ISLE OF WIGHT (IOW) Sightings for 2007

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Bean Geese
Brading Marsh, 31st Jan.
Slavonian Grebe (Juv)
Seaview, 20th Feb.
Ruff (F)
Rofford Marsh, 27th March
Red Backed Shrike (M)
Bembridge, 18th June
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Osprey (M)
Newtown NR, 21st July
Whinchat
Werrar,17th August
Pied Flycatcher
Needles, 25th August
Curlew Sandpipers
Yarmouth,18th Sept
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Latest Sightings/Reports 2007.

(My own sightings, plus Reports from other Birders-Green=Confirmed, Red=Unconfirmed.)


DECEMBER 2007
Click for monthly species lists, December total = 119

MondayCloudy, Bright spells
31/12Newnham Lane, BinsteadBarn Owl1(@7.15 in the gloom)
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31/12Shide to BlackwaterSiskinc60(Flock of c50 towards Blackwater Mill)
31/12(7.30)Little Owl1(In tree hole as usual)
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31/12Yarmouth Estuary & PondsBLACK-THROATED DIVER1 (1st w.) Click for Picture (By Pontoons @9.50, then 100m S. @10.20)
31/12(9.25 - 10.45)Spotted Redshank1 Click for Picture (SW. side of Station Pond, by FP)
31/12"Goldeneye1m(by the Diver)
31/12"Greenshank1(Mill Copse Scrape)
31/12"Grey Plover2
31/12"Black-tailed Godwit48
31/12"Little Egret3
31/12"Wigeonc50
31/12"Shoveler4m
31/12"Tufted Duck1m
31/12"Tealc100
31/12"Muscovy Duck1
31/12"Reed Bunting1m
31/12"Shelduck6
31/12"Brent Geesec80
31/12"Little Grebe5
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31/12Cassey Bridge NewtownPintail20+
31/12(10.55)Black-tailed Godwitc20
31/12"Fieldfare1
31/12"Curlewc30
31/12"Kingfisher1f
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SundaySunny IntervalsStrong W. Wind
30/12FP to Paradise WalkStock Dove3
30/12(8.50)Goldcrest2
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30/12Ryde W. SandsSanderling80
30/12(11.35)Great-crested Grebe9(with a "Raft" of 6 together)
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30/12SpringvaleCommon Scoter4W(Distant)
30/12(13.50)Red-breasted Merganser7m,3f
30/12"Great-crested Grebe2
30/12"Wigeon3(On sea W. of Forts)
30/12"Sanderlingc25(Along beach, chased by dogs)
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30/12Laundry LaneMarsh Harrier1f(Flying over marsh E. of Lane)
30/12(15.40 - 17.00)Snipe2
30/12"Barnacle Geese10(Feral, with c80 Canada Geese)
30/12approx 16.30Short-eared Owl1(Along embankment at Bexley Pt.)
30/12"Fieldfare1
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Reported
Yarmouth Estuary Black-throated Diver1(1st w.)Between Mill Copse and pontoons (GS.&CM.)
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SaturdaySunny IntervalsStrong W. Wind
29/12R. Medina, Folly LakeTurnstone13
29/12(8.20 - 9.40)Oystercatcher52
29/12"Brent Geese61
29/12"Whimbrel1(Wintering here)
29/12"Grey Plover3
29/12"Little Grebe3
29/12"Black-tailed Godwit3
29/12"Curlew10+
29/12"Wigeon6
29/12"Skylark6(On "beach")
29/12"Rock Pipit1
29/12"Meadow Pipit3
29/12"Lapwing28
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29/12PuckpoolSlavonian Grebe1
29/12(11.30)Red-breasted Merganser4m,2f
29/12"Great-crested Grebe5
29/12"Shag1(Off Seaview)
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29/12Laundry LaneMarsh Harrier1f(Flying over marsh E. of Lane)
29/12(15.30 - 17.00)Snipe3
29/12"Barnacle Geese10(Feral, with c80 Canada Geese)
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FridayCloudy, wet laterBrisk SW. wind
28/12St. Helen's BridgeMarsh Harrier1f(Flying over Dynamite Pool)
28/12(8.30)Tealc30(plus 51 in Harbour)
28/12Bembridge HarbourShelduck5
28/12"Greenshank1
28/12"Little Grebe4
28/12"Fieldfare3(Over)
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28/12Bembridge PondsPochard11m,3f
28/12(9.00 - 9.30)Tufted Duck8m,6f
28/12"Shoveler3m,1f
28/12"Greenshank1
28/12"Little Grebe4
28/12"Little Egret1
28/12"Kingfisher1f
28/12"Teal16
28/12"Snipe5
28/12"Water Rail1(Flew over path)
28/12"Goldfinch4
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28/12Binstead BeachSlavonian Grebe1(offshore)
28/12(11.15 - 11.40)Red-breasted Merganser3m,1f"
28/12"Great-crested Grebe3"
28/12ShorelineTurnstone9
28/12"Grey Plover1
28/12"Bar-tailed Godwit1
28/12"Greenshank2
28/12"Grey Wagtail1(Stream)
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ThursdayCloudyBrisk SW. Wind
27/12Brading Marsh RSPBGrey Wagtail1(Filter beds)
27/12(7.35 - 8.15)Fieldfare2(Over by Station)
27/12"Chiffchaff2
27/12"Sparrowhawk1(Flew across path 10ft. away!)
27/12"Kestrel1
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27/12Sandown Golf ClubSiskin6(inc. 1m FP behind CH. in Alders)
27/12(8.25)Long-tailed Tit10
27/12AdgestoneFieldfarec20(Stubble field W. of Vineyard)
27/12(9.20)Redwingc40(-with Fieldfares)
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27/12Binstead BeachBrent Geesec80
27/12(13.30)Great-crested Grebe2(No sign of BN Grebe today)
27/12"Red-breasted Merganser2m,1f
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27/12SpringvaleSanderling Click for Picture c110(Along beach at High Tide)
27/12(14.30)Red-breasted Merganser4m,2f
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WednesdaySunny IntervalsBitter E. Wind.
26/12St. Helens BridgeShoveler7m(Scoped on Dynamite Pool)
26/12(9.15)Teal52
26/12"Cormorant5
26/12Laundry Lane (N. end)Marsh Harrier1f(Perched in a distant tree)
26/12(9.45 - 11.00)Grey Wagtail1
26/12"Lapwingc200(Around Dynamite pool when flushed)
26/12"Buzzard1(With large white areas)
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Reported
Binstead Beach Black-necked Grebe1By a black buoy, 11.00 - 12.00 (Graham S.)
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TuesdayRain, Brighter laterSW. Wind
25/12Bembridge HarbourPied Wagtail1(With Yellow Ring)
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25/12Nunwell, AsheyLapwingc100(On field with Gulls)
25/12(15.00)Buzzard2
25/12"Mistle Thrush2
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MondayMainly CloudySW. Wind
24/12Luccombe DownDartford Warbler1(In gorse to N. of Dew-pond)
24/12(8.00 - 9.10)Snipe1(Flushed by Water trough)
24/12"Green Woodpecker2
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24/12Ryde EsplanadeDunlin30(Mixed waders on beach E. of "Wimpy" kiosk)
24/12(13.15)Ringed Plover21
24/12"Sanderling55
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24/12Springvale to SeaviewGreat-crested Grebe5
24/12(13.40 - 14.15)Red-breasted Merganser3m,1f(off Seaview)
24/12"Shag1(Off Seaview)
24/12"Cormorant5
24/12"Mediterranean Gull4
24/12"Rock Pipit1(Springvale seawall)
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SundayFine SunnyCold E. Wind
23/12Brading Marsh RSPBGrey Wagtail1(Filter beds)
23/12(7.35 - 9.30)Cetti's Warbler2
23/12"Pied Wagtail1(with Yellow ring)
23/12"Redwing1
23/12"Chiffchaff1-2
23/12"Kestrel1
23/12Centurion's CopseCetti's Warbler2(Heard)
23/12"Bullfinch1m
23/12"Kestrel1
23/12to Laundry LaneLong-tailed Tit25(Around area)
23/12"Fieldfare6
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23/12Laundry LaneMarsh Harrier Click for Picture 1f (2nd.yr)(Over reedbed @15.25, moved NE.@15.40)
23/12(15.15 - 17.10)Long-tailed Tit13(Large noisy flock along lane)
23/12"Song Thrush1
23/12"Snipec10(Most heard at dusk)
23/12"Cetti's Warbler1(heard)
23/12"Buzzard2(On posts and trees, not flying)
23/12"Water Rail1(Heard)
23/12"Lapwingc20
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Reported
off Seaview Velvet Scoter4 on sea, also GN Diver. (Ventnor Group)
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SaturdayClear IntervalsMilder SE-S. Wind
22/12Culver DownRaven1
22/12(8.30 - 9.20)Peregrine1
22/12"Linnetc60(Cattle field E. of Monument)
22/12"Meadow Pipit5
22/12Dynamite Pool (by Scope)Pintail2m,1f(Probably more)
22/12"Lapwingc200
22/12"Curlew2
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22/12Sandown Canoe LakeTufted Duck2m,4f
22/12(9.35)Shoveler1f
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22/12Alverstone NRRedwingc15(Cattle field)
22/12(16.05 - 17.10)Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
22/12"Water Rail1(Heard)
22/12"Little Owl1(Heard)
22/12"Snipe1
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FridayMisty and Murkybrighter later
21/12Yarmouth Estuary & PondsBlack-tailed Godwitc45
21/12(8.25 - 9.15)Grey Plover2
21/12-Ponds and Scrape frozen overLittle Egret5
21/12"Wigeonc30
21/12"Tealc50
21/12"Muscovy Duck1
21/12"Reed Bunting2
21/12"Shelduck2
21/12"Brent Geesec50
21/12"Little Grebe4
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21/12Cassey Bridge NewtownPintail5m,4f
21/12(9.45)Black-tailed Godwit18
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21/12Binstead BeachGreat-crested Grebe4(offshore)
21/12(13.40)Red-breasted Merganser4m,4f"
21/12ShorelineTurnstone11
21/12"Grey Plover26
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ThursdayFine SunnyCold E. Wind
20/12Brading Marsh RSPBGrey Wagtail5(1@Filter beds, 2 over, & 2 over Laundry Lane)
20/12(8.10 - 9.30)Wigeonc30(By "Green Bridge" pond)
20/12"Pied Wagtail1
20/12"Kestrel1
20/12"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
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20/12Springvale to SeaviewGreat-crested Grebe5
20/12(10.55 - 11.25)Red-breasted Merganser1m(off Seaview)
20/12"Shag1(Off Springvale)
20/12"Cormorant5
20/12"Auk Sp.2E(Razorbills?)
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20/12Laundry LaneMarsh Harrier Click for Picture 1f/2nd.yr?(W.@15.04, E.over Cattle Sheds@15.14)
20/12(14.30 - 15.30)Long-tailed Tit15(Large noisey flock along lane)
20/12"Song Thrush6(Unusual numbers)
20/12"Redwingc10
20/12"Meadow Pipitc10
20/12"Buzzard4(On posts and trees, not flying)
20/12"Sparrowhawk1
20/12"Water Rail1(Heard)
20/12"Lapwing23
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WednesdaySunny IntervalsBitter E. Wind.
19/12"La Falaise", VentnorGannet4(2 lingering offshore, 1E & 1W)
19/12(9.00 - 9.50)Red-throated Diver3(1W, then 1E, and 1 on sea@9.44)
19/12"Razorbill2E
19/12"Lesser Black-backed Gull3(Landed on sea)
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TuesdayCloudy, Brighter laterBitter E. Wind
18/12Sandown Canoe LakeTufted Duck1m,2f
18/12(8.30)Pochard2f(No sign of Gadwall)
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18/12Bembridge PondsGreenshank1
18/12(10.00)Little Grebe7
18/12"Tufted Duck5m,5f
18/12"Snipe2
18/12"Pochard1m(Maybe others -hidden at back)
18/12"Shoveler3m,1f
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18/12Ryde West SandsGreat-crested Grebe1(No sign of BN Grebe)
18/12(13.45)Brent Geesec300
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MondayCloudyCold NE. Wind
17/12Ryde West SandsBLACK-NECKED GREBE(?)1(to NW - glimpsed in the heavy swell)
17/12(14.20)Auk Sp.2E
17/12"Mediterranean Gull2(On sea)
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SundayCloudy, ColdBitter E. Wind
16/12Laundry LaneMerlin1(Over marsh to S. distant view so not 100%)
16/12(15.10 - 16.40)Sparrowhawk1
16/12"Snipe6+
16/12"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
16/12"Fieldfarec40(Mostly by Carpender's Road)
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FridayCloudy & MurkyBitter E. Wind
14/12R. Medina, Folly LakeTurnstone16
14/12(8.15 - 9.15)Oystercatcher63
14/12"Brent Geese67
14/12"Ringed Plover8
14/12"Grey Plover1
14/12"Dunlinc30
14/12"Black-tailed Godwit2
14/12"Curlew15
14/12"Skylark Click for Picture 7(On "beach")
14/12"Rock Pipit2
14/12"Meadow Pipit4
14/12"Kingfisher1
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14/12Laundry LaneGrey Wagtail1(On filter beds, Sewage Wks)
14/12(16.00 - 17.10)Goldcrest1+
14/12"Snipe3(Heard)
14/12"Cetti's Warbler3(Heard)
14/12"Water Rail1(Heard)
Reported
Earlier Marsh Harrier1f/imm & Short-eared Owl (Rick)
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ThursdaySunny IntervalsLight SE. Wind
13/12Gore Cliff, BlackgangPeregrine1
13/12(8.10 - 8.50)Little Owl1
13/12"Fieldfare1(by car park)
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13/12Dungewood Lane, Atherfield(Grey?) Partridge4(field SW of Dungewood Farm)
13/12(9.35 - 10.35)Yellowhammer16(Game strip with feeders, 200m S. of Farm)
13/12"Skylark13(Stubble field)
13/12"Fieldfare6+"
13/12"Mistle Thrush2
13/12"Lapwingc80(Fields E. of Ash Hill Farm)
13/12"Golden Plover1(Over to N. calling)
13/12"Sparrowhawk1
13/12"Buzzard2(1 very pale)
13/12"Starlingc80
13/12"Stonechat1f
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WednesdaySunny Intervals, ColdLight E. Wind
12/12BlackwaterTreecreeper1
12/12(8.45 - 9.10)Little Owl1
12/12"Siskinc20(In Adlers on Sandy Lane)
12/12"Red-legged Partridge6
12/12"Redwing3
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12/12Bembridge/Culver DownsBrambling 1m,1f(with Chaffinch flock)
12/12(14.00 - 15.05)Linnetc150(S. end of Set-aside patch)
12/12Bushes S. of Set-asideGoldfinchc20"
12/12"Chaffinchc40"
12/12"Buzzard2
12/12"Kestrel2
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Reported
Newtown NR Avocet1 from E. Hide 9.00 - 11.00 (Jim C.)
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TuesdaySunny Intervals, ColdLight W. Wind
11/12Fishbourne Beach (WeBS)Lesser-black Backed Gull1
11/12(7.50 - 9.10)Curlew14
11/12"Siskin12E.(Over Quarr ponds)
11/12"Red-breasted Merganser1m,1f
11/12"Great-crested Grebe3
11/12Binstead BeachGrey Plover14
11/12"Turnstone2
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11/12PuckpoolSlavonian Grebe1(still here)
11/12(9.20 - 9.40)Mediterranean Gull9(beach)
11/12"Great-crested Grebe4
11/12"Great-northern Diver1
11/12"Red-breasted Merganser3m,2f
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11/12Bembridge/Culver DownsBrambling Click for Picture 2+(with large finch flock)
11/12(14.25 - 15.40)Linnetc100(part of the same flock)
11/12Bushes & Set-aside 200m E. Goldfinchc30"
11/12of Yaverland ManorChaffinchc40"
11/12"Stonechat Click for Picture 4m,4f(Around the area)
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MondaySunny IntervalsNW. Wind
10/12Fort VictoriaGuillemot1W(@9.07)
10/12(8.45 - 9.30)Common Gullc4(Unusual here)
10/12"Red-breasted Merganser2E(m&f)
10/12"Shag1E
10/12"Lapwing10N(Flying across Solent)
10/12"Small Waders2W(possibly Dunlin)
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10/12Yarmouth Estuary & PondsBlack-tailed Godwit27(Rofford Marsh)
10/12(9.35 - 10.20)Greenshank1
10/12"Shovelerc10(6m)
10/12"Wigeonc80
10/12"Tealc50
10/12"Muscovy Duck1
10/12"Canada Geesec140
10/12"Reed Bunting2f
10/12"Shelduck3
10/12"Brent Geesec50
10/12"Little Grebe4
10/12"Redwing4
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10/12Brading Marsh RSPBBlackcap1f(just N. of Sewage Works)
10/12(15.40 - 17.00)Fieldfarec20
10/12"Pied Wagtail1(with Yellow ring on Filter beds)
10/12"Water Rail1(Heard)
10/12"Snipe5
10/12"Kestrel1
10/12"Canada Geesec80
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SundayWet and Windy to BrighterGusty W. Wind
09/12Binstead (IWOG Walk)Nuthatch1
09/12(9.00 - 11.15)Coal Tit2
09/12Private Garden feedersPheasant1m
09/12"Great-spotted Woodpecker2
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SaturdayWet and WindySW Wind increasing and veering S.
08/12"La Falaise", VentnorGannet1W(@8.30)
08/12(8.15 - 10.10)Fulmar1W(@9.18)
08/12with CM from 9.00, very quiet.Kittiwake1W(@9.24)
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08/12Ryde Garden (13.00)Coal Tit1(A "first" for my garden feeders)
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FridaySunny IntervalsModerating NW. Wind
07/12Ryde EsplanadeDunlin Click for Picture 18(Mixed waders on beach E. of "Wimpy" kiosk)
07/12(10.30)Ringed Plover7
07/12"Turnstone4(Unusual here)
07/12"Sanderling84(Numbers increasing again)
07/12"Rock Pipit1
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07/12Springvale to SeaviewSlavonian Grebe1(off Puckpool still)
07/12(10.50 - 11.40)Mediterranean Gull2(off Seaview)
07/12"Great-crested Grebe4
07/12"Great-northern Diver1(off Seaview)
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WednesdayWet and WindyStrong SW Wind
05/12"La Falaise", VentnorGannet1W( & poss. Kittiwake E.)
05/12(8.45 - 9.30)Fulmar (?)3W(Hard to see in the murky conditions)
05/12Dreadful conditions!Heron1E
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05/12Ryde Esplanade (14.20)Sanderling22
05/12Appley Park (14.40)Mistle Thrush2
05/12"Green Woodpecker1
05/12"Redwing2
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TuesdayCloudy, Drizzle
04/12Bembridge PondsShoveler5m,3f
04/12(8.35 - 9.10)Pochard7m,2f
04/12"Tufted Duck2m, 2f
04/12"Snipe4
04/12"Teal4
04/12"Shelduck2
04/12"Little Grebe9
04/12"Redshank2
04/12"Water Railc2(Heard)
04/12Old Cattle ShedsLittle Owl1(On tree stump)
04/12"Goldcrest2
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04/12Lane End, BembridgePurple Sandpiper5(Under lifeboat pier, 3 E. side & 2 on W.)
04/12(9.00 - 9.20)Shag1+(On sea, more on St. Helens Fort)
04/12"Cormorant10"
04/12"Mediterranean Gull1
04/12"Rock Pipit1
04/12"Razorbill1(flying out to sea)
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04/12Seaview-SpringvaleGreat-northern Diver2(Off Seaview Esplanade again)
04/12(9.35 - 10.10)Red-breasted Merganser2m
04/12"Great-crested Grebe3
04/12"Mediterranean Gull2
04/12"Pied Wagtail1m(With RED ring R. Leg from Ryde Pier roost)
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04/12Hersey NRSharp-winged Teal2(Esc.)
04/12(10.15 - 10.50)Little Grebe3
04/12"Tufted Duck8m,5f
04/12"Snipe3
04/12"Snow Goose1(Esc. -with Barnacles)
04/12"Barnacle Geesec80(Feral)
04/12"Lapwing9
04/12Springvale beachRed-breasted Merganser1m
04/12"Oystercatcher22
04/12"Mediterranean Gull7
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MondaySunny Intervals, ShowersW-NW. Wind
03/12Fort VictoriaEider17(Flew onto sea off Keyhaven, 10+ Drakes)
03/12(8.10 - 8.50)Common Scoter3(W. circled the Eider then E. again)
03/12"Turnstone Click for Picture 1(On seawall)
03/12"Redshank3W
03/12"Lapwing1W
03/12"Swan6W
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03/12Yarmouth Estuary & PondsBlack-tailed Godwit65(Includes c50 over W.)
03/12(9.00 - 10.20)Tufted Duck6m,2f
03/12"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
03/12"Wigeonc100
03/12"Tealc120
03/12"Muscovy Duck1
03/12"Canada Geese4
03/12"Snipe1
03/12"Redshank Click for Picture 6
03/12"Rock Pipit2
03/12"Reed Bunting2f(Others heard)
03/12"Shelduck1
03/12"Brent Geesec100
03/12"Little Grebe5
03/12"Redwing6
03/12"Fieldfare3
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03/12Newtown NRBlack-tailed Godwitc150(Cassey Bridge, on fields)
03/12(10.40 - 12.40)Bar-tailed Godwit1
03/12"Pintail12m,8f
03/12"Goldeneye1m,4f
03/12"Wigeonc80
03/12"Tealc100
03/12"Red-breasted Merganser10
03/12"Knot100+
03/12"Rock Pipit2
03/12"Dunlinc400
03/12"Shelduckc100
03/12"Kingfisher1
03/12"Little Grebe4
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SundayWet and WindySW. Gales
02/12Ryde EsplanadeSanderling12
02/12(13.20)Dunlin15W.(Just off sandbank)
02/12"Ringed Plover38
02/12"Mediterranean Gull1
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02/12Laundry LaneFieldfarec80
02/12(15.15 - 16.40)Redwingc20
02/12"Snipe3
02/12"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
02/12"Meadow Pipit2+(& poss. Water Pipit)
02/12"Greylag Geese2(Flew into Dynamite Pool area)
02/12"Canada Geesec40
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Reported
Fort Victoria Eider27 & 1st w. Kittiwake
(Graham S.)
(9.30 - 12.00+) LEACH'S PETREL1 W. in mid-Solent @11.55
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SaturdaySunny IntervalsFresh SW. Wind
01/12Laundry LaneChiffchaff3(One very pale, Siberian type?)
01/12(7.40 - 8.10)Redwing3(Over)
01/12"Fieldfarec20
01/12"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
01/12"Water Railc2(Heard)
01/12"Bullfinch1m
01/12"Canada Geesec70
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01/12Bembridge PondsShoveler3m,1f
01/12(8.35 - 9.10)Pochard14m,2f(Numbers increasing)
01/12"Tufted Duck3m, 2f
01/12"Snipe2
01/12"Teal14
01/12"Shelduck1
01/12"Kingfisher3
01/12"Little Grebe5
01/12"Bullfinch1(Heard)
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01/12Seaview-SpringvaleSLAVONIAN GREBE1(Off Springvale @10.00)
01/12(9.25 - 10.15)Red-breasted Merganser2m
01/12"Great-northern Diver2(Distant N.E. of Seaview Esplanade)
01/12"Great-crested Grebe5
01/12"Mediterranean Gull1(Green ring "AAKN" R. leg)
01/12"Razorbill1(N.E. of Seaview on sea)
01/12"Cormorant6
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01/12Ryde EsplanadeSanderling19
01/12(12.00)Dunlin1
01/12"Great-crested Grebe1
01/12"Mediterranean Gullc100(Out on sandbank)
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Reported
Fort Victoria Eider15+ & 3 Razorbill on sea,
(Graham S.)
(8.30 - 11.00) Long-tailed Duck1f, 1(1st w.) & 1 Velvet Scoter, 1 GN Diver (W), 1 RT Diver (E)
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NOVEMBER 2007
Click for monthly species lists, November total = 127

