Friday, December 31, 2010

31st Dec 2010

Happy New Year to all who visit or contribute to this site. Many thanks for your support and sightings news.

Nuneaton
Waxwing x 10 at Whittleford Park at 2.50pm. Trying to get berries, but chased off by Mistle Thrush. Flew off to rear gardens of houses in Vale View (Alan Ramsell). Earlier, x 6 at the St. Nicholas Park Drive/Clay Avenue junction at 2:00pm (Birdguides)

Lea Marston & Coton
Pink-footed Goose x 82 flew in to roost
Bewick's Swan x 7 at dusk (Birdguides)

Kingsbury WP
Bewick's Swan x 9 still between the A4097 roundabout and the main entrance (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Smew drake (Birdguides)

Thursday, December 30, 2010

30th Dec 2010

Kingsbury WP
Bewick's Swan x 9 still between the A4097 roundabout and the main entrance today
Pink-footed Goose still (Birdguides)

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

29th Dec 2010

Whitacre Heath NR
Lesser-spotted Woodpecker (J Wesson)

Cornet's End Lane and south of Hampton Lane
Bewick's Swan x 1 midway between Hampton-in-Arden and Meriden, adjacent to roundabout GR: SP 223816 this morning at 8.20am (Steve Lane)

Kingsbury WP
Bewick's Swan x 9
European White-fronted Goose x 55
Pink-footed Goose at Bodymoor Heath Lane (Birdguides)

Morton Bagot
Waxwing x 1 at Sherwoods this afternoon (Birdguides)

Middleton Lakes RSPB
Bittern x 1 (Birdguides)

Sunday, December 26, 2010

26th Dec 2010

Newbold on Avon
Bittern on River Avon; park on Lea Crescent and view river from footpath (Birdguides)

Mancetter
Great White Egret south along the River Anker past Mancetter. Also reported flying north over Witherley Church.
Smew drake on river (Birdguides)

Nuneaton
Waxwing x 45-50 on Thorntons Way this afternoon (Birdguides)

Rugby
Waxwing c.20 by Croft Salon in Hillmorton though mobile (Birdguides)

Hartshill
Waxwing x 30 at Moor Road/Meadow Road junction then flew towards Chapel End (Birdguides)

Warwick
Waxwing x 1 in Grassington Avenue, Woodloes (Birdguides)

Saturday, December 25, 2010

25th Dec 2010

Kingsbury WP
Bewick's Swan x 9 still between the A4097 roundabout and the main entrance today (Birdguides)

Lea Marston & Coton
Smew x 2 redheads
Bewick's Swan x 9 (Birdguides)

Warwick
Waxwing at least one still opposite The Wild Boar pub on Lakin Road today (Birdguides)

Nuneaton
Waxwing at least 6 on Thorntons Way this morning (Birdguides)

Hilmorton
Waxwing 25+ still around the Moat Farm Drive, Fenwick Drive and High Street area but mobile (Birdguides)

Friday, December 24, 2010

24th Dec 2010

Hartshill
Great White Egret on the River Anker near the sewage works today (Birdguides)

Ladywalk NR
Scaup female on river
Bittern (Birdguides)

Hilmorton
Waxwing x 25+ still on A428 by hair salon at top of Fenwick Drive this afternoon (Birdguides)

Kingsbury WP
Bewick's Swan x 9 still by lane south of entrance with Mute Swans and Canada Geese (Birdguides)

Lea Marston & Coton
Bittern
Smew x 2 redheads on Coton Lakes
Greenland White-fronted Goose reported probable 1st-winter is a hybrid
Bewick's Swan x 9 roosted this evening (Birdguides)

Warwick
Waxwing x 3 opposite The Wild Boar pub on Lakin Road this afternoon (Birdguides)

Nuneaton
Woodcock in private garden in Stockingford area (Gareth)

Thursday, December 23, 2010

23rd Dec 2010

Atherstone
Great White Egret, one flew along the river Anker at Mancetter (Birdguides)

Nuneaton
Waxwing 70+ briefly in a garden on Chatsworth Drive at 13:00 (Paul Lathbury)

Kingsbury WP
Bewick's Swan x 8 still 200m south of entrance with Mute Swans and Canada Geese (Birdguides)

Grendon
Waxwing 21 on St. Nicholas Estate road (Birdguides)

Long Lawford
Waxwing x 5 at Thurnmill Road late afternoon
Mediterranean Gull adult still by Garratt Close at 15:30 (Birdguides)

Hillmorton
Waxwing x 12 feeding on small rowans on A428 at top of Fenwick Drive mid-morning (Birdguides)

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

22nd Dec 2010

Nuneaton
Waxwing x 11 seen in garden in Glendale Estate area (Lloyd Lees)

Rugby
Waxwing 25+ behind Croft Hairdressers on Fenwick Drive, Hilmorton (Birdguides)

Coventry
Waxwing, 30 on Daventry Road opposite ATS Garage (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Smew x 1 drake in Biggin Bay
Waxwing at Gray's Barn (Birdguides)

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

21st Dec 2010

Coventry
Waxwing, 50 on Daventry Road opposite ATS Garage (Birdguides)

Atherstone
Waxwing x 5 at Mancetter, in trees on B4111 Harpers Lane between church and A5 (Birdguides)

Stratford-upon-Avon
Waxwing 40 in a birch tree along Avon Crescent (Birdguides)

Kingsbury WP
Bewick's Swan, at least 4 present 200m south of entrance. (Birdguides)

Sunday, December 19, 2010

19th Dec 2010

Draycote Water.... CLOSED TODAY

Nuneaton
Waxwing 15+ briefly behind flats on Vale View this morning (Dave Hutton)

Alcester
Waxwing
x 7 at the end of Throckmorton Road near the trig point (Birdguides)

Coventry
Waxwing x 14 outside the Holyhead pub (Jeff Wesson)


Waxwing by Jeff Wesson

Saturday, December 18, 2010

18th Dec 2010

Coventry
Waxwing x 87 at Morrison's on Holyhead Road (Steve Lane)

Leamington Spa
Waxwing x 60+ on Cubbington Rd opposite Lonsdale Rd this morning (Birdguides)

Cubbington
Waxwing x 40 (Duncan McKowan)

Alcester
Waxwing x 10 flew over Throckmorton Road this afternoon towards Tesco (Birdguides)

Long Lawford
Waxwing one behind Garrett Close this morning (Birdguides)

Alcester
Waxwing x 10 flew over Throckmorton Rd this afternoon........Birdguides.

Friday, December 17, 2010

17th Dec 2010

Nuneaton
Waxwing x 8 on Kingswood Road and at least 5 opposite Cherry Tree pub, Vale View (Dave Hutton & Bob Duckhouse)

Cawston
Waxwing x 4 between the A4071 roundabout and Bilton this morning (Birdguides)

Stratford-upon-Avon
Waxwing x 6 in trees outside Stratford Medical Centre (Birdguides)

Alcester
Waxwing x 60 still at the industrial estate by bridge over River Arrow (Birdguides)


Waxwing in Nuneaton by Dave Hutton

Thursday, December 16, 2010

16th Dec 2010

Nuneaton
Waxwing x 3 on Kingswood Road (Dave Hutton)

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

15th Dcember 2010

Dosthill Lake
Glaucous Gull 2nd-winter (Birdguides)

Alcester
Waxwing x 31 still at the industrial estate by bridge over River Arrow and x 65 on Arden Road (Birdguides)

Rugby
Waxwing at least 3 still on A4071 just west of Bilton (Birdguides)

Dunchurch
Waxwing x 20 flew over The Dun Cow (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Smew drake still off Farborough Bank this morning (Birdguides)

Lea Marston & Coton
Smew x 4 redheads
Bittern x 1 again left of hide mid-afternoon
Yellow-legged Gull x 2 (Birdguides)

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

14th Dec 2010

Alcester
Waxwing x 58 showing well opposite Arden Court (Birdguides)

Brandon Marsh
Short-eared Owl x 1 between Newlands and the golf course
Bittern x 2 on West Marsh (Birdguides)

Dosthill Lake
Glaucous Gull 2nd-winter (Birdguides)

Lea Marston & Coton
Bittern flew past the hide on Coton Lake at dusk (Birdguides)

Monday, December 13, 2010

13th Dec 2010

Alcester
Waxwing x 25 still near River Arrow on Industrial Estate showing well on rowan bushes early afternoon (Birdguides)

Lawford Heath Landfill Site
Glaucous Gull adult
Iceland Gull adult (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Smew drake (Birdguides)

Dunchurch
Waxwing x 5 near Dun Cow car park (Birdguides)

Rugby
Waxwing x 5 at Cawston, x 3 at May Lane/Addison Road junction and x 2 on Dunchurch Road (Birdguides)

Sunday, December 12, 2010

12th Dec 2010

Alcester
Waxwing 28 by Arden Court on the industrial estate (Dave Hutton)

Draycote Water
Sanderling x 1 1st winter (Dave Hutton)

Nuneaton
Raven x 2 over Griff Quarry at 10:15am (Paul Lathbury)

Brandon Marsh
Bittern x 2 at Rover Pool (Birdguides)


Images by Dave Hutton:
http://dav
ehutton.fotopic.net/





Saturday, December 11, 2010

11th Dec 2010

Brandon Marsh
Bittern x 2 from Steely hide mid-morning (Birdguides)

Alcester
Waxwing x 50 at Eddie Stobart depot off A435 this morning and 11 at 12.30 on Arden Industrial Estate (Birdguides)

Kenilworth
Waxwing x 5 near Convent Close (Birdguides)

Solihull

Waxwing c40 on Blossomfield Road (Keith Lovell)

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

7th Nov 2010

Dosthill
Caspian Gull adult
Bittern
Little Egret on river (John Harris)


Middleton
Woodcock by silt pool (per John Harris)

Hartshill

Waxwing x 1 this morning (Birdguides)

Brandon Marsh
Short-eared Owl again over Newlands (Birdguides)

Monday, December 06, 2010

6th Dec 2010

Brandon Marsh
Short-eared Owl over Newlands again this afternoon (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Sanderling x 1 still on sailing club shoreline this afternoon (Birdguides)

Sunday, December 05, 2010

5th December 2010

Alvecote
Goosander now up to 12
Wigeon 200+ flew in at 13.45 (Paul Lathbury)
Pink-footed Goose in field just west of the M42 (Birdguides)

Lea Marston & Coton
Scaup fem or immature on river north of road bridge
Smew redhead in front of hide Late afternoon
Yellow-legged Gull x 2 in roost (Birdguides)

Brandon Marsh NR
Bittern
Short-eared Owl over Newlands at 14.30 (Birdguides)

Rugby
Waxwing x 9 at Addison Road/May Lane junction mid-afternoon (Birdguides)

Earlswood Lakes
Waxwing 25+ in oak tree at Warings Green Wharf briefly then flew off (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Smew drake (Birdguides)

Saturday, December 04, 2010

4th Dec 2010

Alvecote Pools
Caspian Gull 3rd-winter
Pink-footed Goose x 6
Shelduck x 13
Goosander x 6
Grey Partridge x 4
Brambling (Adam Archer)

Brandon Marsh NR
Short-eared Owl still at Newlands (Birdguides)

Rugby
Black Redstart adult male in a private garden
Waxwing x 2 flew over Sainsbury's this morning (Birdguides)

Napton-on-the-Hill
Waxwing x 1 near the windmill briefly today (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Common Redpoll x 1 in wind surfing car park (Birdguides)

Lea Marston
Smew redhead
Yellow-legged Gull x 2 (Birdguides)

Friday, December 03, 2010

3rd Dec 2010

Draycote Water
Sanderling x 1 in windsurf area
Smew x 1 drake
Goosander x 73
Yellow-legged Gull (Birdguides)

Thursday, December 02, 2010

2nd Dec 2010

Lea Marston & Coton
Smew x 2 redheads this morning (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Waxwing x 1 flew over Farborough Spit followed by another 58 which landed in trees near Thurlaston
Iceland Gull juvenille
Glaucous Gull
Yellow-legged Gull x 5
Smew x 1 drake

Dosthill Lake
Water Pipit on the mound on the main lake this morning (Birdguides)

Alvecote
Pink-footed Goose x by M42 (Birdguides)

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

1st Dec 2010

Alvecote
Pink-footed Goose x 6 by M42 (Birdguides)

Dosthill Lake
Yellow-legged Gull x 2 in roost (Birdguides)

Kingsbury WP
Hen Harrier x over meadow (Birdguides)

Shustoke Reservoir
Knot x 1
Grey Plover x 3 over (Birdguides)

Moreton Morrell
Waxwing x 8 in college grounds (Birdguides)

Lea Marston & Coton
Smew drake (Birdguides)

Monday, November 29, 2010

29th Nov 2010

Lea Marston & Coton Lakes
Caspian Gull
Yellow-legged Gull x 4 (Birdguides)

Sunday, November 28, 2010

28th Nov 2010

Nuneaton
Waxwing 15+ in private garden in Vale View area this morning, flew off in direction of Haunchwood Road (Yvonne Everitt)



Draycote Water
Glaucous Gull in roost
Smew redhead (Birdguides)

Lea Marston & Coton Lakes
Waxwing x 5 midday then flew north (Birdguides)

Brandon Marsh
Short-eared Owl still from Carlton Hide
White-fronted Goose x 5 over SW this morning (Birdguides)

Saturday, November 27, 2010

27th Nov 2010

Mill Pool, Alvecote Pools
Scaup female
Little Egret x 3
Goosander x 2
Shelduck x 9 (Adam Archer)

Shustoke Reservoir
Smew redhead (Birdguides)

Brandon Marsh
Short-eared Owl still from Carlton Hide (Birdguides)

Stratford-upon-Avon
Waxwing x 2 on Blackthorn Road (Birdguides)

Kingsbury WP
Common Redpoll x 1 at Swann Pool car park (Birdguides)

Friday, November 26, 2010

26th Nov 2010

Draycote Water
Common Scoter female x 2 (Birdguides)

Alvecote Pools
Scaup female on Mill Pool
Woodcock Upper Pool (Jon Morgan)

Thursday, November 25, 2010

25th Nov 2010

Nuneaton
Ring Ouzel in a private garden from 21st-25th November (Peter Evans)



Draycote Water
Common Scoter female x 2
Whooper Swan x 2 flew west (Birdguides)

Alvecote Pools
Red-breasted Merganser x 1, Goosander x 5, Little Egret x 2, Shelduck x 5 on Mill Pool
Scaup female on Pretty Pigs Pool (Jon Morgan)

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

23rd Nov 2010

Alvecote Pools
Scaup juv/fem on Pigs Lake (Laundry Lane end) (Jon Morgan)

Brandon Marsh NR
Short-eared Owl over East Marsh and Teal Pool
Jack Snipe (Birdguides)

Monday, November 22, 2010

22nd Nov 2010

Draycote Water
Common Scoter x 2 females still off the inlet
Yellow-legged Gull adult (Birdguides)

Sunday, November 21, 2010

21st Nov 2010

Brandon Marsh NR
Short-eared Owl over sheepfield from railway bridge this afternoon
Waxwing x 8 behind visitor centre
Bittern
Little Egret (Birdguides)

Friday, November 19, 2010

19th Nov 2010

Draycote Water
Common Scoter x 2 females of inlet (Birdguides)

Thursday, November 18, 2010

18th Nov 2010

Draycote Water
Common Scoter x 2 female
Yellow-legged Gull x 3 (Birdguides)

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

17th Nov 2010

Brandon Marsh
Short-eared Owl still viewable from the railway bridge this morning
Bittern still at East Marsh (Birdguides)

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

16th Nov 2010

Draycote Water
Caspian Gull near adult
Yellow-legged Gull x 3
Common Scoter x 2
Rock Pipit
Red-crested Pochard (Birdguides)

Brandon Marsh
Bittern (Birdguides)

Shustoke

Red-breasted Merganser still by jetty (Max Silverman)

Monday, November 15, 2010

15th Nov 2010

Alvecote Pools
Goosander on Mill Pool
Peregrine over Laundry Lane
Chiffchaff at Alvecote Priory (Jon Morgan)

Brandon Marsh
Short-eared Owl in the sheep field by Brandon Lane viewed from the railway bridge (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Caspian Gull in roost
Yellow-legged Gull x 4
Common Scoter x 2 (Birdguides)

Shustoke
Red-breasted Merganser still (Dave Hutton)


Images of Red-breasted Merganser by Dave Hutton
http://davehutton.fotopic.net/



Sunday, November 14, 2010

14th Nov 2010

Shustoke Reservoir
Red-breasted Merganser still showing well (Adam Archer)
Little Gull in gull roost & Goosander x 6 over (Matthew Griffiths)

Brandon Marsh
Bittern on Teal Pool (Birdguides)

Earlswood Lakes
Pintail x 1 female
Goosander up to 10 on Terry's Pool early afternoon (Matthew Griffiths)

Kingsbury WP
Red-crested Pochard from Sita Hide (Birdguides)

Images of Red-breasted Merganser by Max Silverman



Saturday, November 13, 2010

13th Nov 2010

Shustoke Reservoir
Red-breasted Merganser female still on north shore (Birdguides)

Brandon Marsh
Bittern still on East Marsh Pool to 12:10 when it flew towards Carlton Hide (Birdguides)

Friday, November 12, 2010

12th Nov 2010

Shustoke
Red-breasted Merganser still off north bank (Birdguides)

Dosthill Lake
Caspian Gull
Yellow-legged Gull x 7
Hen Harrier also seen over Cliff Pool Kingsbury WP
Peregrine (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Common Scoter x 2 (Birdguides)

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Shustoke
Red-breasted Merganser still off the north bank this morning (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Dark-bellied Brent Goose x 1 over
Kittiwake x 1
Snow Bunting flew from Rainbow corner to picnic area (Birdguides)

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Shustoke Reservoir
Red-breasted Merganser fem/juv showing very well along North/West bank (John Galletly)

Earlswood Lakes
Smew redhead at Windmill Pool for a few minutes before flying towards Terry's Pool, but no further sign (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Glaucous Gull
Yellow-legged Gull x 2 3rd winter (Birdguides)

Kingsbury WP
Hen Harrier ringtail (Birdguides)

Brandon Marsh
Bittern on West Marsh Pool (Birdguides)

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

9th November 2010

Two more images of the recent Great Grey Shrike at Napton from Max Silverman.




Sunday, November 07, 2010

7th Nov 2010

Fishers Mill
Hen Harrier ringtail (Birdguides)

Napton-on-the-Hill
Great Grey Shrike (Birdguides)

Rugby
Whooper Swan x 2 west over the cement works (Birdguides)

Saturday, November 06, 2010

6th Nov 2010

Napton-on-the-Hill
Great Grey Shrike still by the old brickworks this morning........Birdguides.

Nuneaton
Waxwings x 6 between St Nicolas Par Drive and Clay Avenue this morning....Birdguides.

Friday, November 05, 2010

5th Nov 2010

Napton-on-the-Hill
Great Grey Shrike still by the canal at old brickworks early afternoon.......Birdguides.

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

3rd Nov 2010

Another stunning image taken by Pete Walkden.

Napton-on-the-Hill
Great Grey Shrike still on old road to Industrial Est near brick works this morning.....Birdguides.

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

2nd Nov 2010

G G Shrike... stunning image taken by Pete Walkden

Napton-on-the-Hill
Great Grey Shrike still at 8-00 this morning by the road to the Industrial Est ,
near the brick works...........Birdguides.

Fishers Mill
Hen Harrier ringtail flew towards Drayton Bassett this morning......Birdguides.

Draycote Water
Snow Bunting one this morning on Draycote Bank......RM , BH.

Monday, November 01, 2010

1st Nov 2010

Morton Bagot
Red-necked Grebe one present on pools this afternoon.....Birdguides.

Napton-on-the-Hill
Great Grey Shrike still by the road to the Industrial Est late afternoon.......Birdguides.

Alvecote Pools
Goosander fem upper pool , also Woodcock edge of wood beyond decoy pool....J Morgan.

Ladywalk NR (permit only)
Bittern in main reedbed , also 21 x Waxwing over towards Hams Hall.......S Cawthray.

Sunday, October 31, 2010

31st Oct 2010

Great Grey Shrike.......Napton....Jeff Wesson.

Note!!!!!!!!!!!
Twitchers , a British Obsession
Monday Nov 1st.........9-00pm 10-00pm BBC4
This follows competitive bird wachers chasing new ticks on their list.

Napton-on-the -Hill
Great Grey Shrike one by the canal viewed from near the windmill
this morning but distant ..........Birdguides.
On wires now by the road to the Industrial Est late morning........Birdguides.
Still along Brickyard Lane this afternoon........Birdguides.

Morton Bagot
Merlin female also Jack Snipe , 7 x Brambling and 22 x Tree Sparrows.......R Harbird.

Saturday, October 30, 2010

30th Oct 2010

Fishers Mill
Hen Harrier ringtail 16-00......TVB.

Coleshill GPs
Jack Snipe one this evening.........P Forbes.

Earlswood Lakes
Goosander x 2 south end of Terrys Pool this evening.....Birdguides.

Friday, October 29, 2010

29th Oct 2010

Dosthill Lake
Caspian Gull first winter this evening........Birdguides.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

28th Oct 2010

Draycote Water
Slavonian Grebe one present off Farnborough Bank today.........Birdguides.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

27th Oct 2010

Coventry
Waxwing 60+ over Walsgrave Coventry at 12.00 27th oct flying west (Colin Potter)

Morton Bagot
Rock Pipit this morning than flew east (Birdguides)

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

26th Oct

Nuneaton
Waxwing x 30 in gardens on Turnberry Drive this morning........Birdguides.

Fishers Mill
Rock Pipit one yesterday.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

23rd Oct 2010

Wishaw
Hen Harrier ringtail south over (Birdguides)

Friday, October 22, 2010

22nd Oct 2010

Coton
Mandarin and Merlin.........S Haynes.

Lea Marston
Brambling and 3 x Green Sandpiper............S Haynes.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

20th Oct 2010

Earlswood Lakes
Goosander x 1 (Birdguides)

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

19th Oct 2010

Napton Reservoir
Bearded Tit throughout the morning, but elusive (Birdguides)

Sunday, October 17, 2010

17th Oct 2010

Alvecote Pools
Red Kite south over Mill Pool at 11.10 mobbed by Jackdaws & appeared to land in Robey's Lane Wood (Adam Archer)

Napton Reservoir
Bearded Tit x 1 (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Lesser Scaup still present today (Birdguides)

Shustoke Res
Scaup female present (S Cawthray)

Ladywalk NR (permit only)
Jack Snipe one present from Hide B (Birdguides)

Brandon Marsh NR
Bittern today on west marsh pool (Birdguides)

Friday, October 15, 2010

15th Oct 2010

Earlswood Lakes
Kittiwake juvenile at Windmill Pool mid-morning
Pintail female on Terry's Pool
Dunlin over (Matthew Griffiths)

Draycote Water
Lesser Scaup adult drake still in Toft Bay this morning (Birdguides)

Brandon Marsh NR
Jack Snipe one showing well on Willow Island mid-morning (Birdguides)

Thursday, October 14, 2010

14th Oct 2010

Draycote Water
Lesser Scaup (Birdguides)

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

13th Oct 2010

Draycote Water
Lesser Scaup still between Hensborough Bank and picnic area early afternoon (Birdguides)

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

12th Oct 2010

Shustoke Res
Rock Pipit one present this morning........(P Forbes).

Monday, October 11, 2010

11th Oct 2010

Draycote Water
Lesser Scaup
Curlew Sandpiper
Yellow-legged Gull
Rock Pipit (Birdguides)

Alvecote
Stonechat juvenile (Jon Morgan)

Sunday, October 10, 2010

10th Oct 2010

Shustoke Res
Black Tern one still mid-morning........Birdguides.

Draycote Water
Lesser Scaup adult drake in Toft bay early evening , also Curlew Sand and
Yellow-legged Gull...............Birdguides.

Saturday, October 09, 2010

9th Oct 2010

Hartshill
Ring Ouzel female in hedge in the moorwood area , also 23 x Redwing........Birdguides.

Draycote Water
Lesser Scaup adult drake still off Hensborough Bank........Birdguides.

Shustoke Res
Black Tern still present, also Common Tern.................P Forbes.

Friday, October 08, 2010

8th Oct 2010

Alvecote Pools
Common Gull x 2 (adult & 1st winter), Pochard.........J Morgan.

Thursday, October 07, 2010

7th Oct 2010

Lesser Scaup.......Photographed by Hughie King.
Draycote Water
Lesser Scaup adult drake still present mid-morning off Hensborough Bank , also
Ruff , Dunlin , Ringed Plover and Common Sand........K Goocock.

Shustoke Res
Black Tern one at west end late morning................T Perrins.

Ladywalk NR  (permit only)
Greenshank and Curlew present today..........S Cawthray.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

6th Oct 2010

Draycote Water
Lesser Scaup adult drake still off Hensborough Bank today , also Black Tern ,
Yellow-legged Gull , Wheatear and 2 x Dunlin............S Payne.

Ladywalk
4 x Green Sand , Curlew and 3 x Chiffchaff ........S Cawthray.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

5th Oct 2010

Draycote Water
Lesser Scaup adult drake still off Hensborough Bank , also Curlew Sandpiper ,
9 x Black Tern and Rock Pipit on the dam early afternoon..........Birdguides.

Monday, October 04, 2010

4th Oct 2010

Draycote Water
Lesser Scaup drake still off Hensborough Bank at mid-day......Birdguides.

Sunday, October 03, 2010

3rd Oct 2010

Draycote Water
Lesser Scaup adult drake showing well off Hensborough Bank this afternoon
also Rock Pipit, and Grey Plover over Farnborough Bank and 6 x Yellow Wagtails.....Birdguides.

Saturday, October 02, 2010

2nd Oct 2010

Draycote Water
Lesser Scaup drake still off Hensborough bank .

Friday, October 01, 2010

1st Oct 2010

Shustoke Res
Common Scoter drake at west end this afternoon...........Birdguides.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

30th Sept 2010

Draycote Water
Lesser Scaup (Max Silverman)
Rock Pipit x 2 (Birdguides)


Lesser Scaup by Max Silverman

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

29th Sept 2010

Shustoke Res
Little Gull x 8 today.......6 x1st winters , adult and 2nd winter......Birdguides.

Draycote Water
Lesser Scaup adult drake still present west of the windsurfing area mid-afternoon.....Birdguides.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

28th Sept 2010

Alvecote Pools
Raven over Gilman's Pool at 2:40pm (Jon Morgan)

Monday, September 27, 2010

27th Sept 2010

Draycote Water
Great Skua briefly in Toft Bay this afternoon (Birdguides)

Sunday, September 26, 2010

26th Sept 2010

Shustoke Reservoir
Common Scoter female (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Lesser Scaup drake still between Toft Bay and Biggin Bay
Black Tern (Birdguides)

Saturday, September 25, 2010

25th Sept 2010

Draycote Water
Lesser Scaup adult drake in Toft Bay
Gannet west over Country Park (Birdguides)

Friday, September 24, 2010

24th Sept 2010

Draycote Water
Lesser Scaup adult drake in Rainbow Corner late afternoon then flew towards Biggin Bay (Birdguides)

Alvecote Pools

Greenshank x 1
Snipe x 6 on Teal Pool (Jon Morgan)

Earlswood Lakes
Arctic Tern juvenile (Birdguides)

Shustoke Reservoir
Black Tern x 3 this evening (Birdguides)

Thursday, September 23, 2010

23rd Sept 2010

Draycote Water
Black Tern x 5
Sandwich Tern x 2
Arctic Tern x 3 juveniles (Birdguides)

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

22nd Sept 2010

Alvecote Pools
Black Tern x 26 over mill pool
Greenshank x 1
Green Sandpiper (over) (Jon Morgan)

Draycote Water
Black Tern x 8 at least (Birdguides)

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

21st Sept 2010

Shustoke Reservoir
Little Gull (Birdguides)

Kingsbury WP
Black Tern on Cliffe Pool (Birdguides)

Monday, September 20, 2010

20th Sept 2010

Draycote Water
Black-necked Grebe (Birdguides)

Kingsbury WP
Black Tern (Birdguides)

Shustoke Reservoir
Little Gull (Birdguides)

Sunday, September 19, 2010

19th Sept 2010

Shustoke Reservoir
Little Gull (Birdguides)

Kingsbury WP
Black Tern on Cliffe Pool
Greenshank x 2
Ruff (Birdguides)

Earlswood Lakes
Arctic Tern mid morning (Birdguides)

Saturday, September 18, 2010

18th Sept 2010

Shustoke Reservoir
Little Gull
Willow Tit (Birdguides)

Earlswood Lakes
Arctic Tern juvenile (Birdguides)

Friday, September 17, 2010

17th Sept 2010

Shustoke Reservoir
Little Gull juvenile still (Birdguides)

Morton Bagot
Whinchat x 2 (Birdguides)

Thursday, September 16, 2010

16th Sept 2010

Shustoke Reservoir
Little Gull (Birdguides)

Brandon Marsh
Turnstone on East Marsh Pool (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Yellow-legged Gull x 6 (Birdguides)

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

15th Sept 2010

Lea Marston & Coton Lakes
Leach's Petrel from hide till 15:45 when it flew off high ENE (Birdguides)

Shustoke Reservoir
Little Gull juvenile (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Black Tern
Little Gull (Birdguides)

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

14th Sept 2010

Draycote Water
Black Tern juvenile
Little Gull juvenile
Yellow-legged Gull 2nd winter
Knot flew north (Birdguides)


Shustoke Reservoir

Little Gull (Birdguides)

Earlswood Lakes
Black Tern x 1 on Windmill Pool (Birdguides)


2 of the 3 recent Black Terns at Earlswood
Image by Hughie King

Many thanks to all the local photographers who have sent in photos recently. Keep them coming!

