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Monday 20th Oct 2014

Rare
Aberdeenshire
> Aberdeenshire Juvenile Spotted Sandpiper Inverallochy 08:45 from below Scottish Water building from track btw golf course & shore
Angus
> Angus Black Scoter 16:45 at N/end of Lunan Bay from dunes c)150yds N/of the cafe DD11 5ST NO689515
Argyll
> Argyll Todd's Canada Goose at N/end of Loch Gruinart RSPB with Barnacle Geese PA44 7PR NR276671
> Argyll Juvenile Lesser Scaup Tiree at Loch a' Phuill PA77 6UE NL957409
Co.Durham
> Co.Durham Olive-backed Pipit 15:45 Sunderland at Roker in scrub behind Gulf Garage on Sandpoint Road by the University Campus
County Dublin
> County Dublin Adult Forster's Tern Rogerstown Estuary on the outer estuary early evng
> County Dublin Lesser Yellowlegs Rogerstown Estuary showing well from North Hide
Devon
> Devon Juvenile Semipalmated Sandpiper Plym Estuary just S/of Blagdon's Boatyard mid a/noon from cycle track PL1 4LN
East Yorkshire
> East Yorkshire No Further Sign of Pallid Swift Flamborough Head that came in off the sea at 16:42 YO15 1AR TA254706
Gwynedd
> Gwynedd No Sign of Probable 2 Adult Baltic Gull Bala Lake by early evng SH929350
Hampshire
> Hampshire 1st Winter Siberian Stonechat 13:30 Titchfield Haven NNR from Meadow Hide
Lothian
> Lothian Booted Warbler Torness Power Station in trees at the lower c/pk EH42 1QU
Shetland
> Shetland Red-throated Pipit Fair Isle + Olive-backed Pipit & 4 Lapland Bunting ZE2 9JU HZ204705
> Shetland Hume's Yellow-browed Warbler Mainland at Voe midday in gardens of last houses at lower Voe on road to Bixter HU407632
Wiltshire
> ***WEST PAL NEWS***Azores Red-eyed Vireo on Flores (yday), Northern Shrike (Corvo, yday) and Blackpoll Warbler on Corvo today

