Saturday, 10 September 2022

Saturday 10th September 2022

Rudyard Lake

10x Ruff early morning showing well but mobile, 2x LRP, 2x Dunlin, 4x Snipe, (SGi)

                                                          Ruffs by Steve Gibson

Middleton Lakes

Glossy Ibis still on North pit, 3x Ruff, 2x Black-tailed Godwit, (SPA)  -  Fem Marsh Harrier late morning over JW, (SWa)

Branston GPs

Juv PALLID HARRIER over Sandy pit at 10:28 heading SW, (JWo, BSt, ASt), Little Stint and 4x Curlew Sandpiper still on North pit 06:45 to 07:15, (CEc), later 8x Curlew Sandpiper on Sandy pit, Dunlin, 12x Curlew, Greenshank, Ruff, 8x Green Sandpiper, 4x Common Sandpiper, 3x Ringed Plover, 12x Snipe, 2x Pintail, 3x Green Woodpecker, (JWo)  -  additional the 8 Curlew Sandpiper still at dusk, also 3x Black-tailed Godwit, Redshank, 17x Snipe, 9x Little Egret, 8x Egyptian Geese, (DSc)

                                                       Pallid Harrier by Jon Woodcock

Bithfield Resv

2x new Bar-tailed Godwit landed in Blithe Bay making 3 present, 22x Little Egret, 2x Great Egret, 5x ad YL Gull, Peregrine, Hobby, 5x Black-tailed Godwit, sev Yellow Wagtail Whinchat, Spotted Flycatcher, (SRi)  -  The Shag still off Watery Lane at 08:15, 3x Ruff, 17x Ringed Plover, 3x Dunlin, Greenshank, Green Sandpiper, Wheatear, (PBe)

Furnace Grange farm Trescott

The Greenshank still present, (ADe)

Whitemoor Haye

Green Sandpiper, 150x Lapwing, 3x Grey Partridge, 3x Siskin over, 18x Greenfinch, 34x Teal, 4x Little Egret, Great Egret, 6x Wigeon, Hobby, Yellow Wagtail, Cetti's Warbler, (SCo)

Uttoxeter Quarry

Great Egret, 4x Little Egret, 10x Curlew, 2x Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, 6x Wigeon, 7x Pochard, (RPo)


Shelduck (1st for The Mere), (DBa)

Knypersley Resv

Spotted Flycatcher, 2x Willow Tit by old hatchery, 2x Mandarin, (GBr)

Tittesworth Water

3x Common Sandpiper, LRP, (SGi)

Silverdale CP

2x Whinchat, (PCa)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)

9x Black-tailed Godwit, 3x Greenshank, 7x Ringed Plover, 3x Ruff, 2x Common Sandpiper, 2x Pintail, 3x Whinchat, 5x Stonechat, 2x Little Egret, 4x Yellow Wagtail, Swift, 2x Spotted Flycatcher, 1w YL Gull, 


Little Egret, 4x Goosander, 2x Egyptian Geese, Snipe, Spotted Flycatcher, 2x Cetti's Warbler, (DSc)


2x Juv/fem Marsh Harriers from 07:55 to 10:25, (KHa)