Saturday, 27 April 2013

Saturday 27th April 2013

Late News
Kingsley, nr Cheadle, North Staffs
A ***HOOPOE*** was seen in a garden around 22nd/23rd April, showing well. It has been looked for since but no further sign (per ABa)

Belvide Res (permit only)
Wood Warbler one still in the plantation also drake Scaup at the west end.

3x Whinchat, 26x Wheatear, 2x Yellow Wagtail (RT NP PB DW)

Whinchat at Berryhill by Mick Turner

Blithfield Res (permit only)
2x Common Sandpiper, Dunlin, Oystercatcher, 5x White Wagtail (DTr)

Male Garganey at top pool near Round House Farm, still present at 19.15 (TEy)

Garganey at Dimminsdale by Terry Eyre

Whitemoor Haye
Whimbrel, 2x Common Sands, 4x Redshank, Dunlin, 2x LRP, 2x Oystercatcher, drake Scaup, 2x Wheatear, 25x Yellow Wags, 6x White Wags, Swift (JA)

Grasshopper Warbler along Netherstowe Lane past the railway bridge on left hand side (SCo)

Doxey Marsh
8x Shelduck, Goosander, Water Rail, 5x Ringed Plover, White Wagtail, 3x Reed Warbler (RJS)

North Staffs Moors
7x Wheatear, 2x Redstart, 3x Stonechat (SSe)
8x Golden Plover, 4x Wheatear, 4x Lapwing (DPo)

Cannock Chase
2x Cuckoo, Whitethroat, Willow Warbler (AB GF). Also 3x Redstart, 2x Yellowhammer (IBu) and 1x Wood Warbler, Tree PipitMinotaur Beetle, 2x Burying Beetle (Silpha atrata) (JWo).

Aqualate Mere
2x Willow Tit,  1x Sedge Warbler, 1x Reed Warbler, 3x Reed Bunting, 2x Shelducks, 2x Gadwall, 1x Whitethroat, 1x Great Spotted Woodpecker (KWa)

Middleton Lakes RSPB
Wheatear, 2x Little Ringed Plover & Whinchat

JCB Earthmovers, Cheadle
1x Whimbrel, 1x Curlew, 4x Wheatear, 2x Tree Pipit (ABa)

Ipstones Edge
6x Wheatear, 2x Oystercatcher, 4x Lapwing, Curlew, Greenfinch (DPo)