Tuesday 29 June 2021

Tuesday, 29 June

Cambridge - 2 Ring-necked Parakeets in a CB1 garden (Michael Holdsworth)

Northstowe - 2 ad Black Tern (Hugh Venables); Green Sandpiper (Christoph Zöckler)

Smithey Fen - 3 Curlew (Ian Ellis)

Monday 28 June 2021

Sunday, 27 June

Paxton Pits - 2 Little Ringed Plover, Cuckoo (Terry Brown)

Teversham Fen - 2 Green Sandpiper, Whimbrel over, 2 Curlew over (Carl Howard)

Grunty Fen - Turtle Dove (David Nation)

Block Fen - Little Ringed Plover, Avocet, 2 Green Sandpiper (David Nation)

Ouse Washes - 5 Cattle Egret, 6 Great White Egret at Fortrey's Hall (David Nation)

Friday 25 June 2021

Friday, 25 June

Ellington - QUAIL singing to the south of the village just before 13:00h (Stu & Jill Elsom)

Keyston - Hobby, 3 Turtle Dove (Robert Webster)

Brampton area - Grasshopper Warbler, 4 Red-crested Pochard, Green Sandpiper, 5 Little Ringed Plover, Kingfisher (Mark Hawkes)

Wednesday 23 June 2021

Tuesday, 22 June

Ouse Washes - eclipse drake AMERICAN WIGEON this evening north of Fortrey's Hall,  6 Cattle Egret (Brendan Doe)

Ellington - escaped Harris Hawk (Mark Hill)

Monday, 21 June

Ouse Washes - GLOSSY IBIS, Whooper Swan north of Welches Dam (Stu Elsom)

Wimblington - BEE-EATER heard flying north 12:20h (Alan Bull)

Monday 21 June 2021

Sunday, 20 June

Cambridge - Ring-necked Parakeet (Michael Holdsworth)

Paxton Pits - Little Ringed Plover, 3 Cuckoo (Terry Brown)

Saturday, 19 June

Trumpington - Ring-necked Parakeet (Andrew Dobson)

Cuckoos along Swaffham Bulbeck Lode and Tiptree Marina (Kevin Wilson)

Friday 18 June 2021

Friday, 18 June

Wicken Fen - 3 Cuckoo calling, 2 Bearded Tit by Burwell Lode (Kevin Wilson) 

Ouse Washes - Little Gull briefly (Jonathan Taylor)

Thursday, 17 June

Cambridge - Rose-ringed Parakeet just off Hills Road c.17:20h (Michael Holdsworth) and another or the same along Seymour Street (Dave Barr)

Wednesday 16 June 2021

Wednesday, 16 June

Hare Park - Hobby (Kevin Wilson)

Grafham Water - ad summer Black Tern (Stu & Jill Elsom)

Northstowe - 4 Little Ringed Plover plus chick, 4 Ringed Plover, Green Sandpiper over (Christoph Zöckler)

Tuesday 15 June 2021

Tuesday, 15 June

Berry Fen - 3 GLOSSY IBIS (Rachel Lennard)

Wimpole Hall - Spotted Flycatcher, Raven (Ed Gill)

Block Fen - 2 Green Sandpiper (David Nation)

Sunday, 13 June

Paxon Pits - ad mediterraean Gull (Jamie Wells)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Turtle Dove, Avocet, Cuckoo (Simon Passey)

Ouse Fen - GLOSSY IBIS briefly (Ade Cooper)

Sunday 13 June 2021

Saturday, 12 June

New Shardelows Farm - Little Owl (Kevin Wilson)

Little Wilbraham Fen - Turtle Dove, Grasshopper Warbler, 3 Cuckoo, 3 Cetti's Warbler (Michael Holdsworth)

Friday, 11 June

White Fen -  Cuckoo (Kevin Wilson)

Tubney Fen - drake Garganey (Hedley Wright)

Tuesday 8 June 2021

Tuesday, 8 June

Fowlmere RSPB - Cuckoo, Grasshopper Warbler (Ed Gill)

Monday 7 June 2021

Monday, 7 June

Little Wilbraham Fen - GREAT REED WARBLER. Heard at 10:45h and again 2h later, seen briefly 13:20h (Jon & David Heath). It could be heard from the LWF footpath at (TL510593), and also later from the Teversham Fen footpath (TL509592). Please park carefully in the layby at (TL508594) to access either footpath, and take care not to block access to the farmhouse.

Welches Dam - 5 GLOSSY IBIS to the south (Stu Elsom) 

Covington - 3 Turtle Dove (Robert Webster)

St. Ives Golf Course - Turtle Dove, pair of Egypian Geese with 4 yoing (John Le Gassick)

Sunday, 6 June

Ditton Park Wood - 2 Cuckoo (Kevin Wilson)

Ouse Fen - 4 Turtle Dove, 2 Bearded Tit, Hobby (Stewart Short)

Saturday 5 June 2021

Saturday, 5 June

Godmanchester GP - 2cy White-fronted Goose, 2 Hobby, 14 Egyptian Geese inc. 6 chicks (Mark Hawkes)

Paxton Pits - 2 Little Ringed Plover, 3 Cuckoo, Nightingale singing (Terry Brown)

RAF Molesworth - Grasshopper Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher (Stewart Short)

Ouse Fen - Turtle Dove, Bearded Tit, 7 Hobby (Mark Hawkes)

Roswell Pits - MARSH WARBLER singing at the bottom of Kiln Lane, though very elusive (Mark Hawkes)

Fulbourn Fen - pair of Spotted Flycatcher (Michael Wood)

Friday, 4 June

Roswell pits, Ely - MARSH WARBLER singing, but very elusive; also Nightingale singing (David Nation)

Friday 4 June 2021

Thursday, 3 June

Fulbourn - Little Owl, Yellow Wagtail at new Shardlows Farm (Kevin Wilson)

No sign of the Woodchat Shrike at Wilbraham  Common today.

Wednesday 2 June 2021

Wednesday, 2 June

Wilbraham Common - WOODCHAT SHRIKE (Carl Howard); present until at least 17:25h, singing occasionally (Pete Holt). Park carefully at the western end of Great Wilbraham village (TL543573). Then walk west along station road and take the footpath at (TL540574). Walk north-west towards the Common. The Woodchat Shrike has been favouring the hawthorn scrub in the north-west corner of the Common (TL532577).