Friday, 31 October 2014

31st October - Sightings

Shustoke - Shag(imm) still (Bobby D et al)
RSPB - Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Dunlin and 2 Stonechat (G Williams) Also 5 Snipe, c950 Starlings roosted Fisher's Mill (S Pick)
Kingsbury - Scaup (ad fem) Cliff Pool. 4 Green Sandpiper, 6 Little Egret Otter Pool (S Wood)
Alvecote - Curlew over Pretty Pigs Lake (S Allison)

Thursday, 30 October 2014

30th October - Sightings

Shag - Steve Haynes

Shustoke - Shag again. Also 2 Red-Crested Pochard still (P Forbes et al)
RSPB - Jack Snipe, 4 Black-Tailed Godwit, 11 Dunlin, 3 Stonechat, 2 Fieldfare (Bobby D, G Williams))

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

29th October - Sightings

RSPB - Sanderling, 2 Dunlin, Redshank, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Golden Plover, Knot on the JWs and a flyover Grey Plover. Also just 2 Stonechat (G Williams et al) Unconfirmed report of Rock Pipit over (heard only) (per G Williams)
Wishaw - 64 golden plover over Wiggins Hill Road heading east (D Baker)

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

28th October - Sightings

RSPB 13 Stonechat around Jubilee Wetlands. Also Black-tailed Godwit, Dunlin and 3 Snipe (G Williams et al) Goldeneye (C Cook) The Stonechat count is part of a wide influx into Midlands this autumn.
Wishaw - 12+ Grey Partridge in 2 coverys (C Cook)

Monday, 27 October 2014

27th October - Sightings

RSPB - Black-Tailed Godwit, 4 Stonechat, 2 Siskin (G Williams)

Sunday, 26 October 2014

25th October - Sightings

Wishaw - Merlin (imm fem) on post south of SP171938 (S Haynes) Grid Ref now corrected.

Friday, 24 October 2014

24th October - Sightings

RSPB - 2 Stonechat between the screens, 7 Snipe. 200 Starling roosted Fisher's Mill and 2 Little Egret (S Pick)

Thursday, 23 October 2014

23rd October - Sightings

Shustoke - Shag briefly this afternoon but flew off to East. Also 2 Red-Crested Pochard on Small Pool still (P Forbes)

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

22nd October - Sightings

RSPB - 5 Whooper Swan over towards Dosthill Main Pit (per K Thorpe)
Kingsbury - report of very late Willow Warbler with Chiffchaff near SITA hide (Bobby D)
Shustoke - Goldeneye, Common Sandpiper, Willow Tit (Bobby D)

21st October - Sightings

Shustoke - 2 Red-Crested Pochard, 2 Common Sandpiper (M Griffiths)

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

20th October - Sightings

Hams Hall - No sign of Hooded Crow today (Many Obs)

Monday, 20 October 2014

19th October - Sightings

Shustoke - Common Sandpiper (TP)

Saturday, 18 October 2014

18th October - Sightings

Hams Hall - Hooded Crow at 1640hrs today with several Carrion Crows on central reserve on Edison Road, Hams Hall near to the junction  with the A446 roundabout. At 4pm it was in ploughed field in Hams Lane earlier with other corvids  (K Wimbush)

Shustoke - 2 Red-Crested Pochard, 2 Common Sandpiper (D Hutton)
RSPB - 3 Pintail (inc 1m) (G Williams) On 17/10 Pintail, 7 Litle Egret, 7 Golden Plover, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Stonechat. On 16/10 Goosander, Pintail, 12 Snipe (G Williams)

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

14th October - Sightings

Shustoke - Rock Pipit, 2 Red-Crested Pochard, Dunlin (S Haynes)
RSPBRock Pipit (K Thorpe) Also 7 Goosander, Greenshank, Little Egret, 2 Snipe, 30 Redwing over, 3 Stonechat, Grey Wagtail, probable Ruff  (G Williams et al)

Saturday, 11 October 2014

11th October - Sightings

RSPB - Pintail (fem), Green Sandpiper, 2 Dunlin, 4 Little Egret, 2 Stonechat, 2 Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff (A Archer, D Hutton)
Shustoke - 2 Red-Crested Pochard, 2 Swallow, Common Sandpiper (D Hutton)

Friday, 10 October 2014

10th October - Sightings

RSPB - Green Sandpiper North Pit. possible Yellow-Legged Gull(ad) Jubilee Wetlands. 5 Swallows heading south (S Pick)

Thursday, 9 October 2014

9th October - Sightings

Shustoke - 2 Red-Crested Pochard (Bobby D)

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

8th October - Sightings

Shustoke - Red-Crested Pochard (S Haynes)
Wishaw - Red Kite Lichfield Road early afternoon in ploughed field(L Wimbush)
Ladywalk - 3 Little Gull over river flew towards Shustoke 5.20pm (P Sofley)

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

6th October - Sightings

RSPB - prob Merlin, 6 Dunlin, 5 Ringed Plover, Barn Owl (C Cook)

27th Septmber to 5th October Sightings

Tame Valley sightings to be added but Shetland produced Siberian Rubythroat, White's Thrush, Yellow-Rumped Warbler and Swainson's Thrush amongst others! Some photos will appear on Bob The Birder and Shustoke blogs.