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The Island's only RSPB reserve is at "Brading Marsh", (Marshland S. of Bembridge Harbour to Brading and Centurion's Copse).

NOTE; There is no public access.
-It can only be viewed from the perimeter footpaths - such as the "Laundry Lane" Cycleway from St. Helens to Brading, or from Gander Down. - - - - - - -
The FP from Brading to Bembridge Windmill (NT) passes though "Centurion's Copse" has gives views over the marsh.- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
The "New Bridge" Pools to the West of Laundry Lane are excellent for waders and Ducks.- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

A "must see" is the "Hersey NR" at Seaview Duver, excellent public hide with good views of Waders, Herons etc.- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

There are many National Trust (NT) properties on the Island, the largest being Newtown Nature Reserve, which has a Visitor's Centre and 3 hides. - -

The new "Off the Rails" cafe at the old Railway Station (Yarmouth) had a "Bird Hide" fashioned as a Signal Box, -now converted to a dining room?


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Yellowhammer (M)
Mottistone Down, 7th. May
Little Tern
Newtown NR, 16th. May
Jay (Juv)
Alverstone NR, 1st. July
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Riverway, Newport, 4th. July
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Reed Bunting (Juv)
Brading Marsh, 22nd. July
Hoopoe A
Haddons Pits, 25th. April
White Wagtail
Puckpool, 28th. April
PURPLE HERON (Wow)
Laundry Lane, 5th. May
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Don't forget the next IWOG walk.

"Brading Marsh"---Sunday, August 5th. @ 8.30
With Chris Meaney for Ducks, Waders and early Migrants
Meet @ The N. end of Laundry Lane -by the Cattle Sheds.

SZ621883 (Click for map).


MY OWN SIGHTINGS, and Reports from other Birders- (GREEN=Confirmed, PURPLE=Single Observer, RED=Unconfirmed.)

July 2018
Click for monthly species lists, this month's total = 102 (This year's IOW total = 173)
SundayLight Cloud to Hot Sunny
22/07Fatting Marsh, BradingReed Bunting Click for Picture 1 juv.
22/07(7.25 - 8.35)WILLOW WARBLER1(On FP by railway)
22/07"Reed Warbler1(Heard)
22/07"Sedge Warbler1
22/07"Heron3
22/07"Greenfinch1 juv.
22/07"Blackbird3, 1 juv.
22/07"Swan1
22/07"Moorhen1
22/07"Mallard14
22/07"Swallow7
22/07"Blackcap1m
22/07"Skylark1+(Heard at Gander Down)
22/07"Whitethroat2
22/07"Wren3+(Seen/Heard)
22/07"Goldfinch10+
22/07"Chaffinch1f
22/07"Kestrel2
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SaturdayLong Sunny Intervals
21/07Newtown NRWHIMBREL3(1 at Clamerkin & 2 over at Boathouse)
21/07(8.05 - 10.30)Shelduck3, 10 imm.
21/07"Pied Wagtail2
21/07"Oystercatcherc10
21/07"Curlewc30
21/07"Black-headed Gullc50(With many juv.)
21/07"Canada Geesec30
21/07"Goldfinch10+
21/07"Greenfinch1
21/07"Bullfinch4
21/07"Collared Dove1
Spider"Wasp Spider4(By hide)
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21/07Laundry Lane to New Bridge PondsGreen Sandpiper Click for Picture 2(Pictured with Little-ringed Plover)
21/07(18.35 - 19.30)Little-ringed Plover1 juv.(See picture above)
21/07"Reed Warbler2
21/07"Heron3
21/07"Cootc15
21/07"Lapwing2
21/07"Swallowc15
21/07"Swift1
21/07"Skylark1+(Heard)
21/07"Marsh Harrier1 f/ 1 imm
21/07"Cormorantc20
21/07"Jay1
21/07"Dunnock3
21/07"Chiffchaff1
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FridayCloudy to Sunny Intervals
20/07Hersey NRLittle Egret12
20/07(7.40)Black-headed Gullc10
20/07-brief visitHeron1
20/07"Oystercatcher1
20/07"Blackbird1
20/07"Song Thrush1(Heard)
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20/07Bembridge HarbourMediterranean Gull21
20/07(8.00)Black-headed Gullc140
20/07-brief visitHerring Gullc10
20/07"Oystercatcher2
20/07"Sparrowc20
20/07"Starling35
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20/07St. Helens BridgeCormorant25+(In trees by the river)
20/07(8.15)Heron3, 1 imm.
20/07"Coot4
20/07"Mallard10+
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20/07FP to Bembridge PondsGreat White Egret Click for Picture 1(Flew into marsh)
20/07(8.20)Little Egret8
20/07"Heron3
20/07"Marsh Harrier1f, 1 juv.
