Saturday, 15 June 2019

Saturday 15th June 2019

Amerton (flooded meadows)
3x Curlew, 10x Shelduck, 6x Gadwall, 6x Oystercatcher (RSw)

Knypersley
Spotted Flycatcher (PMo)

Middleton Lakes
Redshank (MSc)

Alrewas Arboretum
Cuckoo near the viaduct (JWo)

Friday, 14 June 2019

Friday 14th June 2019

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Little Tern in Blithe Bay at mid day (GJM) -  still at 15:38 (RCB)

Middleton Lakes
4x Avocet, 2x Pochard, Little Egret, (SAt)  -  Green Sandpiper, Common Terns

Branston GPs
Common Sandpiper, 5x Redshank, 4x LRP, Ringed Plover, 8x Lapwing, Little Egret, 31x Little Grebe, 31x Gadwall, 6x Pochard, 2x Mandarin, Egyptian Geese. (JWo)

Thursday, 13 June 2019

Thursday 13th June 2019

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Red-necked Phalarope this afternoon

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
11x Dunlin flew off north at 11:50, 29x Common Tern, 4x Yellow Wagtail, 2x LRP, 2x Egyptian Geese, (PMo, DWa)

Whitemoor Haye
3x Ringed Plover, Peregrine, (PMo, DWa)

Branston GPs
2x Hobby, Ringed Plover, Pochard, 2x Egyptian Geese, (PMo. DWa)  -  Also 2x Redshank, 3x Ringed Plover, 7x LRP, Curlew,  21x Shelduck, 51x Gadwall, 3x Mandarin, 7x Egyptian Geese, 18x Little Grebe, 2x Common Tern, 2x Little Egret, 300x Swift, 100x House Martin, 100x Sand Martin, Barn Owl, (JWo, CEc, Dean,)

Norton Bridge
Barn Owl at 18:50, (PMo, DWa)

Wednesday, 12 June 2019

Wednesday 12th June 2019

Middleton Lakes
Green Sandpiper North Scrape, 8x Avocet, 7x Redshank, 2x Egyptian Geese, 2x Gropper, Cuckoo (SAt)

Trentham Gardens
2x Oystercatcher with 2x Juvs on the Island (MJW)

Gailey Resv
6x Yellow Wagtail, 2x Common Tern, (CVa)

Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Tuesday 11th June 2019

Aqualate
Cuckoo, Shelduck, 100x Swift, 200x Swallow, 150x House Martin, 50x Sand Martin (PMo)

Monday, 10 June 2019

Monday 10th June 2019

Whitemoor Haye
Quail still also 2x Corn Bunting, Little Egret, (BPu)

i54
Hobby (MFo)

Dimmingsdale
Hobby this morning (TEy)

Bobbington
Spotted Flycatcher Mere Lane (DBa)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Common Tern, (GHa)  -  male Brambling reported at St Stephens Bay

Cuckoo Bank
2x Cuckoo, (GHa)

Cannock Chase
5x Redstart, 2x Cuckoo, 2x Yellowhammer, 7x Tree Pipit, (DBa)

Sunday, 9 June 2019

Sunday 9th June 2019

Aqualate Mere
Great White Egret, 2x Cuckoo, (RPo)

Gailey Resv
Little Egret, 2x Yellow Wagtail, Spotted Flycatcher, (SRi)

Middleton Lakes
Black-tailed Godwit still (MSm, DCo)

Audley Meadows
Red Kite over (PDo)

Tucklesholme
Fem Long-tailed Duck half way along the pit on the A38 side viewable from the path on the opposite side, also LRP, (DOu, LOu)  -  LTD still at 15:55 (JWo)  -  but no sign from 18:30 to 19:25, also Hobby, Cetti's Warbler (DSc)


By John Woodcock

Audley
Red Kite over the bowling green at 14:25 (MJW)

Branston GPs
Peregrine, Mandarin, Egyptian Geese, 10x Pochard, 2x Redshank, 2x Common Tern (DSs)

Whitemoor Haye
Quail still, Corn Bunting, 2x Peregrine, Goldeneye, 4x Yellow Wagtail, Gropper, (BirderAlrewas)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
2x LRP, Yellow Wagtails, (SCa)

Tittesworth Water
2x Common Tern, 4x Common Sandpiper, 2x LRP, Spotted Flycatcher, 2x Goosander (JOa)

Coombes Valley RSPB
Pied Flycatchers, Spotted Flycatchers

Saturday, 8 June 2019

Saturday 8th June 2019

Middleton Lakes
8x Redshank, 7x Avocet, Dunlin, Pochard, (MSm, SAt)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Arctic Tern, 

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Little Stint at Admaston Reach, (GJM, MWh) - also 5x Dunlin, 2x Ringed Plover

Alrewas Arboretum
Cuckoo, Goosander, 56x Mute Swan (JWo)

Friday, 7 June 2019

Friday 7th June 2019

Coven Heath
Red Kite over the A449 at 08:30 (TWo)

Cannock Chase
2x Spotted Flycatcher, Redstart, Tree Pipit, Woodcock, Tawny Owl (ABl)

Thursday, 6 June 2019

Thursday 6th June 2019

Middleton Lakes
6x Redshank, 5x LRP, Dunlin, 2x Ringed Plover, 9x Avocet, Snipe, 2x Yellow Wagtail, Cuckoo, Common Tern, (KSa, MSc)

Manifold Valley
Red Kite over SSE at 12:30, (DGH)

Wednesday, 5 June 2019

Wednesday 5th June 2019

Whitemoor Haye
Quail still from the corner of the bumpy track also 2x Corn Bunting still (KSa)  -  2x Quail this afternoon, 15x Yellowhammer, 2x Yellow Wagtail, (JWo, CEc, Dean)

Quail by Jon Woodcock

Corn Bunting by Jon Woodcock

Middleton Lakes
Wood Sandpiper on east scrape, Dunlin, 2x Ringed Plover (MSm)

Codsall
Red Kite over the station pub at 14:50, (Ba)

Hanchurch Village
6x Yellowhammer (PSw)

Branston GPs
Redshank, Wheatear, Little Egret, 2x Yellow Wagtail, Hobby, Pochard, (CEc)

Tucklesholme
LRP, Common Sandpiper, Common Tern, Cetti's Warbler (CEc)

Tuesday, 4 June 2019

Tuesday 4th June 2019

Bar Hill
Red Kite over at 10:33 (PMo)

Middleton Lakes
6x Ringed Plover, 7x LRP, Redshank, 7x Cuckoo (SAt)

Branston GPs
2x Ringed Plover, 5x LRP, 12x Lapwing, 14x Shelduck, 21x Gadwall, 2x Mandarin, 2x Pochard, 2x Egyptian Geese + 3 juvs, 20x Little Grebe, 2x Common Tern, 2x Common Tern, c400x Swift, (JWo)

Berryhill Botteslow Flash
3x LRP, Little Egret, Green Woodpecker, (RTo)

Monday, 3 June 2019

Monday 3rd June 2019

Middleton Lakes
3x Dunlin, 4x Ringed Plover, 3x Redshank, (KSa)

Hanchurch
Quail still (BCa, LCa)

Yoxall
Red Kite over this morning, (MPa)

Audley Meadows
Red Kite (PDo)

Alvecote
Hobby, Green Woodpecker, (MSc)

Sunday, 2 June 2019

Sunday 2nd June 2019

Whitemoor Haye
Quail still, 2x Corn Bunting, (BirderAlrewas)

Knypersley Resv
Red Kite over, 3x Pied Flycatcher, Spotted Flycatcher (GBr)

Middleton Lakes
3x Dunlin, 4x Ringed Plover, (MSm)

Alrewas Arboretum
Cuckoo, 2x Goosander, Cetti's Warbler (JWo)

Saturday, 1 June 2019

Saturday 1st June 2019

Whitemoor Haye
Quail still, Corn Bunting, Redshank, LRP, Goldeneye, 5x Yellow Wagtail, 2x Common Tern, Little Egret, (BirderAlrewas)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
1s Little Gull still, Sanderling, 4x Ringed Plover

Middleton Lakes
2x Dunlin, Yellow Wagtail, 3x Egyptian Geese, Cuckoo (SAt)

Kidsgrove
Red Kite at the Rookery at 09:20 and still lingering in the area to 11:15 (MFo)  -  still at 12:30 (CFe)

Berryhill
Hobby over at 09:20 (PBi, DWa)

Knypersley Resv
Hobby over, Cuckoo, 3x Spotted Flycatcher, 2x Pied Flycatcher, Gropper (GBr)

GratwichIB, CT,)
2x Red Kite over at 16:00 (AGo)

Hanchurch Village
Quail early evening (PJo)

Tittesworth Water
2x Common Tern, Pied Flycatcher, 7x Mandarin, 4x LRP, 5x Common Sandpiper, 2x Willow Tit, 2x Barnacle Geese, (SG, WLH, IB, CT)

Tucklesholme
4x Sanderling, Peregrine, (DSc)

By Dave Scattergood

Stoke on Trent
Red Kite soaring over Blurton for 15 mins, (MJM)

Friday, 31 May 2019

Friday 31st May 2019

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
1s Little Gull this afternoon

