Saturday, 11 May 2013

Saturday 11 May 2013

Doxey Marsh
Garganey male from the Tin hide at 08:00 also Gadwall, Greenshank, 2x Redshank, 2x Dunlin, 9x Shelduck, 20x Swift (DSc)
2x Garganey reported by 08:40 but no further sign at 10:15

Belvide Res (permit only)
Arctic Tern 1st summer still also Turnstone at west end, 5x Black-tailed Godwit, 2x Sanderling and a ringtail  Hen Harrier thru at 17.05

Uttoxeter Quarry
Common Sandpiper x11, Little Ringed Plover x11, Dunlin x2, Oystercatcher x6, Ringed Plover x2, Common Tern x3, Mandarin x1, Goldeneye x1, Shelduck x2, Goosander x2 (ABa)

Bishops Wood village
87x Crossbill at 08:00, also a Cuckoo - SJ753315 (RWh)

Old River Dove
Cuckoo, 6x Yellow Wagtail, 2x Sedge Warbler, 4x Yellowhammer, 4x Swift (AJa)

Cannock Chase
2x Cuckoo, 10x Tree Pipit, 9x Crossbill also Green Hairstreak butterfly (DSc)

2x Greenland Wheatear also a Cuckoo (RT)