Monday, 27 April 2015

27th April - Sightings

RSPB - Whimbrel this morning (per facebook)

Sunday, 26 April 2015

26th April - Sightings

Tamworth - Cuckoo flew over Woodlands Road c1.20pm. This shows the merits of hanging out washing! (TP)
RSPB - 2 Garganey (pr) still Fisher's Mil. 10 Dunlin Jubilee/North Pit (J Allen)
Shustoke - 7 Common Sandpiper, 4 Dunlin (P Forbes)
Kingsbury South - 13 Yellow Wagtail, White Wagtail Mill Meadow (S Pick)

Saturday, 25 April 2015

25th April - Sightings

RSPB - Curlew Sandpiper still Jubilee Wetland but no further sign since early morning. Also 3 Dunlin. 2 Garganey(pr) Fisher;s Mill. Hobby reported (S Pick et al)

Friday, 24 April 2015

24th April - Sightings

Curlew Sandpiper - Gaz Robinson

RSPB - Curlew Sandpiper still. Also 3 Wheatear (J Morgan et al)

Thursday, 23 April 2015

23rd April - Sightings

RSPB - Curlew Sandpiper Jubilee Wetlands from bench. Also Cuckoo (S Cawthray et al) The Curlew Sandpiper is presumably the bird from Tuesday.
Kingsbury South - Whinchat Mill Meadow near bridge to Church. Also 12 Yellow Wagtail, Lesser Whitethroat (Bobby D et al)

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

22nd April - Sightings

Whimbrel - Steve Pick

RSPB - 2 Whimbrel, Greenshank Jubilee Wetlands. 6+ Grasshopper Warbler (K Sargent et al)
Shustoke - Arctic Tern (S Cawthray)
Ladywalk - 3 Green Sandpiper, Curlew, 4 Snipe, 3 Yellow Wagtail, White Wagtail, 30 House Martin, Lesser Whitethroat (per P Sofley)

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

21st April - Sightings

Shustoke - Greenshank briefly this morning (P Forbes)
RSPB - Curlew Sandpiper till 6.50pm but not later (D Baker et al) 5+ Grasshopper Warbler this evening. Also 2 Green Sandpiper, Goosander (TP)
Kingsbury South - 7 Yellow Wagtail Mill Meadow (S Cawthray)
Ladywalk - 3 Grasshopper Warbler (S Cawthray) Also Cuckoo (P Lichfield)
Wishaw - Wheatear (D Baker)
Whitacre Heath - Red Kite over village (K & L Wimbush)

The Curlew Sandpiper seems to have been present all day but went unreported until late afternoon which is a shame.