Sunday, 30 June 2013

30th June - Sightings

RSPB - 2 Yellow-Legged Gull (both 2nd Sum), 2 Curlew Jubilee Wetlands. 2 Green Sandpiper Hall Lake (J Allen)

Saturday, 29 June 2013

29th June - Sightings

RSPB - 2 Black-Tailed Godwit Jubilee Wetlands (G Williams et al) 22 Black-Tailed Godwit later but flew off (C Cook) 22 Black-Tailed Godwit (flocks of 20 and 2) still this evening. Also 2 Yellow-Legged Gull (both 2nd Sum), Peregrine(juv), Little Egret, 8 Ringed Plover (TP, J Allen)

Friday, 28 June 2013

28th June - Sightings

RSPB - Wood Sandpiper, Dunlin, 10+ Ringed Plover, 2 Redshank, 6 Yellow Wagtail North Pit (G Williams) 2 Yellow-Legged Gull (4th Sum, 2nd Sum) Jubilee Wetlands this evening (J Allen)

Wednesday, 26 June 2013

26th June - Sightings

Little Tern - Bob Duckhouse

RSPB - 2 Little Tern, Whimbrel Jubilee Wetlands (G Williams et al) The 2 Little Tern 8.40pm at least occasionally flying over Fisher's Mill. One bird was regularly feeding the other. Also Yellow-Legged Gull (3rd Sum), Mediterranean Gull (2nd Sum) still (TP, J Allen et al) 2 Green Sandpiper Fisher's Mill (G Williams) Green Sandpiper Hall Lake (Many Obs) Grasshopper Warbler reeling 200 yards South of Fisher's Mill (TP)

Jubilee Wetlands is the new area of reserve and is in Staffordshire despite what Birdguides say.

Ladywalk - 2 Green Sandpiper, 3 Cuckoo (P Sofley)

Tuesday, 25 June 2013

25th June - Sightings

RSPB - Green Sandpiper Hall Lake (K Sargent)

Monday, 24 June 2013

24th June - Sightings

RSPB - Mediterranean Gull (2nd Sum) again Jubilee Wetlands (G Williams)

Sunday, 23 June 2013

23rd June - Sightings

Kingsbury - 12 Teal Cliff Pool (J Allen) Also Mandarin (fem type) erratically over last few weeks. This is presumably the male (in eclipse) that has over-summered the last few years.
RSPB - 2 Green Sandpiper Hall Lake (J Allen) 2 Black-Tailed Godwit Jubilee Wetlands in evening (S Pick)

Saturday, 22 June 2013

22nd June - Sightings

RSPB - report of Marsh warbler singing (& seen once) this morning 200 yds south of Fishers Mill in scrub opposite 2 concrete blocks but mobile (G A Williams) No further sign in windy conditions (TP et al)

21st June - Sightings

Hams Hall - 2 prob Crossbill over 1.55pm towards Ladywalk (M Griffiths)

Wednesday, 19 June 2013

18th June - Sightings

RSPB - Common Scoter(fem) Jubilee Wetlands in evening (S Pick) - 18th June

Monday, 17 June 2013

17th June - Sightings

Ladywalk - Garganey(fem), 7 Teal, Shoveler, 4 Pochard, 9 Goosander (ad + 8 imm) (P Sofley)

Sunday, 16 June 2013

16th June - Sightings

RSPB - Mediterranean Gull (2nd Sum) again this evening Jubilee Wetlands. Ringed Plover North Pit. Green Sandpiper Hall Lake (J Allen)
Kingsbury - 6 Shoveler, 5 Teal Cliff Pool but no sign of Garganey (TP, J Allen)

Saturday, 15 June 2013

15th June - Sightings

RSPB - Little Gull(ad), 9 Ringed Plover, Dunlin North Pit (G Williams) Green Sandpiper (per G Williams) possible Marsh Warbler reported singing by canal 200yds south of Fisher's Mill Bridge. Also heard from Mill Plantation path this morning (per G Williams, S Atkinson)   No sign of warbler later (D Baker)
Kingsbury - 2 Garganey(m,f) Cliff Pool still (per Birdguides)

Friday, 14 June 2013

14th June - Sightings

RSPB - 3 Black-Tailed Godwit, 7+ Ringed Plover North Pit (Many Obs) Mediterranean Gull (2nd Sum) Jubilee Wetlands (G Williams)
Kingsbury - 2 Garganey(m,f) Cliff Pool (J & P Hughes)

Thursday, 13 June 2013

13th June - Sightings

RSPB - Grey Plover Jubilee Wetlands  (G Williams)

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

12th June - Sightings

RSPB - Turnstone, 2 Ringed Plover on Jubilee Wetlands early afternoon but not later (G Williams)

Tuesday, 11 June 2013

11th June - Sightings

RSPB - Mediterranean Gull(ad), Wigeon, Shoveler (with 1 young) (G Williams et al)

Saturday, 8 June 2013

8th June - Sightings

RSPB - 2 Black-necked Grebe (sum plum) New Reedbed Pool. (G Williams) Still present this evening and best viewed from the path by the river (many obs)

Friday, 7 June 2013

7th June - Sightings

RSPB - Black-necked Grebe (sum plum) Southern pool near bund. (Simon Cull)
Kingsbury South - Spotted Flycatcher Mitchell's Pool (Adam M)

Monday, 3 June 2013

3rd June - Sightings

RSPB - 2 Ross's Goose (unringed) Fisher's Mill then flew towards North Pit (J Morgan) An interesting addition to the escapes list.

Sunday, 2 June 2013

1st June - Sightings

Ladywalk - Garganey(m) still (per Birdguides)