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)