Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Wednesday 2 April 2014

Blithfield Res (permit only)
2x adult Little Gull in Blithe Bay mid day and later increasing to 5 before appearing to fly east at 17:05. Osprey flew up Tad Bay at 18:10 (GJM)

Belvide Res (permit only)
1w female Velvet Scoter still also 1w drake Long-tailed Duck, 11x Scaup and adult Little Gull

Glossy Ibis roosted at 19:35hrs but no sign juv Glaucous Gull (@CWG_sightings)

Doxey Marshes
Water Pipit by sluice gate, Green Woodpecker (site rarity) 2x Raven, 3x Little Egret, 10x Shoveler, 6x Gadwall, 4x Water Rail calling, 4x Goosander & 6x Shelduck (AHa)

Branston GP
60x Teal, 27x Shelduck, 5x Ruff, 7x Redshank, Ringed Plover, Blackcap and Cetti's Warbler singing.(DSc)

80x Fieldfare flew north 18:30hrs (DSc)