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DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
18/11/21SwallowCulver Down4T Jolliffe
08:00
4 x Swallows flying along fence line. Know it is late for them but they were certainly Swallows!  
17/11/21SwallowBonchurch Down1J M Sparshott
08:00
[Ventnor Downs NT].  
05/11/21SwallowBrading Marsh6D Swensson
14:45
Drifting nw. [RSPB Reserve].  
05/11/21SwallowWest High Down4M Richardson
09:00
Four together flying along cliff edge and fence line. [WHD].  
05/11/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Point1G A Heath
[SCP].  
04/11/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Point2G A Heath
West. [SCP].  
04/11/21SwallowAtherfield1M Buckley
07:00
 
03/11/21SwallowBonchurch Down1J M Sparshott
07:30
West. [Ventnor Downs NT].  
02/11/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Point4G A Heath
[SCP].  
31/10/21SwallowBrading Marsh2C Meaney
12:15
Flying south through the marsh. [RSPB Reserve].  
30/10/21SwallowHaddon's Pits9M Buckley
10:00
south.  
29/10/21SwallowBembridge Ledge4D Burton
12:20
[Bembridge/Foreland].  
28/10/21SwallowHaddon's Pits25M Buckley
09:30
south before 9.30.  
28/10/21SwallowHaddon's Pits5J Myers
 
26/10/21SwallowBembridge Ledge35D Burton
11:40
[Bembridge/Foreland].  
26/10/21SwallowCulver Down38M Buckley
south.  
24/10/21SwallowHaddon's Pits21M Buckley
10:00
south.  
23/10/21SwallowBembridge ponds2C Meaney
16:15
Over Harbour Farm pond.  
22/10/21SwallowHaddon's Pits11K Vine
08:00
 
22/10/21SwallowVentnor40P Johnson
16:00
Feeding over the East cliff's.  
22/10/21SwallowUpper Ventnor4N Newnham
14:16
West.  
21/10/21SwallowHaddon's Pits9K Vine
08:00
South.  
21/10/21SwallowMottistone Down1A P Twyman
09:00
West.  
18/10/21SwallowHersey Reserve30D Fairlamb
10:30
[Seaview].  
17/10/21SwallowAppley12C Meaney
17:00
Feeding high over the houses and drifting east.  
17/10/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Hill4D Fairlamb
11:00
 
17/10/21SwallowLuccombe Down50N Newnham
11:00
c50 east. [Ventnor Downs NT].  
17/10/21SwallowCulver Down7T Jolliffe
08:15
Flying over feeding.  
15/10/21SwallowWest High Down1G Hadden
08:00
East. [WHD].  
14/10/21SwallowBrading Marsh45M Buckley
10:00
south. [RSPB Reserve].  
14/10/21SwallowCulver Down56M Buckley
08:00
 
14/10/21SwallowHaddon's Pits2K Vine
08:00
Over.  
12/10/21SwallowCranmore12R Pearson
11:00
Flying round the house but mostly landing and sunbathing. Joined by 6+ Willow warblers, 6+ Chiffchaffs, and 5 juvenile Pied wagtails. The roof was quite a sight. The house seems to be a magnet because once the sun is warm enough the walls and roof are covered with cluster flies. SZ394896.  
12/10/21SwallowSandford 4L Squibb
 
12/10/21SwallowLuccombe Bowl30P Johnson
13:00
Min.  
10/10/21SwallowBlackgang170M Buckley
11:15
east.  
09/10/21SwallowWest High Down3D Fairlamb
11:00
[WHD].  
08/10/21SwallowCulver Down12T Jolliffe
08:10
 
08/10/21SwallowBlackgang500M Buckley
07:00
minimum of 500 east.  
07/10/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Point500G A Heath
West. [SCP].  
07/10/21SwallowWheelers Bay69P Campbell
16:40
West, two groups between 1640 & 1730. [Ventnor].  
07/10/21SwallowCulver Down230M Buckley
12:00
south 11.40 - 13.00.  
07/10/21SwallowHaddon's Pits1100M Buckley
07:00
Large groups totalling c. 1,100 moving south, quite high, 7.00 - 7.45. Then, several hundred descended to feed low down over the whole area making any additional count impossible. A few House Martins with them.  
06/10/21SwallowMottistone Down50A P Twyman
10:00
At least.  
06/10/21SwallowGatcombe50N Newnham
10:30
c50 rough estimate with c50 house martins,all feeding above the field opposite Gatcombe House,seen when I was driving past.  
06/10/21SwallowCulver Down9T Jolliffe
07:45
 
04/10/21SwallowSandford 60L Squibb
plus.  
04/10/21SwallowPagham8L Squibb
 
04/10/21SwallowHaddon's Pits520M Buckley
07:00
south.  
04/10/21SwallowSt. Helen's Duver9T Jolliffe
10:36
 
