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May 24th


Grimley:
Marsh Harrier flew south through Camp Lane Pits late morning (Roger Blackmore).

Ripple: Wood Sandpiper on south lake island and Whimbrel (Andy Warr).


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May 23rd

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May 22nd

Ripple: Whimbrel flew over (Edward Betteridge).


May 21st

Grimley: drake Garganey at Camp Lane Pits (Peter Walkden). Also Mediterranean Gull (2s) on River Severn (Richard Davis).


May 20th

Pershore: Grasshopper Warbler at Avon Meadows NR.


May 19th

Ashmoor Common: Marsh Harrier drifted high south and then west towards Clifton (Andy Warr).


May 18th

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May 17th

Ripple: Great White Egret on north lake (Andy Warr).


May 16th

Grimley: Osprey over Camp Lane Pits (Nick Skilbeck and Richard Horton).


May 15th

Grimley: drake Garganey at Camp Lane Pits.

Holt: Mediterranean Gull (2s) on flash briefly.


May 14th

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May 13th

Holt: Greenshank on flash.


May 12th

Grimley: Temminck’s Stint still at Camp Lane Pits on Hippo Pool.


May 11th

Clifton Pits: Little Gull (1s) and Greenshank.

Grimley: Temminck’s Stint at Camp Lane Pits on Hippo Pool.

Holt: 2 Greenshank on flash.

Lower Moor: Little Gull (1s).


May 10th

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May 9th

Holt: Avocet on flash and Greenshank.


May 8th

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May 7th

Pershore: Whinchat at Avon Meadows NR.


May 6th

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May 5th

Flyford Flavell: Hoopoe east of village flew across road.


May 4th

Wassell Grove: Marsh Harrier flew high north.

May 3rd

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May 2nd

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May 1st

Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still.

Redditch: 2 Whimbrels flew north.


April 30th

Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still.

Hindlip:no sign of Stone Curlewin field off Pershore Lane.

Wilden Marsh: 2+ Grasshopper Warblers.


April 29th

Clifton: Bar-tailed Godwit and Long-tailed Duck still.

Hindlip: Stone Curlew in field off Pershore Lane and Whinchat.


April 28th

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April 27th

Grimley: 2 Garganey (1 drake) at Camp Lane Pits and Whimbrel.


April 26th

Wilden Top: BLACK KITE flew towards Kidderminster.


April 25th

Clifton: Whimbrel.

Ripple: drake Garganey.


April 24th

Clifton: 4 Whimbrels.


April 23rd

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April 22nd

Grimley: Great White Egret at Camp Lane Pits.


April 21st

Upper Bittell Reservoir: 4 Whimbrels flew NW.

Wassell Grove: Ring Ouzel.


April 20th

Lower Moor: Bar-tailed Godwit still.


April 19th

Lower Moor: Bar-tailed Godwit and Ruff.

Wassell Grove: 2 Ring Ouzels.

Wilden Marsh: 2 Grasshopper Warblers.


April 18th

Pershore: Grasshopper Warbler at Avon Meadows NR.

Upton Warren NR: adult Little Gull and Arctic Tern.


April 17th

Grimley: Greenshank at Camp Lane Pits and Black-tailed Godwit still.

Lutley Wedge: male Whinchat.


April 16th

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April 15th

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April 14th

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April 13th

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April 12th

Grimley: Black-tailed Godwit still at Camp Lane Pits.


April 11th

Bishampton Vale Golf Course: male Ring Ouzel.

Grimley: Black-tailed Godwit still at Camp Lane Pits.


April 10th

Bishampton Vale Pool: Smew (redhead).
Bredon Hill: 7+ Ring Ouzels.

Grimley: Black-tailed Godwit still at Camp Lane Pits.

Rous Lench: male Whinchat.

Wilden Marsh: Grasshopper Warbler.


April 9th

Bredon Hill: 8 Ring Ouzels.

Lower Moor: 5 Avocets and 2 Black-tailed Godwits.

