Saturday, 26 March 2016

Saturday 26th March 2016

Blithfield Res
Garganey pair still below the dam on flood pool at Newlands Lane (MCh) - no further sign by 10:00 but pair of Mandarin there (SRi, RCB)

Ring-necked Duck still on the Slurry pool

Belvide Res
House Martin, 35x Sand Martin, 4x Swallow (@BelvideBirding)

Hinksford-Wall Heath
Hoopoe still north of Enville Road

House Martin, 4x Swallow, 40x Sand Martin (IGr)

Wheatear c200m west of the scrape, also Stonechat, Swallow (RT NDP) - Woodcock flushed yesterday (DW)

Radford Meadows
Swallow, Little-ringed Plover, Redshank, 40x Teal, 2x Shoveler, 4x Goosander, 2 Gadwall & 3x Kingfisher. (RSw)

Ford Green
2x Chiffchaff, Sand Martin, Swallow (JJ)

Red Kite over west at 09:45 also 2x Siskin, Green Woodpecker, 45x Fieldfare (TEy)

Baldwins Gate
2x Brambling (RWh)

Middleton Lakes RSPB
3x Black-tailed Godwit from river screen on Jubilee (DHu)

Fradley Junction
50x Brambling between middle lock and Shadehouse lock in field on offside of towpath (@BirderAlrewas)