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You searched for all sightings reported between 01/01/2021 and 31/12/2021.

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
30/11/21Mediterranean GullMilitary Road200P Campbell
09:10
Estimated minimum. Reduced numbers from Chale onwards to Atherfield Coastguards.  
20/11/21Mediterranean GullBembridge Harbour6K P Duncan
 
19/11/21Mediterranean GullRyde East Sands1K P Duncan
 
19/11/21Mediterranean GullNewtown NNR10P Campbell
14:30
Minimum only, also the large flock was still on the fields West of Chale with HG,BHG and Common Gulls when we drove past, not counted.  
12/11/21Mediterranean GullMilitary Road, nr. Chale300P Campbell
12:45
Estimated minimum, mostly adults in the usual fields, firstly all over the huge winter wheat field west of Chale showground and others in the field just East of Compton Fields Farm opposite Shepherds Chine Clay shoot.  
03/11/21Mediterranean GullMilitary Road, nr. Chale300P Campbell
14:30
Minimum,widely dispersed over the crop field past Chale Showground, and fields both sides of the road along to Atherfield Camp.  
02/11/21Mediterranean GullMilitary Road283P Campbell
14:00
Accurate count on the deck.As usual almost wholly adults with just a few 2nd years. Close to Compton fields Farm ,Atherfield, local farm reservoir not checked but usually has bathing & preening birds.  
01/11/21Mediterranean GullSt. Catherine's Point260G A Heath
West. [SCP].  
28/10/21Mediterranean GullSt. Catherine's Point130G A Heath
West. [SCP].  
29/10/21Mediterranean GullSt. Catherine's Point10J M Sparshott
12:46
Loafing or west. One 1cy. [SCP].  
27/10/21Mediterranean GullMilitary Road300P Campbell
16:00
Minimum with Herring & BH Gulls on a ploughed field South of Hulverstone. Another large mixed flock of Gulls in the air to the west landed out of sight, probably contained more wintering Meds.  
28/10/21Mediterranean GullWestern Yar106D Burton
12:43
 
24/10/21Mediterranean GullSt. Catherine's Point120G A Heath
West. Sea-watch 07:50-09:20. [SCP].  
24/10/21Mediterranean GullThorness Bay15D J Hunnybun
12:26
 
23/10/21Mediterranean GullGodshill Park Farm7K Vine
13:00
 
22/10/21Mediterranean GullMilitary Road, nr. Chale1046P Campbell
11:30
Accurate counts from birds on ground or water. Ploughed fields either side of road just W.of Chale showground.720 plus min 50 airborne at any time. Fields both side of road just E. of Whale Chine carpark ,plough & Maize stubble. 210. Field W. of Brook turn. 40 with bhg. After lunch until 4pm.Sandown Canoe lake & Browns,2. Bembridge Ledge high tide roost none surprisingly. Bembridge Harbour & St.Helens,12. Seaview Duver/Puckpool & Ryde Front 12.  
20/10/21Mediterranean GullForeland - Black Rock250D B Hale
08:20
At least 250 with others flying in.  
16/10/21Mediterranean GullBembridge Harbour17K Vine
16:30
 
16/10/21Mediterranean GullWestern Yar57G Hadden
11:00
On estuary opposite Mill Copse Scrape.  
13/10/21Mediterranean GullAtherfield Farm Reservoir200P Campbell
14:00
Minimum estimate, could have been double this, bathing at the res with other gulls and then two large groups on the sea, again with other gulls over two separate bass shoals,one off Atherfield ledge and another a mile or so to the West.  
12/10/21Mediterranean GullMilitary Road100P Campbell
16:45
Minimum in a large mixed flock in flight with BHG etc just past the Brighstone turn going East. From recently ploughed field.  
10/10/21Mediterranean GullSt. Helen's Duver1K Vine
13:30
Ringed and seemingly not bothered by the screaming children or dogs on the beach.  
10/10/21Mediterranean GullForeland7K Vine
11:00
 
