Sunday, 24 August 2014

Sunday 24th August 2014

Blithfield Res (permits)
Glossy Ibis in Tad Bay at 11:00 from Forward hide (MJa) - Glossy Ibis flew west at 15:15
Little Stint & 9x Ruff this morning (GJM)
15x Dunlin, 5x Greenshank, 10x Ruff, 12x LRP, 19x Ringed Plover, 33x Barnacle geese, Osprey, 4x Black tailed Godwit, Redshank, 3x Common Sandpiper, 144x Great Crested Grebe, Hobby, 3x Pochard, Goldeneye, 7x Goosander, Little Egret, 2x Whinchat, 12x Yellow Wagtail (SE HF MJa GJM)
Also Yellow-legged Gull & 4x Oystercatcher (JWo)

Glossy Ibis by Nick Smith

Uttoxeter Quarry
2x Green Sandpiper, 2x Common Sandpiper, 2x Redstart, 2x Lesser Whitethroat, Little Egret & 2x Kingfisher (RPo)

6x Redstart, juv Cuckoo still, Tree Pipit, 2x Spotted Flycatcher, 2x Lesser Whitethroat, Wheatear, Grey Wagtail, (RT NP)

Middleton Lakes RSPB
Spotted Flycatcher, Garganey, Stonechat, Ruff, 2x Dunlin, Ringed Plover, Common Sandpiper, Hobby, Yellow Wagtail, Swift, Green Sandpiper & Little Ringed Plover (TVB)

Cannock Chase
4x Raven, 3x Common Redstart, Garden Warbler, Common Whitethroat, a few Chiffchaff, and a Common Lizard in the Chase Corner to Brocton area.
Common Lizard by Graham Weston