Monday, September 13, 2010

13th Sept 2010

Brandon NR
Turnstone still on East Marsh Pool (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Black Tern x 3 (Birdguides)
Turnstone (Birdguides)

Sunday, September 12, 2010

12th Sept 2010

Priors Hardwick
Merlin
Redstart (Birdguides)

Brandon Marsh NR
Turnstone on East Marsh Pool
Hobby (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Black Tern x 5 (Birdguides)

Shustoke
Black Tern juvenile (Birdguides)

Earlswood Lakes
Black Tern x 3 (1 adult and 2 juvenilles) on Windmill Pool still (Birdguides)


Black tern by Max Silverman

Saturday, September 11, 2010

11th Sept 2010

Earlswood Lakes
Black Tern x 3 (Birdguides)

Shustoke Reservoir
Black Tern juv
Arctic Tern juv (Birdguides)

Brandon Marsh NR
Turnstone (Birdguides)

Friday, September 10, 2010

10th Sept 2010

Earlswood Lakes
Black Tern x 2 (Birdguides)

Kingsbury WP
Spotted Redshank juvenile flew north from beach by car park at Hemlingford Water this morning (Birdguides)

Thursday, September 09, 2010

9th Sept 2010

Brandon Marsh
Garganey eclipse drake on East Marsh (Birdguides)

Ladywalk NR
Little Stint x 3 over (Birdguides)

Earlswood Lakes
Black Tern x 2 (adult & juv) on Windmill Pool (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Red-necked Phalarope no sign
Black Tern x 4
Little Gull x 1 (Birdguides)

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

8th Sept 2010

Shustoke Reservoir
Grey Plover flew SE this morning (Birdguides)

Kingsbury Water
Black Tern x 1 on Hemlingford Water this afternoon and Cliff Pool this morning
Little Egret x 4 (Birdguides)

Draycote Water

Red-necked Phalarope juv off Hensborough Bank, still distant
Little Tern
Black Tern x 3
Little Gull

Wyken
Swift x 2 over Honiton Road/Clovelly Road (Jon Vincent)

Images of recent Curlew Sandpiper at Draycote
and Little Stint at Shustoke
Thanks to Dave Hutton http://davehutton.fotopic.net/


Tuesday, September 07, 2010

7th Sept 2010

Draycote Water
Red-necked Phalarope off Hensborough Bank, though distant
Black Tern x 6
Little Gull juv
Sandwich Tern x 1
Yellow-legged Gull juv
Arctic Tern over
Grey Plover over (Birdguides)

Kingsbury WP
Black Tern x 1 on Cliffe Pool (Birdguides)

Monday, September 06, 2010

6th Sept 2010

Brandon Marsh
Whinchat x 1 (Birdguides)

Napton Reservoir
Firecrest
Whinchat (Birdguides)

Shustoke Reservoir
Little Stint
Sanderling
Little Egret x 2 (Birdguides)

Sunday, September 05, 2010

5th Sept 2010

Draycote Water
Curlew Sandpiper juv
Little Stint x 4 early morning only
Little Gull x 3
Black Tern x 7 (Birdguides)

Shustoke Reservoir
Mediterranean Gull (Birdguides)

Saturday, September 04, 2010

4th Sept 2010

Priors Hardwick
Common Redstart
Whinchat
Mandarin on nearby pond (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Curlew Sandpiper juv
Black Tern x 1 (Birdguides)

Friday, September 03, 2010

3rd Sept 2010

Alvecote Pools
Pintail x 3 on Mill Pool (Jon Morgan)

Wormleighton Reservoir
Little Stint x 1
Greenshank x 2 (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Curlew Sandpiper
Sanderling
Ruff
Yellow-legged Gull x 2 (Birdguides)

Shustoke Reservoir
Meditteranean Gull this evening (Birdguides)

Thursday, September 02, 2010

2nd Sept 2010

Draycote Water
Curlew Sandpiper x 4 on Hensborough Bank
Garganey juv off Hensborough Bank, drifted towards inlet
Sanderling
Yellow-legged Gull x 2 (Birdguides)

Waste Hill, Baddesley Common
Common Redstart x 1 (Birdguides)

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

1st September 2010

Draycote Water
Curlew Sandpiper x 4 (adult and 3 juvs) on Hensborough Bank this afternoon
Ruff
Sanderling
Yellow-legged Gull x 4 (2 adults, 2 juvs), Mediterranean Gull and Caspian Gull in roost (Birdguides)

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

31st August 2010

Earlswood Lakes
Little Gull juvenille left late afternoon heading NE (Matthew Griffiths)

Alvecote Pools
Ruff and Redshank on Mill Pool (Jon Morgan)

Draycote Water
Sanderling x 1 (Birdguides)

Monday, August 30, 2010

30th August 2010

Wormleighton Reservoir
Common Redstart nearby (Matt Griffiths & Jon Bowley)

Priors Hardwick
Common Redstart
Whinchat
Wheatear (Matt Griffiths & Jon Bowley)

Napton-on-the-Hill
Common Redstart (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Sanderling x 1 on Hensborough Bank
Turnstone x 2
Yellow-legged Gull adult (Birdguides)

Saturday, August 28, 2010

28th Aug 2010

Morton Bagot
Greenshank x 3 this afternoon on second pool from the road also 2 x Green Sands
and Manadrin on third pool this evening..........Birdguides.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

25th August 2010

Draycote Water
Little Gull x 1 juv (Birdguides)

Sunday, August 22, 2010

22nd August 2010

Whitacre Heath
Greenshank x 2
Hobby
Spotted Flycatcher x 3
Green Sandpiper x 2 (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Turnstone
Ringed Plover (Carl Day)


Photos by Carl Day

Friday, August 20, 2010

20th August 2010

Long Lawford
Red Kite between village and cement works over A428 at 1.45pm (Pete Hall & Bumbling Bears)

Draycote Water
Black Tern x 2 juveniles
Little Gull x 1 juvenile
Mediterranean Gull x1 juvenile
Yellow-legged Gull x 12. All in the roost this evening (Birdguides)

Thursday, August 19, 2010

19th August 2010

Waste Hill, Baddesley Common
Whinchat
Common Redstart x 2 (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Little Gull (juv) (Birdguides)

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

18th August 2010

Lapworth
Peregrine over (Birdguides)

Coleshill
Peregrine over (Birdguides)

Monday, August 16, 2010

16th August 2010

Fishers Mill
Garganey (eclipse drake) (Birdguides)

Earlswood Lakes
Common Redstart in scrubland south of Windmill Pool
Hobby over Springbrook Lane (Birdguides)

Sunday, August 15, 2010

15th August 2010

Bubbenhall Meadows
Whinchat
Hobby (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Knot on Toft Bank
Turnstone on Farborough Bank (Birdguides)

