Saturday, 4 May 2013

Saturday 4 May 2013

Belvide Res  (permit only)
Little Tern one at 11:40 also Arctic Tern, drake Scaup, drake Garganey and a Jack Snipe.

Blithfield Res (permit only)
Bar-tailed Godwit one in Blithe Bay this morning (GJM RCB)
Bar-tailed Godwit still early evening also drake Scaup, 6x Dunlin, 3x Ringed Plover, 2x LR Plover, Common Sandpiper, 4x Oystercatcher, 15x Shelduck, White Wagtail, several Yellow Wagtail (RCB)

Whitemoor Haye
Whimbrel, Sanderling, 14 Dunlin, Common Sandpiper this afternoon (TPe et al) Also this evening 15+ Yellow Wagtail, 29x Dunlin, a Common Sandpiper, Whimbrel, 1x Peregrine, 1x Hobby (SCo, JAl)
Knypersley Res
Pied Flycatcher, 4x Garden Warbler and a Lesser Whitethroat (GB)

Uttoxeter Quarry
4x Common Tern, 7x Common Sandpiper, 6x Oystercatcher, 2x Dunlin, Yellow Wagtail (ABa)

Doxey Marsh
3x Black-tailed Godwit, 2x LR Plover, 3x Redshank, 3x Dunlin, Common Sandpiper, Goosander, 5x Shelduck, Swift, House Martins, Sedge Warblers, Reed Warbler (MJa)

2x Pied Flycatcher, 2x Redstart, 4x Willow Warbler, 3x Chiffchaff (TEy)

Downs Bank
Male Lesser Spotted Woodpecker this afternoon just up the road from the carpark (PFo)

Cuckoo one present (SAk)

Silverdale CP
2x Cuckoo in coppice between the Void and Waste Farm also 3x Blackcap, 3x Willow Warbler, 2x Whitethroat (MFe)

2x Greenland Wheatear amongst 5x Wheatear (RT NP)