Friday, 30 August 2013

Friday 30 August 2013

BLITHFIELD RESV - WMBC members are reminded that there is strictly no vehicular access on the exposed foreshore by order of the water company at Blithfield.
Anyone doing so may have their permits cancelled. Please keep to the perimeter tracks but take care when doing so. Thanks (Blithfield Birders Group)

Blithfield Res (permit only)
Little Stint at Admaston Reach this morning (RCB)
4x Curlew Sandpiper still, 3x Greenshank, Dunlin, Wheatear in Blithe Bay (SW)
Osprey, Little Stint, 4x Curlew Sandpiper, 3x Greenshank, 18x Ringed Plover, 5x Dunlin, 5x LR Plover, Common Sandpiper, Little Egret, Whinchat, 3x Wheatear, 2x Yellow Wagtail, Snow Goose, 4x Barnacle Goose (SE HF)
1w Mediterranean Gull in Blithe Bay tonight (GJM) and Curlew Sandpiper in Mickledale Bay late PM

Little Stint at Blithfield today by Steve Edwards

and two pics of the Curlew Sandpipers also by Steve Edwards

Hobby, Woodcock, 7x Siskin (TE)

Whinchat still, 2xTree Pipit,3x Redstart, Spotted Flycatcher, 2x Raven (RT NP)

Belvide Res (permit only)
Adult fem Garganey still at the west end

Hanchurch Woods
c50 Crossbill along track from the Woodcutters cottage (KH)

Cannock Chase
Wheatear one between Katyn Memorial and Glacial boulder (RD)