Friday, 26 April 2013

Friday 26 April 2013

Middleton Lakes RSPB
South fem/imm Marsh Harrier on the North pit 3 Dunlin, 4 Common Sandpiper, 5 Ringed Plover, Little Ringed Plover, 2 Snipe, 2 House Martin, 10 Swift, Little Egret, 3 Commic Tern through North,Wheatear and 2 Yellow Wagtail (JM, JH)

Belvide Res (permit only)
Wood Warbler one in the plantation this morning, also drake Scaup still and Arctic Tern.

Knypersley Res
Pied Flycatcher male in Knypersley wood this morning (GED)

Cannock Chase
Pied Flycatcher male also Wood Warbler and Redstart (SW)

Uttoxeter Quarry
1 Hobby, 1 Greenshank, 3 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Curlew, 4 White Wagtail (RPo)

1x Redstart 1x Blackcap 4x Willow Warbler 3x Chiffchaff & 2x Mandarin Duck (TEy)

Blithfield Res (permit only)
Little Gull adult still off the causeway early afternoon

Little Gull by Steve Edwards

Branston GPs
4x LR Plover, 3x Redshank, 3x Reed Warbler, 2x Lesser Whitethroat, 3x Whitethroat, 5x Blackcap, 30x Shelduck, 2x Gadwall, Green Woodpecker (JWo)

Branston Water Park
Reed Warbler & 15x Swift (DSc)

Radial Park
Lapwings x5, Jay, Kestral, Swallows x2 also on the River Trent: Blackcap, Willow Warbler (ASt)

14x Wheatear, Lesser Whitethroat, Redstart (RT KH)

Silverdale CP
Whinchat, Wheatear (PCa)