Monday, 5 May 2014

Monday 5th May 2014

Belvide Resv
1w fem Velvet Scoter and Sanderling today.

Blithfield Resv
3x Little Tern north of causeway. Still present 16:30 (MPR)

Middleton Lakes RSPB
6x Black Tern on Jubilee Wetlands this morning, 7x Dunlin, 24x Ringed Plover, 1x Common Sandpiper, 5x LRP, 1st sum Mediterranean Gull, Bar-tailed Godwit on north pit, Pink-footed Goose, Goosander (per JH)

Red Kite flew thru to the south 14:18 plus Dunlin thru (SR)

Branston GPs
Wood Sandpiper, 3x Greenshank, 2x LRP, 2x Ringed Plover, 8x Redshank, 2x Common Tern, 39x Shelduck, 4x Lesser Whitethroat, 2x White Wagtail, "white" Buzzard still present (JWo)

Greenshank at Branston GP by Jon Woodcock

The white Buzzard at Branston by Jon Woodcock

Wood Sandpiper at Branston by JW

Uttoxeter Quarry
13x Common Tern, Ringed Plover, 3x Egyptian Geese (RPo)

Whitemoor Haye
2x Sedge Warbler, 2x Redshank, 2x Common Tern, Wheatear, Swift, 2x Grey Partridge, Yellowhammer, Tree Sparrow (SCo)

Doxey Marshes
Wood Sandpiper (from Tin Hide but mobile), 1x Ringed Plover, 3x LRP, 16+ Sedge Warbler, 2x Common Tern, 1x Redshank (SPe, BB, RPo)

The Doxey Wood Sandpiper by Scott Petrek (@ScottoftheMarsh)

and by Richard Powell ()

Coombes Valley RSPB
Dawn chorus walk saw 5x Pied Flycatchers, 3x Redstart, 3x Garden Warbler. (AMa)

RSPB Churnet Valley
2x Redstart, 2x Pied Flycatcher (AMa)

Bateswood CP
1x Common Sandpiper (JHu)