Thursday, 21 June 2018

Thursday 21st June 2018

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Wood Sandpiper on north shore, 10x Black-tailed Godwit thru at 15:50

Middleton Lakes
Dunlin, 5x LR Plover, Ringed Plover, (@atkinson_steve)

Branston GPs
3x Dunlin, Redshank, 2x LR Plover, 2x Ringed Plover, 2x Little Egret, 2x Common Tern, 37x Gadwall, 13x Shoveler, 19x Little Grebe, (JWo)

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Wednesday 20th June 2018

Red Kite over at 12:40 (KBr)

Branston GPs
Fem Common Scoter still on Ashy pit this evening (DSc)

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Tuesday 19th June 2018

Middleton Lakes
Godwit species flew high over JW,  2x Dunlin (@atkinson_steve)  -  also Arctic Tern, 3x Redshank, 2x Avocet, Snipe, 2x  LR Plover, Ringed Plover, 2 Little Egret, 3x Egyptian Geese (CMa)

Whitmore Bent Lane 
Green Sandpiper, Hobby thru (@DKelsall3)

Branston GPs
Fem Common Scoter on Ashy Pit, Hobby, 5x Redshank, 11x Ringed Plover, 2x Dunlin, LR Plover, 57x Gadwall, 2x Mandarin, 3x Common Tern, 2x Little Egret  (JWo)

Common Scoter by Jon Woodcock

3x Aphid Galls Tetraneura ulmi by Jon Woodcock

Red Kite over east at 15:10 (RPa)

Monday, 18 June 2018

Monday 18th June 2018

Red Kite over Flagstaff Plantation at 08:50 (@Take_Ded_Aim)

Croxall Lakes
2x Ringed Plover (@jamyt123)

Sunday, 17 June 2018

Sunday 17th June 2018

Corn Bunting along Crockington Lane (@broadwayeight)

Whitemoor Haye
2x Goldeneye (@BirderAlrewas)

Essington Quarry Pool
3x Common Tern (@jasonbeaut1)

Red Kite over Park Estate at 12:15 (CJL)

2x Red Kite over the A518 at 13:25 (@mwyre)

Redshank, Shelduck, 12x Teal (@SteveJTurner76)

2x Common Tern

Barton under Needwood
Cuckoo over Captain's Lane at 18:00 (JW)

Bottleslow Flash
7x LR Plover still this evening (RT)

Saturday, 16 June 2018

Saturday 16th June 2018

Middleton Lakes
4x Ringed Plover, LR Plover, 4x Redshank, (@atkinson_steve)

Wetley Moor
Red Kite over heading towards Berryhill (DBl)

Prob 1st sum Caspian Gull, Dunlin, 5x Ringed Plover (@TameBirding)

Gailey Resv
Prob Firecrest heard briefly also 4x Common Tern  (@TheSnapper1978)

Uttoxeter Quarry
3x Green Sandpiper (@rpintean)

Branston GPs
Prob Sanderling on Ashy Pit (@julianallen2009)

Red Kite lingering before drifting north (RCB)

7x LR Plover this evening (RT)

Friday, 15 June 2018

Friday 15th June 2018

Middleton Lakes
2x Hobby over JW (@prockmom)

Cuckoo around Knighton Foods (@GoodersFMS)

Bottleslow Flash
6x LR Plover (RT)

Thursday, 14 June 2018

Thursday 14th June 2018

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
2x Black-tailed Godwit, 3x Dunlin, Ringed Plover (@DavidBate17)

Middleton Lakes
2x Snipe, Dunlin, Little Ringed Plover, Ringed Plover, prob Green Sandpiper, 2x Hobby, 2x Egyptian Geese, all on JW (@atkinson_steve)

Whitemoor Haye
3x Goldeneye (DAb)

Branston GPs
6x Redshank, Curlew, 4x LR Plover, 3x Ringed Plover, 2x Pochard, 6x Shoveler, 49x Gadwall, 23x Shelduck, 16x Little Grebe, 2x YL Gull, 4x Common Tern, Little Egret, Peregrine, Cetti's Warbler (JWo)

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Wednesday 13th June 2018

Middleton Lakes
5x Ringed Plover, Hobby (@MercianBirding)

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Tuesday 12th June 2018

Middleton Lakes
Spoonbill still on JW north, 4x Avocet, and a Peregrine thru, 3x LR Plover, Ringed Plover, Cuckoo, (@atkinson_steve)

Stockton Brook
Red Kite over south (JGr)

Monday, 11 June 2018

Monday 11th June 2018

Middleton Lakes
17x Avocet on JW this morning (@Bins_on_a_stick)

3x Common Tern (@i54jamie)

Sunday, 10 June 2018

Sunday 10th June 2018

Middleton Lakes
Spoonbill still on JW, Sanderling on east scrape, Osprey over (@HughieKing)

Elkstone Hill / Morridge
Red Kite over NNW at 13:15 (@domhall)

Elford - Whittington
4x Corn Bunting this morning (@BirderAlrewas)

Branston GPs
Avocet, 6x Redshank, 9x LR Plover, 3x Ringed Plover, 40x Gadwall, 26x Shelduck, 7x Shoveler, 2x Common Tern, 19x Little Grebe, (JWo)

By Jon Woodcock

5x Little Egret, 6x LR Plover, 4x Ringed Plover, Common Sandpiper (@julianallen2009)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
2x Red Kite over

