Friday 30 April 2010

Friday, 30 April

March Farmers - 2 Whinchats, 8 Wheatears (Charlie Kitchen)

Maxey Pits - 2 male Whinchats (Chris Lines)

Castor Mill/Meadows - Whinchat still present although elusive at times, also Grasshopper Warbler (Mike Weedon); fem RING OUZEL (Paul Tayor)

Berry Fen - 3 drk Garganey (Gordon Harland)

Dry Drayton - At 15.30 QUAIL calling in wheat field to west of cycle track to Bar Hill (John Harding)

Paxton Pits - GREAT WHITE EGRET (Jamie Wells)

Thursday 29 April 2010

Thursday, 29 April

Bar Hill - QUAIL calling from wheat field on Dry Drayton side of Bar Hill 'nature reserve' (Rowena Baxter)

Maxey Pits - 3 SANDWICH TERNS (Richard Astle)

Ferry Meadows - SANDWICH TERN (Mike Weedon); Common Sandpiper (Chris Park)

Swaddywell - fem RING OUZEL (Richard Astle); 3 Wheatears (Stuart Ball)

Castor Mill - Whinchat (Peter Beesley)

March Farmers - 5 Whimbrels, Wheatear (Mike Weedon); RING OUZEL, Whimbrel, 2 Wheatears (Peter Beesley)

Nene Washes, low Wash - fem Wheatear, 3 Ruffs, male Garganey (Brian Stone)

Grafham Water - 2 Black Terns, 2 Great Northern Divers, Nightingale, Cetti's Warbler, Grasshopper Warbler (Mark Hawkes)

Paxton Pits - Black Tern, 2+ Common Sandpipers, Cetti's Warbler (Jamie Wells)

Wicken Fen - 6 Cetti's Warblers, 2 Cuckoos, 2 Common Terns, Hobby, 2 Marsh Harriers, Buzzard (Dave Palmer)

Histon - 3 Oystercatchers over (David Chandler)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 fem Wheatears, Greenshank, 2 Hobbies (Andy Cotton); 2 Arctic Terns (Richard Thomas)

Swifts reported from many sites across the county yesterday and today

Wednesday 28 April 2010

Wednesday, 28 April

Hinxton - fem RING OUZEL right of the road to Duxford, just after the Hinxton ford 13:00h (Andrew Knights)

Chrishall Grange - 9 Wheatears (Mark Peck)

Whittlesey - 3 Swifts (Matt Francis)

Ferry Meadows - 6 Swifts (Chaz Shaw)

Fowlmere - Swift (Doug Radford); House Martin (Daniel Osborne)

Hatley - fem Redstart in a private garden briefly (Katie Fuller, Darren Oakley-Martin)

Ouse Fen - male Whinchat, also 3 Wheatears along guided busway by Over allotments (Richard Thomas)

Fuller's Hill - male Whinchat (Darren Oakley-Martin, Katie Fuller)

Serpentine BP - male Whinchat, fem Wheatear (Paul Taylor); Hobby, Cuckoo (Mike Weedon)

Castor Mill - male Whinchat (Mike Weedon)

Paxton Pits - Whinchat, Whimbrel (Jamie Wells); 3 Black Terns (John Parslow); Blue-headed Wagtail, Nightingale, Cetti's Warbler, Wheatear, 8+ Little Egrets, Hobby, 2 Greensahnks, 3 Common Sandpipers, 64 Common Terns (Martin Davis et al.)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 5 Spotted Redshanks at Ferry Mere (Dave Anderson); 2 Black Terns at Moore Lake (Dennis Hall); 2 Arctic Terns, 4 Hobbies (Monica & Owen Marks)

Isleham Water Meadows - 8 Avocets, 2 Little Ringed Plovers, 2 Common Terns (Dave Palmer)

Wicken Fen - Hobby, 3 Grasshopper Warblers, 2 Garden Warblers (Christoph Zockler)

