Thursday, 9 August 2018

Thursday 9th August 2018

Whinchat and Redstart off the Palletstacks track (RT, NDP)  -  also fem Redstart near the new scrape (CSi)

Knypersley Resv
Adult Cuckoo at top of Judgefield Lane in dead tree then flew west. Also Common Sandpiper (GBr)

Middleton Lakes
2x Wood Sandpiper, 2x Garganey, 5x Black-tailed Godwit, 3x Green Sandpiper, 3x Common Sandpiper, Dunlin, 16x Snipe, Hobby, Egyptian Goose,  (Mercian Birding) -  Bittern flew into reeds at west scrape

Cannock Chase
Hobby in Abrahams Valley this morning (DNe)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
2x Great White Egret, 2x Sanderling, Turnstone, 8x Dunlin, 11x Ringed Plover, 2x Greenshank, Ruff, 6x Curlew, 6x Snipe, 8x Common Tern, Wheatear, 7x Little Egret, (RBe)