Monday 30 November 2020

Monday, 30 November

Fen Drayton Lakes - 3 GLOSSY IBIS until flushed at 10:00h; Goosander over west (Jon & David Heath); later from Middle Fen Drove c.100 yards north of guided busway (Gill Parrish); and back at Swavesey lake in the afternpoon (Carlos Davies)

Burwell Fen - 2 Turnstone briefly, 4 Whooper Swan, 3 Stonechat, flock of Golden Plover (Andy Hannaford)

Dernford Reservoir - KUMLIEN'S GULL 10:15-12:00h at least (Carlos Davies)

Milton CP - fem Red-breasted Merganser on Dickerson's Pit (John Proctor)

Grafham Water - 2 Bewick's Swan, 3 Great Northern Diver (Colin Addington)

Ouse Washes - 7 Pink-footed Geese north-east over Pymoor 07:45h (Stu Elsom)

Sunday 29 November 2020

Sunday, 29 November

Fen Drayton Lakes - 3 GLOSSY IBIS 07:25h (Richard Allsion); still present at dusk (Christoph Zöckler)

Reach Lode - GLOSSY IBIS over towards Wicken 11:15h (Jamie Evan) 

Northstowe - male Hen Harrier (Hugh Venables) 

Barleycraft GP - redhead Smew, 1cy Caspian Gull (Steve Cooper)

New Shardlows Farm - Raven over 13:37h (Kevin Wilson) 

Dernford Reservoir - KUMLIEN'S GULL, 2 Yellow-legged Gull, Short-eared Owl (Richard Gregory) 

Trumpington Meadows - male Goosander briefly (Mike Wood) 

Saturday 28 November 2020

Saturday, 28 November

Grafham Water - 18 Whooper Swan over (David Hollin); fem Red-breasted Merganser, 3 Great Northern Diver, 2 Great Egret, fem Goosander, Green Sandpiper (Richard Patient)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 GLOSSY IBIS (David Little); a third GLOSSY IBIS this afternoon (Chris Rider)

Paxton Pits - Firecrest briefly (Jamie Wells); 3 Goosander, Woodcock (Stu & Jill Elsom)

Willingham - 6 Cattle Egret (as per RBA)

Wicken fen - 2 Little Owl, 16 Whopper swan, Peregrine, Stoenchat (Gill Parrish and Don Donald)

Dernford Reservoir - ad Yellow-legged Gull, 2cy Caspian Gull (Richard Gregory)

Friday, 27 November

Dernford Reservoir - 2cy KUMLIEN'S GULL (reported previously as Iceland Gull) (Steve Cooper)

Fen Drayton - 5 Cattle Egret (Richard Allison)

Friday 27 November 2020

Thursday, 26 November

Grafham Water - 4 Bewick's Swan, 2 Great White Eget, 3 Great Northern Diver (Mark Hawkes)

Dernford Reservoir - ICELAND GULL until 12:10h, Yellow-legged Gull, Caspian Gull (Andrew Dobson); Short-eared Owl (David Griffiths)

Fen Drayton - 5 Cattle Egret (Richard Allison)

Wednesday, 25 November

Milton CP - redhead HGoosander on Dickeron's Pit (Michael Wood)

Tuesday 24 November 2020

Tuesday, 24 November

Dernford Reservoir - ICELAND GULL (Andrew Dobson)

Buckden - 2 Great White Egret (Stu Elsom) 

Offords - ringtail Hen Harrier in the area (Martin Sreeves)

Wicken - 2 Little Owl at Priory Farm (Paul Craske)

Fen Drayton - 4 Cattle Egret (Richard Allison)

Monday 23 November 2020

Monday, 23 November

Ouse Fen - 2 Great Egret, Bittern, 2 Bearded Tit; also nearby 68 Whooper Swan, Merlin, 20 Golden Plover (Christoph Zöckler); also Water Pipit (Simon Gillings)

Paxton Pits - Bearded Tit briefly on Hayling (Mark Brandon)

Fen Drayton - 4 Cattle Egret (John Le Gassick)

Sunday 22 November 2020

Sunday, 22 November

Fen Drayton - 5 Cattle Egret again (Richard Allison)

Grafham Water - 3 Great Northern Diver, Great White Egret, Peregrine over (Mark Hawkes); a fourth Great Northern Diver (David Fisher); 3 Caspian Gull, 2 Yellow-legged Gull in a large gull roost this evening (Mark Ward)

Ouse Fen - GLOSSY IBIS c.11:30h, 2 Bittern (Mark Brandon); also 4 beareded Tit, Great White Egret, 4 Cetti's Warbler (Steve Dutton)

Cambridge - Great White Egret over c.16:00h (James Littlewood)

Nene Washes - 49 Crane, 23 Whooper Swan, 3 Great White Egret, 1000+ Golden Plover (Duncan McNiven)

Great Fen - 4 Short-eared Owl (Duncan McNiven)

Buckden GP - Great White Egret (Andrew Dobson)

Hare Park - 3 Brambling, Nuthatch (Kevin Wilson)

Dernford Reservoir - 2c.y. ICELAND GULL this morning, also 2 Caspian Gull (Steve Cooper)

Brampton Wood - 75 Lesser Redpoll (Mark Ward)

Ely Beet pits - ringtail Hen Harrier with Marsh Harriers at roost (Duncan Poyser)

Saturday 21 November 2020

Saturday, 21 November

Fen Drayton - 5 Cattle Egret (Richard Allison)

Wistow Toll - GLOSSY IBIS this morning (Rob Amos)

Ouse Fen - Bittern 2 Great Egret, Bearded Tit (Christoph Zöckler); GLOSSY IBIS this afternoon (Graeme Reed)

Girton - Great White Egret over (David Heath)

Cottenham Long Drove - ad Caspian Gull (Brendan Doe)

Grafham Water - 4 Great Northern Diver, Great White Egret, 3 Goosander (Matthew Rodgers)

Dernford Reservoir - 2c.y. ICELAND GULL briefly (Guy Belcher)

Hare Park - Brambling, Nuthatch (Kevin Wilson)

Oakington - Great White Egret at a garden pond (as per David Heath)

Friday 20 November 2020

Friday, 20 November

Fen Drayton - 4 Cattle Egret (Richard Allison); a 5th bird later (Dave Anderson)

Cambridge - Peregrines on the University Library & King's College Chapel (Peter Louden)

Grafham Water - Great White Egret, 2 Great Northern Diver (Mark Hawkes)

Ouse Fen - GLOSSY IBIS, 2 Great White Egret, Bittern (Duncan McNiven)

Wistow Toll - GLOSSY IBIS photographed this afternoon (Rob Amos)

Thursday 19 November 2020

Thursday, 19 November

 Grafham Water - Great Northern Diver (Mark Hawkes)

Priory Farm, Wicken - 2 Barn Owl, Little Owl (Paul Craske)

Kingfishers Bridge - 2 Whooper Swan, Great White Egret, Brambling (Barbara York)

Wednesday 18 November 2020

Wednesday, 18 November

 Ouse Fen - GLOSSY IBIS, Great White Egret, Bittern, 3 Bearded Tit (Stu & Jill Elsom)

Monday 16 November 2020

Monday, 16 November

Fen Drayton - 2 Cattle Egret (Richard Allison); later a third Cattle Egret (Gill Parrish); 5 Green Sandpiper (Dave Anderson)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 Great White Egret, 2 Goldeneye (Gill Parrish)

Grafham Water - 10 Crossbill over, 2 Great Northern Diver, Common Sandpiper (Mark Hawkes)

Wicken Fen - Whooper Swan, Little Owl, 4 Stonechat, Siskin (Kevin Wilson) 

Sunday, 15 November

Fen Drayton - 3 Cattle Egret astill (Richard Allison)

Colne Fen - Dark-bellied Brent Goose, Grren Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, Yellow-legged Gull (Steve Cooper)

Sutton North Fen - 33 Barnacle Geese, 25 Egyptian Geese, Yellow-legged Gull (Steve Cooper)

Saturday 14 November 2020

Saturday, 14 November

Fen Drayton - 3 Cattle Egret opposite Dove Cote Close (Richard Allison)

Cambridge - Brambling over Nuttings Road (Iain Webb)

 Ouse Washes - Scaup, 2 Water Pipit at Sutton Gault, 2 Great White Egret (Brendan Doe)

Friday 13 November 2020

Friday, 13 November

Fen Drayton  - 5 Cattle Egret in field opposite Diove Cote Close (Richard Allison) 

Dimmocks Cote - 40+ Whooper Swan nearby (Kevin Wilson)

Dernford Reservoir - Short-eared Owl, Yellow-legged Gull, Caspian Gull at roost (Andrew Dobson)

Wimpole Hall - Swallow (Christopher Hughes)

Thursday 12 November 2020

Thursday, 12 November

Fen Drayton - 2 Cattle Egret in the area (Richrd Allison) 

Ouse Fen - GLOSSY IBIS, Great Egret, Bearded Tits (Duncan McNiven)

Little Shelford - Firecrest in a private garden (Ali Cooper)

Grafham Water - Great White Egret, 2 Great Northern Diver; 2 more Great Northern Diver reported (Mark Hawkes)

Wednesday 11 November 2020

Wednesday, 11 November

Fen Drayton - 4 Cattle Egret still (Richard Allison)

Graham Water - Bittern, 3 Great Northern Diver, Great White Egret (Mark Hawkes)

Burwell Fen - 16 Whooper Swan, 500+ Golden Plover in the area (Andy Hannaford)

Grantchester Meadows - Woodcock, Stonechat (David Heath)

Milton - Woodcock over (Ian Ellis)

