Sunday, 8 April 2018

Sunday 8th April 2018

Whitethroat and 10x Blackcap in west shore wood

Tittesworth Water
Drake Red-crested Pochard (LHa)

By Les Harrison

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
3x Black-necked Grebe still, Yellow Wagtail, 5x White Wagtail, 2x Whitethroat, Sedge Warbler

Doxey Marsh
Great White Egret still, 2x Willow Warbler, 4x Blackcap, Black-tailed Godwit, PF Goose, Common Gull, 6x Swallow, (@grantprice20)

Ring Ouzel off the Fenpark Road track behind farm buildings (PAt)  -  4x Wheatear, 2x Swallow, 3x Willow Warbler, (RT, NDP)

Middleton Lakes
3x Ruff, 2x Common Sandpiper, 2x Black-tailed Godwit on JW (@DaveHobbyHutton) - also 2x LR Plover, 3x Redshank, Curlew (@atkinson_steve)  -  10x Oystercatcher on JW (@Rewildings85)

Penkridge STW

3x Yellow Wagtail (@fisherandbirder)

Whitmore Bent Lane
LR Plover, Yellow Wagtail, 2x Oystercatcher, 40x Swallow, 20x Sand Martin (RNW)

Osprey over north at 10:30 (RCB)

Westport Lake
Kittiwake on main lake (@DKelsall3)

Uttoxeter Quarry
96x Common Gull, Willow Warbler, 5x Curlew, Willow Warbler, Little Egret, 2x Goldeneye. 3x Mandarin (@rpintean)

Endon Sewage Works
Willow Warbler, 14x Swallow, Sand Martin (GBr)

Elford -Whittington
3x Corn Bunting (@BirderAlrewas)

Baldwins Gate
4x Brambling (RWh)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Grey Plover, 13x White Wagtail, 5x Yellow Wagtail, 2x Wheatear (HF, SE)

Whitemoor Haye
10x Yellow Wagtail, 5x White Wagtail, 2x Green Sandpiper (@TameBirding)

Branston GPs
8x Curlew, 4x LR Plover, 3x Ringed Plover, 2x Green Sandpiper, Yellow Wagtail, 4x Willow Warbler, 3x Swallow, Little Egret, PF Goose, 20x Gadwall, 3x Goldeneye, 2x Barnacle Geese (DSc)

Iceland Gulls by Jon Woodcock
Cuckoo Bank
Wheatear, 5x Willow Warbler, White Wagtail (@GrantHames)

Uttoxeter Quarry
4x Pink-footed Geese this evening (ABa)

Branston GPs
2x Iceland Gull (ad & imm) roosted tonight from 19:00 (DSc)

North Staffs Moors
10x Ring Ouzel (GBr)