Wednesday 29 June 2011

29th June - Sightings

RSPB (Bassett North) - Wood Sandpiper, Ruff (new bird, also colour ringed), Greenshank, Green Sandpiper, Mediterranean Gull (juv) (G Williams)
Middleton - up to 4 Green Sandpiper Hall Lake (G Williams, TP)

Tuesday 28 June 2011

28th June - Sightings

RSPB(Bassett North) - Ruff (Colour ringed), 2 Greenshank (G Williams)
Middleton - 5 Green Sandpiper Hall Lake (G Williams)

Monday 27 June 2011

27th June - Sightings

RSPB (Bassett North) - Greenshank (G Williams)
Middleton - 2 Green Sandpiper Hall Lake (G Williams)
Ladywalk - 4 Green Sandpiper,  Curlew. Broods of Shovelerand Gadwall (S Cawthray)

Grasshopper Warblers are now reeling again at several sites.

Sunday 26 June 2011

26th June - Sightings

Whitacre Heath - 2 Hobby over Station Road (K Wimbush)

Saturday 25 June 2011

25th June - Sightings

Middleton - Green Sandpiper Hall Lake (TP)

Thursday 23 June 2011

22nd June - Sightings

Ladywalk - 2 Green Sandpiper, Hobby (S Cawthray) Work Parties commence at Ladywalk on 13th July at 5 pm, and every subsequent Wednesday. All welcome.

Tuesday 21 June 2011

21st June - Sightings

Fisher's Mill - 2 Caspian Gull (1st Sum, 2nd Sum), Yellow-Legged Gull (2nd Sum), Hobby (A Dean) The 1st Sum is a new individual (3 in total over last week). The 2nd Sum bird was the second of the original 2 and was originally reported as a 1st Sum bird. See here for details of 3rd bird.
Kingsbury - Whimbrel, Green Sand, 3 Young Tawny Owl Cliff Pool area (W Egmont)

Thursday 16 June 2011

15th June - Sightings

RSPB (Fisher's Mill) - 2 Caspian Gull (both 1st Sum) reported still present (J Harris)

14th June - Sightings

Lea Marston - 2 Pochard(2m) (M Hodson)

Tuesday 14 June 2011

13th June - Sightings

RSPB (Fisher's Mill) - 2 Caspian Gull (both 1st Sum), 2 Yellow-Legged Gulls (ad, 2nd Sum), Hobby (A Dean) The gulls are coming and going from tip and the above were seen over a period of 2 and a half hours. Further information on the Caspian Gulls here on Alan's excellent web site.

Postscript - Second Caspian has been re-aged as a 2nd Sum bird on 21/06.

Sunday 12 June 2011

11th June - Sightings

RSPB (Middleton) - report of Crossbill calling briefly in wood NW of Heronry viewpoint (J Harris)

10th June - Sightings

RSPB (Bassett North) - 4 Hobby (M Hodson)

9th June - Sightings

RSPB (Bassett North) - Dunlin, Common Gull, Hobby (G Williams)

8th June - Sightings

RSPB(Fisher's Mill) - 2 Yellow-Legged Gulls (ads) (A Dean)

Tuesday 7 June 2011

7th June - Sightings

Kingsbury - Mandarin Cliff Pool (S Cawthray)
Middleton - Red Kite over A4091 6pm (Ross Johns)

Sunday 5 June 2011

5th June - Sightings

RSPB (Bassett North) - Common Gull (1st Sum), 4 Shoveler (3m,f), Teal(m) (J Allen)
Middleton - Shoveler(m) Hall Lake (TP)

Saturday 4 June 2011

4th June - Sightings

Bassett North - 2 Dunlin, Ringed Plover, 2 Shoveler (2m) (TP)

3rd June - Sightings

Ladywalk - 3 Black-Tailed Godwit (S Cawthray, D Long)

Thursday 2 June 2011

2nd June - Sightings

RSPB (Bassett North) - 3 Black-Tailed Godwit, 2 Ringed Plover (A Dean)
RSPB (Fisher's Mill) - 2 Yellow-Legged Gull (ad, 2nd Sum), Dunlin, Greenshank over. Alos Clouded Yellow (A Dean)

Wednesday 1 June 2011

1st June - Sightings

Late news for Sunday 29th May - unconfirmed report of 2 Red-Necked Phalaropes Shustoke (per P Forbes)