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Tuesday 19th Aug 2014

Rare
Somerset
> Somerset Eclipse Drake Lesser Scaup Chew Valley Lake from Stratford Hide BS18 8XH ST565607

Scarce
Aberdeenshire
> Aberdeenshire 3 Surf Scoter (2 drks+fem) 4mls NNE/of Aberdeen off Murcar Golf Course this evng AB23 8AX NJ960120
> Aberdeenshire Pomarine Skua N/over Aberdeen harbour 17:20
Bedfordshire
> Bedfordshire Juvenile Caspian Gull Broom GPs in field E/of G & M Growers 19:20 SG18 9DR TL170455
Buckinghamshire
> Buckinghamshire Great White Egret 14:55 Gayhurst Quarry on Motorway Pit MK16 8SR SP858448
Cambridgeshire
> Cambridgeshire Glossy Ibis SE/of Stretham at Kingfishers Bridge NR early a/no on but elusive
Cleveland
> Cleveland Glossy Ibis 17:50 Saltholme RSPB on Fire Station Field TS2 1TU NZ506231
Co.Durham
> Co.Durham Cory's Shearwater N/past Whitburn Coastal Park 11:07-11:11 SR6 7DS NZ413633
Cornwall
> Cornwall Great Shearwater past Porthgwarra 10:40 + Balearic Shearwater TR19 6JW SW372218
County Louth
> County Louth 1st Summer Ring-billed Gull Lurgangreen
Devon
> Devon Roseate Tern Dawlish Warren NNR + Arctic Tern EX6 8RU SX979782
Dorset
> Dorset 3 Spoonbill Arne RSPB from hide BH20 5BJ SY972878
East Sussex
> East Sussex Ringtail Montagu's Harrier NW/over Birling Gap 07:00
East Yorkshire
> East Yorkshire Cory's Shearwater past Flamborough Head 20:15 YO15 1AR TA254706
> East Yorkshire Spotted Crake 18:15 Tophill Low NR in NE/corner of South Marsh East YO25 9RH TA073486
> East Yorkshire Possible 2 Long-tailed Skua off Spurn YWT this mrng but distant HU12 0UH TA418150
> East Yorkshire Juvenile Caspian Gull Flamborough Head in field W/of lighthouse YO15 1AR TA254706
> East Yorkshire Great Shearwater N/past Flamborough Head 07:58 YO15 1AR TA254706
Essex
> Essex Adult Winter Grey Phalarope 15:30 NE/of Clacton at Holland Haven CP on scrape from hide + JUV Caspian Gull CO15 5TZ TM218175
Forth
> Forth Probable 2 Honey Buzzard S/over Bridge of Allan
Gloucestershire
> Gloucestershire No Sign of Red-necked Phalarope No rthwick Warth at Pilning Wetland ST543863
Gwynedd
> Gwynedd Great White Egret Bala flew NE/over sailing club 10:40
> Gwynedd Honey Buzzard over Bardsey Island this mrng SH122218
Isle of Wight
> Isle of Wight 9 Bee-eater (4 ad+5 young) N/of Niton off Newport Road at Wydcombe Estate NT. Use National Trust / RSPB viewing & parking PO38 2NY SZ511778
Kent
> Kent Glossy Ibis Pegwell Bay this evng TR342634
> Kent No Further Sign of Juvenile Montagu's Harrier Dungeness RSPB at Cockles Bridge by 15:20 but 5 Garganey from Hanson Hide & JUV Black-necked Grebe TN29 9PN TR062197
> Kent Juvenile Montagu's Harrier till mid mrng Dungeness RSPB over fields btw ARC Pit & Cockles Bridge then flew north TN29 9PN TR062197
Lancashire
> Lancashire Great Wh ite Egret N/of Colne at Foulridge Resv at E/end of Lower Foulridge Resv 07:50 SD891415
Lincolnshire
> Lincolnshire Pectoral Sandpiper 18:30 Frampton Marsh RSPB on wet grassland PE20 1AY TF356392
> Lincolnshire Pectoral Sandpiper 14:45 Frampton Marsh RSPB from old c/pk showing well PE20 1AY TF356392
> Lincolnshire Pectoral Sandpiper Frampton Marsh RSPB + Glossy Ibis & 2 Spoonbill PE20 1AY TF356392
London
> London Spotted Crake Rainham Marshes RSPB + Redstart - details from vis'ctr RM19 1SZ TQ552792
Lothian
> Lothian Adult Roseate Tern Port Seton on rocks E/of harbour 09:00 + AD Med Gull EH32 0HX NT396757
> Lothian Adult Roseate Tern Musselburgh Lagoons 09:00 + AD Med Gull EH21 7SH NT346736
Moray
> Moray 3 Spoonbill Findhorn Bay IV 36 3YQ NJ043647
Norfolk
> Norfolk 13 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Great White Egret Hickling Broad NWT on Rush Hill Scrape viewable from hide on Weavers Way + 2 Spoonbill NR12 0BW TG429221
North Yorkshire
> North Yorkshire Cory's Shearwater N/past Kettleness Point 17:45 + Sooty Shearwater
> North Yorkshire Juvenile Caspian Gull Nosterfield Quarry 18:45 then flew off
> North Yorkshire Great Shearwater Burniston flew N/past Long Nab 09:50-10:10 YO13 0HX TA030940
> North Yorkshire Cory's Shearwater Burniston flew N/past Long Nab 09:36 YO13 0HX TA030940
> North Yorkshire Cory's Shearwater N/past Filey Brigg 08:50 + 4 Sooty Shearwater YO14 9LF TA126816
Northamptonshire
> Northamptonshire 3 Caspian Gull (near-ad & 2 j uvs) Stanwick GPs this evng + 51 Yellow-legged Gull NN9 6TQ SP976728
Northumberland
> Northumberland Great Shearwater N/past Snab Point 12:35 NE61 5LG NZ300928
> Northumberland Great Shearwater N/past Farne Islands 15:00 NU230371
> Northumberland Great Shearwater N/past Beadnell Point 14:35 NE67 5BN NU234287
> Northumberland Great Shearwater N/past Newbiggin-by-the-Sea 12:25 NE64 6RN NZ317881
> Northumberland 3rd Summer Caspian Gull (with Polish yellow ring) Amble harbour on far side of river late mrng
Orkney
> Orkney Common Rosefinch North Ronaldsay + 2 Red-necked Phalarope HY759542
Scilly
> Scilly Pectoral Sandpiper Tresco in NW/corner of Great Pool 12:25
Shetland
> Shetland 2 Barred Warbler Fair Isle ZE2 9JU HZ204705
Somerset
> Somerset Great White Egret Ham Wall RSPB BA6 9SX ST449397
> Somerset Bee-eater N/over Westonzoyland 12:45
Staffordshire
> Staffordshire 2 Honey Buzzard S/over Belvide Resv 13:15 - permit only ST19 9LX SJ870099
Suffolk
> Suffolk 5 Caspian Gull (2 ad, 2.1s+juv) 1ml NW/of Walberswick by Blyth Estuary at Tinkers Marshes IP18 6SF TM483760
> Suffolk Great White Egret 3mls WSW/of Lowestoft at Carlton Marshes SWT on scrape NR33 8HU TM508920
Warwickshire
> Warwickshire Great White Egret Brandon Marsh NR flew NW/over Top Reedbed 13:40 CV3 3GW SP386759

