Tuesday, 30 April 2019

30th April

Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) -  Greenshank, Redshank (P Lichfield).
RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - drake Garganey [North Pit], Mediterranean Gull over [Dosthill NR] (S Atkinson), 9 Avocet, 7 Redshank, Black-tailed Godwit, Cuckoo, Raven, 4 Egyptian Geese, 4 Oystercatcher, Common Sandpiper, 5 Common Tern, 2 Pink-footed Geese (M Scott, S Atkinson).
Shustoke Res - 3 Common Sandpiper, 7 Common Tern, Cuckoo (P Forbes).
Curdworth - Warblers:- 7 Willow, 2 Chiffchaff, 8 Blackcap, 1 Garden, 1 Lesser Whitethroat & 18 Whitethroat (P Forbes).

Monday, 29 April 2019

29th April

Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) -  Spotted Redshank, WOOD WARBLER, Redshank, Snipe, 2 Cuckoo (P Softley).
Alvecote - Greenshank (R Smith).
Spotted Redshank at Ladywalk NR - Pete Lichfield

Sunday, 28 April 2019

28th April

Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) -  Spotted Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 5 Snipe, 3 Oystercatcher, 3 Little Ringed Plover, 3 Cuckoo (P Softley), Siskin, 4 Common Tern (B Eaton).
RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - TurnstoneCurlew, Greenshank, 5 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Avocet, 4 Little Ringed Plover, Yellow Wagtail, Cuckoo, Snipe, 3 Redshank (M Smiles). This afternoon 6 Blackwits [East Scrape], Dunlin, 2 Mediterranean Gull [North Pit], 10 Avocet, 4 Ringed Plover, 2 Pink-footed Geese [Jubilee].
KWP North - Cuckoo [M Smiles]
Alvecote - Greenshank, 3 Red-legged Partridge, 3 Little Egret (M Scott).

Saturday, 27 April 2019

27th April

Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) -  Spotted Redshank, 2 Greenshank, Redshank (B Eaton), 2 Little Egret (K Whiston), 2 Little Ringed Plover.
RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - 5 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Avocet, 4 Little Ringed Plover, Yellow Wagtail, Cuckoo, 7 Redshank (S Atkinson).
Shustoke Res - 5+ Arctic Tern with c18 Common (P Forbes), 2+ Arctics still present midday, 3 Little Ringed Plover , Little Egret, Yellow Wagtail (D Hutton), 4+ Arctics late afternoon (J Kenny).
Alvecote - Greenshank (T Perrins). 2nd Greenshank, Common Sandpiper, Pergrine (M Scott).

Spotted Redshank and Greenshank at Ladywalk NR

Friday, 26 April 2019

26th April

Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - Spotted Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 2 Dunlin, Ringed Plover, Redshank, 4 Little Ringed Plover, 4 Oystercatcher, Snipe, 2 Water Rail (P Softley).
RSPB Middleton - 5 Black-tailed Godwits, Common Sandpiper, Greenshank, 3 Cuckoo, Red Kite over play meadow (D Corfield).
KWP South - Yellow Wagtail [Mill Meadow] (M Pollock).

Thursday, 25 April 2019

25th April

Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) -  Short-eared Owl, 2 Egyptian Geese, Redshank, 4 Little Egret, Cuckoo, 2 Water Rail (P Softley).
RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - 1 possiblySpotted Redshank,  Bar-tailed Godwit, Greenshank, Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, Cuckoo, 9 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Ringed Plover, Yellow Wagtail, 2 Pink-footed Geese (S Atkinson), 3 Swift (D Hutton). Bar-tailed still at dusk and 11 Redshank.
Alvecote - Osprey over Pretty Pigs Pool heading South East, Greenshank, Common Sandpiper (M Scott).
Spotted Redshank RSPB Middleton - Steve Atkinson

