Tuesday, 20 May 2014

Tuesday 20th May 2014

Blithfield Resv
2x Black Tern off Beech Tree Point in afternoon (RCB) and Sanderling north side of causeway 13:00hrs (JSh)

Drayton Bassett Pits
Grey Plover on Jubilee Wetlands at 09:09hrs then flew to North Pit and Bar-tailed Godwit, 1st summer Mediterranean Gull, fem/imm Marsh Harrier, 1x Dunlin, 32x Ringed Plover (via JH)

Belvide Resv
a 1w European White-fronted Goose on north shore, 1x Brambling, 1x Hobby, 2x Dunlin and 2x Ringed Plover flew thru

White-fronted Goose at Belvide by Steve Nuttall

Uttoxeter Quarry
2x Mandarin, pr Shoveler, 2x Goosander, 4x Oystercatcher, Common Sandpiper, 5 prs Common Tern (DSc)

Branston GP
2x LRP, 8+ Redshank, 47x Shelduck, 14x Gadwall, Mandarin. Also 3x Mother Shipton Moth, Brown Argus, first Broad-bodied Chaser of year (JW)

Mother Shipton Moth and Brown Argus at BGP by JW