December 2013

Please note:  
Please report your sightings to Neil Randon at neil.randon@googlemail.com.
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Mon, 30 December 2013: 15.05hrs-16.35hrs: 1 SPARROWHAWK, 1 WATER RAIL (Moors), 2 KINGFISHER (1 Moors, 1 M.Lake), 2f SMEW (M.Lake), 10 MEADOW PIPIT (M.Farm), c100 FIELDFARE (M.Farm), c 120 REDWING (M.Farm & N.Marsh). Neil Hadden

Sun, 29 December 2013: 1f GOLDENEYE (M.West). via Surrey Bird Club

Fri, 27 December 2013-Sat, 28 December 2013: no reported sightings

Thurs, 26 December 2013: 11.00hrs-13.00hrs: 3 SKYLARK, 1 YELLOWHAMMER (all M.Farm), 1 COMMON BUZZARD (E of Spynes). Neil Hadden 

Mon, 23 December 2013-Wed, 25 December 2013: no reported sightings

Sun, 22 December, 2013: 2f SMEW (Moors pools), 1 CHIFFCHAFF (W end of M.Lake). Will Oliver 

Thurs, 19 December, 2013-Sat, 21 December 2013: no reported sightings

Wed, 18 December 2013: 2 SMEW (2 redhead, M.Lake), 2 CHIFFCHAFF (M.Lake). Graham James 

Tues, 17 December 2013: 2 SMEW (2 redhead, M.Lake). via Twitter

Mon, 16 December: no reported sightings

Sun, 15 December 2013: 1 m LESSER SPOTTED WOODPECKER (First for the year – 129th new species. M.Park), 2 LITTLE EGRET (Moors), 1 CHIFFCHAFF (trees overhanging S side of WC1), c27 TEAL (Incl c20 Moors), c30 SHOVELER (incl c26 Moors Pools), c5 POCHARD (c3 Spynes, 1 Moors Pools, 1 WC1), c2 SNIPE (Spynes), c3 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL (Spynes), c6 COMMON GULL, c4 FIELDFARE, c3 REDWING,4 f PHEASANT (field S of Spynes), 1 TREECREEPER (trees N side of M.Lake), 5 YELLOWHAMMER (hedge to West of M.Farm). Ian Kehl and Gordon Hay

Fri, 13 December 2013-Sat, 14 December 2013: no reported sightings

Thurs, 12 December 2013: 1f GOLDENEYE (M.West). Gordon Hay
 
Mon, 9 December 2013-Wed, 11 December 2013: no reported sightings

Sun, 8 December 2013: 07.55hrs - 11.15hrs: c29 TEAL (incl c25 Moors), c17 SHOVELER (incl c11 Moors Pools), c4 POCHARD (c2 Spynes, 1 Moors Pools, 1 WC2), c57 GADWALL (incl c21 Moors Pools, c20 WC1), c42 CORMORANT (majority flying W from roost at Spynes), c9 SNIPE (Spynes), c3 GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL (incl 2 Spynes), c3 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL, c3 COMMON GULL,1 ROOK (1st Winter in trees by landfill, Cormongers Lane), c300 WOODPIGEON (incl c200 flying E/NE), c16 FIELDFARE (incl flock of c15 over WC Mound), 1 REDWING (N of Synes), c30 SKYLARK (M,Farm).
Also 1 ROE DEER on the N bank of M.West, near Middle Pit. Ian Kehl and Gordon Hay

Mon, 2 December 2013-Sat, 7 December 2013: no reported sightings

Sun, 1 December 2013: 07.45hrs - 11.00hrs: c10 POCHARD (c3 Spynes, c1 M.West, c6 Moors Pools), c26 TEAL (c1 Spynes, c25 Moors), c8 SHOVELER (2 Spynes, c6 Moors Pools), c46 GADWALL (c2 M.Lake, c5 Spynes, c2 M.West, c24 Moors Pools, c13 WC1), c14 SNIPE (c4 Spynes, c10 Moors Pools),  2 GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL (over Spynes), 2 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL (Nutfield Ridge), c2 COMMON GULL, 1 KESTREL (m Moors), c1 FIELDFARE (over Moors), 1 MISTLE THRUSH (Spynes), c3 BULLFINCH (South of Middle-Pit), 7 PHEASANT (1 m & 6 f field S of Spynes). Ian Kehl and Gordon Hay

November 2013

Please note:  
Please report your sightings to Neil Randon at neil.randon@googlemail.com.
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Mon, 25 November 2013-Sat, 30 November 2013: no reported sightings
 
