Saturday, 28 April 2018

Saturday 28th April 2018

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Avocet on north shore to 14:55 only, 3x Arctic Tern from 08:05, Ruff, Greenshank

Whinchat still off the Palletstacks track, 10x Wheatear, 4x Swift, (RT)  -  Ring Ouzel on slag mound 200m east of the mast (@Jackhaye)

Whitemoor Haye
Bar-tailed Godwit on new workings, 2x Common Sandpiper, Goldeneye, Swift, 3x Yellow Wagtail, Barn Owl,  2x Goosander, (@BirderAlrewas)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
4x Arctic Tern (GJM)  -  Also 5x Redshank, 4x Common Sandpiper, Swifts (@Ochruros)  -  additionally 9x Common Tern, 2x LR Plover, 3x Yellow Wagtail, 2x Wheatear (@TheSnapper19678)

Wheatear, 3x LR Plover, (@i54foz)


Male Whinchat at Tickhill Lane, Little Bank Top Farm (@rpintean)

Penkridge STW
3x Yellow Wagtail (@fisherandbirder)

Middleton Lakes
Black-tailed Godwit, Ruff, Dunlin, 5x Avocet, 3x LR Plover, Common Sandpiper, Garden Warbler, Cuckoo, Swift, Yellow Wagtail on JW

Tittesworth Water
3x Common Sandpiper, 2x Common Tern, Garden Warblers (@stephengibson42)

Gailey Resv
2x Common Tern, 3x Reed Warbler, Swifts, (@TheMoorehen)  -  Nearby at Otherton Wheatear, Yellow Wagtail and Fullmoor Lane 2x Wheatear, 7x Yellowhammer (TheSnapper1978)

Cannock Chase
Pair of Garganey in flooded area between the Punch Bowl and Sherbrook Valley (DNy)


2x Cuckoo, 2x Tree Pipit, Redstart, 50x Redpoll (NDP, PJ)

Tree Pipit outside Asda  on Lymedale, (@kerraigrockdj)

8x Common Tern, Cetti's Warbler

Branston GPs
10x LR Plover, 2x Redshank, Green Sandpiper, Curlew, Ringed Plover, 3x Garden Warbler, 2x Cetti's Warbler, 5x GBB Gull, 40x House Martin (DSc)

Whinchat still present Tickhill Lane (DSc)