Monthly Archives: May 2013

5th-27th May

27th May – (TM)

5 Common Sands – KP
Drk RCP

20th May – (MR)

9 Arctic Tern north thru Mere
drk RCP
Ringed Plover at Bewholme

19th May – (LI)

3 Common Sands
2 Egyptian Goose
drk RCP

18th May – (LI)

2 Little Gull
Cuckoo
2 Common Sands

16th May – (LI,MR)

7 Turnstone KP in early am
1 Hobby thru KP in am
Sandwich Tern thru Mere in am
Cuckoo 1st field
2 Hobby over Mere
1 Greenshank north over Mere
2 Egyptian Goose Swan Island
1st sum Little Gull
Drk RCP

15th May (LI,MR,TM)

Drk RCP
3 Goldeneye
7 Pochard
2 Common Sand KP/Swan Island
1 Redshank KP
2 Dunlin
1st sum Little Gull
7+ Yellow Wagtail KP/2nd field
1 Grey-headed Wagtail KP briefly early aft (TI)
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14th May – (LB)

Osprey over East End of Mere then north early aft

13th May – (LI)

Pair Mandarin Duck off 2nd field

12th May – (MR,GT)

3 Hobby
Drk RCP
Good no’s Swifts & hirundines

11th May – (LI)

Drk Garganey off Swan Island in am
3 Egyptian Goose Swan Island
2 Arctic Tern
1 Little Gull
10 Yellow Wagtail
2 White Wagtail

10th May – (MR)

4 Yellow Wagtail KP
2 White Wagtail
Dunlin
Garganey (GB)

9th May – (LI)

Drk Garganey off Swan Island

8th May – (LI)

5 Common Sand off 2nd field
11 Yellow Wagtail

5th May – (LI,TM)

Drk Garganey
2 Black-necked Grebe
8 Yellow Wagtail
1 White Wagtail KP
3 Whimbrel
Hobby
1 Arctic Tern west late pm
Common Sand

Garganey - T Martin

Garganey – T Martin

Garganey - T Martin

Garganey – T Martin

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7th April-5th May

5th May am(TM,LI)

1 Drk Garganey off 2nd field
2 Black-necked Grebe
8 Yellow Wagtail
1 White Wagtail KP

pm (LI)

1 Arctic Tern west thru Mere
Drk Garganey, 2 Black-necked Grebe

4th May

Whimbrel 1st field (CH)

3rd May (MR)

1 Greenshank off 1st/2nd field
2 RCP’s
9 Gadwall
17 Goldeneye

2nd May (LI)

Drk Goosander
15+ Whitethroat
20+ Blackcap

1st May (TI,TM)

3 Little Egret from KP
Raptors on the move from KP included
2 Hobby
Peregrine
Marsh Harrier and 4 Common Buzzard
1st sum Little Gull off 1st field

30th April (LI)

Fem Redstart Heslops
Cuckoo
Whimbrel 1st field

27th April (MR,BMJ,RL)

Hobby
2 Black-necked Grebe
3 RCP
2 Common Sand

26th April (MR,BMJ)

Drk Ring-necked Duck
Hobby
30+Swift

25th April (MR,LI,TI,GB,BMJ)

Drk Ring-necked Duck
Lesser Scaup hybrid type
3 RCP
2 Common Sand
2 Spoonbill North 11:45
2 Jay
12+ Swift

PM (LI,MR,TM)

Drk Ring-necked Duck
2 Drk Goosander
21 Yellow Wagtail 2nd field
Hobby
Cuckoo 1+

24th April (LI,MR,TM)

2 Blue-headed Wagtail 2nd field
40+ Yellow Wagtail
3 RCP
Hobby
Lesser Scaup hybrid type off 2nd field
Drk Green-winged Teal late evening middle of Mere
100+ Goldeneye
Male Redstart 2nd/3rd field
Wheatear KP
2 White Wagtail KP

23rd April (LI)

24 Yellow Wagtail 2nd field
2 Lesser Whitethroat
Sedge Wrb
3 Blackcap
Barn Owl
3 RCP
Whitethroat

21st April (LI,TM)

Reed Wrb 1st field
5 Yellow Wagtail 2nd field
5 White Wagtail 2nd field
Cuckoo
2 Black-necked Grebe
Grass Snake
7 Redpoll Wassand
Black Swan

20th April (TM,SN)

2 Black necked Grebe
Sedge Wrbs
Willow Wrbs
Cuckoo
Black Swan

Black-necked Grebe - Dicky Ticker

Black-necked Grebe – Dicky Ticker

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19th April (MR,LI)

1 Black-necked Grebe
2 Willow Wrb
Redshank
1 Barnacle Goose
2 RCP
Sedge Wrb Jetty Reedbed
Yellow wagtail KP
White Wagtail KP
Rock Pipit KP
4 Whitethroat Southside

1 Green Sand, 1 Common Sand, 2 LRP, Black-tailed Godwit at Bewholme

18th April (MR,LI)

2 Wheatear 1st field
Little Egret Cormorant Trees till late evening then flew high NE
Fem Goosander
Black-tailed Godwit

17th April (MR)

1+ Swift
Black-tailed Godwit

16th April (LI)

4 Black-necked Grebe
Fem RCP

13th April AM (LI)

Fem RCP
10 Sand Martin
House Martin
Yellow Wagtail KP

PM (LI,GB,BMJ)

1 Water Pipit 2nd field early evening
3 Yellow Wagtail 2nd field
1 Meadow Pipit 2nd field
1 Common Sand 2nd field

12th April (MR,LI)

18 Meadow Pipit 1st field
14 Fieldfare 1st field
Snipe
8 Redwing
2 LRP KP
2 Golden Plover

11th April (MR,LI)

4 Sand Martin
2 Swallow

7th April (LI,TM)

300+ Meadow Pipit west end
140+ Meadow Pipit 1st field
2 Chiffchaff
Marsh Harrier
250 Goldeneye
2 Common Buzzard North