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Thursday 24th Sept 2015

> Scilly Grey-cheeked Thrush St.Agnes 14:25 at Warna's Cove. TR22 0PL SV882081
> Shetland Thick-billed Warbler Mainland at Quendale Below Quendale Mill mid evng, Please park carefully & follow on site instructions ZE2 9JD HU371132

> Essex Wilson's Phalarope Vange Marshes RSPB at 12:45 + 6 Spotted Redshank . Park at end of Chestnut Road, walk under A13, over railway then right to view. TQ731871
> Hampshire Juvenile Long-billed Dowitcher Pennington Marshes SO41 8AJ SZ318927
> Highland Eclipse Drake King Eider Nairn off Nairn Golf Course IV12 4EA
Isle of Wight
> Isle of Wight No Sign of Greater Yellowlegs Whippingham off Folly Inn this a/noon PO32 6NB SZ508929
> Lincolnshire Possible Adult Baltic Gull (unringed) North Hykeham on Apex Pit LN6 3QZ SK926677
> Norfolk Possible Adult Baltic Gull (unringed) N/of Norwich in pig fields early a/noon NR2 1AW TG228084
> Pembrokeshire Juvenile Long-billed Dowitcher Skokholm Island on North Pond SA62 3BL SM736052
> Scilly Bonelli's Warbler sp St.Mary's at 18:40 on The Garrison in elms near Morning Point end TR21 0NP SV915116
> Scilly No Further Sign of Pechora Pipit St.Mary's at SE/end of Porth Hellick Pool by 12:30 TR21 0NP SV915116
> REPEAT Scilly Pechora Pipit St.Mary's trapped & ringe d Porth Hellick TR21 0NP SV915116
> Shetland Blyth's Reed Warbler Fair Isle ZE2 9JU HZ204705
> Shetland Blyth's Reed Warbler Unst at at Easting midwat along wall in nettles & thistles at Scatness Beach
> Shetland Blyth's Reed Warbler Fetlar at Southdale + 9 Yellow-browed Warbler ZE2 9DJ HU621931
> Shetland Probable Blyth's Reed Warbler Fetlar at Southdale + 4 Yellow-browed Warbler ZE2 9DJ HU621931

