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Isle of Wight Bird News

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

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
01/12/21Sandwich TernBembridge Harbour4K Godfrey
13:00
 
30/11/21Sandwich TernFishbourne2D Swensson
14:27
 
29/11/21Sandwich TernSeaview5J M Sparshott
14:00
Close in west.  
28/11/21Sandwich TernForeland2M Buckley
10:15
 
20/11/21Sandwich TernRyde East Sands2T Jolliffe
10:10
Both fishing for sand eels very close to shore.  
20/11/21Sandwich TernBembridge Harbour1K P Duncan
08:45
 
15/11/21Sandwich TernPuckpool Point1D B Hale
12:50
Fishing just offshore.  
09/11/21Sandwich TernThorness Bay3A P Twyman
11:30
Fishing in the bay.  
29/10/21Sandwich TernBembridge Ledge3D Burton
12:20
[Bembridge/Foreland].  
28/10/21Sandwich TernSeaview2D Rimes
16:30
 
24/10/21Sandwich TernSeaview2D Rimes
14:40
Close inshore heading east.  
17/10/21Sandwich TernAppley Beach1T Jolliffe
14:00
Feeding on sand eels close into shore - see gallery pic.  
10/10/21Sandwich TernForeland11K Vine
11:00
 
08/10/21Sandwich TernFort Victoria2A P Twyman
08:30
 
07/10/21Sandwich TernWheelers Bay1P Campbell
17:10
ad. East. [Ventnor].  
03/10/21Sandwich TernBembridge Harbour1K P Duncan
 
02/10/21Sandwich TernSt. Catherine's Point5G A Heath
West. [SCP].  
29/09/21Sandwich TernSt. Catherine's Point4G A Heath
West. [SCP].  
28/09/21Sandwich TernSt. Catherine's Point4J M Sparshott
10:15
West. [SCP].  
28/09/21Sandwich TernRyde42D Swensson
15:30
Off east esplanade towards sea view with huge full flock mainly bhg and meds.  
28/09/21Sandwich TernWheelers Bay30P Campbell
18:00
A loose flock of at least 30-40 birds heading west far out at 1715. [Ventnor].  
28/09/21Sandwich TernFort Victoria2D Wooldridge
16:41
ad. 08.45 -09.00.  
22/09/21Sandwich TernSt. Catherine's Point7G A Heath
West. [SCP].  
21/09/21Sandwich TernSt. Helen's Duver3T Jolliffe
08:50
 
14/09/21Sandwich TernRyde East Sands8D B Hale
14:05
 
14/09/21Sandwich TernBembridge Harbour65M Buckley
13:30
 
13/09/21Sandwich TernForeland50T Jolliffe
07:45
50+ Sandwich Terns at Forelands Beach - on rocks as tide was going out - pic in Gallery.  
12/09/21Sandwich TernThorness Bay3D J Hunnybun
14:27
 
12/09/21Sandwich TernForeland183M Buckley
10:00
163 counted standing on the rocks and a bare minimum of 20 more fishing. Could easily have been more than 200.  
08/09/21Sandwich TernNewtown25K Vine
13:30
 
08/09/21Sandwich TernBembridge Harbour47M Buckley
09:00
 
07/09/21Sandwich TernCowes parade7D J Hunnybun
09:44
 
06/09/21Sandwich TernBembridge Harbour22M Buckley
09:00
 
31/08/21Sandwich TernForeland - Black Rock30D Fairlamb
15:00
 
31/08/21Sandwich TernBembridge Harbour17M Buckley
13:30
Roosting together on the sandbank, one colour ringed.  
30/08/21Sandwich TernBembridge Harbour1K Vine
08:00
 
20/08/21Sandwich TernThorness Bay7A P Twyman
08:00
At least.On low tide rocks and noisily flying around the bay. Also numerous gulls distant on sea, mostly Black-headed and Meds .  
11/08/21Sandwich TernForeland - Lane End4T Jolliffe
08:45
Three flying around - then settling down with a small group of black headed gulls and 1 resting on a small rock. SZ657881.  
09/08/21Sandwich TernBembridge Harbour1D Fairlamb
10:00
 
