Friday, 2 November 2012

Friday 2 November 2012

Gailey Res
Scaup f/w drake still on main sailing lake at 07:15.

Cannock Chase
Great Grey Shrike one in clearfell opposite Beau Desert golf club this morning and 12-45hrs.....JT
 Also a Great Grey Shrike at Upper Longdon in the clearfell late morning.........PP.

Great Grey Shrike at Upper Longdon by Patrick Perry
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, 6x Fieldfare, 8x Redwing.......KK.

Whooper Swan and 2x Goldeneye........SG.....Tree Sparrow, 2x Redpoll and 27 Fieldfare over.....SS

Rudyard Lake
3x Goosander, 1x Brambling, 2x Willow Tit and Kingfisher all north end........SS
Kingfisher at Rudyard today by Steve Seal

Silverdale CP.
Possible Caspian Gull again briefly at 13:25 at the Void also f/w Yellow-legged Gull, GBB Gull, 5x Common Gull.......RT.NP.DK.

Possible Caspian Gull at the Void 1 Nov by Dave Kelsall.

Uttoxeter Quarry
42x Wigeon, 8x Goosander, 30x Teal, 3x Goldeneye, 3x Shoveler, 4x Egyptian Geese, 1x Green Sandpiper, 1x Common Sandpiper, 1x Curlew, 7x Snipe...........AB

Branston Gravel Pits
Black-tailed Godwit, 6x Ruff, Redshank, 5x Snipe, 9x Curlew, 944x Golden Plover, c200x Lapwing, 3x GBBG, c200x Teal, Little Egret, 6x Wigeon, 3x Gadwall, 7x Pochard, 14x Little Grebe, 3x Buzzard, Green Woodpecker.......JW

Swallow Moss
Male Hen Harrier seen at 14-20 and again at 16-20hrs......SG 
Hen Harrier today at Swallow Moss. Picture taken by Steve Gibson 

Blythe Bridge to Caverswall
2x Yellowhammer, 4x Skylark, 10x Pied Wagtail, 1x Woodcock, 30x Fieldfare.....AR