Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Tuesday 3rd April 2018

2x Ring Ouzel (male and female) around the high paddocks south of the Viewpoint at 07:30 (RT, NDP)  -  Later the two Ouzels moved westwards along the cemetary track down from the mast (DBl), Wheatear above the Viewpoint, Swallow over at 12:45 (DVi) - 3x Goosander still on Bottleslow

Whitemoor Haye
Great White Egret still from Sittles farm bend, also Corn Bunting, Wheatear, (@BirderAlrewas)

30x Hawfinch in Yews opposite Ironwalls Road (MCh)  -  52x Hawfinch but dispersing from a probable roost site (MPR)

Cudmore Fisheries
Osprey this morning  (EMa)

Radford Meadows
2x Goosander, Oystercatcher,  (@Clive_Davies1)

13x Hawfinch this morning (@keelebirder)

Blithfield Resv
(WMBC members only)
3x Red-throated Diver in Blithe Bay 10:05 to 11:05 when they flew off WNW (MPR)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Red Kite thru east,  Osprey thru north at 14:10, 2x Med Gull, Willow Warbler

Wetley Moor
2x Willow Tit, 2x Brambling (DBl)

Green Sandpiper, LR Plover (@i54jamie)

3x adult Little Gull briefly before flying off east, Arctic Tern, 2w Iceland Gull, LR Plover, 3x Oystercatcher, Willow Warbler

Branston GPs
11x Curlew, 4x LR Plover, 3x Redshank, 7x Oystercatcher, 3x Ringed Plover, 4x Goldeneye, 26x Little Grebe, 4x Little Egret, 2x Barnacle Geese, 10x Chiffchaff, 19x Sand Martin (JWo)

Alton Churchyard
75x Siskin, 2x Chiffchaff (TEy)

River Sow Meadows
3x Green Sandpiper, 2x Oystercatcher, 5x Goosander, 33x Snipe (@RobSwift5)

Barn Owl again at Cookshill at 20:10 (BB, JB)