## Friday, 30 April 2010

### 30th Apr 2010

Garganey (drake) also Whinchat and Greenshank.......Birdguides.

Doxey Marshes

Greenshank , Whimbrel x 3 , Dunlin x 2 .......R Powell.

Uttoxeter Quarry

Dunlin x 3 , Ringed Plover x 1 , Common Sand x 7 ,

Wheatear x 4..............A Barker.

Berry Hill

Wheatear x 4.

Tittesworth Res

Whimbrel x 4.

Belvide Res (Permit Only)

Wheatear x 7 , Cuckoo , Hobby , Common Sand x 5 ,

Yellow Wagtail x 2 ...............BB.

## Thursday, 29 April 2010

### 29th Apr 2010

Grasshopper Warbler x 3 , also Cuckoo (fem) this morning.

Tatenhill/Branston WP this morning

Whitethroat x 4 singing, Lesser Whitethroat x 1 singing, Sedge Warbler x 4 singing, Reed Warbler x 1 singing and Willow Tit x 1 (Sean Cole)

Uttoxeter Quarry this evening

Common Tern x 2, Dunlin x 38, Ringed Plover x 6, Common Sandpiper x 2, Yellow Wagtail x 2 and Swift x 1 (Richard Powell) also Ringed Plover x 14, Oystercatcher x 5, Goosander x 5, White Wagtail x 1 (Andrew Barker)

Burton-upon-Trent

Hobby flew east over town late morning (Birdguides)

Westport Lake

Wood Warbler x 1 (C Waring)

Cannock Chase

Wood Warbler.

Belvide Reservoir

Arctic Tern x 7 later afternoon and Whimbrel x 3 through midday (Birdguides)

Branston GPs

Little Egret, Mandarin x 2 and Yellow Wagtail x 2 (Birdguides)

Blithfield Res

Arctic Tern x 7 also Turnstone.............(Birdguides).

## Wednesday, 28 April 2010

### 28th Apr 2010

Dunlin x 3 (TVB)

Chasewater

Spotted Crake NW of causeway at 06:30 before flying off east (Birdguides)

Tittesworth

Whimbrel x 2 this evening on small island opposite 1st car park (Birdguides)

Westport Lake

Osprey over main lake @ 17-06 , also L R Plover x 2 , Common Sand x 1 .

Belvide Res (Permit Only)

Whinchat , Cuckoo , Common Tern x 8.........BB.

Keele University

Wood Warbler morning only............D Emley.

## Tuesday, 27 April 2010

### 27th April 2010

Avocet x 2 flew through south (Birdguides)

Westport Lake

L R Plover x 4 , Common Sandpiper x 4 ......N Smith.

Doxey Marshes

Grasshopper Warbler x 2.

Hanchurch Woods

Crossbill x 2 , Cuckoo x 2 , Tree Pipit x 5.

Cannock Chase

Wheatear x 4 , Cuckoo x 3 , Katyn Memorial are.

Whitemore Sewage Works

Little Egret this evening.

Belvide Res (Permit Only)

Cuckoo , Hobby , L R Plover x 10 , Common Sand x 5......BB.

Uttoxeter Quarry 18-30 / 20-10.

Green Sand x 1 , Dunlin x 3 , Ringed Plover x 1 , Common Sand x 6 ,

Curlew x 1 , Oystercatcher x 5 , Shelduck x 2 , Goosander x 4 ,

Yellow Wagtail x 10 ,White Wagtail x 6................A Barker.

## Monday, 26 April 2010

### 26th Apr 2010

Whinchat also Greenland Wheatear in upper horse

paddocks (Birdguides)

Croxden Quarry

Wheatear x 3, Common Sandpiper x 1 and LRP x 3 this evening (Andy Barker)

Silverdale Colliery

Grasshopper Warbler , Wheatear x 11 , and Cuckoo.

Drayton Bassett

Garganey (drake) plus Yellow Wagtail , Wheatear and Dunlin x 6.

Westport Lake

L R Plover x 2...........C Waring.