Sutton Gault - male Garganey, 5 Greenshanks, Little Ringed Plover (Monica & Owen Marks)

Hemingford Grey - Crossbill over (Mike Everett)

Milton CP - Cetti's Warbler, Common Tern, 2 Garden Warblers (Matthew Silk)

Teversham Fen - 2 Wheatears, Cuckoo, 3 Yellow Wagtails (James Hutchison)

Little Wilbraham Fen - 2 Cuckoos, Grasshopper Warbler, Water Rail (John Walsh)

King's Dyke - Turtle Dove, Tawny Owl, 3 Common Terns, Common Sandpiper (Joe Lynn)

Late news Tuesday 27th - Blackbush - 3 DOTTERELS, Whinchat (Trevor Valentine)

Tuesday 27 April 2010

Tuesday, 27 April

Castor Mill - RING OUZEL still present (Peter Beesley)

Swaddywell - RING OUZEL still present (Richard Astle)

King's Delph - 11 Wheatears (Brian Stone)

Nene Washes - 3 Greenshanks (Brian Stone)

Long Stanton - male Whinchat c.200 east of B1050 / guided busway crossing c. TL405678 (Richard Thomas)

Gamlingay - Whinchat nearby at the junction of Long Lane with the minor road south at TL260528 (Darren Oakley-Martin)

Orton BP - 2 Grasshopper Warblers, Nightingale, Cuckoo (Richard Jones)

Histon - 3 Lesser Whitethroats (David Chandler)

Fen Drayton Lakes - TREE PIPIT along main entrance track 11:30h, 3 Grasshopper Warblers, Common Sandpiper (Andy Cotton)

Cambridge - Swift over Manhattan Drive (Catherine Andrews)

Wicken Fen - 2 Turtle Doves, Hobby, 2 Cuckoos (David Collins)

Grafham Water - Black Tern, 5 Arctic Terns, 70+ Common Terns, 2 Greta Northern Divers, Tawny owl (Mark Hawkes, Mark Ward); Grasshopper Warbler (Mark Hawkes)

Sutton Gault - 7 Greenshanks, 3 Little Ringed Plovers, 3 Common Terns (Mark Peck)

Helpston - Swifts (Richard Astle)

Monday 26 April 2010

Monday, 26 April

Swaddywell - female RING OUZEL, 4 Wheatears 07:00h (Richard Astle)

Castor Mill - RING OUZEL (Brian Stone)

Grafham Water - 2+ Turtle Doves, Garden Warbler, 2 Grasshopper Warblers, Cetti's Warbler, 2 Great Northern Divers, 30+ Common Terns, Common Sandpiper (Mark Hawkes); 2 Arctic Terns, 10 Yellow Wagtails, 2 White Wagtails, Nightingale, Cetti's Warbler (Monica & Owen Marks)

Ferry Meadows - 10 Swifts, 3 Garden Warblers, c.22 Common Terns (Brian Stone)

Fen Drayton Lakes - fem BLACK REDSTART at north-west corner of Ferry Pond, Hobby, Little Egret, 5 Grasshopper Warblers, 2 Garden Warblers (David Harmsworth)

Orton BP - 9 Wheatears (Brian Stone)

Haddenham - 16 Yellow Wagtails, 8 Wheatears, 3 White Wagtails (Paul Mason)

Woodwalton Fen - 6 Grasshopper Warblers, Nightingale, 2 Common Terns (Joe Lynn)

Paxton Pits - 12 Nightingales, 3 Garden Warblers, Cuckoo (Roger Hughes); 2 Sandwich Terns, Whimbrel, ad Yellow-legged Gull, Wheatear, Blue-headed Wagtail (Mark Ward)

Sunday 25 April 2010

Sunday, 25 April

Ouse Fen, Brownshill Staunch - Wood Warbler singing (Richard Thomas)

Earith GPs - Turtle Dove, Cuckoo, 2 Common Terns (Mark Eaton)

Grafham Water - fem REDSTART lagoons briefly at 9am, Common Scoter, 2 GREAT NORTHERN DIVER, 2 Little Gulls, 25+ Swift, Sandwich Tern flew low over calling, Peregrine over lagoons, 15+ Arctic Terns (Mark Hawkes)

Ferry Meadows - 2 LITTLE TERN at Overton Lake (Brian Stone); Little Gull, 7 Swifts, Garden Warbler (Mike Weedon et al.)

