Thursday, 25 July 2013

Thursday 25 July 2013

Report received of a adult male Red-backed Shrike on the 23 July showing on and off for a hour in a garden. No photos available.

Blithfield Res (permit only)
2nd sum Caspian Gull, 1st sum Little Gull, Osprey, Little Egret, c80 Common Tern (55 in Tad Bay), Sanderling, 2x Turnstone, 10x LR Plover, 2x Ringed Plover, 16x Dunlin, 5x Common Sandpiper, 4x Greenshank, Redshank, Snipe, 2nd sum YL Gull (GJM)

Uttoxeter Quarry
3x Green Sandpiper, 5x Common Tern, 6x Oystercatcher (AB)

Belvide Res (permit only)
Quail singing in wheat field south of the West end hide this afternoon

Branston GPs
Little Egret, Ruff  7x Green Sandpiper, 3x Common Sandpiper, 5x Dunlin, 2x Ringed Plover + juv, 13x LR Plover + 5 chicks, Redshank, Oystercatcher, 25x Shelduck, 6x Teal, 3x Green Woodpecker + juv (JW)

Red-veined Darter by Jon Woodcock

Maer Hills
c20 Crossbill (ST)