Wednesday, 24 April 2019

24th April

Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - Spotted Redshank (B & D Eaton), Wood Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, Redshank, 5 Snipe, 3 Little Ringed Plover, Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin, male Marsh Harrier, 2 Peregrine, 8 Goosander, 2 Shelduck, 3 Yellow Wagtail,  3 Cuckoo, 5 Lesser Whitethroat (P Sofley, P Lichfield, B Eaton).
RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - Bar-Tailed Godwit, Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, Common Sandpiper, 2 Cuckoo, 7 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Little Ringed Plover, Ringed Plover, Snipe, 10 Redshank, Pink-footed Goose (R Strong, D Corfield), no change at dusk only additions were Dunlin, Yellow Wagtail and count of 9 Black-tailed Godwit.
RSPB Middleton (Warks) - female/imm Marsh Harrier hunting Southern Meadow at 8.30pm (P Bateman).
Alvecote - 2 Arctic Tern through Mill Pool (T Perrins).
Shustoke - 3 Little Gull (2 Adult + 1W).

Tuesday, 23 April 2019

23rd April

Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - Wood Sandpiper still [B Pool Scrape] (@50CSM), Short-eared Owl (K Whiston).
RSPB Middleton (Staffs) -  LITTLE TERN (D Corfield, P Aggett), 10 Avocet, 10 Black-tailed Godwit, Greenshank (K Sargent), Bar-tailed Godwit [initially Fishers Mill before relocating to East Scrape] (J&P Hughes), 3 Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Dunlin (K Thorpe), Marsh Harrier (P Forbes), 7 Yellow Wagtail, Little Gull (T Perrins et al).
Shustoke Res - 7+ Little Gull, Common Sandpiper (P Forbes).
Coton - 10+ Willow Warbler, 121 Mute Swans (P Forbes).
Little Tern - Jubilee Wetlands - Karl Sargent
Bar-tailed Godwit - East Scrape
Curlew Sandpiper with Black-tailed Godwits - East Scrape

Monday, 22 April 2019

22nd April

Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - Wood Sandpiper still [B Pool Scrape], all 10 Warblers now on the reserve, 2 Cuckoo, 4 Oystercatcher, 2 Little Ringed Plover, Yellow Wagtail (P Softley), 3 Goosander (A Archer). Red Kite following River (P Forbes), Wood Sandpiper still present at 7.30pm (M Pollock).
Tameside NR - Grasshopper Warbler (S Allison)
Curdworth - 12 Blackcap, 8 Willow Warbler, 20+ Whitethroat, 10 Chiffchaff, 2 Garden Warbler (P Forbes).
RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - 9 Avocet, 10 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Ringed Plover, 6 Redshank, 2 Common Tern (K Sargent), 13 Common Tern, 2 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Pink-footed Geese (T Perrins).
RSPB Middleton (Warks) - Yellow Wagtail in field at start of entrance road (T Perrins).

Sunday, 21 April 2019

21st April

Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - Wood Sandpiper [B Pool Flash], 2 Little Ringed Plover, Grasshopper Warbler, Whitethroat, Garden Warbler, Cuckoo (J&P Fincham), 3 Shelduck, 2 Little Egret, 5 Oystercatcher, Goosander (J Kenny).
Shustoke Res - 2 Little Gull, 2 Shelduck, 2 Oystercatcher, 20+ Blackcap, 5 Willow Warbler, 5 Whitethroat, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Common Tern (P Forbes).
KWP South - Yellow Wagtail [Mill Meadow], 5 Common Tern [Hemlingford Water] (M Pollock).
RSPB Middleton - 10 Avocet, 10 Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Ringed Plover, Yellow Wagtail, 7 Redshank, 3 Common Tern.

There has been a Redshank on North Pit for at least the last 4 days which is wearing a bit of bling. left Tarsus is metal & right Tarsus is Orange. Right Tibia I think is Orange over Red and I believe there is a 5th ring on the left Tibia (posssibly orange) - If anyone has managed to get good views of the rings then could you please let me have the combination. 

Saturday, 20 April 2019

20th April

Shustoke Res - Black Tern, 9 Common Tern, 2 Little Ringed Plover (S Cawthray).
Alvecote - 2 Pink-footed Geese, Great Egret, 3 Little Egret, Oystercatcher, Whitethroat and still 4 Fieldfare (M Scott).
RSPB Middleton - Cuckoo10 Avocet, 10 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Little Ringed Plover, 9 Grasshopper Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat (D Corfield), 3 Ringed Plover, 7 Oystercatcher, 3 Redshank, 2 Egyptian Geese, 4 Sedge Warbler, 5 Reed Warbler, 6 Whitethroat, Garden Warbler (J Kenny).
Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - Cuckoo (D Phillips), Short-eared Owl (K White).

Friday, 19 April 2019

19th April

Alvecote - 2 Pink-footed Geese, 2 Oystercatcher, Common Sandpiper, drake Garganey [Pretty Pigs Pool] (A Archer).
RSPB Middleton - Wheatear, Reed Warbler (D Corfield). 4 Whitethroat, Lesser Whitethroat, Great Egret, 8 Black-tailed Godwit (D Hutton), 4 Wheatear, 9+ Grasshopper Warblers (RSPB), Yellow Wagtail (A Powell), Tonight 10 Avocet, 14 Black-tailed Godwit, Ruff, 3 Dunlin, 6 Ringed Plover, 3 Little Ringed Plover, 6 Redshank, 2 Common Tern, 5 Snipe.
Shustoke Res - 5 Black Tern, 2 Common Tern, 2 Oystercatcher, Whitethroat, Lesser Whitethroat (P Forbes).
KWP - Mediterranean Gull [Cliff Pool], 20+ Sand Martin using the Tame Valley Wetlands artifical bank (M Pollock).
Shuttington - Yellow Wagtail (P Bateman).

Thursday, 18 April 2019

18th April

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) -  Curlew, 4 Avocet, 12 Black-tailed Godwits, Wheatear, Dunlin, 3 Little Ringed Plover, 3 Redshank, 3 Grasshopper Warbler, Sedge Warbler, White Wagtail, 3 Pink-footed Geese (S Atkinson). Evening 14 Black-tailed Godwits, 5 Little Ringed Plover, Ringed Plover, 5 Redshank, 6 Avocet, 2 Yellow Wagtail.
Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - 2 Whimbrel (D.A.D), Curlew, 3 Green Sandpiper, 4 Little Ringed Plover, Snipe, Wheatear, Yellow Wagtail, Short-eared Owl  (P Softley, P Lichfield), Grasshopper Warbler (M Pollock).
Shustoke Res - Curlew, Wheatear, Dunlin (D Hutton, P Forbes), 2 Little Ringed Plover, Common Tern (M Pollock).
Wishaw 3 Wheatear (P Forbes).
Alvecote - Marsh Harrier [Mill Pool] (B Duckhouse), drake Garganey, 2 Pink-footed Geese [Pretty Pigs Pool] (R Smith).
Whitacre Heath NR - Wheatear (P Casey)

Tuesday, 16 April 2019

16th April

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - 4 Avocet, 3 Black-tailed Godwits, 4 Grasshopper Warbler, 3 Sedge Warbler (D Hutton), Common Sandpiper, Common Tern, Ringed Plover, 3 Little Ringed Plover, 4 Egyptian Goose, 5 Oystercatcher, Pink-footed Goose (S Atkinson). Tonight 4 Redshank, 2 Green Sandpiper and Dunlin nearly in full summer plumage - quite a contrast to the 3 winter birds yesterday.
Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - Jack Snipe, Green Sandpiper, 2 Redshank, 4 Little Ringed Plover, Snipe, 8 Goosander (P Softley, B Eaton), Tonight Short-eared Owl (@Lucy_Lapwing).
Shustoke Res - Little Gull (S Cawthray).
Coleshill Manor - Hobby (S Cawthray).
Alvecote - Great Egret (R Smith).

Monday, 15 April 2019

15th April

Alvecote - Pink-footed Goose (M Scott).
Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - Redstart [old angling pools] (P Softley), Sedge Warbler, Reed Warbler, Yellow Wagtail (B Eaton), White Wagtail, Green Sandpiper (P Lichfield, K Bentley).
RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - 4 Avocet, 3 Black-tailed Godwits, 4 Little Ringed Plover, 4 Redshank, 4 Grasshopper Warbler, Common Gull, 3 Dunlin (K Sargent). 2 Snipe.
KWP - Mediterranean Gull [Cliff Pool].

Sunday, 14 April 2019

14th April

Alvecote - drake Garganey, Common Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper [Pretty Pigs Pool], 2 Great Egret, 6 Little Egret [Teal Pool] (A Archer).
Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - 5 Little Ringed Plover, Snipe, 2 Oystercatcher, 4 Goosander (P Lichfield). Redstart [old angling pools] (P Softley), Garden Warbler (S Cawthray).
RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - 6+ Avocet, 3 Black-tailed Godwits, 3+ Little Ringed Plover, Ringed Plover, 2 Common Tern (A Hyde). Pink-footed Goose (S Nikols).

Saturday, 13 April 2019

13th April

RSPB Middleton - 6 Avocet, 2 Black-tailed Godwits, 3 Pink-footed Geese, 2 Grasshopper Warbler (S Atkinson), 2 Reed Warbler (M Doughty), 3 Little Ringed Plover, 4 Redshank, 4 Snipe.
KWP - adult Mediterranean Gull, 2 Redshank, 2 Egyptian Geese [Cliff Pool]
Alvecote - drake Garganey [Pretty Pigs Pool] (A Archer), Avocet, Great Egret [Mill Pool] (A Archer, M Scott), 6 Little Egret, 3 Shelduck (M Scott).
Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - Reed Warbler, Whitethroat, Common Sandpiper, 2 Little Ringed Plover, Green Sandpiper, 2 Oystercatcher, Water Rail, Shelduck (B Eaton).
Shustoke Res - Common Sandpiper, 2 Little Ringed Plover, Common Tern (J Kenny).

Friday, 12 April 2019

12th April

RSPB Middleton - 6 Avocet, 4 Pink-footed Geese, 3 Redshank, Grasshopper Warbler, 3 Sedge Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, 6 Snipe (D Corfield), Jack Snipe [West Scrape] (J&P Fincham). Tonight 2 Black-tailed Godwits [East Scrape], 5 Little Ringed Plover [Jubilee Wetlands].
KWP - adult Mediterranean Gull [Cliff Pool]
Tameside NR - 2 Oystercatcher (M Scott).
Shustoke Res - Common Sandpiper (P Forbes).
Alvecote - Curlew [Railway Pool] (B Duckhouse), Great Egret [Mill Pool] (R Smith).

Thursday, 11 April 2019

11th April

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - 6 Avocet, 3 Pink-footed Geese, 3 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Grasshopper Warbler, Whitethroat, 3 Redshank, 5 Snipe, 3 Oystercatcher (S Atkinson, M Scott, J Hextall). Osprey (per Birdguides).
Shustoke Res - Willow Warbler, Arctic Tern, Osprey through (P Forbes) - Arctic Tern still late evening (M Pollock).

Wednesday, 10 April 2019

10th April

Ladywalk NR - 3 Redshank, 5 Little Ringed Plover, Green Sandpiper, Redwing still (P Softley).
Alvecote - drake Garganey [Railway Pool] (G A Williams, J Watts).
RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - 10 Avocet [8 Jubilee, 2 North Pit] (M Wiltshire), Tonight - 2 Redshank, 6 Little Ringed Plover, 5 Snipe [Jubilee Wetlands].
RSPB Middleton (Warks) - 2 Wheatear in ploughed field adjacent to start of access track (M Wiltshire).
Birchmoor Flash - Ringed Plover (A Archer).
Shustoke Res - Little Gull 2 Redshank (D Hutton).

Tuesday, 9 April 2019

9th April

Shustoke Res - 2 Little Gull, Common Tern, Green Sandpiper, Siskin (P Forbes). 2 Arctic Tern (N Barlow).
RSPB Middleton (Staffs) -  Little Gull [Jubilee North]( K Sargent), 4 Pink-footed Geese, 2 Little Ringed Plover, Dunlin, 5 Egyptian Geese, Grasshopper Warbler, Sedge Warbler, 2 Redshank, Ruff, 4 Avocet  (S Atkinson, J&P Fincham). Late evening 2 Little Gull, 4 LRP and surprisingly 10 Great Black-Backed Gulls comprising of 1st, 2nd and 3rd winter birds.
RSPB Middleton (Warks) - CATTLE EGRET still in sheep field west of Fishers Mill bridge (RSPB).
Alvecote - Little Gull, Whimbrel through (B Duckhouse), 3 Little Gull later, drake Garganey (A Archer, M Scott).
Ladywalk NR - Dunlin, Ringed Plover, 4 Little Ringed Plover, Green Sandpiper, 2 Oystercatcher (P Lichfield).
KWP South - Common Tern [Hemlingford Water] (J&P Fincham)