Trumpington - 1st yr male BLACK REDSTART, 11+ Wheatear, Whinchat, all just west of the railway, roughly between the two new bridges (Howard Slatter, Mike Foley)

Paxton Pits - female GOSHAWK at Diddington, Peregrine (Jamie Wells, Martin Davis); female PIED FLYCATCHER between hides on reserve in afternoon (m.o.); fem Marsh Harrier over (Stuart Elsom)

Swaddywell - female RING OUZEL, Yellow Wagtail, 2 Nightingale (Richard Astle)

Lower Cambourne - female BLACK REDSTART (Ellis Selway)

Cam Washes - Little Gull, 7 Avocets (David & Jonathan Heath)

Marsh Lane GPs - 7 Nightingales (Mike Everett)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 Arctic Terns, 10+ Common Terns, fem Marsh Harrier, Cuckoo, 2 Little Ringed Plovers, 5 Grasshopper Warblers, 2 Swifts, Yellow Wagtail (Sarah Howlett)

Milton CP - Cetti's Warbler in north-west corner of Todd's Pit (Neil Howard)

Kingfishers Bridge - Cetti's Warbler (Robin Henderson)

Cambridge - 2 Swifts over Birdwood Road (Pete Holt)

Saturday, 24 April

Grafham Water - Common Scoter, 6 Arctic Tern, Curlew over, fem Blue-headed Wagtail on dam with 15+ Yellow Wagtails, 2 Wheatears, 11+ Swift, Common Sandpiper, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 GREAT NORTHERN DIVER (Mark Hawkes); 2cy ICELAND GULL from Mander CP, 9 adult Little Gulls (Mark Ward)

Paxton Pits - 10 Nightingale, Hobby, 2 Cuckoo, pr Red-crested Pochard (Stuart & Jill Elsom); 9 adult Little Gulls on Pumphouse pit, Turnstone, Common Sandpiper Wheatear (Dean Harlow); Blue-headed Wagtail and Greenland Wheatear (Mark Ward)

Fen Drayton - 5 Grasshopper Warblers, 9 Cetti's Warblers, 4 Little Ringed Plovers, 10 Ringed Plovers, 2 Dunlins, 1 Common Sandpiper, drake Garganeys on Elney Lake and by the river, drake Pintail and Egyptian Goose, 8 Common Buzzards, 4 Marsh Harriers, 3 Hobbies and 3 Swifts (Richard Patient); 5 Wheatears along the approach track (Dennis Hall)

Woodwalton Fen - 12 Grasshopper Warblers, 3 Barn Owl, 3 Woodcock, 3 Marsh Harrier, 2 Cuckoo, 2 Nightingale (Mark Eaton)

Devil's Dyke - 8 Wheatear in a field just north of the B1061 (Jan Hein)

Sutton Gault – Greenshank, 2 Little Ringed plover, Grasshopper Warbler, Turtle Dove, Little Owl, 6 Yellow wagtail (Audrey and Gwyn Williams)

Cam Washes - Little Gull (Kathleen Rosewarne, Ian Barton)

Castor Mill - RING OUZEL (Mike Weedon)

Hampton - RAVEN over west at 1pm (Howard Butler)

Wicken Fen - pair of Bearded Tits, 2 Hobbies, 2 Cetti's Warblers (Dave Griffiths)

Coates - Wheatear, Barn Owl, male Marsh Harrier south of the village (Ken & Maggie Hook)

