Saturday, 24 September 2022

Saturday 24th September 2022

Doxey Marsh

6x Black-tailed Godwit, Common Sandpiper, 50x Snipe, (BGo)  -  2x Curlew Sandpiper still, Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, (MBo)

                                                 Black-tailed Godwits by Bill Goldstraw

                                                    Curlew Sandpiper by Bill Goldstraw


Little Stint still, Dunlin, Black-tailed Godwit, (TPe)

Middleton Lakes

2x Dunlin, Ruff, 2x Bittern, Goldeneye, 2x Pintail, 3x Great Egret, 3x Stonechat, 

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)

2x Cattle Egret flew north and landed north end of the A5 at 07:30 before returning at 14:50, 2x Garganey, 2x Ruff, 2x Black-tailed Godwit, 8x Ringed Plover, 12x Dunlin, Redshank, 6x Stonechat, YL Gull, Red Kite thru, 

Blithfield Resv

c80 probable Pink-footed Geese high east at 08:20, 4x Curlew Sandpiper, Little Stint, Bar-tailed Godwit, 23x Ringed Plover, 22x Dunlin, 3x Black-tailed Godwit, Curlew, 3x Ruff, Shag, Wheatear, 6x Stonechat, 2x Yellow Wagtail, 2x Great Egret, Ruddy Shelduck, (SRi)


2x Red Kite, Peregrine, (IWh)

Cuckoo Bank

Redstart, 2x Tree Pipit, Spotted Flycatcher, Marsh Harrier, Hobby, 2x Redpoll, 4x Gropper, 3x Stonechat, 8x Golden Plover, 140x Linnet, 90x Skylark, 20x Yellowhammer, 


Spotted Flycatcher, 14x Mandarin, 4x Little Egret, 6x Gadwall, (RGi)


Red Kite at 10:30 and another at 12:45 both on the Staffs side of the Dove, (PAn)