Thursday 30 September 2021

Thursday, 30 September

Grafham Water - 5 Avocet on the dam (Richard Patient)

Babraham - Firecrest in yews along the High Street (Dan Field)

Sedgeway business park - 2 Swallow (Ian Seamark)

Wednesday, 29 September

Whittlesey - HOOPOE (Charlie Kitchin)

Barleycraft - male AMERICN WIGEON, Great Whgite Egret (Jem Holding)

Wardy Hill - Swallow (Ian Seamark)

Monday 27 September 2021

Monday, 27 September

Barleycraft - AMERICAN WIGEON repoted as still present

Smithey Fen - PECTORAL SANDPIPER, Garageny (Brendan Doe)

Sunday 26 September 2021

Sunday, 26 September

Burwell Fen -  Hobby, Greenshank, 220 Lapwing (Monica & Owen Marks)

Witcham - 3 GLOSSY IBIS over west (Christian Boness)

Barleycraft - AMERICAN WIGEON (Rachel Lennard)

Wicken Fen - Garganey from West Mere Hide (Stephen Buckle)

Saturday 25 September 2021

Saturday, 25 September

Smithey Fen - PECTORAL SANDPIPER, Greenshank, Little Ringed Plover, Whinchat (Neil Howard)

Friday 24 September 2021

Friday, 24 September

Brownshill Staunch - 5 GLOSSY IBIS flew towards Berry Fen (Duncan McNiven)

Kingfishers Bridge - Great White Egret, juv Peregrine Falcon, 11 Ruff, 2 Greenshank, Kingfisher, Wheatear (Kevin Wilson)

Smithey Fen - PECTORAL SANDPIPER (Brendan Doe)

Thursday, 23 September

Smithey Fen - PECTORAL SANDPIPER (Roger Hardie)

Burwell Fen - Little Stint, Greenshank, Barn Owl (Norm Ratcliffe)

Wednesday 22 September 2021

Wednesday, 22 September

Grafham Water - 2 Black-necked Grebe, Great White Egret, Yellow-legged Gull (Richard Patient)

Smithey Fen - PECTORAL SANDPIPER, Little Stint, Little Ringed Plover, Hobby (Den Harlow); later also Greenshank, 2 Black-tailed Godwit & a second Little Ringed Plover (Ian Ellis)

Earith-Bluntisham - 2 Cattle Egret between the villages (Dean Harlow)

Tuesday, 21 September

Burwell Fen - PECTORAL SANDPIPER, Little Stint, 2 Greenshank (Nigel Lister)

Monday 20 September 2021

Monday, 20 September

Smithey Fen - PECTORAL SANDPIPER (Brendan Doe)

Wicken Fen - Bittern in flight (Kevin Wilson)

Sunday 19 September 2021

Sunday, 19 September

Devil's Dyke, from B11102 to A14 - Redstart, Yellow Wagtail, Peregrine (David Nation)

Smithey Fen - PECTORAL SANDPIPER (Ian Ellis); also 2 Little Ringed Plover, Greenshank, Green Sandpiper (Brendan Doe)

Burwell Fen - PECTORAL SANDPIPER, 2 Whinchat, 2 Greenshank (James Littlewood)

Setchel Fen - male Merlin, Wheatear (Ian Ellis)

Hobson's Park - Yellow-legged Gull, Whinchat (Andrew Dobson)

Saturday, 18 September

 Fen Drayton Lakes - Great White Egret, Common Sandpiper (Gill Parrish) 

Ouse Washes, Pymoor - 54 Common Crane (Monica & Owen Marks)

Saturday 18 September 2021

Friday, 17 September

Burwell Fen - PECTORAL SANDPIPER, Greenshank, Green Sandpiper (Norman Ratcliffe)

Smithey Fen - PECTORAL SANDPIPER, 2 Little Ringed Plover, Green Sandpiper (Brendan Doe); Whinchat (Ian Ellis)

Cherry Hinton - Siskin over east (Carl Howard)

Wilbraham Common - Hobby (Carl Howard)