Nene Washes - Bar-tailedGodwit, Spotted Redshank, Greenshank, 2 Avocets, 3 Little Egrets, 2 Wheatears (Mike Weedon)

Roswell Pits - Nightingale singing (Ben Green)

Kings Dyke - Hobby (Matt Francis)

Friday 23 April 2010

Friday, 23 April

Castor Mill - male RING OUZEL west along the footpath from the end of Mill Lane, under the willow (Mike Weedon)

Peterborough - 2 Swifts near the Millenium cycle bridge 08:20h (Matt Francis); Common Tern, Grey Wagtail at Town Bridge (Brian Stone)

Nene Washes - c.100 islandica Black-tailed Godwits, Garganey, 5 Little Egrets (Brian Stone)

Wicken Fen - on Baker's Fen a pair of Garganey, Little Egret, Black-tailed Godwit (Dave Palmer) 2 Stonechat, Water Rail, 2+ Cettis Warbler (Chris Barker)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 Hobbies, Buzzard, 4 Common Terns, Yellow Wagtail (Sarah Howlett)

Thursday 22 April 2010

Thursday, 22 April

Flittermere - RING OUZEL, 6+ Wheatears, 42 Golden Plovers (Richard Jones)

Sutton Gault - 3 Greenshanks, Little Ringed Plover; also 2 Egyptian Geese over Chain Corner (Mark Eaton)

Ouse Washes - 6+ male Garganeys, Common Sandpiper, 15+ Greenshanks, 2 Avocets, 7+ Ruff (David Hopkins); TREE PIPIT (Alan Harris)

Welches Dam - SPOTTED CRAKE calling from 22:40h, audible from the bank just over the bridge to the hides (Belinda & Cliff Carson)

Block Fen - Reed Warbler (Mark Eaton)

Castor Mill - male RING OUZEL west along the footpath from the end of Mill Lane, also male REDSTART (Don Gardener)

Prior's Fen - OSPREY over (Bob Davis)

Paxton Pits - 2 Sanderlings, Greenshank, Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Wheatears (Jamie Wells); also Whimbrel, Blue-headed Wagtail (Dean Harlow)

Maxey Pits - male Wheatear, Lesser Whitethroat (John Saunders)

Fowlmere - Grasshopper Warbler (Doug Radford)

Wicken Fen - 10+ Grasshopper Warblers in the main reedbed (Michael Holdsworth)

Wednesday 21 April 2010

Wednesday, 21 April

Duxford - HOOPOE in low flight, probably still in the area (Neil Howard)

Grafham Water - 1+ ad Little Gulls off Mander CP, 7+ Common Terns (Mark Hawkes)

St. Ives - Grasshopper Warbler in Meadow Lane (Mark Peck)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Grasshopper Warbler, 3 male Garganeys, 3 Dunlins, Cuckoo (Jacqui Miller); 2+ Hobbies, 2 Swifts, 2 Lesser Whitethroats (Mike Everett)

Marsh Lane GPs - Nightingales prsent from 19 April (Mike Everett)

Castor Hanglands - male and female REDSTARTS, 3 Nightingales singing, 2 Lesser Whitethroats (Brian Stone, Mac Bell)

Upware - fem WHINCHAT (Christoph Zockler)

Kingfishers Bridge - male Garganey (Christoph Zockler)

Castor Mill - male REDSTART (Mike Weedon)

Great Eversden - Grasshopper Warbler (Iain Webb)

Monks Wood - REDSTART (Richard Broughton)

Heydon - 2 Wheatears (John Miller)

Paxton Pits - 2 Knot, 4 Wheatears, 4+ Little Ringed Plovers, 5+ Common Terns (Stuart & Jill Elsom, Martin Davis); Turtle Dove (Keith ?)

