Sunday 31 May 2009

Sunday, 31 May

Wicken Fen - SQUACCO HERON at 19:30h (

Paxton Pits - 2 BLACK-NECKED GREBE on Pumphouse Pit, elsewhere Wood Sandpiper, Little Egret, Red-crested Pochard, 3 Dunlin, 6 Ringed Plover, Buzzard, 2 Hobby (Jamie Wells); Red Kite SE over (Martin Davis); 2 Yellow-legged Gulls, Little Ringed Plover (Mark hawkes)

Saturday 30 May 2009

Saturday, 30 May

Grafham Water - 6+ Black Tern off Mander CP, Ringed Plover and Little Ringed Plover in Lagoons (Mark Hawkes)

Paxton Pits - 3 Dunlin, 11 Ringed Plover, 2 Little Egrets, 3 Hobbies, 2 Buzzards, 4+ Cuckoo's, 2 Turtle Doves, 3 drake Pochard, 2 drake Wigeon and a pair of Shoveler (Jamie Wells)

Friday 29 May 2009

Friday, 29 May

Wicken Fen - SQUACCO HERON on Baker's Fen 08:20h (; still present 12:00h although often hidden in the reeds directly in front of the hide. Little Egret count up to 19 (Paul Rule)

Thursday, 28 May

Wicken Fen - SQUACCO HERON, 3 Barn Owls, 4 Hobbies, 5 Turtle Doves, 4+ roding Woodcocks, 3+ reeling Grasshopper Warblers, 4 Cetti's Warblers (Christoph Zöckler)

Wednesday 27 May 2009

Wednesday, 27 May

Wicken Fen - 10+ Little Egrets, male Marsh Harrier, Grasshopper Warbler (Jonathan Hook); SQUACCO HERON on Bakers Fen 16:45h (

Tuesday, 26 May

Wicken Fen - SQAUCCO HERON again in evening on Bakers Fen (per Mark Hawkes)

Maxey Pits - pair of Red-crested Pochards, Hobby, Dunlin, 4 Redshanks, 25+ Swifts (Chris Lines)

Witcham - Red Kite over (David Hopkins)

Monday 25 May 2009

Monday, 25 May

Wicken Fen - SQUACCO HERON on Bakers Fen at 09:00h. also Greenshank, Barn Owl, Hobby, Marsh Harrier and 8+ Little Egrets (Mark Hawkes)

March Farmers - male BLUE-HEADED WAGTAIL, 2 Turnstones, 50+ Ringed Plovers, c.15 Dunlin, Little Owl, Turtle Dove, Whooper Swan (Mike Weedon)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 6+Hobbies, 5 Cuckoos, Avocet, 2 Dunlins, 6 Oystercatchers, Turtle Dove, Ringed Plover, Little Ringed Plover (Neil Renwick)

King's Delph - QUAIL calling (Phil Parker)

Sunday 24 May 2009

Sunday, 24 May

Wicken Fen - SQUACCO HERON on Bakers Fen (per various observers); 15 Little Egret (Bruce & Gwen Martin); 11 Hobbies (Owen Marks); 4 Turtle Doves. Also unconfirmed report of a BLACK KITE over the entrance to Wicken Fen at around 7pm.

Ely - 2 probable BLACK STORK over Ely bypass (Leigh Marshall)

Fen Drayton - pair Garganey, 3 Dunlin on Ferry Mere, 3 Cuckoos seen flying together over Holywell Lake, and Carolina Wood Ducks were again on Ferry Lagoon (Neil Renwick)

Saturday, 23 May

Paxton Pits - 3 Black Tern, 2 Wheatear, Red Kite, 2+ Hobby, 2+ Buzzard, 1-2 Little Egret, 2 Sanderlings, Dunlin, 7 Ringed Plover, Little Ringed Plover, Red-crested Pochard, 2 Grey Partridge (Dean Harlow, Jamie Wells)

Fen Drayton - Pair Garganey on Ferry Lagoon briefly, Little Egret, 2 Cuckoo, 4 Dunlin, 2 Oystercatcher (David Heath)

Rummers Lane Orchard, Wisbech St Mary - Barn & Little Owl, pair of Shelduck, Turtle Dove, 60 Linnet. Nearby in private orchard 2 Little Owl nests in old hollow apple trees (Vince Lea)

Friday, 22 May

Ferry Meadows - Red Kite, Little Egret, Nuthatch, Tawny Owl in Bluebell Wood (Don Gardener)

Thursday, 21 May

Ouse Washes - ad SPOONBILL still present feeding in front of Stockdales hide (Alex Thomas); also pair of Marsh Harriers, Hobby, pair of Garganey, 3+ Arctic Terns (Mike Knowles)

Fen Drayton Lakes - TEMMINCK'S STINT on Ferry Lagoon (per

Wednesday 20 May 2009

Wednesday, 20 May

Wardy Hill - 3 Crossbills over at 07:30h (

Castor Hanglands - 4 Nightingales, Cuckoo this morning (Richard Astle)

Huntingdon - Red Kite over Hinchingbrooke Business park this morning (Kevin Harris)

Fen Drayton Lakes - pair of Wood Duck on Ferry Lagoon (Richard Thomas)

Buckden GP - male Garganey, Greenshank, Hobby (Mark Hawkes)

Stetchworth - Red Kite over (Andrew Smith)

Paxton Pits - juv Peregrine, 2 Cuckoos (Martin Shreeves)

Tuesday 19 May 2009

Tuesday, 19 May

Ouse Washes - ad SPOONBILL still present (various observers)

Paxton Pits - Turnstone, 2 Common Sandpipers, Little Egret, Red Kite over south, 3 Buzzards, 2+ Hobbies, Yellow-legged Gull (Jamie Wells)

Buckden GP - male Garganey, Greenshank, Little Egret (David Bale)

Cambridge - Spotted Flycatcher in Manhattan Drive (Catherine Andrews)

Monday 18 May 2009

Monday, 18 May

Ouse Washes - 2 ad SPOONBILLS still at 13:30h, between Stevens Hide and the railway. Also 2 male Garganeys, 2 Hobbies, Dunlin, 24+ Black-tailed Godwits, 6 + Avocets, 5+ Little Egrets, 4 Barnacle Geese, 2 Marsh Harriers (Mark Hawkes)

Ferry Meadows - sum plumage Black-necked Grebe on Overton Lake near Roman Point this morning (Matt Webb)

Sunday 17 May 2009

Sunday, 17 May

Ouse Washes - SPOONBILL from Stockdales Hide at 12.45 (Dean Harlow); 2 SPOONBILLS near Railway Bridge (Christoph Zöckler)

Fen Drayton - Ruff, Arctic Tern (Richard Thomas); Wood Sandpiper, 3 Hobbies, 3 Turtle Doves (Neil Renwick)

Abbots Ripton - 2 Red Kite (Nick York)

Grunty Fen - Red Kite, 2 Turtle Doves, Little Egret, pair of Barn Owls (David Nation)

Easton - Barn Owl, Grey Partridge nearby (Mark Brandon)

Dogsthorpe Star Pit - Nightingale singing (Chris Knox)

Saturday 16 May 2009

Saturday, 16 May

St Ives GPs - HONEY BUZZARD heading east towards Fen Drayton (Alan Bull)
Paxton Pits - Black Tern and Greenshank on Pumphouse pit, 3 Turnstone and Dunlin on Diddington pit (Mark Hawkes)
Grafham Water - Avocets still have 9-10 chicks in lagoons, Turtle Dove (Mark Hawkes); Whimbrel (Colin Addington)
Ouse Washes RSPB - 2 Curlew Sandpipers, 2 drk Garganey, 2 Little Ringed Plovers Rickwood Hide, Spotted Redshank from Stockdales Hide, Greenshank, drake Pintail, c25 Black-tailed Godwits, 8+ Dunlin, 10 Ringed Plover, Hobby, 2 Barnacle Geese, several Avocets & Little Egret (Mark Hawkes)

Fen Drayton - Black Tern over Ferry Lagoon, Hobby, Turtle Dove (David Heath); Wood Sandpiper, 4 Dunlins, Greenshank, Ruff, Yellow-legged Gull, Arctic Tern, Yellow Wagtail, Little Egret (Richard Patient)

March Farmers - Sanderling, Grey Plover, Whimbrel, Greenshank, c35 Dunlin, c45 Ringed Plover, 6 Little Egret (Mike Weedon)

Whittlesey - 2 DOTTERELS still in onion field to the south-east TL322945 (Mike Weedon)

Buckden GP - Garganey and Greenshank (John Lindsell)

Friday 15 May 2009

Friday, 15 May

Peterborough - GANNET over the city centre 15:05h (Ken Earnshaw)

A1 St. Neots - 4 CRANES flew NE over towards Little Paxton at 17:45hr (Mark Hawkes)

Helspton - Wheatear between the village and Maxey (Richard Astle)

Ferry Meadows - Black Tern on Gunwade Lake (Brian Stone)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 TEMMINCK'S STINTS 11:45h, 2 Knots, 37 Arctic Terns over, 2 singing Cetti's Warblers, 2 Turtle Doves, Hobby (Dave Anderson); Sanderling, 3 Greenshanks, 3 Whimbrels over (Richard Thomas)

Ely Beet Pits - Arctic Tern (Stuart Sharp)

Maxey Pits - TEMMINCK'S STINT (Will Bowell); also 5 tundrae Ringed Plover (Mike Weedon)

Grafham Water - 3 Whimbrel at south end of dam 12:55h, 14 Black Terns from Plummer CP 13:38h (Colin Addington)

Orton BP - 2 Black Terns, Hobby, Buzzard (Brian Stone)

Ouse Washes - 2 Wood Sandpipers, 2 Spotted Redshanks, 2 Greenshanks, 40+ Ringed Plovers, 22 Dunlins (David Hopkins)

Cam washes - Wood Sandpiper, 3 Greenshanks, 2 Little Ringed Plovers, Oystercatcher, 4 Avocets, Black-tailed Godwit, Marsh Harrier (Hugh Venables)

Thursday 14 May 2009

Thursday, 14 May

Whittlesey - 9 DOTTERELS still in onion field to the south-east at 09:30h, c.TL322945 (Malcolm Holley)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 TEMMINCK'S STINTS, 7 Dunlins (Dave Anderson); LITLE TERN, 2 Black terns (Dave Anderson, Dennis Hall); 2 Turnstones, Common Sandpiper, 6 Ringed Plovers, 2 Little Ringed Plovers on Ferry Lagoon this morning (Will George); 2 Sanderlings, 2 Greenshanks (Andy Cotton)

Grafham Water - 3 Sanderlings, 2 Dunlins, 2 Yellow Wagtails on the dam 07:30h (Richard Palmer); Black Tern off Mander CP, 2 Common Sandpipers, 2 Little Ringed Plovers on dam (Mark Hawkes)

Paxton Pits - Black Tern, 2 Grey Plovers, 2 Knots, Sanderling, Turnstone, Red-crested Pochard(Mark Hawkes)

Buckden GP - 3 Black Terns over north, 2 Common Sandpipers, Cuckoo (Ian Ellis); Whimbrel (Mark Hawkes)

Nene Washes - 2 Black terns, Whimbrel, Grey Plover, Greenshank, 4 Little Egrets (Charlie Kitchin)

Ely Beet pools - Black Tern (Duncan Poyser)

Bradley Fen Pit - Black Tern, 10 Common Terns, Common Sandpiper, Hobby, Cuckoo (Brian Stone)

Ferry Meadows - 3 Black Terns at Gunwade Lake (Keith Lawton); Greenshank (Paul Taylor)

Wicken Fen - pair Garganeys, 11 Little Egrets, 2 Hobbies, 2 Arctic Terns, Turtle Dove, 2 Cuckoos, 2 Kingfishers, 3 singing Cetti's Warblers, tundrae Ringed Plover (Christoph Zöckler)

Kingfishers Bridge - Black Tern, Hobby (Christoph Zöckler)

Maxey Pits - 3 Sanderlings, Black Tern, 6 Little Ringed Plovers (Chris Lines); 2 Avocets (Bob Titman)

Spaldwick - 2 Turtle Doves (Mark Brandon)

Ouse Fen - Black Tern, Sanderling, Whimbrel over, 2 Wood Sandpipers over (Richard Thomas)

Cam washes - 2 Turnstones, 2 Wood Sandpipers, 3 Greenshanks, 6 Little Ringed Plovers, 4 Avocets, Peregrine (Jonathan & David Heath)

Sutton Gault - Whooper Swan (Mark Peck); Wood Sandpiper, Sanderling (David Hopkins)

Wednesday 13 May 2009

Wednesday, 13 May

Whittlesey - 10 DOTTERELS still in onion field to the south-east at 09:30h, c.TL322945 (Philip Bubb); still present this evening (Karl Bucknall)

Ferry Meadows - 7 Black Terns at Overton Lake 09:30h (Don Gardener); 2 LITTLE TERNS, Arctic Tern, 3+ Black Terns on Gunwade Lake & 8 Black Terns on Overton Lake (Nicola Orchard)

Fletton Lake - 9 Black Terns (Brian Stone); Hobby (Ben Fraser)

Cam Washes - 2 Wood Sandpipers, 3 Greenshanks, 5 Common Sandpipers, 4 Dunlins, 5 Avocets, Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Little Ringed Plovers, 2 Ringed Plovers this evening (Jonathan & David Heath)

Fen Drayton Lakes - TEMMICK'S STINT on Ferry Lagoon briefly this evening (Gavin Paterson); Sanderling, Bar-tailed Godwit this morning (Richard Thomas); Curlew Sandpiper briefly (Dave Anderson, Andy Cotton); 39 Black Terns & 38 Arctic Terns through by lunchtime (Andy Cotton et al.); also 9 Turnstones briefly, 2 Common Sandpipers, 5 Dunlins, 12 Ringed Plovers, 4 Little Ringed Plovers, fem Ruff (Andy Cotton); Wood Sandpiper briefly 13:45h (Robin Cox); 2 Avocets briefly, Greenshank (Andy Cotton)

Paxton Pits - Black Tern briefly, 2 Grey Plovers, , 2 Knots, Common Sandpiper, Red-crested Pochard (Dean Harlow); 11 Black Terns mid-afternoon, also 2 Turnstones, Sanderling, 16 Ringed Plovers (Martin Davis)

Grafham Water - Arctic Tern, Common Tern, Little Ringed Plover (Mike Knowles); c.25 Black Terns off Plummer CP, 10 Sanderlings on the dam (Colin Addington); 34 Black Terns off Mander CP 15:00h (Iain Webb); total of 56+ Black Terns, 10 Artic Terns over, 3 Common Sandpipers (Mark Hawkes)

Fen Ditton - 2 Hobbies (Iain Webb)

Woodwalton Fen - Fieldfare, Hobby, Marsh Harrier, Grasshopper Warbler, Barn Owl (Iain Webb)

Nene Washes - 124 Ringed Plovers, 40 Dunlins, Sanderling, Grey Plover, 15 Arctic Terns (Jonathan Taylor)

Kingfishers Bridge - 6 Black Terns, Common Sandpiper, 4 Avocets through (David Hopkins); 11 Black Terns through (Duncan Poyser)

Sutton Gault - Wood Sandpiper, 3+ male Garganeys, 2 Greenshanks (David Hopkins)

Tuesday 12 May 2009

Tuesday, 12 May

Whittlesey - 10 DOTTERELS still to the south-east at c.TL322945 (Brian Stone)

Grafham Water - Sanderling, Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpipers, Oystercatcher, Hobby, 2 Little Ringed Plovers, 10 ad Avocets with 11 chicks (Mark Hawkes)

Ouse Fen - Sanderling (Richard Thomas)

Wicken Fen - 6 Greenshanks, pair of Garganey, 4 Little Egrets, Common Tern (Dave Palmer)

Cambridge - 2 Swifts over Manhattan Drive this morning (Caterhine Andrews)

Cam Washes - 3 Common Sandpipers, Greenshank, 3 Little Ringed Plovers, 7 Avocets, Hobby (Jonathan & David Heath)

Monday 11 May 2009

Monday, 11 May

Whittlesey - 10 DOTTERELS still to the south-east at c.TL325947 (John Lindsell)

March Farmers - 2 Yellow Wagtails, 3 Little Egrets, 10+ Swifts, Whimbrel, Cuckoo, 3 Common Terns (Marie Barton); male MONTAGU'S HARRIER over west 12:50h, CATTLE EGRET over south-west 13:05h, Grey Plover (Alex Lees)

Buckden GP - 2 Black Terns (John Lindsell)

Paxton Pits - WRYNECK reported along Heron Trail, near the moorings, early this afternoon (as per; 4 Sanderlings, male Red-crested Pochard (Martin Davis)

Ferry Meadows - Black Tern, Red Kite (Paul Taylor)

Elton - Hobby (Brian Stone)

Haddon - Little Owl (Brian Stone)

Hampton NR / Orton BP - male Wheatear, Cuckoo (Brian Stone)

Sunday, 10 May

Whittlesey - 10 DOTTERELS at c.TL325947 (Matt Francis); male Whinchat (Jamie & Rod Wilson)

Paxton Pits - Grasshopper Warbler at Dodder Fen (Dave Hoccom); 3 Hobbies, 5+ Buzzards, 6 Dunlins, 3+ Ringed Plovers (Jamie Wells)

Grafham Water - 10 Avocets with 9 recently hatched young, 2 Little Ringed Plovers, 2 Oystercatchers (Mark Hawkes); 2 Turtle Doves (Martin & Wendy Phillips)

Haddenham area - 7 Wheatears, 3 Buzzards, loads of Yellow Wagtails (David Hopkins)

Kingfishers Bridge - 2 Black Terns (David Hopkins); 2 SANDWICH TERNS, 5+ Turtle Doves (Stuart Sharp)

Cottenham, Long Drove - 3 Buzzards (David Hopkins)

Hatley - 2 Whimbrel over calling (Katie Fuller)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 4 Black Terns still this afternoon, 7 birds reported earlier (Nigel Sprowell); fem Wheatear (David & Jonathan Heath); 2 Arctic Terns over, Common Sandpiper, Cetti's Warbler (Richard Thomas)

Ouse Fen - Tree Pipit, male Garganey and Greenshank, all briefly (Richard Thomas)

Ely Beet Pits - Grasshopper Warbler (Stuart Sharp)

Cam Washes - 2 Dunlins, 2 Common Sandpipers, Avocet, 2 Little Ringed Plovers, Turtle Dove, Cuckoo (David & Jonathan Heath)

Monks Wood - 21 Marsh Tit territories, pair of Woodcock, Tawny Owl, 2 Cuckoos, several Siskins and Lesser Redpolls (Rich Broughton)

Teversham / Wilbraham Fen - 2 Cuckoos, 2 Turtle Doves, Grasshopper Warbler (Chris Brown)

Saturday, 9 May

Nene Washes - 3 CATTLE EGRETS on High Wash south-west of the Dog-in-a-Doublet (Stuart Ball)

Milton CP - HONEY BUZZARD over (David & Jonathan Heath)

Whittlesey - 10 DOTTERELS at c.TL325947 (Matt Francis)

Blackbush Drove - fem Whinchat, Wheatear (Mike Weedon)