Thursday 16 September 2021

Thursday, 16 September

Smithey Fen - PECTORAL SANDPIPER in flight early evening (Brendan Doe)

Grafham Water - Black Tern, 1cy Mediterranean Gull (Mark Hawkes)

Wednesday 15 September 2021

Wednesday, 15 September

Smithey Fen, Cottenham - PECTORAL SANDPIPER though very elsuive, flew off high south with 3 of 4 Little Stint; also 3 Greenshank, 2 Green Sandpiper, amle Hen Harrier, juv Peregrine (Brendan Doe)

Grafham Water - 2 Peregrine, Curlew, Greenshank (Mark Hawkes)

Tuesday 14 September 2021

Tuesday, 14 September

Grafham Water - GREAT SKUA, which may have departed west, Black Tern (Richard Patient); 3 Arctic Tern late afternoon (Mark Ward)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Great White Egret, Black Tern, 2 Bittern; also 2 Turtle Dove at the orchard (Hugh Venables)

Monday, 13 September

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 GLOSSY IBIS on Ferry Lagoon (John Le Gassick); also Cattle Egret, Great White Egret, Hobby (Roger Hardie)

Grafham water - ad & juv Sandwich Tern (Richard Patient)

Sunday 12 September 2021

Sunday, 12 September

Great Stukeley - WRYNECK ringed on private land  nearby (Robin Ward) 

Grafham Water - Black Tern, Red-crested Pochard, Great White Egret, 2 Ruff, Caspian Gull, 3 Common Sandpiper, Curlew over (Mark Hawkes)

Kingfishers Bridge - 2 Green Sandpiper, Greenshank, Great White Egret (Ian Burfield); also a third Green Sandpiper, 2 Wood Sandpiper, Ruddy Shelduck (Gill Parrish & Don Donald)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 5 GLOSSY IBIS reported

Smithey Fen - 4 Little Stint (Brendan Doe)

Saturday 11 September 2021

Saturday, 11 September

Smithey Fen - PECTORAL SANDPIPER flew off high east 07:20h, 3 Curlew Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper, 4 Little Ringed Plover, 5 Greenshank, male Hen Harrier, Turtle Dove, PIED FLYCATCHER, 2 Spotted Flycatcher (Brendan Doe); 3 Little Stint (Simon Gillings)

Reach Lode - 2 Little Owl (Kevin Wilson)

Cloton/Bythirn - Wheatear (Stewart Short)

Northstowe - 2 Green Sandpiper, Little Ringed Plover, Ruff (Christoph Zöckler)

Friday 10 September 2021

Friday, 10 September

Smithey Fen - juv PECTORAL SANDPIPER (Neil Howard); also 3 Curlew Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper still (Ian Ellis); 2 Spotted Flycatcher (Andrew Dobson). Park carefully in Brookfield Business Centre and take public footpath on EAST side of Cottenham Lode. Walk north east for 0.5 miles to view the flood. Do not take the path on the west side of the lode or try accessing via Setchel Drove.

Grafham Water - Whinchat, Wheatear, 63 Yellow Wagtail at the dam (Richard Patient) 

Kingfishers Bridge - Great White Egret, 2 Greenshank, 3 Green Sandpiper, 8 Golden Plover, 2 Ruddy Shelduck of unknown origin (Kevin Wilson)

Ferry Meadows - Great White Egret (Mike Weedon)

Thursday 9 September 2021

Thursday, 9 September

Smithey Fen - Wood Sandpiper, 3 Curlew Sandpiper, PIED FLYCATCHER, Spotted Flycatcher (Ian Ellis)

Wilbraham Common - 2 Redstart (Jon Heath)

Wednesday 8 September 2021

Wednesday, 8 September

Grunty Fen - Turtle Dove, 3 Yellow Wagtail, Tawny Owl (David Nation)

Smithey Fen - Wood Sandpiper, 2 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, Green Sandpiper (Peter Leonard); a third Curlew Sandpiper, Spotted Flycatcher (Brendan Doe)

Cambridge - 2 Sandwich Tern over 22:30h (Jon Heath)

Tuesday, 7 September

Smithey Fen - Turtle Dove (Ian Ellis); 6 Curlew Sandpiper, 3 remaining in the evening (Brendan Doe)