Branston GPs
2x Sanderling, Dunlin, Curlew, Hobby, Yellow Wagtail, 5x Pochard, Grasshopper Warbler (DSc) - also 7x LRP, Redshank, 2x Common Tern, Cuckoo, Tawny Owl, (CEc)

Thursday, 30 May 2019

Thursday 30th May 2019

Branston GPs
Wheatear, 2x Redshank, 2x LRP, 2x Pochard, Cetti's Warbler, 2x Common Tern, (BranstonBirder)

Whitemoor Haye
Quail still

Werrington
Red Kite over (KKi)

Biddulph Grange CP
Spotted Flycatcher by the Trout lake, (STu)


Wednesday, 29 May 2019

Wednesday 29th May 2019

Branston GPs
3x Redshank, 7x Ringed Plover, 8x LRP, 12x Lapwing, 2x Pochard, Barnacle Goose, 2x Egyptian Geese + 3 juvs, c400x Swift, 200x House Martin, Cetti's Warbler, 18x Little Grebe, 18x Shelduck, 8x Gadwall, (JWo)

Barnacle Goose by Jon Woodcock

Staffs

Tuesday, 28 May 2019

Tuesday 28th May 201i9

Middleton Lakes
Fem Whinchat, 11x Avocet, 5x LRP, Ringed Plover, (MSm)  -  also Dunlin

Trentham Gardens
Cuckoo, 5x Reed Warbler, (PFo)

Branston GPs
2x Redshank, Dunlin, 5x Ringed Plover, 6x LRP, 27x Lapwing, 4x Common Tern, 2x Little Egret, 4x Pochard, 400x Swift, Cetti's Warbler, (BranstonBirder, JWo)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Turnstone, Ringed Plover, 12x Common Tern, Yellow Wagtail, (DWa)


Monday, 27 May 2019

Monday 27th May 2019

Whitemoor Haye
Quail still calling (BirderAlrewas)

Gailey Resv
Mandarin, Spotted Flycatcher, Yellow Wagtail, (SRi)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Red-necked Phalarope on the main gravel pit (RPo)  -   to 17:36 when predated by a Peregrine.

Middleton Lakes
Sanderling on JW

Knypersley Resv
3x Pied Flycatcher, Spotted Flycatcher, Tawny Owl (PMo)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
9x Sanderling and a Red Kite (GJM)

Tittesworth Water
2x Common Tern, 4x LRP, 5x Common Sandpiper, Pied Flycatcher (SGi, IB)

Sunday, 26 May 2019

Sunday 26th May 2019

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Sanderling, Dunlin and a Osprey 10:28 to 10:40 before flying off north.

Alrewas - Arboretum Pit
Grey Plover, 2x Hobby, (MYa)  -  Grey Plover flew off at 16:20 (RCB)

Uttoxeter Quarry
2x Sanderling, 11x Ringed Plover, 3x Common Tern (RPo)

Newcastle
Cuckoo heard at Basford early morning (RNu)

Branston GPs
2x Redshank, 10x Ringed Plover, Dunlin, 2x Common Tern, Cetti's Warbler, 5x Pochard, Wigeon (DSc)

Whitemoor Haye
Quail calling, also Cuckoo, (BirderAlrewas)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
5x Sanderling still south of the causeway (RCB)

Middleton Lakes
2x Hobby, Cuckoo (SAt)

Tucklesholme
Grey Plover still at 18:00 (DSc)

Saturday, 25 May 2019

Saturday 25th May 2019

Whitemoor Haye
1-2 Corn Bunting, 6x Yellow Wagtail, 2x Common Tern, Yellowhammer, Tree Sparrows, (BirderAlrewas)

Croxden Quarry
2x Red Kite soaring over (ODu)

Essington
Red Kite over south at 18:20 (DBa)

Branston GPs
2x Grey Plover on Ashy Pit, 3x Dunlin, 3x Ringed Plover, drake Wigeon,  (DSc)

Friday, 24 May 2019

Friday 24th May 2019

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Red Kite over Tad Bay (GJM)

Consall
Cuckoo still due north of the unadopted road at Lawn Wood by the pull in.

Maer Hills
Cuckoo, Crossbill, Tree Pipit (NDP)

Branston GPs
Curlew, 4x LRP, 4x Redshank, 37x Lapwing, 8x Common Tern, fem Wigeon, 4x Pochard, Wheatear, 4x Garden Warbler, Cetti's Warbler, 2x Egyptian Geese + 3 juvs, Black-tailed Skimmer, 3x Brown Argus, Common Blue Butterfly, 25x Thick-kneed Flower Beetles (JWo)

Thursday, 23 May 2019

Thursday 23rd May 2019

Lichfield
Red Kite drifting west over Boley Park at 08:45 (ARu)

Middleton Lakes
5x Pochard on Dosthill NR, (SAt)

Brindley Ford
Fem Whinchat in sedge field 300 yards west of stables on path to Packmoor (JJo)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
5x Sanderling (GJM)  -  5x Ringed Plover, Wheatear (PDo)

Tittesworth Water
Pied Flycatcher, 2x Common Sandpiper, LRP, Common Tern also Spotted Flycatcher at Meerbrook (JOa)

Wetley Common
Cuckoo still (KKi)

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Wednesday 22nd May 2019

Middleton Lakes
12x Avocet, 8x LRP, Ringed Plover, 2x Snipe, Cuckoo (MSm)

Consall 
Cuckoo this morning

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
10x Ringed Plover, 4x LRP, 2x Dunlin, 3x Yellow Wagtail, (DOu, LOu, DBa,)

Cannock Chase
Spotted Flycatcher, 2x Redstart, 3x Cuckoo, (DOu, LOu)

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Tuesday 21st May 2019

Middleton Lakes
Hobby, 3x Egyptian Geese (SAt)  -  5x Dunlin, 8x Avocet, 4x LRP, Yellow Wagtail (MSm)

Burntwood
Red Kite over (GHa)

Weston 
Red Kite over (PSa)

Hanchurch
Cuckoo (CBa)

Newcastle
Drake Mandarin at Lyme Valley Parkway (MPa)

Branston GPs
2x Cattle Egret, 5x Redshank, Dunlin, 5x Ringed Plover, 8x LRP, Curlew, 2x Common Tern 2x Little Egret, Cetti's Warbler, (JWo)

By Jon Woodcock

Tittesworth Water
Spotted Flycatcher, Pied Flycatcher, 2x Common Sandpiper, 2x LRP, (JOa)

Meerbrook
Spotted Flycatcher (JOa)

Aqualate
2x Hobby, 2x Cuckoo, Cetti's Warbler (PJo)

Berryhill
Short-eared Owl still by Tiddlers Pool at 20:15 (IBu)

Monday, 20 May 2019

Monday 20th May 2019

Middleton Lakes
8x Avocet, 4x Redshank, 2x LRP, Cuckoo, Hobby (KSa)

Keele
2x Spotted Flycatcher (MSu)

Bobbington
2x Spotted Flycatcher, Curlew, (DBa)

Branston GPs
2x Cattle Egret still in sheep field near Ashy Pit (JWo)

Sunday, 19 May 2019

Sunday 19th May 2019

Middleton Lakes
Dunlin, Common Sandpiper, 8x Avocet, 4x LRP, (MSm)

Branston GPs
2x Cattle Egret still in field by Ashy Pit (TPe)  -  Also Pink-footed Goose, 4x Dunlin, Curlew, 3x Common Tern, 2x Yellow Wagtail, Cetti's Warbler (DSc)

By Dave Scattergood

Alrewas - Arboretum Pit
Garganey, Dunlin, 2x Redshank, LRPs, Yellow Wagtail, 2x Ringed Plover, (SRi, TPe, SWe)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Hobby, drake Wigeon (JJH, SJH)

Doxey Marsh
Common Sandpiper, LRP, 2x Common Tern, 2x Cetti's Warbler, (RRa, GHa)

Cannock Chase
16x Cuckoo, 2x Hobby, 3x Redstart, (JDu)

Saturday, 18 May 2019

Saturday 18th May 2019

Middleton Lakes
7x Common Sandpiper, 8x LRP, 3x Ringed Plover, 2x Dunlin, 8x Avocet, (SAt, MSm,)  -  Black Tern this evening

Branston GPs
2x Cattle Egret still in sheep field near Ashy Pit, Greenshank, Dunlin, 2x Common Tern, 2x Cetti's Warbler (DSc)

Alrewas - Arboretum Pit
Temminck's Stint, (BirderAlrewas) also 2x Wood Sandpiper, drake Garganey,  (Kay, MYa)

Temminck's Stint by Jon Woodcock

Wood Sandpiper by Jon Woodcock

Knypersley Resv
3x Pied Flycatcher, Spotted Flycatcher (PMo)

Hanchurch
Spotted Flycatcher, Cuckoo, (PJo)  -  also Hobby, 4x Crossbill, Tree Pipits (RGi)

i54
LRP, 5x pair Reed Warbler (MFo)

Berryhill
6x Wheatear (RFa)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Sanderling, Green Sandpiper, 11x Ringed Plover, Dunlin, Yellow Wagtail (RPo)

Wetley Common
Cuckoo (KKi)

Doxey Marsh
2x Common Tern on Boundary Flash

Highgate Common
5x Cuckoo, 2x Hobby, Tree Pipit (IMo)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Osprey still, (BirderAlrewas)

