Tuesday, 23 June 2020

23rd June

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - Mediterranean Gull [Fishers Mill], 2 Little Ringed Plover [East Scrape], Green Sandpiper, ad+juv Little Ringed Plover [North Pit] (M Smiles).

Monday, 22 June 2020

22nd June

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - Mediterranean Gull [Fishers Mill], Great Egret, Cuckoo, Grasshopper Warbler, 3 Yellow Wagtail (M Smiles), 5 Oystercatcher, 2 Little Egret, 2 Egyptian Geese, pair of Shelduck with brood of 4 (J Kenny), 18+ Common Tern (S Atkinson).
Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - 2  Redshank, Oystercatcher, Little Ringed Plover, Hobby, Common Tern and Shelduck (C Waring).

Sunday, 21 June 2020

21st June

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - Little Ringed Plover, Hobby (M Smiles), Mediterranean Gull [Fishers Mill].

Med Gull at RSPB Middleton

Saturday, 20 June 2020

20th June

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - Cuckoo, 3 Grasshopper Warbler, Oystercatcher, Little Ringed Plover, Redshank (R Strong), 7 Oystercatcher, Little Egret, Common Tern (J Hextall).

Friday, 19 June 2020

19th June

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - Green Sandpiper [North Pit] (M Smiles).

Wednesday, 17 June 2020

17th June

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - drake Garganey [North Pit], 2 Green Sandpiper [East Scrape], 6 Oystercatcher [Jubilee Wetlands].

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

24th March

Following the governments announcements the RSPB has closed all reserves to the public including Middleton Lakes. From today the access track from Bodymoor Heath Road and past Villa's training ground will be closed to visitors.

There will be no more posting on this blog until the situation changes nor will there be any tweets or retweets. Take care of yourselves and stay safe.

Monday, 23 March 2020

23rd March

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) -  Cattle Egret, 5 Redshank, 7 Avocet, Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Oystercatcher, 2 Pintail, 7 Goldeneye, Curlew (K Sargent), Jack Snipe (S Atkinson).
RSPB Middleton (Warks) -  Great Egret [Southern Meadow].

Sunday, 22 March 2020

22nd March

Amington - Brambling (T Perrins).
RSPB Middleton (Staffs) -  5 Avocet, 8 Redshank, 8 Oystercatcher, 2 Pintail, 7 Shelduck, 8 Goldeneye, Black-tailed Godwit (M Smiles), 5 Snipe, Cattle Egret reported am and returned pm[Jubilee], 11 Goosander [North Pit], 22 Goldeneye [Dosthill NR].
RSPB Middleton (Warks) -  Lesser Spotted Woodpecker [car park], 4 Avocet [Hall Lake] (M Smiles), Great Egret [Southern Meadow].
Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) -  Redshank, 7 Goosander,  (B Eaton), 10 Sand Martin (J&P Fincham).
Birchmoor - c140 Golden Plover (R Smith).

Saturday, 21 March 2020

21st March

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - 2 Redshank, 7 Oystercatcher, 2 Pintail, Black-tailed Godwit, Raven (D Corfield), 7 Avocet, 14 Goldeneye (D Chetwynd), Goosander, Water Rail (P Andrews).
RSPB Middleton (Warks) -  Lesser Spotted Woodpecker calling [Mill Plantation] (P Andrews).
Drayton Bassett -  Red-legged Partridge, c30 Yellowhammer (M Smiles)