Date Site Details
Friday 14 Jan Vange Marsh RSPB

Vange Marsh RSPB 13:30 to 16:45, Sunny, cold.
15 Mute Swan (Pair with a well grown cygnet on the lagoon. Twelve overhead, heading east-southeast.) 2 Marsh Harrier (Females. One adult one immature.) 4 Water Rail (At least. Calling as afternon headed for dusk. Two flew across the creek near the sluice.) Snipe 7 Black-tailed Godwit Grey Wagtail 2 Bearded Tit (At least.) 4 Reed Bunting (Af least.) [Andrew Cox]

Wednesday 12 Jan Vange Marsh RSPB

Vange Marsh RSPB 11:00 to 14:30, Sunny with a light breeze.
2 Bearded Tit Jay Cetti's Warbler [Paul Chamberlain]

Wednesday 22 Dec Vange Marsh RSPB

Vange Marsh RSPB 12:00 to 15:30, Cloudy,some sun. Cold.
4 Mute Swan (Pair ith two well grown cygnets.) 60 Teal (At least.) Marsh Harrier (Imm.) Kestrel 2 Water Rail (Squealing.) 3 Avocet 642 Lapwing 5 Snipe 43 Black-tailed Godwit 7 Redshank (At least.) 2 Green Sandpiper Green Woodpecker Water Pipit (Near sluice.) 20 Redwing (At least.) 2 Fieldfare 2 Bearded Tit (Western end. Male plus another calling.) [Andrew Cox]

Monday 06 Dec Vange Marsh RSPB

Vange Marsh RSPB 12:50 to 15:05, Cloudy, sporadic rain, breezy, cold.
Marsh Harrier (Female.) Sparrowhawk Water Rail (Calling.) 13 Avocet 500 Lapwing (Approx.) 3 Snipe 27 Black-tailed Godwit 10 Redshank 3 Greenshank 2000 Herring Gull (At least. All commoner gulls present.) Kingfisher 2 Grey Wagtail [Andrew Cox]

Wednesday 24 Nov Vange Marsh RSPB

Vange Marsh RSPB 09:10 to 12:00, Cloudy, slightly misty. Cold.
3 Little Grebe (Saline.) 43 Teal 103 Wigeon 44 Shoveler Marsh Harrier (Adult female.) Sparrowhawk 2 Water Rail (At least two calling.) 20 Avocet 480 Lapwing (Approx.) Snipe 22 Black-tailed Godwit (At least. 15 on saltmarsh adjacent to saline.) 4 Curlew 2 Redshank 2 Spotted Redshank (Feeding in saline.) Green Sandpiper 200 Black-headed Gull 14 Common Gull 15 Meadow Pipit (At least.) Grey Wagtail 8 Long-tailed Tit (In bramble bush next to saline viewpoint. Very close & confiding.) 6 Goldfinch (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Monday 08 Nov Vange Marsh RSPB

Vange Marsh RSPB 13:50 to 16:30, Sunny, some cloud. Cool.
40 Greylag Goose 75 Wigeon (At least.) 26 Teal 33 Shoveler Marsh Harrier (Imm.) Kestrel 2 Water Rail (At least. Calling as dusk approached.) 8 Avocet 390 Lapwing 17 Dunlin 45 Black-tailed Godwit 18 Redshank 8 Spotted Redshank 4 Greenshank 3 Green Sandpiper Grey Wagtail [Andrew Cox]

Friday 05 Nov Vange Marsh RSPB

Vange Marsh RSPB 13:30 to 14:30, Sunny, cold.
60 Shoveler 2 Avocet 32 Black-tailed Godwit 12 Dunlin 2 Green Sandpiper [Andrew Cox]

Friday 22 Oct Vange Marsh RSPB

Vange Marsh RSPB 14:30 to 18:15, Sunny, breezy.
2 Buzzard Marsh Harrier (Female.) Sparrowhawk 2 Kestrel (Mobbing buzzards at one point.) 4 Water Rail (At least. Calling towards dusk.) 4 Avocet 2 Ringed Plover 355 Lapwing Little Stint (Showing well in front of middle viewing mound.) 500 Black-tailed Godwit (Approx.) 8 Curlew 3 Ruff 4 Redshank 9 Spotted Redshank 3 Greenshank 215 Black-headed Gull (At least.) 9 Common Gull 25 Herring Gull 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull 2 Grey Wagtail 2 Stonechat (Pair.) 2 Bearded Tit (Flew along main ditch & into the fringe of reeds.) [Andrew Cox]

Thursday 23 Sep Vange Marsh RSPB

Vange Marsh RSPB 12:45 to 16:00, Sun & clouds. Warm. Breezy.
2 Common Sandpiper (Saline.) Water Rail (Calling.) 5 Avocet 15 Lapwing 23 Curlew 138 Black-tailed Godwit 4 Ruff 11 Snipe (At least.) 5 Greenshank Great White Egret 6 Little Egret Sparrowhawk Buzzard Kingfisher (Creek near sluice.) Kestrel [Andrew Cox]

Friday 10 Sep Vange Marsh RSPB

Vange Marsh RSPB 13:30 to 17:00, Cloudy, some sun. Breezy.
3 Great White Egret 20 Little Egret 2 Spoonbill 2 Pintail 2 Red Kite (Headed SW.) Buzzard Sparrowhawk Kestrel 3 Avocet 3 Snipe 117 Black-tailed Godwit 33 Curlew 7 Ruff 7 Redshank 7 Spotted Redshank 8 Greenshank (At least.) 4 Green Sandpiper Yellow Wagtail 14 Swallow (At least.) 20 House Martin (At least.) 2 Bearded Tit [Andrew Cox]