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IOW Sightings

MY OWN SIGHTINGS, and Reports from other Birders- (Green=Confirmed, Red=Unconfirmed.)

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May 2015
Click for monthly species lists, this month's total =113 (This year's IOW total = 152)
ThursdaySunny Intervals
21/05Whippingham to MedinaNightingale1(Heard at Pinkmead across the river)
21/05(8.30 - 9.30)Wren2
21/05"Chiffchaff2(Heard)
21/05"Lesser Whitethroat1(Heard)
21/05"Whitethroat1
21/05"Song Thrush1(Heard)
21/05"Swallow6
21/05"Long-tailed Tit3+
21/05"Magpie3
21/05MedinaShelduck2
21/05"Curlew1(Heard)
21/05"Canada Geese2
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WednesdaySunny IntervalsNW Wind
20/05Brighstone DownYellowhammer2m
20/05(7.40 - 9.15)Bullfinch1m,1f(Over)
20/05"Chiffchaff3m(Seen/Heard)
20/05"Blackcap3m(Seen/Heard)
20/05"Whitethroat3(Seen/Heard)
20/05"Goldcrest1m(Heard)
20/05"Garden Warbler1-2m(Seen/Heard)
20/05"Linnet2
20/05"Long-tailed Tit3
20/05"Buzzard2
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20/05Newtown NRMediterranean Gull3ad, 2 imm.
20/05(9.30 - 11.15)Redshank7
20/05"Shelduck5
20/05"Oystercatcher8
20/05"Nightingale1-2(Heard near Cassey Bridge)
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TuesdayShowers Sunny IntervalsW-NW Wind
19/05Bembridge DownYellowhammer1m
19/05(8.05)Swallow6
19/05"Whitethroat1(Heard)
19/05"Linnet2
19/05"Skylark2
19/05"Buzzard1
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19/05Sandown Canoe LakeSedge Warbler1m
19/05(8.35)Reed Warbler4(Heard)
19/05"Herring Gull12
19/05"Coot12+
19/05"Moorhen3
19/05"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
19/05"Swallow2
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MondayWet to Sunny IntervalsStrong W Wind
18/05Tennyson TrailWhitethroat2
18/05(13.40 - 14.30)Skylark2(Heard)
18/05"Swift4
18/05"Swallow1
18/05"Chaffinch2
18/05"Goldfinch2
18/05"Pheasant2f
18/05"Kestrel1
18/05"Buzzard3
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18/05Newtown NRMediterranean Gull8(1ad, 7x1st. yr.)
18/05(14.40 - 16.20)Redshank2
18/05"Shelduck8
18/05"Oystercatcherc5
18/05"Common Tern3
18/05"Sandwich Tern1
Reported 18/05"LITTLE TERN1on Sightings Board
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Reported 18/05St. Catherine's PointManx Shearwater14E,4W35 Auks, 9 Gannets, over a 4 hr. seawatch (Perry F.)
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SundaySunny Intervals
17/05Fishbourne Beach, WeBSShelduck4
17/05(7.40 - 9.00)Little Egret1
17/05"Heron2
17/05"Common Tern2
17/05"Oystercatcher6
17/05"Brent Goose1(A late one, injured perhaps?)
