Date Details Sitename
Sunday 20 Oct

Alresford 10:45 to 12:45, Cool, but still and hazy
1 Woodlark (Calling low overhead by old bridge) 1 Curlew Sandpiper (juv (found by Glyn Evans)) 36 Avocet 26 Dunlin 1 Greenshank 1 Stonechat [Sean Nixon]

Alresford
Wednesday 25 Sep

Alresford 08:00 to 09:00, high tide at creek
1 Swallow 9 Greenshank (on Ford Lane pit) 1 Common Sandpiper (on Ford Lane pit) 1 Green Sandpiper (on Ford Lane Pit) 1 Peregrine Falcon (ad male) 1 Marsh Harrier (juv) [Richard Allen]

Alresford
Saturday 24 Aug

Alresford 20:30 to 20:30, Eating fish and chips with Mrs at creek!
1 Tawny Owl (Contact called 4 or 5 times) [Matt Turner]

Alresford
Saturday 17 Aug

Alresford 18:30 to 20:30,
3 Hobby (Hawking above woods and showing very well) 2 Sparrowhawk 1 Peregrine Falcon 1 Buzzard 100 Goldfinch (Flock of 100 plus) [Chris Stuttle]

Alresford
Thursday 08 Aug

Alresford 18:00 to 20:30, High tide when I arrived, sunny and calm
1 Turtle Dove (Flew south over car as I got out) 1 Marsh Harrier (Distant south of river) 2 Sparrowhawk 3 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 1 Kingfisher (At mill pond) 2 Greenshank 1 Whimbrel 3 Common Sandpiper 4 Grey Partridge (Flushed from near footpath, red tail and 'scaly' wing pattern visible - flew 50 yards whilst calling) 1 Yellowhammer 6 Whitethroat 150 Goldfinch (Lovely flock flying around wild meadow farmland) 40 Swallow 20 House Martin 10 Sand Martin 5 Stock Dove [Matt Turner]

Alresford
Sunday 04 Aug

Alresford 11:00 to 12:00,
6 Mistle Thrush (stripping my rowan tree of berries in garden, have been around for a few days now.) [David Underwood]

Alresford
Wednesday 24 Jul

Alresford 19:00 to 21:00, Sightings along Alresford Creek, tide receding, hot humid evening (felt like jumping in!)
1 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 50 Goldfinch (Mix of adults and juvs) 7 Red-legged Partridge 2 Whitethroat (Adult and juv) 2 Peregrine Falcon (Adult and young bird squabbling in treetop on B'sea side of river. Flew N over my head before I could get a pic, still squabbling) 2 Yellowhammer (Both juv) 3 Whimbrel 3 Greenshank 1 Spotted Redshank (flew east along river calling) 1 Little Owl (Heard making3/4 note alarm call several times, couldn't locate) 3 Green Woodpecker (+) 5 Reed Bunting 4 Stock Dove [Matt Turner]

Alresford
Wednesday 17 Jul

Alresford 08:00 to 09:00, low tide at the creek
18 Greenshank 5 Whimbrel 242 Black-tailed Godwit 2 Grey Plover 200 Redshank (including one well grown chick) 25 Shelduck (4 broods of 2,3,5,7) 2 Yellow Wagtail (over calling) 2 Bullfinch (pair) 2 Marsh Harrier (male passed food to juv in flight) [Richard Allen]

Alresford
Tuesday 16 Jul

Alresford 17:45 to 20:45, Sightings from Alresford Creek, sunny evening with some cloud
2 Little Owl (Roosting together in distant tree, thanks to local birder 'Chris' for pointing them out. If he reads this, join EBwS - it's great!) 1 Hobby (Had a go at a blackbird then settled in bare tree for 30 seconds before flying off) 3 Grey Partridge (2 seen, 1 heard) 1 Marsh Harrier (Male seen 3 times, last 2 carrying prey - maybe a young duck...) 2 Greenshank 1 Whimbrel 1 Kestrel 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Sedge Warbler (heard singing) 1 Yellowhammer 8 Linnet (1 male making a repeating single two tone call v. similar to bullfinch) 4 Green Woodpecker (at least inc minimum 1 juv) [Matt Turner]

Alresford
Friday 21 Jun

Alresford 09:00 to 09:30, creek, low tide
1 Spotted Redshank (summer plumage) 46 Redshank 9 Turnstone [Richard Allen]

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