Scarce
Anglesey
> Anglesey 2 Lapland Bunting South Stack RSPB on The Range by the pool LL65 1YH SH211818
Bedfordshire
> Bedfordshire Great Grey Shrike Streatley 12:50 on wires by Icknield Way TL072282
> Bedfordshire Great Grey Shrike Streatley 10:45 brifely in hawthorms by Icknield Way TL072282
Carmarthen
> Carmarthen Great White Egret W/over National Wetlands Centre WWT early a/noon
Cheshire
> Cheshire Great White Egret Burton Marsh CH64 5SB SJ301745
> Cheshire Cattle Egret Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB this mrng + Garganey
Cleveland
> Cleveland Spoonbill Saltholme RSPB on Back Saltholme mid a/noon + Rough-legged Buzzard S/ 14:45 & Barn Owl this mrng TS2 1TU NZ506231
> Cleveland Spoonbill Saltholme RSPB from Saltholme Pools Hide TS2 1TU NZ506231
Co.Durham
> Co.Durham Rough-legged Buzzard Washington 11:25 at Follingsby Lane but distant and apparently heading S/
> Co.Durham Possible Siberian Lesser Whitethroat Sunderland 10:40 at top of Sand Point Rd
Cornwall
> Cornwall 2 Grey Phalarope Scillonian III on crossing into Penzance this a/noon + 9 Bonxie, 1 Arctic Skua, 8 Balearic Shearwater, Fulmar,1w Med G ull & 20 Common Dolphin
> Cornwall Juvenile Rose-coloured Starling 17:10 Penzance in the c/pk at KFC at the Heliport in Eastern Green
> Cornwall Wryneck Porthgwarra in gorse just N/of 'halfway wall' mid a/noon TR19 6JW SW372218
> Cornwall No Sign of Yellow-browed Warbler Kenidjack Valley by early a/noon but Pied Flycatcher by engine sheds TR19 7QW SW365323
> Cornwall No Sign of Juvenile American Golden Plover Davidstow Airfield by late mrng SX148851
> Cornwall Ring-necked Duck in NW/arm of Drift Resv SW436288
County Antrim
> County Antrim Adult Ring-billed Gull Portrush East Strand at the c/pk late mrng
County Clare
> County Clare Yellow-browed Warbler Kilbaha + Turtle Dove
> County Clare 5 Pomarine Skua past Bridges of Ross 08:20-09:00 + 42 Sooty Shearwater Q735502
County Mayo
> County Mayo Leach's Petrel Blacksod off the pier
County Waterford
> County Waterford Grey Phalarope Tramore Backstrand on main pond at Lisselan this a/noon
County Wexford
> County Wexford Dotterel on White Hole side of Tacumshin on sand breach this a/noon
> County Wexford Pectoral Sandpiper Lady's Island Lake this mrng
Devon
> Devon Grey Phalarope Otter Estuary NR on mud behind the pebble ridge for 2nd day
> Devon 1st Winter Caspian Gull Seaton 15:50 at S/end of Axe Estuary then flew S/ EX12 2LL SY244898
> Devon Common Crane South Huish Marsh
Dorset
> Dorset Great White Egret Brand's Bay early a/noon
> Dorset 9 Spoonbill Arne RSPB + Fir ecrest BH20 5BJ SY972878
> Dorset Yellow-browed Warbler Portland at Southwell at Avalanche Road 'Hump' late mrng
> Dorset Black Brant Ferrybridge this mrng DT4 9XE SY668754
> Dorset Yellow-browed Warbler Durlston CP at the c/pk early mrng
East Sussex
> East Sussex Caspian Gull Newhaven on West Beach from the c/pk
> East Sussex Adult White-winged Black Tern Rye Harbour NR on Castle Water from hide early a/noon + 3 Little Stint
> East Sussex at least 1 Yellow-browed Warbler Beachy Head in Belle Tout Wood
> East Sussex 2 Yellow-browed Warbler Beachy Head in Horseshoe Plantation late mrng
East Yorkshire
> East Yorkshire Rough-legged Buzzard Sunk Island to S/of Patrington Haven village today + Whooper Swan at Fisherman's Channel HU12 0ED TA266182
> East Yorkshire Rough- legged Buzzard Paull Holme Strays 17:00 E/of the hide HU12 8AX TA179251
> East Yorkshire Adult Caspian Gull Goole Moors on Goole Fields this a/noon + 3+ Yellow-legged Gull & 8 Whooper Swan flew SE/
> East Yorkshire Juvenile Sabine's Gull 10:36 N/past Flamborough Head YO15 1AR TA254706
> East Yorkshire Yellow-browed Warbler Bridlington in sycamores at Tesco YO15 3ES
Essex
> Essex Great White Egret Wat Tyler CP flew in to roost this evng SS16 4UH TQ738865
> Essex Rough-legged Buzzard Wallasea Island this mrng SS4 2HD TQ943945
> Essex 2 Yellow-browed Warbler The Naze 13:30 in the sycamore dump
> Essex Yellow-browed Warbler Wivenhoe in sycamores in c/pk at end of Rosabella Ave late mrng
Glamorgan
> Glamorgan Kentish Plover at high tide at W/end of Crymlyn Burrows this evng SA1 8QR SS708929
> Glamorgan Yellow-browed Warbler Bridgend in area with no access on Waterton Ind Estate
Herefordshire
> Herefordshire Yellow-browed Warbler Leominster opp Cursneh Hall entrance at W/end of Ginhall Lane HR6 9AH
Hertfordshire
> Hertfordshire Yellow-browed Warbler Amwell NR 10:25 by canal N/of the viewpoint
> Hertfordshire Yellow-browed Warbler Amwell NR btw james Hide & viewpoint mid mrng
> Hertfordshire Yellow-browed Warbler Amwell NR at the picnic site
Kent
> Kent 2 Yellow-browed Warbler St.Margaret's-at-Cliffe at Bockhill Farm + 5 Ring Ouzel
> Kent Black Brant Swalecliffe on the beach with 250 Dark-bellied Brent Goose CT5 2NX TR134675