April 8th

Grimley: Black-tailed Godwit relocated to Church Farm Pits (Roger Blackmore).

Hanbury: Ring-necked Parakeet at Sharpway Gate then flew SE towards Hanbury Hall (Geoff Pearson).

Malvern Link:
WHITE-TAILED EAGLE flew high north at c1.10pm (Mick Woodward).


April 7th
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April 6th


Evesham: Whimbrel flew low west over observer's house late afternoon (Edward Betteridge).

Redditch:
Osprey flew over north observer's garden at 2.30pm (Alan Giles).


April 5th

Mustow Green: Osprey drifted towards Hagley at 1.53pm (Andrew Parker).

Stanford on Teme: Osprey flew north at 9.43am (Joe Sparey).

April 4th

Abberton: Whimbrel flew over calling (Francis Peplow).

Redditch:
Common Scoter flew over observer's garden calling at 3.55am (JT Belsey).

Walton Hill: no sign of male Ring Ouzelbelow farm this morning (Paul Winters).

Wilden Top: Common Scoter flew over observer's garden calling at midnight (Jared Tibbetts).


April 3rd


Evesham: Common Scoter flew north over observer's garden calling at 11.19pm (Edward Betteridge).

Upper Bittell:
Osprey flew north over north field late afternoon - viewed from observer's house (Josh Toogood).

Walton Hill: male Ring Ouzel below farm late afternoon (Paul Winters).


April 2nd


Grimley: Black-tailed Godwit still at Camp Lane Pits (Roger Blackmore).

Wilden Top: Osprey flew over (Jared Tibbetts).


April 1st


Tapenhall: Osprey flew west mobbed by gulls this afternoon (Dave Walker).


March 31st


Grimley: Black-tailed Godwit at Camp Lane Pits this morning (Roger Blackmore).


March 30th

Bishampton: Merlin (female/immature) perched in ploughed field south of village then flew off north.

Wilden Top: Ring Ouzel flew over (Jared Tibbetts).

March 29th
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March 28th
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March 27th
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March 26th
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March 25th


Clifton: 2 Black-tailed Godwits still at main pit on east shore (Mike Jones).

Grimley: no sign of drake Red-crested Pochard at Church Farm Pits on south pit (Roger Blackmore).


March 24th


Clifton: 3 Black-tailed Godwits at main pit on east shore (Mike Jones).

Grimley: drake Red-crested Pochard still at Church Farm Pits on south pit this morning (Roger Blackmore).


March 23rd


Grimley: drake Red-crested Pochard still at Church Farm Pits on south pit this morning.

Upton Warren NR: the reserve is now CLOSED until further notice.


March 22nd


Clifton: female Long-tailed Duck still (Mike Jones). Also 2 Black-tailed Godwits at main pit on east flood early afternoon (Mike Jones and Andy & Sue Gibbons).

Grimley: drake Red-crested Pochard still at Church Farm Pits on south pit this morning.


March 21st


Clifton: female Common Scoter on north pit this afternoon and Long-tailed Duck still (Andy Warr).

Grimley: drake Red-crested Pochard still at Church Farm Pits on south pit (Rob Clipson) and still present at 4.30pm (Martin Flack). Also male Ruff still at Wagon Wheel Lane in flooded field late morning (Peter Johnson).

Ripple: 15 Black-tailed Godwits on south lake this morning then flew south (Andy Warr).


March 20th


Breodn's Hardwikc: 3 Mediterranean Gulls in fields with c2000 Common Gulls (RAP).

Grimley: male Ruff at Wagon Wheel Lane in flooded field this afternoon (Patch Hopcroft) and drake Red-crested Pochard still at Church Farm Pits on south pit (many obs).

Holt: Mediterranean Gull (adult summer) at Sling Pool mid-morning (Pete & Marjo Lewis). 


Upton Snodsbury: juvenile Glaucous Gull again in field along A422 opposite fenced off area this morning (Francis Peplow).