09/10/21Mediterranean GullBrook100P Campbell
09:00
Min. estimate. In the field just West of the Brook village turn with a similar number of BHG. Mainly adult with a few 2nd & 3rd years. (with AB on the way to the Western Sand at Lymington).  
08/10/21Mediterranean GullMonks Bay3P Campbell
16:30
ad. Going East in a very short watch from the bench. [Bonchurch].  
07/10/21Mediterranean GullWheelers Bay15P Campbell
16:40
ad. East up until 1730. [Ventnor].  
07/10/21Mediterranean GullSt. Catherine's Point40A P Twyman
09:30
West. [SCP].  
03/10/21Mediterranean GullSt. Catherine's Point100A P Twyman
09:30
Probably more. All west. [SCP].  
04/10/21Mediterranean GullSt. Catherine's Point32G A Heath
West. [SCP].  
03/10/21Mediterranean GullBembridge Harbour146K P Duncan
 
02/10/21Mediterranean GullSt. Catherine's Point20G A Heath
West. [SCP].  
02/10/21Mediterranean GullSt. Catherine's Point10A P Twyman
08:00
At least. West. [SCP].  
29/09/21Mediterranean GullSt. Catherine's Point50G A Heath
West. [SCP].  
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].  
28/09/21Mediterranean GullFort Victoria1D Wooldridge
16:46
ad. just one west.  
25/09/21Mediterranean GullWheelers Bay1P Campbell
18:10
ad. East. [Ventnor].  
25/09/21Mediterranean GullBembridge Ledge300P Campbell
13:00
Minimum, resting up at the innaccessable dog-free rocks and beach under Culver at high tide. Almost exclusively adults. [Bembridge/Foreland].  
14/09/21Mediterranean GullBembridge Harbour564M Buckley
13:30
 
14/09/21Mediterranean GullThorness Bay70A P Twyman
07:40
At least. 3 colour ringed.  
12/09/21Mediterranean GullThorness Bay6D J Hunnybun
14:27
 
12/09/21Mediterranean GullBembridge Harbour244M Buckley
12:00
 
12/09/21Mediterranean GullForeland107M Buckley
10:00
 
08/09/21Mediterranean GullBembridge Harbour194M Buckley
09:00
 
06/09/21Mediterranean GullBembridge Harbour123M Buckley
09:00
 
09/08/21Mediterranean GullBembridge Harbour20D Fairlamb
10:00
 
02/08/21Mediterranean GullThorness Bay20D Fairlamb
10:00
 
26/07/21Mediterranean GullBembridge Harbour53M Buckley
10:00
All adults other than 7 x juvs and 2 x 1st summer.  
21/07/21Mediterranean GullLaundry Lane7S Thompson
15:13
[Brading RSPB].  
21/07/21Mediterranean GullThorness Bay76A P Twyman
07:00
On the sea.  
21/07/21Mediterranean GullSt. Helen's Duver5T Jolliffe
08:30
Left of the Causeway heading towards National Trust car park - 2 adults and 3 juveniles - all preening themselves.  
20/07/21Mediterranean GullFishbourne1G Langley
18:55
ad. Single breeding plumage adult seen close to observer from 18.40 ferry about 1 mile off shore heading towards Ryde. SZ566943.  
19/07/21Mediterranean GullThorness Bay2A P Twyman
07:30
 
17/07/21Mediterranean GullWalter's Copse100D Buckler
12:40
Circling throughout middle part of day , and over field to east feeding on insects (ants?).  
16/07/21Mediterranean GullWalter's Copse100D Buckler
15:00
Circling over, going east picking off flies? Guesstimate no.s.  
16/07/21Mediterranean GullAppley50C Meaney
14:30
At least. Feeding on newly emerged flying Ants.  
15/07/21Mediterranean GullBembridge Harbour36M Buckley
09:00
 
15/07/21Mediterranean GullForeland125M Buckley
09:00
Including two juvs.  
14/07/21Mediterranean GullBrading Marsh31S Clemons
12:05
Loose flock west over New Bridge Ponds. [RSPB Reserve].  
10/07/21Mediterranean GullThorness Bay19A P Twyman
18:30
 
