Tuesday, 2 April 2013

Tuesday 2nd April 2013

Two Little Gulls on sailing lake and two White-fronted Geese still in field opposite club entrance 08:10 (MSa)

Dosthill NR
Long-tailed Duck one at least this afternoon but elusive.

Berryhill Fields
Female Ring Ouzel on east side of palletstacks also 3x Wheatear (RT. KH)
5x Wheatear at 14:00 (DW)

Wheatear at Berryhill by Dave Fowler

Another Wheatear photo from Berryhill by Steve Edwards 

Cannock Chase
Great Grey Shrike at Glacial Boulder near Trig Point 08:30hrs and 11:20hrs

Uttoxeter Quarry
2x LR Plover, Redshank, 6x Oystercatcher, 3x Whooper Swan, 2x Goldeneye 4x Chiffchaff (EF)

Belvide Res (permit only)
Little Gull still

Doxey Marsh
4x LR Plover, 3x Redshank, 2x Shelduck (SP)

Blithfield Res (permit holders only)
Otter seen today at 10:55hrs (GJM)

Branston Gravel Pits
5x Black-tailed Godwit (see pict), 4x Redshank, 8x Snipe, Water Rail, 17x Shelduck, 2x Shoveler, 35x Wigeon, 8x Gadweel, 10x Pochard, 5x Little Grebe, Peregrine (JW)
Today's Black-tailed Godwits at BGP by Jon Woodcock

Branston Water Park
Chiffchaff, 2x Snipe, 13x Gadwall (JW)

5x Brambling (in hedge Captains Lane), 20+ Meadow Pipit. (JW)

14x Woodcock (heading twds Bradley) this evening (TE)

Apedale CP, Newcastle-u-Lyme
1x Woodcock (PT)