Date Details Sitename
Sunday 05 Jul

Vange Marsh RSPB 13:15 to 16:30, Sunny, some clouds. Breezy, warm.
6 Little Ringed Plover (Main flood, western end.) 3 Black-tailed Godwit (SW corner of main flood.) 35 Redshank (Approx. SW corner of main flood.) 1 Greenshank (Eastern end of main lagoon.) 1 Common Tern (Mobile.) 1 Bearded Tit (Female.) 2 Reed Bunting (Singing male & female. Opposite ends.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Wednesday 01 Jul

Vange Marsh RSPB 13:45 to 17:00, Cloudy, some sun. Breezy, warm.
1 Hobby 2 Oystercatcher 4 Little Ringed Plover 1 Greenshank 2 Green Sandpiper 1 Mediterranean Gull (Adult. ) 2 Common Tern 7 Pied Wagtail (Two adults with five young.) 50 Swift (Approx.) 4 House Martin (At least.) 2 Sand Martin (At least.) 2 Bearded Tit (At least.) 2 Reed Bunting (Mele & female; opposite ends of the reserve.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Saturday 27 Jun

Vange Marsh RSPB 11:15 to 13:15, Cloudy, breezy, some rain. Warm.
2 Little Grebe 10 Mute Swan (Pair with six cygnets; plus two more adults.) 18 Teal (At least.) 1 Shoveler (Male.) 1 Buzzard 2 Oystercatcher 30 Lapwing (At least.) 1 Curlew 14 Black-tailed Godwit (Dropped in for a while, western end of main flood. Most in summer plumage.) 2 Mediterranean Gull (Adults.) 1 Common Tern 1 Swallow 2 Bearded Tit (At least. Western reedbed.) 1 Reed Bunting (Male.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Monday 22 Jun

Vange Marsh RSPB 14:30 to 15:30, Sunny, warm.
8 Mute Swan (Pair plus six cygnets.) 80 Lapwing (Approx.) 1 Common Tern 2 Reed Bunting [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Monday 16 Mar

Vange Marsh RSPB 13:30 to 16:30, Sunny, some cloud. Becoming warm.
2 Pintail (Pair.) 2 Buzzard 2 Oystercatcher (Pair; mating observed.) 15 Snipe 1 Spotted Redshank 1 Green Sandpiper 392 Black-headed Gull (At least.) 1 Common Gull 1 Kingfisher [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Wednesday 11 Mar

Vange Marsh RSPB 15:00 to 16:45, Sunny, some cloud. Breezy.
6 Pintail (Three pairs.) 1 Marsh Harrier (Female.) 2000 Black-tailed Godwit (At least. High tide roost. ) 2 Mediterranean Gull (Adults. Both flew off northwards.) 1 Kingfisher (Near sluice.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Saturday 07 Mar

Vange Marsh RSPB 16:00 to 17:15, Sun & clouds. Breezy.
1 Great Crested Grebe 2 Pintail (Pair.) 13 Pochard 1 Water Rail (Calling.) 1000 Black-tailed Godwit (Approx. Scattered groups gradually flying off south, towards the river.) 2 Water Pipit [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Tuesday 03 Mar

Vange Marsh RSPB 08:30 to 11:00, light frost, blue sky and sunshine 4c
1 Black-tailed Godwit 5 Cetti's Warbler 1 Green Sandpiper 1 Jay 1 Marsh Harrier 5 Pintail 3 Snipe 1 Sparrowhawk [Alan Shearman]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Friday 28 Feb

Vange Marsh RSPB 08:30 to 09:45, Cloudy, cold.
6 Pintail (Three pairs.) 70 Teal 40 Shoveler 12 Gadwall 9 Shelduck 1 Marsh Harrier (Imm.) 1 Water Rail (Calling from eastern reedbed.) 11 Avocet 1 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Green Sandpiper 3 Skylark (All singing.) 1 Stonechat (Female.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB 15:30 to 16:15, Cloudy, cold.
200 Black-tailed Godwit (At least. Roosting at high tide.) 9 Redshank 1 Mediterranean Gull (2nd winter. ) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Saturday 22 Feb

Vange Marsh RSPB 13:45 to 14:45, Sun & cloud. Windy.
6 Pintail (Three pairs.) 1 Marsh Harrier (Imm.) 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Kestrel 2000 Black-tailed Godwit (Approx. Carpeting the shallow areas. Many moulting into summer plumage.) 2 Mediterranean Gull (One adult, with almost full black hood. One 2nd winter, still with winter head.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB