YEAR LIST for 2007

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 Seen in- JANUARY LOCATION
Jan 1st. "Birdrace" from 7.00 to 16.30 in order of sightings. (IOW only)
" (01-05) Swan (40+), Mallard (2), Robin (3), Crow, Blackbird (2) Ryde Esp @7.00
" (06-07) Jackdaw, Canada Geese (over) Yarbridge @7.23
" (08-18) Black Headed Gull, Coot, Shelduck,
Little Grebe, Gadwall (M), Moorhen,
Tufted Duck, Rook, Herring Gull,
Green Woodpecker (H), Starling,
Sandown Canoe Lake @7.30
" (19-38)
(E1,2)
Wood Pigeon, Collared Dove (1), Magpie, Chaffinch, Blue Tit, Pied Wagtail (2),
Song Thrush, Goldfinch (1), House Sparrow, Cormorant (over),
Chiffchaff (1+), Wren (H),
E1=Bar Headed Geese (2),
Cetti's Warbler (H), Heron (1), Fieldfare (2), Meadow Pipit (6),
E2=Greylag Goose (Feral),
Buzzard (2), Great Tit (2), Pheasant (H),
Long Tailed Tit (2).
Brading @8.00
" (39-42) Brent Geese (c100), Teal (2),
Goldcrest (H), Lapwing (50+)
St. Helen's Bridge @8.55
" (43-48) Greenshank (8), Water Rail (H), Shoveler (17), Pochard (14), Little Egret, Snipe (3). Bembridge Ponds @9.05
" (49-47) Redwing, Coal Tit (H), Greenfinch (3), Jay (1)
Ducie Avenue (Bem) @9.25
" (48-60)
Greater Black Backed Gull (3), Purple Sandpiper (1)
Feral Pigeon (c20), Mediterranean Gull (2),
Kittiwake (1), Rock Pipit (H), Shag (2),
Red Breasted Merganser (2)
Lane End/Foreland @9.45
" (61-62) Common Gull (1), Oystercatcher (1) Seaview/Puckpool @10.30
" (63-65) Mistle Thrush (2), Stock Dove (5),
Great Spotted Woodpecker (1)
Appley Park, Ryde @11.15
" (66) Nuthatch (1) Quarr Road, Binstead @11.45
" (67-69) Raven (2), Red Legged Partridge (3),
Yellowhammer (1)
Mersley Down @10.30
" (70-76) Sparrowhawk, Curlew (26),
Great Crested Grebe (2), Dunlin (17),
Grey Plover (1), Wigeon (13), Redshank (6)
Island Harbour@13.37
" (77) Little Owl (1) Blackwater FP @14.15
" (78-83) Pintail (6), Bar Tailed Godwit (7),
Goldeneye (2), Red Throated Diver (2),
Turnstone (1), Ringed Plover (c4),
Newtown NR @15.00
" (84) Sanderling (4) Ryde Esp @16.15
Jan 2nd (85)
(86)
(87)
(88)
(89)
(90)
(91)
Dunnock (H)
Kestrel (1)
Treecreeper (H)
Great Northern Diver (1)
Lesser Black Backed Gull (1)
Auk Sp-Razorbill? (2)
White Fronted Geese (5)
Newchurch
"
Brading
Ryde Esp
" "
Seaview
Laundry Lane
Jan 3rd (92)
(93)
(94)
Linnet (c20)
Red Necked Grebe (1)
Slavonian Grebe(1)
Culver Down
Puckpool
"
Jan 4th (95) Knot (c200) Newtown NR
Jan 5th (96)
(97)
(98)
(99)
(100)
(101)
Stonechat (2)
Firecrest (1)
Guillemot (1)
Grey Wagtail (2)
Black Tailed Godwit (3)
Dartford Warbler (2)
West High Down
"
Fort Victoria
"
Yarmouth
Luccombe Down
Jan 6th (102)
(103)
Skylark (4)
Grey Partridge (5)
Whale Chine
" "
Jan 7th (104)
(105)
Bullfinch (3)
"Tundra" Bean Geese (4)
Dodnor, Medina
Laundry Lane, St. Helens
Jan 8th (106)
(107)
Fulmar (4+)
Peregrine (1)
Gore Cliff
Blackgang, IOW
1st. VISIT TO MAINLAND
Jan 9th 108
109
110
111
112
113
Reed Bunting (1m)
Marsh Tit (3)
Siskin (c40)
Greylag Goose (1)
Goosander (3m,2f)
Dipper (1)
Farlington Marsh, Hants
Highnam Woods, Glos.
Cannop Ponds, Glos.
"
"
"
Jan 10th 114
115
116
117
118
Tawny Owl (H)
Mandarin (6)
Goshawk (1)
Kingfisher (1)
Lesser Redpoll (c45)
Brierley, Glos.
Cannop Ponds, Glos.
Beechenhurst
Kerne Bridge
Linear Park, Cinderford
Jan 12th 119
120
121
122
123
124
Bewick Swan (17)
Ruff (7)
Little Stint (1)
Golden Plover (16)
Red Kite (9)
Ruddy Duck (8)
Slimbridge WWT
"
"
"
M40, Stokenchurch
Stockers Lake, Herts
Jan 13th 125
126
Ring Necked Parakeet (7)
Smew(2m)
Staines Moor
Wraysbury
Jan 14th 127
128
129
130
Whooper Swan (200+)
Barn Owl (1-2)
Marsh Harrier (1f/juv)
Scaup (2f)
Welney WWT
"
"
"
Jan 16th 131 (108) Black Necked Grebe (1) Bembridge Harbour, IOW
Jan 18th 132 (109) Gannet (2) Ventnor, IOW
Jan 19th ------ (110)
Kingfisher (1) R. Medina, IOW
Jan 21st ------ (111)
------ (112)
Reed Bunting (1m)
Greylag Goose (1)
Centurion's Copse, IOW
Laundry Lane, IOW
Jan 23rd ------ (113)
Barn Owl (1) Alverstone, IOW
Jan 27th 133 (114) Short Eared Owl (1) Dungewood Lane, Atherfield
Jan 28th 134 (115)
135 (116)
Spotted Redshank (1)
Merlin (1m)
Yarmouth
Laundry Lane
Jan 30th ------ (117)
Siskin (20+) Alverstone, IOW
Jan 31st 136 (118) Blackcap (1f) Brading Sewage Works.

