Saturday, 6 May 2017

Saturday 6th May 2017

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)  -  Alldayer species total 89
6x Avocet, 2x Grey Plover, 2x Black Tern, Whimbrel thru, Greenshank, Redshank, Whinchat, late Redwing, Imm Marsh Harrier thru SW at 15:15, Wheatear (@BelvideBirder)

Middleton Lakes  -  Alldayer species total 104
11x Grey Plover thru, 2x Turnstone, Sanderling, 3x Whimbrel, Little Gull, 18x Ringed Plover, 7x Dunlin, Greenshank, Common Sandpiper (@TameBirding  @ArchieRaven)

Whitemoor Haye
5x Redshank, Dunlin, 2x Oystercatcher, Common Sandpiper, Goldeneye, several hundred Swifts (@BirderAlrewas)

Red-throated Diver, 11x Arctic Tern, Sanderling, 3x Whimbrel, Greenshank all thru also Dunlin and leucistic Swift, 4x Hobbies and c1000 Swifts this afternoon (@CWG_sightings)

Greenshank thru N at 09:47, c100s of Swifts (@TheSnapper1978)

Doxey Marsh
Bar-tailed Godwit Creswell Flash, Turnstone still, LR Plover, (@Richard_rafe)

Ipstones Edge
Whimbrel opposite Swineholes wood at 14:10 (@rpintean)

Penkridge SWT
2x Whinchat, Hobby, 2x Yellow Wagtail, c100 House Martin (@fisherandbirder)

Cuckoo Bank
Curlew, Lesser Whitethroat (@CWG_sightings)

Apedale/Silverdale CP
Cuckoo. Wheatear (PCa)

Marston on Dove
Yellowhammer, 4x Yellow Wagtail, 2x Mandarin (VW)

6x Yellow Wagtail (MBa)

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