Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Wednesday 2nd May 2018

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
47x Arctic Tern, 8x Sanderling, 25x Dunlin, Bar-tailed Godwit, Whimbrel, 4x Ringed Plover, Common Sandpiper, 

Middleton Lakes
2x Wood Sandpiper west scrape (@MercianBirding)  -  2x Whinchat west side JW (@stevecawthray)

46x Arctic Tern, 15x Common Tern, 2x Black Tern by 10:30, Another flock of 38x Arctic Tern at 11:15, Redstart below the dam also Common Sandpiper

Marsh Harrier west over the University at 12:45 (@Jackhaye)

4x Whinchat, 27x Wheatear at mid day (RT)  -  Male Redstart off the Palletstacks track this evening, (HF)

By Nick Pomiankowski

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
c60 Arctic Terns  mid afternoon also 25x Dunlin thru (GJM)

9/10 Wheatear, Yellow Wagtail (@broadwayeight)

Whitmore Bent Lane
Wood Sandpiper to 13:45 only, Dunlin, 8x Wheatear, 3x Whinchat. 3x White Wagtail, Yellow Wagtail (DK, NDP)

Cannock Chase
4x Cuckoo (DNe)

Weston Coyney
Grasshopper Warbler off Caverswall Road (BB)

Uttoxeter Quarry
8x Ringed Plover, 7x LR Plover, 2x Dunlin, Common Sandpiper, 3x Wheatear, 2x White Wagtail, Yellow Wagtail (ABa)

Doxey Marsh
2x Whinchat, Ringed Plover, LR Plover, 2x Common Sandpiper, White Wagtail, 3x Swift, (DCo)