Saturday, 30 April 2016

Saturday 30th April 2016

Branston Golf Club
Hoopoe on the footpath along River Trent then flushed by golfers and later calling on the Derbyshire side until 10:30 (DSc). No sign between 11am and 2pm but Cetti's Warbler (JW)

Osprey over NW this morning

Ford Green NR
Wood Warbler still near car park (MBa)

Knypersley Res
Cuckoo calling at 06:40 (GBr)

Highgate Common
Wood Warbler still 200m west of Birches Coppice car park, also Pied Flycatcher, 2x Tree Pipit, Garden Warbler, Cuckoo (HK)
Hughie King
Hughie King

15x Common Sandpiper, 2x LR Plover, House Martins (@CWG_sightings)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Channel Wagtail briefly on manure heap in field N of main pit at 09:25. Also 8x White Wagtail, Lesser Whitethroat, Grasshopper Warbler, 2x Reed Warbler, 2x Sedge Warbler, 6x Goosander, Swift (RPo)

Hanchurch Woods
Cuckoo, 7x Tree Pipit, Grasshopper Warbler, 10x Siskin (RSu, NDP)

Whinchat still at Palletstacks, 9x Wheatear (@PhilLocker)

2x Whinchat, 26x Wheatear, 1x Curlew (NDP)

Trent Washlands
Little Egret, Cetti's Warbler, 6x Whitethroat, 2x Lesser Whitethroat, female Wheatear (DSc)

4x Shelduck, 4x Gadwall, 4x Little Ringed Plover, Redshank, Oystercatcher, Common Tern, 4x Swift, Wheatear, Lesser Whitethroat, 4x Whitethroat, 2x Sedge Warbler & Cetti's Warbler (DSc)

Branston Gravel Pits
12x Dunlin, 8x Ringed Plover, 10x Little Ringed Plover, 6x Redshank, 9x Common Sandpiper, 10x Shelduck, 6x Gadwall, male Shoveler, 15x Swift, 3x Yellow Wagtail, 8x White Wagtail, 2x Lesser Whitethroat, Whitethroat, 2x Cetti's Warbler, Sedge Warbler & 3x Lesser Redpoll (DSc)

Blithfield Res
15x Swift (SBe)  -  15x Black-tailed Godwit low over this evening (JMo)

Doxey Marsh
Common Tern, 5x Common Sandpiper, 3x LR Plover, 2x Snipe, Oystercatcher, Water Rail, 3x Goosander, 4x Shelduck, 2x Gadwall, 2x Swift, Garden Warbler, 4x Whitethroat, 2x Lesser Whitethroat, 5x Blackcap, 3x Cetti's Warbler, 3x Grasshopper Warbler, 12x Sedge Warbler, 6x Reed Warbler (SE HF)

40x Swift, 100+ House Martin, 100+ Swallow, 2x Siskin, 2x Reed Warbler, Water Rail (JDu, F)

Trentham Gardens
6x Common Sandpiper, 2x Oystercatcher (SE HF)

Whitemoor Haye
1x Ruff, 12x Yellow Wagtail, 2x White Wagtail, 2x LRP, 2x Wigeon (@BirderAlrewas)

Radford Meadows
1x Greenshank, 2x LRP, 8x Shelduck , 8x Gadwall (@RobSwift)

Cannock Chase
Cuckoo & 6x Stonechat (JWo)