Thursday, 3 October 2013

Thursday 3 October 2013

Belvide Res (permit only)
Wood Sandpiper still on the north shore at 08:00

2x Whinchat, Stonechat, 3x Wheatear, Crossbill over, Redpoll over 4x Golden Plover, 4x Snipe, Redwing, 13x Swallow, 2x Grey Wagtail over (RT)

Cannock Chase
Male Ring Ouzel near Anson's Bank this morning (RWi)

Middleton Lakes RSPB
Jubilee Wetlands, juv Curlew Sandpiper, juv Little Stint, 4x Ruff, 40x Dunlin, 6x Ringed Plover, Green Sandpiper, Garganey, 3x Pintail, Stonechat, 12x Little Egret & 3x singing Cetti's Warbler (GWi)
also a Bittern seen close to the county border (DBa)