20/07"Skylark2(Heard)
20/07"Starlingc100(Mainly Juv.)
20/07"Cetti's Warbler2(Heard)
20/07"Water Rail1(Heard)
20/07"Reed Warbler1
20/07"Coot4
20/07"Swallow12
20/07"Little Grebe1, 1 juv.
20/07"Tufted Duck2
20/07"Common Gull1
20/07"Herring Gull2
20/07"Mallardc10
20/07"Great Spotted Woodpecker1
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ThursdayLong Sunny Intervals
19/07Fort VictoriaLITTLE TERN1-2
19/07(7.50)Sandwich Tern2
19/07"Common Tern6
19/07"Eider21(2 groups on sea off Lymington)
19/07"Gannet2W, 2E
19/07"Cormorant2
19/07"Black-headed Gullc20
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19/07YarmouthRedshank8
19/07(9.40)Black-tailed Godwit21
19/07"Oystercatcher3
19/07"Redshank6
19/07"Curlew7
19/07"Lapwing8
19/07"Teal5
19/07"Mallardc20
19/07"Sparrow10+
19/07"Goldfinch2
19/07"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
19/07"Reed Warbler3(Seen/Heard)
19/07"Little Egret2
19/07"Heron1
19/07"Great Black-back Gull1
19/07"Canada Geese22
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19/07Newtown NRCurlewc30
19/07(10.45 - 11.25)Shelduck10 imm.
19/07"Pied Wagtail2
19/07"Oystercatcherc10
19/07"Mediterranean Gull2
19/07"Black-headed Gullc50(With many juv.)
19/07"Canada Geesec200
Spider"Wasp Spider Click for Picture 2(By hide)
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WednesdayLong Sunny Intervals, warmW. Wind
18/07Culver DownLesser Whitethroat1 juv.
18/07(7.30 - 8.30)Meadow Pipit7(Includes juv.)
18/07"Rock Pipit2+
18/07"Whitethroat1, 1 juv.
18/07"Skylark4+
18/07"Robin2
18/07"Swallow2
18/07"Rookc20
18/07"Jackdawc40
18/07"Great Black-back Gull2
18/07"Magpie3
18/07"Kestrel1m
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Butterflies"Chalkhill Blue Click for Picture c100 Adonis Blue(?), 2 Wall Brown, Click for Picture 1 Small Copper Click for Picture , Meadow Brown and Gatekeeper, and 1 Silver "Y", 2 Six-spot Burnet Moths
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TuesdayFine Sunny WarmNW. Wind
17/07West Highdown, TotlandYellowhammer2+
17/07(7.40)Stonechat3m, 10 f/juv
17/07"Linnet6+(Heard)
17/07"Dunnock1
17/07"Greenfinch2
17/07"Magpie4
17/07"Meadow Pipit4
17/07"WHEATEAR1 juv.
17/07"Kestrel3
17/07"Raven3
17/07"Chiffchaff1+
17/07"Great Tit1 juv.
Butterflies"Dark-green Fritillary 5 3 Holly Blue, Meadow Brown and Gatekeeper, and 1 Silver "Y", 2 Six-spot Burnet Moths
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17/07Freshwater BayFulmar2(Fort Redoubt)
17/07(10.30)Feral Pigeon6+
17/07"Herring Gull10+
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MondayFine Sunny HotW Breeze
16/07Nansen Hill & Luccombe DownStonechat2 f/imm
16/07(8.05 - 9.20)Linnet8, 2 juv.
16/07"Blue Tit2+
16/07"Great Tit2
16/07"Long-tailed Tit2+
16/07"Meadow Pipit4
16/07"Whitethroat6, 4+ juv.
16/07"Raven1
16/07"Great Spotted Woodpecker1
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16/07Hersey NRGreenshank1
16/07(15.40)Black-headed Gull5+
16/07"Oystercatcher2
16/07"Coot1
16/07"Moorhen1
16/07"Chiffchaff1(Heard)
16/07"Little Egret1
16/07SpringvaleSwallowc10(4 newly fledged juv.)
16/07"Pied Wagtail5
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16/07Laundry Lane to New Bridge PondsGreen Sandpiper Click for Picture 2
16/07(19.45 - 20.50)Common Sandpiper1
16/07"Reed Warbler2 juv
16/07"Heron2
16/07"Mallard8
16/07"Lapwing6
16/07"Water Rail1(Heard)
16/07"Marsh Harrier1 f/imm
16/07"Cormorantc20
16/07"Canada Geese14
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SundayFine Sunny Hot
15/07Ryde EsplanadeMediterranean Gullc20
15/07(7.05)Black-headed Gullc200
15/07"Curlew1
15/07"Oystercatcher1
15/07"Canada Geese2
15/07"Raven3
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15/07St. Helens BridgeSedge Warbler1(In tree by the river)
15/07(7.40)Cormorantc25
15/07"Heron2
15/07"Teal12
15/07"Coot2
15/07"Tufted Duck1m,2f
15/07"Mallard10+
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15/07FP to Bembridge PondsCommon Sandpiper Click for Picture 1
15/07(8.00)Little Egret5
15/07"Sand Martin1
15/07"Heron3
15/07"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
15/07"Water Rail1(Heard)
15/07"Reed Warbler1(Heard)
15/07"Skylark2(Heard)
15/07"Coot4
15/07"Swallow12
15/07"Little Grebe3
15/07"Tufted Duck1m,3f
15/07"Mallardc10
Mammals"Fox Click for Picture 1(The Ducks don't seem worried at all!)