March 19th


Grimley: drake Red-crested Pochard still at Church Farm Pits on south pit (Mike Bourne).

Upton Warren NR: juvenile Glaucous Gullstill at the Flashes early morning then south at 6.23am and Mediterranean Gull (2s) (Andy Pitt).


March 18th


Grimley: drake Red-crested Pochard still at Church Farm Pits on south pit (Patch Hopcroft).

Upton Warren NR: juvenile Glaucous Gullstill at the Flashes early morning then south at 6.28am (Andy Pitt).


March 17th


Grimley: drake Red-crested Pochard still at Church Farm Pits on south pit this morning (Craig Reed) and still present at 3.30pm (Mike Bourne).

Upton Warren NR: juvenile Glaucous Gullagain at the Flashes in roost from 6.10pm (Dave Jackson).


March 16th


Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still on main pit this morning (John Overfield).

Grimley: drake Red-crested Pochard still at Church Farm Pits on south pit (Craig Reed).

Upton Snodsbury: juvenile Glaucous Gull again in field along A422 opposite fenced off area this morning (Francis Peplow).


Upton Warren NR: juvenile Glaucous Gullstill at the Flashes early morning then flew off at 6.20am (Andy Pitt).


March 15th

Clifton: adult Little Gull still on main pit this afternoon and Long-tailed Duck still on north pit (Andy Warr). Also Rock Pipit on small semi-submerged ridge between north pit and main pit late afternoon but no further sign (Brian Stretch).

Grimley: drake Red-crested Pochard again at Church Farm Pits on south pit (Gary Palmer and Rob Clipson).

Holt: Great White Egret on Sling Pool this afternoon (Rob Clipson) but no further sign.

Upton Snodsbury: juvenile Glaucous Gull again in field along A422 opposite fenced off area (Francis Peplow).


Upton Warren NR: juvenile Glaucous Gullstill at the Flashes early morning then flew off at 6.30am and adult Kittiwake early morning (Dave Jackson) and still present mid-afternoon but no further sign this evening. Also juvenile Glaucous Gull again in roost this evening (Paul Croft and Brian Stretch).


March 14th


Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still on main pit and adult Little Gull (Andy Warr). 

Great Malvern: 2 Firecrests in Priory Park along stream on south side at 4.30pm; female in stream and male in small tree above stream (Martin Williams).


Upton Warren NR: juvenile Glaucous Gullstill at the Flashes early morning then flew off (Gert Corfield) and again in roost this evening (Mike Wakeman). Also Black-tailed Godwit early morning (Gert Corfield) and still present this evening (Mike Wakeman).


March 13th


Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still on main pit this morning (John Overfield). Please use A38 layby for parking as verges along lane approach are waterlogged - wellies essential. 

Grimley: drake Red-crested Pochard at Church Farm Pits on south pit this afternoon (Terry Norledge).

Upper Bittell Reservoir: Black-necked Grebe still this afternoon (Mike Inskip).


Upton Snodsbury: juvenile Glaucous Gull again in field along A422 opposite fenced off area this morning (Francis Peplow).


Upton Warren NR: juvenile Glaucous Gullstill at the Flashes early morning then flew off south at 6.24am (Andy Pitt) and again in roost at 6.46pm (Francis Peplow).


March 12th

Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still on north pit this morning (John Overfield). Please use A38 layby for parking as verges along lane approach are waterlogged - wellies essential. 

Upton Snodsbury: juvenile Glaucous Gull again in field along A422 opposite fenced off area this morning (Francis Peplow).


Upton Warren NR: juvenile Glaucous Gull again in roost from 5.58pm (Mike Wakeman). 


March 11th


Blackminster: no sign of Waxwingalong B4085 near railway level crossing by D&J Auto Repairs this morning; favoured tree is almost depleted of berries.

Clifton: juvenile Iceland Gull roosted on main lake this evening (Gavin Peplow).


