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Branston GPs

Sanderling on SMP2 at 06:35, (JWo)

Whitemoor Haye  –  77 species all dayer

9x Whimbrel, Turnstone, 6x LRP, Common Sandpiper, Cuckoo, 2x Grey Partridge, 2x Peregrine, Red Kite, 2x Hobby,  6x Common Tern, 8x Yellow Wagtail, 3x Lesser Whitethroat, Green Woodpecker, (SCo)  –  4x Wheatear at the start of the rough track, (SMcG)  –  Ringed Plover, 

Blithfield Resv

Red-throated Diver, but flew north at 07:50, (MJa)  –  Sanderling on the causeway, (GJM, MPR)

Stanley Pool

Hobby over north at 06:47, Red Kite over over south end at 18:10, (GBr)

Smewstow Valley – Pool Hall

Cuckoo, Tree Pipit, Hobby, 3x Goosander, Barn Owl, Yellow Wagtail, Cetti’s Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, Sedge Warbler, Little Grebe, (GCl, KCl, ADe, IMo, IP, GR)

Uttoxeter Quarry

Dunlin, 4x Swift, 4x Goosander, Cetti’s Warbler, Grasshopper Warbler, 2x Garden Warbler, 2x Sedge Warbler, 5x Reed Warbler, 10x Whitethroat, (RPo)

Belvide Resv  –  90 species all dayer

Whimbrel, Greenshank, Scaup, Osprey thru north, Hobby, Common Tern, Wheatear, 4x Lesser Whitethroat, 4x Garden Warbler, 

Tittesworth Water

Little Tern, 3x Redstart, 2x Lesser Whitethroat, Sedge Warbler, (SGi, IB, DB)

                                                            Little Tern by Steve Gibson


3x Lesser Whitethroat, 2x Garden Warbler, 4x Sedge Warbler, Green Woodpecker, Wheatear, Stonechat still (RTo)


Shag, 3x Gadwall, Arctic Tern 2x Common Tern, 3x Oystercatcher, Common Sandpiper, Dunlin, 3x Reed Warbler, 6x Garden Warbler, (CMa)


Red Kite over at 17:30, (JDr)

Stoke on Trent

Smithpool park – Common Sandpiper, 2x Garden Warbler, (RGi)


Red Kite over west at 16:30, (SRi)

Trentham – Sideway

Cetti’s Warbler, Whinchat, 3x Sedge Warbler, (LSt)

Doxey Marsh  –  74 species all dayer

Great Egret, Little Egret, Water Rail, Oystercatcher, Ringed Plover, LRP, Black-tailed Godwit, Common Sandpiper, Common Gull, Swift,