Wednesday 31 January 2018

Wednesday, 31 January

Grafham Water - imm KITTIWAKE (Colin Addington)

Nene Washes March Farmers - 2400 Black-tailed Godwit (Charlie Kitchin)

Tuesday 30 January 2018

Tuesday, 30 January

Wicken Fen - male & fem Hen Harrier, 8 Marsh Harrier, 4 Barn Owl, 3 Stonechat (Steve Cooper)

Grafham Water - 11 Goosander, 60+ Goldeneye, 3 Sacup (Mike Everett)

Burwell Fen - 2 Crane over towards Cam Washes (Andy Hannaford); pair of Stonechat, 1000 Lapwing (Paul Craske)

Wimpole - 2+ Hawfinch still (Matthew Wilson)

New Shardlows Farm - Little Owl (Kevin Wilson)

Sunday 28 January 2018

Sunday, 28 January

Grafham Water - pair of Scaup still off Mander (Richard Patient)

Cambridge - Barn Owl Hunting between A14 and M11 just after roads split driving South

Melbourn - Water Pipit at Royston swage works (Steve Cooper)

Nene Washes March Farmers - 1000+ Black-tailed Godwit, 78 Ruff, 110+ Bewick's Swan, Peregrine (Steve Dudley)

Saturday, 27 January

St. Ives - 3 Smew at the water-ski centre (Tony Lowe)

Graham Water - Green Sandpiper, 4 Goosander, 2 Bewick Swans (Chris Rider and Dave McCarthy)

Saturday 27 January 2018

Friday, 26 January

Littleport - Great White Egret at a private site nearby (Steve Mumford, Tony Martin)

Hare Park - Brambling (Kevin Wilson)

Thursday 25 January 2018

Thursday, 25 January

Meadow Lane GPs, St.Ives - 5 Smew (Mike Everett)

Grafham Water - 2 Scaup in Valley Creek, 2 Bewick's Swan from Mander but distant (Richard Patient)

Prior's Fen - c.560 Whooper Swan, 4 Bewick's Swan

Nene Washes - 7+ Short-eared Owl, 4 Crane at  Eldernell (Ian Gordon); 15880 Wigeon, 5000 Golden Plover, 2400 Black-tailed Godwit, 168 Ruff, 2 Green Sandpiper, 7 Crane; also 1588 Whooper Swan and 216 Bewick's Swan in surrounding fields (Charlie Kithcin); ringtail Hen Harrier over east (Steve Dudley)

Tuesday, 23 January

Meadow Lane GPs, St. Ives - 9 Smew (Duncan McNiven)

Wimpole Hall - 5 Hawfinch (Mike Everett); also 2 Raven, Barn Owl present yesterday (Mike Wood)

Monday 22 January 2018

Sunday, 21 January

Amey Cespa - 3rd c.y. ICELAND GULL visible from car park (Chris Rider)

Hare Park - Brambling with Chaffinches (Kevin Wilson)

Meadow Lane GPs, St. Ives - male & 4 fem Smew (Patrick Woods)

Saturday 20 January 2018

Saturday, 20 January

Paxton Pits - Jack Snipe (Jamie Wells)

Cambridge Research Park -  3CY Iceland Gull (Jon Heath)

Eldernell - 7 Short-eared Owls, 15 Common Cranes (Keith Tinworth)

Wicken Fen - male 7 fem Hen Harrier (Nigel Butcher)

Friday, 19 January

Cambridge Research Park - Caspian Gull (Ian Burfield)

Needingworth - redhead Smew (Duncan McNiven)

Thursday 18 January 2018

Thursday, 18 January

Eldernell - 3 Short-eared Owl in vicinity of car park (Paul Pateman)

Tuesday 16 January 2018

Tuesday, 16 January

Tubney Fen - 35 Yellowhammer, 400 Lapwing, 70 Wigeon (Tim Dee)

Wimpole - 5 Hawfinch, 22 Mandarin (Colin Kirtland)

Monday 15 January 2018

Monday, 15 January

Grafham Water - 3 Bewick's Swan in Valley Creek still (Colin Addington)

Bar Hill - Great White Egret by the B1050 nearby (Ben Stephen)

Sunday 14 January 2018

Sunday, 14 January

Fen Dayton - SLAVONIAN GREBE on Holywell lake (Jenny and Pam Peacock)

Wimpole - 5 Hawfinches, FIRECREST (Matt Mellor); up to 18 Hawfinch, pair of Raven, 4 Mandarin (MarkWard)

Ouse Washes - ICELAND GULL, Mediterranean Gull (Brendan Doe)

Nene Washes - Bittern, 12 Common Cranes, 3 Short-eared Owls (Duncan McNiven); 5000 Golden Plover, 8000 Lapwing, 107 Ruff, 28 Bewick's Swan, 300 Black-tailed Godwit, Peregrine (Charlie Kitchin); Great White Egret and a further 6 Crane also reported