Lancashire
> Lancashire Yellow-browed Warbler Brockholes LWT mi dday along Ribble Way
Leicestershire
> Leicestershire 3rd Winter Caspian Gull Shawell on A5 lagoons SP535797
> Leicestershire Great White Egret Rutland Water at Egleton NR on Lagoon 1
Lincolnshire
> Lincolnshire Rough-legged Buzzard Gibraltar Point NNR flew S/this mrng + Spoonbill on middle pool & Hen Harrier PE24 4SU TF557580
London
> London Yellow-browed Warbler 12:35 Regent's Park still near the cricket pen at E/end of the lake NW1 4RU TQ279829
Lothian
> Lothian Barred Warbler Barns Ness in sycamores midway along old campsite wood NT720771
Moray
> Moray 2nd Winter Iceland Gull Lossie Estuary
Norfolk
> Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Wells Woods c)400yds along mai n track twds Holkham NR23 1DR TF909453
> Norfolk Adult Caspian Gull Cley NWT 18:20 on Pat's Pool + Juv Spoonbill & 9+ Yellow-legged Gull NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Spoonbill Cley NWT 17:45 on Pat's Pool + 7 Yellow-legged Gull NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Pallas's Warbler Cley NWT at the back of Snipe's Marsh this evng
> Norfolk Shorelark Titchwell RSPB late a/noon in dunes c)800yds W/of the north end of the main path PE31 8BB
> Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Holkham Pines early a/noon just E/of the crosstracks
> Norfolk Great White Egret Lynn Point this a/noon
> Norfolk Great Grey Shrike Snettisham RSPB by Shore Hide this mrng TF650328
> Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Titchwell RSPB on Meadow Trail mid a/noon PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Pallas's Warbler Walsey Hills NOA briefly today NR25 7SA TG062439
> Norfolk Yellow- browed Warbler Beeston Common in trees W/of the pillbox
> Norfolk Great White Egret Haddiscoe Island from Waveney Forest TG457011
> Norfolk Great White Egret Burnham Overy from A149 looking twds Gun Hill
> Norfolk Shorelark Titchwell RSPB still on beach twds Thornham Point
> Norfolk Grey Phalarope Cley NWT midday on North Scrape from the screen
> Norfolk Shorelark Titchwell RSPB flew from the beach twds Thornham point
> Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Titchwell RSPB along Meadow Trail
> Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler East Dereham in a private garden
> Norfolk 2 Yellow-browed Warbler Holt CP in the c/pk NR25 6SP TG082375
> Norfolk Female/Immature Rough-legged Buzzard Holme NOA 08:53 heading W/over the golf course TF717450
North Yorkshire
> North Yorkshire Great Grey Shrike West Ayton 08 :30 near Spikers Hill Farm then flew W/ twds High Yedmondale
Northamptonshire
> Northamptonshire Great White Egret Pitsford Resv in Scaldwell Bay + 18 Red-crested Pochard NN6 9TF SP782700
> Northamptonshire Grey Phalarope Pitsford Resv on shoreline E/of Pintail Bay midday
Northumberland
> Northumberland Yellow-browed Warbler Farne Islands on Inner Farne NU230371
> Northumberland Yellow-browed Warbler Holy Island in Vicarage garden NU125418
Nottinghamshire
> Nottinghamshire Pectoral Sandpiper Idle Valley NR on Neatholme Fen this a/noon DN22 8RU SK698859
> Nottinghamshire Grey Phalarope Idle Valley NR 10:00 showing well on Neatholme Scrape
Perth & Kinross
> Perth & Kinross Yellow-browed Warbler Gannochy at NO120242
Scilly
> Scilly Drake Green-winged Teal Tresco on Great Pool
> Scilly Juvenile Rose-coloured Starling Bryher at Hillside Farm this a/noon
> Scilly Richard's Pipit Tresco by crickets nets/dunes at Old Grimsby but mobile + Yellow-browed Warbler at NW/end of Great Pool
> Scilly Short-toed Lark St.Mary's W /over Salakee + Firecrest on Tremelethen Trail
> Scilly Barred Warbler St.Mary's at Carn Gwarvel
> Scilly Juvenile Rose-coloured Starling Bryher at Stinking Porth
Shetland
> Shetland Siberian Chiffchaff Yell at Camb
> Shetland Red-breasted Flycatcher Mainland at Scalloway 09:30 in wooded garden near fish shop in Blythoit on ind estate
Somerset
> Somerset No Sign of Yellow-browed Warbler Sand Point c/pk by mid mrng BS22 9UD ST318659
Suffolk
> Suffolk 1st Winter Red-backed Shrike Lowestoft at Ness Point early a/noon near Birds Eye factory c/pk close to orange windsock
> Suffolk Rough-legged Buzzard S/at Boyton & Hollesley Marshes RSPB late mrng
> Suffolk Great White Egret Minsmere RSPB on Island Mere
Surrey
> Surrey Great Grey Shrike Thursley Common today GU8 6QD SU906405
Warwickshire
> Warwickshire Probable Yellow-browed Warbler Earlswood Lakes near pumping station but elusive
West Sussex
> West Sussex Juvenile Spoonbill Pagham Harbour LNR PO20 9ED SZ856962
Western Isles
> Western Isles Rough-legged Buzzard Lewis at Butt of Lewis on off the sea mid a/noon landed at Port Stoth + JUV Glaucous Gull & Short-eared Ow l HS2 0XH NB519664

