Friday, 27 September 2013

Friday 27 September 2013

Blithfield Res (permit holders only)
Rock Pipit showing well on the dam (RB) also Tree Pipit high over the dam this pm (GJM)
2x Little Stint, 35x Ringed Plover, 10x Dunlin, Ruff, Common Sandpiper, 6x Yellow Wagtail, Wheatear, Grey Wagtail (SE)

Rock Pipit by Steve Edwards

Little Stints by Steve Edwards

Middleton Lakes RSPB
2x Little Stint on Jubliee Wetlands, also Black-tailed Godwit, 4x Ruff, 11x Dunlin, 12x Ringed Plover, 12x Snipe, 3x Pintail, 9x Little EgretRock PipitWheatear Stonechat, 2x Hobby over new reedbed pit,  The  Curlew Sandpiper later re-identified as a Dunlin (JHa)

Branston Gravel Pits
Grey Plover, Golden Plover, 8x Ruff, 2x Dunlin, 11x Snipe, 4x Green Sandpiper, 6x Black-tailed Godwit, 11x Curlew, 2x Little Egret, 2x Common Gull, 5x Wigeon, 3x Pochard, 2x Water Rail (JWo)
Grey Plover at Branston by Jon Woodcock

Whitemoor Haye 16.40 - 18.50
1x Pintail, 25x Wigeon, 4x Snipe, 3x Shoveler, c230 Lapwing, 2x Grey Partridge, c119 Coot, 31x Teal & several Tree Sparrows (SC)
c50 Pink-footed Geese over NW at 09:15 (RT)

Belvide Res (permit only)
Female Garganey still

2x adult Yellow-legged Gulls this evening (ABa)

Cheslyn Hay
Spotted Flycatcher by pool accessed from Mill Lane (SB)