Sunday, 28 April 2013

Sunday 28 April 2013

Belvide Res (permit only)
2 Egyptian Geese were on the north shore between 10.20-10.30am when they flew off south east. The drake Scaup was still present, also at least 7 Goldeneye remain. 5 Common Sandpiper, 2 LRP, 2 Dunlin and 2 Redshank were on the north shore. A late Fieldfare was in a field just south of the reserve. The Corn Bunting was seen again behind the spill weir this morning. 2 Common Tern were noted (Belvide Blog)

Uttoxeter Quarry
2x Common Tern, Little Egret, Greenshank, 5x Common Sandpiper, 2x Swift, 3x White Wagtail, 3x Yellow Wagtail, Wheatear (ABa)

Cannock Chase
1x Wood Warbler (TJa)

2x Whinchat, 10x Wheatear including 2 Greenland Wheatear, Lesser Whitethroat (RT NP)

Milton, Stoke-on-Trent
9x Waxwings on electrical cables opposite the Foxley pub at 12:45 today (NGr)

Whitemoor Haye
2 Artic Tern thru , 5 Redshank ,Common Sandpiper , 2 Oystercatcher, Wheatear , White Wagtail , 10 Yellow Wagtail & 2 Grey Partridge (JAl)

2 Mandarin but no sign of the Garganey (RPo)

2 male Pied Flycatcher, 1 male Redstart, 1 Wood Warbler (RPo)

Male Whinchat and male Wheatear in a field north of the JCB factory (RPo)

Silverdale CP
2x Wheatear, (PCa)

Tittesworth Res
Redstarts 3 males, Pied Flycatcher 2 males, Whitethroats 2, Blackcaps 2, Redshank 1, Dunlin 1, Ringed Plover 1, Little Ringed Plovers 8 & Common Sandpiper 6 (SGi)

North Staffs Moors
22 Golden Plover, 1 Oystercatcher, 3 Wheatear (DPo)

Ipstones Edge, Swineholes Wood
5 Willow Warbler (DPo)