Friday, 2 August 2013

Friday 2 August 2013

Branston GPs
2x Wood Sandpiper on Black Meadows scrape, also 2x Ruff, 10x Green Sandpiper, 3x Dunlin, 3x Common Sandpiper, 3x Redshank, 12x Curlew, 9x LR Plover, 2x Ringed Plover, 2x Oystercatcher, 8x Little Egret, 10x Shelduck, 3x Common Tern (JW)
Four-spotted Chaser, Emperor Dragonfly, Small Copper, Wasp Longhorn (Strangalia maculata). (JW)

Wood Sandpiper by Jon Woodcock

Belvide Res (permit only)
Quail still singing in wheat field by West Lane also a Knot.

Juv Med Gull early morning with c85 BHGs on waste ground by the Ind estate also 2x Redstart, Hobby, Peregrine, c420 Goldfinch, c55 Linnet (RT)

Gailey Res
4x Common Tern (one juv), 4x drake Pochards, 5x Gadwall, 50x Grey Lag Geese, 24 GC Grebe, 2x Little Grebe, 2x Cormorant (IMo)

Whitemoor Haye
11x Common Tern (inc 3 juvs), 7x Common Sandpiper, 2x Oystercatcher, 82x Lapwing, 4x Shelduck (SC&TP)