Date Details Sitename
Saturday 19 Jan

Vange Marsh RSPB 14:15 to 17:00, Cloud, light rain. Clearing. Cold.
1 Buzzard 2 Marsh Harrier (Adult Male & immature.) 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Kestrel 2 Water Rail (One in abstraction ditch.) 3 Avocet 12 Snipe (At least.) 1 Black-tailed Godwit 2 Redshank 1 Water Pipit [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Saturday 05 Jan

Vange Marsh RSPB 13:30 to 16:15, Overcast, cold.
40 Shoveler 104 Gadwall 1 Marsh Harrier 1 Buzzard 1 Sparrowhawk 2 Kestrel 4 Water Rail (One showing well in abstraction ditch.) 73 Lapwing (Flew in from direction of Wat Tyler.) 38 Common Gull (At least.) 10 Fieldfare (At least.) 10 Redwing (At least.) 1 Bearded Tit 1 Kingfisher [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Saturday 29 Dec

Vange Marsh RSPB 13:15 to 15:00, Cloud & sun. Mildish.
2 Marsh Harrier (Adult male & adult female.) 100 Snipe (At least. Flushed into the air.) 1 Black-tailed Godwit 3 Redshank (At least.) 2 Pintail (Pair.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Saturday 22 Dec

Vange Marsh RSPB 14:00 to 16:15, Sunny. Mild, becoming chillier.
6 Mute Swan (Pair plus 2nd pair with two well grown cygnets.) 3 Marsh Harrier (Two males (adult & younger bird); adult female.) 1 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 4 Water Rail 1 Redshank 1 Grey Wagtail (Female.) 1 Stonechat (Male.) 2 Bearded Tit (At least. At least one calling at each end of the reserve.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Friday 14 Dec

Vange Marsh RSPB 14:00 to 15:00, Cloud, some brighter spells. Cold.
3 Shelduck 2 Mute Swan 1 Pintail (Male) 3 Marsh Harrier (Adult male, female & immature.) 1 Kestrel (Female.) 8 Snipe (At least.) 4 Redshank 2 Ruff 1 Stonechat (Male) 14 Redwing (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Friday 07 Dec

Vange Marsh RSPB 13:45 to 16:30, Sun & cloud, breezy. Light shower; becoming colder.
6 Mute Swan (Pair with one well grown cygnet; plus three other adults.) 6 Shelduck 16 Mallard (At least) 76 Shoveler 82 Gadwall 11 Pintail (Five males, six females.) 3 Black-tailed Godwit 2 Ruff 2 Snipe (At least.) 3 Marsh Harrier (Adult male, adult female & immature.) 2 Water Rail (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Friday 30 Nov

Vange Marsh RSPB 13:00 to 14:30, Sunny, chilly.
1 Marsh Harrier 3 Pintail (Two males, one female.) 3 Pochard (One male, two females.) 100 Greylag Goose (At least.) 18 Black-tailed Godwit 2 Ruff 1 Dunlin 30 Snipe (At least.) 1 Stonechat (Female.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Saturday 17 Nov

Vange Marsh RSPB 13:45 to 16:30, Sunny, cold wind.
250 Teal (At least) 44 Shoveler 4 Marsh Harrier (At least: adult male, adult female; at least two immatures.) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Adult) 1 Kestrel 3 Water Rail 1 Dunlin 28 Black-tailed Godwit 2 Ruff 2 Stonechat (Pair) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Friday 16 Nov

Vange Marsh RSPB 08:30 to 11:00, Overcast, light drizzle.
3 Mute Swan (Pair with cygnet.) 30 Mallard 32 Teal (At least) 130 Wigeon 50 Shoveler 80 Gadwall 1 Red-breasted Merganser (Male. Swam into view while I was looking through scope..) 2 Marsh Harrier (Adult male & adult female.) 1 Grey Plover 5 Dunlin 22 Snipe 39 Black-tailed Godwit 2 Ruff 8 Redshank (At least) 3 Green Sandpiper 1 Stonechat (Male.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Friday 09 Nov

Vange Marsh RSPB 14:30 to 17:00, Sun & clouds. Chilly breeze.
2 Little Grebe 6 Mute Swan (Pair with cygnet. Three adults flying over.) 1 Pintail (Male.) 5 Marsh Harrier (Adult male, adult female,three immatures.) 1 Kestrel 4 Water Rail (At least. Calling from various locations at dusk.) 200 Black-tailed Godwit (Approx. At least.) 1 Green Sandpiper 6 Dunlin 3 Ruff (At least.) 4 Snipe (At least.) 1 Grey Wagtail 1000 Starling (Approx.) 1 Bearded Tit (Heard.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB