Sunday, 28 August 2016

Sunday 28th August 2016

Blithfield Resv (WMBC only)
Black-necked Grebe Blithe Bay (ICW)  -  5x Black Tern over deep end (ICW GJM)  -  2x imm Marsh Harrier over Tad Bay, Spotted Redshank still Blithe Bay (@Ian_m_grant) Wood Sandpiper, 4x Greenshank, 5x Dunlin, 15x Common Sandpiper, Ruff, 3x Ringed Plover, 3x Little Egret, 2x Peregrine, Osprey, Hobby, Garganey, 15x Yellow Wagtail, 2x Egyptian Geese, c20 Barnacle Geese, 7x Wigeon & 2x Pochard (SE, HF)

Belvide Resv
Drake Common Scoter, 2x Black-tailed Godwit, 3x Ruff, Golden Plover (@BelvideBirding)

Middleton Lakes RSPB
Wood Sandpiper on canal scrape also 4x Garganey, Hobby & 2x Dunlin (@Ochruros)

2x Whinchat still (NDP, @philjo61)  -  4x Whinchat mid morning (@nutcracker1965)  - 3x Lesser Whitethroat and 5x Redstart early morning

Lower Drayton Farm
Osprey over south towards Gailey Resv (@broadwayeight)

Ruff, Green Sandpiper at the Mere (@broadwayeight)

Wood Sandpiper still, Ruff, 3x Green Sandpiper, 12x Snipe, 6x Shoveler, 5x Wigeon (AEa)

Branston GPs
3x Little.Egret, 42x Shoveler, 34x Gadwall, 75x Teal, 14x Pochard, Peregrine, 2x Ruff, 19x Curlew, 2 - 4x Greenshank, 3x Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, Dunlin, 2x Snipe, 5x CommonTern, 4x Yellow Wagtail, 3x Lesser Whitethroat, Wheatear, also 6 Migrant Hawkers (DSc)

Cheddleton - Consall (Churnet Valley)
Pair Mandarin Duck, 3x Teal, Kingfisher, 10x Grey Wagtail, 2x Willow Tit, 5x Siskin & Raven (DSc)