Friday, 26 July 2013

Friday 26 July 2013

Rudyard Lake
CASPIAN TERN  on the mud at the north end late morning. Refound at 14-20hrs and present until 19-55hrs when it flew NW.

This is the 9th record of Caspian Tern in Staffordshire and the first since 1999!

All above photo's by Steve Seal

Photo by Andy Barker

Blithfield Res
1x Turnstone, 2x Common Sandpiper, 9x Dunlin. (DJo)

Whitemoor Haye
15x Tree Sparrow, Yellow Wagtails, 3x Common Tern, Oystercatcher, Common Sandpiper, Redshank, 3x Barnacle Geese, Little Owl, Green Woodpecker, Grey Partridge (SC)

Branston Gravel Pits
Mediterranean Gull, Ruff, 8x Green Sandpiper, 2x Common Sandpiper, 13x Curlew, 3x Redshank, 27x Shelduck, 8x LRP (+5 chicks), Stoat, 2x Fox (JWo)

Adult Med Gull by Jon Woodcock

Adult YL Gull this evening (AB)