Friday, 1 May 2015

Friday 1st May 2015

Gailey Res
2x Sandwich Tern over sailing lake at 07.15 then headed high East, also Common Tern, Common Sandpiper & Yellow Wagtail (@TheSnapper1978)

Silverdale CP
Black Redstart in NW corner of the Void, feeding from willows in and around where path meets the Void floor (@SteveJTurner76)
also Common Sandpiper, 2x Little Ringed Plover & 2x Yellow WagtailStonechat & Wheatear (BC, LC)
Black Redstart by Phil Jones

2x Greenshank, 9x Little Ringed Plover, 7x Ringed Plover, Common Tern, 2x Shelduck, 2x Gadwall, Lesser Whitethroat & 2x Sedge Warbler (JWo)

Middleton Lakes RSPB
Pair of Garganey this morning

Chasewater Res
Hobby flew South at 07.40, also 3x Little Ringed Plover & Yellow Wagtail (@scaupface)

River Sow Meadows
2x Hobby, Kingfisher, 2x Reed Warbler, 12x Sedge Warbler, 2x Whitethroat & Garden Warbler (RSw)

Blithfield Res
4x Dunlin, 2x Ringed  Plover, 3x Little Ringed Plover, 2x Common Sandpiper, 7x Wheatear & 2x White Wagtail (@scaupface)
also 4x Oystercatcher, Hobby & 6x Common Tern (Lou)
also 2x Arctic Tern this morning (GJM)

Branston Gravel Pits
5x Dunlin, 15x Redshank, 10x Ringed Plover, 10x Little Ringed Plover, 32x Lapwing, Oystercatcher, Common Tern, 2x Egyptian Geese, 36x Shelduck, 17x Gadwall, Water Rail, 2x Sedge Warbler, 3x Reed Warbler, 3x Lesser Whitethroat, 2x Garden Warbler, c21 House Martin & Tawny Owl (JWo)

Whitemoor Haye
2x Curlew, 10x Tree Sparrow, 15x Yellowhammer, 5x Swift, 3x Little Ringed Plover, Redshank, 10x Yellow Wagtail, 2x Dunlin, 4x Oystercatcher, Goldeneye, Grasshopper Warbler, 3x Hobby, 2x Shelduck & Grey Partridge (SCo)

Barton Turn
Lesser Whitethroat singing by canal (JWo)

Doxey Marshes
2x Common Sandpiper, 4x Little Ringed Plover, Snipe, Redshank, Little Egret & Grasshopper Warbler (PGL)

Golden Plover flew East this morning (@scaupface)

Knypersley Resv
1x Wood Warbler, 1x Cuckoo, 1x Sedge Wrb, 2x Garden Warbs (GBr)