Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Tuesday, 20 November

Ferry Meadows - Red-necked Grebe on Overton Lake still, also 2 fem Goosander, probable fem Red-breasted Merganser briefly (Don Gardener)

Earith - 5 CATTLE EGRET (Mike Everett); male Hen Harrier nearby (Sue Jarrett)

Haddenham Long Drove - ringtail Hen Harrier (Mike Everett)

Nene Washes - juv ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD south over March Farmers c.12:00h ; 10 White-fronted Geese on Low Wash (Charlie Kitchin)

Paxton Pits - 1st win Caspian Gull, 5 Green Sandpiper, 3 Goldeneye (Ian Dawson)

Great Fen - GREAT GREYS HRIKE just east of the New Decoy car park on the B660, ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD from north end of New Long Drove (David Fisher, Alyson Wheeler)

Cottenham Long Drove - HOODED CROW (David Fisher, Alyson Wheeler)

Burwell Fen - 2 Short-eared Owl, 60+ Whooper Swan (David Fisher, Alyson Wheeler)

Monday, 19 November 2018

Monday, 19 November

Grafham Water - fem Red-breasted Merganser, 3 Red-crested Pochard from the dam; Little Stint from Dudney Hide (Tim Rea)

nene Washes - CATTLE EGRET a mile west of Dog-in-a-Doublet  (Charlie Kitchin); 10 White-fronted Geese a mile west of Eldernell (Tommy Pringle)

Cam Washes - 118 Whooper Swan over towards Burwell Fen, male Hen Harrier, 2 Short-eared Owl, 5 Egyptian Geese, 2 Green Sandpiper (Jon & David Heath)

Sunday, 18 November 2018

Sunday, 18 November

Hemingford Grey - Raven (Mike Everett)

Grafham Water - fem RED-BREASTED MERGANSER (Richard Patient); 11 Dunlin on dam (Ian Dawson)

Great Fen - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD in the northern most area (Steve Dudley)

Godmanchester GPs - 2 Great White Egret (Peter Beckenham)

Burwell Fen - 6 Short-eared Owl, Merlin (Jon & David Heath); also 5 Whooper Swan (Donal McCarthy, Ellie Burke)

Kingfisher's Bridge - Tree Pipit heard and seen in flight; possibility of another pipit species not excluded (Graeme Reed)

Hare Park - 2 Tawny Owl, Curlew over (Kevin Wilson)

Saturday, 17 November

Grafham Water - 16 Whooper Swan, 2 Red-crested Pochard, juv dark-bellied Brent Goose (Richard Patient)

Great Fen - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD in northern section (Steve Dudley); c.1500 Lapwing (Howard Butler); 6 Short-eared Owl (Ian Gordon)

Ouse Washes RSPB - 22 Barnacle Geese, 42 Crane just west of rail crossing (Norman Sills)

Paxton Pits - Great White Egret, Green Sandpiper (Jamie Wells)

Friday, 16 November

Ferry Meadows - Red-necked Grebe, 5 Brambling (Matt Webb)

CottENham, Long Drove - HOODED CROW (Brendan Doe)

Thursday, 15 November 2018

Thursday, 15 November

Trumpington Meadows - Bearded Tit briefly (Iain Webb)

Grafham Water - 4 Whooper Swan, 5 Red-crested Pochard (Tim Rea); 4 more Whooper Swan, Yellow-legged Gull, Common Sandpiper (Mike Everett)

Ferry Meadows - Red-necked Grebe on Overton still (Don Gardener)

Great Fen - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD over the northern area (Steve Dudley)

Crowtree, Farcet Fen - Mediterranean Gull (Steve Dudley)

Paxton Pits - 4 Green Sandpiper, Goldeneye, 2 redhead Goosanders briefly (Ian Dawson)

Burwell Fen - 2 Short-eared Owl, Barn Owl (Paul Craske)

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Wednesday, 14 November

Ferry Meadows - Red-necked Grebe still (Paul Taylor)

Great Fen - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD present in the southern area today (Ken Davies); 2 Short-eared Owl in the northern loop area (Paul Pateman)

Burwell Fen - 4 Bewick's Swan with Whooper Swan this afternoon (Andy Hannaford); 135 Whooper Swan, Short-eared Owl (Bruce Martin)

Grafham Water - 5 Red-crested Pochard (Colin Addington)

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Tuesday, 13 November

Great Fen - 2 ROUGH -LEGGED BUZZARD still (Paul Pateman)

Soham - Woodcock in a private garden (Andy Hannaford)

Ferry Meadows - Red-necked Grebe still (Ian Gordon)

Burwell Fen - 115 Whooper Swan, 3 Short-eared Owl (Andy Hannaford)

Ouse Washes - 41 Crane in flight north of Manea (Graham Cole)

Monday, 12 November 2018

Monday, 12 November

Ferry Meadows - Red-necked Grebe, Brambling (Don Gardener)

Burwell Fen - 4 Whopper Swan (Andy Hannaford)

Beechwoods NR - 15+ Brambling with Chaffinches (Mike Foley)

Great Fen - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARDS (Tony Weston, Andy Frost)

Sunday, 11 November 2018

Sunday, 11 November

Sutton North Fen - Juv Pink-footed Goose with Whoopers. At least 27 Barnacle Geese with Greylags, (Richard Patient)

Grafham Water - Common Scoter, 2 Red-crested Pochard, 16 Whooper Swans, Green Sandpiper, Pintail (Mark Hawkes)

Great Fen - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD at the northernmost section of the northern loop, second bird reported at New Decoy (Terry Cooper)

Bakers / Burwell Fen - 4 Short-eared owls, Peregrine(Norman Ratcliffe)

Hobson's Park, Trumpington - 2 Yellow-legged Gull, House Martin (Rob Pople)

Saturday, 10 November 2018

Saturday, 10 November

Great Fen - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD at the northernmost section of the northern loop, second bird reported at New Decoy (Steve Dudley)

Earith - CATTLE EGRET in field by car park, 3,500-4,000 Golden Plovers close to the bank of the washes, Grey Plover (Hugh Venable)

Wimpole - Raven, 3 Marsh Tit (Kevin Wilson)

Ferry Meadows - Red-necked Grebe still (Bernard Dawes)

Burwell Fen - Short-eared Owl, 2 Stonechat (Martin O'Leary)

Friday, 9 November

Grafham Water - 18 Whooper Swan, pair of Red-crested Pochard, Common Sandpiper (Richard Patient)

Great Fen - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD north of Tower Farm and the second bird over Jackson's Covert (Ian Gordon)

Ouse Washes - 28 Crane off Four Balls Farm (Kevin Hand)


Thursday, 8 November 2018

Thursday, 8 November

Ferry Meadows - Red-necked Grebe on Overton Lake still (Mike Weedon)

King's Dyke NR - White Stork of unknown origin, red ring on left leg (as per NR sightings)

Earith - 5 CATTLE EGRET viewable from TL393748; also 2500+ Golden Plover & c.600 Lapwing between Hermitage Farm and Old West River, viewable from B1050 lay-by a mile south of Earith Bridge (Chris Brown)

Great Fen - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD over the northern end of the fen this afternoon (Steve Dudley)

Farcet Fen - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD over fields south of the fen this morning (Steve Dudley)

Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Wednesday, 7 November

Northstowe - Caspian Gull, Yellow-legged Gull (Hugh Venables)

Thorney - 2 ad and 2 juv Crane nearby, off Old Knarr Fen Drove (David Withrington)

Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Tuesday, 6 November

Holme Fen - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD on Farcet Fen sat in field between Crowtree and Froghall Bridge 15:55h. Best viewed from bottom of Conquest Drove/Froghall Bridge. Note, no public access in this area off either Straight Drove or Conquest Drove (Steve Dudley); the second bird is also still in the area (Ian Dawson)

Ferry Meadows - Red-necked Grebe showing well on Overton Lake near visitor centre (Don Gardener)

Burwell Fen - Short-eared Owl (Paul Craske)

Cottenham, Long Drove - ringtail Hen Harrier (Simon Stirrup)

Monday, 5 November 2018

Monday, 5 November

Holme Fen - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD 1045h at northern Great Fen from Holme Posts Road (Howard Butler)

Earith - 700+ Golden Plover, 1000+ lapwing, in field east of B1381 just north of Earith Bridge TL405757 (Barbara York)

Ferry Meadows - Red-necked Grebe showing 'absurdly' well at duck-feeding platform on Overton Lake near visitor centre this lunchtime (Mike Weedon)

Sunday, 4 November 2018

Sunday, 4 November

Holme Fen - Rough-legged Buzzard  (Diana Leach)

Farcet Fen -  Rough-legged Buzzard between Froghall Bridge and Tebbitts Bridge, Mediterranean Gull  (Steve Dudley)

Sutton - Cattle Egret TL425790, 2 Water Pipit (Nick Littlewood)
Earith 2 CATTLE EGRET viewable from TL 396751 (Nick Littlewood)

Colne Fen - pair of Red-crested Pochard, 40 Whooper Swan in the area (Nick Littlewood)

Ouse Washes- 39 Common Cranes off Four Balls Farm (Brendan Doe)

Cambridge - Woodcock in a private garden (Sean Rouse)

Grafham Water - 16 Whooper Swan, 160 Goldeneye, Caspian Gull, fem Scaup, Brambling (Mark Hawkes)

Cow Lane, Godmanchester - 2 Great White Egret (Robin Ward)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Greta White Egret (Richard Thomas)

Wimpole - 2 Raven (Peter Louden)

Saturday, 3 November

Holme Fen - 2 juv. rOUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD over the sheep fields (Richard Patient)

Swaffham Prior Fen - 33 Whooper Swans (Chistoph Zockler)

Fen Drayton - Black-necked Grebe still on Ferry, Great White Egret, Green Sandpiper, Bittern dropped into Oxholme (Hugh Venables)

Grafham Water - 16 Whooper Swan, fem Scaup (Richard Patient) 

Friday, 2 November 2018

Friday, 2 November

Ellington - GREAT GREY SHRIKE in hedgerow east of Grafham Road though elusive. Take footpath from Green Lane, Ellington, down to field then east along field edge to valley bottom and stream/farm track. Bird near pylon but very mobile. Farmer has asked visitors to keep to footpaths (Tim Rea)

Grafham Water - pair of Red-crested Pochard, Whooper Swans still (Ray Presley)

Mare Fen - 7 CATTLE EGRET still (John Le Gassick)

Wicken Fen - 5 Bearded Tit along Burwell Lode, 3 Stonechat on Bakers Fen (Kevin Wilson)

Eldernell - 7 Crane (Paul Pateman); up to 11 Crane (Mike Hutchins)

Thursday, 1 November 2018

Thursday, 1 November

Thriplow - Nuthatch in a private garden (Gary Thornton)

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Wednesday, 31 October

Ellington - GREAT GREY SHRIKE n hedgerow east of Grafham Road though elusive. Take footpath from Green Lane, Ellington, down to field then east along field edge to valley bottom and stream/farm track. Bird near pylon but very mobile. Farmer has asked visitors to keep to footpaths (Tim Rea)

Mare Fen - 7 CATTLE EGRET (Bill Simmonds)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 Great White Egret, Black-necked Grebe (Bill Simmonds)

Ouse Washes - 41 cranes including 5 juveniles west of the rail crossing; with others known to be elsewhere in the Fens, the Fens total is now about 52 (Norman Sills)

Burwell Fen - Short-eared Owl, Barn Owl, Bearded Tit, Green Sandpiper (CVhristoph Zöckler)

Farcet Fen - Brambling, ad Mediterranean Gull, 450+ Golden Plover (Steve Dudley)

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Tuesday, 30 October

Ellington - GREAT GREY SHRIKE n hedgerow East of Grafham Road. Take footpath from Green Lane, Ellington, down to field then east along field edge to valley bottom and stream/farm track. Bird near pylon but very mobile. Farmer has asked visitors to keep to footpaths (Tim Rea)

Grafham Water - 2 Common Scoter; drake close in east of church hill and female type near Plummer; c.15 Whooper Swans, c.30 Goldeneye (Mark Ward)

Fulbourn - Peregrine over New Shardlows Farm (Kevin Wilson)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Black-necked Grebe on Ferry Mere (Chris Rider)

Monday, 29 October 2018

Monday, 29 October

March - 20 Crane, 100 Whooper Swan nearby, viewed from the Ely train (Rod Newbery)

Over - 7 CATTLE EGRET at end of Overcote/Chain Road in field past pumping station (Garth Peacock); 8 birds present later (Duncan McNiven)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Black-necked Grebe (John Hoppett)

Ferry Meadows - Rock Pipit, Brambling and Goosander over (Matt Webb)

Grafham Water - fem Scaup, 15 Whooper Swan over (Ade Cooper)

Paxton Pits - Great White Egret, 4 Green Sandpiper (Ade Cooper)

Fowlmere - fem Merlin, male Bearded Tit (Ade Cooper)

Sunday, 28 October

Hare Park - 4 Brambling (Kevin Wilson)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Black-necked Grebe on Ferry Lagoon, Great White Egret, CATTLE EGRET on Swavesey Lake (Barbara North); nearby, 5+ Cattle Egret on Mare Fen still (Pete Holt)

Ouse Washes - 20+ Crane (Julian Wheel)

Burwell Fen - 3+ Short-eared Owl (Norman Ratcliffe)

Ferry Meadows - 4 Whooper Swan, Goosander over, Red-crested Pochard (Matt Webb)

Thriplow - Nuthatch in a private garden (Gary Thornton)

Saturday, 27 October

Cambridge - Woodcock along the Histon Road (Kevin Hand)

Ferry Meadows - 4 Whooper Swan, ad Mediterranean Gull, Peregrine (Don Gardener)

Grafham Water - 9 Whooper Swan, 2 Raven, 2 Green Sandpiper, 4+ Yellow-legged Gull (Mark Hawkes)

Foul Anchor - 40 GREAT SKUA, 2 juv POMARINE SKUA, juv ARCTIC SKUA, 5 KITTIWAKE (Jonathan Talyor, Richard Patient)

Ferry Meadows - Black-necked Grebe, 3 Great White Egret; also 7 CATTLE EGRET nearby at Mare Fen (Richard Patient)

Hare Park - 2 Brambling (Kevin Wilson)

Cam Washes - 5 Bewick's Swan over (Carl Howard)

Friday, 26 October 2018

Friday, 26 October

Grafham Water - Great White Egret in Dudney Creek, 8 ad Whooper Swan (Mark Hawkes)

Ferry Meadows - Great White Egret, ad win Mediterranean Gull (Don Gardener)

Cam Washes - c.40 Bewick's Swan over, 2 Tawny Owl calling (Jon & David Heath)

Thursday, 25 October 2018

Thursday, 25 October

Mare Fen - 7 CATTLE EGRET this morning in small field with cows close to the pumping station at TL3609070860 (Andy Jennings)

Devil's Dyke - 820 Fieldfares, 2 Redpoll sp., Siskin over Devil's Dyke this morning, also Peregrine, Merlin (Richard Dale)

Farcet Fen - ad Mediterranean Gull at Crowtree Farm (Steve Dudley)

Benwick - PALLID HARRIER reported 16:40h (as per rarebirdalert.com)

Ouse Washes - 37 Crane, with 6+ on the Nene Washes too (Jonathan Taylor)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Bittern, 6 Goosander briefly (Ian Dawson))

Paxton Pits - 3 Great White Egret (Ian Dawson))

Grafham Water - 8 Whooper Swan (Tim Mason)

Wednesday, 24 October

Mare Fen - 8 CATTLE EGRET this morning with lots of brown cows in the field close to the pumping station at TL3609070860; best viewed from the footpath that runs along the River Great Ouse (Richard Thomas); at least 5 still present this afternoon (Bill Simmonds)

Paxton Pits - 4 Great White Egret, 6 Green Sandpiper (Ian Dawson)

Nene Washes - 2 Crane at March Farmers, 2 Crane, ringtail Hen Harrier, 1000+ Lapwing, 200+ Golden Plover at Eldernell (Ian Gordon)

Stilton - 40+ Red Kite in the area (Richard Broughton)

Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Tuesday, 23 October

Fen Drayton Lakes - 3 Red-crested Pochard (Gill Parrish)

Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Monday, 22 October

Middle Fen Drove - 7 CATTLE EGRET (Tim Mason)

Paxton Pits - 4 Great White Egret, 4 Green Sandpiper (Ian Dawson)

Burwell Fen  - 5 Short-eared owl (Paul Pateman)

Sunday, 21 October 2018

Sunday, 21 October

Middle Fen - 7 CATTLE EGRET NE of Swavesey Lake with cattle (Diana Leech)

Grafham Water -  8 Whooper Swans in Littless creek, Stonechat, 2 Common Sandpipers, 3 Green Sandpipers (Mark Hawkes et al.)

