Date Details Sitename
Friday 10 Jul

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 10:15 to 12:45, Sun & clouds. Some breeze, occasional light showers. Warm
3 Little Grebe (Adult with two young.) 1 Black-necked Grebe 1 Buzzard 1 Marsh Harrier (Adult male.) 1 Hobby (Hunting low along edge of landfill. Later it (or another) shot low across the track leading to the first viewpoint.) 3 Oystercatcher (Saline lagoon.) 7 Black-tailed Godwit (Four flew across the Manorway. Seven on saline lagoon.) 2 Greenshank (Main lagoon.) 1 Common Sandpiper (Main lagoon.) 2 Mediterranean Gull 6 Common Tern (At least. Much coming & going. Some carrying fish.) 3 Yellow Wagtail (Pair, with female carrying food to presumed nest site in a wheat field. Juvenile not far from car park.) 2 Sand Martin (At least.) 1 Swallow 3 Stonechat (Male with at least two young in tow. Associating with white throats & goldfinches.) 1 Sedge Warbler (Singing male.) 3 Bearded Tit (At least. Male & at least one juv.) 5 Greenfinch (At least.) 2 Linnet (Pair) 7 Reed Bunting (Five males (four singing). Two females.) 1 Corn Bunting [Andrew Cox]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)
Wednesday 01 Jul

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 06:00 to 08:00, Basking adder on gabion basket of a footbridge
2 Grasshopper Warbler (2 males reeling in scrub field in South East corner) 3 Common Sandpiper (From viewing point) 2 Green Sandpiper (Along stream by tip) 1 Grey Wagtail 8 Bearded Tit (2 family groups, including 1 by viewing point) 2 Mediterranean Gull (On nesting island with black-headed gulls) 1 Black-necked Grebe [Tony Kennelly]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)
Monday 29 Jun

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 11:00 to 13:00, Cloudy, some sun. Very windy.
2 Little Grebe 1 Marsh Harrier (Adult male, moulting.) 3 Little Ringed Plover (At least.) 1 Redshank 2 Green Sandpiper 1 Mediterranean Gull (Adult. ) 8 Common Tern (At least.) 2 House Martin 1 Bearded Tit (At least. Pinging near viewpoint.) [Andrew Cox]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)
Friday 26 Jun

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 09:00 to 13:00, Hot and sunny 29 C
1 Spoonbill 1 Black-necked Grebe 4 Little Ringed Plover (Two pairs) 2 Corn Bunting 1 Grasshopper Warbler (Reeling in late morning) [Clive Woodward]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)
Friday 19 Jun

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 09:00 to 13:00, Selected highlights (Also Southern Migrant Hawker Dragonfly)
1 Marsh Harrier (Adult male) 2 Hobby (1st summers hawking over fields) 4 Bearded Tit 1 Black-necked Grebe (Adult) 20 Mediterranean Gull 1 Kingfisher 2 Yellow Wagtail 1 Buzzard 2 Cuckoo 5 Cetti's Warbler [Steve Grimwade]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)
Wednesday 17 Jun

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 08:00 to 13:00, Selected highlights
1 Hobby (Adult) 1 Grasshopper Warbler (Reeling and showing nicely on western boundary of reserve) 1 Black-necked Grebe (Adult) 6 Little Ringed Plover 2 Buzzard 1 Peregrine Falcon (Male on pylon ) 10 Mediterranean Gull 15 Redshank 8 Bearded Tit 6 Cetti's Warbler 2 Yellow Wagtail 2 Cuckoo 2 Wigeon (Pair) 7 Teal 30 Avocet [Steve Grimwade]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)
Saturday 13 Jun

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 12:00 to 15:00, Hot hot hot
1 Black-necked Grebe 2 Buzzard 4 Kestrel 6 Skylark 8 Reed Warbler 50 Avocet (Lots everywhere with 2 minicets) 9 Mute Swan (2 cygnets) 50 Canada Goose (At least 50 with goslings everywhere) 7 Greylag Goose (4 adult and 3 cygnets) 16 Lapwing 5 Oystercatcher 12 Common Tern (Fishing) [Mark Webb]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)
Tuesday 09 Jun

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 14:00 to 14:30, Very hot and sunny
1 Black-necked Grebe (Swimming off the edge of reeds ) [David Livings]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)
Wednesday 27 May

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 07:30 to 11:00, Sunny with light cloud, calm. Selected sightings
2 Kestrel 1 Buzzard 1 Marsh Harrier (Female) 1 Hobby 1 Little Ringed Plover 1 Black-necked Grebe (Stunning summer plumage) 1 Grasshopper Warbler (Heard only) 2 Common Tern 2 Mediterranean Gull 1 Cuckoo [Matt Turner]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)
Monday 25 May

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 05:45 to 08:30,
6 Yellow Wagtail 1 Garganey (Drake on main pool) 4 Bearded Tit (2 pairs, 1 with fledglings) 6 Cetti's Warbler (Singing males) 1 Buzzard (On pylon) 1 Peregrine Falcon (On pylon) 6 Oystercatcher (Pair with chicks) 10 Lapwing (Pairs with chicks) 3 Wigeon (1 drake & 2 ducks) 3 Water Rail 1 Swift (3 Drinking passes in front of me, my first seen) [Tony Kennelly]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)