DATE TOTAL SPECIES Seen in- FEB-MARCH LOCATION
Feb 11th 137 (119) Common Scoter (2) Seaview, IOW
March 7th 138 (120) Wheatear (1f) Culver Down, IOW
March 11th 139
140
141
Eider (22)
Hen Harrier (1m)
Great Grey Shrike (1)
Lymington, Hants
Beaulieu Road, Hants
Cannop Ponds, Glos.
March 12th 142
143
Hawfinch (6)
Brambling (2)
Speech House/Cannop
New Fancy V.Pt, Glos
March 15th 144
145
Temminck's Stint (1)
Bearded Tit (1m)
Slimbridge, Glos
Farlington, Hants
March 26th 146 (121)
------ (122)
Ssp.1
Little Ringed Plover (1)
Ruff (1)
White Wagtail
Rofford Marsh
" "
Yarmouth, IOW
March 27th ------ (123) Golden Plover (5) Newtown NR
March 30th 147 (124)
148 (125)
Black Redstart (1f)
Sand Martin (c20)
Culver Down
St. Helens
March 31st 149 (126) Great Skua "Bonxie" (1-2) St. Catherine's Point

DATE TOTAL SPECIES Seen in- APRIL LOCATION
April 1st 150 (127) Green Sandpiper (4) St. Helens Marsh, IOW
April 3rd 151 (128)
152 (129)
153 (130)
Common Sandpiper (1)
Osprey (1)
Swallow (4)
Werrar (Medina),
Newtown NR, IOW
Rofford Marsh, IOW
April 5th 154 (131) Sandwich Tern (3) St. Catherine's Point, IOW
April 6th 155 (132) Willow Warbler (4) Headon Warren, IOW
April 7th 156 (133) Black Throated Diver (1) St. Catherine's Point, IOW
April 8th ------ (134) Ruddy Duck (1m) Brading Marsh RSPB
April 9th 157 (135) Woodcock (1) Firestone Copse, IOW
April 11th 158 (136) Ring Ouzel (6) Culver Down, IOW
April 12th 159 (137)
160 (138)
Whimbrel (6)
Arctic Skua (1 Dark)
St. Catherine's Pt, IOW
" "
April 14th 161 (139) Sedge Warbler (H) Centurion's Copse, IOW
April 14th 162 (140) Redstart (6m,1f) West High Down, IOW
April 16th 163 (141)
164 (142)
Lesser Whitethroat (H)
Whitethroat (2)
Dodnor, IOW
Brading Marsh
April 17th 165 (143) Hoopoe (1E) Quarr Abbey Ponds, IOW
April 18th 166 (144) Long Eared Owl (1) Luccombe Down, IOW
April 20th 167 (145)
168 (146)
Little Gull (15)
Common Tern (13)
St. Catherine's Pt, IOW
" "
April 22nd ----- (147)
169 (148)
Mandarin (1m)
Reed Warbler (H)
St. Catherine's Pt, IOW
Brading Marsh
April 23rd 170 (149) Nightingale (1) "Knowles Way" Alverstone, IOW
April 24th 171 (150)
172 (151)
173 (152)
Yellow Wagtail (H)
Tree Pipit (1 over)
House Martin (5)
St. Catherine's Pt, IOW
" "
Newchurch, IOW
April 26th 174 (153)
175 (154)
Cuckoo (1m)
Swift (1)
Town Copse, IOW
Firestone Copse
April 27th 176 (155)
177 (156)
Pomarine Skua (7)
Whinchat (3)
St. Catherine's Pt, IOW
" "
April 30th 178 (157) Nightjar (1m) Parkhurst Forest, IOW

