Friday, 7 August 2020

Friday 7th August 2020

Brewood area
 5x Yellow Wagtail, Yellowhammer, 2x Green Woodpecker, (PCo)

Branston GPs
Fem Marsh Harrier on BM pit still at 18:20, Great Egret, 15x Curlew, 2x Ringed Plover, 14x Little Egret, (CEc)  -  also Green Sandpiper, ad YL Gull, 6x Mandarin, 30x Pochard, 65x Gadwall, Peregrine, Green Woodpecker, (DSc)

Baldwins Gate
Osprey over at 13:15, (RWh)

Middleton Lakes
Red Kite this afternoon, (KAs)

Uttoxeter Quarry
2x Great Egret, 7x Little Egret, 6x Green Sandpiper, 3x Common Sandpiper, LRP, (ABa)




Thursday, 6 August 2020

Thursday 6th August 2020

Middleton Lakes
Black-tailed Godwit, Dunlin, Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, Hobby, Mandarin, (MSm)  -  Ruff dropped in at 16:45

Uttoxeter Quarry
2x Great Egret, Green Sandpiper, Dunlin, 5x Common Sandpiper, LRP, Little Egret, 3x Yellow Wagtail, (NDP)

Longnor
Red Kite over Newtown, (TMe)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only
Juv Little Tern from 16:44

Tittesworth Water
5x LRP, 3x Common Sandpiper, 30x Lapwing, 5x Mandarin, (JOa)

Baldwins Gate
2x Hobby, (RWh)

Wednesday, 5 August 2020

Wednesday 5th August 2020

Middleton Lakes
3x Black-tailed Godwit, 3x Common Sandpiper, 11x Little Egret, 6x Yellow Wagtail, Mandarin, (MSm)

Aston - Burston pool
Green Sandpiper, 120x Lapwing, (CBr)

Doxey Marsh
Great Egret still on Tillington Flash, (CBr)

Billbrook
Hobby over Jubilee Wood, (PCo)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Quail calling off the west lane track at 15:50, also 4x juv Whinchat

Tittesworth Water
6x LRP, 3x Common Sandpiper, 57x Lapwing, 5x Mandarin, Redstarts, (JOa)

Berryhill
2x Whinchat still, Redstart, 2x Stonechat, (NDP)

Branston GPs
6x Curlew, 2x Ringed Plover, 2x Green Sandpiper, 2x Snipe, 41x Lapwing, 11x Little Egret, YL Gull, 10x Common Tern, 4x Mandarin, 2x Hobby, Peregrine, 20x Swift, 2x Green Woodpecker, (JWo, CEc)


Tuesday, 4 August 2020

Tuesday 4th August 2020

Codsall
Ring-necked Parakeet, (MFo)

Breech Road Moorlands
Red Kite over also 5x Willow Ttt, (DGH)

Enville
Green Sandpiper, Redstart, (DBa)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
2x Dunlin, Common Sandpiper, Common Terns, (PFo)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)SRi)
3x juv Arctic Tern 

Burslem
Ring-necked Parakeet over Chemical Lane, (SO)

Middleton Lakes
4x Garganey on JW south also Mandarin, 3x Black-tailed Godwit, Redshank, Common Sandpiper, (MercianBirding)

Branston GPs
9x Curlew, Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, 2x Ringed Plover, 52x Lapwing, 14x Little Egret, 12x Common Tern, 5x Common Gull, Hobby, Peregrine, 60x Swift, 2x Green Woodpecker, 9x Pochard, 53x Gadwall, 22x Teal, 2x Mandarin, 41x Little Grebe + 31x juvs, (JWo)

Dimmingsdale
Crossbill over Serpentine Drive, (ABa)

Gailey Resv
Juv YL Gull,  also Mandarin, (SRi)

Stafford
Red Kite over Beacon Hill and Hopton, 



Monday, 3 August 2020

Monday 3rd August 2020

Middleton Lakes
2x Black-tailed Godwit, 3x LRP, 4x Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, Snipe, 2x Garganey,  Mandarin, Yellow Wagtail, Grey Wagtail, Hobby, (MSm)

Brewood area
Little Owl, 5x Yellow Wagtail, Yellowhammer, Crossbills over, (PCo)

Trentham Gardens
1s Med Gull, 2x Common Tern, (RTo)

Doxey Marsh
2x Great Egret, 2x Little Egret, LRP, (CBr)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Great Egret, 5x Little Egret, 2x Curlew, 2x Common Sandpiper, 3x Ringed Plover, 4x Dunlin, 2x Yellow Wagtail, Peregrine, Common Terns, (DBa)

Tittesworth Water
5x LRP, 5x Common Sandpiper, 112x Lapwing, Common Gull, 2x Mandarin, 2x Barnacle Geese, (SGi)

Baldwins Gate
Hobby, (RWh)

Branston GPs
Juv Black Tern still, 11x Common Tern, 8x Curlew, Redshank, 5x Ringed Plover, Common Sandpiper, 2x Dunlin, 9x Little Egret, 4x Mandarin, (CEc)

Sunday, 2 August 2020

Sunday 2nd August 2020

Radford Meadows
Wood Sandpiper still, 2x Green Sandpiper, 9x Snipe, (ESm)

Whitemoor Haye
Grey Partridge, 3x Tree Sparrow, 8x Yellow Wagtail, Cetti's Warbler, Goldeneye, 5x Little Egret, Peregrine, (SCo)

Middleton Lakes
Ruff, 3x Common Sandpiper, 2x Green Sandpiper, 2x Snipe, (MSm)  -  2x Garganey JW south, (TPe)

Branston GPs
Juv Black Tern still to 10:40 at least, 8x Common Tern, Redshank, 6x Curlew, 2x Ringed Plover, 3x Dunlin, 3x Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, 12x Little Egret, 2x Hobby, 3x Green Woodpecker, Mandarin, (DSc)  -  also ad YL Gull, (JWo)

                                                          Black Tern by Dave Scattergood

                                                                             
Black Tern by Jon Woodcock

Alrewas NMA
Green Woodpecker, Hobby, 2x Goosander, Little Egret, Junction Pit - 11x Green Sandpiper, (SCo)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Great Egret still, 5x Little Egret, 3x Green Sandpiper, 3x Common Sandpiper, 11x Curlew, 6x Oystercatcher, (RPo)

Berryhill
2x Whinchat, 4x Redstart, Stonechat, (RTo, NDP)  -  2x Little Egret on Bottleslow early am

Knypersley Resv
Spotted Flycatcher, Lesser Whitethroat, Willow Tit, Little Owl, fem Mandarin, (GBr)

Baddeley Green
Hobby over Leek New Road at 13:20, also Crossbills heard flying over(GBr)

Doxey Marsh
2x Great Egret, Little Egret, Common Gull, (RRa)

Aston by Stone - Burston pool
2x Black-tailed Godwit, 2x Common Sandpiper, 300x Lapwing, (@fisherandbirder)  -  also 3x Green Sandpiper, 4x Snipe, (AEa)