Sun, 24 November 2013:  1605hrs: 1 PEREGRINE (over landfill). Neil Hadden

07.30hrs-11.00hrs: c25 TEAL (c10 Spynes, c15 Moors), c11 SHOVELER (3 Spynes, 4 over M.West, 2 Moors pools, 2 WC1), c8 POCHARD (1 M Lake, 4 Spynes, 1 Moors Pools, 3 WC1), 2 GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL (Spynes), 1 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL (Spynes), c1 COMMON SNIPE (Spynes), c3 WATER RAIL (1 Fordbridge, 1 poss. 2 heard, brook to N of M Farm, 1 Redhill Brook by metal bridge Moors), c6 COMMON GULL, 2 LITTLE OWL (M.Farm), 1 KESTREL (m Spynes), 1 MISTLE THRUSH (Spynes), c70 FIELDFARE (incl. flock c60 over Moors), c1 REDWING (Spynes), c10 MEADOW PIPIT, c2 BULLFINCH (Spynes), c10 LESSER REDPOLL (Spynes). Also possible LESSER SPOTTED WOODPECKER (flew over path to N of M.Farm and landed in oak by brook. Couldn't be relocated). Ian Kehl and Gordon Hay

Sat, 23 November 2013: 1 YELLOW-LEGGED GULL. Surrey Bird Club

Sun, 17 November 2013-Fri 22 November 2013: no reported sightings
 
Sat, 16 November 2013: 1330-1510hrs: 10 FIELDFARE (E over Nutfield Marsh), c25 TEAL (Moors pools), c36 GADWALL (Moors and WC1), 1m WIDGEON, 1m + 1f SHOVELLER (WC1). Neil Hadden

Mon, 11 November 2013-Fri 15 November 2013: no reported sightings

Sun, 10 November 2013: 18 LAPWING, 18 COMMON SNIPE, 5 JACK SNIPE, 1 GREEN SANDPIPER, 2 WIGEON, 10 SHOVELER, 65 TEAL, 45 GADWALL, 120 TUFTED DUCK, 4 POCHARD, 1 SPARROWHAWK, 5 MEADOW PIPIT, 20 LONG-TAILED TIT, 1 CHIFFCHAFF, 5 REDWING, 8 FIELDFARE. Gordon Hay

Thurs, 7 November 2013-Sat, 9 November 2013: no reported sightings
 
Wed, 6 November 2013: 09.15-10.15hrs: 1 LITTLE GULL (1st winter. M.Lake, then flew west over WC). Gordon Hay, Graham James, Neil Randon

1st winter LITTLE GULL Mercer's Lake (Graham James)

08.30hrs: 1 YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER (seen in trees for 15 minutes by entrance to Water Colour lagoons footpath, but not seen again. First for the year. 128th new species). Gordon Hay

Fri, 1 November 2013-Tues, 5 November 2013: no reported sightings

October 2013

Please note:  
Please report your sightings to Neil Randon at neil.randon@googlemail.com.
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Mon, 28 October 2013-Thurs, 31 October 2013: no reported sightings

Sun, 27 October 2013: 1615-1650hrs: 2 REDWING (over WC), 1 LAPWING, c30 GADWALL, 3 POCHARD, 1m WIDGEON (all WC1), 2 EGYPTIAN GOOSE (WC2). Neil Hadden

07.15hrs-10.30hrs: c8 GREAT BLACK-BACKED GULL (1 M.Lake, c7 Spynes), 1 FIELDFARE (Over M.P carpark), c3 YELLOWHAMMER (hedgerow M.Farm), c20 TEAL (3 Spynes, 2 M.West, c15 Moors), 1 f SHOVELER (WC1), c7 WIGEON (WC1), c7 POCHARD (4 m Spynes, 1 m & 2 f WC1), 4 SNIPE (Spynes), 3 COMMON GULL (WC1), c6 SONG THRUSH, c6 DUNNOCK, 1 f REED BUNTING (hedgerow M.Farm), 2 LITTLE OWL (1 oak M.Farm, 1 oak S of Spynes), 1 GREY WAGTAIL (M.West), 1 STOCK DOVE (over Cormongers Lane overflow pool). Ian Kehl and Gordon Hay

