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< td>> Kent 2 Great White Egret Isle of Sheppey at Capel Fleet> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Burnham Overy Dunes + Lapland Bunting flew W/ mid mrng

Wednesday 2th Oct 2014

> Shetland Grey-cheeked Thrush Fetlar at Strandburgh Ness

> Angus Drake Black Scoter N/end of Lunan Bay N/of c/pk this a/noon from boardwalk with Common Scoters + Drake Surf Scoter from near the hide DD11 5ST NO689515
> Berkshire Drake Lesser Scaup Wraysbury GPs on Sunnymeads pit viewed from gaps in fence along B376 Welley Rd TW19 6HN TQ006741
> Cambridgeshire Probable Adult Azorean Yellow-legged Gull Grafham Water roosting off the fishing lodge at Mander c/pk with other large gulls PE28 0BE TL145685
> Cornwall Juvenile Lesser Yellowlegs Hayle Estuary from Black Bridge in Copperhouse Creek this evng TR27 6JF SW551364
> Cornwall Juvenile Lesser Yellowlegs Hayle Estuary in Copperhouse Creek early a/noon TR27 6JF SW551364
County Dublin
> County Dublin Adult Forster's Tern Rogerstown Estuary mid a/noon opp Rush sailing club
County Mayo
> County Mayo Red-flanked Bluetail Blacksod midday in garden at Tarmon
> County Mayo Red-flanked Bluetail Blacksod in garden at Tarmon this mrng
> Hampshire No Sign of Adult Franklin's Gull Blashford Lakes HWT on Ibsley Water today BN24 3PJ SU151080
> Northamptonshire Probable Baltic Gull Hollowell Resv in Guilsborough Bay late a/noon NN6 8RZ SP689724
> Scilly No Further Sign of Olive-backed Pipit St.Mary's at Old Town Chuch by late a/noon
> Scilly Adult Summer Red-throated Pipit St.Agnes 14:30 at the campsite
> Scilly Adult Summer Red-throated Pipit St.Agnes this afternoon
> Scilly Red-throated Pipit St.Mary's on the airfield midday + 2 Short-toed Lark & Snow Bunting
> Somerset Juvenile Pallid Harrier Steart WWT in SE/corner of marsh + 2 Short-eared Owl TA5 2PU ST252441
> Somerset Juv Pallid Harrier 13:35 Steart WWT from c/pk at Steart Gate TA5 2PU ST252441
> Somerset Juvenile Pallid Harrier Steart WWT 10:30 from Steart Gate TA5 2PU ST252441

