Friday, 6 September 2013

Friday 6th September 2013

Blithfield Resv (permit only)
Two juvenile Arctic Skuas at the Deep End flew through at 10:50hrs also 7x Curlew Sandpiper, 3x Sanderling, 3x Ruff,  3x Black-tailed Godwit, 20x Ringed Plover, 21x Dunlin, 2x Greenshank, 6x Snipe, 3x Common Sandpiper, LR Plover and a Swift over the causeway (GJM)
Curlew Sandpiper up to 13 this evening (RCB)
3x Curlew (SW)

Branston GP's
3x Curlew Sandpipers, 17x Ringed Plover, Dunlin, Common Sand, 9x Green Sands, 8x Snipe, 9x Curlew, 2x Little Egret, 5x Gadwall, 20x Shoveler, Hobby (JW)

Belvide Res (permit only)
Single Ruff & Dunlin were the only waders, also a single Common Sandpiper was noted, the 2x female Garganey remain, also 17x Wigeon and 227x Tufted Duck were counted, 4x Yellow Wagtail a Whitethroat and 3x Sedge Warbler were at the West End  (Belvide Blog)

Garganey at Belvide by Steve Nuttall