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Forum: West Midlands Tuesday 17th September 2019, 15:44
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Posted By geoffw1946
Today there were 2 Great White Egret on JWs and...

Today there were 2 Great White Egret on JWs and another on NP, 1 Pintail NP, 2 Hobby, 1 juv LRP, 3 Snipe, 1 Blackwit and a Redshank. A Whinchat and 2 Stonechat were in the field west side of JWs.
Forum: West Midlands Saturday 15th June 2019, 14:25
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Posted By geoffw1946
Most of the reserve is still badly flooded after...

Most of the reserve is still badly flooded after the recent rain although the river has dropped about a foot. Not many birds around but highlights were a brood of 4 gosling Egyptian Geese on JWs, 2...
Forum: Worcestershire Thursday 13th June 2019, 17:54
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Posted By geoffw1946
My first visit to the Wagon Wheel Pits this...

My first visit to the Wagon Wheel Pits this afternoon and the Ring-necked Duck was showing well in the company of a drake Tufted Duck for comparison.
Forum: West Midlands Tuesday 16th April 2019, 15:45
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Posted By geoffw1946
My first visit for ten days today, 3 Pink-footed...

My first visit for ten days today, 3 Pink-footed Geese, 2 Egyptian Geese, 2 Avocet, 3 LRP, 1 Ringed Plover, 4 Snipe, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Redshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Common Tern and 1 Sedge...
Forum: West Midlands Friday 5th April 2019, 19:52
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Posted By geoffw1946
Things are picking up at the moment, highlights...

Things are picking up at the moment, highlights today were 3 Goldeneye, 8 species of wader including 2 Avocet, 2 LRP, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 1 Ruff and several Redshank. 6 Little Gull plus...
Forum: West Midlands Friday 1st February 2019, 18:31
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Posted By geoffw1946
51 species of birds seen this afternoon in icy...

51 species of birds seen this afternoon in icy conditions highlights being 1 Great White Egret, 2 Goosander, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Snipe, 12 Redwing, 1 Treecreeper and 12 Siskin.
93 species were seen in...
Forum: West Midlands Wednesday 23rd January 2019, 15:06
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Posted By geoffw1946
Redhead Smew still FMP, 8 Snipe, 1 Mipit, 2 Grey...

Redhead Smew still FMP, 8 Snipe, 1 Mipit, 2 Grey Wagtail, 3 Stonechat and Sparrowhawk (88). Work parties on JWs and FMP reedbed but didn't see any Bitterns flushed.
Forum: West Midlands Tuesday 22nd January 2019, 15:26
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Posted By geoffw1946
The Smew was reported as still on FMP, There are...

The Smew was reported as still on FMP, There are now 5 Oystercatchers on waterski pit. 87 species for the year with Jack Snipe reported recently.
Forum: West Midlands Monday 21st January 2019, 15:15
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Posted By geoffw1946
A red head Smew was on FMP today, the 86th...

A red head Smew was on FMP today, the 86th species for 2019. Also noted were 4 Snipe on Hall Lake, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Stonechat, 8 Fieldfare and 3 Yellowhammer.
Yesterday 3 Oystercatcher were on...
Forum: West Midlands Saturday 15th December 2018, 15:22
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Posted By geoffw1946
Visited Sheepwash the last three days, highlights...

Visited Sheepwash the last three days, highlights being 14 Goosander, 1 Woodcock and 2 Raven.
Surprised to see Wild Strawberry in flower.
Forum: West Midlands Tuesday 6th November 2018, 17:26
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Posted By geoffw1946
49 species were seen today, highlights being 1 Gt...

49 species were seen today, highlights being 1 Gt White Egret, 1 Shelduck, 1 Pintail, 5 Goldeneye, circa 100 Golden Plover, 1 Ruff, 2 Snipe, 2 Meadow Pipit, 3 Cetti's Warbler and 1 Chiffchaff.
Forum: Staffordshire Monday 22nd October 2018, 18:26
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Views: 321
Posted By geoffw1946
Highlights today were 2 Whooper Swan, 6 Curlew...

Highlights today were 2 Whooper Swan, 6 Curlew and 2 Pintail.
Forum: Worcestershire Thursday 4th October 2018, 21:19
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Posted By geoffw1946
There is a sewage works next to Manby Flashes as...

There is a sewage works next to Manby Flashes as well, no problem so far.
Forum: Worcestershire Thursday 4th October 2018, 19:15
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Posted By geoffw1946
http://www.therrc.co.uk/sites/default/files/files/...

http://www.therrc.co.uk/sites/default/files/files/Conference/2018/Posters/24_-_graham_tero_1st.pdf
http://www.therrc.co.uk/sites/default/files/projects/p98.pdf
The above are information on Manby...
Forum: West Midlands Saturday 29th September 2018, 20:49
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Posted By geoffw1946
This morning 3 Little Egret, 6 Egyptian Geese, 13...

This morning 3 Little Egret, 6 Egyptian Geese, 13 Golden Plover, 6 Dunlin, 1 Snipe and 2 Green Sandpiper.
Forum: Staffordshire Tuesday 11th September 2018, 21:24
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Views: 321
Posted By geoffw1946
11/9/18- 1 or 2 Great White Egret, 3 Egyptian...

11/9/18- 1 or 2 Great White Egret, 3 Egyptian Geese, 2 Shelduck, 1 Oystercatcher, 3 LRP, 28 Ringed Plover, 8 Dunlin, 4 Ruff, 2 Snipe, 1 Spotted Redshank, 7 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Yellow...
Forum: West Midlands Saturday 1st September 2018, 19:23
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Posted By geoffw1946
59 species of birds seen today including 1 Great...

59 species of birds seen today including 1 Great White Egret, 5 Egyptian Geese, 1 juv. Marsh Harrier, 1 Hobby, 1 LRP, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin and 1 Ruff.
August finished on 107.
Forum: Staffordshire Saturday 1st September 2018, 19:20
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Views: 321
Posted By geoffw1946
Blithfield Reservoir.

The reservoir made a change from Midd Lakes for the last three days of August.
29/8- 9 Barnacle Geese, 4 Egyptian Geese, 16 Goosander, 1 Peregrine, 43 Ringed Plover, 2 Snipe, 4 Curlew, 10...
Forum: West Midlands Tuesday 28th August 2018, 13:53
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Posted By geoffw1946
A nice selection of birds today including 3...

A nice selection of birds today including 3 Little Egret, 1 Great White Egret on NP, 2 or 3 Egyptian Geese, 1 Garganey, 1 Peregrine, 1 Cetti's Warbler singing.
Also reported per the RSPB Twitter feed...
Forum: West Midlands Tuesday 31st July 2018, 19:40
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Posted By geoffw1946
Water levels have risen on JWs after the recent...

Water levels have risen on JWs after the recent rain but the two scrapes are still OK, however the only waders seen were the Avocet family, 4 LRP, 1 Ringed Plover, 1 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper and...
Forum: Worcestershire Tuesday 31st July 2018, 19:20
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Posted By geoffw1946
That's good, I'll be looking for Spotted Crake...

That's good, I'll be looking for Spotted Crake then.
Forum: Worcestershire Tuesday 31st July 2018, 19:18
Replies: 38,879
Views: 8,331,857
Posted By geoffw1946
Next time I'm in the hide I'll reread it.

Next time I'm in the hide I'll reread it.
Forum: Worcestershire Monday 30th July 2018, 20:41
Replies: 38,879
Views: 8,331,857
Posted By geoffw1946
I was reading a paper by John Belsey? in the hide...

I was reading a paper by John Belsey? in the hide where I think it said that salinity can be 4 times higher than sea water at times of low water levels.

I also visited the Hen Brook hide which is...
Forum: Worcestershire Monday 30th July 2018, 15:31
Replies: 38,879
Views: 8,331,857
Posted By geoffw1946
The only waders I saw at the flashes this morning...

The only waders I saw at the flashes this morning were 75 Lapwing. I did note that there were very few flies along the waters edge and wondered if this indicates very high levels of salinity with all...
Forum: Worcestershire Thursday 5th July 2018, 18:05
Replies: 38,879
Views: 8,331,857
Posted By geoffw1946
At the flashes this morning were 1 Oystercatcher,...

At the flashes this morning were 1 Oystercatcher, 41 Avocet, 4 LRP, 16 Curlew and 4 Green Sandpiper. Water levels are looking good at the moment for wader passage.
It was good to see some Marbled...
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