Tittesworth Resv
7x LRP, 5x Common Sandpiper, 176x Lapwing, juv Redstarts, (JOa)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Great Egret, 4x Little Egret, Greenshank, 2x Black-tailed Godwit, 3x Common Sandpiper, Curlew, 8x Oystercatcher, ad YL Gull, 10x Common Tern, (NMo)

Knighton
Quail calling at SJ746273, (RSu)

Whitfield Valley
Redstart, (RGi)

Saturday, 1 August 2020

Saturday 1st August 2020

Middleton Lakes
3x Garganey by benches, 2x Dunlin, 3x LRP, Green Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper flew over JW, (MSm)  also YL Gull (SPA)  -  Mandarin Duck, Ruff

Radford Meadows
Wood Sandpiper on BMW scrape, (RSw)

Gailey Resv
Ad YL Gull to 10:30 only also a Hobby, (SRi)

Knypersley Resv
Osprey over also a Hobby, (GBr)

Branston GPs
Black Tern at Ashy pit, (TPe)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Great Egret, 13x Little Egret, 4x Green Sandpiper, 4x Common Sandpiper, 7x Curlew, 4x LRP, Oystercatcher, YL Gull, (RPo)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Whimbrel south, Pied Flycatcher briefly,

Silverdale CP
Gropper at Victory pool area, (PCa)

Tittesworth Water
Hobby, YL Gull, Common Gull, 2x Common Tern, Redstart, Spotted Flycatcher, 170x Lapwing, 6x LRP, 5x Common Sandpiper, Snipe, 3x Goosander, Mandarin, (SGi, IB, KH)

Goldsitch Moss
Grey Partridge, Whinchat, (JOa)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
2x juv Med Gull, 2x Whimbrel, Greenshank, 3x Black-tailed Godwit, (SE,HF)

Med Gulls by Steve Edwards

Alrewas Arboretum
7x Green Sandpiper, 4x Little Egret, (JWo)

Catholme (footpath)
5x Little Egret, (JWo)

Baldwins Gate
Hobby, (RWh)

Friday, 31 July 2020

Friday 31st July 2020

Doxey Marsh
Cattle Egret, 2x Great Egret , 2x Little Egret, (MGo)

Brewood
7x Yellow Wagtail, Marsh Tit, Yellowhammer, 2x Green Woodpecker, (PCo)

Branston GPs
Ruff, Black-tailed Godwit, 2x Dunlin, 2x Green Sandpiper, 5x Common Sandpiper, Redshank, 15x Curlew, 2x Ringed Plover, 51x Lapwing, YL Gull, 20x Common Tern, 21x Little Egret, Peregrine, 19x Pochard, (JWo)


Thursday, 30 July 2020

Thursday 30th July 2020

Middleton Lakes
3x Green Sandpiper, 2x Common Sandpiper, 8x Little Egret, Hobby, (MSm)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Great Egret, Black-tailed Godwit, Dunlin, 4x Common Sandpiper, 8x Little Egret, 2x Common Tern, YL Gull, (ABa)

Little Haywood
Red Kite at 11:00, (VLa)

Tittesworth Water
9x LRP, 5x Common Sandpiper, 2x Oystercatcher, 82x Lapwing, 2x Redstart, (JOa, TMe)

                                                                Redstart by Tammy Mellor

Longnor
3x Red Kite, (SMo)

Wednesday, 29 July 2020

Wednesday 29th July 2020

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Osprey 13:25 - 13:40 the drifted south, 5x Crossbill over south

Berryhill
2x Whinchat still, juv Redstarts, 2x juv Stonechat, (NDP, RTo)

                                                            Whinchat by Nick Pomiankowski

Branston GPs
Black-tailed Godwit, 15x Curlew, 12x Ringed Plover, 9x Dunlin, 5x Common Sandpiper, 5x LRP, 31x Lapwing, 16x Little Egret, 51x Common Tern, YL Gull, 3x Mandarin, 2x Green Woodpecker, Peregrine, (CEc, JWo, DSc)

                                                   Black-tailed Godwit by Dave Scattergood

Tittesworth Water
Black-tailed Godwit, Dunlin, (TMe)

Doxey Marsh
Great Egret, Little Egret, Common Sandpiper, Mandarin, 70x Lapwing, (RRa)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Great Egret, 3x Little Egret, 3x Black-tailed Godwit, 4x Green Sandpiper, 6x Common Sandpiper, 2x LRP, 2x Oystercatcher, (ABa)

Morridge
Red Kite, (SCh)

Tuesday, 28 July 2020

Tuesday 28th July 2020

Middleton Lakes
Garganey on JW south, 4x Green Sandpiper, 9x Black-tailed Godwit, 2x Hobby, (MSm)  -  40x Black-tailed Godwit on JW at 15:30, (MCh)

Ford Green
Juv Med Gull to 11:05 only, (JJo)

Berryhill
2x Whinchat still, 4x juv Redstart, juv Stonechat, Peregrine, (NDP)

Blithfield Resv
3x Sanderling, 17x Dunlin, 2x Common Sandpiper, YL Gull, Wheatear, (TJa, DRo)  -  also juv Cuckoo, 15x Black-tailed Godwit, 5x LRP, Curlew, 2x Little Egret, (DBa)  -  also Arctic Tern, Blackwits increased to 26, Ringed Plover, (PDo)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Green Sandpiper, 7x Curlew, 5x Black-tailed Godwit, 2x Common Sandpiper, (TJa, DRo)

Gailey Resv
Common Sandpiper, 2x Oystercatcher, 3x Grey Wagtail, (PCo)

Tittesworth Water
3x Dunlin, Green Sandpiper, 8x LRP, 8x Common Sandpiper, 2x Oystercatcher, 3x Common Tern, 157x Lapwing, (JOa, LH)

Drayton Bassett
Juv Cuckoo this afternoon, (MSm)

Baldwins Gate
2x juv Yellow Wagtail, (RWh)

Branston GPs
12x Little Egret, 46x Common Tern, 15x Curlew, LRP, 3x Ringed Plover, Black-tailed Godwit, 2x Dunlin, Common Sandpiper, 2x Mandarin, (DSc)

Monday, 27 July 2020

Monday 27th July 2020

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
3x Sanderling, 42x Dunlin, 8x Common Sandpiper, Black-tailed Godwit, 18x Oystercatcher, 8x LRP, Ringed Plover, 2x Curlew, 2x Arctic Tern, c50 Common Tern, (ABa)

Middleton Lakes
Wheatear on east scrape, 8x Little Egret, 4x Green Sandpiper, 2x LRP, 250x Lapwing, (MSm)  -  4x Black-tailed Godwit thru, 

Tittesworth Water
6x LRP, 5x Common Sandpiper, 2x Oystercatcher, 136x Lapwing, Common Tern, 2x Redstart, 4x Mandarin, (SGi, WLH)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Great Egret dropped onto the main pit at 18:25, (ABa)

Berryhill
2x Whinchat, 2x Redstart, 2x Stonechat, (SE,HF)

Whinchat by Steve Edwards

Branston GPs
Juv Med Gull, Black-tailed Godwit, 2x Common Sandpiper, Dunlin, LRP, 3x Ringed Plover, 8x Curlew, 38x Lapwing, 44x Common Tern, ad YL Gull, 10x Little Egret, (JWo)


