Tuesday 31 December 2019

Tuesday, 31 December

Heydon - juv ICELAND GULL in pig fields until 12:45 when flushed by a Peregrine, thereafter following the plough along Heydon Road. Also 2 ad Caspian Gull, Yellow-legged Gull. Hen Harrier over Heydon Grange GC again (Steve Cooper)

Dernford Reservoir - SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF, Cetti's Warbler (Steve Cooper)

Paxton Pits - 3 male & a female Smew, 10 Barnacle Geese, 4 Green Sandpiper, Great White Egret (Martin Davis); Short-eared Owl (Neal Parkin)

Grafham Water - Goosander (Mark Hawkes); fem Scaup (Ian Dawson)

Wicken Fen - 7 Crane circling, male Hen Harrier (Josh Carter); a second Hen Harrier, Woodcock (Julian Wheel)

Monday 30 December 2019

Monday, 30 December

Sirtloe sewage works - SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF along northern perimeter (Martin Davis)

Paxton Pits - 10 Barnacle Geese, Black-tailed Godwit, Great White Egret (Martin Davis)

Eddington - 2 Woodcock between the village and Cambridge (Sean Rouse)

Wicken Fen - 5+ Hen Harrier to roost (Iain Thomas)

Sunday, 29 December

Foxton - ringtail Hen Harrier over north of Foxton Woods (Marcus Kohler)

Grafham Water - Slavonian Grebe, 2 Scaup, Common Sandpiper; 2 Brent Geese at dusk (Matthew Rodgers, Richard Patient)

Heydon - juv ICELAND GULL in pig fields, only view from road and distant. Also 1st win Caspian Gull, 3 Yellow-legged Gull (Ade Cooper)

Ferry Meadows - fem Red-crested Ochard (Don Gardener)

Wicken Fen - 3 male & a female Hen Harrier in to roost (Ian Dawson)

Logan's Meadow, Cambridge - SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF still (Richard Hall)

Saturday 28 December 2019

Saturday, 28 December

Heydon - juv ICELAND GULL in pig fields, only view from road and distant; fem Hen Harrier over derelict driving range area of Heydon Grange Golf Course, view from the Icknield way (Steve Cooper)

Friday, 27 December

Fen Drayton Lakes - Bearded Tit (Dave Gandy)

Grafham Water - fem & imm. Scaup (Andrew Dobson)

Wicken Fen - 2 Crane, Short-eared Owl, male and ringtail Hen Harrier (Peter Louden)

Thursday, 26 December

Ferry Meadows - 4 Crane over (Don Gardener)

St. Ives - Rosy Starling reported 12:00h (as per birdguides)

Wednesday, 25 December

Heydon - juv ICELAND GULL in pig fields early afternoon (Ade Cooper)

Tuesday 24 December 2019

Tuesday, 24 December

Grafham Water - fem Scaup still (Colin Addington); ad Mediteranean Gull (Richard Patient)

Cam Washes - male Hen Harrier over towards Wicken, 77 Whooper Swan to the west, ad Peregine (Jon & David Heath)

Monday 23 December 2019

Monday, 23 December

Paxton Pits - ad Kittiwake, 39 Barnacle Geese (JamieWells)

 Ouse Fen - 2 Great White Egret, Bearded Tit (Peter Louden)

Needingworth - Great White Egret, 2 Raven over (Peter Louden)

Stirtloe Sewage Works - Siberian ChiffChaff (Mark Hawkes)

Sunday, 22 December

Paxton Pits - 37 Barnacle Geese, Great White Egret, Green Sandpiper, 590 Teal (Martin Davis)

Sutton Norht Fen GP - 37 Barnacle Geese, Pink-footed Goose, 63 Egyptian Geese, 12 Bewick's Swan, 130 Whooper Swan, 10 Tree Sparrow (Steve Cooper)

Saturday, 2 December

Wicken Fen - male & fem ale Hen Harrier (Duncan Poyser)

Woodwalton Fen - fem Hen Harrier, 5 Marsh Harrier, 2 Cetti's Warbler, 22 Corn Buning to roost (Calum Urquhart)

Friday 20 December 2019

Friday, 20 December

Cambridge Research park - 2 Raven over (Jon & David Heath)

Grafham Water - fem Scaup, Common Sandpiper (Ian Dawson)

