Platalea leucorodia

Increasing non-breeding visitor. Annual in recent years.

BOU Name
Eurasian Spoonbill
Data Required
All records.

Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Spoonbill 01 Mar 2019 Hamford Water Paul Brayshaw 1 distantly in Little Oakley Creek - appeared to be an adult
Spoonbill 20 Jan 2019 Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB Mark Crossley 1 Flew from Salcott, fed app Mersea before flying west across marsh
Spoonbill 04 Jan 2019 Abberton Reservoir Yvonne Watling 1
Spoonbill 03 Jan 2019 Abberton Reservoir Steve Grimwade 1 Northeast corner of Wigborough Bay briefly
Spoonbill 18 Dec 2018 Abberton Reservoir Richard Allen 1
Spoonbill 10 Dec 2018 Goldhanger Mike Hardwick 1 Flying off estuary towards water treatment works
Spoonbill 27 Nov 2018 Abberton Reservoir David Allen 1 Distantly from LDLH causeway.
Spoonbill 25 Nov 2018 Abberton Reservoir Steve Grimwade 1 On point near Wigborough Bay (viewable from Vis Centre) then flew to lagoon at back of reservoir
Spoonbill 23 Nov 2018 Abberton Reservoir Paul Saward 1 On spit opposite centre.
Spoonbill 14 Nov 2018 Abberton Reservoir David Hale 1 From visitor Centre.
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