Saturday, 24 August 2013

Saturday 24 August 2013

Blithfield Res (permit only)
2x Osprey still in Tad Bay also 2x juv Black Tern and Wood Sandpiper. Also 8x Wigeon, 27x Barnacle Geese, adult Yellow-legged Gull.

Two Ospreys in Tad Bay Blithfield. Taken today by Mr Richard Powell

Middleton Lakes RSPB
Osprey one this morning also Great White Egret again on Jubilee Wetlands.

Whinchat, 4x Wheatear, 3x Redstart, Tree Pipit (RT. KH)

Doxey Marsh
2x Greenshank, 25x Snipe, Swift, Lesser Whitethroat, 7x Shoveler, 7x Wigeon (RS)

Gailey Res
Black-necked Grebe one on the main sailing lake this afternoon. Also four Ruff flew thru (First site record), 6x Curlew, Hobby and Yellow Wagtail (SAR)

Belvide Resv
Ad female Garganey, juv Black Tern and two Yellow-legged Gulls (near adult and a juv).

Uttoxeter Quarry
Juv Black Tern this afternoon, also a Ringed Plover, 2x Pochard, 5x Shoveler, 2x Egyptian Geese plus goslings (RPo)

Cannock Chase
Chase Vista area - 3x Spotted Flycatcher, 2x Raven, 2x Redstart (IBu)