Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Tuesday 17th April 2018

Whitemoor Haye
Great White Egret briefly from Sittles farm bend, 3x Curlew, LR Plover, Redshank, 2x Little Egret, Yellow Wagtail (@BirderAlrewas)

Middleton Lakes
Knot, Greenshank still, Dunlin, 2x Avocet, 3x Ruff, Redshank all on JW (@MercianBirding)

Doxey Marsh
Reed Warbler, 3x Sedge Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, 3x Common Sandpiper, 4x LR Plover, Ringed Plover, (MBo)

Wolseley Bridge
Red Kite at 08:15 (MMa)

Rocester JCB
Little Tern reported at 14:40 on South Lake  -  Still present this evening (et al.) Also 2x Arctic Tern on North Lake

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Arctic Tern this morning only, Bar-tailed Godwit and Black-tailed Godwit still

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Osprey over the causeway at 14:57 also White Wagtail, Yellow Wagtail (@tighthead22)  -  Ad Little Gull and pair of Common Scoter (GJM)

Berryhill Bottleslow Flash
Black-tailed Godwit showing this evening also Common Sandpiper, LR Plover (RT)

2x Arctic Tern, ad Kittiwake at 19:00, Drake Garganey flushed from North shore

Branston GPs
Iw Iceland Gull, Female Marsh Harrier thru south at 15:40, 13x LR Plover, 8x Redshank, 2x Common Sandpiper, 2x Curlew, Ringed Plover,  Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, 10x LR Plover, Yellow Wagtail, Common Gull, 10x GBB Gull, 14x White Wagtail,  2x Yellow Wagtail, (DSc, JWo)

Iceland Gull by Jon Woodcock