Date Details Sitename
Monday 16 Mar

Vange Marsh RSPB 13:30 to 16:30, Sunny, some cloud. Becoming warm.
2 Pintail (Pair.) 2 Buzzard 2 Oystercatcher (Pair; mating observed.) 15 Snipe 1 Spotted Redshank 1 Green Sandpiper 392 Black-headed Gull (At least.) 1 Common Gull 1 Kingfisher [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Wednesday 11 Mar

Vange Marsh RSPB 15:00 to 16:45, Sunny, some cloud. Breezy.
6 Pintail (Three pairs.) 1 Marsh Harrier (Female.) 2000 Black-tailed Godwit (At least. High tide roost. ) 2 Mediterranean Gull (Adults. Both flew off northwards.) 1 Kingfisher (Near sluice.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Saturday 07 Mar

Vange Marsh RSPB 16:00 to 17:15, Sun & clouds. Breezy.
1 Great Crested Grebe 2 Pintail (Pair.) 13 Pochard 1 Water Rail (Calling.) 1000 Black-tailed Godwit (Approx. Scattered groups gradually flying off south, towards the river.) 2 Water Pipit [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Tuesday 03 Mar

Vange Marsh RSPB 08:30 to 11:00, light frost, blue sky and sunshine 4c
1 Black-tailed Godwit 5 Cetti's Warbler 1 Green Sandpiper 1 Jay 1 Marsh Harrier 5 Pintail 3 Snipe 1 Sparrowhawk [Alan Shearman]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Friday 28 Feb

Vange Marsh RSPB 08:30 to 09:45, Cloudy, cold.
6 Pintail (Three pairs.) 70 Teal 40 Shoveler 12 Gadwall 9 Shelduck 1 Marsh Harrier (Imm.) 1 Water Rail (Calling from eastern reedbed.) 11 Avocet 1 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Green Sandpiper 3 Skylark (All singing.) 1 Stonechat (Female.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB 15:30 to 16:15, Cloudy, cold.
200 Black-tailed Godwit (At least. Roosting at high tide.) 9 Redshank 1 Mediterranean Gull (2nd winter. ) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Saturday 22 Feb

Vange Marsh RSPB 13:45 to 14:45, Sun & cloud. Windy.
6 Pintail (Three pairs.) 1 Marsh Harrier (Imm.) 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Kestrel 2000 Black-tailed Godwit (Approx. Carpeting the shallow areas. Many moulting into summer plumage.) 2 Mediterranean Gull (One adult, with almost full black hood. One 2nd winter, still with winter head.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Saturday 08 Feb

Vange Marsh RSPB 14:45 to 17:15, Sunny, breezy.
6 Pintail (Three pairs.) 3 Marsh Harrier (Adult Male, adult female & immature.) 1 Sparrowhawk (Male.) 1 Avocet 20 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Ruff 2 Green Sandpiper [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Tuesday 04 Feb

Vange Marsh RSPB 10:00 to 12:15, Sunny but with a cold westerly wind.
1 Ruff 3 Blackbird 1 Buzzard 250 Lapwing 1 Little Egret 1 Marsh Harrier 5 Meadow Pipit 1 Peregrine Falcon 61 Pintail 2 Robin 44 Shoveler 160 Wigeon [Alan Shearman]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Friday 24 Jan

Vange Marsh RSPB 13:30 to 15:15, Overcast, damp.
25 Teal (On the flood. Many more on the creek.) 6 Pintail (Three pairs.) 1 Marsh Harrier (Male.) 1 Oystercatcher 800 Lapwing (Approx.) 60 Black-tailed Godwit 360 Black-headed Gull 37 Common Gull 2 Stonechat (Pair.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Saturday 18 Jan

Vange Marsh RSPB 13:45 to 16:45, Sunny, cold.
14 Shelduck 166 Wigeon (At least.) 5 Teal (On flood. More on creek.) 2 Gadwall (Pair.) 21 Shoveler 4 Pintail (Two pairs.) 1 Buzzard 1 Marsh Harrier (Female/imm.) 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Kestrel 1 Water Rail 400 Lapwing (Approx.) 6 Snipe 7 Black-tailed Godwit 4 Curlew 1 Redshank 2 Green Sandpiper 400 Black-headed Gull (Approx.) 20 Common Gull 2 Stonechat (Pair.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB