Monday, 24 December 2012

Christmas Eve 2012

From us all at Staffordshire Bird News, we would like to wish you a Very Merry Christmas and Happy Birding in 2013

Westport Lake
Fem Scaup, one Goosander, Kingfisher, Green Woodpecker, 2x Goldeneye, 6x Pochard, Little Grebe, 41 Tufted Duck (NJS)

Belvide Resv (permit only)
40x Waxwing in Gazebo Bay, with 20x at 14:45hrs, also adult Med Gull & 5x Yellow-legged Gulls in the roost

Tittesworth Resv
Kingfisher, 69x Tufted Duck, 7x Pochard, 20x Teal, 2x Mandarin, 7x Snipe, 2x Willow Tit & 60x Wigeon (SG)

Kingfisher today at Tittesworth Res by Steve Gibson
18x Waxwings Hawkins Lane nr Falcon Close 12:50 - 13:00 (DSc)

13x Waxwings still at Enville Rd this afternoon (HK)

West End, Stoke on Trent
9x Waxwing flew over at 14.45 (NP)

Chasewater Res
Adult Iceland Gull and 2x adult Yellow-legged Gulls in the roost

Bateswood CP
9x Wigeon, 7x Common Gull, 2x Tufted Duck, 2x Great Spotted Woodpecker and a Grey Wagtail (JH)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Pink-footed Goose, 238x Wigeon, 34x Goosander, 125x Teal, 2x Gadwall, 13x Pochard, 3x Goldeneye, 745x Mallard, 83x Tufted DuckGreen Sandpiper, 2x Raven (AB)