Sunday, 16 August 2015

Sunday 16th August 2015

North Staffs Moors
Short-eared Owl near the Mermaid Pub this evening (SDu)

Blithfield Res
Common Crane still in Blithe Bay this afternoon (IGr), also 5x Dunlin, 9x Ringed Plover, 9x Little Ringed Plover, 5x Common Sandpiper, 4x Greenshank, Black-tailed Godwit & Ruff (S&H), also Oystercatcher (SP)

Ring-necked Parakeet over west at 09:03 also Whinchat, 3x Redstart (RT NDP)

Middleton Lakes RSPB
Reported Curlew Sandpiper on Jubilee Wetlands is now considered to be a Dunlin

Belvide Res
2x Garganey, Greenshank, 2x Ruff, 4x Little Ringed Plover, 3x Ringed Plover, Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, 5x Dunlin, 2x Snipe, 511x Lapwing, 2x Lesser Whitethroat, 48x Teal, 3x Wigeon, 6x Shoveler, 15x Gadwall, 207x Mallard, 102x Tufted Duck, Pochard, 32x Great Crested Grebe, 2x Little Grebe, 328x Greylag Geese, 91x Cormorant, 2x Water Rail, 2x Kingfisher, Garden Warbler & Peregrine (BB)

Tittesworth Res
2x juvenile RedstartRinged Plover, Dunlin, Common Sandpiper & colour ringed Cormorant (SGi)
Steve Gibson

2x Greenshank, 2x Little Ringed Plover & Hobby over (JDu)