BERWICK WILDLIFE GROUP – SIGHTINGS



Date Species No Location Grid Ref Comments Observer Group Area Sharing










28/12/17 Golden Plover 238 Cocklawburn NU0348
MHu e

26/12/17 Wood Pigeon 136 Tweedmouth NT95V Complete flock flying south. MHu e

26/12/17 Song Thrush 1 Prior Park, Tweedmouth NT95V In full song MHu e

25/12/17 Black throated Diver 1 Berwick pier NU0052 Christmas day' prize !! MHu e

25/12/17 Song Thrush 1 Pier House NU0052 In full song in the rain MHu e

24/12/17 Pink footed Geese 3 West Ord NT95K with 12 Canada Geese MHu e

24/12/17 Wigeon 12 New Water Heugh NT95R
MHu e

21/12/17 Grey Plover 7 Ladies Skerr,Coastwatch Stn. NU0082 High tide roost MHu e

19/12/17 Twite 28 Cocklawburn NU0348
MHu e

16/12/17 Fieldfare c.140 East Ord
Flock flying west at dawn. MHu B E
15/12/17 Gannet 5 Berwick pier
Fying north in 30 min. sea-watch Mhu B E
15/12/17 Kittiwake 3 Berwick pier
flying north Mhu B E
15/12/17 Guillemot 4 Meadow Haven

Mhu B E
14/12/17 Greylag Geese 118 Cocklawburn NU0348
Mhu B E
14/12/17 Dunlin 24 Cocklawburn NU0348
Mhu B E
11/12/17 Mistle Thrush 1 Cornwall Avenue
Garden visitor Mhu B E
10/12/17 Dipper 1 Preston Bridge NT 78315701  Saw several times on the river near the rapids Alison Tymon B

10/12/17 Grey wagtail 1 Preston Bridge NT 78315701 IT WAS A GREY WAGTAIL, NOT YELLOW!  Alison Tymon B

10/12/17 Yellow wagtail 1 Preston Bridge NT 78315701 Very active on the river in frost and ice Alison Tymon B

07/12/17 Mute Swan 21 Tweed Estuary NU992533 WeBS Mhu B E
07/12/17 Greylag Geese 22 Tweed Estuary NU992533 WeBS Mhu B E
07/12/17 Canada Goose 1 Tweed Estuary NU992533 WeBS Mhu B E
07/12/17 Wigeon 34 Tweed Estuary NU992533 WeBS Mhu B E
07/12/17 Mallard 138 Tweed Estuary NU992533 WeBS Mhu B E
07/12/17 Pintail 1 Tweed Estuary NU992533 WeBS Mhu B E
07/12/17 Eider 2 Tweed Estuary NU992533 WeBS Mhu B E
07/12/17 Goldeneye 37 Tweed Estuary NU992533 WeBS Mhu B E
07/12/17 Red breasted Merganser 2 Tweed Estuary NU992533 WeBS Mhu B E
07/12/17 Goosander 4 Tweed Estuary NU992533 WeBS Mhu B E
07/12/17 Red throated Diver 1 Tweed Estuary NU992533 WeBS Mhu B E
07/12/17 Cormorant 7 Tweed Estuary NU992533 WeBS Mhu B E
07/12/17 Grey Heron 14 Tweed Estuary NU992533 WeBS Mhu B E
07/12/17 Oystercatcher 10 Tweed Estuary NU992533 WeBS Mhu B E
07/12/17 Lapwing 208 Tweed Estuary NU992533 WeBS Mhu B E
07/12/17 Bar-tailed Godwit 12 Tweed Estuary NU992533 WeBS Mhu B E
07/12/17 Curlew 28 Tweed Estuary NU992533 WeBS Mhu B E
07/12/17 Redshank 262 Tweed Estuary NU992533 WeBS Mhu B E
07/12/17 Turnstone 2 Tweed Estuary NU992533 WeBS Mhu B E
07/12/17 Black headed Gull 34 Tweed Estuary NU992533 WeBS Mhu B E
07/12/17 Herring Gull 266 Tweed Estuary NU992533 WeBS Mhu B E
07/12/17 Black b b Gull 40 Tweed Estuary NU992533 WeBS Mhu B E
06/12/17 Common Scoter 27 Cocklawburn NU0348
Mhu B E
06/12/17 Red breasted Merganser 3 Cocklawburn NU0348
Mhu B E
06/12/17 Goosander 2 Cocklawburn NU0348
Mhu B E
06/12/17 Grey Plover 5 Cocklawburn NU0348
Mhu B E
06/12/17 Ringed Plover 8 Cocklawburn NU0348
Mhu B E
06/12/17 Lapwing 218 Cocklawburn NU0348
Mhu B E
06/12/17 Oystercatcher 121 Cocklawburn NU0348
Mhu B E
06/12/17 Sanderling 8 Cocklawburn NU0348
Mhu B E
06/12/17 Purple Sandpiper 6 Cocklawburn NU0348
Mhu B E
06/12/17 Bar-tailed Godwit 3 Cocklawburn NU0348
Mhu B E
06/12/17 Turnstone 14 Cocklawburn NU0348
Mhu B E
06/12/17 Mallard 64 Cocklawburn pond NU0348
Mhu B E
06/12/17 Wigeon 2 Cocklawburn pond NU0348
Mhu B E
06/12/17 Tufted Duck 12 Cocklawburn pond NU0348
Mhu B E
05/12/17 Pintail 1 Calot Shad,Tweed Est; NU0052 male Mhu B E
05/12/17 Red throated Diver 2 Spittal Bay NU05B
Mhu B E
05/12/17 Eider 6 Spittal Bay NU05B
Mhu B E
05/12/17 Stonechat 2 Spittal cliffs NU05B
Mhu B E
05/12/17 Brambling 1 Cornwall Avenue
Male on feeder Mhu B E
04/12/17 Bar-tailed Godwit 2 Calot Shad,Tweed Est; NU0052
Mhu B E
04/12/17 Shag 2 Calot Shad,Tweed Est; NU0052
Mhu B E
04/12/17 Red throated Diver 1 Calot Shad,Tweed Est; NU0052
Mhu B E
04/12/17 Red breasted Merganser 2 Calot Shad,Tweed Est; NU0052
Mhu B E
04/12/17 Bar tailed Godwit 12 Calot Shad NU0036 Disturbed by bait-diggers on Little Beach MHu B e
04/12/17 Red throated Diver 1 Calot Shad NU0036 Feeding in estuary. MHu B e
03/12/17 Wigeon 42 New Water Heugh

