Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Goldcrest

Goldcrest, St.Ives, 23rd April 2018 © Nigel Sprowell

Black-tailed Godwit

Black-tailed Godwit, Ouse Washes RSPB, 19th April 2018 © Simon Stirrup

Cormorant

Cormorant, Wicken Fen, 21st April 2018 © Simon Stirrup

Brambling

Male Brambling, Paxton Pits, 22nd April 2018 © Bob Jarman

Cuckoo

Cuckoo, Wicken Fen, 23rd April 2018 © Roger Cresswell

Lesser Whitethroat

Lesser Whitethroat, Fowlmere RSPB, 23rd April 2018 © Gary Thornton

Blackcap

Male Blackcap, Grafham Water, 23rd April 2018 © Phil Smith

Monday, April 23, 2018

Garganey

Drake Garganey, Wicken Fen, 22nd April 2018 © Matthew Mellor

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Hen Harrier

Male Hen Harrier, Little Paxton, 21st April 2018 © Ian Dawson
'Record shots, heavily cropped, of the adult male Hen Harrier high over our Little Paxton garden this afternoon..... A stunning, totally unexpected garden tick!" ID

Mute Swan

Mute Swan, Coe Fen Cambridge, 21st April 2018 © Mark Jackson
'Mute swan re-establishing its nest Coe Fen, Cambridge. This nest is only a couple of metres from a busy path but the swans seem happy there. There's a small creek between the path and the nest which helps.' MJ

Black Tern

Black Tern, Paxton Pits, 20th April 2018 © James Hanlon

Common Tern

Common Tern, Grafham Water, 20th April 2018 © Phil Smith

Wheatear

Male Wheatear, Foxton, 20th April 2018 © Steve Cooper

Willow Warbler

Willow Warbler, Melbourn, 20th Aprilo 2018 © Steve Cooper
'Had this Willow Warbler visit the garden today (20th) note it has different coloured legs, doesn't mean too much as probably not full on breeding hormones yet, but certainly you won't find it in the fieldguides !' SC

Friday, April 20, 2018

Garganey

Drake Garganey, Wicken Fen, 19th April 2018 © Garth Peacock

Little Grebe

Little Grebe, Wicken Fen, 19th April 2018 © Garth Peacock

Gadwall

Gadwall, Wicken Fen, 19th April 2018 © Garth Peacock
All was peaceful.... and then the fight started. One female totally disinterested..

Coot

Coot, Berry Fen, 18th April 2018 © James Hanlon
'Coot on the warpath!.. JH

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Pink-footed Goose

Pink-footed Goose, Barleycroft, 13th April 2018 ©Thomas Reed

Little Grebe

Little Grebe, Woodwalton Fen, 13th April 2018 © Thomas Reed

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Pink-footed Goose

Pink-footed Goose, Barleycroft, 17th April 2018 © Thomas Reed

Common Tern

Common Tern, Grafham Water, 17th April 2018 © Phil Smith

Monday, April 16, 2018

Common Scoter

Drake Common Scoter, Sutton North Fen GP, 15th April 2018 © Steve Cooper
'The wing flapping shows the pale underside of the wing.'SC

Scaup

Female Scaup, Grafham Water, 15th April 2018 © Phil Smith

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Whooper swan

Whooper Swan, Cambridge West, 15th April 2018 © Borsi Delahaie
'I wanted to share these pictures of a whooper swan observed this morning on the small lake in north-west cambridge development. The bird is quite tame but unringed and wasn't present the previous days.' BD