Sunday, 17 August 2014

Sunday 17th August 2014

Cannock Chase
6x Stonechat, female Redstart & 2x Spotted Flycatcher (GWe, CWe). Also possible Common Crane seen from Stafford to Rugeley road near to rear of Shugborough Hall. Bird in flight on right hand side on the Chase side. (Bird not a Heron, neck straight out in front and legs pushed out straight to rear) (ABa)

Middleton Lakes RSPB
Whinchat, 3x Little Egret, Common Tern, 95x Lapwing, Green Woodpecker & Kestrel, also, Clouded Yellow, Holly Blue & Red Admiral (GWR)

Blithfield Res (permits only)
2x Ruff, Common Sandpiper, Dunlin, 4x Oystercatcher, Greenshank, Black Tern, Swift, Yellow Wagtail & Wheatear (MPi). Also Ruddy/Cape Shelduck, 34x Barnacle Geese, 1x Turnstone, 2x Raven, 9x Goosander (MJa)

Endon SW
1x Yellow Wagtail, 61x Pied Wagtail, 6x Grey Wagtail, 25+ Chiffchaffs, 2x Willow Wrb, 2x Whitethroat (GBr)

Juv Cuckoo still around Lapland Bunt paddock west of the scrape, also 5x Redstart, 2x Tree Pipit, 2x Yellow Wagtail, Wheatear, Peregrine, Green Woodpecker, 4x Kestrel, 6x Raven (RT)

Adderley Green
Spotted Flycatcher at Springfield (SS)