Saturday, 10 November 2012

Saturday 10 November 2012

Clay Mills
Great White Egret , from Mill Stream Lane, off A5121, by junction with A38, go over railway footbridge, follow track to right until a closed gate, walk towards sewage works and view South towards castle type building, SK270 261...NJS, CJW, GAS

Great White Egret at Clay Mills today

Tittesworth Res
Common Crane flew west over the dam at 10:20.......BB.
Jack Snipe one on the conservation pool this morning.......SG.

Jack Snipe at Tittesworth today by Steve Gibson

Green Woodpecker at Tittesworth - very locally rare now - by Steve Gibson

Adult Iceland Gull (flew off North at c16-30), adult Yellow-legged Gull, adult Mediterranean Gull, 11x Goosander, 12x Wigeon, 3x Goldeneye, Cormorant, 6x Greylag Geese.......CM et al.

Gailey Res
Black-necked Grebe still on fishing pool also adult Med Gull still on sailing lake......SR

Doxey Marsh
Water Pipit one from the screen hide but elusive also 12x Shoveler, 6x Goosander, Grey Wagtail, 55x LBB Gull, Common Gull, 2x Buzzard.......RG.SP.

Aqualate Park
2x Waxwing in trees south of the hide this morning. Also, Cetti's Warbler called twice to the left of the hide this morning......IG

Stoke on Trent
11x Waxwing in trees outside Burger King, Etruria Road Octagon, ST46HT........
20x Waxwing in trees opposite Mecca Bingo Hanley 14:00 to 14:30.......BC.LC.
30x Waxwing over Hartshill at 13:30 flying towards Basford........BC.LC.
12x Waxwing flew west over Meir at 14:15.....Birdguides

Waxwing in Etruria Road, Hanley by Mick Turner

River Sow meadows Stafford
10x Waxwing over south west also Green Sandpiper, Goosander, 21x Wigeon, 5x Little Grebe, 5x Goldcrest........RS.

Swallow Moss
Short-eared Owl one at 17:00........SG.

Whitemoor Haye
11 Mute Swan, c180 Fieldfare, 14 Siskin, 22 Wigeon, c800 Lapwing in various flocks, c200 Golden Plover over, c1000 Lesser Black-backed Gull, c800 Black-headed Gull behind tractor, 1 Treecreeper, 2 Kestrel, 15 Tree Sparrow, 11 Yellowhammer, 14 Grey Partridge, 4 Red-legged Partridge, 2+ Great Black-backed Gulls.....SC

Uttoxeter Quarry
Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, Dunlin, 51x Snipe, 2x Goosander, 2x Wigeon, 7x Shoveller, 21x Teal, GBB Gull, Common Gull, 6x Egyptian Geese.......RP.

Brookleys Lake
30x Mandarin........RP.

Male and Female Peregrine on St Giles church at 07:55.......AB.....Also 25 RavensMarsh TitWillow TitLittle Owl.....LB.

Radial Park
30x Golden Plover, 8x Lapwing, 2x Snipe, 100x Redwing, 2x Teal, 4x Jay, Kestrel.......RG.

Alton Farmland
32x Redwing 1x Fieldfare, 12x Siskin, 2x Goldcrest, 4x Song Thrush, 2x Buzzard........TE.

Barlaston Downs
12x Lesser Redpoll, 30x Fieldfare....ARa.