Paxton Pits - 6 Great White Egret (Ian Dawson)

Eldernell - Hen Harrier, Peregrine (Steve Dudley)

Hare Park - 2 Brambling (Kevin Wilson)

Great Fen - 2 Raven (Andy Frost)

Saturday, 20 October

Middle Fen - 6 CATTLE EGRETS between Swavesey and Overcote (Tony Plant)


Grafham Water - 3 Brambling over, Rock Pipit (Richard Patient)


Reach - Redstart in horse paddocks adjacent to Reach Wood, on south side of village (Richard Dale)


Burwell Fen - 4 Short-eared Owl (Bob Grice)

Friday, 19 October 2018

Friday, 19 October

Ferry Meadows - 12 Whooper Swan over (Mike Weedon); Brambling over (Don Gardener)

Sheep's Green, Cambridge - probable YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER calling in trees just off Fen Causeway c.13:45h but not seen or relocated (Nick Littlewood)

Grafham Water - Rock Pipit on dam (Mark Brandon)

New Shardlows Farm, Fulbourn - Brambling (Kevin Wilson)

Fowlmere - 3 Brambling feeding on Sorbus berries behind St Mary's Church this morning.
(Doug Radford)

Thursday, 18 October 2018

Thursday, 18 October

Grafham Water - 6 Whooper Swan this morning (Colin Addington)

Woodwalton Fen - Great White Egret, Barn Owl (Andy Frost)

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Wednesday, 17 October

Dunkirk - YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER mist-netted in a private garden this morning but not seen since (Tony Martin)

Cottenham Long Drove - HOODED CROW still (Jon Heath)

Grafham Water - Rock Pipit, Mandarin, Whinchat, 10 Siskin (Richard Patient)

Ferry Meadows - Rock Pipit (Mike Weedon); 2 Brambling (Matt Webb)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Black Tern (Duncan McNiven)

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Tuesday, 16 October

Ferry Meadows - Great White Egret (David Withrington); CATTLE EGRET (Don Gardener)

Paxton Pits - 5 Great White Egret, 5 Green Sandpiper (Ian Dawson)

Ouse Washes - 31 ad and 5 juv Crane just west of railway crossing (Norman Sills)

Monday, 15 October 2018

Monday, 15 October

Burwell Fen - Short-eared Owl, 30 Golden Plover over (Andy Hannaford)

Sunday, 14 October

Ouse Washes - 5 CATTLE EGRET briefly from Welches dam hide 16:20h (James Littlewood)


Nene Washes - Spotted Redshank, 3 Greenshank (Charlie Kitchin)

Saturday, 13 October 2018

Saturday, 13 October

Cottenham, Long Drove - HOODED CROW in field opposite active tip (Jon & David Heath)

Fen Drayton lakes - 2 CATTLE EGRET, Great White Egret, juv Black Tern, Goldeneye (Hugh Venables); a third CATTLE EGRET (Julian Wheel)

Grafham Water - Whinchat (Richard Patient)

Paxton Pits - 4 Great White Egret, 10+ Green Sandpiper (Jamie Wells)

Ferry Meadows - Brambling (Don Gardener et al.)

Sutton West Fen - male Merlin (Rob Partridge)

Friday, 12 October 2018

Friday, 12 October

Cottenham, Long Drove - HOODED CROW in field opposite active tip (Brendan Doe)

Dog-in-a-Doublet - Great White Egret along the River Ouse 08:20 (Hugh Wright)

Ferry Meadows - Great White Egret over 08:55h (Don Gardener)

Northstowe - Baltic-type  Lesser Black-backed Gull (Hugh Venables)

Thursday, 11 October

Cottenham, Long Drove - HOODED CROW in field to the west (Mark Peck)


Paxton Pits - 4 Great White Egret, 5 Green Sandpiper (Ian Dawson)

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Wednesday, 10 October

Godmanchester GP - Great White Egret, Green Sandpiper, 2 Water Rail (Peter Beckenham)

Eaton Ford - Woodlark over (Richard Bashford)

Cottenham Long Drove - HOODED CROW at 10:00 and 11:45 but not relocated at 13:00h (Shaun Sowden)

Eldenell - 2 juv GANNET over (Andy Frost)

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Tuesday, 10 October

Cambridge - Peregrine along the Madingley Road (Robin Cox)


Grafham Water - MANX SHEARWATER from Mander CP (Colin Addington); still present but distant and mobile 18:10h, also 2 Whooper Swan still (Mark Hawkes)


Hemingford Grey - 7 Siskin in a private garden briefly (Mike Everett)


Mare Fen - 3 CATTLE EGRET 16:30h (Duncan McNiven)

Monday, 8 October 2018

Monday, 8 October

Grafham Water - 4 Rock Pipit, 2 Whooper Swan (Ian Dawson)

Northstowe - Goosander, Caspian Gull, 5 Yellow-legged Gull (Hugh Venables)

Sunday, 7 October 2018

Sunday, 7 October

Paxton Pits - 6 Great White Egret, Caspian Gull, Rock Pipit, Jack Snipe, 2 Curlew, Raven, 3 Cetti's Warbler, Brambling over (Jamie Wells)

Grafham Water - 2 Whooper Swan, 4 Rock Pipit, 13 Siskin (Richard Patient)

Nene Washes - Little Stint, Greenshank, Short-eared Owl, 15 Tree Sparrow, White Stork of unknown origin (Charlie Kitchin)

Etton Pits - 60 Fieldfare over (Jonathan Taylor)

Waterbeach Long Drove - 40 Fieldfare, Peregrine (Carl Howard)

Dimmock's Cote - 13 Pink-footed Geese over north (Carl Howard)

Fish and Duck marina - Garganey on pond just to the south (Carl Howard)

Knapwell - 4 Raven (Christoph Zöckler)

Sutton Gault - 2 Fieldfare over, Brambling (Rob Partridge)

Hare Park - 2 Tawny Owl, 2 Brambling (Kevin Wilson)

Small numbers of Redwing reported widely across the county over the last two days

Saturday, 6 October 2018

Saturday, 6 October

Grafham Water - 3 male and a female  Common Scoter, 2 Whooper Swan from Mander, 2 Rock Pipit (Richard Patient)

Colne Fen - 3 male and a female Common Scoter this evening (Nick Littlewood)

Paxton Pits - 7 Great White Egret (Martin Davis); 2 Caspian Gull (Jamie Wells)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Great White Egret (Richard Thomas)

Friday, 5 October 2018

Friday, 5 October

Ouse Fen - 3 Woodlark over (Jeremy Lindsell)

Paxton Pits - 6 Great White Egret, 7+ Green Sandpiper (Jamie Wells)

FenDrayton Lakes - 2 CATTLE EGRET, 2 Great White Egret, 3+ Cetti's Warbler (Ian Burfield)

Northstowe - RING OUZEL in hedge beyond Linden site, near the lake; Goosander , 4 Yellow-legged Gull on the lake (Hugh Venables)

Eldernell - 53+ Whooper Swan (Barbara North)

Kingfishers Bridge - 3 Whooper Swan (Colin Kirtland)

Thursday, 4 October 2018

Thursday, 4 October

Dog-in-a-Doublet - White Stork of unknown origin in the area still (David Withrington)

Paxton Pits - 6 Great White Egret (Richard Palmer)

Ferry Meadows - 2 Whopper Swan, 3 Mandarin (Matt Webb, Don Gardener)

Grafham Water - 2 Whooper Swan (Richard Palmer)

Northstowe - Goosander (Hugh Venables)

Wicken Fen - male Hen Harrier over Sedge Fen (Christoph Zöckler)

Wednesday, 3 October 2018

Wednesday, 3 October

Eldernell - 3 Crane over, 17 Whooper Swan over, c.200 Golden Plover (Mike Weedon)

Grafham Water - 2 Whooper Swan (Colin Addington)

Wimblington - Alexandrine Parakeet (Jonathan Taylor)

Redwing reported from Ferry Meadows and Eaton Ford

Tuesday, 2 October 2018

Tuesday, 2 October

Paxton Pits - 5 Great White Egret (Ian Dawson)

Trumpington - 630 Golden Plover (Steve Cooper)

Stapleford - 1 cy Mediterranean Gull (Steve Cooper)

Monday, 1 October 2018

Monday, 1 October

Grafham Water - 2 Whooper Swan from Dudney Hide (Mark Hill)

Wicken Fen - 2 Redwing (Peter Bircham)

Paxton Pits - 7 Great White Egret (Ian Dawson)

Sunday, 30 September 2018

Sunday, 30 September

Stretham - 2 Wheatear off Wakefields Way (Dave Spencer)

Longstanton - PECTORAL SANDPIPER, Little Ringed Plover, Goosander (Richard Thomas)

Eldernell - Bearded Tit, 2 Peregrine, 7 Crane, c.1000 Golden Plover (Mike Weedon)

Saturday, 29 September 2018

Saturday, 29 September

Fen Drayton Lakes - 3 Great White Egret, Bittern (Chris Rider)

Longstanton - PECTORAL SANDPIPER still (Jeremy Lindsell)

Eldernell - PURPLE HERON in flight briefly by Lord's Holt, 2 Cetti's Warbler, Peregrine, Short-eared Owl, 33 Pink-footed Geese over (Richard Patient)

Thursday, 27 September 2018

Thursday, 27 September

Mare Fen - 3 CATTLE EGRET with cows this evening (Hugh Venables)

Grafham Water - 2 Whooper Swan (Phil Smith)

Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Wednesday, 26 September

Grafham Water - Spotted Redshank (Ian Dawson)

Paxton Pits - 3 Great White Egret (Ian Dawson)

Maxey - Whinchat (Hugh Wright)

Tuesday, 25 September

Mare Fen - CATTLE EGRET (Monica & Owen Marks)

Longstanton - juv PECTORAL SANDPIPER, 8 Yellow-legged Gull into roost (Brendan Doe)

Haddenham - Lesser Spotted Woodpecker on a peanut feeder in a private garden (as per Jake Allsop)

Monday, 24 September

Longstanton - juv PECTORAL SANDPIPER (Brendan Doe); also 2 Little Ringed Plover (Simon Gillings)

Grafham Water - 1st winter GREY PHALAROPE (Colin Addington)

Ouse Washes - 26 Crane just north of Four Balls Farm (Geoff Barlow)

Maxey Pits - Whinchat (Hugh Wright)

Sunday, 23 September 2018

Sunday, 23 September

Guyhirn - juv GANNET over south (Will Bowell, Mike Weedon)

Longstanton - juv PECTORAL SANDPIPER, Garganey (Hugh Venables); also 1st c.y. Mediterranean Gull (Brendan Doe)

Grafham Water - juv Arctic Tern, 3 Black Terns (Mark Ward); late in the day also 21 Pink-foooted Geese over, GREY PHALAROPE, 3 GREAT SKUA over (Richard Patient)

Ely - OSPREY over heading south (Duncan Poyser)

Paxton Pits - 2 Ravens over, Hobby (Jamie Wells)

Mare Fen - 6 CATTLE EGRETS (Hugh Venables)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Great White Egret

Ferry Meadows - Mediterranean Gull flew west over Ham Mere and Overton Lake (Matt Webb)

Foul Anchor - 16 GREAT SKUA & 7 ARCTIC SKUA over (Jonathan Taylor)

Barway - Wood Sandpiper (Brendan Doe)

Saturday, 22 September 2018

Saturday, 22 September

Mare Fen - 6 CATTLE EGRET (Mark Ward)

Grafham Water - MANX SHEARWATER, GREY PHALAROPE (Mark Hawkes); also 3 Black Tern, 20 Arctic Tern, 7 Siskin through, juv Scaup (Mark ward)

Barway - Wood Sandpiper, 22 Green Sandpiper, 1+ Little Egret, juv Peregrine (Brendan Doe et al.); also Spotted Redshank, 57 Teal (Bruce Martin)

Wimpole Hall - 2 Raven (Richard Allison)

Stetchworth Ley - 19 Spoonbill over towards Cambridge (Chris Brown)

Longstanton - juv PECTORAL SANDPIPER (Brendan Doe)

Wicken Fen - 4 Whinchat near southern corner of Burwell Fen, 3 Greenshank (Carlos Davies)

Dog-in-a-Doublet - White Stork of unknown origin (Alan Bull)

Friday, 21 September

Mare Fen - 6 CATTLE EGRET (Edward King); later at Middle Fen (Simon Freedman); an onto Ferry Lagoon at 18:30h (Neil Rawlings)

Grafham Water - Osprey over, 3 Black Tern, 2 Hobby, 8 Common Sandpiper (Ian Dawson); also Arctic Tern, juv Caspian Gull (Mark Hawkes)

Thursday, 20 September 2018

Thursday, 20 September

Fen Drayton Lakes - 6 CATTLE EGRET on Ferry Lagoon 12:45h (Richard Thomas)

Grafham Water - juv Arctic Tern, 3 Black Tern (Mark Hawkes)