## Sunday, 25 April 2010

### 25th April 2010

White Stork flew east over Tamworth Rugby Club mid-day (Birdguides)

Doxey Marshes

Whinchat, Grasshopper Warbler x 8 and Common Sandpiper (Birdguides)

Berry Hill Fields

Black Redstart present around White-door paddock still mid-afternoon, plus Greenland-type Wheatear x 2 and Common Redstart(Birdguides)

Cannock Chase

Hobby over toward Marquis Drive and Cuckoo x 5 near Birches Valley pools mid-morning (Birdguides)

Westport Lake

L R Plover x 4 , Common Sand x 2 , Tern sp (over).....C Waring.

Uttoxeter Quary

Yellow Wagtail x 4 , White Wagtail x 1, Dunlin x 1 ,

Common Sand x 5 , Ringed Plover x 1, Goosander x 6 ,

Oystercatcher x 2..........NP.

1600 / 17-40

Dunlin x 15 , Curlew x 2 , Oystercatcher x 2 , Ringed Plover x 1,

L R Plover x 2 , Common Sand x 6 , White Wagtail x 2......A Barker

Belvide Res (Permit Only)

Whimbrel x 10 on north shore @ 9-10 , another 3 @ 14-50

and a single @ 17-30 all birds departed.........BB.

Trimpos

Grasshopper Warbler x 1 , Whitethroat x 2.........A Barker.

Ticknill

Wheatear..........A Barker.

Croxden Quarry

Ringed Plover x 1 , L R Plover x 4 , Common Sand x 1...A Barker.

Chasewater

Shelduck x 1 , Common Tern x 1 , Ringed Plover x 2 ,

Dunlin x 2 , Common Sand x 6 , L R Plover x 6 ,

Oystercatcher x 4 .................GE.

## Saturday, 24 April 2010

### 24th Apr 2010

Wood Sand x 1 , Whinchat , Grasshopper Warbler x 5 ........Birdguides.

Bobbington

Wheatear x 3 on old airfield and ploughed field.......Birdguides.

Berry Hill

Ring Ouzel over viewpoint early morning , Lesser Whitethroat x2,

Sedge Warbler , Wheatear x 8 ............R Toon.

Branston GP / Tattenhill Lock

Lesser Whitethroat x 2 , Sedge Warbler x 2 .......S Cole.

Westport Lake

L R Plover x 1 , Common Sand x 2 , Shelduck x 2 ,

Garden Warbler , Whitethroat x 2 , Little Egret (over) ,

Grey Wagtail , Blackcap x 4......P Jones, N Smith, D Kelsall, S Seal.

Bevide Res (Permit Only)

Lesser Whitethroat x 2 , Wheatear x 3 , Reed Warbler x 1 ,

Sedge Warbler x 10 , Whitethroat x 8 , Yellow Wagtail x 3,

Common Tern x 3............BB.

Hanchurch Woods

Tree Pipit x 2 , Crossbill x 3 , Brambling x 3 ,

Cuckoo , Raven ..............Steve / N P.

Bassett North

Dunlin x 10, Common Sandpiper x 2, Yellow Wagtail x 2 and Little Gull x 3 around midday (TVB)

Croxden Quarry

Mandarin x 2, LRP x 6, Curlew x 2, Garden Warbler and Reed Warbler (Andrew Barker)

Uttoxeter Quarry

Scaup (f) and Mandarin x 2 (Andrew Barker)

Cannock Chase

Hobby x 1 and Cuckoo x 1 (Daniel Armishaw)

## Friday, 23 April 2010

### 23rd Apr 2010

B N Grebe x 2 on sailing lake............Birdguides.

Cannock Chase

Whinchat , Hobby x3...........Birdguiders.

Doxey Marshes

Wood Sandpiper x 2 still on scrape mid-afternoon......Birdguides.

Westport Lake

White Wagtail still present also L R Plover x 4 ,

Common Sandpiper x 1, Dunlin this evening ...............C Waring.

Whitemoor Haye

Grennshank , Dunlin , Common Sandpiper x 5 , Wheatear x 2 ,

White Wagtail x 12 , Yellow Wagtail , .....................T Perrins.

