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|Thursday 1st May 2003, 21:10||#1|
Join Date: Dec 1969
uk sightings Thursday 1st May 2003
Thanks to www.fpoint.co.uk and BIRDCALL
ABERDEENSHIRE:- Loch of Strathbeg fem Pied Flycatcher nr vis.cntr.
Spoonbill on Savoch Pools.
BEDFORD:- btw Griffin golfcse + Blows Down 2 Whinchat + 27 Wheatear. Ring Ouzel Blows Down.
BEDFORD:- Galley Hill fem Ring Ouzel 8am + 2 Wheatear.
BEDFORD:- Ivel Valley Cuckoo 7.50am flew N.btw Beeston + Sandy.
BEDFORD:- Lodge - Biggleswade Common walk Nightingale + 3 Garden Wblr, 3+Blackcap.
BEDFORD:- Luton Airport male Whinchat on perimeter fence + f Wheatear, 2 Yellow Wag. Cuckoo E.Hyde area.
BEDFORD:- Willington GPs Nightingale 8-9am + 2 Dunlin, 2 Cuckoo, 8 Whitethroat, Curlew through.
BERKSHIRE:- Hosehill Turnstone am on island.
BERKSHIRE:- Moatlands GPs ad Black Tern 8am + 1yr L.Gull, 45 C.Tern, 2 Dunlin, Turnstone, 50 S.Martin, 200 H.Martin, Nightingale, 200 Swift.
CAMBRIDGESHIRE:- Dog-in-a-Doublet 2 Common Sandpiper 5.30am. Common Sand Priors Fen + 2 Corn Bunting, Reed Wblr, Barn Owl by Flag Fen (iron age one).
CAMBRIDGESHIRE:- Paxton Pits male Wheatear am + Whimbrel over.
CHESHIRE:- Frodsham Marsh male Sykes's-type Wagtail am on old turf flds. Over Marsh lane M56 bridge, go L.+ past No.6 Tank entry slope, then view 4th fld on L.
CHESHIRE:- Rostherne Mere Great Northern Diver 1.20pm.
CORNWALL:- Helston Boating Lake 1s Ring-billed Gull at NE end SW655272.
CORNWALL:- Sennen Little Bunting am on SE side along track to Brew Pool in fld with mobile phone masts E.of A30 N.of Seaview c/van pk.
CUMBRIA:- Skinburness 2 Pomarine Skua past am + 4 A.Skua, 4 BTDiver, 10 RTDiver, 17 Whimbrel.
DERBYSHIRE:- Goyt Valley Cuckoo 1.05pm from Erwood Hall c/pk.
DERBYSHIRE:- Ogston Resr s/pl Spotted Sandpiper 11.55am by the dam.
DEVON:- Bowling Green Marsh Glossy Ibis + 2 Spoonbill, GNDiver over at 6.40am.
DEVON:- Slapton Ley Savi's Warbler 7.20am, cross boardwalk + view over reeds twds stone barn with ivy covered roof.
DORSET:- Abbotsbury Swannery fem Ring-necked Duck 8.30am, view in Swannery or distant off Rodden Rd.
DORSET:- Portland Bill fem type Golden Oriole in Top Fields + Serin over Bill, Pom Skua past, Hobby.
EAST YORKSHIRE:- Hornsea Mere 3 s/pl Black-necked Grebe + Turnstone at Kirkholme Pt.
FIFE:- Ruddons Point (NO454004) 2 drk Surf Scoter E.end of Largo Bay 1.30am + sev.LTDuck, V.Scoter.
GTR. MANCHESTER:- Bickershaw 3 Wheatear
HIGHLAND:- Loch Garten male Capercaillie early am at RSPB organised watch. Starts 5.30pm daily til May 20th.
ISLES OF SCILLY:- St Mary's Savi's Warbler am in reeds opp Sussex Hide at Porthellick showing on + off.
KENT:- Denge Marsh Red-rumped Swallow 9.40am at least viewed from Dungeness RSPB or Denge Marsh Rd.
LANCASHIRE:- Fairhaven Lake ad Mediterranean Gull 11.35am.
LANCASHIRE:- Heysham N.Hbr 3 Arctic Skua past am + 2 RTDiver, 2 A.Tern, 11 C.Tern, 290 Kittiwake, 34 C.Scoter, 5 Eider, 3 Fulmar.
LANCASHIRE:- Pendle Hill Dotterel early pm.
LEICESTERSHIRE:- Swithland Resr Red-rumped Swallow 9.05am at N.end from midway along Kinchley Ln.
NORFOLK:- Beeston Bump Tawny Pipit W.over at 6.15am.
NORFOLK:- Cley NWT Bittern 10.50am flew to Carters Scrape.
2 drk Garganey am on Simmond's Scrape.
NORFOLK:- Winterton N.Dunes Tawny Pipit 8am 350m N.of telephone exchange.
NORTH YORKSHIRE:- Farnham GPs 2 Black-necked Grebe
NORTH YORKSHIRE:- Huntington Wheatear 1.25pm at Monks Cross shopping centre in ploughed fld by Rogers Carpets.
OXFORDSHIRE:- Port Meadow ad Little Gull 7.20am viewed from Oxford Canal towpath nr Wolvercote.
PEMBROKESHIRE:- Skomer Island Bee-eater 2.30pm nr farm buildings.
SOUTH YORKSHIRE:- Old Moor NR 1s Mediterranean Gull 9.30am on wader scrape.
SOUTH YORKSHIRE:- Thorne Moors Lesser Yellowlegs 9.45am + 2 Wood Sand. In Moor Ends pk @ end Grange Rd, take pth by colliery to EN signs, over metal bridge + take 'blue' trail over boardwalk.
STAFFORDSHIRE:- Apedale CP Grasshopper Warbler in plntn by Shetland Pony Paddocks at top of Black Bank Rd.
SUFFOLK:- Corton fem Goshawk 9am in off sea nr Dip Fm then flew N. 2 Wheatear nr new swg wks.
SUFFOLK:- Minsmere RSPB Alpine Swift 9.35am over Island Mere showing well.
Great White Egret 8am in off sea then twds Island Mere but not relocated. Alpine Swift still 10.45am.
Spotted Redshank + Ruff. Osprey S.over Westleton + Minsmere RSPB at 7.50am.
SUFFOLK:- Sizewell Alpine Swift 5.30pm left roost on power stn, still present 6.15am at least.
Hobby in off sea.
SUSSEX:- Arlington Resr 2 Red-rumped Swallow 6.20am S.from c/pk + look twds tower.
SUSSEX:- Rye Hbr NR Dotterel 9am on dark vegetation strip on Flat Beach off pth to Parkes Hide.
353 Whimbrel left quarry roost at dawn.
WARWICKSHIRE:- Rugby Peregrine 12.45pm over cement works.
WEST MIDLANDS:- Clayhanger male Ring Ouzel at N.Marsh.
WORCESTERSHIRE:- Wyre Forest 14 Wood Warbler along Dowles Brook to Lodge Hill Fm track + 6 Redstart, 2 Pied Fly, 7 Tree Pipit, 70 Crossbill.
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