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Reported 15/07Luccombe DownWheatear2 juv. and Willow Warbler@10.00 (Pete J.)
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SaturdayFine Sunny
14/07Foreland, BembridgeLittle Egret1
14/07(7.45)Sparrowc30
14/07"Heron5
14/07"Sandwich Tern2
14/07"Goldfinch3
14/07"House Martin3
14/07"Swallow5
14/07"Oystercatcher1
14/07"Great Spotted Woodpecker1(Over)
14/07"Black-headed Gull80+
14/07"Great Black-back Gull8
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14/07Bembridge Mill Farm, -Viewing the Marsh by ScopeGreat White Egret1(Distant -in long grass preening)
14/07(8.20)Little Egret2
14/07"Heron2
14/07"Swan4
14/07"Swallowc6
14/07"Kestrel1m
14/07"Buzzard2
14/07"Marsh Harrier1f
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FridaySunny Intervals to Fine Sunny
13/07Fishbourne Beach (WeBS)Little Egret34(24 at Quarr fish-pond roost)
13/07(7.10)Greenshank1
13/07"Curlew4
13/07"Oystercatcher3
13/07"Cormorant4
13/07"Reed Warbler1+(Heard)
13/07"Swallow1
13/07"Herring Gull50
13/07"Black-headed Gull30
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13/07Wootton Bridge (WeBS)Little Egret3
13/07(8.45)Redshank1
13/07"Curlew2
13/07"Black-headed Gull34
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13/07Riverway, NewportOystercatcher1(On "Premier Ford" roof)
13/07(10.50)Herring Gull20+
13/07"Feral Pigeon40+
13/07"Lesser Black-backed Gull1
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ThursdayLong Sunny Intervals
12/07Mersley Garlic Farm FPsBlackbird3
12/07(7.20)Red-legged Partridge1(Heard)
12/07"Mistle Thrush1
12/07"Song Thrush1(Heard)
12/07"Chiffchaff2(Heard)
12/07"Coal Tit1(Heard)
12/07"Blackcap1(Heard)
12/07"Goldfinch1+
12/07"Bullfinch1
12/07"Jay2
12/07"Swallowc25
12/07"Green Woodpecker1
12/07"Great Spotted Woodpecker1
12/07"Herring Gull1
12/07"Black-headed Gull4
12/07"Rookc50
12/07"Magpie3
12/07"Jackdawc20
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12/07Langbridge FP (W)Whitethroat4+
12/07(8.10)Chaffinch4
12/07"Robin2
12/07"Chiffchaff1(Heard)
12/07"Dunnock1
12/07"Blackcap1(Heard)
12/07"Wren2+(Heard)
12/07"Jay2
12/07"Swallowc25
12/07"Great Spotted Woodpecker1(Heard)
12/07"Buzzard1
Butterflies"Peacock1 c5 Meadow Brown, 3 Gatekeeper
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WednesdayFine SunnyE. Breeze later
11/07Shide to Blackwater FPBlackcap6(Seen/Heard)
11/07(7.55 - 10.00)Chiffchaff3(Heard)
11/07"Robin2
11/07"Swallow1
11/07"Great Tit1
11/07"Blue Tit6
11/07"Wren3(Heard)
11/07"Goldcrest1(Heard)
11/07"Goldfinch3
11/07"Blackbird2
11/07"Sparrow2
11/07"Magpie3
11/07"Pheasant1m
11/07"Great Spotted Woodpecker1(Heard)
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11/07New Bridge PondsLITTLE-RINGED PLOVER Click for Picture 2 juv.(On mudbank near bridge)
11/07(15.30 - 16.30)Mallardc15
11/07"Tealc10
11/07"Cootc10
11/07"Moorhen1 juv.
