Back to Home


Ordering
Click here for ORDER FORM
or Call 01298 71844


Optics
Birdnet offers a wide range of high quality optics and accessories, click to see the Optic Products List.


New Naturalist
Birdnet stocks all the New Naturalist titles, to view the whole collection and find details about Birdnet's New Naturalist Savings Club, click here.


Recent Bird Sightings

courtesy of Bird Information Ltd The number one paging service for rare birds

This part of the site is dedicated to the distribution of recent bird sightings from around the whole of the UK, it is provided free of charge by Bird Information Ltd and is updated on a regular basis.
Bird Info. hotline for reporting your sightings:
01158 712 888
 


Sunday 27th July 2014

<

Bird Information Daily Log - Sunday, 27th July 2014


Rare
Cambridgeshire
> Cambridgeshire Adult Black-winged Pratincole till 18:15 1ml NE/of Pymoor by B1411 in stubble on N/side of Pymoor Sidings road junction then flushed & flew NE/with 140 Lapwings & lost to view
> Cambridgeshire Temminck's Stint Ouse Washes RSPB on pool just S/of railway 13:00. Take A142 to Chatteris, follow to Manea, then follow signs from village. Park by vis'ctr & walk N/for 2.5mls PE15 0NF TL471860
> Cambridgeshire Adult Black-winged Pratincole 12:55 Ouse Washes RSPB just S/of railway but elusive. Take A142 to Chatteris, follow to Manea, then follow signs from village. Park by vis'ctr & walk N/for 2.5mls PE15 0NF TL471860
> Cambridgeshire Adult Black-winged Pratincole 11:25 Ouse Washes RSPB just S/of railway in grass with Lapwings. Take A142 to Chatteris, follow to Manea, then follow signs from villag e. Park by vis'ctr & walk N/for 2.5mls PE15 0NF
> Cambridgeshire Adult Black-winged Pratincole 11:25 Ouse Washes RSPB just S/of railway in grass with Lapwings. Take A142 to Chatteris, follow to Manea, then follow signs from village. Park by vis'ctr & walk N/for 2.5mls PE15 0NF TL471860
> Cambridgeshire Adult Black-winged Pratincole 10:50 Ouse Washes RSPB on pool just S/of railway showing well. Take A142 to Chatteris, follow to Manea, then follow signs from village. Park by vis'ctr & walk N/for 2.5mls PE15 0NF TL471860
Devon
> Devon 1st Summer Ross's Gull 18:20 SE/of Topsham at Bowling Green Marsh RSPB EX3 0BG SX971876
> Devon 1st Summer Ross's Gull late a/noon Topsham on Exe Estuary just N/of M5 bridge
> Devon 1st Summer Ross's Gull Topsham on Exe Estuary by recreation ground 10:35
Kent
> Kent Adult Bonaparte's Gull Oare Marshes KWT on flood near creek this mrng ME13 0QD TR013647
Lincolnshire
> Lincolnshire No Sign of Lesser Yellowlegs Frampton Marsh RSPB by 12:00 but Glossy Ibis, Wood Sandpiper & Spotted Redshank PE20 1AY TF356392
Northumberland
> Northumberland No Sign of White-rumped Sandpiper Cresswell Pond NWT by 07:40 but Curlew Sandpiper NE61 5EH NZ283945
Staffordshire
> Staffordshire Adult Pacific Golden Plover till dusk SE/of Drayton Bassett at Middleton Lakes RSPB at Jubilee Wetlands. From Middleton go E/off A4091 to c/pk B78 2AE SP192967
> Staffordshire Adult Pacific Golden Plover 10:20 SE/of Drayton Bassett at Middleton Lakes RSPB at Jubilee Wetlands in W/corner best viewed from East Screen. From Middleton go E/off A4091 to c/pk B78 2AE SP192967
Suffolk
> Suffolk Adult Collared Pratincole this evng Minsmere RSPB from East Hide + 2 Spoonbill, 4 Wood Sandpiper & 16 Spotted Redshank IP17 3BY TM473672
> Suffolk 6 Black-winged Stilt (4 juvs) 1ml SW/of Icklingham just E/of Cavenham at Cavenham Pits 16:35. Use c/pk on S/side of The Green just W/of River Lark & walk south IP28 6QB TL7577728
> INSECT NEWS: Suffolk Antlion Minsmere RSPB just past old toilet block twds pond 12:45 IP17 3BY TM473672
> Suffolk 5 Black-winged Stilt (4 juvs) 1ml SW/of Icklingham just E/of Cavenham at Cavenham Pits + Wood Sandpiper . Use c/pk on S/side of The Green just W/of River Lark & walk south IP28 6QB TL7577728
West Sussex
> West Sussex 4 Black-winged Stilt (2 ads+2 juvs) Bracklesham Bay on lagoons 13:40 PO20 7PA

