Wednesday 29 November 2017

Wednesday, 29 November

Ouse Washes - Pink-footed Goose with Greylags  from Stevens Hide (Ade Cooper)

Wimpole - flock of 14 Hawfinch over the CP c.08:00h, with other Hawfinch sightings around the grounds later (Mike Crosby)

Wicken Fen - 18 Whopper Swan, 40 Gadwall, male Hen Harrier, Stonechat, Bearded Tits (Colin Kirtland)

Reach/Swaffham Prior - male Merlin between the villages (Tim Dee)

Tuesday 28 November 2017

Tuesday, 28 November

Fen Drayton Lakes - SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF along Drayton Lagoon (Luke Wake)

Wimpole Hall - 2 Hawfinch in Yews near entrance to gardens, also reported form garden in front of restaurant (James Hutchison)

Monday 27 November 2017

Monday, 27 November

Fen Drayton Lakes - Great White Egret (Luke Wake)

Grafham Water - Great Northern Diver (Duncan McNiven)

Sunday 26 November 2017

Sunday, 26 November

Grafham Water - Scaup, Great Northern Diver (Mark Hawkes, Colin Addington, David Hollin)

Cottenham, Broad Lane - Peregrine (Neil Howard)

Nene Washes - 4 Crane (Paul Pateman)

Saturday, 25 November

Dry Dayton - FIRECREST (Rowena Baxter)

Fen Drayton - Great White Egret, 3 Bitterns, Woodcock (Hugh Venables)

Wicken Fen - 10 Dunlin, 25 Golden Plover, Stonechat, Merlin (Carlos Davies)

Grafham Water - Short-eared Owl (Colin Addington)

Belsize Wood/Milton Park - 29 Red Kite headed from the wood to the park (Matt Webb)

Friday 24 November 2017

Friday, 24 November

Cottenham - Great White Egret, 3 Green Sandpiper along the Lode (Ian Ellis)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Great White Egret (Richard Thomas)

Nene Washes - 3 Short-eared Owl (Paul Pateman))

Thursday 23 November 2017

Thursday, 23 November

Ferry Meadows - Goosander, Brambling (Don Gardener)

Wednesday, 22 November

Grafham Water - Rock Pipit on the dam (Ian Dawson)

Tuesday 21 November 2017

Tuesday, 21 November

Ferry Meadows - Black Redstart briefly, 5 Goldeneye (Don Gardener)

Monday 20 November 2017

Monday, 20 November

Wimpole - 5-7 Hawfinch; 4 at the church and old rectory garden, 3 in flight over the car park (Richard Gregory)

Sunday, 19 November

Cottenham Lode - Green Sandpiper, Great White Egret nearby (Neil Howard)

Fen Drayton Lakes - redhead Smew, Bittern in flight, Cetti's Warbler (Hugh Venables)

Wimpole - 4 Hawfinch still, 5 Mandarin, 5 Nuthatch (Ade Cooper)

Ferry Meadows - 6 Whooper Swan, 6 Brambling, Woodcock (Matt Webb

Ouse Washes - 25 ad & 6 juv just south of rail crossing Crane (Norman Sills)

Cambourne - 3 Brambling (Ken Hook)

Saturday, 18 November

Fen Drayton Lake - Greta White Egret, Bittern, Green Sandpiper, fem Mandarin; also Black Swan (Sarah Howlett)

Helpston - 4 Hawfinch over (Hugh Wright)

Cambourne - Mediterranean Gull over (James Hanlon)

Grafham Water - Great Northern Diver (Chris Rider)

Woodwalton Fen - 4 Hawfinch in bungalow area  (Mark Ward)

Ouse Washes - 31 Crane, Bearded Tit (Hugh Venables); Little Stint, fem Garganey (Brendan Doe, Richard Patient)

RAF Molesworth - 250+ Golden Plover nearby (Stewart Short)

Cottenham Lode - Green Sandpiper, Great White Egret nearby (Neil Howard)

Friday 17 November 2017

Friday, 17 November

Wimpole - Raven (Ken Hook)

Godmanchester NR - Great White Egret (Bill Simmonds)

Thursday 16 November 2017

Thursday, 16 November

Cambourne - 2 Great White Egret, 150 Golden Plover and Brambling over  (James Hanlon)

Cambridge Research Park, Waterbeach - 2 Yellow-legged Gull, Cetti's Warbler (Dick Newell)

Tuesday 14 November 2017

Tuesday, 14 November

Ouse Washes - 31 Crane (Colin Kirtland)

Aldreth - ringtail Hen Harrier at the end of Long Drove (Mike Everett)

Stapleford - c.500 Golden Plover, 3 Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Goldeneye nearby (Nick Croft)

Hilton - Hawfinch over (Mark Hawkes)

Trumpington - Hawfinch over Byron's Pool (Peter Beckenham)

Great Staughton - Merlin over B645 nearby (Martin Davis)

Stonely - 3 Hawfinch over (Martin Davis)

Grafham Water - Great Northern Diver close to dam wall at north end (David Hollin)

Grafham - GREAT GREY SHRIKE on telegraph pole by Brampton Road between the village and the A1, east of Brampton Wood (Ben Atkinson)

Ferry Meadows - Mediterranean Gull (Mike Weedon)

Monday 13 November 2017

Sunday, 12 November

Ouse Washes RSPB - KITTIWAKE from Cadbury Hide, 230 Whooper Swan (Brendan Doe)

Willingham - Hawfinch over (Luke Wake)

Paxton Pits - Caspian Gull, fem Red-crested Pochard (Jamie Wells, Martin Davis)

Saturday, 11 November

Ferry meadows - Mediterranean Gull, Goosander over (Matt Webb)

Wimpole - 2 Raven over, Little Owl (Mike Wood)

Saturday 11 November 2017

Friday, 10 November

Grafham Water - ad Great Northern Diver off north end of dam (Richard Patient)

Thursday 9 November 2017

Thursday, 9 November

Ferry Meadows - 2nd winter Mediterranean Gull  Goosander, 2 Woodcock (Mike Weedon, Matt Webb)

Waterbeach - ad & 2cy Caspian Gull, Hawfinch over (Dick Newell)

Burwell Fen - Water Pipit, 390 Golden Plover, 2 Stonechat (Ade Cooper)

Wednesday 8 November 2017

Wednesday, 8 November

Burwell Fen - SHORELARK on the second pool again today, Stonechat, 300+ Golden Plover (Mark Hawkes)

Nene washes - 418 Whooper Swan, 2+ Bearded Tit (Charlie Kitchin)

Rampton - Hawfinch over (Brendan Doe)

Tuesday 7 November 2017

Tuesday, 7 November

Burwell Fen - SHORELARK still present on second lagoon (Jon Heath)

Landbeach - Hawfinch over (Dick Newell)

Great Shelford - pair of Brambling (Tony Warne)

Stretham - 9 Hawfinch, 6 Siskin, Brambling over (Kathleen Rosewarne, Ian Barton)

Peterborough - Woodcock (Hugh Wright)

Cambridge - Merlin over Lovell Road (Jon Heath)

Large numbers of Thrushes, Woodpigeons and Starlings moving continue to be reported widely

Monday 6 November 2017

Monday, 6 November

Burwell Fen - SHORELARK, Water Pipit, 2 Little Stint (Jon Heath et al.)

Ferry Meadows - Goosander over (Matt Webb)

Great Shelford - Brambling (Tony Warne)

Sunday 5 November 2017

Sunday, 5 November

Burwell - SHORELARK (Brendan Doe); also Water Pipit, 600 Golden Plover, 4 Whopper Swan (Malcolm Ausden)

Ouse Washes - Brambling, 2 Tree Sparrow, Whooper Swan 600+ (Vince Lea, Louise Bacon)

Dry Drayton - 2 Ravens over (Rowena Baxter)

Wimploe Hall - 8 Hawfinches (Hugh Venables)

Hadenham Droves - Merlin (Ian & Sheila Dickerson)

Ferry Meadows - Woodcock, 7 Brambling, Hawfinch over, 3 Goosander (Matt Webb et al.)

Wicken Fen - 2 Swallow (Simon Stirrup)

Saturday, 4 November

Wimpole Hall - 11 Hawfinches (Brendan Doe)

Friday 3 November 2017

Friday, 3 November

Ferry Meadows - Hawfinch (Don Gardener); Goosander (Matt Webb)

Cambridge - Hawfinch over Lovell Road (Jon Heath)

Linton - 2 Raven over (David Lee)

Thursday 2 November 2017

Thursday, 2 November

Fulbourn - Hawfinch over (Iain Webb)

Ferry Meadows - Hawfinch over (Matt Webb et al.)

Ouse Washes - 26 Crane, 4 Pink-footed Geese, Ring-necked Parakeet (Ian Dawson et al.)

Wednesday 1 November 2017

Wednesday, 1 November

Fowlmere - 2 Raven over, Brambling with Chaffinch roost; also 610 Reed Bunting roosting yesterday (Ade Cooper)

Histon - Firecrest in a private garden (Malcolm Ausden)

Wimpole - 5 Nuthatch, up to 14 Hawfinch in the park (Mike Crosby)

Babraham - Hawfinch over (Iain Webb)

Ferry Meadows - 5 Brambling amongst the visible migration this morning (Matt Webb et al.)

Nene Washes - 3 Crane (Paul Pateman)

Eaton Ford - 4 Hawfinch over (Richard Patient)

Yaxley - YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER in a private garden briefly recently (John Paice)