Croxden Quarry

Shelduck x 2 , Teal x 2 , L R Plover x 3 and Yellow Wagtail

over Trimpos this afternoon...............A Barker.

Belvide Res (Permit Only)

Common Sand x 15 , L R Plover x 9 , Dunlin x 10......BB.

Drayton Bassett

Garganey (drake) , Dunlin x 3 , Ringed Plover x 6 ,

Common Sandpiper x 1 ..............TVB.

Cheadle

Grasshopper Warbler x 1 @ JCB Plant this evening.......M Plant.

## Thursday, 22 April 2010

### 22nd Apr 2010

Whinchat x 2 , Redstart and 8 x Grasshopper Warblers ,

Wheatear x 13...........R Toon.

Belvide Res (Permit Only)

Garganey (drake) , Whinchat , Grasshopper Warbler ,

Hobby , Tree Pipit , Lesser Whitethroat , Reed Warbler ,

Wheatear x 2 ............BB

Branston WP / Tatenhill Lock

Sedge Warbler , Lesser Whitethroat.........S Cole.

Dunstall

Grasshopper Warbler x 2 Smestow Valley.

Westport Lake

Blackcap x 8 , Chiffchaff x 5 , L R Plover x 5 ,

Common Sandpiper x 3 ,White Wagtail , Grey Wagtail ,

Willow Warbler x 2 , Sedge Warbler x 1..........C Waring.

Silverdale Colliery

White Wagtail x 3 , Common Sandpiper x 3 , Wheatear x 14 ,

Raven ................NP. Whinchat early evening.........Birdguides.

Rocester

Whinchat at JCB site , Mandarin x 4 off Nabbs Lane

early evening...............Birdguides.

Chasewater

White Wagtail x 7 , Yellow Wagtial x 1 , Ringed Plover x 6 ,

Common Sandpiper x 7 , Wheatear x 2 , Common Tern x 3.

Doxey Marshes

Wood Sandpiper x 2 , Common Sandpiper x 3 .............Birdguides.

## Wednesday, 21 April 2010

### 21st Apr 2010

Wood Sandpiper x 2 , Green Sand x 1 , Common Sand x 4 ,

Ringed Plover x 1 , L R Plover x 6 , Redshank x 2 ,

Dunlin x 1 Oystercatcher x 2 , White Wagtail x 1 ,

Yellow Wagtail x 2 ................R Smith.

Westport Lake

White Wagtail , L R Plover x 2 ........N Smith , C Waring.

Berry Hill

Whinchat , Redstart , Wheatear x 10..........Birdguides.

Dimmings Dale

Pied Flycatcher male opposite Ramblers............Birdguides.

Silverdale Colliery

White Wagtail , Common Sandpiper , Grasshopper Warbler ,

Wheatear x 14 , Cuckoo , Whitethroat ..................NP.

Whitemoor Haye

Greenshank x 1 , Common Sand x 2, Wheatear x 5 ,

White Wagtail x 7 , Yellow Wagtail x 25 , Dunlin x 1.....T Perrins.

Belvide Res (Permit Only)

Whinchat , Redstart (male) , Wheatear x 3 , L R Plover x 12 ,

Common Sandpiper x 23 ................BB.

Rudyard Lake

Redstart (male ).

Parkhall

Grasshopper Warbler x 2 on golf course.

Croxden

Common Sand x 3 , L R Plover x 5 , Ringed Plover this evening.

## Tuesday, 20 April 2010

### 20th Apr 2010

Wood Sandpiper x 2 on scrape with Dunlin x 1 , Common Sand x 3 ,

Green Sand x 1 , L R Plover x 7 , Ringed Plover x 1, Yellow Wagtail ,

Redshank x 2 , Oystercatcher x 1 .........S Petrek.

Essington Quarry

Grasshopper Warbler.

Cannock Chase

Hobby over Sherbrook Valley this morning......Birdguides.

Blithfield Res

Hobby over dam this morning.......Birdguides.

Tamworth

Arctic Tern x 2 still on Borrow Pit Lake by Snowdome.....S Petrek.

