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)