Wednesday, 9 September 2015

Wednesday 9th September 2015

Middleton Lakes RSPB
Bittern today at northern end of Jubilee wetlands, also Wood Sandpiper north pit, 5x Little Egret & c70 Shoveler (@RSPBMiddleton)

Blithfield Res
3x Dunlin, 2x Little Ringed Plover, 3x Ringed Plover around the causeway plus a large group of Meadow Pipit, Common Crane also still present in Blithe Bay (TRo)
Also Little Stint, 9x Dunlin, 3x Common Sandpiper, 5x Ringed Plover, Greenshank, 3x Yellow-legged Gull, 2x Shelduck, c30x Barnacle Geese, c20x Wigeon, Little Egret, 2x Yellow Wagtail. (JWo) In addition Hobby, 2x Peregrine, 9x Ruff, 14x Ringed Plover, 3x LR Plover, 3x Greenshank, Pintail, c150x Teal, Wheatear (RCB)

By Jon Woodcock
2x Whinchat still north of Gailey Res at paddocks along fence to east of old railway line, plus several Tree Sparrow in flock of Linnet & Greenfinch (SRi)

Belvide Res
Redstart, Spotted Flycatcher, 2x Whitethroat, 2x Lesser Whitethroat, Willow Warbler, Common Tern, Black-tailed Godwit, 5x Common Sandpiper, Little Ringed Plover, Dunlin, Goldeneye, 63x Shoveler, 3x Wigeon, Shelduck & 5x Grey Wagtail (BB)

Gailey Res
12x Teal, 2x Hobby & 2x Kingfisher (SRi)