YEAR LIST for 2019

A list of all the species I've seen this year.
Gives an idea of what can be seen at the various locations
and at what date they first appear.

Birds in CAPITALS are first time sightings,("Lifers" or 1st on IOW),
(IOW total in Brackets). Feral/Escaped birds (E), Sub-species (Ssp)

DATE TOTAL SPECIES Seen in- JANUARY LOCATION
Jan 1st.-- "Birdrace" from 7.30 to 17.30 in order of sightings. (IOW only)
7.05 (01 - 36) Robin, Mallard, Canada Geese, Wigeon, Wren, Wood Pigeon, Curlew, Lapwing, Pheasant,
Blackbird, Black-tailed Godwit, Spotted Redshank, Teal, Moorhen, Snipe, Brent Geese,
Heron, Little Egret, Shelduck, Little Grebe, Herring Gull, Black-headed Gull, Redshank,
(Green Woodpecker), Magpie, Sparrow, (Song Thrush), Rock Pipit, Starling,
Jackdaw, Dunnock, Collared Dove, Blue Tit, Greenfinch, Crow, Great Tit, Chaffinch,
Yarmouth
8.25 (37 - 45) Coot, Pied Wagtail, Reed Bunting, (Cetti's Warbler), Shoveler, Goldcrest, Long-tailed Tit, Goldfinch. Rofford Marsh
9.00 (46 - 48) Rook. Feral Pigeon, Red-breasted Merganser (on Sea) Yarmouth Bridge
9.10 (49 - 55)
Jay, Cormorant, Eider, Red-throated Diver (1E), Great Black-back Gull, Common Gull, Peregrine Fort Victoria
10.00 (56 - 74) Buzzard, Redwing, Fieldfare, Meadow Pipit, Skylark, Bar-tailed Godwit, Oystercatcher, Dunlin,
Ringed Plover, Grey Plover, Golden Plover, Turnstone, Knot, Great-crested Grebe,
Spoonbill, Greenshank, Yellowhammer, Pintail, Goldeneye,
Newtown NR
11.40 (75) Coal Tit Hillis Gate, Parkhurst
12.00 (76) Kestrel Stag Lane, Dodnor
13.15 (77 - 79) Sanderling, Swan, Tufted Duck Ryde Esplanade
14.10 (80) Mediterranean Gull Puckpool
14.30 (81 -82) Gadwall, Marsh Harrier, St. Helens Bridge
14.50 (83) Pochard, Bembridge Ponds
15.10 (84) Shag, Foreland
15.40 (86 -87) Great White Egret, Great-spotted Woodpecker Bembridge Windmill Viewpoint
16.10 (88) Kingfisher St. Helens Bridge (at Dusk)
16.45 (89) Barn Owl "Oasis" Carpenters Road
Jan 2nd. (90)
(91)
(92)
(93)
Blackcap (1m)
Great Northern Diver (1)
Stock Dove (1)
Sandwich Tern (1)
Ryde Garden
Puckpool Point
" "
Springvale
Jan 3rd. (94)
(95)
(96)
(97)
(98)
(99)
(100)
(101)
(102)
Red-legged Partridge (2)
Gannet (c10)
Guillemot (c50)
Razorbill (c10)
Fulmar (1)
Kittiwake (3)
Stonechat (1m)
Bullfinch (1m)
Purple Sandpiper
Bleak Down
St Catherines Point
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E. Cowes Esplanade
Jan 4th. (103)
(104)
(105)
(106)
Treecreeper (1)
Siskin (c6)
Grey Wagtail (1)
Mistle Thrush (1)
Blackwater FP
" "
Roud Sewage Works
Ryde Golf Course
Jan 5th. (107)
(108)
Raven (2)
Linnet (1)
Borthwood
" "
Jan 7th. (109) Black Redstart (1f) Hersey NR
Jan 8th. (110)
(111)
Sparrowhawk (1)
Greylag Goose (1)
St. Catherine's Pt.
Laundry Lane
Jan 9th. (112)
(S.Sp 1)
(113)
Firecrest (1)
Black Brant (1)
Jack Snipe (1)
Quarr Road, Binstead
Ryde W. Sands
Werrar (R. Medina)
Jan 11th. (114) Chiffchaff (6) Roud Sewage Wks
Jan 13th. (115) Pink-footed Goose (1) Laundry Lane. N. Marsh
Jan 15th. (116) Little Owl (2) Blackwater
DATE TOTAL Mainland Trip, 16th.& 18th-22nd. January Hants, Herts, Cambs, Norfolk
Jan 16th. 117
118
Avocet (36)
Black-necked Grebe (9)
Farlington Marsh
Langstone Harbour from Hayling Is.
Jan 18th. 119
120
121
122
Nuthatch (1)
Ring-necked Parakeet (4)
Lesser Black-backed Gull (5)
Red Kite (1)
Selborne, Hants
Stockers Lake, Herts
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Jan 19th. 123
124
125
126
127
Tree Sparrow (3)
Whooper Swan (100+)
Bewick Swan (c15)
Water Pipit (1)
Red-crested Pochard (2m,1f)
Welney WWT
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Paxton Pits, Cambs.
Jan 20th. 128
129
130
131
132
Brambling (1f)
Common Scoter (1f)
Long-tailed Duck (1m,1f)
White-fronted Goose (1)
Bean Geese (3)
Titchwell RSPB
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Welney WWT
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Jan 21st. 133
134
Goosander (1m)
Green Sandpiper (2)
Grafham Water
Paxton Pits
Jan 22nd. 135 Egyptian Geese (2) Stockers Lake
