Wednesday May 3rd
Warks: Three Greenshanks and a Whinchat (Roy Smith).
A Turtle Dove near the river at 1350 hrs was a pleasant surprise but no further sign. Also three Dunlin for a short time, two Common Sandpipers, Snipe, two Teal, two Shelduck and three Cuckoos (Pete Sofley, J & J Morris).
Staffs: Grey Plover still, Little Gull, Common Gull, Pintail and Hobby Mark Priest, Tom Perrins). A pair of Cuckoos along the river, the female of which was a rufous-phase bird (Pauline Day).
Two Shelducks, two Dunlin, Common Sandpiper, three Little Ringed Plovers and 34 Common Terns and 30 Swifts (Pete Forbes, Steve Cawthray).