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|Friday 28th February 2003, 14:14||#1|
Join Date: Dec 1969
uk sightings friday 28th february 2003
Thanks to www.fpoint.co.uk and BIRDCALL
AYRSHIRE:- Ayr 25 Waxwing 12.30pm at least on Annpit Rd/Seaforth St jctn.
BERKSHIRE:- Burnthouse Lane GPs 2 Buzzard 9.15am + drk RcPochard.
CAMBRIDGESHIRE:- Chesterton Corn Mill Lesser Spotted Woodpecker 7.10am occ showing well. From Huntingdon Rd via Victoria Rd + 1st L.into French's Rd, mills at end of rd.
CHESHIRE:- Burton Marsh 14 European White-fronted Goose from Denhall Ln + 125 PfGeese, 45 Bewick's Swan, 6 L.Egret, 90 Golden Plover.
CHESHIRE:- Marbury CP Bittern 11.55am showing in open in reedbed from viewing screen at W.wend of Mere.
male Lesser Spotted Woodpecker 11.45am nr viewing screen at W.end of Mere, showing v.well.
CLEVELAND:- Middlesbrough 2 Ring-necked Parakeet am in gdns in Acklan then flew twds Acklan Park.
CLWYD:- Bodafon Fields (SH808817) 10 Woodlark just E.of Llandudno am in stubble flds, view from roads or public f/pths only.
CLWYD:- Little Orme male Black Redstart in top quarry.
CO.DURHAM:- S.Shields ad Mediterranean Gull 11.45am at N.Marine Park in top fields nr childrens play area. Bird ringed + has pronounced limp.
DEVON:- Barnstaple imm Spoonbill 12.30pm on R.Taw opp civic cntr.
DEVON:- Bowling Green Marsh (SX972875) Glossy Ibis 10.45am in fld W.of reserve nr viewing platform.
DORSET:- Mudeford Quay 14 Purple Sandpiper from c/pk.
DORSET:- Stanpit Marsh Water Pipit on Priory Marsh + 2 Scandinavian Rock Pipi, 2 Raven.
EAST YORKSHIRE:- Beverley 32 Waxwing 9am on NE side, NW of A1174/A1035 Swinemoor roundabout on Rowan Ave TA040411.
ESSEX:- Westcliff-on-sea ad Ring-billed Gull 8.30am opp Rossi's icecream parlour + 5(3.2w,2.1w)Med Gull.
GLOUCESTERSHIRE:- Ampney Crucis Great Grey Shrike am on minor rd nr Waterton House on hedges SP058014 but mobile.
GLOUCESTERSHIRE:- Tortworth 5 ad Crane 1ml ENE of M5 j14 9.10am in maize E.of Tortworth church viewed from by house with turrets.
GTR. MANCHESTER:- Pennington Flash redhead Smew on Ramsdales section of flash + in area 2 Ringed Plover, 18 Oystercatcher, 14 Goosander.
HAMPSHIRE:- nr Winchester 4 Waxwing from 8am at M3 Roadchef Southbound Services.
HIGHLAND:- 1ml W.of Nethy Bridge Great Grey Shrike 10am by B970 nr Tomachrochar Farm entrance.
ISLE OF WIGHT:- Bembridge Purple Sandpiper on lifeboat stn slipway.
KENT:- Ashford Little Egret 8.30am in flds to W.of Quest International site, Kennington/Willesborough Rd.
KENT:- Greatstone-on-sea Snow Bunting 11.15am in c/pk bhnd Seahorse Pub.
KENT:- New Hythe GPs Bittern NE end of Abbeymeads Pit + redhead Smew.
LANCASHIRE:- Martin Mere WWT Firecrest 100m past Gladstone Hide.
LANCASHIRE:- Morecambe 11 Waxwing 12.10pm at Clarendon Road West/Devonshire Rd jctn nr chip shop SD425635.
LANCASHIRE:- Plex Moss ringtail Hen Harrier midday N.of Plex Moss Lane + 60 Fieldfare, 6 Redwing, sev RlPartridge, sev Grey Partridge.
LANCASHIRE:- Rivington Resr drk Ring-necked Duck 11.15am N.of cswy with 3 Pochard, 2 Goosander SD622145.
LINCOLNSHIRE:- Worlaby Carrs juv Rough-legged Buzzard 3ml N.of Brigg 11.30am at least off Carr Lane showing well.
NORFOLK:- 1ml SSW of E.Harling 3+(ad,1+2w,1+1w) Caspian Gull in 2nd + 3rd flds W.of B1111 five-way jctn + sev.YlGull.
NORFOLK:- Blakeney Point 7 Snow Bunting + Merlin.
NORFOLK:- Cley 30 Bewick's Swan N.@ 8.05am.
ad Black Brant 1.25pm at N.end of Beach Rd in Eye Fld with 1000 DbBrents.
NORFOLK:- Cley NWT Bittern 9.40am on Carters Scrape showing well.
NORFOLK:- Filby Broad Bittern 9.30am flew from by boardwalk.
NORFOLK:- Salthouse 3 Snow Bunting am.
NORTHUMBERLAND:- Harwood Forest Great Grey Shrike 7.55am NY997922. Park in Harwood + walk N.on track for 1ml to fence, go W.for 250m to view clearfell.
NOTTINGHAMSHIRE:- Forest Town Great Grey Shrike 2.5ml ENE of Mansfield off Lime Grove on Newlands Rd around fishing pits SK576622.
SOUTH YORKSHIRE:- Doncaster 3 Waxwing on E.side at Armthorpe by Southfield Primary School grounds off Tranmoor Lane.
SOUTH YORKSHIRE:- Potteric Carr Bittern 11.30am in cnr of Pipers Marsh showing well.
SOUTH YORKSHIRE:- Sheffield Richard's Pipit 10.30am at Birley Edge in 3rd fld W.of derelict building on Skew Hill.
SOUTH YORKSHIRE:- Wombwell Ings 3 Pintail + 2 Shelduck, 14 PfGeese.
STAFFORDSHIRE:- E.of Bartholomew (Cheshire) Red Kite 10.10am flew S.along M6 just S.of j16.
STRATHCLYDE:- Glasgow 21 Waxwing N.of centre in Port Dundas at jctn of A81 Garscube Rd/St Georges Rd NS586669.
SUFFOLK:- 2ml SE of Ipswich 28 Waxwing 8.15am in gdn of 41 Bucklesham Rd TM197428.
SUFFOLK:- Barton Mills 10+ Waxwing 7.45am on A11 r/bout TL728741.
SUFFOLK:- Dunwich male Firecrest trapped + ringed.
SUFFOLK:- Elveden Great Grey Shrike 11.45am by A11 nr Elveden Monument TL787776 at E.end of Weather Heath.
SUFFOLK:- Mayday Farm Goshawk + Brambling, Stonechat.
SUFFOLK:- Minsmere RSPB Water Pipit + SEOwl, 2+ringtail Hen Harrier, Bittern, 2 Ruff, 71 Blk-t Godwit.
SUFFOLK:- Santon Downham 40 Brambling am in St Helens Well c/pk by playarea + 30 Crossbill.
SURREY:- 3.5ml WNW of Woking 15 Waxwing at West End on Kerria Way.
SUSSEX:- Maidenbower 6 Waxwing 1.5ml ESE of Crawley 9.55am on Harper Drive.
WARWICKSHIRE:- Studley 7 Waxwing 9.15am along A435 at Manor House Gardens.
WILDLIFE:- LOTHIAN Humpback Whale am in Firth of Forth 2ml E.of Forth Road Bridge btw Hound Point + tanker berth to N. NT152798.
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