Scarce
Aberdeenshire
> Aberdeenshire 3 Surf Scoter (2 drks+ fem) 4mls NNE/of Aberdeen off Blackdog this a/noon AB23 8BT NJ965141
Cambridgeshire
> Cambridgeshire Glossy Ibis Berry Fen this evng then flew to Ouse Fen TL378745
> Cambridgeshire No Sign of Sabine's Gull Paxton Pits NR + 3 Yellow-legged Gull PE19 6EB TL196629
Cleveland
> Cleveland Adult White-winged Black Tern 15:55 Saltholme RSPB from vis'ctr TS2 1TU
> Cleveland Adult White-winged Black Tern 12:15 Saltholme RSPB on main lake TS2 1TU
Conwy
> Conwy No Sign of Great White Egret Alwen Resv
County Mayo
> County Mayo 2 Cory's Shearwater past Kilcummin Head
Essex
> Essex Glossy Ibis Old Hall Marshes RSPB on bale field 13:05 + 2 Wood Sandpiper CM9 8TZ TL972124
Gloucestershire
> Gloucestershire 2 Adult Cattle Egret Frampton-on-Severn at Court Lake this evng
Kent
> Kent Spoonbill Cliffe Pools RSPB on Radar Pool at dusk + Wood Sandpiper & 2 Spotted Redshank ME3 7SX TQ722757
Lancashire
> Lancashire Great White Egret Leighton Moss RSPB from Lillian's Hide LA5 0SW SD478750
Lincolnshire
> Lincolnshire Spoonbill Frampton Marsh RSPB PE20 1AY TF356392
> Lincolnshire 8 Spoonbill 8mls N/of Scunthorpe at Alkborough Flats + 1s Little Gull & 2 Ruddy Shelduck at Whitton Sands DN15 9JF SE878221
> Lincolnshire Spoonbill Gibraltar Point NNR + Curlew Sandpiper PE24 4SU TF557580
Moray
> Moray 2 Spoonbill Findhorn Bay in SW/corner at River Findhorn mouth IV36 3 YQ NJ043647
Norfolk
> Norfolk 3 Spoonbill till this evng Breydon Water at E/end then flew SW NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Adult Spoonbill over Hickling Broad NWT NR12 0BW TG429221
> Norfolk 2 Caspian Gull Cley NWT on Pat's Pool this evng but distant NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 3 Spoonbill late a/noon Breydon Water at E/end NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Red-necked Phalarope Snettisham Coastal Park on mud 07:00 only + 3 Curlew Sandpiper & 19 Spotted Redshank TF648335
> Norfolk No Sign of Long-tailed Skua Titchwell RSPB but 7 Spoonbill, Wood Sandpiper & 9 Spotted Redshank PE31 8BB TF759436
Northumberland
> Northumberland 288 Roseate Tern (102 young) Coquet Island
Nottinghamshire
> Nottinghamshire Male Honey Buzzard 15:35 1.5mls NE/of Cuckney 3/4ml E/o f Norton just W/of monument at Welbeck Raptor Watchpoint NG20 9LD SK581720
> Nottinghamshire Male Honey Buzzard 12:25 1.5mls NE/of Cuckney 3/4ml E/of Norton just W/of monument at Welbeck Raptor Watchpoint NG20 9LD SK581720
Orkney
> Orkney Leach's Petrel North Ronaldsay trapped+ringed overnight + 104 Storm Petrel HY759542
Oxfordshire
> Oxfordshire Glossy Ibis NE/of Oxford at Otmoor RSPB + 2 Redstart in field btw Joseph Stone ground & Weatley charity field SP570126
Somerset
> Somerset 4 Great White Egret Ham Wall RSPB BA6 9SX ST449397
Staffordshire
> Staffordshire Great White Egret 17:30 Branston GPs in tree near reedbed DE13 8EG SK206198
Warwickshire
> Warwickshire 2nd Summer Night Heron 19:15 WSW/of Nuneaton of f B4102 at Seeswood Pool on fishing platform CV10 8NU SP327906