03/10/21SwallowSandown Canoe Lake2K P Duncan
11:09
 
02/10/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Point150G A Heath
West. [SCP].  
02/10/21SwallowHaddon's Pits530M Buckley
08:00
south 7.00 - 9.15.  
30/09/21SwallowWestern Yar5D Fairlamb
10:00
 
30/09/21SwallowHaddon's Pits230M Buckley
07:00
180 south early then c. 50 mixed with the large feeding group of House Martins.  
28/09/21SwallowFort Victoria50D Wooldridge
16:47
south from mainland 08.45-09.45.  
28/09/21SwallowHaddon's Pits530M Buckley
07:00
south 6.45 - 9.45.  
27/09/21SwallowWheelers Bay4P Campbell
10:00
Midway out to sea, attempting to go West but being forced back Eastwards. I doubt they're still alive. [Ventnor].  
25/09/21SwallowWatergate Road/ Nunnery Lane300S Thompson
18:10
Approximately 300 mixed hirundines feeding over house and field. Impressive! SZ496874.  
23/09/21SwallowWatergate Road/ Nunnery Lane100S Thompson
17:15
Mixed swallow and House Martin and some Sand Martin feeding over field / house. Flew South East after about 15 minutes. SZ496873.  
22/09/21SwallowVayres Farm300M Powell
12:44
Sky full of swallows and house martin's feeding as they drift south. Wonderful sight. No idea how many but a fair part of a tidy sum.  
22/09/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Point1500G A Heath
[SCP].  
22/09/21SwallowCulver Down18T Jolliffe
07:45
18+ Swallows - top and mid way up Culver Down.  
21/09/21SwallowCulver Down15T Jolliffe
08:10
Counted 15 but many more - top of Culver Down flying around the cliff face.  
21/09/21SwallowLuccombe Down1000N Newnham
11:00
Rough estimate between 09:50 and 12:00. [Ventnor Downs NT].  
21/09/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Point1000G A Heath
[SCP].  
19/09/21SwallowWatergate Road/ Nunnery Lane1S Thompson
14:16
At least 100 mixed with House Martin flying South East seen over 30 minute period. SZ497873.  
18/09/21SwallowVentnor Downs500P Campbell
11:00
Absolute minimum,see below.  
18/09/21SwallowChale Green50M Whitham
50 plus swallows and house martins getting ready to leave.  
17/09/21SwallowThorness Bay400A P Twyman
10:30
 
17/09/21SwallowWatergate Road/ Nunnery Lane50S Thompson
17:42
Flock of 50 passed over the house flying South East at 5:40 in the space of a minute. SZ496872.  
17/09/21SwallowLuccombe Down1000J M Sparshott
A loose estimate of hirundines lingering or moving south, trickling over all morning. Swallow>h.martin>a few sand martin. Numbers dwindled by midday. With DBH and NN. [Ventnor Downs NT].  
15/09/21SwallowSteephill Cove150K Vine
13:00
Min flying low over sea.  
12/09/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Point3000G A Heath
Most flew E over Gore Cliff. [SCP].  
11/09/21SwallowChale100M Whitham
11:22
 
08/09/21SwallowLuccombe Down300D Wooldridge
19:45
slow trickle east 09.30-12.30. [Ventnor Downs NT].  
08/09/21SwallowMottistone Down6A P Twyman
08:30
At least.  
06/09/21SwallowQuarr Road2F Josephs
20:47
[Binstead].  
06/09/21SwallowSCP105P Johnson
12:00
All east. [St. Catherine's Point].  
06/09/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Point100G A Heath
[SCP].  
06/09/21SwallowCulver Down18T Jolliffe
08:40
18+ Swallows mid way and at the top of Culver Down - all feeding. SZ631856.  
05/09/21SwallowWest High Down100K Lover
10:00
[WHD].  
04/09/21SwallowSt. Lawrence100P Campbell
13:30
Just a trickle of birds east from 12.30 at Blackgang to 15.00 when we left St.lawrence.  
04/09/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Point100G A Heath
Over. [SCP].  
03/09/21SwallowCulver Down15D Fairlamb
10:30
 
27/08/21SwallowLuccombe Down90J M Sparshott
06:30
Most ENE. [Ventnor Downs NT].  
27/08/21SwallowNewtown, East Spit100P Campbell
08:30
With Sand Martins, see below.  
27/08/21SwallowMottistone Down28R Harrison
11:58
South in three flocks.  
27/08/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Point250G A Heath
[SCP].  
26/08/21SwallowThorness Marsh4A P Twyman
18:30
 
25/08/21SwallowLuccombe Down100N Newnham
11:00
[Ventnor Downs NT].  
25/08/21SwallowBlackgang420M Buckley
10:15
East 7.40 - 10.15.  
25/08/21SwallowCulver Down16T Jolliffe
07:18
16+ Swallows around the Fort. SZ631856.  
23/08/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Point20M Powell
10:50
Upwards of 20 feeding over Buddle Inn. [SCP].  
23/08/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Point40G A Heath
Migrating over. Also a few House and one Sand Martin. [SCP].  
23/08/21SwallowQuarr Abbey2F Josephs
09:14
 
20/08/21SwallowSCP60P Johnson
12:00
Min. [St. Catherine's Point].  
19/08/21SwallowCulver Down18T Jolliffe
07:40
18+ Swallows - mid way up Culver Down by Fort.  
14/08/21SwallowLuccombe Down1P Johnson
13:00
[Ventnor Downs NT].  
14/08/21SwallowNiton30T MANSHIP
15:00
 
10/08/21SwallowAtherfield3C Meaney
10:30
Came in low from the north, hunted along cliff edge for a minute or so then straight out to sea and out of sight.  
03/08/21SwallowWatergate Road/ Nunnery Lane20S Thompson
19:15
About 20 with about 6 House Martins catching insects over the field. SZ496873.  
03/08/21SwallowWest High Down28G Hadden
09:00
One group by the radio mast. [WHD].  
03/08/21SwallowCranmore2R Pearson
09:30
Flying in and out of wood shed. SZ394896.  
29/07/21SwallowWhale Chine6N Newnham
12:00
West,with PJ.  
20/07/21SwallowThorness Bay10A P Twyman
20:00
Probably more hawking over the sea.  
13/07/21SwallowCranmore2R Pearson
17:00
Flying in and out of wood shed. SZ394896.  
07/07/21SwallowQuarr Abbey4F Josephs
16:33
 
16/06/21SwallowFreshwater Causeway4S Hale
15:20
SZ347871.  
16/06/21SwallowCranmore2R Pearson
15:30
Flying round garden and into wood-shed. SZ394896.  
10/05/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Point10G A Heath
N. [SCP].  
31/05/21SwallowCranmore2R Pearson
20:10
Both birds landing on the 'barrow' as we call it (it's a huge pile of soil/clay from digging the pond). This is the first time swallows have landed. They may have been taking clay but not certain. SZ394896.  
31/05/21SwallowWheelers Bay4P Johnson
12:00
Still trickling east. [Ventnor].  
29/05/21SwallowCranmore3R Pearson
17:00
Flying round the garden and investigating the wood-shed. SZ394896.  
28/05/21SwallowLuccombe Down1N Newnham
10:00
Flew south over the channel,followed it until it was out of sight going to France? [Ventnor Downs NT].  
27/05/21SwallowVentnor Downs6P Johnson
11:00
 
21/05/21SwallowWheelers Bay5P Johnson
15:44
In off. [Ventnor].  
18/05/21SwallowUpper Ventnor5N Newnham
17:29
In off.  
17/05/21SwallowWheelers Bay6P Johnson
13:00
In off.also ron the seal. [Ventnor].  
12/05/21SwallowWroxall Down22N Newnham
12:00
Flock flying north. [Ventnor Downs NT].  
12/05/21SwallowThe Undercliff24P Johnson
12:30
Along top from niton to ventnor.also single housemartin.  
12/05/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Point7G Hadden
12:19
In off. [SCP].  
12/05/21SwallowHaddon's Pits7K Vine
08:00
In off.  
11/05/21SwallowLuccombe Down10P Johnson
13:00
[Ventnor Downs NT].  
02/05/21SwallowWHD8M Whitham
09:30
[West High Down].  
08/05/21SwallowThorness Bay20A P Twyman
18:45
Minimum.  
08/05/21SwallowEgypt Point60A P Twyman
07:30
At least. Over sea and one group high over east.  
07/05/21SwallowLuccombe Down10N Newnham
10:00
[Ventnor Downs NT].  
07/05/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Point46G A Heath
North (GAH, PJ, JMS). [SCP].  
07/05/21SwallowLuccombe Down9J M Sparshott
08:00
North. [Ventnor Downs NT].  
07/05/21SwallowHaddon's Pits2K Vine
08:00
 
05/05/21SwallowBrading Marsh40K Lover
10:40
[RSPB Reserve].  
05/05/21SwallowWheelers Bay6P Johnson
12:30
In off. [Ventnor].  
30/04/21SwallowThorness Marsh7A P Twyman
17:50
 