Local
Buckinghamshire
> Buckinghamshire Little Stint 18:45 Dorney Common SL4 6QD SU936783
> Buckinghamshire Black-necked Grebe Old Wolverton at Manor Farm 15:30 MK12 5NN SP807416
> Buckinghamshire Black Redstart 11:30 High Wycombe NW/of Wycombe General Hospital off A40 at East Richardson Street in Quadron yard HP11 2PZ SU859932
> Buckinghamshire juv Black Redstart 11:30 High Wycombe NW/of Wycombe General Hospital off A40 at East Richardson Street in Quadron yard. Access today until 15:30 only HP11 2PZ SU859932
> Buckinghamshire Black Redstart 11:30 High Wycombe NW/of Wycombe General Hospital off A40 at East Richardson Street in Quadron yard. Access today until 15:30 only HP11 2PZ SU859932
Cambridgeshire
> Cambridgeshire Little Stint Paxton Pits NR on Pumphouse Pit on island at N/end 20:20 PE19 6EB TL196629
> Cambridgeshire Garganey Paxton Pits NR on Pumphouse Pit this evng PE19 6EB TL196629
Cheshire
> Cheshire 2 Spotted Redshank Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB CH64 5SF SJ319739
Cleveland
> Cleveland Juvenile Curlew Sandpiper Greatham Creek on Tidal Pool this mrng TS25 2HE NZ507251
> Cleveland Balearic Shearwater N/past Hartlepool Headland TS24 0QD NZ532338
Co.Durham
> Co.Durham 14 Sooty Shearwater N/past Whitburn Coastal Park + Little Gull SR6 7DS NZ413633
County Clare
> County Clare 2 Balearic Shearwater past Bridges of Ross by 10:05 + 5 Sooty Shearwater, 5 Bonxie, 4 Arctic Skua & Puffin
Derbyshire
> Derbyshire 2 Juvenile Arctic Tern Church Wilne Resv this mrng - permit only DE72 3QF SK460325
> Derbyshire Adult Yellow-legged Gull Staunton Harold Resv this mrng + Common Sandp iper DE73 8DL SK377243
Devon
> Devon Curlew Sandpiper South Huish Marsh TQ7 3JR SX678418
Dorset
> Dorset Spotted Redshank Brownsea Island NT on lagoon SZ031876
> Dorset Hooded Crow Portland at Admiralty Quarry
> Dorset Pied Flycatcher Arne RSPB on nature trail BH20 5BJ SY972878
East Yorkshire
> East Yorkshire Balearic Shearwater N/past Spurn YWT close inshore 18:45 HU12 0UH TA418150
> East Yorkshire 6 Yellow-legged Gull Swinefleet in fields this a/noon
> East Yorkshire Osprey over Spurn YWT + Black-throated Diver flew north HU12 0UH TA418150
Essex
> Essex 2 Wood Sandpiper Hanningfield Resv EWT from RAWL Hide CM11 1WT TQ725971
> Essex Wood Warbler Belhus Woods CP by Huntshill Lake in tit flock this mrng
Fife
> Fife Little Egret 2.5mls N/of Ladybank SE/of A92 at Letham Pools KY15 7RY NO309133
Forth
> Forth Spotted Redshank Kinneil Lagoon this mrng EH51 0PY NS968812
Glamorgan
> Glamorgan Osprey S/over Beddau 17:00
> Glamorgan Black-necked Grebe Lisvane Resv in NW/corner this mrng CF23 6QW ST191821
Hertfordshire
> Hertfordshire Garganey Rye Meads RSPB 15:30 EN11 0QH TL385105
> Hertfordshire Black-necked Grebe this a/noon 2mls SE/of Ware at Amwell NR from Gladwin Hide SG12 8LT TL376127
Kent
> Kent 2 Juvenile Black-necked Grebe Dungeness RSPB on ARC Pit TN29 9PN TR062197
Lancashire
> Lancashire Spotted Redshank Leighton Moss RSPB from Eric Morecambe Hide LA5 0SW SD478750
> Lancashire Female Garganey Longridge at Alston Resv at Alston Wetland on main lagoon 18:00 PR3 2YE SD608362
> Lancashire Wood Sandpiper 1.5mls E/of Freckleton S/of A584 at Newton Marsh on Entrance Pool viewable from road to water treatment works 16:45 briefly PR4 1TU SD450292
Leicestershire
> Leicestershire Juvenile Black Tern Cropston Resv LE7 7GQ SK550111
> Leicestershire 4 Garganey Eyebrook Resv + JUV Little Gull & 2 Whinchat LE15 9JG SP852964
