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WE 20/09/2020


16 Sep


16/09 17:52 Northamptonshire: Western Cattle Egret, Stanwick GPs

seven still at Main Lake this evening


16/09 17:48 East Yorkshire: Rosy Starling, Easington

juvenile with Common Starlings along Easington Straight by Lount's Farm


16/09 17:38 Highland: Sabine's Gull, Ullapool

adult still at river mouth then flew into loch


16/09 17:36 Hampshire: White-tailed Eagle, Keyhaven Marshes

released juvenile from Isle of Wight Reintroduction west of Avon Water this morning


16/09 17:34 Outer Hebrides : Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Baleshare, N Uist

at least one still distantly with European Golden Plovers south of picnic site


16/09 17:33 Derbyshire : Bearded Vulture, Crowden

1st-summer female again roosting on cliff on Black Tor at c 53.498, -1.906; park in Crowden car park and follow footpath past Crowden Outdoor Education Centre to Pennine Way for 1.6km


16/09 17:16 Devon : Glossy Ibis, Fremington Quay

still at Fremington Pill this afternoon; also juvenile Curlew Sandpiper and Spotted Redshank still


16/09 16:55 Pembrokeshire : Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Gann Estuary

one; also Western Osprey still


16/09 16:50 Norfolk : Pectoral Sandpiper, Dickleburgh

juvenile still at Dickleburgh Moor; also 2 Spotted Redshanks still


16/09 16:45 Lancashire : Western Cattle Egret, Marshside RSPB

nine still with cattle from Nel's Hide this afternoon


16/09 16:42 Cornwall : Baird's Sandpiper, Carnsew Basin

juvenile again opposite golf course


16/09 16:39 Essex : Western Cattle Egret, Old Hall Marshes RSPB

one still with cattle this afternoon; also 4+ Great Egrets


16/09 16:38 Cumbria : Long-billed Dowitcher, Anthorn

still opposite New Anthorn


16/09 16:36 Norfolk : Western Cattle Egret, Titchwell RSPB

one reported this afternoon


16/09 16:33 Norfolk : Lesser Yellowlegs, Runham

juvenile still on scrapes near windpump at Runham Swim (TG474101); park carefully near barns at end of Swim Road and walk west for 300m to view, but please keep your distance as bird is very flighty


16/09 16:29 Isles of Scilly : Wryneck, St Agnes

one


16/09 16:28 Northumberland : Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Boulmer

juvenile still on seaweed by two boats at Seaton Point (55.40581, -1.58190)


16/09 16:24 Norfolk : Common Crane, Welney WWT

nine still at Lady Fen; also Wood Sandpiper from Friends Hide


16/09 16:21 West Sussex : Pallid Harrier, Thorney Island

no sign of juvenile nor of Red-backed Shrike, although Western Osprey still and 2 Great Egrets on west side of Great Deep [-ve]


16/09 16:08 East Yorkshire : Western Cattle Egret, Ellerton Ings

one reported


16/09 15:50 Highland : Baird's Sandpiper, Dornoch

juvenile still on beach at burn mouth


16/09 15:32 East Yorkshire : Sabine's Gull, Spurn YWT

one feeding off seawatching hide


16/09 14:47 Shetland : Spotted Sandpiper, Haroldswick, Unst

no further sign of juvenile at beach after it flew out the bay [-ve]


16/09 14:45 Northumberland : Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Boulmer

juvenile on seaweed by two boats at Seaton Point (55.40581, -1.58190)


16/09 14:42 Isles of Scilly : Wryneck, St Mary's

again at Porth Minnick before flying inland


16/09 14:30 Shetland : Woodchat Shrike, Levenwick, Mainland

1st-winter still in beach area mid-afternoon but very mobile


16/09 14:16 Northumberland : Sabine's Gull, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea

second adult flew north past Church Point with Kittiwakes mid-afternoon


16/09 14:03 Devon : Glossy Ibis, Fremington Quay

still this morning; also Great Egret and 3 Western Cattle Egrets in area


16/09 14:01 Isles of Scilly : Woodchat Shrike, Gugh

1st-winter again in gorse just north-east of sandbar to St Agnes mid-afternoon


16/09 13:48 Lincolnshire : Glossy Ibis, Conisholme

one photographed at Conisholme Fen early afternoon but no sign since


16/09 13:40 Cork : Bonaparte's Gull, Garretstown

adult still late morning


16/09 13:37 Cornwall : Black Kite, Polgigga

one soaring to south of Arden-Sawah Farm


16/09 13:15 Isles of Scilly : Spotted Sandpiper, St Mary's

juvenile still at Porth Hellick Pool


16/09 13:14 Cornwall : European Bee-eater, St Levan

still with hirundines north of church then flew towards Porthcurno


16/09 13:13 Kent : Western Cattle Egret, Shellness/Swale NNR, Sheppey

one with cattle to the east of Seawall Hide


16/09 13:12 Isles of Scilly : Wryneck, Gugh

at least two, but no sign of Woodchat Shrike


16/09 13:05 Norfolk: Greenish Warbler, Wells-next-the-Sea

one at south end of East Hills; also 4 Curlew Sandpipers on mudflats


16/09 13:04 Argyll : Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, Balephuil, Tiree

still in garden this afternoon; please note that there will be no further viewing today. If visiting the island, please note that there will be police checks at the ferry terminal to ensure all visitors are complying with Scottish COVID-19 rules. Access to bird will be restricted to one at a time and via a queue system. Social distancing is essential at all times while visiting the island


16/09 12:56 Norfolk : Pectoral Sandpiper, Dickleburgh

juvenile still at Dickleburgh Moor; also 2 Spotted Redshanks still


16/09 12:53 West Sussex : Western Cattle Egret, Pagham Harbour LNR

three still from North Wall


16/09 12:50 Orkney : Baird's Sandpiper, North Ronaldsay

juvenile still at Bewan Loch; also 3 Lapland Buntings


16/09 12:24 Gloucestershire: Pectoral Sandpiper, Northwick Warth

juvenile still on Butts Pool at Pilning Wetland; park at New Passage, cross The Pill and follow sea wall north-east (ST550864)  


16/09 12:22 Shetland : Spotted Sandpiper, Haroldswick, Unst

juvenile on the beach


16/09 12:21 Norfolk : Red-breasted Flycatcher, Stiffkey

1st-winter along track at Stiffkey Fen this morning but very elusive; also 36 Eurasian Spoonbills still on scrape


16/09 12:00 Suffolk : Common Crane, Oulton Broad

two over Oulton Marshes


16/09 11:49 Argyll: Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, Balephuil, Tiree

still in the garden late morning but very elusive; if visiting the island, please note that there will be police checks at the ferry terminal to ensure all visitors are complying with Scottish COVID-19 rules. Access to bird will be restricted to one at a time and via a queue system. Social distancing is essential at all times while visiting the island


16/09 11:44 Gwynedd: Glossy Ibis, Glaslyn Marshes

no sign from Cob Embankment


16/09 11:44 Suffolk : Common Crane, Lakenheath Fen RSPB

three from Joist Fen viewpoint


16/09 11:42 Kent : American Golden Plover, Shellness/Swale NNR, Sheppey

adult again in last ploughed field before car park; keep below sea wall to avoid flushing


16/09 11:31 Cornwall : Semipalmated Sandpiper, Godrevy Point

juvenile still on rocks late morning


16/09 11:27 Outer Hebrides : Semipalmated Sandpiper, Loch Ordais, Lewis

juvenile still on beach


16/09 11:14 Cornwall : European Bee-eater, St Levan

one with hirundines north of church


16/09 10:55 Pembrokeshire : Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Marloes Mere

juvenile again in ploughed field by car park (


16/09 10:50 Isles of Scilly : Wryneck, Gugh

one by Old Man of Gugh


16/09 10:48 Norfolk : Western Cattle Egret, Welney WWT

six still on main lagoon; also Great Egret


16/09 10:46 Cornwall : Semipalmated Sandpiper, Godrevy Point

juvenile still on rocks mid-morning


16/09 10:39 Cornwall : Wryneck, Lizard Point

one at Pistil Meadow


16/09 10:36 Shetland : Barred Warbler, Saxa Vord, Unst

one


16/09 10:23 Cornwall : Western Cattle Egret, Walmsley Sanctuary


16/09 10:22 Norfolk : Western Cattle Egret, Burnham Overy

four still


16/09 10:14 Pembrokeshire : Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Marloes Mere

