Friday, 28 March 2014

Friday 28th March 2014

Westport Lake
Singing Willow Warbler this morning (CJW, KSk)

Belvide Res (permit only)
The Firecrest again by the second wooden bridge in the SE Bay at 15:50. Access has been arranged to view from fields south of the wood. Also the Velvet Scoter, Long-tailed Duck and 11x Scaup

Branston GPs
2x Avocet still this morning also 6x Ruff, 2x Redshank, Green Sandpiper, 6x Curlew (DER)
also 7x Ruff, 3x Green Sandpiper, 19x Redshank, 4x Ringed Plover, 8x Curlew, Water Rail, 12x Gadwall, 20x Shelduck, 8x Great Black-backed Gull, Cetti's Warbler, 2x Sand Martin & c6 Chiffchaff (JWo)
Jon Woodcock

Uttoxeter Quarry
2x Curlew, 2x Oystercatcher, 2x Green Sandpiper, 4x Goosander, 4x Goldeneye, Chiffchaff (BB JB)

Blithfield Res (permit only)
Green Sandpiper, 4x Oystercatcher, 2x Little Ringed Plover, 4x Shelduck, Swallow, Sand Martin, Green Woodpecker & Goosander (SE, HF)

Croxden Quarry
2x Gadwall, 2x Chiffchaff (BB JB)