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Wednesday, 19 September

Fen Drayton - 6 CATTLE EGRET  viewable from Over/Swavesey Road but distant (Richard Thomas)

Barway - TEMMINCK'S STINT (Duncan Poyser); also Wood Sandpiper (David Fisher)

Grafham Water - 3 Black Tern, 4 Common Sandpiper (Ian Dawson)

Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Tuesday, 18 September

Fen Drayton Lakes - CATTLE EGRET on Ferry Mere island 08:30h (Chris Bowden); 5 CATTLE EGRET flew towards Swavesey Lake 16:05h (Richard Allison)

Ouse Washes - PALLID HARRIER roughly opposite Four Balls Farm 16:00h (Jonathan Taylor); 9 Crane over south (Geoff Barlow)

Barway - TEMMINCK'S STINT, Garganey (Brendan Doe); Wood Sandpiper, also Spotted Redshank (Duncan Poyser)

Grafham Water - 2 Black Tern off Mander (Tim Rea); RED-THROATED DIVER from Plummer but closer to Marlow CP, 5 Sandwich Tern over, juv Caspian Gull, 3 Common Sandpiper (Mark Hawkes)

Cam Washes - 3 Crane over (David Angus)

Monday, 17 September 2018

Monday, 17 September

Fen Drayton Lakes - CATTLE EGRET on Ferry Mere island before flying towards Swavesey Lake (Jon & David Heath)

Ouse Washes - 2 juv PALLID HARRIER (Jonathan Taylor)

Sunday, 16 September 2018

Sunday, 16 September

Barway floods - Wood Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank, 14 Ruff (Brendan Doe)

Ferry Meadows - Great White Egret (Don Gardener)

Grafham Water - ARCTIC SKUA briefly (Richard Patient)

Kingfishers Bridge - juv Osprey over towards Wicken Fen, 3 Crane, Greenshank, 6 Green Sandpiper (Graeme Reed)

Paxton Pits - 4 Great White Egret, 8 Green Sandpiper (Mark Ward)

Fen Drayton Lakes - CATTLE EGRET on Ferry Mere island this morning (Pam Peacock)

Cam Washes - 3 Crane headed towards Cambridge (David Angus)

Saturday, 15 September

Cambridge Research Park - ringtail Harrier, likely Hen Harrier, over towards Cottenham, Hobby (Jon & David Heath)

Saturday, 15 September 2018

Friday, 14 Spetember

Fowlmere - Tree Pipit over (Ade Cooper)

Monks Wood - 2 Raven, 46 Marsh Tit, lots or Nuthatch (Richard Broughton)

Barway floods - 171 Snipe (Brendan Doe)

Thursday, 13 September 2018

Thursday, 13 September

March - 3 Crane over (Alan Bull)

Ferry Meadows - juv Little Gull (Mike Weedon)

Cambridge - Tree Pipit over (Jon Heath)

Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Wednesday, 12 September

Paxton Pits - juv Harrier species, either Montagu's or Pallid, briefly (Jamie Wells)

Nene washes - 3 Crane (& 6 more at Knarr Fen), 2 Hobby (Ian Gordon)

Fen Drayton - 2 Siskin over (Richard Allison)

Arbury - Peregrine on St Luke's Church (Ben Greig)

Ouse Washes - PECTORAL SANDPIPER from Welches Dam hide, also 3 Greenshank, 3 Green Sandpiper (David Warner)

Tuesday, 11 September

Fen Drayton Lakes - Sandwich Tern over (Nick Langley)

Ouse Washes - 4 Greenshank, 2 Green Sandpiper (Mike Everett)

Sunday, 9 September 2018

Sunday, 9 September

Ouse Washes - PECTORAL SANDPIPER from Welches Dam hide (Mike Burdekin); also 4 Greenshank (Geoff Barlow)

Grafham Water - jOsprey, uv Curlew Sandpiper, Sanderling, 10 Common Sandpiper, juv Caspian Gull, juv Black Tern, 2 Hobby (Mark Hawkes)

Paxton Pits - Great White Egret, Osprey over, Greenshank, Peregrine (Ade Cooper)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Osprey over c.14:00h (Luke Wake)

Barway - 106 Snipe (Colin Kirtland)

Saturday, 8 September 2018

Saturday, 8 September

Grafham Water - juv Curlew Sandpiper, Little Stint, Sandwich Tern, Black Tern, 3 Garganey (Richard Patient); ad Osprey, juv Little Gull (Mark Ward)

Longstanton - Caspian Gull, 4 Yellow-legged Gull, Garganey (Hugh Venables)

Friday, 7 September 2018

Friday, 7 September

Ferry Meadows - 12 Curlew over, Hobby (Howard Butler); Peregrine (Don Gardener)

Grafham Water - 3 Garganey, Shag (as per rarebirdalert.com)

Witcham - Pied Flycatcher in a private garden (David Hopkins)

Paxton Pits - 3 Great White Egret (Ian Dawson)

Cottenham Long Drove - 6 Yellow-legged Gull, 93 Golden Plover, Green Sandpiper (Brendan Doe)

Longstanton - 10 Yellow-legged Gull, Garganey, Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper (Brendan Doe)

Thursday, 6 September 2018

Thursday, 6 September

Paxton Pits - 3 Great White Egret (as per rarebirdalert.com)

Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Wednesday, 5 September

Ferry Meadows - Whinchat (Don Gardener); Redstart (Mike Weedon)

Grafham Water - 1st c.y. Mediterranean Gull, Peregrine (Mark Hawkes)

Trumpington - Tree pipit over south (Iain Webb)

Tuesday, 4 September

Fen Drayton Lakes - Bittern, 21 Little Egret, 2 Hobby (Colin Kirtland)

Ouse Fen - 2 Great White Egret (Colin Kirtland)

Monday, 3 September 2018

Monday, 3 September

Stapleford - juv Arctic Tern at Dernford Farm Reservoir (Nick Croft)

Grafham Water - juv Black Tern, 2 Greenshank (Mark Hawkes)

Hemingford Grey - 2 Curlew over (Mike Everett)

Sunday, 2 September 2018

Sunday, 2 September

Grafham Water - Knot, Black-tailed Godwit, Greenshank (David Hollin); 6 Black Terns (Mark Hawkes)

RAF Molesworth - 2 Whinchat (Stewart Short)

Saturday, 1 September 2018

Saturday, 1 September

Grafham Water - Osprey, 8 Black Tern, Wheatear (Mark Hawkes); also a second Osprey, 2 Greenshank, Knot (Mark Ward)

Dog-in-a-Doublet - White Stork of unknown origin (Alan Bull)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Great White Egret (Hugh Venables)

Barway flood - 2 Crane (Mat Wilson)

Friday, 31 August

Grafham Water - Common Sandpiper, 6 Black-tailed Godwit (Ian Dawson); Wheatear, 30 Yelow Wagtail, 4 Green Sandpiper, 3 Greenshank (Josh carter); Knot (Colin Addington); 4 Black Tern, 10 Yellow-legged Gull (Mark Hawkes); 2 Osprey (Neil Howard)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Curlew, juv Garganey (Hugh Venables)

Paxton Pits - Turntsone, Greenshank, Great White Egret (Mark Ward)

Thursday, 30 August

Grafham Water - ad Osprey, juv Caspian Gull (Stuart Elsom); Knot, 2 Greenshank (Mike Everett)

Wednesday, 29 August 2018

Wednesday, 29 August

Paton Pits - 2 Great White Egret (Ian Dawson)

Grfaham Water - 12 Black Tern, Knot from Valley Creek hide, Garganey, juv Caspian Gull, 5 Greenshank, 6 Common Sandpiper, 5 Green Sandpiper (Mark Hawkes)

Fan Drayton Lakes - 2 Garganey, 4 Turnstone, 32 Yellow Wagtail (Hugh Vanables)

Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Tuesday, 28 August

Long Drove, Cottenham - SPOONBILL over south 08:20h (Simon Stirrup)

Grafham Water - Knot in Valley Creek (Colin Addington); also 4 Greenshank, 5 Green Sandpiper, 7 Common Sandpiper (Ian Dawson)

Hare Park - Raven over (Kevin Wilson)

Cambridge - 4 Crane opposite University Physics Dept., south of footpath to Coton, 8:30h (Iain Thomas)

Marholm - Osprey over to the south-west (Richard Astle)

Monday, 27 August

Grafham Water - Sanderling (Mark Hawkes)

Sutton Gault - Osprey south along Hundred Foot drain/river (Rob Partridge)

Kingfisher Bridge - Great White Egret, 4 Greenshank, Hobby (Brendan Doe)

Longstanton pool - 1st c.y. Mediterranean Gull (Brendan Doe)

Barway floods - Garageny  (Brendan Doe)

Sunday, 26 August

Cam Washes - tree Pipit over, Bittern, Hobby, 15+ Yellow Wagtail (Jon & David Heath)

Grafham Water - Knot, 2 Mandarin (Mark Hawkes)

Bakers Fen - Garganey, Bittern (James Littlewood)

Saturday, 25 August

Grafham Water - Garganey, 5 Greenshank, 8 Black-tailed Godwit, 14 Green Sandpiper, 9 Common Sandpiper (Mark Hawkes); Knot (Matthew Rodgers)

Nene Washes - Whinchat (Ian Gordon)

Cambridge - fem/juv Redstart at Milton A14 to A10 slip road (Colin Kirtland)

Longstanton pool - juv Mediterranean Gull (Richard Grimmett)

Thursday, 23 August 2018

Thursday, 23 August

RSPB Hope Farm, Knapwell - Short-eared Owl (Derek Gruar)

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Wednesday, 22 August

Houghton Mill - Osprey over (Ricard Allison)

Paxton Pits - 2 Great White Egret still, 3 Green Sandpiper (Ian Dawson)

Tuesday, 21 August

Ferry Meadows - Great White Egret over 11:10h (David Cromack)

Paxton Pits - 2 Great White Egret (Mark Hill)

Grafham Water - juv Black Tern (Colin Addington); 3 Garganey still (Mark Hawkes)

Colne Fen - juv Mediterranean Gull, 5 Green Sandpiper (Nick Littlewood)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Garganey, Red-crested Pochard, 2 Green Sandpiper (Hugh Venables); Bittern, Wood Sandpiper (Mike Everett)

Sutton Gault - 60+ Yellow Wagtails (Rob Partridge)

Monday, 20 August

Grafham Water - 3 Garganey in Valley Creek, 3 Mandarin at Gaynes Creek, 5 Greenshank (Mark Hawkes)

Little Shelford - 43 Whimbrel over (Guy Belcher)

Bakers Fen - Garganey, 2 Green Sandpiper (Christoph Zöckler)

Sunday, 19 August 2018

Saturday, 18 August

Grafham Water - 3 Garganey from valley creek hide (Mark Hawkes)

Fowlmere - Tree Pipit over the reserve (Ade Cooper)

Paxton Pits - 2 Great White Egret (Jamie Wells)


Sunday, 12 August 2018

Sunday, 12 August

Grafham Water - 10 Green Sandpipers, Greenshank, Ruff (Mark Hawkes)

Longstanton Pit - Whinchat (Sarah Howlett)

Saturday, 11 August

Grafham Water - 25 Dunlin, 4 Greenshank, Sanderling (Mark Hawkes)

Heydon - up to 8 Ravens (Steve Cooper)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 Garganey (Mark Hawkes)

Thursday, 9 August

Paxton Pits - Black-necked Grebe (Martin Davis)

Grafham Water - Turnstone, Sanderling, Barnacle Goose (Mark Hawkes)

Sunday, 5 August 2018

Sunday, 5 August

Cottenham Lode - Turtle Dove (Josh Carter)

Bakers Fen - Wood Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, 7 Ruff (James Littlewood)

Saturday, 4 August

Paxton Pits - Peregrine, 2 Ravens (Martin Davis)

Longstanton drainage lagoon - 2 Green Sandpipers

Sunday, 29 July 2018

Sunday, 29 July

Grafham Water - 9 Wimbrel, Green Sandpiper (Mark Hawkes)

Nene Washes - 4 Curlew Sandpiper, Sanderling Wood Sandpiper, Greenshank, 12+ Ruff, 40 Black-tailed Godwits, 28 Avocets (Charlie Kitchen)

Saturday, 28 July

Grafham Water - 11 Common Sandpipers, 6 Green Sandpipers, Black Tern (Richard Patient)

Nene Washes -  Cattle Egret, 11 Common Cranes (Charlie Kitchen)

Friday, 27 July 2018

Friday, 27 July

Trumpington Meadows - Whimbrel over (Iain Webb)

Dry Drayton - Turtle Dove in the orchard (Rowena Baxter)

Thursday, 26 July 2018

Thursday, 26 July

Great Fen - 6 Hobby, Peregrine, 7 Kestrel, 3 Buzzard, 13 Red Kite (Steve Dudley)

Grafham Water - 2 Black Tern (Richard Patient)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Great White Egret, 5 Green Sandpiper (Hugh Venables); also 5 Common Sandpiper, 100+ Common Tern, 18 Egyptian Geese (Mark Hawkes)

Tuesday, 24 July

Longstanton drainage lagoon - 3 Green Sandpiper, 3Little Ringed Plover, 20 Little Egret (Hugh Venables); 2 Yellow-legged Gull (Mike Everett)

Monday, 23 July 2018

Monday, 23 July

Littleport - juv Wheatear at a private site nearby (Steve Mumford)

Longstanton drainage lagoon - 6 Green Sandpiper, 3 Little Ringed Plover, 20 Little Egret (Hugh Venables)

Grafham Water - imm Caspian Gull (Josh Carter)

Sunday, 22 July

Graham - 2 Caspian Gull, 12 Yellow-legged Gull (Mark Ward)

Littleport - juv Wheatear at a private site nearby (Steve Mumford)

Saturday, 21 July

Te Wood - 4 marsh Tit (Kevin Wilson)

Harrisons Drove - 2 Little Owl, Barn Owl (Paul Craske)

Friday, 20 July 2018

Friday, 20 July

Burwell Fen - Greenshank, 6 Green Sandpiper, Ring-necked Parakeet (Andy Hannaford)

Ferry Meadows - Sandwich Tern over, Osprey over (Chris Park)

Grafham Water - Sanderling, 2 Common Sandpiper, ad Yellow-legged Gull (Ian Dawson)

Dog-in-a-Doublet - White Stork of unknown origin (Duncan Ritchie)

Thursday, 19 July 2018

Thursday, 19 July

West Cambridge - 1st c.y. Mediterranean Gull (Boris Delahaie)

Longstanton drainage lagoon - 8 Little Ringed Plover, 6 Green Sandpiper, 16 Little Egret, 6 Black-tailed Godwit over (Simon Gillings)

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Wednesday, 18 July

Burwell Fen - 5 Green Sandpiper, 2 Little Ringed Plover; with little water left (Andy Hannaford)

