YEAR LIST for 2014

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 7.15 to 15.00 in order of sightings. (IOW only)
" (01 - 35) Teal, Mallard, (Robin), Wigeon, Coot, Moorhen, Black-headed Gull, Canada Geese, Blackbird,
Shoveler, (Cetti's Warbler), Jackdaw, Crow, Rook, Cormorant, Little Grebe, Herring Gull, Brent Geese, Swan,
Black-tailed Godwit, Knot, Oystercatcher, Curlew, Lapwing, Little Egret, Wood Pigeon, (Greenfinch), (Goldfinch), Blue Tit,
Pintail, Tufted Duck, Great Black-backed Gull, Shelduck, (Chaffinch), (Sparrow),
Yarmouth 7.15
" (36 - 38) Razorbill, Shag, Common Gull. Fort Victoria 8.45
" (39) Barn Owl (2 In nest-box). Heathfield Road, Freshwater
" (40 - 52)

S.Sp 1
Redshank, Greenshank, Red-breasted Merganser, Goldeneye, Meadow Pipit, Grey Plover, Snipe,
Great-crested Grebe, Water Rail, Song Thrush, Fieldfare, Redwing, Pheasant.
"Black Brant"
Newtown NR 9.45
" (53 - 57) Starling, Great Northern Diver, Sanderling, Pochard, Feral Pigeon, Ryde Esplanade 13.20
" (58) Kittiwake, Puckpool 13.50
" (59 - 61) Dunlin, Ringed Plover, Mediterranean Gull, Bembridge Harbour & Ponds 14.10
" (62 - 64) Pied Wagtail, Magpie, Heron, Brading Sewage Wks / Laundry Lane 14.40
Jan 2nd. (65 - 70) Stock Dove, (Green Woodpecker), Dunnock, Coal Tit, (Wren), Great Tit Binstead Church FP
" (71 - 75) Treecreeper. Slavonian Grebe, Eider, Buzzard, Great-Spotted Woodpecker to Binstead Beach
" (76 - 77) Jay, Nuthatch Quarr Road
" (78 - 79) Gadwall, Collared Dove, Bembridge Harbour
" (80 - 84)
(E1)
Sparrowhawk, Peregrine, Greylag Geese, Marsh Harrier, Long-tailed Tit.
"Barnacle Geese"
St. Helens Bridge
" (85 - 87) Goldcrest, Firecrest, (Kingfisher) Bembridge Ponds
" (88) Stonechat Arreton Down
" (89 -93) Turnstone, Golden Plover, Linnet, Rock Pipit, Bar-tailed Godwit Newtown NR
" (94) Little Owl Deacon's Lane, Ashey
Jan 3rd. (95 - 98) Red-throated Diver (3), Gannet (3), Fulmar (1), Grey Wagtail (1) "La Falaise" Ventnor & Cascades
" (99) Red-legged Partridge (3) Bleak Down, Godshill
" (100) Kestrel (1m) Brading Marsh
" (101 - 103) Reed Bunting (14), Skylark (25+), Yellowhammer (1-4) Field W. of Bembridge Airport
Jan 4th. (E2) Black Swan (1) Ryde Canoe Lake
Jan 5th (104)
(105)
(106)
Siskin (c35)
Chiffchaff (1)
Mistle Thrush (1)
Shide to Blackwater FP
" "
Bunts Hill Wood
Jan 6th. (107) Guillemot (4W) "La Falaise" Ventnor
Jan 9th. (108) Lesser Black-backed Gull (1W) Puckpool. IOW
Jan 10th (109)
(110)
Bullfinch (1m)
Raven (2)
Freshwater Causeway
Clamerkin, Newtown NR
Jan 12th. (111) Common Scoter (1E) St. Catherine's Point
Jan 13th. (112) Black-necked Grebe (1) Ryde W. Sands
Jan 14th. (113) Red-necked Grebe (1) Seaview Esplanade
Jan 17th - 21st - Mainland Trip -
Jan. 17th 114
115
116
117
Avocet (14)
Red Kite (3)
Red-crested Pochard (2m,2f)
Ring-necked Parakeet (10+)
Farlington, Hants.
M25
Stocker's Lake,
Herts
Jan. 18th 118
119
120
"Taiga" Bean Geese (2)
Whooper Swan (200+)
Goosander (2m,4f)
Waterbeach
Welney WWT.
Paxton Pits
Jan. 19th 121
122
123
124
Hen Harrier (1f/imm.)
Ruff (6)
Spotted Redshank (4)
Bewick Swan (1)
Titchwell RSPB
" "
" "
Welney WWT.
Jan. 20th 125 Smew (1m) Grafham Water
Jan. 21st 126 Green Sandpiper (1)) Scotsbridge, Rickmansworth
Jan 22nd. 127 (114) GLAUCOUS GULL (1 ad.) Fort Victoria, Yarmouth, IOW
Jan 27th. 128 (115) Blackcap (1-2f) Wheelers Bay, Ventnor, IOW
Jan 30th. 129 (116) Lesser Whitethroat (1) Wheelers Bay, Ventnor, IOW

