Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Hobby

Hobby, Wicken Fen, 25th April 2017 © Roger Cresswell

Spoonbill

Spoonbill, Ouse Washes RSPB, 21st April 2017 © Brendan Doe

Black-tailed Godwit

Black-tailed Godwit, Ouse Washes RSPB, 21st April 2017 © Brendan Doe

Turtle Dove

Turtle Dove, Fowlmere RSPB, 24th April 2017 © Phil Smith

Pheasant

Pheasant, Grafham Water, 25th April 2017 © Phil Smith

Corn Bunting

Corn Bunting, Fowlmere RSPB, 24th April 2017 © Phil Smith

Reed Warbler

Reed Warbler, Fowlmere RSPB, 24th April 2017 © Phil Smith

Monday, April 24, 2017

Purple Heron

Purple Heron, Ouse Washes RSPB, 23rd April 2017 © Steve Cooper
'...attached a record shot of the 2cy Purple Heron taken at dusk from Stevens hide Ouse washes.' SC

White-fronted Goose

White-fronted Goose, Ouse Washes RSPB, 23rd April 2017 © Steve Cooper
'...a 2cy White fronted Goose taken at the Ouse Washes yesterday, its a young bird that's staying a bit late but has been in the area since February.' SC

Chiffchaff

Chiffchaff, St.Ives, 22nd April 2017 © Nigel Sprowell
'Male Chiffchaff in tree with female collecting nesting material on the ground.' NS

Whitethroat

Whitethroat, Fen Drayton Lakes RSPB, 19th April 2017 © Nigel Sprowell

Yellowhammer

Yellowhammer, Fen Drayton Lakes RSPB, 19th April 2017 © Nigel Sprowell

Buzzard

Common Buzzard, Fen Drayton Lakes RSPB, 19th April 2017 © Nigel Sprowell

Blackcap

Male Blackcap, St.Ives, 11th April 2017 © Nigel Sprowell

Corn Bunting

Corn Bunting, Private Ste, 23rd April 2017 © Nick Laughton

Avocet

Avocet, Private Site, 23rd April 2017 © Nick Laughton

Yellow Wagtail

Yellow Wagtail, Private Site, 23rd April 2017 © Nick Laughton

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Common Tern

Common Tern, Paxton Pits, 19th April 2017 © Garth Peacock

Tufted Duck

Drake Tufted Duck, Fowlmere RSPB, 19th April 2017 © Brian Wallace

Reed Bunting

Reed Bunting, Fowlmere RSPB, 19th April 2017 © Brian Wallace

Grasshopper Warbler

Grasshopper Warbler, Ouse fen RSPB, 19th April 2017 © Neil Bramwell

Nightingale

Nightingale, Paxton Pits, 18th April 2017 © Phil Smith

Blackcap

Blackcap, Paxton Pits, 18th April 2017 © Phil Smith

Common Tern

Common Tern, Paxton Pits, 18th April 2017 © Phil Smith

Willow Warbler

Willow Warbler, Ouse Fen RSPB, 18th April 2017 © Thomas Reed

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Channel Wagtail

Channel Wagtail, Grafham Water, 17th April 2017 © Roger Orbell
'Large numbers of Yellow Wagtail at 6.00-700pm, around 30-50, including this Channel.' RO

Cattle Egret

Cattle Egret, Fen Drayton Lakes RSPB, 17th April 2017 © Jonathan Heath

Black-tailed Godwit

Black-tailed Godwit, Ouse Washes RSPB, 13th April 2017 © Jonathan Heath

Gadwall

Drake Gadwall, Cambridge Research Park, 8th April 2017 © Jonathan Heath

Monday, April 17, 2017

Red-rumped Swallow

Red-rumped Swallow, Ferry Meadows, 17th April 2017 © Jonathan Taylor

Grey Plover

Grey Plover, Grafham Water, 16th April 2017 © James Hanlon

Dunlin

Dunlin, Grafham Water, 16th April 2017 © James Hanlon

Kingfisher

Kingfisher, Wicken Fen, 15th April 2017 © Simon Stirrup

Bearded Tit

Bearded Tit, Ouse Fen RSPB, 14th April 2017 © Thomas Reed

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Grasshopper Warbler

Grasshopper Warbler, Ouse Fen RSPB, 15th April 2017 © Thomas Reed

Ring Ousel

Ring Ousel, Wicken Fen, 15th April 2017 © Neil Bramwell

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Kestrel

Kestrel, Fowlmere RSPB, 13th April 017 © Mick Thoday
'My Wife and I went to do some birding at Fowlmere  Yesterday, and to our surprise we saw a pair of Kestrels frequenting the owl box where the Barn Owls normally nest, and there was a distinct screeching of what sounded like young coming from the box? We stayed for about an hour and they were coming back & forth quite frequently.' MT

Willow Warbler

Willow Warbler, Paxton Pits, 13th April 2017 © Phil Smith

Bittern

Bittern, Wicken Fen, 12th April 2017 © Roger Cresswell
'Attached are a couple of photos of Bitterns seen today at Wicken Fen. There were three different birds, one with somewhat ragged wing feathers.' RC