Friday 30 June 2023

Thursday, 29 June

Cambridge - 4 Spotted Flycatcher at the crematorium Memorial Wood (Mike Wood)

Wednesday 28 June 2023

Wednesday, 28 June

Grafham Water - Black Tern (Richard Patient)

Tuesday 27 June 2023

Tuesday, 27 June

Wicken Fen area - Bittern, 2 Cuckoo, Hobby (Kevin Wilson)

Monday 26 June 2023

Monday, 26 June

Grafham Water - Little Tern (Richard Patient)

Anglesey Abbey - Kingfisher, Grey Wagtail alon Quy Water (Kevin Wilson)

Quy Fen - Cuckoo, Kingfisher (Kevin Wilson)

Saturday, 24 June

 Ouse Washes - NIGHT HERON from Welches dam still (Paul Nobbs)

Thursday 22 June 2023

Thursday, 22 June

Ouse Washes - NIGHT HERON (Kevin Taylor)

Fen Drayton Lakes - Sandwich Tern (Jeremy Lindsell)

Maxey - 2 Turtle Dove (Dick Burnham)

Wednesday, 21 June

Boxworth - Quail singing, c. TL34516514 (Alan Harris)

Ouse Fen - LITTLE CRAKE singing well from 22:10h (Steve Gantlett)

Ouse Washes - NIGHT HERON (Terry Brown)

Monday 19 June 2023

Monday, 19 June

Wicken area - Bittern, 5 Cuckoo, 2 Grasshopper warbler, pair of Stonechat with 2 juveniles (Kevin Wilson)

Sunday 18 June 2023

Sunday, 18 June

Grafham Water - mobile KELP GULL until 10:30h (Richard Patient)

Welches Dam - NIGHT HERON (Russell Watkins)

Ouse Fen - LITTLE CRAKE singing (Jamie Wells); PURPLE HERON over (Richard Grimmett)

Saturday, 17 June

Ouse Fen - LITTLE CRAKE singing

Ouse Washes - 8 Whooper Swan near the railway line, NIGHT HERON at Welches Dam (Carlos Davies); also fem Garganey, 11 Great Egret, Bittern (Mark Hawkes)

Grafham Water - fem Common Scoter (Mark Hawkes)


Friday 16 June 2023

Friday, 16 June

Ouse Fen - LITTLE CRAKE singing this morning (Tim Mason).

Thursday 15 June 2023

Thursday, 15 June

Ouse Fen - LITTLE CRAKE singing this morning (Jeremy Lindsell). Note that this bird is deep in the reed bed at the north-west corner of cell2/Cuckoo Fen North and is not viewable in any way. Audible from western side of the cell near kissing gate (Hugh Venables)

Welches Dam - at least 1 NIGHT HERON from bridge over River Delph 07:00h (Simon Stirrup); 2 birds visible later (Paul Pulham); at least 3 birds present this evening (Neil Howard)

Fen Drayton Lakes - fem Common Scoter, 2 Hobby, 3 Cuckoo (Stu Elsom)

Croxton - Quail singing nearby this morning (Stu Elsom)

Wednesday 14 June 2023

Wednesday, 14 June

Ouse Fen - a vocal LITTLE CRAKE (Richard Grimett). Note that this bird is deep in a reed bed and is not viewable in any way. Listen from Cuckoo Fen mound at c.TL37867236 or Whatthreewords:  intrigues.chicken.rods; more information here: CBC Twitter. Also 3 Spoonbill over c.8pm (Mark Ward)

Tuesday 13 June 2023

Tuesday, 13 June

Fen Drayton Lakes - drake BLUE-WINGED TEAL, Hobby, Cuckoo (Scott Linacre)

Monday 12 June 2023

Monday, 12 June

Fen Drayton Lakes - drake BLUE-WINGED TEAL on Ferry Lagoon, although elusive (Richard Grimmett)

Ouse Washes RSPB - 3 ad NIGHT HERON in view at Welches Dam until 8.45pm, then flew off south down the river (Duncan McNiven)

Sunday 11 June 2023

Sunday, 11 June

Ouse Washes RSPB - 4 NIGHT HERON left south from trees near Welches Dam sluice 06:50h (Mark Hawkes); at Welches dam this evening, all 4 showed well until dusk (Mark Ward)

Fen Drayton Lakes - drake BLUE-WINGED TEAL, fem Garganey, Turtle Dove (Mark Ward)

Chippenham Fen - Crossbill over (Richard Dale)

Saturday 10 June 2023

Saturday, 10 June

Fen Drayton Lakes - drake BLUE-WINGED TEAL of Ferry Lagoon (Robert Martin)

Welches Dam - NIGHT HERON very close to bridge over river Delph this morning (Jonathan Taylor)

Fowlmere RSPB - MARSH WARBLER singing extremely well and constant throughout the morning. The bird is mostly out of view but is showing occasionally when it moves closer the track. From carpark this is at the end of boardwalk, in area immediately past the bench on the right (Ade Cooper)

Etton/Maxey pits - Little Tern (Paul Bolton)

Paxton Pits - 8 Little Tern over, Hobby, Peregrine (Mark Hawkes)

Friday 9 June 2023

Friday, 9 June

Northstowe - CASPIAN TERN (Hugh Venables)

Welches Dam - NIGHT HERON 06:40h (Jonathan Taylor)

Ouse Fen - 3 Garganey (Tracey Graves)

Etton/Maxey pits - 3 Goosander, Avocets (Mike Weedon)

Thursday 8 June 2023

Thursday, 8 June

Ouse Washes - 2 Glossy Ibis south toward Earith 10:30h (Derek Benton)

Etton/Maxey pits - Black Tern (Josh Jones); Goosander family (Paul Bolton)

Grafham Water  - Little Gull (Colin Addington)

Wednesday 7 June 2023

Wednesday, 8 June

Ouse Washes, Sutton Gault - 2 NIGHT HERON (Richard Bradbury)

Etton/Maxey pits - pair of BLACK-WINGED STILTS, Greenshank (Josh Jones)

Nene Washes - Grey Plover (Charlie Kitchin)

Tuesday 6 June 2023

Tuesday, 6 June

Ouse Washes - NIGHT HERON 400m north of Jolly Bankers (Chris Rider); PURPLE HERON over south at the same location (Brendan Doe)

Etton/Maxey pits - pair of BLACK-WINGED STILT, Greenshank, 3 Sanderling early morning (Josh Jones); also Grey Plover, Avocet this evening but no sign of the Stilts (Chris Lines)

Monday 5 June 2023

Monday, 5 June

Etton/Maxey pits - 2 BLACK-WINGED STILT (Josh Jones); Avocet pair with 3 young (Mike Weedon)

Ouse Washes - imm NIGHT HERON north of Earith, south of Sutton Gault (Brendan Doe)

Sunday 4 June 2023

Sunday, 4 June

Grafham Water - Black Tern (Mark Hawkes)

Chain Corner - 10 Grey Plover, 2 Cuckoo, Great Egret, Hobby (Stu & Jill Elsom)

Ouse Washes - Glossy Ibis, Cattle Egret, 19 Great Egret, Garganey (Brendan Doe)

Ouse Fen - Red-crested Pochard (Andrew Tongue)

Saturday 3 June 2023

Saturday, 3 June

Dernsford Reservoir - Black Tern (Andrew Knights)

Grafham Water - 4 Sanderling, Little Ringed Plover, Common Sandpiper this morning (Andrew Dobson); 7 Sanderling this evening (Mark Hawkes)

Kingfishers Bridge - ad Mediterranean Gull, Black Tern, Cuckoo (Kevin Wilson)

Etton/Maxey pits - 5 Crane over (Josh Jones)

Milton - Ring-necked Parakeet in a private garden (John Proctor)

Friday 2 June 2023

Friday, 2 June

Grafham Water - WHITE-WINGED BLACK TERN  with 4 Black Tern 08:20h, flock departed 08:30h (Richard Patient); 4 Sanderling, Osprey over (Mark Hawkes)

Paxton Pits - WHITE-WINGED BLACK TERN, 5 Black Tern (m.o.)

Dernford Reservoir - 10 Common Scoter (Jake Reich); 2 Black Tern (Steve Dutton); also drake Garganey, Whimbrel over (Carlos Davies)

Cottenham - Quail singing off Broad Lane, beyond the bridge 08:00-08:30h (Neil Howard)

Chain Corner - White Stork (Tracey Graves)

Berry Fen - Grey Plover (Tracey Graves) 

Ouse Fen - Crane (Tracey Graves)

Etton/Maxey pits - Little Stint, 3 Sanderling (Josh Jones)

Thursday, 1 June

West Brook - Greenshank, Sanderling (Mark Thomas)

Dernford Reservoir - Black Terns (Terry Brown)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 2 Sanderling, 2 Black Tern (Jeremy Lindsell)

Etton/Maxey pits - Black Tern, Sanderling (Josh Jones)

Nene Washes - 2 Black Tern, 102 Ringed Plover, Spoonbill, Greenshank (Charlie Kitchin)