Mon, 21 October 2013-Sat, 26 October 2013: no reported sightings 

Sun, 20 October 2013: 07.35hrs-10.20hrs: c17 TEAL (c5 Spynes, c12 Moors), 2 SHOVELER (1 f WC1, 1 m WC2), c20 WIGEON (WC1), 2 EGYPTIAN GOOSE (WC2), 3 POCHARD (3 m Spynes), 3 SNIPE (1 Spynes, 2 M.West), 1 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL (Spynes), c4 COMMON GULL (1 Spynes, c3 WC1), 2 KINGFISHER (chasing each other over wooden bridge, Moors). Ian Kehl

Fri, 18 October 2013-Fri, 19 October 2013: no reported sightings

Thurs, 17 October 2013: 15.45hrs-16.15hrs: 2 RED-CRESTED POCHARD (1 drake and one duck, WC1), c20 WIGEON (WC1), 1 LAPWING (WC2 island). Neil Randon


A pair of RED-CRESTED POCHARD on WC1

2 RED-CRESTED POCHARD, 34 WIGEON, 14 GADWALL, 3 SHOVELER, 3 LAPWING (all WC1). Matt Farmer

Mon, 14 October 2013-Wed, 16 October 2013: reported sightings 

Sun, 13 October 2013: 15.50hrs-18.00hrs: c15 TEAL (c13 Moors, 2 WC1), 2 SHOVELER (WC1), c13 WIGEON (WC1), 1m POCHARD (Spynes), 1 SNIPE (Spynes), c15 CORMORANT (Spynes), 9 COMMON GULL (Spynes), 2 f PHEASANT (M.Farm), 1 GREY WAGTAIL (Moors pools), c160 STARLING (swirling low over WC at dusk looking for a roost site). Ian Kehl

Sat, 12 October 2013: no reported sightings

Fri, 11 October 2013: 0845-1115hrs: c27 WIGEON (WC1 & M.West), c36 GADWALL (WC1, M.West & Spynes), c26 TEAL WC1, Moors & Spynes), 7 SKYLARK (W over M.Farm), c22 MEADOW PIPIT (M.Farm), 1 SPARROWHAWK, 5 COMMON SNIPE, 1m POCHARD, 1f SHOVELLER (all Spynes), 1 GREEN SANDPIPER (WC1). Neil Hadden
 
Thurs, 10 October 2013: no reported sightings

Wed, 9 October 2013: 17.15hrs: PEREGRINE (over M.Lake). Graham James

Mon, 7 October, 2013-Tues, 8 October 2013: no reported sightings
 
Sun, 6 October 2013: 07.20hrs-10.15hrs: c5 EGYPTIAN GOOSE (Spynes), c50 TEAL (c10 Spynes, c15 Moors, c10 WC1), c26 SHOVELER (c6 Spynes, c20 WC1), c21 WIGEON (WC1),2 POCHARD (1m Spynes, 1f M.West), 8 COMMON SNIPE (4 Spynes, 4 M.West), 1 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL (Spynes), 1 LITTLE OWL (M.Farm), c3 SKYLARK (over WC). Ian Kehl

Sat, 5 October 2013: 1 RED-CRESTED POCHARD (female). Surrey Bird Club

Fri, 4 October 2013: no reported sightings.

Thurs, 3 October 2013: 9 WIGEON (WC1), 2 GREEN SANDPIPER, 2 KINGFISHER (Moors), 7 SKYLARK (over, heading S). Graham James

Wed, 2 October 2013: no reported sightings

Tues, 1 October 2013: 34 WIGEON (WC1). Graham James

September 2013

Please note:  
Please report your sightings to Neil Randon at neil.randon@googlemail.com.
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Mon, 30 September 2012: no reported sightings
 
Sun, 29 September 2013: 07.00hrs-10.50hrs: 2 GOLDEN PLOVER (flying south over Moors then landfill, calling. First for the year. 127th new species), c12 EGYPTIAN GOOSE (10 Spynes, 2 WC2), c50 TEAL (c40 Spynes, c10 Moors), c20 SHOVELER (WC1), c32 WIGEON (WC1), 1 m POCHARD (WC1), 6 COMMON SNIPE (4 Spynes, 2 Moors), 1 SPARROWHAWK (over M.Farm), c10 SWALLOW (over Chilmead Farm), 1 KESTREL (over M.Farm), 1 STOCK DOVE (Chilmead Farm), c3 BLACKCAP (incl c2 by Cormongers Lane overflow pool), c6 CHIFFCHAFF, 1 SISKIN (heard only, M.Park). Ian Kehl and Gordon Hay

Sat, 28 September 2013: no reported sightings

Fri, 27 September 2013: 17 WIGEON, 1 REED WARBLER, 1 KINGFISHER, 1 COMMON SNIPE (WC1), 2 KINGFISHER (Moors). Graham James