> Aberdeenshire Yellow-browed Warbler Rattray Head in garden at B&B this mrng NK110578
> Cambridgeshire 2 Common Crane Nene Washes RSPB e/of Morton's Leam at 16:00 PE7 2DD TL318991
> Cambridgeshire 8 Common Crane Ouse Washes RSPB PE15 0NF TL471860
> Cleveland Great White Egret Saltholme RSPB on East Saltholme Pool TS2 1TU NZ506231
> Co.Durham 1st Winter Caspian Gull Cleadon till 18:25 in field opposite Sunderland AFC Academy then flew E/ SR6 7UN NZ388611
> Cornwall Wryneck The Lizard at Kynance Cove at 11:30 on fence by scrub at Carn Goon + Whinchat TR12 7NU SW701113
> Cornwall Lapland Bunting Porthgwarra on Moor TR19 6JW SW372218
> Cornwall 2nd Winter Ring-billed Gull Hayle Estuary from B3301 causeway TR27 6JF SW551364
> Cornwall Melodious Warbler Land's End at E/end of c/pk in bushes by track SW342253
> Cornwall Yellow-browed Warbler St.Levan NW/of Grey Gables in sycamore in valley TR19 6JT SW380221
> Cornwall Melodious Warbler Porthgwarra at bot tom of Sixty Foot Cover in blackthorn by stone bridge TR19 6JW SW372218
County Antrim
> County Antrim Great Shearwater Past Ramore Head
> County Antrim Adult Ring-billed Gull Portrush East Strand
County Clare
> County Clare 2 Sabine's Gull past Bridges of Ross + 13 Leach's Petrel, 2 Balearic Shearwater, Grey Phalarope, 3 Pomarine Skua, 86 Sooty Shearwater ,9 Arctic Skua, 13 Bonxie & Black-throated Diver Q735502
> County Clare Juvenile Dotterel Loop Head at The Fodry
County Donegal
> County Donegal Grey Phalarope past Bloody Foreland + Pomarine Skua, 44 Sooty Shearwater & Glaucous Gull at Derrybeg
County Kerry
> County Kerry Black Brant Tralee Bay Wetlands at The Spa Q830135
> Devon Spoonbill S E/of Topsham at Bowling Green Marsh RSPB at 15:15 from hide EX3 0BG SX971876
> Dorset 31 Spoonbill Poole Harbour at Brownsea Island NT on lagoon + 17 Spotted Redshank SZ031876
> Dorset Great White Egret Poole Harbour at Shipstal Point from hide at 15:40 BH20 5BL SY982882
> Dorset Kentish Plover between Weymouth & Portland on The Fleet at Ferrybridge at 13:05 near visitor centre then flew towards The Ferry Bridge pub DT4 9XE SY668754
> Dorset 16 Spoonbill Poole Harbour at Brownsea Island NT at 09:05 + 14 Spotted Redshank SZ031876
> Dorset Yellow-browed Warbler Stanpit Marsh at Ashtree Meadows SZ170923
Dumfries & Galloway
> Dumfries & Galloway Grey Phalarope S/past Corsewall Point at 09:35
East Sussex
> East Sussex Grey Phalarope Cuckmere Haven at 14:00 in ma in channel & small pond E/of concrete path BN25 4AR TV516978
East Yorkshire
> East Yorkshire Yellow-browed Warbler Spurn at The Warren but no further sign by thes evng + 170 Pink-footed Goose over S/late a/noon HU12 0UH TA418150
> East Yorkshire Barred Warbler Flamborough Head this a/noon along path S/off Lighthouse Road S/of Old Fall Plantation in Old Fall Hedge YO15 1AR TA254706
> Essex 2 Great White Egret Abberton Resv at 11:30 in NE/corner of Layer Breton Causeway showing well CO2 0EU TL976182
> Fife Yellow-browed Warbler Isle of May NT656992
> Hampshire Adult Great White Egret Blashford Lakes HWT on Ivy Lake BN24 3PJ SU151080
> Highland 8 Yellow-browed Warbler Durness IV27 4PR NC402678
> Kent Cattle Egret Dungeness RSPB in cattle field at Boulderwall Farm + 2 Great White Egret TN29 9PN TR062197
> Kent Cattle Egret Dungeness RSPB on ARC Pit at 09:40 + Black-necked Grebe TN29 9PN TR062197
> Lancashire 2 Great White Egret Leighton Moss RSPB from Eric Morecambe Hide LA5 0SW SD478750
> Lancashire Great White Egret Anglezarke Resv at 15:30 from Watermans Cottage
> Lancashire 2 Great White Egret Leighton Moss RSPB till 08:40 from Tim Jackson Hide then flew SSW/ LA5 0SW SD478750
> Leicestershire 2 Great White Egret Rutland Water on Lagoon III LE15 8BT SK879072
> Lincolnshire Juvenile Red-footed Falcon N/of Gibraltar Point NNR at 16:00 N/over N/end of Seacroft Gol f Course at Aylmer Avenue PE24 4ST TF558591
> Norfolk Barred Warbler Kelling Water Meadows at 18:00 W/of Pool in hedge by track viewed from metal gate NR25 7ED TG095436
> Norfolk Great White Egret Holkham Freshmarsh on main pool from Washington Hide at 16:00
North Yorkshire
> North Yorkshire 2 Lapland Bunting W/of Filey North Cliff CP in stubble field by Coastal Path YO14 9LF TA120815
> Northamptonshire Great White Egret Pitsford Resv in Walgrave Bay at 12:40 + 4 Red-crested Pochard NN6 9TF SP782700
> Orkney Yellow-browed Warbler Mainland at Deerness at East Denwick Plantation this evng + 2 Yellow-browed Warbler KW17 2QL HY566067
> Orkney 5 Yellow-browed Warbler Papa Westray HY492526
> Orkney Red-breasted Flycatcher North Ronaldsay + Barred Warbler, 17 Yellow-browed Warbler, Common Crossbill & 499 Snow Bunting HY759542
> Orkney Yellow-browed Warbler Mainland at Rerwick Head at 13:50 + 2 Snow Bunting
> Orkney Yellow-browed Warbler Mainland at Holm at West Heath
> Orkney 3 Yellow-browed Warbler Burray in gardens on Ness Road, 1 at Leith, 1 at Little Ness & 1 at Pole KW17 2TA ND490958
> Pembrokeshire Barred Warbler Skokholm Island near picnic table SA62 3BL SM736052
> Pembrokeshire Barred Warbler St.David's Head 150yds from Porthmelgan Beach SA62 6PS SM722279
> Scilly Grey Phalarope 5mls S/of St.Mary's from pelagic this evng + Pomarine Skua, Bonxie, 25 Storm Petrel ,6 Blue Shark & 80 Common Dolphin TR21 0NP SV915116
> Scilly 3 Pectoral Sandpiper St.Mary's at Port h Hellick Pool + Dotterel on airfield at 15:23 TR21 0NP SV915116
> Scilly Yellow-browed Warbler St.Mary's 13:15 at Porth Hellick Pool in willows at seaward end boardwalk TR21 0NP SV915116
> Scilly Glossy Ibis Tresco at nW/end of Great Pool on Simpson's Field at 11:50 TR24 0QF SV890152
> Scilly Corncrake St.Mary's at 11:20 between Parting Carn & Black & White Woods in field with pumping station TR21 0NP SV915116
> Scilly 3 Juvenile Pectoral Sandpiper St.Mary's 09:35 at Porth Hellick Pool TR21 0NP SV915116
> Shetland 25 Yellow-browed Warbler Fair Isle + Lapland Bunting ZE2 9JU HZ204705
> Shetland 11 Yellow-browed Warbler Fetlar ZE2 9DJ HU621931
> Shetland Arctic Warbler Unst at Uyeasound mid a/noon + Barred Warbler, 5 Yellow-browed Warbler & 2 Yellow-browed Warbler at Lund
> Shetland Yellow-browed Warble r Mainland at Vementry late a/noon
> Shetland 5 Yellow-browed Warbler Unst at Baltasound ZE2 9DS HP620090
> Shetland 3 Yellow-browed Warbler Mainland at Boddam at midday + Pied Flycatcher HU395155
> Shetland Rustic Bunting Bressay at Gorie
> Shetland 2 Yellow-browed Warbler Mainland at Aith at Scarvataing Plantation ZE2 9NW HU346556
> Somerset Cattle Egret Meare Heath NR on scrape late mrng then flew NW/ BA6 9TJ ST441404
> Somerset 5 Great White Egret Meare Heath NR + JUV Little Stint on scrape BA6 9TJ ST441404
> Somerset Female Ferruginous Duck Chew Valley Lake from Stratford Hide at 15:00 then flew to Spring Bay BS18 8XH ST565607
South Yorkshire
> South Yorkshire Great White Egret Old Moor RSPB on Willow Pool S73 0YF SE422022
> Staffordshire Common Crane Blithfield Resv + Osprey & 4 Yellow-legged Gull permit only, non-permit holders view from causeway or Watery Lane WS15 3NJ SK055235
> Suffolk Great White Egret Hazelwood Marshes SWT early mrng + 2 Spoonbill & Osprey IP15 5PE tM442577
West Sussex
> West Sussex Great White Egret over Angmering at 07:30 BN16 4GT TQ071041
Western Isles
> Western Isles Juvenile Buff-breasted Sandpiper South Uist at S/end of Ormiclate Machair this mrng but mobile
> Western Isles Leach's Petrel South Uist past Rubha Ardvule this mrng + Grey Phalarope & Lapland Bunting

