Monday, 28 March 2016

Monday 28th March 2016

Chasewater Res
2x Sandwich Tern on raft in middle of lake but later flew off (JMa). Ring-necked Duck still present. Also 3x Greylag Geese, 300+ Sand Martin, 6x House Martin and Swallows at dusk. 3x YLG (2x 2w, 3w) in the roost (@CWG_sightings et al)

Blithfield Res (Permit Only)
Common Tern thru the deep end also House Martin (GJM) - 14x House Martin on reservoir & Little Owl near Cobwebs Cafe (JDu)

Whitemoor Haye
1x White Wagtail, 1x Wheatear (@TameBirding).

Middleton Lakes RSPB
1x Mediterranean Gull, 5x Black-tailed Godwits, 2x LRP, Dunlin, 3x Avocet, 10x Little Egret (SAt)

Short-eared Owl at 19:05 near the scrape, Little Owl at the upright stone circle also Wheatear and Stonechat still this morning (RT)  -  2x Golden Plover, 2x Swallow (NDP) - 40x Meadow Pipit, 15x Skylark. 10x Linnet (IBu)

Silverdale CP
Short-eared Owl this evening (STu)

Gailey Res
1x Pink-footed Goose till 12:20hrs when flew off, 2x Black-tailed Godwit over NW at 11:30hrs, 2x House Martin, 20+ Sand Martin (@TheSnapper)

Lower Drayton Farm Penkridge
20x Swallow, 10x House Martin on the floods (Hop)