FridayDrizzle to RainFreshening W. Wind
30/11Fishbourne BeachGreat-crested Grebe1
30/11(9.00)Turnstone6
30/11-very misty at seaGrey Plover7
30/11"Curlew1
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30/11Ryde EsplanadeDunlin7(Beach E. of "Wimpy" kiosk)
30/11(14.50)Ringed Plover37(Good numbers)
30/11"Turnstone7(Unusual here)
30/11"Sanderling3(Strangely absent for the last week or more)
30/11"Great-crested Grebe1
30/11Canoe LakeSwan63
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30/11SpringvaleGreat-crested Grebe1
30/11(15.10)Mediterranean Gull1
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ThursdayWet to Sunny Intervals
29/11Laundry LaneFieldfare Click for Picture c80(Trees by lane, S. end)
29/11(10.50 - 11.30)Redwingc6(With Fieldfare)
29/11"Water Rail2(Heard)
29/11"Sparrowhawk1(Hasseling the thrushes)
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WednesdayCloudy to Showers
28/11SpringvaleGreat-crested Grebe6
28/11(11.00)Red-breasted Merganser1m
28/11"Great-northern Diver1(see below)
28/11"Mediterranean Gull7
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28/11SeaviewGreat-northern Diver Click for Picture Click for Picture 1(100m offshore @ 11.30)
28/11(11.20 - 12.10)Great-crested Grebe2(No sign of RN Grebe)
28/11"Mediterranean Gull10
28/11"Shag1
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TuesdayDull Misty to Bright Later
27/11Bembridge HarbourBlack-tailed Godwit Click for Picture 4(Picture shows 3 with a Dunlin)
27/11(8.10 - 9.30)Dunlin2
27/11"Curlew10
27/11"Lapwingc200
27/11Duver/Harbour EntranceOdd Blackbird Click for Picture Click for Picture 1(Or the esc. Madagascan Bulbul?)
27/11"Rock Pipit6+
27/11"Kingfisher1m
27/11"Ringed Plover3
27/11"Redshankc20
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27/11Bembridge PondsShoveler8m,4f
27/11(9.45 - 10.10)Pochard8m
27/11"Tufted Duck5m, 4f
27/11"Greenshank2
27/11"Redshank1
27/11"Shelduck1
27/11"Kingfisher1
27/11"Little Grebe9+(6+ Causeway Pond, 3 Lagoon)
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MondayClear to Drizzle
26/11Ryde EsplanadeBrent Geesec400
26/11(8.40)Ringed Plover3
26/11"Turnstone1
26/11"Great-crested Grebe8(Biggest group 4)
26/11"Lesser Black-backed Gull1
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26/11SpringvaleGreat-crested Grebe2
26/11(9.10)Red-breasted Merganser1m
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26/11SeaviewRED-NECKED GREBE1(NE of Esplanade @ 9.40)
26/11(9.25)Great-northern Diver Click for Picture 1(Just offshore)
26/11"Razorbill1(Far out W. of Forts)
26/11"Rock Pipit1(On beach & Seawall)
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SundaySunny IntervalsNW. light but increasing
25/11Ryde EsplanadeMediterranean Gullc30
25/11(8.10)Great-crested Grebe1
25/11-IWOG walk from 9.00Red-breasted Merganser2m
25/11"Common Scoter2W(Out past the forts)
25/11Appley ParkMistle Thrush5
25/11(Before Walk)Redwing3
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25/11SpringvaleGreat-crested Grebe Click for Picture 5
25/11(9.45)Red-breasted Merganser2m
25/11"Cormorant5
25/11"Auk Sp.1(On sea, till flew much further out)
Reported
" LITTLE AUK1E @10.05, a different bird?-see below (Kris G.)
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25/11Hersey NRGreenshank1
25/11(9.50 - 10.15)Little Grebe9
25/11"Redshank1
25/11"Snipe3
25/11"Mediterranean Gull6
25/11"Lapwing3
25/11"Oystercatcher27
25/11Seaview beachLITTLE AUK1(W. just offshore@10.55, the rescued bird?)
25/11"Mediterranean Gull4
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24/11St. Helens BridgeLapwingc85(Over to Harbour, and at Dynamite pool)
24/11(15.35 - 16.20)Cormorant8
24/11"Buzzard1(No sign of Marsh Harrier)
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SaturdayCold, Sunny Intervals
24/11Ryde EsplanadeBrent Geesec170
24/11(8.40)Ringed Plover10
24/11"Dunlin1
24/11Canoe LakeSwan3(-with Orange rings, including "D3F" & "J9H")
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24/11SpringvaleGreat-crested Grebe12(2 far out, others close in)
24/11(9.00)Red-breasted Merganser5m,1f
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24/11SeaviewVELVET SCOTER2E(R. of Forts, with 4 Waders @ 9.24)
24/11(9.15)Red-breasted Merganser1W
24/11"Cormorant6
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24/11Hersey NRGreenshank1
24/11(9.50 - 10.15)Little Grebe Click for Picture 7
24/11"Teal4
24/11"Snipe3
24/11"Lapwing5
24/11"Oystercatcher27
24/11"Bar-headed Geese2(Feral, with 13 Canadas)
24/11"Snow Goose1(Feral "Blue Phase", in field by Flamingo Park)
24/11Seaview beachRedshank1
24/11"Turnstone2
24/11"Mediterranean Gull6(1 with Red Ring "PEH1")
24/11"Cormorant4(Fishing together)
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24/11Laundry LaneMarsh Harrier1f/imm.(Flying round river and marsh)
24/11(15.30 - 17.10)Redwing8(Over)
24/11"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
24/11"Fieldfarec25(In area)
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Mon-FriMAINLAND TRIPFarlington the Forest of Dean & Slimbridge
Fri 23rd
SlimbridgeBewick Swan 11 & 10 White-fronted Geese, 2 Peregrine etc.
Thur 22nd
Speech HouseRedwing c60 & 1 Brambling in Arboretum, (Fallow Buck on field!)
Wed 21st
New Fancy ViewpointGREAT-GREY SHRIKE1 same one? 1 Raven, 3 Fieldfare over.
21st & 22nd
Farmers Green, CannopGREAT-GREY SHRIKE1 & 5 Hawfinch, (2 on 22nd)
Tue 20th
Parkend ChurchHawfinch 1 -old churchyard
Tue 20th
Cannop, Glos. Marsh Tit1 & Siskins, Nuthatch etc.
Mon 19th
Cheesefoot Head, WinchesterSkylarkc40 & c150 Fieldfare, 8 Red-legged Partridge
Mon 19th
Farlington MarshAvocet 21 W. side near A2030, & 1 Merlin.
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SundayWet and WindyStrong S. Wind
18/11"La Falaise" VentnorGreat Skua "Bonxie"1W(@9.53)
18/11(8.35 - 10.15)Fulmar1W(23 reported)
18/11with GS. & KG.Gannet200+(Streaming W. all morning, 750 reported)
18/11"Kittiwakec40W(188 Reported)
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Reported
(8.00 - 11.40, see reports above) Pomarine Skua1juv & RT Diver E. (Kris G.)
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Reported
Battery Gardens, Sandown LEACH'S PETREL1W in Sandown Bay @13.50 (Kris G.)
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SaturdayCloudy, Showers
17/11Cassey Bridge, NewtownFieldfare2+(More heard)
17/11(8.05)Mistle Thrush1
17/11"Sparrowhawk1
17/11"Stonechat1f(On fence to W.)
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17/11Fort VictoriaGuillemot Click for Picture 1(Just offshore)
17/11(8.35 - 9.15)Common Scoter9E(and 1 on sea)
17/11"Grey Wagtail1(Beach)
17/11"Rock Pipit1(Seawall)
17/11"Red-breasted Merganser9(off Keyhaven)
17/11"Brent Geese4(Just off beach)
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17/11Yarmouth Estuary & PondsSpotted Redshank2(Station pond, LH pool)
17/11(9.20 - 10.40)Wigeonc50
17/11"Tealc80
17/11"Muscovy Duck1(Feral)
17/11"Redshank10
17/11"Ringed Plover9
17/11"Black-tailed Godwit49
17/11"Knot1
17/11"Dunlin84
17/11"Curlew4
17/11"Turnstone18
17/11"Grey Plover2
17/11"Golden Plover Click for Picture 1
17/11"Lapwing124
17/11"Snipe2
17/11"Brent Geese85
17/11"Kestrel Click for Picture 1
17/11"Little Egret3
17/11"Water Rail1(Heard)
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News
St. Helens Little Auk1 released successfully by RSPCA
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FridayCold & Sunny
16/11Shide and Blackwater areaLittle Owl2(N. of Blackwater, by FP)
16/11(8.35 - 11.00)Goldcrest4+
16/11(BTO "Tetrad" survey)Siskin4+(N. over FP)
16/11S. of Stone FarmRed-legged Partridge53(Must be a shoot on soon!)
16/11St. Georges DownSkylark7(Stubble field)
16/11"Linnet21
16/11"Buzzard2
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16/11SpringvaleGREAT-NORTHERN DIVER1(Out W. of Forts, probably a juv.)
16/11(14.15)Shag1+(and 8 Cormorants)
16/11"Great-crested Grebe6(4 together in a "raft")
16/11"Brent Geese85(on sea)
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16/11Laundry LaneShort-eared Owl2(Flying round Bexley Point @ 17.00)
16/11(16.20 - 17.20)Water Rail1-2(Heard)
16/11"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
16/11"Fieldfare5+(Along Lane)
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ThursdaySunny Intervals
15/11Binstead to QuarrNuthatch Click for Picture 1(By Quarr Close in trees)
15/11(8.40 - 10.25)Goldcrest5+
15/11(BTO "Tetrad" survey)Bar-tailed Godwit1(Binstead Beach)
15/11"Greenshank Click for Picture 2"
15/11"Great-crested Grebe4(off Quarr ponds)
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15/11Newnham Lane, BinsteadLittle Owl1(on power pole @17.05)
15/11(16.45 - 17.10)Barn Owl2(Chasing each other round the fields)
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Reported
Private Garage, Bembridge LITTLE AUK Picture by Nigel(injured) 1couldn't fly- sent to RSPCA rescue (Nigel O.)
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Reported
Northwood Church/Farm TWITE4 & 3 Brambling with Chaffinch flock (Dave H.)
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WednesdaySunny IntervalsW Wind
14/11Folly Lake, MedinaWhimbrel Click for Picture 1(Wintering on E. bank)
14/11(8.10 - 9.20)Black-tailed Godwit23
14/11"BLACKCAP1m(Hedge SE of PH)
14/11"Water Rail1(Flew under FB at the muddy inlet)
14/11"Turnstone31
14/11"Ringed Plover10
14/11"Grey Plover1
14/11"Wigeonc20(Flocks over and 2 on water)
14/11"Redshank18
14/11"Curlewc20
14/11"Rock Pipit1
14/11"Skylark9
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14/11Hersey NRGreenshank Click for Picture 1
14/11(14.30 - 15.00)Redshank1
14/11"Teal2
14/11"Snipe4(At back of central channel)
14/11"Lapwing3
14/11"Oystercatcher24
14/11"Little Grebe3
14/11"Greylag Geese1(Feral type with 1 hybrid goose)
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TuesdaySunny IntervalsNW Wind
13/11Fort VictoriaDIVER SP.1E(Probably Red-throated)
13/11(8.35 - 9.35)Razorbill2(On sea by Sconce Buoy)
13/11"Common Scoter2E
13/11"Rock Pipit1(Seawall)
13/11"Brent Geese11(5N. & 6W)
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13/11Yarmouth Estuary & PondsShoveler3m,5f
13/11(9.40 - 10.55)Wigeonc50
13/11"Tealc40
13/11"Redshank5
13/11"Greenshank1
13/11"Black-tailed Godwitc20
13/11"Turnstone7
13/11"Grey Plover3
13/11"Jay3
13/11"Lapwing34
13/11"Snipe4
13/11"Stock Dove2
13/11"Kestrel1
13/11"Little Egret4
13/11"Sparrowhawk1(Rofford Marsh)
13/11"Water Rail1(Heard)
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MondaySunny IntervalsCold start
12/11Fishbourne BeachPeregrine1(Cleared the beach of birds)
12/11(8.00)Brent Geese204(Came in later)
12/11"Great-crested Grebe2(Just offshore)
12/11"Grey Plover9(beach by Quarr ponds)
12/11"Greenshank Click for Picture 1(with the Grey Plovers, unusual here)
12/11Wootton Bridge (9.00)Redshank38
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SundaySunny Int. and ShowersFresh W. Wind on coast
11/11Ryde PierheadPomarine Skua1W(@7.55 out in Solent)
11/11(7.50 - 9.05)Red-breasted Merganser1m,1f
11/11met KGGreat-crested Grebe1E
11/11"Brent Geese500+(Sandbank)
Reported
Earlier Eider1m & Razorbill on sea,
(Kris G.)
Later LITTLE AUK1 far out, 2 more seen later from Seaview
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11/11PuckpoolGreat-crested Grebe2
11/11(9.20)Cormorant5
11/11"Oystercatcher17(Beach)
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11/11Laundry LaneBRAMBLING1(Flying round at Bexley Point)
11/11(15.30 - 17.20)WATER PIPIT1(Flew in calling)
11/11"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
11/11"Fieldfare40+(Over at dusk)
11/11"Bar-headed Goose1(Esc. with c50 Canada Geese)
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SaturdaySunny IntervalsFresh NW. Wind
10/11Newtown NRHEN HARRIER1f/juv(Along Clamerkin @ 9.02
10/11(7.35 - 11.00)Arctic/Pomarine Skua3 (dark)(juv Pomarines? W. along Solent @ 8.50)
10/11"GOLDENEYE Click for Picture 3f(Clamerkin Lake by E. Hide)
10/11"Kittiwake1juv(W. just off harbour entrance)
10/11"Turnstone15
10/11"Red-breasted Merganserc15
10/11"Peregrine1(Scattering waders)
10/11"Gannet1W(Far side of Solent)
10/11"Great-crested Grebe3
10/11"Little Grebe8
10/11"Pintail2(Over to W.)
10/11"Bar-tailed Godwit3
10/11"Black-tailed Godwitc50
10/11"Knot35
10/11"Rock Pipit5
10/11"Yellowhammer1f
10/11"Fieldfare Click for Picture c35
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FridaySunny Int / CloudyFresh NW. Wind
09/11Laundry LaneBullfinch2
09/11(8.15 - 9.45)Fieldfare40+
09/11"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
09/11"Siskin4+(Over to S.)
09/11"Bar-headed Goose1(Esc. with c85 Canada Geese)
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09/11Bembridge PondsGreenshank8(6 on Causeway, 2 on Lagoon)
09/11(9.55 - 10.30)Pochard2m
09/11"Shoveler2m, 1f
09/11"Tufted Duck3m, 4f
09/11"Kingfisher1(Heard)
09/11"Teal3
09/11"Little Grebe8
09/11"Little Egret4
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09/11Springvale, PuckpoolGreat-crested Grebe3(2 offshore, 1 more distant)
09/11(13.45)Wader Sp.3W(Pale medium sized, Knot?)
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ThursdayCloudy to DrizzleLight W. Wind
08/11Brading Sewage Wks.Chiffchaff3
08/11(8.25 - 9.30)Grey Wagtail1
08/11"Bullfinch1m
08/11"Goldcrest3
08/11Laundry LaneFieldfarec60
08/11"Redwing2
08/11"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
08/11"Treecreeper1(1st here since January)
08/11"Siskin2(Over to S.)
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08/11Hersey NRLittle Grebe6
08/11(9.50 - 10.30)Teal3
08/11"Meadow Pipit6
08/11"Kingfisher1f
08/11"Little Egret Click for Picture 2
08/11"Tufted Duck6m,3f
08/11"Snipe4(At back of central channel)
08/11"Lapwing2
08/11"Oystercatcher20
08/11"Kestrel Click for Picture 1m
08/11"Barnacle Geesec30(Feral flock)
08/11"Greylag Geese1(Feral type with 2 hybrid geese)
08/11Off Seaview beachCommon Gull4
08/11"Mediterranean Gull Click for Picture 3
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WednesdayCloudy/Sunny Intervals(W-NW Wind)
07/11Ryde EsplanadeBrent Geesec500
07/11(7.20)Sanderlingc200(Mobile so hard to count)
07/11Appley ParkMistle Thrush2
07/11(7.40)Redwing1
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07/11Fishbourne BeachGreat-crested Grebe1
07/11Firestone CopseCoal Tit2(Heard)
07/11(8.45 - 9.05)Siskin8(Over the Car Park trees)
07/11"Jay2
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TuesdaySunny IntervalsNW Wind
06/11St. Helens BridgeFirecrest1(In Tamarisk with Long-tailed Tits etc.)
06/11(8.00)Kingfisher2
06/11"Fieldfare8(In trees to W.)
06/11"Stock Dove2
06/11"Buzzard2
06/11"Jay2
06/11Bembridge HarbourRedshank31
06/11(8.20)Dunlin2
06/11"Rock Pipit1
06/11"Little Egret3
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06/11Lane End, BembridgePurple Sandpiper Click for Picture 6(Under Lifeboat Station Pier)
06/11(8.45)~High TideCormorant8
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MondaySunny Intervals
05/11Culver DownStonechat1m,2f
05/11(7.40)Pied Wagtail4(Black Redstart reported recently)
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05/11Sandown Canoe LakeGadwall Click for Picture 1m
05/11(8.31)Pochard2m
05/11"Shoveler3
05/11"Tufted Duck2m,2f
05/11"Wigeon1
05/11"Little Grebe5
05/11"Mediterranean Gull1
05/11"Common Gull1(Unusual here)
05/11"Cetti's Warbler1-2(Heard)
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SundayMisty patches, to SunnyFresh NE. Wind on hills
04/11St. Catherines PointStonechat1m(Rocken End)
04/11(8.00)Yellowhammer2
04/11"Grey Wagtail1E
04/11"Gannet2W(Quiet at sea today)
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04/11Gore Cliff, BlackgangLittle Owl Click for Picture 1(On cliffs)
04/11(9.10)Peregrine2
04/11"Stock Dove11E
04/11"Starlingc50(Blackgang Chine)
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04/11Bleak DownRed-legged Partridge2
04/11(10.05)Fieldfare60+
04/11"Skylark6+
04/11"Yellowhammer2
04/11"Lapwing25
04/11"Sparrowhawk1f
04/11"Buzzard3
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Reported
Laundry Lane Short-eared Owl1 flushed by 1m (imm) Marsh Harrier (Chris M.)
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SaturdayCloudy to SunnyLight NW. Wind
03/11West High Down, NeedlesDartford Warbler1(Hedge S. of Warren Farm)
03/11(7.20 - 10.00)Stonechat1f
03/11-No sign of Shore LarkMerlin1(f/juv by Warren Farm)
03/11generally very quietBuzzard1
03/11"Peregrine2
03/11"Raven2
03/11"Rock Pipit12
03/11"Song Thrush3
03/11"Cormorant20
03/11"Shag2+
03/11"Wood Pigeonc200W(Some movement)
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03/11Newtown NRBlack-tailed Godwitc25
03/11(10.30 - 11.30)Golden Plover1(c100 reported earlier)
03/11"Redshankc30
03/11"Turnstone5
03/11"Kingfisher1m
03/11"Red-breasted Merganser6
03/11"Peregrine2(On posts E. side)
03/11"Linnetc30(Around Boat House)
03/11"Rock Pipit4
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Reported
Atherfield Area Grey Partridge5 also 1 Merlin, 180 Lapwing (Dave H.)
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FridayCloudy
02/11Sandown Canoe LakeGadwall Click for Picture 1m
02/11(7.15 - 7.50)Pochard2m
02/11"Tufted Duck3m,2f
02/11"Wigeon1
02/11"SWALLOW1(A late one)
02/11"Pied Wagtail5
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02/11Bembridge Down, RedcliffRing Ouzel1imm(Redcliff bushes, late one!)
02/11(7.55 - 8.55)Buzzard2
02/11"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
02/11"Stonechat1m,2f
02/11"Song Thrush3
02/11"Blackbird10+
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02/11Laundry LaneRedwing8
02/11(9.00 - 10.00)Fieldfare80+(Biggest flock 60+)
02/11"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
02/11"Water Rail1(Heard)
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02/11Bembridge PondsGreylag Geese4
02/11(3.50 - 16.10)Pochard2m
02/11"Shoveler2m, 1f
02/11"Tufted Duck9m, 8f
02/11"Kingfisher1m
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ThursdayCloudy to SunnyLight W. Wind
01/11West High & Tennyson DownsDartford Warbler2m(1 seen, 1 heard)
01/11(8.05 - 9.50)Stonechat1m,1f
01/11"Peregrine1(Chasing Ravens)
01/11"Raven Click for Picture 2-4(1juv)
01/11"Wheatear Click for Picture 1
01/11"Redwing2
01/11"Kestrel2
01/11"Buzzard1
01/11ShalfleetFieldfarec20
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01/11Yarmouth Estuary & PondsBlack-tailed Godwit63
01/11(10.20 - 11.15)Grey Plover3
01/11"Redshank35
01/11"Turnstone12
01/11"Brent Geesec30
01/11"Lapwing20
01/11"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
01/11"Water Rail1(Heard)
01/11Rofford MarshSnipe1
01/11"Shoveler2m
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01/11Ryde EsplanadeBrent Geese200+
01/11(13.00)Sanderlingc200
01/11"Curlew6
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OCTOBER 2007
Click for monthly species lists, October total = 122

WednesdaySunny but Cloudy laterLight W. Wind
31/10Newtown NRRed-breasted Merganser Click for Picture 1m(In eclipse)
31/10(7.40 - 9.50)Golden Plover2
31/10"Dunlinc100
31/10"Turnstone9
31/10"Bar-tailed Godwit1
31/10"Black-tailed Godwit6
31/10"Knot4
31/10"Brent Geese Click for Picture c80
31/10"Grey Plover30+
31/10"Ringed Plover10
31/10"Lapwingc80
31/10"Little Grebe1
31/10"Shelduck29
31/10Cassey BridgeFieldfarec60
31/10"Swallow1(That's a late one!)
31/10"Teal150+(Cassey Bridge and Clamerkin)
31/10"Wigeon100
31/10Town CopseRedwing6
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Reported
West High Down SHORE LARK1 + Short-eared Owl -by Beacon (George and Pat W.)
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Reported
Laundry Lane Hen Harrier1 juv from Bexley Point, also 1f/juv Merlin (Graham S.)
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Reported
Luccombe Down Short-eared Owl5+ possibly 7! (Neil N.)
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TuesdaySunny Intervals
30/10Ryde EsplanadeBrent Geesec550
30/10Appley ParkMistle Thrush5
30/10(7.30)Stock Dove2
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30/10Binstead to QuarrNuthatch1(@Private garden feeders)
30/10(8.45 -9.50)Treecreeper Click for Picture 1
30/10"Coal Tit2
30/10"Jay3
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MondaySunny Intervals
29/10Medina, Folly LakeWHIMBREL Click for Picture 1(Wintering?)
29/10(7.45 - 9.15)Curlew15
29/10"Golden Plover Click for Picture 1
29/10"Grey Plover1
29/10"Lapwing12
29/10"Black-tailed Godwit15(By Folly PH)
29/10"Turnstone2
29/10"Little Grebe5
29/10"Kingfisher1
29/10"Little Egret3
29/10"Skylarkc20(On ploughed field)
29/10"Redwing5(Over)
29/10"Rock Pipit6
29/10"Meadow Pipit8
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29/10Luccombe DownLong-eared Owl1(W. slope @17.15, in the dark!)
29/10(15.50 - 17.20)Stonechat1
29/10"Meadow Pipitc20
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Reported
St. Catherine's Point Black Redstart1m on roof of Farm (Elaine R.)
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SundayRain and DrizzleFresh SW. Wind
28/10Hersey NRLittle Grebe11
28/10(10.30 - 11.10)Teal2
28/10"Redshank1
28/10"Kingfisher1
28/10"Mediterranean Gull4(1 ringed)
28/10"Little Egret2
28/10"Tufted Duck1m,1f
28/10"Lapwing1
28/10"Oystercatcher24
28/10Off Seaview beachGannet14(Fishing in Solent, 1 juv)
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Reported
Newtown NR Osprey1 @11.05 (Bob G.)
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Reported
Ventnor Seawatch Sooty Shearwater1 & 435 Gannet, 1 Kittiwake,
GS. KG. etc
(9.30 -12.00) Purple Sandpiper4 & 2 Red-throated Diver, 14 Razorbill
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SaturdayCloudy to Clear Int.Fresh SW. Wind
27/10West High DownFirecrest Click for Picture 4+(1 by Beacon, 2 E.of Warren Fm. 1 @Car Pk)
27/10(7.40 - 11.10)Dartford Warbler3(W. side of Tennyson Down)
27/10with CM till 10.40Song Thrush3
27/10"Long-tailed Titc30(one flock of 20)
27/10"Bullfinch2
27/10"Raven1(Heard)
27/10"Kestrel2
27/10"Goldcrest6+
27/10"Stonechat3m,2f
27/10"Chiffchaffc4
27/10"Meadow Pipit10+
27/10"Goldfinch15
27/10"Skylark2
27/10"Wader Sp.4N(poss. Golden Plover)
27/10"Swallow2
Reported
earlier @7.15 Woodcock2 over path (Chris M.)
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27/10Fort VictoriaShag Click for Picture 1(On old pier with Cormorants)
27/10(11.25)Cormorant2
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FridayMisty damp & dull
26/10Laundry LaneSiskinc12(feeding in Alders)
26/10(8.35 - 9.45)Fieldfare2
26/10"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
26/10"Stonechat2f
26/10"Song Thrush1
26/10"Blackbirdc15(Eating Hawthorn berries)
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WednesdaySunny Intervals
24/10Medina, Newport to DodnorGrey Wagtail1
24/10(9.00 - 10.15)Goldcrest4+
24/10"Little Grebe5
24/10"Kingfisher1m
24/10"Little Egret2
24/10"Skylark1(over)
24/10"Redwing4(Over Dodnor Pond)
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TuesdaySunny IntervalsCold E.-NE. Wind
23/10Appley ParkMarsh Harrier1f/juv(Over fairly high, heading S. @8.18)
23/10(8.05 - 8.45)Sparrowhawk1f
23/10"Redwing2
23/10"Mistle Thrush1
23/10"Stock Dove3
23/10Appley BeachBar-tailed Godwit1
23/10"Oystercatcher10
23/10Still @ Canoe LakeBar-headed Geese2(Esc.)
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23/10St. Helens BridgeGrey Wagtail1
23/10(8.55)Goldcrest1
23/10(no sign of Marsh Harrier)Little Grebe2
23/10Bembridge HarbourRedshank18
23/10"Little Egret2
23/10"Cormorant8
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Reported
Culver Down RICHARD'S PIPIT1 seen several times 8.30 - 9.05 (Kris G.)
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MondaySunny Intervals
22/10Ryde EsplanadeDunlin1
22/10(7.50)Sanderlingc150
22/10"Ringed Plover5
22/10"Bar-headed Geese Click for Picture 2(Canoe Lake, Esc.)
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22/10Puckpool BeachBar-tailed Godwit1
22/10(8.15)Oystercatcher19
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SundayCold Start, Sunny
21/10Ryde EsplanadeGrey Plover1
21/10(7.50)Sanderlingc250
21/10"Ringed Plover27
21/10"Swan48(Canoe Lake)
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21/10Sandown Canoe LakeShoveler Click for Picture 4
21/10(8.30)Tufted Duck4f
21/10"Little Grebe8
21/10"Reed Bunting1(Over)
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21/10Newtown NRRed-breasted Merganser1f
21/10(10.25 - 11.40)Golden Plover43
21/10"Dunlinc200
21/10"Pintail2
21/10"Black-tailed Godwit38
21/10"Grey Plover20+
21/10"Ringed Plover10
21/10"Knot3
21/10"Shelduck24
21/10"Reed Bunting1m
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21/10Laundry LaneMerlin1(f/juv chased by Hobby)
21/10(15.20 - 16.55)Hobby Click for Picture 1juv
21/10"Ring Ouzel2(On bushes in reedbed @ 16.22)
21/10"Stonechat3m,1f
21/10"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
21/10"Reed Bunting1f
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Reported
Compton Farm Black Redstart2 also 1 in a garden and another at St. Helens.
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SaturdayCloudy to Fine SunnyLight E. Wind
20/10West High DownRing Ouzel1(Slopes above Warren Farm)
20/10(7.30 - 11.20)Redpoll5(Over E.)
20/10"Siskin4
20/10"Snipe1(Flushed W. of Beacon, flew N.)
20/10"COAL TIT1("continental" type?)
20/10"FIELDFARE5
20/10"Redwing1
20/10"Song Thrush2
20/10"Firecrest1
20/10"Goldcrest6+
20/10"Stonechat13
20/10"Pied Wagtail6
20/10"Dartford Warbler5(4 seen 1Heard)
20/10"Blackcap1m(Just S. of Alum Bay)
20/10"Chiffchaffc6
20/10"Stock Dove50+(Biggest flock 40+)
20/10"Meadow Pipit30+
20/10"Goldfinchc30
20/10"Skylark7
20/10"Wheatear1f(Cliff edge)
20/10"Sparrowhawk2
20/10"Swallow1
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FridayFine Sunny
19/10Foreland, BembridgeBar-tailed Godwit Click for Picture 3(Unusual here)
19/10(8.40 - 10.05)Grey Plover1
19/10"Dunlin1
19/10"Knot1(1st I've seen here)
19/10"Redshank3
19/10"Brent Goose1
19/10"Cormorant14
19/10"Rock Pipit6
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19/10Fishbourne BeachGREAT-CRESTED GREBE1(Swimming E. towards Ryde)
19/10(13.50)Brent Geese127
19/10"Cormorant14
19/10"Greater Black-backed Gull9
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ThursdayColder, SunnyN. Wind
18/10St. Catherines PointSHORT-EARED OWL1(Flying SE chased by Crows @9.18)
18/10(7.30 - 8.35)Peregrine1
18/10"Stonechat1f
18/10"Sparrowhawk1(Around Knowles Farm)
18/10"Siskinc6(3E, & more heard @ Rocken End)
18/10"Bullfinch2(Heard Rocken End)
18/10"Chiffchaff2
18/10"Linnetc60
Reported
(13.50) Red Kite1 Jon C.
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18/10Blackgang ViewpointSiskin9
18/10(9.50 - 10.30)Blackcap1f
18/10"Chiffchaff2
18/10"Goldfinchc40
18/10"Linnetc40
18/10"Meadow Pipitc20
18/10"Skylarkc15(Over)
18/10"Dunnock4
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18/10Dungewood Lane, AtherfieldStonechat2f
18/10(10.40 - 11.35)Red-legged Partridge2
18/10"Skylark20+(on Stubble field)
18/10"Wheatear1"
18/10"Buzzard1
18/10"Kestrel2
18/10"Sparrowhawk1
18/10"Yellowhammer1
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WednesdaySunny IntervalsNW. Wind
17/10Ryde EsplanadeBrent Geesec420(118 W of Pier, c300 on E. side)
17/10(8.30)Sanderlingc150(W. of Pier)
17/10Appley ParkMistle Thrush6
17/10(8.45)Stock Dove2
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17/10Bembridge PondsPochard1m(At the back of Causeway Pond)
17/10(13.50)Kingfisher1m
17/10"Little Grebe8
17/10"Tufted Duck4
17/10"Little Egret1
17/10"Water Rail2(1 seen & 1heard)
17/10"Jay2
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TuesdayFoggy to Sunny
16/10Seaview "Toll Road"Wheatear Click for Picture 3(On seawall)
16/10(14.30 - 16.10)Rock Pipit Click for Picture 3"
16/10"Sandwich Tern2
16/10"Pied Wagtail2
16/10Hersey NRLittle Grebe5
16/10"Teal2
16/10"Black-tailed Godwit1
16/10"Barnacle Geesec50(Feral)
16/10"Snow Goose1(Feral with Barnacles)
16/10"Greylag Geese2(1 Feral, 1 hybrid)
16/10"Lapwing1
16/10"Oystercatcher20
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MondayMisty to Sunny Int.Light Wind
15/10Culver Down/RedcliffRing Ouzel1(In pit above Redcliff still)
15/10(7.55 - 8.45)Yellowhammer1m
15/10"Skylark3 SE.
15/10"Long-tailed Titc20
15/10"Stonechat2f
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15/10Ryde EsplanadeBrent Geesec120(W. of Pier)
15/10(14.45)Bar-headed Geese Click for Picture 2(Canoe Lake Island)
15/10"Ringed Plover2(On beach)
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Reported
St. Catherine's Point Yellow-browed Warbler2 between Rocken End Copse and the Pond
Graham S.
" Firecrest2 (9.00 - 14.00)
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SundayMisty to Sunny
14/10Gore Cliff, BlackgangLittle Owl1(On cliff before walk)
14/10to St. Catherines DownBLACK REDSTART Click for Picture 1 imm. m(On "Salt Cellar"- the old Lighthouse)
14/10(7.45 - 12.10)Buzzard17(Soaring together)
14/10IWOG Walk from 8.30Linnet100+(c40 along Cliff, c60 in fields)
14/10"Swallowc30E
14/10"Meadow Pipitc30
14/10"Wheatear4
14/10"Merlin1f/imm
14/10"Kestrel1-2
14/10"Sparrowhawk1(Chased by Rook)
14/10"Stonechat9(6 around Pepper Pot, 3 Gore Cliff fields)
14/10"Skylark30+
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14/10Bembridge HarbourMediterranean Gull11(2 Ringed; Green 213, White 39K1)
14/10(15.30 - 16.05)Redshank25
14/10"Curlew10
14/10"Little Grebe5
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14/10Laundry LaneMerlin Click for Picture 2(1f/juv In tree)
14/10(16.10 - 17.40)Hobby1
14/10"Swallowc80
14/10"Long-tailed Tit10
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Reported
Rocken End Copse Yellow-browed Warbler1 around the dried up lower Pond area, 12.40-13.00
"
" Firecrest2 Graham S.
Reported
Bembridge Down Yellow-browed Warbler1 scrub S. of Fort (Kris G.)
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SaturdayDull with DrizzleLight S. Wind
13/10Sandown Canoe LakeCetti's Warbler3(Heard)
13/10(7.50 - 8.45)Wigeon1
13/10"Shoveler5
13/10"Tufted Duck1f
13/10"Grey Wagtail1(Crazy Golf area)
13/10"Pied Wagtail6(Over)
13/10"Little Grebe5
13/10"Swallowc50 NE.
13/10"Reed Bunting1(over)
13/10"Mediterranean Gull15+
13/10"Song Thrush1
13/10"Great Spotted Woodpecker2-3
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13/10Bembridge Down/RedcliffRing Ouzel1(In pit above Redcliff still)
13/10(8.55 - 10.45)Raven2
13/10"Song Thrush1
13/10"Chiffchaff2
13/10"Swallow30 E.
13/10"Goldfinch15
13/10"Buzzard2
13/10"Stonechat2m,2f
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Reported
WHD/Headon Warren Yellow-browed Warbler1 N. side of Headon Warren briefly @12.50
(7.00 -17.00)
" Brambling2 1 over, 1 on ground & 1 f/imm Merlin,
GS.&CM.
" Black Redstart1 2 Firecrest, 75 Siskin, 35 Fieldfare, 27 Redwing
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FridayMisty, very Dull
12/10Newtown NRRed-breasted Merganser1f
12/10(7.40 - 9.50)Golden Plover95
12/10"Dunlinc20
12/10"Turnstone6
12/10"Black-tailed Godwit34
12/10"Grey Plover20+
12/10"Ringed Plover10
12/10"Lapwingc40
12/10"Little Grebe4
12/10"Kingfisher2(1 Clamerkin, 1 Cassey Bridge)
12/10"Shelduck27
12/10"Teal100+(Cassey Bridge)
12/10"Wigeonc50
12/10"Peregrine1
12/10"Redwing2
12/10"Bullfinch1(Heard, Town Copse)
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ThursdayFoggy to Sunny
11/10Gore Cliff, BlackgangLittle Owl Click for Picture 1(On cliff)
11/10(8.15 - 11.00)Wheatear Click for Picture 5("Greenland" types)
11/10"Peregrine1
11/10"Linnet120+(c50 along Cliff, c70 in fields)
11/10"Swallow6E
11/10"Pheasant1m,1f(Sitting on Cliff Top!)
11/10"Merlin1W(Chasing Meadow Pipits)
11/10"Redwing1W
11/10"Sparrowhawk Click for Picture 1(Chased by Rook)
11/10St. Catherines DownRed-legged Partridge3
11/10"Stonechat16(14 below Pepper Pot)
11/10"Skylark25(18 over, 7 in fields)
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Reported
Below Gore Cliff Firecrest2 Graham S. & Chris M.
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11/10Hersey NRBlack-tailed Godwit Click for Picture 1
11/10(16.30 - 17.50)Snipe1
11/10"Little Grebe5
11/10"Teal5
11/10"Stonechat1f(E. hedge)
11/10"Water Rail2+
11/10"Barnacle Geesec15(Feral)
11/10"Pied Wagtailc30(Seaview Beach)
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WednesdayCloudy to BrighterNW. Wind
10/10Fishbourne BeachPeregrine1(Unusual here)
10/10(7.30 - 8.35)Little Egret3
10/10"Gannet3(Drifting W. then 1E.)
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10/10Bembridge DownWheatear4(Fence posts by road)
10/10(10.45)Buzzard3
10/10"Sparrowhawk1
10/10"Chiffchaff1
10/10"Goldfinchc20
10/10"Meadow Pipit2
10/10"Skylark4
10/10"Stonechat2m
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10/10Bembridge PondsWater Rail1juv(Feeding in the open)
10/10(14.15 - 15.15)Kingfisher1m
10/10"Tufted Duck2f
10/10"Teal4
10/10"Little Egret2
10/10"Little Grebe4
10/10HarbourMediterranean Gull44
10/10"Redshank22
10/10"Curlew15
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TuesdayHeavy Showers
09/10Ryde EsplanadeBrent Geesec160(@18.30)
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Reported
St. Catherine's Point CASPIAN GULL1 10.00 - 10.15 around Fishing Boat
Graham S.
" Yellow-legged Gull1(1st w.)
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MondayMisty, Cloudy
08/10Culver DownRing Ouzel1(In pit above Redcliff)
08/10(7.40 - 10.00)Wheatear1
08/10(No sign of Vulture)Linnetc100
08/10"Golden Plover1(Over N.)
08/10"Peregrine1(Flew out to sea)
08/10"Raven3
08/10"Chiffchaff4
08/10"Swallowc50
08/10"House Martinc200
08/10"Goldfinch80+
08/10"Redpoll3(Over)
08/10"Siskin1"
08/10"Reed Bunting1"
08/10"Stonechat Click for Picture 14(Mainly by Car Park at PH)
08/10"Pied Wagtailc20 N/E.
Reported
@11.35 Vulture Species (Cape?)1W/NW drifting over Brading Marsh (Graham S.)
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SundaySunny IntervalsN. Wind
07/10Firestone CopseCoal Tit2(Heard)
07/10(7.40 - 9.15)Goldcrest10+(Heard)
07/10"Jay6+
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07/10Lane End, BembridgePurple Sandpiper1(Under L.B. Station)
07/10(10.40)Sandwich Tern1
07/10"Cormorant7
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07/10Bembridge PondsCommon Sandpiper1
07/10(11.05 - 11.30)Kingfisher2
07/10"Tufted Duck1m,2f
07/10"Teal3
07/10"Little Egret1
07/10"Little Grebe4
07/10"Water Rail1(Heard)
07/10"House Martin100+
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07/10Laundry LaneShoveler2(Over)
07/10(15.30 - 17.00)Reed Bunting1m
07/10Missed the Vulture by 30min.Linnetc40
07/10"Water Rail1(Heard)
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Reported
Freshwater Bay Vulture Species (Escape?) Click for Pictures by Rob Walters 1 E Seen in W. Wight at 12.15
(too late!)
St. Helen's Bridge (Probably "Cape Vulture")1 E Seen by several birders till 15.00
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SaturdayFoggy to Fine SunnyLight E. Wind
06/10West High DownRing Ouzelc6(Slopes above Warren Farm)
06/10(7.30 - 11.45)REDPOLL6(Over E.)
06/10"Siskin29(Over E.)
06/10"Firecrest3
06/10"Goldcrest2+
06/10"Stonechat15
06/10"Sedge Warbler1
06/10"Dartford Warbler1(Heard)
06/10"Song Thrush3
06/10"Blackcap2f
06/10"Chiffchaffc20(In bushes)
06/10"Pied Wagtail16+
06/10"Meadow Pipit160+
06/10"Tree Pipit1(Landed on small tree)
06/10"Goldfinchc50
06/10"Yellowhammer2
06/10"Golden Plover1(Over S.)
06/10"Gannet1W.(Off Alum Bay)
06/10"Peregrine2
06/10"Sparrowhawk1
06/10"Raven1
06/10"Swallowc50
06/10Headon WarrenHouse Martinc50(WHD and Headon Warren)
06/10"Wheatear3(1 WHD, 2 Headon Warren)
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FridayFine SunnyNE. - E. Wind
05/10Culver DownRing Ouzel3(In pit above Redcliff)
05/10(7.30 - 8.45)Yellowhammer1m"
05/10"Linnetc140
05/10"Chiffchaff1
05/10"Swallow15
05/10"House Martin4
05/10"Goldfinch150+
05/10"Meadow Pipit50+
05/10"Stonechat1m,2f
05/10"Pied Wagtail12 W.
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05/10Sandown Canoe LakeSedge Warbler1
05/10(8.55 - 9.25)Wigeon5
05/10"Shoveler4
05/10"Tufted Duck1m,1f
05/10"Grey Wagtail1(Over)
05/10"Little Grebe8
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05/10Bembridge HarbourLesser Black-backed Gull1
05/10(16.00)Mediterranean Gull4
05/10"Sandwich Tern1
05/10"White Wagtail Click for Picture 1(Selwyn Court roof)
05/10"Kingfisher1(2 reported)
05/10"Greenshank4
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05/10Dynamite Pool (RSPB)Bar-tailed Godwit1
05/10(17.10 - 18.45)Ruff Click for Picture 1
05/10(With GS & CM)Little Stint Click for Picture 1
05/10"Dunlin1
05/10"Green Sandpiper1(Flew in later)
05/10"Greenshank9(Includes the 4 from the harbour)
05/10"Snipe14
05/10"Curlew11
05/10"Teal5
05/10"Shoveler4
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ThursdayFine Sunny, warm later
04/10E-Hide, NewtownRED-BREASTED MERGANSER1f
04/10(7.30 - 9.10)Knot2
04/10"Dunlinc100
04/10"Turnstone6
04/10"Black-tailed Godwitc10
04/10"Grey Plover40+
04/10"Ringed Plover2
04/10"Lapwing28
04/10"Little Grebe7
04/10"Kingfisher1f
04/10"Shelduck3
04/10"Teal30+(over)
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04/10Yarmouth Estuary & PondsSpotted Redshank1
04/10(9.30 - 10.40)Shoveler1m,1f(Rofford Marsh)
04/10"Dunlin4
04/10"Turnstone1
04/10"Black-tailed Godwit52
04/10"Grey Plover6
04/10"Ringed Plover3
04/10"Stonechat2f
04/10"Wigeon7
04/10"Teal110+
04/10"Kingfisher1f
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04/10Hersey NRBar-tailed Godwit1
04/10(13.50 - 14.25)Black-tailed Godwit1
04/10"Little Grebe7
04/10"Teal5
04/10"Kingfisher1
04/10"Chiffchaff6
04/10PuckpoolRock Pipit2(Sea Wall)
04/10"Little Egret6(Beach)
04/10"Sandwich Tern1(Fishing offshore)
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Reported
Culver Down Short-eared Owl1 flushed from E. end & flew out to Sea.
(7.00 - 9.00)
" Redpoll25 & 86 Siskin, 57 Pied Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail.
by E-Mail
" Ring Ouzel5 & 5 Wheatear, 1 late Whitethroat
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WednesdayCloudy Misty
03/10Tennyson DownFIRECREST1(my 1st of the Autumn)
03/10(7.45 - 10.40)Merlin1(Scattered the Hirundines)
03/10Very foggy on summitHouse Martinc40(with approx 10 Swallow)
03/10No sign of the Redstart Sp.Chiffchaff6
03/10"Wheatear1f
03/10"Goldcrest2+(2 seen, lots more heard)
03/10"Ring Ouzel1(Heard)
03/10"Pied Wagtail3 N.
03/10"Skylark4 S.
03/10"Raven1
03/10"Sparrowhawk1(Chasing Pipits)
03/10"Meadow Pipitc60(Grounded migrants)
03/10"Stonechat1m,1f
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03/10Newtown NRWhite Wagtail1(End of the lane)
03/10(11.10 - 12.44)Sandwich Tern2
03/10"Dunlinc10
03/10"Turnstone10
03/10"Black-tailed Godwit37
03/10"Grey Plover10+
03/10"Ringed Ploverc10
03/10"Golden Plover88
03/10"Shelduck17(They're back!)
03/10"Teal150+(Mostly on Causeway Lake)
03/10"Rock Pipit2(By Boathouse)
03/10"Redwing4 NW.
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Reported
RSBP Dynamite Pool JACK SNIPE1 feeding in open, 18 Snipe, 14 Curlew
Graham S.
" Ruff1juv- 3 Greenshank, 3 Dunlin, 1Yellow Wagtail
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Reported
Culver Down Tree Pipit1 SW. & 380 Meadow Pipit, 290 Goldfinch, 2 Skylark,
(7.15 - 9.00)
(By E-Mail) Siskin14 & 675 Linnet, 25 Pied Wagtail, 4 Ring Ouzel.
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TuesdayCloudy, MistyLight E. Wind
02/10Bembridge & Culver DownsRing Ouzel1+(In pit above Redcliff, maybe 2)
02/10(7.30 - 9.35)Blackcap1f
02/10"Linnetc70
02/10"Chiffchaffc10
02/10"Swallow100+(E)
02/10"Red-legged Partridge2(N. of Monument)
02/10"Green Woodpecker1
02/10"Meadow Pipit150+
02/10"Buzzard2
02/10"Kestrel2
Reported
Culver Down Ring Ouzel7 & 7 Stonechat, 500 Hirundines,
(7.20 - 9.00)
" Meadow Pipit1,970 & 24 Redpoll, 2 Siskin.230 Linnet, 95 Goldfinch
by E-Mail
" Merlin1along cliff then out to sea.
~
02/10Ryde EsplanadeSanderlingc200
02/10(14.10)Ringed Plover41(Canoe Lake)
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02/10Laundry LaneSnipe3(Over)
02/10(16.35 - 17.44)Blackcap1m
02/10"Ring Ouzel1(near Sewage Works)
02/10"Grey Wagtail1(at Sewage Works)
02/10"Swallow100+(N. with a few House Martin)
02/10"Sparrowhawk1
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MondayWet to CloudyBrisk E. Wind
01/10Ryde EsplanadeBrent Geesec20
01/10(7.50 - 8.15)Stock Dove2(Canoe Lake)
01/10"Swallow2E
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01/10Sandown Canoe LakeGadwall1
01/10(8.30 - 9.00)Wigeon5
01/10"Shoveler1f
01/10"Tufted Duck1m,1f
01/10"Swallow1
01/10"Little Grebe3
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01/10Bembridge HarbourLittle Egret22(At the roost in trees at the back)
01/10(14.40)Mediterranean Gull4
01/10"Little Grebe4
01/10Bembridge PondsGreenshank1
01/10(15.10)Kingfisher1
01/10"Tufted Duck1f
01/10"Teal9
01/10"Little Egret7
01/10"Little Grebe7
01/10"Water Rail1(Heard)
01/10"Snipe4(On grass in Pony Paddock)
01/10"Common Sandpiper2"
01/10"Chiffchaff1+
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SEPTEMBER 2007
Click for monthly species lists, September total = 123

