Wednesday, 26 December 2012

Boxing Day 2012

Westport Lake
Fem Scaup still present (NJS)

Whitemoor Haye
Six Waxwings in wood opp Quarry Pool 09:45hrs

Bateswood CP
7x Wigeon, 3x Common Gull, c60 Redpoll (JHu)

7x Waxwing still in Enville Rd (DP)

Yellow-legged Gull adult also 9x Waxwing over (RT)

Rudyard Lake
4x Goldeneye, 8x Goosander & 5x Willow Tit (SS)

Endon Sewage Works
2x Chiffchaff & 4x Goosander (GB)

25x Waxwing in Catherine St Maybank at 10:20 (PT)
also c20 Waxwing over Church Lane, Wolstanton at 11.10 (PJ)

c450-500 Redwing in field opposite the pub (SS)

Iceland Gull 1st winter still feeding at Walley's landfill this morning (NP)

Flooded field opposite Croxall , 300+ Golden Pover with Lapwings(BR)

Whitemoor Haye 08:20 TO 11:50
102x Wigeon, 37x Mallard, 2x Pochard, 24x Tufted Duck, 73x Teal, 10+Reed Bunting, c1000 Lapwing, c200 Golden Plover, 5x Redshank, 2x Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3x Redpoll with 40+ Goldfinch flock, 8x Cormorant, 20x Mute Swan, 6x Waxwing, Little Owl (SC)

Fradley Jnc-Orgreave
87x Mute Swan (SC)

Brookley's Lake
45x Mandarin Duck more hidden in bushes and trees 2x Bullfinch 3x Goldcrest 1x Grey Heron (TE)

Mandarins at Brookleys Lake by Terry Eyre

Churnet Valley-Alton
50x Siskin 2x Kestrel 3x Bullfinch 2x Goldcrest 2x Grey Heron (TE)