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|Wednesday 19th February 2003, 10:52||#1|
Join Date: Dec 1969
uk sightings wednesday 19th february 2003
Thanks to www.fpoint.co.uk and BIRDCALL
ABERDEENSHIRE:- Aberdeen 3 Waxwing early pm nr Longside School.
ABERDEENSHIRE:- Cults Waxwing 7.50am on Abbotshall Drive.
BERKSHIRE:- Burnthouse Lane GPs 34 Pintail am + pr Shelduck, 2 Goldeneye.
BERKSHIRE:- Jubilee River NR Common Scoter RPTD.
BERKSHIRE:- Smallmead Pit 5(3ad,2w,1w) Yellow-legged Gull over tip. Also Chiffchaff here.
CAMBRIDGESHIRE:- Cambridge 2 Waxwing over A1307 Huntingdon Rd twds Histon.
CAMBRIDGESHIRE:- Kings Hedges 13 Waxwing 2ml N.of Cambridge 7.25a at Buchan St/Kings Hedges Rd jctn by Select + Save shop.
CAMBRIDGESHIRE:- Long Drove ad Iceland Gull Cottenham am in grass by pools then flew twds tip at 11.30am.
CAMBRIDGESHIRE:- nr Chittering White Stork 3ml ENE of Cottenham by A10 late am.
CAMBRIDGESHIRE:- Sutton Gault Little Egret am + pr Goldeneye, 200 Blk-t Godwit, Chiffchaff.
CAMBRIDGESHIRE:- Woodwalton Fen 1+ Mealy Redpoll 11.30am with 15 L.Redpoll, Lsr Sp Woodpecker. (English Nature Permit required).
CHESHIRE:- Langley Resr Smew early pm but flew N. 5 Crossbill Trentabank Resr.
CHESHIRE:- Parkgate Marsh 2 Short-eared Owl off Old Baths c/pk + ringtail Hen Harrier, Merlin, Peregrine, 3 L.Egret, DbBrent Goose.
CLWYD:- Bodafon Fields 9+ Woodlark just E.of Llandudno am + Brambling.
CLWYD:- Kinmel Bay 8 Snow Bunting at W.end of beach. 2 Snow Bunting Towyn.
CLWYD:- Little Orme male Black Redstart in top quarry.
CO.DURHAM:- Boldon Flats NR 1w Glaucous Gull 2pm + drk Pintail.
DORSET:- Corfe Mullen Tip ad Ring-billed Gull 2.5ml NW of Poole briefly am + 2.2w YlGull, ad Med Gull.
DORSET:- SE of Abbotsbury 5 Tundra Bean Goose on flooded flds by Swannery by road to Rodden. 30 PfGeese E.over W.Bexington at 9.30am.
DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY:- Caerlaverock WWT ad Ross's Goose with Barnacle Geese.
ESSEX:- Fishers Green 18 White-fronted Goose Lea Valley 12.25pm in goose field.
ESSEX:- Maldon 19 Waxwing 12.50pm on Mayfield Drive.
ESSEX:- Westcliff-on-sea ad Ring-billed Gull 10am by Rossi's icecream parlour + 7(ad,3.2w,3.1w)Med Gull.
FLINTSHIRE:- Gronant Beach 19 Twite by stream outfall.
FLINTSHIRE:- Shotwick boating lake drk Smew am.
GLAMORGAN:- Cwm Cynffig (SS845863) Great Grey Shrike 3.5ml NNE of Pyle
GLAMORGAN:- Lisvane Resr drk Redhead 3.5ml N.of Cardiff 7.50am + aythya hybrid resembling Redhead still.
GLAMORGAN:- Maesteg Swg Wks Sibe Chiffchaff + 2 Chiffchaff.
GLOUCESTERSHIRE:- Forest of Dean Little Bunting 8.45am N.of Tidenham Chase at The Park by pool S.of obelisk (ST554992) + Woodcock.
GLOUCESTERSHIRE:- Slimbridge WWT juv Lesser White-fronted Goose 9.10am from South Finger Hides.
GTR. MANCHESTER:- Amberswood Lake Great Grey Shrike 1km N.of Platt Bridge 2.15pm on W.side of lake in plantation SD605040. Access from lakeside f/pth off A58.
GTR. MANCHESTER:- Stockport 19 Waxwing 8.40am by Grand Central Stn.
GWYNEDD:- Llanfairfechan drk Black Scoter 11.15am off W.end of prom + GNDiver, 5 Slav Grebe, sev.RTDivers. Firecrest in pines past pond.
HAMPSHIRE:- 1/2ml E.of Cheesefoot Head# Black Kite 1.40-2.10pm at least in field with Red Kite, from A272 looking S.
HAMPSHIRE:- by Itchen Bridge pr Peregrine on Vospers. Common Sand Bitterne Manor shore + pr RbMerg.
HAMPSHIRE:- Lakeside CP drk Goosander + Jack Snipe.
HAMPSHIRE:- Milford-on-sea ad Mediterranean Gull noon at c/pk.
HAMPSHIRE:- N.Weirs, Brockenhurst male Hen Harrier 8.15am 1ml to the west.
