June 2014

Please note:  
Please report your sightings to Neil Randon at neil.randon@googlemail.com.

Mon, 30 June 2014: no reported sightings

Sun, 29 June 2014: 06.10hrs-09.10hrs: 1 REDSHANK (Adult in SE corner of WC1, still present at 9.05am), 1 LESSER WHITETHROAT (singing m S of Spynes), 10 MUTE SWAN (incl. pair with 4 Cygnets WC1), 13 EGYPTIAN GEESE (WC1 & WC2), c15 MOORHEN (incl. pair with 2 small chicks Moors Pools), c39 LAPWING (Spynes), 2 BLACK-HEADED GULL (adults WC1), 1 KESTREL (female Chilmead Farm), 2 LITTLE OWL (1 adult & 1 juv usual oaks M.Farm), c4 HOUSE MARTIN (WC), c50 COMMON SWIFT (over M.West), c12 SAND MARTIN (over Spynes & M.West), 1 MISTLE THRUSH (juv S of Spynes), 2 PHEASANT (pair field S of Spynes), c5 GREAT TIT (incl. c4 juvs). Ian Kehl and Gordon Hay

Mon, 23 June- Sat, 28 June 2014: no reported sightings 

Sun, 22 June 2014: 06.05hrs-09.35hrs: 1 COMMON TERN (On buoy M.Lake), 1 GREEN SANDPIPER (Moors Pools), 1 LESSER WHITETHROAT (singing m S of Spynes), 14 EGYPTIAN GEESE (WC2), 3 GADWALL (M.West), c25 LAPWING (c21 Spynes, 2 M.West, 2 Moors), 1 KINGFISHER (W end of M. Lake), 5 KESTREL (pair with 3 almost fully fledged juvs Chilmead Farm), 1 NUTHATCH (Oak in fieldS  of Spynes), 3 LITTLE OWL (1 adult & 1 juv usual oak M.Farm, another adult M.Farm near Nutfield marsh), c2 SWALLOW, c10 HOUSE MARTIN (collecting mud WC1), c2 COMMON SWIFT, 2 PHEASANT (pair field S of Spynes), 1 YELLOWHAMMER (singing m Horse Paddocks M.Farm). Ian Kehl and Gordon Hay 

Mon, 9 June 2014-Sat, 21 June 2014: no reported sightings

Sun, 8 June 2014: 06.00hrs-09.30hrs: c 6 MUTE SWAN (incl pair with at least 2 cygnets WC1), 8 EGYPTIAN GEESE (6 WC2 Island, 2 Spynes), 1 TEAL (male Spynes), c40 COOT (incl at least 3 pairs with c7 young on the Moors Pools, and another c3 pairs with c8 young WC1), 4 GADWALL (pair and 2 other males WC2 Island), c19 GREAT CRESTED GREBE (incl 1 pair with 4 chicks WC2, 1 pair with 2 chicks M.Lake and 1 pair with 3 chicks and another pair with 2 chicks WC1), c6 MOORHEN (incl. pair with 1 small chick WC1), c10 LITTLE GREBE (incl Pair with 4 small chicks M West), c1 COMMON SWIFT, 13 LAPWING (2 Spynes, 1 M.West), c4 HOUSE MARTIN (collecting mud WC1), c1 SAND MARTIN (Spynes), 1 SWALLOW (Chilmead Lane), 2 STOCK DOVE (1 adult M.Park, & 1 juv Nutfield Marsh), 1 LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL (2nd summer M.Lake), COMMON BUZZARD, c6 BLACKCAP (singing Males), c2 GARDEN WARBLER (1 singing male by cycle path Mid-Pit, 1 singing male to S of Spynes), 2 LITTLE OWL (M.Farm), c6 GOLDFINCH (incl 2 juv M.Farm cottages), c2 GREAT SPOTTED WOODPECKER (incl. 1 juv Chilmead Lane), c5 PIED WAGTAIL (incl. 1 juv Moors Pools, 2 juvs WC1). Ian Kehl and Gordon Hay

Sun, 1 June, 2014-Sat, 7 June 2014: no reported sightings