Saturday, 22 August 2015

Saturday 22nd August 2015

Belvide Res
Sandwich Tern until 11:40 at least, 2x Garganey still, 8x Ruff

The Sandwich Tern at Belvide today by Steve Nuttall

Blithfield Res
Osprey in Tad Bay at 09:20. Also 2x Black-tailed Godwit, 2x Redshank, 2x Snipe, ad Yellow-legged Gull (NJS) - Common Crane still mid day also 3x Ruff, Greenshank, Redshank, 2x Snipe, 15x Common Tern, 20x Barnacle Geese (PFo)

Branston GP
3x Little Egret, 13x Curlew, 8x Ruff, 4x Green Sandpiper, 1x Black-tailed Godwit (NJS)

Gailey Resv
5x Shoveler, Hobby, 2x Common Tern, 4+ Spotted Fly, 5x Raven (@The Snapper1978)

Otherton Paddocks, just N of Gailey
1x Redstart along disused railway line. Also Spotted Fly and 6+ Yellow Wagtails (@The Snapper1978)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Redstart, 17x Raven, 5x Common Sandpiper, 2x Green Sandpiper, Little Egret, 4x Shelduck, Willow Tit, 2x Black Swan (RPo)

Whinchat, Stonechat, 6x Redstart, 4x Wheatear, Tree Pipit, 10x Spotted Flycatcher, 4x Lesser Whitethroat, 41x Chiffchaff, 18x Whitethroat, 7x Blackcap, Peregrine, 12x Swift (RT NDP)

Knypersley Resv
1x Redstart (GBr)

Coven Heath
11x Yellow Wagtail at the sewerage plant (JDu)