Tuesday, 5 May 2015

Tuesday 5th May 2015

Westport Lake
1x Willow Warbler, 14x Blackcap, 2x Garden Warblers, 1x Reed Warbler (NJS)

Branston Gravel Pits
2x Common Sandpiper, 5x Dunlin, 12x LR Plover, 3x Ringed Plover, 13x Redshank, 2x Oystercatcher, 7x Gadwall, 2x Shoveler, 35x Shelduck, 2x Garden Warbler, 2x Cetti’s Warbler, 2x Sedge Warbler, 3x Reed Warbler, c80x Swift and  100’s of Hirundines over South Pit, May Blossom – 1st this year. (JWo)

Common Sandpiper by Jon Woodcock

Blithfield Res
Osprey at 10:30 2x Arctic Tern, 12x Common Tern, 20x Swift (@chrisvaghela)
Still 2x Arctic Tern this evening, c150 Swift, Dunlin, 2x LR Plover, 2x Shelduck (RCB)

Cannock Chase
8x Tree Pipit, 3x Redstart, 2x Cuckoo, 2x Stonechat  (@chrisvaghela)

Belvide Resv
Fem Velvet Scoter still plus Osprey flew W at 09:55hrs

Biddulph Valley
1x Hobby (PMo)

2x Muntjac on north bank pasture upstream of weir 0550hrs (KK)