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)