Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Tuesday 20th November 2012

Drayton Bassett Pits
1w White-rumped Sandpiper still by the green water pump on New Workings this afternoon; park at Middleton Hall

Westport Lake
1st winter drake Scaup still, also drake Goosander & 6x Teal............NJS, CJW, GAS, SP.

Belvide Resv (permit holders only)
Four Waxwing in SE Bay mid morning, up to 9 by 11-45hrs when they flew east, also an adult Mediterranean Gull and 5 Yellow-legged Gulls roosted this evening. A Green Sandpiper and 39 Snipe were at the west end .....Belvide Blog

Burton-upon-Trent - 70 at Tesco but mobile
Lichfield - 48 near the Royal Mail building on Cappers Lane this afternoon
Cheslyn Hay - 10 on Coppice Lane, then flew towards St Mark's churchyard

Cheslyn Hay
1x Raven flying over Littlewood estate at 13,50 today....SB

50x Fieldfare 4x Raven 4x Buzzard 2x Sparrowhawk 20x Goldfinch 6x Lesser Redpoll 2x Nuthatch 2x Willow Tit ....FC

Nuthatch in Cheadle by Frank Cartlidge