2020 Surrey Bird Report

Surrey Bird Report 2020.

The 2020 Surrey Bird Report (SBR) is out and will be arriving with members now.

This, the 68th edition of the SBR, features a review of the year and the full systematic list of birds seen in the vice-county in 2020, as well as the annual ringing report and a range of colour photos. Also included are papers on breeding Honey Buzzard in Surrey and on the county’s first Bonaparte’s Gull and second Short-toed Lark.

Non-members may purchase a copy at a price of £12.00 including postage & packing or join the club here.

August 2023

Thursday 31st

Great Egret, Bolder Mere (J Snell).
Great Egret, Bolder Mere (J Snell).

Bolder Mere: Great Egret (red-ringed ‘ACJ’); bird was ringed at Shapwick Heath, Somerset, on 4 May and has been at Warnham LNR, West Sussex, for the last couple of months until Monday (J Everitt/D Harris/J Snell).

Island Barn Reservoir (permit only): Fulmar north-east at 16:05 (D Harris).

London Wetland Centre: drake Red-crested Pochard; also drake Garganey, 2 Spotted Flycatchers and 2 Common Sandpipers (S Fowles/A Salmon).

Wednesday 30th

Whinchat, Mercers CP (G Hay).
Whinchat, Mercers CP (G Hay).

Banstead Heath: Whinchat and Spotted Flycatcher (S Gale).

Beddington Farmlands: 4 Yellow Wagtails, Shelduck, … Read more