Road, then flew towards Barley Mow pub garden (Karl Bucknell)

Manor Farm, Fowlmere - 4 Bramblings feeding with other finches at (Doug Radford)

Brampton A1 pit - Brambling, Red kite, 2 Little Egrets (John Lindsell)

Aversley Wood - Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (Rich Broughton)

Ouse Washes, Pymore Rail Bridge - Red Kite, 9 Little Gulls, 62 Sand Martins, 17 Little Egrets, 95 Whooper Swans, 4 Ruff, 32 Fieldfare (Monica and Owen Marks)

Friday, 25 March 2011

Friday, 25 March

Ferry Meadows - 3 ad Little Gulls on Gunwade Lake 08:40h (Mike Weedon); House Martin with a group of Sand Martins (Brian Stone)

Over - WAXWING in gardens along Giffords Way (Richard Thomas)

Wicken Fen -  male Garganey on Bakers Fen (Dave Palmer)

Thursday, 24 March 2011

Thursday, 24 March

Cambridge - 3 WAXWINGS on Rustat Road (Richard Patient)

Little Wilbraham Fen - fem Wheatear (Rob Law)

Grafham Water -  male and female Garganey in lagoons 11:20h (Colin Munns)

Ferry Meadows - White Wagtail (Mike Weedon)

Cam Washes, Waterbeach - 18 Avocets, 4+ Green Sandpipers, 25+ Snipe (Michael Holdsworth)

Witcham - Merlin (David Hopkins)

Paxton Pits - 2 redhead Smew, 3 Avocet, 2 Little Ringed Plovers, 6 Oystercatchers (Martin Davis)

Beeby's Pit - 4 Little Ringed Plovers (Andy Frofst)

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

Wednesday, 23 March

Isleham Water Meadows - 24 Avocets, 4 Little Ringed Plovers (Ben Green)

Godmanchester - 30 WAXWINGS in Roman Way 15:00h (Philippa & Paul Harding)

Bar Hill - 3 WAXWINGS along perimeter road opposite Viking Way 15:00h (Rowena Baxter)

Wennington Wood - 2 Woodcock, 18 Marsh Tit, at least 15 Nuthatches (Rich Broughton)

Fen Drayton Lakes - pair of Garganey on Moore Lake (Mike Everett)

Cambridge - 10+ very confiding WAXWINGS along Madingley Road (Simon Bradley)

Tuesday, 22 March 2011

Tuesday, 22 March

Cambridge - 52+ WAXWINGS along A1301 near Scotsdales 09:45h (Nigel Russell); 2 WAXWINGS in Woodcock Close, Impington 15:00h (Fred Heath); Peregrine over Coldham's Common, Kingfisher along the brook (Stephen Hartley, Iain Webb & Ellis Selway)

Godmanchester - 70 WAXWINGS in Roman Way 06:30h (Mike Everett)

Paxton Pits - SWALLOW, Sand Martin, Cetti's Warbler, 2 Little Ringed Plovers, 7 Smew (Matin Davis)

Cam washes, Waterbeach - 4 Green Sandpipers, 9 Avocet (David & Jonathan Heath)

Monday, 21 March 2011

Monday, 21 March

Cambridge - c.30 WAXWINGS in Purbeck Road 08:30h (Alison Edwards); 5+ WAXWINGS along A1301 near Scotsdales 09:30h, 85 birds present 13:15h (Nigel Russell); c.40 WAXWINGS in Birchtree Road, Great Shelford this lunchtime (Bob Arbon)

Godmanchester - 50+ WAXWINGS by the school on London Road 07:00h (Paul Andrew)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Red Kite over Holywell Lake reedbeds 09:45h (Dave Anderson); two Red-crested Pochards (John Hoppett)

Paxton Pits -  Scandinavian Rock Pipit, 5 Avocets, 5 fem Smew, 3 Sand Martins, Little Ringed Plover (Martin Davis)

Isleham Water Meadows - 34 Avocets (Ben Green)

