Monday 14 September 2020

Tuesday 1st September to Monday 14th September

Pin Badges

Our new pin badges are now available to buy.

Four new designs: Bullfinch, Common Tern, Green Sandpiper & Reed Bunting.

£5 each (+ £1 p&p per 4 badges).

Limited to 100 per design. All details below.

Please email to place an order.

Co-op Local Community Fund

We're delighted to be taking part in the Co-op Local Community Fund. If you're a Co-op member, please choose us as and 1% of your spending will be donated to us, no matter where you live. If you're not a Co-op member, please consider signing up.

Tuesday 1st September

John Hunt: 3 Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, Dunlin & Sedge Warbler.

Sean Foote: Swift, 15 Buzzard, 3 Red Kite, Sparrowhawk & 2 Raven (all in one kettle circling over site).

Dina Burford: Great White Egret, Little Grebe (juv) & Hobby.

Sean Foote identified the following 6 new species for site:

  • Lumpy Bracket (Trametes gibbosa),
  • Brown Roll-rim (Paxillus involutus),
  • Felted Twiglet (Tubaria conspersa),
  • Ruby Bolete (Boletus rubellus),
  • Scaly Earthball (Scleroderma verrucosum),
  • Clustered Domecap (Leophyllum decastes).
(c) Dina Burford - Small Copper

(c) Richard Bavin - Horton's Mound


Wednesday 2nd September

Karen McCormack: Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper & Peregrine (juv).

Dina Burford: 37 Lapwing.

Richard Seargent: 2 Dunlin & Swift.

(c) Dina Burford - Grass Snake


Thursday 3rd September

Mark Elsoffer: 3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, Reed Warbler, 3 Swallow & Swift.

Leonard Winchcombe: Green Sandpiper.

Richard Seargent: 2nd Swift.

Mark Elsoffer: Clouded Yellow.

Roger Dickey held a quick ringing session in the woods this morning.

(c) Dina Burford - Hoof Fungus

Friday 4th September

John Hunt: 2 Dunlin, 2 Kingfisher, 2 Peregrine (adult & juv) & Hobby.

Dina Burford identified the following new species for site today:

  • Niger (Guizotia abyssinica).

(c) John Hunt - Kingfishers

(c) John Hunt - Peregrine

(c) Dina Burford - Hoverfly
(c) Richard Waters - Great Crested Grebe

(c) Richard Waters - Hobby

Saturday 5th September

Richard Seargent: 2 Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, 2 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, Yellow-legged Gull (2cy) & Whinchat.

Peter Brown: Wheatear & 2 Hobby. 

Dina Burford: Little Egret.

(c) Simon Monk - Tufted Duck


Sunday 6th September

John Hunt: Green Sandpiper, Little Egret & Whinchat

Richard Seargent: 2 Kingfisher.

Mark Elsoffer: 2 Common Sandpiper, 15 Lapwing, Common Gull, Meadow Pipit, Reed Warbler, 3 Stonechat & 2 Hobby.

(c) Kelly Wright - Song Thrushes

(c) Dina Burford - Whinchat

(c) Sarah Park - Mute Swan

(c) Mark Elsoffer - Hobby

Monday 7th September

John Hunt: Whinchat.

Richard Seargent: Green Sandpiper.

Mike Huddie: 2 Raven & 2 Hobby.

Anon: Common Sandpiper & 2 Kingfisher.

Dina Burford: Clouded Yellow.

(c) Mike Young - Roe Deer

(c) Mike Young - Hornet Mimic Hoverfly

(c) Dina Burford - Kestrel

Tuesday 8th September

Dina Burford: 2 Little Egret & 2 Hobby. 

Anon: Green Sandpiper.

(c) Dina Burford - Hobby


Wednesday 9th September

Sean Foote: Common Sandpiper, Whimbrel, 18 Lapwing, 20 Gadwall, 10 Shoveler, 10 Teal, 230 Coot, 200 Canada Goose, 35 Greylag Goose, 13 Egyptian Goose, Yellow-legged Gull, Common Gull, Kingfisher, Whinchat, 3 Stonechat, 20 Siskin (over), 2 Grey Wagtail, 6 Jay, Peregrine & Hobby.

15th site record of Whimbrel, last recorded 21/04/19. 137th bird species recorded on site this year.

Sean Foote identified the following 10 new species for site today:

  • Ivy Bee (Colletes hederae),
  • Blushing Milkcap (Lactarius controversus),
  • Fairy Inkcap (Coprinellus disseminatus),
  • Glistening Inkcap (Coprinellus micaceus),
  • Sticky Scalycap (Pholiota gummosa),
  • Charcoal Burner (Russula cyanoxantha),
  • Cinnamon Webcap (Cortinarius cinnamomeus),
  • Frosty Funnel (Clitocybe phyllophila),
  • Camembert Brittlegill (Russula amoenolens),
  • Marsh Yellow-cress (Rorippa palustris).

(c) Dina Burford - Hobby

(c) Sean Foote - Blushing Milkcap


Thursday 10th September

Dina Burford: 2 Little Egret & Hobby.

Dina Burford identified the following 2 new species for site:

  • Sand-runner Shieldbug (Sciocoris cursitans),
  • Eyebright (Euphrasia nemorosa).

(c) Dina Burford - Small Copper & Sand-runner Shieldbug


Friday 11th September

Mark Elsoffer: 17 Egyptian Goose, 2 Wheatear, Meadow Pipit, 6 Swallow, 18 House Martin & 2 Hobby.

Dina Burford: Little Grebe.

Leonard Winchcombe: Green Sandpiper.

Stu & Stuart from the BVCP were on site today with their tractor, filling ruts and cutting along the track in preparation for next week's path laying work.

(c) BVCP - Filling Ruts

(c) Dina Burford - Little Grebe

(c) Mark Elsoffer - Common Lizard

Saturday 12th September

Dina Burford: Green Sandpiper & Hobby.

(c) Dina Burford - Hobby


Sunday 13th September

John Hunt: Common Sandpiper, 7 Shoveler, Kingfisher, Stonechat, 12 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap & Whitethroat.

A massive thank you to all the Tice’s Crew who gave up their Sunday to be marshals at the Farnham Pilgrim’s Marathon - a Covid secure event that raises thousands each year for local charities.


(c) Mark Elsoffer - The Marshals

(c) Andy Glencross - Grass Snake

(c) Andy Glencross - Slow Worm

(c) Kelly Wright - Kestrel

Monday 14th September

No reports.

(c) Richard Bavin - Sunset over the Meadow

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