Thursday, 14 August 2014

Thursday 14 August 2014

Blithfield Res
Black-necked Grebe, Juv Black Tern still, 3x Ruff, 2x Green Sandpiper, 7x Dunlin, 12x LR Plover, 9x Ringed Plover, 7x Oystercatcher, 4x Common Sandpiper,
2x Redstart, 3x Spotted Flycatcher, Lesser Whitethroat, 2x Hobby, 4x YL Gull, 2x Goosander, 31x Barnacle Geese, Cape, Shelduck (SE HF)
Juv Black-necked Grebe still in Tad Bay at 20:00 also Little Grebe and Peregrine on a kill (RCB)

Branston Gravel Pits
15x Little Egret, 2x Black-tailed Godwit, Common Sandpiper, 8x Green Sandpiper, 15x Curlew, 2x Ruff, Common Gull, 9x Shelduck, 5x Shoveler, 8x Pochard, 34x Little Grebe & 3x Common Tern.
Insects: c6 Migrant Hawker, 3x Brown Argus, c5 Common Blue & Small Copper (JWo)

Middleton Lakes RSPB
North pit Common Sand, Green Sand, 12x Snipe, 2x Little Egret, 3x Common Tern, Wheatear Jubilee wetlands Juv Shelduck, Snipe, Swift, Yellow Wagtail. (as per JH)
Whinchat at the Palletstacks, juv Cuckoo again west of the scrape, 5x Redstart, 2x Lesser Whitethroat, Peregrine, Green Woodpecker (RT)

Denford - Cheddleton
2x Spotted Flycatcher (inc juv) along the Caldon canal (AR)