> Aberdeenshire 2 Snow Goose (intermediate morph) Loch of Skene this mrng + Redhead Smew E/of the towers AB32 6YJ NJ785080
> Argyll No Sign of Juvenile Ring-necked Duck Tiree at Loch a' Phuill today PA77 6UE NL957409
> Argyll Richardson's Canada Goose Islay at Loch Indaal with Barnacle Geese today PA44 7PL NR304630
> Argyll Pectoral Sandpiper Islay at Loch Gruinart RSPB 12:30 from the new hide PA44 7PR NR276671
> Bedfordshire Great Grey Shrike Sandy Smith NR 11:10 just NW/of the black silos TL117390
> Berkshire Great White Egret Lower Farm GPs this mrng RG19 3TJ SU500671
> Cheshire Cattle Egret Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB CH64 5SF SJ319739
> Cleveland 2 Rough-legged Buzzard Sleddale 14:03 opp Sleddale Farm
> Cleveland Rough-legged Buzzard S leddale from the chevrons early a/noon
> Cleveland Yellow-browed Warbler Cowbar 09:30 on clifftop by mast at Cowbar Nab
> Clyde 140+ Taiga Bean Goose Fannyside Lochs opp Luckenburn Farm. Park at entrance to Shielknowes Farm and walk W/ FK1 3DX NS805735
> Co.Durham Rough-legged Buzzard Washington hunting in Follingsby Lane area mid mrng (Common Buzzard also on site)
> Cornwall Juvenile Ring-necked Duck Drift Resv in NW/arm of hide SW436288
> Cornwall Yellow-browed Warbler Porthgwarra in sallows just N/of the doctor's garden TR19 6JW SW372218
> Cornwall 1st Winter Rose-coloured Starling St.Buryan on wires behind Tower Meadows mid a/noon TR19 6AJ
> Cornwall Yellow-browed Warbler along approach road to Porthgwarra + 3+ Black Redstart TR19 6JW SW372218
> Cornwall Juvenile Rose-coloured Starling Penzance early a/noon at KFC c/pk in Eastern Green TR18 3AP
> Cornwall 2 Yellow-browed Warbler Penberth Cove this mrng
> Cornwall Juvenile Rose-coloured Starling St.Buryan midday on roof of 1 Tower Meadows TR19 6AJ
> Cornwall Juvenile American Golden Plover Davidstow Airfield midday on pool near the windsock SX148851
> Cornwall Stone Curlew Porthgwarra calling in fog this mrng above coastguards TR19 6JW SW372218
> Cornwall Barred Warbler 09:00 Pendeen in the Old Count House garden near the lighthouse but no further sign
County Cork
> County Cork Yellow-browed Warbler Dursey Island + Lapland Bunting
> County Cork Yellow-browed Warbler Ballinacarraige
> County Cork 1st Winter Barred Warbler Garinish Point
County Donegal
> County Donegal Lapland Bunting over Malin Head + 54 Twite & Brambling
County Wicklow
> County Wicklow Adult Ring-billed Gull Bray Harbour
> County Wicklow Siberian Chiffchaff Newcastle in gardens along Sea Rd
> Devon Yellow-browed Warbler Prawle Point trapped/ringed at the c/pk TQ7 2BX SX774355
> Devon Red-breasted Flycatcher Lundy + 5 Yellow-browed Warbler & Lapland Bunting SS145437
> Devon Grey Phalarope Otter Estuary NR late a/noon on river from path below shingle bank
> Devon 3 Spoonbill Isley Marsh RSPB SS491325
> Devon at least 1 Yellow-browed Warbler Berry Head TQ5 9AW SX945565
> Dorset No Further Sign of Swift sp over Abbotsbury Swannery mid a/noon by dusk DT3 4JH SY575841
> Dorset Yellow-browed Warbler Studland Heath NNR 25yds S/of the toilet block along the path to Joe's cafe + 3 Firecrest SZ026844
> Dorset Yellow-browed Warbler Radipole Lake RSPB along Buddleia Loop mid a/noon DT4 7TZ SY675796
Dumfries & Galloway
> Dumfries & Galloway Drake Green-winged Teal Caerlaverock WWT on Folly Pond DG1 4RS NY051656
East Sussex
> East Sussex Adult Male Red-breasted Flycatcher Beachy Head W/of Beachy Head Hotel in old trapping area today BN20 7YA TV588955
> East Sussex Moulting Adult White-winged Black Tern Rye Harbour NR on Castle Water today TN31 7TU TQ935180
> East Sussex Cattle Egret Pett Level by road just E/of the pools TN36 4NG TQ907151
East Yorkshire
> East Yorkshire Yellow-browed Warbler Kilnsea in Crown&Anchor c/pk HU12 0UB TA410158
> East Yorkshire Adult Black Brant Kilnsea N/end of Beacon Lane with Dark-bellied Brents HU12 0UB TA410158
> East Yorkshire 2 Rough-legged Buzzard Grindale this a/noon - 1 at Skydive GB (YO16 4YB), 1 2miles W/ by the Rudston turning
> East Yorkshire Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Grindale near Skydive GB at East Leys Farm this mrng YO16 4YB
> East Yorkshire 3 Long-tailed Skua 10:15 S/past Spurn Seawatching Hut TA418150
> East Yorkshire 2 Pomarine Skua N/past Spurn Seawatching Hut early mrng + Female Long-tailed Duck S/ TA418150
> Essex Lapland Bunting 08:00 E/over Tilbury Marshes RM18 8UJ TQ676757
> Essex Black Brant The Naze on foreshore near the lagoons this mrng + Yellow-browed Warbler along the undercliff & 2 Black Redstart at the farm CO14 8LF TM264234
> Gwynedd Red-breasted Flycatcher Bardsey Island + Barred Warbler, 10 Yellow-browed Warbler, 6 Siberian Chiffchaff, 4 Woodlark, 2 Black Redstart, Ring Ouzel, Firecrest & Hobby SH122218
> Hampshire Yellow-browed Warbler Furzley 15:00 with tit flock by 17th hole of Manor Course at Bramshaw Golf Club
