Friday, 13 September 2013

Friday 13 September 2013

ACCESS TO BLITHFIELD RESV - Remember, access to Blithfield Res is strictly by permit only, purchased from the WMBC. Details are here. Please will all members use their keys to open the gates and not climb over them. It will be assumed anyone climbing over a gate is a non-permit holder. If the Crane is still present, non permit holders can view from the end of Tad Bay on Newton Hurst Lane. Bailliffs and WMBC Vol Wardens will be on site tomorrow if the Crane is still present.

Blithfield Res (permit only)
Common Crane at top end of Tad Bay at 16:15 (GJM) and still present at 18:35
Little Stint still also Spotted Redshank, Curlew Sandpiper, Black Tern, 6x Ruff, 28x Dunlin, 24x Ringed Plover, 2x LR Plover, 3x Greenshank, 6x Curlew, 2x Hobby, 2x Spotted Flycatcher, 3x Wheatear, 12x Yellow Wagtail, Little Egret, 4x Common Tern (SE HF)

Common Crane by Andy Barker

Crane by Steve Edwards

Uttoxeter Quarry
Little Stint still also 5x Greenshank, 14x Shoveler (EF)

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

Coalbrook Hales
2x Ruddy Shelduck (DA)

Maer Hills
12x Crossbill (DA)

Burston Water Meadows
10x Shoveler, 3x Wigeon (ST)