Westport Lake

Blackcap x 8 , Willow Warbler x 5 , L R Plover x 4 ,

Whitethroat x 1 , Chiffchaff x5 , House Martn x 5 ..........C Waring.

Drayton Bassett

Green Sand , Common Sand , Yellow Wagtail , Greenshank ,

Black-tailed Godwit x 2 ...........TVB.

Belvide Res (Permit Only)

Dunlin x 11, Ringed Plover x 4, L R Plover x 8, Common Sand x 7,

White Wagtail x 6, Wheatear x 4...........BB.

Branston WP / Tatenhill Lock

Whitethroat..........S Cole.

## Monday, 19 April 2010

### 19th Apr 2010

Goosander x 1 male , Grasshopper Warbler x 3,

Common Sand x 3 , L R Plover x 2 , Oystercather x 1 ,

Whitethroat and 2 x Shelduck.......................S Petrek.

Chasewater

Little Gull adult , Whimbrel and Swift x 5, Redstart ........Birdguides.

Berry Hill

Whimbrel in field north of radio mast , also 31 x Wheatear ,

Ring Ouzel , Redstart.................R Toon.

Caverswall Scrape

L R Plover x 2, Wheatear x 5 , Grasshopper Warbler .

Silverdale Colliery

Wheatear x 9 , Oystercatcher.........NP.

Westport Lake

L R Plover x 3 , Common Sand x 2 , Shoveler x 3 ,

Sedge Warbler x 1 , House Martin x 1 ...........N Smith, P Lunt.

Cannock Chase

Marsh Harrier fem over sherbrook valley , Redstart x 4 ,

Tree Pipits x 3 , Cuckoo x 2 , Wheatear x 2 .

Branston GPs

Black-tailed Godwit on sandy pit also Green Sand x 3......Birdguides.

Cheadle

Wheatear x 14.

Croxden

Dunlin x 2 , L R Plover x 2 this evening.

Hanchurch Woods

Crossbill x 25 .

Drayton Bassett

Dunlin x 3.......TVB.

Tamworth

Arctic Tern x 2 on Borrowpit lake by the Snowdome......TVB.

Belvide Res (Permit Only)

Whimbrel flew through , Dunlin x 6 , Common Sandpiper x 8 ,

L R Plover x 8 , Ringed Plover x 1 , Oystercatcher x 4 ,

White Wagtail x 1 , Wheatear x 4 , and a probable male Channel Wagtail

on the north shore........BB.

## Sunday, 18 April 2010

### 18th Apr 2010

Rudyard Lake

Redstart still around chalets early morning S Seal.

Aqualate Mere

Arctic Tern late morning also Cuckoo , Hobby........R Swift.

Silverdale Colliery

Cuckoo x 2 on The Void.......Birdguides.

Cannock Chase

Pied Flycatcher (male) stepping stones also Cuckoo ,

Redstart x 2 and Tree Pipit.........Birdguides.

Berry Hill

Ring Ouzel , Grasshopper Warbler x 6 early morning.......Birdguides.

Parkhall Golf-course

Garden Warbler , Grasshopper Warbler x 3 , Blackcap x 4 ,

Willow Warbler x 10 , Chiffchaff x 7 .

Westport Lake

L R Plover x 5 , Common Sandpiper , Blackcap x 4,

Chiffchaff x 5 , Sand Martin x 6, Pied Flycatcher fem this evening.........C Waring.

Uttoxeter Quarry

Sedge Warbler , Common Sandpiper, and fem Scaup still.

Branston GPs

Black-tailed Godwit , Green Sandpiper x 2.

Chasewater White Wagtail x 4 , Wheatear , Common Sandpiper ,Ringed Plover , L R Plover x 6 , Oystercatcher x 3.

Belvide Res (Permit Only) Whimbrel x 6 this morning , Swift and Little Gull this evening.......Birdguides

Hanchurch Woods Brambling x 6 , Crossbill x 22....NP.

Doxey Marshes......Green Sandpiper ..........Birdguides.

Whitemoor Haye.....White Wagtail x 3 , Yellow Wagtail x 15 , Wheatear x 2 .....T Perrins.