Little Wilbraham Fen - 3+ ringtail Hen Harriers, 3+ Marsh Harriers, Merlin, 4 Water Rails (David & Jonathan Heath)

Buckden - 3 Tree Sparrows (David Bale)

Somersham - 31 WAXWINGS at White Hall Close 16:20h (Richard Allison)

Sunday, 20 March 2011

Sunday, 20 March

Grafham Water - 5 Scaup, 3 Sand Martin, 2 Cetti's Warbler singing in lagoons, 15+ Siskin, 8+ Avocet in lagoons (Mark Hawkes)

Cambridge - 40 WAXWINGS in Eachard Road (Christoph Zockler)

Saturday, 19 March

Grafham Water - 4 Scaup still in Savages creek, c.3 Red Kite around the northern woods, 4 Marsh Tit in Savages Wood (Mark Hawkes)

Waresley Wood - 8+ Siskin, Lesser Redpoll, 8 Common Buzzard (Stuart & Jill Elsom)

Fen Drayton - 8 Goosander on Moore Lake, 2 Red-crested Pochard on Drayton Lagoon (Jacqui Miller)

Ouse Washes - 8 White-fronted Geese over (David Hopkins); 2 Avocets (Paul Harrington)

Cam Washes, Waterbeach - 2 Pink-footed Geese, 4 Avocet, Ruddy Shelduck, Ross's Goose, Little Egret, 2 Oystercatcher (David & Jonathan Heath)

Cam Washes, Upware - 25 Avocet (c/o RBA)

Tubney Fen - Brent Goose (c/o RBA)

Crown Lakes, Farcet - 7 WAXWINGS, 320+ Fieldfares (Steve Dudley)

March - Red Kite (Andy Bayes)

A14 between Dry Drayton & Girton Interchange - 9 Common Buzzards (Mike Clydesdale)

Purls Bridge - SANDWICH TERN along the Old Bedord River (Paul Harrington); often returning to fish near the pub (Alan Hitchings)

Friday, 18 March 2011

Friday, 18 March

Cambridge - 41 WAXWINGS in Panton Street x.08:00h (Sarah Howlett)

Milton Science Park - possible Ring Ouzel (Robin Henderson)

Beeby's BP - 293 Golden Plover, 5 Sand Martins (Paul Taylor)

Tanholt GPs - Caspian Gull, 2 Yellow-legged Gulls, ad sum Mediterranean Gull (Josh Jones)

Thursday, 17 March 2011

Thursday, 17 March

Cambridge - c.25 WAXWINGS by Mill Road railway bridge this morning (Dermot Cooper); 17 WAXWINGS in Bermuda Road 14:00h (Kevin Hand); c.50 WAXWINGS over George Street (Colin Kirtland)

Hinxton - Red Kite (Mike Foley)

Trumpington - 363 Golden Plovers (Mike Foley)

Crown Lakes, Farcet - male GREEN-WINGED TEAL (Steve Dudley)

Paxton Pits - 7 Smew, Caspian Gull, ad Yellow-legged Gull, Avocet (Martin Davis)

Wednesday, 16 March 2011

Wednesday, 16 March

Ouse Washes RSPB - BLACK-NECKED GREBE from Cadbury Hide, WAXWING (Mike Burdekin)

Cambridge - c.20 WAXWINGS in Purbeck Road 08:40h (Alison Edwards); WAXWINGS in Herbert Street still 09:00h (Hugh Venables); 42 WAXWINGS by Mill Road railway bridge 10:15h (Stuart Sharp); 20 WAXWINGS at The Panton Arms 12:30h (Bob Mansfield)

St. Neots - c.20 WAXWINGS by the Tan Yard CP at 12:00h (Paul Lippett)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 5 Sand Martins, 2 male Red-crested Pochards, Goosander, 2 Cetti's Warblers, 2 ad Yellow-legged Gulls (Jacqui Miller, Andy Cotton)

Clayhithe - 2 Barn Owls, Short-eared Owl nearby (Siamon Clark)

Bar Hill - 2 Grey Wagtails (Ken Hook)