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17/05Gander Down/Bembridge DownWhitethroat2
17/05(10.05 - 11.15)Blackcap1
17/05"Yellowhammer1m
17/05"Swallow4
17/05"Robin3
17/05"Buzzard3
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SaturdayDrizzle to Sunny IntervalsNW Wind
16/05Garlic Farm, MersleyRed-legged Partridge3
16/05(8.20 - 9.30)Pheasant3
16/05"Song Thrush2
16/05"Swallowc10
16/05"Whitethroat2
16/05"Buzzard2
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16/05Hersey NRLittle Egret1
16/05(14.30 - 15.00)Pied Wagtail1
16/05"Mallard12
16/05"Coot5
16/05"Moorhen2
16/05"Little Grebe1
16/05"Chiffchaff1
16/05"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
16/05"Reed Warbler2(Heard)
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16/05Bembridge PondsHeron2
16/05(15.20)Little Grebe2
16/05-with CMTufted Duck2m,1f
16/05"Little Egret3
16/05"Reed Warbler2(Heard)
16/05"Cetti's Warbler2(Heard)
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16/05Bembridge Marsh RSPBHobby Click for Picture 4+
16/05(15.30 - 17.40)Kestrel1
16/05-with CMSwallow10+
16/05"Swift20+
16/05"Pochard1m(A late one)
16/05"Gadwall6
16/05"Linnet2
16/05"Skylark10+
16/05"Lapwing3
16/05"Heron3
16/05"Little Egret6
16/05"Raven1m
16/05"Kestrel2
16/05"Marsh Harrier1
16/05"Peregrine(?)1(Possibly a Lanner Cross)
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FridaySunny IntervalsLight N Wind
15/05Haddon's PitsSong Thrush2
15/05(7.45)Whitethroat1m
15/05"Chiffchaff1(Heard)
15/05"Great Tit3
15/05"Blue Tit1
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15/05Nansen Hill to Lucoombe DownDartford Warbler1m
15/05(8.15 - 10.10)Mistle Thrush1-2
15/05"Meadow Pipit11
15/05"Chiffchaff3
15/05"Swift2
15/05"Swallow6
15/05"Great-spotted Woodpecker1f
15/05"Linnet8
15/05"Magpie1
15/05"Sparrowhawk1
15/05"Buzzard3
Butterflies"Small Copper Click for Picture 1
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15/05FP to Bembridge PondsHobby3-4
15/05(15.40 - 16.45)Marsh Harrier1m(With Wing-tags)
15/05"Swiftc30
15/05"Swallowc10
15/05"House Martin2+
15/05"Swallow6
15/05"Tufted Duck3m,4f
15/05"Shelduck1
15/05"Reed Warbler2(Heard)
15/05"Cetti's Warbler3(Heard)
15/05"Cormorantc35
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WednesdayFine SunnyCold NE Wind
13/05West Highdown, TotlandStonechat Click for Picture 3m
13/05(8.05 - 10.45)Yellowhammer2m
13/05"Shelduck2
13/05"Wheatear1
13/05"Chiffchaff3+
13/05"Blackcap2+
13/05"Linnet8
13/05"Meadow Pipit2
13/05"Rock Pipit4
13/05"Dunnock2
13/05"Skylark3(heard)
13/05"Greenfinch9
13/05"House Martin1
13/05"Swallow8
13/05"Jay1
13/05"Guillemot17(Raft on sea)
13/05"Great Black-backed Gull2
13/05"Fulmar3
13/05"Shag3
13/05"Raven3
13/05"Peregrine2
Butterflies/Moth"Dingy Skipper Click for Picture 1 2 Grizzled Skipper Click for Picture , 1 Peacock, 3 Orange Tip, 2 Cinnabar. Click for Picture
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13/05Hersey NRShelduck1
13/05(15.20 - 16.00)Pied Wagtail2
13/05"Mallard7
13/05"Coot2
13/05"Moorhen3
13/05"Black-headed Gull11
13/05"Herring Gull4
13/05"Chiffchaff1
13/05"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
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13/05Parkhurst ForestNIGHTJAR2-3(2 seen)
13/05(20.45 - 22.00)Woodcockc5(Heard/Seen)
13/05"Nightingale3(Heard)
13/05"Song Thrush1(Heard)
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Reported 13/05Week DownBLACK KITE1 11.55 - 12.10 drifting S. (Alastair R.)
Reported 11/05Sticelett Copse, ThornessGOLDEN ORIOLE1f(Crows Text)
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Fri 8th - Tue 12thMAINLAND TRIPFarlingtonWatford, St. Neots, Norfolk, Suffolk.
Tuesday 12th.
Paxton PitsTreecreeper1 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Bullfinch, 8 Common Tern.
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Stockers LakeGarden Warbler2 5 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Red Kite , c10 Common Tern.
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Shire Lane, West HydeCORN BUNTING Click for Picture 2 1f Wheatear. Click for Picture
Monday 11th.
Stirtloe LaneGreat Northern Diver Click for Picture 1 2 Garden Warbler, 1 Nightingale (Heard), 4 Reed Bunting.
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Grafham WaterBLACK TERN Click for Picture 3 3 Common Tern, 8 Sanderling Click for Picture , 2 Bullfinch, 4 Blackcap, 4 Yellow Wagtail.
