Wednesday 31 January 2024

Wednesday, 31 January

Ouse Washes, Earith - ad Mediterranean Gull (Rachel Lennard)

Ring's End - 100+ Bewick's Swan, 600+ Whooper Swan nearby at Hobb's Lot bridge (Mark Ward)

Tuesday 30 January 2024

Tuesday, 30 January

Dernford Reservoir - 2cy ICELAND GULL, 3 Yellow-legged Gull, Caspian Gull, 3 Goosander;  SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF along the stream (Steve Cooper)

St. Ives  - 2 WAXWING reported at the train station this morning 

Cambridge - c.30 WAXWING over Chesterton Road c.09:40h (Chris Brown); 40+ WAXWING along Newmarket Road at lunchtime (James Littlewood)

Monday, 29 January

St. Ives, Meadow Lane GP - Brent Goose, Common Scoter (Paul Inness)

Sunday 28 January 2024

Sunday, 28 January

Cambridge - WHITE STORK over Jesus Green this morning (Jeremy Lindsell); the Cambridge Waxwing flock of c.40 birds flew from mistletoe-bearing trees on Seymour Street towards Cherry Hinton 15:17h, but not relocated (Pete Holt)

Cottenham, Long Drove - GLAUCOUS GULL in field off the drove (Stewart Short)

Bedford Pulieus - small numbers of Brambling still (Paul Bolton)

Saturday 27 January 2024

Friday, 26 January

Cambridge Research Park - GLAUCOUS GULL, Caspian Gull (Duerden Cormack)

Fen Drayton Lakes - FERRUBINOUS DUCK (Joe Parham)

St. Ives - 2 Smew (Joe Parham)

Monday 22 January 2024

Monday, 22 January

Grafham Water - GREEN-WINGED TEAL at Gaynes C0ve (Colin Addington); Great Northern Diver 15:30h (Diana Leech)

Bedford Purlieus - 30+ Brambling (Paul Bolton)

Smithey Fen - GLAUCOUS GULL reported, flew north 16:25h,  also 250 Whopper Swan

Sunday 21 January 2024

Sunday, 21 January

Cambridge - c.30 WAXWING at the Trumpington Road/Brooklands Avenue junction 10:45h (Andrew Knights)

Cottenham, Long Drove - 2cy GLAUCOUS GULL opposite landfill (Stewart Short)

Cambridge Research Park - GLAUCOUS GULL, ICELAND GULL (Jon Heath)

Bedford Purlieus - 64 Brambling (Jonathan Taylor)

Southey Woods - c.18 Crossbill, 140 Siskin (Jonathan Taylor)

Wicken Fen - male & 3 ringtail Hen Harrier to roost, Little Owl (John Hoppett)

Saturday, 20 January

Wicken Fen - fem Merlin along Wicken Lode (Carlos Davies)

Kingfisher's Bridge - ringtail Hen Harrier through (Carlos Davies)

Camnbridge North Station - Lesser Redpoll flock with at least 3 Mealy Redpoll (Andrew Madocks, Jon Heath)

Grafham Water - 2 Bewick's Swan, Caspian Gull, Yellow-legged Gull (Mark Hawkes)

Friday 19 January 2024

Friday, 19 January

Southey Woods - 18 Crossbill, 140 Siskin (Jonathan Taylor) 

March Farmers - several hundred Whooper Swan to the east (Ian Gordon)

Ouse Fen - 3 Russian White Fron ted Geese still on the Over side (Richard Palmer)

Granta Park - 2 Woodcock (Gareth Rees)

Ouse Washes - 100+ Black-tailed Godwit (Rachel Lennard)

Witchford - male Hen Harrier reported nearby


Thursday 18 January 2024

Thursday, 18 January

Fen Drayton Lakes - Spotted Redshank, 264 Pintail (Henry Cook)

Wednesday 17 January 2024

Wednesday, 17 January

Ferry meadows CP - Siskin flock (Ray Mcdonnell); Pintail (Ian Gordon)

Hobson's Park - 10+ Siskin reported

Tuesday 16 January 2024

Tuesday, 16 January

St. Ives - 2 drake and a female Smew (Diana Leech)

Sutton North Fen - 2 Turnstone (Jonathan Taylor)

Ouse Washes, Fortey's Hall - 1st win drake Scaup (Jonathan Taylor)

Byall Fen Drove - 107 Bewick's Swan (Jonathan Taylor)

Cottenham Long Drove - ICELAND GULL (Jonathan Taylor)

Grafham Water - GREEN-WINGED TEAL, Turnstone, ad Mediterranean Gull to roost (Jonathan Taylor)

Monday 15 January 2024

Monday, 15 January

St. Ives - 2 drake and a redhead Smew (Nath Coomber)

Grafham Water - GREEN-WINGED TEAL (Colin Addington)

Maxey - Short-eared Owl between south drain and Grebe Pit (Hugh Wright)

Hobson's Park - Short-eared Owl 16:15h (Ed Gill)

Cottenham ladfill - GLAUCOUS GULL (Stewart Short)

Sunday 14 January 2024

Sunday, 14 January

Great Shelford station - 46 WAXWING until 09:30 at least (Tim Watling)

Grafham Water - Turnstone, Great Northern Diver, 2 Bewick's Swan, Caspian Gull (Mark Hawkes)

Swavesey - 9 Cattle Egret in a field at the far end of Middle Fen Drove (Nikki Dibb)

Barleycraft GP - 3 White-fronted Geese reported

Etton pits - Green Sandpiper (Bob Titman)

Cambridge Research park - GLAUCOUS GULL, ICELAND GULL, Mealy Redpoll (Jon Heath)

Landbeach tip - 1st win GLAUCOUS GULL, 2nd win ICELAND GULL, 3 Caspian Gull (Jonathan Scragg)

Saturday 13 January 2024

Saturday, 13 January

Cambridge Research Park - 3cy ICELAND GULL, which flew to fields between Cottenham & Landbeach, where it was too distant to locate (Jon Heath)

Grafham Water - GREEN-WINGED TEAL (Mark Gurney)

St. Ives - pair of Smew (Stewart Carswell)

Swavesey - Little Owl (Simon Passey)

Ouse Fen - 2 White-fronted Goose, Great Egret, Cattle Egret (Rich Atkins)

Friday 12 January 2024

Friday, 12 January

Soham - Ring-necked Parakeet (Andy Hannaford)

Paxton Pits - Pink-footed Goose with Greylags from Diddington CP (Stu Elsom)

Thursday 11 January 2024

Thursday, 11 January

Cambridge - WAXWINGS along Tillyard Way (Bill Mansfield)

Great Shelford - WAXWINGS reported this morning

Ferry Meadows CP - 60+ flock of Siskin & Lesser Redpoll (Paul Bolton)

Burwell Fen - 4 Short-eared Owl (Paul Pulham)

Teverhsam & Little Wilbraham Fens - Great Egret, Short-eared Owl, Stonechat, Peregrine, 30 Corn Bunting (Colin Kirtland)

Granta Park - 4 Woodcock (Gareth Rees)

Wednesday 10 January 2024

Wednesday, 10 January

Hobson's Park - Short-eared Owl c.16:15h (Andrew Dobson)

Magog Downs - Short-eared Owl (Mike Foley)

St. Ives - 4 drake and a redhead Smew on the pits (Andrew Sheerin)

Manea - Swans nearby included 50+ Bewick's Swan (Rachel Lennard)

Maxey - Short-eared Owl between the Cut and South Drain (Hugh Wright)

Tuesday, 9 January

Hobson's Park - Short-eared Owl (Joe Parham)

Granta Park - 3 Woodcock present (Gareth Rees)

Monday 8 January 2024

Monday, 8 January

Berry Fen - GREEN-WINGED TEAL on flood to the east, near the edge of Earith (Andrew Sherrin)