02/08/21Sandwich TernThorness Bay7D Fairlamb
10:00
 
02/08/21Sandwich TernYarmouth1A P Twyman
10:00
w/p plumage. On mud with Black-tailed Godwits.  
28/07/21Sandwich TernThorness Bay4A P Twyman
08:15
 
18/07/21Sandwich TernCompton Bay6K Vine
09:00
 
20/06/21Sandwich TernCowes parade2C Meaney
14:40
Fishing close to the beach.  
13/06/21Sandwich TernFort Victoria1T Jolliffe
13:15
5-6 Sandwich Terns feeding. SZ339898.  
07/06/21Sandwich TernFort Victoria13T Jolliffe
14:20
Over an hour period 13 Sandwich Terns were diving into the sea catching food. SZ339898.  
10/05/21Sandwich TernSt. Catherine's Point1G A Heath
E. [SCP].  
21/05/21Sandwich TernFort Victoria340D J Hunnybun
18:06
All west 15.15 - 17.15.  
21/05/21Sandwich TernFort Victoria15P Campbell
13:40
West, feeding birds.  
21/05/21Sandwich TernFort Victoria35D Wooldridge
12:15
west 0830-0930 usual pattern of solent birds daily throughout summer months.  
20/05/21Sandwich TernFort Victoria20P Campbell
15:45
Minimum, all terns coming over from the Lymington colony to fish West of the fort, very difficult viewing conditions so counts minimum.  
17/05/21Sandwich TernFort Victoria3T MANSHIP
11:00
 
12/05/21Sandwich TernEgypt Point32A P Twyman
18:30
East, 30 minute sea watch from 6.15pm to 6.45pm.  
10/05/21Sandwich TernFort Victoria35A P Twyman
08:00
At least. Mostly west and fishing off Hurst.  
09/05/21Sandwich TernFort Victoria15S Thompson
18:01
Feeding offshore.  
09/05/21Sandwich TernThorness Bay2A P Twyman
06:30
One in the bay. The other east with the Commic.  
09/05/21Sandwich TernSt. Catherine's Point2G A Heath
E. [SCP].  
08/05/21Sandwich TernFort Victoria50P Campbell
14:30
Minimum, past Westwards, feeding as they went, pairs & singles and two parties of 9, one of 7,6,and a couple of 4's & 5's,all close to in the quiet water in the lee of the fort & coast. All watched out of sight round the corner towards Fort Albert & Alum. Most likely feeding parties from the tern colony on the West of Lymington River. (As the wise old Sage has already hinted!). Watched from 14.30 to 16.00.  
08/05/21Sandwich TernFort Victoria40D Wooldridge
11:45
ilocal birds in pairs, fishing in area 0700-0900.  
08/05/21Sandwich TernEgypt Point5A P Twyman
07:30
West.  
06/05/21Sandwich TernSt. Catherine's Point8G A Heath
E. [SCP].  
02/05/21Sandwich TernForeland2K Vine
10:30
 
30/04/21Sandwich TernBembridge Harbour4K Vine
09:30
 
30/04/21Sandwich TernFort Victoria2D Fairlamb
10:00
 
27/04/21Sandwich TernSCP17M Buckley
08:10
east. [St. Catherine's Point].  
28/04/21Sandwich TernSt. Catherine's Point10G A Heath
E. [SCP].  
28/04/21Sandwich TernThorness Bay4A P Twyman
07:00
 
25/04/21Sandwich TernSt Catherine's Point23D J Hunnybun
12:31
SZ497753.  
24/04/21Sandwich TernFort Victoria30D Wooldridge
11:53
EAST 0700-0830.  
25/04/21Sandwich TernFort Victoria1A P Twyman
07:30
 