SundayCloudy & ShowersBrisk E. Wind
30/09West High DownRING OUZEL Click for Picture 31+(Largest flock of 11 over, 3 in Pit on route back)
30/09(7.30 - 12.00)MERLIN1(Chasing birds over Quarry Car Park)
30/09IWOG walk from 8.00SISKIN15(Over E)
30/09"REDWING5(over, 1 in bushes)
30/09"Marsh Harrier1juv(W along coast @ 7.45)
30/09"Blackcap1m, 2f
30/09"Chiffchaffc30(In bushes all over)
30/09"Wheatear1-2
30/09"Swallow100+
30/09"Meadow Pipit1000+(Streaming over E all morning)
30/09"Linnet60+
30/09"Goldfinchc80(E, in off sea)
30/09"Whinchat1
30/09"Stonechat12
30/09"Raven2
30/09"House Martinc50(Alum Bay)
30/09"Goldcrest4+
30/09"Yellowhammer1m
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Reported
St. Catherine's Point YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER1 valley NW of Bridge Cottage
(9.00-16.00)
Blackgang Firecrest1 & 136 Chiffchaff, 8 Blackcap (Graham S.)
SaturdayCloudy to ShowersN Wind, decreasing
29/09Nansen Hill/Luccombe DownStonechat Click for Picture 10(6 on E. Slope, 4 on W. Slope)
29/09(8.00 - 11.10)Dartford Warbler1m
29/09"Chiffchaffc25
29/09"Wheatear4
29/09"Mistle Thrush1
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29/09Sandown Canoe LakePINTAIL1f
29/09(15.10)Wigeon1
29/09"Tufted Duck1m
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29/09Bembridge DownMeadow Pipitc30
29/09(15.30)Linnetc70
29/09"Raven2(Over to E.)
29/09"Green Woodpecker3
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Reported
Culver Down Ring Ouzel1 and 1 Redwing over Shanklin (by E-Mail)
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Reported
West High Down area Ring Ouzel3 and 3 Yellow Wagtail, 13 Wheatear, 13 Blackcap
Graham S.
" Firecrest1- 1 Fieldfare, 16 Redwing, 2 Redstart
& Chris M.
" Redpoll7 over, & 14 Siskin, 2 Golden Plover, 2 Tree Pipit
~
Reported
Sandown Wryneck1 at 9.00, Sandham Gardens (Kris G.)
~
FridaySunny Int, Showers LaterN. Wind
28/09Ryde EsplanadeBrent Geese10
28/09(7.25 - 8.35)Little Egret8
28/09Appley ParkMistle Thrush1
~
Reported
RSPB "Dynamite Pool" Wood Sandpiper1 and 1 Dunlin, 2 Snipe, 12 Shoveler
(GS & CM)
" Little Stint1 and c200 Hirundines, inc. 30 Sand Martin
~
ThursdaySunny IntervalsNW Wind
27/09Bembridge DownWheatear3
27/09(8.20 - 9.15)Blackcap1m
27/09Quiet with the NW windWheatear3
27/09"Linnetc40
27/09"Chiffchaff5
27/09"Swallow10+
27/09"House Martin4
27/09"Skylark1
27/09"Meadow Pipit6+
27/09"Buzzard3
27/09"Kestrel1
27/09"Jay1
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WednesdaySunny IntervalsCold N. Wind
26/09ForelandSKUA Sp.1 juv(SW @8.07, Dark Phase, possibly "Long-tailed")
26/09(7.40 - 8.15)Sandwich Tern2(Hastled by the Skua)
26/09"Ringed Plover2
26/09"Curlew4
26/09"Sparrow18(By sea wall)
26/09"Rock Pipit3
26/09"Little Egret9
26/09"Heron3
26/09"Cormorant7
~
26/09Bembridge PondsGreenshank2
26/09(8.30 - 9.50)Tufted Duck1f
26/09"Teal1
26/09"Little Grebe11
26/09"Water Rail1 imm.(Feeding in Lagoon)
26/09"Snipe3(On grass in Pony Paddock)
26/09Bembridge HarbourGreenshank1
26/09"Mediterranean Gull32
26/09"Teal1
26/09"Little Egret9
26/09"Rock Pipit1
26/09"Little Grebe1
26/09"Pied Wagtail Click for Picture 1f(Ringed at Ryde Pier-head)
~
TuesdayFine SunnyW. Wind
25/09Newtown NRBRENT GOOSE1(1st of the Autumn)
25/09(7.35 - 11.00)Common Tern8
25/09"Sandwich Tern6
25/09"Dunlinc100
25/09"Peregrine1 juv
25/09"Raven2W
25/09"Gannet2W(In Solent)
25/09"Turnstonec20
25/09"Black-tailed Godwit23
25/09"Grey Plover20+
25/09"Ringed Plover30+
25/09"Rock Pipit4(By Boathouse)
25/09"Linnet25
25/09"Swallow30+(and some House Martins)
25/09"Little Owl1(Dead tree by hide)
25/09E-HideGolden Plover3(Clamerkin bank)
25/09"Whinchat1(on fence posts to E.)
25/09"Stonechat1m,1f"
25/09"Barn Owl1(Flushed from Walters Copse)
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MondayOvercast to Sunny Int.NW Wind
24/09Arreton CrossRed-legged Partridge1
24/09(10.50)Yellowhammer4m
24/09"Sparrowhawk1m
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24/09Blackwater (Shide FP)Red-legged Partridge2(Horse field)
24/09(11.05 - 12.10)Little Owl Click for Picture 1(Sitting in usual nest hole)
24/09"Chiffchaff1(With Tit flock)
24/09"Long-tailed Tit6(with Blue and Great Tits)
24/09"Buzzard1
24/09"Kestrel1
24/09"Swallowc25
~
24/09Hersey NRBar-tailed Godwit Click for Picture 1 juv(Unusual here)
24/09(18.10 - 18.45)Black-tailed Godwit1
24/09Offshore, SeaviewGannet2W
24/09"Mediterranean Gull2(Beach)
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SundaySunny IntervalsSW Wind
23/09Bembridge DownWhinchat1(Set-aside, E. of Yaverland Manor)
23/09(7.25 - 9.08)Stonechat2m,2f"
23/09"Wheatear3(1 @ Set-aside, 2 on Road to Fort)
23/09"Linnet Click for Picture 145(about 140 on wires, see picture)
23/09"Chiffchaff30+
23/09"Long Tailed Tit Click for Picture 7+
23/09"Blackcap3m
23/09"Swallow60+
23/09"House Martin50+(W)
23/09"Skylark4+
23/09"Meadow Pipitc100
23/09"Buzzard2
23/09"Kestrel2
~
23/09Lane EndPurple Sandpiper Click for Picture 1(Under Lifeboat Station)
23/09(9.15 - 9.45)Cormorant7
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23/09Bembridge PondsCommon Sandpiper2
23/09(9.50 - 10.20)Water Rail1(@ Lagoon -feeding in the open)
23/09"Tufted Duck3f
23/09"Teal1f
23/09"Little Grebe7
23/09"Little Egret2
23/09"Heron1
~
23/09Laundry LaneSnipe1(Over)
23/09(16.05 - 17.10)Long Tailed Tit21(Includes a few Blue Tits)
23/09"Grey Wagtail1(at Sewage Works)
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SaturdayCloudy to Sunny Int.
22/09Ryde EsplanadeCommon Tern Click for Picture Click for Picture 11(Landing on beach with the Sanderling)
22/09(7.55 - 9.05)Sanderlingc130
22/09"Ringed Plover41(some Juveniles)
22/09W. of PierRock Pipit3
22/09Appley ParkMistle Thrush4
~
22/09Newtown NRBlack-tailed Godwit52
22/09(10.35 - 12.00)Ringed Ploverc20
22/09"Dunlinc15
22/09"Turnstone9
22/09"Grey Ploverc20
~
22/09Luccombe DownMeadow Pipitc350(Mostly between C.Pk and Dew Pond)
22/09(18.15 - 19.15)Wheatear12
22/09S. of Winford @19.30Barn Owl1(Flew over road)
~
Reported
Bembridge/Culver Down Siskin44 and 1 Tree Pipit, 20 Chiffchaff, 13 Wheatear
by E-Mail
(7.00 - 10.00) Meadow Pipit250+ and 5 Blackcap
~
Reported
West High Down area Redpoll3 and 4 Yellow Wagtail, 23 Wheatear, 2 Siskin
Chris M.
(7.15 - 14.15) Meadow Pipit210+ and 18 Stonechat, 6 Dartford Warbler, 5 Blackcap
~
Reported
Compton Bay Merlin1 am. (Kevin L.)
~
FridayCloudy to Sunny IntervalsFresh SW Wind
21/09La Falaise, VentnorGannet59(43W & 16E.)
21/09seawatch-(8.00 - 9.00)Greater Black Backed Gull4
21/09Quiet except for Gannets!Swallow11W(Over sea)
21/09"Raven2(Over chased by Crows)
~
21/09Gore Cliff, BlackgangRaven2
21/09(14.40 - 15.20)Peregrine2
21/09"Wheatear1-2(Cliff edge)
~
21/09St. Catherine's PointBALEARIC SHEARWATER1(W @ 15.47)
21/09seawatch-(15.45 - 17.05)ARCTIC TERN1juv(Fishing just offshore)
21/09with GS, CM & KGSandwich Tern4W
21/09"Gannet12(10W, 2E)
21/09"Razorbill1W
21/09"Raven1(Over)
Reported
" Leach's Petrel1slowly W @ 15.45
Graham S.
(15.15 - 18.00) Gannet27
~
TuesdaySunny IntervalsNW. Wind
18/09Fishbourne Beach (WeBS)Herring Gull650+
18/09(11.00 - 12.10)Little Egret9
18/09"Common Sandpiper1(Heard)
18/09"Common Tern4
18/09"Common Gull5
18/09Wootton Bridge millpondGreenshank1
~
18/09Yarmouth Estuary and PondsCURLEW SANDPIPER 2 juv Click for Picture Click for Picture Click for Picture (S. end of Station Pond -by Path)
18/09(14.55 - 16.30)Spotted Redshank1(Scrape)
18/09"Dunlin4
18/09"Lapwing3
18/09"Tealc40
18/09"Little Egret4
18/09"Redshank10
18/09"Black-tailed Godwitc50
~
MondayShowers to CloudyN. Wind
17/09Hersey NRBar-tailed Godwit Click for Picture 1 juv(Unusual here)
17/09(14.50 - 15.15)Dunlin1 juv
17/09"Stock Dove2
17/09"Barnacle Geesec50(Feral)
17/09"Snow Goose1(Feral)
~
17/09Bembridge PondsGreenshank2
17/09(15.30 - 16.00)Kingfisher1
17/09"Common Sandpiper Click for Picture 1(Note very bold supercilium and eyestripe)
17/09"Teal1
17/09"Little Grebe11
~
SundaySunny IntervalsSW Wind
16/09Bembridge DownChiffchaffc20(Bushes SW of Fort)
16/09(8.25 - 9.30)Lesser Whitethroat1
16/09"Whitethroat1
16/09"Blackcap1m, 1juv
16/09"Swallow10+
16/09"Meadow Pipit2
~
16/09West High DownPeregrine1(S. Cliffs)
16/09(11.40 - 14.30)Wheatear2
16/09"Stonechat1f(Above Alum Bay)
16/09"Rock Pipit15(over at N. end of Marsh)
16/09"Linnet14
16/09"Swallow20+(W)
~
Reported
St. Catherine's Point Balearic Shearwater2W @ 10.35 and 90 Gannet.
Graham S.
(9.30 - 11.45) Arctic Skua2
~
SaturdayWarm Sunny
15/09Firestone CopseSpotted Flycatcher1(On top of a fir)
15/09(7.50 - 9.10)Bullfinch1f
15/09"Redshank1(Millpool)
~
15/09Hersey NRBlack-tailed Godwit1
15/09(18.15 - 19.00)Dunlin2
15/09"Water Rail2+(2 seen, 1 heard)
15/09"Kingfisher1
~
Reported
W. High Down Lesser Redpoll4and 3 Siskin, 4 Tree Pipit, 22 Yellow Wag,
Graham S.
& Headon Warren Hobby1and 2 Grey Wagtail, 400 House Martin, (over)
& Chris M.
grounded; Pied Flycatcher1and 3 Lesser Whitethoat, 16 Wheatear, 6 Redstart
(7.00 - 16.00)
" Garden Warbler3and 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler.
~
FridaySunny Intervals
14/09Ryde W. SandsRock Pipit1(On groin)
14/09(07.25 - 8.40)Grey Wagtail1
14/09"Pied Wagtail12
14/09Appley ParkGreen Woodpecker Click for Picture 3
~
ThursdayFine Sunny
13/09E. Hide, NewtownKnotc20
13/09(7.30 - 11.00)Wigeon3
13/09"Dunlinc100
13/09"Turnstone5
13/09"Grey Plover60+
13/09"poss. Golden Plover1juv(-could be a juv. Grey Plover)
~
13/09Laundry LaneYellow Wagtail5+(4 by Green Bridge Pool)
13/09(16.25 - 17.45)Swallow50+
13/09"Great Spotted Woodpecker1f Click for Picture (Juvenile moulting into Adult)
13/09"Buzzard1
13/09"Grey Wagtail1f(at Sewage Works)
~
WednesdayFine SunnyNW Wind
12/09Sandown Canoe LakeSedge Warbler2+(Reedbeds)
12/09(7.45 - 8.15)House Martinc50(with approx 6 Swallows)
12/09"Sand Martin1
12/09"Wigeon2
~
12/09Bembridge Down/RedcliffMarsh Harrier1f(seen over Brading Marsh)
12/09(8.25 - 9.30)Whitethroat1
12/09"Blackcap2f / juv
12/09"Chiffchaff4
12/09"Yellowhammer1m
12/09"Linnet14
12/09"Meadow Pipit14
~
12/09Brading MarshBlack-tailed Godwit2(Green Bridge Pond)
12/09(9.40 - 10.10)Lapwing4
12/09"Teal9
12/09"Canada Geesec60(over at N. end of Marsh)
~
12/09Hersey NRBlack-tailed Godwit1
12/09(18.05 - 18.50)Dunlin Click for Picture 2ad,1juv
12/09"Snipe Click for Picture 1
12/09"Water Rail2+(1 seen, 2+ heard)
12/09"Canada Geesec40
12/09"Barnacle Geesec80(Feral)
12/09"Snow Geese2(Feral)
~
TuesdayFine Sunny
11/09Brading MarshGreen Sandpiper1(Green Bridge Pond)
11/09(8.10 - 9.05)Black-tailed Godwit2"
11/09"Whitethroat1
11/09"Blackcap1m,1f
11/09"Chiffchaff3
11/09"Great Spotted Woodpecker1
11/09"Teal6
11/09"Kestrel1
~
Reported
Niton 9/9 Hoopoe1 500m W. of Village by road (DW and ER)
~
Reported
Brading Marsh 9/9 Little Stint1and 4 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Green SP (Graham S.)
(Graham S.)
Atherfield 4/9 Yellow Wagtailc801juv Marsh Harrier, 2 Hobby, 1 Grasshopper Warbler
~
Tue-MonMAINLAND TRIPFarlingtonForest of Dean, Watford, Welney
10th
FarlingtonCurlew Sandpiper3 and Knot, Greenshank etc.
9th
Welney WWTMarsh Harrier 3 & 1 Reed Warbler, Kingfisher
8th
Staines Resr.Black-necked Grebe 1 & 20 Ruddy Duck, c30 Ring-necked Parakeet.
7th
Slimbridge WWTRuff 2 & 2 Spotted Redshank, Green Sandpiper, Kingfisher
6th
Parkend ChurchHawfinch Click for Picture 2 & 1 Spotted Flycatcher.
5th
New Fancy V.Pt.Goshawk 1 & Bullfinch, Raven, Mistle Thrush.
4th
Symonds Yat RockOsprey 1 & 1 Peregrine, (22 Fallow Deer on fields below)
4th
FarlingtonSPOTTED CRAKE2 and Water Rail etc.
~
MondayOvercast to Sunny Int.NW Wind
03/09Luccombe/Shanklin DownsSpotted Flycatcher2(E. Slope Shanklin Down)
03/09(7.45 - 11.00)Whitethroat1
03/09Fairly quiet todayRedstart4
03/09"Wheatear6
03/09"Tree Pipit Click for Picture 3+(2 Over to E. possible 3 more in trees, 1 on bush)
03/09"Green Woodpecker1
03/09"Willow Warblerc8
03/09"Chiffchaff5
03/09"Linnetc20
03/09"Buzzard8
03/09"Raven3
03/09"Kestrel3
03/09"Swallowc30
~
03/09Ryde PierCommon Ternc100(Fishing by Pier)
03/09(16.25 - 17.40)Peregrine1(Attacked Wader flock in Solent)
03/09"Heron1juv(On railings, very odd)
03/09"Mediterranean Gull10+
03/09"Black Headed Gullc100
~
SundaySunny IntervalsW. Wind
02/09E. Hide, NewtownOsprey2
02/09(7.30 - 9.00)Teal100+(Flushed by shooting on firing range)
02/09"Dunlinc12
02/09"Turnstone1
02/09"Grey Plover20+
02/09"Knot2
02/09Town CopseBullfinch2(Heard)
02/09"Great Spotted Woodpecker1
~
02/09Fort VictoriaEider18(Off Pennington Marshes on the sea)
02/09(9.15 - 9.45)Sandwich Tern2+
02/09"Common Tern5
02/09"Gannet5W(Out past the Needles)
~
02/09Yarmouth Estuary and PondsBlack-tailed Godwit105
02/09(9.50 - 11.35)Greenshank1(Scrape)
02/09"Dunlin7
02/09"Shoveler5
02/09"Grey Plover3
02/09"Lapwing6
02/09"Whitethroat1
02/09"Tealc50
02/09"Little Egret4
02/09"Heron2
02/09"Redshank24
02/09"Snipe4
02/09"Canada Geese131
~
02/09Bembridge PondsKingfisher1
02/09(15.50 - 16.15)Sand Martinc40
02/09"Common Gull2
02/09"Tufted Duck1m
~
02/09St. Helens BridgeOsprey1juv(In tree till 16.35 then flew W.)
02/09(16.20 - 17.15)Hobby1(Pursued by Crows)
02/09A Raptor fest!Marsh Harrier1@16.50
02/09"Sparrowhawk1
02/09"Kestrel1
02/09"Buzzard2
~
02/09Ryde EsplanadeLITTLE GULL Click for Picture 1(On beach Appley end)
02/09(18.45 - 19.30)Common Tern1
02/09KG's countSanderling172
02/09"Ringed Plover21
02/09"Mediterranean Gull50+(1 with White Ring on L.Leg "72R")
02/09"Lesser Black Backed Gull2
~
Reported
Luccombe Down Honey Buzzard1-21 Moving over to N, 1 later left S. (Ventnor Group)
~
SaturdaySunny IntervalsNW Wind
01/09Brading MarshRuff2(Green Bridge Pond)
01/09(7.20 - 8.20)Whitethroat1juv
01/09"Snipe2+
01/09"Blackcap1f/juv
01/09"Chiffchaff3
01/09"Sedge Warbler1(By Yar Bridge)
01/09"Teal9
01/09"Reed Bunting1m
~
01/09Sandown Canoe LakeSedge Warbler Click for Picture 3+(Reedbeds)
01/09(8.30 - 8.45)House Martinc80
01/09"Swallow2+
01/09"Cetti's Warbler1
~
01/09Luccombe/Shanklin DownsSpotted Flycatcher Click for Picture 2(E. Slope Shanklin Down)
01/09(9.05 - 11.10)Whitethroat1
01/09"Redstart4
01/09"Wheatear2
01/09"Blackcap1f/juv
01/09"Green Woodpecker2ad, 1juv
01/09"Willow Warblerc6
01/09"Linnetc10
~
Reported
Headon Warren/WHD Marsh Harrier1f/juv& 4 Yellow Wag, 1 Tree Pipit, 2 Whinchat, 11 Wheatear
(CM, KG, GS)
Middleton, Freshwater Merlin1f/juv over road
"
Western Yar Green Sandpiper2& 10 Snipe, 3 GShank, 80 Blackwit, 15 Shoveler
"
Newtown NR Osprey218 Knot, 17 Turnstone, 8 Greenshank,
"
" Peregrine140 Sandwich Tern, 20 Common Tern,
~
AUGUST 2007
Click for monthly species lists, August total = 122