Sunday, 26 July 2020

Sunday 26th July 2020

Middleton Lakes
4x Black-tailed Godwit, 6x LRP, 2x Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, Pintail, (MSm)

Whitemoor Haye
2x Tree Sparrow, (SCo)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
2x Red Kite, 21x Dunlin, 7x Common Sandpiper, 2x Curlew, Ringed Plover, 6x LRP, Redshank, Wheatear, 2x Little Egret, ad YL Gull at deep end, (JJH, SJH)  -  Turnstone Blithe Bay, (AMa)  -  Whimbrel, 4x Sanderling, 30x Dunlin, 3x Redshank, Green Sandpiper,  (DOu, LOu)  -  6x Arctic Tern, Redstart, Willow Tit, (MPR)

                                                           Sanderlings by Steve Edwards

                                                                            
                                                           Turnstone by Steve Edwards

Berryhill
2x Whinchat, Stonechat, 2x Redstart, (NDP)

Knypersley Resv
Hobby, 3x Willow Tit, Mandarin, (GBr)

Aqualate
Hobby, Spotted Flycatcher, Redstart, (TGM)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only
2x imm Pied Flycatcher along southeast bay, 3x Arctic Tern thru SW at 11:25, 1s Caspian Gull

Radford Meadows
600x Swift, Hobby, 2x Little Egret, 20x Lapwing, (RSw)

Brewood area
Little Owl, Yellowhammers, (PCo)

Branston GPs
Imm Marsh Harrier South Lake then flew towards Sandy pit, 40x Common Tern, 14x Little Egret, 8x Ringed Plover, LRP, 18x Curlew, Green Sandpiper, 2x Common Sandpiper, Mandarin, 2x Peregrine, ad YL Gull, Yellow Wagtail, (DSc)

Tittesworth Water
Common Tern, 9x LRP, 4x Common Sandpiper, 2x Oystercatcher, 146x Lapwing, 6x Mandarin, 2x Goosander, (JOa)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Great Egret, 8x Little Egret, 15x Curlew, 6x LRP, 3x Green Sandpiper, 7x Common Sandpiper, 8x Oystercatcher, (ABa)

Doxey Marsh
2x Common Tern, 3x Dunlin, Common Sandpiper, Mandarin, (RRa)

Saturday, 25 July 2020

Saturday 25th July 2020

Middleton Lakes
3x Black-tailed Godwit, Snipe, 3x LRP, 3x Green Sandpiper, (MSm)  -  also 2x Ringed Plover, 264x Lapwing, (MercianBirding)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Drake Common Scoter, Whimbrel thru, (GJM)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Great Egret, YL Gull, 12x Little Egret, 11x Curlew, Green Sandpiper, 11x Common Sandpiper, 5x LRP, Dunlin, 3x Oystercatcher, Peregrine, (NDP)

Tittesworth Water
Redshank, 110x Lapwing, 5x LRP, 4x Common Sandpiper, 2x Oystercatcher, 2x Common Gull, 3x Mandarin, Goosander, 2x Redstart, 3x Grey Wagtail, (SGi, IB,CT)

Alvecote
8x Little Egret, 4x Common Tern, (MSc)

Burston
7x Green Sandpiper, Red Kite, Tree Sparrows, Yellowhammer, (AHa)

Alrewas Arboretum
3x Green Sandpiper, also 12x Buffalow in the field between the A38  and the signal box at Alrewas, (JWo)

By Jon Woodcock

Branston GPs
Black-tailed Godwit, Dunlin, 15x Curlew, 14x Ringed Plover, LRP, 4x Common Sandpiper, Oystercatcher, 36x Common Tern, Green Woodpecker, 40x Swift, Peregrine, Green Woodpecker, (DSc)

Whitemoor Haye
Common Sandpiper, Little Egret, Yellow Wagtail, Yellowhammer, (SDA, TDA)

Upper Tean
Red Kite over the A50, (DMo)


Friday, 24 July 2020

Friday 24th July 2020

Burston
6x Green Sandpiper still, (AEa)

Stafford
Hobby over Park Avenue, (AHa)

Berryhill
Redstart, Lesser Whitethroat, 40x Swifts around the mast, (IBu)

Doxey Marsh
Great Egret, Little Egret, 4x Common Tern, 

Tittesworth Water
YL Gull, Common Tern, 7x LRP, 4x Common Sandpiper, 3x Oystercatcher, 65x Lapwing, (JOa)

Ramshaw Rocks
Juv Cuckoo, (KMa)

Drayton Bassett
Peregrine over this evening, 

Branston GPs
13x Curlew, 2x Common Sandpiper, 2x Ringed Plover, 30x Lapwing, Oystercatcher, 20x Common Tern, 8x Little Egret, Peregrine, (DSc)


Thursday, 23 July 2020

Thursday 23rd July 2020

Middleton Lakes
Black-tailed Godwit, 4x LRP, 2x Ringed Plover, 2x Snipe, Hobby, Yellow Wagtail, (MSm)

Uttoxeter Quarry
10x Little Egret, 2x Dunlin, 10x Common Sandpiper, 2x Common Tern, (RPo)

Tittesworth Water
Dunlin, 9x LRP, 5x Common Sandpiper, 3x Oystercatcher, Curlew, 65x Lapwing, Spotted Flycatcher, Grey Wagtail, (JOa)  -  also YL Gull, Common Tern, 3x Mandarin, Goosander, (SGi)

Branston GPs
Cattle Egret still on Ashy pit, Greenshank, 5x Common Sandpiper, 2x Redshank, 11x Ringed Plover, 10x Curlew, 4x Oystercatcher, 36x Common Tern, 12x Little Egret, 42x Little Grebe + 16 juvs, (JWo)

Ellaston
Little Egret flying down the River Dove, (PBu)

Burston
7x Green Sandpiper, (STu)

Doxey Marsh
2x Little Egret, 2x Common Tern, (KMa)


Wednesday, 22 July 2020

Wednesday 22nd July 2020

Branston GPs
Cattle Egret on Ashy pit, 9x Black-tailed Godwit, 9x Curlew, 3x Ringed Plover, 2x Redshank, 2x Common Sandpiper,  4x Oystercatcher, 38x Common Tern, 14x Little Egret, YL Gull, Marsh Tit, Hobby, (CEc, JWo)

                                                               Cattle Egret by Jon Woodcock

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
8x Arctic Tern northwest, (MPR,GJM)

Doxey Marsh
Great Egret, 2x Common Tern, Mandarin, (NGR)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
3x Med Gull, 

Middleton Lakes
Marsh Harrier, Hobby, 6x Black-tailed Godwit, Common Sandpiper, LRP, (ARa)  -  also 3x Dunlin, 2x Ringed Plover, 3x LRP, (SPA)

Bottleslow Flash
Green Sandpiper early morning, Little Egret, (RTo)

Morridge
Red Kite over at 11:00, (JOa)

Butterton
Osprey over SW, Whinchat, Spotted Flycatcher, Redstarts, (DGH)

Keele
7x Crossbill over, (MSu)


