2018 Records

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February

Jan Feb March April May June July August September October November December

February 18th

Hawfinch, 14 Goosander, 10+ Tree Sparrow, 59 Wigeon and 2 Shoveler. In the roost adult Iceland Gull, juv Glaucous Gull and 4+ Caspian Gulls (second winter and 3+ first winters) (T Clermont P Hyde J Judge R Knightbridge T Marlow I & R Sansom)

February 17th

14 Goosander. In the roost adult Iceland Gull, juv Glaucous Gull, three Caspian Gulls (adult, second winter and first winter) and 4+ Yellow-legged Gulls. (T Clermont F Cooper P Cox J Judge T Marlow C Matthews)

February 16th

Red-necked Grebe, Hawfinch, Green-winged Teal x Eurasian Teal hybrid, 14 Goosander, 103 Teal and 60 Wigeon. In the roost juv Iceland Gull, first winter Caspian Gull and third winter Glaucous x Herring Gull. (T Clermont D Edwards B Hazell D Hill T Marlow J Timms)

Iceland Gull---Theo de Clermont---

Siskin and Bullfinch---James Timms---

February 15th

Green-winged Teal x Eurasian Teal hybrid, 11 Goosander, 2 Little Egret, 6 Tree Sparrow and drake Pochard. In the roost adult Iceland Gull and first winter Caspian Gull. (T Clermont D Dedman B Hazell A Long T Marlow)

February 14th

No records for today.

February 13th

No records for today.

February 12th

Hawfinch, Goosander, Shelduck, 2 Tree Sparrow, Kingfisher and Sparrowhawk. In the roost juv Glaucous Gull. (B Hazell Andy P P Worthy)

February 11th

Hawfinch. In the roost juv Glaucous Gull and 2+ first winter Caspian Gulls. (J Crewes N Jarvis J Judge T Marlow)

Hawfinch---Jeff Crewes---

February 10th

Hawfinch. (J & L McCormack)

Hawfinch---John McCormack---

Hawfinch---John McCormack---

February 9th

Drake Common Scoter, 10 Goosander and 100+ Lapwing. (C & J Timms)

February 8th

Drake Common Scoter, 14 Goosander and Grey Wagtail. In the roost juv Glaucous Gull and first winter Caspian Gull. (T Clermont B Hazell)

Glaucous Gull---Theo de Clermont---

Glaucous Gull(Video)---Theo de Clermont---

February 7th

Drake Common Scoter, Little Egret, 5+ Goosander, 70+ Cormorant and c120 Lapwing. In the roost a (new) juv Glaucous Gull and an adult Caspian Gull. (T Clermont T Marlow)

Common Scoter---Theo de Clermont---

February 6th

Hawfinch, drake Common Scoter, 5 Goosander, 9+ Tree Sparrow, 16+ Goldeneye and c25 Greenfinch. (D Cox B Hazell R Mays)

Common Scoter---Bob Hazell---

February 5th

Hawfinch, drake Common Scoter, 5 Goosander, 9+ Tree Sparrow and Grey Wagtail. In the roost first winter Caspian Gull and 2 adult Med Gulls. (T Clermont B Hazell)

February 4th

Hawfinch. (F Cooper)

February 3rd

Hawfinch. In the roost adult and juv Glaucous Gulls, first winter Caspian Gull and partial leucistic Herring Gull. (J Chamberlain T Clermont P Hyde J Judge)

Hawfinch---Julie Chamberlain---

Glaucous Gull and partial leucistic Herring Gull--- Theo de Clermont---

February 2nd

Hawfinch, Green-winged Teal x Eurasian Teal hybrid, 11 Goosander, 12 Tree Sparrow. In the roost adult and juv Glaucous Gulls, adult Iceland Gull, adult Caspian Gull and 2 Yellow-legged Gulls. (P Finden B Hazell T Marlow)

Green-winged Teal x Eurasian Teal hybrid---Bob Hazell---

February 1st

Hawfinch, 6 Goosander and 20+ Goldeneye. (D Cox R Mays P Robbins)

January

January 31st

No sign of Hawfinch. (Andy P)

January 30th

Hawfinch, 21 Goosander and 2 Tree Sparrow. In the roost adult and juv Glaucous Gulls with adult, sub-adult and first winter Caspian Gulls. (T Clermont B Hazell J Judge T Marlow)

January 29th

Hawfinch. In the roost juv Glaucous Gull and 2 adult Caspian Gulls. (D Cox T Marlow R Mays)

Hawfinch---Richard Mays---

January 28th

2 Hawfinch, 20 Goosander and Yellow-legged Gull. (B Burton D Cox E Lay R Mays)

Hawfinch---Billy Burton---

January 27th

2 Hawfinch, 17 Goosander, Little Egret, 4 Tree Sparrow and 3 Siskin. In the roost adult Glaucous Gull, juv Iceland Gull and leucistic Black-headed Gull. (T Clermont P Hyde J Judge T Marlow R Mays H & N Oakes)

Reed Bunting---Nick Oakes---

Long-tailed Tits---Nick Oakes---

January 26th

2 Hawfinch, 33 Goosander, c140 Wigeon, Little Egret, 6 Tree Sparrow and Chiffchaff. In the roost adult Glaucous Gull, juv Iceland Gull (new bird) and adult Med Gull. ( T Clermont F Cooper J & P Hodges C Matthews)

