Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Tuesday 20th August 2013

Westport Lake
2x Redshank briefly at 07.05 (CJW, NJS)

Hanchurch Woods
c60 Crossbill this morning along the track from the Woodcutters Cottage (DF)

Crossbill by Dave Fowler

Acton Trussell
Hobby, 2x Raven (GE)

Tree Pipit over JCB (AB)

Blithfield Res (permit only)
Deep end - Little Egret, Common Sandpiper, Common Tern - Blithe Bay - 5x Ruff, 2x Black-tailed Godwit, 8x Dunlin - Tad Bay - Little Egret (RB)
Admaston Reach - Wheatear (TH)

Belvide Res (permit only)
Ecl drake Garganey at West end.

Branston GPs
2x Ruff, 11x Green Sandpiper, 2x Dunlin, 4x Common Sandpiper, 4x Ringed Plover, 6x Snipe, 26x Little Grebe, 13x Gadwall, 3x Little Egret (JW)

Drayton Bassett Pits
Great White Egret favouring the shallow lagoon on the West side of the north pit. Also on the north pit two Little Egret and a Garganey. Jubilee wetlands Green Sand, Common Sand, Ringed Plover and Bar-headed Goose (JH, ARD)

Uttoxeter Quarry
3x Greenshank, 5x Green Sandpiper, 4x Common Sandpiper, 2x Ringed Plover, Dunlin, Pintail (AB)

Adult YL Gull (AB)

Gailey Res
Whinchat on fence posts opposite Sailing club car park