> Ayrshire Sooty Shearwater off Largs from fe rry to Great Cumbrae at 16:15
> Buckinghamshire Juvenile Osprey Weston Turville Resv at 15;30 SP862096
> Buckinghamshire Osprey Weston Turville Resv at 09:30 SP862096
> Cheshire 2nd Winter Yellow-legged Gull Sandbach Flashes on Pumphouse Flash + 1w Med Gull on Elton Hall Flash CW11 3QY SJ724595
> Conwy Firecrest Conwy Morfa midway along Meirion Drive this a/noon
> Cornwall Firecrest Trevegean W/of St.Just airfield by Ashmoor Cottage TR19 7NZ SW372287
> Cornwall 11 Balearic Shearwater past Pendeen Watch between 07:10 & 10:00 + 2 Sooty Shearwater TR19 7ED SW379359
> Devon Balearic Shearwater past Hartland Point between 07:30 & 09:00 + Sooty Shearwater EX39 6AU SS235274
> Dorset 4 Balearic Shearwater past Portland Bill DT5 2JT SY677684
> Dorset Spotted Redshank Stanpit Marsh from Fisherman's Bank + Hawfinch over Christchurch Harbour SZ170923
> Dorset Arctic Tern off Mudeford Quay + 2 Little Tern SZ183917
> Dorset 4 Firecrest Arne RSPB by c/pk this a/noon BH20 5BJ SY972878
> Dorset Osprey Abbotsbury Swannery + Scaup DT3 4JH SY575841
> Dorset Firecrest Poole Harbour at Brownsea Island NT at 12:45 behind the Villa SZ031876
> Dorset 3 Balearic Shearwater past Portland Bill DT5 2JT SY677684
> Dorset Little Stint Lytchett Bay at Lytchett Fields RSPB BH16 5NB SY967921
> Essex 2 Little Stint Vange Marshes RSPB from north bank at 10:05. Park at end of Chestnut Road +walk under A13 over railway then right to view ing mound TQ731871
> Hertfordshire Garganey Wilstone Resv this mrng HP23 4NW SP904134
> Hertfordshire Osprey Tringford Resv till 18:55 then flew towards Wilstone
> Hertfordshire Bittern Marsworth Resv at 09:00 in flight HP23 4TP SP904135
> Highland Osprey Loch Fleet from Skelbo c/pk IV25 3QF NH810945
> Kent Short-eared Owl Cliffe Pools RSPB from 1st mound this evng ME3 7SX TQ722757
> Kent 2 Black Redstart Reculver CT6 6ST TR225693
> Kent Drake Garganey Stodmarsh NNR from Reedbed Hide TR227619
> Kent Balearic Shearwater past Hythe + 7 Arctic Skua & 2 Arctic Tern CT21 5QT
> Kent Balearic Shearwater past Dungeness RSPB + Black Tern, 70 Arctic Skua & 3 Bonxie TN29 9PN TR062197
> Lancashire Arctic Skua S/of Blackpool past Starr Gate this mrng FY4 1TF SD305317
> Lancashire 2 Spotted Redshank Conder Green on Conder Estuary LA2 0AN SD457561
> Lancashire Black-necked Grebe Lytham St.Annes at Fairhaven Lake 12:40 at W/end FY8 1BD SD341274
> London Firecrest Regent's Park at E/end of lake NW1 4RU TQ279829
> Moray Snow Bunting Lossiemouth at Lossie Estuary IV31 6NR NJ238708
> Norfolk Arctic Skua off Winterton Dunes NNR at midday NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk Osprey NE/of Dereham at Elsing atThree Bridges Farm at 18:25, do not enter farm NR20 3EQ
> Norfolk 4 Bonxie past Holme NOA + 8 Red-throated Diver & 2 Spotted Redshank TF717450
> N orfolk 2 Little Stint Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh late a/noon + 2 Red-crested Pochard PE31 8BB TF759436
North Yorkshire
> North Yorkshire Juvenile Wood Sandpiper Scorton GPs in SW/corner of Banks Lane Lake mid mrng then flew off DL10 6AA NZ236007
> North Yorkshire Juvenile Osprey Swinsty Resr. on W/side at 09:10
> Northumberland Spotted Redshank Budle Bay NE69 7AH NU153361
> Pembrokeshire 3 Balearic Shearwater past Strumble Head between 11:00 & 16:00 + Sooty Shearwater SA64 0JL SM892412
Perth & Kinross
> Perth & Kinross 3 Snow Bunting Glen Shee at 15:25 near weather station
South Yorkshire
> South Yorkshire Bittern Old Moor RSPB this evng at Reedbeds S73 0YF SE422022
> Staffordshire Female Garganey Belvide Resv ,permit only ST19 9LX SJ870099
> Suffolk Firecrest Landguard NR + 2 Pied Flycatcher & Redstart IP11 3TW TM283314
West Sussex
> West Sussex 2 Garganey Bracklesham Bay RSPB at Medmerry RSPB on Easton Lane Pool PO20 7PA SZ833949
> West Sussex 3 Spotted Redshank Sidlesham Ferry Pool at 11:00 PO20 7NE SZ856963

