Saturday, 2 August 2014

Saturday 2nd August 2014

Middleton Lakes RSPB
Pacific Golden Plover still present on North pit early afternoon.
Garganey, Hobby but no further sign of the Pacific Golden Plover by 14:30 (JJH BM)

Pacific Golden Plover by Dave Hutton

Blithfield Res (permits)
5x Curlew Sandpiper flew past Beech Tree point at 12.54, also Garganey, 23x Dunlin, 13x Black-tailed Godwit, 11x Common Sandpiper, 3x Yellow-legged Gull, Osprey & Lesser Whitethroat (Kay, MYa)

Uttoxeter Quarry
13x Common Scoter (9x drake & 4x female) this morning but flew off NW at 12:05 also a juvenile Mediterranean Gull flew south at 11.15 & a Little Egret present ( RPo)
Common Scoter by Richard Powell

Wesport Lake
3x Whimbrel flew over south at 06.30 (NJS)

Tittesworth Res
2x Black-tailed Godwit briefly at 10.30 then flew off towards the dam, pair Pintail, 2x Common Sandpiper, 133x Lapwing & 2x Kingfisher (SGi)

Juv Mediterranean Gull from 14:45 to 15:15 hrs then flew east, Red Kite for ten mins at 14:55hrs then flew east, also 24 Common Terns, Common Sandpiper and Spotted Fly (SR)

Doxey Marsh
Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, 2x Little Ringed Plover, Snipe, Little Egret, immature Peregrine, Shelduck & c20 Swift (RSw)

Belvide Res
Turnstone through late morning also juv Redstart