Wednesday 28 September 2011

28th September - Sightings

RSPB (Bassett South) - Little Stint (per Birdguides)


Tuesday 27 September 2011

27th September - Sightings

RSPB (Bassett  South) - 2 Little Stint (juvs) still, 4 Dunlin, 8 Ringed Plover, Little Egret (J Harris)

Monday 26 September 2011

26th September - Sightings

Little Stint (with apparent pale legs) - Bob Duckhouse

Little Stint - Karl Sargent

RSPB (Bassett South) 2 Little Stint New Reedbed Pool. One appeared to have pale/discoloured legs at times (Many Obs) Also 4 Dunlin, 12 Ringed Plover, Redshank, Wheatear (J Morgan, K Sargent et al)
Wishaw - 9 Wheatear by Beehives off Blindpit Lane (S Cawthray)
Alvecote - Green Sandpiper Decoy Pool. Whitethroat Laundry Lane, Peregrine Mill Pool (J Morgan)

Sunday 25 September 2011

25th Spetember - Sightings

Shustoke - 3 Black Tern flew in from North East mid afternoon (S Haynes)
RSPB - Ringed Plover, 6 Dunlin, Greenshank, passage of Swallows (K Sargent)

24th September - Sightings

RSPB (Bassett South) - 4 Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin, 2 Snipe (G Williams)

Friday 23 September 2011

23rd September - Sightings

Middleton - Hen Harrier (Ringtail) late morning from Heronry Viewpoint (J Harris)
RSPB (Bassett North) - Ruff (G  A Williams) 7 Wigeon (J Harris)
RSPB (Bassett South) - 5 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover, 2 Little Egret, 10 Meadow Pipt, 2 Siskin (J Harris)

22nd September - Sightings

RSPB (Bassett South) - Stonechat, 7 Dunlin, 4 Ringed Plover, Hobby (G Williams, S Cawthray) Report of Whinchat presumably relates to Stonechat.
RSPB (Bassett North) Hen Harrier (Ringtail) again (S Cawthray)

Wednesday 21 September 2011

21st September - Sightings

Alvecote - 4 Wheatear, 50 Meadow Pipit fields top of Laundry Lane. Green Sandpiper Decoy Pool. Little Egret Teal Pool (J Morgan)

Tuesday 20 September 2011

20th September - Sightings

RSPB (Bassett South) - 7 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover, Little Egret (G Williams)
RSPB (Fisher's Mill) - Wheatear (G Williams)
Middleton - Green Sandpiper Silt Pool (G Williams)
Shustoke - Wheatear(f), 30 Swallows through (K Wimbush)

Monday 19 September 2011

19th September - Sightings

RSPB (Bassett South) - 2 Little Egret, 3 Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover, Hobby (S Cawthray)
Ladywalk - 2 Green Sandpiper (S Cawthray)

Hen Harrier reported twice in Kingsbury/Middleton area in last week (per S Cawthray)

Sunday 18 September 2011

18th September - Sightings

Tamworth - Shag (juv) still Stoneydelph Lake. Also Kingfisher. (Patrick Perry et al)
RSPB (Bassett South) - 6 Ringed Plover, Dunlin, Little Egret, Peregrine (K Sargent)

Saturday 17 September 2011

17th September - Sightings

Shag - Bob Duckhouse (Upper) and Mark Priest (Lower)

Tamworth - Shag (juv) Stoneydelph Lake (for 3rd day) and showing very well. Access from Halton Lea, off Fossdale Road, Stoney Delph (Many Obs)
RSPB - Lesser-Spotted Woodpecker showing irregularly on feeders from Heronry Viewpoint for a few months (Many Obs)

Thursday 15 September 2011

15th September - Sightings

Kingsbury - Green Sandpiper on river (Bobby D)
Whitacre Heath NR - Green Sandpiper River Pool. Wheatear Flashes (J Wesson)

Wednesday 14 September 2011

14th September - Sightings

Shustoke - Black-Necked Grebe (P Forbes)
Ladywalk - Green Sandpiper, Hobby (J Morgan)

13th September - Sightings

RSPB (Bassett South) - 4 Dunlin, 5 Ringed Plover, 2 Juv LRP, Meadow Pipit over (J Harris)
RSPB (Bassett North) - Hobby, Swift (J Harris)

Monday 12 September 2011

12th September - Sightings

Shustoke - 3 Arctic Tern, Black Tern, Hobby, Common Sandpiper, 2 Tree Sparrow (S Haynes, K Wimbush)
Middleton - 2 Green Sandpiper Hall Lake (M Hodson)
RSPB (Bassett South) - 3 Ringed Plover, Redshank over, Little Egret (M Hodson)

Sunday 11 September 2011

11th September - Sightings

Whitacre Heath Nr - 2 Redstart (m,juv), 40 Yellow Wagtail, 5 Siskin over, 2 Whitethroat (per Birdforum)
RSPB (Bassett South) - LRP, 4 Ringed Plover, 4 Dunlin, Snipe, Greenshank, Yellow Wagtail (G Williams et al)
Middleton - 2 Green Sandpiper Hall Lake (Many Obs)

