|02 Jan||Magpie||26||St John’s, Basingstoke Canal||
|30 Apr||Juvenile great grey shrike||1||Whitmore common SU984534|
|02 May||test species||
|02 May||WOODLARK||2 adults/parents foraging and feeding their 3 young||Brook/Sandhills, Surrey area. see comments||
Sirs having been asked if I would be interested in visiting this small Estate, without asking the owners permission to do so I would prefer not to give its exact location. Photos/Images taken*, unfortunately the video clips, I find have got deleted.
*can forwarded some if needed.
|03 May||Whinchat||1||Tices meadow||
This is my mobile email address Penny
|05 May||Garden Warbler||1||Burpham||
Heard singing from house at 08.15hrs but not seen due foliage. Sort of new “home” tick for me being heard only and probably in neighbours garden.
Male Cuckoo heard & seen. Been in this area for at least a week.
|07 May||Whinchat||2||Thursley Common SU912420||
Two birds together on the patch of common nearest Red House Farm. Lest anyone think I may be confusing with Stonechat I can submit a photo albeit a not very good one!
|08 May||Black Tern||8||Frensham Great Pond (SU845402)||
present early evening
|08 May||Black Tern||2||Staines Resevoir||
22 had been seen at about 14.00hrs just before I arrived.
|08 May||Common Sandpiper||1||Staines Resevoir||
at 15.30hrs. west end of south basin near pipes on bank near tower.
|08 May||Dunlin||9||Staines Resevoir||
A group of 8 on north shore of south basin and a lone bird on east shore of north basin. 14.30 to 15.30hrs.
|09 May||Tree Pipit||1||Thursley Common|
|09 May||Redstart||1||Thursley Common||
other members of the RSPB Guildford group saw more.
|09 May||Woodlark||3||Thursley common|
|09 May||Curlew||1||Thursley Common|
|09 May||Dartford Warbler||6||Thursley Common||
Probably many more. they seemed to be everywhere.
|09 May||Willow Warbler||2||Thursley Common||
|09 May||Nightingale||1||Thursley Common||
Heard only. North of Shrike Hill from shrubs at edge of pine copse. First I have heard on Thursley Common.
|09 May||Garden Warbler||1||Thursley Common||
Heard only. East of Shrike Hill.
|09 May||blue tit||2||my garden!||
test sent at 16:09
|09 May||Swift (Apus apus)||2||over Eden Grove Road, Byfleet. OS ref.: TQ 0660||
Swifts arriving at established breeding site, here since 2015 at least.
|10 May||Swift (Apus apus)||about 10 birds||Above (very high) Eden Grove Road, Byfleet; TQ 0660||
12 noon, probably many more, just visible and identifiable, no binoculars. Established colony, since 2015 at least.
|11 May||Nightingale||1||Behind The Greenings, Deanoak Lane, Leigh (TQ239453)||
Male in full song at 11.00 am in bushes by bridge on footpath behind ‘The Greenings’.
|13 May||Spotted Flycatcher||2||Rspb Farnham heath||
In car park on sunny side of trees at 17.45hrs
|13 May||Whooper Swan||2||Sutton Place on the Wey Nav TQ020557||
We took photos as proof.
|15 May||Woodcock||1||Winterfold Heath||
Also heard Cuckoo, Nightjar and Tawny Owl. thanks Robin for directions to Reynards Hill car park on the heath.
|17 May||Common Sandpiper||2||Broadwater Lake SU983452|
|18 May||Reed warbler||2||Tices Meadow|
|18 May||Common Cuckoo||1||SU982589: Goldsworth Park, North Meadow Habitat||
In oak tree, not seen, but heard making calls approx. 9.30am
|19 May||Nightingale||1||Redhill Common TQ272497||
One bird singing from thick bramble, gorse & broom scrub just south of the view point at 14.50hrs.