Sunday 31 January 2021

Sunday, 31 January

Foxton - 2nd win KUMLIEN'S GULL with gull flock on north endge of the village this evening (Marcus Kohler)

Grafham Water - ICELAND GULL over towards Brampton, 2 Great Northern Diver, 4 Goosander, 2 Greta White Egret, Green Sandpiper, 660 Great-crested Grebe (Mark Hawkes)

Brampton Tip - Raven over (Mark Hawkes)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Cattle Egret, Great White Egret, 4 Russian White-fronted Geese, 40+ Pintail (Richard Allison) 

Cottenahm - 314 Whooper Swan at North Fen, Bewick's Swan and 88 Whooper Swan at Setchel Fen (Simon Gillings); 475 Whooper Swan at Great North Fen (Ian Ellis)

Aldreth - 250 Whooper Swan, male Hen Harrier (Simon Stirrup) 

Colne Fen GP - 31 Bewick's Swan, 451 Whooper Swan, 2 Tundra Bean Geese, 2 White-fronted Geese, 6 Barnacle Geese, Brent Goose, 3 Great White Egret, 116 Golden Pover, 16 Dunlin, Common Sandpiper, Woodcock, 130 Stock Dove (Steve Cooper)

Sutton North Fen - 34 Barnacle Geese, Yellow-legged Gull (Steve Cooper)

Hobson's Park - 60 Snipe (Pete Wood)

Burwell Fen - 7 Whooper Swan, 5000+ Starling (Pete Wood)

Cambridge - fem GHoosandser at Paradise NR (Andrew Maxwell)

Paxton Pits - fem Scaup, 5 Smew, Great White Egret, 2 Red-crested Pochard (Jamie Wells)

Saturday, 30 January

Hare Park - 7 Brambling (Kevin Wilson)

Grafham Water - 2 VELVET SCOTER, 4 Great Northern Diver, 4 Goosander, Great White Egret (Mark Hawkes)

Friday 29 January 2021

Friday, 29 January

Grantchester - Cattle Egret (Roger Hardie)

Burwell Fen - 2 Crane (Andy Hannaford)

Ouse Washes - FERRUGINOUS DUCK, 6 Crane over, Peregrine, 150 Golden Plover, 7 Tree Sparrow (Stu Elsom)

Somersham - Peregrine over (Russell Watkins)

Cambridge - fem Goosander on River Cam at north end of Paradise NR (Roger Horton)

Thursday 28 January 2021

Thursday, 28 January

Wimpole - Tundra Bean Goose with the Greylags (Richard Palmer)

Chetserton Fen - Green Sandpiper (Pete Wood)

Bottisham Lode - 2 Little Owl, als Little Owl at Priory Farm (Christoph Zöckler)

Hare Park - 5 Brambling 08:15h (Kevin Wilson) 

Cottenham - 200 Whooper Swan (Martin Croxon)

New Shardlows Farm - Little Owl (Kevin Wilson)

Wedensday, 27 January

Wimpole - 2 White-fronted Geese, Pink-footed Goose, 2 Banacle Geese, 14 Mandrin, 2 Raven (Colin Kirtland)

Tuesday 26 January 2021

Tuesday, 26 January

Byron's Pool, Grantchester - fem Goosander at the weir (Jill Aldred)

Dernford Reservoir - male Goosander (Richard Palmer)

Cow Lane, Godmanchester - Great White Egret, male Goosander (Stu Elsom)

Monday 25 January 2021

Monday, 25 January

Hare Park - 3 Nuthtach, 3 Brambling (Kevin Wilson)

Wimpole - 2 White-fronted Geese, 2 Barnacle Geese (Andrew Dobson)

Burwell Fen - 2 Barn Owl, Little Owl (Paul Craske)

Sunday, 24 January

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 GLOSSY IBIS 08:45h, 4 White-fronted Geese over (Richard Allison)

Grafham Water - fem Scaup, 3 Great Northern Diver, Great White Egret, 2 ad Bwick's Swan (Matthew Rodgers)

Godmanchester - 2 GLOSSY IBIS over south 14:10h, 2 Great White Egret, 44 Golden Plover over (Jamie Wells)

Cambridge - 20 Siskin at Long Road (Matt Midgley and Rachel Gartner)

Saturday 23 January 2021

Saturday, 23 January

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 GLOSSY IBIS OVER 16:35h, 4 Cattle Egret (Richard Allison)

Ellington - 5 Brambling in a private garden (Mark Hill)

Grafham Water - 2 Great Northern Diver, Raven, Great White Egret, 2 ad Bewick's Swan, 3 Goosander (Mark Hawkes)

Willingham - Brambling in a private garden (Tracey Graves)

Aldreth - 10 Bewick's Swan, 500+ Whooper Swan nearby (Simon Stirrup)

Cottenham - 2 Bewick's Swan, 235 Whooper Swan at Setchel Fen (Ian Ellis)