Branston WP / Tatenhill Lock Grasshopper Warbler , also Hobby........S Cole.

## Saturday, 17 April 2010

### 17th Apr 2010

Grasshopper Warbler x 6 reeling this morning.....Birdguides.

Belvide Res (Permit Only)

Greenshank @ west end,

L R Plover x 6 , Common Sandpiper x 4.......Birdguides.

Rudyard Lake

Redstart still by chalets..

Westport Lake

L R Plover x 4 ...........C Waring.

Blithfield Res (Permit Only)

Yellow Wagtail x 10 , Common Sandpiper x 2

Aqualate Mere

Whooper Swan just south of Mere on A518

Draton Bassett

Green Sand..........T Perrins.

Codsall

Lesser Whitethroat along Port Lane 1mile north of Codsall........S Nuttall.

Whitemoor Haye

Greenshank x 2 on quarry pool also Green Sandpiper ,

Redshank x 10 , Yellow Wagtail x 2 ........Birdguides.

Uttoxeter Quarry

Goosander x 17

## Friday, 16 April 2010

### 16th Apr 2010

Scaup female still also White Wagtail , Green Sand x 4 .....Birdguides.

Belvide Res (Permit Only)

L R Plover x 10 , Common Sandpiper x 3 .....BB.

Westport Lake

L R Plover x 5 , Blackcap x 7 , Willow Tit ........N Smith.

Berry Hill

Grasshopper Warbler x 2 this morning.

Drayton Bassett

Yellow Wagtail x 7 , White Wagtail 4 ......J Fincham / J Harris.

Dimmingsdale

Pied Fly x 2.........D Pointon.

Croxden Quarry

L R Plover x 2 ...........D Pointon.

## Thursday, 15 April 2010

### 15th Apr 2010

Little Egret on small pool opposite Shugborough shooting

club for second day..............Birdguides.

Westport Lake

L R Plover x 4 , Willow Warbler x 2 , Chiffchaff x 5 ,

Swallow x 2 , Blackcap x 3 ..............C Waring.

Silverdale Colliery

Ring Ouzel still by The Void .........Birdguides.

Uttoxeter Quarry

Scaup female still this evening...........Birdguides.

Berry Hill

Grasshopper Warbler x 4 , Wheatear this morning.....R Toon.

Belvide Res (Permit Only)

L R Plover x 8 , Common Sandpiper x 2 ............BB

Doxey Marshes

Grasshopper Warbler , Goosander x 4 , Reed Warbler.

Radford Meadows NR

Green Sandpiper x 2.

Hanchurch Woods

Brambling x 12.

## Wednesday, 14 April 2010

### 14th Apr 2010

Ring Ouzel showing well around large lake.....Birdguides.

Belvide Res (Permit Only)

L R Plover x 10 , Green Sand , Common Sand x 2 .....BB.

## Tuesday, 13 April 2010

### 13th Apr 2010

L R Plover x 3 , Chiffchaff x 5 , Willow Warbler x 2 ,

Blackcap x 4 , also Peregrine over at 8-30 (C Waring)

Cannock Chase

Cuckoo x 6 and Tree Pipit x 2 (Birdguides)

Uttoxeter

Yellow Wagtail x 13 and Mandarin x 2 (Birdguides)

Keele

Whimbrel x 1 at Keele University in a field near the observatory (Birdguides)

Belvide Res (Permit Only)

L R Plover x 6 , Green and Common Sandpiper ,

Redshank x 2, Oystercatcher x 5............BB.

## Monday, 12 April 2010

### 12th Apr 2010

Blithfield

Yellow Wagtail x 3, Little Owl x 1 and Green Sandpiper x 1 on outfall stream south of Staffordshire Way bridge

Berry Hill

Grasshopper Warbler x 2 , also Redstart (Birdguides)

Belvide

Common Scoter x 1 (female) off dam (Birdguides)

Doxey Marshes

Red Kite over M6 then departed over Stafford (Birdguides)

Radford Meadows

Green Sand x 2 , Goosander x 4 ..........R Swift.