> Leicestershire Wood Sandpiper Rutland Water in Manton Bay from Shallow Water Hide 20:05 LE15 8BT SK879072
> Leicestershire Adult Black-necked Grebe Rutland Water in North Arm + Female Scaup in Manton Bay LE15 8BT SK879072
Lincolnshire
> Lincolnshire Wood Sandpiper Gibraltar Point NNR + Redstart PE24 4SU TF557580
> Lincolnshire 24 Yellow-legged Gull N/of Crowle in fields this a/noon
London
> London Avocet Ingrebourne Valley in viewing area early evng RM12 6RU TQ540850
> London Juvenile Garganey Brent Resv 08:30 NW9 8RY TQ217873
> London Wood Warbler Regent's Park opp outdoor theatre entrance area 19 with tit flock + Tree Pipit NW1 4RU TQ279829
Lothian
> Lothian Little Gull Musselburgh Lagoons at River Esk mouth early a/noon EH21 7SH NT346736
Merseyside
> Merseyside 2 Arctic Skua Formby past Cabin Hill NNR early mrng + 3 AD Med Gull & NEAR-AD Yellow-legged Gull L37 2HU SD284053
Norfolk
> Norfolk 3 Spotted Redshank Breydon Water mid a/noon NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 6 Spotted Redshank Titchwell RSPB on freshma rsh PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Black Tern past Hemsby + Bonxie NR29 4JG TG506172
> Norfolk Black Tern W/past Titchwell RSPB 07:20 PE31 8BB TF759436
North Yorkshire
> North Yorkshire Bittern Nosterfield NR flew over reedbed 15:00 DL8 2QZ SE277796
> North Yorkshire 3 Sooty Shearwater Burniston flew past Long Nab + 12 Arctic Skua YO13 0HX TA030940
> North Yorkshire Pied Flycatcher Hunmanby Gap TA129774
> North Yorkshire Blue Fulmar past Filey this mrng + 21 Arctic Skua
Northamptonshire
> Northamptonshire Osprey Stanford Resv 19:10 LE17 6DP SP596802
Northumberland
> Northumberland 2 Sooty Shearwater N/past Seaton Sluice NE26 4RE NZ338767
> Northumberland Unconfirmed Report of Balearic Shearwater N/past St.Mary's Island + Sooty Shear water & 5 Arctic Skua NE26 4RS NZ350751
> Northumberland 2 Sooty Shearwater N/past Newbiggin-by-the-Sea 11:30-16:05 + 2 Bonxie & 5 Arctic Skua NE64 6RN NZ317881
Shropshire
> Shropshire 5 Yellow-legged Gull Telford at Priorslee Lake 17:10 TF2 9NS SJ720095
> Shropshire Ringtail Hen Harrier Long Mynd
Somerset
> Somerset 5 Garganey Chew Valley Lake BS18 8XH ST565607
> Somerset Garganey Ham Wall RSPB from 2nd platform BA6 9SX ST449397
> Somerset Osprey Shapwick Heath NNR on Noah's Lake 09:30 TA7 9NW ST430403
South Yorkshire
> South Yorkshire Drake Garganey Old Moor RSPB this evng S73 0YF SE422022
> South Yorkshire Osprey Hatfield Moors NNR in New Porters area 09:20 DN7 6DT SE705065
> South Yorkshire Garganey Wombwell Ings RSPB S73 9NJ SE415036
> South Yorkshire Drake Garganey Old Moor RSPB S73 0YF SE422022
Suffolk
> Suffolk Wood Sandpiper Trimley Marshes SWT + Bittern, Garganey & Spotted Redshank IP11 0SD TM261356
> Suffolk 20 Little Gull Sizewell IP16 4UH TM475627
> Suffolk Osprey Hazelwood Marshes 08:40 + Wood Sandpiper
Surrey
> Surrey 2 Garganey Badshot Lea at Tice's Meadow GU9 9NB SU866488
West Sussex
> West Sussex Little Stint Pulborough Brooks RSPB from Nettley's Hide RH20 2EJ TQ058164
West Yorkshire
> West Yorkshire Black-necked Grebe Fairburn Ings RSPB + Redstart, Whinchat, 2 Marsh Harrier & 8 Buzzard WF10 2BH SE451277
> West Yorkshire 7 Garganey Swillington Ings on Astley Lake + 6 Garganey on western reedbed & Whinchat LS26 8AL SE399287
Worcestershire
> Worcestershire Spotted Redshank this evng Grimley at N/end of Camp Lane Pits showing well + JUV Med Gull WR2 6LX SO833597

