Saturday, 2 April 2016

Saturday 2nd April 2016

Belvide Res
2x Osprey - one through north at 10:00, another at 11:15 (@BelvideBirder)

3x Sandwich Tern through west at 11:35, Osprey NW, also Common Tern (IGr)

Blithfield Res
2x Sandwich Tern 11:50 to 11:55 only, Osprey at the deep end 12:11, later flew off with a fish also Red Kite through (RPo) 2x Wheatear by Fishing Lodge
Richard Powell

Gailey Res
Osprey over 12:45-12:50, also female Wheatear in large field past last house along Gailey Lea Lane, 3x Shoveler, Red Kite, 4x R L Partridge, 7x Oystercatcher (SRi)

Westport Lake
Adult Little Gull at 12:50 (BG)
Phil Jones

8x Wheatear early morning (RT NDP) also Short-eared Owl late morning and again at 12:45 near the scrape

Hatherton Hall Pool
Yellow Wagtail in paddocks plus male Wheatear off nearby Fullmoor Lane (SRi)

Middleton Lakes RSPB
2x Mediterranean Gull, Wheatear, 7x Little Ringed Plover, Avocet, 2x Curlew & Willow Warbler (SPi, GWi)

Whitemoor Haye
2x Yellow Wagtail, 1x White Wagtail (TPe)

Yellow Wagtail (TPe)

Etruria Valley
Woodcock & 3x Wheatear (STu)

Doxey Marshes
Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, c30 House Martin, Swallow, pair Gadwall, Little Egret, Water Rail & Cetti's Warbler (GHa)

Chasewater Res
Adult Little Gull & 1st winter Caspian Gull this evening (CGW_sightings)

North Staffs Moors
3x Ring Ouzel, Jack Snipe, 4x Wheatear, Short-eared Owl (NDP)

4x LR Plover, Green Woodpecker, 10x Chiffchaff, 8x Skylark (Foz)

Caverswall - Blythe Bridge
2x Skylark, 2x Meadow Pipit, Curlew, Yellowhammer, Chiffchaff & 2x Pipistrelle Bats (ARa)