> Cambridgeshire Turnstone Paxton Pits NR late a/noon PE19 6EB TL196629
> Cornwall 13 Common Crossbill St.Levan flew W/at 09:05 TR19 6JT SW380221
> Hertfordshire 2 Red-crested Pochard Startop' s End Resv + Eclipse Drake Scaup at Wilstone Resv HP23 4LJ SP919140
> Staffordshire Turnstone Blithfield Resv on dam WS15 3NJ SK055235

Late News Yesterday

> Late News Yesterday Cambridgeshire 6 Common Crane Burwell Fen early mrng CB25 0BN TL570680
> Late News Yesterday Cambridgeshire 3 Common Crane Burwell Fen CB25 0BN TL570680
> Late News Yesterday Cornwall Juvenile Buff-breasted Sandpiper Predannack Airfield ,no general access TR12 7AU SW685163
> Late News Yesterday Devon Spoonbill SE/of Topsham at Bowling Green Marsh RSPB + Spotted Redshank EX3 0BG SX971876
> Late News Yesterday Oxfordshire Wryneck Carterton photographed in garden at 17:00
> Late News Yesterday Shetland Yellow-browed Warbler Yell at Mid Yell

> Late News Yesterday Scilly Firecrest St.Agnes + Whinchat TR22 0PL SV882081
West Yorkshire
> Late News Yesterday West Yorkshire Juvenile Garganey Fairburn Ings RSPB + Marsh Harrier, 2 Peregrine, Green Sandpiper & Greenshank WF10 2BH SE451277

Late News

County Clare
> Late News County Clare 3 Sabine's Gull past Bridges of Ross on Monday + 2 Grey Phalarope Q735502
County Wexford
> Late News County Wexford 3 Roseate Tern Netherto wn on Monday
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