Tuesday, 19 June 2018

19th June

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - 2 Dunlin & Godwit species over heading South (S Atkinson). Tonight 2 Dunlin still, 9 Redshank, Snipe & Ringed Plover [All Jubilee Wetlands].
RSPB Middleton (Warks) - Green Sandpiper [Hall Lake] (S Atkinson), Hobby [Southern Meadow].

Marsh Harrier reported in the Lookout log book - midday yesterday, seen from river walk path.

Sunday, 17 June 2018

17th June

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - 2 Cuckoo, Barn Owl [Dosthill NR] (D Rickard), Green Sandpiper [Hall Lake] (T Perrins).

Saturday, 16 June 2018

16th June

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - 4 Ringed Plover & 4 (2pr) Egyptian Geese + 2 young [Jubilee Wetlands] (S Atkinson).
Curdworth - Red Kite 1.15pm heading South (P Forbes).

Friday, 15 June 2018

15th June

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - 2 Hobby [Jubilee Wetlands] (A Powell).  Early evening Hobby, Ringed Plover and 2 Egyptian Geese + 2 chicks.
RSPB Middleton (Warks) - Green Sandpiper and Red Kite through heading SW [Hall Lake] (M Griffiths).

Thursday, 14 June 2018

14th June

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - 2 Hobby, 2 Snipe, 2 Egyptian Geese + 2 chicks, Ringed Plover and Dunlin [Jubilee Wetlands] (S Atkinson).

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

13th June

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - 5 Ringed Plover and Hobby [Jubilee Wetlands]. The Spoonbill appears to have gone and possibly taken advantage in the change of wind direction. A single bird was seen at RSPB Old Moor (South Yorkshire) this morning - may be our bird.

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

12th June

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - Spoonbill, Peregrine through, Ringed Plover, Cuckoo and yesterday's passage Avocet appear to have left the reserve (S Atkinson). Spoonbill still on East Scrape at dusk.
Birchmoor Flash - Green Sandpiper (R Smith), Yellow-Legged Gull and Ringed Plover (A Archer).

Monday, 11 June 2018

11th June

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - 17+ Avocet (G A Williams) this morning which is part of a Midlands influx with an increase also noted at Upton Warren. Curlew (M Goode) briefly on Jubilee Wetlands at 11am before flying East. Spoonbill still.

Sunday, 10 June 2018

10th June

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - SPOONBILL & Sanderling [East Scrape] (M Pollock). Osprey over North Pit (A Bladon).

Saturday, 9 June 2018

9th June

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - SPOONBILL still this morning. Also 3 Egyptian Geese and 2 chicks [Jubilee Wetlands] (A Archer).  Spoonbill still on East Scrape 8pm at least.
Birchmoor Flash - 2 Avocet & 2 Ringed Plover (R Smith).