Westport Lake

L R Plover x 2..................C Waring.

Chasewater

Garganey (drake).............Birdguides.

## Sunday, 11 April 2010

### 11th Apr 2010

Avocet x 4 still on Sandy Pit...........Birdguides

Uttoxeter Quarry

Scaup female still present this morning......Birdguides.

Caverswall Scrape

Grasshopper Warbler........BF.

Chasewater

L R Plover x 2 , Green Sand x 2 , Ringed Plover.

Belvide Res (Permit Only)

Garden Warbler , Whitethroat , White and Yellow Wagtail ,

Sedge Warbler , Common Sand x 2 , Green Sand x 3 ,

L R Plover x 4 ..........BB.

Weaver Hills

Chiffchaff x 2 , Willow Warbler x 4 , Blackcap ,

Raven x 4 ...........T Eyre , D Powell.

## Saturday, 10 April 2010

### 10th Apr 2010

White Wagtail x 5 just off meadow lane..........Birdguides.

Cannock Chase

Redstart by stepping stones also Tree Pipit x 3..........Birdguides.

Branston GPs

Avocet x 4 , also Ruff........Birdguides.

Doxey Marshes

Reed Warbler , also Sedge Warbler x 2........Birdguides.

Belvide Res (Permit Only)

Whitethroat , Sedge Warbler x 3 , L R Plover x 4 ,

Blackcap x 10 , Common Sandpiper x 3 , Oystercatcher x 6 ......BB.

## Friday, 9 April 2010

### 9th April 2010

Reed Warbler (Birdguides)

Aqualate Park

Gargeney x 2 drakes late afternoon (Birdguides)

Uttoxeter Quarry

Scaup (fem) & White Wagtail x 15 (Birdguides)

## Thursday, 8 April 2010

### 8th Apr 2010

Chiffchaff x 6 , Willow Warbler x 5 , Blackcap x 3.....C Waring.

Belvide Res

Common Sand x 3 , L R Plover x 2 , Redshank x 3 ,

Oystercatcher x 5 , Yellow Wagtail x 2 , White Wagtail x 2,

Blackcap x 7 , Willow Warbler x 2................BB.

North Staffs

Short-eared Owl x 3 between Flash / Gradbach this evening..BF.

## Wednesday, 7 April 2010

### 7th Apr 2010

Ring Ouzel still present also Redstart , Yellow Wagtail ,

and 22+ Wheatears .......Birdguides.

Doxey Marshes

Water Pipit on wader scrape also Little Egret , L R Plover ,

and White Wagtail .............Birdguides.

Westport Lake

L R Plover x 2 , Chiffchaff x 7 , Willow Warbler x 5 ,

Curlew x 4 (over)...........C Waring.

Silverdale Colliery

Goosander x 16 , Wheatear x 3 ........NP.

Belvide Res (Permit Only)

Common Sand , Green Sand , Redshank x 4 , Oystercatcher x 4 ,

Yellow Wagtail x 5 , White Wagtail x 5 ...........BB.

## Tuesday, 6 April 2010

### 6th Apr 2010

Ring Ouzel male still present............Birdguides.

Blithfield Res

Osprey Tad Bay , Little Gull adult north of causeway...Birdguides.

Uttoxeter Quarry

White Wagtail x 2........Birdguides.

Branston GPs

Avocet x 2 , on Sandy Pit , also male Ruff , Green Sandpiper x 2 ,

L R Plover x 6 , and White Wagtail............Birdguides.

Westport Lake

Kittiwake adult late afternoon.........Birdguides.

Park Hall CP

L E Owl still this afternoon............Birdguides.

Great Wyrley

White Wagtail in horse paddocks Long Lane also ,

Wheatear and Yellow Wagtail x 3 ............Birdguides.

Drayton Bassett

White Wagtail x 5 , Green Sand , Little Egret......TP / JA.

Belvide Res (Permit Only)

Yellow Wagtail x 5 , White Wagtail , L R Plover ,

Redshank x 4 ...........BB.