DATE TOTAL SPECIES Seen in- FEBRUARY LOCATION
February 2nd. ----- (117) Smew (1f) Laundry Lane.
February 6th. (E4) Bar-headed Goose (1) Newtown NR
Feb 9th - 13th - Mainland Trip, (Blashford Lakes, Marshfield, Forest of Dean etc.) -
Feb 9th 130
131
132
133
Redpoll (c4)
Egyptian Goose (1)
RED-FLANKED BLUETHROAT (1)
Common Crane
Blashford Lakes, Hants.
" "
Marshfield (S. of M4 Jn 18)
Slimbridge WWT
Feb 10th 134
135
136
137
138
Dipper (1)
Hawfinch (1)
Mandarin (1m)
Marsh Tit (2)
Brambling (2)
Wenchford
Parkend
Cannop Ponds
" "
New Fancy Viewpoint
Feb 11th 139
140
Goshawk (3)
Crossbill (2)
New Fancy Viewpoint
" "
Feb 12th 141
142
Tawny Owl (H)
Great Grey Shrike (1)
Crabtree Hill
" "
Feb 13th 143
SSp 2
144
Scaup (1f)
"Tundra" Bean Goose (1)
Little Stint (1)
Slimbridge WWT
" "
" "
Feb 15th. 145 (118) Little Gull (1) Ryde Esplanade, IOW
Feb 22nd. 146 (119) Dartford Warbler (2) Headon Warren, Totland, IOW

DATE TOTAL SPECIES Seen in- MARCH LOCATION
March 8th. 147 (120) Black Redstart (1m) Culver Way, Sandown
March 9th. 148 (121) Sandwich Tern (1) Binstead Beach
March 12th. 149 (122) Glossy Ibis (1) Adgestone FP "B50"
March 15th. 150 (123)
151 (124)
Merlin (1f/imm.)
Sand Martin (1)
Newtown NR
Bembridge Marsh
March 16th. 152 (125) Wheatear (1) Culver Down
March 23rd. 153 (126) House Martin (1) Bembridge Marina
March 29th. 154 (127)
155 (128)
Arctic Skua (2 Dk.Ph)
Garganey (2E)
St. Catherine's Point
" "
March 23rd. 156 (129) Whimbrel (3) St. Catherine's Point

