Hampshire Bird News

Tuesday 15th March 2022

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
15/03/22Red KiteCorhampton8D G Mills
16:00
Plus. King's Copse.  
15/03/22BuzzardCorhampton20D G Mills
16:00
Plus. King's Copse.  
15/03/22ChiffchaffCorhampton1D G Mills
16:00
King's Copse.  
15/03/22FirecrestCorhampton4D G Mills
16:00
Singing males, on territories. King's Copse.  
15/03/22WoodlarkCorhampton1D G Mills
16:00
Singing male. Littleton Copse.  
15/03/22Marsh TitThe Chase1K G White
11:18
SU440625.  
15/03/22Grey WagtailThe Chase2K G White
11:18
pair on the waterfall. SU440625.  
15/03/22PintailFishlake Meadows1C Hocking
13:30
m and f. On main lake.  
15/03/22Short-eared OwlFarlington Marshes1T Doran
17:50
Flew across the marsh pursued and mobbed by Herring Gulls; landed briefly on a tree stump on edge of bushes before moved on by crows and it settled on the north side of the lake where it managed 10 minutes of peace before mobbed again by Herring Gulls and lost to view as it flew to hut end of stream. A rare sight here last three years or so.  
15/03/22Red KiteSwaythling1M Edgeller
15:10
East.  
15/03/22Mediterranean GullBlashford Lakes - Ibsley Water4P D Winter
16:25
3xad, 3cy. all I could see in the roost - 2 flew over Ivy Lake earlier. No sign of RB Gull by 16:25.  
15/03/22Red KiteBlashford Lakes - Ibsley Water3P D Winter
northern end.  
15/03/22Green SandpiperBlashford Lakes - Ibsley Water1P D Winter
 
15/03/22Common SandpiperBlashford Lakes - Ibsley Water1P D Winter
 
15/03/22OystercatcherBlashford Lakes - Ibsley Water2P D Winter
 
15/03/22RedshankBlashford Lakes - Ibsley Water2P D Winter
 
15/03/22Little Ringed PloverBlashford Lakes - Ibsley Water1P D Winter
12:30
west side islands.  
15/03/22Reed BuntingBlashford Lakes - Ivy Lake1P D Winter
14:45
male.  
15/03/22KingfisherBlashford Lakes - Ivy Lake1P D Winter
14:45
 
15/03/22Cetti's WarblerBlashford Lakes - Ivy Lake1P D Winter
14:45
calling.  
15/03/22Water RailBlashford Lakes - Ivy Lake1P D Winter
14:45
 
15/03/22Little Ringed PloverRomsey1D Thelwell
10:20
 
15/03/22BlackcapBasingstoke1M Lambden
17:21
male. On the feeders again. SU616491.  
15/03/22Black-throated DiverChichester Harbour, Black Point2A Johnson
16:35
Together distantly to the north.  
15/03/22Hen HarrierHayling Island, Mill Rithe1A Johnson
16:20
Ringtail hunting. Surely the same bird as in January!? SU7300.  
15/03/22BlackcapBlackfield1P Matthews
16:10
m. in garden. Not seen any here all winter so guessing early migrant.  
15/03/22Great Grey ShrikeBackley Bottom, NF1M Rafter
14:01
Briefly in flight, flew towards Sandy Ridge.  
15/03/22Red KiteRomsey7D Lister
11:30
At various levels ,some at roof height,circling over Greatbridge rd along with Buzzard,display activity also.  
15/03/22Little Ringed PloverBlashford Lakes - Ibsley Water1R Chapman
15:50
reported at Tern Hide.  
15/03/22BlackcapBlashford Lakes - Centre1R Chapman
15:50
male. singing bird, they don't winter here so a migrant.  
15/03/22Red KiteNorth Boarhunt2P A Heard
14:55
Also Marsh Tit.  
15/03/22ChiffchaffWoolmer Forest4M Lawn
singing male.  
15/03/22Little GrebeWoolmer Pond3M Lawn
Visible from the Shipwright's Way - forest still closed to the public.  
15/03/22BramblingWoolmer Forest1M Lawn
SU7933.  
15/03/22GreenfinchRockbourne2D Bass
14:30
on feeders . would not have reported these in years gone by when double digit numbers were seen daily , but now sadly a rare garden visitor.  
15/03/22ChiffchaffHighbridge10C Robinson
11:00
 
15/03/22FirecrestHighbridge3C Robinson
11:00
Three singing in woods to north and south of the water meadows.  
15/03/22Little EgretHighbridge11C Robinson
11:00
 
15/03/22ChiffchaffKingsley Sand Pit1R Ford
14:22
Singing. SU777380.  
15/03/22ShelduckChessel Bay, Southampton2J Matt
13:00
m & f. Kemps Quay stream. 2 Little Egret and 2 Dark Bellied Brent Geese at Bronte Way stream.  
15/03/22Little GrebeBlackmoor2R Ford
13:58
SU783327.  
15/03/22ChiffchaffBlackmoor1R Ford
13:30
Singing. SU783326.  
15/03/22Green SandpiperBlackmoor1R Ford
13:30
Back on the puddle where it spent last winter. SU781325.  
15/03/22Sand MartinTestwood Lakes2A Nieuwkerk
10:30
 
15/03/22House SparrowAshley (New Milton)1R Farnworth
12:37
m. Sitting on top of nesting box. Also Sparrow entering box. SZ250963.  
15/03/22Red KiteTitchfield Haven Canal Path1D Wallace
11:05
East; with AB.  
15/03/22Red KitePeel1G B Langley
11:25
SU572031.  
15/03/22RavenTrinity Hill Medstead1P J Beresford
12:00
Circling and calling. SU655373.  
15/03/22GreenshankLepe, Dark Water3P F Fawkes
09:00
 
15/03/22ChiffchaffGreatham1D Buckler
10:30
By roundabout. Woolmer Ranges inc. surrounding paths shut until 18th inclusive.  
15/03/22White-tailed EagleSholing, Southampton1A Collins
10:35
Moving high slowly to south east - mobbed by dozens of noisy gulls but most keeping a safe distance!  
15/03/22CormorantFields Farm Pond7J G Ross
07:10
Perched on top of pylon.  
15/03/22Mediterranean GullHayling Oyster Beds (W Hayling LNR)200R Ford
11:05
Estimate. SU713055.  
15/03/22CurlewWorkman's Lane, Hook-with-Warsash22B E Smith
07:15
Feeding in T L C field.  
15/03/22White-tailed EagleWorkman's Lane, Hook-with-Warsash1B E Smith
07:30
Came over T L C. Field low escorted by Crows and Jackdaws touched down for a second then up and flew West.  
15/03/22Cattle EgretHayling Island, Northney12R Ford
09:32
Including two nice adults summer birds. SU731036.  
15/03/22ChiffchaffHayling Island, The Kench1R Ford
08:49
Singing. SZ688998.  
15/03/22AvocetButts Lagoon, Pennington2M Barfield
07:16
 
15/03/22AvocetFishtail Lagoon, Pennington2M Barfield
07:08
 
15/03/22SpoonbillFishtail Lagoon, Pennington2M Barfield
07:08