Sunday, 4 May 2014

Sunday 4th May 2014

2x Common Crane circling and gaining height from 13:35 to 13:46
2x Arctic Tern until 07:45 also drake Garganey, 2x Common Sandpiper, Cuckoo, 13x Swift

Common Cranes by Richard Powell

Garganey by Richard Powell

Belvide Resv
Wood Sandpiper on north shore early morning only. Also 1w fem Velvet Scoter still present, Arctic Tern

Blithfield Res (permit only)
Bar-tailed Godwit also 5x drake Common Scoter at deep end (GJM)
4x Common Sandpiper, 3x LR Plover, 2x Oystercatcher, Snipe, Yellow Wagtail, 10x Shelduck, 10x Common Tern (SE HF). 2x Garden Warblers, 2x Black Swan (PJ)

Branston GPs
Wood Sandpiper until 14:00 when flushed also Whimbrel still

Drayton Bassett Pits
19x Ringed Plover, 7x Dunlin, 3x Common Sandpiper, 2x Yellow Wagtail, White Wagtail, 1s Med Gull, Greenshank, 4x Goosander, Pink-footed Goose (as per JH)

Uttoxeter Quarry
3x Common Sandpipers, 1x Curlew, 1x Little Egret, 2x Common Tern (PJ)

Ford Green NR
2x Lesser Whitethroat, Garden Warbler, Grey Wagtail (JJ)

Swineholes Wood
3x Tree Pipit (TD)