HAMPSHIRE:- Titchfield Haven NR 13 White-fronted Goose 10.20am from Knights Bank Hide + Marsh Harrier.
KENT:- 600m W.of Sandwich bypass Great Grey Shrike 1.15pm off A257 Ash Rd TR585318.
KENT:- Denge Marsh 3 Taiga Bean Goose + 25 PfGeese viewed from Hookers Pit at Dungeness RSPB. Tundra Bean Goose Scotney GPs + 130 WfGeese, 2 RTDiver.
KENT:- Milton Regis 5 Waxwing am in hawthorns on Quinton Rd 200m W.of rail bridge nr phonebox TQ897651.
KENT:- Sandwich Bay Tree Sparrow at Obs + 100+Corn Bunting.
LANCASHIRE:- Eccleston Green Sandpiper 9am on Syd Brook.
LANCASHIRE:- Fairhaven Lake ad Mediterranean Gull 9.50am on jetty by RSPB centre.
LANCASHIRE:- SW of Cockerham white ad Ross's Goose 11.45am nr Sweetings Farm with PfGeese, 2 Barnacle Geese SD447505.
LEICESTERSHIRE:- Cropston Resr Black-throated Diver 1.45pm on far side from dam layby.
LINCOLNSHIRE:- 1.5ml N.of Skillington Great Grey Shrike 1pm on wires by minor rd just before Cringle Rd.
LINCOLNSHIRE:- Grimsby 11 Waxwing by Morrison's off A46.
LONDON:- Brent Resr 1w drk Lesser Scaup SW of Hendon 12.30pm at N.end + 1w drk Scaup.
MERSEYSIDE:- Heswall 3 Short-eared Owl off Cottage Lane + ringtail Hen Harrier.
NORFOLK:- 3ml NW of N.Walsham Goshawk 12.42pm in wood opp Bradfield Hall Farm NR.
NORFOLK:- Holme fem American Wigeon NE.of village on small pool till 12.20pm then flew off.
NORFOLK:- Holme beach 30+ Snow Bunting NE of golfcourse.
NORFOLK:- Hunstanton 2 Purple Sandpiper by Jetski Ramp. 12 Snow Bunting 400m N.of Heacham N.Beach.
NORFOLK:- Lynford Arboretum 4 Hawfinch in meadow + a few Crossbill here.
NORFOLK:- Lynford GPs Bittern showing well at W.end.
NORFOLK:- Northrepps Firecrest 8.20am by bridge at end of avenue nr garage.
NORFOLK:- Norwich 20 Waxwing 8.50am on S.side on A146 btw Martineau Ln + A47 southern bypass.
NORFOLK:- SW of E.Harling 3(2w,2.1w) Caspian Gull in flds + 1w Glaucous Gull, 6(ad,3w,2.2w,2.1w)YlGull.
NORFOLK:- Titchwell RSPB 2 ad Black Brant late am on freshmarsh.
NORFOLK:- UEA Broad Norwich 12(3drk) Goosander pm at W.end.
NORFOLK:- Wolferton Triangle 2 Golden Pheasant 12.25pm.
NORTH YORKSHIRE:- Bank Island, Wheldrake 20+Tundra Bean Goose RPTD am with 15+PfGeese (the ID of all birds here is disputed, pls visit + report back!).
35 Pink-footed Goose pm but no sign of any Bean Geese (wot a surprise.. not!!).
NORTH YORKSHIRE:- Scalby Mills ad Mediterranean Gull 1.15pm.
SOUTH YORKSHIRE:- Potteric Carr 1+ Mealy Redpoll nr Piper Marsh + 3 Bittern.
SOUTH YORKSHIRE:- Sheffield Richard's Pipit 10.40am at Birley Edge in flds W.of derelict building SK327932.
STAFFORDSHIRE:- Coombes Valley 2prs Raven + sev.Buzzards.
STAFFORDSHIRE:- Longton 21 Waxwing 3ml SE of Stoke 11.20am on Longton Hall Rd by John Marston Pub.
SUFFOLK:- Barton Mills 12 Waxwing 7.30am in centre of A11 r/bout TL728741.
SUFFOLK:- Ipswich 13+ Waxwing by Whitehouse Pub then dropped into bushes by Kentucky bldg.
SUFFOLK:- Lowestoft Hbr 1w Glaucous Gull from S.Pier + 3 Purple Sand.
SURREY:- Thursley Common Great Grey Shrike 2pm nr pylon 39.
SUSSEX:- Cooden 2 Snow Bunting on beach still.
SUSSEX:- Pett Levels 6 Pink-footed Goose at W.end + 19 European WfGeese.
SUSSEX:- Seven Sisters CP 4 Tundra Bean Goose E.of Seaford by R.Cuckmere with 10 European WfGeese.
WEST MIDLANDS:- Wolverhampton 5 Waxwing 8.20am off Hordern Rd on Farndale Ave SJ901001.
WEST YORKSHIRE:- New Swillington Ings 1w drk Lesser Scaup 12.40pm on Astley Lake with Tufted Ducks bhnd lefthand of larger islands at back of pool.
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