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190 species recorded so far in Staffs 2024


From the Valley to “The Boat” Willow Tit, Red Kite, Green Woodpecker, 2x Common Sandpiper, Oystercatcher, Goosander, 4x Sedge Warbler, (ALa)

Belvide Resv

Whimbrel, fem Marsh Harrier thru south, 

Branston GPs

Bar-tailed Godwit, 2x Whimbrel, 3x Dunlin, Ringed Plover, 10x Oystercatcher, 5x Little Egret, Scaup (m), 12x Pochard, Mandarin, 8x Shoveler, 20x Gadwall, 38x Shelduck, 32x Little Grebe, Marsh Harrier (f), Wheatear, 3x Yellow Wagtail, 20x Swift, 5x Cetti’s Warbler, 3x Lesser Whitethroat, 4x Garden Warbler, 15x Redpoll, (JWo, DSc, CEc, Dean, JHo, SJo, ABl, CBl, PAn, Ray)

                                                      Bar-tailed Godwit by Jon Woodcock

Middleton Lakes

Sandwich Tern above JW, (PDe)

                                                            Bittern by Kevin Taylor

Rudyard Lake

Common Tern 2x Common Sandpiper, 2x Oystercatcher, (SSe)

Whitemoor Haye

Whinchat on start of rough track, 9x Whimbrel again, (TPe)  –  Hobby, fem Wheatear, (SRi)

WMI site near Calf Heath

4x Oystercatcher, Ringed Plover, 9x LRP, Common Sandpiper, 2x White Wagtail, Shelduck, (SRi)