Monday, 31 May 2010

31st May - Sightings

Bassett North - Sanderling, 8 Dunlin, 8 Ringed Plover, 2 Wigeon (2m), 4 Shoveler(3m,f) (TP, J Allen)

Sunday, 30 May 2010

30th May - Sightings

Bassett North - 6 Dunlin, 6 Ringed Plover (G Williams, J Allen)

Saturday, 29 May 2010

29th May - Sightings

Bassett North - 2 Sanderling, 8 Dunlin, 15 Ringed Plover, Redshank (TP, G Williams)

Wednesday, 26 May 2010

26th May - Sightings

Bassett North - Ruff(m) still, Redshank, 12 Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin (J Harris)

Tuesday, 25 May 2010

25th May - Sightings

Bassett North - Ruff, 5 Dunlin, c20 Ringed Plover, 2 Wigeon (2m), Shoveler(m), 3 Yellow Wagtail (G Williams)
Shustoke - Red Kite c6.25pm (S Cawthray) Honey Buzzard over to North West c7.15pm (P Sofley, S Cawthray)

Monday, 24 May 2010

24th May - Sightings

Bassett North - 4 Sanderling on North Pit this morning (G Williams et al ) Not Temminck's Stint as initially reported. This evening 4 Sanderling, 3 Dunlin, Ruff, 47 Ringed Plover (S Cawthray, J Harris)
Dosthill - 1st Sum Med Gull on main lake (A Dean)

Saturday, 22 May 2010

22nd May - Sightings

Ladywalk - Spotted Flycatcher (S Cawthray)
Coleshill - Wood Sandpiper at GPs this morning but not later (S Cawthray, B Kington)
Coton - Some Black Terns reported in evening (per J Harris)

Monday, 17 May 2010

17th May - Sightings

Bassett North - 9 Dunlin, 11 Ringed Plover, 2 Hobby (S Cawthray)

Sunday, 16 May 2010

16th May - Sightings

Bassett North - 6 Dunlin, 6 Ringed Plover (TP)
Coleshill - 4 Ringed Plover at GPs (J Allen)

Saturday, 15 May 2010

15th May - Sightings

Bassett North - 2 Dunlin, 6 Ringed Plover, 2 Wigeon(2m) (TP)
Coleshill - 3 Dunlin at GPs (Birdforum)

Friday, 14 May 2010

14th May - Sightings

Coleshill - 2 Temminck's Stint at GPs still (Many Obs) Also Whinchat briefly (D Hutton)
Bassett North - Turnstone Spoonbill Pit (G Williams)

Thursday, 13 May 2010

13th May - Sightings

Coleshill - 2 Temminck's Stint still at GPs (Many Obs)

Wednesday, 12 May 2010

12th May - Sightings

Temmick's Stint and Wood Sandpiper - Adam Archer

Bassett North
- Whimbrel (G Williams) Dunlin, Common Sandpiper (J Allen)
Coleshill - 3 Temminck's Stint on GPs till 6.30pm at least (S Cawthray et al) Also Wood Sandpiper still (Many Obs) From the A446 Coleshill ByPass take Gorsey Lane (signposted towards station and Industrial Estate) and park at end by Quarry Entrance. Take the public footpath and view from bank after 300 yards. Do not view from edge of pit.

Tuesday, 11 May 2010

11th May - Sightings

Grey Plover - Adam Archer

- Wood Sandpiper, Grey Plover at GPs. Also Marsh Harrier thru at 11.20am, Common Sandpiper, Little Egret (Bobby D et al) Marsh Harrier also 10.30am along R. Blythe in town (RBA)
Bassett North - 4 Dunlin, 6 Ringed Plover (J Allen)

Monday, 10 May 2010

10th May - Sightings

Coleshill - Grey Plover still 10.00am at GPs (B Kington per J Harris)

Sunday, 9 May 2010

9th May - Sightings

Coleshill - Grey Plover (Summer Plum) this evening at GPs (P Forbes et al) Also 2 Common Sandpiper (Many Obs)
Bassett North - Common Sandpiper, Dunlin, 2 Wigeon (Many Obs)

Saturday, 8 May 2010

8th May - Sightings

Bassett North - Dunlin, Common Sandpiper (TP, J Allen, C Cook)

Friday, 7 May 2010

7th May - Sightings

Bassett North - Little Gull(ad) on Spoonbill Pit this evening (J Allen)
Fisher's Mill - Peregrine (Bobby D)
Kingsbury - Hobby (Bobby D)
Ladywalk - Hobby (S Cawthray) Marsh Harrier reported yesterday (per S Cawthray)

Thursday, 6 May 2010

6th May - Sightings

Kingsbury South - 500+ Swift, 100+ House Martin (TP)

5th May - Sightings

Bassett North - Greenshank (J Harris)

Monday, 3 May 2010

3rd May - Sightings

Ladywalk - Osprey over towards Shustoke c10.30am (S Cawthray) Also White Wagtail on Marsh (S Cawthray)
Bassett North - Arctic Tern, 2 Dunlin (TP) Area now partially flooded.

Sunday, 2 May 2010

2nd May - Sightings

Shustoke - Partial Albino Swift with white undersides with c250 Swift this morning (P Sofley)
Fisher's Mill - Marsh Harrier (imm fem) 10-55 - c11.30am (S Cawthray) Also 3 Dunlin (S Cawthray)
Bassett North - Marsh Harrier (imm fem) till 12.05pm then disappeared over Tamworth (A Archer, TP, et al) Also Greenshank, 11 Dunlin, 6 Ringed Plover, 2 Wigeon (2m), Common Sandpiper (Many Obs)

Saturday, 1 May 2010

1st May - Sightings

Ladywalk - Wood Warbler singing in Riverwalk Copse 4.00pm at least (S Cawthray, TP, L Johnson et al) This is about 100 yards before the hide. The first twitchable bird in the Tame since 2001.
Bassett North - Garganey(m) still, Greenshank, Common Sandpiper, 6 Dunlin, 12 Ringed Plover, Yellow Wagtail (P Sofley)