Mhu B E
03/12/17 Goldeneye 6 New Water Heugh

Mhu B E
03/12/17 Cormorant 14 Meadow Haven
roost Mhu B E
03/12/17 Shag 10 Meadow Haven
roost Mhu B E
03/12/17 Goldfinch 44 Cornwall Avenue
On local feeders Mhu B E
03/12/17 Brown Hares 2 Billylaw, Ord Moor NT95Q

M

03/12/17 Wigeon 42 New water Heugh NT95R
MHu B e
02/12/17 Fieldfare 32 East Ord
flying north Mhu B E
02/12/17 Pink footed Geese c.120 East Ord
flying north Mhu B E
30/11/17 little grebe 3 River Tweed, Paxton House NT934518 feeding Simon Wright B E
30/11/17 goosander 2 River Tweed, Paxton House NT934518 m + f Simon Wright B E
30/11/17 grey seal 2 River Tweed, Paxton House NT934518 heading up stream feeding Simon Wright B E
26/11/17 Golden Plover 36 Murton High Crags NT94U
MHu B e
24/11/17 Tree sparrow 2+ Edington Mill NT895555 on feeder Simon Wright B E
24/11/17 yellow hammer 10+ Hagg Wood Foulden NT918573 feeding on stubble Simon Wright B E
24/11/17 goosander 2 Hutton Bridge NT921545 male and female Simon Wright B E
24/11/17 greater spotted woodpecker 1 Hagg Wood Foulden NT918573 feeding on dead beech wood Simon Wright B E
23/11/17 sparrowhawk 1 Edington Mill road NT895555 flying down hedge line in front of car for 300 m Simon Wright B E
22/11/17 Otters 2 near Border Bridge (Berwick side) NU993532 Smallish, sibling pups - inquisitive, came out of water and viewed me from c.25 m Stephen Block M E
18/11/17 small flock of tree sparrows 10,12 hedge opposite ord sewage farm

John Inglis B E
17/11/17 Little grebe 1 off New Road, near Border Bridge NU992533 regularly seen here, at this time of year Stephen Block B E
16/11/17 Black-throated Diver 1 off Spittal beach

Stephen Block B E
15/11/17 Ruff 1 New water Heugh NT95R Adult in winter plumage MHu B e
12/11/17 Whooper Swan 12 West Ord NT95K
MHu B e
12/11/17 fieldfare 10+ Edington old castle NT895555 feeding on hawthorn Simon Wright B E
12/11/17 red fox 1 Great Wood, Press Mains road NT874650
Simon Wright M E
11/11/17 Red Admiral 1 Cornwall Avenue NT95V Last sighting this year MHu B

11/11/17 Woodcock 1 Hagg Wood Foulden NT918573 broke from cover Simon Wright B E
11/11/17 goldfinch 20+ Hagg Wood Foulden NT918573 On larch Simon Wright B E
10/11/17 goldeneye 2 Chain Brtidge NT934510 male and female Simon Wright B E
09/11/17 Woodlouse Spider (Dysdera crocata) 1 Sandstell Point NU005522  In the wrong habitat Raine Bryant I E
07/11/17 Whooper swans 100+ near Norham
in stubble field with (PF?) geese
B

05/11/17 Red Admiral 1 Ord House Country Park  NT98235 51261 On lylandi hedge in sunshine Glenys Nolan I E
01/11/17 little grebe 5 Cnain Bridge NT934510
Simon Wright B

01/11/17 goosander 2 Hutton Bridge NT921545 male and female Simon Wright B

30/10/17 kingfisher 1 Hutton Bridge NT921545
Simon Wright B

29/10/17 kingfisher 1 Hutton Bridge NT921545
Simon Wright B

21/10/17 Buzzard 1 Yarrow Slake NT95W pumping station John Inglis B

21/10/17 greylag c80 Yarrow Slake NT95W New Water Heugh John Inglis B

21/10/17 little egrets 4 Yarrow Slake

John Inglis B

17/10/17 Bottle nosed Dolphins 6 off Berwick pier NU0052
MHu M e yes
17/10/17 Little Gull 1 Saltpan rocks,Cocklawburn NU0348 Roosting with Black headed Gulls
B

17/10/17 Guillemot 1 off Saltpan rocks. NU0348
Mhu B e yes
16/10/17 Red throated Diver Imm Calot Shad, Tweed Est;

MHu B e yes
16/10/17 pink-footed geese 2.5-3k Greenlaw pond, Foulden



S
13/10/17 Grey Plover 2 Calot Shad, Tweed Est; NU0052
MHu B e yes
09/10/17 Barnacle geese 18 Cocklawburn NU0348 Grazing in coastal field MHu B e yes
09/10/17 Golden Plover 36 Saltpan rocks,Cocklawburn NU0348 roosting MHu I e yes
09/10/17 Red Admiral 14 Cornwall Avenue Nt95V plus Small Tortoiseshell Feeding on Aster'Barr's pink'
B

08/10/17 small white 1 Behind Main Guard NU 001 526 In flight Molly Hardy I E
08/10/17 red admiral 2 Garden on Pier road  NT 998 525 On Budleiah Molly Hardy I E
08/10/17 2 spot ladybird 1 Bridge over Ness Street NU 001 526
Molly Hardy I E
07/10/17 Stock Dove 8 West Ord NT95K
MHu B e yes
06/10/17 red admiral 17 Clinic at Union Bray  NT 993 525 on flowering ivy Robert Hardy I E
06/10/17 Queen tree bumble bee (Bombus hypnorum) 1 Coronation Park  NT 993 535 on catmint Molly Hardy I E
02/10/17 Coal tit 4 Berwick Tennis Courts NU0052
MHu B e yes
02/10/17 speckled wood 1 Ord House Country Paqrk NT98235 51261 Flitting about in sunshine on fir trees Glenys Nolan I E
26/09/17 kingfisher 1 below blue stones ford

John Inglis B E
26/09/17 water rail 1 below blue stones ford

John Inglis B E
19/09/17 Southern Hawker dragonfly 1 Hunting Hall Farm NU 03 41 Flying in the sunshine quite widely Molly Haedie I E
19/09/17 little egret 1 just east of Old bridge Berwick

