Saturday, 23 April 2016

Saturday 23rd April 2016

Blithfield Res
Whimbrel over the dam at 09:55 (GJM)  -  6x Common Sandpiper, 2x LR Plover, 4x Wheatear, Yellow Wagtail (DTr)  -  2x Common Tern (BC LC)

Belvide Res
Osprey 10:10 to 10:30, blue ring on left leg (@BelvideBirding)

Hanchurch Woods
26x Crossbill, 4x Tree Pipit, Cuckoo. 2x Brambling (RWh)

Whinchat just east of Tiddlers Pool, 3x Lesser Whitethroat, 12x Wheatear, Short-eared Owl still (RT NDP)

Cuckoo Bank
Male Whinchat (@MartynYapp)

Doxey Marsh
2x Grasshopper Warbler, 3x Cetti's Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, 5x Whitethroat, 10x Sedge Warbler, 7x Reed Warbler, 9x Blackcap, 3x LR Plover, 2x Common Sandpiper, 3x Little Egret, 4x Gadwall (BC LC)

Coombes Valley RSPB
Male Pied Flycatcher (AWa)

Churnet Valley
3x Pied Flycatcher, 3x Redstart, 4x Siskin (DSc)

6x Snipe, Redstart, 3x Reed Warbler, 5x LR Plover, 43x Reed Bunting (JDu)

Croxall Lakes
Garden Warbler, 2x Lesser Whitethroat, Willow Tit, 2x Redshank, 4x Oystercatcher, Common Sandpiper, 2x Common Tern (SPe)

North Staffs Moors
Red Kite (TEy)

Terry Eyre