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Tuesday, 15 March

Cambridge - 10+ WAXWING in French's Road (Monika Bertzky); 70 birds present 15:10-15:25h (Ros Coey); c.10 WAXWINGS by the Mill Road railway bridge 08:00h (Dermot Cooper); 15 WAXWINGS at Parker's Piece 08:50h (Ferdie Bullmore); 20 WAXWINGS in Purbeck Road 12:30h (Alison Edwards)

Haddenham - 2 Common Terns over 08:30h (Paul Mason)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 9 Sand Martins (Andy Cotton); 2 redhead Goosanders, 2 male Red-crested Pochards (Jacqui Miller)

Paxton Pits - 3rd win Caspian Gull (Martin Davis)

Barton - GREAT GREY SHRIKE (Gillian Cox)

Monday, 14 March 2011

Monday, 14 March

Cambridge - WAXWINGS in Herbert Street still 09:00 (Hugh Venables); 30+ WAXWINGS in Manhattan Drive 11:50h (Catherine Andrews); WAXWING in French's Road (Monika Bertzky); Peregrine at Museum of Technology 17:30h (Saimon Clark)

Peterborough - 2 Sand Martins  at Town Bridge  09:30h (Ben Fraser); 22 WAXWINGS in the Charters Beer Garden briefly (Richard Astle)

Ferry Meadows - Sand Martin (Chris Park)

Maxey Pits - 2 Brambling, Goosander, Little Ringed Plover, Cetti's Warbler (Leon Smith)

Paxton Pits - 2 Avocets, 10 Ringed Plovers (Martin Davis)

Ouse Washes - Common Tern (Bruce Martin & Andy Maddams)

Blackcaps and Chiffchaffs reported from several sites over the last few days.

Sunday, 13 March 2011

Sunday, 13 March

Cambridge - 63 WAXWINGS in Herbert Street (Hugh Venables); 20+ WAXWINGS over Huntingdon Road / Sherlock Road (Peter Herkenrath); 27 WAXWINGS on Mill Road by railway bridge (Joe Taylor); Peregrine still at the Museum of Technology (Chris Went)

Fen Drayton - c.4 Chiffchaffs singing, up to 5 Goosander, Smew, 2 Common Buzzards, Barn Owl, 5 Oystercatchers (Jacqui Miller)

Grafham Water - possible adult BALTIC GULL in roost, 12 Goosander, 4 Scaup, Tawny Owl (Mark Hawkes); Red-necked Grebe still, very distant Iceland/Glaucous Gull (Matthew Rodgers)

Wicken Fen - 3 Hen Harriers, Water Rail, Cetti's Warbler, Barn Owl (Andrew Knights); Merlin, Short-eared Owl, 4 Barn Owl (Tim Dee,Claire Spottiswoode, Wenfei Tong)

Ouse Washes - 450 Whooper Swan, 8 Dunlin 8, Black-tailed Godwit, Water Pipit, 15 Tree Sparrow (Tim Dee, Claire Spottiswoode, Wenfei Tong)

Coulsons Farm, The Hook, between Wimblington & March - 12 Brambling (Andy Bayes)

Holme Fen - Firecrest (Dave Chambers)

Paxton Pits - 8 Smew, Peregrine, 4 Avocets, 72 Golden Plovers (Martin Davis, Neal Parkin, Jamie Wells); 5 Mealy Redpolls (Gary Rawlings)

Saturday, 12 March

Gamlingay - GREENLAND REDPOLL trapped in a private garden this morning (Mark Thomas)

Grafham Water - 5 Scaup, Red-crested Pochard, 3+ Goosander, 2 Cetti's Warbler, 5+ Avocet, Curlew (Mark Hawkes, David Hollin, Chris Shurlock, Colin Addington); Sand Martin (Matthew Rodgers)

Long Drove, Cottenham - 3rd-winter Caspian Gull at Long Drove Cottenham (Peter Herkenrath)

