Thursday, 18 September 2014

18th September - Sightings

RSPB - 5 Little Stint, Curlew Sandpiper, 6 Ruff, 2 Dunlin, 2 Ringed Plover, Golden Plover (over), c120 Shoveler, Pintail, 3 Shelduck, 3 Hobby, Stonechat, Whinchat (S Haynes, S Collins et al)
Shustoke - Garganey still (per Birdguides)
Alvecote - 2 Ruff Upper Pool. Also 3 Hobby, 3 Little Egret (A Archer)

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

17th September - Sightings

RSPB6 Curlew Sandpiper, 4 Little Stint, 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Green Sandpiper, Dunlin, 8 Ruff,  Hobby, Stonechat, Wheatear, 5 Meadow Pipit (G Williams et al)
Shustoke - Garganey, 3+ Ruff still (J Oates et al)
Ladywalk - 2 Hobby, Peregrine, Pintail (m), Goosander (f), 26 Wigeon, c 60 Teal, c 60 Shoveler,
3 Little Egret, 9 Snipe, 3 Green Sandpiper (P Lichfield)

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

16th September - Sightings




Ruff and Garganey - Dave Hutton



Marsh Harrier and Wheatear - Jo Jones

RSPB - A juvenile Marsh Harrier flew through this morning. Also 2 Hobby 4 Ringed Plover, Greenshank, Green Sandpiper, 4 Little Stint, 6 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Dunlin, 7 Ruff, 10 Snipe, Willow Tit, Stonechat,2 Wheatear (G Williams, Bobby D et al) 3 Whinchat were reported (per G Williams)
Ladywalk - Greenshank, Green Sandpiper, 6 Snipe, 2 Little Egret, 3 Hobby, Pintail, 7 Wigeon,
Goosander, c 60 Teal, c60 Shoveler (P Lichfield)
Shustoke - Garganey, 4 Ruff (1 new bird) (S Haynes, D Hutton et al)

Monday, 15 September 2014

15th September - Sightings

RSPB - 3 Little Stint (J & P Hughes) 8 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, Ringed Plover, Green Sandpiper, Dunlin, 4 Ruff Jubilee Wetlands (Birdguides, G Williams) Garganey Fisher's Mill (G Williams)
Shustoke - 4 Ruff, Redshank, Common Sandpiper, Spotted Flycatcher (P Forbes, D Hutton)

Sunday, 14 September 2014

14th September - Sightings




Curlew Sandpiper - Mark Priest and Garganey - Peter Lichfield

Shustoke - now 4 Ruff, Common Sandpiper (D Hutton)
RSPB8 Curlew Sandpiper, c8 Ruff, 2 Green Sandpiper, Dunlin, Pintail, c50 Wigeon, 2 Hobby, Stonechat Jubilee Wetlands/North Pit. Garganey Fisher's Mill. 2 Green Sandpiper Hall Lake (TP, J Allen, M Priest et al)  Firecrest Mill Plantation c4.50pm (Jake Gearty) report of Little Stint Jubilee Wetlands (per TP)
Ladywalk 2 Garganey, 4 Pochard (1m,3f), c50 Shoveler, c30Teal, 2 Goosander (f}, 12 Wigeon,
Little Egret, Snipe, Green Sandpiper (P Lichfield)

Saturday, 13 September 2014

13th September - Sightings




Ruff - Shustoke - Dave Hutton

Shustoke - 3 Ruff - 2 still North East corner, 1 West shore (D Hutton)
RSPB - 2 Curlew Sandpiper, 6+ Ruff, Pintail, Stonechat, 3 Hobby Jubilee Wetlands. 50+ Wigeon, Green Sandpiper North Pit (K Sargent, TP)
Alvecote -  5+ Hobby Teal Pool. Also 8 Little Egret in area (A Archer)

Friday, 12 September 2014

12th September - Sightings

RSPB - Little Stint(juv), 3 Dunlin, Ringed Plover, 39 Wigeon North Pit. 2 Curlew Sandpiper (juvs), 7 Ruff, 4 Little Egret, Wigeon, 2 Hobby Jubilee Wetlands (per Staffs Birding) Garganey Fisher's Mill (C Cook)
Alvecote - 2 Ruff, 4 Yellow Wagtail Railway Pool. 6 Little Egret, Hobby around the Mill/Teal Pools (J Morgan)
Shustoke -2 Ruff on North East shore (P Forbes)