Whitemoor Haye
2x Corn Bunting (BirderAlrewas)

Tittesworth Water
Pied Flycatcher, LRPs, Common Tern, Mandarin (JOa)

Friday, 17 May 2019

Friday 17th May 2019

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
9x Black Tern, 3x Ringed Plover, 5x LRP, 2x Common Sandpiper, Greenshank, Pintail, 2x Yellow Wagtail, 3x Med Gull, Red Kite, Hobby (MFo)

Middleton Lakes
5x Common Sandpiper, 8x Avocet, 4x LRP, (SAt)  -  Greenshank (MSm)  -  also 2x Redshank, Dunlin, Cuckoo, (SMi)

Tittesworth Water
2x Black Tern, 2x Hobby (CTy)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Sanderling, Redshank, 9x Ringed Plover, Common Sandpiper, Yellow Wagtail (NDP)

Denstone
2x Red Kite over this morning, (EFo)

Shenstone
Red Kite over east over A5 north of Shenstone (JJO)

Branston GPs
2x Cattle Egret again in sheep field near Ashy Pit also 2x Turnstone, drake Garganey on Sandy Pit, Greenshank, 4x Redshank, Curlew, 2x Common Sandpiper, Dunlin, 9x Ringed Plover, 6x LRP, 4x Common Tern, 3x Garden Warbler, (JWo, DSc)

Garganey by Jon Woodcock


Turnstones by Jon Woodcock

Alvecote
Black Tern Common Sandpiper, Little Egret (MSc)

Chasewater
Black Tern, 14x Common Tern, Sanderling, 2x LRP, Common Sandpiper, (CMa)

Croxden Quarry
2x Ringed Plover, 2x LRP, 2x Common Sandpiper (ABa)

Berryhill
Short-eared Owl this evening from the Viewpoint (WJo)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Osprey, 3x Black Tern (SWe)

Thursday, 16 May 2019

Thursday 16th May 2019

Whitemoor Haye
Greenshank, Redshank, 2x Common Tern (DAb)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Sanderling, Black Tern, 2x Greenshank

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
5x Black Tern, (GJM)

Uttoxeter Quarry
2x Sanderling, 5x Ringed Plover, Curlew, Hobby (RPo)

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Wednesday 15th May 2019

Branston GPs
Black Tern, ad Little Gull, Greenshank, Common Tern (DSc)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
8x Greenshank, 2x Black-necked Grebe, 3x Black Tern  -  also 2x Redshank

Knypersley Resv
Hobby, Oystercatcher (GBr)

Middleton Lakes
12x Avocet, 6x Redshank, Ringed Plover, 6x Common Tern (SAt)

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Tuesday 14th May

Berryhill
Male Cuckoo 08:30 to 08:45 at least, also a Wheatear (RTo), joined by a female Cuckoo (AJo)  -  Botteslow Flash, 2x Oystercatcher, LRP, (RTo)

Sneyd Green
Red Kite drifted over NW at 10:00, (JJo)

North Staffs Moors
7x Spotted Flycatcher, 7x Pied Flycatcher, 3x Redstart, Dipper, Barn Owl, Hobby, Wheatear, Cuckoo, (BCa, LCa)

Wetley Moor
Cuckoo this morning (TBr)

Rownall
Cuckoo (TBr)

Branston GPs
2x Cattle Egret in sheep field at Ashy Pit, ad Little Gull, Black Tern, 4x Redshank, Greenshank, LRP, Ringed Plover, 3x Common Tern, 3x Cetti'sWarbler,  (JWo)

By Jon Woodcock

Tittesworth Water
Pied Flycatcher, Spotted Flycatcher, 4x LRP, 4x Common Sandpiper, Common Tern (JOa, PLu)

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret, 2x Little Egret, 4x Cetti's Warbler, 2x LRP, (HKi)

Middleton Lakes
12x Avocet, 4x Redshank, 4x LRP, Dunlin, Cuckoo, 4x Common Tern, (MSc)

Croxall 
Cuckoo east side, (GSt)

Monday, 13 May 2019

Monday 13th May 2019

Tittesworth Water
Grey Plover  early morning (SGi)

By Steve Gibson

Middleton Lakes
Wood Sandpiper, Whinchat, 8x Avocet, 5x Redshank, 5x LRP, (KSa)  -  also Garganey, 2x Dunlin, Cuckoo, (SAt, SPi)

Cannock Chase
10-15x Tree Pipit, 5x Redstart, 4x Cuckoo, Pied Flycatcher (CMa)  -  also Spotted Flycatcher, Wheatear, 6x Stonechat, (DBa)

Ingestre
Hobby (RCB)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
2x Turnstone (GJM)

Branston GPs
6x Redshank, Ringed Plover. Water Rail (SJo)

Berryhill Bottleslow Flash
YL Gull again, 2x Oystercatcher, LRP, 3x Little Grebe (RTo)

Sunday, 12 May 2019

Sunday 12th May 2019

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Black-necked Grebe still, 6x Dunlin

Middleton Lakes
Wood Sandpiper on North Pit, 10x Avocet, 5x Redshank, 4x LRP, 2x Dunlin, 2x Cuckoo (DCo)

Alrewas
Fem Marsh Harrier over National Arboretum, (JJO, JJH)  -  Cuckoo, Cetti's Warbler (JWo)

Hanchurch
25x Crossbill, Cuckoo (BCa)

Blakehall
Whinchat behind roadside pool (ABa)

Knypersley Resv
5x Pied Flycatcher (GB)

Cannock Chase
Spotted Flycatcher, 2x Cuckoo, Tree Pipits, 5x Redstart, 2x Pied Flycatcher (SRi)

Catholme
2x Wheatear (JWo)

Branston GPs
Ad Little Gull still (DSc)

Saturday, 11 May 2019

Saturday 11th May 2019

Middleton Lakes
10x Avocet, 2x Dunlin, Grey Plover, 2x Cuckoo, 2x Yellow Wagtail, Common Sandpiper, (SAt)  -  1w Med Gull (KSa)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Black-necked Grebe, 3x Black-tailed Godwit, 5x Dunlin,  -  Pintail,

Branston GPs
2x Arctic Tern, (JJO)  -  Long-tailed Duck Ashy Pit, ad Little Gull still, 6x Dunlin, 2x Common Tern, (DSc)

Swallow Moss
2x Hobby (JOa)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Osprey, Whimbrel from the causeway, Black Tern (BAS)

Knypersley Resv
Golden Plover, 3x Pied Flycatcher, Grasshopper Warbler (GBr)

Croxden Quarry
Wood Warbler this evening near the pumping station,(ABa)

Chasewater
Ringed Plover (CMa)

Friday, 10 May 2019

Friday 10th May 2019

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
31x Black-tailed Godwit, 2x Sanderling thru, 48x Dunlin, 4x Ringed Plover, Turnstone thru, 9x Black Tern, ad Kittiwake dropped in at 11:20, 2x Whinchat,  -  2x Hobby, Redshank

Branston GPs
Hoopoe still Small Meadows area, Barton, (BirderAlrewas, JWo, DSc,) - ad Little Gull Ashy Pit at 16:20, (JWo), 19x Dunlin, 3x Common Sandpiper, 5x Redshank, 11x Ringed Plover, 10x LRP, 3x Common Tern, 2x Wheatear, 2x Yellow Wagtail, (JW, DSc)

By Steve Berry

By Jon Woodcock

Chasewater
Bar-tailed Godwit, Sanderling, 5x Dunlin, Grey Plover, 3x Common Sandpiper, Yellow Wagtail, Ad Little Gull

Middleton Lakes
20x Dunlin, 2x Knot, 10x Avocet, Black-tailed Godwit, Grey Plover, 3x LRP, 3x Ringed Plover, (KSa, MercianBirding)  -  also 2x Hobby, Peregrine, 2x Yellow Wagtail,  (SAt)

Berryhill
5x Whinchat - three at the LB paddock and a further two at the bottom of the Palletstacks, also 12x Wheatear, (RTo, DWa)  -  Botteslow Flash, Dunlin to 11:00 when it flew off,  Common Sandpiper, 3x LRP,  (DWa), Dunlin present at 15:45 also YL Gull (RTo)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
4x Whimbrel north, Black Tern, 5x Arctic Tern, (GJM)  -  Turnstone this evening also 2x Black Tern (SE, HFo)

Turnstone by Steve Edwards

Doxey Marsh
4x Common Sandpiper, 2x Dunlin, 2x LRP, Redshank, 4x Little Egret, (RRa, KJo)

Trentham Gardens
Cuckoo, 2x Tree Pipit, YL Gull (DKe)

Uttoxeter Quarry
2x Greenshank, 16x Dunlin, Ringed Plover, 3x Common Sandpiper, 2x Common Tern, 2x Yellow Wagtail, White Wagtail, (NDP)

Croxden Quarry
4x Dunlin, 2x LRP, Ringed Plover, Common Sandpiper, (ABa)

Tucklesholme
Little Stint, 3x Dunlin, 6x Common Sandpiper, 5x Yellow Wagtail, (TPe, JAl)

Whitemoor Haye
Cuckoo (BirderAlrewas)

Thursday, 9 May 2019

Thursday 9th May 2019

Westport Lake
Black Tern on main lake (CWa) also Common Tern

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
8x Black Tern, 3x Arctic Tern, Grey Plover, 56x Dunlin, 15x Ringed Plover, 

