Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Tuesday 14th October 2014

Blithfield Res
Common Crane still in Tad Bay at 12:00 also  50x Redwing over (RCB)
Also 7x Dunlin, Wheatear & 3x Rock Pipit (GJM)

17x Stonechat - site record (14 in one group on posts near the scrape) also Jack Snipe, 3x Wheatear, 3x Golden Plover, 2x Snipe (RT)

Dark-bellied Brent Goose circled at c12:30hrs then headed off NNE (JTu)

Branston Gravel Pits
2x Sand Martin over south pit at 17.30, 428x Golden Plover (plus 60 flying east over south pit), 10x Ruff, Redshank, 3x Green Sandpiper, 4x Dunlin, 6x Curlew, 2x Snipe, c250 Lapwing, 55x Little Grebe, 5x Little Egret, 31x Pochard, Wigeon, 4x Shoveler, 8x Skylark over & 6x Redwing (JWo)

Belvide Res (Permits)
24x Ringed Plover, 19x Golden Plover, 5x Dunlin, Ruff, 2x Goldeneye, 33x Wigeon, Little Grebe, 12x Common Gull, 9x Yellow-legged Gull & Redwing (BB)

**Reminder** There is a work party this Sunday, please meet at the Scott hide at 09.30 if you can help.

120x Golden Plover over the airfield (RCB)

20x Redwing over (DE)

Wetley Moor
60x Redwing over south at 16:00 (RB)

Trent Washlands
Redwings very large flock heard over 19:15 - 20:15 (AJ)