Monday 31 December 2018

Monday, 31 December

St. Ives - Black Redstart on Bus Station Roof this morning (Mark Hill)

Fowlmere - ringtail Hen Harrier over north, 390 Reed Bunting to roost (Ade Cooper)

Earith - CATTLE EGRET near the industrial estate, 3 Water Pipit about a mile to the north (Ade Cooper)

Peterborough - 2 WAXWING reported from Dobbies CP, Hampden

Sunday, 30 December

Ferry Meadows - 4 Goosander, Tawny Owl (Don Gardener)

Cambridge Research Park - Bittern from the hide (Ian Burfield)

Ouse Washes - 2 CATTLE EGRET, Dark-bellied Brent Goose, 5900 Whooper Swan, 13+ Bewick's Swan, 55+ Dunlin (Brendan Doe); male Merlin (Chris Bowden)

St. Ives - Black Redstart on Bus Station Roof this morning (Rachel Lowry)

Saturday, 29 December

Ferry Meadows - Scaup, 3 Goosander (Don Gardener)

Grafham Water - Common Sandpiper, pair of Mandarin (Anne Littleford)

Friday 28 December 2018

Friday, 28 December

Milton CP - SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF still, east of orchard (Richard Thomas)

St. Ives - Black Redstart on rooves near Bus Station still (David Fisher et al.)

Burwell Fen - 5 Short-eared Owl, Barn Owl, 2 Little Owl (David Fisher et al.)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Peregrine, also Greta White Egret and Smew reported (David Fisher et al.)

Needingworth GPs - 5 Smew (David Fisher et al.)

Great Fen/Yaxley Lode - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD, male Merlin, 2 Short-eared Owl (Vince Lea)

Stilton - c.90 Red Kite at feeding area (Vince Lea)

Thursday 27 December 2018

Thursday, 27 December

Great Fen - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD still, very northern section of the Great Fen viewed from northern section of the Last of the Meres Trail (Steve Dudley)

Fen Drayton - 3 Red-crested Pochard

Wicken /Burwell Fen - 44+ Whooper Swans, Bewick's Swan (Christoph Zöckler); Barn Owl, Little Owl (Paul Craske); 2 male Hen Harrier to roost, Slavonian Grebe on Burwell Lode west of footbridge, 4 Short-eared Owl (David Fotherby)

Hare Park -11 Brambling (Kevin Wilson)

Needingworth Pits - 4 Smew (Louise Bacon, Vince Lea)

Wednesday, 26 December

Ferry Meadows - 5 Goosander on Overton Lake, Brambling (Don Gardener)

Needingworth - 9 Smew, Great White Egret (Richard Grimmett)

Wednesday 26 December 2018

Tuesday, 25 December

Milton CP - SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF east of orchard (Jon Heath)

St. Ives - adult male Black Redstart still around the main car park/bus station/Station Road (Ian Dawson)

Ferry Meadows - Hooded Crow seen flying off Heron Meadows (Matt Webb)

Fen Drayton Lakes - pair of Red-crested Pochard (Gill Parrish)

Monday, 24 December

Paxton Pits - Great White Egret (Jamie Wells)

Holme Fen - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD still from Northern Loop trail this afternoon, north of Tower Farm; 2 Short-eared Owls, Stonechat (Ian Dawson)

RSPB Ouse Washes - 5 Tundra Bean Geese out from Cottier hide, 4 White-Fronted Geese from Cadbury hide, 4200 Whooper Swan, 6 Bewick's Swans, 2 Curlews  (Ade Cooper)

Ferry Meadows - Scaup, 5 Goosnader, Cetti's Warbler (Matt Webb)

Friday 21 December 2018

Friday, 21 December

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 Red-crested Pochard (Steve Millar)

Ferry Meadows - Scaup, 7 Goosander (Don Gardener, Matt Webb)

Thursday 20 December 2018

Thursday, 20 December

Milton CP - SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF along west side of community orchard this morning (Ian Burfield)

St. Ives - male Black Redstart near busway stop on Station Road 08:30h (Philip Bubb)

Ferry Meadows - 6 Goosander (Don Gardener)

Wednesday 19 December 2018

Tuesday, 19 December

Milton CP - SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF east of orchard, White-fronted Goose, Woodcock (Jon Heath)

OuseWashes - Hen Harrier, Peregrine, 52 Barnacle Geese (Ian Dawson)

Monday 17 December 2018

Monday, 17 December

Burwell Fen - SLAVONIAN GREBE at junction of Burwell & Reach Lodes 11:40h (Andy Hannaford)

Ouse Washes - Hen Harrier, 28 Barnacles Geese, 120 Dunlin, 2 Peregrine, 1000s of Lapwing, 100s of Whooper Swan (Colin Kirtland)

