Thursday, 13 April 2017

Thursday 13th April 2017

Blithfield Res (WMBC Members Only)
4x Common Sandpiper, Little Ringed Plover. 2x Shelduck. Oystercatcher this morning (@merops_apiaster)

Himley Hall Pool
Whooper Swan still present this morning (IEv)

Consall Wood/Churnet Valley
4x Redstart, 2x Willow Tit, pair Mandarin, Tawny Owl, Kingfisher, Dipper, Grey Wagtail, Green Woodpecker, 8x Goldcrest, 2x Redpoll (DSc)

Audley Meadows
Redstart, 5x Yellowhammer, c92 Linnet, 2x Raven, Blackcap (@PeterDobson20)

12x Wheatear above turbine cottage this am & Corn Bunting (@broadwayeight) also Redstart & 4x Sand Martin & Peregrine at Sugar Loaf Farm, Iverley (@StourBirder)

Silverdale CP
Common Sandpiper & 2x Green Woodpecker (SGM)

Gailey Res
2x White Wagtail also Egyptian Goose, Common Sandpiper, 6x Oystercatcher, 2x Raven (@TheMoorehen)

Middleton Lakes RSPB
Common Sandpiper, 5x Black-tailed Godwit, Mediterranean Gull, Yellow Wagtail & White Wagtail (@RSPBMiddleton)

Redstart again by the pool at the viewpoint (IBu).

Bent Lane Flood Caspian Gull also White Wagtail (@DKelsall3)

Branston Gravel Pits
Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, Curlew, 10x LRP, 13x Redshank, c40x Lapwing, Water Rail, 14x Teal, 10x Shelduck, 9x Gadwall, 9x Shoveler, 17x Little Grebe, 4x GC Grebe, 333x BHG, Common Gull, 2x House Martin, Raven (JWo)

Belvide Res (WMBC Members Only)
Redstart also 10x Wheatear, 15x White Wagtail, 3x Yellow Wagtail (@BelvideBirding)

Chasewater Res
Dunlin and White Wagtail this afternoon (@CWG_sightings)