August 2018 Bird News

Great White Egret – Chimney Corner North, one on 24th, 26th, 27th. Stewartby Lake 25th.

Nene (Hawaiian Goose) – one at Grovebury through most of month

Barnacle Goose – 68 Chimney Corner North on 26th

Garganey – MVCP 23rd to 27th

Marsh Harrier – over Priory CP 8th, Cardington 22nd, MVCP 26th

Osprey – over Grovebury 21st, two others in previous days

Ringed Plover – Chimney Corner North, two on 24th to 27th, Brog Tip 25th

Avocet – three at Grovebury 20th

Knot – one Chimney Corner North on 24th

Dunlin – Grovebury, eight on 26/27th. Chimney Corner North, two on 24th

Black-tailed Godwit – MVCP 23rd

Greenshank – Grovebury two on 22nd, MVCP, one 23/24th, two on 25th to 27th

Wood Sandpiper – Grovebury 4th, Brog Tip pools 23rd to 27th

Little Stint – Grovebury 10th

Caspian Gull – up to three with also 50 Yellow-legged Gull in Grovebury early in the month, one juv there on 30th

Sandwich Tern – Grovebury 6th

Turtle Dove – Brog Tip juv on 18th, Dunton at 18th, Tempsford 30th

Tree Pipit – Brog Tip 23rd

Wheatear – two at Pegsdon 11th and 18th, two Cardington 22nd, one Cardington 30th

Whinchat – one at Pegsdon 11th, 25th, two on 27th. Black Cat 25th, Brog Tip 25th, Langford 26th, two Cardington 30th

Redstart – two at Streatley 25th

Pied Flycatcher – Coopers Hill 25th

Spotted Flycatcher – Pegsdon, one on 18th, two on 25th, three on 27th. Brogborough Hill, two on 26th