Thurs, 26 September 2013: 15 WIGEON, 13 SHOVELER, 1 LESSER BLACK BACKED GULL (WC1), 1 KINGFISHER, 11 TEAL, 2 GREY WAGTAIL (Moors). Matt Farmer

Mon, 23 September 2013-Wed, 25 September 2013: no reported sightings

Sun, 22 September 2013: 07.00hrs -10.35hrs: 1 'COMMIC' TERN (1 first winter bird circled several times over Spynes. Possible Arctic), 3 YELLOW WAGTAIL (2 S over Moors and 1 S over WC Mound), c57 TEAL (c40 Spynes, c15 Moors, c2 WC1), c20 SHOVELER (WC1), c6 WIGEON (WC1), 1 m POCHARD (WC1), c10 EGYPTIAN GOOSE (8 over M.Farm, 2 Moors), 1 GREEN SANDPIPER (1 over M.Park), 1 LITTLE OWL (oaks S of Spynes), 1 SPARROWHAWK (over M.Farm), 1 KESTREL (over M.Farm), c35 SWALLOW (incl c30 together heading W over M.Farm), 1 MISTLE THRUSH (over M.Farm), c1 BULLFINCH (1st winter male, Spynes). Ian Kehl and Gordon Hay

Sat, 21 September 2013: 1720-1900hrs: c100 SAND MARTIN, c12 SWALLOW, c15 HOUSE MARTIN; 2m POCHARD (Spynes), 1 COMMON BUZZARD (fencepost, Chilmead Farm), 23 TEAL (Moors pools), 15 SHOVELER, 8 GADWALL (both WC1). Neil Hadden


Fri, 20 September 2013: no reported sightings

Wed, 18 September 2013: am: 2 HOBBY (1 ad & 1 juv hawking over M.West & Spynes present for at least 3 days), 4 COMMON BUZZARD, 1 SPARROWHAWK, 6 MEADOW PIPIT, 2 LITTLE OWL (M.Farm), 8 WIGEON (WC1), 20 SHOVELER, c100 SAND MARTIN (WC), 70 HOUSE MARTIN, 15 SWALLOW. Graham James

Mon, 16 September 2013-Tues, 17 September 2013: no reported sightings

Sun, 15 September, 2013: 07.00hrs-10.40hrs: 2 LITTLE EGRET (Moors), c16 EGYPTIAN GOOSE (10 M.Farm, 2 Spynes, 2 Moors, 2 WC2), c4 SAND MARTIN (WC), c26 TEAL (c10 Spynes, c12 Moors, c4 WC1), c4 SHOVELER (c1 Spynes, c3 WC1), c10 WIGEON (WC1), 1 SNIPE (Moors), 1 COMMON BUZZARD (Moors), 1 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL (over Holmethorpe Industrial Estate), c45 HOUSE MARTIN (c30 M.West, c10 Moors, c5 WC), 1 LITTLE OWL (Oaks south of Spynes), c35 MAGPIE (incl 27 together SW side of M.West), c5 CHIFFCHAFF, c2 BLACKCAP (landfill by Cormongers Lane orchard), 1 KINGFISHER (WC1). Ian Kehl and Gordon Hay

Sat, 14 September 2013: no reported sightings

Fri, 13 September 2013: 12.50hrs-13.45hrs: 1 WHINCHAT (flycatching on hedges at back of M.Farm horse paddocks), 5 YELLOW WAGTAIL (feeding with horses from 12.55hrs-13.10hrs before flying S. M.Farm horse paddocks. Matt Farmer

Thurs, 12 September 2013: 1 HOBBY, 1 LITTLE EGRET, 1 KINGFISHER, 1 GREEN SANDPIPER, 1 CHIFFCHAFF (juv), 22 TEAL. Matt Farmer

1 LITTLE EGRET, 1 COMMON BUZZARD, 1 SPARROWHAWK, 1 HOBBY, 39 TEAL, 6 GADWALL, 12 SHOVELER, 25 MISTLE THRUSH (flew N, prob. post-breeding gathering), 6 MEADOW PIPIT (over). Gordon Hay

