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Friday 24th July 2015

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Rare
East Yorkshire
> East Yorkshire Adult White-rumped Sandpiper Kilnsea on Beacon Ponds this a/noon then flew onto Humber .Park at Kilnsea Wetlands & walk to view only from Long Bank. Do not approach Little Tern colony + 3 Curlew Sandpiper HU12 0UD TA410171
Hampshire
> Hampshire Adult Greater Yellowlegs Titchfield Haven NNR at 11:20 on River Meon viewable from Road, reserve open 09:30 to 17:00 PO14 3JT SU534023
Kent
> Kent Adult Bonaparte's Gull N/of Faversham at Oare Marshes KWT on East Flood + Little Stint, 2 AD Curlew Sandpiper & AD Spotted Redshank ME13 0QD TR013647
Norfolk
> Norfolk Broad-billed Sandpiper Snettisham RSPB at 13:00on on The Wash midway between Rotary Hide & Chalets showing well TF650328
Orkney
> Orkney Adult White-rumped Sandpiper North Ronaldsay + Black Tern & Quail HY759542
Scilly
> Scilly Adult Least Sandpiper St.Agnes 09:30 at Periglis then flew to Big Pool
Shetland
> Shetland Paddyfield Warbler Noss in garden by warden's cottage this mrng HU544405
South Yorkshire
> South Yorkshire No Further Sign of Adult Night Heron Old Moor RSPB by 20:00 S73 0YF SE422022
West Sussex
> West Sussex Hudsonian Whimbrel Pagham Harbour LNR at Church Norton. Park only at Pagham Harbour visitor centre & walk to view PO20 9ED SZ856962

Scarce
Aberdeenshire
> Aberdeenshire Great White Egret Loch of Strathbeg RSPB from Starn afin Farm visitor centre this a/noon but distant AB43 8QN NK057581
Angus
> Angus Spotted Crake Loch of Kinnordy RSPB singing late evng/early mrng DD8 5NA NO361539
> Angus Leach's Petrel Montrose, heard only + 3 Storm Petrel trapped & ringed DD10 8HW NO718574
Cornwall
> Cornwall 1st Summer Ring-billed Gull Hayle Estuary N/of B3301 causeway TR27 6JF SW551364
County Down
> County Down Immature Glaucous Gull Ballynahinch near Spa on McAuley Lake
County Kerry
> County Kerry Adult Spoonbill Ballylongford at Kileton Polder
County Wexford
> County Wexford Adult Pectoral Sandpiper Tacumshin
Devon
> Devon 3 Balearic Shearwater E/of Brixham past Berry Head between 17:30 & 15 :30 + 5 Arctic Skua & 3 JUV Yellow-legged Gull TQ5 9AW SX945565
> Devon 2 Pectoral Sandpiper Reported SE/of Topsham at Bowling Green Marsh RSPB at 13:50 from hide, then 1 flew towards estuary EX3 0BG SX971876
East Yorkshire
> East Yorkshire Serin Spurn 06:20 at The Warren HU12 0UH TA418150
Kent
> Kent 2 Spoonbill Pegwell Bay + Little Gull TR342634
> Kent Honey Buzzard W/over Seal at 10:05
Leicestershire
> Leicestershire Great White Egret Rutland Water on Wet Meadow + Female Common Scoter Burley Fishponds, Sanderling in North Arm, 5 Black-tailed Godwit Manton Bay & Spotted Redshank Egleton NR on Lagoon III LE15 8BT SK879072
Lincolnshire
> Lincolnshire Great White Egret Alkborough Flats at 16:35 DN15 9JF SE878221
> Lincolnshire 8 Spoon bill Gibraltar Point NNR on Jackson's Marsh + 2 Curlew Sandpiper & Arctic Tern on Tennyson's Sands PE24 4SU TF557580
> Lincolnshire Great White Egret Messingham Sand Quarry at 13:15 DN17 3RQ SE914037
London
> London 2nd Summer Caspian Gull Rainham Marshes RSPB at 10:50 near stone barges RM19 1SZ TQ552792
Norfolk
> Norfolk 12 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk 8 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh + Little Gull & 6 Spotted Redshank PE31 8BB TF759436
North Yorkshire
> North Yorkshire White Stork Misperton at Flamingo Park found dead in lion enclosure present since May andhad built a nest
> North Yorkshire No Sign of Golden Oriole WSW/of Thirsk at Carlton Miniott by 08:00 at Woodland Lakes YO7 4NJ
Northamptonshire
> Northamptonshire Adult Night Heron Ditchford GPs at 21 :34 flew from sewage outfall to River Nene NN10 6AP SP935680
Orkney
> Orkney Honey Buzzard Mainland 1ml E/of Kirkwall at Berstane Woods, for 4th Day
Staffordshire
> Staffordshire 1st Summer Male Red-footed Falcon just N/of Stoke-on-Trent 19:35 between Tunstall & Brindley Ford off A527 near main entrance at Chatterley Whitfield Colliery, do not block entrance ST6 8UW SJ882534
> Staffordshire 1st Summer Black Redstart just N/of Stoke-on-Trent between Tunstall & Brindley Ford off A527 near main entrance at Chatterley Whitfield Colliery, do not block entrance ST6 8UW SJ882534

