Sunday, 9 December 2012

Sunday 9 December 2012

Great Northern Diver still on the Swag today (picture below taken today)....DK

Tittesworth Res
Great Northern Diver still mid morning........SG....also male and female Mandarin by visitor centre...IB, SS

Mandarin at Tittesworth today (Steve Seal) 

Westport Lake
Common Scoter female still also 13x Goosander and 2x Goldeneye.......NJS...Adult Yellow-legged Gull, 1w Great B B Gull this afternoon....(DK, GB, PJ)

Yellow-legged Gull at Westport by Dave Kelsall

Yellow-legged Gull at Westport by Phil Jones
Branston GP's
Dusk tonight saw 12x Curlew, 4x Shelduck, 50+ GBBG, 15+ Herring Gull, c100x LBBG, 300+ BHG, c100x Teal...JW

Uttoxeter Quarry
26x Goosander, 30x Wigeon, 63x Teal, 3x Pochard, 1x Snipe, 1x Pink-footed Goose, 1x Ruddy Shelduck, 1x Great Black-backed Gull, 2x Willow Tit, 2x Raven.....RPo

Blithfield Resv
Adult Caspian Gull in Tad Bay roost, also 2x Yellow-legged Gull, 27 Goosander....RPo

Silverdale CP
5 Goosander (2m 3f), c200 Lesser Black-backs, 33 Herring Gulls, 2 Great Black-backs, 1 GC Grebe..JHu

Bateswood CP
10 Wigeon, 5 Common Gulls...JHu

Peregrine present 13:00hrs (photograph below)...DA

Alton Farmland
1x Raven, 1x Buzzard, 1x Kestrel, 1x Sparrowhawk, 2x Bullfinch and 1x Goldfinch.......TE

A pair of Goosander on the Cauldon Canal....AW

59x Waxwing by the Ashwood pub Longton........CS.