FridaySunny IntervalsNW Wind
31/08West High Down, TotlandStonechat1f
31/08(7.45 - 10.20)Whitethroat1
31/08"Peregrine Click for Picture 1(on cliffs)
31/08"Wheatear Click for Picture 9(S. Cliffs)
31/08"Shag1+(Old Pepper Rock)
31/08"Chiffchaff10+(Near Alum Bay)
31/08"Blackcap1f/juv
31/08"Dartford Warbler1(Heard)
31/08"Linnetc20
31/08"Raven2(Around Needles headland)
Butterflies
"Chalkhill Blue 5 & 1 Clouded Yellow
~
Reported
RSPB Dynamite Pool Wood Sandpiper1& c100 Mediterranean Gulls in Bembridge Harbour
(Graham S.)
" Little Ringed Plover1 juv 1 Green & 4 Common Sandpiper 1 Greenshank.
~
Reported
Ryde East Sands Roseate Tern2+& 1juv Arctic Tern, c.300 Common Terns (Kris G.)
~
ThursdaySunny IntervalsBrisk W. Wind
30/08Yarmouth Estuary and Ponds Green Sandpiper Click for Picture 1
30/08(8.00 - 10.05)Knot1
30/08"Dunlin14
30/08"Curlew Click for Picture 10+
30/08"Shoveler5(4 Duck, 1 eclipsed Drake)
30/08"Grey Plover4
30/08"Lapwing12
30/08"Whitethroat3
30/08"Teal21(3 on Rofford Marsh, 12 on Scrape etc.)
30/08"Willow Warbler2
30/08"Sandwich Tern2
30/08"Black Headed Gullc450
30/08"Little Egret7
30/08"Heron3
30/08"Redshank24
30/08"Black Tailed Godwit Click for Picture 108(2 with the Snipe)
30/08Rofford MarshSnipe4(See Godwit picture above)
~
WednesdaySunny Int.NE. Wind
29/08Brading Marsh RSPBRuff Click for Picture 2juv(Green Bridge Pond)
29/08(9.00 - 10.30)Lapwing4"
29/08"Teal12(Flushed by RSPB truck)
29/08"Reed Bunting1m
29/08"Kestrel2
29/08"Buzzard1
29/08by Sewage Wks.Spotted Flycatcher Click for Picture 1(Still here, by path today)
29/08"Blackcap1juv
29/08"Willow Warbler3
~
TuesdayCloudy, Sunny Int.NE. Wind
28/08Sandown Canoe LakeLittle Grebe6
28/08(8.00 - 8.30)Swan2ad, 6juv
28/08"Swallowc50
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28/08Brading Marsh RSPBRuff Click for Picture 2(Green Bridge Pond)
28/08(9.00 - 10.30)Greenshank1"
28/08"Teal12(Flushed by RSPB truck)
28/08"Snipe2"
28/08"Kestrel3
28/08"Buzzard4
28/08by Sewage Wks.Spotted Flycatcher Click for Picture 1(Sp. FC at the top & Lesser Wh. Thrt below)
28/08"Lesser Whitethroat1
28/08"Willow Warbler1(Together in same tree)
~
MondaySunny IntervalsCool NE. Wind
27/08E. Hide, NewtownOsprey Click for Picture 1m(Flew into Solent at 10.15)
27/08(7.30 - 11.50)Golden Plover2
27/08"Dunlinc50
27/08"Turnstone2
27/08"Grey Plover34
27/08"Ringed Ploverc20
27/08"Bar Tailed Godwit2
27/08"Black Tailed Godwit1
27/08"Knot1
27/08"Raven2(Over)
27/08"Wheatear1(On far side on posts)
27/08"Greenshank5(1 E. Hide, 4 Scrape)
27/08"Curlewc130
27/08Main HideCommon Sandpiper1(Scrape)
27/08"Redshank2
27/08"Kingfisher1
~
Beetle
Parkhurst ForestGlow Worm 2 21.15 & Bats but no Nightjars
~
SundayWarm SunnyN.-NE. Wind
26/08Luccombe DownHobby1
26/08(8.00 - 11.00)Tree Pipit1(Over to NE)
26/08"Spotted Flycatcher1
26/08"Redstart3
26/08"Whinchat1
26/08"Wheatear3
26/08"Willow/Chiffc10
26/08"Whitethroat1
26/08"Linnet10+
26/08"Swallowc50
26/08"Buzzard6
26/08"Peregrine1(In tree at Luccombe cliffs)
~
26/08Brading MarshRUFF Click for Picture 2(Green Bridge Pond)
26/08(15.50 - 17.35)Wood Sandpiper2"
26/08"Common Sandpiper1"
26/08"Greenshank2"
26/08"Snipe1"
26/08"Kestrel2
26/08"Sparrowhawk1
26/08"Buzzard1
26/08"Mediterranean Gullc50(High overhead)
~
Reported
Rookley Marsh Harrier1juv S.@11.10, & 6 Spotted Flycatcher (Robin A.)
~
SaturdayFine Sunny
25/08Bembridge DownWheatearc20
25/08(7.45 - 9.50)Whinchat4
25/08"Yellow Wagtail Click for Picture 5(Cliff edge SW of CG Cottages)
25/08"Whitethroat Click for Picture c10
25/08"Lesser Whitethroat4
25/08"Redstartc6
25/08"Spotted Flycatcher3+
25/08"Willow Warbler10+
25/08"Chiffchaff1+
25/08"Buzzard1
Reported
" Black Redstart1 by Redcliff/Whitecliff junction (James G.)
~
Reported
Needles ICTERINE WARBLER1 by CG Cottages + Wryneck (Chris M. & Graham S.)
~
25/08NeedlesPied Flycatcher Click for Picture 1(No sign of Icterine Warbler)
25/08(18.15 - 19.45)Whinchat2
25/08"Whitethroat1
25/08"Stonechat1m,1f
25/08"Redstart1
25/08"Wheatear6(Rocket testing site)
25/08"Willow Warbler10+
25/08"Chiffchaff Click for Picture 2+
25/08"Skylark1
25/08"Rock Pipit2
25/08"Sparrowhawk1
Reported
Headon Warren (8 - 9) ORTOLAN BUNTING1 1 Wryneck, 1 Ring Ouzel (v early), 1 Siskin(W).
(Robin A.)
West High Down (9 - 11) CROSSBILL4W 2ad,3juv Dartford Warbler, 6 Whinchat, 7 Stonechat.
"
Rookley (19.45) Montegue's Harrier1m SW.
~
Reported
Newtown NR STONE CURLEW1 over am, Hen Harrier at 20.05 (Bob G. & Dave H.)
~
FridayCloudy to Sunny Int
24/08Ryde EsplanadeRinged Plover29
24/08(8.30)Oystercatcher12
24/08"Mediterranean Gull1
~
24/08Luccombe DownWRYNECK Click for Picture 1(SE of Dew Pond below path, see Elaine's Pic)
24/08(11.50 - 14.10)Pied Flycatcher Click for Picture c4(Mostly on fence posts, SE of Car Park)
24/08A good "fall" of migrantsSpotted Flycatcher Click for Picture c20"
24/08"Redstartc10
24/08"Whinchat Click for Picture 1
24/08"Tree Pipit1(Over to NE)
24/08"Meadow Pipitc20
24/08"Wheatear10+
24/08"Willow/Chiffc15
24/08"Whitethroatc10
24/08"Garden Warbler1
24/08"Blackcap3
24/08"Linnet10+
24/08"Swallowc30
24/08"Buzzard1
Reported
" Honey Buzzard2also a second Wryneck by the Radar Masts
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24/08Ashey (21.20)Barn Owl1(Flew over Road)
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Reported
RSPB "Dynamite Pool" Little Ringed Plover1 juvalso 3 Green Sandpiper, 3 Common Sandpiper.
(Graham S.)
" Swallow300
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Reported
West High Down Yellow Wagtail2also 96 Wheatear, 5 Whinchat, 2 Redstart,
(Dave H.)
" Tree Pipit516 Whitethroat, 36 Willow Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler,
"
" Pied Flycatcher27 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Dartford Warbler,
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Reported
Bembridge Harbour Mediterranean Gull421 a record count, 17 with rings (James G.)
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ThursdayCloudyNE Wind
23/08Ryde EsplanadeRinged Plover28(Appley)
23/08(18.20)Oystercatcher7"
23/08"Mediterranean Gull2
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Reported
RSPB "Dynamite Pool" Little Ringed Plover1 juvalso 4 Green Sandpiper, 9 Shoveler, 7 Wheatear
(Graham S.)
At an E. Wight location Hobby1 juvBreeding confirmed
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Monday20th
Reported
Luccombe Down Hobby1 & 5 Tree Pipit, 1 Whinchat, (Kris G.)
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Sunday19th
Mainland Visit
Salisbury Plain Stone Curlew Click for Picture 2ad, 1juv1m Great Bustard Click for Picture , 1juv Little Owl (Gt. Bustard Project)
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Reported
Luccombe Down MONTEGUE'S HARRIER1 juv"Ring-tail" near "Dew Pond" (Ventnor Group)
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SaturdayCloudy to WetSW Wind
18/08Sandown EsplanadeGannet20W(Offshore in only a 5min period!)
18/08(7.40)Swan2ad, 6juv(Canoe Lake)
18/08"Little Grebe1
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Reported
Ryde Pier - Appley Beach Roseate Tern1With juv. Arctic Tern & 100+ Common Terns
(Kris G)
" Black Tern1
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FridaySunny IntervalsW. Wind
17/08Brading Marsh (8.25)MARSH HARRIER1f/juv(By scope from Bembridge Down)
17/08Bembridge DownWheatear1
17/08(7.20 - 8.35)Swallowc20
17/08"Blackcap1f
17/08"Willow Warbler2+(Small numbers of migrants today)
17/08"Chiffchaff4+
17/08"Whitethroat2
17/08"Buzzard1(Very Pale)
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17/08Werrar, Medina Esty.WHINCHAT Click for Picture 1(Bushes by R. Medina)
17/08(8.55 - 10.35)Whimbrel Click for Picture Click for Picture 1-2
17/08"Skylark2
17/08"Ringed Plover6(Including 2 juv.)
17/08"Linnetc50
17/08"Starlingc60
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17/08Laundry LaneMarsh Harrier Click for Picture Click for Picture 1f/juv(Seen between 16.35 - 17.15, then went up high)
17/08(16.00 - 17.30)Sand Martinc100(Streaming S. constantly)
17/08"Kestrel4
17/08"Water Rail1(Heard)
17/08"Buzzard4
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ThursdaySunny IntervalsBrisk W. Wind
16/08E. Hide, NewtownOsprey1
16/08(7.20 - 9.35)Whimbrel1
16/08"Common Sandpiper1
16/08"Dunlinc50
16/08"Turnstone2
16/08"Grey Plover6(5 in Summer Plumage)
16/08"Ringed Ploverc40
16/08"Bar Tailed Godwit1
16/08"Teal2
16/08"Shelduck1ad, 1 imm.
16/08"Linnet2
16/08"Gannet1E
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16/08Yarmouth Estuary and Ponds Green Sandpiper Click for Picture 1
16/08(10.00 - 11.35)Curlew4
16/08"Whimbrel Click for Picture 1
16/08"Shoveler Click for Picture 2f
16/08"Lapwing16
16/08"Sand Martin2
16/08"Dunlin4
16/08"Black Tailed Godwit Click for Picture 39(In a variety of plumages)
16/08"Teal9(2 on Rofford Marsh, 7 on Station Pond)
16/08"Willow Warbler6+
16/08"Little Egret4
16/08"Heron2
16/08"Kingfisher1m
16/08"Swift9W
16/08"Sand Martin2
16/08"House Martinc6
16/08"Redshank22
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WednesdayShowers to Sunny Int.Strong SW Wind
15/08Ryde EsplanadeCurlew10
15/08(8.20)Common Tern3
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15/08Lane End BembridgeSandwich Tern10(Including 3 juv)
15/08(14.15)House Martin3
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15/08Bembridge PondsRedshank2
15/08(15.10)Little Grebe2
15/08"Greenshank1
15/08"Heron1
15/08"Little Egret2
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15/08Nettlestone (15.30)Swift3
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MondaySunny Int. ShowersSW Wind
13/08Brading MarshWood Sandpiper 1+(On "Green Bridge" pool, probably 2)
13/08(7.35 - 9.40)Green Sandpiper4"
13/08"Snipe1"
13/08"Lapwing3"
13/08"Teal4"
13/08"Buzzard1(Very pale)
13/08"Kestrel3
13/08"Sand Martin3(Over S.)
13/08Sewage WksGarden Warbler1juv(Seen after heavy shower)
13/08"Blackcap1juv
13/08"Willow Warbler3
13/08"Chiffchaff1
13/08"Grey Wagtail2
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Reported
Newtown NR BLACK TERN1juvOn Gull Island (Jim C.)
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SundaySunny Int. Light showerSW Wind
12/08Fishbourne BeachRedshank22
12/08(7.10 - 11.30)Little Egret11
12/08"Common Gull15
12/08"Lesser Black Backed Gull1
12/08"Little Egret2
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12/08Bembridge PondsSwallow10+(By Harbour Farm)
12/08(15.20 - 16.45)Little Grebe2+
12/08"Heron1
12/08"Little Egret2
Dragonfly
"Ruddy Darter 1 & 6 Black Tailed Skimmer, 2 Common Darter
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12/08Brading MarshWOOD SANDPIPER Click for Picture 2(On "Green Bridge" pool)
12/08(16.15 - 17.40)Green Sandpiper3"
12/08"SNIPE2"
12/08"Lapwing7"
12/08"Teal6"
12/08"Buzzard2
12/08"Kestrel2
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SaturdayWarm Sunny
11/08East KnightonSparrowhawk1
11/08(7.30)Goldfinchc15
11/08"Chiffchaff3
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Reptile
Ventnor Botanic Gdns.Wall Lizard3On rocks at Mediterranean Terraces, 9.00
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11/08Boniface DownSparrowhawk1
11/08(10.00 - 11.20)Green Woodpecker1
11/08"Raven2(1 on Aerial mast)
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Reported
IWOG Boat Trip Balearic Shearwater3On sea off Needles, great views!
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FridayWarm Sunny
10/08Brighstone DownPIED FLYCATCHER Click for Picture 1-2 Click for Picture (100m NE of trig point @8.25, m & f? see pictures)
10/08(7.30 - 9.20)Redstart2(On path)
10/08Yellowhammer7(some juvs.)
10/08"Green Woodpecker3(Including 1 juv.)
10/08"Great Spotted Woodpecker1
10/08"Willow Warbler2
10/08"Chiffchaff2
10/08"Coal Tit2(Heard)
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10/08Newtown NROsprey1(Seen flying W. over E. spit into Solent @11.15)
10/08(9.35 - 11.40)Willow Warbler3(Oak Trees by Hay Meadow)
10/08"Meadow Pipitc15
10/08"Common Tern100+
10/08"Sandwich Tern3
10/08"Peregrine1(Over to W. @10.50)
10/08"Greenshank3(Scrape)
10/08"Lapwing1"
10/08"Common Sandpiper2
10/08"Turnstone3
10/08"Black-tailed Godwit21
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ThursdayWarm SunnyLight NW Wind
09/08Luccombe/Shanklin DownsRedstart Click for Picture Click for Picture c11(5 Luccombe Down, 6 on E. slope of Shanklin Down)
09/08(7.45 - 11.40)Spotted Flycatcher Click for Picture 1(E. slope of Shanklin Down)
09/08"Wheatear2
09/08"Chiffchaff3
09/08"Willow Warblerc15
09/08"House Martinc25
09/08"Whitethroat4
09/08"Linnet10+
09/08"Meadow Pipit6
09/08"Swallowc12
09/08"Great Spotted Woodpecker1juv
09/08"Jay1(Hassling the Pipits)
09/08"Buzzard4(Soaring together)
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WednesdayCloudy to Sunny Int.
08/08Sandown Canoe LakePochard Click for Picture 1m,1f
08/08(7.30)Little Grebe5(Including 3 juv)
08/08"Swan2ad, 5juv
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08/08Bembridge AirportSparrowhawk1
08/08(8.40 - 9.40)Kestrel4
08/08"Whitethroat2
08/08"Green Woodpecker2
08/08"Great spotted Woodpecker1m
08/08Dynamite PoolDunlin1
08/08(By scope)Heron2
08/08"Teal3
08/08"Lapwing2
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08/08Bembridge PondsMandarin1f(By Harbour Farm)
08/08(9.50 - 10.45)Little Grebe6
08/08"Greenshank4
08/08"Tufted Duck2m, 3f
08/08"Heron1
08/08"Little Egret2
08/08"Reed Warbler4+(Ad & juvs)
08/08"Common Gull1
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08/08Brading MarshGrey Wagtail1(@ Sewage Wks)
08/08(16.25 - 17.50)Swallowc15
08/08"Sand Martin2
08/08"Teal3(Green Bridge pond)
08/08"Whitethroat1
08/08"Great Spotted Woodpecker1
08/08"Buzzard2
08/08"Kestrel3
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TuesdaySunny Intervals
07/08Newtown NRSedge Warbler Click for Picture 2 juv(?)(Bushes by E. Hide path)
07/08(7.50 - 12.00)Osprey1(11.15 from main hide, also reported yesterday)
07/08"Common Ternc150(E.& W. Spits and fishing in Solent)
07/08"Black-tailed Godwit5
07/08"Common Sandpiper1
07/08"Redshank24
07/08"Greenshank1
07/08"Ringed Plover18
07/08"Grey Plover3(2 in Summer Plumage)
07/08"Turnstone5
07/08"Curlewc60
07/08"Kestrel Click for Picture 1m(On boardwalk FP post)
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07/08Newnham Lane, BinsteadBarn Owl2(S. of Lane @ 21.30)
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MondayShowers to Fine SunnyW/SW Wind
06/08Bleak DownRaven1(Over)
06/08(7.50)Red Legged Partridge1(With unusual black bib)
06/08"Pheasant8
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06/08Gore Cliff BlackgangFulmar4(Including 3 still on ledges)
06/08(8.25)Raven1
06/08"Swift5W
06/08"Gannet7E
06/08"Stock Dove3
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06/08Newtown NRWheatear3f(Around Boathouse)
06/08(10.10 - 11.40)Bar-tailed Godwit1
06/08"Common Ternc30(E. Spit)
06/08"Black-tailed Godwit5
06/08ScrapeGreenshank1
06/08"Whimbrel1
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SundayHot & Sunny
05/08Firestone CopseCoal Tit2juv
05/08(7.30 - 8.50)Treecreeper1
05/08"Goldcrestc10
05/08"Kingfisher1(On Blackbridge Brook)
05/08"Heron4(In trees)
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05/08Bembridge DownYellowhammer Click for Picture 2m
05/08(9.10 - 10.00)Swallowc20
05/08"House Martin1
05/08"Linnetc30
05/08"Buzzard1
Butterflies
"Chalkhill Blue 100+
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05/08Bembridge HarbourLesser Black Backed Gull2(Old millpond wall)
05/08(15.35 - 16.05)Sandwich Tern2
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05/08Brading MarshGreen Sandpiper1(Over calling)
05/08(16.15 - 17.50)Swallowc40
05/08"Whitethroat1(Heard)
05/08"Green Woodpecker2
05/08"Buzzard2
Reported
" PIED FLYCATCHER1(Chris M.)
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Reported
Newtown NR Osprey1 today and yesterday.
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SaturdayWarm Sunny
04/08Ryde SandsSanderling52
04/08(7.20)Ringed Plover2
04/08"Mediterranean Gull2
04/08"Common Gull1
04/08"Bar-tailed Godwit1(Some summer plumage)
04/08"Curlew15
04/08Appley ParkSwift1
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04/08Brading MarshGreen Sandpiper1(Over calling)
04/08(9.10 - 10.00)Swallowc10
04/08"Whitethroat1juv
04/08"Heron2
04/08"Buzzard2
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Reported
RSPB Dynamite Pool Green Sandpiper12 & 3 Snipe, 1 Whimbrel (CM. & GS.)
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FridayWarm Sunny
03/08West High Down, TotlandStonechat1m
03/08(7.30 - 9.25)Whitethroat1
03/08"Peregrine1(on cliffs)
03/08"Wheatear15(S. Cliffs, 1m, f & juvs)
03/08"Shag1+(Old Pepper Rock)
03/08"Guillemot6(Ads & juvs on sea)
03/08"Shearwater Sp.1(Balearic or Manx?)
03/08"Sand Martin1E.
03/08"Linnet15+
03/08"Gannet6(Mostly E.)
Butterflies
"Chalkhill Blue 50+ Southern Cliff-tops
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03/08Yarmouth Estuary and Ponds Whimbrel1
03/08(9.45 - 11.20)Curlew6
03/08"Lapwing9
03/08"Dunlin7
03/08"Black Tailed Godwit6
03/08"Teal7(5 on Scrape, 2 on Station Pond)
03/08"Whitethroat3
03/08"Little Egret4
03/08"Heron2
03/08"Redshank22
03/08"Muscovy Duck1
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03/08Hersey NRKingfisher Click for Picture Click for Picture 1m
03/08(18.15 - 19.30)Little Grebe2
03/08"Tufted Duck1f
03/08"Heron3
03/08"Little Egret2
03/08"Stock Dove2
03/08"Snow Goose1(Blue Phase -Esc.)
03/08"Barnacle Geese5(Esc.)
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Reported
RSPB Dynamite Pool Green Sandpiper7 & 3 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Greenshank (CM. & GS.)
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ThursdaySunny to Showers
02/08E. KnightonBuzzard4(Perched in tall conifers)
02/08(7.20)Goldfinchc25
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02/08Shide to Blackwater FPLittle Owl Click for Picture 1(Near Blackwater end)
02/08(8.00 - 10.10)Blackcap1m,1f
02/08"Chiffchaff1juv
02/08"Song Thrush4
02/08"Robin2ad,2juv
02/08"Goldcrest4(Family group)
02/08"Great Spotted Woodpecker2
02/08"Pheasant1m,2f(Xmas tree plantation)
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02/08Bembridge PondsKingfisher1
02/08(16.05 - 16.45)Little Grebe4
02/08"Greenshank1(Lagoon)
02/08"Tufted Duck4f
02/08"Heron3
02/08"Little Egret4
02/08"Reed Warbler2+(Ad & juvs)
02/08"Mediterranean Gull3
02/08"Common Gull5
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WednesdayWarm Sunny
01/08Ryde SandsSanderling11
01/08(7.20)Mediterranean Gull5
01/08"Common Gull1
01/08"Bar-tailed Godwit1(Some summer plumage)
01/08"Curlew20
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01/08Newtown NRTurtle Dove Click for Picture 1(W. of E Hide FP in bare tree, then on posts)
01/08(8.30 - 11.40)Grey Plover5(2 in summer plumage)
01/08"Whimbrel1
01/08"Common Tern24
01/08"Ringed Plover18
01/08"Dunlinc25
01/08"Shelduck1
01/08"Greenshank3(Scrape)
01/08"Common Sandpiper1
01/08"Turnstone2
01/08"Black-tailed Godwit12
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01/08Bembridge DownWheatear2(On the Fort)
01/08(14.00)Swallowc30
01/08"Skylark1
01/08"Meadow Pipit2
01/08"Buzzard1
01/08Dynamite PoolLittle Egretc20(by Scope)
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01/08Brading MarshSwift1(Most have now left)
01/08(14.30 - 15.40)Swallowc50
01/08"Sand Martin1
01/08Laundry LaneWater Rail1(Heard)
01/08"Willow Warbler1
01/08"Heron2
01/08"Buzzard2
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01/08Parkhurst Forest (21.15)Nightjar2m(1-2 seen, 1 heard)
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Reported
RSPB Dynamite Pool LITTLE GULL1 (2w.) & 3 Green SP, 2 Common SP, 1 Greenshank (Graham S.)
(16.00-17.30)
JULY 2007
Click for monthly species lists, July total = 116

TuesdayWarm Sunny
31/07East KnightonWillow Warbler3+
31/07(7.30 - 8.20)Whitethroat Click for Picture 3
31/07"Goldfinch10+
31/07"Buzzard1
31/07"Sparrowhawk1
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31/07Culver DownWheatear Click for Picture Click for Picture 6+(Adults and Juvs, Cliff edge W. of CG Cotts.)
31/07(8.35 - 9.20)Linnetc50
31/07Early MigrantsGreenfinchc10
31/07"Meadow Pipit4
31/07"Rock Pipit2
31/07"Goldfinch6
31/07"Great Spotted Woodpecker1m(Unusual here)
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31/07Bembridge PondsWillow Warbler2
31/07(14.10 - 15.00)Little Grebe3
31/07"Greenshank4(3 Causeway La. 1 on Lagoon)
31/07"Tufted Duck1f
31/07"Heron2
31/07"Jay1
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MondayFine Sunny
30/07Ryde E. SandsCommon Tern27(On sandbank)
30/07(7.25)Sanderling23(End of Sandbank)
30/07"Bar Tailed Godwit1(Mostly in summer plumage)
30/07"Curlew26
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30/07Appley Park, RydeTreecreeper1
30/07(7.50)Great Spotted Woodpecker2
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30/07Newtown NROsprey1(E. Side, on post)
30/07(11.10 - 12.40)Common Sandpiper1(Scrape)
30/07"Common Tern100+(E. Spit)
30/07"Grey Plover3(Clamerkin bank)
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Reported
Brading Marsh Spoonbill1over "Green Bridge" @10.00 (Robert W.)
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Reported
Burnthouse Lane, Alverstone WHITE STORK1over low (Barry A.)
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SundayCloudy to Sunny Int.N. Wind
29/07Bembridge PondsKingfisher1(Lagoon)
29/07(7.15 - 8.15)Little Grebe2
29/07no sign of RF FalconGreenshank1
29/07"Tufted Duck3f
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29/07Mill Farm FP, BembridgeRED FOOTED FALCON
Click for Picture Click for Picture Click for Picture Click for Picture
1m(1st S.) on posts at SZ635874, 8.40 - 12.00
Constantly mobbed by the local Kestrels
29/07(8.30 - 11.15)Kestrel3
29/07"Cuckoo1(Adult mobbed by Magpie)
29/07"Sparrowhawk1
29/07"Green Sandpiper2(In ditch N of old Sea Wall)
29/07"Skylark2
29/07"Whitethroat2
Reported
" Hobby1 & 1 Peregrine over (Dave H.)
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Reported
Yarmouth Harbour Balearic Shearwater1sitting on water, good views (Caroline D.)
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29/07Yarmouth Estuary and PondsBlack Tailed Godwit47(Estuary)
29/07(14.10, High Tide)Lapwing2
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29/07Fort VictoriaOsprey1(Over Solent far to E.)
29/07(15.10)Curlew1(E. then W.)
29/07"Common Ternc20
29/07"Sandwich Tern2
29/07"Gannet2(W.)
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SaturdaySunny Int, Cloudy laterW. Wind
28/07Newtown NROsprey1(E. Side, on post eating a fish)
28/07(7.40 - 9.05)KNOT3(Some summer Plumage)
28/07"SANDERLING1(on mudflats, with Dunlin)
28/07"Ringed Plover6
28/07"Whimbrel1
28/07"Dunlinc100(1 very pale, albino?)
28/07"Common Ternc150
28/07"Black Tailed Godwit3
28/07"Turnstone5+
28/07"Linnet15+
28/07"Gannet1W(In Solent, about 50 reported earlier)
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Reported
Solent off Fort Victoria Balearic Shearwater1lingering by the Sconce Buoy (CM, GH & KG)
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28/07Yarmouth Estuary and PondsShoveler1f(Station Pond)
28/07(10.00 - 11.20)WILLOW WARBLER Click for Picture 3(Bushes E. of old Station)
28/07"Lapwing11
28/07"Curlew26
28/07"Common Tern1
28/07"Black Tailed Godwit18
28/07"Teal3(Scrape)
28/07"Shelduck1
28/07"Linnet1m
28/07"Sparrowhawk1
28/07"Little Egret8
28/07"Heron4
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28/07Ryde E. SandsSanderling5(On distant sand bank, S. Plumage)
28/07(18.00) Low TideGreater Black Backed Gull16(+Hundreds of Black Headed Gull etc.)
28/07"Bar Tailed Godwit1(Summer plumage)
28/07"Curlew6
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28/07RSPB Dynamite PoolSwallowc50
28/07(19.15) in light rainBarn Owl1(No sign of RF Falcon-just missed it!)
28/07"Kestrel1juv
Reported
" RED-FOOTED FALCON1Cattle Sheds till 19.00, & 2 Spoonbill! (Graham S.)
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FridaySunny IntervalsSW. Wind
27/07Brighstone DownCuckoo Click for Picture 1juv(E. of main car park)
27/07(7.45 - 9.15)Yellowhammer7
27/07"Blackcap1(Heard)
27/07"Linnetc10
27/07"Buzzard2
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27/07Shide to Blackwater FPLittle Owl Click for Picture 1
27/07(9.30 - 10.45)Blackcap3m,2f
27/07"Chiffchaff2(Including 1 juv)
27/07"Buzzard2
Butterflies
"Holly Blue 4& Meadow Brown, also 2 Banded Damioselle.
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Reported
Solent off Fort Victoria Balearic Shearwater1lingering by the Sconce Buoy (Fisherman)
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ThursdayCloudy to Rain LaterSW Wind
26/07Appley Beach, RydeCommon Tern64(On shingle bank, c15 more in Solent)
26/07(7.25)Curlew3
26/07"Little Egret7
26/07"Oystercatcher9
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26/07Appley Park, RydeMistle Thrush1
26/07(7.40)Great Spotted Woodpecker1
26/07"Wren1
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26/07Ryde E. SandsCommon Tern89(On sand bank, +poss. Arctic Tern)
26/07(16.35 - 17.00)Sandwich Tern2
26/07"Bar Tailed Godwit1(Summer plumage)
26/07"Curlewc10
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TuesdayWarm Sunny IntervalsW Wind
24/07Little AtherfieldRed Legged Partridge Click for Picture 2
24/07(7.50 - 8.20)Yellowhammer4
24/07"Reed Warbler1
24/07"Little Owl1(On Barn Roof)
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24/07Whale ChineGannet5(In Chale Bay, inc. 4 imm.)
24/07(8.10 - 9.10)Yellowhammer1
24/07"Linnetc30
24/07"Skylarkc15
24/07"Kestrel3
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24/07West Wight locationPeregrine1(Chasing Feral Pigeon)
24/07(c9.40)WHEATEAR Click for Picture 4+(Including 2-3 juv.)
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24/07Yarmouth EstuaryDunlin4(from Road)
24/07(10.15 - 11.15)Black Tailed Godwit2
24/07"Curlew4
24/07"Common Sandpiper1(Flew out of Scrape)
24/07"Kestrel3
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24/07Newtown NRDunlin4(from Boathouse)
24/07(11.30 - 12.20)Black Tailed Godwit3
24/07"Curlewc20
24/07"Common Ternc20(Roosting on W. spit)
24/07"Kestrel1(On ground in Hay Meadow)
Reported
" KNOT1 in some summer plumage (Jim C.)
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SundayWarm Sunny Int.SW. Wind
22/07Ventnor DownsPeregrine2(1juv mobbed by Kestrels, 1 over Sandown Bay
22/07(7.45 - 10.10)Kestrel3
22/07not much about yetRaven2(Mobbed Peregrine as well)
22/07"Chiffchaff3+
22/07"Linnet9
22/07"Meadow Pipit8
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22/07Bembridge HarbourMediterranean Gull32
22/07(14.40 - 15.00)Common Gull3
22/07"Curlew1-2(1 probably a Whimbrel)
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22/07Bembridge PondsKingfisher1(Old Garage Pond)
22/07(15.05 - 15.35)Little Grebe3
22/07"Common Sandpiper1-2
22/07"Tufted Duck1f
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22/07Laundry LaneBuzzard5
22/07(15.45 - 17.15)Kestrel2
22/07"Lapwing7(Flew over to E.)
22/07"Whitethroat2
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Reported
Newtown NR RUFF1mJim C. (and 7 SANDERLING reported by Bob G.)
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SaturdaySunny Int, showers
21/07Newtown NROsprey Click for Picture Click for Picture 1(Landed on post by E. hide @8.10)
21/07(7.40 - 11.15)Whimbrel1(Causeway Lake)
21/07"Dunlin12
21/07"Common Tern40+
21/07"Bar Tailed Godwit1
21/07"Black Tailed Godwit15
21/07"Greenshank4(1 on mudflats, 3E.)
21/07"Shelduck1(They've nearly all gone now)
21/07"Linnet10+
21/07"Common Sandpiper5(4 from E. Hide, 1 in Scrape)
Reported
" Green Sandpiper1Chris M. (and a WHEATEAR reported as well)
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FridayRain to Sunny IntervalsShowers
20/07Sandown Canoe LakeSwan2ad, 6cyg.
20/07(8.10 - 9.00)Coot24
20/07Sandown PierMediterranean Gull2
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20/07Newtown NRDunlin23(from Hide)
20/07(13.40 - 15.15)Ringed Plover1(Osprey last reported @ 11.45)
20/07"Turnstone2+(Possibly 5)
20/07"Common Sandpiper1(Scrape)
20/07"Gannet2(In Solent)
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20/07Ryde EsplanadeLittle Egret3
20/07(18.15 - 19.00)Common Gull6
20/07"Mediterranean Gull5
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ThursdaySunny IntervalsSpots of Rain later
19/07Sibdown Farm area, RookleyYellowhammer8
19/07(8.45 - 9.45)Buzzard3
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19/07Ryde (13.00)Black Headed Gull100+(High up catching flying ants)
19/07Bembridge (16.30)Black Headed Gull etc.200+"
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19/07Laundry LaneChiffchaffc4(& possible Willow Warbler, with tit flock)
19/07(16.30 - 17.45)Long Tailed Tit10+
19/07(Bank N. from Bexley Point)Blue Tit2
19/07"Green Woodpecker1
19/07"Reed Warbler1(Heard)
19/07Green Bridge poolLapwing8
19/07Sewage WksGrey Wagtail1juv
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Reported
Dynamite Pool (RSPB) Little Ringed Plover1ad, 1juv & 1 Dunlin, 1 Whimbrel, 1 juv Ringed Plover.
(Graham S.)
(17.00 - 18.30) Yellow Legged Gull1juv & 1 Green Sandpiper, c150 Sand Martin
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WednesdaySunny IntervalsSW Wind
18/07Bembridge DownPeregrine1
18/07(8.10 - 9.20)Yellowhammer4
18/07"Linnet12
18/07"Skylark Click for Picture 3
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18/07Newtown NRDunlin7(from Boathouse)
18/07(11.10 - 12.45)Black Tailed Godwit6(2 Grey Plover reported)
18/07"Curlewc20
18/07"Common Tern2
18/07"Little Owl1(Flew into tree by Hide)
18/07"Buzzard2(Report-Peregrine found dead-shot!)
18/07"Kestrel1(Osprey reported earlier, but not found)
Snake
"Adder 1juv(Hay Meadow)
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TuesdayCloudy to Sunny Int.Heavy rain forecast!!
17/07Hersey NRLinnet Click for Picture 3(by entrance gate)
17/07(18.40 - 19.00)Mediterrean Gull5
17/07Very high water levelLapwingc6(No sign of Spoonbill)
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17/07Attrill's Lane, NettlestoneSwiftc100(over the fields)
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17/07Bembridge PondsCommon Sandpiper1(flew onto Causeway)
17/07(19.10 - 19.45)Sand Martin2+(With Swallows on "Windmill" side)
17/07"Shelduck2
17/07"Tufted Duck1f
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Reported
Ryde Sands Whimbrel27Kris G.
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MondayCloudy to Sunny Int
16/07Ryde EsplanadeMediterranean Gull32
16/07(8.10)Curlew13
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16/07Appley Park, RydeSong Thrush Click for Picture 2
16/07(8.30)Mistle Thrush4
16/07"Wren4
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16/07Newtown NROSPREY Click for Picture 1(Landed n post E. side @15.15, left high @16.30)
16/07(15.00 - 16.45)Canada Geese153
16/07"Curlewc90
16/07"Common Tern16
16/07"Buzzard2
16/07"Kestrel1
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SundayCloudy to Hazy Sunny Int.E. Wind
15/07Fishbourne BeachMediterranean Gull Click for Picture 16
15/07(7.30) WeBSOystercatcher5
15/07"Curlew12
15/07"Common Gull4
15/07"Little Egret11(10 at Quarr Pond, 1 on beach)
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15/07Mill Farm, BembridgeLesser Black Backed Gull1(RSPB Dynamite Pool)
15/07(10.30 - 10.45)Greater Black Backed Gull15+
15/07(by Scope)Lapwingc6(No sign of Spoonbill)
15/07"Shelduck3(& 3 Ducklings)
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15/07Bembridge PondsKINGFISHER1(At back of Causeway Pond)
15/07(10.50 - 11.15)Mediterranean Gull3(On Causeway)
15/07"Tufted Duck2f
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15/07Brading MarshHobby1(Hunting over Marsh, flew on SE)
15/07(14.20 - 17.00)Little Ringed Plover1ad, 1juv
15/07Pond by Green BridgeGreen Sandpiper2(3 reported)
15/07"Common Sandpiper1(Also Dunlin reported)
15/07"Lapwing6
15/07"Kestrel1
15/07Centurion's CopseReed Bunting2m
15/07"Whitethroat1
Reported
Laundry Lane Grasshopper Warbler1Bexley Pt. (WeBS count, James G.)
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SaturdaySunny IntervalsBrisk SW. Wind
14/07West High Down, TotlandRock Pipit 5
14/07(7.45 - 9.05)Stonechat4(2m, 1f, 1juv above Alum Bay)
14/07"Lesser Black Backed Gull1
14/07"Gannet8(Coming E. past Needles)
14/07"Shag2(On Old Pepper Rock)
14/07"Skylark1
14/07"Reed Warbler1(Singing on hillside S. of Alum Bay)
14/07"Linnet20+
14/07"Goldfinchc15
14/07"Raven1(Over to N)
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14/07Fort VictoriaLittle Tern3+
14/07(9.15 - 9.30)Common Ternc20(Many more on Keyhaven side)
14/07"Sandwich Tern2
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14/07YarmouthBlack Tailed Godwit14
14/07(9.35 - 10.40)Green Sandpiper1(Mill Copse scrape)
14/07"Greenshank1
14/07"Redshank6
14/07"Teal1f
14/07"Kestrel4(inc. 3juv)
14/07"Lapwing8
14/07"Reed Bunting2m(Rofford Marsh)
14/07"Reed Warbler2+(Heard)
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14/07Walters CopseBlackcap1m
14/07(11.05 - 11.35)Chiffchaff1m
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Reported
Newtown NR Common Sandpiper1 on Scrape, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Little Tern (Chris M.)
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Reported
by Bishop's House REDSTART1m& Spoonbill still present (Graham S.)
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FridayCloudy to Sunny Int.Drizzly start
13/07Fishbourne BeachMediterranean Gull1
13/07(8.40)Oystercatcher3
13/07"Redshank2
13/07Wootton BridgeCOMMON GULL1(My first returning bird)
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13/07Dynamite Pool, BembridgeSPOONBILL1 (1S.)(Landed by Dynamite Hut)
13/07(16.20 - 18.00) RSPBLITTLE RINGED PLOVER1ad, 1juv
13/07(With GS & CM)Green Sandpiper1
13/07"Shoveler2f
13/07"Black Tailed Godwit1
13/07"Dunlin1
13/07"Teal5f
13/07"Lapwing10+
13/07"Tufted Duck1f
13/07"Shelduck2(with 3 Ducklings)
13/07Bembridge HarbourGreenshank1
13/07"Sparrowhawk1(Over Marina)
13/07"Pied Wagtail1m(with Yellow ring)
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13/07Parkhurst Forest (21.30 -22.30)Nightjarc7(4 seen, rest heard "Churring")
Beetles
"Glow Worm 14(Along the paths)
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ThursdayCloudy S. Wind
12/07Ryde EsplanadeMediterranean Gull3
12/07(18.40)Oystercatcher12
12/07"DUNLIN1(On distant sand spit, but black belly showing well)
12/07"Greater Black Backed Gull12
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Reported
Newtown NR OSPREY1on Hamstead side, flew high to E. at 4pm.(Hilary)
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WednessdaySunny IntervalsSW Wind
11/07Appley Park, RydeLittle Owl1(Found dead at NE corner)
11/07(8.20 - 9.20)Stock Dove2
11/07Ryde Canoe LakeSwan58
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11/07Sandown Water WksBlackcap3+
11/07to Alverstone NR (11.00)Whitethroat3
11/07"Chiffchaff2(Heard)
11/07"Wren Click for Picture 2juv
Butterflies
"Small Skipper 2& 2 Marbled White, 1 Large White, 1 Small White,
Butterflies
"Meadow Brown 20+& 2 Peacock, 20+ Meadow Brown, 2 Comma.
Dragonfly
"Southern Hawker 3 1f Broad Bodied Chaser, & Banded Damoiselle
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11/07ForelandHeron4
11/07(14.30 - 15.25)Little Egret8
11/07"Oystercatcher3
11/07"Mediterranean Gull6
11/07"Curlew4
11/07"Cormorant8
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TuesdaySunny IntervalsLight Wind
10/07Firestone CopseCoal Tit3+(1 seen, others heard)
10/07(8.20 - 9.30)Little Egret3
10/07"Heron3
Butterflies
"Silver Washed Fritillary 3
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10/07Hersey NRHeron1
10/07(18.20 - 18.40)Little Egret Click for Picture 3
10/07"Reed Warbler1+(Heard)
10/07"Mediterranean Gull6(more on beach)
10/07"Stock Dove1
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10/07Bembridge PondsMANDARIN1f(At back of Causeway Pond)
10/07(18.50 - 19.20)Little Egret3
10/07"Reed Warbler1+(Heard)
10/07"Sand Martin10+(With Swallows and House Martins)
10/07"Swift5
10/07"Tufted Duck1m,3f
10/07"Little Grebe5
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MondayBright Int. ShowersLight W. Wind
09/07Sandown Canoe LakeSparrow Click for Picture 1f(With a Red/Brown poll! see picture)
09/07(7.50 - 8.15)Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
09/07"Reed Warbler1+(juveniles calling as well
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09/07Bembridge WindmillCommon Sandpiper1(Viewed from Mill Farm by scope)
09/07(8.50)Black Tailed Godwit3
09/07(All on the Dynamite Pool)Curlew2
09/07"Redshank1
09/07"Lapwing7
09/07"Tufted Duck1f(with 6 Ducklings)
09/07"Shelduck2(with 3 Ducklings)
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09/07Bembridge PondsSand Martin4+(Over ponds with Swallows)
09/07(9.20 - 9.40)Tufted Duck1m,2f(Drake in 'eclipse' plumage)
09/07"Reed Warbler2+(Heard)
09/07"Little Egret2
09/07"Shelduck2
09/07"Canada Geese48
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09/07Brading MarshLesser Whitethroat1m(Bushes on Old Seawall)
09/07(16.30 - 17.20)Swiftc20
09/07"Reed Bunting1m
09/07"Buzzard3
09/07"Kestrel1
09/07Sewage Wks.Grey Wagtail1ad,1juv
09/07"Chaffinch6(Including juvs.)
Butterflies
"Small Tortoiseshell 4& 2 Small Skipper, Marbled White, Large White, 2 Peacock, Meadow Brown, 2 Comma, 2 Red Admiral
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SundayWarm SunnySW. Wind
08/07Whale Chine to Atherfield Pt.Skylark17+
08/07(7.55 - 10.25)Sand Martin8E
08/07"Whitethroat2m
08/07"Meadow Pipit5
08/07"Starling Click for Picture 100+
08/07"Linnet15
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08/07Gore CliffSand Martinc50(W. then E. then over inland fields)
08/07(10.50 - 11.50)Raven Click for Picture 5(Adults with 3-4 juv)
08/07"Little Owl Click for Picture 1(First seen here for a while)
08/07"Fulmarc10(2prs. on ledges)
08/07"Stock Dove2
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08/07Hersey NRHeron1
08/07(14.30 - 15.50)Little Egret2(Plus 2 on beach)
08/07"Reed Warbler3
08/07"Mediterranean Gull6(more on beach)
08/07"Buzzard1
08/07"Stock Dove2
08/07"Little Grebe1
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Reported
5mls off Ventnor Storm Petrel1 from fishing boat, 1 seen Sat as well (Danny V.)
"
Sandown Canoe Lake Pochard1 very unusual in July (Graham S.)
Reported
Bembridge Ponds Common Sandpiper1 on Causeway (Chris M.)
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SaturdayLong Sunny IntervalsSW. Wind
07/07Lynch Lane, CalbourneBarn Owl1(Field E. of lane @7.50)
07/07Brighstone DownDartford Warbler2m
07/07(7.55 - 10.25)Garden Warbler1m(Heard)
07/07"Blackcap3+(Heard)
07/07"Yellowhammer5
07/07"Linnet10
07/07"Buzzard3(1 close, 2 very high)
Butterflies
"Ringlet 4& Marbled White, Large White, Peacock, Meadow Brown, Red Admiral
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07/07Brading MarshSand Martinc10(around the marsh)
07/07(16.10 - 17.10)Swallowc6
07/07"Swift20+
07/07"Kestrel1(no Hobby today)
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07/07Luccombe DownDartford Warbler1(Heard at N. end)
07/07(19.30 - 20.40)Meadow Pipitc4
07/07"Kestrel1
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Reported
Dynamite Pool (RSPB) Great Crested Grebe1 and 2 Bk Tailed Godwit (Graham S.)
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FridaySunny IntervalsBlustery W. Wind
06/07Shide to Blackwater FPGarden Warbler1(Heard singing with a Blackcap nearby, no competion!)
06/07(7.35 - 9.30)Grey Wagtail2(By Garage at Shide)
06/07"Little Owl1(Well hidden amonst the branches)
06/07"Whitethroat1
06/07"Bullfinch1m,1f
06/07"Song Thrushc5(1 juv.)
06/07"Kestrel2
06/07"Yellowhammer2(Sandy Lane)
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06/07St. Catherine's PointManx Shearwater6W(2@15.56, 4@17.34)
06/07(15.45 - 17.50)Guillemot2W(@17.33)
06/07"Gannet52(43E, 9W)
06/07"Fulmar7
06/07"Sandwich Tern1W
Reported
" Balearic Shearwater1W @16.55 -I missed it! & 3 more Manx later(CM & GS)
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ThursdayOvercastW. Wind
05/07Newtown NRMeadow Pipit Click for Picture 10+
05/07(7.25 - 9.05)Bar Tailed Godwit1
05/07"Redshank43
05/07"Curlew15+
05/07"Peregrine1(On post E. side)
05/07"Canada Geese135
05/07"Linnet4
05/07"Starling70+
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05/07YarmouthBlack Tailed Godwit42
05/07(9.25 - 10.40)Lesser Whitethroat1juv(Bushes by Mill Copse)
05/07"Curlew12
05/07"Lapwing6
05/07"Reed Bunting1m(Rofford Marsh)
05/07"Reed Warbler4+(Heard)
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WednesdaySunny Int.SW. Wind
04/07Bembridge DownMeadow Pipit Click for Picture 7
04/07(7.25 - 8.40)Stock Dove2
04/07"Linnet10+
04/07"Starling70+
04/07"Skylark5+(5 seen others heard)
04/07"Yellowhammer1m,1f
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TuesdayHeavy ShowersLight SW. Wind
03/07Ryde EsplanadeMediterranean Gull6
03/07(10.20)Oystercatcher2
03/07"Greater Black Backed Gull20+
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03/07Hersey NRHeron3(1 juv.)
03/07(10.30 - 11.20)Little Egret3
03/07"Reed Warbler1(Heard)
03/07"Sparrowhawk1
03/07"Buzzard1
03/07"Barnacle Geese14(Feral)
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Reported
Dunnose Point Balearic Shearwater1W & 14 Manx Shearwater, 1 Common SP on beach (Kris G.)
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MondayBright Int. ShowersBlustery SW. Wind
02/07Bembridge PondsTeal1m(New arrival?)
02/07(8.25 - 9.10)Tufted Duck1m,1f
02/07"Reed Warbler3+(Heard)
02/07"Little Egret2
02/07"Water Rail1(Heard)
02/07"Canada Geese45
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02/07Appley Park, RydeMistle Thrush5(includes 2 juv.)
02/07(11.30 - 12.10)Gannet3(In Solent by the Forts)
02/07"Green Woodpecker1
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02/07Brading MarshSwiftc50(all across the marsh)
02/07(16.30 - 17.20)Swallowc10
02/07"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
02/07"Canada Geesec20(By Green Bridge)
02/07"Kestrel1(no Hobby today)
02/07Sewage WorksGrey Wagtail1(filter beds)
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SundaySunny Int. ShowersBrisk SW. Wind
01/07Alverstone (IWOG Walk)Raven4(2ad then 2juv later)
01/07(9.00 - 10.30)Stock Dove1
01/07Flooded Paths hampered the walkWhitethroat6
01/07"Heron1
01/07"Sedge Warbler2(Heard)
01/07"Kestrel3(Adults & 1 juv)
01/07"Reed Bunting1-2(Heard)
01/07"Heron1
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01/07St. Catherine's PointMANX SHEARWATER1W(@16.01, that's brilliant timing!)
01/07(16.00 - 17.00)Kittiwake2W
01/07"Gannet34(22E, 12W)
01/07"Swift1(Over sea)
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JUNE 2007
Click for monthly species lists, June total = 111