Gailey Resv
5x Black Tern, Turnstone still, 3x Common Sandpiper, 2x Common Tern, (SRi)

Middleton Lakes
2x Knot, 2x Grey Plover, 33x Dunlin, Common Sandpiper, Garganey (SAt)  -  Kittiwake east scrape, (COw)  -  Sanderling, Black-tailed Godwit

Croxden Quarry
3x Dunlin (ABa)

Chasewater
3x Whimbrel, 2x Sanderling, 2x Turnstone, 14x Dunlin, 7x Ringed Plover, 4x Black Tern, 4x Common Tern, 

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Drake Garganey Blithe Bay (GJM)

Branston GPs
Hoopoe still at Small Meadows Lane, Barton up to early afternoon only, Grey Plover, 28x Dunlin, 3x Redshank, 11x LRP, 3x Ringed Plover, Mandarin, Little Egret, (JWo)

Grey Plover by Jon Woodcock
Doxey Marsh
Short-eared Owl again (APr)

Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Wednesday 8th May 2019

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
5x Grey Plover, 3x Bar-tailed Godwit, 3x Knot, 35x Dunlin, Turnstone, 2x Sanderling, 7x Black Tern, Black-necked Grebe, 

Middleton Lakes
Temminck's Stint still, Sanderling, 5x Knot, 6x Bar-tailed Godwit, Black-tailed Godwit, 38x Dunlin, 3x Grey Plover, Little Stint, 2x Turnstone, drake Garganey north Pit, 2x Black Tern, 2x Common Sandpiper, 

Aqualate
2x Black Tern to 09:15  only, 5x Common Tern, 

Chasewater
Little Stint, Grey Plover, 2x Bar-tailed Godwit, 2x Knot, 10x Ringed Plover, 8x Dunlin, 3x Ringed Plover, Common Sandpiper, Greenshank, 2x Redshank, 2x Arctic Tern, 30x Common Tern, 2x LRP,

Branston GPs
Hoopoe at Small Meadows Pit near the cattle grid, Greenshank, 9x Dunlin, 5x Redshank, 3x Ringed Plover, 11x LRP, 2x Little Egret, 2x Common Tern, (JWo)

By Jon Woodcock

Gailey Resv
7x Black Tern, 20x Common Tern, 6x Yellow Wagtail (CVa)  -  Turnstone, Redshank, Dunlin, Black Tern up to eight (SRi)

Berryhill
3x Whinchat this afternoon, two with Greenland Wheatears at the bottom of the Palletstacks near the gate and one at the LB paddock and at Botteslow Flash, 3x LRP, Common Sandpiper, (RTo)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
85x Common Tern, 2x Black Tern, Arctic Tern, Swifts (RCB)

Tucklesholme
Sanderling, Dunlin, Common Sandpiper, 6x Yellow Wagtail, (JAl)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Knot, Greenshank, Redshank, Whimbrel, 2x Ringed Plover, 6x Dunlin, 4x Common Sandpiper, LRP, Yellow Wagtail (ABa)

Whitemoor Haye
100x Swift (BirderAlrewas)

Trentham Gardens
2x Pied Flycatcher, 7x Mandarin, 2x Little Egret, 3x Reed Warbler, Hobby, Barnacle Goose, 2x Dipper, Swifts  (Kev)




Tuesday, 7 May 2019

Tuesday 7th May 2019

Whitemoor Haye
2x Common Tern, 2x Redshank, 2x Little Egret, Corn Bunting, Yellow Wagtails, (BirderAlrewas)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
9x Ringed Plover, 5x Dunlin, 

Branston GPs
2x Avocet, 2x Greenshank (BirderAlrewas)

Middleton Lakes
Temminck's Stint east scrape, Black Tern on JW, (TPe), 9x Avocet, 4x Redshank, 4x Black-tailed Godwit, 2x LRP, Common Sandpiper, (MSc)  -  1s Med Gull over (PHy)

Cannock Chase
Cuckoo, Redstart, Tree Pipits, (CVa)  -  Spotted Flycatcher, 14x Tree Pipit, 3x Cuckoo, 4x Redstart, 5x Stonechat, (DBa)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
5x Black Tern at 13:00 (PFo)

Blackbank
2x Whinchat this evening opposite wind turbines (PJo)

Tittesworth Water
Whimbrel from the conservation pool (MBr)

Audley
4x Swift over at 14:45 (MJW)

Gailey Resv
Black Tern from north side of sailing lake at 19:45, Hobby, Common Tern, 5x Yellow Wagtail,  (SRi)

Monday, 6 May 2019

Monday 6th May 2019

Middleton Lakes
3x Black-tailed Godwit, Greenshank, (SAt)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Whinchat, Cuckoo

Hulme-Werrington
2x Whimbrel off Salters Lane (RSu)

Consall
Redstart, Dipper, 5x Pied Flycatcher (TRo)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck, 2x Dunlin, 2x Avocet, 2x Greenshank (DSc)

Highgate Common
Cuckoo, 2x Tree Pipit, Garden Warbler (CVa)

Aqualate
5x Hobby (AWa)

Sunday, 5 May 2019

Sunday 5th May 2019

Berryhill
17x Wheatear, 7x Lesser Whitethroat (NDP)  -  Botteslow Flash, 5x LRP, Common Sandpiper, Oystercatcher, 

Aqualate
4x  Hobby, (AEa)

Catholme
Makes a change from the usual stuff

By Jon Woodcock

Whitemoor Haye
Corn Bunting (BirderAlrewas)

Cannock Chase
Wood Warbler, Redstart, Tree Pipits (MPo)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
2x Hobby (MPo)

Apedale
Cuckoo at 14:15 (GSa)

Aqualate
8x Hobby, 2x Cetti's Warbler, Cuckoo (BCa)

Chasewater
Whimbrel

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck, 2x Avocet, 2x Greenshank, Common Sandpiper (DSc)

Saturday, 4 May 2019

Saturday 4th May 2019

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
9x Arctic Tern thru, (GJM)

Berryhill
18x Wheatear, Yellow Wagtail, 2x Lesser Whitethroat, (NDP)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
2x Arctic Tern

Aqualate
10x Hobby this afternoon (DEm)

Middleton Lakes
Arctic Tern flew off over JW,  -  4x Redshank, 2x LRP, Common Sandpiper, Little Egret, 50x Swift (PBe)

Highgate Common
Cuckoo

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck still, Whinchat, 3x Mandarin, 2x Greenshank, Yellow Wagtail, Peregrine, Siskin, (DSc)

Alvecote
2x Yellow Wagtail, Swift (MSc)

Gailey Resv
4x Yellow Wagtail, (CVa)

Catholme
Wheatear along the railway line (JWo)

Alrewas Arboreum
Cuckoo, 2x Cetti's Warbler (JWo)

Friday, 3 May 2019

Friday 3rd May 2019

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Ad Kittiwake 13:34 to 13:53 only, Cattle Egret

Middleton Lakes
3x Wheatear, Whinchat, 3x Black-tailed Godwit, 2x Dunlin, Green Sandpiper, 2x Common Sandpiper

Hanchurch 
Corn Bunting still from Hanchurch Lane (PFo)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck, 2x Greenshank, Avocet, 3x Dunlin, 7x Redshank, 3x Ringed Plover, 15x LRP, 3x Pochard, 3x Mandarin, 24x Gadwall, 29x Shelduck, 3x Common Tern, Little Egret, 50x Swift, 200x House Martin, 3x Cetti's Warbler, (JWo)

Gailey Resv
Swift, Yellow Wagtails (SRi)

Thursday, 2 May 2019

Thursday 2nd May 2019

Middleton Lakes
3x Black-tailed Godwit, 9x Avocet, 2x Dunlin, 2x Common Sandpiper, 4x LRP, 5x Common Sandpiper, 35x Swift, 2x Cuckoo, (SAt)  -  Whimbrel, Garganey

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Arctic Tern thru (GJM)

Uttoxeter Quarry
2x Arctic Tern thru, 3x Dunlin, Ringed Plover, 3x Common Sandpiper, 3x Yellow Wagtail, 2x White Wagtail, Swift, (NDP)

Hanchurch Village
Yellowhammer, Yellow Wagtail, Lesser Whitethroat (DKe)

Alvecote
3x Swift, 2x Common Tern, 2x Cetti's Warbler (MSc)

Chasewater
Kittiwake, 4x Common Tern, Dunlin, Wheatear

Branston GPs
2x Greenshank, Avocet, 12x LRP,  3x Ringed Plover, 4x Redshank, 4x Mandarin, Little Egret, 3x Common Tern, 3x Water Rail, 50x Swift, Yellow Wagtail, Gropper, 2x Cetti's Warbler (JWo)

Greenshank by Jon Woodcock

Staffs

Wednesday, 1 May 2019

Wednesday 1st May 2019

Chasewater
Ad Kittiwake, 2x Common Sandpiper, 4x Common Tern

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
4x Arctic Tern, Cattle Egret,

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Black Tern (GJM)

Middleton Lakes
Garganey on North Pit (CCl)

Trentham Gardens
7x Mandarin, Little Egret, 2x YL Gull, (PBi)

Handsacre
Hobby, Swifts (GSt)