Paxton Pits - Rock Pipit on Diddington Pit, 5 Smew, Avocet, 2 Curlew, Jack Snipe, pair Pintail, 2 Yellow-legged Gull, 12 Golden Plover, 9 Dunlin, 2 Red Kite (Jamie Wells)

Monks Wood - 6 Red Kite (Duncan McNiven)

Fen Drayton - second calendar year Mediterranean Gull on Drayton Lagoon (Richard Thomas)

Berry Fen - ringtail Hen Harrier (Richard Thomas)

Ouse Fen - White Wagtail, Curlew, 7 Ringed Plovers, Marsh Harrier (Richard Thomas)

Yaxley Fen - Wheatear, Peregrine, Tree sparrow (Andy Frost)

March Farmers - 200 Whooper Swan, 2 Common Crane, 6 Marsh Harrier, 4500 Golden Plover, 200 Dunlin, 30 Ruff, Greater Flamingo and a albino Lapwing (Steve Cooper)

Ouse Washes RSPB - 16 Avocet, Merlin, 4500+ Common Gull, Water Pipit (Steve Cooper)

Chain Corner - 600+ Teal, 6 Little Egret, Peregrine (Steve Cooper)

Maxey Pits - Little Ringed Plover heard (Mike Weedon)

Friday, 11 March 2011

Friday, 11 March

Cambridge - 4 probable GLOSSY IBIS south-west over the Fitzwilliam Museum 14:13h, naked eye view only (Duncan Poyser)

Ferry Meadows -  Mediterranean Gull (Don Gardener); pair of Red-crested Pochards (Mike Wilson); 2 Woodcock (Chris Park)

Hyholmes North Bretton - 3 WAXWINGS (Val Hirst); 16 birds now present (Josh Coe)

Cambridge - 5 WAXWINGS in French Road 08:15h (Monika Bertzky); 20+ WAXWINGS at Adams Road Sanctury feeding on Mistletoe in Poplars (Iain Webb); c.50 WAXWINGS north over Milton Road 14:10h (Jeff Stenning); 67 WAXWINGS along Herbert Street 14:55h (Jeff Stenning)

Kingfishers Bridge - male GARGANEY this morning (as per

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 Smew, Stonechat, 4 Cetti's Warblers, 120 Golden Plover (Andy Cotton)

Fowlmere - Marsh Harrier, Cetti's Warbler (Alison Edwards)

Thursday, 10 March 2011

Thursday, 10 March

Ferry Meadows - Sand Martin from the main hide, ad sum Mediterranean Gull, pair of Red-crested Pochards (Don Gardener); 5 Curlews over (Matt Webb)

Bainton GP - pair of Goosanders this morning (Josh Coe)

Cambridge - 67 WAXWINGS in Herbert Street 11:25h, flushed by a Peregrine, then by Milton Road Library 11:45h  (Jeff Stenning); c.20 WAXWINGS over Churchill College towards Madingley 14:00h (James Westrip)

Huntingdon - 28 WAXWINGS at the corner of Trinity Place and Hartford Road 12:40h (Gareth Ridewood)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 3 Barn Owls (Mike Everett)

Clayhithe - 3 Barn Owls 17:30h (Saimon Clark)

Wednesday, 9 March 2011

Wednesday, 9 March

Cambridge - Woodcock low along Trumpinton Street, 22 WAXWINGS in Panton Street, before 08:00h (Sarah Howlett); Woodcock over Trumpinton Street at 09:00h (Arash Marashi); 45 WAXWINGS at Westfield Lane briefly 15:00h (Guy Dutson);

Eynesbury - 12 WAXWINGS over Cromwell Road 08:20h (Steve May)

Godmanchester - c.30 WAXWINGS at the junction of London Road and Roman Way this morning (Duncan McNiven); 60+ birds present near the school 12:00h (Roger Orbell)

Paxton Pits - SAND MARTIN, Curlew, 5 Dunlin, 3 Little Egrets, ad Yellow-legged Gull (Gavin Ryan); 10 Smew (Martin Davis)

Elton - 2 monedula Jackdaws briefly (Brian Stone)

