Tuesday, 25 December 2012

Christmas Day 2012

Merry Christmas to everyone from us all at Staffs Bird News, we hope you all have a great day

39x Waxwing at the Shelton St/Tinkers Green Rd roundabout (Birdguides)

Blithfield Res (permit only)
5x Yellow-legged Gull (3x adult, 1x 4th winter & 1x 2nd winter)

Hatherton Reservoir Cheslyn Hay
Great Spotted Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker, Wood Pigeon, Tufted Duck, 2 Cormorants flew over and there was a Raven calling nearby (SB)

Cheddleton - Consall
Raven, 2x Buzzard, Jay, c30 Jackdaw, c30 Chaffinch, 2x Greenfinch, 12x Goldfinch, 2x Nuthatch, Goldcrest & c15 Long-tailed Tit (DSc)

Belvide Res (permit only)
2 Brambling were at the woodland feeding station. A Water Rail was between the Scott and Chappell hides. 200 Lapwing were on the shingle island. 8 Lesser Redpoll were noted (Belvide blog)