Saturday, 18 April 2015

18th April - Sightings

Black-Winged Stilt - Mark Priest (upper) and Dave Hutton

RSPB - **2 BLACK-WINGED STILT ** Jubilee Wetlands mid evening at least. They are a pair and were first on Fisher's Mill c9.25am but then moved to Jubilee (R Davis et al) The only previous record in the Tame was from Alvecote in 1987. The last ones in Staffs were in 1995.

Also Garganey(m) still Fisher's Mill. 3 Avocet, 2 Green Sandpiper Jubilee Wetlands. 2 Goosander North Pit. 4 Grasshopper Warbler, 4+ Reed Warbler around reserve (Many Obs) Red Kite over (K Thorpe, F Mosey) Marsh Harrier(fem) over to North Late Afternoon (M Yapp)

Alvecote - Arctic Tern Mill Pool (A Archer)
Whitacre Heath - Hobby over village (K wimbush)
Coton - Garden Warbler near where hide used to be (D Hutton)


  1. There were two stilts at Clayhanger 2013 which is Staffordshire I think
    Were verified bu WMBC

  2. Clayhanger is in West Midlands county