Friday, 10 April 2015

Friday 10th April 2015

Blithfield Res
Yellow Wagtail over the dam this morning (GJM) - Osprey in Tad Bay early afternoon, 3x Yellow Wagtail, 2x LR Plover, Wheatear, 3-5x Willow Warbler, 2x Swallow, 3x Blackcap (RCB)

Belvide Resv
Fem Velvet Scoter and drk Scaup still

3x Ruff, 10x Redshank, 8x Ringed Plover, 10x LR Plover, 3x Green Sandpiper, Corn Bunting, Wheatear (IW)

Male Redstart from the Palletstacks track 10x Wheatear, 32x Fieldfare over, 3x Willow Warbler, 2x Redpoll, Little Grebe, 2x Blackcap, 3x Swallow, Goosander  (RT ST NDP)

Cannock Chase
Cuckoo & a abundance of Willow Warbler this morning in the Katyn Memorial area (CDa)

River Sow Meadows
Male Ring Ouzel this morning, a new site record, also Green Sandpiper, Little Egret & 4x Willow Warbler (RSw)

Doxey Marshes
Male Ring Ouzel at 14.00 (JCa)

Male Pied Flycatcher feeding along rail embankment at 14:55, also 18x Shoveler, 40x Sand Martin (IW)

Branston Gravel Pits
Yellow Wagtail, 2x White Wagtail, Green Sandpiper, 13x Little Ringed Plover, 8x Ringed Plover, 2x Oystercatcher, 11x Redshank, Snipe, 22x Shelduck, 14x Gadwall, c40 Sand Martin, 3x Swallow, Blackcap, Cetti's Warbler, Raven, Tawny Owl & Tawny Mining Bee (JWo)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Yellow Wagtail, 50x Sand Martin, 3x Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, 13x Goosander, 3x Goldeneye, 10x Shoveler (RPo)

Westport Lake
2x Willow Warbler, 2x Blackcap & 2x Lapwing over (CJW)

Bagnall Wood
4x Fieldfare this morning (GBr)

Newton Regis
Red Kite over the garden centre at 12:00 (PGa)

Whitemoor Haye
Yellow Wagtail over, also Wheatear (IW)