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> Somerset Garganey Chew Valley Lake + 4 Yellow-legged Gull BS18 8XH ST565607

Wednesday 23rd July 2014


> Devon 1st Summer Ross's Gull Bowling Green Marsh RSPB from the hide on Bowling Green Road late a/noon EX3 0BG SX971876
> Hampshire No Further Sign of Baird's Sandpiper by mid a/noon Pennington Marshes on Butt's Lagoon in strong heat haze SO41 8AJ SZ318927
> Kent Adult Bonaparte's Gull Oare Marshes KWT on mud by slipway this a/noon + Scarce Tortoiseshell butterfly by the cottages ME13 0QD TR013647
> Kent Adult Bonaparte's Gull 11:35 Oare Marshes KWT on East Flood ME13 0QD
> Orkney Pacific Golden Plover North Ronaldsay HY759542
> Suffolk Adult Female Bufflehead (unknown origin) early evng 3mls NW/of Felixstowe at Tr imley Marshes SWT on reservoir. From Trimley St.Mary use c/pk at S/end of Cordy's Lane then take path SW/then NW/for 2.5mls + Black Tern
> Suffolk Lesser Crested Tern Trimley Marshes SWT report this mrng now rptd as considered erroneous IP11 0SD TM261356
> Suffolk No Further Sign by mid a/noon of Lesser Crested Tern Trimley Marshes SWT photographed on Winter Flood at 10:30 IP11 0SD TM261356
> Suffolk Adult Collared Pratincole Minsmere RSPB on South Scrape IP17 3BY TM473672
> Suffolk No Further Sign of Lesser Crested Tern Trimley Marshes SWT photographed on Winter Flood at 10:30 IP11 0SD TM261356
> Suffolk Adult Collared Pratincole Minsmere RSPB on South Scrape + 70 Little Gull on East Scrape & Wood Sandpiper IP17 3BY TM473672
> Suffolk 5 Black-winged Stilt 1ml SW/of Icklingham just E/of Cavenham at Cavenham Pits . Use c/pk on S/side of The Green just W/of River Lark & walk south. Stay on footpaths at all times. IP28 6QB TL7577728

> Borders Pomarine Skua Reported S/past St.Abbs Head NNR this a/noon TD14 5QF NT912692
> Cambridgeshire Great White Egret Wicken Fen NT from West Mere hide this evng CB7 5XP TL563705
County Down
> County Down Spoonbill Dundrum on R.Blackstaff this mrng
County Wexford
> County Wexford Spoonbill Tacumshin + JUV Yellow-legged Gull
> Dorset Adult Female Honey Buzzard flew over Christchurch Harbour this mrng BH23 3NZ SZ183917
> Gloucestershire Bee-eater Reported WNW/of Gloucester flew N/over Taynton 13:35 (heard only)
> Kent Honey Buzzard Dover E/over Aycliff 09:20
> Lancashire 2 Great White Egret Leighton Moss RSPB + Curlew Sandpiper & 2 Spotted Redshank LA5 0SW SD478750
> Leicestershire Glossy Ibis Watermead CP from Plover Hide this a/noon LE7 1AD SK607107
> Norfolk 18 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh + 2 Wood Sandpiper PE31 8BB TF759436
> Suffolk 2 Great White Egret Lakenheath Fen RSPB IP27 9AD TL722864
> Suffolk 3 Spoonbill Minsmere RSPB on lucky pool IP17 3BY TM473672
> Suffolk Juvenile White-winged Black Tern 07:30 Trimley Marshes SWT on the reservoir (not Black Tern as thought earlier) IP11 0SD TM261356
> Warwickshire Night Heron WSW/of Nuneaton off B4102 at Seeswood Pool this evng CV10 8NU SP327906
> Warwickshire Night Heron WSW/of Nuneaton off B4102 at Seeswood Pool this a/noon CV10 8NU SP327906

