Monday, 11 April 2016

Monday 11th April 2016

Blithfield Res
17x  Little Gull (15x adult, a sub adult & 1st winter) 12.20, Arctic Tern off Beech Tree Point (GJM) also female type Marsh Harrier through (MPR) - Evening update Arctic Tern still but no Little Gulls (GJM)

Belvide Res
4x Common Scoter, Adult Little Gull and a  Dunlin thru at 08:20. 2x adult Little Gull dropped in at 11:05 and a further 4x Little Gull 13:30-14:00 (BB)

Chasewater Res
12x Little Gull (9x adult 2x 1st summer & 1 winter), also Arctic Tern off dam & Garden Warbler in West Shore Wood, Cuckoo on North Heath before flying NE (CWG_sightings)

Branston Gravel Pits
Black-necked Grebe, Common Sandpiper, 7x Redshank, 4x Little Ringed Plover, 4x Ruff, 2x Gadwall, 40x Shelduck, Shoveler, 2x White Wagtail, 12x Willow Warbler & Cetti's Warbler (JWo)
Jon Woodcock

Trentham Gardens
2x Little Gull at 13.10 & White Wagtail (PFo)

4x Little Gull, Arctic Tern early afternoon (PJo)

Baddeley Green
Water Rail in swampy field by Caldon Canal just NE of bridge 19 on A53, also Willow Tit, Willow Warbler, 12x Chiffchaff, Siskin & Swallow (GBR)

43x Tufted Duck, 5x Little Grebe, 7x Buzzard, 2x Reed Bunting, 3x Blackcap, 3x Willow Warbler, 4x Chiffchaff, 10x Sand Martin & 2x Swallow (TCa)

Gailey Res
Arctic Tern this evening also 10x Shoveler (SRi)