Monday, 8 April 2019

8th April

Alvecote -  Mediterranean Gull, 2 Grey Partridge, 3 Little Egret (M Scott), drake Garganey, 3 Brambling (B Duckhouse).
KWP South 4 Little Gull through Hemlingford Water (M Pollock).
Shustoke Res - Little Gull (P Forbes), Arctic Tern (S Haynes).
Ladywalk NR - 5 Little Ringed Plover (P Lichfield).
RSPB Middleton (Staffs) -  5 Little Gull [Jubilee North], Ruff [North Pit], Grasshopper Warbler in scrub between Fishers Mill and Reed Bed Pool.
RSPB Middleton (Warks) - CATTLE EGRET still in sheep field west of Fishers Mill bridge (per Birdguides & R Downes).

Sunday, 7 April 2019

7th April

RSPB Middleton (Warks) - CATTLE EGRET [with sheep in field to west of Fishers Mill bridge] (M Jackson, D Corfield, S Nikols, et al), Great Egret (D Corfield), Green Sandpiper (T Perrins) [Hall Lake].
RSPB Middleton (Staffs) -  OSPREY (P Forbes, K Sargent), 4 Avocet, 2 Redshank, Little Ringed Plover [Jubilee Wetlands].
Alvecote - drake Garganey [Upper Pool], Brambling [Gilmam's Pool], Golden Plover over, Peregrine through (A Archer),  2nd winter Mediterranean Gull [Mill Pool] (J Allen]. 
KWP - 3 Common Tern [Bodymoor Heath Water] (T Perrins), adult Mediterranean Gull, 2 Egyptian Geese [Cliff Pool].
Birchmoor Flash - Yellow Wagtail, 92 Golden Plover, 2 Little Ringed Plover (A Archer).
Ladywalk NR - 2 Redshank, 7 Little Ringed Plover, 3 Oystercatcher (P Lichfield).
Shustoke Res - 100+ Sand Martin, 25 Swallow (J Kenny), Little Ringed Plover, Green Sandpiper (M Pollock).
Curdworth Village - House Martins over (P Forbes).

Saturday, 6 April 2019

6th April

RSPB Middleton (Warks) - CATTLE EGRET [with sheep in field to west of Fishers Mill bridge] - per Birdguides am before flying South but again at 17:13 - many obs.
RSPB Middleton (Staffs) -  4 Avocet, 4 Pink-footed Geese, Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Egyptian Geese, Ruff, 3 Redshank, 2 Ringed Plover, 2 Little Ringed Plover (A Archer, D Hutton, S Atkinson). Wheatear (P Andrews), 1 possibly 2 Curlew, Sedge Warbler (G A Williams) [All Jubilee Wetlands].
KWP - adult Mediterranean Gull (S Allison), Common Sandpiper (T Perrins) [Cliff Pool]
Ladywalk NR - 2 Redshank, 5 Little Ringed Plover, Green Sandpiper (P Lichfield).
Kingsbury - Green Sandpiper [flood South of fuel depot].
Alvecote - drake Garganey, Brambling (m), 3 Shelduck, Little Egret, Goosander (M Scott, A Archer), Brambling (f), Jack Snipe (T Perrins).
Mediterranean Gull KWP - Sean Allison
Cattle Egret RSPB Middleton - Steve Atkinson

Friday, 5 April 2019

5th April

RSPB Middleton (Warks) - RING OUZEL [Southern Meadow Flood Bank] (RSPB).
RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - Common Tern (RSPB), 7 Little Gull, 4 Avocet, 2 Pink-footed Geese, 3 Redshank [Jubilee Wetlands] (K Sargent) Grasshopper Warbler [between screens] (S Atkinson), 4 Pink foots later, 3 Little Ringed Plover, Green Sandpiper, 2 Water Rail, Ruff (D Corfield). Tonight 4 Common Tern briefly.
KWP - 2 Common Tern [Bodymoor Heath Water] (M Pollock), adult Mediterranean Gull [Cliff Pool]
Tamworth Broadmeadow - 2 Goosander (M Scott).
Ladywalk NR - Wheatear, 2 Redshank, 3 Little Ringed Plover, Green Sandpiper, 2 Oystercatcher (P Lichfield).

