Monday, 8 April 2013

Monday 8th April 2013

Please take a look at our updated 'Blast from the Past' for April, please email us if you can add any sightings or especially photo's to the records listed,

Dosthill NR
Bearded Tit female still between North Pit and the Waterski Pit early afternoon.(ADR) and at 13:00 it flew along the Western edge of Dosthill NR from the small pool south of here where it was first noticed at 12:37; also male and female Long-tailed Duck, group of 8 then 3 Sand Martin through.DBP West of the North pit was a male Wheatear and Andy R reports a Swallow through. (per JH)

A Osprey flew NW over Yarnfield College at 11.15 this morning (PFo)

Blithfield Res (permit only)
House Martin one with 11x Sand Martins at Yeatsall Bank also female Merlin, Swallow, c100 Redwing, c100 Fieldfare (GJM MPR)

Gailey Res
2x Black-necked Grebes near the causeway on the main sailing lake also the 2x White-fronted Geese and Little Gull still.

Belvide Res (permit only)
Little Gull adult this afternoon

Whitemoor Haye
Scaup drake on main lake also 2x Redshank, Corn Bunting, Little Owl (GB)
Additional  2x Redshank, 2x Oystercatcher, 8x Golden Plover, Grey Partridge, 250x Fieldfare, 40x Redwing (JA)

Radial Park
Willow Warbler, 2x Wheatear, 2x Sand MartinWhite Wagtail, 3x Chiffchaff (RG)

Park Hall CP
Willow Warbler, also Chiffchaff, Redwings, Siskins, Lesser Redpolls (PSa)

Stonechat still by Tiddlers Pool (ASt)

2x Wheatear at the Stoke City training ground (RG)