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2012 Sightings

2 Raven – One Tree Hill - Anthony Mitchell

7 Pintail, Goldeneye – CWP74 – Mike Trew

18 Little Egret – Ashton Keynes flood – Mike Trew

140 Golden Plover – Upton Scudamore – Mike Trew

2 Raven – Warminster – Mike Trew

3 Blackcap, Siskin – Hilperton Marsh – Pete Truscott

Peregrine – Calne – Dale Wood

2 Brambling, Blackcap – Calne - John Tyler

3 Blackcap – Swindon – Peter Andrews

3 Blackcap – Hilperton Marsh – Pete Truscott

6 SMEW, 3 Goosander, 4 Red-crested Pochard – CWP28 – David Soons

52 Red-crested Pochard, 213 Wigeon, 15 Gadwall, 62 Teal, 249 Coot, 15 Goosander, 6 Tufted Duck, 11 Pochard - CWP82 – Nigel Pleass

Little Egret, 4 Goldeneye, 17 Tufted Duck, 62 Pochard, Kingfisher – CWP68A/B – Nigel Pleass 

Green Sandpiper, 4 Water Rail, 4 Lesser Redpoll, 2 Cetti’s Warbler – CWP68C/D – Nigel Pleass

500 Lapwing, Curlew, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Golden Plover – CWP81 – Nigel Pleass

2 Raven – Latton – Nigel Pleass

23 Little Egret – Ashton Keynes floods – Nigel Pleass

MERLIN – SPTA west – Jerry Raynor

Little Egret – East Winchelstowe, Swindon – Bob Cooper

5000 Starling – roosting North Star, Swindon – Richard Williams

SHORT-EARED OWL, 50 Golden Plover – SPTA west – Brian Garrett

GREAT WHITE EGRET, Kingfisher, Water Rail, 9 Goosander – Coate Water – Malcolm Royal

Red Kite – Druids Lodge – Clyde Jones

BLACK REDSTART - Melksham – Terry Elborn

Black Redstart

Black Redstart

4 Blackcap, 2 Siskin – Hilperton Marsh – Pete Truscott

17 Goosander, 1000 Starling, 500 Fieldfare, 50 Redwing, 2 Lesser Redpoll – Blakehill – Robin Griffiths

4 Blackcap, 72 Fieldfare – Chippenham – Lynne Hallam

GREAT GREY SHRIKE - on Boreham Down near Warminster Vedette Point, visible from track while access is available, ST470903 - Steve Davies, Malcolm Royal, Pete Adams

SHORT-EARED OWL - SPTA west – Steve Davies, Malcolm Royal, Pete Adams

SHORT-EARED OWL – SPTA centre – Steve Davies, Malcolm Royal, Pete Adams

7 Little Egret, Kingfisher, 3 Lesser Redpoll – Langford Lakes – Steve Davies, Malcolm Royal, Pete Adams

2 YELLOW-LEGGED GULL, 50 Herring Gull, 250 Lesser Black-backed Gull, Little Egret, Lesser Redpoll - Eysey floods – Nigel Pleass

SMEW – CWP62 – Nigel Pleass

27 Pintail, 300 Wigeon, 400 Teal, 40 Shoveler, 12 Gadwall – CWP74 – Nigel Pleass

12 Goosander – CWP30 – Nigel Pleass

12 Goosander – Corsham Lake – Jenny Elvin

Peregrine, 30 Golden Plover – Wingreen – John Howell

250 Golden Plover, 20 Lapwing, 5 Stonechat – Beckhampton - Peter Andrews

SMEW, 2 Kingfisher, 400 Lapwing, Red Kite, Raven, Snipe, 11 Little Egret, 50 Stock Dove  - Langford Lakes – Daniel Kronenberg, Mike Trew

Kingfisher - Mike Trew

Kingfisher - Mike Trew

15 Little Egret – Ashton Keynes – John Grearson

GREAT WHITE EGRET, 20 Goosander, Kingfisher – Coate Water – Neil Cowley

Blackcap - Westbury – John Osborne

3 Blackcap, Brambling, Siskin – Hilperton Marsh – Pete Truscott

200 Lapwing – Norton Bavant - Mike Trew

GREAT GREY SHRIKE - SPTA west, no further location details given - Graham Stacey

3 Blackcap, Brambling – Hilperton Marsh – Pete Truscott

4 Goosander – Westbury – Mike Trew

Goosander

Goosander

100 Lapwing, 350 Black-headed Gull, 18 Teal – Whaddon, Trowbridge – Caroline Street

200 Greenfinch – Hilperton – Caroline Street

2 Blackcap – Hilperton Marsh – Pete Truscott

2 Red Kite, 5 Raven – Zig-zag Hill, Wingreen – John Howell

Brambling - Hilperton Marsh – Pete Truscott

Blackcap, 10 Lapwing, 260 Fieldfare – Chippenham – Lynne Hallam

Green Sandpiper – Chiseldon floods – Malcolm Royal

GREAT WHITE EGRET, 2 Kingfisher, 15 Goosander - Coate Water – Malcolm Royal, Graham Cox

Great White Egret - Graham Cox

Great White Egret - Graham Cox

Great White Egret - Graham Cox

Great White Egret - Graham Cox

Chaffinch – partially albino bird, Marlborough – Rick Ware, Tony Reader

Chaffinch

Chaffinch

Blackcap -  Chippenham – Brian Gibbs

HEN HARRIER, Red Kite – Broadchalke – John McCarthy

Blackcap, Brambling, Siskin – Hilperton Marsh – Pete Truscott

30 Golden Plover, 120 Lapwing, 150 Fieldfare, 50 Redwing – Sutton Benger – Jonathan Cooper

Raven – Box – Jon Mercer

WHITE WAGTAIL, Little Egret, Chiffchaff, 8 Teal, 30 Siskin, 5 Lesser Redpoll – Calne STW – Nick Self

3 Blackcap, Brambling, Siskin – Hilperton Marsh – Pete Truscott

GREAT WHITE EGRET, Water Rail, Kingfisher, Snipe, 5 Goosander – Coate Water – Malcolm Royal


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