Dorothy Whittaker B E
18/09/17 little egret 1 Under old bridge
Unusual here?  Low water Molly Haedie B E
16/09/17 little egret 16 yarrow slake
 also 28 grey herons John Inglis B

15/09/17 Pink footed Geese 86 East Ord NT95V Flying south, very high and calling MHu B e yes
15/09/17 Goldeneye 5 New Water Heugh NT95R Pair + 3 Imms. Family group! MHu B e yes
14/09/17 Roe Deer buck 1 Cheswick dunes NU0348
MHU M e yes
13/09/17 Hirundine species
Spittal Bay NU05B 5,600 flying south in an hour. 9.a.m. MHu B e yes
12/09/17 black-tailed godwits 2 magdalene golf course/ in front of club house

John Inglis B

10/09/17 Grey Seal 1 Chain Bridge, Horncliffe
Well up the Tweed! Mhu M e yes
08/09/17 Sand Martin 6+ Cocklawburn pond NU0348 passage birds Mhu B e yes
06/09/17 Painted Lady butterfly 1 Cornwall Ave; NT95V Also LW2, Sw, GVW(late), Pea2, & Red Ad4 MHu I e yes
06/09/17 Lapwing 252 Yarrow Slake NT95V Part of WeBS count MHu B e yes
06/09/17 Canada Geese 94 New Water Heugh NT95R Part of WeBS count MHu B e yes
06/09/17 Mute Swan 1 Tweed Estuary NU0052 WeBS count MHu B e yes
06/09/17 Tawny owl
Castle Terrace NT991536 Males hooting, one distant 05:30 a.m Stephen Block B E
06/09/17 Gannets 20+ Spittal Bay NU 004 526 Gannets' pre dive ascent, followed by "splash" after hitting water. Unforgettable Richard Musgrave B E
06/09/17 Roe deer 2 Tommy the Miller's field NT991536 This year's fawns, spots faded.  Browsing on hawthorn.  Prolonged close view - upwind of observer! Stephen Block M E
06/09/17  Sparrowhawk 1 Tommy the Miller's field NT991536 Female; in fast prospecting flight, then low passes over scrubby area, with perching Stephen Block B E
06/09/17 Painted Lady butterfly 1 Cornwall Ave; NT95V Also LW2, Sw, GVW(late), Pea2, & Red Ad4 MHu I e yes
06/09/17 Lapwing 252 Yarrow Slake NT95V Part of WeBS count MHu B e yes
06/09/17 Canada Geese 94 New Water Heugh NT95R Part of WeBS count MHu B e yes
06/09/17 Mute Swan 192 Tweed Estuary NU0052 WeBS count MHu B e yes
05/09/17 Red Breasted Merganser 18 Pier road Berwick NU 004 526




04/09/17 Wigeon 3 Calot Shad, Tweed Est; NU0052
MHu B e yes
04/09/17 Little Egret 16 Yarrow Slake NT95V Peak number in high tide roost MHu B e yes
04/09/17 Wigeon 3 Calot Shad, Tweed Est; NU0052
MHu B e yes
04/09/17 Little Egret 16 Yarrow Slake NT95V Peak number in high tide roost MHu B e yes
03/09/17 Golden Plover 26 Billylaw, Ord Moor NT95Q
MHu B e yes
03/09/17 Greenshank 1 West Ord NT95K
MHu B e yes
03/09/17 Golden Plover 26 Billylaw, Ord Moor NT95Q
MHu B e yes
03/09/17 Greenshank 1 West Ord NT95K
MHu B e yes
02/09/17 Black tailed Godwit 14 Yarrow Slake NT95v Seen on BWG Wader walk MHu B e yes
02/09/17 Black tailed Godwit 14 Yarrow Slake NT95v Seen on BWG Wader walk MHu B e yes
17/08/17 Littl egret 13 South bank of the Tweed 985532 Most I ever saw here. 12 were more or less together and the 13th was wading alone below Lower Yarrow Shiel. Time 19:30. Philomena Johnston B E
13/08/17 Small copper butterfly 3 Cocklawburn Dunes NU 0347 They were all exceptionally small



13/08/17 Wall butterfly



Jackie King I E
13/08/17 Green veined white butterfly
Spittal NU0150
Jackie King I E
10/08/17 Swifts 12 East Ord NT95V
Mhu B e yes
10/08/17 Comma butterfly 1 Ord Sewage Works NT95V also 2 Speckled Woods. Mhu I e yes
10/08/17 Greylag Geese 442 New Water Heugh NT95R Largest flock ever recorde here. WeBS. Mhu B e yes
10/08/17 Little Egrets 9 Yarrow Slake NU0052 Largest flock ever recorde here. WeBS. Mhu B e yes
08/08/17 Sandwich terns 162 Saltpan rocks,Cocklawburn NT95I Low tide roost, also 16 Arctic Terns Mhu B e yes
08/08/17 Green Sandpiper 1 Cocklawburn pond NT95I
Mhu B e yes
08/08/17 Whinchat 1 Cocklawburn NT95I female Mhu B e yes
08/08/17 Clouded Border moth
Hunting Hall Farm NU 03 40 On leaf in (deciduous) tree - dusk-flying Molly Hardy I E
08/08/17 Dark Green fritillary
Cocklawburn Dunes NU 03 47 Only one we have seen this year Robert Hardy I E
08/08/17  5-spot ladybird 2 Cocklawburn Dunes NU 03 47 Separate on Knap weed Molly Hardy I E
07/08/17 7 spot ladybird 2 Hunting Hall Farm NU 03 40 On thistle Molly Hardy I E
07/08/17 White squirrel 1 13a Tweed St Berwick upon tweed
As yet can't tell if it's Albino or has mutant lucien gene Jen mclean M E
06/08/17 Bottlenose Dolpohin 10 Berwick Lighthouse
7.15 0ff pier Linda Locking M E
06/08/17 Peacock butterflies 2 Spittal NU008511 On buddleia flowers with red admirals Jackie King I E
06/08/17 Red Admiral 3 Spittal NU008511 On Buddleia Jackie King I E
04/08/17 Dolphin ca10 Tweed Estuary
Off the mouth of theTweed, from the pier Jackie King M E
03/08/17 Badger 2 just NE of Duddo NT9443 Small crossing road 10.50pm Stephen Block M E
02/08/17 Common Sandpiper 1 Cocklawburn pond NT95I also Tufted Duck + 2 ducklings Mhu B e yes
02/08/17 5 spot ladybird 1 Cocklawburn Dunes NU 03 48 On ragwort Molly Hardy I E
02/08/17 Turnstones amongst ringed Plover 2&12 Cocklawburn beach NU 03 48 Amazing camouflage amongst seaweed Trixie Collin B E
02/08/17 Egret 4 Tweed N bank 995533
Nick Box B E
01/08/17 Dolphins 2 off Berwick breakwater
 Berwick upon Tweed visible from end of breakwater Catherine Gowthorpe M E
30/07/17 Dark Arches 1 St Andrew's Wallace Green Church