Common
Cambridgeshire
> Cambridgeshire Drake Red-crested Pochard Grafham Water + 2 Turnstone btw dam & sailing club this evng PE28 0BE TL145685
Devon
> Devon 4 Redstart Beer in cemetery fields
Dorset
> Dorset Redstart Durlston CP in hedge by California Quarry 09:45 BH19 2HZ SZ032773
Gloucestershire
> Gloucestershire Redstart Slimbridge WWT on fence from Holden Tower 11:00 GL2 7BT SO740035
Kent
> Kent 13 Whinchat Sandwich Bay + Redstart CT13 9PX TR365575
London
> London 3 Tree Pipit Hampstead Heath NW5 1QR TQ281861
> London Redstart Wanstead on SSSI + Whinchat on N/side
Staffordshire
> Staffordshire 3 Whinchat Berry Hill Fields LNR ST2 0BB SJ907458
Suffolk
> Suffolk 2 Tree Pipit S/over Landguard NR IP11 3TW TM283314
Warwickshire
> Warwickshire Redstart Corley by path opp Wood End Lane by 2nd pond 08:35
West Sussex
> West Sussex 3 Redstart Pulborough Brooks RSPB RH20 2EJ TQ058164
> West Sussex Whinchat Pagham Harbour LNR at North Wall in horse field this mrng PO20 9ED SZ856962
> West Sussex 2 Redstart Chantry Hill
> West Sussex Redstart Pulborough Brooks RSPB RH20 2EJ TQ058164
Worcestershire
> Worcestershire Whinchat Tanwood by Court Barns in field this mrng
> Worcestershire 3 Redstart Upton Warren NR B61 7ER SO932672

Late News Yesterday

Scarce
London
> Late News Yesterday London Wryneck Richmond Park at Pond Slade
Lothian
> Late News Yesterday Lothian Pomarine Skua Edinburgh off Seafield in evng + 3 Little Gull
North Yorkshire
> Late News Yesterday North Yorkshire Great White Egret Nosterfield NR in willows by North Lake in evng but no sign early mrng DL8 2QZ SE277796

Local
Cornwall
> Late News Yesterday Cornwall Ruddy Shelduck Bude at Maer Lake EX23 8PB SS207075
> Late News Yesterday Cornwall Balearic Shearwater past Pendennis Point TR11 4WZ SW826315
Warwickshire
> Late News Yesterday Warwickshire Osprey NW/over Fillongley 19:35
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