> Angus 50 Little Gull Elliot at river mouth this evng
> Angus 2 Storm Petrel Montrose trapped/ringed overnight DD10 8HW NO718574
> Ayrshire 7 Med Gull (4ad, 3 2s) Barassie on the beach this mrng KA10 6RW NS325324
> Borders 17 Storm Petrel Eyemouth trapped/ringed overnight
> Cheshire Wood Sandpiper Hale at Carr Lane Pools this evng + Spotted Redshank L24 4BX SJ472828
> Clwyd Spotted Redshank Connahs Quay NR by Middle Hide. Permit only. SJ270718
> Co.Durham Little Stint Lambton Pools NE38 8AJ NZ310539
County Tipperary
> County Tipperary Red-necked Grebe Lough Ourna
> Cumbria 1st Summer Little Gull Ravenglass on Esk Estuary
> Devon Slavonian Grebe Exe Estuary at Cockwood
> Dorset Black Tern Abbotsbury Swannery around Tern Island this a/noon DT3 4JH SY575841
> Dorset Black Tern midday Abbotsbury Swannery around Tern Island + Female Scaup DT3 4JH SY575841
> Dorset Pied Flycatcher Holes Bay at Upton CP this mrng BH15 4EL SZ002914
> Dorset Balearic Shearwater past Portland Bill in early mrng seawatch DT5 2JT SY677684
Dumfries & Galloway
> Dumfries & Galloway Whooper Swan Brow Well + Little Egret DG1 4NL NY085675
East Sussex
> East Sussex 3 Quail Denton Hill singing in valley opp Greenway bank. No tape lures pls. TQ494032
East Yorkshire
> East Yorkshire 520 Little Gull Hornsea Mere this evng HU18 1AX TA198472
> East Yorkshire 2 Curlew Sandpiper Spurn YWT + 7 Little Gull, 2 Arctic Skua & Bonxie HU12 0UH TA418150
> East Yorkshire 16 Little Gull 10:45 Hornsea Mere off Kirkholme Point HU18 1AX TA198472
> Essex Osprey Abberton Resv early a/noon CO2 0EU TL976182
> Gloucestershire Blue-headed Wagtail Slimbridge WWT from th e Holden Tower + 23 Green Sandpiper on Tack Piece GL2 7BT SO740035
> Gwent Little Stint Newport Wetlands at Goldcliff Pools NR this evng NP18 2AX ST369829
> Hertfordshire Garganey King's Meads SG13 7EN TL343138
> Kent Wood Sandpiper Worth Marsh this evng
> Kent 2 Wood Sandpiper Dungeness RSPB on Burrowes Pit TN29 9PN TR062197
> Kent Spotted Redshank Elmley NNR + 5 Green Sandpiper ME12 3RW TQ924698
> Kent 2 Garganey Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve TN13 3DH TQ522569
> Kent 2 Spotted Redshank Cliffe Pools RSPB ME3 7SX TQ722757
> Kent 2 Garganey Oare Marshes KWT + Spotted Redshank & Turtle Dove ME13 0QD TR013647
> Lincolnshire Wood Sandpiper Donna Nook NNR on the realignment scheme + 7 Green Sandpiper & Quail LN11 7PA TF422999
> Lothian 12 Red-necked Grebe off Ferny Ness EH32 0NL NT436765
> Norfolk Spotted Redshank Buckenham Marshes RSPB NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk 3 Wood Sandpiper Cley NWT this a/noon + 10 Whimbrel NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Curlew Sandpiper Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh this a/noon PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk at least 3 Wood Sandpiper Cley NWT on Wigeon Marsh this mrng NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Little Stint Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh + Wood Sandpiper PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Little Stint Cley NWT on Pat's Pool this mrng NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Curlew Sandpiper Cley NWT on North Scrape NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 2 Wood Sandpiper Upton Broad and Marshes NWT on scrape N/of t he boatyard from Upton Dyke footpath NR13 6EQ TG380137
> Northumberland Wood Sandpiper Hoppen Kiln Flash late a/noon NU159314
> Orkney 18 Storm Petrel North Ronaldsay trapped/ringed at the Obs overnight HY759542
> Scilly Wood Sandpiper early a/noon St.Mary's at Porth Hellick + Green Sandpiper
> Scilly Wood Sandpiper St.Mary's at Porth Hellick
> Shetland 70 Storm Petrel Fair Isle trapped/ringed at Skadan overnight ZE2 9JU HZ204705
> Shetland 1st Summer Little Gull Mainland at Loch of Benston
> Shropshire Little Gull Whixall Moss on floods + 6 Green Sandpiper & Whooper Swan SY13 2RT SJ493354
South Yorkshire
> South Yorkshire Black-necked Grebe Broomhill Flash this a/noon S73 0YJ SE414029
> South Yorkshire Black-necked Grebe Broomhill Flash S73 0YJ SE414029
> South Yorkshire Eclipse Drake Garganey Wombwell Ings RSPB S73 9NJ SE415036
> South Yorkshire Black-necked Grebe Broomhill Flash S73 0YJ SE414029
> Staffordshire Osprey Blithfield Resv WS15 3NJ SK055235
> Suffolk Black Tern N/past Thorpeness late a/noon + 3 Little Gull IP16 4NY TM474598
West Yorkshire
> West Yorkshire 8 Garganey Swillington Ings this mrng (1 main bay, 7 on Astley Lake) LS26 8AL SE399287
> West Yorkshire Wood Sandpiper Fairburn Ing s RSPB on Pickup Pool WF10 2BH SE451277
> West Yorkshire 1st Summer Little Gull Anglers CP this mrng + Common Scoter & Black-necked Grebe WF4 2EE SE375154

> Cambridgeshire 2 Turnstone Paxton Pits NR PE19 6EB TL196629
> Northumberland 20 Knot St.Mary's Island on rocks NE26 4RS NZ350751
> Oxfordshire Sanderling Farmoor Resv on F1 late a/noon OX2 9NT SP451061
South Yorkshire
> South Yorkshire 11 Common Scoter Ingbirchworth Resv S36 7GN SE216059
West Yorkshire
> West Yorkshire Common Scoter Fairburn Ings RSPB on Big Hole WF10 2BH SE451277

> Suffolk Juvenile Tern sp Trimley Marshes SWT on the resv is now again thought to be BLACK TERN IP11 0SD TM261356

Late News Yesterday

> Late News Yesterday Conwy Great White Egret Alwen Resv yday evng
> Late News Yesterday Moray 2 Spoonbill Findhorn Bay at mouth of R.Findhorn yday IV36 3YQ NJ043647
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