Wimpole - 2 White-fronted Geese, 2 Barnacle Geese, 2 Raven, 9 Mandarin (Marcus Kohler); Tundra Bean Goose (Mike Crosby)

Friday 22 January 2021

Friday, 22 January

Trumpington - Whimbrel over towards Hobson's Park (Ali Cooper)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 GLOSSY IBIS east of access road until 14:20h, Great Egret (Richard Allison)

Wimpole - White-fronted Goose, 2 Barnacle Geese, 2 Egyptian Geese with Greylag flock (Roger Hardie) 

Burwell Fen - 2 Crane over, Little Owl (Paul Craske)

Hare Park - 3 Nuthatch, 28 Stock Dove (Kevin Wilson)

Aldreth/Haddenham - 1000+ Whooper Swan, male Hen Harrier, 2 Green Sandpiper (Barbara York)

Grafham Water - male Goosander, 2 Goldeneye (Tracey Graves)

Thursday 21 January 2021

Thursday, 21 January

Grantchester - Cattle Egret at 09:00h (Christoph Zöckler); from Cantelupe Road at 11:30 (Andrew Dobson)

Ouse Washes - 2 Cattle Egret between Oxlode & Pymoor, fem Hen Harrier (Stu Elsom)

Wednesday 20 January 2021

Wenesday, 20 January

Grantchester - Cattle Egret between the village and Byron's Pool, north of the road (Jill Aldred)

Tuesday, 19 January

Grantchester - Cattle Egret (Andrew Dobson)

Clifton estate - 400+ Pied Wagtail to roost (Michael Holdsworth)

Wansford - Goosander flew into Cambs (Vince Lea)

Monday 18 January 2021

Monday, 18 January

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

Grantchester Meadows - fem Goosander in flight along the river (Peter Louden)

Ouse Washes - FERRUGINOUS DUCK just north of Pymoor railway brige still; washes flooding very deeply and Welney wash road closed (Jonathan Taylor)

Sunday, 17 January

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 GLOSSY IBIS, 4 White-fronted Geese, also flocks of 42 & 27 over, 110 Pintail, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Great White Egret. Also Littel owl and Short-eared Owl by busway south of Over (Hugh Venables)

Ouse Washes - FERRUGINOUS DUCK just north of Pymoor railway bridge (Duncan Poyser)

Ely - 17 Marsh Harrier and a ringtail Hen Harrier left the settling beds roost (Duncan Poyser, Mark Peck)

Aldreth - 800+ Whooper Swan nearby, also male Hen Harrier, Green Sandpiper (Simon Stirrup)

Sunday 17 January 2021

Saturday, 16 January

Willingham - 3 Cattle Egret from West Fen Road (David Nation)

Friday 15 January 2021

Friday, 15 January

Fen Drayton Lakes - Garganey, Great Egret, 2 GLOSSY IBIS (Richard Allison); 3 Great Egret, 2 White-fronted Geese (Simon Freedman); 200+ Black-tailed Godwit, Goosander on the River Ouse (Christoph Zöckler)

Over - Short-eared Owl over fields either side of the busway nearby (Rachel Lennard)

Hare Park - 2 Barmbling, 2 Nuthatch, Tawny Owl (Kevin Wilson)

Grantchester - Cattle Egret, flew east at 15:05h (Carlos Davies)

Wednesday 13 January 2021

Wednesday, 13 January

Badgeney End - 2 male Goosander on the River Nene nearby (Paul Harrington) 

Tuesday 12 January 2021

Tuesday, 12 January

Grantchester - Cattle Egret off Cantelupe Road, fem Goosander upstream from Byron's Pool (Richard Palmer)

Ouse Washes - male Merlin at Pymoor, 500 Golden Plover, 2 Ruff at Chain Corner, 3 GLOSSY IBIS, 4 Water Pipit at Earith (Stu Elsom)

Southey Woods - 8 Crossbill (Ade Coe)

Fen Drayton Lakes - SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF, Goldeneye (Tracey Graves)

Monday 11 January 2021

Monday, 11 January

Fen Drayton Lakes - male Garganey, 2 Green Sandpiper at Springhill (Dave Anderson); male Smew, 4 White-fronted Geese, 2 Ruff (as per Richard Allison)

Willingham - Brambling in a private garden (Tracey Graves)

Ouse Fen - Great White Egret (Rachel Lennard)

Dernford Reservoir - 1w Caspian Gull, 3 ad Yellow-legged Gull (James Hanlon)

Sunday, 10 January

Grantchester - Cattle Egret on the south side, from track to Cantelupe Farm (Peter Loudon)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 GLOSSY IBIS, 110 Black-tailed Godwit, 50 Pintail (Richard Allison) 

Offord - Short-eared Owl, 250 Golden Plover, 300 Lapwing (Martin Sreeves)

Willingham - Cattle Egret, GLOSSY IBIS from West Fen Road (Tracey Graves)

Ouse Washes - 19 Tundra Bean Geese, 6 White-fronted Geese, Pink-footed Goose (Steve Cooper)

