Saturday, 27 August 2016

27th August - Sightings

RSPB - Marsh Harrier, Wood Sandpiper, 3 Greenshank, Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, 4 LRP, Dunlin, 8 Little Egret, 6 Wigeon, 2 Mandarin Jubilee/North Pit (S Atkinson, S Pick) Lesser-Spotted Woodpecker by Farm (S Pick) 3 Green Sandpiper Hall Lake (S Pick)
Ladywalk - Greenshank, Ringed Plover, Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper (B Eaton) Redstart (juv) from lane by Old Power Station site (P Sofley)
Alvecote - Great-White Egret, 2 Black-Tailed Godwit, Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, 2 young Water Rail (A Archer et al)

Friday, 26 August 2016

26th August - Sightings

RSPB - Curlew Sandpiper reported North Pit (per RSPB) Also 2 Marsh Harrier, Whinchat, Wheatear, 3 Garganey, Wood Sandpiper, Greenshank, 5 LRP, 4 Dunlin, 2 Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, Barn Owl Jubilee Wetlands/North Pit (TP, J Allen et al)
Wishaw - Tree Pipit, Wheatear (C Hiles)
Alvecote - Great-White Egret, 2 Black-Tailed Godwit, 2 Redstart, Whinchat, 2 Common Sandpiper (Many Obs)
Ladywalk - Marsh Harrier again 2.45pm only (P Lichfield)

Thursday, 25 August 2016

25th August - Sightings



Marsh Harrier and Sandwich Terns - Peter Lichfield

Ladywalk - 2 Sandwich Tern Main Pool early afternoon until 1.30pm when flew north. Marsh Harrier(fem/imm) main reedbed (P Lichfield, K Bentley et al)
Wishaw - Spotted Flycatcher (C Hiles)
RSPB - 2 Black-Tailed Godwit, 3 Dunlin, Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, Greenshank, 2 Garganey, 5 Wigeon, 5+ Yellow Wagtail Jubilee Wetlands (K Thorpe)
Alvecote - Great-White Egret, Curlew, 2 Wheatear (J Morgan et al)
Shustoke - Greenshank (S Cawthray)

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

24th August - Sightings

RSPB - 3+ Spotted Flycatcher Silt Pool (K Thorpe) Greenshank, Redshank, 8 Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper Hall Lake. Spotted Redshank, Greenshank, 2 Golden Plover, 3 Wood Sandpiper, 3 Garganey, Mandarin, 2 Black-Tailed Godwit, 3 Dunlin, 4 Common Sandpiper, 3 LRP, Peregrine, Hobby Jubilee Wetlands (A Archer, J Sirrett, S Atkinson et al)
Alvecote - Great-White Egret, 3 Redstart, Whinchat, Lesser Whitethroat, Hobby Mill Pool/Teal Pool (J Morgan, R Smith)
Shustoke - 2 Common Sandpiper (K Whiston)
Ladywalk - 2 Black tailed Godwit till 1730. Greenshank morning only. Snipe, 3 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, Hobby, 3 Goosander, 4 Wigeon (per P Sofley)

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

23rd August - Sightings

RSPB - 2 Greenshank, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper Hall Lake. 3 Wood Sandpiper, 3 Garganey, Ruff, Spotted Redshank, 2 Black-Tailed Godwit, 6 LRP, Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin, Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper Jubilee Wetlands/North Pit (TP, J Allen, S Pick et al) Osprey late afternoon North Pit/Dosthill Main Pit/ Fisher's Mill (K Thorpe, P Ward) Marsh Harrier Fisher's Mill (per TP) 4 Tree Pipit flew South 7.00am (K Thorpe)
Alvecote - Great-White Egret, Common Sandpiper, LRP, Ringed Plover, Redstart (Many Obs)
Kingsbury - Marsh Harrier over to East this morning (R Hughes)

Monday, 22 August 2016

22nd August - Sightings

RSPB - 10 Ringed Plover, 6 Redshank, 2 Wood Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank, 4 Dunlin, LRP, 83 Lapwing, 3 Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, 259 Mallard, 144 Tufted duck, 99 Mute Swan, 94 Shoveler, 76 Teal, 272 Coot, 18 Great-Crested Grebe, 2 Garganey, 9 Little Egret, Marsh Harrier, Willow Tit (RSPB et al) Marsh Harrier also near Dosthill Village (J Morgan)
Alvecote - Great-White Egret again Mill Pool. Also Common Sandpiper, Redstart, Wheatear (Bobby D, R Smith)
Ladywalk - 3 Black-Tailed Godwit, 3 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Snipe, LRP, 31 Lapwing, 3 Little Egret, 4 Water Rail (2 broods this year), 208 Mallard, 60 Gadwall, 20 Mute Swan, 18 Teal, 3 Wigeon (B Eaton)

Sunday, 21 August 2016

21st August - Sightings



Water Rail - Ladywalk - Peter Lichfield




Greenshank - Steve Pick

RSPB - Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, Greenshank, Wood Sandpiper, 4 Ringed Plover, 2 LRP, Black-Tailed-Godwit, Spotted Redshank, Marsh Harrier Jubilee Wetlands/North Pit (S Allison, S Atkinson, S Pick, J Whitehurst)
Ladywalk - 4 Black-tailed Godwit,2 Common,3 Green Sandpiper,LRP, 6 Little Egret,6 Teal,2 Wigeon. Water Rail (per P Sofley)
Alvecote - Dunlin Mill Pool (R Smith)
Kingsbury South - 5 Common Sandpiper, c20 Common Tern (TP)