Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Wednesday 24th July 2013

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Blithfield Res (permit only)
Black-necked Grebe present this morning (MPR) Still mid afternoon off Admaston Reach (RCB)
Turnstone in Blithe Bay (GJM)
Tad Bay - 2nd Summer Caspian Gull, 2x Sanderling, Turnstone, 2x Greenshank, 14x Dunlin, 6x LR Plover, 3x Common Sandpiper, 16x Common Tern (RBe)

Middleton Lakes RSPB
5x Little Egret, 4x Black-tailed Godwit, Greenshank, 8x Snipe, 2x Green Sandpiper & 2x Common Sandpiper (GWi)

Belvide Res (permit only)
A Whimbrel flew thru late morning, also 6 Common Sandpiper and 5 LRP were noted. Wigeon have increased to 5, The Egyptian Goose remains. Another Tufted Duck brood of 13 was at the west end, 6 Teal and 4 Pochard were counted (Belvide blog)