Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava)

STATUS AT LONGHAM LAKES

Regular passage migrant.

Earliest: 31st March 2009.
Latest: 22nd September 2005.

High counts:
1. 9 on 3rd September 2003.
2. 6 on 27th August 2003.
3. 3 N on 15th April 2006.
4. 4 SW on 26th August 2006.
5. At least 10 among a roosting group of Pied Wagtails by Hampreston Fields on 7th September 2006.
6. 12 on the Causeway on 19th April 2008 (4 the day after).
7. 9 on Hampreston Fields on 11th September 2009 (quickly moved off).

2010: 1 on 22nd April 2010 (Terry Elborn). 9. 1 on 29th April 2010 (Birdforum). 1 on 3rd May 2010 (Aidan Brown). 1 on 9th May 2010 and another on 13th-15th. 3 on 27th August 2010 (Trevor Thorpe).2 on 31st August 2010 (Chris Parnell), with 1 on 2nd September (Trevor Thorpe). 10 on 3rd September 2010 and plenty the following day. 5 on 5th. 10+ on 12th September 2010 (Chris Parnell).
2011: 1 on 7th September (Ray Gleason) and 4 on 15th September (Paul Morton).
2012: 5 on 2nd May (Dominic Couzens, Lorne Bissell); 2 on 4th May (George Green). 4 on 10th September.
2013: 1 on 10th April (Lorne Bissell), 1 on 11th April (GG, DC).
2014: 1 on 5th September (Paul Boult).
2015: 1 on 4th September (Lorne Bissell).

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