Thurs, 6 September 2013-Weds, 11 September, 2013: no reported sightings
 
Wed, 4 September 2013: 07.30hrs-10.00hrs: 1 LITTLE EGRET, 2 GREEN SANDPIPER, 1 KINGFISHER, 2 GREY WAGTAIL (Moors), 5 CANADA GOOSE, c45 GREYLAG GOOSE, c75 LAPWING (Spynes), c10 CHIFFCHAFF, 2 BLACKCAP (Cormongers Lane orchard), 1 BULLFINCH (M.CP), 1 YELLOWHAMMER (M.Farm).
Also: 1 CLOUDED YELLOW butterfly (M.Farm). Neil Randon 

Tues, 3 September 2013: no reported sightings
 
Mon, 2 September 2013: 1945hrs: 1 COMMON SANDPIPER; 1 KINGFISHER, c6 SHOVELER (all WC1). Neil Hadden

Sun, 1 September 2013: 1 LITTLE EGRET, 141 LAPWING, 2 GREEN SANDPIPER, 1 WIGEON (Spynes), 25 TEAL, 17 SHOVELER, 6 GADWALL, 130 GREYLAG GOOSE, 110 CANADA GOOSE. Gordon Hay

August 2013

Please note:  
Please report your sightings to Neil Randon at neil.randon@googlemail.com.
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Sat, 31 August 2013: 17 SHOVELER, 19 TEAL, 6 GADWALL, 1 GREEN SANDPIPER, 1 SPARROWHAWK, 1 COMMON BUZZARD, 1 KESTREL, 10 CHIFFCHAFF.
Also: 1 CLOUDED YELLOW butterfly (railway embankment), c20 SPECKLED WOOD. Gordon Hay

Wed, 28 August 2013-Fri, 30 August 2013: no reported sightings

Tues, 27 August 2013: 1 SPOTTED FLYCATCHER (in small orchard on Cormongers Lane), 1 HOBBY, 2 SPARROWHAWK. Graham James

SPOTTED FLYCATCHER – Cormongers Lane (Graham James)
  
Mon, 26 August 2013: 2 LITTLE EGRET, 1 COMMON SNIPE, 4 GREEN SANDPIPER, 2 YELLOW WAGTAIL (flew W). Gordon Hay

Sun, 25 August 2013: 1 LITTLE EGRET, 140 GREYLAG GOOSE, 97 CANADA GOOSE, 2 GADWALL, 8 SHOVELER, 12 TEAL, 1 POCHARD, c80 LAPWING, 2 COMMON SNIPE, 2 GREEN SANDPIPER, 2 COMMON BUZZARD, 1 KESTREL, c50 HOUSE MARTIN, 3 SWALLOW, 2 SAND MARTIN, 12 CHIFFCHAFF, 4 BLACKCAP, 10 COMMON WHITETHROAT, 2 WHINCHAT (1 Moors, 1 behind Canal Cottage). Gordon Hay

Wed, 21 August 2013 - Sat, 24 August 2013: no reported sightings

CLOUDED YELLOW – Water Colour mound (Graham James)

Tues, 20 August 2013: late pm: 1 GREEN SANDPIPER, 1 COMMON SANDPIPER, 1 LITTLE EGRET, 4 LAPWING, 2 HOUSE MARTIN, 1 COMMON WHITETHROAT (Moors pools). Neil Randon 

COMMON SANDPIPER - The Moors (Neil Randon)

Mon, 19 August 2013: late pm: 4 GREEN SANDPIPER, 1 COMMON SANDPIPER (Moors pools). Neil Randon

Sun, 18 August 2013: 5 GREEN SANDPIPER 1 COMMON SANDPIPER 1 LITTLE EGRET (Spynes), 7 GADWALL, 4 WILLOW WARBLER, numerous COMMON WHITETHROAT, BLACKCAP, CHIFFCHAFF.

Breeding success: LITTLE GREBE (5+ broods), GREAT CRESTED GREBE (4 broods), CANADA GOOSE (3 broods), GREYLAG GOOSE (3 broods), TUFTED DUCK (5 broods), MALLARD (12 broods), COOT (22+ broods), MOORHEN (10+ pairs), KINGFISHER (1 pair with 2 young prob. bred inside the landfill site), SAND MARTIN (c45 pairs M.West), REED WARBLER (c5 pairs), SEDGE WARBLER (1 pair feeding young in morning WC1). Gordon Hay

Sat, 17 August 2013: no reported sightings

Fri, 16 August 2013: 15:00hrs-16:00hrs: 4 GREEN SANDPIPER,1 COMMON SANDPIPER, 1 LITTLE EGRET, 4 LAPWING (Moors pools). Alastair Gray

Thurs, 15 August 2013: 1600-1745hrs: 1 COMMON BUZZARD (M23 end M.Farm), 5 GREEN SANDPIPER, 1 COMMON SANDPIPER, 2 LITTLE EGRET (Moors pools). Neil Hadden
 
Wed, 14 August 2013: 1945hrs-2045hrs: 4 GREEN SANDPIPER, 1 COMMON SANDPIPER, 1 LITTLE EGRET (all Moors pools). Neil Hadden

Tues, 13 August 2013: 15.00hrs-16.30hrs: 6 GREEN SANDPIPER, 2 LITTLE EGRET, 4 GREY HERON (3 Moors pools, 1 Spynes), 8 LAPWING (4 Moors pools, 4 Spynes), 6 TEAL (Spynes). Alastair Gray

Mon, 12 August 2013: 2 LITTLE EGRET, 4 GREEN SANDPIPER, 1 COMMON SANDPIPER, 2 COMMON BUZZARD, 1 SPARROWHAWK, 1 HOBBY, 2 SHOVELER,1 GADWALL. Gordon Hay

am: 2 SEDGE WARBLER (feeding young), c20 REED WARBLER (WC1 reeds). Graham James 

Sun, 11 August 2013: 5 GREEN SANDPIPER (Moors), 1 COMMON SANDPIPER (Moors), 1 LITTLE EGRET (Moors), 21 LITTLE GREBE (5 Spynes Mere, 1 M.West, 15 Moors including a breeding pair with 2 large chicks), 14 GREAT CRESTED GREBE (1 Spynes, pair sitting on nest Moors, pair with 4 large chicks on WC2, pair with 2 small chicks and a juvenile WC1), 5 TEAL (Spynes), 2 SHOVELER (Moors), 34 MOORHEN (4 Spynes, 5 WC1, 25 Moors), 77 GREYLAG GOOSE (Spynes), 94 CANADA GOOSE (Spynes), 10 EGYPTIAN GOOSE (3 Spynes, 7 WC2), 34 TUFTED DUCK (21 Spynes incl. a breeding female with 7 small ducklings, 13 WC2 including a breeding female with 2 ducklings). Kevin Duncan

06.50hrs-10.15hrs: 6 GREEN SANDPIPER (1 Spynes, 5 Moors pools by Railway Line), 1 COMMON SANDPIPER (M.West), c100 CANADA GEESE (incl c94 Spynes), c81 GREYLAG GEESE (Spynes), c12 EGYPTIAN GEESE (c10 WC2, 2 Spynes), c12 GREAT CRESTED GREBE (incl. adult with 2/3 new young chicks, WC1), c70 TUFTED DUCK (incl. 1 new brood of 10 ducklings at Spynes), 8 TEAL (7 Spynes, 1 Moors pools), 1 SHOVELER (Eclipse male SE corner WC1), 1 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL (Spynes), 2 COMMON GULL (1 Moors Pools, 1 WC1), c6 SWIFT (M.West), c6 SAND MARTIN, 1 STOCK DOVE (over Moors), 1 MISTLE THRUSH (over WC). Also - 1 ROE DEER (Buck, field S of Spynes), 1 CLOUDED YELLOW (WC). Ian Kehl and Gordon Hay

Thurs, 8 August 2013-Sat 10 August 2013: no reported sightings

Wed, 7 August 2013: 2005-2100hrs: 3 GREEN SANDPIPER, 1 KINGFISHER (all Moors pools), 1 COMMON SANDPIPER (WC2 island). Neil Hadden

4 GREEN SANDPIPER (3 Moors pool, 1 WC1), 2 REED BUNTING. Butterflies – 3 Clouded Yellow (W/C mound), 2 Painted Lady, 2 Peacock, 1 Small Tortoiseshell, 1 Comma, 1 Brimstone (all on Buddleia around W/C mound), 1 Essex Skipper, 2 Ringlet, 2 Common Blue, 1 Speckled Wood, lots of Small White, Large White, Meadow brown and Gatekeeper. Matt Farmer

Tues, 6 August 2013: 1 LITTLE EGRET, 3 GREEN SANDPIPER, 1 SPARROWHAWK, 1 LESSER WHITETHROAT. Butterflies - 3 Painted Lady, 2 Peacock, 15 Gatekeeper. Gordon Hay 

Mon, 5 August 2013: no reported sightings  

Sun, 4 August 2013: 6.35hrs - 10.15 am: c1 COMMON TERN (over Moors pools flying towards Redhill, then it or another later on posts, WC1), 2 LITTLE EGRET (Moors pools by railway line), 3 GREEN SANDPIPER (Moors pools by railway line), c12 EGYPTIAN GEESE (c10 WC2, 2 Spynes), 67 GREYLAG GEESE (Spynes), c70 TUFTED DUCK (incl. 1 new brood of 10 ducklings at Spynes), 4 TEAL (Spynes), c50 BLACK-HEADED GULL (incl c20 juvs), c10 COMMON SWIFT (M West), c20 SAND MARTIN, c2 HOUSE MARTIN (WC), 1 LITTLE OWL (M. Farm), 1 juv NUTHATCH (single Oak near M23 in field S of Spynes), 1 GREY WAGTAIL (WC). Ian Kehl and Gordon Hay

Fri, 2 August 2013-Sat, 3 August 2013: no reported sightings
 
Thurs, 1 August 2013: 09.00hrs-11.00hrs: 10 EGYPTIAN GOOSE, 1 GREEN SANDPIPER, 5 REED WARBLER, 1 HOUSE MARTIN (WC 1 & 2), 20 LAPWING, 1 COMMON BUZZARD (Spynes). Thomas Banks

July 2013

Please note:  
Please report your sightings to Neil Randon at neil.randon@googlemail.com.
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Wed 31 July, 2013: no reported sightings

Tues 30 July, 2013: 15.00hrs-16.30hrs: 1 COMMON SANDPIPER (WC1), 1 TEAL (Spynes) 2 COMMON WHITETHROAT, 9 LAPWING, 1 REED BUNTING (with 2 juv.), 1 KINGFISHER. Alastair Gray

Mon 29 July, 2013: no reported sightings

Sun 28 July, 2013: 15.30hrs-17.30hrs: 2 GREEN SANDPIPER (1 Spynes, 1 Moors pools), 1 LITTLE OWL (M.Farm). Neil Randon

LITTLE OWL - Mercers Farm (Neil Randon)

1745hrs: 1 LITTLE EGRET, 1 GREEN SANDPIPER (both Moors pools). Neil Hadden 

6.35hrs-09.40hrs: 2 COMMON SWIFT (M.West), c15 SAND MARTIN (M.West), c6 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL, c13 EGYPTIAN GEESE (c12 WC2, 1 Spynes),  2 TEAL (Spynes), c4 REED WARBLER (c3 WC1, c1 Moors), 1 HOUSE MARTIN (WC). Ian Kehl and Gordon Hay

Sat 27 July, 2013:  am: 1 CROSSBILL (juv. along  path/cycle way adjacent to rubbish tip, flew out of tree line, landed on fence then landed on path. 1st for the year – 127th new species), 1 HOBBY, 1 GREEN SANDPIPER, 1 LITTLE EGRET. Gordon Hay

1 GREEN SANDPIPER (Spynes), 4 LAPWING (WC1). Neil Randon 
 
Fri 26 July, 2013:  5 LITTLE EGRET, 3 TEAL, 1 GREEN SANDPIPER, 42 LAPWING (Spynes). Alastair Gray

5 LITTLE EGRET (Moors), 3 COMMON TERN (1 adult, 2 juv, M.Lake), 1 GREEN SANDPIPER (Spynes). Graham James 

EGYPTIAN GOOSE - WC2 (Graham James)
Tues 23 July, 2013-Thurs 25 July, 2013: no reported sightings

Mon 22 July, 2013: 1 BLACK-TAILED GODWIT, 1 GREEN SANDPIPER (Spynes). Surrey Birders website

07.15hrs: 1 REDSHANK (Moors pools, by railway line). Graham James 

Sun 21 July, 2013: 05.25hrs-08.00hrs: 15 EGYPTIAN GEESE (13 WC2, 2 Spynes), c10 LITTLE GREBE (incl. 2 very small chicks, WC1), 1 TEAL (Spynes), c40 TUFTED DUCK (incl. f with 2 very small ducklings Moors pools, by railway line), c50 MALLARD (incl. f with 10 very small ducklings Moors pools, by railway line), 2 GREEN SANDPIPER (1 Spynes, 1 Moors pools, by railway line), 4 COMMON SANDPIPER (all together, WC1), 1 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL (Spynes), c25 COMMON SWIFT, c10 SAND MARTIN (M West), c3 DUNNOCK (incl. c2 juvs), c4 ROBIN (incl c2 juvs), c2 YELLOWHAMMER. Ian Kehl