> Hampshire Adult Ring-billed Gull Gosport at Walpole Park on boating lake PO12 1NH SZ618997
> Hertfordshire Yellow-browed Warbler Amwell NR this mrng in willows btw james Hide & water vole info board SG12 8LT TL376127
> Highland Drake Green-winged Teal Alturlie Point on pools at the point then13:20 flew to shore with Teal IV2 7HZ
> Kent 2 Pomarine Skua Dungeness NNR past the fishing boats late a/noon + 320 Little Gull TN29 9ND TR089169
> Kent Adult Caspian Gull Dungeness RSPB roosting by reserve entrance track early a/noon TN29 9PN TR062197
> Lancashire Great White Egret 11:00 Holden Wood Resv
> Lancashire Possible Siberian Chiffchaff Middleton trapped/ringed at nature reserve
> Leicestershire Great White Egret Rutland Water on Lagoon I this a/noon + 2 Whooper Swan on Lagoon III then flew S/ LE15 8BT SK879072
> Lincolnshire Rough-legged Buzzard Gibraltar Point NNR today + Garganey on Tennyson's Sands PE24 4SU TF557580
> Lincolnshire Yellow-browed Warbler Gibraltar Point NNR + 2 Snow Bunting PE24 4SU TF557580
> Lothian Drake Surf Scoter Musselburgh Lagoons 10:30 on sea off mouth of R.Esk EH21 7SH NT346736
> Norfolk Black Brant Reported Burnham Overy Marshes is now thought to be a hybrid
> Norfolk 3 Grey Phalarope Cley NWT on North Scrape late a/noon NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Adult Drake Surf Scoter Holkham Gap from dunes 400yds W/of the boardwalk mid a/noon
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Berney Marshes RSPB at Waveney Forest NR30 1SB TG460053
> Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Wells Woods E/of the Dell mid a/noon NR23 1DR TF909453
> Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Holkham Pines W/of Meal's House + Firecrest
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard 13:20 at W/end of Holkham Pines
> Norfolk Yellow-browed Warbler Titchwell RSPB along Meadow Trail PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 3 Grey Phalarope Cley NWT on North Scrape late mrng NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk 3 Grey Phalarope Cley NWT 09:05 on North Scrape NR25 7SA TG049441
> Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard at W/end of Holkham Pines 08:45 + Great White Egret
North Yorkshire
> North Yorkshire Siberian Lesser Whitethroat Long Nab in gully at Crook Ness YO13 0HX TA030940
> North Yorkshire Rough-legged Buzzard Bransdale midday being mobbed by a Common Buzzard SE609920
> Northamptonshire Adult Caspian Gull Stanwick GPs this evng + AD Yellow-legged Gull NN9 6TQ SP976728
> Northamptonshire Juvenile Rough-legged Buzzard Brixworth 11:15 SW/over the sewage works and twds Brampton Valley
> Pembrokeshire 2 Yellow-browed Warbler Skomer + 2 Siberian Chiffcha ff, Ring Ouzel, Lesser Whitethroat & Hen Harrier SA62 3BL SM725095
> Scilly Ortolan Bunting St.Agnes above Troy Town again today
> Scilly Common Rosefinch St.Mary's 14:25 over Old Town Church twds Peninnis
> Scilly 1st Winter Red-backed Shrike St.Mary's at Porth Hellick in field near hides today
> Scilly Yellow-browed Warbler St.Mary's in Old Town churchyard + 2 Firecrest
> Scilly 2 Yellow-browed Warbler St.Mary's by Newford Duckpond early a/noon
> Scilly Yellow-browed Warbler St.Mary's at Trenoweth this a/noon + 2 Firecrest
> Scilly 3 Short-toed Lark 12:47 St.Mary's again on the airfield
> Scilly 1st Winter Red-breasted Flycatcher St.Agnes above Glebe Barn with Yellow-browed Warbler midday & 2 Black Redstart at Periglis
> Scilly Yellow-browed Warbler 10:30 St.Mary's at Carn Gwarval + Firecrest
> Scilly Yellow-browed Warbler Tresco just E/of Rowesfield Crossroads this mrng
> Scilly Red-breasted Flycatcher St.Mary's on the Garrison on Dead Pine Walk
> Shetland Iceland Gull Yell at Ulsta yday
> LNY: Shetland Bluethroat Mainland at Levenwick yday + Yellow-browed Warbler
> Somerset Richard's Pipit 10:15 N/at Combwich TA5 2QZ ST261422
South Yorkshire
> South Yorkshire Great Grey Shrike Hatfield Moors NNR along tramway at Packards late a/noon DN7 6DT SE705065
> South Yorkshire Rough-legged Buzzard W/of Sheffield in Agden Beck mid mrng
> Staffordshire No Further Sign of Great White Egret Belvide Resv after 11:35 when it flew E/ ST19 9LX SJ870099
> Staffordshire Great White Egret Belvide Resv mid mrng on N/shore opp Gazebo Hide ST19 9LX SJ870099
> Suffolk Hoopoe Framsden in garden of 102 St.John's Row IP14 6EZ
> Suffolk Hoopoe Framsden showing well by The Doberman Inn this a/noon IP14 6HG
> Suffolk 1st Winter Red-backed Shrike near Lowestoft at Ness Point by orange windsock at Birds Eye factory c/pk NR32 1XQ
West Yorkshire
> West Yorkshire Richard's Pipit in fields btw Norton Heath and Mount Tabor off Heath Hill Rd 13:00 - 15:30
Western Isles
> Western Isles Drake American Wigeon North Uist on laggon by picnic site c/pk at Lochportain junction

> Anglesey 6 Twite Cemlyn Bay LL67 0DY SH330931
> Cleveland 13 Whooper Swan 09:30 S/ at Hartlepool Headland TS24 0QD NZ532338
> Clwyd 11 Spotted Redshank Connahs Quay NR today. Permit only. SJ270718
> Conwy Woodlark Great Ormes Head briefly on W/side of cemetery this mrng LL30 2XD SH756843
> Conwy Male Snow Bunting Llandudno at Westshore at top of beach
> Cornwall Black Redstart Wadebridge at County Showground on toilet block roof at 14:00 then flew S/ PL27 7AU SW989726
> Cornwall Snow Bunting Nanjizal Valley at Carn Les Boel SW365239
> Cumbria Black Redstart Walney Island + Female Long-tailed Duck LA14 3YQ SD215619
> Derbyshire 12 Bearded Tit Ogston Resv in reedbed N/ of member's hide briefly this mrng DE55 6FN SK374604
> Derbyshire Jack Snipe Long Eaton GPs 09:15 on Conservation Pit NG11 0AZ SK504319
> Devon Water Pipit Dawlish Warren NNR in front of the hide EX6 8RU SX979782
> Dorset Black-necked Grebe Studland Bay off North Beach + Sandwich Tern BH19 3AH SZ033834
> Dorset 3 Firecrest Hatch Pond LNR in adjacent scrub BH17 9LQ SZ014939
> Dorset 2 Long-tailed Duck Abbotsbury on The Fleet + 3 Scaup
> Dorset Long-tailed Duck Radipole Lake RSPB from the Discovery Centre + Bittern DT4 7TZ SY675796
> Dorset Ring Ouzel Middlebere behind Avocet Hide BH20 5BN SY968865
Dumfries & Galloway
> Dumfries & Galloway 2 Waxwing Caerlaverock WWT briefly at Avenue Tower DG1 4RS NY051656
East Sussex
> East Sussex 2 Black Redstart Saltdean
East Yorkshire
> East Yorkshire Ring Ouzel Flamborough Head near Old Fall + Jack Snipe, 231 Little Gull, 33 Bonxie & 11 Twite YO15 1AR TA254706
> East Yorkshire 3 Snow Bunting Flamborough Head at the fog station YO15 1AR TA254706
> East Yorkshire Snow Bunting Flamborough Head at the fog station YO15 1AR TA254706
> East Yorkshire 2 Slavonian Grebe Hornsea Mere off Kirkholme Point + Drake Scaup from Wassand Hide HU18 1AX TA198472
> Essex Short-eared Owl Holland Haven CP mid a/noon CO15 5TZ TM218175
> Essex 2 Ringtail Hen Harrier Wallasea Island this a/noon SS4 2HD TQ943945
> Glamorgan 2 Short-eared Owl Rumney Great Wharf CF3 2EJ ST245785
> Glamorgan Black Redstart The Gower at Mumbles Head at the lighthouse + Great Northern Diver off the pier
> Glamorgan 2 Whooper Swan Kenfig NNR Kenfig Pool this a/noon CF33 4PR SS793817
> Gwynedd 4 Ring Ouzel Bardsey Island SH122218
> Hampshire Black Redstart Titchfield Haven NNR PO14 3JT SU534023
Isle of Wight
> Isle of Wight Adult Summer Black-throated Diver Yarmouth Estuary mid a/noon
> Kent 2 Ring Ouzel near Rochester in orchard at Turkey Hall Farm ME3 9SG
> Kent 2 Black Redstart Sandwich Bay this mrng + Snow Bunting on the shore CT13 9PX TR365575
> Kent Ring Ouzel Dungeness NNR in the trapping area TN29 9ND TR089169
> Lancashire 10 Whooper Swan Belmont Resv late mrng BL7 8BD
> Lincolnshire 2 Snow Bunting Huttoft Bank on the beach LN13 9RT TF546776
> London 6 Adult Little Gull Beckton at Gallion's Reach + Jack Snipe
> Lothian Eclipse Drake Garganey Seton Sands
> Norfolk Ringtail Hen Harrier Thornham from the seawall + 2 Velvet Scoter offshore & 7 Twite PE36 6NZ TF737438
