Monday, 29 July 2013

Monday 29th July 2013

Rudyard Res
1st year Caspian Tern present again this morning at 07:00. Caspian Tern to 14:55 then flew north.

Blithfield Res (permit only)
2nd Sum Caspian Gull still, 34x Dunlin, 5x Greenshank, 3x Sanderling, 3 Common Sandpiper, 54x Common Term (RCB)
Also 1 Little Gull, 7+ Common Sandpiper, 20+ LRP, 1 Ringed Plover (SCo)

Belvide Res (permit only)
The Quail was still calling to the south west of the reserve this afternoon. 2 Dunlin, 1 LRP and 4 Common Sandpiper were present. 45 Greylag Geese and the Egyptian Goose were counted (Belvide blog)

Whitemoor Haye
2 Common Sandpiper, 4 Oystercatcher, 11 Lapwing, 2 Common Tern, , 3 Barnacle Geese, 9+ Yellow Wagtail (majority juveniles), 1 Little Owl, 12+ Tree Sparrows (SCo)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Green Sandpiper 4, Common Sandpiper 5, Oystercatcher 4, Common Tern 26, Egyptian Goose 1, Mandarin 1 (ABa)

Croxden Quarry
Teal 4, LRP (ABa)