Friday, August 13, 2010

13th August 2010

Draycote Water
Little Egret
Yellow legged gull x1 ( juv)
Common sandpiper x5
Dunlin x 4
Little Ringed Plover x 1 (D.Ludlow)

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

10th August 2010

Kingsbury WP
Mandarin (f)
Common Sandpiper on Cliff Pool (Brian Jones)

Fishers Mill
Wood Sandpiper on back pool (Brian Jones)

Draycote Water
Osprey flew west
Ruff
Yellow-legged Gull x 3 (Birdguides)

Sunday, August 08, 2010

8th August 2010

Fishers Mill
Wood Sandpiper x1
Greenshank x 1
Marsh Harrier (fem/immature) flew north (Birdguides)

Middleton Lakes
Greenshank x2 on silt pool (Birdguides)

Kingsbury WP
Mandarin on cliff pool (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Quail male singing in a field (Birdguides)

Friday, August 06, 2010

6th August 2010

Fishers Mill
Ruff x4 (Birdguides)

Thursday, August 05, 2010

5th August 2010

Whitacre Heath
Green Sandpiper (Jon Morgan)

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

4th August 2010

Draycote Water
Little-ringed Plover (juv)
Yellow-legged Gull x10 (Birdguides)

Monday, August 02, 2010

2nd August 2010

Polesworth
Quail singing behind South View, along the old Tamworth Road (Archie Archer)

Alvecote Pools

Redstart (male) on Laundry Lane past orchard (Jon Morgan)

Sunday, August 01, 2010

1st August 2010

Alvecote Pools
Garganey eclipse drake on Mill Pool
Common Redstart male along Laundry Lane (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Sanderling on Toft Bank (Birdguides)

Saturday, July 31, 2010

31st July 2010

Draycote Water
Sanderling x1 on Toft Bank this morning (Birdguides)

Friday, July 30, 2010

30th July 2010

Middleton Lakes
Red-crested Pochard x2 (Birdguides)

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

28th July 2010

Draycote Water
Little Gull 1st-summer
Yellow-legged Gull x25 in roost (Birdguides)

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

27th July 2010

Draycote Water
Sabine's Gull adult from 10:36 to 10:50 when it flew north
Sanderling
Yellow-legged Gull x20+ in roost
Little Gull x 2 (adult & 1st-summer) (Birdguides)

Monday, July 26, 2010

26th July 2010

Shustoke Reservoir
Common Tern x25 this morning (Birdguides)

Lea Marston & Coton Lakes
Little Egret x1 (Birdguides)

Sunday, July 25, 2010

25th July 2010

Draycote Water
Little Gull (juv)
Common Sandpiper x 3
Lesser Whitethroat x 10+ (Pete Hall & Bumbling Bears)
Meditteranean Gull (adult)
Egyption Goose
Yellow-legged Gull x14 (Birdguides)

Long Lawford
Hobby (Pete Hall)

Brandon Marsh NR
Black-tailed Godwit x1
Green Sandpiper x4
Little Egret x3 (Birdguides)

Saturday, July 24, 2010

24th July 2010

Rugby
Red Kite circling over Sainsbury's at 10:15am (John Moore)

Friday, July 23, 2010

23rd July 2010

Bilton, Rugby
Hobby over Bawnmore Road at 1:15pm (Pete Hall)

Draycote Water
Mediterranean Gull (juv)
Yellow-legged Gull x 3 adults (Birdguides)

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

21st July 2010

Dunchurch
Hobby x 2 over A45 near Onley (Pete Hall)

Draycote Water
Little Egret x2
Egyption Goose (Birdguides)

Sunday, July 18, 2010

18th July 2010

Draycote Water
Yellow-legged Gull +5
Little Egret (Birdguides)

Saturday, July 10, 2010

10th July 2010

Ladywalk
Goosander x 1
Oystercatcher x 3
Little Ringed Plover x 3
Black-tailed Godwit x 1
Green Sandpiper x 1

Whitacre Heath
Green Sandpiper x 3

Wishaw
Quail calling at Blindpit Lane
Yellow Wagtail x 3

Draycote Water
Wood Sandpiper x 2
Little Egret x 3
Egyption Goose
Ringed Plover (Alan Horsley)

Earlswood Lakes
Mandarin Duck eclipse drake on Windmill Pool (Birdguides)

Friday, July 09, 2010

9th July 2010

Draycote Water
Little Egret x 2
Egyption Goose (Birdguides)

Sunday, July 04, 2010

4th July 2010

Camp Hill
Common Crossbill x 7 NE this morning (Birdguides)

Friday, July 02, 2010

2nd July 2010

Dunchurch
Red Kite over A45 south of Dunchurch, heading east towards Onley (Pete Hall)

Monday, June 28, 2010

28th June 2010

Fishers Mill
Mediterranean Gull adult (Birdguides)

Saturday, June 26, 2010

26th June 2010

Earlswood Lake
Mandarin Duck female still on Terrys Pool this morning......Birdguides.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

22nd June 2010

Kingsbury WP
Mandarin female on Cliff Pool (Paul C)

Sunday, June 20, 2010

20th June 2010

Earlswood Lakes
Mandarin female on Terry's Pool (Birdguides)

Saturday, June 19, 2010

19th June 2010

Earlswood Lakes
Mandarin female on Terry's Pool (Birdguides)

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Kingsbury WP
Grey Plover
Mediterranean Gull both on Cliff Pool (Birdguides)

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

8th June 2010

Kingsbury WP
Grey Plover on Cliff Pool (Birdguides)

Monday, June 07, 2010

7th June 2010

Draycote Water
Egyption Goose (Birdguides)

Kingsbury WP
Grey Plover still on Cliff Pool (Birdguides)

Sunday, June 06, 2010

6th June 2010

Kingsbury WP
Grey Plover on Cliff Pool (Birdguides)

Friday, June 04, 2010

4th June 2010

Brandon Marsh
Marsh Warbler unconfirmed report of one singing by Swallow Pool (Birdguides)

Kingsbury WP
Grey Plover on Cliff Pool (Birdguides)

Monday, May 31, 2010

31st May 2010

Draycote Water
Common Scoter female off Rainbow Corner (Birdguides)

Friday, May 28, 2010

28th May 2010

Draycote Water
Sanderling one between Farnbrough Bank and Sailing Club
Birdguides.

