YEAR LIST for 2018

A list of all the species I've seen this year.
Gives an idea of what can be seen at the various locations
and at what date they first appear.

Birds in CAPITALS are first time sightings,("Lifers" or 1st on IOW),
(IOW total in Brackets). Feral/Escaped birds (E), Sub-species (Ssp)

DATE TOTAL SPECIES Seen in- JANUARY LOCATION
Jan 1st.-- "Birdrace" from 7.30 to 17.30 in order of sightings. (IOW only)
7.45 (01 - 42) Robin, Blackbird, Herring Gull, Brent Geese, Red-breasted Merganser, Curlew, Canada Geese, Crow, Wigeon, Great-crested Grebe,
Great Black-back Gull, Shelduck, Meadow Pipit, Goldeneye, Grey Plover, Teal, Dunlin, Little Grebe, Kingfisher, Redshank, Wren,
Fieldfare, Feral Pigeon, Great Tit, Blue Tit, Oystercatcher, Little Egret, (Reed Bunting), Pintail, Peregrine, Ringed Plover, Stonechat,
Dunnock, Snipe, Skylark, Starling, (Jay), Wood Pigeon, Lapwing, Black-tailed Godwit, Mallard, Jackdaw,
Newtown NR
10.05 (43 - 46) Shoveler, Black-headed Gull, Cormorant, Rook, Rofford Marsh
10.10 (47 - 52)
Green Woodpecker, Magpie, Song Thrush, Kittiwake, Mediterranean Gull, Shag,
Fort Victoria
11.10 (53 - 66) Sparrow, Coot, Tufted Duck, Moorhen, (Cetti's Warbler), Greenfinch, Bullfinch, Goldfinch, Chaffinch,
Rock Pipit, Swan, Greenshank, Pheasant, Buzzard,
Yarmouth
12.20 (67) Collared Dove Forest Road
12.40 (68 - 71) (Great-spotted Woodpecker),Stock Dove, Long-tailed Tit, Coal Tit, Quarr Road
13.40 (72) Sanderling, Ryde Esplanade
14.10 (73 - 76) Common Gull, Pied Wagtail, Grey Wagtail, Slavonian Grebe Puckpool
14.00 (77 - 78) Raven, Eider, Hersey NR to Seaview
15.20 (79 -84) Gadwall, Marsh Harrier, Heron, (Water Rail), Pochard, (Goldcrest), Bembridge Harbour to Ponds
16.25 (85) CATTLE EGRET Laundry Lane
Jan 2nd. (86) Glossy Ibis (1) Laundry Lane
Jan 3rd. (87)
(88)
(89)
(90)
(91)
(92)
(93)
Black-necked Grebe (1)
Redwing (c6)
Linnet (c60)
Brambling (c30)
Yellowhammer (1m)
Kestrel (1)
Turnstone (1)
Ryde W. Sands
Appley Park
Fields S. of Borthwood
" "
" "
Ashey Down
Seaview Beach
Jan 4th. (94)
(95)
(96)
(97)
(98)
(99)
Purple Sandpiper (1)
Gannet (c6)
Red-throated Diver (1)
Fulmar (2)
Black-throated Diver (1)
Chiffchaff (1)
E. Cowes Esplanade
St. Catherine's Point
" "
" "
" "
Laundry Lane
Jan 5th. (100)
(101)
(102)
(103)
(104)
Blackcap (1m)
Black Redstart (1f/imm)
Sparrowhawk (1m)
Firecrest (1)
Great Northern Diver (3)
St. Catherine's St.
" "
Shanklin Pond
Quarr Road, Binstead
Springvale, Puckpool.
Jan 6th. (105)
(106)
(107)
(108)
(109)
Little Owl (1)
Mistle Thrush (1)
Redpoll (1+)
Siskin (c10)
Red-legged Partridge (1)
Blackwater to Shide FP
" "
" "
" "
Bleak Down
Jan 7th. (110)
(111)
Mandarin (1m)
Jack Snipe (6)
Dodnor Pond
Werrar, (R. Medina)
Jan 8th. (112)
(113)
Golden Plover (c150)
Knot (1)
Newtown NR
" "
Jan 9th. (114)
(115)
(116)
Greylag Geese (16)
Sandwich Tern (4)
White-fronted Geese (16)
Laundry Lane
Seaview
Laundry Lane
Jan 10th. (117)
(118)
(119)
Lesser Whitethroat (1)
Short-eared Owl (1)
Barn Owl (1)
St. Catherines St. Steps, Ventnor
Samber Hill
Bohemia Lane
DATE TOTAL Mainland Trip, 12th-16th. Cambs, Norfolk
Jan 12th. 120
121
122
123
124
125
Bearded Tit (2)
Avocet (37)
Ring-necked Parakeet (6+)
Lesser Black-backed Gull (4)
Red-crested Pochard (3m, 1f)
Treecreeper (1)
Farlington Marsh
" "
Stockers Lake
" "
" "
" "
Jan 13th. 126
127
Tree Sparrow (4+)
Whooper Swan (100+)
Ouze Washes RSPB
& Welney WWT
Jan 14th. 128
129
130
131
132
Pink-footed Geese (c300)
Common Scoter (c20)
Guillemot (1)
Egyptian Goose (1)
Bar-tailed Godwit (c20)
Titchwell RSPB
" "
" "
" "
" "
Jan 15th. 133
134
Red Kite (2)
Goosander (4m,3f)
Paxton Pits/St. Neots
Grafham Water
Jan 17th. ----- (120) Common Scoter (1) Puckpool Point
Jan 19th. ----- (121) Bar-tailed Godwit (1) Newtown NR
Jan 20th. 135 (122)
136 (123)
----- (124)
BLACK GUILLEMOT (1st. w,)
Red-necked Grebe(1)
Guillemot (1)
Seaview Esplanade
Puckpool
" "
Jan 20th. ----- (125)
137 (126)
Treecreeper (1)
Great White Egret)
Mottistone Down
Clamerkin, Newtown
Jan 26th. 138
139
140
141
Bewick Swan (c50)
Little Stint (1)
Ruff (2)
Common Crane (5)
Slimbridge WWT
" "
" "
" "
Jan 27th. 142
143
144
145
146
Tawny Owl (H)
Hawfinch (8)
Nuthatch (2)
Penduline Tit (1m)
Dipper
Speech House
Parkend Sports Ground
" "
Plonk Court NR
Wenchford
Jan 28th. 147
148
Great Grey Shrike (1)
Crossbill (5)
Crabtree Hill
" "
Feb 4th. 149 (127) Spoonbill (2) Clamerkin, Newtown
Feb 7th. ----- (128) Hawfinch (1) Shalfleet Churchyard
Feb 17th. 150 (129) Dartford Warbler (1-2) Luccombe Down
Feb 19th. ----- (130) Lesser Black-backed Gull (2) Briddlesford Road

That's the total for 2018 so far.

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