YEAR LIST for 2004

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" or 1st on IOW),
(IOW total in Brackets). Feral/Escaped birds (E), Sub-species (Ssp)

DATE TOTAL SPECIES- JANUARY LOCATION
Jan 1st. IWOG Birdrace from 07.00 to 17.30 in order of sightings. IOW only
(1st & 2nd)
" (01-49) Moorhen, Shelduck, Swan, Jackdaw, Snipe, Crow, Blackbird, Barn Owl, Wren, Black Headed Gull, Mallard, Robin, Magpie, Sparrowhawk, Water Rail (H), Greylag Goose(4), Cetti's Warbler (H), Canada Goose, Herring Gull, Wigeon,
Wood Pigeon, Goldfinch, Goldcrest, Heron, Kestrel, Pheasant, Rook, Buzzard, Lapwing, Meadow Pipit, Pied Wagtail, Cormorant, Dunnock, Coot, Green Woodpecker, Teal, Long Tailed Tit, Bullfinch, Chaffinch, Curlew, Meditteranean Gull, Collared Dove, Starling, Great Tit, Fieldfare (6), Grey Wagtail,
Blue Tit, Firecrest, Chiffchaff,
Laundry Lane & Brading
" (50-64) Sparrow, Common Gull, Feral Pigeon, Oystercatcher,
Gannet, Red Breasted Merganser, Red Throated Diver,
Brent Goose, Razorbill, Little Egret, Grey Plover,
Shag, Greater Black-backed Gull, Guillemot,
Foreland, Bembridge
" (65-74) Little Grebe, Great Spotted Woodpecker (H), Redshank,
Black-tailed Godwit (6), Dunlin, Greenshank, Knot (1),
Black Redstart, Shoveler, Kingfisher,
Bembridge Ponds & Harbour,
St. Helens Bridge
" (75-80) Great Northern Diver (1), Great Crested Grebe(10), Kittiwake, Slavonian Grebe (1), Rock Pipit, Seaview
" (81-83) Ringed Plover (10), Sanderling(10+), Bar-tailed Godwit, Ryde Esplanade
" (84-89) Tree Creeper, Mistle Thrush, Redwing (3), Stock Dove, Greenfinch, Appley Park
" (90-91) Tufted Duck, Pochard Carisbrooke Pond
" (92-96)
Goldeneye, Turnstone, Peregrine, Pintail (2), Spotted Redshank,
Newtown NR
" (97-100) Skylark, Stonechat (2), Grey Partridge (4),
Red-Legged Partridge,
Whale Chine
Bleak Down
Jan 2nd (101)
(102)
(103)
(104)
Little Owl
Jay
Coal Tit
Blackcap (1M)
Blackwater
Firestone Copse
Val's Garden
Jan 3rd 105 Great White Egret (1) New Alresford, Hants
Jan 3rd 106
107
108
109
110
111
Gadwall (10+)
Ring Necked Parakeet (1+)
Lessr Black Backed Gull (2)
Smew (2F)
Goosander (1M,2F)
Ruddy Duck (200+)
Wraysbury
" "
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Staines Resr, Surrey
Jan 4th 112
113
114
115
116
Golden Plover (21)
White Headed Duck (1M escape?)
Reed Bunting (1F)
Nuthatch (H)
Siskin (50+)
Millend
Broadwater Lake, Herts
" "
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Jan 5th ------(105)
117 (106)
Gadwall (4)
Purple Sandpiper (3)
Bembridge Ponds
Lane End, Bembridge
Jan 6th 118 (107) Water Pipit (2) Brading Sewage Wks
Jan 7th
" "
------(108)
119 (109)
Siskin (2+)
Redpoll (2+)
Alverstone NR
" "
Jan 8th E1 Barnacle Goose (200+) Seaview Toll Road
Jan 10th 120 (110)
121 (111)
Yellowhammer (6)
Eider (imm M)
Appleford, Godshill
off Fishbourne
Jan 11th ------(112) Reed Bunting (1F) Yarmouth Ponds
Jan 15th 122 (113) Fulmar (4) Gore Cliff, Blackgang
Jan 18th E2 Bar Headed Goose (1) Laundry Lane
Jan 25th 123 (114) Merlin (1) Laundry Lane
Jan 26th ------(115) Lesser Black Backed Gull (4) Ryde East Sands
Jan 28th ------(116)
124 (117)
125 (118)
Golden Plover (23)
Linnet (c180)
Common Scoter (2)
Whale Chine
and Atherfield
Seagrove Bay, Seaview
Jan 30th 126 (119) Red Necked Grebe (1) Seaview

