YEAR LIST for 2009

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 6.50 to 17.05 in order of sightings. (IOW only)
" (01) Robin Ryde 6.50
" (02) (Jackdaw) Yarbridge 7.15
" (03-22)

Coot, Mallard, Pochard, Swan, Blackbird, Tufted Duck, Moorhen,
Shoveler, Black-headed Gull, Herring Gull, Dunnock, Pied Wagtail,
Rook, Crow, Cormorant, (Green Woodpecker), Feral Pigeon
Collared Dove, Wood Pigeon, Magpie,
Sandown Canoe Lake 7.25
" (23-38) Red-legged Partridge, Great Tit, Goldfinch, Siskin, Wren, Great-spotted Woodpecker,
Blue Tit, Buzzard, Chaffinch, Goldcrest, House Sparrow, Redwing, Song Thrush,Starling, Redpoll, Greater Black-backed Gull
Blackwater 7.00
" (39-65) Jay, Wigeon, Teal, Pintail, Brent geese, Lapwing, Grey Plover, Redshank, Heron, Shelduck, Pheasant
(Yellowhammer), Curlew, Oystercatcher, Black-tailed Godwit, Little Grebe, Dunlin, Turnstone, Merlin, Red-breasted Merganser, Goldeneye
Reed Bunting, Ringed Plover, Knot, Rock Pipit, Kestrel, Little Egret
Newtown NR 8.55
" (66-69) Snipe, Golden Plover, Long-tailed Tit, Greenfinch, Yarmouth 10.40
" (70-72) Whimbrel, Canada Geese, Kingfisher, Folly Lake (Medina) 11.40
" (73-76)
Great-crested Grebe, Sanderling, Common Gull, Mistle Thrush, Ryde Esplanade 13.35
" (77-78) Mediterranean Gull, Shag, Puckpool/Seaview 14.00
" (79-82) Sparrowhawk, Grey Wagtail, Meadow Pipit, Short-eared Owl Brading Marsh 16.10
Jan 2nd. (83)
(84)
(85)
(86)
Stonechat (2m,1f)
Linnet (c100)
Black Redstart (1m)
White-fronted Goose (1)
Culver Down
"
Sandown
Brading Marsh RSPB
Jan 3rd. (87)
(88)
(89)
(90)
(91)
(92)
Stock Dove(2)
Coal Tit (1)
Greylag Geese (8)
Greenshank (1)
Marsh Harrier (1f)
Fieldfare (8+)
Appley Park, Ryde
Binstead
Brading Marsh RSPB
Bembridge Ponds
St. Helens Bridge
Newnham Lane
Jan 4th. (93)
(94)
(95)
(96)
(97)
(98)
(99)
(100)
(101)
Guillemot (2)
Red-throated Diver (6)
Razorbill (3)
Fulmar (1)
Gannet (2)
Bullfinch (8+)
Peregrine (1)
Skylark (4)
Great-northern Diver (1)
St. Catherine's Pt.
"
"
"
"
"
Gore Cliff
Whale Chine
W. of Ryde Pier
Jan 5th. (102)
(103)
(104)
(105)
Nuthatch (1)
Black-necked Grebe (1)
Chiffchaff (1)
Brambling (1f)
Quarr Road, Binstead
Binstead Beach
Brading S. Wks.
W. of Mersley Farm
Jan 6th. (106)
(107)
(108)
(109)
E1
(110)
Purple Sandpiper (2)
Lesser Black-backed Gull (1)
Firecrest (1)
Water Pipit (1)
Muscovy Duck (1+)
Water Rail (1)
Lane End, Bembridge
Sandown Canoe Lake
Tower Cottage Gardens
Monk's Bay, Bonchurch
Shanklin Pond
Hersey NR
Jan 7th. (111) Raven (1) Culver Down
Jan 8th. (112)
(113)
E2
Cetti's Warbler (H)
Barn Owl (1)
Aylesbury Duck (1)
Alverstone NR
"
"
Jan 9th. 114
115
116
117
118
119
Avocet (28)
Gadwall (20+)
Ring-necked Parakeet (2)
Goosander (2m,1f)
Smew (1-2m)
Red-crested Pochard (9)
Farlington Marsh
Inn's Lake, Rickmansworth
"
Springwell Lake
Stockers Lake
"
Jan 10th. 120 Ruddy Duck (3) Staines Resr.
Jan 11th. 121
122
123
124
125
Whooper Swan (200+)
Tree Sparrow (1)
Bewick Swan (20+)
"Tundra" Bean Goose(7)
Pink-footed Goose (1)
Welney WWT
"
"
"
"
Jan 12th. 126
127
128
Red Kite (8)
Mandarin (3)
Tawny Owl (H)
M40 to Oxford
Cannop Ponds, F. of Dean
Speech House, Glos.
Jan 13th. 129 Hawfinch (1) Fancy V. Pt.
Jan 14th. 130
131
132
Dipper (2)
Marsh Tit (1)
Treecreeper (1)
Wenchford
Cannop Ponds, F. of Dean
"
Jan 15th. E3
133
134
Bar-headed Goose (1)
Ruff (5)
Spotted Redshank (2)
Slimbridge, WWT
Glos.
"
Jan 16th. 135 (114)
136 (115)
Slavonian Grebe (1)
Kittiwake (1W)
Puckpool, IOW
"
Jan 17th. ----- (116) Treecreeper (1) Shide to Blackwater FP
Jan 18th. ----- (117)
137 (118)
Gadwall (8)
Little Owl (H)
Bembridge Harbour
Ashey.
Jan 21st. 138 (119) Eider Duck (2f) Puckpool, IOW
Jan 30th. 139 (120) Bar-tailed Godwit (2) Newtown NR, IOW

