Wednesday, 30 May 2018

30th May

Birchmoor Flash - 2 Avocet (R Smith), both birds still there pm plus 2 Ringed Plover, Tundra Ringed Plover and 2 Shelduck (A Archer).
RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - 2 Grey Plover both very vocal with one flying out North at 8.20pm whilst the other remained in the centre of Jubilee Wetlands. Also 2 Egyptian Geese and pair of Shelduck with a brood of 4.

Current Flooding Status
KWP - Broomey Croft and Canal Pools - Unaffected by the flooding
KWP - Cliff Pool - All islands have been fully submerged with vegetation on the central one now visible. The few surviving BH Gull chicks are on the river bank.
Southern Meadow - Back to normal
Fishers Mill - Water levels high - BH Gull chicks everywhere. 
Jubilee Wetlands - Division bank has reappeared. Scrapes will remain flooded until sluices are opened.
North Pit - Almost back to normal.
All paths accessible although some standing water between the screens and down the east side.

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