11/07"Canada Geese8
11/07"Greenshank3
11/07"Pied Wagtail2
11/07"Marsh Harrier1f
11/07Brading MarshSwallowc15
11/07"SAND MARTIN4+
Butterflies"Comma2 c15 Meadow Brown, c10 Marbled White, 1 Gatekeeper
Dragonfly"Broad-bodied Chaser1f
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TuesdaySunny Intervals, Warm
10/07Ryde EsplanadeMediterranean Gull14(2 with Colour Rings)
10/07(7.20)Black-headed Gullc50
10/07"Great Black-back Gull2
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10/07Laundry Lane to New Bridge PondsGreenshank2
10/07(7.40)Tealc30
10/07"Mallard4
10/07"Chiffchaff1
10/07"Heron3
10/07"Little Egret2
10/07"Lapwing3
10/07"Skylark2+
10/07"Meadow Pipit2
10/07"Cormorantc30
10/07"Coot4
10/07"Canada Geesec10
10/07"Buzzard2
10/07"Kestrel1f
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10/07Firestone Copse and CreekCoal Tit2(Heard)
10/07(15.50)Long-tailed Tit2+
10/07"Blue Tit1+
10/07"Jay2+
10/07"Whitethroat1
10/07"Little Egret1
10/07"Heron1
Butterflies"White Admiral Click for Picture 3 1 Silver-washed Fritillary
Dragonflies"Emperor Click for Picture 1 2 Southern Hawker
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Reported 10/07BrookMontegue's Harrier1f Ringtail Over to N.@10.30 (Crows Text)
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MondayFine Sunny WarmNE. Wind
09/07Headon WarrenYellowhammer3+
09/07(7.40)Dartford Warbler1
09/07"Wren3+(Heard)
09/07"Dunnock1
09/07"Greenfinch3
09/07"Magpie4
09/07"Meadow Pipit3
09/07"Lapwing1(On field below)
Butterflies"Small Skipper 4 and 3 Silver "Y" Moths
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09/07Freshwater East CliffsSkylark7(Seen/Heard)
09/07(8.50)Meadow Pipit3
09/07"Rock Pipit1
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09/07Newtown NRCurlew10+
09/07(9.40 - 10.15)Sandwich Tern1
09/07"Shelduck1
09/07"Pied Wagtail5
09/07"Oystercatcher6
09/07"Black-headed Gullc50
09/07"Canada Geese10
09/07"Swan11
Mammals"Grey Seal2
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09/07Brading MarshBarn Owl1(Flying at 21.35)
Mammals"Fox1
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SundayFine Sunny Very HotLight NW Breeze
08/07Bembridge Mill Farm, -Viewing the Marsh by ScopeSwallow1
08/07(7.20)Little Egret3
08/07"Heron5
08/07"Skylark2(Heard)
08/07"Cootc20
08/07"Mallard20+
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08/07Bembridge PondsCommon Sandpiper Click for Picture 1
08/07(7.20)Little Egret7
08/07"Heron3
08/07"Oystercatcher1
08/07"Little Grebe4
08/07"Tufted Duck1f
08/07"Mallard12
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08/07St. Helens BridgeOSPREY1(Flew in along the river mobbed by gulls, landed near the Oxbow Lake)
08/07(8.40)Cormorantc25
08/07"Heron5
08/07"Coot4
08/07"Mallard20+
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08/07Laundry Lane to New Bridge PondsOSPREY Click for Picture 1(Got a closer view of the Osprey which left about 10.30)
08/07(9.10 - 10.20)Teal4
08/07"Chiffchaff1(Heard)
08/07"Reed Warbler3(Heard)
08/07"Pied Wagtail2
08/07"Mallard8
08/07"Lapwing4
08/07"Skylark3(Seen/Heard)
08/07"Heron3
08/07"Cormorantc20
08/07"Buzzard2
08/07"Marsh Harrier2
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SaturdayFine Sunny Very HotNW Breeze
07/07Ryde EsplanadeSandwich Tern3
07/07(7.30)Mediterranean Gull27
07/07Appley ParkBlue Tit2+
07/07(7.45)Stock Dove4(Seen/Heard)
07/07"Treecreeper1
07/07"Song Thrush1
07/07"Swift1
07/07"Coal Tit1(Heard)
07/07"Great Spotted Woodpecker1(Heard)
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07/07Hersey NRReed Warbler3(Seen/Heard)
07/07(11.20 - 11.55)Black-headed Gull10+
07/07"Greenshank1
07/07"Redshank1(and poss. Common SP)
07/07"Oystercatcher2
07/07"Coot4
07/07"Moorhen2
07/07"Chiffchaff1(Heard)
07/07"Little Egret3
07/07"Swallow6+
07/07SpringvaleSandwich Tern Click for Picture 2(1 ringed "Yellow 2T9")
07/07"Swallow6, 4 chicks(Close to fledging)
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07/07Laundry Lane to New Bridge PondsSnipe1
07/07(15.10)Teal6
07/07-brief visit, too hot!Reed Warbler2(Heard)
07/07"Heron2
07/07"Mallard8
07/07"Lapwing7
07/07"Pied Wagtail1
07/07"Heron2
07/07"Cormorantc25
07/07"Buzzard1
07/07"Marsh Harrier1f
07/07"Canada Geesec8
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07/07Tucker's Gate, ParkhurstWoodcock1+(@ 21.45)
07/07(21.30 - 22.10)Nightjar2(@ 22.00)
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FridayFine Sunny Hot
06/07Mersley Garlic Farm FPsCOMMON GULL Click for Picture 2+
06/07(7.10)Red-legged Partridge5
06/07"Mistle Thrush6
06/07"Chiffchaff2(Heard)
06/07"Coal Tit1(Heard)
06/07"Blackcap1(Heard)
06/07"Greenfinch1m
06/07"Goldfinch1+
06/07"Linnet4
06/07"Jay2
06/07"Swallowc25
06/07"Herring Gull2
06/07"Black-headed Gull14
06/07"Collared Dove1
06/07"Jackdawc50
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06/07Laundry Lane to New Bridge PondsGreenshank2
06/07(8.05 - 9.30)Redshank1 juv.
