Sightings updated 19th June

 

2021 Records

The Sightings Page features records of any interesting sightings, scarce & rare visitors, migrant arrivals and high counts etc. It does not attempt to include every species present.
All records subject to acceptance.

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June
June 19th

No records for today.

June 18th

No records for today.

June 17th

No records for today.

June 16th

No records for today.

June 15th

No records for today.

June 14th

No records for today.

June 13th

Oystercatcher and 2 Raven. (T Crawford)

June 12th

No records for today.

June 11th

No records for today.

June 10th

No records for today.

June 9th

No records for today.

June 8th

No records for today.

June 7th

No records for today.

June 6th

No records for today.

June 5th

No records for today.

June 4th

No records for today.

June 3rd

11 Common Tern. (D Cox)

June 2nd

No records for today.

June 1st

No records for today.

May
May 31st

No records for today.

May 30th

Red Kite. (D Cox)

May 29th

No records for today.

May 28th

No records for today.

May 27th

Yellow Wagtail and 2 Common Tern. (B Hazell)
Mute Swan---Bob Hazell---

May 26th

Little Egret, 2 Grey Wagtail and 2 Common Tern. (B Hazell)

May 25th

Gannet, Red Kite, Little Egret, Yellow Wagtail and 2 Common Tern. (B Hazell)

May 24th

Black Tern, 2 Common Tern, Hobby and leucistic Swift. (D Cox B Hazell)
Leucistic Swift---Bob Hazell---
May 23rd

No records for today.

May 22nd

Wheatear. (N Jarvis)
Wheatear---Neil Jarvis---

May 21st

Turnstone, Dunlin,Yellow Wagtail, Common Tern and Reed Warbler. (B Hazell G Jilks)
Turnstone and Dunlin---Gary Jilks---

May 20th

Oystercatcher and 2 Common Tern. (B Hazell)

May 19th

2 Common Tern. (B Hazell)
Common Tern---Bob Hazell---

May 18th

Little EgretYellow Wagtail, Common Sandpiper and 2 Common Tern. (B Hazell)

May 17th

3 Yellow Wagtail and 2 Common Tern. (B Hazell)
Greylag Geese---Bob Hazell---

May 16th

No records for today.

May 15th

No records for today.

May 14th

Red Kite, Oystercatcher and 2 Common Tern. (B Hazell G Jilks)
Great Crested Grebe---Bob Hazell---
Common Tern---Gary Jilks---

May 13th

Sanderling, 3 Yellow Wagtail and 3 Common Tern. (B Hazell J Judge)
Sanderling---Bob Hazell---
Yellow Wagtail---John Judge---

May 12th

No records for today.

May 11th

Iceland/Kumliens Gull, Yellow Wagtail and 2 Common Tern. (B Hazell)

May 10th

Iceland/Kumliens Gull, Little Egret, 5+ Yellow Wagtail and Grey Wagtail. (P Cashmore D Cox B Hazell D Woodward)
Goldfinch---Bob Hazell---

May 9th

No records for today.

May 8th

Blue-headed Wagtail. (T Clermont)

May 7th

4 Common Sandpiper, 3 Yellow Wagtail, 3 Grey Wagtail and 2 Common Tern. (B Hazell)
Common Sandpiper and Swallow---Bob Hazell---

May 6th

7+ Dunlin, Hobby, Wheatear, 4+ Yellow Wagtail, 5 Grey Wagtail and 3 Common Sandpiper. (D Cox B Hazell)
Wheatear---Bob Hazell---

May 5th

10 Dunlin, 4 Common Sandpiper and 5 Grey Wagtail (family party)(B Hazell)
Dunlin and Grey Wagtail---Bob Hazell---

May 4th

No records for today.