Ferry Meadows - 7 Goosander, Cetti's Warbler (Don Gardener)

Maxey Pits - 12 Goosander (David Withrington)

Sunday 16 December 2018

Sunday, 16 December

Milton CP - SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF east of the orchard in woodland at the eastern edge of the park consorting with the tit flock (Peter Loudon)

Burwell Fen - Water Pipit along edge of water-filled ditch that crosses (otherwise dry) first pool, Peregrine, female Stonechat, 19 Whooper Swans on second pool & another 5 on nearby fields, 2 Short-eared Owls (Malcolm Ausden)

St. Ives - BLACK REDSTART  on the roof at the back of the Maxine Lester building, opposite Waitrose (Jem Holding)

Burwell Fen - 19 Whooper Swans, 4 Short-eared Owls (Martin O'Leary)

Ouse Washes - 40 White-fronted Geese, 61 Barnacle Geese, 2 Water Pipit, ringtail Hen Harrier, Curlew, Caspian Gull, Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Peregrine (Brendan Doe)

Saturday, 15 December

Ouse Washes - 34 Eurasian White-fronted Geese (8 juv) just south of railway with 36 Barnacle Geese also here. Also 40 Ruff, 15+ Dunlin, 11 Black-tailed Godwit, 80 Pintail, 11 Bewick's Swan, 400 Whooper Swan, 1 ad Peregrine, 5 Marsh Harrier.  (Brendan Doe)

Friday 14 December 2018

Friday, 14 December

St. Ives - Black Redstart seen on the chimney on the Vets' building in Station Road, opposite the town car park (Mike Everett)

Milton CP - SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF around the community orchard again, calling more frequently than previous days (Jon Heath)

Thursday 13 December 2018

Thursday, 13 December

Ferry Meadows - 11 Goosander, 20+ Siskin, Cetti's Warbler, 4 Whooper Swan over (Don Gardener)

Godmanchester NR - 4 Whooper Swan (Bill Simmonds)

Great Fen - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD north of Tower Farm (Andy Frost)

Over - 2 Nordic Jackdaw in recent days (Richard Thomas)

Wednesday 12 December 2018

Wednesday, 12 December

Needingworth - GREAT GREY SHRIKE at TL3606571595, viewable from footpath at TL3616072025, but bird moving south and lost to view at 09:40h (Richard Thomas)

Ferry Meadows - 11 Goosander (Don Gardener)

Milton CP - SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF with tit flock, calling occasionally, to south-west of Dickerson's Pit at TL481618. Also Woodcock, Pintail (Jon Heath, Richard Johnson)

Nene Washes - 48 Crane (Charlie Kitchin)

Tuesday 11 December 2018

Tuesday, 11 December

Needingworth - GREAT GREY SHRIKE at TL357721 (Richard Taylor)

Milton CP - probable SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF on south side of Dickerson's Pit near community orchard, but not heard to call (Jon Heath)

Manea - 27 Pink-footed Geese with Whooper Swans north of the village at Colony Farm (Graham Cole)

Ferry Meadows - 8 Goosander, male Mandarin (Don Gardener); Scaup, Goldeneye (Ian Gordon)

Nene Washes - 1334 Whooper Swan, 43 Bewick's Swan, 6604 Wigeon, Short-eared Owl (Charlie Kitchin)

Monday 10 December 2018

Monday, 10 December

Ouse Washes - 43 Crane to roost, 17 White-fronted Geese, Hen Harrier, 2 Water Pipit (Jonathan Taylor)

Ferry Meadows - 7 Goosander, 2 Goldeneye (Don Gardener)

Beechwoods NR - 40+ Brambling (Iain Webb)

Sunday 9 December 2018

Sunday, 9 December

Ferry Meadows - 8 fem Goosander on Overton lake

Grafham Water - 2 Bewick's Swan along north shore, 2  Common Scoter, 12  Dunlin, Common Sandpiper, 2 Pintail, 2 Goosander, Green Sandpiper (Mark Hawkes)

Ouse Washes - 4 CATTLE EGRETS at the end of Straight Drove, flew sough 13:00h (David Hopkins); 29 Barnacle Geese, Merlin, Peregrine, c.1200 Golden Plover 10 White-fronted Geese (Patrick Woods); ad Caspian Gull (Richard Thomas)

Bainton Pits - 20 Goldeneye (Bob Titman)

Maxey Pits - 14 Goosander (Bob Titman)

Paxton Pits - 3 Goosander, 5 Green Sandpiper (Ian Dawson)

St. Ives GPs - Great White Egret, 10 Goldeneye (Patrick Woods)

St. Ives - Black Redstart (as per

Fowlmere RSPB - 1st win Little Gull over north-west, male Bearded Tit, Merlin (Ade Cooper)

Kingfishers Bridge - Slavonian Grebe on River Cam, 3 White-fronted Geese, also 3 Water Pipit at Fish & Duck Marina (Graeme Reed)

Cam Washes - Pink-footed Goose over with 77 Whooper Swan, 2 Peregrine, Short-eared Owl, 2 Barn Owl (Jon & David Heath)

Saturday 8 December 2018

Saturday, 8 December

Burwell Fen - 2 Water Pipit briefly (Malcolm Ausden)

Peterborough - Peregrine around the Cathedral (Jason Hatch)

Ferry Meadows - 2 fem Goosander, probable fem Scaup, (David Withrington)

Wicken Fen - Peregrine nearby (Kevin Wilson)

Cottenham Long Drove - HOODED CROW still present (Anthony Gill)

Ouse Washes - 40 Common Crane (David Chandler, Finn Holding)

Friday 7 December 2018

Friday, 7 December

Graham Water - fem Red-breasted Merganser still, 4 Whooper Swan (Ian Dawson)

Thursday 6 December 2018

Wednesday, 5 December

Coldham's Common, Cambridge - Barn Owl c.19:15h (Simon Gillings)

Tuesday 4 December 2018

Tuesday, 4 December

Cottenham Long Drove - HOODED CROW still present (Stewart Feeney)

Eldernell - pair of Crane (Bob Titman)

Great Fen - 2 Short-eared Owl (Paul Pateman); ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD over northern section (Ian Dawson); ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD from the southern section found dead in the road this morning and the corpse retrieved for analysis, although death likely due to impact from vehicle (as per county recorder)

Ouse Washes - c.1000 Whooper Swans in fields nearby (Tim Mason)

Monday 3 December 2018

Monday, 3 December

Hare Park - 8 Brambling still, 3 more Newmarket near Lordship Stud (Kevin Wilson)

Great Fen - 2 ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD still, 2 Short-eared Owl (Paul Pateman)

Sunday 2 December 2018

Sunday, 2 December

Cam Washes - Peregrine, 5 Egyptian Geese, 3 Green Sandpiper (Jon & David Heath)

Elsworth - Peregrine nearby (Audrey & Gwyn Williams)

Cambridge Research Park - Pink-footed Goose (Josh Carter)

Ferry Meadows - 2 fem Goosander (Don Gardener)

Grafham Water - CATTLE EGRET over west (Richard Patient)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 Great White Egret (Hugh Venables)

Saturday 1 December 2018

Saturday, 1 December

Paxton Pits - Goosander, Goldeneye, 4 Green Sandpiper (Ian Dawson)

RAF Molesworth - Peregrine (Stewart Short)

Burwell Fen - 3 Short-eared Owl, Peregrine, 4 Whooper Swan over (Malcolm Ausden)

Friday 30 November 2018

Friday, 30 November

Cam Washes - SLAVONIAN GREBE still, just south of Upware (Andrew Maddocks)

Wicken - 2 male Hen Harrier to roost at Sedge Fen (Norm Ratcliffe)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Goosander (Steve Millar)

Cottenham Long Drove - Caspian Gull (Andrew Maddocks)

Cambridge Research Park - Pink-Footed Goose (Ian Burfield)

Burwell Fen - 133 Whooper swan (Martin O'Leary)

Great Fen - 2 ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD, 4 Short-eared Owl (Ian Gordon)

Grafham Water - 2 Common Scoter (David Fisher)

Thursday 29 November 2018

Thursday, 29 November

Ferry Meadows - Scaup on Gunwade Lake (Don Gardener)

Wicken Fen - male and fem Hen Harrier (Martin Lester)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Great White Egret, Peregrine (David Lee)

Wednesday 28 November 2018

Wednesday, 28 November

Cam Washes - SLAVONIAN GREBE between Upward and Tiptree Marina still (David Lee)

Tuesday, 27 November

Ferry Meadows - Scaup (Mike Weedon); 2 fem Goosanders (David Withrington)

Cam Washes - SLAVONIAN GREBE on the River Cam still, Merlin (Simon Gillings)

Monday 26 November 2018

Monday, 26 November

Graham Water - 4 Crane over east (Greg Belcher, Ben Atkinson); 2 VELVET SCOTER, 2 Common Scoter, fem Red-breasted Merganser, 2 Bewick's Swan, 10 Whooper Swan (Ian Dawson); also Shag briefly (Dave Fisher, Dave Odell)

Great Fen - 2 ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD, Raven, 2 Short-eared Owl (Andy Frost)

Ferry Meadows - Red-ncked Grebe (Dave Fisher, Dave Odell)

Cam Washes - SLAVONIAN GREBE on River Cam still ranging between Upware Lock and Tiptree Marina, best accessed from Waterbeach side. Also male Hen Harrier, 2 Green Sandpiper (Jon & David Heath, Ian Burfield)

Chittering Drove - 144 Whooper Swan, 4 Bewick's Swan at c.TL510701 (Ian Burfield)

Burwell Fen - White-fronted Goose, 5 Whooper Swan, 2 Short-eared Owl, 3 Cetti's Warbler (Andy Hannaford)

Hare Park - 8 Brambling with Chaffinches (Kevin Wilson)

Sunday 25 November 2018

Sunday, 25 November

Cam Washes - SLAVONIAN GREBE on River Cam (Roger Rowe) also c.145 Whooper Swan, c.4 Bewick's Swan over towards Burwell Fen, Barn Owl, Little Owl (Jon and David Heath, Saimon Clark and Katie Fuller)

Grafham Water - RED-THROATED DIVER from north end of dam, Red-breasted Merganser, 2 Common Scoter, Sanderling, 2 Bewick's Swan, 22 Whooper Swan (Mark Hawkes); 2 VELVET SCOTER, Rock Pipit this morning (Richard Patient)

Hare Park - 6 Brambling with Chaffinches (Kevin Wilson)

Milton - 4 CATTLE EGRET at Rectory Farm just off A10 (Jon & David Heath)

Ferry Meadows - 2 fem Goosander, Scaup (Matt Webb)

Paxton Pits - Great White Egret, 5 Green Sandpiper (Ian Dawson); redhead Smew (Jamie Wells)

Needingworth - redhead Smew, Peregrine (Brendan Doe)

Godmanchester GPs - 2 redhead Smew, fem Goosander, 2 male Goldeneye (Peter Beckenham)

Cottenham, Long Drove - HOODED CROW (Mat Wilson)

Great Fen - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD south of New Decoy Farm (Duncan McNiven); second ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD in northern area (Paul Pateman); also 5 Short-eared Owl, Raven, Peregrine (Colin Kirtland)

Woodwalton Fen - juv ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD, Short-eared Owl, Nuthatch (Richard Patient)

Whittlesey Mere - 8 Short-eared Owl (Dave Fisher)

Burwell Fen - 3 Water Pipit, Peregrine (Malcolm Ausden)

Saturday 24 November 2018

Saturday, 24 November

Graham Water - 2 Common Scoter, 2 VELVET SCOTER, Red-breasted Merganser, 1st win male Scaup (Mark Ward); 5 Bewick's Swan (Richard Patient)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Water Pipit, 2 Great White Egret, 2 Whooper Swan (Hugh Venables)

Beechwoods NR - 10 Brambling in mixed flock (John Raven)

Great Fen - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD, 10 Whooper Swan (Mark Ward); Merlin (Matt Webb)

Stlton - c.60 Red Kite in the scrap yard area (Matt Webb)

Ferry Meadows - Red-breasted Merganser (Don Gardener); also female Goosander, Red-necke Grebe (Matt Webb)

Friday 23 November 2018

Friday, 23 November

Graham Water - Sanderling, Red-breasted Merganser, Black-tailed Godwit, 2 VELVET SCOTER off Mander (Richard Patient); 2 VELVET SCOTER better viewed from Hill Farm c.14:30h (Jon & David Heath); 16 Whooper Swan (Tim Mason)

Hare Park - 3 Brambling with Chaffinches (Kevin Wilson)

Thursday 22 November 2018

Thursday, 22 November

Earith - 6 CATTLE EGRET (Mark Hill)

Grafham Water - fem Red-breasted Merganser (Mark Hawkes)

Ouse Washes - Peregrine (Graham Cole)

Burwell Fen - male Hen Harrier, 100+ Whooper Swan in to roost, 4 Egyptian Geese (Chris Brown)

Cam Washes - 139 Whooper Swan over towards Burwell Fen, 3 Bewick's Swan (Jon & David Heath)

Wednesday 21 November 2018

Wednesday, 21 November

Fen Drayton Lakes - Raven Great White Egret (Bill Simmonds)

Grafham Water - Red-breasted Merganser from the dam (Colin Addington)

Ferry Meadows - 5 Goldeneye, Cetti's Warbler (Matt Webb); also Red-necked Grebe on Overton Lake, 2 fem Goosander in flight (Don Gardener)

Earith - 5 CATTLE EGRET (Ian Dawson)

Ouse Washes - 20 Barnacle Geese (Ian Dawson)

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

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

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

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

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)