06/07"Teal6
06/07"Swallowc60(On power wires)
06/07"Reed Warbler3(Seen/Heard)
06/07"Reed Bunting3m
06/07"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
06/07"Robin2 juv.
06/07"Long-tailed Tit3+
06/07"Dunnock2
06/07"Mallard10+
06/07"Lapwing8
06/07"Skylark3
06/07"Blue Tit1
06/07"Coot6
06/07"Moorhen1
06/07"Pied Wagtail2
06/07"Heron2
06/07"Canada Geesec30
06/07"Cormorant32
06/07"Buzzard1
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ThursdaySunny Intervals, Warm
05/07Laundry Lane to New Bridge PondsGREEN SANDPIPER Click for Picture 1(Flew off to E.)
05/07(7.10 - 8.15)Tealc20
05/07"Redshank1
05/07"Reed Warbler3(Heard)
05/07"Reed Bunting1m
05/07"Swan1
05/07"Heron5
05/07"Little Egret2
05/07"Mallard4
05/07"Lapwing5
05/07"Skylark2+(Heard)
05/07"Dunnock2
05/07"Cormorantc30
05/07"Swift1
05/07"Coot1, 1juv.
05/07"Canada Geesec30
05/07"Buzzard1
05/07"Marsh Harrier1f
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05/07Bembridge Windmill to Pond by AirportGREEN SANDPIPER1(At the W. end of the Pool)
05/07(8.25 - 8.50)Lapwing1
05/07"Swallow2
05/07"Mallard4
05/07"Whitethroat2
05/07"Skylark2+(Heard)
Butterflies"Meadow Brown30+ 10+ Marbled White
Dragonflies"Black-tailed Skimmer2f
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05/07Hersey NRReed Warbler1(Heard)
05/07(11.20 - 11.55)Black-headed Gull10+
05/07"Coot1
05/07"Little Egret1, 1juv.
05/07SpringvaleSwallow Click for Picture 6, 4 chicks
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WednesdaySunny IntervalsCool E. Wind
04/07Riverway Newport to PinkmeadLesser Black-backed Gull Click for Picture 2, 2 juv.
04/07(7.30 - 11.00)Herring Gullc20(Plus many juv.)
04/07"Collared Dove1
04/07"Greenfinch1m
04/07"Robin3, 2 juv.
04/07"Swallow6
04/07"Great Tit3
04/07"Blue Tit1
04/07"Oystercatcher6
04/07"Curlew3
04/07"Little Grebe1
04/07"Jay1
04/07"Wren2(Heard)
04/07"Goldfinchc4
04/07"Blackbird2
04/07"Magpie2
04/07"Pheasant1m
04/07"Green Woodpecker2(Seen/Heard)
04/07"Sparrowc10
04/07"Peregrine1
Butterflies"Gate Keeper Click for Picture 2+ 10+ Marbled White, 6 Meadow Brown
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TuesdayCloudy to Fine SunnyBrisk E. Wind
03/07Culver DownStonechat1f
03/07(7.30 - 8.30)Meadow Pipit5(Seen/Heard)
03/07"Rock Pipit1
03/07"Whitethroat1+
03/07"Skylark Click for Picture 4
03/07"Linnet7
03/07"Robin2
03/07"Swallow3
03/07"Swift4
03/07Brading Marsh, by ScopeLittle Egret2
03/07"Swan3
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03/07Deacon's Lane, AsheyLittle Owl1(At Stables @ 21.50)
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MondayFine Sunny HotFresh E Wind
02/07Newport QuayHerring Gullc20, 1 juv.