Tuesday 10 November 2020

Tuesday, 10 November

Fen Drayton - 2 Cattle Egret (Richard Allison); 4 Cattle Egret later in the day (Andrew Dobson)

Grafham Water - 2 Bearded Tit, Bittern (Mark Hill)

Kingfishers Bridge - Great White Egret, 75 Whooper Swan (Colin Kirtland)

Monday, 9 November

Fen Drayton - 3 Cattle Egret (Richard Allison)

Grafham Water - 2 Bearded Tit, 3 Great Northern Diver, Peregrine (Mark Hawkes); 4 Common Scoter (Colin Addington)

Ouse Fen - 'lots of Bearded Tit', Stonechat (Mark Austin)

Sunday 8 November 2020

Sunday, 8 November

Fen Drayton - 3 Cattle Egret opposite Dove Cote Close, Great Egret on pool at south-east corner of Far Fen Lake, Peregrine (Richard Allison)

Kingfishers Bridge - 75 Whooper Swan (Ian Burfield)

Little Thetford - 3 Stonechat  at moorings (Kevin Wilson)

Saturday 7 November 2020

Saturday, 6 November

Kingfishers Bridge - 55 Whooper Swan & 10 over, Great White Egret (David & Sallie Jones)

Grafham Water - 4 Great Northern Diver, 4 Great White Egret, 10 Bearded Tit, Tree Pipit over (Richard Patient); also 1st winter male Scaup (Matthew Rodgers)

Hare Park - Tawny Owl, Nuthatch (Kevin Wilson)

Buckden - Great White Egret (Jamie Wells)

Brampton Wood - 10 Redpoll, Marsh Tit (Jamie Wells)

Cuckoos Hollow, Werrington - 5 Bearded Tit (Nathan Simpson) 

Fen Drayton - 3 Cattle Egret (Richard Allison)

Friday 6 November 2020

Friday, November 6

Grafham Water - 4 Great Northern Divers, 1st winter male Scaup (Mark Hawkes); 6 Brent Geese over, Common Sandpiper (Ian Dawson)

Fen Drayton - 3 Cattle Egret (Richard Allison)

Ouse Fen - Great White Egret, Green Sandpiper, 15 Bearded Tit, 4 Stonechat (Christoph Zöckler)

Cam Washes - Cattle Egret, 4 Green Sandpiper, 10 Stonechat, (Jon Heath)

Wicken area - 3 Kingfisher, Barn Owl, 2 Stonechat (Kevin Wilson); Little Owl, Great White Egret over (Gill Parrish & Don Donald)

Kingfishers Bridge - 58 Whooper Swan (Gill Parrish & Don Donald)

Thursday 5 November 2020

Thursday, 5 November

Fen Drayton - 3 Cattle Egret, 8 Whopper Swan over (Richard Allison)

Ferry Meadows - 5 Raven over (Don Gardener)

Grafham Water - 3 juv Great Northern Diver (Mark Hawkes)

Wednesday 4 November 2020

Wednesday, 4 November

Fen Drayton - 2 Cattle Egret (Richard Allison); a third Cattle Egret (Duncan McNiven); Great White Egret (Christoph Zöckler)

Dernford Reservoir - Kittiwake (Andrrw Merryweather)

Grafham Water - 3 Great Northern Diver, ad Mediterranean Gull (Richard Patient, Mark Hawkes)

St. Ives - Great White Egret (Richard Allison)

Burwell Fen - Little Owl at Priory Farm, Short-eared Owl reported (Paul Craske)

Tuesday 3 November 2020

Tuesday, 3 November

St. Neots - 2 WAXWING over (Richard Patient)

Grafham Water - Great Northern Diver (Mark Hawkes); a second Great Northern Diver (John Roe)

Dernford Reservoir - Kittiwake over 14:45h (as per Oliver Burton)

Monday, 2 November

Fen Drayton - 2 Cattle Egret (Richard Allison)

Grafham Water - 2-3 Great Northern Diver (Mark Hawkes)

Sunday 1 November 2020

Sunday, 1 November

Godmanchester - Hooded Merganser "is clamouring for bread with mallards and is green ringed" (Mark Ward)

Ferry Meadows - GLOSSY IBIS in south-east corner of Heron Meadow. 27 Ring-necked Partakeet (Don Gardener)

Bassingbourn - 3 Lesser Redpoll in a private garden (Gareth Rees)

Grafham Water - male Scaup, 10 Goldeneye (Ian Dawson); 2 Great Northern Divers (Peter Louden); male Scaup-like hybrid duck, Caspian Gull x Herring Gull 3rd c.y. hybrid gull, 2 Yellow-legged Gull, Raven over (Mark Hawkes)

Kingfishers Bridge - 5 Cattle Egret briefly early morning (Gaeme Reed)

Chain Corner - 3,500 Golden Plover, Great White Egret over, Peregrine, 10 Whopper Swan (Mark Hawkes, Duncan Poyser)