Local
Aberdeenshire
> Aberdeenshire Eclipse Drake Garganey ENE/of Ellon at Meikle Loch AB41 8LE NK030311
Ayrshire
> Ayrshire Quail near Tarbolton this evng
> Ayrshire 9 Med Gull Barassie at swimming pool end of beach 10:30 KA10 6RW NS325324
Berkshire
> Berkshire Juvenile Med Gull Dinton Pastures CP on Sandford Lake RG5 4TD SU778728
Cambridgeshire
> Cambridgeshire 14 Whimbrel SW/over Over this evng
> Cambridgeshire Garganey Ouse Washes RSPB on pool just S/of railway early a/noon. Take A142 to Chatteris, follow to Manea, then follow signs from village. Park by vis'ctr & walk N/for 2.5mls PE15 0NF TL471860
> Cambridgeshire 5 Woo d Sandpiper Ouse Washes RSPB from Kingfisher Hide 12:45 showing well PE15 0NF TL471860
Cleveland
> Cleveland Little Gull N/past Saltburn TS12 1NY NZ667216
Cumbria
> Cumbria Spotted Redshank Port Carlisle this mrng
Devon
> Devon Wood Sandpiper 1ml NE/of Seaton at Black Hole Marsh EX12 2SP SY251914
> Devon Wood Sandpiper South Huish Marsh this a/noon TQ7 3JR SX678418
Dorset
> Dorset 1st Summer Little Gull Christchurch Harbour this mrng BH23 3NZ SZ183917
> Dorset Wood Sandpiper Abbotsbury Swannery on Meadow Pool 10:30 DT3 4JH SY575841
> Dorset Juvenile Curlew Sandpiper The Fleet at Ferrybridge mid a/noon DT4 9XE SY668754
> Dorset 2 Wood Sandpiper Poole Harbour at Lytchett Bay on Lytchett Fields BH16 5NB SY967921
> Dorset Adult Curlew Sandpiper The Fleet at Ferrybridge + 132 Med Gull DT4 9XE SY668754
> Dorset Pied Flycatcher Hartland Moor on Slepe Heath
> Dorset 14 Balearic Shearwater past Portland Bill + 2 Tree Pipit DT5 2JT SY677684
> Dorset Red-necked Grebe Portland Harbour at Hamm Beach close inshore early mrng SY674773
East Yorkshire
> East Yorkshire 760 Little Gull Hornsea Mere 21:15 HU18 1AX TA198472
> East Yorkshire 2 Juvenile Yellow-legged Gull Spurn YWT HU12 0UH TA418150
> East Yorkshire Wood Sandpiper Blacktoft Sands RSPB from Marshland Hide DN14 8HR SE842231
> East Yorkshire Adult Yellow-legged Gull Flamborough Head on golf course YO15 1AR
Essex
> Essex Wood Sandpiper Abberton Resv + 4 Garganey CO2 0EU TL976182
Gloucestershire
> Gloucestershire 2 Wood Sandpiper 19:40 Northwick Warth on Pilning Wetland on back lagoon viewable from 2nd sentry box path BS35 4HW ST554871
Hertfordshire
> Hertfordshire Juvenile Black-necked Grebe Rye Meads RSPB from Gadwall Hide EN11 0QH TL385105
Highland
> Highland Quail SSW/of Cromarty calling behind Eathie Mains 16:40 NH770638
Kent
> Kent Little Stint Cliffe Pools RSPB on Flamingo Pool this a/noon + Wood Sandpiper on Radar Pool ME3 7SX TQ722757
> Kent 4 Garganey Grove Ferry NNR + 2 Turtle Dove CT3 4BP TR235632
> Kent 2 Turtle Dove Reculver marshes CT6 6ST
> Kent Juvenile Turtle Dove Gillingham at Riverside CP in Eastcourt Meadows 07:30 ME7 2XH TQ808682
> Kent Spotted Redshank Cliffe Pools RSPB on Radar Pool ME3 7SX TQ722757
Lancashire
> Lancashire Juvenile Marsh Harrier 2mls E/of Blackpool at Marton Mere at E/end this a/noon FY3 9HU SD334353
> Lancashire 38 Med Gull (15.ad, 5.2s+18.juv) Heysham off outfalls 09:00 LA3 2XH SD399593
Leicestershire
> Leicestershire Juvenile Med Gull Rutland Water at Egleton NR on Lagoon 4 18:05 LE15 8AD SK877072
Lincolnshire
> Lincolnshire Wood Sandpiper 1.5mls NNW/of Horncastle 3/4ml W/of West Ashby at Shearman's Wath 14:30 TF251719
London
> London Wood Sandpiper Dagenham Chase LNR on The Slack this evng RM17 OSS TQ515857
> London Wood Sandpiper 11:00 Brent Resv from main hide but elusive NW9 8RY TQ217873
Norfolk
> Norfolk 4 Wood Sandpiper Buckenham Marshes RSPB NR13 4HW TG351056
> Norfolk 2 Curlew Sandpiper Hickling Broad NWT on Rush Hill Scrape this evng + Wood Sandpiper & 2 Little Gull NR12 0BW TG429221
> Norfolk 2 Wood Sandpiper Titchwell RSPB PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 3 Spotted Redshank Breydon Water at E/end NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk Bonxie S/past Winterton 09:30 NR29 4BQ TG496198
> Norfolk 3 Wood Sandpiper Martham Broad NR29 4DJ TG459202
North Yorkshire
> North Yorkshire Garganey Scarborough on Johnson's Marsh
> North Yorkshire Juvenile Yellow-legged Gull Burniston flew S/past Long Nab 05:20 YO13 0HX TA030940
Northamptonshire
> Northamptonshire Wood Sandpiper Hollowell Resv at inlet stream this mrng NN6 8RZ SP689724
> Northamptonshire 2 Ruddy Shelduck Pitsford Resv 14:10 NN6 9TF SP782700
Northumberland
> Northumberland No Sign of Little Stint Low Newton-by-the-Sea on scrape 11-12:30 + 22 Black-tailed Godwit, Little Ringed Plover & Ruff NE66 3HJ NU241245
Nottinghamshire
> Nottinghamshire 2 Garganey Attenborough NR from Tower Hide + Female Common Scoter on Coneries Pond 20:10 NG9 6DY SK516340
Oxfordshire
> Oxfordshire 2 Black-necked Grebe Farmoor Resv no.1 in NE/corner 14:30 OX2 9NT SP451061
> Oxfordshire Black-necked Grebe Farmoor Resv 12:15 OX2 9NT SP451061
Scilly
> Scilly Wood Sandpiper St.Mary's at Porth Hellick Pool 19:00
Somerset
> Somerset Juvenile Yellow-legged Gull Steart WWT on lagoon TA5 2PX
> Somerset Quail East Dundry calling at end of East Dundry Lane
South Yorkshire
> South Yorkshire Garganey Wombwell Ings RSPB S73 9NJ SE415036
> South Yorkshire Black-necked Grebe Broomhill Flash S73 0YJ SE414029
Staffordshire
> Staffordshire Wood Sandpiper Stafford at Doxey Marshes NR this evng SJ903250
> Staffordshire Wood Sandpiper Blithfield Resv in Blithe Bay - permit only WS15 3NJ SK055235
> Staffordshire 2 Garganey (drk+fem) Branston GPs on S/pit DE13 8EG SK206198
> Staffordshire Garganey SE/of Drayton Bassett at Middleton Lakes RSPB at Jubilee Wetlands. From Middleton go E/off A4091 to c/pk B78 2AE SP192967
Suffolk
> Suffolk 11 Little Gull N/past Thorpeness IP16 4NY TM474598
> Suffolk Wood Sandpiper Carlton Marshes SWT + 6 Garganey NR33 8HU TM508920
> Suffolk Wood Sandpiper T rimley Marshes SWT & escaped Bufflehead IP11 0SD TM261356
> Suffolk 3 Little Gull past Thorpeness IP16 4NY TM474598
> Suffolk Turtle Dove Hazelwood Marshes
Surrey
> Surrey 2 Black-necked Grebe Staines Resv on south basin TW19 7UE TQ055734
> Surrey Black-necked Grebe Staines Resv TW19 7UE TQ055734
West Sussex
> West Sussex 2 Garganey Coldwaltham at Waltham Brooks SWT RH20 1LD TQ030162
Worcestershire
> Worcestershire Whimbrel Clifton Pits on main pit this evng WR8 9JF SO844460
> Worcestershire Juvenile Med Gull Upton Warren NR at The Flashes - permit only B61 7ER SO932672