Local
Buckinghamshire
> Buckinghamshire Dartford Warbler Ivinghoe Beacon in scrub 200yds SSE/ of trig point but elusive + 2 Ring Ouzel HP4 1LX SP961168
Cleveland
> Cleveland at least 3 Bittern Saltholme RSPB on the reserve + 6 Whooper Swan TS2 1TU NZ506231
Cornwall
> Cornwall 9 Balearic Shearwater past Pendeen Watch this a/noon (with 54 past in 1 hour this mrng) + 3 Sooty Shearwater TR19 7ED SW379359
> Cornwall 2 Ring Ouzel Dodman Point on the coastal path this a/noon
County Cork
> County Cork Balearic Shearwater past Dursey Island 11:45-13:00 + c)200 Sooty Shearwater & Pomarine Skua
County Dublin
> County Dublin 2 Curlew Sandpiper Bull Island by the causeway
> County Dublin Little Stint Rogerstown Estuary
County Mayo
> County Mayo Juvenile Black-necked Grebe The Mullet on Cross Lough
County Wexford
> County Wexford 1st Winter Red-necked Grebe Tacumshin with Coots
Devon
> Devon Waxwing Lundy in Millcombe Valley + 2 Firecrest & Balearic Shearwater past SS145437
Dorset
> Dorset 9 Black-necked Grebe Studland Bay off Middle Beach BH19 3AH SZ033834
> Dorset Black Guillemot Portland Harbour off Portland Castle SY674773
East Sussex
> East Sussex 4 Ring Ouzel Seaford Head + Woodlark BN25 4JH TV499979
> East Sussex 4 Ring Ouzel Hastings CP at Fire Hills this mrng
East Yorkshire
> East Yorkshire Red-necked Grebe Hornsea Mere off Kirkholme Point + Slavonian Grebe HU18 1AX TA198472
Essex
> Essex Juvenile Hen Harrier Wallasea Island SS4 2HD TQ943945
Glamorgan
> Glamorgan 7 Ring Ouzel Maesteg at Cwmdu
Gloucestershire
> Gloucestershire Ring Ouzel Cleeve Common this a/noon GL54 4EU SO994248
Greater Manchester
> Greater Manchester 9 Ring Ouzel Naden Resv around Neden Dene this mrng
Kent
> Kent 2 Ring Ouzel Sissinghurst Castle NT
Lancashire
> Lancashire Juvenile Shag Morecambe on groyne by Stone Jetty c/pk
Lincolnshire
> Lincolnshire 2 Little Stint Frampton Marsh RSPB PE20 1AY TF356392
> Lincolnshi re Ring Ouzel Far Ings NNR this mrng TA011229
London
> London Bittern London Wetland Centre WWT SW13 9WT TQ226768
> London 2 Ring Ouzel Dagenham Chase LNR 09:45 on the slack
> London Firecrest Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park in Sanctuary Wood E3 4PX
Moray
> Moray 15 Slavonian Grebe Burghead Bay of Roseisle Forest c/pk
Norfolk
> Norfolk Velvet Scoter Winterton Dunes NNR off the beach c/pk NR29 4BQ TG496198
North Yorkshire
> North Yorkshire 21 Twite Long Nab S/ early mrng YO13 0HX TA030940
Northamptonshire
> Northamptonshire Garganey Ravensthorpe Resv NN6 8RH SP674710
Northumberland
> Northumberland Bittern Gosforth Park NR in flight. Permit only
Powys
> Powys 3 Ring Ouzel Cwmdu
Scilly
> Scilly Jack Snipe St.Mary's from the ISBG Hide this evng
> Scilly Short-eared Owl Bryher 14:15 flew past the Post Office
Shetland
> Shetland Jack Snipe Yell at Loch of Littlester
Somerset
> Somerset Ring Ouzel Brean Down TA8 2RS ST296584
> Somerset 2 Ring Ouzel Hurlstone Point below the coastguards this mrng
> Somerset Black-necked Grebe Blagdon Lake in Holt Bay
> Somerset Adult Summer Great Northern Diver Blagdon Lake in Butcombe Bay
South Yorkshire
> South Yorkshire 2 Jack Snipe Sprotbrough Flash late a/noon DN6 7NQ SE530077
> South Yorkshire Jack Snipe Old Moor RSPB on Wath Ings S73 0YF SE422022
> South Yorkshire 4 Spotted Redshank Broomhill Flash S73 0YJ SE414029
> South Yorkshire 3 Spotted Redshank Old Moor RSPB on Wath Ings
Staffordshire
> Staffordshire 2 Ring Ouzel Berry Hill Fields LNR om mast side of Palletstacks track
Suffolk
> Suffolk Female Hen Harrier Lakenheath Fen RSPB IP27 9AD TL722864
> Suffolk Woodlark Landguard NR
> Suffolk 11 Twite Shingle Street S/ + Ringtail Hen Harrier
> Suffolk 2 Ring Ouzel Minsmere RSPB in North Bushes
West Sussex
> West Sussex Ruddy Shelduck Sidlesham Ferry Pool
West Yorkshire
> West Yorkshire Little Stint Swillington Ings + Whooper Swan LS26 8AL SE399287
Wirral
> Wirral 11 Pale-bellie d Brent Goose Hilbre Island CH48 8BW SJ184879

Common
Buckinghamshire
> Buckinghamshire 4 Common Scoter Calvert Lakes BBOWT from gate OX27 0BQ SP681251
Cambridgeshire
> Cambridgeshire Rock Pipit Paxton Pits NR PE19 6EB TL196629
Cornwall
> Cornwall Female/Immature Common Scoter Penzance Harbour this evng TR18 4EF

Late News Yesterday

Scarce
> Late News Yesterday Cornwall Yellow-browed Warbler Porthgwarra by the toilet block yday TR19 6JW SW372218
Kent
> Late News Yesterday Kent Glossy Ibis Dungeness RSPB on Hayfields yday
Shetland
> Late News Yesterday Shetland 5 Lapland Bunting Fair Isle + 2 Siberian Chiffchaff, Long-eared Owl, Short-eared Owl & 34 Snow Bunting yday ZE2 9JU HZ204705
Somerset
> Late News Yesterday Somerset 4 Great White Egret Shapwick Heath NNR fron Noah's Hide yday TA7 9NW ST430403
Western Isles
> Late News Yesterday Western Isles Yellow-browed Warbler North Uist at Carinish yday

Local
Co.Durham
> Late News Yesterday Co.Durham Male Hen Harrier Low Barns DWT flying low mid a/noon yday DL14 0AG

Late News

Scarce
County Londonderry
> Late News County Londonderry Juvenile American Golden Plover Myroe Levels on 18th Oct
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