Sunday, 25 November 2012

Sunday 25th November 2012

Imm Great Northern Diver showing well from the causeway on the Swag 09:45hrs...Adult Iceland Gull in the roost plus ad Med Gull, 2w Yellow-legged Gull and the imm Great Northern Diver still on the Swag late afternoon....

Great Northern Diver at Chasewater by Jason Davies

Blithfield Resv
Great Northern Diver at the Deep End 11:50 (Permit holders only. Non permit holders view from Watery Lane/Causeway). Also two female Scaup in Tad Bay MY and an imm drake Scaup this morning GJM....Adult Caspian Gull in pre-roost in Tad Bay; also 2 adult Yellow-legged Gulls.....Birdguides

Lichfield - Seven on Cappers Lane by Royal Mail Delivery Office 08:10 (photo below by Stephen Wigley)....80+ Waxwings (the Cappers Lane bunch) opposite Walter Tipper's, Europa Way, from 14.30 to 15.30 today....PP
Burton on Trent - 25x  Duke Street today opposite the Brewhouse car park..........PG
Westbury Park, Newcastle - Two by Westbury Tavern....PJ

The Lichfield Waxwing flock by Patrick Perry

Waxwings in Burton by Paul Gardner

A Lichfield Waxwing by Paul Lathbury 

Uttoxeter Quarry
Goldeneye x4, Teal x43, Wigeon x29, Goosander x5 & Ruddy Shelduck.............AB

Post Lane, Endon
A single Pink-footed Goose on the floods this afternoon....AL
North Staffs Moors
Mermaid Pool - again NO SIGN of the Snow Buntings this morning. 60x Golden Plover, 25x Lapwing, 150 Fieldfare, 60 Starling plus Kestrel in field opposite Mermaid....DP, TE..
Boarsgrove - 3x Short-eared Owls.....DP....1x Short-eared Owl halfway between Swallow Moss and the Mermaid....AL
Short-eared Owl by Dave Adams

Red Grouse on the Moors by Terry Eyre