Sunday, 22 September 2013

Sunday 22 September 2013

Note about Blithfield - If you do happen to see any behaviour that you don't think is right or anyone doing something that is adversely having an affect on the birds/wildlife at Blithfield, then there are contact numbers in the hides for you to ring to report such actions. WMBC Voluntary wardens can't be on site all the time, so it maybe necessary on occasions if you do witness something, to ring the relevent people. Thanks

Blithfield Resv
3x Greenshank, 1x Redshank, 5x Ruff, 41x Ringed Plover, 13x Dunlin, 20+ Yellow Wagtail, 3x Wheatear, 3x Curlew, Grey Wagtail, 9x Goosander (SE & H)
This evening - One Spotted Redshank, 5x Ruff, 2x Little Egret and Tree Pipit over (MPR)

Belvide Res (permit only)
2x Female Common Scoter this morning

Whitemoor Haye
Black-necked Grebe one still on pool viewable from road.
This evening 3x Greenshank and a Snipe (Barrie and Anita Staley)

Black Bank
During visible migration watch 14x Snipe over, 3x Crossbill, 2x Yellow Wagtail, complete details on (NP)

Belvide Res (permit only)
Female Garganey still

Branston GP's
4x Green Sandpipers, 10x Curlew, Little Egret, Raven, Common Gull (AJa)

Doxey Marshes
A Pectoral Sandpiper flushed from "new" scrape during Snipe count this morning, flew towards Belvide c11:15hrs. Also 119 Snipe from same field, 17x Gadwall, 15x Wigeon, 2x Kingfisher, numerous Swallows, House Martins, Chiffchaffs and several Willow Warblers (M Boote)