Thursday 28 February 2019

Thursday, 28 February

Cottenham, Long Drove - Hooded Crow still 08:15h (Simon Stirrup)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Sand Martin (as per

Needingworth - pair of Smew (Tony Plant)

Ferry Meadows - 2 Goosander, Hooded Crow on Heron Meadow (Don Gardener)

Wednesday 27 February 2019

Wednesday, 27 February

Grafham Water - pair of Scaup (Ian Dawson)

Thorney Toll - ad ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD to the north, roughly where power lines cross Black Drove (Duncan Ritchie)

Woodhurst - 2 Tree Sparrows in a private garden (Duncan McNiven)

Hare Park - 4 Brambling still (Kevin Wilson)

Tuesday, 26 February

Nene Washes - 20 Crane at Eldernell, Bewick's Swan at March Farmers (Dave Warner)

Tuesday 26 February 2019

Monday, 25 February

Paxton Pots - 2 male & a female Smew, Great White Egret (Ian Dawson)

Eddington - Woodcock nearby (Sean Rouse)

Wicken Fen - Bittern (Kevin Wilson)

Sunday 24 February 2019

Sunday, 24 February

Sutton Gault - 8 Common Cranes over heading towards Earith, 1400 Black-tailed Godwit, 59 Ruff  (Brendan Doe)

Earith to Chain Corner - 2 Great White Egret still (Nick Littlewood)

Paxton Pits - 3 Smew (Jamie Wells)

Cambridge - 4 Common Cranes over (separate reports from Jon Heath & Pete Wood)

Fowlmere RSPB - Hen Harrier, Merlin, Barn Owl, Cetti’s Warbler, Water Rail (Micael Wood)

March Farmers - Brent Goose, 15 Bewick's Swan, 60+ Dunlin (Don Gardener)

Ferry Meadows - Spoonbill over (Matt Webb)

Needingworth - redhead Smew, 2 Great White Egret over (Robin Ward)

Saturday, 23 February

Ferry Meadows - 5 Brent Geese on Gunwade Lake (Don Gardener)

Earith to Chain Corner - 2 Great White Egrets, Little Gull (Nick Littlewood)

Paxton Pits - 2 Smew,  Great White Egrets (Jamie Wells)

Grafham Water - 3 Scaup (Mark Hawkes)

Cottenham Long Drove - 3CY Iceland Gull and Hooded Crow still present, 27+ Corn Bunting.(Brendan Doe)

Needingworth - fem Smew (Donal McCarthy & Ellie Burke)

Thursday 21 February 2019

Thursday, 21 February

Grafham Water - male Scaup from Plummer CP (David Hollin)

Tuesday, 19 February

St. Ives - male Black Redstart near junction of Priory Road and New Road (Jem Holding)

Fen Drayton Lakes - redhead Smew on Far Fen Lake (Gill Parrish)

Monday 18 February 2019

Monday, 18 February

Stow cum Quy - 4 Mandarin on Quy Water by the Hall (Kevin Wilson)

Sunday 17 February 2019

Sunday, 17 February

Grafham Water - 4 Scaup, Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, 183 Goldeneye (Mark Hawkes)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 3 Smew (Bruce Martin); 12 White-fronted Geese on Moore lake, Woodcock (Sarah Howlett)

Ramsey - 3 Cattle Egrets at Wells Bridge on the Ramsey Fourty foot (Ian Gordan)

Holme Fen - Rough-legged Buzzard, 4 Stonechats, Peregrine (Ian Gordan)

Great Fen -  Rough legged Buzzard still present in the northern end (Robin Ward)

Cottenham Long Drove - Hooded Crow still (Chris Rider)

Saturday, 16 February

Eaton Ford - GLOSSY IBIS flew north (Richard Patient)

Isleham Water Meadows - 15 Avocets (Mark Peck)

Erith - Great White Egret south of Chain Corner (Nick Littlewood)

Eynesbury - Short-eared Owl near the Eynesbury Plant Hire depot (Richard Bashford)

Cottenham long drove - 3CY Iceland Gull and Hooded Crow (Brendan Doe)

Ouse washes, Four Balls Farm - Great White Egret (Brendan Doe)

Burwell Fen - 2 Avocets, 2 Peregrines, 3 Short-eared Owls (Norman Stills)

Friday 15 February 2019

Friday, 15 February

Needingworth Pits - male & 2 female Smew, Great White Egret, 2 Raven over (Chris Rider)

Nene Washes - 24 Crane,  Avocet, 951 Black-tailed Godwit, 150 Ruff, 125 Dunlin, 142 Pintail , 102 Shelduck, 9587 Wigeon, 2135 Teal, 490 Shoveler, 9122 Lapwing, 4340 Golden Plover (Charlie Kitchin)

Eynesbury - Short-eared Owl near the warehousing site (Mark Brandon)

Grafham Water - 4 Caspian Gull, Yellow-legged Gull in the roost, 82 Goldeneye, 5000+ Common Gull (Mark Ward)

