Buckinghamshire bird news

Tuesday 2nd April 2024

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
02/04/24Barn OwlStowe1P J Tizzard
09:33
Heard on nocmig recording.  
02/04/24SwallowDorney1K P Duncan
14:45
near old barn. Behaved like a returning bird rather than just passing through.  
02/04/24KestrelWapseys Wood WDS1T James
10:35
 
02/04/24WheatearWapseys Wood WDS1T James
10:35
Western fields.  
02/04/24Meadow PipitWapseys Wood WDS3T James
10:35
 
02/04/24Grey WagtailWapseys Wood WDS1T James
10:35
 
02/04/24Little Ringed PloverWapseys Wood WDS1T James
10:35
On plastic pool.  
02/04/24Marsh TitIvinghoe Beacon1L Evans
13:02
A male in song in Top Scrub.  
02/04/24Willow WarblerIvinghoe Beacon1L Evans
13:02
A single singing male across the site.  
02/04/24Tree PipitIvinghoe Beacon1L Evans
13:02
Migrant flew over calling but no sign of any Ring Ouzel yet.  
02/04/24ChiffchaffAmersham Flood Meadows2L Evans
11:00
 
02/04/24YellowhammerAmersham Flood Meadows4L Evans
11:00
 
02/04/24Meadow PipitAmersham Flood Meadows5L Evans
11:00
 
02/04/24White WagtailAmersham Flood Meadows2L Evans
11:00
The 2 males still present on the flooded fields but no sign of yesterday's LRP.  
02/04/24Great White EgretFloodplain Forest Nature Reserve (formerly Manor Farm)2N Webber
10:00
One in summer plumage, the other still with the yellow bill colouring of winter.  
02/04/24Reed BuntingFloodplain Forest Nature Reserve (formerly Manor Farm)3N Webber
10:00
1 male, 2 females.  
02/04/24Willow WarblerFloodplain Forest Nature Reserve (formerly Manor Farm)1N Webber
10:00
Heard near the viaduct hide, but not seen.  
02/04/24Green SandpiperFloodplain Forest Nature Reserve (formerly Manor Farm)1N Webber
10:00
 
02/04/24SnipeFloodplain Forest Nature Reserve (formerly Manor Farm)8N Webber
10:00
 
02/04/24Little Ringed PloverFloodplain Forest Nature Reserve (formerly Manor Farm)1N Webber
10:00
Reported below by Paul Gibbs. Flew off high at 10.30.  
02/04/24OystercatcherFloodplain Forest Nature Reserve (formerly Manor Farm)2N Webber
10:00
Pair.  
02/04/24WigeonFloodplain Forest Nature Reserve (formerly Manor Farm)2N Webber
10:00
Pair remaining.  
02/04/24Reed BuntingWillen Lake North, Willen Lakes3N Webber
08:30
2 males, 1 female.  
02/04/24SiskinWillen Lake North, Willen Lakes1N Webber
08:30
Left of hide.  
02/04/24Cetti's WarblerWillen Lake North, Willen Lakes6N Webber
08:30
All singing males. Typically, none showed themselves.  
02/04/24Little EgretWillen Lake North, Willen Lakes6N Webber
08:30
3 pairs building nests on the island and squabbling with the herons.  
02/04/24Common TernWillen Lake North, Willen Lakes3N Webber
08:30
My first of the year. Flew over both lakes without lingering.  
02/04/24Green SandpiperWillen Lake North, Willen Lakes1N Webber
08:30
On the island.  
02/04/24SnipeWillen Lake North, Willen Lakes51N Webber
08:30
Probably many more tucked away too. All were on the island, none immediately in front of the hide.  
02/04/24Mandarin DuckMarsworth Reservoir (Bucks section)2A C Bayliss
Pair.  
02/04/24Cetti's WarblerMarsworth Reservoir (Bucks section)1A C Bayliss
Bucks reed bed.  
02/04/24ChiffchaffMarsworth Reservoir (Bucks section)2A C Bayliss
 
02/04/24PheasantTurweston, Turweston1P Gomersall
14:18
male. Returned this time front garden.  
02/04/24Grey HeronTurweston, Turweston1P Gomersall
14:04
ad. Stood in river bucks side.  
02/04/24Tufted DuckDorney Common, Dorney1D L Cleal
13:45
On the Roundmoor Ditch flew across the Common before returning to Berks.  
02/04/24GreenfinchDorney Common, Dorney2D L Cleal
13:45
Bit surprised to find these two on the ground in the emerging weedy area by the flood.  
02/04/24LinnetDorney Common, Dorney4D L Cleal
13:45
10 yesterday.  
02/04/24Little Ringed PloverDorney Common, Dorney1D L Cleal
13:45
At West End of flood.  
02/04/24Little EgretDorney Common, Dorney1D L Cleal
13:45
 