Sunday 10th.
Weeting HeathSTONE CURLEW2 1 SPOTTED FLYCATCHER, 10+ Lapwing, 3 Goldcrest (Heard), , 1 Muntjac Deer
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Lakenheath RSPBBITTERN3 Heard 3 Hobby, 4 Cuckoo, Click for Picture 3 Egret.
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Wicken FenLittle Egret9 2 Cuckoo, 2 Hobby, 2 Redshank.
Saturday 9th.
Welney WWTGarganey2m c25 Whooper Swan, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 15 Avocet, 6 Redshank
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Paxton PitsNightingale3 heard 1 Hobby, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 3 Blackcap.
Friday 8th.
FarlingtonBEARDED TIT1 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Whimbrel, Cetti's Warbler (H)
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Shires Lane, Maple CrossRed Kite2 1m Yellowhammer, 4 Whitethroat, 2 Blackcap
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Canal, HarefieldMandarin Click for Picture 2m 4 Grey Wagtail.
TOTALSSpecies seen=100UK Yearlist now=174~
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ThursdaySunny IntervalsSW Wind
07/05Shide to Blackwater FPBlackcap19(Mainly heard)
07/05(7.30 - 9.20)Wren14
07/05"Chiffchaff9(Seen/Heard)
07/05"Treecreeper Click for Picture 2ad,2juv
07/05"Great-spotted Woodpecker1(Heard)
07/05"Green Woodpecker1(Heard)
07/05"Song Thrush3
07/05"Goldcrest3(Heard)
07/05"Long-tailed Tit6
07/05"Rookery40 nests
07/05"Raven2
07/05"Buzzard2
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07/05Brading Marsh & Laundry LaneLapwing Click for Picture 10, 1juv
07/05(14.50 - 16.40)Chiffchaff2(Heard)
07/05"Reed Warbler3(Heard)
07/05"Sedge Warbler1(Heard)
07/05"Lesser Whitethroat1m(Heard)
07/05"Whitethroat3
07/05"Cetti's Warbler4(Heard)
07/05"Water Rail1(Heard)
07/05"Reed Bunting1m
07/05"Shoveler1m
07/05"Gadwall1m,1f
07/05"Oystercatcher2
07/05"Shelduck5
07/05"Heron2
07/05"Swallowc50
07/05"Swift3
07/05"Sand Martin1
07/05"Cootc10
07/05"Marsh Harrier1m
Butterflies"Holly Blue1 1 Orange Tip
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WednesdayShowers & Sunny IntervalsStrong SW. Wind
06/05St. Catherine's PointManx Shearwater5W
06/05(7.50 - 10.10)Great Skua, "Bonxie"1E
06/05"Gannet14E,29W
06/05"Fulmar4
06/05"Auk Sp.16E
06/05"Stonechat1m
06/05"Whitethroat3
06/05"Kestrel2
06/05"Raven2
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TuesdayCloudy to Sunny IntervalsSW Gales
05/05Newtown NRBrent Goose2
05/05(8.20 - 10.45)Whimbrel Click for Picture 5+
05/05"Curlew1
05/05"Shelduck16
05/05"Black-tailed Godwit2
05/05"Grey Plover1
05/05"Ringed Plover1
05/05"Turnstone1
05/05"Dunlin7
05/05"Oystercatcher10
05/05"Redshank2
05/05"Swallow2
05/05"Mediterranean Gull7(1st. yr.)
05/05"Song Thrush1
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05/05Hersey NRLesser Black-backed Gull Click for Picture 1
05/05(15.40 - 16.30)Greenshank1
05/05"Shelduck3
05/05"Coot3
05/05"Herring Gull10(1 ringed Click for Picture )
05/05"Song Thrush3
05/05"Cetti's Warbler1m(Heard)
05/05"Whitethroat1(Heard)
05/05"Pied Wagtail1m
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Reported 05/05St. Catherine's PointPomarine Skua1 @12.20, also 200+ Manx Shearwater, 1 Bonxie, 5 Kittiwake in 4hrs. (Perry F.)
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MondayCloudyE. Wind
04/05St. Catherine's PointKittiwake1E(1st. yr.)