29/04/21SwallowBembridge ponds100E Hendy
07:10
Estimate.  
29/04/21SwallowLaundry Lane30P Johnson
13:00
Min. [Brading RSPB].  
29/04/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Point3G A Heath
N. [SCP].  
28/04/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Point10G A Heath
N. [SCP].  
28/04/21SwallowWest High Down9G Hadden
08:30
North. [WHD].  
28/04/21SwallowThorness Bay6A P Twyman
07:00
All heading north.  
27/04/21SwallowWest High Down21D Fairlamb
11:00
In off the sea in small groups, max 5. [WHD].  
27/04/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Point127G A Heath
North by 11:00. [SCP].  
27/04/21SwallowLuccombe Down43N Newnham
09:30
Ones & twos. [Ventnor Downs NT].  
27/04/21SwallowMorton Marsh3K Vine
10:00
 
26/04/21SwallowWest High Down28D Fairlamb
11:30
In off the sea in groups of up to 5. [WHD].  
25/04/21SwallowBrading Marsh10F Josephs
15:25
[RSPB Reserve].  
24/04/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Point2M Buckley
10:30
In off. [SCP].  
23/04/21SwallowLaundry Lane25P Johnson
15:00
[Brading RSPB].  
22/04/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Point3G A Heath
N. [SCP].  
23/04/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Point2M Buckley
09:20
In off. [SCP].  
21/04/21SwallowRocken End4J M Sparshott
08:30
In off.  
20/04/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Point1G A Heath
N. Very little grounded. [SCP].  
20/04/21SwallowHaddon's Pits3K Vine
08:30
North.  
20/04/21SwallowLuccombe Down12N Newnham
10:00
Ones & twos. [Ventnor Downs NT].  
18/04/21SwallowSandford 1L Squibb
10:32
 
16/04/21SwallowBrading proposed golf course6P Johnson
13:00
 
14/04/21SwallowHaddon's Pits2K Vine
09:00
Also 2 dotted bee fly (added to irecord).  
13/04/21SwallowHaddon's Pits3K Vine
08:00
In off, together.  
11/04/21SwallowThorness Bay2A P Twyman
08:30
All sightings along cliff path towards Gurnard.  
09/04/21SwallowVentnor Downs5P Johnson
13:00
Singles north.  
09/04/21SwallowLuccombe Down5N Newnham
10:30
North. [Ventnor Downs NT].  
08/04/21SwallowYarmouth Station19A P Twyman
07:50
On electrictiy wires.  
08/04/21SwallowMedina Wharf2F Josephs
17:06
My first of the year.  
08/04/21SwallowSCP5P Johnson
12:00
In off. [St. Catherine's Point].  
08/04/21SwallowRofford Marsh6C P McAndrew
12:43
 
08/04/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Point6G A Heath
N. [SCP].  
07/04/21SwallowVentnor3J M Sparshott
09:30
North.  
06/04/21SwallowUpper Ventnor2N Newnham
07:30
west.  
05/04/21SwallowRookley1L Squibb
11:18
 
05/04/21SwallowWheelers Bay1P Johnson
16:33
In off @ 16:25. [Ventnor].  
04/04/21SwallowThorness Bay8G Hadden
10:30
Heading north.  
04/04/21SwallowVentnor Downs15P Johnson
10:00
North.  
01/04/21SwallowFreshwater Golf Course1C Dudley
In off the sea.  
03/04/21SwallowNunwell1K Vine
14:30
 
03/04/21SwallowBrading Marsh30M Buckley
09:00
Generally moving north, some pausing to feeding. [RSPB Reserve].  
02/04/21SwallowWestern Yar3D Fairlamb
10:00
 
02/04/21SwallowWestern Yar1C P McAndrew
13:26
Yar Station.  
01/04/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Point10G A Heath
N. [SCP].  
01/04/21SwallowThorness Bay6A P Twyman
18:30
Heading NE.  
01/04/21SwallowLaundry Lane1S Thompson
11:52
[Brading RSPB].  
30/03/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Point1D Wooldridge
17:39
North. [SCP].  
30/03/21SwallowAtherfield1D Wooldridge
17:33
flew north.  
30/03/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Point4G A Heath
North. [SCP].  
30/03/21SwallowWest High Down2C P McAndrew
10:30
[WHD].  
29/03/21SwallowLuccombe Down2J M Sparshott
12:00
North. [Ventnor Downs NT].  
29/03/21SwallowSt. Catherine's Point2G A Heath
North. [SCP].  
29/03/21SwallowCulver Down1M Buckley
10:00
North.  
28/03/21SwallowThorness Marsh2A P Twyman
16:00
 
28/03/21SwallowLaundry Lane10N Newnham
13:00
[Brading RSPB].  
28/03/21SwallowBembridge ponds1K Vine
07:30
 
27/03/21SwallowBembridge ponds10E Hendy
07:10
 
25/03/21SwallowRofford Marsh3G Hadden
15:45
Amongst the martins.  
25/03/21SwallowYarmouth Mill1R Harrison
13:49
Over west in the rain at 1350.  
24/03/21SwallowRofford Marsh5G Hadden
16:30
With the Sand Martins.