Saturday 31 October 2020

Saturday, 31 Oxctober

Ferry Meadows - GLOSSY IBIS (Don Gardener)

Grafhm Water - 3 Great Norhern Diver (Richard Patient, Matthew Rodgers)

Fen Drayton - 2 Cattle Egret (Edward King); 5 Green Sandpiper at Springhill (Dave Anderson)

Godmanchester - Peregine. Also fem Hooded Merganser photographed on the river yestrday (Jamie Wells)

Friday 30 October 2020

Friday, 30 October

Ferry Meadows - GLOSSY IBIS (Howard Buler)

Grafham Water - juv Great Northern Diver (Lee Evans); also Brambling, 3 Common Sandpiper (Richard Patient)

Fen Drayton - 2 Cattle Egret opposite Dove Cote Lane (Richard Allison)

Ouse Fen - Great Egret, 2 Bittern, Green Sandpiper, 4 Stonechat (Christoph Zöckler)

Thursday 29 October 2020

Thursday, 29 October

Milton CP - redhead Goosander on Milton Pit (Jon Heath) 

Fen Drayton  - 2 Cattle Egret (Richard Allison)

Wednesday 28 October 2020

Wednesday, 28 October

Fen Drayton - Cattle Egret opposite Dove Cote Close (Richard Allison); second Cattle Egret 12:15h (Ian Dawson)

Grafham Water - Great Northern Diver, Common Sandpiper (Mark Hawkes)

Tuesday, 27 October

 Grafham Water - Great Northern Diver, Common Sandpiper (Mark Hawkes)

Monday 26 October 2020

Monday, 26 October

Cambridge - Brambling briefly in a Huntingdon Road garden (Christoph Zöckler)

Marsh Lane Pits, Hemingford Grey - fem Goosander (Chris Bowden)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 3 redhead Goosander over west (Richard Thomas)

Barleycraft - Great White Egret (Andrew Dobson)

Wicken - 2 Bearded Tit, 7 Redpoll over, Little Owl at Priory Farm (Kevin Wilson)

Sunday 25 October 2020

Sunday, 25 October

Eldernell - 56+ Crane, 2 Great White Egret, 2 Cattle Egret (Simon Stirrup)

Grafham Water - 2400 Tufted Duck, Common Sandpiper, 3 Yellow-legged Gull als Crossbill, 2 Barambling, Redpoll, 12+ Siskin over (Mark Hawkes)

Eynesbury - Crossbill over (Mark Hawkes)

Southey Wood - 24 Crossbill (Jonathan Taylor)

Landbeach - Crossbill over (Dick Newell)

Ouse Washes - pair of Scaup, , 2 Goldeneye, 4 Crane but distant (James Littlewood)

Hare Park - 2 Nuthatch, 2 Brambling (Kevin Wilson)

Saturday, 24 October

Fen Drayton - 9 Green Sandpiper at Spring Hill (Dave Anderson)

Saturday 24 October 2020

Friday, 23 October

Yelling - GREAT GREY SHRIKE along the field-edge ditch near the St Neots Model Flying club area, about TL 25419 61558 (Sharon Williamson)

 Chesterton - Hawfinch, Brambling, Lesser Redpoll over (Simon Gillings) 

Burwell - Little Owl, 2 Stonechat (Steve Dutton)

Wicken - 3 Brambling over (Kevin Wilson)

Friday 23 October 2020

Thursday, 22 October

Nene Washes - 78 Crane to roost, 6 Great White Egret, 3 Cattle Egret (Mark Hawkes); also male Hen Harrier, Bittern, fourth Cattle Egret (Ian Gordon)

Fen Drayton - Cattle Egret (Dave Anderson)

Grafham Water - Great White Egret (Mark Hawkes)

Wednesday, 21 October

Nene Washes - 68 Crane to roost, 101 Whooper Swan, 10+ Marash Harrier, 4 Great White Egret (Matthew Lonsdale)

Tuesday 20 October 2020

Tuesday, 20 October

Fen Drayton - Cattle Egret opposite Dove Cote Close (Richard Allison)

Monday 19 October 2020

Monday, 19 October

Grafham Water - male RED-BREASTED MERGANSER from the dam (Matthew Rodgers)

Cambridge Research Park - Great White Egret over (Jon & David Heath)

Teversham Fen - 20 Golden Plover nearby (Carl Howard)

Nene Washes - 66 Crane, 6 Great White Egret, 3 Cattle Egret, 30 Pink-footed Geese, Jack Snipe, Water Pipit (Matthew Lonsdale); also Merlin (Richard Allison)

Sunday 18 October 2020

Sunday, 18 October

Fen Drayton - CATTLE EGRET opposite Daintrees Road (Richard Allison)

Dernford Reservoir - Whinchat (Matt Midgley & Rachel Gartner)

Ouse Washes - 10 CATTLE EGRET south of Four Balls Farm, 2 Great Egret at Sutton Gault, Water Pipit at Chain Corner (Bendan Doe)

Longstanton - pai of Stonechat (Mark Austin)

Hoston - Crossbill over (Christoph Zöckler)

Saturday 17 October 2020

Saturday, 17 October

Fen Drayton Lakes - 3 Great White Egret, CATTLE EGRET opposite Daintrees Road, 2 Bittern (Richard Allison)

Grafham Water - summer plumage Great Northern Diver (Mike Drew)

Friday 16 October 2020

Friday, 16 October

Ferry Meadows - 3 Goosander, Crossbill over (Don Gardener, Mike Weedon)

Wicken - 2 Little Owl at Priory Farm, 3 Stonechat at Sedge Fen (Kevin Wilson)

Grafham Water - RING OUZEL in lagoons, Rock Pipit (Richard Patient)

Thursday 15 October 2020

Thursday, 15 October

Grafham Water - Bittern in lagoons (Colin Addington)

Cambridge - Great White Egret over the north of the city late morning (Jon Heath)

St. Neots - YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER briefly in Riverside Park near miniature railway (Richard Patient)

Ellington - RICHARD'S PIPIT over south-west 11:47h (Stu and Jill Elsom)

Hare Park - Tawny Owl (Kevin Wilson)

Wednesday 14 October 2020

Wednesday, 14 October

Nene Washes - 50+ Crane, 100+ Whooper Swan, Great White Egret (Paul Burrows); CATTLE EGRET (Mark Hill)

Grafham Water - Great Northern Diver (Colin Addington)

Wandlebiry CP - HAWFINCH briefly (Rob Pople)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 Great White Egret (Carlos Davies)

Tuesday, 13 October

Somersham GPs - 2 Wood Sandpiper viewed east from TL369791 (Mark Hawkes)

Grafham Water - winter plumage Great Northern Diuver (David Hollins) 

March Farmers - 18 Crane (David Withrington)

Monday 12 October 2020

Monday, 12 October

Grafham Water - 2 Great Northern Diver (Matthew Rodgers, Mark Hawkes)

Hare Park - 2 Brambling (Kevin Wilson)

Somersham - imm GANNET over c.12:30h (as per rarebirdalert)

Sunday 11 October 2020

Sunday, 12 October

LAMMERGEIER from A47 west of Thorney, flew south at c.11:00h and reported heading south over Sawtry c.11:45h (as per Steve Dudley)

Devil's Dyke - RING OUZEL, 50 Golden Plover near Ditch Farm (Richard Dale)

Nene Washes - 63 Crane, 54 of which at Eldernell (Charlie Kitchin); 2 Great Egret (Steve Dudley)

Grafham Watyer - Great Northern Diver (Diana Leech)

Kingfishers Bridge - Hawfinch, 3 Brambling through, 3 Great Egret (Graeme Reed)

Dernford Reservoir - 2 Whinchat, 3 Stonechat (Steve Cooper)

Wimpole - 7 Hawfinch over (Louise Bacon)

Fieldfare and especially Redwing reported widely across the county over the last 24h

Saturday 10 October 2020

Saturday, 10 October

Nene Terrace - LAMMERGEIER 1st-summer female still in field by B1040 by Singlesole Farm; please park carefully and do not obstruct vehicular access. Please do not park on the hardstanding, the farmer is lifting his sugarbeet and requires the use of this area (as per; later from Nipcut Road just east of Eye Green.

Cambridge - male Hen Harrier over south-east (Jon Heath)

Wimpole Hall - 2 Marsh Tit (Kevin Wilson)

Friday 9 October 2020

Friday, 9 October

Nene Terrace - LAMMERGEIER in poplar tree by B1040 to the south west c.14:15h (Mark Hawkes)

Fowlmere - 2 HAWFINCH over low the reserve car park (Katie Fuller, Kelly Thomas) 

Grafham Water - imm male Scaup (Tim Rea)

Barton - 200 Golden Plover over Canteloupe Farm (Roger Hardie)

Sutton Gault - ringtail Hen Harrier, Peregrine, Hobby over farmland (Rob Partridge)

Broad Lane, Cottenham - 17 Golden Plover, male Hen Harrier (Vicki Harley)

Eldernell - 7 Great Egrets, 12 Whooper Swan (Steve Cooper)

Thursday, 8 October

Castor Mill - Little Owl at he old windmill nearby (Howard Butler)

Wednesday 7 October 2020

Wednesday, 7 October

Paxton Pits - Hobby (Mark Brandon)

Somersham GPs - 2 Wood Sandpiper (Russell Watkins)

Orton Wistow - YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER inca aprivate garden briefly again (Matt Webb)

Ouse Washes - 59 Crane, 3 Great Egret, 8 Cattle Egret, 170 Golden Plover (Steve Cooper)

Tuesday 6 October 2020

Tuesday, 6 October

Peakirk - RADDE'S WARBLER. Elusive, showing on and off around 07:55h, below west side of road by river (Mark Hawkes). In second hawthorn bush south of the big willo at 13:15h (Duncan McNiven). Take the Thorney road out of Peakirk then turn left just beyond the level crossing, park carefully by Sisson's Farm/Delfield Motor Repairs and walk south to view. 

Grafham Water - ad summer Great Northern Diver (Mark Hawkes)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 Bittern, Green Sandpiper (David Anderson)

Godmachester - Merlin over (Jamie Wells)

Little Paxton - Hobby over (Mark Brandon)

Ouse Washes - Whinchat, Wheatear, Grey Plover, 30+ Ruff, 1300 Canada Geese (Jonathan Taylor)

Monday 5 October 2020

Monday, 5 October

Peakirk - RADDE'S WARBLER. Elusive, seen once by 10:00h. Take the Thorney road out of Peakirk then turn left just beyond the level crossing, park carefully by Sisson's Farm/Delfield Motor Repairs and walk south to view. Also Hawfinch over (Mark Hawkes)

Cambridge - GANNET over Newmarket Road towards the city c.09:05h; 12 Crossbill over Chesterton (Simon Gillings) 

Fen Drayton Lakes - Great White Egret, 7 Cetti's Warbler (Richard Allison)

Wicken - Hobby (Kevin Wilson)

Foxton - Short-eared Owl (Marcus Kohler)

Sunday, 4 October

Peakirk - RADDE'S WARBLER. Take the Thorney road out of Peakirk then turn left just beyond the level crossing, park a little beyond Sisson’s farm/MOT garage ( Jonathan Taylor)

Sunday 4 October 2020

Saturday, 3 October

Orton Wistow - YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER with tit flock in a private garden briefly (Matt Webb)

Werrington - Redstart in a private garden (as per Howard Butler)

Thursday 1 October 2020

Thursday, 1 October

Grafham Water - Great White Egret, 7 Goldeneye (Mark Hawkes); Rock Pipit (Ian Dawson)

Ouse Fen - Whinchat, Great White Egret, 3 Cetti's Warbler, 2 Stonechat, also Bittern reported (John Roe)

Colne Fen - Whooper Swan, 4 Green Sandpiper, Rock Pipiot (Steve Cooper)

Sutton North Fen - 15 Whooper Swan, 1230 Greylag Geese, 82 Egyptian Geese, 40 Barnacle Geese, Hobby, Ruff (Steve Cooper)

Ouse Washes - 4 CATTLE EGRET, 47 Crane, Jack Snipe, 3 Short-eared Owl, 90 Whooper Swan, 30 Ruff (Jonathan Taylor) 

Nene Washes - Merlin (Paul Pateman)