Sutton Gault - 3 Greenshanks, 4 Little Ringed Plovers, Hobby, 2 Wheatears, Lesser Whitethroat, Reed Warbler, 2 Cetti's Warblers (Mark Peck); Grasshopper Warbler (David Hopkins)

Swavesey - 10 Buzzards soaring 10:00h (Dave Harmsworth)

Waterbeach - 3 Whimbrels, Cuckoo nearby (David & Jonathan Heath)

Cam Washes - 21 Yellow Wagtails, House Martin (David & Jonathan Heath)

Ely BF - fem Wheatear (Stuart Sharp)

Fowlmere - Cetti's Warbler, 2 Corn Buntings singing, fem Marsh Harrier over (Lockhart Horsburgh)

Tuesday 20 April 2010

Tuesday, 20 April

St. Ives - ad WHITE-TAILED EAGLE over high east c.14:45h (Bob Frost)

Nene Washes - Spotted Redshank, Bar-tailed Godwit, 6 Dunlins, 2 Greenshanks, RING OUZEL, Wheatear (Jonathan Taylor)

Castor Mill - male REDSTART (Mike Weedon)

Ferry Meadows - 3 Arctic Terns (Brian Stone)

Paxton Pits - Arctic Tern, 6 Common Terns (Jamie Wells); Grasshopper Warbler (Neal Parkin)

Sutton Gault - 3 Greenshanks, 10 Little Ringed Plovers (Mark Peck)

Ely BF - 6 Marsh Harriers, 2 Bearded Tits, 12 Yellow Wagtails (Mark Peck)

Cottenham - Grasshopper Warbler (Neil Howard)

Castor Hanglands - Cuckoo, Grasshopper Warbler (Peter Beesley)

Maxey Pits - male Wheatear (Peter Beesley); a second Wheatear, 2 Green Sandpipers (Chris Lines)

Isleham Water Meadows - 18 Avocets, Little Ringed Plover, 8 Swallows, 4 House Martins (Dave Palmer)

Grafham Water - imm Little Gull from Mander CP 13:00h (Colin Addington)

Cambourne - Cuckoo, 2 Whitethroats, Willow Warbler (Chris Went)

Buckeden GP - male Garganey (David Bale)

Cam Washes - Whimbrel over, 3 islandica Black-tailed Godwits, 15 Avocets, Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, 4 Little Ringed Plovers (David & Jonathan Heath)

Wicken Fen - Cuckoo (Alan Wadsworth)

Lesser Whitethroats reported from: Elton, Orton BP and CEGB reservoir (Brian Stone); Ely (Staurt Sharp)

Monday 19 April 2010

Monday, 19 April

Paxton Pits - fem GOSHAWK circling 11;37-11:51h, also 3 ad Little Gulls, 2 Common Terns, 2 male Wheatears, 2 Nightingales, 2 Whitehtroats, 8 Swallows, 14 Yellow Wagtails, 2 male Cuckoos, 5 Whimbrels over, Common Sandpiper, Lesser Whitethroat; 2 House Martins over the village (Martin Davis)

Ferry Meadows - 2 Black Terns on Gunwade Lake (Mike Weedon); Swift over (John Saunders); 5 Common Terns (Brian Stone)

RAF Molesworth - Whitethroat, Garden Warbler (Iain Webb)

Barleycraft - Cuckoo, 2 Whitethroats (Mark Eaton)

Earith - RUDDY SHELDUCK on the River Ouse (Steve Hutchinson); seen also at Berry Fen (Gordon Harland)

Cow Lane GPs - c.60 House Martins, 2 Hobbies, fem Marsh Harrier (Martin Sreeves)

Sunday 18 April 2010

Sunday, 18 April

Chain Corner - Short-eared Owl, Yellow Wagtail (Mark Peck)

Sutton Gault -male Gargeney, Greenshank, 4 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Ringed Plover, Common Buzzard, Marsh Harrier (Mark Peck)

Colne - BLACK REDSTART at the end of Osier Holt (Mark Eaton)

