Sunday, 28 July 2013

Sunday 28th July 2013

Rudyard Res
Caspian Tern again present this morning at 07:45. Still present at 14:00 & at 17.45
Caspian Tern by Chris Bromley
Caspian Tern by Steve Gibson

Blithfield Res (permit only)
Osprey, 3x Knot, Turnstone, 52x Dunlin, 4x Greenshank, Redshank, 2x Black-tailed Godwit, 70x Common Tern & 2x Arctic Tern (GJM, MPR)
also Caspian Gull, 2 Turnstone, 5 Redshank, Whimbrel, 5 Greenshank, Med Gull, Little Gull, 22 LRP, Snipe, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Oystercatcher, 7 Common Sandpiper, Hobby, 2 Yellow-legged Gulls (SE&HF, JA)
Turnstone by Steve Edwards

Belvide Res (permit only)
The Quail was calling again in the Wheat field to the south west of the reserve, but sounded distant. 2 Redshank dropped in late morning, also 1 Green Sandpiper, 6 Common Sandpiper, 2 LRP, 1 Oystercatcher and 3 Dunlin were present. 17 Grey Heron were on the north shore. 4 Wigeon, 11 Teal and 1 Shoveler were counted. A single Shelduck flew thru early morning (Belvide Blog)

Whitemoor Haye
1 Garden Warbler, 24 Mute Swan, 2 Common Sandpiper, several Linnet & Goldfinch, Yellowhammer, 10+ Tree Sparrow, 1 Oystercatcher, 2 Common Tern, 4 Yellow Wagtail & 219 Greylag Geese (SCo)