Rena Telfer I E
29/07/17 Little egret 1 Tweedmouth NU992533 Old bridge tweedmouth side of bridge Gordon Jeffrey B E
28/07/17 Little egret 2 Tweedmouth NU992533 Feeding along river at low tide, waggling its feet in the pools Gordon Porteous B E
26/07/17 Kingfisher 2 Hutton Bridge, Whitadder NT921545 2 sightings, 10 mins apart Simon Wright B E
23/07/17 Little Egret 2 West Ord NT95K
MHu B e yes
23/07/17 Whimbrel 1 New Water Heugh Nt95R
MHu B e yes
23/07/17 Little Egret 2 West Ord NT95K
MHu B E Y
23/07/17 Whimbrel 1 New Water Heugh Nt95R
MHu B E Y
20/07/17 Knot 1 Little Beach NU05B Early return migrant in summer plumage MHu B e yes
20/07/17 Fragrant Orchids 10 Dodds's Well NU05C Amongst cliff flora at known site MHu F e yes
20/07/17 5-spot ladybird 2 Cocklawburn Dunes NU 03 47 One on hogweed seedhead M Hardie I E
20/07/17 Knot 1 Little Beach NU05B Early return migrant in summer plumage MHu B E Y
20/07/17 Fragrant Orchids 10 Dodds's Well NU05C Amongst cliff flora at known site MHu F E Y
19/07/17 Kingfisher 1 Hutton Mill, Whitadder NT921545
Simon Wright B E
18/07/17 Roe Deer 1 Cocklawburn dunes NT95I Young buck almost on shore!1 MHu M e yes
18/07/17 Swallows c.65 Cocklawburn pond NT95I Pre-migration south! MHu B e yes
18/07/17 Speckled Wood 2 New Water Heugh NT95R New tetrad for this species MHu I e yes
18/07/17 Small Skipper 1 New Water Heugh NT95R New tetrad for this species MHu I e yes
18/07/17 Roe Deer 1 Cocklawburn dunes NT95I Young buck almost on shore!1 MHu M E
18/07/17 Swallows c.65 Cocklawburn pond NT95I Pre-migration south! MHu B E
18/07/17 Speckled Wood 2 New Water Heugh NT95R New tetrad for this species MHu I E
18/07/17 Small Skipper 1 New Water Heugh NT95R New tetrad for this species MHu I E
17/07/17 Goldfinch 26 Needles Eye NT95X
MHu B e yes
17/07/17 Small Skippers 14 Needles Eye NT95X Largest number seen on this site MHu I e yes
17/07/17 Goldfinch 26 Needles Eye NT95X
MHu I E
17/07/17 Small Skippers 14 Needles Eye NT95X Largest number seen on this site MHu B E
16/07/17 Common Gull 4 West Ord NT95K First returning post breeding birds MHu B E
16/07/17 Small Skippers 5 Waste ground off Cornhill Road NT95V A new tetrad for this butterfly MHu B E
15/07/17 Kingfisher 1 Hutton Bridge, Whitadder NT921545
Simon Wright B E
15/07/17 Dipper 1 Hutton Mill, Whitadder NT921545
Simon Wright B E
12/07/17 Bats 100 Mill house, Chatton, Northumberland
Loads of bats coming out of main house roof. Stopped at b and b attached to this property. Owner stated would block roof Kevin Jones M E
11/07/17 Little Egret 1 Calot Shad,Tweed Est; NU0052
M Hutcheson B E Y
11/07/17 Bottle nosed Dolphin 4 Spittal Bay NU05B
M Hutcheson M E Y
10/07/17 Sandwich Tern 104 Calot Shad,Tweed Est; NU0052 In gull roost M Hutcheson B E Y
10/07/17 Redshank 12 Calot Shad,Tweed Est; NU0052 First returning post-breeding birds M Hutcheson B E Y
09/07/17 Little Gull Imm Little Beach NU0052 with 15 Bl H Gulls M Hutcheson B E Y
08/07/17 5-spot ladybird 4 Hunting Hall Farm NU 02 40 All on (different) thistles Molly Hardy I E
19/06/17 11-spot ladybird 1 Husband's desk! NT 999 525 First we saw this year Molly Hardy I E
14/06/17 Whooper Swan 2 West Ord NT95K
M Hutcheson B E Y
14/06/17 Red Fox 1 West Ord NT95K Vixen hunting rabitts M Hutcheson M E Y
14/06/17 Goldeneye 1 New Water Heugh NT95R moulting female M Hutcheson B E Y
12/06/17 Bottle nosed Dolphins 8 off Berwick pier NU0052
M Hutcheson M E Y
07/06/17 Red Kite 1 Halidon Hill
Quartering' hedgerows M Hutcheson B E Y
05/06/17 Canada Geese 133 Berwick NU0052 Three skeins flying north over town M Hutcheson B E Y
04/06/17 Shelduck
Middle Ord pond NT95Q Pair with 10 ducklings,Still present 14th. M Hutcheson B E Y
20/05/17 Cuckoo 1 Routin Lynn, nr Ford Moss NT984368
E Turnbull B E Y
20/05/17 Barn Owl 1 Lowick, Brown Ridge NU19378 Seen quartering. E Turnbull B E Y
15/05/17 Garganey 1 Foulden, Greenlaw Pond NT9355 Drake. There for 3 days. Joined by Pintail for a day. T Brewis B S Y
14/05/17 Bombus pascuorum, Queen 1 New Road NT 996 532 On white dead-nettle Molly Hardy I E
14/05/17 Bottle nosed Dolphins c.8 Berwick pier NU0052 Slowly heading south M Hutcheson B M Y
14/05/17 Ringed Plover 27 Calot Shad NU0052 Migrants of “Islandic” subsp. M Hutcheson B E Y
13/05/17 Wall butterfly 1 Sandstell Pt., Spittal NU0052
M Hutcheson B I Y
09/05/17 Whimbrel 6 Little Beach NU006526
Ian Gray B E Y
09/05/17 Red Admiral 1 Castle Terrace garden