Saturday 10 September 2011

10th September - Sightings

Bassett South - LRP, 3 Ringed Plover, 4 Dunlin, Little Egret (G Williams)
Middleton - 3 Green Sandpiper Hall Lake (G Williams)

9th September - Sightings

RSPB (Bassett South) - LRP, Ringed Plover, 4 Dunlin, Hobby (G Williams)
RSPB (Bassett North) - Green Sandpiper, Common Tern (G Williams)
Middleton - 3 Green Sandpiper Silt Pool. 2 Green Sandpiper Hall Lake (G Williams)

Thursday 8 September 2011

8th September - Sightings

Shustoke - Kittiwake (juv) mid afternoon at least but no sign in evening (K Wimbush et al)
Alvecote - 2 Wheatear, 120 Linnet Robey's Lane. Spotted Flycatcher, Whitethroat Pretty Pigs Car Park. 5 Green Sandpiper Decoy Pool. Hobby Laundry Lane. Yellow Wagtail, Redstart Mill Pool (J Morgan)

Wednesday 7 September 2011

7th September - Sightings

Shustoke - Spotted Flycatcher, Barnacle Goose (P Forbes)
Ladywalk -Passage of House Martin with 200 AM rising to 500 this evening , 3 Swift  ,4 Green Sand, Little Egret, Curlew, Snipe , 2 Hobby, Siskin, Marsh Tit (S Cawthray)
RSPB - 2 Wheatear + several Yellow Wagtail on Dung Heap by entrance (J Mallinson)
RSPB (Fisher's Mill) - Spotted Flycatcher, Lesser Whitethroat, Willow Warbler, Green Sandpiper (G Williams)
RSPB (Bassett South) - 2 Dunlin, LRP, Ringed Plover, Hobby New Reedbed Pool (G Williams)
Middleton - 2 Green Sandpiper Hall LAke (G Williams)

Tuesday 6 September 2011

6th September - Sightings

Kingsbury South - 2 Arctic Tern (ad,juv), 9 Common Tern, Hobby (S Cawthray, K Sargent)
Shustoke - 600+ House Martin, 2 Swift (K Sargent)
Kingsbury - Hobby, Little Egret Cliff Pool (K Sargent)
RSPB (Bassett South) - LRP, Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, 2 Greenshank, Green Sandpiper (Many Obs)
RSPB (Bassett North) - 2 Meadow Pipit (G Williams)
RSPB (Middleton) - up to 3 Green Sandpiper Silt Pool (Many Obs)
RSPB (Fisher's Mill) - Spotted Flycatcher (G Williams) 2 Little Egret (M Hodson)

Monday 5 September 2011

5th September - Sightings

Whitacre Heath NR - Blue-Headed Wagtail with 9 Yellow Wagtail on Flashes. Also 2 Redstart still (S Cawthray)
Shustoke - Black Tern, 2 Hobby, 2 Peregrine, 3 Swift (S Haynes, S Cawthray)
RSPB (Bassett South) - Greenshank, 2 Dunlin New Reedbed Pool (M Hodson)
RSPB (Middleton) - 26 Yellow Wagtail "Cow Field" (M Hodson)

Sunday 4 September 2011

4th September - Sightings

Whitacre Heath NR - Whinchat Flashes, 2 Redstart still (J Wesson)
RSPB (Bassett North) - Whinchat on fence post by signpost (M Hodson, D Baker)
RSPB (Bassett South) - LRP (M Hodson) Greenshank over (per birdforum) Merlin (m Whalley) Pic here. Up to 3 Hobby (Many Obs)
RSPB (Fisher's Mill) - 5 Wigeon, 20 Teal (M Hodson)
Middleton - 2 Green Sandpiper Hall Lake (M Hodson)

Saturday 3 September 2011

3rd September - Sightings

Middleton - 2 Green Sandpiper, 5 Shoveler, c30 Teal Hall Lake (TP, J Allen)
RSPB (Fisher's Mill) - 5 Wigeon, Hobby (TP, J Allen)
RSPB (Bassett South) - 2 Dunlin Reedbed Pool mid morning(TP, J Allen) 2 Curlew Sandpiper, Dunlin, Greenshank mid afternoon (M Hodson)
Alvecote - Spotted Flycatcher Orchard (TP) Swift Mill Pool (TP)

Friday 2 September 2011

2nd September - Sightings

Shustoke - Lesser Spotted Woodpecker by Bat House (K Wimbush)
Whitacre Heath NR - 8 Yellow Wagtail Flashes (J Wesson)

Thursday 1 September 2011

1st September - Sightings

RSPB (Bassett South) - Wood Sandpiper still, Little Egret, Hobby, Siskin New Reedbed Pool. 4 Sedge Warbler, 2 Green Sandpiper by River Tame (J Harris)
RSPB (Bassett North) - 3 Green Sandpiper, Snipe, Yellow Wagtail, 3 Meadow Pipit (J Harris)