Tuesday, 21 July 2020

Tuesday 21st July 2020

Berryhill
4x Redstart (3 juvs), Tree Pipit, Garden Warbler, 2x Lesser Whitethroat, Little Egret, (RTo, NDP)

Brewood
2x Spotted Flycatcher, Yellowhammer, Green Woodpecker, (PCo)

Pool Hall
Juv Redstart, (GCl)

Enville
Redstart at Mere Farm, (DBa)

Tittesworth Water
Dunlin, 5x Common Sandpiper, 9x LRP, 3x Oystercatcher, 93x Lapwing, 3x Mandarin, (JOa)

Swallow Moss
Cuckoo, Peregrine, (JOa)

Gailey Resv
Great Egret in tree on fishing pool at 20:05, (SRi)

Stoke 
Hobby over west end at 20:06, (NDP)

Uttoxeter Quarry
17x Little Egret, Green Sandpiper, 6x Common Sandpiper, 2x LRP,  (ABa)

Branston GPs
5x Black-tailed Godwit, 13x Curlew, 5x Ringed Plover, 2x Oystercatcher, 23x Lapwing, 4x Mandarin, 16x Common Tern, 21x Little Egret, Peregrine, Green Woodpecker, (JWo)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
4x Med Gull


Monday, 20 July 2020

Monday 20th July 2020

Middleton Lakes
5x Dunlin, Snipe, LRP, (MSm)

Doxey Marsh
Great Egret, Little Egret, 4x Black-tailed Godwit, Dunlin, (DBa)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
20x Black-tailed Godwit, 5x Dunlin, 2x Redshank, also 5x Whinchat, ad Med Gull, 

Tittesworth Water
YL Gull, 13x LRP, 5x Common Sandpiper, 102x Lapwing, 2x Oystercatcher, Little Egret, 2x Common Tern, 10x Mandarin, (SGi)

Stafford
2x Peregrine over Aldi car park, (ABa)

Botteslow Flash
2x Common Sandpiper

Sunday, 19 July 2020

Sunday 19th July 2020

Middleton Lakes
6x LRP, 2x Ringed Plover, 3x Dunlin, 2x Redshank, 2x Oystercatcher, Water Rail, (MSm)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
8x Redshank, 3x Dunlin, 

Knypersley Resv
Barn Owl along Lodge Barn Road, (GBr)

Doxey Marsh
Great Egret, 2x Common Tern, Peregrine, Little Egret, (GPr, TWi)

Audley Meadows
Juv Whinchat, Lesser Whitethroat, (PDo)

Branston GPs
Crossbill over west at 10:49 (site tick), 5x Black-tailed Godwit, 6x Dunlin, 9x Curlew, 12x Ringed Plover, 4x LRP, 3x Oystercatcher, Mandarin, 20x Common Tern, 10x Little Egret, Cetti's Warbler, Green Woodpecker, 2x Southern Hawker, (DSc)

Southern Hawker by Dave Scattergood

Tittesworth Water
Black-tailed Godwit, 9x LRP, 3x Curlew, 4x Common Sandpiper, 3x Oystercatcher, 103x Lapwing, 4x Common Tern, 5x Mandarin, Spotted Flycatcher, Redstart, (JOa)

Tittensor Chase
Hobby, Yellowhammer, (AR)

Saturday, 18 July 2020

Saturday 18th July 2020

Middleton Lakes
4x Green Sandpiper, 13x Oystercatcher, 4x LRP, Ringed Plover, (SPA)  -  Common Sandpiper, 

Knypersley Resv
Greenshank over, Common Tern, (GBr)

Tittesworth Water
Ad YL Gull, 4x LRP, 5x Common Sandpiper, 2x Oystercatcher, (SGi)

By Steve Gibson

Berryhill
2x Whinchat, 3x Stonechat, Little Egret, (RTo)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
2s Med Gull, 14x Common Sandpiper, 

Uttoxeter Quarry
3x Red Kite near the A50, Caspian Gull, 12x Little Egret, 6x Common Sandpiper, 3x Green Sandpiper, 16x Curlew, 3x LRP, 9x Goosander, 2x Mandarin, (ABa)

By Andy Barker

                                                               Caspian Gull by Andy Barker
                                                                     
Branston GPs
Turnstone, 5x Oystercatcher, 3x Dunlin, 5x Black-tailed Godwit, 13x Curlew, 5x Ringed Plover, ad YL Gull, 10x Little Egret, 50x Swift. 3x Mandarin, (DSc)

Friday, 17 July 2020

Friday 17th July 2020

Middleton Lakes
5x Green Sandpiper, 4x Ringed Plover, 6x LRP, Hobby, (MSm)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Knot from the area of the closed Cliffs hide, 15x Common Sandpiper, 6x Dunlin, 12x LRP, Redshank, YL Gull,  (GWi)

Rocester
Red Kite drifting west at 08:10, (JDr)

Doxey Marsh
Great Egret, Little Egret, 2x Common Tern, LRP, 

Branston GPs
6x Black-tailed Godwit, 2x Dunlin, 14x Curlew, 4x Oystercatcher, 4x Ringed Plover, Common Sandpiper, 25x Lapwing, 7x Little Egret, 15x Common Tern, YL Gull, Common Gull, Peregrine, 2x Green Woodpecker, 12x White-letter Hairstreak, 10x Purple Hairstreak, 16x Gatekeeper, 3x Holly Blue, (JWo)


Thursday, 16 July 2020

Thursday 16th July 2020

Middleton Lakes
5x Black-tailed Godwit to 07:30 only, Ringed Plover, LRP, Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, Redshank, (MSm)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
8x Crossbill NE thru Blithe Bay, (GJM)

Brewood
4x Yellow Wagtail, Spotted Flycatcher, (PCo)

Berryhill
Whinchat, 2x Stonechat, Redstart, - Bottleslow Flash, Little Egret and ad YL Gull this evening, (RTo)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
4x Whinchat off west lane track

Doxey Marsh
Great Egret still, Common Tern, Common Gull, 

Branston GPs
6x Black-tailed Godwit, Common Sandpiper, 2x Dunlin, 2x Redshank, 4x Curlew, 4x Oystercatcher, 6x Ringed Plover, 32x Lapwing, 15x Common Tern, YL Gull, Common Gull, 10x Little Egret, 2x Hobby, Peregrine, Yellow Wagtail, 2x Green Woodpecker, (JWo)

Ashley
Quail singing in wheat field, (RSu)

Wednesday, 15 July 2020

Wednesday 15th July 2020

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Redshank briefly before flying off north, (MFo)  -  3x Common Sandpiper, (JDu)

Middleton Lakes
Black-tailed Godwit, Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, 2x LRP, Yellow Wagtail, (MSm)

Rudyard
Cattle Egret over the lake at 08:00, LRa)

Enville
LRP, Lesser Whitethroat, 2x Egyptian Geese, (DBa)

Branston GPs
6x Ringed Plover, Common Sandpiper, 2x Oystercatcher, 9x Little Egret, 15x Common Tern, Green Woodpecker, (CEc)  -  also drake Common Scoter, 15x Black-tailed Godwit, 9x Curlew, Redshank,  (BAS, AMS)  -  also Common Scoter still at 21:00, 24x Black-tailed Godwit, Greenshank, 8x Shoveler (one juv) = first breeding success here, (DSc)

