Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)

STATUS AT LONGHAM LAKES

Uncommon migrant. All records listed:

1. 1 on 20th April 2004.
2. 3 over on 20th April 2005.
3. 6 on 19th April 2006 (per Brian Chard)
4. 1 on 27th April 2007.
5. 1 on 5th May 2007.
6. 2, then 3 on the Quarry on 22nd April 2009 and 4 on 23rd.
7. 8 on the Quarry on 2nd May 2009.
8. 1 beside Longham Reservoir South on 28th April (Sarah and Norman Wall) and 2 on 1st May 2010.
9. 2 over north on 30th April 2011 (Shaun Robson)
10. 1 on LR South on 10th May 2011.

Whimbrel (Chris Parnell)

Whimbrel, Longham Lakes, May 2011 (Chris Parnell)

11. 2 came in overhead from the west and settled on the main island in LR South, 20th April 2012 (Trevor Thorpe).
12. 1 over on 2nd May 2012 (unknown).
13. 5 flew from LR South to Hampreston Fields, 5th May 2012 (George Green).
14. 1 on 26th April 2013 (Lorne Bissell).
15. 3 over on 24th April 2014 (George Green).
16. 2 over on 14th April 2015 (Dominic Couzens, Ray Gleason).
17. 1 on 3rd May 2016 (George Green).

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