Monday, 6 May 2013

Monday 6th May 2013

Two White Stork flew N mid morning (Birdguides)

Westport Lake
Whimbrel thru to the N 06:40hrs (NJS, GAS)

Doxey Marshes
3x Black-tailed Godwit (NJS, GAS)
2x LR Plover, Greenshank, 3x Redshank, Common Sandpiper, 4x Shelduck, House Martins (MJa)
This PM - Wood Sandpiper on Tillington Marsh, 2x Dunlin on Cresswell Flash (SE and HF)

Greenshank by Dave Fowler

Whitemoor Haye
Whimbrel , Snipe , 4x Oystercatchers ,2x Redshank ,  2x LRP , 3x Ringed Plover , 3x Dunlin , 2x Common Terns & Yellow Wagtail (JAL)...Also 2x Common Tern & Lesser Whitethroat (JWo)
Additional - Hobby, Corn Bunting, 3x Tree Sparrow, 7x Yellow Wagtail, 6x Gadwall, Little Owl (SCo)

Branston Gravel Pits
Whimbrel (on Black Meadows Scrape see pict below), 5x LRP, 7x Redshank, 32x Shelduck, 4x Mandarin, 4x Gadwall, Wigeon, 3x Lesser Whitethroat (JWo)
Branston Water Park
4x Common Tern. (JWo)

Cannock Chase
2x Wood Warbler (DFo)
4x Cuckoo, Tree Pipits, 3x Green Woodpecker (MJa)
Additional - Redstart, Garden Warbler (RSt)

Kingsley Moor
White Stork in fields at Greenhead farm alongside the A52 AT 12:30 (TEa) but no further sign at 18;30 (ABa)

Coombes Valley
2x Pied  Flycatcher (AMa)

2x Common Sandpiper, 2x Oystercatcher, male Pied Flycatcher (GBr)

Bottom House near Waterhouses
2x Oystercatcher (TEy)

Corn Bunting by the sports field entrance (MPa)

Old River Dove
Cuckoo, 5x Yellow Wagtail, 2x Yellowhammer, 30x Sand Martin, 4x Sedge Warbler, Kingfisher (AJa)

3x Raven, 2x Curlew, 8x Linnet (TEy)