Friday, 28 December 2012

Friday 28th December 2012

A massive thank you to everyone for all your support in 2012, we have made a few changes during the year and hopefully you will all agree it's help to improve the blog, if you have any ideas to help improve our service then please email us at and we will always look and take on what we can, our Twitter service has gone from strength to strength and we currently have 283 followers, it would be great to hit the 300 mark for the start of 2013 so please recommend us to all your birding friends.

Chasewater Res
Adult Caspian Gull  in the roost this evening, plus numerous Great Black-backed Gulls, Common Gulls, 16x Shelduck, 15x Goldeneye, 7x Goosander & Sparrowhawk (JW)
Iceland Gull adult again in the roost (Birdguides)

Westport Lake
Fem Scaup, 16x Goosander, 12x Pochard, 2x Goldeneye (NJS)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Green Sandpiper 1, Wigeon 213, Goosander 5, Pochard 14, Tufted Duck 54, Goldeneye 4, Teal 13, Mallard 540 (AB)

Madaley STW
1 Blackcap and 4 Bramblings there today (NP)

25x Waxwings on Evershed Way at 11:35hrs (ADR).

Swallows Mire, Milford
5 Teal, 13 Wigeon, 5 Goosander, 4 Tufted Duck, 4 Cormorant (JHo)

Whitemoor Haye, 13.15 - 15.10
600+ Lapwing, 60+ Golden Plover, 33 Wigeon, 12 Tufted Duck, 1 Cormorant, 2 Little Owl, 60+ Fieldfare, 80+ Redwing, 20+ Pied Wagtail, 9 Grey Partridge (SC)