Saturday, 3 September 2022

Saturday 3rd September 2022

Middleton Lakes  (All-dayer total 89)

Whinchat, Spotted Flycatcher, Bittern, 3x Garganey, 4x Pintail, Greenshank, 4x Black-tailed Godwit, 7x Snipe, 2x Green Sandpiper, 2x Common Sandpiper, 5x Great Egret, 2x Hobby, Merlin,  (MSm)


10x Whinchat, 5x Wheatear, (RTo)  -  also Redstart, Spotted Flycatcher and at least 8x Whinchat,  (IBu)  -  Cuckoo, 5x Spotted Flycatcher, (ALa)

                                                         Whinchat by Sylvia Hill

Blithfield Resv

Black Tern Blithe Bay, Merlin, Bar-tailed Godwit, Osprey, Wheatear, Red Kite, (GWi) - 2x Great Egret, Curlew, 3x Dunlin, Greenshank, 5x Black-tailed Godwit, 4x Ringed Plover, 3x Oystercatcher, Peregrine, YL Gull, Whinchats, Wheatear, (PAn)

Staffs Moorlands

Whinchat, Spotted Flycatcher Frith Bottom farm, (NMK)

Uttoxeter Quarry

Juv Spotted Redshank briefly, 3x Green Sandpiper, 3x Common Sandpiper, Great Egret, Little Egret, 3x Shelduck, 53x Barnacle Geese, (RPo)

Doxey Marsh ( All-dayer total 79)

2x Cattle Egret at Creswell before flying towards the  Oct hide, Garden Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher, 2x Pintail, Mandarin, 2x Black-tailed Godwit, Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, Green Woodpecker, (DM, RRa, MBo, RSt, DCo, AHa, PDy, DTo)

Belvide Resv WMBC members only - (All-dayer total 98)

2x Red Kite, 6x Whinchat, 3x Stonechat, Redstart, 3x Ruff, 7x Greenshank, Dunlin, 9x Ringed Plover, 2x LRP, YL Gull, 5x Yellow Wagtail, Med Gull, 6x Spotted Flycatcher, 

Cuckoo Bank  (All-dayer total 67)  -  including Chasewater 85

4x Redstart, Tree Pipit, Gropper, Lesser Whitethroat, 

3x Willow Tit, (GBr)

Ipstones Edge

7x Wheatear, Red Kite at 11:30, (SCh)

Barton under Needwood

Hobby, (JWo)


Hobby, Swift, Whinchat, Little Egret, Pochard, (CMa)

Tittesworth Water

Wheatear, Green Sandpiper, 2x Common Sandpiper, 2x LRP, 13x Goosander, 15x Mandarin, (SGi)

Branston GPs ( All-dayer total 102 )

2x Whinchat, Wheatear, Redstart, Hobby, Peregrine, 3x Water Rail, 2x Black-tailed Godwit, 2x Greenshank, 2x LRP, Ruff, Redshank, 14x Curlew, Ringed Plover, 7x Green Sandpiper, 3x Common Sandpiper, 15x Snipe, Great Egret, 3x Black-necked Grebe, 2x Pintail, 4x Wigeon, Mandarin, 12x Little Egret, 5x Barnacle Geese, 2x Hobby, 2x Common Gull, 6x ad YL Gull, Barn Owl, 10x Yellow Wagtail, 3x Cetti's Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat,  (DSc)

                                                      Whinchat by Dave Scattergood