Whitemoor Haye
Garden Warbler, 6x Yellow Wagtail, Peregrine, Lesser Whitethroat (BirderAlrewas)

Branston GPs
Fem Long-tailed Duck still, Greenshank (DSc)

Hanchurch
Corn Bunting from Hanchurch Lane (DKe)

Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Tuesday 30th April 2019

Berryhill
Whinchat, 9x Wheatear, Yellow Wagtail (NDP)

Knypersley Resv
Swift, Common Sandpiper, Pied Flycatcher, Lesser Whitethroat,  (GBr)

Sharpley Heath
Redstart, Yellow Wagtail, Lesser Whitethroat (NDP)

Tucklesholme
Pectoral Sandpiper showing well, Redshank, 4x Common Tern, Little Egret,  (JWo)

Pectoral Sandpiper by Jon Woodcock

Uttoxeter Quarry
7x Whimbrel flew off at 11:40, Curlew, Common Sandpiper, Egyptian Geese, Little Egret, White Wagtail, Yellow Wagtail, Lesser Whitethroat (NDP)

Doxey Marsh
Cuckoo, 6x Cetti's Warbler, Gropper, 6x Swift, 3x Reed Warbler, 2x Cattle Egret (NGr)

Middleton Lakes
Med Gull over Dosthill NR, drake Garganey North Pit, Black-tailed Godwit, 4x LRP, Ringed Plover, 7x Redshank, Common Sandpiper, 5x Common Tern, Gropper, (SAt)  -  9x Avocet, 4x Redshank, Cuckoo, LRP (MSc)

Cannock Chase
2x Pied Flycatcher, Redstart, Tree Pipit, Cuckoo (BPu)  -  2x Cuckoo, Gropper Oldacre Valley (CBa)

Hanchurch
23x Crossbill, Cuckoo, Tree Pipit (PFo)

Branston GPs
6x Redshank, 10x LRP, 4x Ringed Plover, 27x Shelduck, 34x Gadwall, 3x Mandarin, Little Egret, 4x Common Tern, 3x Cetti's Warbler, Gropper, (JWo)

Chillington Hall
Cuckoo (DGr)

Monday, 29 April 2019

Monday 29th April 2019

Gnosall
Red Kite over the A518 (GCa)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Cattle Egret, 2x Whimbrel, Greenshank

Tittesworth Water
Cuckko, Redstart (SGi)

Berryhill
Male Whinchat, 12x Wheatear, Yellow Wagtail, Lesser Whitethroat (NDP)

Tucklesholme
Pectoral Sandpiper,  (TJa)  -  also 2x Common Sandpiper, 3x Common Tern, 2x Yellow Wagtail, LRPs, Ringed Plovers, (JWo)

Butterton
Whimbrel in field west of A53 between Lymes farm and Shutlanehead (NDP)

Whitemoor Haye
Blue headed Wagtail in potato field  next to railway line (GHa)

Cannock Chase
5x Redstart, 8x Cuckoo, 6x Tree Pipit, 2x Hobby (PBa)

Trentham Gardens
3cy Caspian Gull, 3cy YL Gull, 5x Mandarin, 4x Reed Warbler,  Pied Flycatcher (DKe)

Silverdale CP
Cuckoo, (JMa, PCa)

Uttoxeter Quarry
6x Whimbrel, Curlew, 2x Common Sandpiper. 4x LRP, Yellow Wagtail (KSt)

Chasewater
Ad Kittiwake still

Branston GPs
10x LRP, 2x Ringed Plover, 2x Yellow Wagtail (JWo)

Gailey Resv
Little Egret, 3x Common Tern, 2x Common Sandpiper, 8x Yellow Wagtail (SRi)

Sunday, 28 April 2019

Sunday 28th April 2019

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Kittiwake, Greenshank, Dunlin, Ringed Plover, 2x Whimbrel, drake Scaup, 

Whitemoor Haye
2x Redshank, Grey Partridge, Corn Bunting, Goldeneye, Red Kite (BirderAlrewas)

Westport Lake
Fem Redstart, 3x LRP,  (CWa)

Uttoxeter Quarry
8x Whimbrel, Peregrine, 2x Garden Warbler (RPo)

Tucklesholme
2x Curlew Sandpiper still (RPo)  -  also Whinchat (BRe)

Middleton Lakes
Turnstone, Curlew, Greenshank

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Black Tern off the causeway (ABa)

Armitage
Red Kite over SW (GSt)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck still Ashy Pit, 4x Little Egret, Dunlin, Black-tailed Godwit, 2x Mandarin, 6x Garden Warbler, (DSc)

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret, Whinchat, 4x LRP, Common Sandpiper (AHa)

Gailey Resv
2x Common Tern, Wheatear, 5x Yellow Wagtail, (SRi)

Chasewater
Ad Kittiwake off south shore, 6x Common Tern, 2x  Common Sandpiper

Middleton Lakes
Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, 4x Redshank, Ringed Plover, 2x LRP, 5x Avocet, 5x Black-tailed Godwit, Arctic Tern (MJa)  - North Pit 2x Med Gull

Alvecote
Greenshank (MSc)

Saturday, 27 April 2019

Saturday 27th April 2019

Gailey Resv
2x Arctic Tern, 3x Common Tern, Common Sandpiper, 5x Yellow Wagtail (SRi)  -  Wheatear (HKi)

Chasewater
Whimbrel, Sanderling, Arctic Tern Dunlin, Ringed Plover, 2x Common Sandpiper, 2x Common Tern

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
3x Arctic Tern, Greenshank, Dunlin, Knot, Ringed Plover

Tucklesholme
2x Curlew Sandpiper north end of main pit (Kay)

Aqualate
4x Arctic Tern (IGr)

Berryhill
5x female Wheatear and 2x LRP on Botteslow (PBi)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
9x Arctic Tern at the deep end, Swift (Kay)

Alvecote
Greenshank, Common Sandpiper, Peregrine (MSc)

Friday, 26 April 2019

Friday 26th April 2019

Stoke
Med Gull over NE at 06:15 (RGi)

Chasewater
2x Arctic Tern thru N at 14:45, Sanderling on north shore, Dunlin, 2x Green Sandpiper, 2x Common Tern Yellow Wagtail,   -  also 3x Common Tern, Ringed Plover, 3x Dunlin, Willow Tit (CMa)

Branston GPs
Spotted Redshank briefly on Ashy Pit, Long-tailed Duck, 14x LRP, 6x Redshank, 5x Ringed Plover,  (JWo)

Wetley Common 
Cuckoo by Eaves Lane (KKi)

Knyperesley Resv
2x Pied Flycatcher, Gropper, Lesser Whitethroat, 2x Garden Warbler. 2x Willow Tit (GBr)

Trentham Gardens
3x YLG Gull (DKe)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Whinchat near dam, 12x Common Tern (PFo)  -  14x Arctic Tern,  20x Common Tern, 2x Swift (GJM)

Thursday, 25 April 2019

Thursday 25th April 2019

Middleton Lakes
Spotted Redshank or possibly two, Bar-tailed Godwit, 9x Black-tailed Godwit, Greenshank, Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, 5x LRP, 2x Ringed Plover, 5x Redshank, Common Terns, Cuckoo, Lesser Whitethroat, 2x Swift, Yellow Wagtail,  (SAt)

Uttoxeter Quarry
3x Whimbrel, 6x Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, Curlew, Dunlin, 2x Yellow Wagtail, 3x White Wagtail, (NDP)

Gailey Resv
3x Common Tern, 2x Swift, 6x Yellow Wagtail, (IMo)

Westport Lake
2x Swift (PWa)

Aqualate
Marsh Harrier, Black Tern, 3x Hobby, 2x Swift (PJo)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
2x Black-necked Grebe, Arctic Tern, 1s Little Gull, 13x Common Tern, 2x Swift

Alvecote
Osprey over Pretty Pigs heading SE, Greenshank, Common Sandpiper, 3x Little Egret (MSc)

Hilderstone
Red Kite over at 10:00 (TDa)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Hobby, Whimbrel, White Wagtail, (MPR,GJM)

Oakamoor
2x Wood Warbler (TEy)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck, Red-crested Pochard, Greenshank, 2x Dunlin, 6x Redshank, Common Sandpiper, 9x LRP, 4x Ringed Plover, 28x Gadwall, 25x Shelduck, 2x Mandarin, 4x Egyptian Geese, Wheatear, 12x Yellow Wagtail, Gropper, 2x Cetti's Warbler, (JWo)

Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Wednesday 24th April 2019

Middleton Lakes
Curlew Sandpiper, Bar-tailed Godwit, 2x Greenshank, 10x Black-tailed Godwit, Common Sandpiper, 5x LRP, Ringed Plover,  -  8x Redshank, 6x Avocet, Dunlin, 3x Common Tern, 2x Cuckoo, Yellow Wagtail, 3x Lesser Whitethroat, (JWo)


Curlew Sandpiper by Jon Woodcock

Greenshank by Jon Woodcock

Westport Lake
38x Golden Plover over east at 09:20, LRP (DKe)

Trentham Gardens
Pied Flycatcher, Garden Warbler, 2x Reed Warbler, White Wagtail, 6x Mandarin, 3x Little Egret, (PFo)  - 2x YL Gull (DKe)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Arctic Tern, Whimbrel