Local
Buckinghamshire
> Buckinghamshire Juvenile Wood Sandpiper C ollege Lake till 13:20 from Octagon Hide then flew E/ HP23 5QG SP931144
Cambridgeshire
> Cambridgeshire Juvenile Ruddy Shelduck Fowlmere RSPB at 10:00 on The Mere SG8 6EZ TL406461
> Cambridgeshire Female Black Redstart Fowlmere 0808:35 at Manor Farm SG8 6EZ TL406461
Ceredigion
> Ceredigion 7 Storm Petrel Mwnt trapped & ringed between 1:00 & 2:00 SA43 1QH SN195515
Cleveland
> Cleveland Garganey Saltholme RSPB on Saltholme East TS2 1TU NZ506231
> Cleveland Wood Sandpiper Saltholme RSPB from Saltholme Hide this a/noon TS2 1TU NZ506231
Co.Durham
> Co.Durham Adult Yellow-legged Gull Derwent Resv at 12:30 viewable from layby DH8 9TT NZ030517
> Co.Durham Adult Little Gull past Whitburn Coastal Park by 07:05+10 White-beaked Dolphin SR6 7DS NZ413633
Cornwall
> Cornwall Balearic Shearwater past St.Ives Island this a/noon SW521409
County Kerry
> County Kerry Osprey Inny Strand at 19:25 over Inny Estuary
Cumbria
> Cumbria Osprey Drumburgh flew W/along shore at 12:45 CA7 5DW NY264598
Derbyshire
> Derbyshire Osprey over Ogston Resv viewed from West Bank at 11:15, seen earlier at 06:00 DE55 6FN SK374604
Devon
> Devon 2 Balearic Shearwater S/past Dawlish Warren NNR this mrng EX6 8RU SX979782
> Devon Little Gull Topsham Recreation Ground early evng
Dorset
> Dorset Osprey Abbotsbury Swannery briefly mid a/noon DT3 4JH SY575841
> Dorset 2 Balearic Shearwater off Portland Bill this mrng DT 5 2JT SY677684
East Yorkshire
> East Yorkshire Little Gull S/past Flamborough Head YO15 1AR TA254706
> East Yorkshire 2 Turtle Dove Goole at 14:00 1 in Broom Park & 1 at Mayfield NR
> East Yorkshire Adult Yellow-legged Gull North Cave Wetlands YWT From Crosslands Hide at 16:10 HU15 2LY SE885327
> East Yorkshire Wood Sandpiper Spurn on Canal Scrape HU12 0UH TA418150
> East Yorkshire 3 Short-eared Owl Spurn at The Triangle HU12 0UH TA418150
Glamorgan
> Glamorgan Wood Sandpiper Ogmore-by-Sea at 18:35 on W/side of estuary opposite Portobello House showing well SS876767
Gloucestershire
> Gloucestershire Wood Sandpiper Slimbridge WWT on Tack Piece from Robbie Garnett Hide GL2 7BT SO740035
Gwent
> Gwent Wood Sandpiper New port Wetlands this evng on Goldcliff Pools NR from new platform + Spotted Redshank NP18 2AX ST369829
Hertfordshire
> Hertfordshire Garganey Rye Meads RSPB from Draper Hide EN11 0QH TL385105
Kent
> Kent Balearic Shearwater off Dungeness NNR this a/noon + 2 Little Stint past, Arctic Skua E/ & 2 JUV Yellow-legged Gull TN29 9ND TR089169
> Kent 2 Adult Curlew Sandpiper Cliffe Pools RSPB this evng + Redstart ME3 7SX TQ722757
> Kent Turtle Dove Wateringbury in wood at Home Farm
> Kent Wood Sandpiper Sandwich Bay on Restharrow Scrape CT13 9PX TR365575
Lancashire
> Lancashire 4 Quail Lytham Moss singing at 13:30 in field opposite stables N/of Anna's Road FY8 4NU SD346302
Leicestershire
> Leicestershire Wood Sandpiper Rutland Water in North Arm + Knot LE15 8BT SK879072
Lincolnshire
> Lincolnshire Wood Sandpiper Manby Flashes LN11 8HL TF404863
> Lincolnshire Wood Sandpiper Whisby Nature Park at Teal Lake this evng then flew off + 3 Turnstone LN6 9BW SK911661
> Lincolnshire Osprey Donna Nook NNR on post at Pye's Hall LN11 7PA TF422999
London
> London 60 Yellow-legged Gull Rainham Marshes RSPB on landfill site near stone barges RM19 1SZ TQ552792
Lothian
> Lothian 1st Summer Little Gull Musselburgh Lagoons on scrapes EH21 7SH NT346736
Norfolk
> Norfolk Arctic Tern Breydon Water + 2 Spotted Redshank NR31 9QB TG464048
> Norfolk 3 Little Gull Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh PE31 8BB TF759436
> Norfolk Quail Feltwell singing at 10:25 in barley field E/of Feltwel l Road
Northumberland
> Northumberland Spotted Redshank Budle Bay this a/noon NE69 7AH NU153361
> Northumberland Curlew Sandpiper Low Newton-by-the-Sea on scrapes at 08:35 NE66 3HJ NU241245
> Northumberland Wood Sandpiper Cresswell Pond NWT at 07:30 N/of causeway NE61 5EH NZ283945
Nottinghamshire
> Nottinghamshire Whimbrel Kilvington Lakes West Lake at 09:45 NG13 9PH SK798430
Staffordshire
> Staffordshire Juvenile Black-necked Grebe Croxden Quarry on old lagoon ST10 1RH SK033416
> Staffordshire Little Stint Blithfield Resv in Tad Bay, permit only non permit holders view from Newton Hurst Lane WS15 3NJ SK055235
Suffolk
> Suffolk Juvenile Garganey Trimley Marshes SWT on Winter Flood + 6 Spotted Redshank IP11 0SD TM261356
> Suffolk 3 Little Gull Benacre Broad NR34 7LN TM530827
Warwickshire
> Warwickshire Garganey Salford Priors GPs on main pit this evng
> Warwickshire Avocet Brandon Marsh NR on Teal Pool this a/noon CV3 3GW SP386759
West Yorkshire
> West Yorkshire 4 Garganey Fairburn Ings RSPB + 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Green Sandpiper, 2 Yellow-legged Gull, IMM Marsh Harrier & Hobby WF10 2BH SE451277
Worcestershire
> Worcestershire Arctic Tern Upton Warren NR on Sailing Pool late mrng B61 7ER SO932672

Common
Leicestershire
> Leicestershire Female Common Scoter Burley Fishponds
London
> London Drake Common Scoter Rainham Marshes RSPB at 11:40 on River Tha mes + 151 Yellow-legged Gull RM19 1SZ TQ552792
Lothian
> Lothian 12 Common Crossbill Tyninghame Bay in Hedderwick Hill plantation at 13:00 EH42 1TY NT651787
Nottinghamshire
> Nottinghamshire Sanderling Idle Valley NR on Neatholme Scrape DN22 8RU SK698859
> Nottinghamshire Turnstone Attenborough NR this mrng on Clifton Pit NG9 6DY SK516340
Oxfordshire
> Oxfordshire Sanderling Farmoor Resv at 17:50 + Ruddy Shelduck on W/bank at F2 OX2 9NT SP451061
South Yorkshire
> South Yorkshire 21 Black-tailed Godwit n/over Orgreave Lagoons this evng S13 9DB SK423871
West Yorkshire
> West Yorkshire 5 Common Scoter (2 Male + 3 Female) Swillington Ings in main bay this evng + 3 Yellow-legged Gull LS26 8AL SE399287
< br />Late News Yesterday

Scarce
Gwent
> Late News Yesterday Gwent Great White Egret Llandegfedd Resv late a/noon
Shetland
> Late News Yesterday Shetland Red-necked Phalarope Mainland at Boddam at Dalsetter HU395155

Local
Devon
> Late News Yesterday Devon Slavonian Grebe Dawlish Warren NNR + JUV Yellow-legged Gull EX6 8RU SX979782
Wiltshire
> Late News Yesterday Wiltshire 2 Quail Everleigh at Salisbury Plain Training Area East singing
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