Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Tuesday 23rd July 2013

PLEASE NOTE - We seem to be having problems receiving emails in time, a recent email dated the 20th only arrived in our inbox today and others have been a day late. 
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Blithfield Res (permit only)
Caspian Gull still, Turnstone, 2x Sanderling, 14x Black-tailed Godwit, 4x Greenshank, 14x Dunlin, 5x Common Sandpiper, 8x LR Plover, 2x Ringed Plover, 2x Golden Plover, 4x Oystercatcher, Curlew (SE HF)
Wood Sandpiper flushed from Blithe Bay and flew off NW (GJM)

Middleton Lakes RSPB
2x Sanderling on Jubilee Wetlands at 13.30 also Black-tailed Godwit, 6x Dunlin, 2x Ringed Plover, 5x LR Plover, 3x Redshank, 4x Oystercatcher, 14x Common Tern

Branston GP's
Male Ruff on sandypit, 9x Green Sandpiper, 4x Common Sandpiper, 10x Curlew, Redshank, 5x Little Ringed Plover, Ringed Plover & 24x Shelduck (DSc)

Westport Lake
Little Ringed Plover & juvenile Little Grebe this morning (NJS, CJW)

4x Crossbill and 30x Swift (TE)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Greenshank, Redshank, 5x Green Sandpiper, 12x Common Sandpiper, 8x Oystercatcher (AB)

Med Gull juvenile on the old lagoon this evening (AB)

Hobby chasing Swallows (TE)

Aston (which is between Maer and Pipe Gate).
Hobby – 1 chasing hirundines (STu)
Void, Silverdale C.P
Yellow Wagtail – 1 flew out with 2 Meadow Pipits (STu)