March Farmers - male and fem Wheatears, 50+ Ringed Plovers (Mike Weedon)

Cam Washes - Greenshank, 2 Avocets, Dunlin, 2 Black-tailed Godwits (David & Jonathan Heath)

Ouse Washes - 5 Common Terns, 48 Swifts, 15 Dunlins, 2 Black-tailed Godwits, 8 Ringed Plovers, 2 Little Egrets, 4 Barnacle Geese, 2 Oystercatchers, 2 Tree Sparrows (Gavin Paterson)

Great Gransden - Turtle Dove, Lesser Redpoll (Katie Fuller)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 male Garganeys, 2 Common Sandpipers, 5 Hobbies, 2+ Ringed Plovers, Dunlin (Neil Renwick)

Wicken Fen - 2 Turtle Doves, 5 Hobbies, 2 Marsh Harriers, 2 Garganeys, 2 Cuckoos, Grasshopper Warbler, 5 Little Egrets, Greenshank (Andrew Knights); 8 Cetti's Warblers, Yellow Wagtail, 48 Swifts, 3 Turtle Doves (Gavin Paterson)

Ferry Meadows - 200+ Swifts, Nightingale singing, Hobby (Matt Webb)

Grafham Water - 2 Turnstones, 6 Sanderlings, Common Sandpiper (Colin Addington)

Friday 8 May 2009

Friday, 8 May

Nene Washes - 3 CATTLE EGRETS on High Wash south-west of the Dog-in-a-Doublet 08:35h. Viewable from the bank by the first lay-by west of the sluice, but often obscured by long grass (Brian Stone, Richard Astle)

Little Paxton - fem Black Redstart in Hayling Avenue briefly 06:55h (Ian Dawson)

Paxton Pits - Turnstone, Common Sandpiper, 9 Dunlins, 4 Ringed Plovers (Martin Davis)

Diddington - male Whinchat (Dean Harlow)

Grafham Water - 2 Redpolls, Little Ringed Plover, Dunlin at lagoons (Karl Bucknall)

Kings Dyke NR - Grasshopper Warbler (Phil Parker)

Cambridge - fem Wheatear between Addenbrookes and Trumpington (Mike Foley)

Thursday 7 May 2009

Thursday, 7 May

Nene Washes - 1, possibly 2, CATTLE EGRETS on High Wash southwest of the Dog-in-a-Doublet this morning (Brian Stone); a single bird opposite the first lay-by west of the sluice at 11:00h (Mike Wilson); still present 11:30h (Duncan Ritchie); 2 male Garganeys also present this morning (David Richardson); male Garganey, Cuckoo & 130+ Swifts at Eldernell (Max Catterwell); 3 CATTLE EGRETS southwest of the Dog-in-a-Doublet 15:45h (Max Catterwell); also 4 Little Egrets in the area (Don Gardener)

Cambridge - Peregrine back on the Our Lady and the English Martyrs Church, Lensfield Road 11:00h (Robin Cox)

Buckden GP - male Garganey on northern most pit (Mark Brandon)

Offord Cluny - male Whinchat on large oilseed rape field by bridleway to Godmanchester (Mark Brandon)

Barton - male Whinchat at Lark Rise Farm, Barton (Vince Lea)

Grafham Water - Sanderling, 6 Dunlins, 2 Little Ringed Plovers, 2 Common Sandpipers, 8+ Avocets (Mark Hawkes)

Paxton Pits - Turnstone, Sanderling, 2 Little Gulls, Black Tern, Little Ringed Plover, Little Egret, 6+ Ringed Plovers, 2 Common Sandpipers, 22+ Dunlins (Jamie Wells)

Warboys - Wheatear on the airfield (Andy Harold)

Wednesday 6 May 2009

Wednesday, 6 May

Eldernell - 2 CATTLE EGRETS to the east of Lord's Holt, before flying off high west. Also 3 Marsh Harriers, Little Egret (Peter Beesely); relocated on the High Wash, in a field just west of the Dog-in-a-Doublet (Charlie Kitchin); 2 Little Egrets also present (Mike Weedon)

