Friday, 27 May 2016

Friday 27th May 2016

Cannock Chase
Report of a possible Turtle Dove purring at Seven Springs yesterday

Belvide Res
Red Kite over the dam at 12:35 before drifting off high north (PSm)

North Staffs Moors
6x Pied Flycatcher, 3x Redstart, Spotted Flycatcher, Cuckoo, 2x Dipper, 2x Grey Wagtail, Hobby, 2x Red Grouse, Peregrines (BC LC)

Red Kite this morning at 11.30 (DBa)

Branston Gravel Pits
8x Redshank, 4x Ringed Plover, 8x Little Ringed Plover, 22x Shelduck, 15x Gadwall, 2x Teal & Cetti's Warbler, also Green Tiger Beetle, Thick-kneed Flower Beetle, Malachite Beetle, Dock Bug, Common Blue Damselfly, Hoverfly, Roesel's Bush-cricket nymph (JWo)