Sat 20 July, 2013: no reported sightings 

Fri 19 July, 2013: 14.00hrs: 2 BLACK-TAILED GODWIT. Neil Randon

12.45hrs: 2 BLACK-TAILED GODWIT, 1 YELLOW-LEGGED GULL, 1m BULLFINCH, 1 REED WARBLER, 1 REED BUNTING, 1 YELLOWHAMMER (Spynes)  Matt Farmer
 
09.15hrs: 2 BLACK-TAILED GODWIT (Spynes). Graham James

Two BLACK-TAILED GODWIT (Neil Randon)
Thurs 18 July, 2103: late pm: 1 LITTLE RINGED PLOVER (WC2 island), 2 LITTLE EGRET (Spynes sandspit), 1 GREEN SANDPIPER (Spynes). Neil Randon 

COMMON WHITETHROAT - The Moors (Graham James)

Tues 16 July, 2013-Wed 17 July, 2013: no reported sightings  

Mon 15 July, 2013: 1 GREEN SANDPIPER (Spynes), 14 EGYPTIAN GOOSE (WC2), 4 BULLFINCH (pair with two juv. feeding in bushes by WC mound). Neil Randon

Sun 14 July, 2013: 1530hrs-1730hrs: 1 COMMON BUZZARD (S over M Farm); 1 HOBBY (M23 end M.Farm); 1 COMMON TERN (WC1). Neil Hadden

06.30hrs - 09.15rs: 8 MUTE SWAN (1 pair with 1 cygnet, Spynes, 1 pair with 3 cygnets WC2), c13 EGYPTIAN GEESE (incl c12 WC2), c15 LITTLE GREBE (incl. 3 juv M.West, 1 juv Spynes reedbed), c3 GADWALL (Moors pools).1 'COMMIC TERN' (presumably Common) over WC, c20 BLACK-HEADED GULLS (incl. 2 juv), 1 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL (Spynes), 1 COMMON SWIFT (Spynes), c20 SAND MARTIN (M.West & WC), c4 HOUSE MARTIN (WC), 1 juv GREEN WOODPECKER, c12 BLACKCAP, c6 CHIFFCHAFF, 2 juv BULLFINCH (Spynes), c2 YELLOWHAMMER. Ian Kehl 

COMMON TERN - WC1 (Graham James)
Sat 13 July, 2013: no reported sightings 
  
Fri 12 July, 2013: pm: 1 NUTHATCH, 2 COMMON WHITETHROAT, 2 REED WARBLER, 4 BLACKCAP (all Spynes area).  Also, 1  Marbled White (in long grass by Spynes sign), c7 Small Tortoiseshell, 1 Small Skipper, 1 Meadow Brown, 1 Ringlet and 1 Black-Tailed Skimmer. Matt Farmer

1 RED-CRESTED POCHARD (1 m on WC2. First for year. 126th new species), 1 YELLOW-LEGGED GULL (adult on Spynes sandspit). Graham James
RED-CRESTED POCHARD (Graham James)
Thurs 11 July, 2013: 1 MEDITERRANEAN GULL (1 adult off the landfill, then flew N), 3 GREEN SANDPIPER (Moors), 1 COMMON REDSTART (juv, along fence adjacent to mini-orchard next to landfill). Graham James

Wed 10 July, 2013: 1 PEREGRINE (over WC). Graham James  

Mon 8 July, 2013-Tue 9 July, 2013: no reported sightings

PEREGRINE on 10/07/13 (Graham James)
Sun 7 July, 2013: 06.45hrs-10.10hrs: 1 GREEN SANDPIPER (Moors pools, by railway line - 1st of autumn), 2 TEAL (pair in eclipse, Spynes), 13 EGYPTIAN GEESE (WC2), 1 COMMON TERN (over Spynes), c20 SAND MARTIN (M.West & WC), 2 m POCHARD (Spynes), 1 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL (Spynes), c6 BLACK-HEADED GULL, 1 HOUSE MARTIN (WC).c4 SKYLARK (M.Farm), 2 PHEASANT (M & f field S of Spynes), c3 GOLDCREST (family party incl. at least 2 juv, oaks N of Middle Pit),
Also Butterflies incl. c6 Meadow Brown, c3 Small Tortoiseshell, c2 Ringlet. Ian Kehl and Gordon Hay

1400hrs: 1 RED KITE (N over Fordingbridge). Neil Hadden 

LITTLE OWL on 04/07/13 (Graham James)
LITTLE OWL on 02/07/13 (Graham James)

Mon 1 July, 2013- Sat 6 July, 2013: no reported sightings