S Block I E Y
08/05/17 Bonxie (Gt.Skua) 1 Berwick pier NU0052 Flying north, durin a sea-watch. M Hutcheson B E Y
08/05/17 Turnstone 2 Little Beach NU0052
M Hutcheson B E Y
07/05/17 Swift 2 Berwick Town Centre

Ian Gray B E Y
07/05/17 Swifts 11 West Ord NT95K
M Hutcheson B E Y
07/05/17 Whitethroat 1 West Ord NT95K
M Hutcheson B E Y
06/05/17 Barnacle Geese 240 Berwick NU0052 Two skeins of 170 & 70 flying north at dawn M Hutcheson B E Y
06/05/17 Nuthatch 1 Castle hills, Berwick NU0052
M Hutcheson B E Y
06/05/17 Shelduck 3 Yarrow Slake NU0052
M Hutcheson B E Y
05/05/17 Wall Brown Butterfly 1 Old Paxton Road, Berwick NT984538 Sunning on verge F Aungier I E Y
03/05/17 Herald Moth 1 Castle Terrace garden
In garden shed. F Aungier I E Y
03/05/17 Red Admiral butterfly 1 Cornwall Avenue garden NY95V Very active tiny specimen, migrant? M Hutcheson B I Y
03/05/17 Red throated Diver 2 Cocklawburn NU0348 Both in summer dress M Hutcheson B E Y
02/05/17 Whooper Swan 4 West Ord NT95K
M Hutcheson B E Y
02/05/17 Goosander 102 New Water Heugh NT95R
M Hutcheson B E Y
02/05/17 Greenshank 2 New Water Heugh NT95R
M Hutcheson B E Y
30/04/17 Siskin 1 Low Cocklaw NT95L
T Brewis B E Y
30/04/17 Wheatear 3 Berwick, Meadow Grange NT989542 In Garden. Part of wider arrival brought on easterlies. A Tymon B E Y
26/04/17 Lesser Redpoll 1 Bowsden
Garden feeder G Wyatt B E Y
26/04/17 Wheatear 1 Cocklawburn NU0348 female M Hutcheson B E Y
26/04/17 Common Sandpiper 1 Cocklawburn pond NU0348
M Hutcheson B E Y
23/04/17 Fieldfare 45 Low Cocklaw NT95L Tail-end of passage? T Brewis B E/S Y
23/04/17 Speckled Wood Butterfly 2 Berwick, Castle Terrace NT991536
F Aungier I E Y
23/04/17 Shelduck 2 Middle Ord pond NT94Q
M Hutcheson B E Y
23/04/17 Mute Swan 118 New Water Heugh NY95R
M Hutcheson B E Y
23/04/17 Goldeneye 1 New Water Heugh NT95R Late leaving bird M Hutcheson B E Y
23/04/17 Brown Hare 3 Billylaw, Ord Moor NT95Q Also one at West Ord (NT95K) M Hutcheson M E
22/04/17 Grasshopper Warbler 2 Tommy the Miller's field NT989537
F Aungier B E Y
20/04/17 Sanderling 90 Cocklawburn
On passage M Hutcheson B E Y
20/04/17 Purple sandpiper 4 Cocklawburn NU0348
M Hutcheson B E Y
20/04/17 Wheatear 2 Cocklawburn NU0348 both females M Hutcheson B E Y
20/04/17 Large White butterfly 1 Cornwall avenue NT95V Garden visito with a Peacock M Hutcheson I E Y
20/04/17 Drinker moth caterpillar 1 Tommy the Miller's field NT989537 Grassy S-facing slope S Block I E Y
19/04/17 Peregrine 1 Needles Eye

T Brewis B E Y
19/04/17 House Martin 1 Tweedmouth, Cornwall Ave
Return of last year's nesting bird M Hutcheson B E Y
19/04/17 Sandwich Tern 6 Calot Shad, Tweed Est. NU0052 also passage north of Swallows. M Hutcheson B E Y
19/04/17 House Martin 1 Cornwall avenue NT95V Male returned to nest site M Hutcheson B E Y
18/04/17 Sanderling 52 Cocklawburn NU0348 numbers rose to 92 by 20th M Hutcheson B E Y
18/04/17 Turnstone 18 Cocklawburn NU0348
M Hutcheson B E Y
16/04/17 Whooper swan 2 West Ord NT95K
M Hutcheson B E Y
16/04/17 Shoveler 1 New Water Heugh NT95R A fine drake feeding on algae on waters edge M Hutcheson B E Y
15/04/17 Small White butterfly 1 Cornwall Avenue NT95V garden visitor M Hutcheson B E Y
15/04/17 Large White butterfly 1 Ladywell, Tweedmouth NT95V
R.Telfer I E Y
14/04/17 Redstart
Berwick, Meadow Grange NT989424 Male A Tymon B E Y
14/04/17 Blackcap 1 Castle Vale Park Nu0052 in full song M Hutcheson B E Y
14/04/17 Garden warbler 1 Tommy the Millar's field NT96W Seen and heard with 3 male blackcaps M Hutcheson B E Y
14/04/17 Wigeon 5 Yarrow Slake NT95W
M Hutcheson B E Y
13/04/17 Buff-tailed Queen Bumblebee 1 Nr R Till NT90424
M Hardie I E Y
13/04/17 Buff-tailed Queen bumblebee 1 Nr R Till NT898424
M Hardie I E Y
13/04/17 Common Carder Bumblebee Queen 1 Nr R Till NT900423 Nest prospecting. M Hardie I E Y
13/04/17 Common Carder Bumblebee Queen 1 Nr R Till NT901421 Plus others nearby. M Hardie I E Y
13/04/17 Red-tailed Bumblebee Queen 1 Brick Kiln Wood NT915428
M Hardie I E Y
13/04/17 Peacock butterfly 1 Nr R Till NT902425 Plus another nearby. M Hardie I E Y
13/04/17 Speckled Wood Butterfly 1 Nr R Till NT907417 Little life in it. M Hardie I E Y
13/04/17 Swallow 1 Spittal, Middel St NU004515
J King B E Y
12/04/17 Bombus pascuorum, Queen 1 Till Valley NT 902 420 Bombus pascuorum, prospecting for a nest site M Hardie I E
12/04/17  Bombus terrestris, Queen 1 Till Valley NT 901 420 Bombus terrestris, prospecting for nest site M Hardie I E
12/04/17 Bombus pascuorum, Queen 1 Till Valley NT 901 421
M Hardie I E
12/04/17  Bombus terrestris, Queen 1 Till Valley NT 899 424 Bombus terrestris, prospecting for nest site M Hardie I E
12/04/17 Bombus pascuorum, Queen 1 Till Valley NT 900 423 Bombus pascuorum, prospecting for a nest site M Hardie I E
12/04/17  Bombus terrestris, Queen 1 Till Valley NT 901 424 Bombus terrestris, prospecting for nest site M Hardie I E
12/04/17 Red throated Diver 1 Calot Shad Nu0052 In full summer plumage M Hutcheson B E Y
12/04/17 Speckled Wood butterfly 1 Till Valley NT 907 417
M Hardie I E
12/04/17 Peacock butterfly 1 Till Valley NT 908 418
M Hardie I E
12/04/17 Peacock butterfly 1 Till Valley NT 902 425
M Hardie I E
12/04/17 Wheatear 1 Little Beach Nu0052 female M Hutcheson B E Y
10/04/17 Swallow 1 Cocklawburn NU0348 flying north M Hutcheson B E Y
10/04/17 Razorbill 5 Saltpan rocks, Cocklawburn NU0348
M Hutcheson B E Y
10/04/17 Harbour Porpoise 2 Saltpan rocks, Cocklawburn NU0348
M Hutcheson M E Y
10/04/17 Swallow 1 Springhill, Tweedmouth NT96V
M Hutcheson B E Y
10/04/17 Sand Martin c.100 West Ord NT95K Garthered in poor weather conditions M Hutcheson B E Y
09/04/17 Spoonbill 1 Holy Island causeway

