Saturday, 5 January 2013

Saturday 5 January 2012

Upper Longdon
Great Grey Shrike still in clearfell south of Startley Lane at 09:00 SK053143. (JJH.SJH.CM)

Kingswood Pool
2nd winter Glaucous Gull at Kingswood Bank om roof opposite Kingswood Pool (Birdnet)
also adult Iceland Gull on roof of Sibcas & adult Caspian Gull (Birdguides)
both Glaucous Gull and Iceland Gull are on the ARC building off Clay Rd, Kingswood at 14.50 (CM, JA, JJH, SJH)

Chasewater Res
In the roost this evening, 2nd winter Glaucous Gull, adult Iceland Gull, adult Med Gull & 2x adult Caspian Gulls (SR, JA, PJ, IW et al)

Newcastle u Lyme
1st winter Caspian Gull at Walley Landfill at bottom of Keele Bank this afternoon, also 2 Yellow-legged Gulls (ad, 2W), 4 Great Black-backed Gulls and 180+ Carrion Crows (NP, PJ)

Burton on Trent
4x Waxwing on Violet Way, near juntion of Foxgrove Ave, Stapenhill (NJS, GAS)

Silverdale CP
Barn Owl again around the Waste Farm area at 15.55

Belvide Res (permit only)
4x Whooper Swans over this morning, also flew over Gailey Res

Uttoxeter Quarry
Egyptian Goose 6, Shelduck 1, Ruddy Shelduck 1, Common Sandpiper 1, Green Sandpiper 1, Jack Snipe 1, Snipe 6 (AB)

Enville Hall Nr Kinver
Woodcock & Kingfisher at 16.00 (SSa)

Blithfield Res (permit only)
Pintail & Shoveler at 11.30 (SB)

Ash Bank, Stoke on Trent
Pair of Brambling & a Reed Bunting at the end of Washerwall Lane (DAd)

2x Dipper, 34x Goosander, 40x mixed flock of Redpoll/Siskin, 70x mixed flock  of Fieldfare/Redwing, Kingfisher, Willow Tit, Grey Wagtail, 30x Lapwing over. (PB.DW)

Swallow's Mire, Milford
19 Tufted Duck, 6 Cormorant, 4 Goosander, 5 Grey Heron, 107 Wigeon (JHo)

Barlaston Downs
30x Siskin, 2x Buzzard, 1x Jay, 1x Nuthatch (ARa)

Hanley Forest Park
Male Blackcap behind the Crossways Garage (!!)