YEAR LIST for 2002

A list of all the species I've seen this year.
Gives an idea of what can be seen at the various locations and at what date they first appear.

Birds in CAPITALS are first time sightings,("Lifers")
(IOW total is in Brackets.)Feral/Escaped birds (E)

DATE TOTAL SPECIES LOCATION
Jan 1st. Start from 06.30 to 16.30 in order of sightings. IOW only till 4/1
" (01-38) Moorhen, Mallard, Pheasant, Robin, Snipe, Crow, Canada Goose, Teal, Blackbird, Wren, Water Rail, Blue Tit, Short Eared Owl,Green-Woodpecker, Barn Owl, Kestrel, Magpie, Song Thrush, Raven, Jackdaw, Long Tailed Tit, Rook, Wood Pigeon, Chaffinch, Redwing, Herring Gull, Black Headed Gull,Meadow Pipit, Stock Dove, Dunnock, Tree Creeper, Goldfinch,Great Tit, Greenfinch, Goldcrest, Missle Thrush, Grey Wagtail, Meditteranean Gull, Laundry Lane & Brading
" (39-40) Sparrow, Collared Dove, Lake
" (41-50) Cormorant, Feral Pigeon, Greater Black Backed Gull, Common Gull, Starling, Peregrine, Fulmar, Gannet, Feral Pigeon, Pied Wagtail, Red Necked Grebe, Red Throated Diver, Shanklin
" (51-54) Pied Wagtail, Rock Pipit, Swan, Jack Snipe Sandown Canoe Lake
" (55-60) Brent Goose, Lesser Black Backed Gull, Oystercatcher, Shag, Guillemot, Kittewake, Foreland, Bembridge
" (61-75) Dunlin, Redshank, Shelduck, Little Grebe, Grey Plover, Greenshank, Buzzard, Heron, Sparrowhawk, Wigeon, Curlew, Turnstone, Ringed Plover, Little Egret, Shelduck, Lapwing. Bembrige Harbour and Ponds
" (76-79)

E1
Great Crested Grebe(10), Razorbill, Red Breasted Merganser, Sanderling(4),
Barnacle Geese (c250)
Seaview
" (80-82) Pochard, Tufted Duck, Coot, Ryde Canoe Lake
" (83-84) Great Spotted Woodpecker, Jay, Rowland Wood
" (85) Bullfinch Mersley Down
" (86-89) White Fronted Goose, Black Tailed Godwit, Goldeneye, Kingfisher, Folly Lake, Medina
" (90-91) Pintail, Golden Plover, Cassy Bridge, Newtown
" (92-97)

E2
Shoveler, Linnet, Common Sandpiper, Knot, Greylag Goose, Merlin,
Bar Headed Goose
Newtown NR
" (98-100) Skylark, Stonechat, Reed Bunting, Whale Chine Fields
Jan 2nd (101)
(102)
(103)
Fieldfare(60+)
Hen Harrier(1M)
Coal Tit
Deacon's Lane
Laundry Lane
Firestone Copse
Jan 3rd (104)
(105)
(106)
(107)
Blackcap(1F)
Mandarin(1F)
Spotted Redshank(1)
Chiff Chaff(1)
Carisbrooke Pond
"
Yarmouth Esty
Brading Sewage Wks

Now for some Mainland Birds

DATE TOTAL SPECIES LOCATION
Jan 5th 108 Gadwall (7), (and poss Water Pipit) Farlington Marsh
Jan 6th 109
110
E3
Goosander (M,F),
Green Sandpiper (1)
Black Swan (1)
Scotsbridge,
Rickmansworth
Bury Lake.
Jan 7th 111
112
Siskin (40+) & 200 at Broadwater Lake!
Smew (1M)
Causeway, Stockers
Inns Lake
Jan 8th 113
114
Ring-Necked Parakeet (2),
Ruddy Duck (100+) (Slav Grebe not found)
Staines Moor
Staines Reservoir
Jan 9th 115 Nuthatch (1) Park Wood, Ruislip
Jan 12th 116
117
Bittern (2),
Long Eared Owl (1)
Fisher's Green
(Lea Valley)
Jan 13th 118 Little Owl (1) Stockers Farm FP
Jan 16th
"
119
120
Red Kite (10+)
Marsh Tit (1)
Aston Rowant
Watlington Hill Oxon.
Jan 16th 121 Bar Tailed Godwit (20+) Langstone Harbour
Jan 20th
Jan 20th
122 (108)
123 (109)
Velvet Scoter (1F)
Slavonian Grebe (1)
Seaview Esp.
Merstone Ponds
Jan 21st
" "
" "
" "
124 (110)
125 (111)
126 (112)
127 (113)
Ruff (3)
Bean Goose (4)
Grey Partridge (7)
Cetti's Warbler (1 heard)
Cassy's Bridge
Shepherds Trail
Whale Chine Field
Laundry Lane
Jan 22nd
Jan 23rd.
----- (114)
128 (115)
Bittern (1)
Red Legged Partridge (6)
Bembridge Ponds
Leechmore Cross
Jan 25th
" "
129 (116)
----- (117)
Crossbill (6)
Bar Tailed Godwit (1)
Firestone Copse
Ryde East Sands
Jan 27th
Jan 28th
" "
130 (118)
----- (119)
131 (120)
Black Throated Diver (2)
Siskin (4+)
Yellowhammer (20+)
Foreland
Shide to Blackwater FP
Tennyson Trail, Carisbrooke
Jan 30th ----- (121) Marsh Tit (1) Walters Copse, Newtown
Jan 31st
" "
132 (122)
133 (123)
Dartford Warbler (4)
Great Northern Diver (1)
Brighstone Down
Puckpool, IOW

