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Sunday 9th April 2023


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Pied Flycatcher at 08:15 – first Staffs 2023 record, also Willow Tit, Dipper, Willow Warbler, Blackcap, 4x Mandarin, Redpoll, (DSc)


6x LRP, Common Sandpiper, Blackcap, (JDu)


Drake Garganey still top NE corner of main pool, (@Ochruros, MYa), SJo)


Grasshopper Warbler briefly singing – first Staffs 2023 record also a Woodcock, 2x Swallow, 2x Willow Warbler, (RGi)

Belvide Resv 

Osprey thru north at 10:40 and a second Osprey thru north at 14:00, 2x Scaup, Wheatear, 2x LRP, House Martin, 2x Willow Warbler, 3x Blackcap, 

Whitmore Bent Lane

Common Sandpiper, 4x Mandarin, (RWh)

Uttoxeter Quarry

4x Green Sandpiper, Curlew, Red Kite, 5x Goosander, 2x Willow Warbler, Blackcap, (RPo)

Silverdale CP

Wheatear, (PCa)

North Staffs Moors

Pied Flycatcher at 10:00 (ACo)

Tittesworth Water

3x LRP, 4x Oystercatcher, (JOa, LH)

Ipstones Edge

2x Curlew, 5x Swallow, 48x Fieldfare, (SCh)

Doxey Marsh

3x LRP, Common Sandpiper, 2x Oystercatcher, Swallows, 20+ Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, 3x Cetti’s Warbler, Goosander, 6x Gadwall, (GHa)

                                                    Common Sandpiper by Steve Edwards

Branston GPs

2x Yellow Wagtail at SMP this afternoon, Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, 2x Redshank, Snipe, 4x Oystercatcher, 7x Curlew, Common Gull, 40x Gadwall, 7x Goldeneye, 4x Mandarin, 3x Pochard, Green Woodpecker, Peregrine, Wheatear, 3x House Martin, 40x Swallow, 60x Linnet, 2x Cetti’s Warbler, 2x Willow Warbler, (DSc)  –  updated counts 5x House Martin, White Wagtail, Blackcap, 4x Shelduck, 2x Egyptian Geese, 3x Redshank, 9x Curlew, (JWo)

Middleton Lakes

7x Black-tailed Godwit, 6x Avocet, 4x LRP, 2x Redshank, Pintail, 7x Yellow Wagtail, Great Egret, 2x Egyptian Geese, (PAn)


Tree Pipit, (SE, HF)

Red Street monument

Willow Warbler, Blackcap, (Blu)

Barton Marina

Drake Pintail, (JWo)