Friday, 23 August 2013

Friday 23rd August 2013

Blithfield Res (permit only)
Juvenile Black Tern still present today (SWo)
2x Ospreys in dead tree still late afternoon, also Little Egret Tad Bay, 11x Ringed Plover, 4x Dunlin and the juv Black Tern still (RCB)
2x Whinchat in Mickledale Bay also a Clouded Yellow (SE. HF)
Late afternoon - 23 Curlew till 1750hrs, 7x Greenshank, 2x Little Egret and Peregrine (SE, HF)

Whinchat at Blithfield today by Steve Edwards

Westport Lake
Redshank at 09.06 flying around the main lake then flew south, also 3x Gadwall, 3x Shoveler & a Teal (CJW)

High Lane - Brown Edge
Red Kite over at 10:15 (KE)

Belvide Res (permit only)
Adult fem Garganey still at the west end also 2x juv Little Gull through

River Sow Meadows, Stafford
Little Egret, Green Sandpiper, Curlew, Lesser Whitethroat and Kingfisher (RSw)

Uttoxeter Quarry
A Little Egret (colour rings on both legs, with yellow darvic LL on left leg, and metal BTO on right with a red darvic AA), a Greenshank, 5x Green Sands, 7x Common Sands, 2x Ringed Plover, 3x Gadwall and 20 Teal (EFo, AB)

colour ringed Little Egret at Uttoxeter tonight

Whitemoor Haye
Greenshank, Common Sandpiper, 6x Yellow Wagtail (SC)

Green Sandpiper one over the Wayfarer pub at 19:00 (NP)