Friday 31 March 2023

Friday, 31 March

Tanholt - Scadinavian Rock Pipit (Josh Jones); Yellow wagtail (Mike Weedon)

Thursday 30 March 2023

Thursday, 30 March

Fowlmere - Brambling in a private garden (Doug Radford)

Grafham Water - male Yellow Wagtail on the dam (Tony Lowe)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Fieldfares still present, Bullfinch (Tracey Graves); Common Tern, 500 Black-tailed GodwitWillow Warbler (Hugh Venables)

Earith - Swallow (Paul Craske)

Chatteris - Willow Warbler (Mark Ward)

Milton CP - Swallow through (Colin Kirtland)

Wednesday 29 March 2023

Wednesday 29 March

Fen Drayton Lakes - 100 Sand Martin, 16 Chiffchaff, Green Sandpiper (Richard Allison)

Dernford Reseervoir - 100 Sand Martin through, 2 Swallow (Andrew Dobson)

Paxton Pits - Osprey over (Stu & Jill Elsom)

Tuesday 28 March 2023

Tuesday, 28 March

Stretham/Wicken - c.1000 Golden Plover, north of the A1123 and just east of the railway line (Stephen Buckle)

Smithy Fen - male Hen Harrier (Brendan Doe)

Grafham Water - Opsrey off Marlow CP (Stuart Elsom)

Monday 27 March 2023

Monday, 27 March

Soham - Woodcock in a private garden (Andy Hannaford)

Kingfishers Bridge - 8 Avocet, Bittern (Roger Hardie)

Wicken Fen - Tree Sparrow near vistior centre (Roger Hardie)

Etton - 4 Whooper Swan, fem Scaup, Little Ringed Plover, 5 Green Sandpiper, White Wagtail (Hugh Wright) 

Woodwalton Fen - 2 Crane over (Kevin Taylor)

Godmanchester GPs - Pink-footed Goose (Stuart Elsom)

Sunday 26 March 2023

Sunday, 26 March

St. Ives - pair of Smew (Duncan McNiven)

Fowlmere RSPB - Firecrest again this morning (Ade Cooper)

Cottenham, Long Drove - Raven, Peregrine (David Nation) 

Witcham  - probable Nordic Jackdaw in a private garden (Chris Boness)

Tiptree Marina - White Stork 09:50h (David & Sallie Jones); identified as 6E529 from The Netherlands although not located this afternoon (per Jon Heath)

Saturday 25 March 2023

Saturday, 25 March

Fowlmere RSPB - Firecrest along loop trail at the centenary end 06:40h (Ade Cooper)

Grafham Water - Brambling, 6 Little Ringed Plover (Mark Hawkes) 

Cam Washes - colour-ringed White Stork, Green Sandpiper, 2 Barn Owl (Ian Burfield)

Cottenham, Long drove - 2 Caspain Gull, Yellow-legged Gull (David Nation)

River Ouse - ad Mediterranean Gull over north near Gravel farm, 300 Golden Plover (David Nation)

St. Ives - pair of Smew (Brendan Doe)

Ouse Washes - Garganey, Spotted Redshank, 4 Water Pipit (Brendan Doe)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Yellow Wagtail, 1500 Black-tailed Godwit (Rachel Lennard)

Woodwalton Fen - Bittern (Rachel Lennard)

Friday, 24 March

Fowlmere RSPB - mobile male Firecrest from broadwalk to bridleway 05:40-07:40h (Ade Cooper)

Grafham Water - 8 Sand Martin through, 45 Golden Plover over, 2 Siskin (Mark Hawkes)

Milton CP - Barnacle Coose (Jon Heath)

Thursday 23 March 2023

Thursday, 23 March

Burwell Fen - Wheatear (Stewart Feeney)

Grunty Fen - male Hen Harrier (Katherine Nation)

Wednesday 22 March 2023

Wednesday, 22 March

Grafham Water - 25 Siskin at lagoons (John Roe)

Barton - 2 Wheatear (Roger Hardie)

Tuesday 21 March 2023

Tuesday, 21 March

Nene Washes - Grey Plover (Bob Davis) 

Fowlmere - Nordic Jackdaw in field adjacent to reswerve (Ade Cooper)

Monday 20 March 2023

Monday, 20 March

Cambourne - 1st summer BLACK REDSTART in a private garden (James Hanlon)

Ferry Meadows - 10 Sand Martin (Steve Zealand)

Etton/Maxey Pits - fem Scaup, 20+ Sand Martin, male Merlin, 4 Whooper Swan nearby (Hugh Wright)

Sunday 19 March 2023

Sunday, 19 March

Sawston/Babraham - Wheatear between the villages (Oliver Burton)

Kingfishers Bridge - Bittern, 5 Sand Martin, 4 Egyptian Geese (Kevin Wilson)

Shropshires - ad Mediterranean Gull (David Nation)

Ouse Fen RSPB - Water Pipit, 123 Whooper Swan (Duerden Cormack)

Saturday 18 March 2023

Saturday, 18 March

Bedford Purlieus - WOODLARK over (Mike Weedon)

Maxey Pits - 6 Sand Martin, 2 Peregrine (Chris Lines)

Grafham Water - 2 Little Ringed Plover (Chris Rider)

Cambridge Research park - 2 Wheatear (Jon Heath)

Friday 17 March 2023

Friday, 17 March

Ferry Meadows - 2 ad Mediterranean Gull (Mike Weedon); 7 Sand Martin reported

Mare Fen - c.2500 Black-tailed Godwit (Jeremy Lindsell)

Thursday, 16 March

Burwell Fen - WHITE STORK of unknown origin, flew towards Cam Washes 10:10h (Ajay Tegala)

Wednesday 15 March 2023

Wednesday, 15 March

Northstowe - 3 Little Ringed Plover (Christoph Zöckler)

Fen drayton Lakes - Great Egret (Christoph Zöckler)

Dernford reservoir - Sand Martin (Roger Hardie); 2 Oystercatcher (Andrew Dobson) 

Hobsons Park - Wheatear (Joe Parham)

Tuesday 14 March 2023

Tuesday, 14 March

Maxey pits - Sand Martin (Terry Sims)

Monday 13 March 2023

Monday, 13 March

Grunty Fen - male Hen Harrier (David Nation)

Cambridge Research Park - Woodcock (Marilyn Peterkin)

Foxton - KUMLIEN'S GULL on arable at TL398494 (Toby Austin)

Sunday 12 March 2023

Sunday, 12 March

Grafham Water - 2cy drake WOOD DUCK of unknown origin, though unringed, fully-winged, flighty and vocal. Also 3 Avocet, Caspian Gull, drake Scaup (Mark Hawkes)

Pymoor - 2 Cattle Egret, 3 Barn Owl along embankment to Four Balls Farm (David & Sallie Jones)

Saturday 11 March 2023

Saturday, 11 March

 Ely - 2 Peregrine on the Cathedral (David & Sallie Jones)

Friday 10 March 2023

Friday, 10 March

Wicken - Crane heard, 3 Short-eared Owl, Barn Owl, 20 Golden Plover over (Kevin Wilson)

Hare Park - 5 Brambling (Kevin Wilson)

Cambourne - 2 Redpoll, Cetti's warbler (Rachel Lennard)

Thursday, 9 March

Knarr Fen - 37 Crane (Austin Morley)

Cambridge, Mill Pond - drake Goosander (Geoff Barlow)

Tuesday 7 March 2023

Tuesday, 7 March

Northstowe - drake GREEN-WINGED TEAL on the middle lake, viewed from Rampton Road path or busway near the junction; TL413672 (Hugh Venables)

Kingfishers Bridge - 2 Crane, Whooper Swan, 2 Stonechat (David Nation)

Dernford Reservoir - KUMLIEN'S GULL, Caspian Gull, 4 Yellow-legged Gull, 4 Mandarin, Oystercatcher, 3 Stonechat (Steve Cooper)

Sunday 5 March 2023

Sunday, March 5

Meadow Lane, St. Ives - 3 drake & a fem Smew (Stuart Butchart)

Grafham Water - 4 Common Scoter from Marlow point but distant, drake Scaup, Caspian Gull (Mark Hawkes)

Shopshires Reservoir - Caspian Gull (David Nation)

Dernford Reservoir - KUMLIEN'S GULL (James Robinson); likely the same bird at Heydon pig fields earlier in the day (Alan Harris)

Saturday 4 March 2023

Saturday, 4 March

Grafham Water - Scaup, Caspian Gull, Marsh Tit (Mark Hawkes)

Hare Park - Brambling with finch flock (Kevin Wilson)

Wednesday 1 March 2023

Wednesday, 1 March

Grafham Water - KITTIWAKE in Valley Creek 11:15h (Ian Dawson)

Northstowe - 2nd win Caspian Gull (Christoph Zöckler)

Foxton - Brambling in a private garden (Marcus Kohler)