G Wyatt B E Y
07/04/17 Little Egret 1 Yarrow Slake NT95W WeBS M Hutcheson B E Y
07/04/17 Goldeneye 2 New Water Heugh NT95R WeBS M Hutcheson B E Y
06/04/17 Sandwich Tern 10 Saltpan rocks,Cocklawburn NU0348 migrants M Hutcheson B E Y
06/04/17 Arctic Tern 2 Saltpan rocks,Cocklawburn NU0348 with above M Hutcheson B E Y
06/04/17 Purple Sandpiper 15 Saltpan rocks,Cocklawburn NU0348 WeBS M Hutcheson B E Y
06/04/17 Sand Martin 1 Cocklawburn pond NU0348 flying north M Hutcheson B E Y
06/04/17 Greylag Geese 38 Cocklawburn pond NU0348
M Hutcheson B E Y
06/04/17 Sand Martin 3 Spittal cliffs NU05B flying north M Hutcheson B E Y
05/04/17 Willow Warbler 1 Clayholes Shiel,East Ord NT95V
M Hutcheson B E Y
05/04/17 Small White butterfly 1 Ladywell, Tweedmouth NT95V Very early record R.Telfer I E Y
01/04/17 Siskin 2 Berwick, Castle Terrace
Pair on niger seed feeder S Block B E Y
25/03/17 Redshank 95 Calot Shad NU001524
M Hardie B E Y
23/03/17 Otter 3 Berwick, New Bridge
South bank G Wyatt M E Y
23/03/17 Sanderling 67 Black rocks, Cheswick NU0348
M Hutcheson B e Y
23/03/17 Wheatear 2 Cocklawburn NU0348 Two males M Hutcheson B e Y
23/03/17 Goldcrest 1 St Abb's Head

J B Wade B S Y
19/03/17 Goldeneye 32 West Ord NT95K
M Hutcheson B e Y
17/03/17 Black Redstart 1 Berwick NT989542 On lawn for min of 5 min. Photos taken. A Tymon B E Y
16/03/17 Chiff-chaff 1 Ladywell, Tweedmouth NT95V First migrant in area R Telfer B e Y
15/03/17 Long tailed Duck 16 Saltpan rocks,Cocklawburn NU0348 Two displaying groups M Hutcheson B e Y
15/03/17 Red throated Diver 14 Saltpan rocks,Cocklawburn MU0348 Fishing with small flock of C.scoter M Hutcheson B e Y
14/03/17 Velvet Scoter 1 Meadow Haven NU0052 Male flying north M Hutcheson B e Y
12/03/17 Wigeon 38 New Water Heugh NT95R
M Hutcheson B E Y
12/03/17 Lesser Black-backed Gull 3 New Water Heugh NT95R
M Hutcheson B E Y
10/03/17 Small Tortoiseshell butterfly 1 Tweedmouth, Cornwall Avenue NT95V Garden visitor M Hutcheson B E Y
10/03/17 Goldeneye 52 Tweed Estuary NU0052 WeBS count M Hutcheson B E Y
10/03/17 Curlew 240 Tweed estuary NU0052 Mostly on Yarrow Slake, Largest WeBS count ever here M Hutcheson B E Y
10/03/17 Common Frog 1 Spittal, N Greenwich Rd NU006517 Alive but far too thin. R Bryant A E Y
10/03/17 Lampsucker 1 Spittal beach NU006517 Dead. R Bryant F E Y
10/03/17 Shanny 1 Spittal beach NU006517 Dead. R Bryant F E Y
09/03/17 Peacock butterfly 1 Spa Well, Spittal NU007512
J King I E Y
09/03/17 White-fronted Goose 4 Cocklawburn pond NU0348 with 132 Greylag; European race. M Hutcheson B E Y
09/03/17 Scaup 1 Spittal Bay Nu05A Drake with 2 R b Mergansers M Hutcheson B E Y
07/03/17 Little Egret 1 R Tweed, Whiteadder Point NT9751 Flying downstream pp. J Barnard B E Y
06/03/17 Marsh Tit 1 Low Cocklaw NT9553 Garden feeder T Brewis B E Y
06/03/17 Buzzard 6 West Ord NT95K Display flight M Hutcheson B E Y
06/03/17 Whooper Swan 4 Mt.Pleasant, West Ord NT95K In kale field with 28 Mutes. M Hutcheson B E Y
06/03/17 Stock Dove 4 Berwick, Longlands School NT95K
M Hutcheson B E Y
06/03/17 Peregrine 1 Berwick, Unthank
Male with Lapwing kill in a flooded Field M Hutcheson B E Y
03/03/17 Stonechat 2 Magdalene Fields golf course NT002535 Pair J Inglis B E Y
03/03/17 Stonechat 1 The Loaning, East Ord NT95V Scarce winter visitor here M Hutcheson B E Y
02/03/17 Wigeon 350 Greenlaw Pool, Foulden NT9354 +/-50 J Inglis B S Y
01/03/17 Common Frog 1 N Greenwich Rd, Spittal NU004517 Squashed! R Bryant A E Y
26/02/17 Whooper Swan 42 Blackadder Bank NT8652
J Inglis B S Y
25/02/17 Grey Wagtail 2 Tweedmouth, Riverside Rd.