DATE TOTAL NEW SPECIES IN- FEBRUARY LOCATION
Feb 1st 127 Brambling (10+) Cheesefoot Head, (Hants)
Feb 2nd 128
129
130
131
Mandarin (10+)
Marsh Tit (1)
Nuthatch (1)
Dipper (1M)
Cannop Ponds
" "
" "
Wenchford, Forest of Dean
Feb 3rd
Feb 5th
132
133
Hawfinch (1)
Goshawk
New Fancy
Forest of Dean
Feb 6th 134
135
136
137
LAPLAND BUNTING (1M)
Bewick Swan (c50)
Whitefronted Goose (c100)
Ruff (6)
Slimbridge
WWT
Glos
Feb 6th
Feb 7th
138
E3
Red Kite (7)
Black Swan (1)
M40 Stokenchurch
Bury Lake, Ricky
Feb 10th
Feb 11th
139 (120)
140 (121)
House Martin (6) -very early!
Short Eared Owl (1)
Foreland, Bembridge
Newtown NR, IOW
Feb 12th 141 (122) Black Throated Diver (1) Seaview, IOW
Feb 24th 142 (123) Dartford Warbler (1-2 Heard) Ventnor Downs, IOW
Feb 27th
Feb 29th
ssp1 (ssp1)
ssp2 (ssp2)
White Wagtail (1m)
"Pale Bellied" Brent Goose (1)
Brading S. Wks, IOW
Newtown NR

DATE TOTAL NEW SPECIES IN- MARCH LOCATION
Mar 13th 143 (124) Whooper Swan (1) Newtown NR, IOW
Mar 16th
" "
144 (125)
145 (126)
Wheatear (10)
Arctic Skua (1 Dk Ph.)
St Catherine's Pt, IOW
" "
Mar 18th 146 (127)
------(128)
Sand Martin (4+)
Brambling (1f)
Brading Sewage Wks
IOW
Mar 20th 147 (129) Hoopoe (1) Sandown CG, IOW
Mar 28th ------(130) Ruddy Duck (1F) Bembridge Ponds
Mar 30th 148 (131) Sandwich Tern (1) St. Catherines Pt.

DATE TOTAL NEW SPECIES IN- APRIL LOCATION
April 1st
" "
149 (132)
150 (133)
Common Tern (3)
Little Gull (2)
St Catherine's Pt, IOW
" "
April 2nd
" "
151 (134)
152 (135)
Willow Warbler (1)
Swallow (2)
Laundry Lane, Brading
Quay Lane, Brading, IOW
April 3rd 153 (136) Manx Shearwater (1) St Catherines Pt, IOW
April 11th 154 (137) Redstart (1m) WHD, Totland, IOW
April 14th
April 15th
April 16th
155 (138)
156 (139)
157 (140)
Corn Bunting (2)
Grasshopper Warbler (H)
Whitethroat (4)
Whale Chine,
Culver, IOW
Horringford, IOW
April 17th
" "
158 (141)
159 (142)
Yellow Wagtail (1m)
Great Skua "Bonxie" (1)
St Catherine's Pt, IOW
" "
April 19th
" "
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160 (143)
161 (144)
162 (145)
Reed Warbler (1m)
Sedge Warbler (2m)
Lesser Whitethroat (1m)
Brading Marsh,
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April 21st 163 (146) Common Sandpiper (1) Seaview Duver NR, IOW
April 23rd
" "
" "
164 (147)
165 (148)
166 (149)
Whimbrel (5)
Nightingale (1m Heard)
Cuckoo (2)
Newtown NR,
" "
" "
April 25th
April 26th
167 (150)
168 (151)
Swift (1)
GREEN WINGED TEAL (1m)
St Catherine's Pt,
St. Helen's Bridge, IOW
April 28th 169 (152) Hobby (1) Bembridge Marsh, IOW
April 29th
" "
170 (153)
171 (154)
Turtle Dove (1)
Whinchat (1m)
Culver Down, IOW
" "

DATE TOTAL NEW SPECIES IN- MAY LOCATION
May 2nd
" "
172 (155)
173 (156)
Little Tern (1)
Pomarine Skua (1)
St Catherine's Pt,
(also Hoopoe)
May 3rd
" "
" "
174 (157)
175 (158)
176 (159)
Wood Warbler (1m)
Spotted Flycatcher (1)
Hen Harrier (1f)
Appley Park, Ryde
" "
Laundry Lane.
May 6th 177 (160) Garden Warbler (3) Shide to Blackwater FP, IOW
May 7th 178 (161) RED RUMPED SWALLOW (1) Culver Down, IOW
May 11th
" "
179
180
Bearded Tit (2)
Woodcock (4)
Farlington, Hants
Kensley Lodge, FoD, Glos
May 13th 181 Pied Flycatcher (4) Nagshead RSPB, FoD, Glos
May 23rd 182
183
184 (162)
Little Ringed Plover (1)
Black Tern (2)
Nightjar (1-2)
Staines Moor, Surrey
Staines Resr. Surrey
Firestone Copse, IOW
May 26th
" "
------(163)
185 (164)
Woodcock (2)
Long Eared Owl (3juv)
Parkhurst Forest, IOW

DATE TOTAL JUNE/JULY LOCATION
June 7th 186 Tawny Owl (1) St. Brevials, Glos
June 9th 187 Tree Pipit (1) Crabtree Hill, Cinderford, Glos
July 4th 188 Avocet (5 and 4 juv) Titchfield Haven, Hill Head
July 10th 189 (165) Osprey (1) Newtown NR, IOW
July 13th 190 (166) Green Sandpiper (1) Hersey NR, Seaview, IOW
July 31st ----- (167) Little Ringed Plover (1) Yarmouth, IOW

DATE TOTAL AUGUST/SEPTEMBER LOCATION
August 9th ----- (168) Pied Flycatcher (2+) Nansen Hill, IOW
August 19th
" "
------(169)
191 (170)
Black Tern (1juv)
Roseate Tern (1)
Ryde Pier, IOW
August 25th 192 (171) Dotterel (1 juv) Ventnor Downs, IOW
August 28th 193 (172) Marsh Harrier (1 juv) Ventnor Downs, IOW
September 1st 194 (173) Spoonbill (4) Newtown NR, IOW
September 2nd 195 (174) QUAIL (6+) 1km N. of Chessell, IOW
September 3rd 196 (175) Red Backed Shrike (1 juv) Newtown NR, IOW
September 14th 197 (176) ROSE COLOURED STARLING (1 juv) Sandown Esplanade, IOW
September 16th 198 (177) Ring Ouzel (1 probable) Culver Down, IOW

DATE TOTAL OCTOBER - DECEMBER LOCATION
October 3rd 199 Ruddy Shelduck (1) Slimbridge, Glos.
October 13th 200 (178) RICHARD'S PIPIT (1) -or could be a Tawny Culver, IOW
October 19th 201 (179) Velvet Scoter (1W) Ventnor Esplanade, IOW
October 30th 202 (180) PALLID SWIFT (1) Alum Bay, IOW
October 31st
" "
------(181)
203 (182)
Mandarin (1m)
PALLAS'S WARBLER (1)
Ventnor Park
Culver Down, IOW
November 15th 204 Red Crested Pochard (1m) Stockers Lake, Herts
November 16th
" "
------(183)
------(184)
GOOSANDER (1m,1f)
LAPLAND BUNTING (1juv)
Hersey NR
Whale Chine, IOW
December 4th 205 (185) Bean Geese (7) + Lapland Bunting Atherfield, IOW

That's the total for 2004 so far.

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