Mepal - 2CY GLAUCOUS GULL through along the washes 15:45h (Jonathan Taylor)

CEGB Reservoir - 4 White-fronted Geese (Kevin Eldred)

Eldernell - Short-eared Owl, Long-eared Owl, Tawny Owl (Kevin Eldred)

Peterborough Rowing Lake - 1st win Mediterranean Gull still (Mike Weedon)

Sunday 7 January 2024

Sunday, 7 January

Cottenham Long Drove - 6 Caspian Gull (Brendan Doe)

CEGB Reservoir - 4 European White-fronted Geese (Mike Weedon)

Peterborough Rowing Lake - Mediterranean Gull at east end (Josh Jones)

Cambridge - 4 WAXWING along Napier Street, 30 WAXWING at Cherry Hinton Road/Greystoke Road junction this morning (David & Sallie Jones); 40 WAXWING near 37 Greystoke Road c.15:00h (Pat Reynolds); WAXWING at the Science Park (Jon Heath)

St. Ives pits - Smew (David & Sallie Jones)

Ouse Fen - 2 Great Egret (Tracey Garves) 

Grafham Water - 2 Mediterranean Gull in the roost, 3 Goosander, Great Northern Diver, 2 Bewick's Swan (Mark Hawkes)

Saturday, 6 January

Ditton Meadows -  3+ Woodcock flew off at dawn (Carlos Davies)

Milton CP - fen Goosander (Carlos Davies)

Wicken area - 2 Short-eared Owl, Merlin, 3 Hen harrier, Woodcock, 8 Whooper Swan over, 300 Golden Plover over (Carlos Davies)

Peterboriough, Millenium Bridge - Glossy Ibis nearby (Mike Weedon) 

Ouse Fen RSPB - 2CY Glaucous gull (Richard Thomas)

Friday 5 January 2024

Friday, 5 January

Sawston - 21 WAXWING (Ann Beeby)

Grafham Water - 3 Mediterranean Gull (Mark Hawkes, Richard Patient); 2 Bewick's Swan (Mark Hawkes) 

Eldernell - 4 Short-eared Owl, 2 Long-eared Owl, Tany Owl (Dick Burnham)

Sothey Woods - 2 Crossbill (Paul Bolton)

Thursday 4 January 2024

Thursday, 4 January

Great Shelford station - 32 WAXWING 08:45h (Dean Harlow)

Fen Drayton Lakes - 11 Cattle Egret, 3 Great Egret (Tracey Graves)

Ouse Fen RSPB - Bearded Tit (Rachel Lennard)

Anglesey Abbey - 7 Lesser Redpoll (Stu Elsom) 

March Farmers - Grey Plover through (Paul Bolton)

Eldernell - 2 Long-eared Owl, 2 Short-eared Owl, Tawny Owl reported

Wednesday 3 January 2024

Wednesday, 3 January

Great Shelford - 34 WAXWING near the station (Gareth Rees)

St. Ives - drake Smew (Rich Atkins) 

Peterborough Rowing Lake - Mediterranean Gull (Mike Weedon)

Tuesday 2 January 2024

Tuesday, 2 January

Great Shelford - 11 WAXWING (Andrew Dobson)

Cambridge Resaerch Park - 2CY GLAUCOUS GULL (Brendan Doe)

Grafham Water - Great Northern Diver, 2 Bewick's Swan, Mediterranean Gull, Caspian Gull (Mark Hawkes)

Milton CP - fem Goosander (John Proctor)

Monday 1 January 2024

Monday, 1 January

Nene Washes - drake AMERICAN WIGEON at Ring's End section (Jonathan Taylor)

Great Shelford - 26 WAXWING nearby 08:50h (Richard Palmer)

Ouse Fen - 2 Great Egret, Bearded Reedlings, 3 Stonechat (Tracey Graves)

Burwell Fen - 2 Little Owl, 2 Crane (Ed Gill)

Great Wilbraham Common - vocal Raven over (Carl Howard)

Manea - 12 Crane nearby (Rachel Lennard)