Sunday, 19 April 2015

Sunday 19th April 2015

Radford Meadows
Wood Sandpiper still present at 13.00 on far scrape from canal towpath looking SW, also 2x Redshank, Dunlin, 5x Little Ringed Plover, Yellow Wagtail & Wheatear (RSw)
also a drake Green-winged Teal on the scrape (@rpintean), still present at 18:15hrs at least.
Drake Green Winged Teal, Wood Sandpiper still at 19:45 also White Wagtail (NGr)

 The Radford Meadows Green-winged Teal by Richard Powell

Westport Lake
Grasshopper Warbler this morning on the old sewage works (NJS, CJW). Also 1x Swift and 1x Yellow Wagtail late PM (DK)

Middleton Lakes RSPB
No sign of the Black-winged Stilts this morning, 2x Garganey (North Pit & Jubilee Wetlands)
also 2x Whinchat along the electric fence between screens (@julianallen2009)

Belvide Res
Velvet Scoter, 6x Little Ringed Plover, 2x Common Sandpiper, 8x Sedge Warbler, 2x Reed Warbler, 4x Willow Warbler, Whitethroat, 6x Yellow Wagtail, 2x White Wagtail, 2x Swift, 2x Water Rail, 20x Goldeneye, 81x Gadwall, 33x Shoveler, 30x Teal, Wigeon, 29x Great Crested Grebe & 7x Little Grebe (BB)

Whitemoor Haye
49x Tufted Duck, 2x Common Tern, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Mandarin Duck, Goldeneye, c50 Linnet, 2x Gadwall, 4x Oystercatcher, 2x Egyptian Geese, c30 Yellow Wagtail, 2x Redshank, 2x Sedge Warbler, Tree Sparrow, Yellowhammer, Chiffchaff & Whitethroat (@BirderAlrewas)
also possible Channel Wagtail among the c30 Yellow Wagtail although distant (@Ochuros)

4x Ruff, 3x Green Sandpiper, Wheatear, Common Sandpiper & 8x Fieldfare (@Ochruros)
also 6x Green Sandpiper,2x Oystercatcher, 4x Redshank, c10 Little Ringed Plover, White Wagtail, Yellow Wagtail, 3x  Shelduck, Whitethroat & 3x Orange Tip (JWo)

Branston Gravel Pits
6x Redshank, 9x Little Ringed Plover, 2x Ringed Plover, 8x Shelduck, Reed Warbler & 2x Whitethroat (JWo)

Ring Ouzel still, 2x Whinchat, 17x Wheatear (RT NDP)

Highgate Common
3x singing Tree Pipit (@HughieKing) - Cuckoo this evening (DB)

Silverdale CP
Little Ringed Plover & 2x Whitethroat (PCa)
also 3x Little Ringed Plover, 3x Wheatear, 3x Whitethroat & yesterday a Dingy Skipper (PJ)

Doxey Marsh
Whinchat this afternoon (DBl)