Saturday, 7 April 2018

Saturday 7th April 2018

Whitemoor Haye
The White Stork of unknown origin still. Also Great White Egret, Corn Bunting from Sittles farm bend, Egyptian Goose, 2x Redshank, 2x Oystercatcher, Curlew, 4x Yellow Wagtail, Stonechat, Swallow, Stonechat (@BirderAlrewas)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
3x Black-necked Grebe still, Common Tern, Common Sandpiper, 3x Yellow Wagtail, 6x Willow Warbler, 7x Blackcap, Med Gull

Blithfield Resv
(WMBC members only)
Common Sandpiper on the causeway (GJM)  -  2x Little Gull off the causeway

3x LR Plover, Green Sandpiper, Willow Warbler, Swallow (@i54jamie)

Silverdale CP
2x Ring Ouzel on TheVoid (@philjo61)

Mealy Redpoll still at Amington (@TameBirding)

River Sow Meadows
2x Oystercatcher, 2x Goosander, 3x Gadwall, Swallow, Blackcap (@RobSwift5)

2x Hawfinch at the church (DVe)

Willow Warbler, 2x Wheatear, Golden Plover over, 23x Linnet (RT)  -  Shelduck over the Viewpoint at 12:15 - second site record, Swallow, (IBu)  -  5x Swallow and Goosander at Bottleslow (RT)

Whitmore Bent Lane
2x Oystercatcher, LR Plover, 12x Swallow, 7x Sand Martin (@DKelsall3)

Sedge Warbler below the dam also 2x Blackcap (@CWG_sightings)  -  30x Sand Martin, 7x Swallow, 7x Goldeneye (@Granthames)

Lower Foxley
Wheatear (MBa)

Branston GPs
Scandinavian Rock Pipit on North Pit, view only from bridal path between Tetenhill and Branston Water Park also Black-tailed Godwit, 9x Curlew, 7x Ringed Plover, 4x LR Plover, Green Sandpiper, 4x White Wagtail, 2x Yellow Wagtail, 4x Willow Warbler, 5x Blackcap, 2x Egyptian Geese, 2x Barnacle Geese, 24x Shelduck, 3x Goldeneye (DSc)

Trentham Gardens
Hawfinch at back of garden centre, Dipper, 30x Sand Martin, 6x Swallow, 2x House Martin, 16x Mandarin, (HFo)

Radford Meadows
4x Swallow, Sand Martin, 3x Oystercatcher, 4x Goosander, 22x Shoveler (@RobSwift5)

Tittesworth Water
6x Swallow, 2x Sand Martin, 4x Oystercatcher, 5x Goosander, Willow Warbler (per JOa)

Wheatear just off Port Lane, 3x Swallow (i54jamie)

Doxey Marsh
Great White Egret, Black-tailed Godwit, 2x LR Plover, Oystercatcher, 2x White Wagtail, Willow Warbler. Blackcap (DCo)

Knypersley Resv
Blackcap, 2x Swallow, 20x Chiffchaff, 2x Oystercatcher, 4x Goosander (GBr)