Date Details Sitename
Thursday 18 Apr

Vange Marsh RSPB 17:00 to 18:45, Sunny, warm.
1 Marsh Harrier (Adult Male.) 1 Sparrowhawk 2 Oystercatcher 2 Little Ringed Plover 4 Snipe (At least.) 2 Whimbrel (Settled for a while, before flying off.) 200 Black-tailed Godwit (Approx.) 4 Ruff 3 Greenshank 1 Spotted Redshank (Moulting into summer plumage.) 1 Green Sandpiper 2 Swallow (At least.) 20 Sand Martin (At least.) 1 Lesser Whitethroat 1 Sedge Warbler (Singing, western end. Not seen.) 2 Bearded Tit (At least. Western end.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Saturday 13 Apr

Vange Marsh RSPB 15:15 to 17:45, Sun & cloud. Cold wind.
1 Garganey (Male, SE part of flood.) 170 Black-tailed Godwit (Approx.) 3 Snipe (At least.) 4 Ruff 1 Spotted Redshank 2 Mediterranean Gull (Settled on flood. Six more over, heading south.) 2 Common Gull 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Thursday 11 Apr

Vange Marsh RSPB 17:00 to 18:45, Sunny, cold breeze.
25 Teal (At least.) 2 Pintail (Pair.) 3 Snipe (At least.) 250 Black-tailed Godwit (Approx.) 4 Ruff 1 Green Sandpiper 1 Swallow 50 Sand Martin (At least.) 5 House Martin (At least.) 2 Bearded Tit [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Tuesday 02 Apr

Vange Marsh RSPB 17:15 to 18:15, Sun & cloud, chilly wind. Showers.
1 Marsh Harrier (Adult female.) 2 Kestrel 15 Snipe (At least.) 150 Black-tailed Godwit (At least.) 1 Ruff 60 Sand Martin (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Sunday 31 Mar

Vange Marsh RSPB 14:15 to 16:45, Sun & cloud. Windy.
11 Pochard 1 Marsh Harrier (Adult Male.) 1 Water Rail (Calling.) 3 Snipe 130 Black-tailed Godwit 2 Mediterranean Gull (Adults, flying over.) 1 Little Ringed Plover 3 Swallow (At least.) 22 Sand Martin (At least.) 2 Ruff 1 Green Sandpiper [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Friday 29 Mar

Vange Marsh RSPB 17:15 to 17:30, Bright.
1 Garganey [David Curle]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Thursday 28 Mar

Vange Marsh RSPB 17:00 to 18:30, Sunny. Becoming chilly
108 Shoveler 2 Little Ringed Plover 15 Snipe (At least.) 150 Black-tailed Godwit (Approx.) 1 Spotted Redshank 10 Water Pipit (Usual area.) 1 Swallow 1 Bearded Tit (At least.) 2 Reed Bunting (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Thursday 21 Mar

Vange Marsh RSPB 17:00 to 18:30, Cloudy, mild.
1 Kestrel 4 Water Rail (At least.) 5 Water Pipit (East side.) 3 Cetti's Warbler 2 Bearded Tit (At least.) 3 Reed Bunting [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Friday 15 Mar

Vange Marsh RSPB 13:15 to 17:30, Cloudy, windy. Showers.
2 Pintail (Pair.) 115 Shoveler 2 Marsh Harrier (Male & female.) 2 Water Rail (Calling, eastern reedbed.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Friday 08 Mar

Vange Marsh RSPB 14:00 to 16:45, Cloudy, becoming cold. Showers.
10 Pintail (Four pairs plus two males.) 43 Shoveler (At least.) 9 Pochard (At least.) 2 Marsh Harrier (Adult Male, immature.) 1 Kestrel 50 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Greenshank 300 Black-headed Gull (Approx.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB