HIGHLIGHTS: A Cattle Egret was at Fens Pools (9th).
BARTLEY: There was a Common Scoter, Common Terns and Common Sandpipers.
CLAYHANGER: There was a Garganey, Grasshopper Warbler, Raven and Wheatears.
LUTLEY: A Ring Ouzel, Greenland-race Wheatear and Redstart were noted.
MARSH LANE: Two Sandwich Terns paused briefly. Twelve Bar-tailed Godwits flew through with one landing. Two Black-tailed Godwits, two Ringed Plovers and an Egyptian Goose were also logged. An Osprey flew over. A Cuckoo, Redstart, Whooper Swan, Cetti’s Warbler and Mediterranean Gulls were seen.
SANDWELL VALLEY: A Wood Sandpiper, two Black-tailed Godwits, two Green Sandpipers, a Kittiwake and Black Tern were on Forge Mill Lake. A Ring Ouzel was on Salters Lane. Redstarts, a Greenland-race Wheatear, Whimbrel, four Whinchats and a Grasshopper Warbler were also seen.
OTHER SITES: Waxwings were in Solihull, Sutton Coldfield and Wolverhampton. There were 22 Wheatears on Barr Beacon. Rowley Hill attracted a Ring Ouzel, Redstart and Lesser Whitethroat. Six Water Pipits were at Edgbaston Reservoir.