> Norfolk Black-throated Diver off Titchwell RSPB + 2 Spotted Redshank on freshmarsh & Snow Bunting on the beach PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Hen Harrier Warham Greens NR23 1QD TF943437
> Norfolk Male Ring Ouzel Wells Woods in pine in hedge SW/of The Snook NR23 1DR TF909453
> Norfolk Whinchat Burnham Overy + Male Ring Ouzel PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk 31 Little Gull Burnham Overy offshore + 2 Snow Bunting & Lapland Bunting over PE31 8JJ TF853449
> Norfolk Black Redstart Winterton South Dunes by the Hermanus Restaurant NR29 4BQ TG496198
North Yorkshire
> North Yorkshire Water Pipit Filey flushed at Carr Naze by dog walkers TA120808
> North Yorkshire Snow Bunting Filey + 34 Purple Sandpiper & 7 Twite TA120808
> Northamptonshire Female Scaup Daventry Resv NN11 2JB SP577643
> Northumberland Greenland White-fronted Goose Grindon Lough + 4 Whooper Swan NE47 6NJ NY805677
> Northumberland Short-eared Owl West Chevington
> Northumberland Slavonian Grebe Widdrington Moor Lake
> Nottinghamshire 11 Yellow-legged Gull (inc 8 ads) Girton Pits in roost at Spalford Pit this evng
> Oxfordshire Bittern Standlake on Standlake Common on Pit 60
> Oxfordshire Red-necked Grebe Farmoor Resv on F1 + Rock Pipit OX2 9NT SP451061
> Pembrokeshire 2 Black Redstart St.David's Head at the old priory SA62 6PS SM722279
> Somerset Black-necked Grebe Blagdon Lake in Holt Bay BS40 7UN ST504598
South Yorkshire
> South Yorkshire 4 Waxwing Sheffield on Edale Road, High Storrs but flew off
> South Yorkshire 2 Spotted Redshank Old Moor RSPB on Wath Ings S73 0YF SE422022
> South Yorkshire 14 Whooper Swan Thorne 07:30 E/over the railway station
> Staffordshire Adult Kittiwake Belvide Resv mid a/noon then flew W/ + 6 Yellow-legged Gull ST19 9LX SJ870099
> Suffolk Hen Harrier Boyton & Hollesley Marshes RSPB + Short-eared Owl IP12 3LR TM387475
> Suffolk Black Redstart Landguard NR at the fort c/pk + Ring Ouzel on View Point Rd IP11 3TW TM283314
West Yorkshire
> West Yorkshire 3 Whooper Swan Fairburn Ings RSPB on Baker's Fen from Charlie's Hide WF10 2BH SE451277

> Berkshire 54 Brent Goose NW/over Queen Mother Resv mid mrng SL3 9HY TQ007770
Greater Manchester
> Greater Manchester Drake Red-crested Pochard Wigan Flashes LNR on Pearson's Flash SD585030
> Staffordshire Knot Middleton Lakes RSPB on Jubilee Wetlands + Sanderling, Grey Plover & Rock Pipit over B78 2AE SP192967

Late News Yesterday

County Waterford
> Late News Yesterday County Waterford Glossy Ibis Tramore at Clohernagh yday
> Late News Yesterday Lincolnshire Shorelark Donna Nook NNR on beach at S/end then flew twds Stonebridge yday LN11 7PA TF422999
North Yorkshire
> Late News Yesterday North Yorkshire Rough-legged Buzzard Fylingdales Moor yday
> Late News Yesterday Shetland Rough-legged Buzzard Yell at Kirk Loch yday
> Late News Yesterday Shetland Rose-colou red Starling Mainland at Voe yday HU407632

County Kerry
> Late News Yesterday County Kerry Juvenile Cuckoo Coumeenoole at Classach, Mount Eagle yday
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