Friday, 22 May 2015

22nd May - Sightings

RSPB - Avocets + 4 yg, 8 Ringed Plover, 2 Yellow Wagtail (S Pick)

Thursday, 21 May 2015

21st May - Sightings

RSPB - Caspian Gull (1st Summer) this evening Jubilee Wetlands (TP, J Allen) Also Ruff, 4 Avocet + 4 Young, 2 Teal, 2 Pochard, 2 Wigeon North Pit. 2 Dunlin, 10 Ringed Plover, Cuckoo Jubilee Wetlands (K Thorpe, TP et al) Whinchat (M Priest)

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

20th May - Sightings

RSPB - 2 Avocet now with 4 young still North Pit (Many Obs) Also 2 Yellow Wagtail (S Pick)
Ladywalk - Ringed Plover, 5 Oystercatcher, 2 Shoveler, 2 teal, 30+ Gadwall. Also recently Common Sandpiper, Mandarin, 2 Wigeon, Goosander (per P Sodley)

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

19th May - Sightings



Avocet with young (S Pick)

RSPB - 21 Ringed Plover, 4 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper (S Pick) Ruff, Curlew (per logbook)

I am also please to announce that 3 Avocet chicks have fledged this evening which represents the first successful breeding for Staffordshire. There have been up to 5 Adult Avocet present.

Monday, 18 May 2015

18th May - Sightings

RSPB - 2 Barnacle Goose flew onto Jubilee Wetlands this evening. Also Garganey(m), 2 Wigeon North Pit. 6 Dunlin, 10+ Ringed Plover Jubilee Wetlands (TP et al)

Sunday, 17 May 2015

17th May - Sightings

RSPB - Ruff, Barnacle Goose North Pit. Dunlin, 16 Ringed Plover Jubilee Wetlands. Garganey(m) Fisher's Mill. Also 2 Cuckoo, Hobby, Grasshopper Warbler (K Sargent et al)

Saturday, 16 May 2015

16th May - Sightings

RSPB - Little Gull, 2 Garganey(m,f), Wood Sandpiper, Ruff, 16 Ringed Plover, 8 Dunlin, Common Sandpiper Jubilee Wetlands (A Archer, S Atkinson et al) Unconfirmed report of Purple Sandpiper yesterday (per logbook) Any detail gratefully received of what would be a site first!
Alvecote - Osprey (per S William)