02/07(7.20)Feral Pigeonc6
02/07"Mallardc20
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02/07YarmouthShoveler1m,1f
02/07(7.55 - 9.05)Black-tailed Godwit36
02/07"Oystercatcher2
02/07"Redshank6
02/07"Curlew7
02/07"Lapwing7
02/07"Teal5
02/07"Mallardc25
02/07"Shelduck6, 2 juv.
02/07"Skylark1(Heard)
02/07"Reed Bunting2m
02/07"Sparrow25+
02/07"Goldfinch2
02/07"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
02/07"Reed Warbler3(Seen/Heard)
02/07"Little Egret2
02/07"Heron4
02/07"Swift2
02/07"Swallowc10
02/07"Cormorant1
02/07"Canada Geese12
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02/07Fort VictoriaSandwich Tern1
02/07(9.15 - 9.45)Gannet1W, 5E
02/07"Cormorant2(Possible Shag)
02/07"Black-headed Gullc15
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02/07Newtown NRCurlew7
02/07(10.10 - 11.00)Swan11
02/07"Shelduck2
02/07"Pied Wagtail2
02/07"Oystercatcherc10
02/07"Mediterranean Gull3
02/07"Black-headed Gullc100(With many juv.)
02/07"Sandwich Tern1
02/07"Canada Geesec160
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02/07Bembridge HarbourLesser Black-backed Gull1
02/07(19.00)Little Egret1
02/07"Herring Gullc20
02/07"Mediterranean Gull3
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02/07St. Helens Bridge to Bembridge PondsCOMMON SANDPIPER Click for Picture 1(At the Lagoon)
02/07(19.20 - 20.10)Great-crested Grebe1
02/07"Little Grebe1
02/07"Tufted Duck3
02/07"Oystercatcherc10
02/07"Mediterranean Gull1
02/07"Black-headed Gullc200(With many chicks)
02/07"Great Black-back Gull1
02/07"Swift2+
02/07"Swallowc10
02/07"Marsh Harrier1f
02/07"Canada Geese28
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SundaySunny Intervals, Warm
01/07Mersley Garlic Farm FPsGoldfinch2+
01/07(7.15)Red-legged Partridge Click for Picture 2
01/07"Pheasant1f
01/07"Wren2(Heard)
01/07"Coal Tit2(Heard)
01/07"Blackcap2(Heard)
01/07"Mistle Thrush2
01/07"Robin1
01/07"Jay1
01/07"Swallowc40
01/07"Swift4
01/07"Herring Gull2
01/07"Collared Dove1
01/07"Jackdaw22
01/07"Rookc10
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01/07Alverstone FP (W & E)Chiffchaff2(Heard)
01/07(7.35)Greenfinch2
01/07-IWOG Walk from 9.10 - 11.10Wren3(Seen/Heard)
01/07"Blackcap2+(Heard)
01/07"Song Thrush1(Heard)
01/07"Jay Click for Picture 1 juv.
01/07"Mallard12, 6 dklgs
01/07"Great Tit3
01/07"Heron1
01/07"Whitethroat2(Heard)
01/07"Swallow10+
01/07"Swift2
01/07"House Martin1
01/07"Jackdawc20
01/07"Raven2
01/07"Buzzard4
Mammal"Red Squirrel1 came for nuts but we had none
Butterflies"Meadow Brown10+ 2 Small Skipper, 1 Red Admiral, 3 Large White, 2 Marbled White
Dragonflies"Golden-ringed Click for Picture c10 1m Broad Bodied Chaser, 1 Southern Hawker
Damselflies"Banded Damoiselle 5 1 Emerald, also Azure.
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01/07Laundry Lane to New Bridge PondsGreenshank Click for Picture 1(New in)
01/07(19.10 - 20.10)Tealc20
01/07"Swallowc20
01/07"Reed Warbler3(Heard)
01/07"Reed Bunting1m
01/07"Swan2, 7 cyg.
01/07"Great-crested Grebe1
01/07"Heron2
01/07"Little Egret1
01/07"Mallard4
01/07"Lapwing2
01/07"Heron2
01/07"Cormorantc30
01/07"Blue Tit4
01/07"Cootc20
01/07"Moorhen1
01/07"Canada Geese2
01/07"Buzzard1
01/07"Marsh Harrier1f
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JUNE

105 IOW Species seen this month
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SaturdayFine Sunny HotLovely NE Breeze
30/06Laundry Lane to New Bridge PondsSnipe Click for Picture 1(Still here)
30/06(7.15)Tealc30(Numbers increasing all the time)
30/06-brief visitChiffchaff1(Heard)
30/06"Reed Warbler2(Heard)
30/06"Mallard8
30/06"Lapwing7
30/06"Skylark3(Seen/Heard)
30/06"Heron3
30/06"Cormorantc25
30/06"Buzzard2
30/06"Marsh Harrier2
30/06"Coot2, 2 Juv.