Glaucous Gull---Theo de Clermont---

January 25th

2 Hawfinch, 24 Goosander, Little Egret, 3 Tree Sparrow, 2 Redpoll, Grey Wagtail, 2 Pochard, 23 Wigeon, 15 Gadwall, c60 Teal, 26 Goldeneye, c50 Golden Plover and 8+ Bullfinch. In the roost adult Glaucous Gull (new bird) (D Cox B Hazell J Judge T Marlow R Mays C Workman)

Bullfinch---Bob Hazell---

January 24th

Hawfinch. (D Cox R Mays)

Hawfinch---Richard Mays---

January 23rd

2 Hawfinch and c15 Goosander. (B Hazell)

Fieldfare---Bob Hazell---

January 22nd

16 Goosanders, 3 Tree Sparrows, Grey Wagtail and 12+ Siskins. (B Hazell)

Goosander and Siskin---Bob Hazell---

January 21st

No records for today.

January 20th

In the roost juv Glaucous Gull, two first winter Caspian Gulls and a Herring Gull with near white primaries on the right wing only. (T Clermont J Judge T Marlow)

January 19th

2 Little Egrets, 15+ Goosanders, 14 Wigeon and 2 Shoveler. In the roost first winter Caspian Gull. (T Clermont)

January 18th

Hawfinch and 2 Little Egrets. In the roost first winter Caspian Gull. (T Clermont D Cox T Marlow)

January 17th

No records for today.

January 16th

Hawfinch. (T Griffiths)

January 15th

Hawfinch. (P Worthy)

January 14th

2 Hawfinch. Nothing of note in the roost. (T Clermont F Cooper D Cox J Judge S McAusland)

January 13th

2 Hawfinch, 12+ Goosander and 3 Tree Sparrow. In the roost adult and juv Glaucous Gulls, adult Med Gull, 5+ Yellow-legged Gulls and the leucistic Herring Gull. (K Barnsley T Clermont D Edwards J Judge)

Glaucous Gull, Med Gull and leucistic Herring Gull---Theo de Clermont---

January 12th

2 Hawfinch and 6 Bullfinch. (J Evans L Flower)

January 11th

Hawfinch. In the roost adult Glaucous Gull. (T Marlow K Yates)

January 10th

2 Hawfinch, Green-winged Teal x Eurasian Teal hybrid, 21 Goosander, 2 Tree Sparrow, Water Rail, Grey Wagtail and 2 Goldcrest. In the roost adult Glaucous Gull and adult Iceland Gull. (A & R Buckel T Clermont D Cox R Evans T Marlow N Nash)

January 9th

No records for today.

January 8th

Hawfinch, Ruddy Shelduck and Egyptian Goose. (D Cox)

January 7th

3 Hawfinch, Barn Owl, adult Med Gull and 10 Bullfinch. (D Cox Nam R Mays)

Hawfinch---Nam---

January 6th

6+ Hawfinch and 19+ Goosander. In the roost adult Glaucous Gull, adult Caspian Gull, 5+ Yellow-legged Gulls and a Herring x Lesser Black-backed Gull. (R Hopkins J Judge T Marlow M Wright)

January 5th

2 Hawfinch, Little Egret and 3+ Goosander. (T Clermont J Judge)

Hawfinch---Theo de Clermont---

Hawfinch---John Judge---

January 4th

2 Hawfinch, 18 Greenfinch, 9 Bullfinch and 20+ Chaffinch. (D Cox P Finden M Lewis)

Hawfinch---Dave Cox---

Hawfinch---Mark Lewis---

January 3rd

2 Hawfinch, Green-winged Teal x Eurasian Teal hybrid and Little Egret. In the roost adult and second winter Iceland Gulls, second winter Med Gull and 5+ Yellow-legged Gulls. (D Cox J Judge T Marlow Andy P C Workman M Workman)

Hawfinch---Claire Workman---

Hawfinch---Claire Workman---

Hawfinch---(Video)---Matt Workman---

Hawfinch---(Video)---Matt Workman---

January 2nd

2 Hawfinch, Green-winged Teal x Eurasian Teal hybrid, Little Egret, 21 Goosander, 40+ Wigeon and 40+ Goldeneye. In the roost adult Glaucous Gull, second winter Iceland Gull, first winter Caspian Gull, adult Med Gull and 2+ Yellow-legged Gulls. (J Barnett P Bray T Clermont F Cooper J Judge T Marlow K Smith)

Iceland Gull---Theo de Clermont---

Hawfinch---Theo de Clermont---

Hawfinch, Green Woodpecker and Little Grebe---Kyle Smith---

Hawfinch, Goosander, Goldeneye and Carrion Crow---Jon Barnett---

January 1st

2 Hawfinch, Green-winged Teal x Eurasian Teal hybrid, Merlin, 4 Egyptian Geese, Nuthatch, 16 Goosander, Treecreeper, In the roost adult Iceland Gull (different bird to bird on December 16th) (K Barnsley P Cashmore J Judge I Sansom)

Hawfinch---Ivan Sansom---

Hawfinch, Goosander, Goldeneye, and Common Gull---Ivan Sansom---