Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Tuesday 25th July 2017

Belvide Resv
Wood Sandpiper north shore (per PNi) - also 2x Black-tailed Godwit

Whitemoor Haye
Corn Bunting singing from corner of rough track (@BirderAlrewas)

Middleton Lakes
Sum plum Knot north end ofJubilee this evening (@TameBirding)

Monday, 24 July 2017

Monday 24th July 2017

Belvide Resv
Adult Little Gull from Scott hide (@paulsmith15363) - Adult Arctic Tern this afternoon (@BelvideBirding)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Osprey and 2x Knot Tad Bay (@Clive_Davies1) - also Juvenile Arctic Tern this afternoon (GJM) - additionally Sanderling, Turnstone (SE, HF)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Greenshank, 10x Green Sandpiper, 12x Common Sandpiper, 4x Little Egret (Andy)

Chasewater
Summer plumaged Sanderling, and a Dunlin (PWa per CMa)

Branston GPs
2x Green Sandpiper, 3x Little Egret, 40x Common Tern, 3s YL Gull (JWo)

Sunday, 23 July 2017

Sunday 23rd July 2017

Belvide Resv
Roseate Tern to 07:45 only then flew off SW (@BelvideBirding)

Elford-Fisherwick
2x Corn Bunting this morning (@BirderAlrewas)

Middleton Lakes
Wood Sandpiper on east scrape, 3x Dunlin, 2x Redshank (@ArchieRaven)  - also Barn Owl at 16:45 (@atkinson_steve)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Greenshank, 35x Common Sandpiper, 11x Green Sandpiper, 5x Little Egret (@rpintean)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Osprey, Black-tailed Godwit, Dunlin Tad Bay (@Ochruros) - Turnstone and Black-tailed Godwit at the deep end, 43x Common Sandpiper (@scaupface)

Saturday, 22 July 2017

Saturday 22nd July 2017

Silverdale CP
2x Redstart on the  plateau also Gropper (@jvphbirding)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Osprey Tad Bay, Ruff, Greenshank, 5x Dunlin, 5x YL Gull (@rpintean)

Berryhill
Whinchat NW of the Palletstacks, 3x Redstart, 2x Gropper (RT)

Uttoxeter Quarry
4x Whimbrel flew over SW at 10:40, (@rpintean)  -  5x Whimbrel flew south at 18:15 (Andy)

Belvide Resv
Juv YL Gull this morning (@BelvideBirding)

i54
2x Redstart (@154jamie)

Branston GPs
5x Little Egret, 9x Egyptian Geese, Ruff, 26x Common Tern, Redstart, 24x Little Grebe, (DSc)

Middleton Lakes
8x Dunlin flew south (@Atkinson_steve) - also Redshank, 7x Little Egret (MSc)

Friday, 21 July 2017

Friday 21st July 2017

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
4x Whimbrel through south this morning, Red Kite west at 14:10 (@scaupface)

Thursday, 20 July 2017

Thursday 20th July 2017

Belvide Resv
Adult and 2 juv YL Gull (@BelvideBirding)

Doxey Marsh
Peregrine at 16:00 (ISh)

Middleton Lakes
4x Dunlin, Redshank, (@atkinson_steve)

Branston GPs
20x Curlew, 7x Common Sandpiper, 4x Little Egret, 28x Little Grebe, 30x Common Tern, Peregrine, Water Rail ( juv)

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Wednesday 19th July 2017

Belvide Resv
3x Black Tern at 13:40, juvenile Cuckoo from Chappell hide (@BelvideBirding)

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Tuesday 18th July 2017

Branston GPS
Black-tailed Godwit, Green Sandpiper, 19x Curlew, 2x Egyptian Geese, YL Gull, 30x Common Tern, 4x Little Egret (JWo, DSc)

Barton under Needwood
Barn Owl at dusk (JWo, DSc)

Belvide Resv
Willow Tit along Gazebo Bay (@BelvideBirding)

Croxden Quarry
2x YL Gull this evening (Andy)

Monday, 17 July 2017

Monday 17th July 2017

Baswich
2x Hobbies over Porlock Av at 11:20 (ABa)

Hatton
Juvenile Cuckoo behind the Nestles factory (JWo)

Sunday, 16 July 2017

Sunday 16th July 2017

Bagnall
Red Kite over at 12:15 (NN)

Blackbank/Apedale
3x Redstart (@philjo61)

Alton
3x Redstart, Hobby (TEy)

Saturday, 15 July 2017

Saturday 15th July 2017

Belvide Resv
Bar-tailed Godwit on north shore to 08:20 only (@BelvideBirding)

Westport Lake
Arctic Tern this morning (@DKelsall3)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Osprey Tad Bay, 2x YL Gull, 8x Dunlin (@rpintean)

Wolstanton
Ring-necked Parakeet over this evening (@philjo61)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Greenshank, 5x Green Sandpiper, 3x Dunlin, 2x Little Egret (Mil)

Friday, 14 July 2017

Friday 14th July 2017

Tittesworth Resv
Black-tailed Godwit, Dunlin (@stephengibson42)

Middleton Lakes
15x Black-tailed Godwit and 2x Dunlin on JW (@Piccalilli123)

Thursday, 13 July 2017

Thursday 13th July 2017

Middleton Lakes
10x Black-tailed Godwit, 10x Ringed Plover (@RSPBMiddleton)

Tittesworth Resv
2x Black-tailed Godwit, Dunlin (JOa)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Adult YL Gull and 2x Dunlin (@rpintean)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Whimbrel, Greenshank, 5x Black-tailed Godwit, 45x LR Plover, 37x Common Sandpiper, 19x Dunlin, 7x Little Egret (@scaupface)

Branston GPs
4x Dunlin, Green Sandpiper, 2x Redshank, 15x Curlew, 9x Egyptian Geese, 35x Common Tern, 3x Little Egret (JWo)

Baswich
Hobby over Compton Road (ABa)

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Wednesday 12th July 2017

Doxey Marsh
5x Black-tailed Godwit on Tillington flash (BLo)

Middleton Lakes
14x Black-tailed Godwit (@RSPBMiddleton) - 4x Redshank, Green Sandpiper (MSc)

Belvide Resv
Juv YL Gull, adult Med Gull (@BelvideBirding)

Adderley Green
Hobby over (SSt)

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Tuesday 11th July 2017

Belvide Resv
22x Black-tailed Godwit at west end (CRe)

Middleton Lakes
9x Black-tailed Godwit, 5x Dunlin east scrape (@Piccalilli123)

Monday, 10 July 2017

Monday 10th July 2017

Belvide Resv
9x Black-tailed Godwit north shore (@paulsmith15363)

Middleton Lakes
Black-tailed Godwit, Dunlin, Med Gull (RSPBMiddleton)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Black-tailed Godwit, Greenshank, Green Sandpiper, Dunlin (@rpintean)

Branston GPs
Black-tailed Godwit, 5x Little Egret, 30x Common Tern (JWo)

Sunday, 9 July 2017

Sunday 9th July 2017

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Knot in Tad Bay (GJM)  -  also ad sum Med Gull, Osprey (@julianallen2009)

Dimmingsdale
Male Redstart (TEy)

Doxey Marsh
Black-tailed Godwit at 19:00 (A&T)

Saturday, 8 July 2017

Saturday 8th July 2017

Tittesworth Resv
Green Sandpiper, 8x Common Sandpiper, 4x LR Plover, Redshank, Little Egret, (@stephengibson42)

Silverdale CP
3x juv Redstart (@jvphbirding, @SteveJTurner76)

Checkhill
Red Kite over this evening (JJH)

Friday, 7 July 2017

Friday 7th July 2017

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
7x Common Scoter (5 drakes) - (GJM)

Westport Lake
7x Common Scoter early afternoon (@DKelsall3)

Uttoxeter Quarry
6x Green Sandpiper, Curlew (@rpintean)

Parkhall CP
7x Willow Tit (including 3 juvs) -  (ARa)

Combridge
Red Kite at 18:30 (SRu)

Branston GPs  (Please keep to paths and do not climb over safety and border fences)
Great White Egret this evening, 32x Common Tern, Green Sandpiper (DSc, JWo)

Thursday, 6 July 2017

Thursday 6th July 2017

Middleton Lakes
3x Black Tern reported flying south at 13:05 (@RSPBMiddleton) - 2x Black-tailed Godwit (@atkinson_steve)

Silverdale CP
Marsh Tit above Victory pool (PCa)

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Wednesday 5th July 2017

Belvide Resv
Common Scoter still from Scott hide (@paulsmith15363)

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Tuesday 4th July 2017

Belvide Resv
11x Common Scoter (9 drakes) from Scott hide also Marsh Tit Woodland hide (@BelvideBirding)

Lichfield
Adult Med Gull on Stowe pool this morning (BRe)

Tittesworth Resv
5x Redshank (JOa)

Monday, 3 July 2017

Monday 3rd July 2017

Middleton Lakes
17x Black-tailed Godwit, 7x Redshank, Garganey (@stevecawthray)

Whitemoor Haye
Redshank, 50x Tree Sparrow, Hobby (@BirderAlrewas)

Sunday, 2 July 2017

Sunday 2nd July 2017

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Pair of Common Scoter in Tad Bay (MPR, GJM) - also 25x Black-tailed Godwit, 2x Greenshank, Willow Tit (@scaupface)

Bradley in the Moors
6x Yellowhammer (TEy)

Middleton Lakes
10x Black-tailed Godwit on JW (@Piccalilli123)

Saturday, 1 July 2017

Saturday 1st July 2017

Tittesworth Resv
7x Black-tailed Godwit this morning also a Redshank (JOa)

Chasewater
15x Black-tailed Godwit (@CWG_sightings)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
3x Black-tailed Godwit, Greenshank, Osprey, ad sum Med Gull (@julianallen2009)

Belvide Resv
1st sum Little Gull this evening (@BelvideBirding)

Berryhill
3x Redstart (adult + 2 fem/juvs) (RT)