## Monday, 5 April 2010

### 5th Apr 2010

Ring Ouzel male in paddocks below mast ...........Birdguides.

Blithfield Res

Little Gull x 2 adults from causeway still this evening ,

Osprey Tad Bay late morning...........Birdguides.

Uttoxeter Quarry

Water Pipit , Green Sand , Goosander x 6 .............Birdguides.

Scaup (fem) .....Richard Powell.

Westport Lake

L R Plover , Blackcap , Oystercatcher............C Waring.

Aqualate Mere

Osprey and Red Kite over mid-afternoon........BF.

Drayton Bassett

Wheatear x 2 , White Wagtail , Green Sand x 3 ...........TVB.

Belvide Res (Permit Only)

L R Plover x 2, Redshank x 3 , Oystercatcher x 4......BB.

Doxey Marshes

Water Pipit on new wader scrape, aslo Yellow Wagtail.....Birdguides.

Croxall Lakes

Green Sandpiper , Ringed Plover x 2 .

Hopwas

Ring Ouzel male WNW of Tamworth in field nr Pig Farm at 3-30pm.

## Sunday, 4 April 2010

### 4th Apr 2010

Kittiwake adult this morning........Birdguides.

Berry Hill

Ring Ouzel male this morning..........Birdguides.

Blithfield Res

Little Gull adult still north of causeway this evening

also Pink-footed Goose with Greylags ,........Birdguides.

Park Hall CP.

Long-eared Owl in pines near green bench this afternoon.....Birdguides.

Uttoxeter Quarry

Scaup fem , 3 x Green Sand , 2 x White Wags ,

2 x Oystercatchers , 4 x L R Plovers , and a Little Egret ..........NP.

Water and Rock Pipit this evening ......Andy Barker & Richard Powell

2 x Mandarins.......Birdguides.

Silverdale Colliery

11 x Goosanders on The Void.........D Kelsall.

Belvide Res

Dunlin x 2 , Redshank x 3 , Oystercatcher x 4 ,

Chiffchaff x 12 , Curlew , (Permit Only)...........BB.

Drayton Bassett

Wheatear x 6 , White Wagtail x 3 , L R Plover x 12 ,

Green Sandpiper x 4 , Little Egret............TVB.

Yoxall

Pink-footed Goose x 2 , on the bank of the river Trent

late afternoon ................Birdguides.

## Saturday, 3 April 2010

### 3rd April 2010

Sandwich Tern x 1 in Blithe Bay mid-morning, Little Gull from the causeway Osprey x 2 and Common Tern (Birdguides)

Doxey Marshes

Water Pipit x 2 Pensioner Pollards and Little Egret on New Scrape (Birdguides)

Belvide

Sandwich Tern from 13:14 to 13:25 when it flew north (Birdguides)

Berry Hill Fields

Ring Ouzel x 2 still in paddocks below radio masts (Birdguides)

Uttoxeter Quarry

Scaup (fem) (Birdguides)

Drayton Basset

Peregrine over north pit, Green Sandpiper x 3 and Redshank x 3

## Friday, 2 April 2010

### 2nd April 2010

Ring Ouzel x 2 in fields below viewpoint (Birdguides)

Whitemore Haye

Dunlin x 2 on quarry lake (Birdguides)

Uttoxeter Quarry

Scaup (fem), Green Sandpiper x 1 and White Wagtail x 2 (Birdguides)

Park Hall CP

Long-eared Owl x 2

Doxey Marshes

Little Egret, Water Pipit and Little Ringed Plover (Birdguides)

Belvide

Osprey over mid-morning (Birdguides)

Drayton Basset Pits

Peregrine and Little Egret (TVB)

## Thursday, 1 April 2010

### 1st April 2010

Ring Ouzel male in field south of viewpoint (Birdguides)

Cheadle

Dark-bellied Brent Goose still on small pool by Brookhouse Road this morning (Birdguides)

Uttoxeter Pits

Scaup (fem) still, Green Sandpiper x 2, Goosander x 5 and Swallow x 13 (Richard Powell)

Belvide

White Wagtail x 1, Yellow Wagtail x 1 (Birdguides)