DATE TOTAL SPECIES Seen in- FEBRUARY & MARCH LOCATION
Feb 3rd. 140 (121) Common Scoter (1m) Puckpool, IOW
Feb 9th. 141 (122) Red-necked Grebe (1) Puckpool, IOW
Feb 11th. 142 Goshawk (2) Fancy V. Pt.
Feb 21st. 143 (123) Dartford Warbler (1) Luccombe Down, IOW
Feb 22nd. 144 (124) CATTLE EGRET (1) -my 1st. for the Island Puckpool, IOW
Feb 28th. 145 (125) Blackcap (1m) Ryde Garden, IOW
Mar 3rd. S.Sp.1 "Pale-Bellied" Brent (1) Ryde W. Sands, IOW
Mar 13th. S.Sp.2 White Wagtail (1) St. Catherine's Pt, IOW
March 14th. 146 (126) Wheatear (8) Culver Down, IOW
March 24th. 147 (127) Green Sandpiper (1) Rofford Marsh, Yarmouth, IOW
March 28th. 148 (128) Sand Martin (3) Brading Marsh, IOW
March 29th. 149 (129) Swallow (2) Yarmouth, IOW

DATE TOTAL SPECIES Seen in- APRIL LOCATION
April 2nd. 150 (130) Woodcock (1) Binstead, IOW
April 3rd. 151 (131) Willow Warbler (2) St. Catherine's Pt, IOW
April 4th. 152 (132) Osprey (2) Newtown NR, IOW
April 5th. 153 (133)
154 (134)
E3
Sandwich Tern (3)
Manx Shearwater (2E)
Eagle Sp. (possible Imperial Eagle)
St. Catherine's Pt, IOW
"
Luccombe Down, IOW
April 6th. 155 (135)
156 (136)
157 (137)
Arctic Skua (6E)
Great Skua "Bonxie" (1E)
Little Gull (c10, distant)
St. Catherine's Pt, IOW
"
"
April 7th. 158 (138) Sedge Warbler (1 heard) Sandown Canoe Lake, IOW
April 12th. 159 (139) Cuckoo (1m) Town Copse, Newtown, IOW
April 14th. 160 (140) Whitethroat (2) St. Catherine's Pt, IOW
April 16th. 161 (141)
162 (142)
Nightingale (1 heard)
Reed Warbler (1 heard)
Shalfleet, IOW
Brading Marsh
April 19th. 163 ----- Lesser Whitethroat (1) Farlington, Hants
April 20th. 164 -----
165 -----
166 -----
167 -----
Wood Warbler (1m)
Tree Pipit (2)
Redstart (1m)
Great Grey Shrike (1m)
Crabtree Hill
"
Speech House
Boy's Grave, Glos.
April 21st. 168 -----
169 -----
Pied Flycatcher (1m)
Garden Warbler (1m)
Nagshead NR
New Fancy V.Pt, Glos.
April 22nd. 170 ----- House Martin (1) Coalway, Glos.
April 23rd. 171 ----- Common Sandpiper (2) Slimbridge WWT.
April 24th. 172 (143)
173 (144)
Black-throated Diver (1E)
Common Tern (6E)
St. Catherine's Pt, IOW
"
April 25th. ----- (145)
----- (146)
Common Sandpiper (1)
Lesser Whitethroat (Heard)
Hersey NR, IOW
"
April 27th. ----- (147) House Martin (4) Brading Marsh, IOW