Wicken Fen - Woodcock, male Garganey, 8+ Hobbies, 3+ Cuckoos, 5 Cetti's Warblers, 2 Grasshopper Warblers, Greenshank, Yellow Wagtail, 5 Little Egrets, Barn Owl (John Walsh, Will Burdett)

Tuesday 5 May 2009

Tuesday, 5 May

Little Wilbraham Fen - 3 singing Grasshopper Warblers, 10+ Whitethroats (Michael Holdsworth)

Whittlesey - 5 Swifts screaming (Matt Francis)

Dogsthorpe Tip - juv ICELAND GULL until 13:20 at least (Brian Stone)

Monday 4 May 2009

Monday, 4 May

Fen Drayton - PURPLE HERON on Elney Lake, Nightingale (Richard Patient); 3 Turtle Doves (R Allinson); Wheatear, male Garganey, 24+ Black-tailed Godwits, Dunlin, Ruff, 3 Greenshanks, 4+ Little Ringed Plovers, 2 Ringed Plovers (Neil Renwick)

Grafham Water - 3 Dunlins & Common Sandpiper on dam, Little Ringed Plover, 7+ Avocets (Mark Hawkes)

Fuller's Hill Farm, Gamlingay - Whinchat (Mark Thomas)

Ouse Fen - 5 Turtle Doves, 16 Black-tailed Godwits, pair of Marsh Harriers (Ian Ellis)

Berry Fen - 24 Black-tailed Godwits, Little Ringed Plover, 4 Little Egrets, male Wood Duck (Ian Ellis)

Paxton Pits - Black-necked Grebe, 2+ Little Egrets, Common Sandpiper (Jamie Wells)

Milton - Swift over A14 (Stephen Green)

Stretham - Hobby over A10 (Stephen Green)

Caudle Ditch - Nightingale singing TL505576 (Hugh Venables)

Nene Washes - Bar-tailed Godwit, Curlew, 2 Greenshanks, Turtle Dove at March Farmers, juv ICELAND GULL heading east along the Nene at Eldernell, also Common Sandpiper, Cettis' warbler, 2 Little Egrets, Hobby, 6 Dunlins, male Garganey (Mike Weedon)

Peterborough - Hobby over Central park 11:00h (Matt Francis)

Sunday 3 May 2009

Sunday, 3 May

Cambridge - Sandwich Tern heard calling over Christs Piece (Matt Silk)

Fen Drayton - 4 Avocets, 8 Black-tailed Godwits, 5+ Little Ringed Plovers, Ringed Plover, 7 Hobbies, Turtle Dove, drk Garganey (Neil Renwick)

Tanholt - juv. ICELAND GULL, 2 Shelduck, Hobby, Marsh Harrier (David Chambers)

Saturday, 2 May

Wicken Fen - Little Egret, 11 Hobbies, 2 Common Buzzards, pr Garganey, Greenshank, 2 Little Ringed Plovers, Swift, 4 Cuckoos, 2 Grasshopper Warblers (Owen Marks)

Godmanchester - COMMON CRANE over (Paul Andrew)

Meldreth - Turtle Dove in private garden (c/o Jake Allsop)

Fen Drayton - Tree Pipit and Osprey over, 3 Common Buzzards, 2 Little Egrets and 14 Hobbies (Richard Patient) 8 Swift, 2 Avocet (c/o Neil Renwick)

Berry Fen to Barleycroft - 3 male Garganeys, 31 Black-tailed Godwits, pair of Pochards, Turtle Dove (Bruce & Gwen Marks)

Grafham Water - Black Tern off Mander car park (Colin Addington)

Friday 1 May 2009

Friday, 1 May

Wicken Fen - 4 Little Egrets, 2 Hobbies, 3 Marsh Harriers, 2 Cetti's warblers, 2 Common Terns (Dave Palmer)