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
14x Black Tern briefly but only one left at 17:30 (HFo, SEd)

Ford Green
Green Sandpiper this morning (JJo)

Branston GPs
Curlew Sandpiper, Dunlin, 2x Yellow Wagtail (DSc)

Biddulph
2x Com/Arc Tern over at 20:15 (SSe)

Gailey Resv
4x Yellow Wagtail, 2x Common Sandpiper (SRi)

South Hanford Farm
2x Lesser Whitethroat, 2x Garden Warbler (LS)

Caverswall
2x Groppers (BBo)


Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Middleton Lakes
Little Tern on JW, Greenshank, (KSa)  -  3x Curlew Sandpiper, 2x Dunlin, (RSPB)   -  also 1w Little Gull (SAt)

Doxey Marsh
Osprey over (NDP)  -  also 2x Cattle Egret still

Cannock Chase
Fem Marsh Harrier north thru Sherbrook Valley (BSm)  -  2x Redstart, Tree Pipits, Cuckoo (DBa)

Yarnfield 
Red Kite over at 09:30 (NDP)

Hawksmoor
2-3 Wood Warbler this morning (ABa)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Cetti's Warbler still, 2x Yellow Wagtail, White Wagtail, Common Sandpiper (ABa)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Little Gull and 9x Common Tern (TJa)  -  also Whimbrel thru NW in Blithe Bay (GJM)  -  2x Wheatear, Yellow Wagtail (RBe)

Tittesworth Water
Black Tern this morning, Common Tern, 2x LRP, 3x Common Sandpiper, (JOa)

Biddulph Grange
Redstart and a Wheatear (DKe)

Gailey Resv
Great White Egret on heron island (SRi)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Little Gull, Black-tailed Godwit

Whitfeld Valley
3x Gropper, Reed Warbler (JJo)

Outwoods
Redstart near Aqualate (DBr)

Aqualate
Black Tern and 2x Hobby (PJo)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck, 9x LRP, 3x Ringed Plover, 6x Redshank, 30x Shelduck, 31x Gadwall, 2x Mandarin, 27x Little Grebe, Wheatear, 8x Yellow Wagtail, 5x Lesser Whitethroat, 5x Reed Warbler, Grasshopper Warbler, 2x Cetti' Warbler, (JWo)

Monday, 22 April 2019

Monday 22nd April 2019

Middleton Lakes
2x Common Tern thru, 10x Black-tailed Godwit, 9x Avocet, 6x Redshank, 3x LRP, 2x Ringed Plover (KSa)  -  13x Common Tern, 2x Yellow Wagtail,

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Whimbrel still, 6x Common Tern, 7x Common Sandpiper, Dunlin, Pintail, Med Gull, Garden Warbler 

Berryhill 
3x Green Sandpiper on Botteslow Flash at 06:30 (RTo)  -  Red Kite over the Ind estate (IBu)  3x Lesser Whitethroat nearby

Poplar Landfill
Red Kite over

Whitemoor Haye
3x Lesser Whitethroat, Corn Bunting, Yellow Wagtail, White Wagtail (BirderAlrewas)

Audley Meadows
Wheatear, Lesser Whitethroat, Gropper (PDo)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck still on Ashy Pit, Common Tern, Gropper, 2x Green Sandpiper, Curlew, 2x Yellow Wagtail, Wheatear (DSc)

Radial Park-South Hanford farm
2x Lesser Whitethroat, Garden Warbler, (RGi)

Burston
 Greenshank, Lesser Whitethroat (AEa)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Whinchat,


By Steve Edwards

Kingwood bank
Redstart, 3x Pied Flycatcher, Willow Tit, (NDP)

i54
2x Reed Warbler, 3x Yellowhammer, 2x Grey Wagtail (JDu)

Sunday, 21 April 2019

Sunday 21st April 2019

Westport Lake
Little Gull to 09:05 only

Chasewater
2x Common Tern, 2x Common Sandpiper

Elford-Fisherwick
5x Corn Bunting (BirderAlrewas)

i54
Wheatear, 2x LRP, (MFo)

Burston
Greenshank, Redshank (AEa)

Jacksons Bank 
Cuckoo this morning near Hoars Cross (DEa)

Pottal Pool
Wood Warbler briefly at 11:15 from narrow belt of Birch off Pottal Pool Road also 2x Tree Pipit (SRi)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Whimbrel still, 2x Wheatear

Uttoxeter Quarry
2x Avocet, Little Egret, Lesser Whitethroat,  (RPo, EFo)

Hixon Airfield
40x Skylark, 2x Yellow Wagtail, 2x Wheatear (RSw)

Doxey Marsh
Green Sandpiper, Lesser Whitethroat, Garden Warbler, 3x LRP, Common Sandpiper,  (GPr, AMa)  -  also 2x Cattle Egret, 3x Little Egret, Black-tailed Godwit, 5x Cetti's Warbler, 3x Groppers, (MBo, et al)

Trentham Gardens
8x Little Egret, Pied Flycatcher, Garden Warbler, Reed Warbler (DKe)  -  Common Sandpiper, Goosander, Grey Wagtail, (PBi)

Cannock Chase
5x Crossbill, Tree Pipits, 3x Redstart, Garden Warbler, Cuckoo,2x Mandarin, (BAS, AMS)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck, Red-crested Pochard, Whimbrel (BAS, AMS)  -  Whinchat at Small
Meadows, (DSc)

By Jon Woodcock

Ipstones Edge
Cuckoo (TEy)

Whittington (Turbine Cottage)
Curlew, 2x Wheatear, 2x Grey Partridge, (StourBirder)

Middleton Lakes
8x Avocet, 9x Black-tailed Godwit, 4x Redshank, (GRu)

Saturday, 20 April 2019

Saturday 20th April 2019

Cannock Chase
2x Great White Egret over Oldacre Valley at 06:50 (RSw) - 2x Cuckoo (IWi)  -  Wheatear, 2x Stonechat, (APr)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Fem Redstart, Garden Warbler, Whimbrel

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Tree Pipit Admaston Reach (MPR, GJM)

Aqualate
Cattle Egret at far end (IGr)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck still, Red-crested Pochard, Whimbrel, 2x Ruff,  2x Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, 5x Yellow Wagtail, 4x Mandarin, (DSc)

Knypersley
2x Pied Flycatcher,  (DVi, PMo)

Doxey Marsh
Lesser Whitethroat, Garden Warbler, 5x Cetti'sWarbler, 3x Reed Warbler (NGr)

i54
5x LRP, 3x House Martin, 23x Blackcap (JDu)

Whitemoor Haye
Whinchat along track by new workings, Corn Bunting, Yellow Wagtail, (MPo)  -  Great White Egret, 2x Green Sandpiper, 2x Wheatear, Goldeneye, 3x Yellow Wagtail, (BirderAlrewas)

Iverley
3x Wheatear, Corn Bunting (StourBirder)

Tucklesholme
Common Sandpiper, Lesser Whitethroat, Yellow Wagtail, Wheatear (Kay)

Barlaston Downs
5x Tree Sparrow, Yellowhammer, (AMa)

Alvecote
Great White Egret, 3x Little Egret (MSc)

Middleton Lakes
9x Black-tailed Godwit, 7x Avocet, 3x Ringed Plover, 2x LRP, 3x Redshank (JKe)

Chasewater
Common Sandpiper, Redshank, LRP, Common Tern, 2x Lesser Whitethroat, 2x Garden Warbler, Reed Warbler (CMa)

Tittesworth Water
Common Tern. 5x Common Sandpiper, 2x LRP, 5x Barnacle Geese (JOa)

Cheslyn Hay
200x Fieldfare thru (JHi)

Hanchurch Woods
3x Tree Pipit (AMa)

Burston
Greenshank, Green Sandpiper (AEa)

Swallow Moss
Cuckoo (JOa)

Friday, 19 April 2019

Friday 19th April 2019

Shoal Hill
4x Wheatear, 2x  Ring Ouzel, Cuckoo, Garden Warbler, (SRi)

Gailey
4x Wheatear off Fullmoor Lane, Reed Warbler, 2x Common Sandpiper, Wheatear, (SRi)

Middleton Lakes
14x Black-tailed Godwit, 8x Avocet, 6x Redshank, Ruff, 3x Dunlin, 2x LRP, 6x Ringed Plover, 2x Common Tern, (MercianBirding)  -Great White Egret over JW (RSPB)

Berryhill
2x male Ring Ouzel still from track below the mast, 25x Golden Plover over at 07:10, 13x Wheatear, 2x Whitethroat (RGi)  - also Yellow Wagtail, (NDP)  - Botteslow 2x Gadwall, 

Fenton
6x House Martin (RGi)

I54
4x Wheatear, 2x Green Woodpecker, 2x Grey Wagtail, (JDu)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Whimbrel still, fem Marsh Harrier 09:30 - 09:40 only, Greenshank, 5x Wheatear, Cattle Egret

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Fem Marsh Harrier over the dam (GJM, MPR)

Trentham Gardens
Pied Flycatcher on island, 6x Little Egret (HFo)

Hanchurch
Cuckoo (GSa)