Saturday, 9 January

Grantchester - Cattle Egret on the south side (Roger Hardie)

Brampton - Peregrine nearby (Stewart Short)

Saturday 9 January 2021

Friday, 8 January

Grafham Water - Scaup, 2 Bewick's Swan, 2 Great Northern Diver, Great Egret, 420 Great Crested Grebe (David Hollin)

Hemingford Grey - White-fronted Goose with 450 Greylags (Mike Everett)

Milton CP - GLOSSY IBIS to roost on island in Dickerson's pit (Mike Wood)

Thursday 7 January 2021

Thursday, 7 January

Cow Lane - 32 Rusian White-fronted Geese, 2 Great White Egret, Ring-necked Parakeet (Stu Elsom)

Ouse Washes - male RING-NECKED DUCK c.1km north ox Oxlode, a location currently inaccessible (Jonathan Taylor)

Fen Drayton Lakes - redhead Smew, 2 White-fronted Geese, 20 Pintail (John Hoppett)

Chesterton - GLOSSY IBIS still (Carlos Davies)

Tuesday 5 January 2021

Tuesday, 5 January

Byron's Pool - fem Goosander (Jill Aldred)

Cambridge - 6 Whooper Swan over Lovell Road (Jon Heath)

Monday 4 January 2021

Monday, 4 January

Needingworth - drake Garganey (Ed King)

Chesterton - GLOSSY IBIS still, viewed from end of Fen Road (Richard Palmer)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Russian White-fronted Goose with Greylags south of Far Fen Lake (Richard Allison); drake Smew flew north, 30 Pintail, Pink-footed Goose, 2 White-fronted Geese with goose flock near the orchard (Hugh Venables)

Teversham Fen - 4 Bewick's Swan over north, 90 Golden Plover, 250 Lapwing in the area (Carl Howard)

Woodhurst - Short-eared Owl between the village and B1040 (Richard Allison)

Earith - 2 Cattle Egret, Great White Egret (David Nation) 

Waterbeach - Cattle Egret near A10 to the north of the town (Christopher Hughes)

Sunday 3 January 2021

Sunday, 3 January

Grafham Water - 3 Great Northern Diver, fem Sacup, Goosander, 2 Bewick's Swan, Great White Egret, Brambling, 3 Marsh Tit (Mark Hawkes)

Ouse Fen - male Smew (Stewart Short); male Hen Harrier (Jeremy Lindsell)

Dernford Reservoir - KUMLIEN'S GULL (Carl Howard); Caspain Gull, 2 Yellow-legged Gull (James Hanlon)

Godmanchester NR - 30 White-fonted Geese (Martin Sreeves)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 4 GLOSSY IBIS (Rachel Lennard)

Chesterton Fen -  GLOSSY IBIS still (Nigel Lister)

Sawston - Firecrest opposite Guildens Orchard (Olive Burton)

Saturday 2 January 2021

Saturday, 2 January

Grafham Water - 2 ad Bewick's Swan, 2 juv Great Northern Diver, fem Scaup, Great White Egret, 4 Pintail (Mark Hawkes)

Chetserton - GLOSSY IBIS still, viewable from towpath, south of A14 bridge (Jon Heath)

Wicken area - 122 Whooper Swan on Burwell Fen, Little Owl at Priory Farm (Kevin Wilson); 2 Brambling, Great White Egret, male Hen Harrier (Hedley Wright)

Ouse Washes, Four Balls Farm/Pymoor - 13 Bean Geese, 5 Russian White-fronted Geese, 3 Bewick's Swan, 10 Cattle Egret (Brendan Doe)

Willingham - 2 Cattle Egret from West Fen Road (Brendan Doe)

Little paxton - Goosander by the lock (Andrew Sharpe)

Paxton Pits - 4 Smew (2 drakes), 3 Pintail, Marsh Harrier, Merlin, Great White Egret and c.50 Black-tailed Godwits (Jamie Wells)

Friday 1 January 2021

Friday, 1 January 2021

Fen Drayton Lakes - 12 Pintail, 16 Egyptian Geese, 2 Cetti's Warbler. Access is difficult with flooding and freezing (Richard Allison)

Ouse Washes, Pymoor/Four Balls farm - 12 Tundra Bean Goose, 5Russian White-fronted Goose, 28 Pink-footed Goose over east, 8+ Bewicks Swan, 4 Crane, Cattle Egret, 2 Stonechat (Ian Ellis)

Aldreth - Great White Egret still, Green Sandpiper (David Nation); 3 Great White Egret along the Old West River, south of the village (Simon Stirrup)

Benwick - 45 Golden Plover near Chatteris Road, 108 Linnet just norht of the village (John Wells)

Bodsey toll/Old Nene GC - Great White Egret (John Wells)

Thursday, 31 December

Aldreth - Great White Egret on the Great Ouse near the bridge (Peter Leonard) 

Heydon pig fields - 2cy KUMLIEN'S GULL, later following sugar beet harvesting at Fowlmere and then to Dernford Reservoir to roost (Steve Cooper)