Fen Drayton Lakes - juv Mediterranean Gull, Great White Egret (Brendan Dowe)



Tuesday, 17 July

Harrison's Drove - 21 Little Egret over, 2 Little Owls at Priory Farm (Paul Craske)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Great White Egret (Mark Hawkes)

Monday, 16 July 2018

Monday, 16 July

Burwell Fen - 14 Green Sandpiper, 4 Little Ringed Plover, 3 Greenshank, 2 Common Sandpiper (Andy Hannaford)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Great White Egret, Garganey, Green Sandpiper (Hugh Venables)

Sunday, 15 July 2018

Sunday, 15 July

Wyton - 2 Wimbrel over village (Calum Urquhart)

Out Wood - 2 Nuthatch (Kevin Wilson)

Saturday, 14 July

Nene Washes - 2 CATTLE EGRETS (Steve Dudley); PURPLE HERON (c/o RBA)

Friday, 13 July 2018

Friday, 13 July

Burwell Fen - 4 Avocet, 2 Greenshank, 5 Green Sandpiper, 5 Little Ringed Plover (Andy Hannaford)

Thursday, 12 July 2018

Thursday, 12 July

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 Great White Egret (Richard Palmer); 2 Turtle Dove (Tim Caldicott); Red-crested Pochard, 2 Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper (Hugh Venables)

Grafham Water - 3 Sandwich Tern, Crossbill over (Richard Patient)

Fulbourn Fen NR - 2 Marsh Tit, 2 Nuthatch, Hobby (Kevin Wilson)

Wednesday, 11 July

Burwell Fen - Greenshank, Curlew, Common Sandpiper, 9 Green Sandpiper, 3 Little Ringed Plover (Kevin Wilson)

 Devils Dyke - Little Owl TL606625 (Kevin Wilson)

Tuesday, 10 July

Dog-in-a-Doublet - White Stork of unknown origin (Alan Bull)

Ouse Washes - 11 Crane (Norman Sills)

Monday, 9 July 2018

Monday, 9 July

Burwell Fen - 2 Wood Sandpiper, 6 Green Sandpiper, 49 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Greenshank, 7 Little Ringed Plover, 67 Little Egret (Andy Hannaford)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 Great White Egret, 2 Green Sandpiper (Jon & David Heath)

Sunday, 8 July 2018

Sunday, 8 July

Burwell Fen - Wood Sandpaper, Dunlin, c.50 Black tailed Godwit, 5 Ruff, 3 Green Sandpipers, 2 Little Ringed Plovers, 2 Greenshank (John Raven)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 Great White Egret, pair of Raven over (Sarah Howlett)

Histon Road, Cambridge - 2 Hobby over (Ben Grieg)

Saturday, 7 July

March Farmers - 163 Little Egrets, juv SPOONBILL (Owen Marks)

Fen Drayton - Nuthatch, Great White Egret, Green Sandpiper (Hugh Venables)

Witcham - probable juv/fem. RED-FOOTED FALCON over c.14:30h (Chris Boness)

Friday, 6 July 2018

Friday, 6 July

RSPB Hope Farm, Knapwell - Quail singing (Derek Gruar)

Burwell Fen - 5 Little Ringed Plover, Green Sandpiper (Andy Hannaford)

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Wednesday, 4 July

Burwell Fen - 3+ Greenshank, 5 Green Sandpiper, 52 Little Egret, 7 Black-tailed Godwit, juv Caspian Gull (Andy Hannaford)

Witcham - Turtle Dove (David Hopkins)

Fulbourn - Turtle Dove (Colin Kirtland)

Hare Park - ad and juv. Tawny Owl, pair Spotted Flycatcher (Kevin Wilson)

Tuesday, 3 July

Burwell Fen - 2 Greenshank, 55 Little Egret, 13 Black-tailed Godwit (Richard Palmer)

Monday, 2 July 2018

Monday, 2 July

Burwell Fen - Greenshank, 3 Little Ringed Plover, 23 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Green Sandpiper, Peregrine (Andy Hannaford)

Ditton Park Wood - 3+ Nuthatch (Kevin Wilson)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 Green Sandpiper, Greenshank (Mike Everett)

Sunday, 1 July

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 Little Ringed Plover, 5 Ruff (Chris Rider); 4+ Green Sandpiper, 5 Black-tailed Godwit (Sarah Howlett)

Nene Washes - 3 Great White Egret, 172 Little Egret, Curlew, 3 Avocet, Green Sandpiper, Little Ringed Plover (Charlie Kitchin)

Teversham Fen - 3+ Bearded Tit, also Grasshopper Warbler at Little Wilbraham Fen (Carl Howard)

Friday, 29 June 2018

Friday, 29 June

Fordham - 2 Great White Egret over south-east from B1102 to Burwell (Gary Allport)

Burwell Fen - 2 Greenshank, 3 Green Sandpiper, Little Ringed Plover, 20 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Garganey, Hobby (Brendan Doe)

Peterborough - ROSE-COLOURED STARLING in a private garden (as per RBA)

Tuesday, 26 June 2018

Tuesday, 26 June

Fen Drayton Lakes - GREAT REED WARBLER still from south side of Elney (Ali Cooper, Holly Anderson);

Longstanton - Turtle Dove near the guided busway stop (Mike Everett)

Monday, 25 June

Fen Drayton Lakes - GREAT REED WARBLER still from south side of Elney (Gill Parrish)

Sunday, 24 June 2018

Sunday, 24 June

Fen Drayton Lakes - GREAT REED WARBLER singing constantly, occasionally showing well from picnic table on south side Elney (Richard Thomas)

Ten Wood (near Ditton Green) - 4+ Nuthatches (Kevin Wilson)

Swafham Bulbeck - Turtle Dove off Fen Road (Giles Merritt)

Saturday, 23 June

Fen Drayton Lakes - GREAT REED WARBLER singing along southern side of Elney still, Garganey (Mark Hawkes)

Marholm - Little Owl on edge of village (Keith Lievesley)

Ouse Washes - Great White Egret, Common Crane, 3 ad Eurasian White-fronted Geese,
48 Black-tailed Godwits, 38 Avocets, Whooper Swan (Brendan Doe)

Friday, 22 June 2018

Friday, 22 June

Molesworth - Turtle Dove in a private garden (Stewart Short)

Fen Drayton Lakes - GREAT REED WARBLER singing along southern side of Elney still (Hugh Venables)

Wednesday, 19 June

Fen Drayton Lakes - GREAT REED WARBLER singing in Elney reed bed still, but mobile, glimpsed twice in flight over 3h 45min (Josh Carter)

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Tuesday, 19 June

Fen Drayton Lakes - GREAT REED WARBLER singing in Elney reed bed still and showed from the watchpoint c.09:15h, also BLACK KITE over (Mike Everett)

Monday, 18 June 2018

Monday, 18 June

Fen Drayton Lakes - GREAT REED WARBLER singing in Elney reed bed still, though distant (as per RBA); still present this evening, also 2 Bearded Tit (Josh Carter)

Sunday, 17 June

Fen Drayton Lakes - GREAT REED WARBLER singing from near isolated bushes in Elney reedbed (Josh Carter)

Ouse Washes - BLACK-WINGED STILT, 6 Great White Egret, 2 Garganey, 47 Black-tailed Godwit, 16 Avocet (Brendan Doe)

Saturday, 16 June

Fen Drayton Lakes - GREAT REED WARBLER singing and showing well 07:00-07:15h (Sarah Howlett, Chris Rider); singing from middle of Elney reedbed late morning (Jon & David Heath); still audible this evening (Jim Lawrence)

Friday, 15 June 2018

Friday, 15 June

Fen Drayton Lakes - GREAT REED WARBLER singing, western side Elney Lake near willow screen (as per Louise Bacon); present mid-way along south side, c.500m west of old car park/viewing area this evening (Jeremy Lindsell); 2 Turtle Dove, 3 Cuckoo, Hobby, Yellow Wagtail (Tim Caldicott)

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Tuesday, 12 June

Earith - 2 CROSSBILL over (Graham Hirons)

March Farmers - PURPLE HERON to the west of the car park before being flushed by a vehicle (Ian Gordon); CATTLE EGRET, 2 Great White Egret (Steve Dudley); 5 Avocet (Mike Weedon)

New Shardleows Farm - Little Owl with juvenile (Kevin Wilson)

Monday 11 June

Wimpole Hall - Spotted Flycatcher (Audrey williams)

March Farmers - 2 CATTLE EGRET, Great White Egret west of the car park (Steve Dudley)

Monday, 11 June 2018

Sunday, 10 June

Paxton Pits - Hobby (Carole Baber)

Hare Park - Nuthatch (Kevin Wilson)

Kingfishers Bridge - Garganey (Kevin Wilson)

Sunday, 10 June 2018

Saturday, 9 June

Nene Washes - CATTLE EGRET feeding with Little Egrets  c400m west of trig point at March Farmers, Great White Egret (Mike Weedon)

Paxton Pits - Pink-footed Goose with Greylags on Pumphouse Pit West (Jamie Wells)

Cottenham Lode - Turtle Dove (Neil Howard)

Thursday, 7 June 2018

Thursday, 7 June

Ouse Washes - 3 Great White Egret, Grey Plover (Jonathan Taylor)

Wednesday, 6 June 2018

Wednesday, 6 June

Grafham Water - 3 Sanderling on dam, Osprey over (Colin Addington)

Paxton Pits - Pink-footed Goose with Greylags (Richard Patient)

Tuesday, 5 June 2018

Tuesday, 5 June

Hinxton - ROSE-COLOURED STARLING with Starlings on the Genome Campus early afternoon. The Starling flocks are in very close proximity to Hinxton village and are flying that way regularly and there's also a horse field very close to the site, next to the village (Brendan Doe). Please note that the Genome Campus is a private site with no public access, although efforts are being made to try and arrange access should the bird remain.

Sunday, 3 June 2018

Sunday, 3 June

Cromwell Golf Course- Turtle Dove (Frank James)

Saturday, 2 June

Paxton Pits - pr of Garganey along Pumphouse Pit, 3 singing Nightingales along Anglian Water Road (Neal Parkin/Jamie Wells)

Cambridge Research Park - 2 Grey Partridge, Cetti's Warbler ( Ian Burfield)

RAF Molesworth - Turtle Dove (Stewart Short)

March Farmers - Avocet, 2 Garganey (Mike Weedon)

Saturday, 2 June 2018

Friday, 1 June

St. Ives - Turtle Dove (Tony Lowe)

Fowlmere - 3 Hobby, Spotted Flycatcher reported (Doug Radford)

Molesworth - Spotted Flycatcher (Stewart Short)

Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Wednesday, 30 May

Nene washes - east of March Famers 2 Grey Plover, 2 Greenshank, 2 Turnstone, Garganey (Charlie Kitchin)

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Tuesday, 29 May

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 SPOONBILL (David Fisher, Dave Odell); a third SPOONBILL until 14:50h (Geoff Barlow)

Wilbraham Common - Turtle Dove, Hobby (John Roote)

Monday, 28 May 2018

Monday, 28 May

Nene Washes - 3 Grey plovers, 19 Ringed plovers, 3 Dunlin, 2 Turnstone, Greenshank, Wheatear (Charlie Kitchen)

Woodwalton Fen - Turnstone, Curlew, 50 Ringed Plovers, Dunlin (Mike Weedon)

Paxton Pite - Arctic Tern, Nightingale (Jamie Wells)

Wicken / Burwell Fen - Garganey  (Dave Spencer)


Sunday, 27 May

Paxton Pits - Black Tern, Sanderling, 3 Dunlin (Jamie Wells); Turnstone, 2 Greenshank (Martin Shadbolt)

Grafham Water - 2 Black Terns (Mark Hawkes); 9 Sanderling (Mark Ward)

Nene Washes - 2 Gray Plovers, 7 Greenshank, Turnstone (Steve Dudley); 2 Avocet, 3 Hobby, Gargaeny (Mark Hawkes)

Sutton North Fen - Common Scoter, Whooper Swan, Little Ringed Plover (Brendan Doe)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 5 Greenshank, 2 Turnstoen, Avocet (Sarah Howlett)

Saturday, 26th May

Witcham Gravel - CATTLE EGRET (David Hopkins)

Earith - Osprey over village (Graham Hirons)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Hobby, 3 Greenshank (John Raven); 2 Black Tern (Sarah Howlett)

Orton Brick Pit - Black Tern, 8 Hobbies (Howard Butler)

Colne Fen - 2 Turnstones (Nick Littlewood)

Maxey - Wood Sandpiper (Chris Lines)

Eldernell - BLACK-WINGED STILT (Andrew Gardener)

Nene Washes - 7 Sanderling, 2 Avocets (Peter Beckenham)

Cambridge, Nuttings Road - 3 Oysercatchers flying south (Iain Webb)





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)

Friday, 18 May 2018

Friday, 18 May

Wicken Fen - 7 Hobby (Nick Langley)

March Farmers - 2 fem Common Scoter, BLACK-NECKED GREBE, 3+ Garganey, Whooper Swan (Hugh Wright)

Fery Meadows - BLACK-WINGED STILT briefly (Matt Webb)

Cottenham - Hobby (Josh Carter)

Aldreth - Short-eared Owl nearby (Simon Stirrup)

March - Turtle Dove at the tip (Alan Bull)

Thursday, 17 May

Nene Washes - ringtail Hen Harrier at Eldernell, BLACK-NECKED GREBE at March Farmers (Charlie Kitchin)

Paxton Pits - Whimbrel (Jamie Wells)

Wicken Fen - Nightingale (David Wege)

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Tuesday, 15

March Farmers - BLACK-NECKED GREBE to the east (Mike Weedon)

Fowlmere - Spotted Flycatcher (Andy Symes)

Monday, 14 May 2018

Monday, 14 May

March Farmers - RED-NECKED GREBE, BLACK-NECKED GREBE, 2 Curlew over, Whimbrel, Greenshank (Charlie Kitchin)

Sunday, 13 May 2018

Sunday, May 13

Grafham Water - Osprey, 6 Black Terns (Dean Harlow)

Maxey Pits - 2 Turtle Doves (David Withrington)

Bainton Pits - 2 Turtle Doves (David Withrington)

March Farmers - Red-necked Grebe ½ mile to east of Eldernell, in the first flooded fields (Charlie Kitchin)

Cambridge Research Park - Grasshopper Warbler, Hobby, Cuckoo (Ian Burfield)

Wicken Fen - HONEY BUZZARD north over Sedge Fen early afternoon, 5+ Hobby (David Fotherby)

Saturday, 12 May

March Farmers - GREAT WHITE EGRET (Steve Dudley)

Friday, 11 May 2018

Friday, 11 May

Bar Hill golf course - BLACK KITE over low north-west 09:15h (Mike Clydesdale, Peter Houzego)

Grafham water - Turnstone (Ian Dawson)

Thursday, 10 May 2018

Thursday, 10 May

Grafham Water - Turnstone (Richard Patient)

New Shardlows Farm, Fulbourn - Little Owl (Kevin Wilson)

Wicken Fen - 2+ male Garganey, 2 Hobby, 5+ Grasshopper Warbler (Christoph Zöckler)

Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Wednesday, 9 May

Grafham Water - Garganey (Dean Harlow)

Paxton Pits - 14 Hobby, fem Wheatear (Jamie Wells)

Fowlmere - 2 Turtle Dove near Drewers Hide (Bob Grice)

Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Tuesday, 8 May

Fowlmere - 3+ Turtle Dove (Doug Radford)

Burwell Fen - Short-eared Owl, 7 Hobby (Andy Hannaford)

Eldernell - BLACK-WINGED STILT still, Pink-footed Goose to west of Lords Holt (Ian Moore)

Grafham Water - Garganey (Colin Addington)

Ferry Meadows - ad Mediterranean Gull (Don Gardener)

Castor Hanglands - 17 Nightingale (Mike Weedon)

New Shardlows farm - 2 Hobby (Kevin Wilson)

Little Wilbraham Fen - Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Hobby, 2 Cetti's Warbler, Cuckoo (Carlos Davies)

Wicken Fen - 2 Spotted Redshank, Wood Sandpiper, 6 Hobby, 1+ Nightingale (Christoph Zöckler, Ian Barton, Kathleen Rosewarne)

Swifts reported widely across the county today

Monday, 7 May 2018

Monday, 7 May

Eldernell - BLACK-WINGED STILT, 2 LITTLE TERN, Garganey, 2 Little Gull, Greenshank, Peregrine, 23 Yellow Wagtail, Turtle Dove, Wheatear (Steve Dudley); GREAT WHITE EGRET right up against Decoy Wood viewable from east of Eldernell, Pink-footed Goose (Andrew Gardner)

Maxey Pits - 2 Turtle Dove (Chris Lines)

Ouse Washes, north end - Black Tern, 3 Arctic Tern, Little Gull, Garganey (Brendan Doe)

Paxton Pits - 2 Turnstone, Raven over, Nightingale, 8 Hobby (Martin Davis)

Fowlmere - 4 Wood Sandpiper (Ade Cooper)

Wicken Fen - 4 Grasshopper Warbler, 3 Cuckoo, 2 Hobby (Barbara York)

Marsh Lane GPs - 11 Nightingale at this private site (Mike Everett)

Sunday, 6 May 2018

Sunday 6 May

Paxton Pits - 4 Black Terns, Turtle Dove, 3+ Nightingale, 5 Hobby, Greenshank, Wheatear, Stonechat (Jamie Wells)

Grafham Water - Black Tern (David McCarthy)

Ouse Washes - Hobby, Little Gull, Garganey, Turtle Dove (Owen Marks); CATTLE EGRET on Byall Fen (Steve Cooper); 3 Black Tern, Wheatear (Mike Burdekin)

Sutton North Fen GP - Common Scoter (Steve Cooper)

Fowlmere - 7 Wheatear at Manor Farm (Steve Cooper)

Nene Washes - 2 Wood Sandpiper, Greenshank, Arctic Tern at March Farmers (Matt Webb); Water Pipit, 6 Graganey, Greenshank east of Eldernell, 7 Hobby, 2 Garganey west of Eldernell (Steve Dudley)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Black Tern, Greenshank (Richard Thomas)

Ouse Fen - 7 Black Tern briefly (Richard Thomas)



Saturday 5 May

Bradley Fen - Raven, Grasshopper Warbler (Phil Hobson)

Ouse Washes, Oxlode - 2 Garganey (David Ellis)

Ferry Meadows - Little Owl (Jason Hatch)

Wicken Fen - 4 Cuckoo, Grasshopper Warbler (Josh Carter)

Fowlmere - 6 Wheatear on the grass runway at Manor Farm, Turtle Dove on the reserve (Ed Gill)

Friday, 4 May 2018

Friday, 4 May

Ferry Meadows - Merlin (Matt Webb)

Eldernell - BLACK-WINGED STILT, Garganey, Hobby, Whimbrel, Greenshank, Wheatear (Steve Dudley)

Cam Washes, Waterbeach - Cuckoo, 2 Wheatear (Ian Burfield)

Ouse Washes - Wood Sandpiper (Jonathan Taylor)

Thursday, 3 May 2018

Thursday, 3 May

Eldernell - 7 Arctic Tern, Whimbrel over (Steve Dudley); BLACK-WINGED STILT, 2 Garganey, Water Pipit, Wheatear, Cuckoo (Ian Gordon)

Farcet Fen - 4 Wheatear, Grasshopper Warbler, Yellow Wagtail (Steve Dudley)

Blackbush - Whinchat, 7 Wheatear, 3 Yellow Wagtail (Steve Dudley)

Fowlmere Road, Foxton - 4 Wheatear, 3 Yellow Wagtail (Guy Manners)

Grafham Water - a few Arctic Tern, 8 Yellow Wagtail, 3 Common Sandpiper (Mark Brandon)

Waterbeach Fen - 5 Greenland Wheatear (Colin Kirtland)

Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Wednesday, 2 May

Burwell Fen - Whinchat, 3 Wheatear (Andy Hannford)

Tubney Fen - 2 Wheatear (Andy Hannaford)

Grafham Water - a peak of c.70 Arctic Tern from Mander (Dean Harlow)

Ferry Meadows - 5+ Arctic Tern (Hugh Wright)

Paxton Pits - 2 Arctic Tern, 2 Wheatear (Martin Davis); Bar-tailed Godwit, 22 Dunlin, Little Ringed Plover, 2 Hobby, 3 more Wheatear (Martin Shadbolt, Jamie Wells)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 Arctic Tern, Wheatear, Hobby over (Hugh Venables)

Stanground, Peterborough - 7 Wheatear (Peter Beckenham)

Nene Washes - Hobby, 2 Cetti's Warbler, Yellow Wagtail (John Wells)

Tuesday, 1 May 2018

Tuesday, 1 May

Paxton Pits - 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Common Sandpiper, 3 Yellow Wagtail (Jamie Wells); also Hobby (Martin Davis)

Trumpington Meadows - 13 Common Whitethroat, Wheatear (Peter Beckenham)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Bar-tailed Godwit, escape White Stork (Richard Thomas)

Manor Farm, Fowlmere - 25 Wheatear (Steve Cooper)

Foxton - 7 Wheatear (Steve Cooper)

Stilton to Conington - 21 Red Kite (Ian Seamrk)

Bury Lane Farm - 3 Wheatear (John Wells)

Monday, 30 April 2018

Monday, 30 April

Ouse Fen RSPB - SPOONBILL, White Stork with red ring on left leg (Richard Thomas)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 3 Bar-tailed Godwit (Richard Thomas); Arctic Tern, escape White Stork (Hugh Venables)

Isleham Washes - 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 41 Avocet, Common Sandpiper (Tony Weston)

Sunday, 29 April 2018

Sunday, 29 April

Nene Washes at Eldernell - BLACK WINGED STILT still (c/o BirdGuides)

Cam Washes - Whinchat, 8 Wheatear, 3 Yellow Wagtails, Corn Bunting (Jon and David Heath)

Trumpington Meadows nature reserve – Common Sandpiper along river (Iain Web)

Ouse Washes - 5 Bar-tailed Godwit over, 2 Avocet over, Great White Egret, Arctic Tern, Mediterranean Gull (Brendan Doe); Whinchat, Spotted Redshank, 7 Arctic Tern (Richard Grimmett)

Little Wilbraham Fen - Hobby (John Walsh)

Saturday, 28 April

Nene Washes at Eldernell - BLACK WINGED STILT in wet meadows east of car park (Mark Hawkes); also Spotted Redshank, Greenshank over (Hugh Venables)

Maxey Pits - 2 Wheatears, 2 Hobbies, Cuckoo (Chris Lines); 5 Wheatear this evening (Richard Astle)

Fen Drayton - 2 Barnacle Geese, 2 Arctic Terns (Chris Rider); Little Term (Hugh Venables)

Cam Washes - 3 Wheatear, 2 Yellow Wagtail (Saimon Clark); also Common Sandpiper (Jon & David Heath)

Ouse Washes - Garganey over, Cuckoo, 4 Arctic Tern; 5 Wheatear nearby at Oxlode TL497848 (Monica & Owen Marks); Ring-necked Parakeet (David Ellis); also Spotted Redshank, 2 Garganey, 3 Wheatear, 2 Avocets (Mark Hawkes)

Byall Fen - Whinchat, 6 Wheatear (Mike Burdekin)

Friday, 27 April 2018

Friday, 27 April

Paxton Pits - Hobby, Common Sandpiper, Little Ringed Plover (Jamie Wells)

Maxey Pits - 2 Wheatear, Little Ringed Plover (Hugh Wright); Cuckoo, Yellow Wagtail (Richard Astle)

Burwell Fen - 2 Whimbrel through, 3 Wheatear (Brendan Doe)

Thursday, 26 April 2018

Thursday, 26 April

Fen Drayton Lakes - soaring White Stork of unknown origin, 10 Arctic Tern, Cuckoo, c.20 Swift (Mike Everett)

Wicken Fen - Nightingale on Sedge Fen (Andy Hannaford)

Swaffham Bulbeck - Grasshopper Warbler on White Fen (Giles Merritt)

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Wednesday, 25 April

Abbotsley - BLACK KITE over east (as per RBA)

Fen Drayton Lakes - White Stork of unknown origin (as per RBA)

Paxton Pits - Hobby, Wheatear, male Red-crested Pochard, Jack Snipe (James Hanlon)

Grafham Water - 25 Swift (James Hanlon)

Marsh Lane Gps - 9+ Swift over (Bill Simmonds)

Earith - male Red-crested Pochard on the river at the sluice (Mark Galloway)

Yaxley Fen - Wheatear (Andy Frost)

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Tuesday, 24 April

Adventurer's Drove, Pymoor - 6 Wheatear (David Ellis)

Paxton Pits - Red-crested Pochard, Dunlin. 6 Swift (Martin Davis)

Monday, 23 April 2018

Monday, 23 April

Marsh Lane GP - 8 Nightingale, 3 Cetti's Warbler, PIED FLYCATCHER at this private site (Mike Everett)

Barlycraft - 4 Pink-footed Geese (Tony Plant)

Little Paxton - Great White Egret over south (Mark Brandon)

Wicken Fen - 2 Bittern, Hobby, Nightingale, Cuckoo (Kevin Wilson)

Ely - White Stork viewed from the southern rail bridge from 18:00h, not known if the bird was ringed (David Goulding)

Sunday, 22 April 2018

Sunday, 22 April

Paxton Pits - Little Gull (Martin Davis); Nightingale, Cuckoo, 7 Arctic Tern (Stuart & Jill Elsom)

Ferry Meadows - 3 Wheatear, Cuckoo (Don Gardener)

Ouse Washes - 2 Sandwich Terns, Arctic Tern, Bar-tailed Godwit (Owen & Monica Marks); Black-necked Grebe (Richard Patient)

Burwell Fen - Wheatear (David Wege)

Wicken Fen - Garganey, Hobby (Bob Grice)

Saturday, 21 April

Paxton Pits - Ring Ouzel by the active workings north of Heronry lake, 3 Little Gulls, Arctic Tern, 2 Nightingales (John Raven); male Hen Harrier circling high over village (Ian Dawson)

Fen Drayton - 2 Little Gulls, Greenshank, Garganey (Chris Rider and Daniel Osbourne)

Ferry Meadows - Wheatear, Garden Warbler, Yellow Wagtail (Matt Webb)

Eldernell - Wheatear, 40+ Yellow Wagtail (Ian Gordon)

Ouse Washes - 2 Black-necked Grebe (David Hopkins)

Saturday, 21 April 2018

Friday, 20 April

Paxton Pits - 2 Avocet (Neal Parkin); 4Black Tern, 2 Brambling,  Nightingale, Yellow Wagtail (Martin Davis); Arctic Tern, Wheatear (James Hanlon); Little Gull, Whimbrel over (Jamie Wells)

Woodwalton Fen - Cuckoo, Mandarin in flight, Curlew to the north (Duncan McNiven

Grafham Water - Black Tern from Mander (Colin Addington)

Maxey Pots - Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Little Ringed Plover (Richard Astle)

Ferry Meadows - Redstart, Little Owl, Yellow Wagtail (Don Gardener); 5 Arctic Tern (Mike Weedon)

Burwell Fen - Whimbrel over north, Grasshopper Warbler, 3 Yellow Wagtail (David Wege)

Fen Drayton Lakes - pair of Garganey, Greenshank, Little Gull briefly, Cuckoo, Lesser Whitethroat (Hugh Venables)

Marsh Lane GPs - 2 Nightingale (Chris Bowden)

Thursday, 19 April 2018

Thursday, 19 April

Paxton Pits - 2 Greenshank, Garden Warbler, Reed Warbler, Whitethroat (Jamie Wells); Spotted Redshank, 3 Little Gull, 2 Nightingale, 2 Cuckoo (Martin Davis)

Cottenham - Cuckoo (Bob Mansfield)

Burwell fen - pair of Garganey, Caspian Gull, 3 Egyptian Geese (Andy Hannaford)

Woodwalton Fen - 2 Curlew over, Reed Warbler, Grasshopper Warbler (Duncan McNiven)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 Avocet (Gill Parrish)

OuseWashes - Cuckoo, House Martin, 2 Sandwich Tern, 7 Ruff, Wheatear, pair of Garganey (Monica & Owen Marks); Greenshank, Sandwich Tern (Jonathan Taylor); 2 Arctic Tern, 2 Sandwich Tern at Fortrey's Hall (Richard Patient)

Earith - 4 Sandwich Tern north of industrial estate (Richard Patient)

Eltisley - Osprey over A428 (David Wege)

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Wednesday, 18 April

Ferry Meadows - Little Tern on Gunwade Lake (Matt Webb)

Marsh Lane, Hemingford Grey - 2 Nightingale (Mike Everett)

Paxton Pits - 2 Cuckoo, Lesser Whitehtroat, Grasshopper Warbler, Wheatear (Martin Davis)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Cuckoo, Wheatear, Lesser Whitethroat (Bill Simmonds)

Burwell Fen - 2 Avocet, Whimbrel, Greenshank over (Malcolm Ausden)

Grafham Water - Whimbrel (Colin Addington)

Trumpington Meadows NR - Jack Snipe (Iain Webb)

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Tuesday, 17 April

Paxton Pits - 4 Sedge Warbler, Whitethroat, Lesser Whitethroat (Martin Davis)

Reach - Wheatear nearby from split Drove (Stewart Feeney)

Grafham Water - 2 Avocet in lagoons (Carole Baber)

Fen Drayton Lakes - ad Little Gull briefly, 3 Arctic Tern, 5 Sedge Warbler, 2 Lesser Whitethroat (Mike Everett)

Burwell - 2 Swift over the village (Paul Craske)

Burwell Fen - male Garganey, 5 Green Sandpiper (Richard Johnson); House Martin (Andy Hannaford)

Wicken Fen - 2 Bittern, 2 Cuckoo, 2 Grashopper Warbler, 2 Avocet (Christoph Zöckler)

Ouse Washes - Sandwich Tern through south-west (David Hopkins)

Monday, 16 April 2018

Monday, 16 April

Fen Drayton Lakes - Lesser Whitethroat, Whitethroat, Reed Warbler (Hugh Venables); ad Little Gull (Duncan McNiven)

Middle Fen - 2 Garganey, 250 Black-tailed Godwit (Hugh Venables)

Grafham Water - 2 Sandwich Tern (Colin Addington)

Paxton Pits - RING OUZEL though elusive, 2+ Arctic Tern, Raven over, 2 Sedge Warbler, Whitethroat, Cuckoo (Martin Davis)

Cam Washes - Bar-tailed Godwit (Jon & David Heath)

Burwell Fen - Caspian Gull (Andy Hannaford); 3 Garganey (David Chandler)

Ferry Meadows - Whitethroat (Matt Webb)

Sunday, 15 April 2018

Sunday, 15 April

Paxton Pits - pair Garganey, Cuckoo, Curlew, Lesser Whitethroat (Jamie Wells); 2 Mediterranean Gull (Martin Davis); Little Gull over (Mark Ward)

Wicken Fen - Bittern (Chris Zöckler)

Burwell Fen - 2nd c.y. Caspian Gull, Green Sandpiper (Christoph Zöckler); 12 Little Gull (Andy Merryweather)

Eldernell - 2 Common Cranes, Water Pipit, Garganey (Ian Gordon)

Ferry Meadows - Great White Egrets (Don Gardener)

Trumpington Meadows - Hobby, Whitethroat (Peter Beckenham)

Swaffham Bulbeck - Ring-necked Parakeet (Giles Merritt)

Grafham Water - 2 Little Gull (Mark Ward)

Upware - Lesser Whitethroat (Kevin Wilson)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 11 Little Gull (Richard Thomas);

Sutton North Fen - Wheatear, Common Scoter (Steve Cooper)

Colne Fen - redhead Smew, Avocet briefly (Steve Cooper)

Litlington - 2 Yellow Wagtail (Ian Seamark)

Saturday, 14 April 2018

Saturday, 14 April

Ramesy - GOSHAWK over 08:45h (John Wells)

Little Shelford - Brambling, pair of Mandarin (Ade Cooper)

Fen Drayton Lakes - BONAPARTE'S GULL on Ferry Lagoon, Brent Goose, 3 Sedge Warbler , 1000 Black-tailed Godwit (Richard Grimmett); Little Gull (Nicholas Wilkinson)

Castor Hanglands NNR - 2 Hawfinches, Lesser Whitethroat, Brambling (Mike Weeden)

Ferry Meadows - male RING OUZEL, Lesser Whitethroat (Don Gardener); 3 RING OUZEL flew north 08:43h, Brambling , Woodcock (Matt Webb)

Nene Washes - 2 Bearded Tit near Lords Holt briefly, Raven over east, RING OUZEL (Don Gardener); 5 Common Scoter at March Farmers, male Garganey, 2 Crane; also 4 Short-eared Owl reported (Stuart Ball)

Grafham Water - 11 Common Scoter off Mander (Geoff Barlow)

Wicken Fen - male Redstart (Diana Leech); Bittern, 2 Sedge Warbler, 5 Lesser Redpoll (Kevin Wilson); Nightingale singing (Richard Nicol);  Woodcock (Peter Bircham)

Fowlmere - male Redstart, 3 Lesser Whitethroat, Brambling, Green Sandpiper (Ade Cooper)

Burwell Fen - 8 ad Little Gull, 2 Avocet, Garganey, 2 Yellow Wagtail (Kevin Wilson)

Witcham Gravel - pair of Mediterranean Gull, 2nd c.y. ICELAND GULL (David Hopkins)


Friday, 13 April 2018

Friday, 13 April

Burwell Fen - PURPLE HERON, 2 Yellow Wagtails near Upware (Josh Carter); the heron seen to fly north c.18:30h, 3 Garganey pn small pond near bridge (David Heath)

Grafham Water - fem Scaup off Mander (Richard Patient)

Paxton Pits - 2 Water Pipit, Avocet, Common Tern, a few House Martin (Jamie Wells)

Ferry Meadows - 7 Brent Geese on Gunwade, 2 Yellow Wagtail (Matt Webb)

Hare Park - Brambling (Kevin Wilson)

Thursday, 12 April 2018

Thursday, 12 April

Burwell Fen - 1st summer PURPLE HERON (Malcolm Ausden); pair of Garganey (Andy Hannford)

Upware - 10 Yellow Wagtails nearby at TL540675 (Mat Wilson)

Wimpole - BRENT GOOSE in flight near B1042 (Pete Cook)

Byall Fen - c.12 BRENT GEESE briefly, 3 RING OUZEL (Mike Burdekin)

Ferry Meadows - BRENT GOOSE on Gunwade Lake this morning (Mike Weedon); also House Martin, Common Tern (Ben Fraser)

Colne Fen - redhead Smew (Nick Littlewood)

Wednesday, 11 April 2018

Wednesday, 11 April

Burwell Fen - 1st summer PURPLE HERON (Matt Mellor); 11 Yellow Wagtails over (Brendan Doe)

Ouse Washes, Witcham Gravel - ad summer BONAPARTES GULL briefly (David Hopkins)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Sedge Warbler, Whitethroat (Mike Everett); 39 Goldeneye, 1000+ Black-tailed Godwit, Brambling (Hugh Venables)

Hare Park - Brambling (Kevin Wilson)

Comberton - male Hen Harrier (Nigel Butcher)

Tuesday, 10 April

Steeple Morden - male RING OUZEL nearby at TL287439 (Geoff Barlow)

St. Ives - Great White Egret at Houghton, just to the west (Jim Lawrence)

Perry - Swallow (Carole Barber)

Grafham Water - Sandwich Tern near Marlow CP (Mark Hawkes)

Wicken Fen - Bittern, Little Owl, 2 Swallow, 2 Sedge Warbler, 3 Egyptian Geese (Josh Carter)

Paxton Pits - Sandwich Tern, Red-crested Pochard, 2 Yellow Wagtail over (Jamie Wells)

Monday, 9 April 2018

Monday, 9 April

Woodston Ponds LNR - Sedge Warbler, Reed Warbler, Cetti's Warbler, Willow Warbler (Ben Fraser)

Hemingford Grey - Osprey over north (Mike Everett)

Witcham Gravel - male RING OUSEL nearby (David Hopkins)

Grafham Water - 24 Common Scoter (Mark Ward)

Sunday, 8 April 2018

Sunday, 8 April

Grafham Water - 6 Common Scoter off fishing lodge (Richard Patient)

Paxton Pits - pair Common Scoter on Diddington Pit, Sandwich Turn, Jack Snipe, Little Ringed Plover,  2 Yellow Wagtail, 5 Red-crested Pochard(Jamie Wells)

Pondersbridge -BLACK REDSTART at the Collmart veg packing plant (Steve Dudley)

Wicken Fen - Bittern, Barn Owl, Grasshopper Warbler, 3 Sedge Warbler, 2 Brambling (Christoph Zöckler)

Fen Drayton Lakes - pair of Common Scoter, several Sedge Warbler (Sarah Howlett)

Colne Fen - redhead Smew (Nick Littlewood)

Hare Park - 2 Tawny Owl (Kevin Wilson)

Saturday, 7 April

Paxton Pits - Sandwich Tern on Pumphouse Pit, singing Willow Warbler (Martin Shadbolt); Sedge Warber (Ian Dawson); Mediterranean Gull (Jamie Wells)

Ferry Meadows - Peregrine, 3 White Wagtails (Matt Webb)

Fowlmere - Willow and Sedge Warbler singing on reserve (Ade Cooper)

Berry Fen - Whimbrel, 1500 Black-tailed Godwits (Philip Bubb)

March Farmers - juv GOSHAWK (Mike Weedon)

Ouse Washes - 2 ICELAND GULL to roost (David Hopkins)

Friday, 6 April 2018

Friday, 6 April

Ferry Meadows - 2 Sandwich Tern through east, Swallow (Matt Webb)

Witcham Gravel - ad ICELAND GULL to roost, Wheatear nearby (David Hopkins)

Cam Washes, Upware - pair of Garganey, Black-tailed Godwit (Jon & David Heath)

Trumpington Meadows NR - Marsh Harrier over north (Iain Webb)

Milton CP - 7 Swallow (Josh Carter)

Grafham Water - BLACK REDSTART between Marlow and dam briefly, 3 Yellow Wagtail (Ian Dawson)

Burwell Fen - RING OUZEL moving along the bank south of the lode (Andy Clements)

Wicken Fen - fem Hen Harrier (Norm Ratcliffe & Ian Swygart)

Thursday, 5 April 2018

Thursday, 5 April

West Cambridge site - Whooper Swan (Hugh Venables)

Ferry Meadows - 11 Crane over, House Martin, 2 Swallow (Matt Webb)

Cam Washes - Sawllow, Sand Martin, Wheatear (Jon & David Heath)

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Wednesday, 4 April

Nene Washes - LittleTern at March Farmers this morning, 94 Ruff (Charlie Kitchin)

Ferry Meadows - Osprey over, Common Tern and Mandarin south along river (Matt Webb, Don Gardener); 4+ Swallow (Mike Weedon)

Grafham Water - 3 Swallow, Yellow Wagtail, Common Tern over east (Dean Harlow)

Guyhirn - Swallow (Alan Bull)

Nene Washes - 2 Crane, Cetti's Warbler at Eldernell, 2 Crane, 2 Cetti's Warbler at March Farmers (Ian Gordon); 51 Whooper Swan to east of March Farmers (David Withrington)

Burwell Fen - 5 Swallow (Norman Ratcliffe)

Witcham Gravel - 2nd c.y. ICELAND GULL (David Hopkins)

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Tuesday, 3 April

West Cambridge site - Whooper Swan, Little Owl (Hugh Venables)

St. Ives - Hawfinch on garden feeder (Tony Plant)

March Farmers - Peregrine, 92 Ruff, 800 Black-tailed Godwit (Charlie Kitchin)

Ely Beet Pits - 3 ad Little Gull (Monica & Owen Marks, Duncan Poyser)

Burwell Fen - pair of Garganey (Brendan Doe)

Woodwalton Fen - Bitter, 5 Marsh Harrier, 2 Tawny Owl, Barn Owl (Colin Kirtland)

Monday, 2 April 2018

Monday, 2 April

Conington - RING OUZEL in paddock immediately south of the airfield near Holm (Chris Jones)

Great Fen - 2 Common Cranes  in fields New Long Drove (Chris Jones)

Paxton Pits -  4 Red-crested Pochard, 2 Little Gulls, 6 Sand Martin, Cetti's Warbler , Little Ringed Plover (Martin Davis, Jamie Wells)

Conington Airfield - RING OUZEL in paddock immediately to the south, near Holme (Chris Jones)

Great Fen - 2 Crane east of New Long Drove (Chris Jones)

Grafham Water - SLAVONIAN GREBE, Swallow (James Littlewood)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 200+ Sand Martin, 130+ Black-tailed Godwit over south-west, Brambling along guided bus away (Mark Hawkes); 200+ Black Tailed Godwit on Ferry Mere (Gill Parrish)

Eldernell - male Garganey at March Farmers, 80+ Pintail, 10+ Marsh harrier to roost (Brendan Doe)

Dog-in-a-Doublet - 10 Crane over (Charlie Kitchin)

Wicken Fen - male Hen Harrier, Bittern (Colin Kirtland)

Sunday, 1 April 2018

Sunday, 1 April

Grafham Water - 2 SLAVONIAN GREBES from Dudney Hide, 2nd c.y. ICELAND GULL showing characteristics of Kumlien's Gull (Richard Patient, Mark Ward)

Needingworth GPs -  4 Smew (Nick Littlewood)

Berry Fen - c.650 Black-tailed Godwits (Nick Littlewood)

Ouse Washes - ad ICELAND GULL (David Hopkins)

Saturday, 31 March 2018

Saturday, 31 March

Fen Drayton - 2 Scaup on Ferry Lagoon, 2 Scaup on Moore Lake (Josh Carter); 8 male and 6 female Common Scoter (David Chandler, Finn Holding)

Paxton Pits - Rock Pipit, Jack Snipe, Woodcock, 2 Little Gulls, 7 Red-crested Pochard (Martin Davis)

Wicken Fen - Swallow (Simon Gillings)

Buckden - Goosander at the valley (Gareth Rees)

Friday, 30 March

Grafham Water - Dunlin, 4 Avocets, Green Sandpiper (Chris Rider)

Paxton Pits -  7 Red-crested Pochard, 2 Little Gulls (Chris Rider)

Great Shelford - Ring-necked Parakeet at Scottsdales garden centre (Doug Radford)

Ouse Washes - male RING-NECKED DUCK at Chain Corne, 2 Water Pipits & Sand Martin at  at Sutton Gault (Brendan Doe); Ring-necked Parakeet (Simon Gillings)

Thursday, 29 March 2018

Thursday, 29 March

Grafham Water - fem Scaup, 2 Rock Pipit (Tim Rea); 3 Avocet (Colin Addington)

Ouse Washes - 3 Water Pipit, redhead Smew (James Hanlon)

Cam Washes - male Hen Harrier (Jon & David Heath)

Wednesday, 28 March

Ferry Meadows - 12+ Sand Martin (Matt Webb)

Witcham Gravel - small 2nd c.y. and large 3rd c.y. ICELAND GULL to the west this evening (David Hopkins)

Woodwalton Fen - pair of Garganey, 2+ Woodcock, 3 Cetti's Warbler 10+ Water Rail (Calum Urquhart)

Tuesday, 27 March 2018

Tuesday, 27 March

Grafham Water - BLACK-NECKED GREBE from Dudney Hide (Diana Leech)

Monday, 26 March 2018

Monday, 26 March

Paxton Pits - 2 Little Gull, 7 Red-crested Pochard (Neal Parkin)

Ferry Meadows - 2 Sand Martin at Lynch Lake (Paul Gallagher)

Grafham Water - BLACK-NECKED GREBE from Dudney Hide, fem Scaup, 4 Siskin (Ian Dawson)

Fowlmere - 7 Sand Martin, Raven over (Ade Cooper)

Wicken Fen - Bittern, also Lesser Redpoll and Siskin flock near visitor centre (Kevin Wilson)

Sunday, 25 March

Grafham Water - 20 Common Scoter off Mander (Richard Patient)

Wimpole Hall - 3 Hawfinch at the car park (Ade Cooper)

Paxton Pits - Rock Pipit over, 2 Little Gull, Raven, Woodcock, Green Sandpiper, Cetti's Warbler (Jamie Wells)

Beeby's BP - 4 Common Scoter (Josh Jones)

CEGB Pit - Common Scoter (Josh Jones)

Ely Beet Pits - 3 Common Scoter (Ben Green, Duncan Poyser)

Little Shelford - pair of Mandarin over (Ade Cooper)

Knarr Fen -18 Crane which headed towards the Nene Washes, 52 Whooper Swan (Ian Gordon)

Nene Washes - 3 Sand Martin, 18 Crane, 250 Whooper Swan, 2 Cetti's Warbler (Ian Gordon)

Woodwalton Fen - RING OUZEL along the approach road (Richard Patient)

Earith - fem type BLACK REDSTART at north end of industrial estate by washes (Richard Patient)

Ouse Washes - male RING-NECKED DUCK at Chain Corner (Richard Patient)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 3 male Common Scoter on Ferry Lagoon (Jon and David Heath)

Milton CP - Scaup, Woodcock (Nigel Butcher)

Barleycraft - ad Kittiwake (Richard Grimmett)

Saturday, 24 March

Cambridge Research Park - fem Scaup, imm Shag, Cetti's Warbler (Jon and David Heath)

Paxton Pits - 2 ad Little Gull, 7 Red-crested Pochard, 2 Egyptian Goose, Cetti's Warbler (Jamie Wells, Martin Davis)

Wicken Fen - Bittern, Cetti's Warbler 'singing everywhere' (Josh Carter)

Ouse Washes - male RING-NECKED DUCK, Great White Egret, 3 Water Pipit from west bank north of Earith industrial estate (Ade Cooper); 4th c.y. ICELAND GULL at Oxlode briefly (Brendan Doe)

St. Ives GPs - redhead Smew (Patrick Woods)

Kingfishers Bridge - Great White Egret, Epytian Goose (Simon Stirrup)

Orton BP - 8 Whooper Swan (Andy Frost)

Friday, 23 March 2018

Friday, 23 March

Ferry Meadows - Mandarin in flight (Don Gardener)

Grafham Water - Osprey, Rock Pipit, White Wagtail, 4 Brambling (Mark Ward)

Cambridge Research Park - Shag (Anthony Weston)

Milton CP - fem Scaup (Jon Heath)

Thursday, 22 March 2018

Thursday, 22 March

Bottisham - male Hen Harrier nearby (Sam Boden)

Ferry Meadows - Cetti's Warbler, Little Owl (Don Gardener)

Needingworth - 3 Smew (Mat Wilson)

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Wednesday, 21 March

Ouse Washes - Water Pipit (Monica & Owen Marks)

Cambridge Research Park - Shag (Chris Rider)

Nene Washes - 21 Crane, 119 Ruff, 146 Dunlin, 639 Shoveler, 221 Gadwall, Whooper Swan 627, Wigeon 9201, Pintail 398, Teal 1193 (Charlei Kitchin)

Wimpole Hall - Hawfinch at the car park (Stephen Lowe)

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Tuesday, 20 March

Barton - 4 Brambling and a Redpoll in a private garden (Annabel K)

St. Ives, waterski lake - pair of Smew (Tony Plant)

Needingworth - 5 Smew (Colin Kirtland)

Paxton Pits - pair of Red-crested Pochard (Steve Austin)

Monday, 19 March 2018

Monday, 19 March

Grafham Water - 3 fem Scaup, 2 Avocet, 2 Brambling (Tim Rea); Osprey this evening (David Hollin); RED-THROATED DIVER (Jenny Sherwen)

Cambridge Research Park - Shag on the second lake (Simon Stirrup)

Nene Washes - Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Curlew, 39 Ruff (Charlie Kitchin)

Isleham Washes - 57 Avocet, Barn Owl (Tony Weston)

Kingfishers Bridge - pair gf Garganey, 4 Marsh Harrier, 10 Snipe (Colin Kirtland)

Little Raveley - Merlin nearby (Sue Wells)

Sunday, 18 March

Grafham Water - 3 Scaup, Little Ringed Plover (Richard Patient); 7 KITTIWAKE over east, Green Sandpiper, 4 Avocet, 154 Goldeneye (Mark Hawkes)

Paxton Pits - Knot, 3 Green Sandpiper (Jamie Wells, Martin Davis)

Ouse Washes - Sand Martins, 2 Water Pipit, 2 Curlew over (Louise Bacon, Vince Lea); male RING-NECKED DUCK at Chain Corner (Hugh Venables); also ad Mediterranean Gull (Simon Stirrup)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Sand Martin (Sarah Howlett)

Fulbourn Fen - Short-eared Owl nearby (Kevin Wilson)

Ouse Fen - 3 Pink-footed Geese, Great White Egret (Richard Grimmett)

Needingworth - 3 male, 3 fem Smew (Richard Grimmett)

St. Ives waterski lake - male Scaup, fem Smew (Tony Plant)

Saturday, 17 March

Grafham Water - 3 fem Scaup (Mark Ward)

Cambridge Research Park - Shag (Jon & David Heath)

Buckden - Goosanders still present (Mark Ward)

Littleport - male Hen Harrier nearby (Steve Mumford)

Ouse Washes - 5 Sand Martin, 2 Curlew, 2 Water Pipit, Caspian Gull, Mediterranean Gull (Brendan Doe); male RING-NECKED DUCK opposite Chain Corner (Richard Grimmett)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Goosander briefly (Richard Thomas)

Knigfishers Bridge - pair of Garganey, Spotted Redshank reported (as per rarebirdalert.com)

Friday, 16 March 2018

Friday, 16 March

Fen Drayton Lakes - ad KITTIWAKE in Ferry Lagoon roost but flew north 18:05h (Richard Thomas)

Milton CP - fem Scaup on Dickerson's Pit still (Jon Heath)

Thursday, 15 March 2018

Thursday, 15 March

Littleport - male Hen Harrier, ad Mediterranean Gull at a private site nearby (Steve Mumford, Stella Laughton, Petru Rednic)

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Wednesday, 14 March

Waterbeach - Black Redstart in a private garden briefly this morning (Ian Burfield)

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Tuesday, 13 March

Godmanchester NR - Wheatear (Pam Peacock)

Monday, 12 March 2018

Monday, 12 March

Ferry Meadows - RED-THROATED DIVER on Gunwade Lake (Mike Weedon)

Maxey Pits - Green Sandpiper, Whooper Swan, 60 Golden Plover; also 17 Goosander at Etton Pits (Hugh Wright)

Godmanchester GP - Avocet, Cetti's Warbler (Peter Beckenham)

Sunday, 11 March

Cambridge Research Park - Shag (Jon Heath)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Pink-footed Goose within Greylags (Sarah Howlett)

Saturday, 10 March

Ferry Meadows - RED-THROATED DIVER on Gunwade Lake (Mark Jackson)

Ouse Washes, Earith to Sutton - Great White Egret, 11 Water Pipit (Ade Cooper)

Needingworth - 4 ad Eurasian White-fronted Geese (Philip Bubb)

Friday, 9 March 2018

Friday, 9 March

Ferry Meadows - RED-THROATED DIVER still present (Howard Butler)

Cambridge Research Park - SHAG on first lake (James Hanlon)

Grafham Water - 3 fem Scaup, 9 Goosander, c.85 Goldeneye (Mark Ward)

Wimpole Hall - Hawfinch near tera rooms (Ron Harold)

Isleham Washes - Jack Snipe, 16 Avocet (Steve Cooper)

Thursday, 8 March 2018

Thursday, 8 March

Ferry Meadows - RED-THROATED DIVER from the water sports centre this morning (Hugh Wright)

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Wednesday, 7 March

Ferry Meadows - RED-THROATED DIVER from the water sports centre this morning (Howard Butler)

Nene Washes - 19 Crane, Merlin at Eldernell, 2 Curlew, 700 Black-tailed Godwit, Peregrine at March Farmers (Charlie Kitchin)

Milton CP - fem Scaup, 20+ Siskin (Jon Heath)

Wicken Fen - White-fronted Goose towards Lode (David Ellis)

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Tuesday, 6 March

Ferry Meadows - RED-THROATED DIVER on Gunwade Lake (Chris Park)

Wicken Fen area - White-fronted Goose alongside Burwell Lode, probable Mealy Redpoll with Redpoll flock, male Merlin, fem Hen Harrier, 2 Short-eared Owl (Monica & Owen Marks)

Monday, 5 March 2018

Monday, 5 March

Thorpe Meadows rowing lake, Peterborough - RED-THROATED DIVER (Don Gardener); not located at 16:30h (Mike Weedon)

Little Shelford - 2 displaying male and a female Goosander on the river by the bridge (Guy Belcher)

Sunday, 4 March

Ouse Washes - male RING-NECKED DUCK at Chain Corner, 5+ Water Pipit (Richard Grimmett); 2300 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 further Water Pipit, 4 White-fronted Geese, ad Mediterranean Gull, 1000+ Whooper Swan, 200 Pintail (Brendan Doe)

Little Paxton - Little Gull over (Jamie Wells)

Burwell Lode - Red-breasted Merganser (Kevin Wilson)

Needingworth - male & 4 fem Smew (Donal McCarthy, Eleanor Burke)

Hare Park - 2 Tawny Owl calling (Kevin Wilson)

Fowlmere village - Firecrest (Ian Dale)

Saturday, 3 March

Cottenham - male Hen Harrier (Neil Howard)

Whittlesford - Merlin (Guy Belcher)

Thorpe Meadows rowing lake, Peterborough - RED-THROATED DIVER (Don Gardener)

St. Ives - Woodcock nearby (Pete Wood)

Fery Meadows - 2 Woodcock, 5 Water Rail (Matt Webb)

Saturday, 3 March 2018

Friday, 2 March

Cottenham - 3rd c.y. ICELAND GULL (Brendan Doe)

Chesterton - KITTIWAKE over south (Simon Gillings)

Milton CP - fem Scaup, ad Caspian Gull (Jon Heath)

Waterbeach Fen road - Jack Snipe, Woodcock, Barn Owl (Colin Kirtland)

Coe Fen, Cambridge - Jack Snipe (Andy Symes)

Ouse Washes - Grey Plover over north (Jonathan Taylor)

Maxey Cut -2 Goosander (Hugh Wright)

Buckden - Water Pipit (Mark Ward)

Thursday, 1 March 2018

Thursday, 1 March

Milton CP - fem Scaup, 2 Water Rail, Dunlin (Jon Heath)

Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Wednesday, 28 February

Milton CP - 2 Caspian Gull, fem Scaup (Jon Heath)

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Tuesday, 27 February

Wimpole Hall - Hawfinch at car park (Paul Craske)

Milton CP - fem Scaup still (Jon Heath, Richard Johnson)

Sunday, 25 February 2018

Sunday, 25 February

Ouse Washes - RING-NECKED DUCK still present at Chain Corner (Kathleen Rosewarne, Ian Barton); male Scaup north of Four Balls Farm (Brendan Doe)

Swaffham Prior Fen - White-fronted Goose (Kathleen Rosewarne, Ian Barton)

Cam Washes - White-Fronted Goose, 2 Green Sandpipers (Jon & David Heath)

Needingworth Quarry Lakes - 4 Smew (Patrick Woods)

St. Ives GPs - male & fem Smew (Philip Bubb)

Temple Farm, Redmere  - female GOSHAWK (Steve Mumford, Stella Laughton and Nick Laughton)

Grafham Water - 2nd c.y. Caspian Gull, Yellow-legged Gull in roost (Mark Ward); 209 Goldeneye, Brambling (Mark Hawkes)

Nene Washes - 5 Bean Geese, Pink-footed Goose, 24 Crane, Short-eared Owl at Eldernell; 1200 Black-tailed Godwit, 1000+ Lapwing at March Farmers (Steve Dudley) male AMERICAN WIGEON (Mike Weedon)

Melbourn - ad summer Mediterranean Gull with Common Gulls at plough on Muncey's Farm (Steve Cooper)

Saturday, 24 February

Ouse Washes - 4 White-Fronted Gees, 5 Water Pipits, 1500 Black-Tailed Godwits, 20 Ruff, 30 Corn Buntings (Ade Cooper); RING-NECKED DUCK still present (Chris Rider)

Milton CP - Scaup (Jon Heath)

Great Fen - Merlin, Peregrine (Howard Butler)

Eldernell - 21+ Crane, Short-eared Owl, 3+ Barn Owl (Matt Webb)


Friday, 23 February 2018

Friday, 23 February

Wimpole Hall - 5+ Hawfinch still in the car park area, also Brambling, 2 Raven and Little Owl (Matt Mellor)

St. Ives GPs - Scaup (Mark Ward)

Earith Washes - RING-NECKED DUCK, Water Pipit (Mark Ward)

Nene Washes - 20 Crane, c.1500 Black-tailed Godwit, c.140 Bewick's Swan (Mark Ward)

Milton CP - fem Scaup on Dickerson's Pit still (John Hoppett)

Thursday, 22 February 2018

Thursday, 22 February

Ouse Washes - male RING-NECKED DUCK north of Chain Corner (Mike Everett, Diana Leech)

Milton CP - fem Scaup on Dickerson's Pit (Jon Heath)

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Wednesday, 21 February

Milton CP - fem Scaup on Dickerson's Pit (Jon Heath)

Ouse Washes - male RING-NECKED DUCK north of Chain Corner (Paz Harrington); also male Scaup north of railway line, 4 Water Pipit near Welches Dam hide (Bruce Martin)

Nene Washes - male AMERICAN WIGEON 300m east of March Farmers car park, 22 Crane, Short0eared Owl at Eldernell (Ian Gordon)

Barton - Merlin (Vince Lea)

Wicken Fen - 3 Hen Harrier to roost, 2 Barn Owl (Christoph Zöckler)

Monday, 19 February 2018

Monday, 19 February

Wimpole Hall  - 16 Hawfinch (Richard Johnson)

Nene Washes - male AMERICAN WIGEON at March Famers (John Wells, Martin Wightman, Stephen Heather); 111 Bewick's Swan, 1047 Pintail, 11414 Wigeon. 8177 Golden Plover, 12719 Lapwing, Bittern, 7 Crane, 6 Short-eared Owl (Charlie Kitchin)

Sunday, 18 February 2018

Sunday, 18 February

Six Mile Bottom - Raven over Hare Park (Kevin Wilson)

Wimpole Hall  - 3 Hawfinches, 2 Ravens, Brambling (Ade Cooper)

Nene Washes - drake AMERICAN WIGEON at March Farmers still, Great White Egret in flight nearby (Steve Dudley)

Stretham Marina - 5 Water Pipits (Graeme Reed)