Uttoxeter Quarry
13x Little Egret on main pit, 21x Curlew, (ABa)

Barton Gate
Red Kite over at 16:12, (KBi)

Brankley Pastures
Plenty of Gamekeepers and Small Skippers, (JWo)


Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Tuesday 14th July 2020

Middleton Lakes
Greenshank on JW, (MSm)

Trentham Gardens
2x Common Tern, 2x Oystercatcher, 12x Mandarin, Little Egret, Redstart, (RTo)

Brewood
Hobby, 2x Yellowhammer, Spotted Flycatcher, (PCo)

Tittesworth Water
9x LRP, 4x Common Sandpiper, 4x Oystercatcher, 78x Lapwing, Curlew, 5x Mandarin, Goosander, Redstart, (JOa)

Radford Meadows
Gropper this morning, (PDe, JTa)

Branston GPs
13x Curlew, 4x Ringed Plover, 3x Oystercatcher, 20x Lapwing, 8x Little Egret, 18x Common Tern, (JWo)

Alvecote
Greenshank, Common Sandpiper, 6x Little Egret, (MSc)

Stilecop (near Rugeley)
Unconfirmed report of a Golden Eagle over

Doxey Marsh
4x Common Tern on Creswell Flash, (SCa)

Monday, 13 July 2020

Monday 13th July 2020

Middleton Lakes
2x Dunlin, 2x Ringed Plover, Redshank, 2x LRP, 9x Little Egret, Gropper, (SPA)

Doxey Marsh
Great Egret, 3x Little Egret, Gropper, 2x Common Sandpiper, 2x Cetti's Warbler, Common Tern, 2x Peregrine, (DBa)

Cannock Chase
Spotted Flycatcher, (CMa)x Mandarin, 2x Common Gull,

Tittesworth Water
Little Egret, 73x Lapwing, 11x LRP, 7x Common Sandpiper, Oystercatcher, Goosander, Willow Tit, (SGi)

Sunday, 12 July 2020

Sunday 12th July 2020

Whitemoor Haye
Hobby flew thru, 3x Common Tern, Goldeneye, 4x Little Egret, 7x Yellow Wagtail (3ad + 4juvs), 14x Egyptian Geese, (SCo)

Middleton Lakes
Green Sandpiper, 3x LRP, 3x Ringed Plover, 2x Redshank, Snipe, (MSm)

Doxey Marsh
Great Egret, Common Sandpiper, Common Tern, (RRa)

Knypersley Resv
Common Sandpiper, Mandarin, (GBr)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Spoonbill in Tad Bay at 15:15, (JAl)  -  5x Dunlin, LRP, Common Sandpiper, Yellow Wagtail, Ruddy Shelduck, 30x Common Tern, 6x Little Egret, (DOu, LOu)

Branston GPs
2x Black-tailed Godwit, 3x Dunlin, 2x Ringed Plover, 4x Oystercatcher, (DOu, LOu)

Silverdale CP
Redstart, 2x Reed Warbler, (EKi)

Branston GPs
10x Little Egret, 3x Mandarin, Peregrine, 11x Curlew, 3x Black-tailed Godwit, 13x Ringed Plover, 4x LRP, 2x Common Sandpiper, 5x Oystercatcher, Common Gull, ad YL Gull, 8x Common Tern, Green Woodpecker, (DSc)


Saturday, 11 July 2020

Saturday 11th July 2020

Whitemoor Haye
Hobby, Dunlin, 5x Little Egret, 3x Yellow Wagtail, 4x Oystercatcher, 2x Lesser Whitethroat, (SCo)

Stafford
3x Peregrine over at 09:20, (MBo)

Gailey Resv
2x Crossbill flew NW at 09:13, 2x Common Sandpiper, Common Tern, 4x Yellow Wagtail, (SRi)

Cuckoo Bank
Quail calling this morning,

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Marsh Tit, 2x Cetti's Warbler, 2x Tree Sparrow, Peregrine, (KCl)

Branston GPs
3x Black-tailed Godwit, 2x Curlew, (TPe)  -  also ad/sum Med Gull, ad YL Gull, 8x Ringed Plover, 13x Curlew, 40x Lapwing, 3x Oystercatcher, 8x Common Tern, Southern Hawker, 3x Purple Hairstreak, (DSc)

Tucklesholme
4x Common Sandpiper, (TPe)

Whitfield Valley
2x Gropper, 3x Reed Warbler, (PMo)

Tittesworth Water
16x LRP, 7x Common Sandpiper, 46x Lapwing, 3x Oystercatcher, Redstart, Willow Tit, Grey Wagtail, Mandarin, (SG, IB, CT)

Ball Green
Red Kite over at 19:00, (JKe)

Tameside NRover at 11:30
2x Oystercatcher, (MSc)

Wheaton Aston
Red Kite low over, Yellowhammers, TMG)



Friday, 10 July 2020

Friday 10th July 2020

Middleton Lakes
Curlew thru, 2x Green Sandpiper, Peregrine thru, Hobby on Dosthill NR, (MSm)

Trentham
Osprey over golf club at 09:31, (JB)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
3x drake Common Scoter, 

Berryhill
Whinchat and a Redstart from the Palletstacks track this morning, also 2x Lesser Whitethroat, (RTo)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Black-tailed Godwit, 10x Common Sandpiper, 5x Little Egret, 2x Common Tern, Mandarin, (RPo)

Doxey Marsh
Great Egret, also a Gropper, (PDe, DEm, JTa)

Tucklesholme
4x Black-tailed Godwit north at 10:26, Ringed Plover, 2x Common Sandpiper, 10x Common Sandpiper, 5x Little Egret, Peregrine, (IWh)

Churnet Valley
2x Mandarin, (SCh)

Branston GPs
12x Black-tailed Godwit on Ashy pit, 2x Oystercatcher, 8x Ringed Plover, 12x Common Tern, 5x Little Egret, (JWo)

Chasewater
3x Common Scoter (drake + 2 females), (JHu)

Thursday, 9 July 2020

Thursday 9th July 2020

Middleton Lakes
Black-tailed Godwit, 3x Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, 2x LRP, 3x Redshank, (MSm)

Branston GPs
Juv Med Gull, 2x Black-tailed Godwit, 3x Curlew, (RPo)  -  also 12x Curlew, Redshank, 13x Ringed Plover, 5x LRP, 5x Oystercatcher, 44x Lapwing, 14x Little Egret, 15x Common Tern, (JWo)

Redshank by Jon Woodcock

Uttoxeter Quarry
Black-tailed Godwit, Green Sandpiper, 6x Common Sandpiper, 5x Oystercatcher, 2x Little Egret, (NDP)

Tittesworth Water
Little Egret, 18x LRP, 6x Common Sandpiper, 7x Oystercatcher, 46x Lapwing, 5x Curlew, 5x Common Tern, (SG, IB, JOa)

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2x Common Sandpiper along the canal, (AEv)


