Rarities, Scarcities and Falls (2008-13)

Below is an extended list of Rarities, Scarcities and Falls on the Observatory. Further updates to this list will become available as records are updated. 

 

09/04/1979         Ring Ouzel

09/04/2009         Garden Warbler   x 1 – Garden @ 20.00

14/04/2013         Redstart – Heli Trap @ 11.20

17/04/2014         Ring Ouzel – Heli Trap @

18/04/1981         Ring Ouzel

19/04/1961         Corn Bunting

19/04/1970         Ring Ouzel

20/04/1981         Firecrest – North Garden

20/04/2013         Chiffchaff   x 12

20/04/2013         Willow Warbler   x 80

21/04/2013         Blackcap   x 13

22/04/1976         Cuckoo

23/04/2008         Willow Warbler   x 29

24-25/04/2010   Willow Warbler x 33

25/04/2008         Redstart – Garden @ 20.15

25-26/04/2009   Willow Warbler x 55

26/04/2009         Wheatear   x 6

27/04/2009         Spotted Flycatcher   x 2 – Pond East @ 16.00& Garden @ 17.20

29/04/1976         Cuckoo

29/04/1978         Redstart

30/04/1976         Redstart

30/04/2009         Lesser Whitethroat   x 1 – LHB @ 15.20

 

May

 

01/05/1976       Redstart

02/05/1965       Ring Ouzel

02/05/1970       Ring Ouzel

03/05/1970       Whinchat

05/05/1976       Redstart

06/05/1976       Cuckoo

06/05/1976       Redstart

07/05/1976       Redstart

07/05/1976       Cuckoo

07/05/1978       Redstart

07-09/05/76     Whinchat   x  8

09/05/1970       Cuckoo

09/05/1970       Whinchat   x  2

09/05/1978       Cuckoo

09/05/1982       Redstart

10/05/1969       Hoopoe

10/05/2014       Redstart – Thicket @ 08.50

11/05/1960       Tree Pipit

11/05/1965       Black Redstart

11/05/1982       Wood Warbler –  Bluebell

11/05/1981       Willow Warbler   x 37

12/05/1963       Wood Warbler

13/05/1981       Lesser Whitethroat  x  2 – Heli 60’

13/05/1972       Redstart

13/05/1981       Cuckoo

13/05/1982       Wood Warbler

13/05/1982       Redstart

13/05/2012       Cuckoo – Wall Trap @ 06.00

13/05/2012       Whitethroat   x 7

13/05/2012       Spotted Flycatcher   x 2 – Garden @ 06.30 & LHB @ 14.00

13/05/2012       Whinchat – Gully @ 11.30

13/05/2012       Sedge Warbler   x 6

13/05/2012       Redstart – LHB @ 12.50

16/05/1965       Garden Warbler

16/05/1981       Wood Warbler –  Heli Trap

17/05/1978       Whinchat

17/05/2011       Spotted Flycatcher   x 3 – Thicket @ 07.35 & Heli Trap @ 09.00 & Garden @ 09.30

17/05/2014       Spotted Flycatcher   x3 – Garden x 3 @ 07.45, 16.30, 18.45

17/05/2015       Spotted Flycatcher   x 3  – Heli Trap 07.50 @ & Withy x 2 @ 08.05

18/05/2014       Spotted Flycatcher   x 2 – Garden @ 07.20 & Thicket @ 07.20

19/05/2011       Garden Warbler – 60’ E Pond @ 12.00

26/05/2013       Subalpine Warbler – Thicket @ 11.40

27/05/2009       Lesser Whitethroat   x 1 – Garden @ 10.30

28/05/1967       Subalpine Warbler

28/05/1970      Ring Ouzel

28/05/1976      Black Redstart

31/05/1981      Red-backed Shrike – Gully Trap

 

June

 

03/06/1961       Fox Sparrow

03/06/1970       Whinchat

15/06/1974       Quail

 

July

 

24/07/1970       Woodchat Shrike @ 14.00

 

