Sunday, 23 April 2017

Sunday 23rd April 2017

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Whimbrel north shore, Hobby thru, Brambling in plantation, 2x Wheatear (@BelvideBirding)

Middleton Lakes
12x Black-tailed Godwit, 3x Dunlin (@DaveHobbyHutton)

Male Whinchat between Viewpoint and Tiddlers Pool (IBu), Swift over, 14x Wheatear, Lesser Whitethroat 13x Whitethroat, Reed Warbler, 4x Sedge Warbler (RT. IBu.)

LR Plover, 3x Whitethroat, Water Rail, 6x Yellowhammer, 2x Green Woodpecker (@154foz)

Black Bank / The Void
4x Grasshopper Warbler, 3x Sedge Warbler, 2x Wheatear, (philjo61)

Shoal Hill
Whinchat in paddocks NE of car pack from Mansty Lane, 5x Wheatear, 3x Reed Warbler at pool above the common, Garden Warbler (TheSnapper1978)

Hanchurch Woods
Cuckoo, 4x Tree Pipit, c80 Redpoll, 2x Whitethroat (RWh)

Baldwins Gate

6x Brambling (RWh)

Whitemoor Haye
2x Redshank, Wheatear, 5x Yellow Wagtail, Goldeneye, 8x Gadwall, 2x Shoveler, 3x Lesser Whitethroat, 3x Sedge Warbler, (@BirderAlrewas)

North Staffs Moors (various sites)
6x Ring Ouzel, 52x Wheatear, 2x Grasshopper Warbler, Yellow Wagtail & a flock of 21x Ravens (NDP)

Branston Gravel Pits
Wheatear, Common Sandpiper, 4x LRP, 2x Redshank, 4x Shelduck & Large Red-Damselfly (JWo)

Grasshopper Warbler at Gloucester Road fields (ALo)