Common Raven (Corvus corax)

STATUS AT LONGHAM LAKES

Uncommon visitor year-round.

All records:
1. 1 over the Quarry, 2nd August 2002.
2. 5 S over Longham Reservoir North, 23rd October 2005.
3. 1 over the Lake on 1st November 2005.
4. 2 over on 25th February 2006 (Trevor Thorpe).
5. 3 over the southern boundary, 6th September 2006.
6. 2 by Hampreston Fields, 11th September 2007.
7. 1 over on 11th October 2007 (Chris Parnell).
8. 2 over on 28th September 2008 (Chris Parnell).
9. 2 over on 6th November 2008 (Trevor Thorpe)
10. 1 on 21st January 2009 (Trevor Thorpe) and several over on 29th January (Chris Parnell).
11. 2 on 2nd,12th, 15th and 18th March 2009.
12. 1 over on 4th and 6th September 2009, with 2 on 7th.
13. 1 heard on 22nd September 2009.
14. 1 over on 26th October 2009.
15. 1 on 28th November 2009.
16. 2 present December 2009.
17. 2 over 11th January 2010.
18. 2 on 2nd February 2010.
19. Heard flying over on 24th August 2010.
20. 2 on 27th August 2010 (Trevor Thorpe), with another on 2nd September.
21. 2 on 18th September 2010.
22. 8 over east on 14th November 2010 (Trevor Thorpe), with 2 on 19th.
23. A pair on 16th April 2011 (Kevin Lane).
24. 2 on 8th, then 1 on 24th and 26th September 2011 and heard on 14th October.
25. 2 on 3rd December 2011, with report of 2 over on 9th.
26. 1 on 25th December 2011 (George Green).

2012: 1 feeding on a carcass left by a Buzzard on 3rd January; 2 feeding on a swan carcass on 31st January (Alan Pearce); 1 on 13th April; 1 on 18th April seen feeding on a swan carcass. 1 on 24th May 3 on 9th August (George Green) and 2 on 13th and 19th September (Dominic Couzens); 3 over on 1st November.
2013: 2 on 24th January, 1 on the island on LR South harassing Canada Geese (GG,DC), 2 on 11th April and 1 on 15th;1 on 10th May (Lorne Bissell). 6 over Hampreston Fields on 10th July (DC), presumably a family; 1 on 12th July (LB); 3 on some pylons on 27th July (AP); 1 on 4th October.
2014: 4 on 26th May (DC), 1 on 28th November (DC).
2015: 1 on 17th January, 1 on 3rd February, 1 on 17th April, 1 on 24th and 28th November.
2016: 1 on 15th March, 1 on 24th July, 2 on 27th October, 1 on 16th December and 2 on both 27th and 29th December.
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