Monday, 5 September 2016

Monday 5th September 2016

Sad news to report that Frank Gribble MBE died earlier following a short period in hospital. Frank was, amongst other things, a Vice President of the WMBC and President of the Shropshire Ornithological Society

Peter Dedicoat

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
2x Curlew Sandpiper briefly, 2x Knot, 2x Ruff, 9x Dunlin, 10x Ringed Plover, Golden Plover (@BelvideBirding)

Middleton Lakes
Little Stint, Wheatear (@RSPBMiddleton)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Spotted Redshank, Greenshank, 2x Ringed Plover (JSh)  -  Turnstone Blithe Bay (@scaupface)  -  also Marsh Harrier, Black-necked Grebe, 3x Garganey, 13x Greenshank, 19x Ringed Plover, 5x Little Egret, 11x Yellow Wagtail (SE HF)

4x Whinchat, 15x Wheatear, 3x Redstart (RT) and fem/imm Black Redstart (STu)

Branston GP
4x Ruff, 2x Dunlin, Ringed Plover, Snipe, 7x Wigeon, 5x Pochard, 26x Shoveler, 21x Gadwall, 44x Little Grebe, 2x Little Egret, 10x Chiffchaff (JW)

Whitemoor Haye
4x Common Tern, 1x Goldeneye, 1x Grey Partridge, c100 x Tree Sparrow, 1x Little Egret (@AlrewasBirderr)

River Trent, Croxall
1x Black-tailed Godwit, 1x Little Egret (@AlrewasBirder)

Junction Pit
1x Green Sandpiper (@AlrewasBirder)

Alrewas GP
1x Yellow Wagtail, 1x Green Sandpiper (@AlrewasBirder)