Thursday, 16 April 2015

Thursday 16th April 2015

Fem Common Scoter on the sailing lake early morning (SR) and still present at 11:30hrs (RCB). Also 3x Common  Sandpipers and 2x Raven (SR)

Belvide Resv
Fem Velvet Scoter and drk Scaup still also Whimbrel

Male Redstart and male Wheatear on passage this evening (@CWG_sightings)

Whitemoor Haye
1st summer Little Gull, Common Sandpiper, 3x Little Ringed Plover, Wheatear, 5x White Wagtail & 5x Yellow Wagtail (JAl)

Westport Lake
Osprey flew over to NNE at 19:25hrs (DK)

Berryhill Fields
4x Redstart, 20x Wheatear,  Ring Ouzel at top end of Palletstacks track (RT, NP) - Whitethroat (DF)

Silverdale CP
1x Ring Ouzel, 5x Skylark, 1x Tree Pipit, 4x Willow Warblers (PGL), 4x Chiffchaff, 2x Buzzard, 1x Wheatear (GAl)
also 2x Common Sandpiper, 4x Wheatear, Whitethroat & Sand Martin (PCa)

Parkhall CP
1x Common Sandpiper on Wetland Walk Main Pool (SST)

6x Wheatear on the scrape (CO)

North Staffs Moors
A migratory flock of 21x Ring Ouzels recorded at a site on the moors elsewhere 86x Wheatear, 4x Redstart, Redwing (NDP RT)

Doxey Marshes
Willow Warbler, Blackcap, 2x Little Egret, 2x Shelduck, 6x Shoveler, 2x Dunlin, 5x Redshank, 3x Common Sandpiper & 2x Snipe (AB, TT)

Cannock Chase
2x Cuckoo and Tree Pipit at 12:30 (RCB)

Endon SW
2x Fieldfare this afternoon (GBr)

i54, Coven Heath
2x LRP, 1x Green Sandpiper, 4x Blackcap (MFo)