Sunday, 5 August 2018

Sunday 5th August 2018

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
2x Great White Egret flew into Tad Bay (MJa)  -  3x Great White Egret in Blithe Bay (GJM)  -  Wood Sandpiper still on far side of Tad Bay (IGr)  -  Also 4x Greenshank, Green Sandpiper, 2x Common Sandpiper, 3x Dunlin, 6x Snipe, 3x Redshank, 3x Curlew, 8x Ringed Plover, 3x LR Plover, 6x Little Egret, Common Terns, 13x Yellow Wagtail,  (MJa)  -  Sanderling Admaston Reach (JAl)  -  3x Ruff, 6x Dunlin, 5x Curlew, YL Gull (SRi)

Whitemoor Haye
Great White Egret on new workings briefly, fem Wheatear, 2x Common Sandpiper, 2x Common Tern,  Yellow Wagtail, (Alrewas birder)

Middleton Lakes
Wood Sandpiper still east screen at 08:00 (SNi)  -  2x Wood Sandpiper still East Scrape, Marsh Harrier North Pit,  (Mercian Birding)

Alrewas GPs
Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, Little Egret, 2x Common Tern (Birder alrewas)

Knypersley Resv
Pair of Tufted Duck with 7 chicks, the first breeding record for at least 40 years (GBr)

Branston GPs
Great White Egret, 16x Little Egret, 11x Curlew, 7x Green Sandpiper, 6x Snipe, Dunlin, 40x Common Tern, YL Gull, 30x Gadwall, 60x Teal, 15x Pochard, escaped Bufflehead (DSc)