Wednesday, 8 July 2020

Wednesday 8th July 2020

Middleton Lakes
9x Black-tailed Godwit, 5x LRP, Dunlin, Common Sandpiper, (MSm)

Wheaton Aston
Quail calling at 03:30, (TMG)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Drake Common Scoter still

Dimmingsdale
35x Siskin, 3x Green Woodpecker, (TEy)

Branston GPs
Juv Med Gull, 2x Black-tailed Godwit, 2x Common Sandpiper, 6x Curlew, 9x Ringed Plover, 7x LRP, 4x Oystercatcher, 46x Lapwing, 11x Little Egret, 12x Common Tern, 2x Green Woodpecker, 2x Cetti's Warbler,  Polecat dragging Rabbit across the footpath, (JWo)

Juv Med Gull by Jon Woodcock

Staffs



Tuesday, 7 July 2020

Tuesday 7th July 2020

Knypersley Resv
Crossbill in flight at Lodge Barn road also Mandarin on lake, (GBr)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Whimbrel thru north west, (GJM)

Middleton Lakes
8x Black-tailed Godwit, 6x LRP, Ringed Plover, Redshank, Dunlin, (MSm)

Hanchurch Woods
20+ Crossbill, 50+ Siskin, (PFo)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Drake Common Scoter still,

Uttoxeter Quarry
4x Green Sandpiper, 8x Common Sandpiper, 2x Little Egret, 2x Common Tern, (RPo)

Tittesworth Water
8x LRP, 4x Oystercatcher, 3x Common Sandpiper, 2x Curlew, 2x Common Tern + 3 juvs, 61x Lapwing, (JOa)

Monday, 6 July 2020

Monday 6th July 2020

Middleton Lakes
Little Tern thru at 07:35 but no further sign, 7x Black-tailed Godwit, 7x LRP, Ringed Plover, (MSm)

Tittesworth Water
Black-tailed Godwit, 22x Curlew, 9x LRP, 7x Oystercatcher, 4x Common Sandpiper, 47x Lapwing, 3x Goosander, Tufted Duck with 7 ducklings, (SGi)

By Steve Gibson

Gailey Resv
6x Common Sandpiper, 2x Oystercatcher, (PCo)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
4x Whimbrel at the west end briefly

Barton GPs
Ad Med Gull, 5x Little Egret, 2x Redshank, 2x LRP, Oystercatcher, 3x Common Tern, (CMa)

Barton - Whitemoor Haye
Corn Bunting on wires on the road to the rail crossing, (CMa)

Alvecote
Yellow Wagtail, 3x Common Tern, 3x Little Egret, (MSc)

Wheaton Aston
Crossbill calling heading SE, (TMG)

Sunday, 5 July 2020

Sunday 5th July 2020

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Drake Common Scoter still, 2x Black-tailed Godwit, Redshank, Green Sandpiper, Dunlin, 6x Common Sandpiper, 

Doxey Marsh
Great Egret, 2x Little Egret, 2x LRP, Common Sandpiper, Peregrine, 3x Common Tern, (MBo, PDy, GPr)

Stoke on Trent
Hobby over Blurton, (PFo)

Tittesworth Water
2x Common Tern, 3x Common Sandpiper, 8x Oystercatcher, 8x LRP, 54x Lapwing, (JOa)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
7x Black-tailed Godwit, 2x Common Sandpiper, 15x Common Tern, 2x Little Egret, (MCH)

Saturday, 4 July 2020

Saturday 4th July 2020

Middleton Lakes
5x Black-tailed Godwit, 7x LRP, Redshank, 2x Green Sandpiper, (MSm)

Hanchurch Woods
100+ Crossbill, 150+ Siskin, (NDP)

Whitemoor Haye
Cuckoo, Peregrine, Hobby, 70x Lapwing, (SCo)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Green Sandpiper, 6x Little Egret, 2x Common Tern, Mandarin, (RPo)

Tittesworth Water
6x Common Tern, 9x LRP, 5x Common Sandpiper, 52x Lapwing, 4x Oystercatcher, Goosander, Grey Wagtail, 2x Redstart, Willow Tit, (SG, IB, CT)  -  also 3x Curlew, (JOa)

Longsdon Mill pool
2x Oystercatcher, Lesser Whitethroat, (SG)

Knypersley Resv
Little Egret, (GBr)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
10x Ringed Plover, (GSa)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Common Scoter still, 2x Black-tailed Godwit, Dunlin, Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, LRPs, (SMG)

Branston GPs
Ad Med Gull, 8x Ringed Plover, 3x LRP, 5x Curlew, Common Sandpiper, Peregrine, (DSc)

Friday, 3 July 2020

Friday 3rd July 2020

Uttoxeter Quarry
Dunlin, 2x Green Sandpiper, 4x Oystercatcher, 6x Little Egret, 4x Common Tern, Gropper, Hobby, Green Woodpecker, (NDP)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Drake Common Scoter, Green Sandpiper, 

Branston GPs
8x LRP, 5x Ringed Plover, Dunlin, 2x Curlew, Redshank, 13x Little Egret, Green Woodpecker, (RCB)  -  also 8x LRP, 14x Ringed Plover, 19x Curlew, 2x Redshank, Dunlin, 20x Lapwing, 6x Oystercatcher, 14x Little Egret, 17x Common Tern, Hobby, 2x Peregrine, 2x Green Woodpecker, (JWo

Thursday, 2 July 2020

Thursday 2nd July 2020

Middleton Lakes
Ad YL Gull, 4x Black-tailed Godwit, 3x Green Sandpiper, 6x LRP, 3x Ringed Plover, 3x Redshank, (MSm, SPA)

Mere Farm
2x Green Sandpiper, (MMo)

Tittesworth Water
5x Common Tern, 4x Common Sandpiper, 8x LRP, 4x Oystercatcher, 6x Lapwing, 2x Goosander, 7x Mandarin, 2x Garden Warbler, (JOa, LH, SG)

Uttoxeter Quarry
12x Black-tailed Godwit, 7x Curlew, 6x Green Sandpiper, 2x Oystercatcher, 3x Little Egret, (ABa)

Wednesday, 1 July 2020

Wednesday 1st July 2020

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
1st sum Laughing Gull flew off SE at 08:29 and no sign since

Middleton Lakes
Ad YL Gull briefly, 2x Black-tailed Godwit, 7x LRP, 2x Ringed Plover, 2x Redshank, Green Sandpiper, 3x Oystercatcher, Hobby, (MSm)

Doxey Marsh
Great Egret, 2x Common Tern, (SCa)

Tameside NR
6x Black-tailed Godwit, 3x Oystercatcher, (MSc)

Trentham Gardens
4x Little Egret, 2x Oystercatcher, 5x singing Reed Warbler, (PFo)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
6x Common Sandpiper, 6x LRP, 8x Oystercatcher, (CEc)

Trescott
Quail calling in field at Furnace Grange farm, (JM)

Whitemoor Haye
8x juv Yellow Wagtail, (SCo)

Halfpenny Green
Corn Bunting, also Green Sandpiper on the Mere, (MMo)

Gailey Resv
3x Common Sandpiper, Mandarin, (SRi)