02/04/24GadwallDorney Common, Dorney2D L Cleal
13:44
Another 5 on Berks side.  
02/04/24TealDorney Common, Dorney2D L Cleal
13:44
13 yesterday. Just 3 showing on Berks side today.  
02/04/24Red KiteAston Clinton6J Hudson
13:39
Over Weston Road.  
02/04/24BuzzardAston Clinton4J Hudson
13:39
Displaying over Weston Road.  
02/04/24GadwallLittle Marlow GP6A D Bassett
07:00
 
02/04/24Cetti's WarblerLittle Marlow GP3A D Bassett
07:00
Singing birds.  
02/04/24SwallowLittle Marlow GP2A D Bassett
07:00
 
02/04/24Sand MartinLittle Marlow GP20A D Bassett
07:00
Approx moving through.  
02/04/24TealLittle Marlow GP12A D Bassett
07:00
 
02/04/24WigeonLittle Marlow GP11A D Bassett
07:00
 
02/04/24ShovelerLittle Marlow GP14A D Bassett
07:00
 
02/04/24OystercatcherStony Stratford NR, Stony Stratford2E J Reed
 
02/04/24Sand MartinStony Stratford NR, Stony Stratford2E J Reed
Two birds visiting a drainage pipe in Toombs Meadow where the species has previously bred.  
02/04/24LapwingStony Stratford NR, Stony Stratford2E J Reed
 
02/04/24OystercatcherCollege Lake5A C Bayliss
 
02/04/24RedshankCollege Lake3A C Bayliss
 
02/04/24ShelduckCollege Lake2A C Bayliss
 
02/04/24SnipeCollege Lake5A C Bayliss
 
02/04/24Cetti's WarblerCollege Lake2A C Bayliss
 
02/04/24Meadow PipitShabbington15N Marriner
08:00
 
02/04/24LinnetShabbington12N Marriner
08:00
 
02/04/24WheatearShabbington1N Marriner
08:00
 
02/04/24Willow WarblerShabbington1N Marriner
08:00
 
02/04/24YellowhammerShabbington7N Marriner
08:00
 
02/04/24GadwallShabbington2N Marriner
08:00
 
02/04/24Reed BuntingShabbington5N Marriner
08:00
 
02/04/24FieldfareShabbington14N Marriner
08:00
 
02/04/24Great White EgretShabbington2N Marriner
08:00
Both still summer plum.  
02/04/24Little EgretShabbington1N Marriner
08:00
 
02/04/24BlackcapShabbington2N Marriner
08:00
 
02/04/24ChiffchaffShabbington5N Marriner
08:00
 
02/04/24RavenShabbington1N Marriner
08:00
 
02/04/24LapwingShabbington7N Marriner
08:00
1 displying pair at least.  
02/04/24Corn BuntingShabbington2N Marriner
08:00
Both singing m.  
02/04/24SparrowhawkShabbington1N Marriner
08:00
 
02/04/24CurlewShabbington5N Marriner
08:00
2 pairs and prob. 3rd.  
02/04/24LapwingGallows Bridge14T Watts
10:42
 
02/04/24Great White EgretGallows Bridge1T Watts
10:42
Flew in from South onto far flood in main meadow.  
02/04/24Black-headed GullCalvert BBOWT Lake, Calvert12T Watts
10:42
On and around rafts.  
02/04/24Great White EgretCalvert BBOWT Lake, Calvert2T Watts
10:42
Together in flight low over lake.  
02/04/24OystercatcherFloodplain Forest Nature Reserve (formerly Manor Farm)2P Gibbs
10:25
 
02/04/24LapwingFloodplain Forest Nature Reserve (formerly Manor Farm)3P Gibbs
10:21
 
02/04/24Green SandpiperFloodplain Forest Nature Reserve (formerly Manor Farm)1P Gibbs
10:21
 
02/04/24Little Ringed PloverFloodplain Forest Nature Reserve (formerly Manor Farm)1P Gibbs
10:21
Farm hide.  
02/04/24Black-headed GullFoxcote Res121P Gibbs
09:31
 
02/04/24GoldeneyeFoxcote Res4P Gibbs
09:25
2 pairs.  
02/04/24Common GullFoxcote Res2P Gibbs
09:23
 
02/04/24Common SandpiperFoxcote Res1P Gibbs
09:21
Dam.  
02/04/24Cetti's WarblerFoxcote Res2P Gibbs
09:21