Orton BP - Cuckoo (Dave Bradley)

Wicken Fen - 4 Grasshopper Warbler (Mark Peck)

Kingfisher Bridge - 4 Marsh Harrier, 2 Common Buzzard, 3 Kestrel, Hobby, Greenshank, Yellow Wagtail (Mark Peck)

Barleycraft/Needingworth - Little Egret, 4 Ruff, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Ringed Plover, 8 Oystercatcher, 2 Yellow Wagtail(Mark Peck)

Fen Drayton - Marsh Harrier, Yellow Wagtail, Wheatear, Whimbrel, Garganey (c/o Neil Renwick); Curlew (James Hanlon); 3 Little Gulls (Nigel Sprowell)

Nene Washes, Central Drove - Garganey, Whooper Swan (Stuart Ball); Wheatear (John Saunders)

Farcet Fen - 3 RING OUZELS at the bottom end of Conquest Drove (Steve Dudley)

Grafham Water - 12+ Avocet, Grasshopper Warbler, Cetti's Warbler, Marsh Harrier (Jim Guthrie); Whimbrel, GREAT NORTHERN DIVER, Green Sandpiper (Mark Piercey)

Woodwalton Fen - 5 Sedge Warblers, Reed Warbler, 2 Grasshopper Warblers, Whitethroat, 2 Common Terns, Red Kite, 5 Marsh Harriers (Joe Lynn)

Ferry Meadows - male Redstart (Don Gardener)

Maxey Pits - 3 Green Sandpipers, 6 Little Ringed Plovers (Chris Lines); Wheatear (Ian Ellis, Beth Ludlow)

Castor Hanglands - 2 RING OUZELS over 08:15h, 4 Grasshopper Warblers (Ian Ellis, Beth Ludlow); Cuckoo (Chaz Shaw); Lesser Whitethroat (David Chambers)

Grantchester - 2 House Martins (Iain Webb)

Ramsey Mereside - Red Kite (Andy Bayes)

Saturday 17 April 2010

Saturday, 17 April

Maxey GP - drake GREEN-WINGED TEAL (John Saunders)

Fen Drayton - SERIN flying north-east over the south side of Elney (Richard Patient); Cuckoo (Brian Groombridge); Red Kite, Grasshopper Warbler, Whitethroat, Little Ringed Plover (Stuart & Jill Elsom)

Little Wilbraham Fen - 4 Marsh Harriers, 3 Sparrowhawks, Cuckoo, Cetti's Warbler, 6 Sedge Warblers (David & Jonathan Heath)

Cambridge - Red Kite (David & Jonathan Heath)

Paxton Pits - GOSHAWK flew north over washout pit (Dean Harlow)

Ely Beet Pits - Green Sandpiper, Yellow Wagtail, 3 Common Buzzard (Stuart Sharp)

Wicken Fen - Woodcock, 2 Grasshopper Warbler, female Garganey, pair Marsh Harrier

Cow Lane GPs - male Garganey, Garden Warbler, 2 Cetti's Warblers (Martin Sreeves)

Friday 16 April 2010

Friday, 16 April

Nene Washes, Central Drove - pair of Garganey, 6 Pintails, 2+ Yellow Wagtails, 20 islandica Black-tailed Godwits, Dunlin, Sedge Warbler (Brian Stone)

Dog-in-a Doublet - pair of Garganey (Andy Bayes)

Paxton Pits - 2 Nightingales, Sedge warbler (Roger Hughes)

Ferry Meadows - Red Kite, Whitethroat, Sedge Warbler (Don Gardener); Swallow (Andy Golding)

Bradley Fen - Cetti's Warbler, 2 Sedge Warblers (Brian Stone)

Thursday, 15 April

Paxton Pits - pair of Red-crested Pochards, Cuckoo, 2 Buzzards (Stuart & Jill Elsom)

Wednesday, 14 April

Cam Washes - 38 Avocets, Marsh Harrier, 24 Yellow Wagtails (Christoph Zockler)

Tuesday 13 April 2010

Monday, 12 April

Cam Washes - drake Garganey, 35 Avocet, Marsh Harrier (David Heath)

Colne - Whitehthroat, Willow Warbler, Tawny Owl (Vince lea)

Sunday 11 April 2010

Sunday, 11 April

Grafham Water - 8 Common Scoter, Grey Plover over, 5 GREAT NORTHERN DIVER, Grasshopper Warbler, Cetti's Warbler still singing in lagoons, 2 Sedge Warbler, 8 Yellow Wagtail (Mark Hawkes)

Fen Drayton - OSPREY over (Dave Anderson) 2 RAVENS over (Nigel Sprowell et al)

Paxton Pits - Bar-tailed Godwit, Common Tern, 2 Nightingale singing, Little Ringed Plover, 4 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Cetti's Warbler (Martin Davis, Gary Rawlings, Neal Parkin, Jamie Wells)

Saturday, 10 April

Grafham Water - 3 Crossbill over lagoons, 3 Common Scoter, Grasshopper Warbler reeling in lagoons, Cetti's Warbler, 4 GREAT NORTHERN DIVERS, 14 Avocet, Green Sandpiper, Redpoll, 2 Yellow Wagtail (Mark Hawkes); 2 Little Gulls (Colin Addington)

Wilbraham Fen - 7 Marsh Harrier, 10+ Common Buzzard, Cetti's Warbler (David & Jonathan Heath)

Cam Washes - drake Garganey, 18 Avocet, 10 Yellow Wagtail (David & Jonathan Heath)

Paxton Pits - Spotted Redshank on the New Workings (Neal Parkin); 2 Cetti's Warblers (Martin Davis) 3 Little Gull, 4 Little Ringed Plover, 14+ Yellow Wagtail, White Wagtail (Jamie Wells)

Isleham Water Meadows - 26 Avocets (Chris Brown)

Friday 9 April 2010

Friday, 9 April

Grafham Water - 3+ GREAT NORTHERN DIVERS, 13+ Avocets, Green Sandpiper, Cetti's Warbler, Redpoll over (Mark Hawkes)

Nene Washes, Central Drove - 3 Avocets, male Garganey, Sedge Warbler, 2 White Wagtails, Blue-headed Wagtail (Brian Stone)

Wicken Fen - Grasshopper Warbler, several Sedge Warblers & Cetti's Warblers (Vince Lea, Louise Bacon)

Thursday 8 April 2010

Thursday, 8 April

Eldernell - GREAT WHITE EGRET, 12 Bewick's Swans (as per

Maxey Pits - 2 White Wagtails (John Saunders)

Trumpington - 23 Golden Plovers over towards Toft (Peter Bircham)

Orton BP - Sedge Warbler, Little Ringed Plover (Brian Stone)

Ferry Meadows - Yellow Wagtail, Common Tern, Red Kite (Don Gardener)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 4 Yellow Wagtails, Sedge Warbler, Whitethroat (Christoph Zockler)

Devil's Dyke (north of A11) - 3 Wheatears, Willow Warbler, Swallow (Iain Webb)

Isleham Water Meadows - 3 Avocets, Swallow, Buzzard (Daver Palmer)

Wicken Fen - male Garganey, 5 Marsh Harriers, Sedge Warbler, 7 Cetti's Warblers singing, Barn Owl (David Collins)

Grunty Fen - Wheatear (Mark Peck)

Stretham - 2 House Martins (Mark Peck)

Cam Washes - 18 Avocets, 2 islandica Black-tailed Godwits, 5 Yellow Wagtails, 30+ Shelduck (David & Jonathan Heath)

Wednesday 7 April 2010

Wednesday, 7 April

Nene Washes - GREAT WHITE EGRET at March Farmers, 12 Little Egrets, 800 islandica Black-tailed Godwits, 4 Whooper Swans, 3 male and a fem Garganey, Sedge Warbler, Blue-headed Wagtail, White Wagtail (Charlie Kitchen)