DATE TOTAL SPECIES Seen in- SUMMER LOCATION
May 1st. 174 (148) Little Tern (2) Newtown NR, IOW
May 2nd. 175 (149) Swift (1) St. Catherine's Pt, IOW
May 3rd. 176 (150) Spoonbill (2) Newtown NR, IOW
May 4th. 177 (151)
----- (152)
Turtle Dove (3)
Garden Warbler (1m)
Brighstone Down, IOW
"
May 12th. 178 (153) Yellow-legged Gull (1) Yarmouth, IOW
May 16th. 179 (154) Garganey (1m) Yarmouth, IOW
May 17th. 180 (155) Hobby (1) Bembridge, IOW
May 20th. 181 (156) Nightjar (Heard) Firestone Copse, IOW
May 21st. 182 (157) Spotted Flycatcher (1) Appley Park, Ryde, IOW
June 1st. 183 -----
E4
Whinchat (c5)
Fulvous Whistling Duck (1)
Blorenge, Wales
Ross on Wye
June 2nd. 184 ----- Willow Tit (c2 Heard) Crabtree Hill, Glos.
June 14th 185 (158) Long-eared Owl (c2 juv heard) Parkhurst Forest, IOW
August 7th 186 (159) Balearic Shearwater (1) W. Highdown, IOW
August 8th ----- (160)
----- (161)
Redstart (3)
Pied Flycatcher (1m)
Luccombe Down, IOW
"
August 18th ----- (162) Whinchat (1m) Culver Down, IOW
August 25th. 187 -----
188 -----
Little Ringed Plover (1juv.)
Wood Sandpiper (1)
Coombe Hill Meadows, Glos.
August 29th 189 (163) Shore Lark (1) W. Highdown, IOW

DATE TOTAL SPECIES Seen in- AUTUMN LOCATION
September 11th 190 (164) Yellow Wagtail (10) Laundry Lane, IOW
September 13th 191 (165)
-
Grey Partridge (2+)
poss. AQUATIC WARBLER (1)
Dungewood Lane, IOW
September 23rd. 192 ----- Bearded Tit (4) Farlington Marsh, Hants.
September 26th. 193 ----- Crossbill (6) New Fancy V.Pt. Glos.
September 30th. ----- (166) Ruddy Duck (1f) Bembridge Ponds, IOW.
September 30th 194 (167) CASPIAN GULL (1-1st.w) Culver Down, IOW
October 2nd 195 (168) Red-backed Shrike (1 juv) Newtown NR, IOW
October 4th 196 (169) Curlew Sandpiper (1) Newtown NR, IOW
October 6th 197 (170) Ring Ouzel (1) Bembridge Down, IOW
October 8th. ----- (171) Crossbill (c10) Luccombe Down, IOW.
October 25th. ----- (172) Red Kite (1) Plaish Copse, IOW.
October 26th 198 (173) Common Cranel (1juv) Bathingbourne Reservoir, IOW

DATE TOTAL SPECIES Seen in- WINTER LOCATION
November 7th. 199 ----- BROWN SHRIKE (1) Staines Moor, Surrey
November 10th. 200 ----- Pink-footed Goose (1juv) Coombe Hill Meadows, Glos.
November 12th. 201 ----- WILSON'S PHALAROPE (1) Slimbridge, Glos.
November 15th 202 (174) Long-tailed Duck (1m) Freshwater Bay, IOW
November 21st. 203 (175) Egyptian Goose (1) Brading Marsh, IOW
December 1st ----- (176)
----- (177)
Avocet (1)
Spotted Redshank (1)
Newtown NR, IOW
"

That's the total for 2009 so far.

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