Branston GPs
Ad Med Gull, 7x Curlew, 7x Ringed Plover, 3x LRP, 58x Lapwing, 7x Oystercatcher, 15x Little Egret, 15x Common Tern, 60x Gadwall, Mandarin, 2x Peregrine, 3x Green Woodpecker, (JWo)

Med Gull by Jon Woodcock

Staffs




Tuesday, 30 June 2020

Tuesday 30th June 2020

Belvide Resv  -  car park gates will close at 20:00
1st sum Laughing Gull still,

By Steve Gibson

Middleton Lakes
3x Black-tailed Godwit briefly, 4x Green Sandpiper, Ringed Plover, LRP, Redshank, c20x Common Tern, (MSm)  -  8x Black-tailed Godwit flew over west screen at 08:55 (MJo)

Lower Foxley
Juv Wheatear and a Hobby at Mosshouse, (NDP)

Checkley
Red Kite circling over the cricket club at 13:00, (FCa)

Branston GPs
Juv Med Gull still, 7x Curlew, 11x Ringed Plover, 4x LRP, 4x Redshank, 2x Common Sandpiper, 53x Lapwing, 4x Oystercatcher, 8x Little Egret, 10x Common Tern, Peregrine, (JWo, DSc)

Monday, 29 June 2020

Monday 29th June 2020

Belvide Resv 
1st sum Laughing Gull still, 16x Black-tailed Godwit, 


By Steve Edwards

Middleton Lakes
15x Black-tailed Godwit flew SE at 08:00, 2x Green Sandpiper, Redshank, 2x Ringed Plover, 2x LRP, 4x Little Egret, (MSm)  -  72x Black-tailed Godwit from east scrape screen, (MJo)  - 71x Blackwits  JW north  at 16:09 of which 50 later flew south at 17:50,  also 80x Lapwing, (SPA)

Med Gull by Bob Pugh

Tittesworth Water
Great Egret, 4x Mandarin, (SG)

By Steve Gibson

Warslow
Red Kite at 09:55 also 8x active Redstart pairs, (DGH)

Tucklesholme
Great Egret flew out north at 08:58 also 8x Common Tern, (IWh)

Branston GPs
Great Egret flew south at 11:20, (IWh)  -  juv Med Gull on Ashy pit this afternoon, Common Sandpiper, 2x Green Sandpiper, 5x Curlew, 5x LRP, 13x Ringed Plover, 26x Lapwing, 2x Redshank, 3x Oystercatcher, 11x Little Egret, 14x Common Tern, 4x Green Woodpecker, (JWo)

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Hobby (MFo)

Blithfield Resv
A early returning juv Wheatear, (GJM)

Whitfield Valley
Hobby over the tip, (JJo)

Sunday, 28 June 2020

Sunday 28th June 2020

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
1st sum LAUGHING GULL this afternoon to 18:00 at least - First ever Staffs record.

By Richard Powell

Middleton Lakes
Wood Sandpiper still, Green Sandpiper, 4x Ringed Plover, Snipe, 3x LRP, (MSm)

Mere Farm
Red Kite, Green Sandpiper, LRP, (MMo)

Swallow Moss
Red Kite over, (JOa)

Branston GPs
2x Peregrine, Hobby, 7x Curlew, 2x Common Sandpiper, 11x Ringed Plover, 4x Redshank, 90x Gadwall, 26x Teal, 12x Common Tern, Green Woodpecker, (DSc)

Rushton Spencer
Barn Owl over Beat Lane this evening, (ACo)



Saturday, 27 June 2020

Saturday 27th June 2020

Middleton Lakes
Wood Sandpiper east scrape, 5x Green Sandpiper,7x Little Egret, 2x Cuckoo 6x LRP, 3x Ringed Plover, Gropper, (SPA)  -  Redshank, Med Gull, 

Uttoxeter Quarry
Cuckoo, Green Sandpiper, 2x Little Egret, Common Tern, 7x Teal, (RPo)

By Richard Powell

Tittesworth Water
Cuckoo, 5x Common Tern, 11x LRP, 6x Common Sandpiper, 48x Lapwing, (SG, IB)

Barton Gate
Red Kite over at 15:50, (KBi)

Newcastle
Hobby thru Bunnyhill, (RGi)

Branston GPs
12x Little Egret, 14x Teal, 4x Redshank, Curlew, LRP, 6x Ringed Plover, 10x Common Tern, Green Woodpecker, c100x Swift.
2x Brown Hawker dragonflies also 4x Black Tailed Skimmers and 2x Common Darters. (DSc)

Butterton
Red Kite at 15:00, (RWh)

Friday, 26 June 2020

Friday 26th June 2020

Berryhill
15x Crossbill SW early morning, (NDP)

Middleton Lakes
Med Gull still, Green Sandpiper, 3x LRP, Ringed Plover, Cuckoo, (SPA)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
9x Crossbill SW over Blithe Bay also Red Kite over Tad Bay, (GJM)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Black-necked Grebe, 8x Common Sandpiper, 

Stafford
Red Kite over Westway at 14:40, (Baz)

Grindley
4x Red Kites this afternoon following the silage mowers, (AGo)

Acres Wood
Red Kite over this afternoon, (SGi)

Branston GPs
2x Med Gull, 2x Green Sandpiper flew over at dusk, 9x Little Egret, 10x Common Tern, 2x Hobby, 2x Peregrine, 3x Green Woodpecker, (JWo, DSc)

Med Gulls by Jon Woodcock

Hanchurch Woods
18x Crossbill at 19:20, (DVi)

Thursday, 25 June 2020

Thursday 25th June 2020

Middleton Lakes
Bittern flew over JW into Fishers Mill, Med Gull still, 3x LRP, 2x Green Sandpiper, Ringed Plover, (MSm)  -  Redshank, 

Codsall
Hobby over Watery Lane allotments, (PCo)

New Landywood pool
2x LRP + 4 chicks, 28x Lapwing, (JJO)

Caverswall
Red Kite over the River Blithe, (AR)

Tittesworth Water
Green Sandpiper, 8x LRP, 3x Common Sandpiper, 4x Oystercatcher, 2x Common Tern, 37x Lapwing, 2x Garden Warbler + 4 chicks, (JOa, IB, LH)

Baldwins Gate
Cuckoo, (RWh)

Branston GPs
7x Little Egret,  6x Shelduck, Mandarin, 3x Shoveler, 11x Teal, 22x Pochard, 3x juv Egyptian Geese, Peregrine, 3x Oystercatcher, 7x Curlew, 2x Redshank, 24x Lapwing+7 chicks, 4x Ringed Plover,  8x Common Tern, 300x Starlings preparing to roost. (DSc)

Wheaton Aston
Hobby also 3x Common Terns over, (TMG)

Wednesday, 24 June 2020

Wednesday 24th June 2020

Blithfield Resv
Sandwich Tern thru SE at 08:40, (MPR)

Middleton Lakes
Med Gull still, 4x Little Egret, 20x Common Tern, 6x Redshank, Green Sandpiper, 3x LRP, 4x Oystercatcher, Gropper, Cuckoo, Hobby, (MSm)

