Date Site Details
Saturday 25 Sep Dovercourt

Dovercourt 10:30 to 11:10, Fairly warm and sunny; tide high
11 Sandwich Tern (Mostly by shore off caravan park. One tight group: two or three flying round. ) Cetti's Warbler (Singing) Gadwall (Drake) [Simon Banks]

Sunday 12 Sep Dovercourt

Dovercourt 09:50 to 13:20, Warm, sunny with some cloud, tide well out but coming in. Virtually no wind at start, rising to moderate breeze from north.
2 Whimbrel (Irlam's Point) Kestrel 3 Cetti's Warbler (singing) 8 Mute Swan (Pair with six fully-grown young on pits) [Simon Banks]

Thursday 02 Sep Dovercourt

Dovercourt 11:30 to 15:30, West End
2 Swift 4 Common Gull 2 Little Grebe 140 Sandwich Tern (+) 15 Common Tern (+) 5 Little Egret [Liz Huxley]

Sunday 08 Aug Dovercourt

Dovercourt 10:30 to 12:45, Strong wind from SW. Clear early, with drizzle later. Tide high.
Merlin (Probable female put up from seawall halfway between Irlam's Point and caravan site.) Wheatear (At base of Irlam's Point) Avocet (Reservoir) Black-tailed Godwit (Between reservoir and seawall, feeding with Black-headed Gulls. ) 2 Skylark 8 Oystercatcher (Two on Irlam's Point behaving as if they might still have chicks. ) 4 Mute Swan (2 adults with two half-grown cygnets on flooded pit) [Simon Banks]

Sunday 01 Aug Dovercourt

Dovercourt 10:00 to 10:20, Clear, fairly warm, rather sticky, tide half out
Sandwich Tern (Flying up and down just offshore) [Simon Banks]

Saturday 31 Jul Dovercourt

Dovercourt 13:45 to 15:00, Sunny, but stormclouds approaching from west; then brief, quite heavy rain
4 Swift (First ones I'd seen since 27th. Over and/or near my garden.) 2 Swallow (Over my garden. Very unusual for well inside Dovercourt. Appeared with Swifts ahead of stormcloud.) [Simon Banks]

Monday 19 Jul Dovercourt

Dovercourt 15:50 to 15:50, Hot, clear, little wind
1 Hobby (Over A 120 between Ramsey and Parkeston roundabouts.) [Simon Banks]

Thursday 13 May Dovercourt

Dovercourt 10:30 to 10:40, Cool, overcast
1 Swift (Over Manor Road where two seen yesterday) [Simon Banks]

Wednesday 12 May Dovercourt

Dovercourt 10:40 to 10:43, Clear sky, a little cool, not much wind
2 Swift (Two birds quite low over Manor Road, Dovercourt) [Simon Banks]

Dovercourt 19:40 to 19:50, Pale cloud spreading, moderate temperature, little wind
1 Spotted Flycatcher (Sat in pear tree in my garden. Surely recent arrival. ) [Simon Banks]

Friday 09 Apr Dovercourt

Dovercourt 07:20 to 08:30, Quite cold, clear
1 Blackcap (Male in bay tree. Come on - a female on Sunday and a male now? This is a small urban garden!) [Simon Banks]