Monday, 28 January 2013

Monday 29 January 2013

Drayton Bassett Pits
A Great White Egret was reported to have flown through the area today on the way to Fisher's Mill Pool, Warks (JMa per JH)

26x Waxwing on Durham Drive at 14:00

Doxey Marsh
Kingfisher, 4x Goosander, 12x Wigeon, 9x Barnacle Geese, Reed Bunting, Cormorant, 34x Lapwing over, 2x Bullfinch, 2x Grey Heron, Kestrel, Goldcrest (ARa)

Belvide Res (permit only)
3x Brambling, c30 Yellowhammer, 4x Goldeneye, 24x Pochard, 5x Willow Tit (MTu)
Also - 1x Cetti’s Warbler in front of the Gazebo hide this afternoon, a partial summer plumage Mediterranean Gull roosted this evening, plus Little Grebe, a Water Rail, 4x Brambling, c50 Yellowhammer, drake Goosander, 34 Pochard and 80 Goldeneye were counted.Belvide Blog

Aqualate Mere
1x Bittern was seen from the hide in flight ,2x Goldeneye, 1x Goosander, 12x Wigeon, 12 + Shoveler, a few PochardGadwall, 1x Raven over, 3x Willow Tit were on the feeding station (GB)

Trent Washlands
1x Tawny Owl this evening (AJ)