30/06"Moorhen1
30/06"Canada Geesec25
Butterflies"Meadow Brown10+ 10+ Marbled White
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30/06Bembride Mill Farm FPSwallowc10
30/06(8.25)Great White Egret Click for Picture 1(On the far side of the marsh N. of the Dynamite Pool)
30/06"Heron1
30/06"Skylark2(Seen/Heard)
30/06Pond by FP to AirportMallard5
30/06"Pied Wagtail1, 3 juv.
30/06"Lapwing4
30/06"Marsh Harrier1f
30/06"Coot3, 1 Juv.
30/06"Moorhen1
30/06"Whitethroat2(Heard)
30/06"Great Black-back Gull1
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FridayFine Sunny HotNE Wind
29/06Newport QuayGrey Wagtail Click for Picture 1m(On "Quay Arts" roof)
29/06(7.20)Black-headed Gullc10
29/06"Mallardc20
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29/06YarmouthReed Warblerc3
29/06(7.50 - 9.00)Black-tailed Godwit39
29/06"Oystercatcher1
29/06"Redshank3
29/06"Curlew3
29/06"Lapwing6
29/06"Mallardc25
29/06"Shelduck5, 2 juv.
29/06"Swan2, 3 cyg.
29/06"Stock Dove1
29/06"Skylark1(Heard)
29/06"Reed Bunting2m
29/06"Sparrow6+
29/06"Goldfinch3
29/06"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
29/06"Mediterranean Gull1
29/06"Little Egret2
29/06"Heron4
29/06"Swift3
29/06"Swallow2
29/06"Cormorant1
29/06"Canada Geese25
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29/06Fort VictoriaBLACK TERN Click for Picture 1(Off Keyhaven)
29/06(9.15 - 9.45)Sandwich Tern1
29/06"Common Ternc15
29/06"Black-headed Gullc10
29/06"Gannet13E
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29/06Newtown NRCurlew9
29/06(10.20 - 11.00)Swan11
29/06-brief visitShelduck15
29/06"Pied Wagtail2
29/06"Oystercatcherc10
29/06"Black-headed Gullc200(With many chicks)
29/06"Great Black-back Gull2
29/06"Canada Geesec80
Spider"Wasp Spider1 juv.(By hide)
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ThursdayFine Sunny Hot
28/06Laundry Lane to New Bridge PondsBittern1(Seen at last)
28/06(8.20 - 9.20)Whitethroat1
28/06"Chiffchaff Click for Picture 3(Seen/Heard)
28/06"Reed Warbler4(Heard)
28/06"Wren3(Seen/Heard)
28/06"Heron2
28/06"Mallard8
28/06"Lapwing7
28/06"Skylark5(Seen/Heard)
28/06"Swift1
28/06"Little Egret1
28/06"Heron2
28/06"Cormorantc15
28/06"Buzzard1
28/06"Marsh Harrier2
28/06PondsReed Bunting1f
28/06"Cetti's Warbler2(Heard)
28/06"Tealc16
28/06"Mallard2, 2 dklg.
28/06"Tealc12
28/06"Moorhen2
28/06"Snipe Click for Picture 1
28/06"Coot2
Butterflies"Meadow Brown20+ 10+ Marbled White, 2 Large Skipper
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WednesdayFine Sunny WarmNE. Wind
27/06Newtown NRCurlew18
27/06(7.50 - 9.50)Starling25+
27/06"Shelduck22, 12 dklgs
27/06"Pied Wagtail2
27/06"Oystercatcherc10
27/06"Redshank2
27/06"Wader Sp.5(Medium sized flying towards Clamerkin, Grey Plovers?)
27/06"Little Egret4
27/06"Black-headed Gullc200(With many chicks)
27/06"Great Black-back Gull4
27/06"Heron1
27/06"Canada Geesec140
27/06"Kestrel1
27/06Town CopseBullfinch2
27/06"Chiffchaff1(Heard)
ButterfliesWalter's CopseSilver Washed Fritillary Click for Picture 3 2 White Admiral, c15 Meadow Brown, 4 Ringlet, 10+ Marbled White
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27/06Hersey NRReed Warbler1(Heard)
27/06(18.20 - 10.30)Black-headed Gull10+
27/06"Moorhen1
27/06"Coot1
27/06"Stock Dove3
27/06"Little Egret3
27/06"Cetti's Warbler1(Heard)
27/06"Whitethroat2
27/06"Dunnock1
27/06"Mistle Thrush2(On field at back of reserve)
27/06"Barnacle Geesec100(On the hill, Feral flock)
27/06"Swallow6
27/06"Buzzard1
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TuesdayFine Sunny Hot
26/06Shide to Blackwater FPBlackcap3(Heard)
26/06(7.20 - 9.25)Chiffchaff8(Seen/Heard)
26/06"Whitethroat1(Heard)
26/06"Long-tailed Tit2+(Seen/Heard)
26/06"Coal Tit1(Heard)
26/06"Collared Dove1
26/06"Chaffinch1m(Heard)
26/06"Greenfinch1m(Heard)
26/06"Robin2
26/06"Swallow2,1juv.