February

DATE TOTAL SPECIES LOCATION
Feb 2nd.
" "
" "
134
135
E4
Black Necked Grebe (5)
Brambling (c250)
Snow Goose (14)
Langstone Harbour.
Longwater Lane,
Eversley
Feb 3rd. 136 Redpoll (3+) Stockers Lake
Feb 10th.
" "
137
138
Whooper Swan (100+)
Bewicks Swan (2)
Welney WWT
Norfolk
Feb 16th.
Feb 18th
139
----- (124)
GREAT GREY SHRIKE(1)
Redpoll (1)
Thursley Common, Surrey
Alverstone IOW
Feb 19th. 140 (125) Shorelark (1) Tennyson Down, IOW
Feb 21st. 141 (126) Common Scoter (1) Foreland, Bembridge, IOW
Feb 23rd. 142 (127) Marsh Harrier (1, 1st Winter M) Laundry Lane, St. Helens, IOW
Feb 26rd. ----- (128) Little Owl (1) below Paradise Walk, St. Lawrence, IOW

March

DATE TOTAL SPECIES LOCATION
March 6th.
" "
March 7th
143
144
145
Dipper (1M)
Goshawk (4+)
Firecrest (1)
Cannop Pond 2
New Fancy V.Pt.
Nagshead RSPB, Forest of Dean
March 16th.
" "
146
------ (SSp.)
WOODLARK (4)
White Wagtail (1M)
Thursley Common, Surrey
Brading Sewage Wks, IOW
March 17th.
" "
" "
147 (129)
148 (130)
149 (131)
Wheatear (2)
Sandwich Tern (1)
Sand Martin (2)
Foreland, Bembridge
" "
St Helens Bridge, IOW
March 20th. 150 (132) Black Redstart (2F) Culver, (NE of Monument.)
March 25th.
" "
151 (133)
152 (134)
Puffin (1 on sea)
Corn Bunting (1)
St Catherine's Pt.
W of Whale Chine
March 30th 153 Eider (4F) Pennington, Hants

April

DATE TOTAL SPECIES LOCATION
April 1st 154 Little Ringed Plover (2) Flooded Field, Stockers Farm.
April 4th 155 Sedge Warbler (1) Broadwater Lake, Harefield.
April 6th 156 Willow Warbler (1) Colney Heath, Herts
April 9th 157 Swallow (2) Stockers Farm, Herts
April 13th 158
159 (135)
----- (136)
----- (137)
Yellow Wagtail (3)
House Martin (1)
Swallow (1)
Gadwall (2)
Farlington Marsh, Hants
Brading Sewage Wks, IOW
Laundry Lane, IOW
" "
April 14th ----- (138)
160 (139)
E5
Willow Warbler (4)
Whimbrel (1)
Ruddy Shelduck (2 hybrids)
St. Catherines Point, IOW
" "
St Helens Bridge
April 15th
April 16th
161 (140)
162 (141)
Little Gull (1J)
Common Redstart (1M)
Yarmouth, IOW
Culver Down
April 17th
April 18th
" "
163 (142)
164 (143)
165 (144)
Reed Warbler (1)
Whitethroat (1 heard)
Ring Ouzel (1F)
Brading Marsh
St Catherines Pt. IOW
West High Down, Totland
April 21st 166 (145)
167 (146)
168 (147)
----- (148)
169 (149)
Arctic Skua (2 Dk, 2 Pale Phase)
Great Skua-"Bonxie" (2)
Common Tern (c30)
Sedge Warbler (1M)
Cuckoo (2M)
St Catherines Pt. IOW
" "
" "
Sandown Canoe La.
Alverstone, IOW
April 23rd 170 (150)
----- (151)
Lesser Whitethroat (1M)
Green Sandpiper
Newpark Fm, Carisbrooke
St Helens Bridge, IOW
April 24th
April 25th
" "
" "
171(152)
----- (153)
172 (154)
173 (155)
Nightingale (1/2 heard)
Yellow Wagtail (1)
Winchat (1M)
Grasshopper Warbler (1 heard)
Cassy Bridge, Newtown
St Catherines Pt. IOW
" "
Castlehaven La. Niton
April 28th
April 30th
174
175
Swift (6+)
Hobby (1)
Stockers Lake,
Bury Lake, Rickmansworth

May

DATE TOTAL SPECIES LOCATION
May 1st 176 Garden Warbler (2) Causeway FP, Stockers.
May 6th 177
178
179
Tree Pipit (3)
Woodcock (2)
Tawny Owl (2 heard)
Crabtree Hill
Forest Of Dean
Glos.
May 7th 180
181
Wood Warbler (1M)
Pied Flycatcher (2+)
Nagshead RSPB
Forest Of Dean,Glos.
May 9th 182
183
Garganey (1M)
Green-Winged Teal (1M)
Slimbridge(WWT)
Glos.
May 10th 184 RING-NECKED DUCK (1M) Broadwater Lake
Harefield, Middx
May 12th ----- (156)
185 (157)
186 (158)
Swift (1)
Pomarine Skua (2)
Turtle Dove (2)
St. Catherine's Pt.
" "
Bembridge, IOW
May 15th
May 16th
----- (159)
187 (160)
Hobby (2)
Black Tern (1)
Laundry Lane
St. Catherine's Pt.
, IOW
May 17th
" "
----- (161)
188 (162)
Garden Warbler (3+)
Spotted Flycatcher (1)
Shide to Blackwater
Town Copse, Newtown
, IOW
May 22nd
" "
189 (163)
----- (164)
Nightjar (4+)
Long Eared Owl (1 juv heard)
Parkhurst Forest, IOW
May 27th 190 Egyptian Goose (1) Bury Lake, Rickmansworth

June

DATE TOTAL SPECIES LOCATION
June 1st 191 GREAT REED WARBLER (1M) Little Pond, Frensham.
June 8th
" "
192
193
Tree Sparrow (10+)
Osprey (2 distant), (1 on TV Camera!)
Rutland Water
June 15th
" "
194
----- (165)
Little Tern (25+)
Little Ringed Plover (1)
Oyster Beds, Hayling Is.
Bembridge Ponds IOW
June 18th
June 22nd
----- (166)
----- (167)
Little Tern (2+)
Woodcock (1-2)
Fort Victoria,
Parkhurst Forest,
IOW
June 29th 195 Avocet (2A,2J) Titchfield Haven, Hants

July

DATE TOTAL SPECIES LOCATION
July 18th E6 WHITE PELICAN (1) Yarmouth Estuary, IOW.
July 20th
" "
" "
" "
196
197
198
199
Curlew Sandpiper (1)
Bearded Tit (2juv)
ROSEATE TERN (1)
Spoonbill (1-1st Summer)
Farlington Marshes
" "
Titchfield Haven,
" " Hants

August

DATE TOTAL SPECIES LOCATION
August 11th 200 Wood Sandpiper (1) Farlington Marshes
August 15th 201 (168) Montegu's Harrier (1F) Ventnor Downs, IOW
August 21st
" "
202(169)
203 (170)
Yellow Legged Gull (1)
ICTERINE WARBLER (1)
Whale Chine,
(near Chale), IOW
August 23rd ----- (171) Osprey (1) Newtown NR, IOW
August 25th ----- (172) Tree Pipit (2) Culver Down, IOW

September

DATE TOTAL SPECIES LOCATION
September 6th 204 GREAT WHITE EGRET (1) Staines Moor Surrey
September 8th
" "
205 (173)
E7
Red Backed Shrike (1 juv)
LESSER FLAMINGO (1E)
Culver Down,
Wootton,
IOW
September 10th 206 (174) Little Stint (1) Newtown NR, IOW

October

DATE TOTAL SPECIES LOCATION
October 5th 207 WHITE STORK (1) Pagham Harbour, W. Sussex
October 10th 208 Red Crested Pochard (1F) Pinner Park, Middx
October 24th ----- (175) Firecrest (1) St. Lawrence, IOW

November

DATE TOTAL SPECIES LOCATION
November 3rd 209 Ferruginous Duck (1Juv) M4/M25 Jn,, Berkshire
November 10th ------ (176) Woodlark (9) Newchurch , IOW
November 11th ------ (177) Whooper Swan (2) Ninham, IOW
November 24th 210 Scaup (1F) Budds Farm, Langstone Harbour

December

DATE TOTAL SPECIES LOCATION
December 3rd 211 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (1) Ruislip Lido,, Middx.
December 12th 212 Hawfinch (4) Parkend Church , Glos.
December 15th 213 WHITE HEADED DUCK (1F) Broadwater Lake , Harefield.
December 27th 214 (178) Water Pipit (2) Laundry Lane , St. Helens, IOW.
December 29th ----- (179) Scaup (1M) Island Harbour Medina, IOW.

That's the total for 2002.

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