Common
Bedfordshire
> Bedfordshire Drake Common Scoter Brogborough Lake 12:00 MK43 0SJ SP973393
Buckinghamshire
> Buckinghamshire 2 Male Redstart Quainton Hill MK18 3GY SP755214
> Buckinghamshire 2 Male Redstart Rowsham just before disused building in small triangular field HP22 4QT
Cambridgeshire
> Cambridgeshire Turnstone over Paxton Pits NR this evng PE19 6EB TL196629
> Cambridgeshire Sanderling Paxton Pits NR this mrng PE19 6EB TL196629
Cheshire
> Cheshire Sanderling Northwich on Ashton's Flash this mrng
Cumbria
> Cumbria 12 Redstart S/of Patterdale in Dovedale valley near Hartshop Hall Farm + 10 Spotted Flycatcher
Kent
> Kent Whinchat Dungeness RSPB at Denge Marsh TN29 9PN TR062197
Leicestershire
> Leicestershire 3 Drake C ommon Scoter 16:30 Rutland Water in North Arm 1 LE15 8BT SK879072
Northamptonshire
> Northamptonshire Redstart Harrington Airfield NN6 9JL SP774779
> Northamptonshire 2 Whinchat Hanging Houghton in in Brampton Valley + Redstart
Nottinghamshire
> Nottinghamshire Female Common Scoter Attenborough NR 20:10 NG9 6DY SK516340
> Of interest: Nottinghamshire leucistic Swallow Budby South Forest on heath S/of Crown Hill 12:45
Staffordshire
> Staffordshire Turnstone Blithfield Resv + Common Scoter & Ruddy Shelduck WS15 3NJ SK055235
> Staffordshire Female Common Scoter 08:20 Westport Lake ST6 4RZ SJ857501
> Staffordshire 6 Knot Blithfield Resv flew thru Blithe Bay WS15 3NJ SK055235
West Yorkshire
> West Yorkshire Drake Common Scoter Anglers CP WF4 2EE SE375154
Worcestershire
> Worcestershire 1st Summer Drake Common Scoter Grimley on Wagon Wheel Lane Pits this evng

