Date Details Sitename
Saturday 08 Aug

Vange Marsh RSPB 14:00 to 17:00, Cloud & hazy sun. Hot.
1 Marsh Harrier (Adult female.) 1 Little Ringed Plover 29 Black-tailed Godwit 25 Curlew 3 Ruff 40 Redshank (Approx.) 5 Spotted Redshank (At least. Various stages of moult or winter plumage.) 2 Greenshank 3 Green Sandpiper 1 Common Sandpiper 1 Kingfisher (Near sluice.) 3 Yellow Wagtail (Juveniles.) 6 Swallow (At least.) 1 Sedge Warbler 3 Reed Bunting (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Wednesday 29 Jul

Vange Marsh RSPB 13:30 to 16:30, Sunny, warm. Some breeze.
1 Marsh Harrier (Juvenile.) 14 Little Egret 13 Curlew 20 Black-tailed Godwit 3 Ruff 3 Redshank 7 Spotted Redshank (Two summer plumage.) 3 Greenshank 1 Green Sandpiper [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Sunday 26 Jul

Vange Marsh RSPB 12:45 to 16:30, Sun & clouds, breezy. Light shower at one point.
1 Buzzard 1 Hobby (1st summer.) 8 Mute Swan (Pair with six well grown cygnets.) 85 Lapwing 13 Black-tailed Godwit 13 Curlew 3 Ruff 40 Redshank 7 Spotted Redshank (Two still in summer plumage.) 4 Greenshank 2 Green Sandpiper 1 Common Tern 1 Sedge Warbler 3 Bearded Tit (At least.) 1 Reed Bunting (Juv.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Saturday 25 Jul

Vange Marsh RSPB 15:15 to 15:45, Cloudy, breezy. Light rain, becoming heavier.
1 Hobby (Adult, passing close.) 21 Curlew (Roosting SW corner.) 8 Black-tailed Godwit (Feeding south side of flood.) 1 Ruff (Male, eastern side.) 25 Redshank (South Side.) 4 Spotted Redshank (Feeding, south side of flood. Two in full summer plumage.) 3 Greenshank (Eastern side.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Thursday 16 Jul

Vange Marsh RSPB 15:00 to 16:30, Cloudy, some sun. Warm.
75 Lapwing 12 Curlew 2 Ruff (Males, moulting.) 1 Greenshank 2 Spotted Redshank (Moulting adults.) 2 Bearded Tit (At least.) 2 Greenfinch 12 Goldfinch [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Wednesday 08 Jul

Vange Marsh RSPB 13:30 to 16:00, Cloudy, some light showers. Warm.
2 Oystercatcher 1 Little Ringed Plover 80 Lapwing 12 Curlew 30 Black-tailed Godwit 35 Redshank (Approx.) 4 Spotted Redshank (All summer plumage.) 2 Greenshank 1 Green Sandpiper 3 Bearded Tit (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
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