juvenile still until 09:30when it flew off south-east


16/09 10:12 Dorset : Western Cattle Egret, Swineham GPs

two still at Stilt Pools


16/09 10:08 Argyll : Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, Balephuil, Tiree

still showing on and off in garden mid-morning; if visiting the island, please note that there will be police checks at the ferry terminal to ensure all visitors are complying with Scottish COVID-19 rules. Access to bird will be restricted to one at a time and via a queue system. Social distancing is essential at all times while visiting the island [!!!]


16/09 10:08 Dorset : Black-winged Stilt, Christchurch Harbour

two appeared to land this morning but no further sign


16/09 10:06 North Yorkshire : Glossy Ibis, Filey Dams YWT

one circled over before heading east mid-morning


16/09 10:04 Cumbria : Long-billed Dowitcher, Anthorn

adult still with Common Redshank flock opposite Anthorn Farm


16/09 09:39 Shetland : Common Rosefinch, Grutness, Mainland

two; also 3 Lapland Buntings


16/09 09:34 East Sussex : Ortolan Bunting, Birling Gap

one flying around over and appeared to land in fallow field, but no further sign


16/09 09:31 Northumberland : Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Low Newton-by-the-Sea

no further sign on scrapes at NU241243; use car park in village and walk south along coastal footpath to view west


16/09 09:30 Dorset : Pectoral Sandpiper, Swineham GPs

juvenile still on Stilt Pools this morning


16/09 09:29 Cornwall : Pectoral Sandpiper, Siblyback Reservoir

juvenile still at north end


16/09 09:13 Shetland : Citrine Wagtail, Quendale, Mainland

one flew west along burn mid-morning


16/09 09:12 Northumberland : Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Low Newton-by-the-Sea

one on scrapes at NU241243; use car park in village and walk south along coastal footpath to view west


16/09 09:10 East Yorkshire : Glossy Ibis, Spurn YWT

relocated on Humber opposite Discovery Centre


16/09 09:08 Norfolk : Lesser Yellowlegs, Runham

juvenile back on scrape east of windpump at Runham Swim (TG474101) then flew west again; park carefully near barns at end of Swim Road and walk west for 300m to view, but please keep your distance as bird is very flighty


16/09 09:07 Shetland : Woodchat Shrike, Camb, Yell

1st-winter still at Windhouse plantation


16/09 09:03 East Yorkshire : Glossy Ibis, Kilnsea

one flew over Holderness Field and appeared to land on Humber by Canal


16/09 08:54 Hertfordshire : Western Cattle Egret, Wilstone Reservoir

again on post from hide after disappearing for an hour


16/09 08:50 Gwent : Glossy Ibis, Goldcliff Pools NR

again along foreshore before flying west


16/09 08:45 Isles of Scilly : Spotted Sandpiper, St Mary's

juvenile still at Porth Hellick beach


16/09 08:34 Shetland : Citrine Wagtail, Grutness, Mainland

one in field with horses


16/09 08:12 Northamptonshire : Western Cattle Egret, Stanwick GPs

nine still; also 2 Great Egrets


16/09 08:03 West Sussex : Western Cattle Egret, Thorney Island

one still from Thornham Lane


16/09 07:48 Pembrokeshire : Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Marloes Mere

at least one juvenile still, but thick fog hampering viewing  


16/09 07:47 Dorset : White Stork, Winterborne Kingston

one nearby


16/09 07:42 Shetland : Woodchat Shrike, Levenwick, Mainland

1st-winter around houses at the beach


16/09 07:34 Durham : Leach's Storm Petrel, Whitburn Coastal Park

one flew north


16/09 07:29 Hertfordshire : Western Cattle Egret, Wilstone Reservoir

still from hide


16/09 07:08 Norfolk : Lesser Yellowlegs, Runham

juvenile again on scrape east of windpump at Runham Swim (TG474101) then flew west and dropped out of view to the south of the river; park carefully near barns at end of Swim Road and walk west for 300m to view, but please keep your distance as the bird is very flighty








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