Thursday, 10 January 2013

Thursday 10th January 2013

Stoke on Trent
18x Waxwing at Sideway by the incinerator this morning (AS)

45x Waxwing at Tinker’s Green Road, Wilnecote (JHa)

22x Waxwing at Allton Avenue, Mile Oak (Birdguides)

Belvide Res (permit only)
A much larger gull roost resulted in an adult Caspian Gull and 2nd winter Mediterranean Gull roosting. The Cetti’s Warbler remains in front of the Chappell hide. A single Jack Snipe was still on the north shore. 8 Brambling remain at the woodland feeding station. 4 Shoveler were present (Belvide Blog)

Med Gull in roost at Belvide Res

North Staffs Moors
Short-eared Owl at Middle Hills this afternoon in the fog (DKe)

Short-eared Owl by Dave Kelsall

Westport Lake
Common Gull, 4x Herring Gull & 11x Tufted Duck (ARa)

Tunstall Park
8x Goosander, 2x Little Grebe & a Goldcrest this morning (GA)