Late News Yesterday

Rare
Devon
> Late News Yesterday Devon 1st Summer Ross's Gull SE/of Topsham at Bowling Green Marsh RSPB on roof of Armada building viewable from Goosemoor in evng + 2 Spotted Redshank EX3 0BG SX971876

Scarce
Suffolk
> Late News Yesterday Suffolk 3 Caspian Gull Livermere Lake in roost IP31 1LA TL882714

Local
Devon
> Late News Yesterday Devon Wood Sandpiper South Huish Marsh TQ7 3JR SX678418
Gloucestershire
> Late News Yesterday Gloucestershire Osprey Bourton-on-the-Water flew over lake twds Clapton-on-the-Hill
Kent
> Late News Yesterday Kent 6 Juvenile Yellow-legged Gull Dungeness NNR at The Patch TN29 9ND TR089169
Lothian
> Late News Yesterday Lothian 11 Red-necked Grebe Gosford Bay off Ferny Ness + 3 Black-throated Diver EH32 0NL NT436765
Norfolk
> Late News Yesterday Norfolk 2 Wood Sandpiper Cantley Beet Factory + 35 Green Sandpiper NR13 3JA TG389037
Northamptonshire
> Late News Yesterday Northamptonshire Juvenile Med Gull Pitsford Resv + 3 Yellow-legged Gull NN6 9TF SP782700
> Late News Yesterday Northamptonshire 2 Osprey Stanford Resv + 3 AD Yellow-legged Gull LE17 6DP SP596802
Outdoor Clothing
Birdnet is pleased to offer a range of Keela waterproof clothing. Click here to view our online store.


Books
We have a wide selection of new and second hand bird books. Click here to view.


Ordering
Click here for ORDER FORM
or Call 01298 71844




News | Books | Optics | Clothing | Order | Contact

Website design and content 2000 Chris Ellison and Birdnet Ltd