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Records submitted in the last 7 days, most recent first. Amber indicates scarce, yellow indicates rare (Kent requires notes or a description), cream indicates non-native. A Rarity Description form can be downloaded here.

Monday 23 January 2017

Grenham Bay, 11:00 to 12:00
300 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (+, Also groups flying E), 3 Great Crested Grebe, 50 Oystercatcher (+), 5 Ringed Plover, 4 Curlew, 11 Redshank, 1 Rock Pipit, 1 Pied Wagtail [Jason Brady]

Conyer, 08:25 to 08:30, Icy and sunny. Tide in.
1 Stonechat (female by marina) [James Massey]

Reculver Marshes, 08:00 to 10:00
57 Wigeon, 14 Gadwall, 20 Teal, 111 Mallard, 105 Red-throated Diver, 1 Water Rail, 62 Golden Plover, 80 Skylark, 18 Song Thrush, 4 Tree Sparrow, 1 Lapland Bunting, 22 Corn Bunting [Chris Hindle]

Sunday 22 January 2017

Bough Beech Reservoir, 16:00 to 16:45, Cold and bright
18 Goosander (To roost, mixture of drakes and redheads. Good numbers of Teal, Wigeon, Pochard, Mallard and Shoveler present too.), 2 Grey Heron, 2 Barn Owl (Around nest box, perching and hunting over field too.), 1 Wren, 1 Redwing (+ calling ), 6 Long-tailed Tit (+ at Orchard), 1 Marsh Tit (Feeder hanging from Barn tree), 2 Coal Tit (at Orchard Feeders), 2 Chaffinch (+ around Orchard) [James King]

Riverside Country Park, 16:00 to 16:30, Cold and misty with fog rolling in!
150 Pintail (Bloors Wharf: approximate total as birds flew and many lost in fog), 80 Shoveler (Bloors Wharf: probably more but birds lost in fog) [Murray Orchard]

Sevenoaks, 15:35 to 15:35
2 Chaffinch [James King]

Tonbridge, 15:20 to 17:20, Fish Hall-Medway area off A26. Clear becoming misty, still, cold (2deg C)
1 Mute Swan, 1 Little Grebe (on Medway), 1 Snipe (+), 1 Common Gull, 1 Little Owl, 500 Fieldfare, 30 Linnet (+), 6 Bullfinch [Dave De Silva]

Bedlam's Bottom , 14:45 to 15:30, Clear, cold, calm and misty. Counts limited by the misty conditions.
162 Shelduck, 440 Pintail (240 in creek, c.200 in flight over Chetney, probably flushed by shooting), 125 Avocet [Murray Orchard]

Walland Marsh, 14:40 to 15:10, cold,bright,slight fog.
1 Great White Egret (Along dyke opposite Midley drying barns), 3 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel, 100 Lapwing (+, scattered about in small groups.), 2 Tree Sparrow (probably more. Near Baynham farm. ), 3 Greenfinch (all males.) [Allan Ward]

Lower Halstow, 13:45 to 14:45, Calm, cold and sunny with persistent mist. Counts limited by the misty conditions.
270 Pintail, 38 Shoveler, 600 Knot [Murray Orchard]

Scotney Gravel Pits, 13:15 to 16:45
5 Pink-footed Goose (seen by Ray O'Reilly), 6 Dark-bellied Brent Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Great White Egret, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Black Redstart (Around Scotney Court Farm barns), 1 Firecrest (seen by Ray O'Reilly), 2 Tree Sparrow, 44 Corn Bunting (circa) [Jonathan Barnard]

ARC Pits (Dungeness), 11:50 to 13:10
2 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Bittern, 6 Great White Egret [Jonathan Barnard]

Romney Marsh, 11:50 to 12:20, cold,bright,slight fog.
3 Buzzard (between Bilsington bridge and Dymchurch.), 2 Kestrel, 1 Kingfisher (one sitting on dyke bridge near Tatnam farm(st. Marys road)) [Allan Ward]

