Saturday, 17 August 2013

Saturday 17 August 2013

2x Arctic Tern but no sign late morning also Greenshank, Green Sandpiper, 2x Common Sandpiper (SG)

Blithfield Res (permit only)
Juv Marsh Harrier quartering the conifers along the education centre approach road this morning and appeared to drop into the trees but no further sign (GJM)
Osprey, juv Med Gull, 3x YL Gull, Greenshank, Ruff, 5x LR Plover, 11x Ringed Plover, 3x Dunlin (JA)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Little Egret, 2x Greenshank, Green Sandpiper, fem Pintail, 6x juv Mandarin, 2x Egyptian Geese + goslings, 4x Spotted Flycatcher, 2x Common Tern, 2x Teal (RP)
18:30 - 20:50. 3x Greenshank flew in at 20:15, Black-tailed Godwit, 7x Green Sandpiper (5 flew in at 19:557x Common Sandpiper, 8x Snipe, 4x Curlew, 20x Goosander (AB)

Middleton Lakes RSPB
Great white Egret again Newreedbed pool also juv Marsh Harrier