Sunday, 9 September 2018

Sunday 9th September 2018

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Juv Pectoral Sandpiper dropped on north shore at 08:20 and showed on and off to 11:07 when it flew off north

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Spotted Redshank and Osprey still in Tad Bay (RPo)

Black-necked Grebe still (IGr)

6x Whinchat and a Spotted Flycatcher (RT)

Branston GPs
Spotted Redshank still on Ashy Pit, 6x Ringed Plover, 2x Dunlin, 5x Pintail (TPe)  -  Also  Whimbrel dropped in at 19:34, 11x Curlew, 7x Snipe, 7x Pintail, 48x Gadwall, 45x Shoveler, 28x Wigeon, 22x Yellow Wagtail flew off south, Hobby thru, Tawny Owl (DSc)

Doxey Marsh
Spotted Crake on Doxey Flash (PDy, DTo)  also Great White Egret, Greenshank, Green Sandpiper, Ringed Plover, 2x Pintail, 2x Little Egret, 2x Hobby Mandarin (MBo, et al.) Peregrine, Common Sandpiper (GPr)

Middleton Lakes
Curlew Sandpiper on west scrape (MPo)  -  Cattle Egret east scrape before flying south (Mercian Birding)

Alrewas Arboretum
2x Little Egret, 2x Green Sandpiper, 3x Yellow Wagtail on Junction Pit (JWo)