Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Wednesday 7 May 2014

Drayton Bassett - Middleton Lakes RSPB
74x Dunlin (3 north pit), 20x Ringed plover (1 north pit)
Jubilee wetlands - Wood Sandpiper, Bar-tailed Godwit also seen North pit, 3x LRP, 3x Redshank, 2x Common Sandpiper, Whinchat, 2x Wheatear, Yellow Wagtail.
North pit - possible 1st summer male American Wigeon, 4x Goosander (3 m), pair Teal, Pink-footed Goose, Avocet, Common Sandpiper, 130x Swift over the Reserve. (JH GW VG et al)
Later update - Little Stint, 105x Dunlin, 40x Ringed Plover, Barn Owl (SCa)

Doxey Marsh
Wood Sandpiper still from the Tin hide also 6x LR Plover, 9x Dunlin (MT)

By Michael Turner

Blithfield Res (permit only)
2x Arctic Tern, 21x Common Tern, Common Sandpiper, 2x LRP, c100x Swift, 14x Shelduck (plus 10 ducklings), 2x Goosander, Black Swan, Drinker moth Caterpillar ( JW)
Belvide Res (permit only)
1w female Velvet Scoter still

16x Wheatear (RT NP)