Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Wednesday 23 April 2014

Probable Black Kite over at junction of Cemetary Road and the A525 at 17:15 SJ 832455 (NP)

Dimmings Dale
No sign of the possible Two-barred Crossbill by 11:00 but c40 Crossbill early morning (AB)
Redstart, 2x Garden Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, 3x Mandarin (JWo)

Leucistic Robin by Jon Woodcock

Belvide Res (permit only)
1w female Velvet Scoter, 1w drake Long-tailed Duck, 4x Scaup, Whinchat

Blithfield Res (permit only)
4x Arctic Tern early evening also Common Tern, 70x House Martin (RCB)

Drayton Bassett Pits
Jubilee Wetlands - Glossy Ibis, Wheatear (KW RJT) 3x Dunlin, 7x Ringed Plover, LR Plover, Redshank, 2x Oystercatcher, 3x White Wagtail, Shelduck, Grasshopper Warbler (JH) - North Pit adult Med Gull, Goosander, Wigeon, 6x Shelduck, LR Plover, Common Tern, Yellow Wagtail (JH) - Dosthill NR Cuckoo

Caverswall - Weston Coyney
Hobby along the River Blithe this morning also several Whitethroats, Willow Warbler, Skylarks (SC)

Ford Green NR
2x reeling Grasshopper Warblers, 10x House Martin, 3x Whitethroat (JJ)

Hixon Airfield
Whinchat, 9x Wheatear, 6x Yellow Wagtail (RCB)

Doxey Marsh
4x LR Plover, 2x Shelduck, 4x Shoveler, 2x Gadwall, Cormorant, 20x House Martin, 2x Sand Martin, 3x Sedge Warbler, Grasshopper Warbler (AR)

36x Wheatear early morning also Whinchat, 4x Yellow Wagtail, 3x Lesser Whitethroat, 15x Whitethroat, 4x House Martin (RT NP KH)

Cannock Chase
2x Hobby, 5x Green Woodpecker (PT)

Trent Washlands
6x Little Egret, 3x Garden Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, 3x Willow Warbler, 2x Herring Gull (AJ)