Saturday, 12 September 2015

Saturday 12th September 2015

Branston Gravel Pits
2x Great White Egret still present this morning to 10:45 at least, with just one present from 12:20 to 15:15 then flew towards the Trent, also Hobby, 9x Ruff, Greenshank, Cetti's Warbler (IBu, NJS, CCo, @kevburrows )

Two Great White Egrets at BGP (NJS)
Chris Cook

Belvide Res
Juvenile Marsh Harrier & 3x Black Tern (NTa) also Ruff, Greenshank & Black-tailed Godwit (BB)
Marsh Harrier taking a Coot by Nigel Talbot

Aqualate Mere
2x Black Tern this morning (IGr)

Blithfield Res
3x Greenshank, 7x Ringed Plover, Black-tailed Godwit, Ruff, 1x Pintail, 2x Common Sandpiper, Common Crane, Little Stint & c20 Wigeon (MJa, NJS). Also 2101 Canada Geese (RBr, GJM et al)

Cannock Chase
Whinchat, 6x Stonechat, 2x Hobby, 2x Raven & Slow Worm (JWo)

Middleton Lakes RSPB
Whinchat, 2x Ruff on north pit & 5x Dunlin & pair Pintail on Jubilee (TVB)

4x Whinchat, Stonechat, Redstart, Tree Pipit, 3x Lesser Whitethroat, 2x Snipe, 2x Siskin (STu)