09/07/21Mediterranean GullBembridge Harbour34M Buckley
07:00
 
09/07/21Mediterranean GullForeland5M Buckley
07:00
 
30/06/21Mediterranean GullBrading Marsh20A Brown
19:00
APX With BHG. [RSPB Reserve].  
02/06/21Mediterranean GullBrading Marsh2M Buckley
19:00
Two adults flew from the harbour on to the Marsh, calling. [RSPB Reserve].  
20/05/21Mediterranean GullFort Victoria1P Campbell
15:45
2nd year bird.  
24/04/21Mediterranean GullSt. Catherine's Point1M Buckley
10:30
East 5.30-10.30. [SCP].  
22/04/21Mediterranean GullWestern Yar causeway1C P McAndrew
16:30
SZ347871.  
14/04/21Mediterranean GullBexley Point90M Buckley
09:00
Grounded. Nearly all were adults in full summer plumage.  
13/04/21Mediterranean GullLaundry Lane40P Campbell
11:15
ad. Minimum,feeding at the back of the grass field near to Carpenters Farm. All splendid adults in full sp. Others heard and seen overhead calling and flying towards the reserve(With AB). [Brading RSPB].  
11/04/21Mediterranean GullLaundry Lane68K Vine
08:00
Forgot to add with earlier entry. [Brading RSPB].  
09/04/21Mediterranean GullThorness Bay150S Thompson
15:45
Approximately 150 on shore with far more out to sea.  
10/04/21Mediterranean GullThorness Bay300A P Twyman
08:30
Approximate count. Mostly on the sea.  
08/04/21Mediterranean GullWestern Yar20C P McAndrew
11:45
At leased 20.  
04/04/21Mediterranean GullThorness Bay150G Hadden
10:30
On the shoreline but constantly disturbed by dogs. More in adjacent fields.  
01/04/21Mediterranean GullThorness Bay10A P Twyman
18:30
 
29/03/21Mediterranean GullThorness Bay65A P Twyman
08:30
Probably more. Very vocal with BHGs over fields and the shore.  
28/03/21Mediterranean GullBembridge Harbour10K Vine
08:30
 
26/03/21Mediterranean GullSt. Catherine's Point2G A Heath
East. [SCP].  
25/03/21Mediterranean GullThorness Bay25A P Twyman
08:00
At least.  
24/03/21Mediterranean GullSt. Catherine's Point1G A Heath
East. [SCP].  
23/03/21Mediterranean GullSt. Catherine's Point3G A Heath
East. [SCP].  
22/03/21Mediterranean GullThorness Bay16A P Twyman
08:30
All smart adults.  
19/03/21Mediterranean Gullshide35D Wooldridge
18:14
ad. Two flocks, 20 and15 flying north, high late afternoon. SZ503883.  
16/03/21Mediterranean GullThorness Bay10A P Twyman
07:50
 
15/03/21Mediterranean GullThorness Bay28A P Twyman
08:00
 
15/03/21Mediterranean GullWestern Yar4C Churchill
10:45
2 at Causeway + 2 at Yarmouth.  
09/03/21Mediterranean GullWerrar24K Lover
11:35
 
03/03/21Mediterranean GullThorness Bay73A P Twyman
09:00
 
02/03/21Mediterranean GullThorness Bay85A P Twyman
08:15
On sea.  
01/03/21Mediterranean GullThorness Bay150A P Twyman
08:30
At least. Very vocal.  
22/02/21Mediterranean GullBembridge Harbour122M Buckley
14:00
Roosting on the sand bank. Small groups were leaving before I counted so probably 150+ in total.  
20/02/21Mediterranean GullSpring Vale50P Campbell
13:30
Offshore as tide came up.  
20/02/21Mediterranean GullSpring Vale80A Brown
11:30
Mostly afloat.  
20/02/21Mediterranean GullRyde Sands200A Brown
11:30
At least.  
18/02/21Mediterranean GullSandown Canoe Lake3K Vine
14:00
 
18/02/21Mediterranean GullSpring Vale60A Brown
12:00
Quite Vocal.  
14/02/21Mediterranean GullThorness Bay20A P Twyman
09:15
 
10/02/21Mediterranean GullThorness Bay4A P Twyman
11:30
 
01/02/21Mediterranean GullThorness Bay5A P Twyman
09:15
 
29/01/21Mediterranean GullLaundry Lane16K Vine
13:00
[Brading RSPB].  
21/01/21Mediterranean GullThorness Bay5A P Twyman
09:30
 
17/01/21Mediterranean GullApse Heath12K Vine
10:00
With black headed and herring in field by Newport road.  
14/01/21Mediterranean GullThorness Bay14A P Twyman
10:00
 
08/01/21Mediterranean GullAtherfield Green30J M Sparshott
12:00
Another 30+ inland of whale chine and in addition to the offshore birds.  
08/01/21Mediterranean GullWhale Chine155J M Sparshott
12:00
Gathering off shore on the sea (Chale Bay).