Tuesday, 28 June 2016

27th June - Sightings

Kingsbury - 174 ad + 2 broods of 6 and 8 young Gadwall Cliff Pool (W Eley)

Sunday, 26 June 2016

26th June - Sightings

RSPB - Common Gull (juv) Jubilee Wetlands (K Sargent) Black-Tailed Godwit, Hobby North Pit (per Staffs Birding)

25th June - Sightings

RSPB - Little Egret + 2 young in Heronry - first proven breeding record for reserve. Also 10 LRP, Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, Curlew, Black-Tailed Godwit Jubilee Wetlands/North Pit (S Pick et al) possible Rufous Morph Cuckoo Fisher's Mill (S Atkinson) 5 Black-Tailed Godwit North Pit 24/06 (per S Pick)

20th June - Sightings

RSPB - 21 Common Tern New Reedbed Pool. Gadwall + 8 young, Wigeon(fem) Jubilee Wetlands (S Pick) Hobby (G Williams)

Sunday, 19 June 2016

19th June - Sightings

RSPB - Bittern flew over the Silt Pool from the direction of the canal and dropped into the reedbed. Also Wigeon on reserve still  (N Beswick)

6th - 18th June - Sightings

18th June

RSPB - Bittern in flight Fisher's Mill (S Pick et al)
Alvecote - Long-Tailed Duck (fem) still Mill Pool (Many Obs) Osprey over (D Hutton)

17th June

Alvecote - Long-Tailed Duck (fem) still Mill Pool (Many Obs)

16th June

Alvecote - Long-Tailed Duck (fem) Mill Pool (R Smith et al)

14th June

RSPB - Green Sandpiper Southern Meadow (K Thorpe) Avocet, Mediterranean Gull (S Pick)

13th June

RSPB - Mediterranean Gull, Avocet (C Doyle)

12th June

RSPB - Garganey(m) again Fisher's Mill (per RBA)

11th June

RSPB - Mediterranean Gull, 2 Avocet, Wigeon(m), 3 Redshank (S Atkinson, G Williams)

6th June

Ladywalk - Goosander + 10 young (per P Sofley)

Monday, 6 June 2016

5th June - Sightings

RSPB - Green Sandpiper Hall Lake. Green Sandpiper, Avocet, 4 Redshank, 7 Ringed Plover, 3 Teal Jubilee Wetlands. Yellow Wagtail North Pit (TP, J Allen)
Ladywalk - 8 Little Egret (P Sofley)

4th June - Sightings

RSPB - Garganey(m) Fisher's Mill. Also Bittern in flight Fisher's Mill/New Reedbed Pit late evening (J Allen et al)

3rd June - Sightings

RSPB - 2 Avocet, Bittern Fisher's Mill. 4 Black-Tailed Godwit, 2 Yellow Wagtail, Curlew, Redshank (juv), Great-White Egret Jubilee Wetlands (K Thorpe et al) The Bittern was heard booming though probably in vain.

1st June - Sightings

RSPB - Red Kite over the reserve entrance 7.00am heading south (K Thorpe)

30th May - Sightings

Alvecote - 2 Barnacle Goose Mill Pool - photoed (R Smith)
Ladywalk - 3rd new brood of Gadwall (10). Also 2 Wigeon, Teal, Shoveler, 3 Cuckoo (P Sofley)

29th May - Sightings

Ladywalk - Curlew (P Lichfield)

28th May - Sightings

RSPB - Short-Eared Owl Dosthill Main Pit on bunds c9.00pm (J Whitehurst)