Thursday, 4 July 2013

Thursday 4th July 2013

Blithfield Res (permit only)
Osprey over Tad Bay at 11:35 and in tree at 13:00 also Wood Sandpiper in Tad Bay, 24x Common Tern, 1st summer Little GullGreen Sandpiper, 4x Common Sandpiper 2x Redshank, 2x Curlew, 3x LR Plover (RCB)

Belvide Res
Egyptian Goose still present today

Westport Lake
Drake Common Scoter on main lake at 05.30 and still present at 13:30 at least (NJS)

The Common Scoter at Westport Lake by Dave Kelsall
Trent Washlands
Little Egret, Reed Warbler, Garden Warbler, & Lesser Whitethroat (AJ)
Old River Dove
Common Tern, 4x Yellow Wagtail & 3x Yellowhammer (AJ)
Uttoxeter Quarry
20x Common Sandpiper (flock of 10 dropped in at 20.45), 17x Curlew, 7x Oystercatcher, 9x Little Ringed Plover, 2x Green Sandpiper & 20x Goosander (ABa)
Cannock Chase
3x Woodcock this evening (RWi)