04/05(7.15 - 9.20)Arctic Skua1E(Light Phase)
04/05"Common Scoter10E
04/05"Gannet24E,4W
04/05"Fulmar6
04/05"Auk Sp.11E(1 landed on sea)
04/05"Whinchat Click for Picture 1m
04/05"Wheatear1f(Dark flanks)
04/05"Stonechat1f
04/05"Meadow Pipit1
04/05"Reed Bunting1m
04/05"Red-legged Partridge1
04/05"Kestrel1
04/05"Buzzard1
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04/05Gore CliffRaven2
04/05(9.35)Fulmar Click for Picture 3
04/05"Stock Dove1
04/05"Chiffchaff2(Heard)
04/05"Swift1
04/05"Swallow2
Butterflies"Wall Brown3 1 Peacock, 1 Small Tortoiseshell.
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04/05St. Catherine's DownWheatear Click for Picture 1m
04/05(10.00 - 11.00)Skylark4
04/05"Meadow Pipit3
04/05"Swift1
04/05"Linnet2
04/05ChaleYellowhammer1m(Heard)
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SundayFoggy, Wet to Cloudy laterSW Wind
03/05Mottistone DownGarden Warbler1(Heard)
03/05(8.30 - 11.00)Blackcap4+
03/05-IWOG Walk from 9.00Whitethroat3+
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Reported 03/05Ryde Golf CourseHOOPOE1 (Facebook Report)
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03/05Ladies Walk, BinsteadGoldcrest1(Heard)
03/05(16.40 - 17.45)Robin4
03/05-past Ryde Golf CourseBlackbird4+
03/05-no sign of HoopoeChaffinch2
03/05"Jackdaw10+
03/05"Green Woodpecker2(Heard)
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SaturdayCloudyE. Wind
02/05St. Catherine's PointBAR-TAILED GODWIT40+E
02/05(7.30 - 11.00)Whimbrel12E
02/05-quiet at sea.Black-throated Diver1E
02/05"Gannet Click for Picture 78E, 9W
02/05"Common Scoter9E
02/05"Sandwich Tern2E
02/05"Common Tern3E
02/05"Fulmar7
02/05"Guillemot2E
02/05"Kestrel1
02/05"Swallow2
02/05"Swift1
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02/05YarmouthTeal5
02/05(15.00 - 15.35)Dunlin3
02/05"Shelduck4
02/05"Redshank3
02/05"Chiffchaff2(Heard)
02/05"Reed Warbler2m(Heard)
02/05"Reed Bunting1m
02/05"Swallow2
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02/05Newtown NRMediterranean Gull7, 1st yr.
02/05(15.50)Dunlin11
02/05-brief visitShelduck6
02/05"Redshank4
02/05"Oystercatcher4
02/05"Pied Wagtailg3
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FridayMainly CloudyCold NE Wind
01/05Ryde SandsWhimbrel2(W. of Pier)
01/05(7.10)Sanderling42
01/05"Oystercatcher10
01/05"Swallow2
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01/05Appley ParkMistle Thrush1
01/05(7.30)Stock Dove1
01/05"Chiffchaff1m(Heard)
01/05"Blackcap1m(Heard)
01/05"Pied Wagtail2
01/05"Starling13
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01/05Brading Marsh & Laundry LaneLapwing11
01/05(10.00 - 10.40)Chiffchaff2(Heard)
01/05"Long-tailed Tit2
01/05"Shelduck7
01/05"Tufted Duck1m,1f
01/05"Black-tailed Godwit1
01/05"Lesser Whitethroat1m(Heard)
01/05"Whitethroat3m(Heard)
01/05"Blackcap2m
01/05"Cetti's Warbler2(Heard)
01/05"Heron1
01/05"Swallowc35
01/05"House Martin3
01/05"Sand Martin1
01/05"Coot17
01/05"Great-spotted Woodpecker1m(Heard)
Mammal"Stoat Click for Picture 1
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01/05Hersey NRSnipe1
01/05(14.35 - 15.40)Greenshank2
01/05"Shelduck1
01/05"Coot6
01/05"Moorhen2
01/05"Song Thrush3
01/05"Reed Warbler1m(Heard)
01/05"Little Grebe1
01/05"Chiffchaff1(Heard)
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01/05AsheyLittle Owl1(@20.30)
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