Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Tuesday 18th August 2015

Blithfield Res
Common Crane still at 12:20 (ALo) - Osprey over Tad Bay at 12:30 (GSa, ALo) also Peregrine (ALo, SR). 3x Greenshank, 15x Ringed Plover, 5x Ruff, 3x Black-tailed Godwit, 2x Dunlin, 3x Little Egret, 1x Barnacle Goose (SR, HMi)
Update - no sign of Common Crane at 17:45, 8x Ruff, 6x Greenshank, 5x LRP, 5x Common Sandpiper, 8x Dunlin, Oystercatcher, 4x Little Egret, 5x Yellow Wagtail, 150x Linnet, 30x Barnacle Geese (RCB)

Belvide Resv
2x Garganey still at west end

Middleton Lakes
2x Garganey (1 at West Scrape, 1 Main part), Also Ruff and Dunlin (@TameBirding)

Greenshank briefly at the mere also Spotted Flycatcher (DBa)

Otherton Paddocks off Micklewood Road, North of Gailey Res
Tree Pipit, Spotted Fly, 3+ Yellow Wagtails (SR)

Branston GP
Greenshank, 3x Green Sandpiper, 9x Ruff, 2x Snipe, 4x Little Egret, 22x Pochard, 128x Tufted Duck, 6x Shoveler, 31x Little Grebe, 2x Painted Lady, Migrant Hawker (JW)

Greenshank at Branston today by Jon Woodcock
1x Little Egret, Tawny Owl and Grey Wagtail (MFo)