Upton Warren NR: juvenile Glaucous Gull still at the Flashes early morning then flew off south at 6.28am (Andy Pitt) and again in roost from 5.30pm (Des Jennings). 


March 10th


Upton Snodsbury: juvenile Glaucous Gull again in field along A422 opposite fenced off area this morning.

Upton Warren NR: juvenile Glaucous Gull stilll at the Flashes early morning then flew off south at 6.40am (Andy Pitt) and again in roost from 4.20pm (JT Belsey). 


March 9th

Upton Snodsbury: juvenile Glaucous Gull again in field along A422 opposite fenced off area this morning (Francis Peplow).


Upton Warren NR: juvenile Glaucous Gull again at the Flashes in roost from 5.35pm (Paul Cartwright). 

March 8th


Blackminster: Waxwing still along B4085 near railway level crossing feeding in single berry tree by D&J Auto Repairs this morning. Bird favours berry tree on north side of level crossing and also two tall trees on south side of level crossing. 

Bredon's Hardwick: no sign of drake Smew on fishing lake SO.908.358 this morning. Access to view fishing lake; take public footpath running west from B4080 towards north side of lake.

Upper Bittell Reservoir: Black-necked Grebe still (CL North).

Upton Snodsbury: juvenile Glaucous Gull again in field along A422 opposite fenced off area this morning.


Upton Warren NR: juvenile Glaucous Gull again at the Flashes early morning then flew off south (Andy Pitt and Dave Jackson) and again in roost this evening and adult Mediterranean Gull (Tim Owens). 


March 7th


Blackminster: Waxwing still along B4085 near railway level crossing feeding in single berry tree by D&J Auto Repairs this morning (Martyn Yapp and Kay Donaghy). Bird favours berry tree on north side of level crossing and also two tall trees on south side of level crossing. 

Bredon's Hardwick: drake Smew still on fishing lake SO.908.358 this morning (Andy Warr) and still present at 4.30pm (Dave Jeynes). Access to view fishing lake; take public footpath running west from B4080 towards north side of lake.

Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still on flooded pits this morning (Bob Williams and Peter Humby). Please use A38 layby for parking as verges along lane approach are waterlogged - wellies essential. 

Upton Snodsbury: juvenile Glaucous Gull again in field along A422 opposite fenced off area this morning (Martyn Yapp and Kay Donaghy) and still present at 4.20pm (Martin Flack).


March 6th


Blackminster: Waxwing still along B4085 near railway level crossing feeding in single berry tree by D&J Auto Repairs this afternoon (Sean Cole). Bird favours berry tree on north side of level crossing and also two tall trees on south side of level crossing. 

Bredon's Hardwick: drake Smew still on fishing lake SO.908.358 (Phil Cooper). Access to view fishing lake; take public footpath running west from B4080 towards north side of lake.

Upper Bittell Reservoir: Black-necked Grebe still (Josh Toogood).

Upton-upon-Severn: juvenile Iceland Gull again at Upper Ham in roost this evening and 2+ Mediterranean Gulls (Les Ditchburn).

Upton Snodsbury: juvenile Glaucous Gull again in field along A422 opposite fenced off area this afternoon (Sean Cole).


March 5th


Blackminster: Waxwing still along B4085 near railway level crossing feeding in single berry tree by D&J Auto Repairs (John Tilby). Bird favours berry tree on north side of level crossing and also two tall trees on south side of level crossing. 

Bredon's Hardwick: drake Smew still on fishing lake this morning SO.908.358 (John Tilby). Access to view fishing lake; take public footpath running west from B4080 towards north side of lake.

Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still on flooded pits this afternoon (John Tilby).


Upper Bittell Reservoir: Short-eared Owl flew north and appeared to land on north shore this morning (Reg Price per Chris Thomson).

Upton-upon-Severn: juvenile Iceland Gull again at Upper Ham in roost this evening and 2 Mediterranean Gulls (Francis Peplow).