DATE TOTAL SPECIES Seen in- MAY- JUNE LOCATION
May 1st 179 (158) Hobby (1) St. Catherine's Pt, IOW
May 5th 180 (159) Garden Warbler (Heard) Alum Bay, IOW
May 6th 181
182
GLOSSY IBIS (16)
Garganey (2)
Frampton, Glos.
" "
May 7th 183
184
Pied Flycatcher (1m)
Wood Warbler (2m)
Nagshead NR, Glos.
Crabtree Hill, Glos.
May 9th 185 Turtle Dove (Heard) Parkend, Glos.
May 13th 186 (160) Little Tern (6+) Fort Victoria, IOW
May 19th 187 (161) MASKED BOOBY (1juv) St. Catherine's Point, IOW
May 23rd ----- (162) Turtle Dove (1m) Brighstone Down, IOW
June 3rd 188 (163) MARSH WARBLER (1m) Morton Common, IOW
June 6th ----- (164) Garganey (1m) Yarmouth Ponds, IOW
June 8th 189 (165) Spotted Flycatcher (1) Appley Park, Ryde
June 18th 190 (166) Red Backed Shrike (1m) Steyne Road, Bembridge.
June 24th 191 Woodlark (2) Beaulieu Road, New Forest.
July 1st 192 (167) Manx Shearwater (1) St. Catherine's Point, IOW
July 13th 193 (168) Spoonbill (1) Bembridge RSPB, IOW
July 29th 194 (169) Red-footed Falcon (1m) Bembridge Airport, IOW

DATE TOTAL SPECIES Seen in- AUGUST LOCATION
Aug 10th ----- (170) Pied Flycatcher (1-2) Brighstone Down, IOW
Aug. 12th 195 (171) WOOD SANDPIPER (2) Brading Marsh, IOW
Aug 17th ----- (172) Marsh Harrier (1f/juv) Laundry Lane, IOW
Aug 19th 196
(Introduced)
Stone Curlew (2ad, 1juv)
GREAT BUSTARD (1m, 3rd year)
Salisbury Plain.
Aug 22nd 197 Willow Tit (1-2) Brierley, Glos.
Aug. 24th 198 (173) Wryneck (1) Ventnor Downs, IOW

DATE TOTAL SPECIES Seen in- AUTUMN LOCATION
Sept. 4th 199 SPOTTED CRAKE (2) Farlington, Hants.
Sept. 10th 200 Curlew Sandpiper (3) Farlington, Hants.
Sept. 18th ----- (174) CURLEW SANDPIPER (2 juv) Yarmouth Ponds, IOW
Sept. 21st 201 (175)
202 (176)
Balearic Shearwater (1)
Arctic Tern (1)
St. Catherine's Point
IOW
October 3rd ----- (S.Sp 1) White Wagtail (1) Newtown NR, IOW
October 5th ----- (177) Little Stint (1) RSPB Bembridge, IOW
October 6th ----- (178) Redpoll (6) West High Down, IOW
November 10th ----- (179) Hen Harrier (1f/juv) Newtown NR, IOW
November 11th 203 (180)
----- (181)
Water Pipit (1)
Brambling (1)
Brading Marsh RSPB
IOW
November 19th 204 Avocet (21) Farlington, Hants.
November 24th 205 (182) Velvet Scoter (2) Seaview Esp. IOW
November 25th 206 (183) LITTLE AUK (1) Seaview Toll Road, IOW

That's the total for 2007 so far.

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