Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Tuesday 24th March 2015

Branston Gravel Pits
Knot present this afternoon, also 4x Little Ringed Plover, 8x Ringed Plover, Green Sandpiper, 8x Ruff, 10x Redshank, 7x Snipe, 30x Shelduck, 10x Gadwall, 15x Wigeon, 3x Shoveler, Sand Martin & Raven (JWo)
Knot on South Pit by Jon Woodcock

Belvide Res
Female Velvet Scoter, drake Scaup, Little Egret, 45x Shoveler, 12x Sand Martin & 2x Curlew (BB)

Westport Lake
Black-tailed Godwit flew through NW this morning at 06.35 (NJS, CJW)

Longsdon Mill Pool
2x Little Owl & Red Kite (JJo)

River Sow Meadows
Green Sandpiper, 70x Wigeon, Goosander, pair Mandarin Duck, 5x Redwing, Grey Wagtail & 19x Linnet (RSw)

Pair of Mandarin Duck on River Churnet by the weir (KKi)