Thursday, 24 January 2013

Thursday 24 January 2013

Willow Tit today, taken by Dave Kelsall

2nd winter Glaucous Gull again in the roost also 2x 2nd winter Caspian Gulls and 2x Yellow-legged Gulls

Silverdale CP
2nd winter Caspian Gull again at The Void also adult Med Gull 12:10 - 12:40 (STu)

Belvide Res (permit only)
1st winter drk Smew at west end this afternoon then flew to Gazebo hide, Short-eared Owl flew west at 13:45 also Pink-footed Goose

2x Whooper Swan flying over Wembley Lane towards Cuckoo Bank at 10:20 also 5x Waxwing over east at 10:40 plus 6x Siskin (JGH)

Doxey Marsh
At least one Water Pipit this morning also a Chiffchaff and Stonechat (SPe)

Dosthill NR
1x Bittern (per JH)

Branston GPs
Redshank, Dunlin, Snipe, Goldeneye, 55x Gadwell, 64x Wigeon, 14x Pochard, 24x Tufted Duck, 217x Coot, 4x Shelduck, 2x Little Grebe, c150 GBB Gull, 2x Buzzard, (JW)

Westport Lake
Adult Shelduck on the ice this morning (SJ)

The Westport Shelduck today by Dave Kelsall
18x Grey Partridge on the airfield (RBr)

Trent Vale
12x Waxwing at the junction of Sutton Drive/Freemantle Avenue at 13:15 (BCa)

10x Waxwing by church 15:00

Doxey Marshes
1x Brambling on Warrens Lane at midday (PDy)

Deep Hayes CP
Woodcock  mid day (NG)

Stanley Res
3x Goosander and a Kingfisher (NG)

Stoke (Cambell Road allotments)
Fieldfares, Redwings and a Grey Wagtail on the Trent at Boothen (ASt)