Saturday, 12 April 2014

Saturday 12 April 2014

Belvide Res (permit only)
Glossy Ibis to 09:20 when it flew north also Slavonian Grebe the 1w female Velvet Scoter, 1w drake Long-tailed Duck, 11x Scaup, 10x White Wagtail and a Whimbrel briefly.

The Belvide Glossy Ibis today (by Nigel Talbot)

1w drake Long-tailed Duck at Belvide (photo by Staffsbirdnews)

Codsall - Brewood
Lesser Whitethroat singing this morning.

Doxey Marsh
Reed Warbler, 3x Sedge Warbler, 4x Blackcap, 2x Willow Warbler, 7x Swallow, 4x Sand Martin, 3x Little Egret, 6x Shelduck, 3x Gadwall, Peregrine over town centre (RSt)

Common Tern, 3x House Martin, c300 Swallow/Sand Martin, 3x Goldeneye, 4x Oystercatcher, Tawny Owl, 2x Marsh Tit, Willow Tit, Cetti's Warbler (RSw)

Branston GPs
6x Ruff, 8x Redshank, LR Plover, 28x Shelduck, Cetti's Warbler (AJ)
Also Lesser Whitethroat, 5x White Wagtail and 2x Yellow Wagtails (CJW)

Trent Washlands
Little Egret, 6x Sand Martin (AJ)

Westport Lake
Cormorant, 3x Blackcap, 16x Sand Martin, 4x Swallow (AR)

Whitemoor Haye
10x Gadwall, 2x Oystercatcher, 2x Little Ringed Plover, Blackcaps, Tree Sparrows, Yellowhammers (SCo)