24/04/21Sandwich TernSt. Catherine's Point4M Buckley
10:30
East 5.30-10.30. [SCP].  
22/04/21Sandwich TernSt. Catherine's Point15G A Heath
E. [SCP].  
23/04/21Sandwich TernSt. Catherine's Point15M Buckley
09:20
east 5.40 - 9.20. [SCP].  
22/04/21Sandwich TernWestern Yar causeway2C P McAndrew
16:30
SZ347871.  
22/04/21Sandwich TernBembridge Harbour2K Vine
10:00
On posts at harbour entrance. One was ringed but photo not clear enough to make anything out.  
21/04/21Sandwich TernRocken End47J M Sparshott
08:30
East, the close in arctic tern was slightly trailing one group of sarnies.  
20/04/21Sandwich TernSt. Catherine's Point33G A Heath
E. [SCP].  
19/04/21Sandwich TernSCP10M Buckley
09:50
east. [St. Catherine's Point].  
15/04/21Sandwich TernSt. Catherine's Point42G A Heath
Total for the morning (SS, DES, GAH). [SCP].  
15/04/21Sandwich TernSCP22D Swensson
09:10
East between 08:10-10-10. [St. Catherine's Point].  
14/04/21Sandwich TernSt. Catherine's Point1G A Heath
East. [SCP].  
13/04/21Sandwich TernSt Catherine's Point33D J Hunnybun
17:33
SZ4975.  
10/04/21Sandwich TernWheelers Bay1P Johnson
16:34
East. [Ventnor].  
05/04/21Sandwich TernWestern Yar1K Vine
09:00
 
04/04/21Sandwich TernBembridge Harbour6C Dinsdale
15:00
 
02/04/21Sandwich TernSt. Catherine's Point4G A Heath
East. [SCP].  
01/04/21Sandwich TernThorness Bay2A P Twyman
18:30
 
31/03/21Sandwich TernSt. Catherine's Point7G A Heath
East. [SCP].  
30/03/21Sandwich TernSt. Catherine's Point47G A Heath
[SCP].  
30/03/21Sandwich TernThorness Bay1A P Twyman
19:00
 
29/03/21Sandwich TernSt. Catherine's Point1G A Heath
East. [SCP].  
28/03/21Sandwich TernSt. Catherine's Point1G A Heath
East. [SCP].  
28/03/21Sandwich TernNewtown NNR1P Campbell
13:00
ad. Fishing in the main channel.  
26/03/21Sandwich TernSt. Catherine's Point10G A Heath
East. [SCP].  
26/03/21Sandwich TernEgypt Point1A P Twyman
07:00
 
25/03/21Sandwich TernSt. Catherine's Point5G Hadden
10:34
East. [SCP].  
24/03/21Sandwich TernSt. Catherine's Point4G A Heath
East. [SCP].  
24/02/21Sandwich TernBembridge Harbour1M Buckley
10:55
Update on the colour ringed bird, Orange V57, reported on 21/2/21 - It was ringed as a chick in 2015 on Griend, an island in The Netherlands, but has not been reported since then.  
21/02/21Sandwich TernBembridge Harbour15M Buckley
14:00
All on the sand bank. One colour ringed, information awaited.  
04/02/21Sandwich TernPuckpool Point1D B Hale
13:18
Flew E. along beach.  
24/01/21Sandwich TernThorness Bay2G Hadden
12:00
In the bay.  
14/01/21Sandwich TernForeland10M Buckley
15:00
 
15/01/21Sandwich TernBembridge Harbour17D Fairlamb
11:45
Roosting on pontoon near Harbour View Cafe, also 4 Common Gull.  
15/01/21Sandwich TernBembridge Harbour13J M Sparshott
10:00
Seven on a pontoon (one ringed but unable to get the number/code), and six more left north through the harbour entrance.  
08/01/21Sandwich TernSeaview7D B Hale
10:15
On orange marker buoys off Seaview Esplanade.