Thursday 19 December 2019

Thursday, 19 December

Cambridge - Peregrine on the east end of King's College Chapel this morning (Peter Louden)

Ferry Meadows - Raven over (Don Gardener)

Cam Washes - 50 Whooper Swan, 12 Bewick's swan over towards Kingfisher's Bridge (Jon & David Heath)

Monday 16 December 2019

Monday, 16 December

Grafham Water - Scaup still (Colin Addington); 3 Common Sandpiper (Ian Dawson)

Logan's Meadow, Cambridge - SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF still (Nigel Lister)

Stonea - Great White Egret on Sixteen Foot Drain at Bedlam Bridge (Mark Peck)

Ouse Washes - Water Pipit from Grose Hide (Graham Cole)

Jon Heath - White-fronted Goose, 4 Whooper Swan, 2 Egyptian Geese, 800 Lapwing, 850 Wigeon, Grey Wagtail, 4 Stonechat (Jon & David Heath)

Sunday, 15 December

Grafham Water - fem Scaup, Common Sandpiper, 249 Goldeneye (Mark Hawkes)

St. Ives GPs - 2 redhead Smew (Patrick Woods)

Grantchester Road, Cambridge - pair of Stonechat behind Cambridge Rugby club (Peter Louden)

Holme NNR - Raven, 4 Siskin (Andy Frost)

Saturday, 14 December

Wicken Fen - Brambling, 2 Hen Harrier, Tawny Owl, 40 Stock Dove (Chris Rider)

Great Fen - Raven, Stonechat near New Decoy CP  (Andy Frost); 5 Raven from Northern Loop (Kevan Wolstencroft)

Friday 13 December 2019

Friday, 13 December

Stirtloe Sewage Works - SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF on north side (Mark Hawkes)

Thursday 12 December 2019

Thursday, 12 December

Stirtloe Sewage Works - SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF still, though silent (Mark Hawkes)

Wednesday 11 December 2019

Wednesday, 11 December

Logan's Meadow, Cambridge - SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF near TL46395926 (Simon Gillings)

Paxton Pits - Great White Egret, 2 Green Sandpiper, 30 Goldeneye (Ian Dawson)

Stirtloe Sewage Works - SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF near main gate on east side (Mark Hawkes)

Grafham Water - fem Scaup, Common Sandpiper (Mark Hawkes)

Tuesday 10 December 2019

Monday, 9 December

Grafham Water - fem Scaup, Common Sandpiper (Ian Dawson)

Monday 9 December 2019

Saturday, 7 December

Maxey Pits - Red-necked Grebe at the end of Woodgate Lane still (Malcolm Holley)

Friday, 6 December

Waterbeach - 2 Tree Sparrow on feeders in a private garden (Ian Burfield)

Fen Drayton Lakes - ROUGH-LEGGED BUZZARD (Gill Parrish)

Friday 6 December 2019

Thursday, 5 December

Haddenham area - 3 Green Sandpiper, 50 Whooper Swan towards Chain Corner, also Merlin recently (Ian & Sheila Dickerson)

Wednesday 4 December 2019

Wednesday, 4 December

Fowlmere - 167 Golden Plover between the village and Manor Farm (Doug Radford)

Wicken Fen - male Hen Harrier (Colin Kirtland)

Tuesday, 3 December

Paradise Nature Reserve, Cambridge - Siskin, Treecreeper (David Fisher, Dave Odell); Water Rail, Kingfisher (Christoph Zöckler)

Eldernell - 5 Short-eared Owl, 2 Barn Owl (Ian Gordon)

Fen Drayton - Pink-footed Geese over 22:00h (Richard Allison)

Maxey Pits - Red-necked Grebe, 5 Goosander (David Withrington)

Monday 2 December 2019

Monday, December 2

Paradise Nature reserve, Cambridge - PALLAS'S WARBLER still present (Nigel Lister)

Maxey Pits - Red-necked Grebe (Ian Gordon)

Sunday, 1 December

Ferry Meadows - Great White Egret over (Don Gardener)

Burwell Fen - 2 Crane over (Peter Louden)

Needingworth Lakes - 2 redhead Smew, 2 Great White Egret (Duncan McNiven)

Cam Washes, Upware - Raven over (Jon Heath)

Saturday, 30 November

Needingworth Lakes - Great White Egret, male Goosander, Bearded Tit (Patrick Woods)