Swineholes Wood
3x Crossbill, 2x Curlew, 20x Willow Warbler (RPo)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck, Red-crested Pochard, 3x Mandarin, 2x Avocet, 4x Green Sandpiper, 3x Ruff, 2x Dunlin, 6x LRP, Curlew, 6x Redshank, 12x Whitethroat, 2x Lesser Whitethroat, 2x Reed Warbler, 2x Sedge Warbler, Gropper, 2x Cetti's Warbler, (DSc)

Whimbrels by Jon Woodcock

Cuckoo Bank
10x Groppers, Hobby, 5x Whitethroat, Garden Warblers,

Uttoxeter Quarry
Whimbrel, 3x Dunlin, 4x Green Sandpiper, 2x Common Sandpiper, Whitethroat, (RPo)

Consall
2x Redstart, Pied Flycatcher (SFe)

Alvecote
Drake Garganey still (ARa)

Audley Meadows
Whinchat, Gropper, Wheatear, 2x Whitethroat (PDo)

Apedale
Cuckoo (CBa)

Aqualate
Hobby early afternoon (PJor)  -  Cuckoo at 19:10, Gropper at 20:00 (KHa)

Thorswood
2x Whitethroat (TEy)

Biddulph Moor
Wheatear top road (SSe)

Chasewater
1s Little Gull, 2x Common Tern, 2x Common Sandpiper

Thursday, 18 April 2019

Thursday 18th April 2019

Middleton Lakes
12x Black-tailed Godwit, 4x Avocet, 3x Pink-footed Geese, White Wagtail, 3x LRP, 3x Groppers, Ringed Plover, (SAt)

Westport Lake
Poss/prob Osprey over, 3x Common Sandpiper (CWa)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Whimbrel on north shore, 7x Wheatear, Whitethroat

Berryhill
18x Wheatear, male Redstart, male Ring Ouzel still (RTo, NDP)  -  still 2x Ring Ouzel this evening (IBu)

Chasewater
Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, Common Tern, Whitethroat (CMa)

Bignall Hill
Female Ring Ouzel round quarry area, 4x Wheatear (JMa)

Branston GPs
2x Whimbrel, Long-tailed Duck, Red-crested Pochard, Gropper, 3x Ruff, 2x Curlew, Dunlin, 3x Green Sandpiper, 9x Ringed Plover, 8x LRP, 5x Redshank, 6x Egyptian Geese, 3x Mandarin, 32x Shelduck, 46x Gadwall, 29x Shoveler, Little Egret, 22x Little Grebe, 5x Yellow Wagtail, White Wagtail, Cetti's Warbler, Peregerine, (JWo)

Shoal Hill
2x Ring Ouzel still from Cocksparrow Lane (APo)  -  also 3x Wheatear (IGr)

Penkridge STW
Greenland Wheatear this morning

Whittington Common
Male Ring Ouzel south of Turbine Cottage, also male Redstart, 3x Wheatear (PBa)

Trentham Gardens
Common Tern 2x Dipper (DVe)  -  Barnacle Goose (JCo)

Uttoxeter Quarry
2x Avocet, 2x Common Sandpiper, 3x Green Sandpiper, 3x Dunlin, Curlew, 2x Yellow Wagtail, 4x White Wagtail, 4x Goosander (NDP)

Alvecote
Drake Garganey still on Pretty Pigs pool

Gailey
Hobby flew east over the M6, Great White Egret flew west at 18:35, (SRo)

Croxall
Marsh Harrier heading north (GSt)


Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Wednesday 17th April 2019

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Tree Pipit over NW, Ring Ouzel briefly at 08;40, ad Little Gull, Lesser Whitethroat

Chasewater
2x ad Little Gull, 2x Whitethroat, Great White Egret

Berryhill
Short-eared Owl at 07:25, 15x Wheatear including a Greenland type, Ring Ouzel still (NDP, RTo)  - Botteslow Flash 2x Common Sandpiper, LRP, 3x Goosander (RTo)

By Trevor Dance


Tucklesholme
Ruff, Dunlin, White Wagtail (TPe)

Middleton Lakes
9x Avocet, 3x Black-tailed Godwit, 4x LRP, 4x Redshank, Dunlin, 2x Wheatear, 4x Pink-footed Geese (DCo)

Hanchurch
Tree Pipit, 6x Crossbill,  (BCa)

Cannock Chase
Cuckoo at Coppice Hill, Tree Pipits Sherbrook Valley (DBa)

Shoal Hill
3x Ring Ouzel from Mansty Lane at 14:55 (IMo)

Tatenhill Airfield
Redstart, Garden Warbler along path to Scotch Hills (JWo)

Tittesworth Water
Green Sandpiper, 3x Common Sandpiper, 2x LRP, 5x Barnacle Geese, Mandarin, 2x Redstart Goosander, (JOa)

Whitemoor Haye
4x Wheatear, 22x Yellow Wagtail, White Wagtail, 2x Lesser Whitethroat, Green Sandpiper, Grey Partridge, (BirderAlrewas)

Branston GPs
2x Whimbrel, Curlew, 4x Redshank, Green Sandpiper, 2x Egyptian Geese, 2x Mandarin, Grasshopper Warbler, (DSc)

By Jon Woodcock

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2x LRP, 2x Yellowhammer, 2x Water Rail (JDu)

Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Tuesday 16th April 2019

Berryhill
4x male Redstart (three in the Ouzel paddocks),  14x Wheatear, 2x Grasshopper Warbler, 2x Ring Ouzel still, Yellow Wagtail (RTo, NDP)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Greenshank, 6x Green Sandpiper, 5x White Wagtail, 4x Goosander (NDP)

Hook Gate
Cuckoo this morning (CBa)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
2x male Ring Ouzel below the dam, 2x Black-necked Grebe, Little Gull

Shoal Hill, 
3x male Ring Ouzel still west of CP off Cocksparrow Lane - also a Wheatear (SRi)

Middleton Lakes
Common Tern, Common Sandpiper, Ringed Plover, 3x LRP, 3x Black-tailed Godwit, 4x Avocet, 2x Redshank, Pink-footed Geese, 4x Egyptian Geese, 2x Sedge Warbler, Grasshopper Warbler (SAt)

Doxey Marsh
Black-tailed Godwit (DoxeyBirder)

Gailey/Calf Heath
Fem Redstart by the bridge Oak Lane (HKi)

Burston
Green Sandpiper, 2x Mandarin, Little Egret (DEm)

Silverdale CP
Garden Warbler on The Void (PJo)

Chasewater
2x Common Tern, Wheatear, Yellow Wagtail

Swallow Moss
Hobby over SW at 18:00 (DGH)

Iverley
Wheatear, Garden Warbler at Sugar Loaf farm

Monday, 15 April 2019

Monday 15th April 2019

Gailey Resv
Great White Egret to 06:35 only (SRi)

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Male Redstart, fem Wheatear (JDu)

Middleton Lakes
3x Black-tailed Godwit, 4x Avocet, 4x Redshank, 4x LRP, 3x Dunlin (KSa)

Shoal Hill
3x Ring Ouzel still off Cock Sparrow Lane (CDa)

Trentham
Garden Warbler, 6x Willow Warbler, 2x Mandarin (PFo)

Red Street
2x male Ring Ouzel in paddock NW of Deans Lane also Wheatear at Wedgwood monument (NDP)

Berryhill
2x male Ring Ouzel still from track below the mast also 6x Wheatear nearby (DVi, PMo)  -  Redstart south of the mast red ash track (IBu)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
2x Black-necked Grebe, Little Gull, Common Tern, Reed Warbler

Bobbington
Red Kite at The Mere (DBa)

Biddulph
Black Redstart present this afternoon in a garden (SSe) - If bird is present tomorrow access will be arranged

By Steve Seal

Branston GPs
Male Redstart north of Ashy Pit, Long-tailed Duck, Red-crested Pochard, 3x Avocet, 3x Ruff, 3x Redshank, 8x LRP, 2x Ringed Plover, 2x Curlew, 25x Lapwing, Green Sandpiper, 39x Shelduck, 34x Shoveler, 34x Gadwall, 4x Egyptian Geese, 2x Mandarin, Little Egret, 20x Little Grebe, GBB Gull, 50x Linnet, 2x Cetti's Warbler, White Wagtail (JWo)

By Jon Woodcock

Cannock Chase
Cuckoo (NJo)


Sunday, 14 April 2019

Sunday 14th April 2019

Alvecote
Male Garganey still on Pretty Pigs pool, Common Sandpiper, 2x Green Sandpiper,  (ARa)

Berryhill
2x male Ring Ouzel still from track below the mast, 7x Wheatear (NDP)  -  Sand Martin (IBu)

Shoal Hill
3x Ring Ouzel from Mansty Lane (SRi, LCl)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
2x Black-necked Grebe, 2x Black-tailed Godwit, Little Gull, Dunlin, 2x LRP, 2x Yellow Wagtail, Med Gull

Dimmingsdale
Redstart (TEy)

Brankley Pastures
5x Yellowhammer, Curlew, Brambling, 2x Mandarin (SCa)

Hanchurch
18x Crossbill from upper track, 2x Brambling (TRo)

Ford Green
Red Kite over south (JJo)

Aqualate
Reed Warbler, 4x Goldeneye, Cetti's Warbler (RSw)

Hanford Park Farm
3x Wheatear, Redstart (LS)

Cannock Chase
2x Ring Ouzel, 2x Tree Pipit, 3x Brambling (JTi)  -  male Redstart just north of Penkridge Bank CP (GRu)

