Thursday, 3 April 2014

Thursday 3 April 2014

Belvide Resv
Sandwich Tern on north shore till 10:45 but not since also the 1w female Velvet Scoter, 1w drake Long-tailed Duck, 11x Scaup

Male Ring Ouzel at 08:10 around the viewpoint paddocks but mobile. Also Willow Warbler, Blackcap (RT KH)

Blithfield Res (permit only)
Osprey sat in tree at the Broompits viewable from lay by (RCB)

Branston GPs (Fully working pit. Must keep to public footpaths at all times)
Drake Common Scoter (South Pit), two 1st summer Little Gulls, Common Tern, 8x Swallow, c10x Sand Martin, 6x Ruff, Green Sandpiper, 7x Curlew, 2x LRP, 4x Ringed Plover, 13x Redshank, 23x Shelduck, 6x Wigeon (JWo)

Common Scoter and Little Gull at Branston GP by Jon Woodcock

Uttoxeter Quarry
House Martin, Swallow, plenty of Sand Martins, 4x LRP, 4x Green Sandpiper, 6x Goldeneye (RPo)

Swallow, 4x Mandarin, 4x Chiffchaff (TEy)