26/06"Great Tit2
26/06"Wren12(Seen/Heard)
26/06"Goldfinch1, 1 juv.
26/06"Blackbird2
26/06"Stock Dove1
26/06"Magpie3
26/06"Little Owl Click for Picture 1
26/06"Pheasant1(Heard)
26/06"Great Spotted Woodpecker1(Heard)
26/06"Sparrow3
Moth"Small Magpie1
Damselflies"Banded Damoiselle Click for Picture 1m, 2f
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26/06Dodnor PondPeregrine Click for Picture 2(On tall Pylon)
26/06(10.10 - 10.55)Mallardc20
26/06"Black-headed Gullc30
26/06"Coot2, 2 juv.
26/06"Reed Warbler1
26/06"Little Grebe1
26/06"Pied Wagtail1
26/06"Goldcrest1
26/06"Sparrow4
26/06"Swallow2
26/06"Buzzard3
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MondayFine Sunny Hot
25/06Bonchurch Beach and PondSandwich Tern1E
25/06(7.50 - 9.20)Cormorant1
25/06"Black-headed Gull4+
25/06"Blackbird1
25/06"Dunnock1
25/06"Wren2(Heard)
25/06PondMallard4
25/06"Moorhen1
25/06"Goldcrest2(Heard)
Butterflies"Glanville Fritillary2 c15 Meadow Brown, 1 Holly Blue, 10+ Marbled White
Reptiles"Red-eared Terrapin Click for Picture 6 at Bonchurch Pond
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SundaySunny Intervals, Warm
24/06Knighton Water WorksSwallowc6(At least one nest)
24/06(7.15)Whitethroat1
24/06"Blackbird2
24/06"Wren2(Seen/Heard)
24/06"Great Spotted Woodpecker1
24/06"Buzzard2
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24/06Mersley Garlic Farm FPsChaffinch2
24/06(7.35)Greenfinch5
24/06"Whitethroat Click for Picture 1 juv.
24/06"Wren1(Heard)
24/06"Coal Tit2+(Seen/Heard)
24/06"Mistle Thrush4
24/06"Red-legged Partridge2
24/06"Jay1
24/06"Swallow4
24/06"Buzzard2
24/06-IWOG Walk from 9.10 - 11.20Collared Dove1
24/06"Jackdawc20
24/06"Sparrowhawk1
24/06"Buzzard6
24/06"Whitethroat3
24/06"Chaffinch2m
24/06Pond N. of Haseley ManorTufted Duckc20(Includes some juv.)
24/06"Mallard1, 5 dklgs.
24/06"Little Grebe3, 5 juv.
24/06"Swallow6+
24/06"House Martin Click for Picture 12
24/06"Yellowhammer2
Butterflies"Meadow Brown20+ 2 Large Skipper, 2 Small Tortoiseshell, 3 Large White, 2 Marbled White
Dragonflies"Black-tailed Skimmer Click for Picture c10 also Azure Damselflies
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SaturdaySunny Intervals, Warm
23/06Mersley Garlic Farm FPsMistle Thrush8
23/06(7.15)Chiffchaff1(Heard)
23/06"Blackbird2
23/06"Wren2(Seen/Heard)
23/06"Long-tailed Tit2+(Seen/Heard)
23/06"Song Thrush1, 1 juv.
23/06"Collared Dove1
23/06"Bullfinch2
23/06"Greenfinch3
23/06"Magpie2
23/06"Pheasant1m
23/06"Swallow3
23/06"Jackdaw4
23/06"Rook6
23/06"Great Spotted Woodpecker1
23/06"Buzzard2
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23/06Laundry Lane to New Bridge PondsHobby1
23/06(8.20 - 9.20)Whitethroat2
23/06"Reed Warbler2(Heard)
23/06"Reed Bunting1(Heard)
23/06"Cetti's Warbler2(Heard)
23/06"Mallard2, 4 dklg.
23/06"Tealc12
23/06"Moorhen1
23/06"Collared Dove1
23/06"Coot2
23/06"Wren3(Seen/Heard)
23/06"Heron2
23/06"Teal2
23/06"Lapwing6
23/06"Skylark2(Heard)
23/06"Swift1
23/06"Little Egret1
23/06"Heron2
23/06"Cormorantc15
23/06"Buzzard2
Butterflies"Meadow Brown Click for Picture 40+ 2 Marbled White Click for Picture
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Reported 23/06Apse Manor (By America Woods)Great White Egret7 Over to N.@7.15 (Crows Text)
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