Red Kite over south (@philcollins54)

Saturday, 9 June 2018

Saturday 9th June 2018

Middleton Lakes
Spoonbill still on JW early morning

2x Avocet (@Ochruros)  -  Also 2x YL Gull (@TameBirding)

2x Quail flushed by the track to the hide at 14:00 (@RobSwift5)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
2x Red Kite over this morning

Friday, 8 June 2018

Friday 8th June 2018

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Sandwich Tern at west end ( per KAs) to 12:30 only

Middleton Lakes
Spoonbill still (@Dumblederry)  -  Also a Sanderling

Doxey Marsh
8x LR Plover, 2x Cetti's Warbler, Grasshopper Warbler, 2x Cetti's Warbler, 5x Water Rail, 2x Shelduck, Grey Wagtail (MBo)

Branston GPs
Cuckoo, Peregrine, 6x Redshank, 7x LR Plover, 4x Ringed Plover, 2x Dunlin, 35x Gadwall, 23x Shelduck, 9x Shoveler, 3x Pochard, 3x Mandarin, 2x Egyptian Geese, 20x Little Grebe, 3x Common Tern, Cetti's Warbler (JWo)

Thursday, 7 June 2018

Thursday 7th June 2018

Middleton Lakes
Spoonbill still on JW (@atkinson_steve)

Elkstone Hill
Red Kite  over the trig point (@domhall)

Branston GPs
4x Redshank, 4x Ringed Plover, 6x LR Plover, 33x Gadwall, Pochard, 25x Shelduck, 3x Shoveler, 2x Common Tern (JWo)

Wednesday, 6 June 2018

Wednesday 6th June 2018

Middleton Lakes
Spoonbill on JW (GJM)

By Richard Eyres

Hobby over the Viewpoint (CSi)

Branston GPs
3x Redshank, 4x Ringed Plover, 3x YL Gull (ad & 2x 2y), 2x Mandarin, Egyptian Goose, (DSc)

Tuesday, 5 June 2018

Tuesday 5th June 2018

Doxey Marsh
Spotted Flycatcher, Cetti's Warbler (@DavidBate17)

Middleton Lakes
2x Avocet, 5x Ringed Plover, 3x Redshank, 3x Common Tern, 3x Little Egret, 2x Egyptian Geese on JW (@atkinson_steve)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Black-necked Grebe still

Branston GPs
3x Curlew, 2x Redshank, 3x Ringed Plover, 7x LR Plover, 2x Common Tern, Little Egret, 32x Gadwall, 36x Shelduck, Water Rail (JWo)

Monday, 4 June 2018

Monday 4th June 2018

Tittesworth Water
Sanderling off Picnic Point (@stephengibson42)

By Steve Gibson

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Black-necked Grebe still,

Middleton Lakes
Grey Plover early evening

Coombes Valley RSPB
2x Redstart, 4x Spotted Flycatcher (ASt)

Red Kite over Slindon at 17:22 (DSt)

Hobby between the stone circle and the scrape, 2x RL Partridge (AJo)

Trentham Gardens
3x Hobby at 14:30 (KBr)

Sunday, 3 June 2018

Sunday 3rd June 2018

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
2x Black-necked Grebe still at west end

2x LR Plover, 9x Yellowhammer (@i54jamie

Wetley Rocks
Red Kite over at 08:10 (@Take_Ded_Aim)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Adult Kittiwake (@Brdin43)

Branston GPs
Drake Garganey, 2x Little Egret, 2x Egyptian Geese, 6x LR Plover, 5x Ringed Plover, 2x Redshank, Common Sandpiper, 4x Common Tern, (DSc)

Stoke on Trent
3x Red Kite over Sandon Road Meir at 17:00 (SJO)

Saturday, 2 June 2018

Saturday 2nd June 2018

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
2x Black-necked Grebe still, 5x Dunlin, 5x Ringed Plover

2x Garganey, 6x Little Egret, Hobby, 8x Ringed Plover, 4x Redshank, 2x Common Sandpiper, YL Gull, Egyptian Goose, (@Ochruros)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Sum plum Grey Plover in Blithe Bay (GJM)  -  Also 2x Redshank, LRPs, 2x Common Tern (RCB)

Branston GPs
Sanderling, Dunlin, 2x Ringed Plover (@TameBirding)

Gailey Resv
2x Common Tern, drake Mandarin, (@TheMoorehen)

Tittesworth Water
2x Spotted Flycatcher, 2x Redstart, Pied Flycatcher, 4x LR Plover, 4x Common Sandpiper, 3x Common Tern, 2x Egyptian Geese (JOa)

Middleton Lakes
Drake Garganey on JW north also 2x Redshank, 2x LR Plover, 2x Egyptian Geese Dosthill NR,(@atkinson_steve)

Friday, 1 June 2018

Friday 1st June 2018

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
2x Black-necked Grebe, Grey Plover, Redshank, 8x Ringed Plover 

Middleton Lakes
Grey Plover, Greenshank, Yellow Wagtail on JW

Branston GPs
3x Dunlin, 4x Redshank, 7x Ringed Plover, 7x LR Plover, Common Sandpiper, 2x Mandarin, 5x Common Tern, (JWo)

Cheddleton - Consall
2x Spotted Flycatcher, 2x Grey Wagtail, Redstart (DSc)