Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Osprey

Osprey, Wicken Fen, 31st August 2019 © Brendan Doe

Ruddy Shelduck

Ruddy Shelduck, Wicken Fen, 1st September 2019 © Brendan Doe

Monday, September 09, 2019

Little Stint

Little Stint, Grafham Water, 9th September 2019 © Ian Dawson

Great Egret

Great Egret with Little Egret, Grafham Water, 9th September 2019 © Ian Dawson

Barred Warbler

Juvenile Barred Warbler, Dunkirk, 8th September 2019 © Tony Martin
'It's only the second I've had here.' TM

Grey Wagtail

Grey Wagtail, Grafham Water, 8th September 2019 © James Hanlon

Saturday, September 07, 2019

Merlin

Juvenile Merlin, Summerhouse Farm Melbourn, 6th September 2019  © Steve Cooper

Friday, September 06, 2019

Dunlin

Dunlin, Grafham Water, 5th September 2019 © Garth Peacock

Yellow Wagtail

Yellow Wagtail, Grafham Water, 5th September 2019 © Garth Peacock

Ringed Plover

Juvenile Ringed Plover, Grafham Water, 5th September 2019 © Garth Peacock

Monday, September 02, 2019

Red-legged Partridge

Red-legged Partridge, Fen Drayton Lakes RSPB, 2nd September 2019 © Garth Peacock
Two of a covey numbering upwards of 30 birds.

Redstart

Redstart, Eldernell Pit Eldernell, 1st September 2019 © Mike Weedon

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Whinchat

Whinchat, Grafham Water, 26th August 2019 © Ian Dawson
'The record shot of Whinchats yesterday shows 3 of at least 6 below the dam at Grafham (with 2 Yellow Wagtails). At one point six were lined up in a row on a wire fence but not for long enough to grab a shot.' ID

Ruddy Turnstone

Ruddy Turnstone, Grafham Water, 31st July 2019 © Ian Dawson

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Yellow-legged gull

Yellow-legged Gull, Grafham Water, 12th August 2019 © Ian Dawson

Dunlin

Dunlin, Grafham Water, 12th August 2019 © Ian Dawson

Wheatear

Wheatear, Grafham Water, 26th August 2019 © Ian Dawson

Common Tern

Juvenile Common Tern, Grafham Water, 31st July 2019 © Ian Dawson

Monday, August 26, 2019

Spotted Flycatcher

Spotted Flycatcher, Thriplow, 23rd August 2019 © Gary Thornton

Pied Flycatcher

Pied Flycatcher, Fowlmere RSPB, 25th August 2019 © Matthew Mellor

Yellow Wagtail

Yellow Wagtail, Grafham Water. 25th August 2019 © Matthew Mellor
'....a couple of the dozens (dare I say well over 100?) Yellow Wagtails at Grafham' MM

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Wood Pigeon

Wood Pigeon, Fen Drayton Lakes RSPB, 20th August 2019 © Jonathan Stephenson

Monday, August 19, 2019

Black-tailed Godwit

Black-tailed Godwit, Grafham Water, 18th August 2019 © James Hanlon

Whinchat

Whinchat, Dernford Reservoir, 18th August 2019 © Steve Cooper

Wheatear

Wheatear, Heydon, 18th August 2019 © Steve Cooper
'One of seven.' SC

Cormorant

Cormorant, Haddenham, 18th August 2019 © Simon Stirrup
'The pole was leaning before the arrival of the Cormorant!' SS

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Knot

Juvenile Knot, Grafham Water, 17th August 2019 © James Hanlon

Ruddy Turnstone

Juvenile Ruddy Turnstone,  Grafham Water, 17th August 2019 © James Hanlon

Ruddy Turnstone & Knot

Juvenile Ruddy Turnstone with Juvenile Knot, Grafham Water, 17th August 2019 © James Hanlon

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Caspian Gull

Always worth checking the gulls on the arable at this time of year. Record shot of an adult at Sutton North Fen on 11th Aug.


This record shot of a juvenile Caspian Gull was taken at a rain soaked Chrishall Grange on 16th Aug again on the arable. 

Caspian Gulls, Various sites, Various dates © Steve Cooper

Friday, August 16, 2019

Green Sandpiper

Green Sandpiper, Wicken Fen, 15th August 2019 © Roger Cresswell
'One of 7 today.' RC