Friday, 17 April 2015

Friday 17th April 2015

Middleton Lakes RSPB
Drake Garganey north pit at 12:00 (SWo) - also Arctic Tern (per GW)

Hobby at Lower Drayton farm this morning

Redstart, 4x Willow Warbler, 3x Blackcap, 2x Raven (TEy)

Gailey Res
Female Common Scoter still on sailing lake this evening. Also Common Tern thru, Common Sandpiper, Willow Warbler and notable increase in House Martins (SR)

Belvide Res
Female Velvet Scoter and drake Scaup still

Knypersley Res
Male Pied Flycatcher by the tower, c30 Swallow, pair House Martin, Greylag Goose (PMo)

Yellow Wagtail, Sedge Warbler, House Martins, pair Gadwall, Kingfisher (PAD)

Burton Washlands
Whitethroat, Willow Warbler, 2x Blackcap (RPo)

Ring Ouzel still early morning at top end of Palletstacks track also 8x Wheatear, Whitethroat, 9x Willow Warbler, 4x Blackcap (RT NDP)