Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Tuesday October 18th - Tuesday October 25th

Shelter Funding Appeal

The Tice's Meadow Bird Group have applied for £1,000 funding from the Aviva Community Fund to build a shelter on Horton's Mound.

To win this funding we need as many votes as possible.

So do you have a spare 5 minutes? Would you like to make a difference?

If the answer is yes, then please vote for the Tice's Meadow Bird Group's Shelter Appeal at:

Remember, you get 10 votes to cast, we'd love all 10!

Thank you for your support.

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Tuesday October 18th

No reports.

Wednesday October 19th

No reports.

Thursday October 20th

No reports.

Friday October 21st

John Hunt reported a Common Sandpiper, 4 Snipe, 2 Little Egret, 4 Stonechat, 50+ Fieldfare (over) and a Red Kite this morning.

In addition, Richard Horton and Richard Seargent reported a Yellow-browed Warbler this afternoon. This was possibly the same bird that John Hunt found in the neighbouring Badshot Lea Ponds area this morning.

Yellow-browed Warbler is a new species for the site (species # 189), and the 148th species recorded on site this year.

There have been 13 records of Yellow-browed Warbler in the vice county of Surrey prior to this year. This Autumn alone, there have been 7 reported in the vice county of Surrey during a well documented nationwide influx, with our bird being the 20th overall record.

Saturday October 22nd

Dave Baker reported a Little Egret, 2 Yellow-legged Gull (adults), 3 Common Gull, a Rook, 30+ Chaffinch (over), 4 Lesser Redpoll (the first of the Autumn), 2 Siskin and c125 Fieldfare (over) this afternoon.

In addition, Richard Seargent reported 2 Green Sandpiper, 103 Lapwing, 79 Wigeon, 5 Pochard, a Little Grebe, 2 Stonechat, 2 Buzzard and 2 Red Kite this afternoon.

The count of at least 30 Chaffinch is a new site record count.

Sunday October 23rd

John Hunt reported 11 Snipe, a Little Egret, 2 Stonechat and a Swallow this morning.

This is the latest Swallow recorded on site by 3 days.

(c) John Hunt - Meadow Pipit

Monday October 24th

John Hunt reported a Common Sandpiper, a Snipe, a Little Egret, a Yellow-legged Gull (adult) and 2 Stonechat this afternoon.

Tuesday October 25th

No reports.

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