Hanchurch Woods
42x Crossbill, 2x Cuckoo, (NDP)

Parkhall CP
Red Kite over at 10:30, (MKe)

Branston GPs
Green Sandpiper, 2x Redshank, 3x Oystercatcher, 8x Ringed Plover, 9x LRP, 55x Lapwing + chicks, 12x Little Egret, 10x Shelduck,  + 6 ducklings, 19x Pochard, 6x Teal, 11x Shoveler, 48x Gadwall, Snow Goose, 4x Egyptian Geese + 3 juvs, GC Grebe + chicks, 29x Little Grebe + 5 chicks, 6x Common Tern, 2x Peregrine, Cetti's Warbler, 2x Lesser Whitethroat, (JWo)  -  also 4x Curlew, 4x Mandarin + 2 ducklings, 11x Teal, (DSc)

Tittesworth Water
Barn Owl late evening over conservation area, (SGi)

Aqualate 
2x Cetti's Warbler, 3x Gropper, Barn Owl,  late evening, (DNi)

Tuesday, 23 June 2020

Tuesday 23rd June 2020

Middleton Lakes
Med Gull still, 4x LRP, Green Sandpiper, (MSm) - 2x Curlew briefly, (MercianBirding)

Doxey Marsh
2x Black-tailed Godwit on Creswell Flash, (GSa)  -  also 3x Little Egret, Peregrine, 3x Cetti's Warbler, Water Rail, (DBa)

Gnosall
Great Egret at Doley Common, (VSm)

Bishops Wood
2x Quail, 5x Cuckoo, 2x Nightjar, 22x Crossbill, (two flocks of 14 and 8), 2x Tree Pipit, Garden Warbler, (HLl)

Tittesworth Water
7x LRP, 5x Oystercatcher, 3x Common Sandpiper, 16x Lapwing, Curlew, 2x Common Tern, Green Woodpecker, Lesser Whitethroat, Garden Warbler, (JOa)

Draycott in the Moors - Forsbrook
Yellowhammer, Garden Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, (AR)

Aqualate 
2x Cuckoo, 4x Cetti's Warbler, (RSw)

Baldwins Gate
Hobby, (RWh)

Monday, 22 June 2020

Monday 22nd June 2020

Middleton Lakes
Med Gull still, Great Egret, Cuckoo over,  Gropper, 3x Yellow Wagtail, (MSm)  -  also 18x Common Tern, Little Egret, (SPA)

By Steve Atkinson

Tittesworth Water
Osprey at 09:10, also 10x LRP, 7x Common Sandpiper, 8x Oystercatcher, 6x Common Tern, 15x Lapwing, Mandarin, Willow Tit, (SGi, IB)


By Steve Gibson

Baldwins Gate
Red Kite over at 13:00, (RWh)

Longsdon
4x Redstart and 2x Lesser Whitethroat at Mill Pool, (SGi)

The Roaches
Red Kite drifting over at 15:15, (JGr)

Branston GPs
3x Green Sandpiper, 10x Ringed Plover +1 juv, 6x LRP, 2x Redshank, 20x Lapwing +7 chicks, 9x Oystercatcher, 11x Little Egret, 34x Pochard, 32x Gadwall, 2x Mandarin +2 ducklings, 8x Common Tern, Peregrine, 2x Lesser Wwhitethroat, 2x Garden Warbler, Cetti's Warbler, Large Marsh Horsefly, (JWo)

Sunday, 21 June 2020

Sunday 21st June 2020

Tittesworth Water
8x LRP +5 chicks, 3x Common Sandpiper, 2x Curlew, 4x Lapwing + 3 chicks, 7x Oystercatcher, 2x Common Tern + 3 chicks, (JOa, LH)

Foxley
2x Med Gulls (adult & 2nd sum) in field on the Staffs/Cheshire border, (SJT)

Middleton Lakes
Med Gull on Staffs end of Fishers Mill, (Mercian Birding)

Branston GPs
32x GC Grebe, 32x Little Grebe, 6x Little Egret, 8x Shelduck, 3x Mandarin, 8x Shoveler, 10x Teal, 30x Pochard, Hobby, 3x Curlew, 4x Oystercatcher, 6x Ringed Plover, 10x Common Tern, (DSc)

Whitmore Bent Lane
Red Kite over at 15:00, (TRo)

Gentleshaw Common 
2x Hobby, Cuckoo, Garden Warbler, (PJe)

Saturday, 20 June 2020

Saturday 20th June 2020

Whitemoor Haye
Cuckoo, Peregrine, (SCo)

Gailey Resv
9x Crossbill flew over NW at 09:55, Mandarin, 2x Oystercatcher, 2x Spotted Flycatcher, (SRi)

Tittesworth Water
6x Common Tern, 10x LRP, 7x Common Sandpiper, 6x Oystercatcher, 6x Mandarin, Spotted Flycatcher, (SG, IB)

Alrewas Arboretum
Cuckoo, (JWo)

Catholme
Cuckoo, (JWo)

Stapenhill
Red Kite over, (TWy)

Friday, 19 June 2020

Friday 19th June 2020

Tittesworth Water
2x Common Tern, 6x LRP, 3x Common Sandpiper, 3x Oystercatcher, 6x Lapwing, Garden Warbler, (JOa)

Bignall End
Hobby over Boon Hill, (MJW)

Branston GPs
Pair of  Garganey, 29x Pochard, 7x Shoveler, 15x Teal, 15x Gadwall, 6x Shelduck, 4x Egyptian Geese, Snow Goose, 8x Mandarin, 6x Little Egret, 31x GC Grebe, 35x Little Grebe, 7x Common Tern, 2x Cetti's Warbler, 2x Garden Warbler, Peregrine, (JWo, DSc)

Garganey by Jon Woodcock

Silverdale CP
Red Kite over High Lane CP at 15:00, (PCa)

Baldwins Gate
Yellow Wagtail, (RWh)

Thursday, 18 June 2020

Thursday 18th June 2020

Uttoxeter Quarry
Imm Spoonbill still this evening also Redshank, 5x Mandarin, (ABa)

Whitemoor Haye
Cuckoo this evening, (SCo)

Botteslow Flash
2x Oystercatcher and a LRP this evening, (RTo)

Wednesday, 17 June 2020

Wednesday 17th June 2020

Clay Mills
Great Egret along the Trent and Mersey canal also Little Egret, (AMS, ELS)

Doxey Marsh
Cattle Egret still, 2x Little Egret, 2x LRP, 2x Cetti's Warbler, (DBa)

Knypersley Resv
3x Spotted Flycatcher, Garden Warbler, (PMo)

Branston GPs
Curlew, Redshank, 2x Oystercatcher, 4x Ringed Plover, 26x Pochard, Shoveler, 7x Mandarin, 2x Shelduck, 5x Egyptian Geese, 10x Little Egret, Peregrine, Green Woodpecker, 2x Lesser Whitethroat, Cetti's Warbler, Garden Warbler, 9x Common Tern, (CEc)  - Red Kite south at 13:15, (DRi)

Whiston
Nightjar heard from garden at 22:35, (GSt)