Monday, 14 January 2013

Monday 14 January 2013

Upper Longdon
Great Grey Shrike still in clearfell south of Startley Lane.

Drayton Bassett Pits
9x adult Whooper Swans on North Pit this morning(SLC)

Branston Gravel Pits
2x Ruff, 12x Curlew, Snipe, 2x Water Rail, 16x Shelduck, 11x Pochard, 50x Gadwall, 103x Wigeon, 2x GC Grebe, 2x Little Grebe, 3x Herring Gull, 92x GBBG, 26x Lapwing, 2x Buzzard, 3x Reed Bunting (JWo)

Westport Lake
8x Wigeon this afternoon (CJW, NJS, GAS)

Bateswood CP
4x Goosander (3 males) (JH)

Hanley Forest Park
Brambling female present (NG)

Park Hall
Green Woodpecker and on the nearby Parkhall  lake 5x Goosander (DNi)

Belvide Res (permit only)
No sign of the Red-necked Grebe still this afternoon (Birdnet)

Cheddleton to Consall
1x Raven, 1x Brambling with 20+ Chaffinch (DSc)

Blythe Bridge-Caverswall
42x Lapwing, Reed Bunting, Grey Heron, Kestrel, Jay (ARa)