Friday, 4 April 2014

Friday 4 April 2014

Belvide Resv
A dark morph Arctic Skua flew over to NW at 09:35hrs

Male Ring Ouzel at 08:55 300m north of the mast on mound  mast side of the Palletstacks track (RT DB) Still showing to at least 11:30.

Female Ring Ouzel in field at Trimpos early afternoon.

Branston GP's
1st winter Little Gull on south pit til midday only, also 5x ruff, 15x Redshank, 3x Ringed Plover, Little Ringed Plover, 2x Curlew, 23x Shelduck, 84x Teal, Shoveler, 12x Gadwall, 5x Wigeon, 2x Blackcap, Cettis Warbler, 6x Redwing & 3x Wheatear (DSc)

Alvecote Pools
4x Common Scoter at 16.50 on pretty pigs pool, viewable from the public car park (R Smith)

Parkhall CP
11x Chiffchaff, 5x Willow Warbler, 4x Blackcap, 2x Willow Tit, Yellowhammer, Green Woodpecker, Peregrine (SSt)

Silverdale CP
Swallow, Willow Warbler (PCa)

Caverswall/Blythe Bridge area
Swallow, 4x Skylark, 2x Meadow Pipit, Yellowhammer, 3x Chiffchaff, Reed Bunting, 8x Linnet, 2x Stock Dove & 2x Goldcrest (ARa)

Swallow, 2x Willow Warbler, 5x Chiffchaff (TEy)

Doxey Marsh
2x Little Egret, 2x Shoveler, Goosander (BR)