Jan 24th. ----- (117)
----- (118)
Lesser Black-backed Gull (1)
Black-necked Grebe (1)
Dynamite Pool, Brading Marsh RSPB
Ryde W. Sands
Jan 27th. 136 (119) Mandarin (1m) Dodnor Pond, R.Medina
Jan 30th. 137 (120) Red-necked Grebe (1) Binstead Beach, W. of Ryde
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DATE TOTAL SPECIES Seen - FEB-MARCH LOCATION
Feb 1st. 138 (121) Slavonian Grebe (1) Puckpool Point
Feb 14th. 139
140
Merlin (1 imm. M)
Ruff (3)
Pulborough Brooks (RSPB)
" "
Feb 15th. 141 (122) Cattle Egret (1) Brading Marsh
Feb 16th. 142 (123) Short-eared Owl (2) Barnes High, Military Road
Feb 19th. 143 (124) Dartford Warbler (3) W. Wight location
Feb.22nd. 144 Common Crane (11) Slimbridge WWT
Feb 23rd. 145
146
147
Hawfinch (4)
Crossbill (2+)
Goshawk (3)
Parkend Cricket Ground
New Fancy V.Pt.
" "
Feb.24th. 148 Dipper (2) Wenchford Picnic Area
Feb.25th. 149 Tawny Owl (H) Cinderford
Feb 27th. 150
151
Woodlark (H)
Marsh Tit (1)
Acres Down
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Feb.28th. 152 (125) Woodcock (3-6) 400m N. of Tuckers Gate, Parkhurst
March 14th. ----- (126) Red-crested Pochard (1f) Ryde Canoe Lake
March 17th. 153 (127)
154 (128)
Sand Martin (1)
Little Ringed Plover (1)
St. Helens Bridge
Laundry Lane
March 18th. 155 (129) Wheatear (1m) S. Cliffs, WHD
March 21st. 156 (130) Bittern (H) Bembridge Marsh
March 22nd. 157 (131) GREAT SPOTTED CUCKOO (1) Wheelers Bay
March 28th. S.Sp 2 "White Wagtail" (1) St. Catherine's Lighthouse
DATE TOTAL SPECIES Seen - APRIL LOCATION
April 1st. 158 (132) Willow Warbler (1) Rofford Marsh, Yarmouth
April 2nd. 159 (133) House Martin (2) Laundry Lane
April 4th. 160 (134)
161 (135)
162 (136)
Swallow (1)
Great Skua "Bonxie" (1E)
Manx Shearwater (1E)
La Falaise
(Ventnor)
" "
April 5th. 163 (137)
164 (138)
Common Tern (c20)
Arctic Skua (2E-Dark Phase)
St. Catherine's Point
(Sea-watch)
April 8th. 165 (139) Redstart (1m) Culver Down
April 12th. 166 (140)
167 (141)
Sedge Warbler (H)
Whitethroat (1m)
Brading Marsh
"Great Sluice" Bridge
April 15th. 168 (142)
169 (143)
Garganey (2E)
Whimbrel (1E)
St. Catherine's Point
(Sea-watch)
April 16th. 170 (144) Lesser Whitethroat (Heard) Valley SW of Fort, Bembridge Down
April 17th. 171 (145)
172 (146)
Cuckoo (1m)
Hoopoe (1)
Brading Marsh
Doctors Lane, Brading
April 18th. 173 (147) Reed Warbler (3 Heard) Brading Marsh RSPB
April 19th. 174 (148)
175 (149)
Nightingale (H)
Common Sandpiper (2)
Clamerkin Lake, Newtown
Boathouse, Newtown
April 20th. 176 (150) Green Sandpiper (3) Quarr Fish Ponds
April 29th. 177 (151)
178 (152)
Hobby (1)
Garden Warbler (1m)
West High Down (Lower Path)
" "
April 30th. 179 (153) Velvet Scoter (2E) St. Catherine's Pt.
DATE TOTAL SPECIES Seen - SUMMER LOCATION
May 1st. 180 (154) Swift (c10) St. Helens Bridge
May 7th. 181 (155) Pomarine Skua (1E) St. Catherine's Pt.
May 8th. 182 (156) Ring Ouzel (1f) Hersey NR
May 11th. 183 (157)
184 (158)
Purple Heron (1)
Nightjar (2)
Harbour Farm, Bembridge.
Tuckers Gate, Parkhurst
May 11th. 186 (159)
----- (160)
Turtle Dove (2)
Red Kite (1)
Mersley Farm
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- - Mainland Trip, 24th.- 28th May & 31st. May - June 4th. Hants, Forest of Dean, Norfolk.
May 24th. 187 Little Tern (2) Pennington, Hants.
May 25th. 188
189
190
Pied Flycatcher (4)
Spotted Flycatcher (1)
Tree Pipit (5)
Nagshead, Glos
" "
Crabtree Hill, Glos.
May 26th. 191 Whinchat (1m) Blorenge, Avergavenny
June 1st. 192
193
Grasshopper Warbler (H)
Yellow Wagtail (1m,1f)
Wicken Fen
Welney WWT
June 9th. 194 (161) Long-eared Owl (3 juv.) Mersley Garlic Farm
July 4th. ----- (162) Little Tern (1-2) Fort Victoria
Aug 5th. 195 (163) Yellow-legged Gull (1,1st w.) St. Catherine's Pt.
Aug 11th. 196 (164) Wood Sandpiper (3) Brading Marsh
Aug 13th. ----- (165) Tree Pipit (1) Mottistone Down
Aug 21st. ----- (166) Spotted Flycatcher (3) Nansen Hill, Ventnor

That's the total for 2019 so far.

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