Saturday, 14 July 2012

Saturday 14th July 2012

Announcing an exciting new development from Staffs Bird News

We would like to thank everyone who follows this blog, for a blog that just list's what birds are seen in the county of Staffordshire it's incredible to think that it's one of the most read blogs in the country!

Out of the top 1000 birding websites, Staffs Birds News is consistently in the top 50 and we have you all to thank for that.

So with this in mind we've been thinking of ways to improve the service for some time now, especially when it comes to news on rare and scarce species in Staffs and so we would like to introduce you to:

All you have to do is sign up to Twitter by clicking on the address above and click on the icon for mobile notifications and you will receive news of any Staffs rare or scarce species as the news is released direct to your mobile, and most importantly it's all FREE.

So please go over to Twitter and sign up, we will continue providing more detailed news on the blog, and thank you again for your support.

Steve, Chris, Russell & Nick.

ps. You can now click the Twitter logo just above Birdguides at the top of the page.


Belvide Resv
Ecl drk Red-crested Pochard still. Also 14x Black-tailed Godwit.........

Little Owl  at top right hand corner by bridge at 06:30 then flew towards sewage works............

Barn Owl again last night at 22:00 behind the cricket club........AM

Redstart juv around the viewpoint paddocks........RT

Trent Washlands
2x Garden Warbler, Reed Warbler, c15x Sand Martin, c20x House Martin, 27x LBB Gull,
3x Green Woodpecker, 2x Kingfisher.......AJ

Hanbury to Fauld Crater
Lesser Whitethroat, 4x Chiffchaff, Tree Sparrow, Yellowhammer, 2x Buzzard,

Spotted Fly, 4x Common Tern...NJS

Spotted Flycatcher at Gailey....NJS

Branston GP's
1x Greenshank, 5x Green Sandpiper, 1x Redshank, 1x Peregrine.......NJS

9x Yellow-legged Gulls (4x adults, 4x 2nd sum, 1x 1st sum).............

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