Ferry Meadows - Common Tern, Red Kite (Don Gardener)

Maxey Pits - 2 Green Sandpipers, 4 Yellow Wagtails, 600 Golden Plovers (Richard Astle)

Fen Drayton - 4 Cetti's Warblers, 20+ Goldeneyes, Common Tern (Nigel Willits)

Tuesday 6 April 2010

Tuesday, 6 April

March Farmers - GREAT WHITE EGRET with 15 Little Egrets (Charlie Kitchen)

Coates - 2 Swallows (Andy Bayes)

Grafham Water - 2 GREAT NORTHERN DIVERS, 2 Grey Wagtail, Little Owl (Mark Hawkes)

Peterborough - Hobby over near cathedral 09:20h (Dick Seamons)

Orton BP - Sedge Warbler (Paul Taylor)

Byron's Pool, Cambridge - Red Kite over (Steve Hartley)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Peregrine over (Bruce Martin)

Whittlesford GP - Dunlin (Peter Bircham)

Monday, 5 April

Grafham Water - ad KITTIWAKE, 4+ GREAT NORTHERN DIVERS, Yellow Wagtail, 2 White Wagtails, Cetti's Warbler, Little Owl, 12+ Avocets, 20 Lesser Redpolls (Mark Hawkes)

March - Firecrest nearby (Peter Herkenrath)

Stretham - Red Kite nearby (Ray Roche)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Wheatear, 4 Little Ringed Plovers, 12 Yellow Wagtails, 2 White Wagtails, 4+ Cetti's Warblers (Stuart Elsom)

Easton - 150 Golden Plovers between the village and Upthorne Lodge (Kevin Hand)

Monday 5 April 2010

Sunday, 4 April

Brampton - GOSHAWK circling over Brampton sewage works then drifted southwards (John Lindsell)

Stretham - 2 COMMON CRANE just east of Stretham on the north side of the A1123 in a field before the railway crossing (David Hopkins); 10 Avocets over (Paul Mason)

Cam Washes - 4 Avocet, 2 Barn Owl, Marsh Harrier (Jonathan & David Heath); Ruff, Yellow Wagtail (Lockhart Horsburgh)

Ouse Fen - Marsh Harrier, Little Egret (Lockhart Horsburgh)

Ely Beet Pits - 2 redhead Smew, 4 Marsh Harrier, 2 Water Rail (Stuart Sharp)

Maxey - 4 Yellow Wagtail, White Wagtail (Chris Lines)

Fen Drayton - 5 Yellow Wagtail, Stonechat, 2 Avocet (Neil Renwick); 2 White Wagtail (Lockhart Horsburgh)

Sunday 4 April 2010

Saturday, 3 April

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

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

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

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

Fen Causeway, Cambridge - Little Egret (John Miller)

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

Friday 2 April 2010

Friday, 2 April

Fen Drayton - Yellow Wagtail with White Wagtail on the spit at Far Fen Lake, 2 singing Sedge Warblers, 3 Wheatear, 11 Ruff, at least 5 Cetti's Warbler (Andy Cotton); 3 Ringed Plover on Far Fen scrape, Blackcap was singing on southern side of Elney Lake (Neil Renwick); male Wood Duck on Ferry Lagoon (Ken and Maggie Hook)

Nene Washes - Spotted Redshank, 2 Water Pipit, 2 White Wagtail, 2 COMMON CRANE, 4 Little Egret, 12 Ruff (Mike Weedon)

Thursday 1 April 2010

Thursday, 1 April

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 Wheatears, 2 Cetti's warblers, Willow Warbler, c.10 Swallows (Richard Palmer)

Isleham Water Meadows - 33 Avocets, Little Ringed Plover, Black-tailed Godwit, Peregrine (Dave Palmer)