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Isle of Wight Bird News

Tuesday 28th September 2021

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
28/09/21GoldfinchSt. Catherine's Point18J M Sparshott
10:15
Feeding flock, east fields. [SCP].  
28/09/21Yellow WagtailSt. Catherine's Point3J M Sparshott
10:15
Cliff edge, with cattle, east side of the lighthouse. [SCP].  
28/09/21Sandwich TernSt. Catherine's Point4J M Sparshott
10:15
West. [SCP].  
28/09/21KittiwakeSt. Catherine's Point9J M Sparshott
10:15
West. [SCP].  
28/09/21GannetRyde5D Swensson
15:30
With full flock east esplanade.  
28/09/21Sandwich TernRyde42D Swensson
15:30
Off east esplanade towards sea view with huge full flock mainly bhg and meds.  
28/09/21Balearic ShearwaterWheelers Bay20P Campbell
07:00
Submitting on behalf of Andy.B, he had a group of ten and some singles which was before I joined him at 0800. Sightings in the evening were from my place. [Ventnor].  
28/09/21GannetWheelers Bay200P Campbell
08:00
Absolute minimum from 0700 to 0930 going West. At one stage there was a huge number of extra birds on the horizon and at least five miles out which were impossible to count, especially as we were concentrating on looking for Shearwaters closer to. Saw most of the Balearics recorded by the other lads including the 5 seen first by MB at Luccombe and then tracked right to SCP! [Ventnor].  
28/09/21Balearic ShearwaterSCP5D Swensson
19:23
West between 17:10-18:00 also grey seal. [St. Catherine's Point].  
28/09/21Sooty ShearwaterWheelers Bay1P Campbell
18:00
Flew out of the same group (see below). Several other shearwaters picked up going West between 1615 and 1815 but too far out to ID or simply lost to view in the large swell and waves. [Ventnor].  
28/09/21Balearic ShearwaterWheelers Bay3P Campbell
18:00
Two positives West at 1710 and another about 1800 which was one that flew off from a group of five shearwaters sitting on the heaving sea by three fishing Gannets. [Ventnor].  
28/09/21Mediterranean GullWheelers Bay1P Campbell
18:00
ad. Investigating fishing juv. Gannet, shearwater also flew in , Sooty I think but not confirmed,disappeared in large swell at long distance. [Ventnor].  
28/09/21Sandwich TernWheelers Bay30P Campbell
18:00
A loose flock of at least 30-40 birds heading west far out at 1715. [Ventnor].  
28/09/21Sooty ShearwaterWheelers Bay1P Johnson
18:36
East @17:28. [Ventnor].  
28/09/21Manx ShearwaterWheelers Bay1P Johnson
18:36
West @17:37. [Ventnor].  
28/09/21Manx ShearwaterSt. Catherine's Point3J M Sparshott
17:00
West. 14:45 - 17:00. [SCP].  
28/09/21Balearic ShearwaterSt. Catherine's Point2J M Sparshott
17:00
West. 14:45 - 17:00. [SCP].  
28/09/21SwallowFort Victoria50D Wooldridge
16:47
south from mainland 08.45-09.45.  
28/09/21Mediterranean GullFort Victoria1D Wooldridge
16:46
ad. just one west.  
28/09/21Canada GooseFort Victoria380D Wooldridge
16:43
08.45-09.45 usual crissing nw across solent.  
28/09/21Sandwich TernFort Victoria2D Wooldridge
16:41
ad. 08.45 -09.00.  
28/09/21Sooty ShearwaterSt. Catherine's Point1J M Sparshott
16:12
West. [SCP].  
28/09/21Great Black-backed GullSt. Helen's Duver6T Jolliffe
08:10
 
28/09/21CormorantSt. Helen's Duver1T Jolliffe
08:10
 
28/09/21Rock PipitSt. Helen's Duver3T Jolliffe
08:10
 
28/09/21Little EgretSt. Helen's Duver2T Jolliffe
08:10
 
28/09/21TealSt. Helen's Duver7T Jolliffe
08:10
 
28/09/21OystercatcherSt. Helen's Duver7T Jolliffe
08:10
 
28/09/21GreenshankSt. Helen's Duver1T Jolliffe
08:10
 
28/09/21Black-tailed GodwitSt. Helen's Duver3T Jolliffe
08:10
 
28/09/21Green SandpiperBrading Marsh New Bridge Pools1A Brown
09:00
 
28/09/21Arctic SkuaVentnor Bay1J M Sparshott
07:15
West. [SSW/F7].  
28/09/21Balearic ShearwaterSt. Catherine's Point17J M Sparshott
10:15
West. Total combined with Derek's. 07:00 - 10:15. [SCP].  
28/09/21Meadow PipitHaddon's Pits230M Buckley
07:00
south 6.45 - 9.45.  
28/09/21SiskinHaddon's Pits11M Buckley
07:00
south.  
28/09/21BlackcapHaddon's Pits15M Buckley
07:00
Minimum.  
28/09/21ChiffchaffHaddon's Pits40M Buckley
07:00
Minimum of 40.  
28/09/21Coal TitHaddon's Pits1M Buckley
07:00
Very vocal and quickly moved through south.  
28/09/21Spotted FlycatcherHaddon's Pits1M Buckley
07:00
 
28/09/21GoldfinchHaddon's Pits50M Buckley
07:00
south.  
28/09/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerHaddon's Pits3M Buckley
07:00
south.  
28/09/21Pied WagtailHaddon's Pits28M Buckley
07:00
south.  
28/09/21SwallowHaddon's Pits530M Buckley
07:00
south 6.45 - 9.45.  
28/09/21Grey WagtailHaddon's Pits1M Buckley
07:00
south.