Thursday, 29 August 2013

26/08/2013 Croxall and Blithfield


Common Sandpiper, Mute Swan, Coot, Mallard, Great crested Grebe, Teal, Green Sandpiper, 5 Little Egret, Lapwing, Black-headed Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Shoveler, Grey Heron,
Common Tern, Tufted Duck, Canada Geese, Cormorant, Kingfisher, Starling, Goldfinch, House Martin, Magpie, Swallow, Dunnock and Crow.

Blithfield Causeway

Dunlin, Common Tern, Ringed Plover, Pied Wagtail, Buzzard, Black-headed Gull, Great crested Grebe, Mallard, Cormorant, Canada Geese, Tufted Duck, Greylag Geese, Coot, Wood Pigeon, and 1 Osprey fishing.

25/08/2013 Hatherton Reservoir

On a walk around the Raz I saw - Crow, Robin, Long-tailed Tit, Bullfinch, Jay, Great spotted Woodpecker, Blackbird, Wood Pigeon, Magpie, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Coal Tit, Rook, Greenfinch, Grey Heron, Little Grebe, Mallard, Moorhen, Coot and Tufted Duck.

Monday, 19 August 2013

19/08/2013 Middleton Lakes

Little Egret, Grey Heron, 2 Kingfishers, Lapwing, Mallard, Coot, Greenfinch, Chaffinch, Great Tit, Blue Tit, Nuthatch, House Sparrow, Goldfinch, Great Spotted Wood Pecker, Crow, Swallow, Canada Geese, Tufted Duck, Cormorant, Greylag Geese, Shoveler, Black-headed Gull, Kestrel, Mute Swan, Common Tern, Wood Pigeon, Teal, Common Sandpiper, Moorhen, Pochard, House Martin,  Robin, Rook, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Hobby, Spotted Flycatcher and Great White Egret.

Wednesday, 14 August 2013

12/08/2013 Blithfield Reservoir

Blue Tit, Great Tit, Chaffinch, Swift, House Martin, Great Crested Grebe, Mallard, Coot, Greylag Geese, Canada Geese, Wood Pigeon, Cormorant, Grey Heron, Barnacle Geese, Lesser black-backed Gull, Black-headed Gull, Caspian Gull, Crow, Rook, Herring Gull, Goldeneye, Tufted Duck, Mute Swan, Magpie, Sand Martin, Swallow, Teal, Pochard, Shelduck, Lapwing, Gadwall, Osprey, Buzzard, Great black-backed Gull, Goosander, Wren, 3 Common Sandpiper, then just as we were about to leave for lunch a flock of  Black-tailed Godwits flew in.

Saturday, 10 August 2013

10/08/2013 Hatherton Reservoir

Today's bird sightings - Long-tailed Tit, Great Tit, Chaffinch, Magpie, Blackbird, Crow, Blue Tit, Great spotted Woodpecker, Willow Warbler, Mute Swan, Moorhen, Coot, Mallard, Wood Pigeon, Black-headed Gull, Tufted Duck, Reed Warbler, But the highlight of the walk was seeing a Common Sandpiper on the brook, a new record for the patch! I had my camera with me so I tried to get a photo of it. Only a distant shot though!