Sunday, 27 March 2016

27th March - Sightings

Avocet - Alvecote - Adam Archer

Alvecote - Avocet Teal Pool/Railway Pool  - photoed (R Smith et al) "White" Wagtail reported Alvecote village near play area (R Smith) White Wagtail Mill Pool (A Archer)
RSPB - Wheatear, 5 Avocet, 10 Black-Tailed Godwit (The 4 joined by another 6 in afternoon), Dunlin, 6 LRP, Ringed Plover, Curlew, 60 Golden Plover, Pink-Footed Goose, Mediterranean Gull (ad ringed), Common Gull (1st Sum), 10+ Sand Martin (Many Obs) 3 House Martin reported likely to refer to Sand Martin.
Wishaw - 30 Golden Plover Blindpit Lane (TP, J Allen)

The Red colour ringed Mediterranean Gull has been confirmed as H9A4 which was ringed as a chick in Hungary in 2013. It has been previosuly seen at Shawell, Leics this month and in Devon in 2014. See here and here. Thanks to Steve Pick for the detective work.

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