Friday, 6 April 2018

Friday 6th April 2018

Whitemoor Haye
White Stork went to roost on abseiling tower this evening viewed from the A513 (per @BirderAlrewas)

Middleton Lakes
5x Avocet,  LR Plover, Ringed Plover on JW, Willow Warbler near east screen, 2x Swallow, 6x Sand Martin over Dosthill NR, 4x Oystercatcher,(@atkinson_steve)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
2x Avocet at west end, 3x Black-necked Grebe, Yellow Wagtail, 2w Med Gull, Wheatear

Pendeford Hall Lane
Green Sandpiper, 2x LR Plover, Blackcap (@TheMoorhen)

Osprey over at 11:40 (@keelebirder)

Gailey Resv
6x Oystercatcher, Goldeneye, c20 Swallow, 3x House Martin (@TheMoorhen)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Grey Plover Blithe Bay and a Swallow thru (GJM)

Ford Green
2x Swallow this morning (DVi)

Parkhall CP
Grey Partridge flushed near the trig point off Hulme Road (CSi)

Doxey Marsh
Osprey over north,  2x Great White Egret, 3x LR Plover, Yellow Wagtail, 2x White Wagtail, 2x Water Pipit, 20x Swallow, 2x House Martin, 10x Sand Martin, 2x Willow Warbler, Blackcap, 3x Oystercatcher (MBo)  -  also Red Kite, Goosander (@richard_rafe)  -  and a Redshank (ISh)

Branston GPs
Yellow Wagtail, 2x White Wagtail, 9x Redshank, 9x Curlew, 7x LR Plover, 6x Oystercatcher, 3x Ringed Plover, 2x Ruff, 22x Shelduck, 3x Goldeneye, 20x Gadwall, 2x Shoveler, 2x Barnacle Geese, 26x Little Grebe, 30x Sand Martin, 3x Little Egret, (JWo) - also Green Sandpiper, Swallow, 4x White Wagtail (DSc)

Red Kite over at 15:40 (@RobBlack69)

Osprey over at 12:05