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Post Info TOPIC: Upton Warren - Worcestershire


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RE: Upon Warren - West Brom


I think this reserve has become conflated with Sandwell Valley RSPB, which is near West Bromwich; Upton Warren's in Worcestershire, just outside Bromsgrove. Regardless of where it actually is, I was there yesterday, and these were the highlights:

1 goldcrest
7+ lesser redpoll (mixed in with goldfinch)
8+ reed bunting
1 great spotted woodpecker
1 stock dove
1 water rail heard
c50 teal
14 shoveler
c25 tufted duck (majority on sailing lake)
20 pochard (2 female)
3 mute swan
1 whooper swan
5 great crested grebe (all on sailing lake)
450+ lapwing
5+ snipe
12 curlew
2 or 3 grey heron
2 buzzard

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Great views yesterday and today of the Baird's Sandpiper at Upton Warren, which was originally found late on Friday evening - unfortunately the text came through on Friday whilst the I'D was being clinched and just too late to make the short trip down before dark!

Also present today wader-wise.

Spotted Redshank 

Avocet

Ruff

Common Snipe

Lapwing

Green Sandpiper 

Common Sandpiper 



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Upon Warren - Worcestershire


Quick visit after work 6pm until 7pm:

 

1 Common Sandpiper

1 Kingfisher 

2 Sedge Warblers

1 Reed Warbler 

2 Green Woodpecker (1 only just avoiding a Sparrowhawk attack)

4 Lesser Redpoll

2 Blackcaps

2 Reed Bunting 

1 Common Whitethroat 

2 Cetti's Warblers

1 Swallow

 

 



-- Edited by Phil Owen on Wednesday 13th of April 2016 07:45:26 AM

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Interesting bird I saw yesterday at Upton Warren. A second calendar hybrid Mediterranean/Black-headed Gull.



-- Edited by Phil Owen on Sunday 27th of March 2016 04:17:34 PM



-- Edited by Phil Owen on Monday 28th of March 2016 09:06:31 AM

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Can't edit, but this reserve is in Worcestershire, not West Brom.
Fri lunch:
2cy Little Gull
1st Summer Mediterranean Gull
Cettis Warbler
Green Woodpecker
2 Dunlin
Little Ringed Plover
Ringed Plover
Many Avocet with young
8 Common Tern
7 Reed Warbler
Kingfisher
Cuckoo
Common Sandpiper


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11.30-12.30
High Lights:
1 Cettis Warbler
14 Wigeon
Great Spotted Woodpecker
2 Chiffchaff
Grey Heron
9 Reed Bunting
10 Shoveler
3 Teal

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Upton Warren - Worcestershire


1 Green Woodpecker showing well
1 Pochard
Shoveler
Shelduck
Teal
Reed Bunting
Great Crested Grebe



-- Edited by Ian McKerchar on Wednesday 3rd of January 2018 03:16:05 PM

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