Saturday, 29 March 2014

Saturday 29 March 2013

Belvide Res (permit only)
Firecrest still present today by the second wooden bridge also the Velvet Scoter, Long-tailed Duck and 11x Scaup. Osprey present 18:40-1845 then flew north

Croxall Lakes
Osprey over north at 08:40 (MY & KD)

Osprey over Croxall taken today by Martyn Yapp

Blithfield Res (permit only)
Scandinavian Rock Pipit on the dam this morning (GJM MPR)

Branston GPs
2x Avocet back on Sandy Pit also 3x Ruff, 4x Redshank, 2x LR Plover, 2x Ringed Plover, Green Sandpiper,3x Curlew, Cetti's Warbler, Swallow, 28x Shelduck (JJH SJH BM)

Drayton Bassett Pits
1x Mediterranean Gull, 4x Dunlin, 4x Ringed Plover, 6x Redshank, 4x Oystercatcher, LRP, 7x Goosander, 9x Goldeneye, 8x Shelduck, 2x Little Egret, White Wagtail (per JH)

Doxey Marsh
Wheatear, 3x Little Egret, 5x Goosander, 6x Shelduck, Little Grebe, 5x Chiffchaff (RS). Osprey over high late afternoon.

Cheddleton Sewage Farm
1x Brambling, 5x Redwing, 2x Oystercatcher, Teal, Grey Wagtail, 12x Reed Bunting. (DSc)

Silverdale CP
Wheatear, Raven, 5x Chiffchaff (GSa)

Tittesworth Resv
No sign drake Lesser Scaup today but Little Egret, 10+ Curlew, 2x Crossbill flew west calling (CBr)

Weaver Hills
2x Swallow, 4x Sand Martin, 30x Skylark (TEy)