Bough Beech Reservoir, 11:00 to 15:00, Sunny cold / cool
2 Egyptian Goose, 10 Mandarin Duck, 9 Goosander, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Marsh Tit (Near the feeders), 1 Nuthatch (On the orchard feeders), 1 Brambling (In the orchard) [Keith Witham]

TQ6065, 10:45 to 11:00
10 Waxwing (Same location as yesterday - but flighty. Often in tall Poplars behind the Chapel. ) [Tim Goss]

Dungeness RSPB Reserve, 10:40 to 11:50
3 Goldeneye, 3 Smew (Redheads) [Jonathan Barnard]

Leigh , 10:00 to 11:00
1 Buzzard, 1 Green Sandpiper, 4 Redwing, 300 Jackdaw (feeding on old maize field at top of track from Ensfield Bridge), 24 Chaffinch, 1 Brambling [Martin Garwood]

Whetsted Gravel Pits, 10:00 to 11:00, Clear, sub-zero
1 Goldeneye (Male on remaining tiny fraction of unfrozen water.) [Peter Davies]

Cliffe Pools, 09:45 to 13:00, Hard frost, clear and sunny. Calm, slight mist.Visit to RSPB reserve and Timber/Alpha Lakes
18 Bewick's Swan (2 on Radar Pool, 13 (inc. juv) on Ski Pool and 3 on Flamingo Pool - all except the 2 RP birds flew off to Timber Lake 10.00-10.15), 666 Shoveler (on RSPB reserve), 673 Pochard (278 on RSPB reserve, 395 on Alpha Pool), 4 Scaup (female/1st wint birds together on Alpha Pool), 1 Long-tailed Duck (on Alpha Pool), 23 Goldeneye (18 (4m) on RSPB reserve, 5 (1m) on Alpha Pool. ), 1 Slavonian Grebe (usual single on Alpha Pool), 2 Black-necked Grebe (on Alpha Pool), 1 Greenshank (on Alpha Pool), 2 Kingfisher (one on Ski Pool, one on Alpha Pool) [Murray Orchard]

Dungeness, 08:15 to 10:35, Bright day, starting at -5C but warming. KOS Field Trip
1 Eider (Drake on the sea at the 'Patch'), 2 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Iceland Gull (At the 'Patch'), 2 Kittiwake (On the shore), 1 Grey Wagtail (Sewage works by power station) [Jonathan Barnard]

Reculver Marshes, 08:00 to 10:15
2 Bean Goose (Tundra), 1 Merlin, 12 Snipe, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Chiffchaff, 4 Tree Sparrow, 21 Yellowhammer [Chris Hindle]

Sittingbourne, 08:00 to 11:30
4 Goldeneye (1m, 3f), 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzard, 150 Avocet, 40 Golden Plover (Unusual for this site), 10 Snipe, 5 Spotted Redshank, 5 Greenshank, 3 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Stonechat, 1 Chiffchaff [Dan Oates]

Grove Ferry, 06:30 to 11:00, -5 no wind, everything frozen
5 Bean Goose (all Tundras at Stodmarsh courtesey of Mark Chidwick), 5 Grey Partridge, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Marsh Harrier, 2 Hen Harrier (ringtails at Stodmarsh courtesey of Mark Chidwick), 1 Water Rail, 46 Lapwing, 1 Woodcock, 1 Little Owl, 3 Mistle Thrush, 1 Firecrest, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Raven (at Stodmarsh courtesey of Mark Chidwick), 32 Linnet [Martyn Wilson]

Saturday 21 January 2017

Cliffe Pools, 16:15 to 16:45, Dusk falling
16 Bewick's Swan (3 on Flamingo, 13 on Ski, inc. 1 juvenile.), 2 Marsh Harrier (1 male, 1 female) [David Carey]

Hythe, 15:45 to 16:00, Stade Street Groyne
1 Purple Sandpiper [Martin Collins]

Seasalter, 15:40 to 16:05, Cold and frosty.
1 Richard's Pipit (I seen and heard calling in fields between Sportsmans and London Array sub-station viewable from roadside footpath. Flew calling towards sea-wall at 16.05) [Andy Malone]

Seasalter, 15:30 to 16:15, sun; rapid temp drop
1 Short-eared Owl (Cleve marsh from seawall; most of time perched on gate.) [Mike Roser]

Harty, 15:00 to 16:30, Bright but very cold.
1 White-fronted Goose (Noted on Swale Reserve viewed from Elliott's Farm. No count.), 2 Little Owl (on farm buildings by Harty Church at dusk.), 1 Short-eared Owl (hunting west of Raptor viewpoint and c60 Corn Buntings along the road closeby.) [Keith Cutting]

TQ6065, 15:00 to 15:30
10 Waxwing (+, Small flock moving between Hawthorn hedge adjacent to Ash Chapel and Ash tree opposite in Seven Acres. There all day and yesterday.) [Tim Goss]

Dungeness, 14:00 to 14:45, The Patch
1 Eider, 1 Mediterranean Gull (+), 1 Little Gull, 1 Kittiwake (+), 10 Guillemot (+) [Martin Collins]

Lower Halstow, 13:35 to 14:50, Sunny with a cold easterly breeze of force 3 and a high of 3C. Low tide. Many ducks present, but most were distant.
300 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (+), 18 Goldeneye, 40 Great Crested Grebe (+), 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Water Rail, 1 Whimbrel (possible 2.), 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Mediterranean Gull [Derek Tutt]

Bough Beech Reservoir, 13:15 to 15:00, cold and bright
4 Goosander (2m,2f), 1 Buzzard (Over North Lake), 2 Snipe (rear of North Lake), 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Orchard feeders), 1 Fieldfare, 2 Redwing (+ calling), 4 Long-tailed Tit (+ no sign of Marsh tit or Brambling), 5 Chaffinch (+), 2 Lesser Redpoll [James King]

Conyer, 11:30 to 15:30, West creek. Tide out, clear, cold and sunny. 1 fox.
2 Mute Swan, 2 Little Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Marsh Harrier (+), 1 Hen Harrier (ringtail hunting channel near Blackett's Outfall), 2 Buzzard, 3 Moorhen, 2 Coot, 4 Oystercatcher, 100 Lapwing (+), 1 Turnstone, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Green Woodpecker, 8 Meadow Pipit, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Stonechat, 1 Fieldfare, 11 Greenfinch (flock in the marshes), 15 Linnet (circa), 4 Yellowhammer, 4 Reed Bunting [James Massey]

Harrietsham, 11:30 to 12:30, Bright. Very cold.
7 Brambling (or more with Chaffinch.) [Keith Cutting]

Oare Marshes, 10:45 to 11:00, full sun; still; 0deg
2 Greenshank (At head of very icy Oare creek) [Mike Roser]

TQ6856, 10:00 to 12:00, Clear and Sunny. -2 C
12 Robin, 50 Blackbird, 300 Fieldfare (+, More than the eye can count. In Orchards covering a few square miles), 300 Redwing (+), 12 Blue Tit, 15 Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch [Richard Dowling]

TQ9656, 10:00 to 11:00
14 Red-legged Partridge, 3 Buzzard, 1 Tawny Owl (heard), 122 Linnet (at least, feeding trees next to pheasant crop by isolated house), 1 Bullfinch (female), 4 Yellowhammer [Julian Russell]

Whetsted Gravel Pits, 09:00 to 11:30, cold, clear, bright, sunny, E f1
20 Teal, 1 Goldeneye (male), 2 Water Rail, 5 Common Gull [Graham Barker]

Hawkinge, 08:00 to 08:00, Reinden Wood Cold Sunny
3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 6 Redwing, 2 Marsh Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 2 Jay, 4 Siskin [Mark Varley]

Swale NNR, 08:00 to 12:00
70 White-fronted Goose, 12 Marsh Harrier, 3 Hen Harrier (2 ring-tail & 1 male over salt marsh), 1 Merlin, 8 Snipe, 20 Curlew, 1 Corn Bunting [Russ Blackman]

Stodmarsh, 06:20 to 12:45
28 Mute Swan, 300 Greylag Goose, 1 Wigeon, 6 Gadwall, 389 Teal, 380 Mallard, 32 Shoveler, 2 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 19 Marsh Harrier, 5 Hen Harrier (2 males), 2 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 3 Water Rail, 9 Lapwing, 3 Snipe, 1 Curlew, 1 Common Gull, 3 Great Black-backed Gull, 1 Barn Owl, 2 Little Owl, 1 Tawny Owl, 14 Water Pipit, 2 Stonechat, 2000 Fieldfare, 2 Cetti's Warbler, 1 Goldcrest, 12 Bearded Tit, 1 Bullfinch (male) [Martyn Wilson]

Friday 20 January 2017

Tonbridge, 16:00 to 17:00
5 Grey Heron (going to roost east of town on Medway), 1 Woodcock (flying down river), 10 Fieldfare [Martin Garwood]

Herne Bay, 15:00 to 15:30
1 Purple Sandpiper (At Hampton Pier) [Danny Chesterman]

Shuart Farm, 14:30 to 14:40
1 Hen Harrier (female ) [Chris Hindle]

Cliffe Pools, 14:00 to 17:00, Sunny cold and very frosty day
1 Marsh Harrier, 1 Water Rail, 1 Greenshank, 1 Barn Owl, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Green Woodpecker (in and around radar and black barn pools) [James Frid]

Swalecliffe, 14:00 to 16:00
1 Great Northern Diver [Danny Chesterman]

Northdown Park, 13:25 to 13:55
1 Sparrowhawk, 16 Ring-necked Parakeet (circa) [Jonathan Barnard]

Foreness, 12:15 to 13:20
43 Red-throated Diver (Most S, 5 flying N), 6 Great Crested Grebe (on the sea), 6 Fulmar, 1 Gannet (S), 6 Sanderling, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 8 Guillemot, 1 Rock Pipit, 37 Carrion Crow [Jonathan Barnard]

Bough Beech Reservoir, 11:40 to 14:45, Bright some sun.
36 Mandarin Duck, 17 Goosander, 5 Snipe, 1 Green Sandpiper, 45 Fieldfare (+), 1 Marsh Tit, 2 Nuthatch, 5 Brambling ((All Males)Good numbers of Wigeon,Teal,Shoveler,Gadwall.) [Mike Norman]

Stodmarsh, 11:00 to 12:00, Clear, light breeze
5 Water Rail, 1 Little Owl (At Undertrees Farm), 20 Water Pipit (+) [Lawrence Sampson]

Conyer, 10:30 to 12:30, Icy and sunny. East creek loop.
5 Little Grebe, 2 Marsh Harrier (Teynham Level), 1 Buzzard (calling), 1 Kestrel (male chasing buntings unsuccessfully), 2 Oystercatcher, 3 Green Woodpecker, 2 Meadow Pipit, 2 Rock Pipit, 1 Greenfinch, 5 Yellowhammer, 2 Reed Bunting, 10 Corn Bunting (+, newly arrived and very welcome) [James Massey]

Conyer, 08:25 to 08:30
1 Stonechat (regular f on fence by marina) [James Massey]

Conningbrook GP, 08:00 to 08:00
8 Mute Swan, 6 Greylag Goose, 10 Canada Goose, 43 Gadwall, 10 Mallard, 20 Shoveler, 60 Tufted Duck, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Marsh Harrier, 1 Kestrel, 2 Snipe, 50 Black-headed Gull, 10 Common Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 62 Herring Gull, 1 Green Woodpecker, 6 Meadow Pipit, 3 Robin, 1 Stonechat, 11 Blackbird, 6 Chaffinch, 6 Goldfinch [Richard H Bailey]

Faversham, 08:00 to 08:00, cold and sunny, both sightings at the lake immediately south of the Abbey Fields solar farm.
6 Little Grebe, 1 Green Sandpiper [Steve Arthur]

Reculver Marshes, 08:00 to 10:00
1 Grey Partridge, 1 Water Rail, 22 Golden Plover, 1 Purple Sandpiper, 4 Snipe, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Little Owl, 1 Chiffchaff [Chris Hindle]

Wantsum, 08:00 to 08:00, Cold sunny E2
90 Golden Plover (on winter wheat) [Richard Collins]

Wouldham, 08:00 to 15:30
9 Canada Goose, 5 Gadwall, 24 Teal, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Buzzard, 1 Water Rail (in open on western river shore early AM), 1 Dunlin, 3 Jack Snipe (feeding in open on western river shore early AM), 10 Snipe, 4 Curlew, 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Water Pipit (on river shore near church PM), 1 Grey Wagtail (on western river shore AM), 1 Stonechat [Ian Shepherd]

Thursday 19 January 2017

Eastborough, 17:00 to 17:30, Clear and cold, calm
2 Bewick's Swan (adults, standing on frozen reservoir), 18 Woodcock (flying W past viewpoint at dusk, presumably to feed in fields and orchards, some dropping in to field by Bromhey Farm), 1 Tawny Owl (heard hooting in Northward Hill) [Murray Orchard]

Cooling, 16:50 to 16:50, Cold, clear, calm
2 Little Owl (one sitting on roadside telegraph wires by Cooling Castle, one sitting on barn in orchard near Childs Farm) [Murray Orchard]

Stodmarsh, 15:45 to 17:15
18 Marsh Harrier, 5 Hen Harrier (2 Males 3 Ringtails), 1 Barn Owl [Russ Blackman]

Conyer, 14:40 to 14:40
1 Yellowhammer (old Richardson's Tramway) [James Massey]

Cliffe Pools, 14:00 to 16:30, Cold and sunny with high cloud, light NE breeze.Visit to Timber and Alpha Lakes.
9 Bewick's Swan (adults, flew in to Timber Lake at 16.20 - from direction of Flamingo Pool), 196 Greylag Goose (on Timber Lake), 43 Canada Goose (on Timber Lake), 6 Barnacle Goose (on Timber Lake initially, then on Higham Marshes ), 180 Wigeon (on Timber Lake), 18 Gadwall (on Timber Lake), 355 Pochard (275 on Timber Lake including a drake T.Duck x Pochard "Lesser Scaup" hybrid), 6 Scaup (female/1st wint on Alpha Pool), 3 Goldeneye (drake, imm drake and duck on Alpha Pool), 13 Great Crested Grebe (on Alpha Pool, with good no's of Little Grebe), 1 Slavonian Grebe (on Alpha Pool), 1 Black-necked Grebe (on Alpha Pool, in close company of Slav Grebe - a clean "black & white" w/p bird, perhaps being confused as 2nd Slav? of which no sign) [Murray Orchard]

Herne Bay, 14:00 to 16:00, Sunny and tide rising
2 Purple Sandpiper (Hampton pier) [Mike Hook]

Oare Marshes, 12:15 to 12:30, sun; cloud 2/8; light E breeze
19 Little Grebe (pond adjacent head of creek; others frozen over.) [Mike Roser]

Northfleet, 11:50 to 12:50, Cold, sunny with little or no wind
62 Waxwing (initially just 2 in trees by junction of New House Lane and Coldharbour Road (next to site of old Battle of Britain pub); later 62 in big Silver Birch by junction of Coldharbour Rd and The Hedgerows, dropping in to back gardens) [Murray Orchard]

TQ9756, 09:30 to 12:00, frost; light E breeze; sun;cloud 2/8
18 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 20 Song Thrush (circa), 1 Hawfinch (on top-most twigs; erect stance; bill glinting in sun. Obs with Dave Perrin.) [Mike Roser]

Conyer, 08:30 to 09:00, Marina.Very cold and bright, tide out
1 Kingfisher, 1 Stonechat (female on fence wires) [James Massey]

Stile Bridge, 08:20 to 08:20
1 Merlin (Flew low west across the road by the Stilebridge Pub ) [Alan Pavey]

Chartham, 08:00 to 08:00
10 Waxwing (seen in Mansfields orchards midday) [Chris Powell]

Wednesday 18 January 2017

East Blean Woods, 14:00 to 15:00
2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Goldcrest, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper, 2 Jay [Chris Hindle]

Lower Halstow, 13:40 to 15:05, Dry & sunny with frost still on part of the shore. NE wind force 1-2 & a high of 3C. Rising tide with plenty of mud still to cover.
150 Dark-bellied Brent Goose, 300 Shelduck (+), 300 Wigeon (+), 7 Gadwall, 450 Teal (+), 150 Pintail, 30 Shoveler (+), 10 Great Crested Grebe (+), 20 Avocet (+), 25 Grey Plover (+), 1500 Knot (+), 500 Dunlin (+), 100 Redshank (+), 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Cetti's Warbler (singing), 1 Bullfinch [Derek Tutt]

Bedgebury Forest, 13:00 to 13:00, sunny, cold
1 Lesser Redpoll [Graham Barker]

Bough Beech Reservoir, 13:00 to 16:30, Bright after heavy overnight frost
14 Goosander (and 40+ Mandarin ), 1 Peregrine Falcon (across main Reservoir.), 2 Marsh Tit (on orchard feeders along with 2 Coal Tits, Nuthatch and Great Spotted Woodpecnker.) [Keith Cutting]

Stodmarsh, 12:00 to 13:00, Suuny, cold
1 Bittern (Flew from around Reedbed hide towards south, but dropped into reeds before reaching open water.) [Michael Hall]

Sevenoaks, 10:55 to 16:15, Solefields Road/Tonbridge road area
8 Redwing (Still 8 + birds hanging around opposite Solefields Car Park Exit), 3 Long-tailed Tit (+) [James King]

Conyer, 10:45 to 12:45, Cold, sunny and clear. East creek loop.
3 Marsh Harrier, 140 Grey Plover, 2 Kingfisher, 4 Meadow Pipit, 2 Rock Pipit, 2 Pied Wagtail, 4 Song Thrush, 2 Mistle Thrush, 1 Jay, 1 Raven (@11:46 flying SE passing Butterfly Wharf heading towards Teynham Level croaking loudly), 2 Greenfinch, 10 Goldfinch, 30 Linnet (circa), 6 Yellowhammer, 6 Reed Bunting [James Massey]

Oare Gunpowder Mills, 10:30 to 11:00, Sunny calm
1 Goosander (Oare pits,(looks like 1st year male) ) [Terry Ryan]

Reculver Marshes, 08:05 to 10:15
1 Barnacle Goose (with Mute Swans at Brooksend since 14th), 239 Wigeon, 14 Gadwall, 42 Mallard, 7 Grey Partridge, 11 Tree Sparrow, 26 Yellowhammer, 92 Corn Bunting [Chris Hindle]

Clowes Wood, 08:00 to 08:30, hard frost
40 Lesser Redpoll (approx), 3 Bullfinch [Jim Bloor]

Conningbrook GP, 08:00 to 08:00
10 Egyptian Goose, 2 Kestrel, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Bullfinch (Male) [Richard H Bailey]

Rochester, 08:00 to 08:30, medway city estate.
1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher [Kevin Guttridge]

Swale NNR, 08:00 to 09:30
190 White-fronted Goose, 1 Hen Harrier (ring-tail), 1 Crane [Derek Faulkner]

Wouldham, 08:00 to 10:00
9 Canada Goose, 4 Teal, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Buzzard, 1 Dunlin, 11 Snipe, 2 Curlew, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Water Pipit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Raven [Ian Shepherd]

Tuesday 17 January 2017

Seasalter, 14:40 to 15:20, Sunny flat calm.
2 Red-throated Diver (100yds off (red sluice) both fishing /diving .), 2 Great Northern Diver (Mid channel both fishing /diving .) [Terry Ryan]

Longfield, 14:00 to 14:00, Canada Farm Road - per R Keith
1 Peregrine Falcon, 28 Yellowhammer (+, Super count, not common in area) [Peter Beckenham]

Teynham, 13:20 to 13:20
2 Buzzard (circling over orchards) [James Massey]

Sevenoaks, 13:15 to 13:25, Bright
1 Wren, 1 Robin, 8 Redwing (+ ) [James King]

Conyer, 12:55 to 12:55, old Richardson's Tramway
1 Yellowhammer [James Massey]

Faversham, 12:00 to 13:00, Sunny calm
15 Red-legged Partridge (All birds seen at Eastling), 1 Red Kite (Reported by Dave Perrin who we met on site ), 20 Song Thrush (+), 50 Linnet (+), 2 Yellowhammer [Terry Ryan]

Hayesden, 12:00 to 13:00
3 Mandarin Duck, 1 Pochard, 18 Tufted Duck (note one Tufted/Pochard hybrid with the group), 10 Goosander, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Meadow Pipit, 1 Stonechat (female on flood barrier), 1 Bullfinch, 2 Yellowhammer (on flood barrier) [Martin Garwood]

Seaton Gravel Pits, 12:00 to 14:00, Clear and cold (Gravel pits and Deerson Valley)
6 Little Egret, 2 Marsh Harrier, 1 Hen Harrier (Ringtail hunting), 2 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Wagtail, 10 Cetti's Warbler (circa) [Lawrence Sampson]

Northfleet, 10:35 to 12:30, Cold and sunny intervals
63 Waxwing (In Coldharbour Lane area and flighty ) [Mike Hook]

Conyer, 10:25 to 10:25
1 Kingfisher [James Massey]

Bekesbourne, 10:00 to 10:30
1 Woodcock, 500 Fieldfare, 300 Starling [Robert Douthwaite]

Halling Marshes, 10:00 to 11:00, Light overcast
20 Gadwall, 4 Teal, 25 Mallard, 4 Redshank, 1 Grey Wagtail, 3 Stonechat (2 males,1 female) [Alan Michael Woodcock]

Harty, 09:30 to 09:35
38 Corn Bunting (On wires near RVM) [Derek Faulkner]

Conyer, 08:35 to 08:40, Cold and bright, tide out
1 Stonechat (female on fence posts alongside marina) [James Massey]

Dungeness RSPB Reserve, 08:00 to 15:00
1 Ring-necked Duck, 3 Great White Egret, 4 Marsh Harrier, 4 Snipe, 1 Dartford Warbler, 4 Bearded Tit, 2 Raven, 55 Linnet [Mark Varley]

Sevenoaks, 08:00 to 08:30, Chilly
2 Robin, 8 Redwing (+ on lawn opposite Solefields Road entrance), 1 Goldcrest, 2 Starling, 8 Goldfinch (+ charm over) [James King]

Swale NNR, 08:00 to 09:15
160 White-fronted Goose, 1 Crane, 1 Barn Owl [Derek Faulkner]

Reculver Marshes, 07:00 to 11:00
2 Grey Partridge, 1 Barn Owl, 160 Skylark, 260 Carrion Crow, 12 Tree Sparrow, 1 Lapland Bunting, 9 Yellowhammer, 90 Corn Bunting [Chris Hindle]

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