Low Fen Drove Way - Barn Owl c.TL504604 at 18:30h (Giles Merritt)

Tuesday, 8 March 2011

Tuesday, 8 March

Cambridge - c.10 WAXWINGS on Panton Street briefly about 11:00h (Matt Silk); 8 birds present at the Panton Arms 13:25h (Trevor Dant); 11 WAXWINGS on Herbert Street 14:30h (Jeff Stenning); 7 WAXWINGS along Fen Causeway briefly 12:40h (Rob Law)

Farcet - 17 WAXWINGS over the Fen c.17:30h, then 43+ birds near the car park at Crown Lakes soon after and 9 more birds nearby at 18:10h (Steve Dudley)

Wilbraham Fen - 2 Marsh Harriers, 3+ Hen Harriers, Woodcock, 2 Buzzards, Water Rail (David Heath, Rob Law)

Bevill's Wood - 2 Crossbills, 4 Buzzards, Woodcock (Rich Broughton)

Aversley Wood, Sawtry - 10 Nuthatches, 10 Marsh Tits, 8 Great Spotted Woodpeckers (Rich Broughton)

Grafham Water - RED-NECKED GREBE still (per rarebirdalert)

Hemingford Grey - Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (Mike Everett)

Witcham - c.6 Bramblings (David Hopkins)

Cam Washes - Avocet, Oystercatcher, Ruddy Shelduck, also 2 Green Sandpipers at Waterbeach Fen (Colin Kirtland)

Bedford Purlieus - fem Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (Peter and Jan Farbridge)

Dry Drayton area - 6 Buzzards, 2 Red Kites (Mike Clydesdale)

Monday, 7 March 2011

Monday, 7 March

Cambridge WAXWINGS - on Madingley Road, c.25 near Lady Margaret Road and 2 near Wilberforce Road (Rob Pople, Ben Phalan); 2 at Milton Road / Herbert Street junction 10:30h (Jeff Stenning); 16 at Panton Street 15:50h (Mike Foley)

Bradley Fen Lake - 11 Whooper Swans (Brian Stone)

Chesterton - c.101 Bewick's Swans over north-west 07:45h (Brian Stone)

Godmanchester - 60+ WAXWINGS on London Road 14:00h (Roger Orbell)

Morborne Hill - fem Merlin nearby, also 25+ Buzzards, Woodcock and Tree Sparrow in the Haddon/Morborne area (Don Gardener)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 3 Smew, Cetti's Warbler, 2 Barn Owls (Jacqui Miler)

Grafham Water - 3rd winter ICELAND GULL off sailing club this evening (Colin Addington)

Sunday, 6 March 2011

Sunday, 6 March

Paxton Pits - 19 Smew, Little Egret, 2 Common Buzzard, 5 Snipe, 2 Dunlin, c.60 Siskin (Jamie Wells)

Cambridge - just under 40 WAXWINGS in the big tree at Ramsden Square

Grafham Water - RED-NECKED GREBE still near mouth of Savages, 5 Scaup, 2 Avocet in lagoons, Cetti's Warbler singing in lagoons, 10+ Siskin (Mark Hawkes); GLAUCOUS GULL distantly (Matthew Rodgers)

Wicken Fen - WILLOW TIT at the Butterfly Trail, Pintail, 2 Barn Owls, Hen Harrier (Matt Mellor)

Ferry Meadows - 3 Avocet swimming on Gunwade Lake (Matt Webb)

Ouse Washes - 60 Black-tailed Godwits, 22 Ruff, 25 Dunlin, 10 Siskin, 2 Buzzard, Smew (Mike Burdekin)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 7 Goosanders, Smew, Cetti's Warblers, c.20 Siskins (Neil Renwick)

Nene Washes, Low Wash -  2 Water Pipits, 2 Cranes, c.150 Dunlin, c.3000 Golden Plovers, 3 Black-tailed Godwits, fem Hen Harrier (Mike Weedon)

Nene Washes, March Farmers - c.150 Dunlin, 2000+ Golden Plovers, 300+ Black-tailed Godwit, escaped Greater Flamingo (Mike Weedon)

Saturday, 5 March

Grafham Water - RED-NECKED GREBE still near Savages creek, 5 Scaup, Mealy Redpoll by lagoons entrance, 2 Avocet in lagoons, 2 Red Kite and Curlew (Mark Hawkes)

Cambridge - 48 WAXWINGS behind Milton Rd (Jeff Stenning)

Fowlmere - Cetti's Warbler, Curlew, 4 Common Buzzard, Corn buntings on single track road, 20 Siskin (Matthew Mellor)

Fen Drayton - 2 Smew, 5 Goosander, 6 Fieldfares (Iain Thomas); Red-creasted Pochard (Hugh Venables)

Paxton Pits - Curlew, 16 Smew, 4 Goosander, Little Egret (Martin Davis/Jamie Wells)

Ferry Meadows - 10 Redpolls included 6 Mealy in silver birch trees next to Overton Lake/Ham Bridge (Matt Webb)

Friday, 4 March 2011

Friday, 4 March

Godmanchester - 40+ WAXWINGS in Sweetings Road this morning (Mike Knowles)

Castor Hanglands - Crossbill over, Mandarin (Mike Weedon)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Goosander, Stonechat, 2 Cetti's Warblers (Andy Cotton); 9 Buzzards, Peregrine, Marsh Harrier (Dave Anderson); 3 Smew this afternoon (Jacqui Miler)

Grafham Water - 2 c.y. GLAUCOUS GULL off Mander CP this evening (Colin Addington)

Thursday, 3 March 2011

Thursday, 3 March

Cambridge - 65 WAXWINGS behind Milton Road, viewable from Herbert Street, 13:00h (Jeff Stenning)

Ferry Meadows - 200+ Siskins still (Chris Park)

Soham Mere - ringtail Hen Harrier, Buzzard, Barn Owl (Bob Jarman)

Godmanchester - 50+ WAXWINGS in London Road opposite junction with Sweetings Road 13:30h (Paul Barker)

Wednesday, 2 March 2011

Wednesday, 2 March

Dogsthorpe - 73 WAXWINGS c.200 m from the fire station 08:53h (Stuart Ball)

Grafham Water - Knot at Church Hill bay this morning (Colin Addington)

Ferry Meadows - 200+ Siskin (Chris Park)

Cambridge - 54 WAXWINGS in Leys Avenue briefly 13:00h (David Heath); Peregrine at the Museum of Technology 17:40h (Bruce & Gwen Martin)

Godmanchester - 67 WAXWINGS in London Street near the school 10:00h (Tony Roberts)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Black-tailed Godwit, Hen Harrier (Mike Everett)

Wicken Fen - 3 Marsh Harriers, Hen Harrier, Stonechat, Cetti's Warbler, 100 Shoveler (Colin Kirtland)

Tuesday, 1 March 2011

Tuesday, 1 March

Madingley - 20+ WAXWINGS at the A1303 Madingley Mulch roundabout 08:00h (Andy Massey; Alison Edwards)

Needingworth GPs - 11 rehead Smew (Mark Eaton); 19 redhead and 5 male Smew (Stephen Cooper)

Berry Fen/Little Fen - 74 Black-tailed Godwit, 33 Dunloin (Mark Eaton)

Peterborough - 24 WAXWINGS near Railworld on the south side of the river 09:30h (Ben Fraser)

Godmanchester - c.60 WAXWINGS along London Road near St. Ann's School 09:20h (Mike Everett)

Woodwalton Fen - 150 Siskin, 2+ Bearded Tits, 5 Buzzards, 4 Marsh Harriers, 2 Red Kites, Barn Owl, 2 Tawny Owls calling, 2 Long-eared Owls (Colin Kirtland)

Ouse Washes (Sutton Gault to Mepal) - 2 Water Pipits, 43 Ruff (Stephen Cooper)

Fulbourn/Limepit Hill - probable ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD at TL499553 briefly before heading off over the hill at 15:55h (Chris Richards)