Sunday, 13 April 2014

Sunday 13th April 2014

Belvide Res (permit only)
Glossy Ibis on north shore till 08.50, and again at 10:20 when flew east, also Velvet Scoter, Long-tailed Duck & 11x Scaup but no sign Slavonian Grebe

Blithfield Res (permit only)
White Wagtail in field below dam & 6x Yellow Wagtail, Wheatear and several Swallows (SPt)

Doxey Marshes
4x Little Ringed Plover, Dunlin, Common Sandpiper, 2x Oystercatcher, House Martin & Goosander (RSt)
also 2x Wheatear, Sedge Warbler, 2x Reed Warbler, 3x Willow Warbler, 3x Little Egret & 6x Shelduck (RSw)

Branston GP
Green Sandpiper, 2x Snipe, 10x Redshank, Oystercatcher, 34x Shelduck, 3x Lesser Whitethroat, 1x Whitethroat, Cetti's Warbler, 3x Willow Warbler (AJ & RM)
also 6x Ruff, 2x Dunlin, 4x Little Ringed Plover & 6x Curlew (JWo)

Cannock Chase (Rifle Range)
Cuckoo, 3x Tree Pipit, 4x Willow Warbler, Osprey over at 08.30, Brambling, Stonechat & 4x Yellowhammer (AMa)

Highgate Common
2x Tree Pipit and a Brambling (HK)

Coombes Valley
Male Pied Flycatcher on new trail by bridge

Uttoxeter Quarry
14x White Wagtail, 5x Dunlin, Common Sandpiper, 2x Green Sandpiper, 14x Goosander, 8x Shelduck & Goldeneye (RPo)

Aston - Burston Trail
2x Green Sandpiper, Wheatear, 2x Mandarin & 2x Teal (NPo)