Ferry Meadows - Mediterranean Gull (Matt Webb); 2 Goosander (Don Gardener)

Thursday 14 February 2019

Thursday, 14 February

Grafham Water - male Scaup, ad Caspian Gull, Common Sandpiper (Mark Hawkes)

Eynesbury - Short-eared Owl near Rectory Farm along minor road to Gamlingay (David Spivack and Gillian Butt)

Fen Drayton Lakes - male Scaup on Ferry Lagoon (Bill Simmonds)

Tuesday 12 February 2019

Tuesday, 12 February

Guyhirn - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD by the A47 about a mile west of the town (David Withrington)

Nene Washes -  3 Crane at Eldernell, 35 Bewick's Swan near the Dog-in-a-Doublet (David Withrington)

Monday 11 February 2019

Monday, 11 January

Needingworth Pits - 3 Smew, Great White Egret (David Lee)

Burwell Fen - Whooper Swan, Water Pipit (Andy Hannaford)

Ramsey forty-foot drain, Wells Bridge - 3 CATTLE EGRET (Jonathan Taylor)

Grafham Water - pair of Scaup off Plummer CP, Green Sandpiper (Ian Dawson)

Sunday 10 February 2019

Sunday, 10 February

Maxey Pits - Common Scoter (Hugh Wright)

Grafham Water - 2 male Scaup, 3 Red-crested Pochard (Richard Patient)

Ouse Washes - CATTLE EGRET norther of Four Balls Farm (Brendan Doe)

Cottenham Long Drove - HOODED CROW still (Brendan Doe)

Saturday, 9 February

Ferry Meadows - Pink-Footed Goose (Don Gardener); Mediterranean Gull on Overton Lake (Matt Webb)

Needingorth - GREAT GREY SHRIKE along Overcote Lane (Mike Cant)

Thursday 7 February 2019

Thursday, 7 February

Ferry Meadows - Pink-footed Goose (Don Gardener)

Ellington - GREAT GREY SHRIKE along hedgerow east of the Ellington to Grafham Road 14:00-14:30h, though it can be elusive (Stuart Elsom)

Wednesday 6 February 2019

Wednesday, 6 February

Burwell Fen - Great White Egret, Peregrine, 2 Whooper Swan, 5 Stonechat and a Short-eared Owl over Tubney Fen (Andy Hannaford)

Grafham - GREAT GREY SHRIKE on Ellington Hill TL161697 15:15h (David Hollin)

Tuesday 5 February 2019

Tuesday, 5 January

Grafham Water - fem Scaup (Ian Dawson)

Burwell fen - Little Owl (Tony Weston)

Ferry Meadows - HOODED CROW still (Ian Gordon)

Southey Woods - Redpoll flock including Lesser, Mealy and possible Arctic Redpoll (Ian Gordon)

Monday 4 February 2019

Monday, 4 February

Werrington - 2 WAXWING by Crab & Winkle pub  (Stuart Pedley)

Thorney Toll - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD east of turbines, west of traveller's site, TF351059 (Chris Boness)

Ouse Washes - fem Hen Harrier at Four Balls, Merlin just south of Pymoor bridge (Chris Boness)

Witcham - male Merlin over (Chris Boness)

Sunday 3 February 2019

Sunday, 3 February

Hobson's Park - Jack Snipe in south west corner, 60+ Common Snipe, Water Rail, singing Corn Bunting (Richard Palmer)

Ouse Washes - Cattle Egret in a horse field by Pymoor railway bridge (Brendan Doe)

Waterbeach Long Drove - Merlin chasing goldfinches, 3 Green Sandpiper in the drainage ditches nearby (Carl Howard)

Holme Fen - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD 15:10h (Ian Gordon)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Greta White Egret (Julien Wheel)

Wimpole Hall - 2 CATTLE EGRET (as per

Cottenham, Long Drove - HOODED CROW still (Ian Dawson)

Saturday, 2 February

Grafham Water - male & female Scaup (Richard Patient)

Ouse Washes RSPB - Great White Egret, 2 Water Pipits, 1st winter Mediterranean Gull (Ade Cooper

Swaddywell Pit - COUE'S ARCTIC REDPOLL photographed, Mealy Redpoll (Sarah Lambert, as per Josh Jones)

Friday 1 February 2019

Friday, 1 February

Ouse Washes - Jack Snipe from Welches Dam hide, Water Pipit & 4 Caspian Gull from Cottier Hide, 2 White-fronted Geese over north, Hen Harrier, 80+ Ruff (Jonathan Taylor)

Hare Park - 15 Brambling, Nuthatch, Tawny Owl (Kevin Wilson)

Thursday, 31 January

Ouse Washes - 1st winter Mediterranean Gull, Caspian Gull & Yellow-legged Gull, Water Pipit from Cottier Hide (Jonathan Taylor)

Ferry Meadows - Raven over (Don Gardener)

RSPB Ouse Fen - Great White Egret (Christopher Hughes)