J Inglis B E Y
21/02/17 Bottle-nosed Dolphin 8 Cheswick Bay NU0348 Pod displaying well, heading towards Lindisfarne M Hutcheson M E Y
21/02/17 Purple Sandpiper 8 Cheswick Black rocks NU0348
M Hutcheson B E Y
21/02/17 White-fronted Goose 20 Cheswick NU0348 with 2 Bean Geese and 190 Greylag. M Hutcheson B E Y
19/02/17 Long-tailed Tit 6 Billylaw, Ord Moor NT95Q Flying along hedgerow M Hutcheson B E Y
18/02/17 Peacock butterfly 1 Berwick NU0052 Record per BWG meeting M Hutcheson B E Y
17/02/17 Common Frog 1 Berwick, Castle Terrace NT990536 Not seen but heard croaking. Particularly early. S Block A E Y
16/02/17 Goldfinch 64 Cornwall Avenue area NT95V Visiting local feeders M Hutcheson B E Y
15/02/17 Red Admiral 1 Low Cocklaw NT96L Brought out by combination of warmth and sunshine. T Brewis I E Y
14/02/17 Bean Goose (Tundra) 2 Cheswick NU0348
M Hutcheson B E Y
14/02/17 White-fronted Goose (European) 16 Cheswick NU0348 Oddly no Greylag here? M Hutcheson B E Y
12/02/17 Wigeon 16 Middle Ord pond NT95Q
M Hutcheson B E Y
12/02/17 Canada Goose 36 West Ord NT95K
M Hutcheson B E Y
10/02/17 White-fronted Goose 6 Cocklawburn pool NU037475
A & F Spowart Taylor B E Y
10/02/17 Greylag Goose 60 Cocklawburn pool NU037475
A & F Spowart Taylor B E Y
10/02/17 Kestrel 1 Cocklawburn pool NU037475
A & F Spowart Taylor B E Y
09/02/17 Little Egret 1 Yarrow Slake NU0053 WeBS M Hutcheson B E Y
09/02/17 Purple Sandpiper 6 Berwick pier NU0053 Roosting on pier wall M Hutcheson B E Y
09/02/17 Gannet 4 Berwick pier NU0053 flying south M Hutcheson B E Y
08/02/17 Guillemot 5 Saltpan rocks, Cocklawburn NU0348
M Hutcheson B E Y
06/02/17 Gt. Spotted Woodpecker 1 Cornwall Avenue NT95V visiting bird feeder M Hutcheson B E Y
06/02/17 Little Egret 1 Yarrow Slake NT9853 Flying upstream J Inglis B E Y
06/02/17 Little Egret 1 Tweed Estuary (north side) NT986533 Paddling I pools to bring-up prey F Aungier B E Y
05/02/17 Goldeneye 32 West Ord NT95K also 36 Oystercatcher here M Hutcheson B E Y
05/02/17 Otter 1 Whitadder Point NT9651 Between Canty's Brig and footbridge. T Brewis M E Y
05/02/17 Water Rail 2 Whitadder Point NT9651 Heard but not seen. T Brewis B E Y
05/02/17 Little Egret 1 R Tweed, nr by-pass bridge NT9651
T Brewis B E Y
05/02/17 Treecreeper 1 East Ord NT9851
G Nolan B E Y
05/02/17 Merlin 1 Billylaw, Ord Moor NT95Q Male M Hutcheson B E Y
05/02/17 Fieldfare 12 Billylaw, Ord Moor NT95Q
M Hutcheson B E Y
05/02/17 Wigeon 28 New Water Heugh NT95R
M Hutcheson B E Y
05/02/17 Little Egret 1 Tweed Estuary (north side) NT986533 Paddling in pools to bring-up prey F Aungier B E Y
04/02/17 Little Grebe 3 R Tweed, nr Paxton Ho NT934513
A Tymon B S Y
04/02/17 Goldeneye 2 R Tweed, nr Paxton Ho NT934513
A Tymon B S Y
03/02/17 Blackbird 1 East Ord NT95V Male in full song. M Hutcheson B E Y
03/02/17 Tundra Bean Geese 4 Cheswick NU0348 Also 12 White fronted Geese & 180 Greylag. M Hutcheson B E Y
02/02/17 Otter 1 Berwick, Royal Border Bridge

