Friday, 29 August 2014

Friday 29th August 2014

Blithfield Res
2x Osprey, 2x Turnstone in Tad Bay, also 2x Black Tern off the causeway and 3x Greenshank (SW)
Little Stint still and Curlew Sandpiper.
Additional - Whimbrel, Black-tailed Godwit, 16x Dunlin, 16x Ringed Plover, 9x LR Plover, 7x Common Tern, Hobby, 3x Wheatear, 5x Common Sandpiper, 4x YL Gull, Goosander, Little Owl, Yellow Wagtail, Little Grebe, Swift, 3x Oystercatcher (SE HF)
This evening - 4x Dunlin, 1x Little Stint, 1x Curlew Sandpiper, 1x Black-tailed Godwit, 1x Black Tern (IBu)
PLEASE NOTE - At Blithfield, if you are in Tad and Blithe Bay, please use the hides provided to avoid disturbance to the birds. When walking between the hides, especially in Blithe Bay, stay well back from the shore line as the waders are easily flushed. Vol Wardens will be on site tomorrow to monitor the situation. It has been reported that photographers are getting too close to the waders again this year. Thank you for your cooperation on this matter.

3x Hobby, (showing for at least 2 hours) 20x Swift, Greenshank, Marsh Tits, Reed Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Common Tern, Kingfisher (BC LC RCB)

Branston GP's
1x Garganey, 6x Ruff, 2x Common Sandpiper, 11x Green Sandpiper, 9x Curlew, 3x Snipe, 228x Lapwing, 6x Little Egret, 18x Pochard, 9x Shoveler, c30x Little Grebe (JW)

River Sow Meadows
3x Hobby (2 juvs), Little Egret, Kingfisher, 175x Linnet, 3x Whitethroat, Willow Warbler (RS)