Little Gull Jubilee Wetlands - Karl Sargent 

Thursday, 4 April 2019

4th April

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - 5 House Martin (Dosthill NR), 4 Avocet, Ruff, 6 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Ringed Plover, Pink-footed Goose, [Jubilee Wetlands], another 3 Pink-footed Geese [West Side] (S Atkinson).
Dosthill Lake (Waterski Pools) - c40 House Martin (S Atkinson).
Shustoke Res - 400+ mixed Hirundines (S Cawthray).
Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - Brambling, 2 Redwing, Willow Warbler, Green Sandpiper, 4 Little Ringed Plover, (P Softley).
Birchmoor Flash - 2 Little Ringed Plover (R Smith).
KWP Cliff Pool - 2 Mediterranean Gulls, 2 Little Ringed Plover, Great Egret, 3 Oystercatcher.

The second Med Gull now on Cliff Pool is a 2nd winter bird with Yellow Alpha ring AYCA. This was ringed in Germany as a chick on 19/06/2017. Full details below including a photo from that day. Thank you to Andreas of Medgullgermany for the full details.

Wednesday, 3 April 2019

3rd April

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - 6 Avocet, Ruff, 4 Pink-footed Geese, 2 Little Ringed Plover, 4 Redshank [Jubilee Wetlands] (K Sargent), 2 Willow Warbler, Green Sandpiper (D Corfield). Tonight 5 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Ringed Plover, Snipe, 9 Goosander, Great Egret through South and the 4 Pink foots were in the West side field.
Alvecote - Great Egret, House Martin, 2 Willow Warbler (J Scragg)
Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - 3 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Redshank, Green Sandpiper, 6 Shelduck, 4 Oystercatcher, 5 Goosander, 2 Willow Warbler (P Lichfield).
Birchmoor Flash - Wheatear, 53 Golden Plover (M Scott), 2 Little Ringed Plover (A Archer).

Tuesday, 2 April 2019

2nd April

Shustoke ResHouse Martin, 100+ Sand Martin, 3 Swallow (D Hutton) and numbers of Sand/Swallows increased to c200/c20 later (S Cawthray).
Coton - Willow Warbler (D Hutton).
Wishaw (Blind Pit Lane) - Grey Partridge (D Hutton).
Alvecote - 5 Swallow, House Martin, Snipe, 3 Little Egret (M Scott)
Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - 2 Little Ringed Plover, 12 Swallow, 6 Sand Martin, Green Sandpiper, 4 Shelduck, 2 Oystercatcher, Little Egret, 6 Goosander (P Lichfield).
RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - Wheatear (m), 4 Avocet, 5 Little Ringed Plover, 5 Redshank, c20 Swallow, c30 Sand Martin [Jubilee Wetlands].
KWP Cliff Pool - Mediterranean Gull

Mediterranean Gull - Kingsbury Water Park Cliff Pool
The RSPB Middleton yearly total reached 114 by the end of March which is 1 down on last year - Full list is below the Twitter feed.

Monday, 1 April 2019

1st April

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - 4 Avocet, Little Ringed Plover, 7 Redshank, 3 Pink-footed Geese [Jubilee Wetlands] (K Sargent). 3 Goldeneye [Dosthill NR], Ruff, 4 Little Ringed Plover, Egyptian Goose (G Williams).
Birchmoor Flash - Wheatear (m), 46 Golden Plover, White Wagtail (A Archer).
Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - 6+ Little Ringed Plover, Redshank, 30 Sand Martin (P Softley), Siskin, Brambling (f), Green Sandpiper, 5 Shelduck, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Little Egret (P Lichfield, K Bentley).
Tamworth Boardmeadow - Cetti's Warbler, 2 Blackcap, Goosander (M Scott).
KWP Cliff Pool - Mediterranean Gull