Ouse Washes - male RING-NECKED DUCK at Chain Corner TL415779.  At Fortey's Hall area 1000+ Whooper Swan, 22 White-fronted Geese, Water Pipit, 3 c.y. ICELAND GULL briefly (Steve Cooper)

Colne Fen GP - Tundra Bean Goose, 4 White-fronted Geese at TL386774, redhead Smew, Green Sandpiper, Woodcock (Steve Cooper)

Wicken Fen - male & fem Hen Harrier to roost (Chris Boness)

Wennington & Holland Woods - 9 Woodcock (Richard Broughton)

Saturday, 17 February

Nene Washes - 24 Common Crane, Short-eared Owl (Norman Sills); 2000+ islandica Black-tailed Godwit, 2000+ Pintail, Jack Snipe, 9 Bewick's Swan, c.240 Whooper Swan, 5 Cetti's Warbler ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD (Mark Ward)

Linton - Water Rail near Stanton’s bridge at the Recreation Ground (Mark Thackstone)

Littleport - Hen Harrier nearby (Steve Mumford)

Wicken Fen - 2+ Hen Harrier, Merlin, 2 Bearded Tit near Boardwalk hide (Kevin Taylor)

Friday, 16 February 2018

Friday, 16 February

Cambridge Research Park - ICELAND GULL distantly (Jon Heath)

Stirtloe Sewage Works - SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF (Mark Hawkes)

Thursday, 15 February

Wicken Fen - 3 male & 2 female Hen Harrier (Ian Dickerson)

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Wednesday, 14 February

Grafham Water - pair of Scaup, 14 Goosander, 2nd c.y. Mediterranean Gull, 3 Yellow-legged Gull, 2nd c.y. ICELAND GULL on the boom (Richard Patient)

Great Fen - 1000+ Linnet, 1000+ Stock Dove, Peregrine, Merlin, 10 Red Kite, 2 Short-eared Owl (Ron Harold)

Tuesday, 13 February

Wimpole - 4 Hawfinch, 7 Mandarin, 2 Raven (Barbara York)

Monday, 12 February 2018

Monday, 12 February

Needingworth - 2 redhead Smew, 3 Goldeneye (Patrick Woods)

Wicken Fen - 2 male & a ringtail Hen Harrier (Josh Carter)

Hare Park - Brambling (Kevin Wilson)

Sunday, 11 February 2018

Sunday, 11 February

Nene Washes - drake AMERICAN WIGEON, at March Farmers and 2nd c.y. ICELAND GULL to roost there. Elsewhere 19 Crane, 1000+ Pintail, 2000+ Black-tailed Godwit, 3000+ Golden Plover, 150 Bewick's Swan, (Steve Cooper)

Meadow Lane - 2 Smew on Long Reach Lake (Pete Cook)

Wicken Fen - 2 fem Hen Harrier, Merlin (Norman Ratcliffe)

Burwell Fen - male Hen Harrier (Brendan Doe)

Saturday, 10 February

Cottenham, Long Drove - 2cy Iceland Gull & adult Caspian Gull on the tip today (Steve Cooper)

Madingly Hall - 8 Hawfinch, 2 Nuthatch in the grounds (Mike Crosby)

Thorney - Rough-Legged Buzzard

Friday, 9 February 2018

Friday, 9 February

Histon - 2 Raven over towards Westwick (John Hoppett)

Thursday, 8 February

Grafham Water - 8 Goosander in Littless Creek (John Hoppett)

Stonea - 200 Linnet (Andy Bayes)

Wednesday, 7 February 2018

Wednesday, 7 February

Burwell Fen - 2 Barn Owl, 75 Yellowhammer, Stonechat (Tim Dee)

Eldernell - 11 Crane, 6 Short-eared Owl, 4 Barn Owl (Ian Gordon)

Wimpole - 10+ Hawfinch, Raven over, 4 Mandarin (Jon & David Heath)

Wicken Fen - Hen Harrier, Merlin, Peregrine (Jon & David Heath)

Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Tuesday, 6 February

Wimpole - 12 Hawfinch, Brambling at end of car park, 2 Raven over gardens (Jill & Jeremy Aldred)

Weston Colville - Raven nearby (Monica & Owen Marks)

Monday, 5 February

Burwell Fen - Goosander (Paul Craske)

Woodwalton Fen - 2 Crane over(Paul Pateman)

Ferry Meadows - Cetti's Warbler (Don Gardener)

Sunday, 4 February 2018

Sunday, 4 February

Eldernell - 12 Common Cranes, 2 Short-eared Owls (Mark Jackson)

Grafham Water - drake Scaup, 6 Goosander (Mark Ward); immature Iceland Gull (Richard Patient)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 24 White-fronted Geese still at Ferry Lagoon (Richard Thomas)

Needingworth - 12 Smew (Brendan Doe)

Ouse Washes - Water Pipit at Chain Corner (Brendan Doe)

Meadow Lane GPs, St. Ives - adult drake Scaup (Brendan Doe)

Stretham - 4 Water Pipit, Green Sandpiper on east side of Rover Cam c.TL536742 (Graeme Reed)

Kingfishers Bridge - Water Pipit, 7 Whooper Swan (Graeme Reed)


Saturday, 3 February

Fen Drayton Lakes - 24 White-fronted Geese still at Ferry Lagoon (Richard Thomas)

Meadow Lane GPs, St. Ives - adult drake Scaup and 3 redhead Smew (Mark Ward)

Eldernell - 12 Crane, 2 Short-eared Owl (Mark Jackson)

Friday, 2 February 2018

Friday, 2 February

Eldernell - 5 Short-eared Owl (Paul Pateman)

Thursday, 1 February 2018

Thursday, 1 February

Stirtloe Sewage Works - SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF (Dean Harlow)

Wimpole - up to 5 Hawfinch still, 2 Raven over (Monica & Owen Marks)

Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Wednesday, 31 January

Grafham Water - imm KITTIWAKE (Colin Addington)

Nene Washes March Farmers - 2400 Black-tailed Godwit (Charlie Kitchin)

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

Tuesday, 30 January

Wicken Fen - male & fem Hen Harrier, 8 Marsh Harrier, 4 Barn Owl, 3 Stonechat (Steve Cooper)

Grafham Water - 11 Goosander, 60+ Goldeneye, 3 Sacup (Mike Everett)

Burwell Fen - 2 Crane over towards Cam Washes (Andy Hannaford); pair of Stonechat, 1000 Lapwing (Paul Craske)

Wimpole - 2+ Hawfinch still (Matthew Wilson)

New Shardlows Farm - Little Owl (Kevin Wilson)


Sunday, 28 January 2018

Sunday, 28 January

Grafham Water - pair of Scaup still off Mander (Richard Patient)

Cambridge - Barn Owl Hunting between A14 and M11 just after roads split driving South

Melbourn - Water Pipit at Royston swage works (Steve Cooper)

Nene Washes March Farmers - 1000+ Black-tailed Godwit, 78 Ruff, 110+ Bewick's Swan, Peregrine (Steve Dudley)

Saturday, 27 January

St. Ives - 3 Smew at the water-ski centre (Tony Lowe)

Graham Water - Green Sandpiper, 4 Goosander, 2 Bewick Swans (Chris Rider and Dave McCarthy)

Saturday, 27 January 2018

Friday, 26 January

Littleport - Great White Egret at a private site nearby (Steve Mumford, Tony Martin)

Hare Park - Brambling (Kevin Wilson)

Thursday, 25 January 2018

Thursday, 25 January

Meadow Lane GPs, St.Ives - 5 Smew (Mike Everett)

Grafham Water - 2 Scaup in Valley Creek, 2 Bewick's Swan from Mander but distant (Richard Patient)

Prior's Fen - c.560 Whooper Swan, 4 Bewick's Swan

Nene Washes - 7+ Short-eared Owl, 4 Crane at  Eldernell (Ian Gordon); 15880 Wigeon, 5000 Golden Plover, 2400 Black-tailed Godwit, 168 Ruff, 2 Green Sandpiper, 7 Crane; also 1588 Whooper Swan and 216 Bewick's Swan in surrounding fields (Charlie Kithcin); ringtail Hen Harrier over east (Steve Dudley)

Tuesday, 23 January

Meadow Lane GPs, St. Ives - 9 Smew (Duncan McNiven)

Wimpole Hall - 5 Hawfinch (Mike Everett); also 2 Raven, Barn Owl present yesterday (Mike Wood)

Monday, 22 January 2018

Sunday, 21 January

Amey Cespa - 3rd c.y. ICELAND GULL visible from car park (Chris Rider)

Hare Park - Brambling with Chaffinches (Kevin Wilson)

Meadow Lane GPs, St. Ives - male & 4 fem Smew (Patrick Woods)

Saturday, 20 January 2018

Saturday, 20 January

Paxton Pits - Jack Snipe (Jamie Wells)

Cambridge Research Park -  3CY Iceland Gull (Jon Heath)

Eldernell - 7 Short-eared Owls, 15 Common Cranes (Keith Tinworth)

Wicken Fen - male 7 fem Hen Harrier (Nigel Butcher)

Friday, 19 January

Cambridge Research Park - Caspian Gull (Ian Burfield)

Needingworth - redhead Smew (Duncan McNiven)

Thursday, 18 January 2018

Thursday, 18 January

Eldernell - 3 Short-eared Owl in vicinity of car park (Paul Pateman)

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Tuesday, 16 January

Tubney Fen - 35 Yellowhammer, 400 Lapwing, 70 Wigeon (Tim Dee)

Wimpole - 5 Hawfinch, 22 Mandarin (Colin Kirtland)

Monday, 15 January 2018

Monday, 15 January

Grafham Water - 3 Bewick's Swan in Valley Creek still (Colin Addington)

Bar Hill - Great White Egret by the B1050 nearby (Ben Stephen)

Sunday, 14 January 2018

Sunday, 14 January

Fen Dayton - SLAVONIAN GREBE on Holywell lake (Jenny and Pam Peacock)

Wimpole - 5 Hawfinches, FIRECREST (Matt Mellor); up to 18 Hawfinch, pair of Raven, 4 Mandarin (MarkWard)

Ouse Washes - ICELAND GULL, Mediterranean Gull (Brendan Doe)

Nene Washes - Bittern, 12 Common Cranes, 3 Short-eared Owls (Duncan McNiven); 5000 Golden Plover, 8000 Lapwing, 107 Ruff, 28 Bewick's Swan, 300 Black-tailed Godwit, Peregrine (Charlie Kitchin); Great White Egret and a further 6 Crane also reported

White Fen, Lode - Rough-Legged Buzzard (Ben Greig)

Burwell Fen - Rough-Legged Buzzard this afternoon (Paul Craske)

Littleport - fem Hen Harrier at a private site nearby (Steve Mumford, Tony Martin)

Manea - c.1200 Linnet in bird-seed mix crop 300m north of the rail station (Norman Sills)

Saturday, 13 January

Paxton Pits - pair of Stonechats, Green Sandpiper, Shelduck, Grey Wagtail (Jamie Wells)

Cherry Hinton - Grey Wagtail (Martin Leader)

Fen Dayton Lakes - pair of Goosander, 32 Black-tailed Godwits, Dunlin (Hugh Venables)

Eldernell - 1372 Black-tailed Godwit (Mike Weedon)

Friday, 12 January 2018

Friday, 12 January

Holme Crossing - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD, 4 Bewick's Swan over (Bill Simmonds)

Cambridge Research Park, Waterbeach - 2nd winter ICELAND GULL (James Hanlon)

Milton - 2 1st winter Caspian Gull in field by Butt Lane/A10 intersection (James Hanlon)

Grafham Water - Great Northern Diver (Greg Belcher)

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Wednesday, 10 January

Maxey Pits - 7 Goosander (Ian Gordon)

Grafham Water - 3 Bewick's Swan in Littless Creek (Colin Addington)

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

Tuesday, 9 January

Thorney - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD 14:10-14:25h (Paul Bolton)

Woodwalton/Great Raveley - male ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD just north of the Raverley Road, TL226812,  c.12:00h  (Howard Butler)

Monday, 8 January 2018

Monday, 8 January

Stirtloe Sewage Works - SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF (David Ellis)

Sunday, 7 January 2018

Sunday, 7 January

Wimpole - HAWFINCH in the car park (Pete Holt)

Paxton Pits - 9 adult Whooper Swans on Diddington Pit today (Gary Rawlings/Martin Davis)

Stirtloe Sewage Works - SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF (Ade Cooper)

Wicken Fen -  2+ male Hen Harrier, Bittern, Woodcock, 2 Barn Owls (Erica Towner, John Roote)

Fen Drayton Lakes- redhead Smew, Peregrine (Duncan McNiven)

Saturday, 6 January

Mare Fen  -  3 Water Pipits (Richard Thomas)

Waterbeach, Amey Cespa site - 2 ICELAND GULLS, ad Caspian Gull, Yellow-legged Gull  (Brendan Doe)

Thorney - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD (Ian Gordon)

Soham - 2 Woodcock flying around the old railway sidings (Andy Hannaford)

Paxton Pits  - Pair of Red-crested Pochards on Pumphouse Pit (Jamie Wells)

Fen Drayton - Smew, Perigrine (John Hoppett)

Upware - Short Eared Owl (Dave Barr)

Wicken Fen - Bittern, 16 Whopper Swan over (Kevin Wilson)

Saturday, 6 January 2018

Thursday, 4 January

Wryde Croft wind farm - ad fem. ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD in hedge to the east, viewed from Turf Fen Bridge on Black Drove (Hugh Wright)

Wimpole - 5 Hawfinch (David Ellis)

Eldernell - 3 Crane (Hugh Wright)

Wednesday, 3 January 2018

Wednesday, 3 January

Fen Drayton Lakes - Great White Egret in flight, 3 redhead Smew on Swavesey, 2 Yellow-lgged Gull and Caspian Gull on Ferry Lagoon (Richard Grimmett)

Tuesday, 2 January 2018

Tuesday, 2 January

Wimpole - 5 Hawfinch around car park, Raven between hall and lake, 7 Mandarin on Lake (Andy Massey)

Monday, 1 January 2018

Monday, 1 January

Wimpole - 4 Hawfinch showing well at the car park first thing, 8 Mandarin on the lake (Ade Cooper); 14 sightings of Hawfinch at various locations, max. of 5 birds together (Brendan Doe)

Stirtloe Sewage Works - SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF (Mark Ward)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 redhead Smew on Far Fen Lake, Bittern on Elney (Hugh Venables)

Eversden Wood - Woodcock (Chris Rider); Raven (Richard Gregory)

Grafham Water - Brambing, pair of Red-crested Pochard (Richard Patient)

Ferry Meadows - 2 Stonechat, Nuthatch (Don Gardener)

Godmanchester - Great White Egret along river (Peter Beckenham)

Nene Washes - Bittern, Woosdcock, Peregrine, Short-eared Owl (Peter Beckenham)

Maxey Pits - 2 Jack Snipe, Goosander (Mike Weedon et al.)