Upton Snodsbury: juvenile Glaucous Gull again in field along A422 opposite fenced off area this morning (John Tilby) and still present this afternoon (Andy Warr).


Upton Warren NR: again no sign of juvenile Glaucous Gull at the Flashes early morning and again no sign in roost this evening.


March 4th


Blackminster: Waxwing still along B4085 near railway level crossing feeding in single berry tree by D&J Auto Repairs (Roy Kinchin). Bird favours berry tree on north side of level crossing and also two tall trees on south side of level crossing. 

Upper Bittell Reservoir: Black-necked Grebe still this morning (Clive Lee) and still present late afternoon and Mediterranean Gull (1w) flew south (Josh Toogood).


Upton Snodsbury: juvenile Glaucous Gull again c750 yards north of A422 between village and Bow Wood SO.934.552 from 8.45-9.20am at least (RAP).


Upton Warren NR: juvenile Glaucous Gull still at the Flashes early morning then flew off south at 6.55am (Roy Kinchin) but no sign in roost this evening.


March 3rd


Blackminster: Waxwing still along B4085 near railway level crossing feeding in single berry tree by D&J Auto Repairs this morning and still present this afternoon. Bird favours berry tree on north side of level crossing and also two tall trees on south side of level crossing. 

Bredon's Hardwick: drake Smew still on fishing lake this afternoon SO.908.358 (Phil Andrews and Paul Rhodes). Access to view fishing lake; take public footpath running west from B4080 towards north side of lake.

Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still on flooded pits this morning (Phil Andrews).

Upton-upon-Severn: juvenile Iceland Gull again at Upper Ham in roost this evening (Paul Masters).

Upton Snodsbury: juvenile Glaucous Gull again in field opposite fenced off area this afternoon (Paul Masters, David Williams and Chris Lane).


Upton Warren NR: juvenile Glaucous Gull still at the Flashes early morning then flew off south at 7.04am (Andy Pitt) and again in roost from 5.48pm (Phil Andrews). 


March 2nd


Blackminster: Waxwing still along B4085 near railway level crossing feeding in single berry tree by D&J Auto Repairs this morning. Bird favours berry tree on north side of level crossing and also two tall trees on south side of level crossing. 

Bredon's Hardwick: drake Smew still on fishing lake this afternoon SO.908.358. Access to view fishing lake; take public footpath running west from B4080 towards north side of lake.

Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still on flooded pits this morning (Francis Peplow).

Upton-upon-Severn: juvenile Iceland Gull again at Upper Ham in roost this evening (Steve Whitehouse).


Upton Snodsbury: juvenile Glaucous Gull north of village in small field adjacent to Bow Brook cSO.933.548 early afternoon viewable by turning left on west side of village, park at end and follow footpath north to view (Patch Hopcroft and Mike King) and again in field opposite fenced off area mid-afternoon (many obs).


Upton Warren NR: juvenile Glaucous Gull still at the Flashes early morning then flew off south at 7am (Andy Pitt) and present again from 6pm (Tim Owens). 


March 1st


Blackminster: Waxwing still along B4085 near railway level crossing feeding in single berry tree by D&J Auto Repairs this morning and still present this afternoon. Bird favours berry tree on north side of level crossing and also two tall trees on south side of level crossing. 

Bredon's Hardwick: drake Smew still on fishing lake this morning SO.908.358 (CL North). Access to view fishing lake; take public footpath running west from B4080 towards north side of lake.

Chandler's Cross: c40 Waxwings flew over towards Hollybed Common at 3.35pm (Mick Woodward).


Grimley: Marsh Harrier flew south over Wagon Wheel Lane Pits mid-morning (Laurie Ison).

Upton-upon-Severn: juvenile Iceland Gull again at Upper Ham in roost this evening and Mediterranean Gull (1w) (Steve Whitehouse and Francis Peplow).

Upton Snodsbury: juvenile Glaucous Gull again in fields opposite fenced off plot this morning and still present this afternoon viewable from main road or from access track to Bow-Wood Stadium SO.941.545 (Adam Holliday).


Upton Warren NR: juvenile Glaucous Gull still at the Flashes early morning then flew off south at 6.48am (Dave Jackson) and again in roost this evening (Hughie King). 


February 29th

Blackminster: Waxwing still along B4085 near railway level crossing feeding in single berry tree by D&J Auto Repairs early morning (Brian Brumhead) and still present at midday (Rob Clipson) and still present this afternoon. Bird favours berry tree on north side of level crossing and also two tall trees on south side of level crossing. 

Bredon's Hardwick: drake Smew still on fishing lake this afternoon SO.908.358 (Mike Wakeman). Access to view fishing lake; take public footpath running west from B4080 towards north side of lake.

Upton-upon-Severn: juvenile Iceland Gull again at Upper Ham in roost this evening (Steve Whitehouse).

Upton Snodsbury: juvenile Glaucous Gull in fields opposite fenced off plot early afternoon (Francis Peplow) and still present late afternoon SO.941.545 (Andy Warr).


Upton Warren NR: juvenile Glaucous Gull still at the Flashes early morning then flew off south at 7.07am and again in roost this evening and Mediterranean Gull (1w). 


February 28th


Blackminster: Waxwing still along B4085 near railway level crossing feeding in single berry tree by D&J Auto Repairs this morning and still present this afternoon (Mike Hails, Dave Jeynes and Andy & Sue Gibbons). Bird favours berry tree on north side of level crossing and also two tall trees on south side of level crossing. 


Upper Bittell Reservoir: Black-necked Grebe still this morning (Ed Betteridge).

Upton Warren NR: juvenile Glaucous Gull still at the Flashes early morning then flew off at 7.03am and present again this evening (many obs).


February 27th

Blackminster: Waxwing along B4085 near railway level crossing feeding in single berry tree by D&J Auto Repairs this morning (Ed Betteridge) and still present this afternoon (Francis Peplow).

Bredon's Hardwick: drake Smew still on fishing lake then flew to main flood SO.908.358 (Ed Betteridge). Access to view fishing lake; take public footpath running west from B4080 towards north side of lake.

Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still on flooded pits this morning (Ed Betteridge).


Longdon Marsh: Common Crane (ringed re-introduced bird) on north side (Mike Smart and Eric Palmer) and then near Hill Court Farm late afternoon (Steve Whitehouse).

Upton-upon-Severn: juvenile Iceland Gull again at Upper Ham in roost this evening (Francis Peplow).


Upton Warren NR: juvenile Glaucous Gull still at the Flashes early morning then flew off south at 7.15am (Neil Duggan) and present again this evening (many obs). 


February 26th

Upton-upon-Severn: juvenile Iceland Gull again at Upper Ham in roost this evening (Steve Whitehouse).

Upton Warren NR: juvenile Glaucous Gull still at the Flashes early morning then flew off south at 7.05am and present again from 5.45pm (Andy Pitt). 


February 25th


Bredon's Hardwick: no sign of drake Smew (Ed Betteridge).

Evesham: Ring-necked Parakeet flew north over A46 just west of Wickhamford roundabout (Ed Betteridge).


Upton Warren NR: juvenile Glaucous Gull still at the Flashes early morning then flew off north at 7.09am (many obs) and juvenile Iceland Gull 6.30-6.40am then flew off south (Dave Jackson). Juvenile Glaucous Gullagain at the Flashes in roost this evening (Gert Corfield). 


February 24th


Bredon's Hardwick: drake Smew on flooded main lake then flew towards fishing lake and appeared to land SO.908.358 and 3 Black-tailed Godwits on edge of flood (RAP). Access to view fishing lake; take public footpath running west from B4080 towards north side of lake.

Upton Warren NR: juvenile Glaucous Gull still at the Flashes in roost at dawn then flew off north at 7.20am (many obs) and again at the Flashes in roost this evening (Gert Corfield).


February 23rd


Bredon's Hardwick: drake Smew still on fishing lake this morning SO.908.358 (Andy Warr). Access from public footpath running west from B4080 towards north side of lake.

Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still on flooded pits this morning (John Overfield).

Upton-upon-Severn: juvenile Iceland Gull again at Upper Ham in roost this evening (Steve Whitehouse).


Upton Warren NR: juvenile Glaucous Gull at the Flashes in roost this evening (Mike Wakeman).

Wyre Forest: Hawfinch at Dry Mill Lane in tall trees at back of garden at beginning of lane at 12.30pm (Ian Machin).


February 22nd

Grimley: drake Red-crested Pochard at Camp Lane Pits on south pool this morning (Andy Warr).

Upton-upon-Severn: juvenile Iceland Gull at Upper Ham in roost this evening and Kittiwake (near-adult) (Steve Whitehouse).


February 21st


Longdon Marsh: immature Glaucous Gull on floods viewable looking west from just south of Longdon village from gateway along Bear Lane late afternoon but distant and mobile (Terry Hinett).

Upton-upon-Severn: adult Mediterranean Gull at Upper Ham in roost this evening (Steve Whitehouse).


February 20th
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February 19th


Upton-upon-Severn: adult Mediterranean Gull at Upper Ham in roost this evening (Steve Whitehouse).

Upper Bittell Reservoir: Black-necked Grebe still (Chris Thomson).


February 18th

Bredon's Hardwick: drake Smew still on fishing lake at 11am SO.908.358 (Mike Gower). Access from public footpath running west from B4080 towards north side of lake.

Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still on flooded pits this morning (John Overfield).


February 17th

Bredon's Hardwick: drake Smew still on fishing lake at 10.30am SO.908.358 (Pete & Marjo Lewis). Access from public footpath running west from B4080 towards north side of lake.

Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still on flooded north pit at midday (Pete & Marjo Lewis).

Upper Bittell Reservoir: Black-necked Grebe still mid-afternoon (Pete & Marjo Lewis).


February 16th

Bredon's Hardwick: drake Smew still on fishing lake SO.908.358. Access from public footpath running west from B4080 towards north side of lake.

Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still on main pit this morning (Adam Holliday).


February 15th

Little Comberton: female Merlin flew over at 11.15am (PF Whitehead).

February 14th
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February 13th


Bredon's Hardwick: drake Smew still on fishing lake SO.908.358 (Francis Peplow). Access from public footpath running west from B4080 towards north side of lake.

Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still on main pit (John Overfield).

Shenstone: female Merlin at Heath Lane opposite Muslim College before Stanklyn Lane junction (Peter Johnson).


February 12th

Bredon's Hardwick: drake Smew still on fishing lake late morning (Andy & Sue Gibbons).

Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still on main pit at 1pm (Mike Hails).

Kempsey: Siberian Chiffchaff stillat sewage treatment works near gate SO.847.482 (Mike Hails).


February 11th

Bredon's Hardwick: drake Smew still on fishing lake this morning and still present early afternoon (RAP).

Monkwood Green: female Merlin this afternoon (Mike Bourne).

Ripple: Great White Egret on south lake late morning (RAP).

Upton Warren NR: adult Mediterranean Gull at the Flashes in roost this evening (JT Belsey).


February 10th

Bredon's Hardwick: drake Smew on fishing lake this morning.

Upton Warren NR: adult Mediterranean Gull at the Flashes (Andy Pitt).

February 9th
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February 8th
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February 7th

Grimley: Black-tailed Godwit at Camp Lane Pits (Nick Godwin).

February 6th
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February 5th

Upper Bittell Reservoir: drake Common Scoter.

February 4th
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February 3rd
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February 2nd
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February 1st
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January 31st

Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still on main pit (John Overfield).

January 30th
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January 29th

Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still on main pit (John Overfield).

January 28th
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January 27th

Clent Hills: Ring-necked Parakeet in private gardens (Alan Rossiter).

January 26th
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January 25th
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January 24th
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January 23rd
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January 22nd
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January 21st

Upper Bittell Reservoir: Black-necked Grebe still (Terry Hinett).

January 20th
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January 19th
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January 18th
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January 17th

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January 16th

 

Upper Bittell Reservoir: Black-necked Grebe still (Richard Harbird).

Upton Warren NR: adult Mediterranean Gull (ring on left leg: '37L3') at the Moors Pool (Chas Owen and John Morton).


January 15th


Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still on main pit (John Overfield).


January 14th


Upper Bittell Reservoir: Black-necked Grebe still this morning (John Ridley).


January 13th

Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still on main pit this morning (Michael Jones).

Ripple: Long-tailed Duck in SW corner of south lake at 3.30pm (Ken Heron).


January 12th


Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still on main pit this morning (Adam Holliday).

Lenchwick: Great White Egret (Francis Peplow).

Longdon Marsh: 950 Golden Plover on north marsh floods viewable from bridleway along bank running north-west of village SO.832.364 (Andy Warr).

Ripple: Great White Egret still on south lake (Andy Warr).


January 11th
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January 9th


Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still on main pit late morning (John Overfield).

Kempsey: Siberian Chiffchaff stillat sewage treatment works near kissing gate SO.847.482.

Little Comberton: 8 White-fronted Geese flew east calling at 12.31pm (PF Whitehead).


Ripple: Great White Egret still along east bank of north lake (Mike Metcalf and Mike Smart).


January 8th


Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still on main pit late morning (John Overfield).


January 7th


Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still on main pit late morning (John Overfield).


January 6th


Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still on main pit late morning (John Overfield).

Ripple: Great White Egret still on south lake at south end mid-afternoon (Tim Hutton).


January 5th


Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still on main pit this morning (Adam Holliday) and still present this afternoon (Mike Wakeman).

Kempsey: 2 Siberian Chiffchaffs stillat sewage treatment works near kissing gate SO.847.482 (Andy Warr).

Ripple: Great White Egret along east bank of south lake at 12.45pm (Andy & Sue Gibbons).

Upper Bittell Reservoir: Black-necked Grebe still (Chris Thomson).

 

January 4th


Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still on main pit.

Kempsey: Siberian Chiffchaff stillat sewage treatment works near kissing gate SO.847.482 (Andy Warr).

Ripple: Great White Egret still (Andy Warr).


Upper Bittell Reservoir: Black-necked Grebe still this afternoon (Chris Lane).


January 3rd


Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still on main pit.

Upper Bittell Reservoir: Black-necked Grebe still.


January 2nd


Clifton: Long-tailed Duck still on main pit this afternoon (Rob Clipson) and 2 Bewick's Swans on north pit this morning (Michael Jones) and still present early afternoon (Rob Clipson) then flew off SW at 3.45pm (Francis Peplow).

Grimley: female Red-crested Pochard at Church Farm Pits this afternoon (Ian Machin).

Upper Bittell Reservoir: Black-necked Grebe still 9am (Clive Lee).


January 1st


Clifton: Grey Plover flew south over main pit this morning (Adam Holliday). Also Long-tailed Duck again on main pit this afternoon (Gavin Peplow).

Grimley: Pink-footed Goose at Camp Lane Pits c1.45pm-2pm then flew low north with small flock of Canada Geese (Ed Lea and Jim Wright).

Kempsey: 1+ Siberian Chiffchaff still at sewage treatment works this afternoon SO.847.482 (Andy Warr).

Ripple: Great White Egret still on north lake but no sign of Long-tailed Duck (Andy Warr). Also 2 Bewick's Swans flew south this afternoon (Edward Betteridge).

Upper Bittell Reservoir: Black-necked Grebe still this morning (Francis Peplow). 

Upton-upon-Severn: Firecrest at sewage treatment works along public footpath on SW side of compound this afternoon SO.843.404.


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