SaturdayWetMisty start
30/06Hersey NRHobby1(In tree at back till flew E.)
30/06(18.05 - 18.35)Heron1
30/06"Little Egret1(On beach)
30/06"Cetti's Warbler1(Singing by hide)
30/06"Reed Warbler1(Singing by hide)
30/06"Barnacle Geese4(Feral)
30/06"Snow Goose1(Feral, Blue Phase)
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Thur/FriSunny IntShowers
Reported(29th)
St. Catherine's Point Manx Shearwater6W 1 Bonxie, 5 Killiwake, 86 Gannet (Graham S.)
(16.15 - 19.00)
Reported(28th)
Brading Marsh Sand Martin4 & c60 Swift, - over marsh (Chris M.)
(evening)
SaturdaySunny Int.E. Wind
23/06St. Catherine's PointGannet69(30W. & 39E)
23/06(7.30 - 9.20)Auk Sp.2-3E
23/06"Fulmar2(Locals)
23/06"Heron2
FridayWet to Fine & SunnyE. Wind
22/06Brading MarshHobby Click for Picture1(Perched on Power Lines)
22/06(16.25 - 17.10)Kestrel1(Flying with Hobby at times)
22/06"Sedge Warbler1m(Heard)
22/06"Lapwing3+(By Green Bridge)
22/06"Canada Geese20+(Many juv.)
22/06"Buzzard3(Soaring together)
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WednesdayFine SunnySW. Wind
20/06E. Hide, Newtown NRLittle Tern2(Fishing in Clamerkin Lake)
20/06(7.50 - 10.10)Canada Geesec150
20/06"Whimbrel3
20/06"Curlew2
20/06"Kestrel1
20/06"Buzzard4
20/06"Common Tern2
20/06"Sandwich Tern1
20/06"Gannetc15(In Solent)
20/06"Lapwing2
20/06"Shelduck20+
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20/06Yarmouth PondsLapwing4(and 2+ juveniles)
20/06(10.30 - 11.15)Shelduck2
20/06"Redshank4
20/06"Black Tailed Godwit27(10 ponds, 17 Scrape)
20/06"Common Tern2(Fishing in the ponds)
20/06"Curlew2
20/06"Heron4
20/06"Little Egret3
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TuesdayCloudy to Sunny IntShowers later
19/06Bembridge WindmillStock Dove1(No sign of Shrike today)
19/06(7.45 - 9.40)Meadow Pipit3
19/06Dynamite Pool (by Scope)Tufted Duck1m,1f
19/06"Shelduck2ad, 2juv
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19/06Bembridge PondsGreat Crested Grebe Click for Picture1(Very unusual inland)
19/06(9.45 - 10.10)Reed Warbler2(One carrying food)
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MondayCloudy to WetSunny Int LaterFresh S. Wind
18/06Ventnor EsplanadeCommon Scoter4E(@8.34)
18/06(8.05 - 9.10)Gannet42E(and 11W with some fishing offshore)
18/06"Fulmar2(Locals)
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18/06Steyne Road, BembridgeRED BACKED SHRIKE Click for PictureClick for Picture1m(In meadow opposite no. 90 on western hedge)
18/06(14.50 - 17.10)Great Spotted Woodpecker1m(On feeders)
18/06"Chaffinch6+(Mobbing the Shrike)
18/06"Greenfinch4"
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SundayCloudy to Sunny IntShowers later
17/06Fishbourne BeachLittle Egret7
17/06(8.35 - 9.50)Curlew4
17/06"Common Tern3+
17/06"Shelduck1
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17/06Brading MarshHobby Click for Picture1(Perched on Power Lines)
17/06(15.25 - 17.10)Sedge Warbler1m(Heard)
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SaturdaySunny IntShowersSW Wind
16/06Appley Park, RydeMistle Thrush Click for Picture 4+(Photo shows "Sunning" behaviour)
16/06Ryde Sands (8.30)Common Tern10(More in the Solent)
16/06"Greater Black Backed Gull17
16/06"Little Egret3
16/06"Curlew1
16/06"Oystercatcher2
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Reported
"Dynamite Pool", RSPB Garganey1m in eclipse, 2m Shoveler, 2 Curlew, (Graham S.)
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FridaySunny Int.Heavy Shower am.
15/06Shide to Blackwater FPLittle Owl2 juv(Sitting in the nest hole)
15/06(8.05 - 9.35)Garden Warbler1m(Heard)
15/06"Blackcap3ad, 3juv(Includes a Female feeding 2 juv.)
15/06FP to "Matalan" StoreTreecreeper1
15/06"Grey Wagtail2ad, 1juv(This must be from a 2nd. brood)
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ThursdayCloudy, Showers
14/06Hersey NRWillow Warbler1m(Still singing)
14/06(18.45)Chiffchaff1m(Singing)
14/06BeachSandwich Tern1
14/06"Little Egret1
14/06"Heron1
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WednesdaySunny IntervalsLight Wind
13/06Bembridge DownSkylark3+
13/06(7.40)Buzzard1(Calling)
13/06"Linnet Click for Picture 4+
13/06"Whitethroat2
13/06"Yellowhammer2m
13/06Dynamite Pool (by Scope)Tufted Duck1m, 2f?
13/06"Shelduck2
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TuesdayFoggy to SunnyNW. Breeze
12/06Brading Sewage WksGrey Wagtail1f(No seen here lately)
12/06(8.10 - 8.50)Pied Wagtail1m,1juv
12/06"Chaffinch6
12/06Brading MarshSedge Warbler1m
12/06"Whitethroat2ad, 3 juv
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MondayCloudy to Sunny Int
11/06Quarr / BinsteadNuthatch Click for Picture 3+(2 Adults & juv in Willow, others heard)
11/06(8.20 - 10.40)Whitethroat2
11/06"Robin1ad, 2juv(Attacked by Kestrel on path to Abbey)
11/06"Reed Warbler1m(Heard at Elenor's Grove fishpond)
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SundayFine SunnyHot and Humid
10/06"Cassey Bridge" NNRBullfinch1m(E. of bridge @8.30)
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10/06Ningwood Common NRLesser Whitethroat1m(Singing along FP)
10/06(9.00 - 11.55)Whitethroat1m
10/06-IWOG WalkBlackcapc4
10/06"Nightingale1m(Heard in cover)
10/06"Bullfinch1(Lane)
10/06"Linnet4+
10/06"Buzzard1
10/06"Kestrel1
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Reported
Brading Marsh Hobby2 early this afternoon (Chris M.)
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SaturdaySlightly Hazy Sun
09/06Brighstone DownTurtle Dove Click for Picture 1(f?)(Near the "Worsley Trail", not calling)
09/06(7.30 - 9.30)Dartford Warbler1-2m(Just E. of Trig Point)
09/06"Garden Warbler1m
09/06"Willow Warbler1m(Heard to SW)
09/06"Yellowhammer6
09/06"Treecreeper1m(Heard @ woods)
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09/06Shide, NewportGrey Wagtail Click for Picture 1m(On R. Medina by Tyre Centre)
09/06(10.00 - 10.30)Moorhen2ad, 4juv(1 feeding juvs, 1 on nest)
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09/06Hersey NRLittle Egret4
09/06(15.15)Willow Warbler1
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Reported
Stenbury Down Grey Partridge1 & a family group of 4 Ravens on W. side (Chris M.)
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FridayHazy Sunny IntervalsLight Wind
08/06Bembridge DownSkylark4+
08/06(7.45)Buzzard Click for Picture 2(Displaying)
08/06"Whitethroat3(some juvs.)
08/06"Yellowhammer1m
08/06Dynamite Pool (by Scope)Tufted Duck1m
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08/06Appley ParkSPOTTED FLYCATCHER1 Click for Picture (S. of Tower in tall Chestnuts)
08/06"Mistle Thrush Click for Picture 5(some Collecting Food)
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08/06Averstone NRBarn Owl1 (Over path @ 21.55)
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ThursdayFine SunnyNE. Wind
07/06Morton Common,SandownReed Warblerc6(No sign Of Marsh Warbler)
07/06(7.15 & 19.25)Cetti's Warbler2(Heard)
07/06"Sedge Warbler1m
07/06"Sparrowhawk1
07/06"Kestrel1
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TuesdayFine SunnyNE. Wind
06/06"Cassey Bridge", NewtownNightingale1m(Heard singing just E. of bridge @8.02)
06/06Shalfleet QuayLesser Whitethroat2m(Singing along FP)
06/06(8.20 - 9.40)Cuckoo1m(Calling near Mill)
06/06"Redshank1
06/06"Little Egret1
06/06"NT" FP into farmlandSkylarkc10
06/06"Stock Dove5
06/06"Shelduck2
06/06"Yellowhammer3
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06/06Yarmouth PondsLapwing Click for Picture 2ad, 1juv(Juv with 1 adult @ Mill Copse Scrape)
06/06(10.00 - 11.50)Brent Goose Click for Picture 1(Staying for Summer?)
06/06(& 16.00)Muscovy Duck1
06/06"Tufted Duck1m,1f
06/06"Black Tailed Godwit32
06/06"Teal3m(No sign of Garganey)
06/06"Swan4ad,7cyg.(Orange Ring nos. "K10" & "TYS")
06/06"Shelduck7
06/06"Common Tern3(2 Fishing in the ponds)
06/06"Little Egret3
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06/06Needles Boat TripGuillemot Click for Picture c420(On ledges past Sun Corner)
06/06(17.00 - 19.30)Razorbill1(Flew out to sea)
06/06Totals by Dave H. etc.Shag27(5 Nests)
06/06"Cormorantc300(c100 Nests)
06/06"Herring Gull116(68 Nests)
06/06"Greater Black Backed Gull11(4 Nests)
06/06"Fulmar7
06/06"Gannetc20
06/06"Peregrine2
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TuesdayFine SunnyNE. Wind
05/06E. Hide, Newtown NRLittle Ternc2(Fishing in Clamerkin Lake)
05/06(7.50 - 9.20)Canada Geesec50
05/06"Whimbrel2
05/06"Curlew6
05/06"Little Egret3
05/06"Skylark1(Heard)
05/06"Ringed Plover3
05/06"Common Tern3+
05/06"Gannet3W(In Solent)
05/06"Lapwing2
05/06"Shelduck10+
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05/06Yarmouth PondsGarganey Click for Picture 1m(On pond to SW of Station, till 17.00+)
05/06(10.00 - 11.50)Reed Warblerc4(Heard)
05/06"Reed Bunting1m,1f
05/06"Black Tailed Godwitc30
05/06"Teal2m
05/06"Swan2ad, 8cyg.(Ring no. "K10")
05/06"Common Tern1(Fishing in the ponds)
05/06"Little Egret3
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05/06Brading MarshHobby Click for Picture1(Perched on Power Lines)
05/06(14.15 - 16.20)Reed Warbler2+(Heard)
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05/06Morton Common,SandownMarsh Warbler1m
05/06(17.00 - 17.30)Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
05/06"Sedge Warbler1m
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MondayHazy SunnyN. Wind laterFoggy on cliffs am.
04/06West High Down AreaStonechat3m,1f,2juv
04/06(7.45 - 9.35)Blackcap1+
04/06"Dartford Warbler2
04/06"Whitethroat2
04/06"Chiffchaff1(Heard)
04/06"Yellowhammer3m,1f
04/06"Rock Pipit8(Inc. 2 juv)
04/06"Meadow Pipit12
04/06"Peregrine Click for Picture 1
04/06"Swallowc6
04/06"Guillemot12(In "Rafts" on sea)
04/06"Gannet4E
04/06"Wheatear1f
04/06"Mistle Thrush1
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04/06Morton Common,SandownMarsh Warbler1m
04/06(19.00 - 21.00)Cetti's Warbler2(Seen/Heard)
04/06"Reed Bunting1m(Heard)
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SundayFine Sunny
03/06Morton Common,SandownMARSH WARBLER 1m@9.20-9.30 &17.30-20.30 SZ599853 (Click for map)
03/06(7.25 - 10.00)Cetti's Warbler2(Heard)
03/062nd Visit;-Reed Warbler6+
03/06(18.50 -20.35)Sedge Warbler1
03/06"Lesser Whitethroat1m
03/06"Reed Bunting3
03/06"Heron3(Over)
03/06"Kestrel1
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SaturdaySunny Int.S. Wind
02/06St. Catherine's PointGannet47(15 E. & several on sea)
02/06(8.20 - 9.30)Auk Sp.1E(Very Pale)
02/06"Fulmarc10
02/06"Shag1E
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02/06Gore Cliff, BlackgangRaven1(Heading W. chased by Crow)
02/06(9.55 - 11.00)Fulmar15+(11 on ledges)
02/06"Stock Dove2
02/06"Swallow2
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Reported
Morton Common MARSH WARBLER1 early this morning
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02/06Morton Common,SandownReed Warbler4+
02/06(14.30)Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
02/06"Sedge Warbler1(Heard)
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Reported
Ventnor Downs Red Rumped Swallow1By Radar Masts till 18.00 at least (Tony F.)
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02/06Parkhurst Forest (IWOG)Long Eared Owl4(Ad Heard & 3 juv "Squeaking" @ Car Park)
02/06(20.30 - 22.40)Woodcockc3(7+ sightings of "Roding" males)
02/06"Nightjar2+(Clearing N. of Squirrel Trail)
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FridaySunny Int.Light Wind
01/06Shide to Blackwater FPLittle Owl1(Hidden on tree trunk)
01/06(7.15 - 10.30)Garden Warbler1m(Heard)
01/06"Blackcap8(2 seen, rest heard)
01/06"Whitethroat2
01/06"Bar Headed Geese Click for Picture 2(With Canadas by Bk. Wtr. Mill)
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01/06E. Hide, Newtown NRDunlin2
01/06(9.50 - 11.30)Canada Geese110
01/06"Whimbrel2
01/06"Curlew10
01/06"Little Egret7
01/06"Skylark1(Heard)
01/06"Bar Tailed Godwit1
01/06"Common Tern3+
01/06"Redshank1
01/06"Lapwing2
01/06"Shelduck15
01/06Town CopseGreat Spotted Woodpecker2
01/06"Blackcap1ad, 2juv
01/06Main Hide/ScrapeMediterranean Gull2
01/06"Lesser Black Backed Gull1(Raiding the BH Gull colony)
01/06"Shelduck1
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01/06Hersey NRLittle Egret3(1 in reserve 2 on beach)
01/06(14.15 - 14.50)Reed Warbler2(Heard)
01/06"Sedge Warbler1(Heard)
01/06"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
01/06"Willow Warbler1m(Still here, nesting?)
01/06"Tufted Duck1m
01/06"Shelduck1
01/06"Barnacle Geese2(Feral birds from the Flamingo Park)
01/06Seaview BeachSandwich Tern2
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01/06Parkhurst ForestLong Eared Owl3(juv "Squeaking" @ Car Park)
01/06(20.10 - 22.30)Woodcockc3(6+ sightings of "Roding" males)
01/06"Nightjar2(Clearing N. of Squirrel Trail)
01/06"Jay3
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MAY 2007
Click for monthly species lists, May total = 120

NEW: Birdnotes, for more details on selected sightings.

ThursdayCloudy to Sunny Int.S. Wind
31/05E. Hide, Newtown NRDunlin9
31/05(7.30 - 10.05)Canada Geese80
31/05"Little Tern1 - 2
31/05"Gannet8W(In Solent)
31/05"Bar Tailed Godwit1
31/05"Ringed Plover3
31/05"Redshank2
31/05"Lapwing2
31/05"Shelduck12
31/05"Whimbrel2
31/05"Curlew9
31/05Town CopseGreat Spotted Woodpecker2
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31/05Newnham Lane (21.34)Barn Owl1(Flew over the lane N.)
31/05Firestone Copse (21.50)Long Eared Owl3(1ad. seen, 2 juv "Squeaking")
31/05(N. of Car Park)Woodcock1m(Over main path "Roding")
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WednesdayCloudy, RainSE./ S. WindBrighter later
30/05Ventnor "Bandstand"Sandwich Ternc10(Feeding offshore)
30/05(8.40 - 9.30)Gannet8(3E, 5W)
30/05"Herring Gullc60(Around fishing boat)
30/05"Fulmar1W
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30/05Laundry Lane, BradingWhitethroat2
30/05(15.20 - 17.30)Shelduck3
30/05"Swift4
30/05"Cetti's Warbler2(heard)
30/05"Reed Warbler7+(Heard)
30/05"Water Rail2(Heard)
Dragonfly
"Broad Bodied Chaser 1m,2f also Banded Damoiselle
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TuesdaySunny IntervalsStiff NW. Wind
29/05Bembridge DownSkylark6
29/05(7.45)Sandwich Tern2(In Sandown Bay)
29/05"Gannet2"
29/05"Yellowhammer1m
29/05"Song Thrush1
29/05"Green Woodpecker4
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29/05Sandown Canoe La.Swiftc10
29/05(8.45)Swallowc6(Collecting Mud by Dino Museum)
29/05"Cetti's Warblerc3(Heard)
29/05"Swan Click for Picture 2ad, 6 cyg.
29/05"Shelduck1
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29/05Appley ParkMistle Thrush2
29/05(10.45)Great Spotted Woodpecker1
29/05"Jay1
29/05"Blackcap2m(Heard)
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29/05Gore Cliff, BlackgangRaven2ad, 1juv
29/05(14.30 - 15.05)Fulmar Click for Picture c8(Some on Ledges)
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29/05Whale Chine to Atherfield Pt.Skylarkc8
29/05(15.20 - 16.30)Meadow Pipit4(no sign of Corn Bunting)
29/05"Linnet12
29/05"Kestrel2
29/05"Chiffchaff1m
Flowers
Opposite Whale ChinePoppies Click for Picture 1000'sfrom the Car Park, still worth a visit!
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29/05Parkhurst ForestLong Eared Owl3 juv(Squeaking by Car Park @ 22.20)
29/05(20.30 - 10.40)Nightjar1 only(Churring briefly, very worrying)
29/05"Woodcock6+(4 seen)
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Reported
Foreland, Bembridge Dunlin15 c10.00 some in summer plumage (Peter S.)
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Reported
Firestone Copse Long Eared Owl2 also Nightjars (Robert W.)
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MondayCold & WetN. Wind
28/05Newnham Lane, BinsteadBarn Owl1(Heard @22.00, also Little Owl calling)
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SundayCloudy, RainSE. Wind
27/05Fort VictoriaCommon Ternc50(Most off Yarmouth)
27/05(7.15 - 9.00)Black Headed Gullc250"
27/05"Little Ternc12
27/05"Sandwich Tern4+
27/05"Black Tailed Godwit16E(Heading for Yarmouth?)
27/05"Shelduck2W
27/05"Gannet14E(1W)
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27/05Newtown NRRedshank4
27/05(9.20 - 10.00)Mediterranean Gull2(Scrape)
27/05"Oystercatcherc20
27/05"Sandwich Tern2(also Common Terns in Solent)
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FridayFoggy to Sunny Int.NW. WindWarm Sunny Later
25/05West High Down AreaStonechat2m,1f,1juv(Alum Bay to Needles)
25/05(7.45 - 9.35)Blackcap2+
25/05"Whitethroat2
25/05"Chiffchaff1
25/05"Yellowhammer1m
25/05"Rock Pipit3
25/05"Meadow Pipit4
25/05"Linnet Click for Picture c10(Juv being fed W. of Alum Bay in the Fog)
25/05"Swallowc10
25/05"Red Legged Partridge1
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ThursdayFine Sunny Warm
24/05Thorness BayTurnstone10 - 12
24/05(10.30 - 11.30)Ringed Plover3
24/05"Oystercatcher Click for Picture 2(Seen Mating)
24/05"Reed Warbler4+
24/05"Reed Bunting2m
24/05"Cuckoo1(heard)
24/05"Reed Warbler4+
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24/05Laundry Lane, BradingCetti's Warbler2(Heard)
24/05(10.30 - 11.30)Reed Warbler2(Heard)
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24/05Parkhurst ForestLong Eared Owl3 juv(Squeaking by Car Park @ 22.10)
24/05(20.30 - 10.20)Nightjar4(2m heard, 2f seen)
24/05"Woodcock4(2 seen)
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WednesdayWarm Sunny
23/05Brighstone DownTURTLE DOVE1m(Purring near Trig Point, then flew N.)
23/05(7.45 - 10.10)Dartford Warbler1m
23/05"Whitethroat4m
23/05"Yellowhammer2m,2f
23/05"Linnet10+
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TuesdayWarm & SunnyLight N. Wind
22/05Gore Cliff, BlackgangRaven Click for Picture Click for Picture 1ad, 2juv
22/05(7.30 - 8.35)Peregrine2(On cliffs)
22/05"Fulmarc15(Many on Ledges, no chicks yet)
22/05"Wheatear Click for Picture 1f
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22/05Whale Chine to Atherfield Pt.Skylark10+
22/05(8.45 - 10.20)Stonechat1m,1f
22/05"Wheatear1m,1f
22/05"Reed Bunting1m(no sign of Corn Bunting)
22/05"Cuckoo1m(Calling to N. of Mil. Rd.)
22/05"Red Legged Partridge2
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22/05Blackwater FPLittle Owl1(Hidden in foliage)
22/05(10.45)Blackcap1m(Others heard)
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22/05Parkhurst ForestLong Eared Owl2-3juv(Squeaking by Car Park @ 22.00)
22/05(20.25 - 10.20)Nightjarc5(1 seen)
22/05"Woodcock6(5 seen 1 heard)
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SundaySunny IntervalsLight Wind
20/05Shide FPRobin Click for Picture 3(1 Adult with 2 Juv.)
20/05(7.03)Grey Wagtail Click for Picture 1m
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20/05Newtown NRDunlin5
20/05(15.00 - 16.30)Great Crested Grebe1m(Clamerkin Channel, unusual in May)
20/05"Bar Tailed Godwit Click for Picture 2 imm.(Just N. of Boathouse)
20/05"Shelduckc25
20/05"Whimbrel2
20/05"Curlew1
20/05"Wheatear Click for Picture 1-2(m & f? near East Hide)
20/05Town CopseCuckoo1m(Heard)
20/05"Bullfinch1"
20/05Clamerkin LakeLesser Whitethroat1(Heard on N. side)
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20/05Firestone Copse (21.20)Nightjar2(Heard "Churring" E. of Car Park)
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Reported
Laundry Lane, Brading Hobby2 1 Whinchat, 1 Cuckoo (Chris M)
"
Bembridge Ponds Great Crested Grebe1 (Ventnor Group)
Reported
Atherfield CG Cotts Corn Bunting1 heard100m E. +Spotted FC, 8 Reed Warbler (Dave H.)
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SaturdaySunny Int.Increasing W.- SW. Wind
19/05St. Catherine's PointMASKED BOOBY1juv(E. @9.30, WOW!)
-ID by Dave W.-Seen by 3 Birders-Dark above, white below, white collar.
19/05(7.30 - 11.00)Gannet76(68 E. 8W.)
19/05"Arctic Skua2E(1 Light, 1 Dark)
19/05"Kittiwake10E(Groups of 6 & 4)
19/05"Auk Sp.3+(2E,1W)
19/05"Wader Sp.(Sanderling?)16E(Group of 14 attacked by Peregrine)
19/05"Common Scoter4E(1@7.34, 3@9.14)
19/05"Kittiwake10E(Groups of 6 & 4)
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19/05Centurion's Copse, BradingNightingale1(Heard on main path)
19/05(14.15 - 16.20)Reed Warbler2+(Heard)
19/05Laundry LaneWhitethroat2
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Reported
Parkhurst Forest Long Eared Owl2 groups of Juvs "Squeaking" near Car Park (last Sat)
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FridayFoggy to Sunny Int.Brisk W. Wind
18/05Sandown BayGannet1
18/05(8.45)Sandwich Tern1
18/05Canoe LakeCetti's Warbler2(Heard)
18/05"Shelduck2
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18/05Shide to Blackwater FPGarden Warbler1-2(Heard towards Blackwater end)
18/05(11.00 - 12.20)Blackcap4(Heard)
18/05"Whitethroat1
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17/05Firestone Copse (22.00)Nightjar1-2(Heard "Churring" N. of Car Park)
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WednesdaySunny Int.W. Breeze
16/05Quarr AreaTreecreeper1
16/05(7.00 - 8.30)Whitethroat3+
16/05"Mistle Thrush3
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MondayCloudy, ShowersN. Wind
14/05Appley Park, RydeMistle Thrush Click for Picture c7(Adults & Juv.)
14/05(8.40 - 9.10)Tree Creeper1
14/05"Willow Warbler1m(Heard)
14/05"Blackcap2m"
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14/05Newtown NRDunlin18
14/05(15.00 - 16.30)Mediterranean Gull2(Scrape)
14/05"Little Tern3(Fishing in Harbour)
14/05"Brent Geese2(Imm. not migrating?)
14/05"Whimbrel2
14/05"Curlew1
14/05"Lesser Black Backed Gull1
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SundayCloudy, RainSE. Wind
13/05Fort VictoriaGreat Northern Diver1 (1st s.)(On sea till flew W.)
13/05(7.15 - 9.50)Arctic Skua2W(1 Light, 1 Dark)
13/05"Little Ternc6(from Keyhaven? & some Tern movement E.)
13/05"Swallowc150(Over to N)
13/05"Yellow Wagtail3"
13/05on SeawallWheatear1f
13/05"Whimbrel1
13/05"Common Sandpiper1(Heard)
Reported
Early a.m. Wood Warbler1 calling from Wood behind Fort (Graham S.)
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13/05Newtown NRDunlin5
13/05(10.25 - 11.25)Mediterranean Gull2(Scrape)
13/05"Lesser Whitethroat1(Heard S. of hide)
13/05"Reed Bunting1m
Reported
" Osprey1with fish 7.00 - 8.00 (Jim C.), & 1 seen on 11th
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Reported
Rookley Spotted Flycatcher2prs. on territory
(Robin A.)
Brading Hobby1 over pm.
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SaturdayMainly CloudyStrong SW. Wind
12/05La Faliaise, VentnorGannet20(13E, 7W)
12/05(7.15 - 8.15)Fulmarc6(Local birds)
12/05-Fairly quite at seaAuk Sp.2W
12/05"Swallow9
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12/05Nansen Hill (8.30)Wheatear1m
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12/05Lake CliffsRaven Click for Picture Click for Picture 2ad, 4juv(Fully fledged chicks about to leave nest?)
12/05(9.35 - 10.25)Fulmar2
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12/05Hersey NRWhitethroat Click for Picture 2m
12/05(15.55)Shelduck3
12/05"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
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12/05Bembridge HarbourWhimbrel Click for Picture 5
12/05(16.20)Curlew1
12/05"Little Egret1
12/05Bembridge PondsReed Warbler2(Heard)
12/05(16.45)Swallow4
12/05"Little Egret3
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Reported
St. Catherine's Point Arctic Skua4E 1 Grey Plover (E)
(Robin A.)
(7.50 - 9.00) Manx Shearwater25W,16E 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Yellow Wagtail
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Reported
" STORM PETREL1W @19.05, 1 Arctic Skua
(Graham S.)
(18.00-20.00) Manx Shearwater5 17 Kittiwake
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FridayS.Int to CloudyStrong W. Wind
11/05Brading Sewage Wks.Sand Martin1(No sign of R.R. Swallow)
11/05(7.10)House Martin20+
11/05"Swift6
11/05"Swallowc4
11/05"Whitethroat1m
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Reported (10th)
Brading Sewage Wks. RED RUMPED SWALLOW1with House Martins etc @ 9.30 (James G)
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SaturdayCool Cloudy startN-NE. WindWarm Sunny Later
05/05West High Down AreaDartford Warbler1m(Headon Warren)
05/05(7.10 - 11.45)Blackcap6+
05/05"GARDEN WARBLER1(Heard @ Alum Bay Cottage)
05/05"Yellow Wagtail1N.(Heard)
05/05"Whitethroat15+
05/05"Chiffchaffc4
05/05"Willow Warblerc6
05/05"Sedge Warbler3(Heard singing from cover)
05/05"Yellowhammer6
05/05"Lesser Whitethroat1(Heard above the "Pitch & Putt")
05/05"Stonechat Click for Picture 3m,1f,1juv
05/05"Whinchat1m,1f(With Wheatears)
05/05"Wheatear1m,6f("Greenland" types, 2 Alum Bay, 5 Headon Warren)
05/05"Meadow Pipitc15
05/05"Raven2
05/05"Swift1N.
05/05"Swallowc40
05/05"Red Legged Partridge1
05/05"Mistle Thrush2
Reported
" Turtle Dove1E. of Bay, + Ring Ouzel, Garden Warbler (Chris M.)
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05/05Shide to Newport FPGrey Wagtail Click for Picture 1m,1juv(On R. Medina@12.15)
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FridayCloudy to Sunny Int.Light NE.Wind
04/05St Catherine's PointWheatear Click for Picture 1m(In off Sea)
04/05(7.10 - 9.30)Gannetc20(Mostly W.)
04/05Very quiet todaySparrowhawk1(With prey)
04/05"Peregrine1(W. over sea)
04/05"Swift6(in off sea)
04/05"Swallow5"
04/05"Guillemot3W
04/05"Auk Sp/4W(Including a Razorbill)
04/05"Whimbrel2-4(2W, 1E, 1 on rocks)
04/05"Fulmarc4(Locals)
04/05"Whitethroatc6(around bushes)
04/05"Sedge Warbler1(Heard in bushes)
Reported
" prob. BEE EATER1Heard flying over (Robin C.)
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04/05Lane End, BembridgePurple Sandpiper2(Under LB Station, possibly 3, unusual in May)
04/05(14.30)Sandwich Tern3
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04/05Bembridge PondsCommon Sandpiper1(On Causeway)
04/05(15.30)Little Egret5(4 by Causeway)
04/05"Reed Warbler3+(Singing in reeds)
04/05"Reed Bunting1m(Heard)
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ThursdayFine SunnyNE Breeze
03/05Binstead & QuarrTreecreeper1(Private garden, Binstead)
03/05(7.10 - 9.45)Nuthatch Click for Picture 2(@ Nest, near private garden)
03/05"Blackcap3+
03/05"Whitethroat2
03/05"Mistle Thrush3
03/05"Long Tailed Tit2ad+3juv(Family group feeding by Abbey Farm)
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03/05Laundry Lane, St. HelensSand Martin1
03/05(17.00 - 17.30)House Martin6+
03/05"Swift2N.
03/05"Lapwing3(2 E. side of lane, 1 W. side)
03/05"Whitethroat1m
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Reported
St. Catherine's Point TREE SPARROW4 Early at Farm, then around Lighthouse
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WednesdayWarm SunnyBrisk NE-E. Wind
02/05Bembridge DownWhimbrel Click for Picture Click for Picture 1(On slope SW of Fort)
02/05(7.30 - 8.50)Skylark3+
02/05"Yellowhammer3+
02/05"Whitethroat4+
02/05"Willow Warbler1(Heard S. of Fort)
02/05"Linnet5
02/05"Buzzard1
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02/05Newtown NRCurlew1
02/05(7.25)Redshank4
02/05"Mediterranean Gull1(Scrape, -big decline in numbers)
02/05"Swift1(Over to N.)
02/05"Lapwing3
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Reported
St. Catherine's Point TREE SPARROW1 @10.45 but not re-located,
(by E-Mail)
" RED RUMPED SWALLOW1 about 20mins later, a good morning!
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TuesdayFine and SunnyBrisk E.Wind
01/05St Catherine's PointHOBBY1(E. over ridge above Lighthouse)
01/05(7.10 - 10.30)Bar Tailed Godwitc50E
01/05Very quiet todaySanderling3E
01/05"Dunlin3E
01/05"Kittiwake3E
01/05""Commic" Tern6E(Common or Arctic)
01/05"Swift3(in off sea)
01/05"House Martin1"
01/05"Swallowc10"
01/05"Yellow Wagtail2"
01/05"Auk Sp/Guillemot6(3E, 3W)
01/05"Gannet40(Mostly W.)
01/05"Common Scoter16E
01/05"Fulmarc10(Locals)
01/05"Common Gull1E
01/05"Whitethroatc6(around bushes)
Reported
" Manx Shearwater6E
(KG & JC)
" Arctic Skua2E & 1 Hobby in off
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01/05Alverstone FP (W)Nightingale2m(1 Heard on "Knowles Way", another further W.)
01/05(19.30)Blackcap2+
01/05"Whitethroat1m
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APRIL 2007
Click for monthly species lists, April total = 136

MondayCloudy Sunny Later
30/04Shide to BlackwaterBlackcap10
30/04(7.25 - 9.20)Whitethroat2
30/04"Wren Click for Picture 9+
30/04"Grey Wagtail2(Feeding 4 chicks @Nest)
30/04"Canada Geese10
30/04"Yellowhammer2
30/04"Song Thrush4
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30/04Brighstone DownDartford Warbler1(In full song)
30/04(9.55 - 11.00)Whitethroat3
30/04"Chiffchaff1
30/04"Yellowhammer2m
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30/04Laundry LaneCuckoo1m(Singing from trees W. of Lane)
30/04(16.25 - 17.20)Swallow1
30/04"House Martin6
30/04"Whitethroat1
30/04"Cetti's Warbler Click for Picture 1(A brief sighting!)
30/04"Water Rail1(Heard)
30/04"Lapwing2
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30/04Parkhurst Forest (20.35)NIGHTJAR1m(@21.00 1km NNW of Tucker's Gate)
30/04"Woodcock1m("Roding" @ 21.05)
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SundayCold to Warm SunnyNE/E. Wind
29/04St Catherine's PointBar Tailed Godwit Click for Picture c160E(c42 overhead @7.25, Most @9.40 -distant and high)
29/04(7.20 - 10.10)Wheatear5
29/04"Kittiwake1E(1st w.)
29/04"Swift3 in off
29/04"Yellow Wagtail3 in off
29/04"Whimbrel8E
29/04"Auk Sp/Guillemot4(2E, 2W later)
29/04"Gannet27(11E, 16W)
29/04"Common Scoter34E(2@9.19, 32@9.28)
29/04"Fulmarc20(15 on sea)
29/04"Whitethroat Click for Picture c6 (around bushes)
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Reported
Luccombe Down Red Kite1 (Niel N.) also Hobby pm.
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SaturdaySunny IntervalsNE. WindWarm Later
28/04West High Down AreaDartford Warbler Click for Picture 1m(Singing S. of Beacon)
28/04(7.25 - 10.40)Blackcap3
28/04Few migrants todayWhitethroat7+(Most on Headon Warren)
28/04"Chiffchaff3
28/04"Willow Warbler1(heard)
28/04"Yellowhammer3
28/04"Lesser Black Backed Gull1W(In Solent)
28/04"Stonechat Click for Picture 1m,1f(With Dartford Warbler)
28/04"Meadow Pipit5
28/04"Raven1(Cliff Edge)
28/04"Swallow3
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28/04Fort VictoriaBar Tailed Godwitc25E(On far side)
28/04(10.00)Buzzard1(Over Keyhaven)
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28/04YarmouthBlack Tailed Godwit19(In summer plumage)
28/04(10.20 - 11.05)Common Tern2(Estuary and over ponds)
28/04"Shelduck4
28/04"Reed Warbler3+(Heard)
28/04"Sedge Warbler1(Heard @ Rofford Marsh)
28/04"Lesser Whitethroat1m(Singing W. of ponds in bushes by FP)
28/04"Reed Bunting1m(Reedbed)
28/04"Teal1m(Scrape)
28/04"Muscovy Duck1(Esc.)
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Reported
St. Catherines Point Bar Tailed Godwit18855 Arctic Skua, 40 Knot, 16 Whimbrel,
(KG)
(5.45 - 20.00) Manx Shearwater69 41 Kittiwake, 18 Common Tern, 56 Gannet,
(CM & GS)
" Hobby (in off sea)1 23 Swift, 13 Yellow Wagtails, 2 RT Divers, 9 Razorbill
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(9.00 - 11.40)
Fort Victoria Little Tern7 90 Bar-Wits, 174 Swallow (Jim B.)
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(CM & GS)
WHD/Headon Warren Garden Warbler21 Ring Ouzel, 2 Whinchat, 1 Cuckoo, 3 Y.Wag.
"
" Willow Warbler27 12 "Greenland" Wheatear, 2 Whimbrel, 2 Redstart
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FridaySunny IntervalsNE-E. Wind
27/04St Catherine's PointPOMARINE SKUA7(1 distant @8.15, then 6 closer @9.00)
27/04(7.44 - 10.30)WHINCHAT Click for Picture 3(2m,1f)
27/04with Dave.W, P.J.Wheatear1f
27/04"Sandwich Tern7E(And 1 W)
27/04"Whimbrel19E
27/04"Bar Tailed Godwit24E
27/04"Guillemot1E(and 1 Auk Sp.)
27/04"Gannet13(Mostly E.)
27/04"Common Scoter2E
27/04"Fulmar6+
27/04"Whitethroat5+(Singing on bushes)
27/04"Lesser Whitethroat1(Heard Singing)
27/04"Swallowc20(Streaming in from sea)
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27/04Hersey NRTufted Duck2m,1f
27/04(18.00)Little Egret Click for Picture 2
27/04Water Levels downGreenshank1
27/04"Shelduck4
27/04OffshoreSandwich Tern2
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Reported
Dynamite Pool, GARGANEY1m
(Graham S.)
(Brading Marsh RSPB) Black Tailed Godwit9 & 2 Greenshank
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ThursdayCloudy to Sunny IntNE. Wind
26/04Town Copse, NewtownCUCKOO1m(Heard then seen flying into tree)
26/04(7.25)Blackcap3m(Heard)
26/04Clamerkin LakeWhimbrel1(S. bank)
26/04"Nightingale1-2(Heard singing from N. side)
26/04"Skylark2(To North)
26/04"Lapwing2
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26/04Thorley Road, YarmouthWhitethroat2m
26/04(9.15 - 11.00)Reed Warbler2m(Singing in reedbeds)
26/04Yarmouth Estuary and PondsCuckoo1m(flew S. over Rofford Marsh)
26/04"Tufted Duck1m,1f
26/04"Black Tailed Godwit11(5 on the Station pond, 4 by Swing Bridge)
26/04"Shelduck4
26/04"Lesser Whitethroat Click to hear call, (best with Broadband) 1m(Singing W. of Ponds)
26/04"Common Sandpiper Click for Picture 2(Station pond)
26/04"Common Tern Click for Picture 1(Fishing in ponds)
26/04"Teal2m,2f
26/04"Greylag Goose2(Over ponds E.)
26/04"Reed Warbler3m(Singing in reedbeds)
26/04"Sedge Warbler2m"
26/04"Swallow2
26/04"House Martin1
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26/04Firestone CopseSWIFT1(over @ 8.00)
26/04(19.55 -20.40)Swallow9
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Reported
St. Catherines Point Avocet (close in)4E1 Manx Shearwater, Grounded; 15 Yellow Wagtails
("Burt" P.J.)
(8.30 - 9.15) Hobby (in off sea)1 c50 Wheatear, 3 Whinchat, 3 Com. Redstart
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WednesdayRain to Brighter
25/04Binstead FP to beachTreecreeper1
25/04(8.20)Little Egret3(Beach)
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Reported
Dynamite Pool, WOOD SANDPIPER2 Rare on the Island in spring
(Graham S.)
(Brading Marsh RSPB) Ringed Plover3 & 6 Black Tailed Godwit.
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TuesdayMisty, Light Rain, S.Int.Light S. Wind
24/04St Catherine's PointTREE PIPIT1 over(@9.00 my first for year)
24/04(7.40 - 9.30)Arctic Skua2E(Dark Phase)
24/04"Sandwich Tern1W
24/04"Yellow Wagtail1 over
24/04"Whimbrel4W
24/04"Great Skua "Bonxie"3-4(1W landed on sea, 3E)
24/04"Guillemot6W(and 4 Auk Sp. E)
24/04"Gannet25(19E, 6W)
24/04"Common Scoter7E(1@7.55, 6@9.16)
24/04"Black Throated Diver1 over(High over Lighthouse! @9.06)
24/04"Fulmar4+
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24/04Shide (by Tyre Centre)Grey Wagtail Click for Picture 1m(@10.10)
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24/04NewchurchHOUSE MARTIN5(@19.15)
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Reported
Yarmouth Marsh Harrier1f/imm @Mill Copse Reedbed at Noon, also Cuckoo
(CM. KG. GS)
" Hobby1E. along Thorley Brook
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MondayFoggy, Light Rain
23/04Sandown Canoe LakeSedge Warbler1m(Singing at redbeds)
23/04(7.40)Cetti's Warbler3(Heard)
23/04"Swan2(@Nest)
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23/04Sandown to RedcliffLesser Whitethroat1m(Singing by Holiday Centre)
23/04(8.00 - 9.10)Skylark1
23/04"Sandwich Tern2(In Bay)
23/04"Linnet5
23/04"Green Woodpecker1
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Reported
Alverstone FP Nightingale1mseen and heard
(Chris M.)
" TURTLE DOVE1m Heard "Purring"
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23/04Alverstone FP (W)Nightingale Click to hear call, (best with Broadband) 1m(Singing from cover N. side of FP on "Knowles Way")
23/04(18.30)Blackcap2+(Heard)
23/04"Whitethroat1m(E. of Village)
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SundayFine SunnyVariable Light Wind
22/04St Catherine's PointMANDARIN1E(@8.27, that was unexpected!)
22/04(7.05 - 11.50)Arctic Skua6E(Dark & Light Phase)
22/04(with IWOG Walk from 8.15)Sandwich Tern21E
22/04"Bar Tailed Godwit18E(mingled with 10 Whimbrel)
22/04"Whimbrel12E
22/04"Kittiwake10E
22/04"Great Skua "Bonxie"4E
22/04"Razorbill1E(and 5 Guillemot)
22/04"Gannet34E
22/04"Common Scoter20E
22/04"Red Throated Diver2E
22/04"Fulmar10+
Reported
Castlehaven Beach Common Sandpiper4 on rocks
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22/04Brading MarshREED WARBLER 1m(Singing in reedbed by Laundry Lane)
22/04(18.50 - 19.50)Sedge Warbler1m"
22/04"Water Rail2(Heard)
22/04"Cetti's Warbler2"
22/04"Reed Bunting4m
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Reported
West High Down area PIED FLYCATCHER1m on road to Alum Bay complex (opposite Warren Farm)
(Graham S.)
(6.30 - 13.00) Grasshopper Warbler1 1 Tree Pipit, 2 Yellow Wagtail, 13 Wheatear.
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SaturdayFine SunnyE. Wind
21/04Bembridge DownLesser Whitethroat1m(Singing S. of Fort)
21/04(7.35 - 8.30)Skylark Click for Picture 4
21/04"Chiffchaff1(Heard)
21/04"Willow Warbler1"
21/04"Yellowhammer3
21/04"Buzzard Click for Picture 1(Carrying food)
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21/04Sandown Canoe LakeSedge Warbler1m(Singing at redbeds)
21/04(8.40)Lesser Black Backed Gull1(with 8 Herring Gull)
21/04"Cetti's Warbler2(1 seen at back of pond)
21/04"Swan2(@Nest)
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21/04Newnham Lane, BinsteadBarn Owl1-2(Flew right past me @ 21.50, another(?) over lane)
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Reported
Newtown NR Garganey1m,1f Causeway Lake @8.00 (George & Pat W.)
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Reported
St. Catherines Pt. Velvet Scoter3 89 C. Scoter, 11 Arctic Skua, 6 Bonxie 6, 96 L. Gull !
(Dave H.)
(6.10 - 11.00) AVOCET3 1 BLACK TERN, 1 RT & 1 BT Diver, 6 Razorbill etc.
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Reported
St. Catherines Pt. POMARINE SKUA1 11 Arctic Skua, 2-3 Bonxie, 15 Sandwich Tern
(G.S.& C.M.)
(15.00 - 19.00) Bar Tailed Godwit133 5 Kittiwake, 3 Guillemot, 1 Razorbill, 3 Whimbrel
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FridayFine SunnyBrisk E. Wind
20/04St Catherine's PointLITTLE GULL15E
20/04(7.50 - 10.10)COMMON TERN13E
20/04"Sandwich Tern23E
20/04"Bar Tailed Godwit174E
20/04"Whimbrel1E
20/04"Kittiwake2E
20/04"Great Skua "Bonxie"1E
20/04"Red Breasted Merganser1f,E
20/04"Gannet42(13W, 29E)
20/04"Common Scoter41E(Biggest group 18)
20/04"Brent Geese23E
20/04"Fulmar10+
20/04Castlehaven LaneWhitethroat3m
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20/04Lake CliffsRaven2
20/04(11.10)Blackbird Click for Picture 2(Pair)
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20/04Lane End, Bembridge Purple Sandpiper Click for Picture 9(On W. side LB of Stn.)
20/04(15.20)Pied Wagtail Click for Picture 2(1 with Yellow Ring -see picture)
20/04"Sandwich Tern2(Offshore)
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20/04Hersey NRTufted Duck5m,4f
20/04(18.50)Swallow5
20/04"Redshank Click for Picture 1
20/04"Swan1
20/04"Barnacle Geesec50(Escapes)
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Reported
West High Down Ring Ouzel2 N Slope above Warren Farm (Elaine R.)
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Reported
St. Catherines Pt. POMARINE SKUA2 Pale phase Ad. & 2nd yr. 2 Arctic Skua
(G.S.& C.M.)
(15.30 - 19.00) Little Gull15 1 RT Diver, 1 Guillemot, 1 Razorbill, 12 Whimbrel
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ThursdaySunny IntervalsW. WindWarm Later
19/04West High Down AreaLesser Whitethroat 1m(Singing on Slope opposite Warren Farm)
19/04(8.05 - 11.05)Blackcap8
19/04"Whitethroat2
19/04"Chiffchaffc6
19/04"Willow Warblerc20
19/04"Dartford Warbler1(Heard)
19/04"Yellowhammer1
19/04"Jay2
19/04"Stonechat2m,1f(Alum Bay to Needles)
19/04"Meadow Pipit Click for Picture c20
19/04"Rock Pipit6(S. Cliffs)
19/04"Wheatear3m,3f"
19/04"House Sparrow1m,1f(Very unusual here -on Cliff Tops)
19/04"Linnetc30
19/04"Shelduck1
19/04"Fulmar5
19/04"Shag2+
19/04"Peregrine1(Along Cliffs)
19/04"Raven2
19/04"Buzzard1
19/04"Kestrel1m
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19/04YarmouthBlack Tailed Godwit27(In summer plumage)
19/04(11.15)Redshank1
19/04"Shelduck3
19/04"Lapwing1
19/04"Sedge Warbler1(Heard @ Rofford Marsh)
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19/04Bembridge PondsGadwall1m
19/04(18.40)Tufted Duck4m,1f
19/04"Little Grebe3
19/04"Swallow4
19/04"Shelduck5(2 @ Ponds, 3 in Harbour)
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Reported
Fort Victoria SWIFT1N & 6 Common Scoter (Jim B.)
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WednesdaySunny IntervalsLight Wind
18/04Quarr AreaMistle Thrushc7
18/04(7.05 - 9.10)Blackcap3
18/04"Buzzard2
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18/04Martin's Wood, NewchurchRedstart Click for Picture 1m(but no Wryneck today)
18/04(10.55 - 11.35)Mistle Thrush Click for Picture 2(Ad. & Juvenile)
18/04"Buzzard Click for Picture 1+
18/04"Jay2
Flowers
Old Post OfficeWisteria Click for Picture -Oldest in UK, in full bloom
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18/04Luccombe DownLONG EARED OWL1(Flying in daylight over W. Slope-N.End of Down)
18/04(7.30 - 20.10)Meadow Pipit4
18/04"Kestrel1
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Reported
Hanover Point GARGANY2 Pair on sea @ 11.30, viewed from Lay By (Jim B.)
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TuesdayCloudy to Sunny LaterLight N. Wind
17/04Fishbourne Beach (WeBS)HOOPOE1(Flew E. over Quarr Ponds @7.51)
17/04(7.15 - 8.15)Redshank3
17/04"Shelduck2
17/04"Brent Geese2
17/04"Little Egret3
17/04"Cetti's Warbler1(Calling at Ponds)
17/04"Heron2(@ Nest in reeds)
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17/04Binstead Area, with CM.Nuthatch Click for Picture 2(@ Nest hole, -in private garden)
17/04Beach (14.00 - 16.30)Turnstone Click for Picture 25
17/04(Still no sign of Hoopoe)Brent Geese2(1 looks in poor condition)
17/04"Crow Click for Picture 10+(Some with White on Wings)
17/04"Heron5(2@ Nest in reeds)
17/04"Wheatear Click for Picture 2m(On posts next to pond)
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Reported
West High Down Area Grasshopper Warbler4 & 2 Lesser Whitethroat
(James G.)
" NIGHTINGALE1 Singing @Car Pk. & 1 Yellow Wagtail
"
" Ring Ouzel4 5 Redstart, c60 Willow Warbler, 4 Blackcap
"
Martins Wood, Newchurch WRYNECK1 Till 14.45. Plantation below recreation ground
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Reported
Rookley HOBBY1 Hawking for insects at 16.15
(Jim B.)
then flew SE. towards Godshill
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MondayCloudy Sunny Later
16/04Shide to BlackwaterBlackcap Click for Picture 13
16/04(7.05 - 9.40)Red Legged Partridge9
16/04"Treecreeper1
16/04"Little Egret1
16/04"Yellowhammer4
16/04"Mistle Thrush2
16/04"Song Thrush4
16/04"Bar Headed Geese2(Marvel Farm Pond)
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16/04Dodnor, R. MedinaLESSER WHITETHROAT1(Heard in hedge W. of Pylon)
16/04(10.15 - 11.00)Swan2(Courtship display)
16/04"Chiffchaff1
16/04"Sandwich Tern Click for Picture 1
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16/04Brading MarshWHITETHROAT Click for Picture 1(Seawall just W. of Centurions Copse)
16/04(14.40 - 15.30)Swallow2
16/04"Chiffchaff2(Heard)
16/04"Willow Warbler1"
16/04"Reed Bunting1f
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SundayFine SunnyNE. WindMisty offshore, Hot later
15/04St Catherine's PointCommon Scoter21E
15/04(7.20 - 9.10)Great Skua "Bonxie"1W
15/04"Gannet Click for Picture 14(2W, 12E)
15/04"Sandwich Tern2E
15/04"Swallow3
15/04"Shelduck3E
15/04"Brent Geese4E
15/04"Fulmar Click for Picture 6
15/04"Lesser Black Backed Gull6W
15/04On LandWheatear1m,1f(Just E. of Watershoot Bay)
15/04"Peregrine1(Over with prey)
Reported
" Little Gull1 & Tree Pipit over (Dave & Martin H.)
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15/04Alverstone FP to W.Blackcap6+(Pair seen others heard)
15/04(14.30 - 15.15)Chiffchaff3(Heard)
15/04"Mallard Click for Picture 2f(1 with 13 ducklings, the other with only 1)
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Reported
Brading Marsh Hen Harrier1m NW over Centurions Copse @15.15
(Chris M.)
" WHITETHROAT2 edge of Centurion's Copse
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Reported
West High Down Area Grasshopper Warbler2 & 2 Whitethroat
(Graham S.)
(06.30 -14.00) Tree Pipit4 & 3 Yellow Wagtail
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Reported
Newtown NR Marsh Harrier1f pm. (Dave W.)
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SaturdaySunny IntervalsE. WindWarm Later
14/04West High Down AreaREDSTART Click for Picture Click for Picture 6m,1f(Pair by Beacon, 2m above Alum Bay, 4 Headon Warren)
14/04(7.20 - 11.50)Blackcap4+
14/04"Chiffchaffc10
14/04"Willow Warbler5+
14/04"Yellowhammer4
14/04"Stonechat2m,2f(Alum Bay to Needles)
14/04"Goldfinch Click for Picture c10
14/04"Jay5-9(Group of 4 seen twice, might be same birds)
14/04"Kestrel3
14/04"Meadow Pipitc40(Some moving N.)
14/04"Rock Pipit2(S. Cliffs)
14/04"Sparrowhawk1
14/04"Buzzard1
14/04"Linnetc20
14/04Headon WarrenDartford Warbler Click for Picture 2m
14/04"Swallow9"
14/04"Red Legged Partridge2"
14/04"Peregrine1(Over)
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Reported
" WHINCHAT1 N. Slope by Needles Battery
(Chris M.)
" TREE PIPIT1S. Cliffs, 1 House Martin @ Tennyson Down
"
" Black Redstart1mHeadon Warren Battery.
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FridayMisty start
13/04Bembridge DownRing Ouzel Click for Picture 2m,1f(SW. of Fort in trees, till flew S.)
13/04(7.15 - 7.45)Skylark5+
13/04"Chiffchaff1(Heard)
13/04"Willow Warbler1"
13/04"Yellowhammer3
13/04"Buzzard Click for Picture 1(Very pale)
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Reported
St. Catherines Pt. LITTLE GULL7 & 4 Great Skua "Bonxie", 10 Sandwich Tern,
(Graham S.)
(15.30 - 19.00) COMMON TERN5 2 Razorbill, 7 Whimbrel
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Reported
West High Down Ring Ouzel4-6 Pair near Alum Bay, 4 later N. Slope
"
(Caroline & Margaret) Willow Warbler5 & 2 Swallow, 4 Blackcaps.
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ThursdayFine SunnyNE. WindWarm later
12/04St Catherine's PointCommon Scoter19E(Biggest group- 7)
12/04(7.20 - 9.10)Great Skua "Bonxie"2(The "Regulars")
12/04"ARCTIC SKUA1E(Dark Phase@8.45)
12/04"WHIMBREL6E(4@7.49,distant, 2@7.56, closer)
12/04"Gannet40(24W, 16E)
12/04"Sandwich Tern3E
12/04"Swallow5
12/04On LandWheatear Click for Picture 2(1 on Lighthouse wall, 1 in off sea)
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12/04Brading MarshSEDGE WARBLER1(Heard at Centurion's Copse reedbed)
12/04(18.15 - 19.45)Blackcap1m,1f(FP to Sewage Wks)
12/04"Chiffchaff3
12/04"Cetti's Warbler3(Heard)
12/04"Willow Warbler2(Heard)
12/04"Water Rail2(Heard Laundry Lane)
12/04"Kestrel1
12/04"Lapwing1
12/04"Mistle Thrush2
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Reported
Culver Redstart1m & 2f Ring Ouzel (by E-mail)
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Reported
St. Catherines Pt. Whimbrel17 & 1 Great Skua "Bonxie", 2 Sandwich Tern,
(Graham S.)
(17.30 - 19.00) Razorbill5 3 Guillemot, 6 Kittiwake
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WednesdayCloudy to Warm SunnyLight S. Wind
11/04Bembridge & Culver DownsRING OUZEL Click for Picture 6(3m,1f then 1m & 1st.w later)
11/04(7.20 - 11.05)Skylark6+
11/04"Chiffchaff7(Seen/Heard)
11/04"Willow Warbler1"
11/04"Blackcap2"
11/04"Wheatear2
11/04"Jay3
11/04"Yellowhammer6
11/04"Red Legged Partridge2
11/04"Great Spotted Woodpecker1m,1f
11/04"Swallow8(& 2 Distant Sand Martins?)
11/04Sandown BayBrent Geese11(On sea)
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11/04Sandown Canoe LakeCetti's Warbler1(Heard)
11/04(18.40)Tufted Duck Click for Picture 1m,1f
11/04"Shelduck2
11/04"Swan2(@Nest)
Reported
" Sedge Warbler1 @ Back of Pond (Not found tonight)
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Reported
St. Catherines Pt. ARCTIC SKUA2 & 3 Great Skua "Bonxie"
(Graham S.)
(17.30 - 19.15) Red Throated Diver6 12 Scoter & 5 Razorbill all E.
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TuesdayCloudy to Warm SunnyLight Wind
10/04Bembridge & Culver DownsYellowhammer Click for Picture 1
10/04(7.55 - 9.00)Skylark4+
10/04"Chiffchaff7(Seen/Heard)
10/04"Willow Warbler2"
10/04"Linnet2
10/04"Fulmar1
10/04Dynamite PoolShoveler4
10/04(By Scope from 2km away!)Lapwing1
10/04"Gadwall3m,2f
Reported
" Ring Ouzel3m,1f & Linnet flocks, Yellowhammer,
(John C.)
" Wheatear1m,6f Willow Warblers etc.- I left TOO soon!
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10/04Brading MarshCetti's Warbler3(1 seen from 3ft!)
10/04(9.05 - 10.20)Willow Warbler2
10/04"Chiffchaff3
10/04"Shelduck1
10/04(2nd visit 14.40)Willow Warblerc6(Laundry Lane)
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MondayFine SunnyW. WindWarm later
09/04St Catherine's PointCommon Scoter Click for Picture 41E(Biggest group of 22 landed on sea, for a time)
09/04(7.25 - 11.05)Red Throated Diver Click for Picture 1(Fishing in Watershoot Bay)
09/04"Great Skua "Bonxie"2(The "Regulars")
09/04"Gannet6E
09/04"Auk Sp.1E(2 more reported)
09/04"Sandwich Tern2E
09/04"Swallow3(over Gore Cliff)
09/04"Shag Click for Picture 4(1ad, 3juv @Rocken End)
09/04On LandWheatear Click for Picture 3m,2f
09/04"Red Legged Partridge Click for Picture 1
09/04"Peregrine1(Gore Cliff)
09/04"Buzzard3
09/04"Chiffchaff1(Heard)
09/04"Willow Warbler2(Heard singing)
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09/04Newnham Farm (20.05)Little Owl1(On post)
09/04Firestone Copse (20.15)WOODCOCK1(Roding, E. side of Road opposite Car Park)
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SundaySunny IntervalsLight Wind
08/04Culver DownYellowhammer4
08/04(7.10 - 8.30)Skylark4+
08/04"Chiffchaff2(Heard)
08/04"Meadow Pipit4
08/04"Linnet4
08/04"Fulmar1
08/04Dynamite PoolRuddy Duck1m
08/04(By Scope from 2km away!)Shovelerc9
08/04"Gadwall1m,1f
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08/04Sandown Canoe LakeCetti's Warbler3(1 seen)
08/04(8.40)Tufted Duck2m,2f
08/04"Gadwall1m
08/04"Little Grebe1
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08/04Brading MarshCetti's Warbler3(Heard)
08/04(9.15 - 10.30)Little Egret1
08/04"Reed Bunting2m(1@Filter Beds, 1 by River)
08/04"Shelduck1
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SaturdayFine SunnyE. WindWarm later
07/04St Catherine's PointCommon Scoter28E(including 2 groups of 9)
07/04(7.30 - 9.50)BLACK THROATED DIVER1E(@9.47 another reported earlier)
07/04"Diver Sp.3E(Red Throated?)
07/04"Great Skua "Bonxie"2+(At least 2, hanging around all morning)
07/04"Gannet11(2W, 9E)
07/04"Guillemot3(2W, 1E)
07/04"Sandwich Tern3E(@8.34)
07/04"Large Wader Sp.c13E(@8.41, Very White, possibly Avocet but distant)
07/04"Brent Geese3E(@8.15)
07/04"Shag3(2E, 1 on sea fishing)
Reported
" MANX SHEARWATER2W @10.00 (Elaine R.)
07/04On LandWheatear2m,1f(Cliff Edge, 6 Reported)
07/04"Chiffchaff1(Near Lighthouse)
07/04"Magpie14(In large noisey group)
07/04"Peregrine1(Gore Cliff)
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07/04Gore CliffRaven Click for Picture 1
07/04(10.20)Fulmarc10
07/04"Swallow1(In off sea)
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Reported
West High Down CUCKOO1heard from Headon Warren.
(Chris M.)
" Ring Ouzel1Alum Bay, House Martin over WHD.
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FridaySunny IntervalsLight N. WindWarm Later
06/04West High Down AreaWheatear4m,5f(7 on N. side, 2@ Test Site)
06/04(7.45 - 11.20)Blackcap1m,1f(Headon Warren)
06/04"Chiffchaff6
06/04"WILLOW WARBLER4(NE of Tumulus, lower slopes)
06/04"Yellowhammer4
06/04"Stonechat2m,1f(Alum Bay to Needles)
06/04"Kestrel1
06/04"Meadow Pipit Click for Picture 6
06/04"Linnet18(Headon Warren)
06/04"Great Spotted Woodpecker1
06/04"Red Legged Partridge1
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06/04Ryde EsplanadeGreat Northern Diver1(Due W. of Pierhead)
06/04(16.25)Great Crested Grebe2(Off Quarr)
06/04Appley ParkMistle Thrush2+
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Reported
St. Catherine's Pt. GRASSHOPPER WARBLER1 By Farm (Paulette & Brian)
Reported
Shanklin, over Garden Red Kite1 Flew off NE, (Ann & Gary S)
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ThursdayFine SunnyCold N. to NE. WindWarm later
05/04St Catherine's PointCommon Scoter9E(2 pairs@7.36&7.50 then 3m &2f @8.18)
05/04(7.30 - 9.00)Fulmar6+(Locals)
05/04"Guillemot2E
05/04"Sandwich Tern3E(2@7.50,1@8.21 but distant)
05/04"Common Gull1E(@7.40)
05/04"Brent Geese2E(@8.15)
05/04"Shag7E(@8.10 followed by 4 Cormorants later)
05/04On LandWheatear1m(Cliff Edge)
05/04"Chiffchaff4(Heard)
05/04"Jay4
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05/04Lake CliffsRaven Click for Picture 2(Along Cliffs)
05/04(10.00 - 12.30)Buzzard1"
05/04"Swallow5(Off sea towards Sandown)
05/04"Sandwich Tern1(Heard)
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WednesdaySunny IntervalsCold NE. Wind
04/04Culver DownLesser Black Backed Gull5
04/04(7.35 - 9.10)Wheatear1m
04/04"Chiffchaff2(Heard)
04/04"Meadow Pipit4
04/04"Linnet Click for Picture 5(3 singing from bushes)
04/04"Fulmar1
04/04"Skylark4+
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TuesdaySunny Int to CloudyCold NE. Wind
03/04Newtown NROSPREY Click for Picture 1(Eating fish on E. side of Clamerkin Channel)
03/04(7.30 - 10.40)Red Breasted Merganser1f(Causeway Lake)
03/04"Knot13
03/04"Ringed Plover3
03/04"Turnstonec20
03/04"Grey Plover24
03/04"Dunlin16
03/04"Curlewc20
03/04"Brent Geesec20
03/04"Black Headed Gullc300
03/04"Greater Black Backed Gull3
03/04"Peregrine1(Entrance spit)
03/04"Raven1E
03/04Town CopseBlackcap1m
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03/04Rofford MarshLittle Ringed Plover Click for Picture Click for Picture 4(NE corner, a 5th bird reported later)
03/04(11.10)SWALLOW4+
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03/04Bembridge PondsGreenshank1
03/04(15.05)Swallow5(4 over Ponds, 1 over Brading Marsh)
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MondayWarm Sunny LaterCold NE. Wind
02/04Ryde SandsSanderlingc50(Just E. of Pier)
02/04(7.15)Brent Geese43(New influx?)
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02/04Medina EstuaryCOMMON SANDPIPER1(Werrar, by Old Barge)
02/04(8.35 - 10.40)Red Legged Partridge2(Werrar Farm)
02/04"Little Egret4
02/04"Skylark10(Many singing)
02/04"Chiffchaff6
02/04"Swanc20(1 Orange Ringed, "SFP" LL, metal ring "X3379")
02/04"Red Breasted Merganser1m,1f
02/04"Robin5(1 "odd" one had a Red Cap)
02/042nd. Visit (15.15)Reed Bunting1m
02/04"Mediterranean Gull2
02/04"Great Crested Grebe1
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Reported
Newtown NR OSPREY1 Present all afternoon, fishing etc. (Elaine R.)
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SundayCloudy to Sunny IntCold N. to NE. Wind
01/04Newtown NRRed Breasted Merganser1m,1f(Boathouse pond)
01/04(7.45 - 8.50)Brent Geesec80
01/04"Dunlin16
01/04"Black Headed Gullc50(All the Gulls have deserted the Scrape breeding Islands!!)
01/04"Greater Black Backed Gull3
01/04"Peregrine1
Reported
" Sandwich Tern1 Later by Bob G.
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01/04Lane End, Bembridge Purple Sandpiper8(3 under LB Stn, 3 on side 2 reported on Slipway)
01/04(14.25 -15.05)Shag1
01/04"Gannet1E
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01/04Laundry Lane (N. End) GREEN SANDPIPER4(3N. into Reedbed, 1 into pool where flushed again twice)
01/04(15.25 - 17.15)Sand Martin5+(Over Sewage Wks again)
01/04"Snipec20(Flushed from Pool E. of Lane with Sandpiper)
01/04"Tealc30"
01/04"Wigeonc20"
01/04"Gadwall1m,1f(Flew over Dynamite Pond)
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MARCH 2007
Click for monthly species lists, March total = 115

SaturdayMisty to Sunny IntCold N. to NE. Wind
31/03St Catherine's PointGREAT SKUA "Bonxie"1-2(1W @ 7.46, again -or 2nd bird? @8.42)
31/03(7.15 - 9.10)Gannet15W(No migrants on land)
31/03"Fulmar10+(Locals)
31/03"Peregrine1(Gore Cliff)
31/03"Yellowhammer2m
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31/03Foreland (14.45)Wheatear1f(Cliff top Horse field)
31/03"Pied Wagtail4"
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31/03Bembridge Ponds (15.10)Tufted Duck8m,7f
31/03St. Helens (15.30)Sand Martin10+(Near old Laundry)
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31/03Firestone Copse (19.20)Bullfinch2m,1f(E. side of Road opposite Car Park)
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FridayMisty, CloudyCold NE. Wind
30/03Culver DownsBLACK REDSTART Click for Picture 1f(In gully at junction of Redcliff & Whitecliff)
30/03(7.10 - 8.45)Yellowhammer1m
30/03"Wheatear2m
30/03"Chiffchaff1
30/03"Meadow Pipit3
30/03"Lapwing1(Rocks at base of cliffs!)
30/03"Lesser Black Backed Gull1
30/03"Skylark2+
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30/03Bembridge PondsGreenshank3
30/03(10.55)Heron1
30/03"Tufted Duck2m,2f
30/03"Little Egret2
30/03"Little Owl1(Field S. of Cattle Sheds)
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30/03Laundry LaneSAND MARTINc20(Over St. Helen's Sewage Wks.)
30/03(11.30)Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
30/03"Shelduck6
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ThursdayMisty, Showers, S.Int.Cold NE. to W. Wind
29/03St Catherine's PointGannet103(100E, 3W.)
29/03(7.35 - 9.00)Yellowhammer1m(No migrants on land)
29/03"Fulmar6+(Locals)
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29/03Sandown Canoe Lake (18.30)Gadwall Click for Picture 1(With Mallard)
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WednesdayMisty to Sunny IntervalsNE. Wind
28/03West High Down AreaWheatear14m,5f(6 on N. side, 3 Test Site, 10 S. Cliffs)
28/03(7.55 - 11.20)Blackcap Click for Picture 1f(Alum Bay Rd. and 6 reported further up)
28/03"Chiffchaff5(1 Greenish with pale legs)
28/03"Guillemot2(On sea)
28/03"Dartford Warbler1(On ridge)
28/03"Yellowhammer4
28/03"Bullfinch1m,1f(FP to Beacon)
28/03"Stonechat3m(Alum Bay to Needles)
28/03"Peregrine2(S. Cliffs)
28/03"Kestrel1m
28/03"Meadow Pipit50
28/03"Rock Pipit1
28/03"Linnetc10(Headon Warren)
28/03"Green Woodpecker1
28/03"Great Spotted Woodpecker1m
28/03"Jay2
28/03"Raven1
28/03"Fulmar5
28/03"Shag3(On "Old Pepper Rock")
28/03"Oystercatcher1"
28/03"Shelduck6(Along Cliffs)
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28/03Rofford Marsh, YarmouthSnipe1(No sign of Ruff today)
28/03(11.40)Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
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28/03Sandown Esp.Gadwall1m(Still at Canoe Lake)
28/03(19.40)Common Scoter4(On sea off Lake, 1m,1f, 2 imm?)
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TuedayMisty to Warm & Sunny
27/03Newtown NRGolden Plover5(E. of Boathouse, some Summ. Plumage)
27/03(8.15 - 9.00)Brent Goosec250
27/03"Bar Tailed Godwit10
27/03"Turnstone1
27/03"Knot16
27/03"Mediterranean Gull16(13 on Gull Is.)
27/03"Red Breasted Merganser1m,2f
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27/03Rofford Marsh, YarmouthRuff Click for Picture 1f("Reeve" in NE corner)
27/03(9.15 - 11.50)White Wagtail2(with 3+ Pied Wagtail)
27/03"Meadow Pipit3
27/03"Greylag Geese Click for Picture 2(S. of FP, SE Corner)
27/03"Chiffchaff2
27/03"Mediterranean Gull8(Estuary)
27/03"Shoveler1m,1f
27/03"Snipe Click for Picture 6
27/03"Spotted Redshank1(Mill Copse Scrape)
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27/03Culver DownsBuzzard 2(Redcliff)
27/03(15.30 - 16.40)Yellowhammer1m
27/03"Raven2
Reported
" RING OUZEL1 SW of Fort 12.00 (KG)
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Reported
Laundry Lane Marsh Harrier1m @16.00 (Chris M.)
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Reported
St. Catherine's Point Velvet Scoter2 & 67 Common Scoter, 2 Gadwall, 6 Shoveler
(E-Mail)
" Black Throated Diver3 & 2 Red Throated Divers, 2 Greylag, 3 Eider.
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MondaySunny IntervalsNE. Wind
26/03Rofford Marsh, YarmouthLITTLE RINGED PLOVER Click for Picture 1(NE corner from 14.30)
26/03(14.00 - 16.30)RUFF Click for Picture 1f(NW Corner)
26/03"White Wagtail Click for Picture 1(with 6+ Pied Wagtail)
26/03"Meadow Pipit3
26/03"Greylag Geese Click for Picture 2(S. of FP, SE Corner)
26/03"Shoveler1m,1f
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Reported
Newtown NR Golden Ploverc45 E. of Boat House, 13 Barwit W. side (Elaine R.)
Reported
Lake Beach Sandwich Tern1 (Chris M.)
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SundayMisty to Sunny IntervalsCold NE. Wind
25/03St Catherine's PointGreater Black Backed Gull5(Nothing much at sea)
25/03(8.05 - 8.55)Yellowhammer1m(No migrants on land)
25/03"Peregrine1(Over W.)
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25/03Bembridge PondsGreenshank6(High water levels)
25/03(15.30 - 16.05)Wigeon2
25/03"Tufted Duck1m,1f
25/03"Little Egret3
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25/03Laundry LaneCetti's Warbler3(Heard)
25/03(16.10 - 18.00)Water Rail3(Heard)
25/03"Gadwall Click for Picture 3m,1f(On deeply flooded fields)
25/03"Lapwing11(-Faulty Sluice Gates?)
25/03"Shoveler5m,2f
25/03"Canada Geesec40
25/03"Shelduck4
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SaturdaySunny IntervalsN. Wind
24/03Sandown Canoe LakeGadwall Click for Picture 1(With Mallard!)
24/03(8.30)Tufted Duck Click for Picture 14m,3f(Count them all on the picture)
24/03"Rook Click for Picture 2(Very tame)
24/03"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard in Reeds at rear)
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24/03Lake CliffsFulmar Click for Picture 2(On ledge)
24/03(8.50)Jackdaw4(Collecting nesting material)
24/03"Rock Pipit1(Calling)
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24/03Yarmouth Estuary and PondsShoveler1m,1f(Station Pond)
24/03(17.40 - 18.10)Tufted Duck3m,2f(No sign of Merganser)
24/03"Spotted Redshank1(Station Pond)
24/03"Greenshank1"
24/03"Black Tailed Godwit2(Scrape)
24/03"Shelduck4
24/03"Curlew1
24/03"Tealc15
24/03"Wigeonc30
24/03"Brent Geesec40(Flying over to Solent)
24/03"Muscovy Duck1(Esc.)
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Reported
Rofford Marsh Greylag Geese2 1f R.B Merganser, Station Pond (Chris M.)
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FridayCloudy to Sunny IntervalsN. Wind
23/03Bembridge & Culver DownsMerlin1f(Over to W. @8.20)
23/03(8.00 - 10.10)Yellowhammer2(Heard)
23/03"Buzzard2
23/03"Kestrel1
23/03"Meadow Pipit4(No Wheatears today)
23/03"Rock Pipit1(S. of Monument)
23/03"Skylark4+
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Reported
Rofford Marsh, Yarmouth White Wagtail1 & 1 Spotshank, 15 Bk T. Godwit (Jim B.)
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WednesdayCold to Sunny IntervalsNW. Wind
21/03Sandown Canoe LakeGadwall Click for Picture 1(With Mallard!)
21/03(8.00)Tufted Duck5m,4f
21/03"Shelduck2
21/03"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard in Reeds at rear)
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21/03Alverstone, FP to W.Treecreeper2m(1 seen, both heard)
21/03(8.45)Chiffchaff1(Singing)
21/03"Great Spotted Woodpecker1(Calling)
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21/03Newnham Lane, BinsteadBarn Owl1(Over lane @19.10)
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TuesdayShort Sunny Int.Bitter NW. Wind
20/03Fishbourne BeachBrent Geese23
20/03(7.45 - 8.30)Common Gull9
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20/03Brading Marsh (18.00)Barnacle Goose1(Feral, with 12 Canadas)
20/03Laundry Lane(18.30)Cetti's Warbler2(heard)
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MondaySunny Int. and ShowersBitter N. Wind
19/03Ryde SandsSanderling105(102 W. Sands, 3 on E. Sands)
19/03(7.40)Oystercatcher4
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19/03Bembridge HarbourGreenshank4(Old Mill pond)
19/03(8.10)Curlew8
19/03"Little Egret2
19/03St Helens BridgeCanada Geesec20
19/03"Tealc10
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19/03Mottistone DownLesser Black Backed Gull5(Over to NW.)
19/03(10.40)Raven1(Over Calling)
19/03"Buzzard3
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19/03Yarmouth Estuary and PondsCetti's Warbler1m(Flew over FP @Rofford Marsh)
19/03(15.10 - 15.50)Tufted Duck5m,2f
19/03"Shelduck4
19/03"Grey Plover1
19/03"Tealc30
19/03"Wigeonc15(All the Shoveler seem to have left)
19/03"Brent Geese2(Numbers dropping fast)
19/03"Lapwing1
19/03"Muscovy Duck1(Esc.)
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Reported
Lane End, Bembridge Purple Sandpiper14 at the Lifeboat Station @ 11.20 (Jim B.)
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SundaySunny IntervalsCold NW. Wind
18/03Brading Sewage Wks.Chiffchaff4(1 v. pale, Siberian type)
18/03(8.00 - 9.00)Blackcap1f(just S. of Quay Lane junction)
18/03Laundry LaneCetti's Warbler2(Seen briefly)
18/03"Water Rail1(Heard)
18/03"Reed Bunting1m
18/03"Dunnock5
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SaturdayCloudy to Sunny IntervalsW. Wind
17/03Shide to BlackwaterLittle Owl1(Sitting in hole in tree)
17/03(7.30 - 10.30)Treecreeper1m(Seen and heard)
17/03"Red Legged Partridge2(Shide Xmas Tree plantation)
17/03"Rook43nests(@ very noisey Blackwater Rookery)
17/03"Linnet20(Field, Sandy Lane)
17/03"Song Thrush6
17/03"Mistle Thrush2
17/03"Chiffchaff6(Singing)
17/03"Bar Headed Geese3(Over Blackwater Mill)
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FridaySunny IntervalsW. Wind
16/03St. Catherine's PointWheatear4m(Cliff edge just E. of Watershoot Bay@8.20)
16/03(8.00 - 9.30)Yellowhammer4
16/03at Sea;Curlew2E
16/03"Fulmar5
16/03"Cormorant7
16/03"Meadow Pipit1(In off sea)
16/03"Rock Pipit1(On beach)
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Reported
Ashey Down Hen Harrier1m @ 15.40 W. of Seamark (Pete B.)
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16/03Luccombe DownWheatear1m(W. slope @17.20)
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Thurs. 15thSunny Intervals
Reported
Freshwater Bay Swallow1 @ 13.40 (Birdguides)
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SaturdaySunny IntervalsW. Wind
10/03West High Down AreaRaven Click for Picture 2
10/03(7.25 - 10.40)Yellowhammer5
10/03"Bullfinch1m(FP to Beacon)
10/03"Stonechat2m,3f(4 W. of Beacon and 1f. above Alum Bay)
10/03"Peregrine2-3
10/03"Kestrel1
10/03"Meadow Pipit5
10/03"Rock Pipit2
10/03"Red Legged Partridge2(Alum Bay field)
10/03"Linnetc30(Headon Warren)
10/03"Green Woodpecker1
10/03"Fulmar6
10/03"Shag1(On sea)
10/03"Cormorantc15(Some carrying nest material)
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10/03Brading Sewage Wks.Chiffchaff Click for Picture 4(1 v. pale, Siberian type)
10/03(14.45)Goldcrest1( & Possible Blackcap in thick cover)
10/03"Pied Wagtail2
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FridaySunny IntervalsW. Wind
09/03Bembridge & Culver DownsWheatear Click for Picture 1f(Still there, Cliff edge, 500m W. of Monument)
09/03(8.40 - 10.10)Yellowhammer2m(SW. of Fort)
09/03"Fieldfare1"
09/03"Buzzard2
09/03"Kestrel1
09/03"Meadow Pipit5
09/03"Skylark8
09/03"Red Legged Partridge2(S. of fort)
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Reported
Rew Lane/Wroxall area Red Kite1 seen 3 times between 11.00 & 12.00 (Jon M.)
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09/03Alverstone NRCetti's Warbler1(Heard)
09/03(18.20 - 19.00)Snipe2(Heard, and poss. Woodcock calling)
09/03"Canada Geese15
09/03"Song Thrush1
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ThursdaySunny IntervalsS. Wind
08/03Brighstone DownDartford Warbler1
08/03(8.00 - 9.30)Yellowhammer13
08/03"Song Thrush5
08/03"Mistle Thrush1
08/03"Dunnock8
08/03"Stock Dove1
08/03"Linnet3
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08/03Dodnor PondReed Bunting1m,1f
08/03(9.50 - 10.50)Chiffchaff2
08/03WerrarLapwing2
08/03"Red Breasted Merganser2m,2f
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08/03Culver DownWheatear Click for Picture 1f(Still there, Cliff edge, 500m W. of Monument)
08/03(14.40 - 16.40) with CM & KGFirecrest1(In scrub S. of Fort)
08/03"Raven2(Along cliff edge, carrying sticks)
08/03"Stonechat2m
08/03"Rock Pipit5
08/03"Meadow Pipit3
08/03"Skylark2
08/03"Red Legged Partridge2(By Road W. of fort)
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WednesdaySunny IntervalsBrisk W. Wind
07/03Yarmouth Estuary and PondsShoveler14m, 10f(Rofford Marsh)
07/03(8.00 - 9.30)Tufted Duck10m,4f
07/03"Shelduck10
07/03"Grey Plover5
07/03"Reed Bunting3m,4f
07/03"Snipe Click for Picture 7(Rofford Marsh)
07/03"Greenshank1(Scrape)
07/03"Lapwing1
07/03"Chiffchaff1+(Singing at Rofford)
07/03"Kestrel1
07/03"Muscovy Duck1(Esc.)
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07/03Fort VictoriaCommon Scoter2(On sea til flew off W.)
07/03(9.40 - 10.00)Cormorant5
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07/03Newtown NRPintail1m(Cassey Bridge)
07/03(10.15 - 11.20)Brent Goosec350
07/03"Spotted Redshank1(Causeway Lake)
07/03"Bar Tailed Godwit5
07/03"Turnstone3
07/03"Mediterranean Gull12(Gull Is.)
07/03"Red Breasted Merganser4m,5f
07/03"Rock Pipit4(Boathouse)
07/03"Meadow Pipit3+(Hay Meadow)
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07/03Culver DownWHEATEAR Click for Picture 1f(Cliff edge, 500m W. of Monument)
07/03(14.10 - 14.40)Raven2(Along cliff edge)
07/03"Stonechat1m
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07/03Brading MarshChiffchaff2(Sewage Wks.)
07/03(14.50)Water Rail2(Heard)
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MondaySunny IntervalsFresh SW. Wind
05/03Puckpool to SeaviewSlavonian Grebe1(Out by Forts)
05/03(8.20 - 9.00)Great Crested Grebe3
05/03"Shag1
05/03"Red Breasted Merganser1f
05/03Ryde West Sands (11.33)Great Northern Diver1(Off Quarr)
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Sundaybecoming Wet and WindySE. Wind
04/03"Bandstand", VentnorFulmar6(Locals)
04/03(7.40 - 9.00) Poor Visablity laterGannet2E
04/03"Rock Pipit1
Reported
" Brent Geese4W & 4 more Gannets (Gary H.)
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04/03PuckpoolSlavonian Grebe4(In a "Raft" Off Shore)
04/03(14.10)Great Crested Grebe2
04/03"Little Egret5(Field inland)
04/03"Heron1
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04/03Binstead BeachTurnstone12
04/03(16.00 - 16.35)Grey Plover6
04/03"Red Breasted Merganser3m
04/03"Redshank6(Towards Fishbourne)
04/03"Little Egret4"
04/03"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard by Quarr Ponds)
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SaturdayShort Sunny IntervalsCold NW. Wind
03/03Bembridge Harbour & PondsGreenshank2(Harbour)
03/03(8.10)Lapwing1(Dramatic fall in Numbers)
03/03"Curlew12
03/03"Brent Geese35
03/03St. Helens BridgeKingfisher1m
03/03PondsGadwall1m,1f
03/03"Pochard1m
03/03"Tufted Duck1m,1f
03/03"Little Grebec6
03/03"Reed Bunting1m
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03/03Foreland to Lane EndPurple Sandpiper3(LB Station Pier)
03/03(9.10)Cormorant10+(St. Helens Fort)
03/03"Shag1
03/03"Red Breasted Merganser3m,4f
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03/03Blackwater, (FP to Shide)Little Owl1(Sitting in hole in tree)
03/03(14.10)Treecreeper1m(Seen and heard)
03/03"Sparrowhawk1(Dashing though trees)
03/03"Skylark1m(Heard from Sandy Lane)
03/03"Linnet50+(Flushed by noise of shooting)
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03/03Mersley Down, FP to S.Yellowhammer1
03/03(15.20)Buzzard7(Soaring over Downs)
03/03"Chaffinch50+(In Maize stubble)
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FridaySunny Intervals
02/03Newtown NRPintail1m,1f(Cassey Bridge)
02/03(7.40 - 10.10) very Muddy!Brent Goosec200
02/03"Great Crested Grebe4
02/03"Goldeneye1m
02/03"Bar Tailed Godwit1
02/03"Black Tailed Godwitc80
02/03"Turnstone6
02/03"Peregrine1(On post, E. Side)
02/03"Knotc30(from Boathouse)
02/03"Mediterranean Gull20(13 Gull Is. 7 Scrape, White Rings;- 3H12, 3N76)
02/03"Red Breasted Merganser2m,5f
02/03"Kingfisher1(Causeway Lake)
02/03"Meadow Pipit10+(Hay Meadow)
02/03"Reed Bunting1
02/03"Fieldfare6+(Over lane W. of Town Copse)
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02/03Private Garden, BinsteadNuthatch Click for Picture 2(Visiting feeder of an IWOG Member)
02/03(11.30 - 13.10)Sparrowhawk1(Attacked feeder without success)
02/03"Coal Tit3+(At various feeders)
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ThursdaySunny IntervalsBrisk W. Wind
01/03Ryde EsplanadeBar Tailed Godwit Click for Picture 1(W. of Pier)
01/03(7.05)Canada Geese14(Canoe Lake-good count)
01/03"Mistle Thrush4(Appley Park)
~
01/03Brading MarshChiffchaffc3(Sewage Wks.)
01/03(8.15)Goldcrest1m
01/03"Great Spotted Woodpecker1f
~
01/03Deacon's Lane, AsheyRedwing3(By Railway Bridge)
01/03(9.00)Tufted Duck3m,5f(Pond to N. 1st I've seen here)
01/03"Green Woodpecker1
~
01/03Puckpool to SeaviewSlavonian Grebe2(Off Puckpool)
01/03(10.35 - 11.10)Great Crested Grebe3
01/03"Red Breasted Merganser2m,2f
~
01/03Yarmouth Estuary and PondsShoveler16(Rofford Marsh)
01/03(14.50 - 16.10)Tufted Duck7m,2f
01/03"Shelduck10
01/03"Grey Plover2
01/03"Reed Bunting1m
01/03"Red Breasted Merganser1f
01/03"Buzzard2
01/03"Kestrel2
01/03"Muscovy Duck1(Esc.)
~


FEBRUARY 2007
Click for monthly species lists, February total = 116

TuesdayWet and WindyStrong SW. WindFog clearing
27/02"Bandstand", VentnorFulmar14W
27/02(7.55 - 9.05) Poor Visablity at firstGannet2W(around 8.45, only my 5th this year)
27/02"Razorbill1W(@8.40)
27/02"Auk Sp.1W
27/02"Brent Goose1E
27/02"Rock Pipit1(On breakwater)
~
MondaySunny IntervalsNW. Wind
26/02Sandown GC to AlverstoneTreecreeper2(Heard)
26/02(10.15 - 11.30)Canada Geese5(Alverstone NR)
26/02"Jay3
26/02"Sparrowhawk1
~
SundayShort Sunny IntervalsCold NW. Wind
25/02SeaviewSlavonian Grebe9(Groups of 4&2 -then 3 more flew in from E!)
25/02(8.05)Great Crested Grebe2
25/02"Red Breasted Merganser2m
25/02"Great Northern Diver1
~
25/02ForelandShag4
25/02(9.30)Cormorant10
25/02"Rock Pipit1
25/02"Mediterranean Gull5+
25/02"Red Breasted Merganser1m,1f
25/02"Kestrel1f
~
25/02Brading MarshGadwall1m,1f("Green Bridge" Pond)
25/02(14.30 - 17.30) IWOG WalkShoveler4+(Dynamite Pool-by Scope)
25/02"Brent Geesec200
25/02"Chiffchaff4+(Sewage Wks)
25/02"Reed Bunting1m"
25/02"Meadow Pipit6(and poss. Water Pipit)
25/02"Fieldfarec20
25/02"Redwing3
25/02"Shelduck3
25/02"Cetti's Warbler2+(Heard)
25/02"Water Rail1(Heard)
25/02"Buzzardc8
25/02"Bar Headed Goose1(with Canadas)
~
SaturdaySunny IntervalsCold W. Wind
24/02Newtown NRPintail1m,1f(Cassey Bridge)
24/02(8.10 - 10.30) very Muddy!Brent Goosec600
24/02"Great Crested Grebe1(Harbour Entrance)
24/02"Goldeneye1f
24/02"Bar Tailed Godwit9(a good count)
24/02"Black Tailed Godwit78
24/02"Turnstone2
24/02"Lapwing100+
24/02"Knot1(by Boathouse)
24/02"Ringed Plover5
24/02"Red Breasted Merganser2m,4f
24/02"Rock Pipit2
24/02"Meadow Pipit20+(Hay Meadow)
24/02"Yellowhammer1m
24/02"Fieldfare4+(by Church but 50+ reported earlier)
~
FridayShort Sunny IntervalsS. Wind
23/02Bleak DownStarlingc200(Fields to W.)
23/02(9.50)Fieldfarec50"
23/02"Lapwing21"
23/02"Skylark2"
23/02"Buzzard8(7 soaring together)
~
23/02Ryde EsplanadeGreat Northern Diver1(W. of Pier)
23/02(12.45)Great Crested Grebe1(E. of Pier)
23/02"Red Breasted Merganser5m,2f(W. of Pier)
23/02"Pied Wagtail Click for Picture 4(1f with Yellow Ring)
~
23/02Springvale, PuckpoolSlavonian Grebe8(WOW! Groups of 3, 2 and 3 singles)
23/02(13.15)Great Crested Grebe1
23/02"Red Breasted Merganser2m,2f
23/02"Shag1
~
WednesdaySunny Intervals, ShowersSW. Wind
21/02Brading MarshChiffchaff3(Sewage Wks.)
21/02(8.30 - 9.40)Shovelerc10(Pool by Green Bridge)
21/02"Tealc20"
21/02"Mediterranean Gull2+"
21/02"Shelduck4
21/02"Cetti's Warbler1(Seen in reedbed)
21/02"Water Rail1(Heard)
21/02"Bar Headed Goose1(with Canadas)
~
21/02Ryde West SandsGreat Northern Diver1
21/02(11.10)Great Crested Grebe2
21/02"Red Breasted Merganser1m
21/02"Shelduck1(Beach)
~
TuesdayCloudy, DullS. Wind
20/02Springvale, PuckpoolSlavonian Grebe3(2 off Puckpool, 1 out by Forts)
20/02(8.35)Great Crested Grebe3
20/02"Red Breasted Merganser3m,2f
20/02"Great Northern Diver1(Medium distance, preening
~
20/02Seaview EsplanadeSlavonian Grebe Click for Picture Click for Picture 2(Seen earlier at Puckpool? 1ad, 1juv.)
20/02(9.10 - 9.45)Great Crested Grebe1
20/02"Red Breasted Merganser1m, 2f
~
20/02GurnardLesser Black Backed Gull2(On Buoys)
20/02(14.40)Mediterranean Gull1W(No Goosanders though)
~
MondayCloudy, MistyS. Wind
19/02Fishbourne/Quarr Beach (WeBS)Great Crested Grebe3
19/02(8.00 - 9.00)Red Breasted Merganser1m
19/02"Slavonian Grebe1(Off Quarr ponds)
19/02"Grey Plover20
19/02"Turnstone7
19/02"Oystercatcher17
19/02"Brent Geese140
19/02"Cetti's Warbler2(Heard in reedbed @ Quarr ponds)
~
19/02Foreland to Lane EndRed Breasted Merganser Click for Picture 2m,1f
19/02(14.10 - 15.15)Pied Wagtail Click for Picture 4(1 Yellow Ringed -from Ryde Pier Roost)
19/02"Purple Sandpiper3(On Lifeboat pier, W. side)
19/02"Green Woodpecker1
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SundayCloudy
18/02Newtown NR ( IWOG Walk )Pintail11m,11f(Cassey Bridge)
18/02(8.00 - 11.30)Brent Goosec300
18/02"Great Crested Grebe1(Harbour Entrance)
18/02"Merlin Click for Picture 1f/imm.(Chasing waders)
18/02"Peregrine1
18/02"Goldeneye3f
18/02"Bar Tailed Godwit3
18/02"Black Tailed Godwitc85
18/02"Knot70+(c300 reported)
18/02"Dunlinc1000
18/02"Red Breasted Merganser3m,5f
18/02"Mediterranean Gull8(Gull Island)
18/02"Little Grebe5
18/02"Turnstone11
18/02"Redwing1
18/02"Bullfinch1m
18/02"Buzzard7
~
18/02Lane End to ForelandRed Breasted Merganser3m,4f
18/02(14.10 - 15.30)Dunlin1(Very long beak, Alpina?)
18/02"Purple Sandpiper7(On Lifeboat pier, 6 seen later on Ledge)
18/02"Little Egret6
18/02"Rock Pipit1(No sign of Water Pipit)
~
Reported
Brading Marsh, RSPBMerlin1m
(Chris M.)
Reported
Gurnard, CowesGOOSANDER1m,2f
Ian J. (via Graham S.)
Reported
RookleyBRAMBLING1
& 120 Yellowhammer (Robin A.)
~
SaturdaySunny Intervals, Cold am.N. Wind
17/02Whale Chine to AtherfieldSkylark16
17/02(8.25 - 10.10)GREY PARTRIDGE1(Flew over Military Road)
17/02"Stonechat2m,2f
17/02"Meadow Pipit2(In Chine)
17/02"Song Thrush2
~
17/02Dungewood LaneSkylark25(Very active today)
17/02(10.20 - 11.15)Sparrowhawk1m
17/02"Yellowhammer4+
17/02"Fieldfarec80
17/02"Buzzard4
17/02"Stonechat1m
17/02"Meadow Pipit22
17/02"Linnetc30
17/02"Collared Dove8(By Farm)
~
17/02Bembridge Pt. to ForelandPurple Sandpiper1(On Bembridge Ledge)
17/02(14.20 - 15.40)Slavonian Grebe2
17/02"Great Northern Diver1(E. of St. Helens Fort)
17/02"Great Crested Grebe2
17/02"Shag7
17/02"Curlew5(Ledge)
17/02"Red Breasted Merganser3m,2f
Reported
"Water Pipit1
on beach by Warners Hotel (Chris M.)
~
Reported
Mark's Corner, ParkhurstNuthatch1
@10.30, 2 Raven, Noke Common (Robin A.)
~
FridaySunny Intervals Showers
16/02Firestone CopseTeal6(Creek)
16/02(8.00 - 9.10)Coal Tit5+
16/02"Treecreeper1
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ThursdaySunny IntervalsS. Wind
15/02La Falaise, VentnorRed Throated Diver2W(@8.33 & 8.40)
15/02(8.00 - 9.00)Auk Sp.5W(@8.20)
15/02"Fulmar7
~
WednesdaySunny Intervals later
14/02Brading MarshChiffchaffc6(1 very pale)
14/02(10.25 - 11.20)Black Headed Gullc400(On flooded fields)
14/02"Common Gullc50"
14/02"Mediterranean Gull3+"
14/02"Shelduck2
14/02"Shovelerc15
~
14/02Dodnor PondScarlet Headed Blackbird 1m(Escaped from Amazon World 2yrs ago!)
14/02(14.20 - 15.40)Reed Bunting1f
14/02"Kingfisher1
14/02"Chiffchaff1
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TuesdayHazy Sun to Heavy ShowersW. Wind
13/02West High Down, TotlandBullfinch Click for Picture 5(FP W. 2f at 1st Pit, 3m at Beacon)
13/02(8.20 - 10.10)Raven2-5(May have seen the same ones twice)
13/02"Peregrine1m,1f(S. Cliffs)
13/02"Rock Pipit11+
13/02"Meadow Pipit8
13/02"Cormorant10+(On nesting ledges, some carrying sticks)
13/02"Fulmar2
13/02"Stonechat1m(CG Cottages)
~
13/02Cassey Bridge, NewtownPintail6m,5f(Low Tide)
13/02(11.00)Black Tailed Godwit44(On field to W.)
13/02Curlew57"
13/02"Redshank37"
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Reported
Dodnor PondScarlet Headed Blackbird1esc.
(Eddy Fry), Click for great photo
~
MondayHeavy ShowersStrong SW. Wind
12/02La Falaise, VentnorFulmar16W(Bit of a movement)
12/02(8.00 - 9.00)Greater Black Backed Gull3
12/02"Kittiwake1(Lingering offshore)
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SundaySunny IntervalsSW. Wind
11/02Laundry LaneBean Geese Click for Picture 4(Still here, N. end)
11/02(8.15 - 9.20)Gadwall1m,1f(From "Purple Heron" Gap)
11/02"Shovelerc20(Most with the Gadwall)
11/02"Brent Geesec150(N. End)
11/02"Cetti's Warbler2+(Heard)
11/02"Water Rail1(Heard)
11/02"Buzzard1
11/02"Kestrel1
~
11/02Ryde W. SandsBlack Necked Grebe1(Medium distance W. of Pier)
11/02(10.45)Great Crested Grebe1
~
11/02Puckpool to SeaviewSlavonian Grebe1(Off Seaview Yacht Club)
11/02(11.00)Great Crested Grebe1
11/02"Red Breasted Merganser2m
11/02"COMMON SCOTER2E(Fairly close @11.30)
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11/02Newtown NRPintail1m,1f(Cassey Bridge)
11/02(13.55 - 14.50)Brent Goosec300
11/02(The Causeway Footbridge is still closed)Grey Plover50+(No Golden Plovers today)
11/02"Goldeneye2f
11/02"Black Tailed Godwitc40
11/02"Knot50+
11/02"Red Breasted Merganser1m,3f
11/02"Ringed Plover2
~
SaturdayShowers & Sunny IntervalsW. Wind
10/02Alverstone (FP to West)Treecreeper2(One singing)
10/02(10.15 - 11.30)Siskin14(Over FP to SW)
10/02"Great Spotted Woodpecker2+(Much drumming and calling)
10/02"Fieldfarec15(Along Riverbank- N. side)
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FridayCloudy, ShowersCold E. Wind
09/02Island Harbour, Folly LakeTurnstone8(No sign of the Whimbrel this year)
09/02(14.00)Ringed Plover16
09/02"Wigeon15
~
Reported
Cassey Bridge, NewtownGolden Plover84
Field W. of Estuary@14.30 (Caroline D.)
~
ThursdaySunny IntervalsCold W. Wind
08/02Puckpool to SeaviewRed Breasted Merganser2m,1f
08/02(10.45)Great Crested Grebe2
08/02"Shag2
~
Reported
Brading Marsh, (James G.)Gadwall2
& 176 Wigeon, Pool N. of old sea wall
~
WednesdaySunny Intervals
07/02Blackwater to GatcombeRedwingc20
07/02(9.15 - 11.00)Coal Tit2+(No sign of Marsh Tits)
07/02"Buzzard2
07/02"Great Spotted Woodpecker4+(Much drumming etc.)
07/02"Chaffinch20+
~
07/02Quarr Rd, Binstead (13.15)Nuthatch1(Visiting feeders)
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07/02Dodnor PondScarlet Headed Blackbird Click for Picture 1m(Long term escapee from Amazon World)
07/02(14.15 - 14.45)Reed Bunting1f
07/02"Lesser Black Backed Gull1(On Medina)
~
07/02Newnham Lane, Binstead (18.00)Barn Owl1(Already dark but just visible)
~
TuesdaySunny Intervals
06/02Ryde EsplanadeSanderlingc20
06/02(7.50)Brent Geesec310
06/02"Greater Black Backed Gull1(Not many about recently)
06/02"Bar Tailed Godwit1
~
06/02Bembridge PondsKingfisher1f(Lagoon)
06/02(11.35)Shelduck2
06/02"Tufted Duck2m,1f
06/02"Little Grebe5
~
MondayCloudy, MistyCold E. Wind
05/02Shide to Blackwater FPTreecreeper1
05/02(7.30 - 9.05)Little Owl2
05/02"Goldfinchc30(Feeding in Alders)
05/02"Redwingc30(c25 @ Sheep Field, Blackwater)
05/02"Chaffinch20+(Feeding on Path)
~
SundaySunny IntervalsCold E. Wind
04/02Alverstone NR and FP WestTreecreeper Click for Picture 3(One heard at NR, 2 in tree past Iron Bridge)
04/02(7.10 - 8.45)Sparrowhawk1m
04/02"Great Spotted Woodpecker4+(Very active with 3 in one tree)
04/02"Bullfinch1f
04/02"Mediterranean Gull1(Over W, unusual here)
~
04/02Culver DownLinnet16(By Beacon)
04/02(9.00)Stonechat1f
~
04/02Binstead BeachRed Breasted Merganser4m,3f
04/02(10.50)Great Crested Grebe2
~
04/02Lane End (14.00)Purple Sandpiper3-4(On Lifeboat Stn. pier-W. Side)
~
04/02Laundry LaneBean Geese4(Still here)
04/02(14.30 - 16.20)Lapwingc200(over marsh)
04/02"Greylag Geese6(N. end)
04/02"Bar Headed Goose2(With Canadas)
04/02"Shoveler5(Over)
04/02"Buzzard2
~
Reported
Sandown Levels,(Graham S.)Jack Snipe1
45 Common Snipe, pools behind the Zoo.
~
SaturdayCold to Fine SunnyBitter NE. Wind
03/02Bleak Down, LeechmoreRed Legged Partridge10+
03/02(7.30)Pheasant32
03/02"Buzzard2
~
03/02Ash Hill to Dungewood LaneMerlin Click for Picture 1f
03/02(8.30 - 10.00)Fieldfare28
03/02"Skylark12
03/02"Stonechat1f
03/02"Lapwing1(Is it lost?)
03/02"Red Legged Partridge7(Fields to E.)
03/02"Black Headed Gull22
03/02"Starlingc80
03/02"Meadow Pipitc10
03/02"Raven2(In sheep field)
03/02"Yellowhammer1m
03/02"Kestrel2
03/02"Song Thrush1+
~
03/02Gore Cliff, BlackgangLittle Owl Click for Picture 2(on Cliff)
03/02(10.10 - 10.45)Peregrine1(flying W)
03/02"Stock Dove2
03/02"Fulmar Click for Picture c12(7 on ledges)
~
03/02Brading Marsh"Tundra" Bean Geese4
03/02(14.25 - 15.30)Buzzard2
03/02"Wigeonc10
03/02"Tealc30
03/02"Stock Dove2
03/02"Chiffchaff6+(Sewage Works)
03/02"Bullfinch1f"
03/02"Grey Wagtail1"
~
FridayDrizzle to Sunny Intervals
02/02Newtown NRPintail6m,4f(Cassey Bridge)
02/02(7.30 - 9.10)Brent Goosec300
02/02(The Causeway Footbridge is still closed)Great Crested Grebe2(Harbour Entrance)
02/02"Spotted Redshank Click for Picture 1(Boathouse Pool)
02/02"Goldeneye1m,2f
02/02"Bar Tailed Godwit3
02/02"Black Tailed Godwit Click for Picture 64
02/02"Knot50+
02/02"Red Breasted Merganser3m,5f
02/02"Peregrine1
~
02/02Medham, Medina CyclewayRed Breasted Merganser1m,1f
02/02(9.30 - 10.30)Pintail1m(E. Bank S. of Kingston Power Station)
02/02"Curlew32(On field)
02/02"Wigeonc20
02/02"Skylark1(Heard singing to W.)
02/02"Goldcrest2
~
02/02Ryde EsplanadeSanderling79
02/02(13.10)Common Gullc30(On sea)
02/02Appley ParkMistle Thrush2
~
02/02Luccombe DownDartford Warbler1(Heard N. of Dewpond)
02/02(16.00)Raven1(Over to E. calling, displaying)
~
ThursdayCloudy
01/02Ryde EsplanadeSanderling34
01/02(7.17)Brent Geesec500
01/02"Great Crested Grebe2
01/02"Pochard1m(Canoe Lake)
~
01/02Sandown Canoe LakeTufted Duck13m,7f
01/02(8.00)Brent Goose1
~
01/02Brading Marsh"Tundra" Bean Geese4
01/02(8.50)Gadwall1m,1f(Pond by Green Bridge)
01/02"Shoveler11
01/02"Wigeonc70
01/02"Tealc30
01/02"Chiffchaff3(Sewage Works)
~
01/02Puckpool to SeaviewRed Necked Grebe1(Off Puckpool)
01/02(11.10)Great Northern Diver1(NE of Seaview, but distant)
01/02"Great Crested Grebe3
01/02"Red Breasted Merganser4m,4f
01/02"Redshank1(On rocks)
01/02"Shag1
01/02"Barnacle Geesec150(Feral)
~
01/02Bembridge HarbourLittle Grebe5
01/02(14.20)Redshank10+
01/02"Dunlin40+
01/02"Red Breasted Merganser1f
~
01/02Bembridge PondsGreenshank2
01/02(14.45)Redshank1
01/02"Tufted Duck7m,3f
01/02"Pochard1f
01/02"Little Grebe5
01/02"Redwing11
01/02"poss. Water Pipit1(Over calling, towards field by Cattle Shed)
~


JANUARY 2007
Click for monthly species lists, January total = 118

WednesdaySunny IntervalsSW Wind
31/01Brading MarshBean Geese Click for Picture 4(N. of old Sea Wall)
31/01(10.00 & 14.00)Heron (Dark Morph) Click for Picture Click for Picture 1(Cause of all the "Purple Heron" reports?)
31/01"BLACKCAP1f(Path to Sewage Works)
31/01"Fieldfare9
31/01"Reed Bunting1m
31/01"Redwing2+
31/01"Goldcrest1
31/01"Chiffchaff10+
~
TuesdayMisty Dull
30/01Alverstone (FP to E.)SISKIN Click for Picture 20+(From Mill to Iron Bridge, Flocks of 6+ and 16)
30/01(7.50)Great Spotted Woodpecker3(Calling and Drumming
30/01"Mistle Thrush1(singing from tree tops)
~
30/01Fishbourne BeachCommon Gull68(A good number)
30/01(10.10)Great Crested Grebe4
30/01"Mediterranean Gull1
~
30/01Medina, Folly InnTurnstone6
30/01(11.00)Dunlin80+
30/01"Black Tailed Godwit3
30/01"Oystercatcher72
30/01"Swan16
30/01"Wigeon16
~
TuesdayCloudy
29/01Brading Sewage WorksBullfinch1m(No sign of Blackcap)
29/01(8.25)Redwing1
29/01"Chiffchaff3
~
SundayCloudy, Bright IntervalsNW. Wind
28/01Yarmouth, Estuary & PondsSPOTTED REDSHANK1(Mill Copse scrape)
28/01(8.45 -9.40)Muscovy Duck1(Station Pond)
28/01"Little Grebe7
28/01"Wigeonc100
28/01"Black Tailed Godwit27(Station Pond)
28/01"Tufted Duck3m,2f
28/01"Curlew2
28/01"Shelduck10+
~
28/01Fort Victoria (9.45)Great Crested Grebe2(Far side)
~
28/01Newtown NRBar Tailed Godwit13(High count)
28/01(10.15 - 11.15)Black Tailed Godwit4(over)
28/01"Goldeneye1f
28/01"Shelduckc100
28/01"Great Crested Grebe1(Harbour entrance)
28/01"Meadow Pipit13
28/01"Yellowhammer1m,1f(Hay Meadow)
Reported
"Spotted Redshank1
Boat House pond (Bob G.)
~
28/01Brading MarshMERLIN1m(E. Side of Lane, flew S.)
28/01(16.05 - 17.30)Greylag Goose1(with Canadas)
28/01"Bar Headed Goose1"
28/01"Cetti's Warbler1m(Heard)
28/01"Goldcrest3
28/01"Chiffchaff1
Reported
"Blackcap1f
Sewage Wks, also 1m Goldeneye, Bemb Harbour
~
SaturdayClouds to Fine SunnyLight W. Wind
27/01Bleak Down, LeechmoreRed Legged Partridge28
27/01(8.40)Fieldfare3
27/01"Lapwing2
~
27/01Whale Chine to Atherfield Pt.Stonechat3m,2f(Pairs on Cliff Edge and by Military Rd.)
27/01(9.00 - 10.30)Lapwingc200(seen inland, see below)
27/01"Buzzard6+
27/01"Reed Bunting4(By Chine car park)
27/01"Song Thrush3(Flushed from ditch)
27/01"Skylark4
27/01"Kestrel1
~
27/01Ash Hill to Dungewood LaneSHORT EARED OWL Click for Picture 1(Flushed by Shooting, left W. @ 11.14)
27/01(10.40 - 11.25)Fieldfarec50
27/01"Skylarkc10
27/01"Lapwing Click for Picture c270
27/01"Red Legged Partridge7(Fields to E.)
27/01"Black Headed Gullc200
27/01"Starlingc120
27/01"Linnetc70(Flocks of 30 & 40)
27/01"Raven1(Over to W. calling)
27/01"Buzzard3
27/01"Kestrel2
27/01"Redwing3
~
FridayCloudy, Light Showers
26/01Puckpool to SeaviewGreat Crested Grebe2
26/01(10.05 - 11.05)Red Breasted Merganser1m
26/01"Red Necked Grebe1(Off Seaview)
26/01"Razorbill1"
26/01"Mediterranean Gull2
26/01"Kingfisher1(Steam W. of Hersey NR)
~
26/01Brading MarshGreylag Geese6(E. Side of Lane)
26/01(15.50 - 17.00)Lapwingc200(very few geese here today)
26/01"Greenshank1(Pool by Green Bridge)
26/01"Cetti's Warbler1m(Heard)
26/01"Goldcrest3
26/01"Chiffchaff1
~
ThursdaySunny IntervalsN. Wind
25/01Woodside to Kings QuayBrent Geese72
25/01(8.20 - 9.50)Grey Plover1
25/01"Curlew38
25/01"Oystercatcher18
~
25/01Fishbourne Beach (NEWS)Turnstone21
25/01(9.55 - 11.10)Grey Plover24
25/01"Curlew16
25/01"Oystercatcher16
25/01"Mediterranean Gull4
25/01"Redshank4
25/01"Crow Click for Picture 1(With white wingbars!)
~
25/01Brading MarshBean Geese4
25/01(14.20 - 16.00)Bar Headed Goose2(with Canadas)
25/01"Greylag Geese2(1Feral, 1 Hybrid)
25/01"Brent Geesec200(Black Brant reported, but not seen)
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Wednesday
24/01Appley Park, RydeBuzzard1
24/01(8.40)Redwing1
24/01"Song Thrush1
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Reported (KG)
Laundry LaneBLACK BRANT1
with 1 Pale Bellied Brent, 4 Bean Geese
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TuesdaySunny Intervals, ColdCold N. Wind
23/01Alverstone (FP to Newchurch)BARN OWL1(Just E. of Road Bridge @7.30)
23/01(7.30)Redwing3
23/01"Buzzard1
23/01"Song Thrush1(in full song)
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23/01Blackwater to Shide FPLittle Owl Click for Picture 1(In usual tree hole)
23/01(8.40)Sparrowhawk1(Chasing a small bird though the trees)
23/01"Redwing5+
23/01"Long Tailed Tit6-10(with mixed tit flock)
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MondaySunny Intervals, coldBitter NE. Wind
22/01Hersey NRWater Rail1(W. end under bridge)
22/01(11.10 - 12.10)Oystercatcher14
22/01"Lapwing8
22/01"Coot19
22/01"Little Grebe1
22/01"Little Egret1
22/01"Heron1
22/01Offshore/BeachRed Breasted Merganser1f
22/01"Shag1
22/01"Mediterranean Gull1
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SundaySunny IntervalsW. Wind
21/01Fishbourne Beach (WeBS)Great Northern Diver1(Just off shingle bank)
21/01(7.20 - 9.10)Grey Plover7
21/01"Great Crested Grebe1
21/01"Curlew23
21/01"Oystercatcher18
21/01"Red Breasted Merganser2m, 1f
21/01"Brent Geese20
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21/01Brading MarshBean Geese Click for Picture 4(the 2 White Fronted Geese still at N. End)
21/01(14.20 - 17.30)Bar Headed Goose1(with Canadas)
21/01"Greylag Geese2(A new one joins the usual Hybrid)
21/01"Shelduck2"
21/01"Stonechat1m, 1fBy river, E. of Sewage Works)
21/01"Buzzard2(Distant to W.)
21/01"Reed Bunting1m(Field at back of Centurion's Copse)
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Reported
Newtown NRPale Bellied Brent1
(Bob G.)
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SaturdaySunny IntervalsFresh W Wind
20/01Ashey Road, Ryde (10.20)Fieldfarec30(By Railway Bridge)
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20/01Adgestone (10.30)Linnetc50(In weedy field just W. of Grove Farm)
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20/01Alverstone FP to NewchurchRedwingc20
20/01(10.50)Treecreeper1
20/01"Buzzard4
20/01"Finch Flockc30 S.(possible Chaffinch)
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FridaySunny IntervalsLight Wind
19/01Dodnor & Medina EstuaryKingfisher1(Opposite Whippingham)
19/01(8.20 - 10.00)Wigeon36
19/01"Little Grebe2
19/01"Curlew44
19/01"Oystercatcherc70
19/01"Red Breasted Merganser3m, 1f
19/01"Brent Geese90
19/01"Redshank7
19/01"Buzzard1(On field by Pinkmead)
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19/01Brading MarshWhite Fronted Geese Click for Picture 2(With c50 Canadas, SE of "Bishop's" House)
19/01(11.20 - 12.10)Bar Headed Goose1(with Canadas)
19/01"Gadwall1m,1f(On Pool in front of the Green Bridge)
19/01"Shoveler1m"
19/01"Shelduck2"
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19/01Ryde West SandsGreat Northern Diver1
19/01(13.15)Great Crested Grebe2
19/01"Red Breasted Merganser1m, 1f
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19/01Puckpool to SeaviewGreat Crested Grebe3
19/01(13.30)Red Breasted Merganser5m, 1f
19/01"Shag3(Off Seaview)
19/01"Grey Wagtail1(Seawall, Seaview)
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ThursdayWet & WindySW Storm99mph Gusts at Needles!
18/01Ventnor EsplanadeGANNET2W(Ellusive so far this year)
18/01(8.30 - 9.10)Fulmar2W
18/01& poor visabilityAuk Sp.2W
18/01"Black Headed Gull10W(Making slow progress)
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WednesdayCloudy, Sunny IntervalsFresh W Wind
17/01Ryde E. Sands (9.00)Sanderling35
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17/01Mersley DownStock Dove30+
17/01(13.00)Yellowhammer3
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17/01Island Harbour, Folly LakeGreat Crested Grebe1
17/01(14.20)Curlew35
17/01"Dunlin50+
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TuesdayCloudy, ShowersFresh S. Wind
16/01Bembridge HarbourBLACK NECKED GREBE1 Click for Picture (Off Attrill's Boatyard)
16/01(8.30)Dunlinc30(Most on Harbour entrance spit)
16/01"Grey Plover11
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16/01St. Helens, Laundry Lane"Tundra" Bean Geese 4(E. of Lane, N. end)
16/01(9.30 - 9.50)Bar Headed Goose1(with c100 Canadas)
16/01"Brent Geesec150
16/01"Greylag Goose1(Feral Hybrid)
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Sunday 14th
Reported
Bembridge HarbourBLACK NECKED GREBE1
Millpond at Dusk, + 7 Greenshank (Graham S.)
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MondayCloudy, ShowersFresh SW. Wind
08/01Gore Cliff, BlackgangFULMAR Click for Picture 4+(3-4 flying along cliff, 1 on ledge)
08/01(8.30 - 9.15)Peregrine1(doing Spectacular Stoops over cliff edge)
08/01"Buzzard1
08/01"Kestrel1
08/01"Raven1(Heard)
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08/01La Falaise, VentnorFulmar3W
08/01(9.30 - 10.10)Red Throated Diver1E, 2W
08/01"Diver Sp.1W
08/01"Kittiwake1W
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SundayCloudyFresh SW. Wind
07/01Blackwater FPLittle Owl1(In usual tree hole)
07/01(8.00 - 8.40)Kestrel1
07/01"Mistle Thrush2
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07/01Dodnor & Medina EstuaryBullfinch3f(Near end of Stag Lane)
07/01(8.55 - 11.00)Wigeon46
07/01"Great Crested Grebe2
07/01"Little Grebe6
07/01"Ringed Plover3
07/01"Curlewc20(& poss. Whimbrel)
07/01"Oystercatherc70
07/01"Brent Geesec100
07/01"Redshank1
07/01"Redwing1
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07/01Ryde EsplanadeGreat Northern Diver1(off Binstead)
07/01(13.50)Sanderling67(Just E. of Wimpy Kiosk)
07/01"Swanc60(Canoe Lake)
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07/01Puckpool, SpringvaleGreat Northern Diver Click for Picture 1(Medium distance)
07/01(14.10)Red Breasted Merganser4m, 1f
07/01"Razorbill2E
07/01"Great Crested Grebe2
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07/01St. Helens, Laundry Lane"Tundra" BEAN GEESE Click for Picture 4(From Iron Bridge at N. end of Lane looking SE.)
07/01(15.20 - 15.40)Bar Headed Goose1(with c200 Canadas)
07/01"Brent Geesec100
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SaturdayCloudy, drizzle to wetFog on Hills
06/01Whale ChineGREY PARTRIDGE5(3 ran into Cabbages, 2 flew over the Military Rd)
06/01(8.45 - 9.00)Skylark4(In same field just NW of Car Park)
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FridayCloudy, DrizzleSW. WindFog on hills
05/01West High Down, TotlandFIRECREST1(50yds. E. of Beacon @ 9.00)
05/01(7.50 - 9.10)Stonechat1m,1f
05/01"Raven2(Along Cliff edge -came within 20ft!)
05/01"Jackdawc150
05/01"Green Woodpecker1
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05/01Fort VictoriaGuillemot1(Flew E. then W. closer than Sconce Buoy!)
05/01(9.20)Grey Wagtail2W(Along Beach, unusual here)
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05/01Luccombe Down (15.30)Dartford Warbler2(1 seen, another heard, despite the wind & fog!)
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ThursdaySunny IntervalsFresh SW Wind
04/01Newtown NRTurnstone12
04/01(8.45 - 9.50)Bar Tailed Godwit2
04/01"Rock Pipit1
04/01"Pintail6(Cassey Bridge)
04/01"Goldeneye1m,4f
04/01"Red Breasted Merganserc15
04/01"Knotc200
04/01"Great Crested Grebe4
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WednesdayCloudy, DrizzleStrong SW. Wind
03/01Puckpool, SpringvaleSLAVONIAN GREBE1(Medium distance)
03/01(11.05)Red Breasted Merganser2m
03/01"Red Throated Diver1W(Landed on sea off Puckpool)
03/01"Red Necked Grebe1(Briefly, -also seen by James G.)
03/01"Great Crested Grebe1
03/01"Shag1
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03/01St. Helens, Laundry LaneWhite Fronted Geese Click for Picture 7(3 just E. of lane, 4 as yesterday, in family groups)
03/01(11.50 - 12.15)Bar Headed Goose1(with Canadas)
03/01"Greylag Goose Click for Picture 1(Feral Hybrid Type)
03/01"Brent Geesec150
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TuesdayBright IntervalsFresh W. Wind
02/01Ryde SandsGreat Northern Diver1(W. of Pier)
02/01(13.30)Bar Tailed Godwit 1"
02/01"Great Crested Grebe1"
02/01"Sanderling8(Flew into sandbank)
02/01"Lesser Black Backed Gull1
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02/01Puckpool to SeaviewGreat Crested Grebe1
02/01(14.10)Red Breasted Merganser3m
02/01"Auk Sp.2E(Probably Razorbills)
02/01"Sanderling5W
02/01"Shag2
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02/01St. Helens, Laundry LaneWHITE FRONTED GEESEc5(S. of Old Station with Canadas)
02/01(15.05 - 15.45)Bar Headed Goose1(with Canadas)
02/01"Wigeonc50
02/01"Greylag Goose1(Domestic Hybrid)
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MondaySunny am, Wet pm.Strengthening W. Wind
01/01Sandown Canoe LakeGadwall1m
01/01Laundry LaneBar Headed Geese2
01/01Quarr Road, BinsteadNuthatch Click for Picture 1
01/01Lane End, BembridgePurple Sandpiper1
01/01Newtown NRPintail6m
01/01"Bar Tailed Godwit7
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Reported
on Marsh behind Sandown Zoo"Tundra" BEAN GEESE4
(Chris M.)
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MY NEW YEAR BIRDRACE;-


RYDE ESPLANADE 7.00
01 Swan, Mallard, Robin, Crow, Blackbird,

YARBRIDGE 7.13 Jackdaw, Canada Geese,

SANDOWN CANOE LAKE 7.30
Black Headed Gull, Coot,
10 Shelduck, Little Grebe, Gadwall, Moorhen, Tufted Duck, Rook, Herring Gull, (Green Woodpecker), Starling,

BRADING, Sewage Wks to Laundry Lane 8.00
Wood Pigeon,
20 Collared Dove, Magpie, Chaffinch, Blue Tit, Pied Wagtail,Song Thrush, Goldfinch, House Sparrow, Cormorant, Chiffchaff,
30 Wren, Bar Headed Geese (E1), (Cetti's Warbler), Heron, Fieldfare, Meadow Pipit, Greylag Goose (E2), Buzzard, Great Tit, Pheasant, Long Tailed Tit,

St HELEN'S BRIDGE 8.55
Brent Geese,
40 Teal, Goldcrest, Lapwing,

BEMBRIDGE AREA - Ponds 9.05
Greenshank (8), (Water Rail), Shoveler (17), Pochard (14), Little Egret, Snipe (3)
Ducie Av. 9.25
Redwing (2),
50 (Coal Tit), Greenfinch, Jay
Lane End 10.18
Greater Black Backed Gull, Purple Sandpiper(1)
Foreland 11.30
Feral Pigeon, Mediterranean Gull (2), Kittiwake (1W), Rock Pipit (1), Shag (2),
60 Red Breasted Merganser (2),

SEAVIEW to PUCKPOOL 10.30
Common Gull,

APPLEY RYDE 11.15
Oystercatcher, Mistle Thrush (2), Stock Dove (5), Great Spotted Woodpecker,

BINSTEAD- Quarr Road 11.45
Nuthatch (1)

MERSLEY-Newport Shute 12.50
Raven (2), Red Legged Partridge (3), Yellowhammer (1),

ISLAND HARBOUR-Folly Lake 13.37
70 Sparrowhawk (1), Curlew (26), Great Crested Grebe (1), Dunlin (17), Grey Plover, Wigeon (13), Redshank (6)

BLACKWATER FP 14.15
Little Owl (1)

NEWTOWN NR 15.00
Pintail (6), Bar Tailed Godwit (7),
80 Goldeneye (m&f), Red Throated Diver (2), Turnstone (1), Ringed Plover (3+)

RYDE E. SANDS 16.15 Getting Dark!
84Sanderling (4+).

Dips-the one's I could have seen!
Red Necked Grebe, Fulmar, Gannet, Dartford Warbler, Merlin, Bean Goose, Dunnock (!), Kestrel(!), Common Sandpiper,
Kingfisher, Long Eared & Barn Owls, Reed Bunting, Stonechat, Black Tailed Godwit, Knot.

The "Official" IWOG Team (GS, CM & KG) got 97 - these were some of the extra species seen-
Great Northern Diver, Slavonian Grebe, Bean Geese, Kestrel, Peregrine, Black Tailed Godwit,
Razorbill, Guillemot, Kingfisher, Firecrest, Stonechat, Dunnock, Reed Bunting

Robin A. reported 119! (NOTE; I only got 118 in the whole month!)

Some Highlights;-

Rookley: Woodcock (3), Jack Snipe, Golden Plover (6 over), Grey Partridge (3), Stonechat (2), Hen Harrier "ringtail",
Gatcombe Withybed: Marsh Tit (singles at 2 locations), Brambling (3), Linnet (2), Redpoll (7 over),
Blackwater to Shide: Siskin (2 singles over), Treecreeper,
Wellow: Merlin, Grey Partridge (5)
Yarmouth: Little Gull (adult in harbour), At sea: Bk.Throated Diver ,Eider (9), Kittiwake (sev), Auk sp (2), and Lessr Bk B.Gull.
Estuary/Rofford Marsh: Spotted Redshank, Gadwall (2), Pintail (5 over), Bk.T.Godwit (c20), Greylag (2 over), Redwing (100W), Kingfisher
Quarr beach: Common Sandpiper, Razorbill, Grey Plover (4)
Lane End, Swains lane: Blackcap (2 at one feeder), Firecrest (1)


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