Thursday, 25 April 2013

Thursday 25 April 2013

4x Whinchat at the Viewpoint, Ring Ouzel north of the Palletstacks, 2x Redstart, 24x Wheatear, Yellow Wagtail, 21x Whitethroat, Ringed Plover and 3x Swift (RT NP KH)

Blithfield Res (permit only)
9x Arctic Tern, Common Tern, Egyptian Goose, Whooper Swan, 18x Dunlin, 4x Ringed Plover, 3x Imm Common Scoter, also a Wood Warbler at Dam Dell (GJM, MPR)
Additional info - Adult Little Gull, 5x Swift, Common Sandpiper, 2x Wheatear, Lesser Redpoll, Blackcap (RCB)

Belvide Res (permit only)
Arctic Tern one through late afternoon also 3x Whimbrel, 3x White Wagtail and 7x Yellow Wagtails.

Branston Gravel Pits
3x Dunlin, 4x Little Ringed Plover, 2x Ringed Plover, 6x Redshank, 29x Shelduck, 2x Shoveler, 10x Gadwall, 3x Reed Warbler, Garden Warbler, 3x Lesser Whitethroat, 5+ Common Whitethroat, 8+ Blackcap (JWo)

Branston Water Park
c12x Swift, Garden Warbler, 2x Reed Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, 5+ Blackcap, Common Sandpiper (JWo)

Whitemoor Haye
Scaup drake still, Grey Plover briefly, 3x Dunlin plus 18x flew through, 3x Common Sandpiper, LR Plover, 2x Redshank, 4x Oystercatcher, 32x Yellow Wagtail, 12x White Wagtail, Grey Partridge, Little Owl, Tree Sparrow, (JAl)

Tittesworth Resr
Two male Pied Flycatchers, two male Redstarts, 1x White Wagtail, 1x Little Egret (SGi)

River Sow Meadows
Whinchat - a female showing well, Whitethroat x 5, Willow Warbler x 4, Sedge Warbler x 2, Wigeon x 1pr still (RSw)

Lesser Spotted Woodpecker still this morning but very mobile (DBu)

Radial Park
6:30, 2 Yellow Wagtail, Lesser Whitethroat, 4 Whitethroat, Grasshopper Warbler, 3 Sedge Warbler, Garden Warbler , 4 Blackcap, male Redstart singing & 4 Wheatear (RGi)

Doxey Marshes
Ruddy Shelduck, Sanderling, 2 Dunlin, 5 Ringed Plover, 6 Little Ringed Plover, 2 GoosanderCommon Sandpiper, 3x Swift & 2 Redshank (SEd, HFo)

Sanderling by Steve Edwards

Silverdale CP
Whinchat, 2x Wheatear, Common Sandpiper (NP)

Gailey Res
2x Reed Warbler 12x Common Sandpiper, 5x Gadwall, (4 drakes) drake Shoveller, Yellow Wagtail, 6x Swift (IM SR)
Blue-headed Wagtail  female along the causeway to 18:35 then flew off.

JCB Earthmovers, Cheadle
1x Tree Pipit (ABa)