Whitemoor Haye
Female Merlin, Corn Bunting (JAl)  - Common Gull, 4x Egyptian Geese, Little Egret, Goldeneye, 250x Fieldfare,  (BirderAlrewas)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Redhead Smew, 8x Yellow Wagtail, 5x White Wagtail, 4x Green Sandpiper, 16x LRP, 6x Curlew, Ringed Plover (ABa)

Bignall Hill
One possibly two  Ring Ouzel below the monument around the quarry (PJo)

Beacon Hill Stafford
2x Wheatear, Yellow Wagtail, 40x Linnet (DCo)

Tittesworth Water
LRP, Common Sandpiper, 10x Goosander, 5x Barnacle Geese, 3x Lapwing (JOa)

Branston GPs
Red-crested Pochard, 3x Avocet, 2x Curlew, 4x Ringed Plover, 2x Green Sandpiper, Redstart, Lesser Whitethroat, 2x White Wagtail, 10x Willow Warbler, 2x Mandarin,  (DSc)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Redshank, 3x LRP, ad YL Gull, 600x Sand Martin, 20x House Martin (JWo)

Saturday, 13 April 2019

Saturday 13th April 2019

Middleton Lakes
6x Avocet, 2x Black-tailed Godwit still, 3x Pink-footed Geese, (SAt)

Radford Meadows
Wheatear, 47x Teal, (RSw)

Whitemoor Haye
Corn Bunting, 2x Grey Partridge, Wheatear, 4x Redshank, 107x Fieldfare, Little Egret, Goldeneye, (BirderAlrewas)  - Yellow Wagtail and Whitethroat along rough track (TPe)

Alrewas
Male Ring Ouzel briefly in the National Arboretum also Cetti's Warbler, Junction Pit, Cetti's Warbler, GPs 2x Cetti's Warbler (BirderAlrewas)

Chasewater
1s Little Gull, 2x Common Tern, Garden Warbler

Shoal Hill
2x Ring Ouzel still west of CP (SRi)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
2x Avocet, ad Little Gull, 2x Black-necked Grebe, 3x Common Sandpiper, 2x LRP, Pintail, Med Gull

Tucklesholme
Ruff, 2x Green Sandpiper, 2x Redshank, 2x Ringed Plover, Little Egret (Kay)

Berryhill
2x male Ring Ouzel still from track below the mast, also female Ring Ouzel in Palletstacks paddocks, 5x Wheatear, 10x Lapwing (RGi)  -  Botteslow Flash 2x LRP, Oystercatcher still, (PLo)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
3x Little Gull (RRo)

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret still, Great White Egret, 2x Little Egret, Black-tailed Godwit, (RSw)  -  also LRP, House Martin, (AJo)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck, Red-crested Pochard, 3x Avocet, 2x Ruff, 2x Green Sandpiper, 4x Curlew (JAl, DSc)  -  also 2x Mandarin, 2x Ringed Plover, 2x LRP, 7x Redshank, 2x Cetti's Warbler (DSc)

Hanchurch Woods
29x Crossbill from top track, 4x Brambling (BCa)

Alvecote
Male Garganey on Pretty Pigs pool (ARa)

Trentham
3x Brambling near the monument, Crossbill in the old park (DCo)

Silverdale CP
Wheatear, Goosander (PCa)

Catholme 
Wheatear (JWo)

Friday, 12 April 2019

Friday 12th April 2019

Berryhill
2x Ring Ouzel from track below the mast, 4x Wheatear, 13x Lapwing, (RTo, NDP, JOa)  -  Botteslow Flash, Oystercatcher, LRP, (RTo)

Shoal Hill
3x Ring Ouzel still from Mansty Lane (PBe, RCB)

Chasewater
Swift, Great White Egret, 

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret, Black-tailed Godwit, LRP, Ringed Plover, (SCa)

Ford Green 
Little Egret (DVi)

Burston
4x Green Sandpiper, 2x LRP (AEa)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Little Gull, 3x LRP (SCa)  -  Red Kite at the deep end this morning (MDJ, GJM)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Avocet, 3x Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, 13x Curlew,  (RPo)

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

Middleton Lakes
2x Black-tailed Godwit, 6x Avocet, 3x Redshank on east scrape, 5x LRP on JW (MercianBirding)

Cannock Chase
Male Redstart, 35x Brambling, 25x Redpoll (RSw)

Silverdale CP
2x Goosander (PCa)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck, Red-crested Pochard, 3x Avocet, 3x Ruff, 4x Curlew, 7x LRP, 6x Ringed Plover, 8x Redshank, Green Sandpiper, 34x Shelduck, 66x Gadwall, 23x Shoveler, 2x Mandarin, 3x Water Rail, Little Egret, 24x Little Grebe, 4x White Wagtail, Wheatear, 50x Linnet, 2x Cetti's Warbler (JWo, DSc)

Ruff by Jon Woodcock

By Jon Woodcock

Staffs

Thursday, 11 April 2019

Thursday 11th April 2019

Middleton Lakes
6x Avocet on east scrape, 2x LRP, 3x Redshank, 3x Pink-footed Geese (SAt)

Chasewater
5x Little Gull, 2x Common Tern, 2s Med Gull

Cannock Chase
2x Tree Pipit (TJa, DRo)

Doxey Marsh
Black-tailed Godwit from Octagonal hide also 3x LRP (GPr)  -  2x Cattle Egret still

Burston
4x Green Sandpiper (NGr)

Highgate Common
Tree Pipit (HKi)

Coombes Valley
Pied Flycatcher (RSPB)

Berryhill
Ring Ouzel still from track below the mast at 13:00 (TDa)  -  Whitethroat, 4x Wheatear, Willow Tit

Tittesworth Water
3x LRP, Common Sandpiper, 2x Snipe, Mandarin, 8x Goosander, 3x Willow Tit (JOa)

Shoal Hill
3x male Ring Ouzel in paddock to west of car park at 17:50. best viewed from Mansty Lane (SRi)  -  Still 2x Ring Ouzel at 18:45 from Mansty Lane (GJM)

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

Branston GPs
Red-crested Pochard still Ashy Pit, Long-tailed Duck, 30x Gadwall, 4x Redshank, 2x Curlew, Ruff, 70x Linnet (DSc)

Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Wednesday 10th April 2019

Berryhill
Male Ring Ouzel still from track below the mast (RToon, NDP)  -  also female Ring Ouzel late morning from the Palletstacks track (Beach Hut side (BCa)  -  4x Wheatear

Chasewater
5x Little Gull, House Martins, (ABl)  -  2x Common Tern, Curlew

Pool Hall
Adult female Marsh Harrier between the ppl and the sewage works (BirderGaz)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Female Marsh Harrier at west end this evening, 2x Black-necked Grebe, 2x Little Gull

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
30x Little Gull, 2x LRP (BBo)  -  Osprey

Aqualate
Female Marsh Harrier this afternoon (PJo)

Tucklesholme
2x Ruff, 7x LRP, Redshank, Snipe, 2x Little Egret, 16x Shoveler, 2x Goosander, (JWo)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck still, Red-crested Pochard, Wheatear, 5x Redshank, 3x Curlew, Goldeneye, 2x Mandarin, 2x Willow Warbler, 45x Linnet (JWo)

Radford Meadows
6x LRP, Green Sandpiper, Little Egret, (RSw)

Madeley
Redstart from Red Lane footpath (PMo)

Tuesday, 9 April 2019

Tuesday 9th April 2019

Middleton Lakes
Little Gull on JW (KSa)  - 4x Pink-footed Geese, 2x LRP, Ringed Plover, Dunlin, 2x Redshank, Ruff, 5x Egyptian Geese, Gropper, Sedge Warbler, (SAt)

Chasewater
4x Little Gull, Common Tern, Yellow Wagtail

Berryhill
Male Ring Ouzel still off track below the mast, Redstart, 5x Wheatear (NDP)  -  Botteslow Flash Yellow Wagtail (RTo)

Weston Coyney
Osprey over north at 11:20 (COs)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Arctic Tern, 8x Whooper Swan, 21x Little Gull this evening, (GJM)  -  also 2x Osprey, 17x Little Gull this afternoon, (DKe)

Gailey Resv
Black Tern (HKi)

Doxey Marsh
2x Ringed Plover, 3x LRP, Common Sandpiper, Willow Warbler, Cetti's Warbler, Common Gull, (GPr)  -  2x Cattle Egret, 2x Great White Egret, 3x Little Egret, Redshank,  (DoxeyBirder)

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Male Redstart, 2x LRP, 2x Wheatear, 4x House Martin (MFo)

Cannock Chase
30x Brambling (DBa)

Whitemoor Haye
Female Merlin thru (BirderAlrewas)

Hanchurch Woods
20x Crossbill near the woodcutters cottage and a Peregrine (TDa)

Enville
Red Kite (TWe)

Marchington Woodlands
Marsh Tit (JWo)

Tittesworth Water
Common Sandpiper, 2x Snipe, 5x Barnacle Geese, 2x Mandarin, 2x Goosander, Willow Warbler (JOa)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
10x Little Gull, 2x Black-necked Grebe, Common Sandpiper

Branston GPs
Red-crested Pochard, Long-tailed Duck, 4x Curlew, 20x Gadwall (DSc)