Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Wednesday 15th April 2015

Blithfield Res
Brent Goose at deep end, 5x Black-tailed Godwit Blithe Bay, 6x LR Plover, 2x Dunlin, Common Sandpiper, 10x Oystercatcher, Yellow Wagtail, 12x Goosander (RCB)
Whimbrel along the dam this afternoon (TJa) - Late evening Female Common Scoter deep end, Brent Goose still  Portfields Bay, 4x Common Sandpiper on causeway (JAl)

Gailey Res
Osprey flew low south over fishing lake at 17.35 (SR),
also Ring Ouzel seen briefly in sheep field adjacent to the A5 (@chrisvaghela)
also 3x Common Sandpiper on causeway at 11.30, Sedge Warbler & Blackcap (PBe)

Whitemoor Haye
2x Whitethroat, female Redstart, Wheatear, 6x Shelduck, Common Sandpiper, 2x Oystercatcher, Mandarin, 15x Tree Sparrow, 2x Fieldfare over (SC)

Middleton Lakes RSPB
Whimbrel on jubilee wetlands (TVB)

Ring Ouzel still in paddocks at the top of the Palletstacks track also male Redstart, Tree Pipit, 6x Wheatear, 2x Snipe (RT)
Ring Ouzel by Steve Edwards

4x sum plum Golden Plover, Yellow Wagtail, 3x Wheatear, 14x Snipe, Tree Sparrows, Yellowhammer, Stock Doves, Linnet (MBa)

Branston Gravel Pits
Whitethroat, 2x Cetti's Warbler, White Wagtail, 17x Little Ringed Plover, 4x Ringed Plover, 7x Redshank, 2x Oystercatcher, Snipe, 2x Mandarin Duck, 13x Shelduck, 12x Gadwall, 6x Willow Warbler, 8x Blackcap & Large Bee-fly (JWo) - 2x Black-tailed Godwit, this evening also Reed Warbler, Green Sandpiper, 150x Sand Martin (AJa)

Doxey Marsh
2x Reed Warbler, Common Sandpiper, LR Plover, Snipe, Sedge Warbler, 3x Shelduck, Willow Warbler, Blackcap (@martinggrant)

Burton Washlands
2x Sedge Warbler between Ferry Bridge and Burton Bridge (@rpintean)

Silverdale CP
6x Wheatear at the Void (NDP)

2x Goosander upstream of the weir also Mandarin (KK)