Thursday, May 27, 2010

27th May 2010

Radway
Red Kite over Radway at 15:45, Circling and drifting SE (Steve Arnold)

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

26th May 2010

Rugby
Red Kite over Bilton heading South at 15.15 (Mark Phillips)

Draycote Water
Black-necked Grebe x 2 mid-afternoon (Birdguides)

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

25/05/2010

Shustoke Reservoir
Honey Buzzard flew NW this evening (Birdguides)

Monday, May 24, 2010

24/05/2010

Coventry
Peregrine x 2 on Coventry Cathedral 2.30pm (Jon Vincent)

Saturday, May 22, 2010

22nd May 2010

Coleshill GPs
Wood Sandpiper this morning (Birdguides)

Ladywalk
Spotted Flycatcher (S Cawthray)

Friday, May 21, 2010

21st May 2010

Draycote Water
Black Tern x 2 early morning also Common Sandpiper in
Toft Bay and Hobby over..............R Mays.

Brandon Marsh
L R Plover x 6 , Ringed Plover x 2 , Redshank x 2 ,
no sign of yesterdays Temmincks Stint............R Mays.

Thursday, May 20, 2010

20th May 2010

Brandon Marsh NR
Temminck's Stint x 1 on East Marsh Pool (Birdguides)

Sunday, May 16, 2010

16th May 2010

Coleshill GPs
Ringed Plover x 4 (J Allen)

Saturday, May 15, 2010

15th May 2010

Coleshill GPs
No sign of the Temminck's Stints (Birdguides)
Dunlin x 3 (TVB)

Friday, May 14, 2010

14th May 2010

Temminck's Stints at Coleshill GPs by Dave Hutton





Coleshill GPs

Temminck's Stint x 2
Whinchat briefly (Dave Hutton)

Thursday, May 13, 2010

13th May 2010

Coleshill GPs
Temminck's Stint x 2 this morning; view from end of Gorsey Lane from A446 south of the railway bridge (Birdguides)

Kenilworth
Hobby at 8am over Abbey Fields (Jon Vincent)

Draycote Water
Garganey (drake) in Rainbow Corner
Whimbrel
Dunlin
Common Sandpiper
Wheatear
Yellow Wagtail x 4 (Draycote Birding)

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

12th May 2010

Brandon Marsh
Hobby
Dunlin
Ringed Plover x 2 (Alan Anscomb)


Coleshill GPs

Temminck's Stint x 3
Wood Sandpiper

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

11th May 2010

Draycote Water
Gargeney (drake) in Toft Bay
Arctic Tern x 3
Curlew Sandpiper x 2 in Toft Bay 2.00pm (Birdguides)

Coleshill GPs
Wood Sandpiper
Grey Plover
Marsh Harrier through, also seen along R.Blythe (Birdguides)

Monday, May 10, 2010

10th May 2010

Coombe Abbey CP
Hobby x 7 over lake (Birdguides)

Sunday, May 09, 2010

9th May 2010

Coleshill GPs
Grey Plover x 1 (Birdguides)

Saturday, May 08, 2010

8th May 2010

Earlswood Lakes
Arctic Tern x 4
Whimbrel x 10 through NE (Birdguides)

Brandon Marsh
Wood Sandpiper x 2 on East Marsh Pool (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Whimbrel x 4 through (Birdguides)

Friday, May 07, 2010

7th May 2010

Brandon Marsh
Wood Sandpiper x 1 on East Marsh (Birdguides)

Draycote Water
Great Northern Diver x 1 (Birdguides)

Thursday, May 06, 2010

6th May 2010

Brandon Marsh
Greenshank
Peregrine
Common Sandpiper x 2 (K.Yates)

Cuckoo
Grasshopper Warbler (A Anscomb)

Draycote Water
Great Northern Diver x 2
Garganey
Yellow Wagtail x 4 (Birdguides)

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

5th May 2010

Leek Wootton
Osprey, over golf course this morning. (T.Laverick)

Brandon Marsh
Whinchat x 2 (P.Casey/R.Hopkins)

Hatton Locks, Warwick
Little Egret again over (Arther and Tianna Mclean)

Saturday, May 01, 2010

1st May 2010

Ladywalk
Wood Warbler in riverwalk copse 100 yds from hide (S Cawthray)

Earlswood Lakes
White Wagtail x 1 on Windmill Pool
Whinchat x 1 (male) along Springbrook Lane (Matt Griffiths)

Thursday, April 29, 2010

29th Apr 2010

Brandon Marsh
Black-tailed Godwit x 5 still on Teal pool (Birdguides)

Bearley
Wheatear x 5 ( 3 male ,2 female ) on old airfield site (D.Ludlow)

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

28th April 2010

Draycote Water
Garganey x 1 (probably 2) drake
Wheatear x 4 (Alan Anscomb)

Brandon Marsh
Marsh Harrier
Black-tailed Godwit x 5
Grasshopper Warbler x 1 (Alan Anscomb)

Hatton Locks, Warwick
Little Egret x 1 at 11.45am (Arther and Tianna Mclean)

Kingsbury WP
Sandwich Tern 6.45am - 6.55am on Cliff Pool then flew East (TVB)

Shustoke Reservoir
Sandwich Tern c10.30am then flew North
Swift x 80
Common Sandpiper x 7 (TVB)

Ladywalk NR
Marsh Harrier c7pm (TVB)

Napton Reservoir
Peregrine over towards Stockton
Grasshopper Warbler along footpath towards Napton
Cuckoo all this evening (Martyn Adkins and Ian "Sid" Dobson)

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

27th April 2010

Brandon Marsh
Black-tailed Godwit x 5 still on River Pool
Marsh Harrier (fem) over Newlands 16:00-19:00 (Birdguides)

Monday, April 26, 2010

26th April 2010

Draycote Water
Great Northern Diver x 2
Wheatear (male)
Yellow Wagtail x 2
Common Tern x 2 (Bob Hazell)

Caldecote
Blue-headed Wagtail briefly at Caldecote Hall (Birdguides)

Brandon Marsh
Black-tailed Godwit x 5 (Birdguides)