Saturday, 19 January 2013

Saturday 19 January 2013

Silverdale CP
Adult Caspian Gull on The Void this afternoon, also 2x adult Yellow-legged Gulls, 3x Great Black-backed Gulls, c40 Reed Bunting & 5x Snipe (PJ)

Lesser Spotted Woodpecker in Oak at Cock Lane at 12:14.

Single Waxwing between the junction of Pool Road and A5195 M6 Toll access in Brownhills and the new cemetery (KWh)

Madeley sewage works
Jack Snipe at 09:15 also Common Snipe, Meadow Pipit, Brambling, Siskin (TJa)

Baldwins Gate
2x Green Sandpiper, 25x Snipe, Redpoll and Brambling (RW)

Alrewas GP 08.40 - 09.30
1 Sparrowhawk, 28 Mute Swan, 15 Lapwing, 31 Tufted Duck, 76 Teal, 35 Wigeon, 6 Snipe & 2 Gadwall (SCo)

Branston GP's
72x Gadwall, 2x Shoveler, 11x Snipe (NJS)

Whitemoor Haye 11.00 to 14.30
116 Wigeon, 49 Cormorant, 5 Goldeneye, 8 Teal, 23 Tufted Duck, 32 Lapwing, 5 Grey Heron, 3 Snipe, 1 Short-eared Owl hunting field by A513 before lost to view towards National Arboretum,3x Lesser Redpoll, 3 Pintail over, 15 Grey Partridge, 12 Tree Sparrow, 1 Merlin hunting, Little Owl, Kingfisher &1 Goldcrest (SCo)

One Little Egret over 13:15hrs (CBr)

River Sow Meadows, Stafford
37 Snipe , 48 Lapwing, 9 Goosander, 109 Wigeon, 4 Little Grebe, Kingfisher & Stonechat (RSw)

Brancote Waterworks
Green Sandpiper, 3 Chiffchaff, Grey Wagtail, 50 Pied Wagtail & 45 Meadow Pipit (RSw)

Alton farmland
1x Curlew flew over heading north-west (TEy)

Hales Hall Pool, Cheadle
1 Kingfisher (RPo)

Uttoxeter Quarry
10 Goosander, 4 Pochard, 8 Teal, 11 Snipe, 1 Grey Wagtail (RPo)

Churnet Valley Oakamoor-Alton
45x Siskin 30x Redwing 3x Buzzard 1x Sparrowhawk 1x Grey Wagtail (TEy)

8x Goosander on the lake at 11:30 (MKe)

2x Goosander, 2x Mandarin, 20x Tufted Duck, 8x Pochard, Kingfisher, 4x Fieldfare, Grey Heron (IBu)

Tunstall Park
2x Little Grebe still also 4x Tufted Duck and a Goldcrest (GAl)

Trent Washlands
3x Goosander, 2x Little Grebe, 2x Teal, Sparrowhawk, Buzzard, Grey Wagtail, 2x Goldcrest (AJa)