DATE TOTAL SPECIES Seen in- APRIL LOCATION
April 1st. 157 (130) Hoopoe (1) Cockleton Farm, Gurnard
April 2nd. 158 (131)
159 (132)
Black-throated Diver (1E)
Swallow (3)
St. Catherine's Point
" "
April 3rd. 160 (133) Willow Warbler (H) St. Helens Bridge
April 9th. 161 (134)
162 (135)
Woodcock (5)
Long-eared Owl (1)
Parkhurst Forest
" "
April 12th. 163 (136)
164 (137)
165 (138)
Swift (1)
Great White Egret (1)
Little Ringed Plover (1)
Bembridge Ponds
Bembridge Marsh RSPB
" "
April 13th. 166 (139)
167 (140)
168 (141)
Cuckoo (H)
Sedge Warbler (H)
Common Sandpiper (1)
Brading Marsh
" "
" "
April 14th. 169 (142)
170 (143)
171 (144)
Whitethroat (1)
Ring Ouzel (1m,1f)
Yellow Wagtail (1m)
Redcliff, Culver Down
" "
" "
April 15th. 172 (145) Nightingale (H) Clamerkin Lake, Newtown NR
April 17th. 173 (146) Reed Warbler (H) Quarr Fishpond
April 21st. 174 (147) Grasshopper Warbler (H) West Highdown
April 22nd. 175 (148) Great Skua "Bonxie" (1E) St. Catherine's Point
April 24th. 176 (149) Redstart (1m,1f) WHD Valley
April 25th. 177 (150) Common Tern (2) Clamerkin Lake, Newtown NR
April 27th. 178 (151) Manx Shearwater (4E) St. Catherine's Point
April 30th. 179 (152) Garden Warbler (1m) Sandown - Alverstone FP

DATE TOTAL SPECIES Seen - MAY - AUGUST LOCATION
May 4th. 180
181
182
183
Little Tern (6)
Tree Pipit (1)
Woodlark (1)
Spoonbill (1)
Pennington
Hawkhill (NF)
" "
Slimbridge WWT
May 5th. 184 Pied Flycatcher (6) Nagshead RSPB, Glos.
May 6th. 185 Wood Warbler (1m) N. of "The Dilke" Hospital
May 13th. 186 (153)
187 (154)
Whinchat (1m)
Spotted Flycatcher (2)
Redcliff
Bembridge Down
May 14th. 188 (155) Nightjar (3-5) Parkhurst Forest
May 16th. ----- (156) Little Tern (2) Newtown NR
May 17th. 189 (157) Hobby (1) Brading Marsh RSPB.
May 18th. 190 (158) Pomarine Skua (1E) St. Catherine's Point
May 24th. 191 Stone Curlew (1-2) Weeting Heath, Norfolk.
May 25th. 192 Bittern (3) Lakenheath, Suffolk.
May 27th. 193 Corn Bunting (1m) Shire Lane, Maple Cross, Herts.
June 1st. 194 (159) Short-eared Owl (2) Newtown NR
June 2nd. 195 (160) Turtle Dove (1m) Knighton W.Wks.
June 28th. (E5) LESSER WHISTLING DUCK (1) Newtown NR
July 1st. ----- (161) Green Sandpiper (3) Laundry Lane (W)
July 4th. ----- (162) Spoonbill (1,1juv.) Brading Marsh, RSPB
July 18th. 196 (163) European Bee-Eater (2) Wydcombe NT
July 25th. 197 (164) Osprey (1) Newtown NR.
August 5th. ----- (165) Mandarin (1m) Canoe Lake, Ryde
August 10th. 198 Yellow-legged Gull (1) Slimbridge WWT
August 21st. ----- (166) Ruff (1juv) Yarmouth Ponds
August 30th. 199 Grey Partridge (1, 2 juv) St. Neots, Cambs.
August 31st. 200 Curlew Sandpiper (2) Titchwell RSPB, Norfolk.

DATE TOTAL SPECIES Seen - AUTUMN LOCATION
September 3rd. ----- (167)
201 (168)
Tree Pipit (1)
Honey Buzzard (1-2)
Haddon's Pits
Luccombe Down
September 4th. ----- (169) Curlew Sandpiper (1) Newtown NR.
September 10th. 202 (170) Red-backed Shrike (1 imm.) Shepherd's Chine.
September 13th. 203 (171) Little Stint (1-2.) Newtown NR.
September 23rd. 204 (172) Wryneck (1) St. Catherine's Pt.
November 6th. 205 (173) SIBERIAN STONECHAT (1) Hersey NR, Seaview
December 4th. ----- (174) Avocet (1) Newtown NR.
December 7th. 206 Pink-footed Goose (1) Slimbridge WWT

That's the total for 2014 so far.

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