Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Wednesday 13th April 2016

3x Ring Ouzel (2 males and a female) early morning but mobile from the viewpoint or 'Wryneck' copse also 10x Wheatear (NDP RT)

Pendeford Hall Lane (1 mile NE of Codsall)
Male Ring Ouzel still present this afternoon (@BelvideBirding)  -  Whitethroat, 3x White Wagtail (@chrisvaghela)

Red Street
2x male Ring Ouzel at Wedgwood's Monument but mobile and elusive in gorse scrub (STu)
John Mathers

Middleton Lakes RSPB
Drake Garganey present this morning (PFo)

Blithfield Res (Permits Only)
Male Whinchat below the dam (GJM)  -  2x Yellow Wagtail, 2x Wheatear, Little Owl, Blackcap (BC LC)
3x Yellow Wagtail, White Wagtail, 4x Common Tern, 7x Oystercatcher, Common Sandpiper, 3x Ringed Plover, 5x Shelduck, 3x Blackcap & 2x Tawny Mining Bee (JWo)

Baddeley Green
c3 Water Rail by Caldon Canal between bridge 19 & 20 in swampy field, also Sedge Warbler & 2x Willow Tit and Red Kite over Leek New Road at 13.45 flying North (GBR)

Belvide Res
2x Little Gull on the water at 14:20, also Lesser Whitethroat along West Lane (@BelvideBirding)

Cannock Chase
6x Tree Pipit (BC LC)

Lesser Whitethroat at Preston Vale this morning (RA)

Trent Washlands
Cetti's Warbler, Whitethroat & 2x Little Egret (AJa)

Male Redstart, 2x LR Plover, 2x Blackcap, Green Woodpecker, 4x Willow Warbler, Grey Wagtail, Brimstone (Foz)