K Morison M E Y
30/01/17 Pochard 1 Cocklawburn pond NU0348 with 14 tufted Duck M Hutcheson B E Y
30/01/17 White-fronted Goose 14 Cheswick NU0348 With 224 Greylag, 2 Bean Geese and a single Barnacle Goose M Hutcheson B E Y
29/01/17 Shelduck 1 New Water Heugh NT95R drake M Hutcheson B E Y
29/01/17 Purple Sandpiper 10 Berwick pier NU05A Roosting on a ledge at the tip of the pier at high tide M Hutcheson B E Y
29/01/17 Roe deer 3 Billylaw, Ord Moor NT95Q
M Hutcheson M E Y
24/01/17 Dunlin c.140 Little Beach NU0052
M Hutcheson B E Y
24/01/17 Sanderling 28 Little Beach NU0052 Also 3 Grey plover here. M Hutcheson B E Y
24/01/17 Curlew 60 Cocklawburn beach and pastureland NU030486 Minimum. Similar numbers throughout month. T Collin B E Y
22/01/17 Bean Goose (Tundra) 2 Cocklawburn Pool NU0347
T Brewis B E Y
22/01/17 White-fronted Goose (Eurasian) 2 Cocklawburn Pool NU0347
T Brewis B E Y
22/01/17 Great Northern Diver 1 Cheswick Black rocks NU0347
T Brewis B E Y
22/01/17 Red-throated Diver c. 30 Cheswick Sands
+/-5 T Brewis B E Y
22/01/17 Common Scoter c. 200 Cheswick Sands
+/-20 T Brewis B E Y
19/01/17 Red-throated Diver 7 Spittal Bay NU05B
M Hutcheson B E Y
19/01/17 Guillemot 2 Spittal Bay NU05B
M Hutcheson B E Y
19/01/17 Dog Otter 1 Calot Shad,Tweed Estuary NU05A Feeding at low tide M Hutcheson B E Y
18/01/17 Teal 30 Middle Ord pond NT95Q
M Hutcheson B E Y
18/01/17 Wigeon 14 Middle Ord pond NT95Q
M Hutcheson B E Y
16/01/17 Pink-footed Goose c.280 Tweedmouth NT95V Flying west, high off the sea M Hutcheson B E Y
13/01/17 Eider 36 Meadow Haven NU0052 Feeding on high tide behind the Pier wall. M Hutcheson B E Y
12/01/17 Mute Swan 2 Harbour below Old Bridge NU005522
R.Drew B E Y
12/01/17 Eider Duck 8 Harbour below Old Bridge NU005522 4 male, 4 female R.Drew B E Y
12/01/17 Red-breasted Merganser 1 Harbour below Old Bridge NU005522 1 male R.Drew B E Y
12/01/17 Great Black-backed Gull 3 Harbour below Old Bridge NU005522
R.Drew B E Y
12/01/17 Herring Gull 682 Harbour below Old Bridge NU005522 Gathering on Sandstell Point as high tide subsided R.Drew B E Y
12/01/17 Eider 1 Little Beach, Berwick-upon-Tweed NU006526 R.Drew B E Y
12/01/17 Goldeneye 3 Little Beach, Berwick-upon-Tweed NU006526
R.Drew B E Y
12/01/17 Cormorant 3 Little Beach, Berwick-upon-Tweed NU006526
R.Drew B E Y
12/01/17 Shag 1 Little Beach, Berwick-upon-Tweed NU006526
R.Drew B E Y
12/01/17 Sanderling 54 Little Beach, Berwick-upon-Tweed NU006526
R.Drew B E Y
12/01/17 Turnstone 37 Little Beach, Berwick-upon-Tweed NU006526
R.Drew B E Y
12/01/17 Dunlin 4 Little Beach, Berwick-upon-Tweed NU006526
R.Drew B E Y
12/01/17 Redshank 96 Little Beach, Berwick-upon-Tweed NU006526
R.Drew B E Y
12/01/17 Black-headed Gull 110 Little Beach, Berwick-upon-Tweed NU006526
R.Drew B E Y
12/01/17 Common Gull 5 Little Beach, Berwick-upon-Tweed NU006526
R.Drew B E Y
12/01/17 Herring Gull 2 Little Beach, Berwick-upon-Tweed NU006526
R.Drew B E Y
12/01/17 Rock Pipit 14 Little Beach, Berwick-upon-Tweed NU006526
R.Drew B E Y
12/01/17 Meadow Pipit 2 Little Beach, Berwick-upon-Tweed NU006526
R.Drew B E Y
12/01/17 Pied Wagtail 6 Little Beach, Berwick-upon-Tweed NU006526
R.Drew B E Y
12/01/17 Stonechat 2 Little Beach, Berwick-upon-Tweed NU006526
R.Drew B E Y
12/01/17 Song Thrush 1 Little Beach, Berwick-upon-Tweed NU006526
R.Drew B E Y
12/01/17 Carrion Crow 2 Little Beach, Berwick-upon-Tweed NU006526
R.Drew B E Y
12/01/17 Linnet 50 Little Beach, Berwick-upon-Tweed NU006526 Approx 50 birds in close flock on cliff top R.Drew B E Y
12/01/17 Goldfinch 3 Little Beach, Berwick-upon-Tweed NU006526
R.Drew B E Y
12/01/17 White-fronted Goose 8 Cocklawburn pond NU0348 Eurapean birds with 104 Greylag. M Hutcheson B E Y
12/01/17 Sanderling 38 Cocklawburn NU0348
M Hutcheson B E Y
12/01/17 Twite 5 Cheswick Black rocks NU0348 Feeding on shoreline M Hutcheson B E Y
11/01/17 Lapwing 140 New Water Heugh NT95R
M Hutcheson B E Y
11/01/17 Red-throated Diver 1 Tweedmouth Dock NT95V
M Hutcheson B E Y
09/01/17 Marsh Tit 1 New Mills Wood, Nr Canty's Brig NT95L Still hanging on. Start of spring vocals and establishing territories. T Brewis B E Y
08/01/17 Grey Partridge 5 West Ord NT95K
M Hutcheson B E Y
06/01/17 Red-throated Diver 1 Tweed Estuary NU0032 Present all week M Hutcheson B E Y
06/01/17 Goldeneye 34 Tweedmouth Dock NT95V
M Hutcheson B E Y
06/01/17 Glaucous Gull 1 Calot Shad NU0032 Immature flew in to roost off sea. 2.30 p.m. M Hutcheson B E Y
06/01/17 Bar-tailed Godwit 10 Calot Shad,Tweed Estuary NU0032 Feeding at low tide M Hutcheson B E Y
04/01/17 Otter 1 R. Tweed: Old Bridge-A1 Bridge

R Drew M E Y
04/01/17 Grey Heron 8 R. Tweed: Old Bridge-A1 Bridge

R Drew B E Y
04/01/17 Mute Swan 7 R. Tweed: Old Bridge-A1 Bridge

R Drew B E Y
04/01/17 Whooper Swan 1 R. Tweed: Old Bridge-A1 Bridge

R Drew B E Y
04/01/17 Goosander 2 R. Tweed: Old Bridge-A1 Bridge

R Drew B E Y
04/01/17 Red-breasted Merganser 7 R. Tweed: Old Bridge-A1 Bridge

R Drew B E Y
04/01/17 Eider 15 R. Tweed: Old Bridge-A1 Bridge

R Drew B E Y
04/01/17 Goldeneye 27 R. Tweed: Old Bridge-A1 Bridge

R Drew B E Y
04/01/17 Mallard 7 R. Tweed: Old Bridge-A1 Bridge

R Drew B E Y
04/01/17 Teal 9 R. Tweed: Old Bridge-A1 Bridge

R Drew B E Y
04/01/17 Wigeon 27 R. Tweed: Old Bridge-A1 Bridge

R Drew B E