Monday 6 September 2021

Monday, 6 September

Litlington - Whinchat at south end of clunchpit (Geoff Barlow)

Barton - Whinchat to the west, on path between Comberton road (B1046) and Wimpole road (A603) (Roger Hardie)

Kingfishers Bridge - Great White Egret, 37 Golden Plover, 11 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 6 Egyptian Geese, Whinchat (Kevin Wilson)

Over - PIED FLYCACTHER ina private garden (Jeremy Lindsell)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Redstart, PIED FLYCATCHER (Rachel Lennard)

Grafham Water - 2 Whinchat (Dean Harlow)

Foxton - Whinchat near sewage works with yellow Wagtails (Marcus Kohler)

Smithey Fen - 6 Curlew Sandpiper (Brendan Doe)

Sunday 5 September 2021

Sunday, 5 September

Fen Drayton Lakes - PIED FLYCATCHER (Sarah & Richard Thomas)

Grafham Water - 20 Black Tern, Mediterranean Gull, Whinchat, Peregrine (Mark Hawkes)

Dernford Reservoir - Caspian Gull, Common Sandpiper, Whinchat (Ian Dale)

Burwell Fen - Spotted Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 4 Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, 7 Ruff, 2 Garganey (James Littlewood)

Smithey Fen - 5 Curlew Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank reported

Setchel Fen - 3 Turtle Dove (Ian Ellis)

Saturday 4 September 2021

Saturday, 4 September

Dernford Reservoir - Black Tern, Caspian Gull (Jon Heath)

Ouse Fen - 2 Whinchat, CATTLE EGRET, Cuckoo (Jeremy Lindsell)

Burwell Fen - Spotted Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 6 Green Sandpiper, 12 Ruff, 3 Garganey (Brendan Doe)

Brampton Pits - Whinchat (Mark Brandon)

St. Neots - 2 Hobby over (Mark Brandon)

Friday 3 September 2021

Friday, 3 September

Dunkirk - WRYNECK and Redstart trapped and ringed at a private site (Tony Martin)

Smithey Fen - 3 Greenshank, 3 Ciurlew Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper (Louise Bacon); a fourth Curlew Sandpiper, single Golden Plover with Lapwing (Mat Wilson)

Dernford Reservoir - Black Tern (Terry Brown); also Whinchat (Andrew Dobson) and Caspian Gull, 2 Common Sandpiper (Jon & David Heath)

Grafham Water - 50 Yellow Wagtail, 5 Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Goldeneye, Common Sadpiper (Simon Gillings)

Grunty Fen - 60 Golden Plover over, Turtle Dove (David Nation)

Kingfishers Bridge - Great White Egret, 4 Green Sandpiper, 3 Greenshank, Ruff, 2 Kingfisher (Kevin Wilson)

Thursday 2 September 2021

Thursday, 2 September

Dernford Reservoir - Black Tern, 2 Egyptian Geese (Richard Palmer)

Smithey Fen - 4 Curlew Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank, 5 Greenshank, Wood Sandpiper, 12 Ringed Plover, Little Ringed Plovers, Garganey (Ian Ellis)

Grafham Water - 60 Yellow Wagtail, 20 Little Egret, 5 Yellow-legged Gull (Mark Hawkes)

Wednesday 1 September 2021

Wednesday, 1 September

Smithey Fen - Little Stint, 4 Curlew Sandpiper briefly early morning, Spotted Redshank, Garganey, 10 Ringed Plover (Brendan Doe); 4 Curlew Sandpiper back this afternoon, also Wood Sandpiper, 3 Greenshank (David Nation)

Grafham Water - Black-necked Grebe, Great White Egret, 2 Goldeneye (Colin Addington); Caspian Gull, Little Gull, Mediterranean Gull, 4 Yellow-legged Gull, Wheatear (Stu Elsom)

Cambridge - Peregrine over Castle Hill (Josh Carter)

Dernford Reservoir - Black Tern, Greenshank (Ian Dale)

Fowlmere - Curlew over the village (Ian Dale)