White Fen, Lode - Rough-Legged Buzzard (Ben Greig)

Burwell Fen - Rough-Legged Buzzard this afternoon (Paul Craske)

Littleport - fem Hen Harrier at a private site nearby (Steve Mumford, Tony Martin)

Manea - c.1200 Linnet in bird-seed mix crop 300m north of the rail station (Norman Sills)

Saturday, 13 January

Paxton Pits - pair of Stonechats, Green Sandpiper, Shelduck, Grey Wagtail (Jamie Wells)

Cherry Hinton - Grey Wagtail (Martin Leader)

Fen Dayton Lakes - pair of Goosander, 32 Black-tailed Godwits, Dunlin (Hugh Venables)

Eldernell - 1372 Black-tailed Godwit (Mike Weedon)

Friday 12 January 2018

Friday, 12 January

Holme Crossing - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD, 4 Bewick's Swan over (Bill Simmonds)

Cambridge Research Park, Waterbeach - 2nd winter ICELAND GULL (James Hanlon)

Milton - 2 1st winter Caspian Gull in field by Butt Lane/A10 intersection (James Hanlon)

Grafham Water - Great Northern Diver (Greg Belcher)

Wednesday 10 January 2018

Wednesday, 10 January

Maxey Pits - 7 Goosander (Ian Gordon)

Grafham Water - 3 Bewick's Swan in Littless Creek (Colin Addington)

Tuesday 9 January 2018

Tuesday, 9 January

Thorney - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD 14:10-14:25h (Paul Bolton)

Woodwalton/Great Raveley - male ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD just north of the Raverley Road, TL226812,  c.12:00h  (Howard Butler)

Monday 8 January 2018

Monday, 8 January

Stirtloe Sewage Works - SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF (David Ellis)

Sunday 7 January 2018

Sunday, 7 January

Wimpole - HAWFINCH in the car park (Pete Holt)

Paxton Pits - 9 adult Whooper Swans on Diddington Pit today (Gary Rawlings/Martin Davis)

Stirtloe Sewage Works - SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF (Ade Cooper)

Wicken Fen -  2+ male Hen Harrier, Bittern, Woodcock, 2 Barn Owls (Erica Towner, John Roote)

Fen Drayton Lakes- redhead Smew, Peregrine (Duncan McNiven)

Saturday, 6 January

Mare Fen  -  3 Water Pipits (Richard Thomas)

Waterbeach, Amey Cespa site - 2 ICELAND GULLS, ad Caspian Gull, Yellow-legged Gull  (Brendan Doe)

Thorney - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD (Ian Gordon)

Soham - 2 Woodcock flying around the old railway sidings (Andy Hannaford)

Paxton Pits  - Pair of Red-crested Pochards on Pumphouse Pit (Jamie Wells)

Fen Drayton - Smew, Perigrine (John Hoppett)

Upware - Short Eared Owl (Dave Barr)

Wicken Fen - Bittern, 16 Whopper Swan over (Kevin Wilson)

Saturday 6 January 2018

Thursday, 4 January

Wryde Croft wind farm - ad fem. ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD in hedge to the east, viewed from Turf Fen Bridge on Black Drove (Hugh Wright)

Wimpole - 5 Hawfinch (David Ellis)

Eldernell - 3 Crane (Hugh Wright)

Wednesday 3 January 2018

Wednesday, 3 January

Fen Drayton Lakes - Great White Egret in flight, 3 redhead Smew on Swavesey, 2 Yellow-lgged Gull and Caspian Gull on Ferry Lagoon (Richard Grimmett)

Tuesday 2 January 2018

Tuesday, 2 January

Wimpole - 5 Hawfinch around car park, Raven between hall and lake, 7 Mandarin on Lake (Andy Massey)

Monday 1 January 2018

Monday, 1 January

Wimpole - 4 Hawfinch showing well at the car park first thing, 8 Mandarin on the lake (Ade Cooper); 14 sightings of Hawfinch at various locations, max. of 5 birds together (Brendan Doe)

Stirtloe Sewage Works - SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF (Mark Ward)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 redhead Smew on Far Fen Lake, Bittern on Elney (Hugh Venables)

Eversden Wood - Woodcock (Chris Rider); Raven (Richard Gregory)

Grafham Water - Brambing, pair of Red-crested Pochard (Richard Patient)

Ferry Meadows - 2 Stonechat, Nuthatch (Don Gardener)

Godmanchester - Great White Egret along river (Peter Beckenham)

Nene Washes - Bittern, Woosdcock, Peregrine, Short-eared Owl (Peter Beckenham)

Maxey Pits - 2 Jack Snipe, Goosander (Mike Weedon et al.)