September 2018 Birds News

Great White Egret – Broom GLE 6th, Pillinge 15th

Ruddy Shelduck – MCP Pillinge 30th

Pintail – three Stewartby 30th

Garganey – three Chimney Corner South 1st

Marsh Harrier – Roxton 1st, adult male Quest 1st, juv Broom 5th, female and juv Quest 16th, juv over Upper Caldecote 18th

Honey Buzzard – one over The Lodge 20th

Osprey – one near Sutton 21st, another over Upper Caldecote 21st

Wood Sandpiper – MCP 2nd, Brog Tip 9th-13th (presume same)

Knot – two through Priory CP on 18th

Ruff – Grovebury 11th and 16th

Pectoral Sand – Grovebury 25th

Greenshank – MCP 2nd, two Brog Tip 9th-13th (presume same), two MCP 12th-14th

Little Stint – Grovebury 14th

Grey Phalarope – Brogborough Lake 20-22, Grovebury 22-30th

Med Gull – Broom south quarry on 1st

Caspian Gull – Grovebury polish ringed juv and adult many dates first half of month

Turtle Dove – three Brog Tip 9th

Swift – three late at Dunstable STW 16th

Redstart – one Chicksands 1st, one at Pegsdon on 2nd

Whinchat –  one Chicksands 1st, one at Pegsdon on 2nd, three on 5th and two on 9th and 13th at Brog Tip

Wheatear – one at Pegsdon on 2nd

Spotted Flycatcher – one at Pegsdon on 2nd, family of four at The Lodge on 3rd, one in Stopsley 21st

Tree Pipit – one over Pegsdon 8th and another 15th