August

 

02/08/1976        Willow Warbler  x 40

03/08/2008        Garden Warbler – Pond 60’@ 11.10

04/08/1962        Crossbill

13/08/2011        Sedge Warbler   x 5

15/08/1958        Wood Warbler

20(22)/08/62     Melodious Warbler

22/07/1970        Cuckoo

24/08/2003        Goshawk

25/08/1976        Barred Warbler

27/08/1977        Long-eared Owl

27/08/1977        Melodious Warbler

29/08/1981        Pied Flycatcher

30/08/1980        Redstart

30/08/1980        Garden Warbler

31/08/1974        Pied Flycatcher

31/08/1980        Garden Warbler

31/08/2013        House Martin   x 14

 

 

September

 

01/09/1980           Garden Warbler

04/09/1977           Common Rosefinch

04/09/1978           Garden Warbler

05/09/1981           Garden Warbler

06/09/1976           Barred Warbler

07/09/1980           Garden Warbler

07/09/1981           Melodious Warbler

07/09/1981           Garden Warbler

07/09/2009           Reed Warbler – NWG @ 15.45

07-08/09/2012     Swallow   x 63

08/09/1982          Garden Warbler  x  2

08/09/2008          Goldcrest   x 32

08/09/2012          Common Rosefinch – Withy @ 12.00

10/09/2008          Reed Warbler – Garden @ 10.20

10/09/2009          Chiffchaff    x 12

11/09/1981          Garden Warbler

12/09/2008          Lesser Redpoll   x 89

12/09/2008          Crossbill – Pigsty @ 11.30

13/09/1964          Lesser Whitethroat

13/09/2010          Spotted Flycatcher – NW Garden @ 07.00

13/09/2014          Barred Warbler – NW Garden @ 09.50

14/09/1962          Icterine Warbler

14/09/1964          Lesser Whitethroat

14/09/1974          Pied Flycatcher

15/09/1973          Firecrest – Garden @ 08.15

15/09/2011          Chiffchaff   x 11

15/09/2011          Garden Warbler – NE Garden @ 08.30

15/09/2012          Reed Warbler – Withy @ 12.00

16/09/1968          Great Spotted Woodpecker

17/09/1979          Garden Warbler

17-18/09/2008    Goldcrest    x 45

18/09/1979          Garden Warbler

20/09/2008          Goldcrest    x 33

22/09/1969          Wryneck

22/09/1974          Melodious Warbler

23/09/1972/3      Barred Warbler @ 12.45

25/09/2008          Lesser Redpoll   x 91

 

 

October

 

01/10/1976         Redstart

01/10/2012         Common Redpoll

01-03/10/2012   Lesser Redpoll   x 137

02/10/1976         Red-breasted Flycatcher

02/10/2011         Yellow-Browed Warbler – Garden @ 11.30

03/10/1976         Garden Warbler

04/11/2014         Yellow-Browed Warbler – NW Garden @ 13.20

07/10/2013         Reed Warbler – Withy @ 09.30

09/10/1976         Long-eared Owl  x 2

12/10/1957         Yellow-browed Warbler

12/10/1963         Tanager sp. (Scarlet Tanager)

12/10/2008         Radde’s Warbler – Garden @ 10.30

12/10/2009         Lesser Redpoll   x 86

12/10/2010         Lesser Redpoll x 122

12-14/10/2011   Goldcrest   x36

13/10/1962         Yellow-browed Warbler

13/10/1974         Yellow-browed Warbler

13/10/2010         Yellow-Browed Warbler – NW Garden @ 08.30

13/10/2011         Lesser Redpoll   x 135

14/10/2010         Black Redstart  – Pigsty @ 13.40

19/10/1978         Merlin

19-21/10/2012   Lesser Redpoll   x 146

24/10/1965         Ring Ouzel

24/10/1971         Flycatcher sp. (Brown Flycatcher) – Heli Trap @ 15.00

28/10/1972         Garden Warbler