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UK Sightings - Wednesday 15 January 2003

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Old Wednesday 15th January 2003, 08:17   #1
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UK Sightings - Wednesday 15 January 2002

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0957hrs
CAMBS 6 Waxwing. St Neots, 8.20am off Barford Rd in Tesco petrol c/pk.

SCILLY Little Auk. St Mary's, am in Porthcressa Bay + L.Egret. L.Egret Porthmellon.

NORF 16 Waxwing. Norwich, 9.10am off A1151 Sprowston Rd in gdn of 71 Spencer St TG234099.

1031hrs
S.YKS 12 Waxwing. Sheffield, 9.23am on Prince of Wales Rd opp Faileigh housing offices.

DORS RTDiver Weymouth Hbr 8.30am + 2+Guillemot, sinensis Cormorant.

SUSX Slav Grebe Ifield Mill Pond 8.25am TQ244358.

NORF 4+ Waxwing. Cromer, 9am at least on roof of 59 Station Rd, btw A149 + B1159 (TG226410).

1059hrs
STAFFS 5+ Waxwing. Branston Golfcourse - 2ml SW of Burton, 9.50am from path at end of Birkdale Ave.

CAMBS 1w Great Grey Shrike NW of Hinxton 10.50am N.of Duxford Rd on wires btw railway + R.Cam TL490454.

HANTS 3 Twite. Langstone Hbr, 10.30am at Broadmarsh on shingle.

1109hrs
SOMERS Waxwing. Porlock, 200m N.of High St on Sparkhayes Ln opp campsite, feeding on apples in gdn of Bradwell SS886469, 3rd day.

NORF juv fem Pallid Harrier. Warham Greens, 7.40am flew S.from roost + 3 Hen Harrier.

1217hrs
SOMERS Waxwing. Porlock, 200m N.of High St on Sparkhayes Ln opp campsite, feeding on apples in gdn of Bradwell SS886469, 3rd day.

ESX 9 Waxwing. Maldon, 11.05am on Mariners Way.

SUF 5 Waxwing E.end of Rickinghall-Botesdale bypass (A143) 4.5ml WSW of Diss.

SUF redhd Smew Minsmere RSPB.

SUF Slav Grebe R.Deben, Waldringfield.

CLVLND imm Glaucous Gull. Dorman's Pool, am + redhead Smew.

NORF 1w Glaucous Gull Horsey beach 1km S.of end of Nelson Hd track.

NORF RlBuzzard Abbey Farm, Flitcham, 10.50am at least +2 Buzzard, 60 T.Sparrow.

LINCS 4 Waxwing Grimsby on S.Humberside Ind.Est by A180 r/bout nr Travel Inn.

N/BLND 6 Waxwing over Gosforth am (no details).

CHESH drk Smew Inner Marsh Farm + 4 Ruff, 7 Blk-t Godwit.

CHESH Waxwing Macclesfield 8.30am at least on Paradise St off Bond St.

STAFFS Long-eared Owl. Park Hall CP, at bottom end of plntn in tree with stick leaning against it.

SUF BnGrebe R.Deben 9.30am off Woodbridge Yacht Club.

SUF drk Ferruginous Duck Minsmere RSPB 11.35am from Island Mere Hide + 2 redhead Smew E.Hide.

SUF Waxwing Haverhill am opp Coupals Primary School on Chalkstone Way.

BERKS 3(2ad,1w)Yellow-legged Gull Smallmead Pit.

S.YKS Richard's Pipit Sheffield RPTD 9.40-10.15am at Birley Edge then flew high E.

E.YKS 1w drk Lesser Scaup. Hornsea Mere, am viewed from 2nd fld left of hide on S.side.

KENT redhead Smew Sevenoakes Wildfowl Res, + Goldeneye, 9 Wigeon, 6 L.Redpoll.

SURR BTDiver Staines Resr N.Basin. Y/DAY G.Sand Staines Moor.

LANCS 2 Waxwing. Lancaster, RPTD 11.30am 1/4ml NW of rlwy stn in Willow Ln/Cedar Rd area.

1250hrs
STAFFS Great Grey Shrike. Handsacre - 3ml ESE of Rugeley, noon E.of B5014 bridge (SK094170).

KENT 2 Mealy Redpoll Church Wood RSPB, Blean, noon in c/pk +5 L.Redpoll, 2 LSWoodpecker.

KENT 6 Waxwing noon at Buckland on Roosevelt Rd TR308433.

NRF 2 Crane Heigham Holmes +Peregrine.

NRF ad Ross's Goose N.of Anmer Rd +PfGeese.

NRF BwStilt Titchwell RSPB +3 Slav Grebe, Scaup, 8 V.Scoter.

STAFFS 8 Waxwing Branston, pm in playarea off Torrance Close.

DORS Firecrest Durlston CP + Peregrine, 5 Brent Geese past.

HANTS 2 Purple Sand Southsea Castle + 2(1w,2w)Med Gull on Swan Lake.

CAMBS White Stork. Cottenham - at Long Drove, 12.40pm nr pools.

1330hrs
N.YKS fem American Wigeon. Scalby Ness Rocks, RPTD late am + ad Glaucous Gull.

WARKS Crane Draycote Water RPTD opp Bourton at Dunsmore Hall poss best looking W.from Rainbow Corner.

NORF YbWblr Stiffkey Campsite Wood, 12.45pm 150m E.of crosstracks TF971440.

LINCS 10 Waxwing Wyberton S.of Boston 11.50am on Tytton Lane East off A16.

S.YKS 3 Waxwing Sheffield pm in Crosspool on A57 nr Sportsman Pub.

NORF Black-throated Diver. Walcott, drifting [email protected] 1.20pm.

SUF 6 Waxwing Gt Cornard 1.05-1.10pm in priv.gdn then flew off but poss still nrby.

SUF r'tail H.Harrier Minsmere RSPB. 2 Whooper Swan Island Mere.

1352hrs
BEDS fem Firecrest. The Lodge, Sandy, past Yew Tree c/pk + past pth to rt bhnd the Yews + in the log pile + Nuthatch.

S.YKS 2 Waxwing. Rotherham, 12.20pm at Parkgate Retail World on entrance rd.

LANCS ringtail Hen Harrier Banks Marsh 1.20pm over NE end.

SUFF 3 Purple Sand Lowestoft at Hamilton Dock + Shag. 2 Purple Sand Ness Pt.

HANTS 8 Bearded Tit Hook Christmas House path reeds.

HANTS ad Med Gull Itchen Bridge, Woolston Slipway.

ARG&BUTE Todd's Canada Goose. Islay , 2ml NNW of Port Ellen off B8016 at Leorin with Greenland WfGeese.

HANTS ad RbGull 1.35 by Broadmarsh Slipway.

1454hrs
HANTS Waxwing. Hilsea - 3ml N.of Portsmouth, 1.40pm W.of A2030 on S.shore of water channel just S.of A27 SU669040.

LOTHIAN 13 Waxwing. Edinburgh, 1.30pm SE of Royal Botanic Gdn at Glenogle Rd/Brandon Terrace NT251750.

HANTS PbBrent off Broadmarsh Slipway.

KENT Bittern New Hythe GPs + RcPochard. 3 Poss RnGrebe Abbeymeads but flew E.

HANTS Firecrest. Hilsea, 2.23pm W.of A2030 on S.shore of channel S.of A27 + Waxwing still.

LANCS Waxwing Blackburn 2.30pm in Weir St c/pk off Mincing Lane SD682277.

1517hrs
BEDS Green Sand Sandy in ditch that runs parallel to R.Ivel at New Rd.

CAMBS 4 Greenland White-fronted Geese Priors Fen, pm.

LOTHIAN Greenland White-fronted Goose Silverknowes + PfGoose, 389 Greylags. 560 Dunlin Cramond + 1 Blk-t Godwit.

NORF 3 Waxwing. Aylsham, 2.45pm by Bure Valley Railway.

CAMBS Waxwing. Ouse Washes RSPB, 3pm at least at Welches Dam vis.cntr.

1558hrs
CLWYD 6 Waxwing Bodelwyddan - 2ml W.of St Asaph, on hospital sliproad.

BEDS 5+ Waxwing. The Lodge, Sandy, 3.30pm in lime tree by the house.

LANCS Firecrest Martin Mere WWT am in low vegetation nr Janet Kear Hide. Also Peregrine, Buzzard, Sparrowhawk, R.Plover, sev. Fieldfares+ Redwings.

LANCS GGShrike 1.5ml N.of Slaidburn pm E.of rd in Sagar Hill plntn SD711547.

LEICS ad Caspian Gull. Groby Pool (SK521082) - 4ml NW of Leicester, 3.15pm + 2+YlGull, drk RcPochard, 1+Mandarin.

1645hrs
M/SIDE ad Ring-billed Gull New Ferry Shore (SJ345855) pm +2ad YlGull, ad Med Gull.

CAMBS 1w Glaucous Gull. Grafham Water, 4pm off Mander c/pk + ad YlGull.

NORF 3 Waxwing Potter Heigham 4.15pm in gnds on Meadow Close then flew W.

NORF m Hen Harrier btw Horsey + W.Somerton. 4 V.Scoter off Holkham Gap.

CHESH Water Pipit Neston Old Quay +Stonechat, Merlin, 4 L.Egret, 43 Bewick's Swan. BE AWARE of sev.Scandinavian Rock Pipit here being ID'd as W.Pipit.

SUFF 1+ juv Rough-legged Buzzard. Lantern Marshes, 1.15pm at least viewed from E.of Crag Fm.


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