May 3rd

Blue-headed Wagtail, 25+ Yellow Wagtail, White Wagtail,  4 Dunlin and Common Sandpiper. (S Lawrence)
Blue-headed Wagtail---Spencer Lawrence---

May 2nd

15 Yellow Wagtail and 2 Snipe. (J Warner)

May 1st

No records for today.
April
April 30th

2 Dunlin, 4 Common Sandpiper and 20+ Yellow Wagtail. (G Jilks J Warner)
Dunlin---Gary Jilks---

April 29th

34 Arctic Tern, Redshank and 4 Yellow Wagtail. (J Judge T Marlow)
Arctic Terns---Tim Marlow---

April 28th

Whimbrel, 8 Arctic Tern and 3 Common Tern. (D Cox)

April 27th

Yellow Wagtail, 4 Grey Wagtail2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Shelduck, 100+ Swift through and 15+ Linnet. (B Hazell N Jarvis)
Linnet---Bob Hazell---
Kestrel---Neil Jarvis---
April 26th

Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Common Sandpiper, Grey Wagtail and c15 Linnet. (B Hazell J Judge)
Bar-tailed Godwit---Bob Hazell---
Bar-tailed Godwit---John Judge---
Bar-tailed Godwit---John Judge---

April 25th

No records for today.

April 24th

16 Little Gull. (T Marlow)

April 23rd

40+ Little Gull, Whimbrel, Red Kite, Oystercatcher, 2 Common Sandpiper, Arctic Tern, 2 Common Tern, 6 Yellow Wagtail,  Grey Wagtail and first Garden Warbler. (P Cashmore D Cox K Foster B Hazell J Judge) 
Red Kite---Bob Hazell---

April 22nd

Yellow Wagtail, Grey Wagtail, 3 Common Sandpiper, Mistle Thrush and Whitethroat. (B Hazell)
Mistle Thrush---Bob Hazell---

April 21st

2 Little Gull, 22 Arctic Tern, 4 Yellow Wagtail, Nuthatch, 3 Shelduck and 2 Grey Wagtail. (B Hazell)

April 20th

Little Gull, 2 Yellow Wagtail, Wheatear, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Shelduck, Common Tern, Grey Wagtail, 4 Teal and 50+ Tufted Duck. (T Best D Cox B Hazell)
Yellow Wagtail---Terry Best---

April 19th

3 Yellow Wagtail, female Red-crested Pochard, Common Sandpiper, Sedge Warbler and Sparrowhawk. (K Foster B Hazell  N Jarvis J Judge)
Yellow Wagtail---Bob Hazell---
Common Sandpiper---Neil Jarvis---

April 18th

No records for today.

April 17th

2 Yellow Wagtail and Redpoll. (Owen E T Ellery)
Yellow Wagtail---Owen E---
Mealy Redpoll---Trevor Ellery---
Mealy and Lesser Redpoll---Trevor Ellery---

April 16th

Mealy Redpoll, 3 Redpoll, Curlew, Little Egret and Snipe. (K Barnsley B Hazell)
Mealy Redpoll---Bob Hazell---

April 15th

Mealy Redpoll and 3 Redpoll, 7 Yellow Wagtail, Nuthatch, Snipe, Willow Warbler and Goldeneye. (J Coakley B Hazell)
Lesser Black-backed Gull---Bob Hazell---

April 14th

Black Redstart, Mealy Redpoll, 3 Redpoll, 2 Yellow Wagtail, Grey Wagtail, Common Sandpiper and Raven. (P Anastasi P Cashmore D Cox B Hazell N Jarvis J Judge T Marlow)
Black Redstart and Mealy Redpoll---John Judge---
Black Redstart---Tim Marlow---
Yellow and Grey Wagtails---Neil Jarvis---

April 13th

Shag, 5 Yellow Wagtail, Dunlin, 3+ Common Sandpiper, Wheatear, 3 Grey Wagtail and 2 Shelduck.
Dunlin---Bob Hazell---

April 12th

Shag, 6 Yellow Wagtail, Mealy Redpoll, Nuthatch, Little Egret and Sparrowhawk. (B Hazell T Marlow)
Sand Martin---Bob Hazell---

April 11th

Juv Shag still. In the roost juv Glaucous Gull and second winter Caspian Gull. (J Judge T Marlow)

April 10th

Wheatear. (Seri)
Wheatear---Seri---

April 9th

Shag, 4 Common Sandpiper, 2 Yellow Wagtail, Jay and Treecreeper. (B Hazell)
Meadow Pipit---Bob Hazell---

April 8th

Great White Egret, drake Common Scoter, Shag, Little Ringed Plover, 2 Red Kite, 3 Common Sandpiper, Mealy Redpoll, 7 Redpoll, 4 Shoveler, 2 Goosander and c15 Goldeneye. (T Clermont D Cox B Hazell C & J Timms S Wright)
Great White Egret, Shag and Goldeneye---Theo de Clermont---
Pied Wagtail---Steven Wright---

April 7th

No records for today.

April 6th

Rock Pipit, 3 Shag, Common Sandpiper, Yellow Wagtail, White Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail, c700 Sand Martin, c250 Swallow, c12 House Martin, 15 Goldeneye and Mallard with 14 young. In the roost juv Glaucous Gull (possibly a new bird) (T Clermont D Cox B Hazell T Marlow)
Common Sandpiper---Bob Hazell---
Yellow Wagtail, Swallow and House Martin---Theo de Clermont---

April 5th

Osprey, 3 Shag and 3 Yellow Wagtail. In the roost juv Glaucous Gull and first winter Caspian Gull. (E Betteridge A Johnson)
Glaucous Gull and Shag---Ed Betteridge---

April 4th

Redshank, 2 Oystercatcher and Yellow Wagtail. (D Cox M Doughty)

April 3rd

3 Shag.

April 2nd

Second winter Iceland Gull, juv Glaucous Gull, 2 first winter Caspian Gull and 3 Yellow-legged Gull. (T Clermont T Marlow)
Iceland Gull---Video---Theo de Clermont---

April 1st
3 Shag, 2 Common Tern, and Snipe. (B Hazell)

January

**** Sightings suspended until further notice ****

January 4th

Great Northern Diver, Red-necked Grebe, 3 Slavonian Grebe, Shag, 5 Whooper Swan, 3 Shoveler and 54 Wigeon. In the roost adult Glaucous Gull and first winter Yellow-legged Gull. (T Clermont M Doughty J Judge T Marlow C Matthews P Worthy)
Slavonian Grebes and Whooper Swans---Mike Doughty---
Slavonian Grebe---Chris Matthews---
Slavonian Grebe---video---The de Clermont---
Whooper Swans---Nas33---

January 3rd

2 Great Northern Diver, Red-necked Grebe and 20 Wigeon. In the roost adult Glaucous Gull, adult and second winter Caspian Gull, 3+ Yellow-legged Gull and c1348 Great Black-backed Gull. (T Clermont T Marlow)
Caspian Gull---video---Theo de Clermont---

January 2nd

Great Northern DiverRed-necked Grebe, 3 ShagKingfisher, Barnacle GooseGrey Wagtail, Pochard, 87 Wigeon and Golden Plover. In the roost second winter and first winter Caspian Gull. (A Boddington T Clermont M Phillips Nas33 T Marlow)
Great Northern Divers, Goosanders and Goldeneye---Nas33---


January 1st

2 Great Northern Diver, Red-necked Grebe, 3 Shag, Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, 34 Goosander, 2 Pochard, 4 Shoveler, 47 Wigeon and 5+ Chiffchaff. In the roost adult Glaucous Gull, adult and first winter Caspian Gull and 917 Great Black-backed Gull. (K Barnsley P Cashmore T Clermont D Cox J Judge M Phillips S Roper C & J Timms D Woodward)
Great Northern Diver, Wigeon and Tufted Duck---Theo de Clermont---
Great Black-backed Gull---James Timms---

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