Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Tuesday 22nd January 2013

In the roost 3rd winter Caspian Gull, 2nd winter Glaucous Gull, 3rd winter Yellow-legged Gull.

Dosthill NR
Bittern, 2x Little Egret, 2x Goosander and Cetti's Warbler (GAW)

Silverdale CP
2nd winter Caspian Gull again present on the Void this lunchtime (NDP)

Doxey Marsh
2x Water Pipit between the bend upstream of the fort/hide and the new path, also 33 Teal, 35 Goosander, 2x Water Rail in the ditch/drain at the back of the metal hide & 9 Snipe in water meadow (GHa)

A single Waxwing by roundabout this afternoon (Birdguides)

Branston Gravel Pits
Redshank, Dunlin, 21x Snipe, 30+ Lapwing, 6x GBBG, 5x Shelduck, 47x Wigeon, 67x Gadwall, 3x Shoveler, 16x Pochard, Goldeneye, 3x GC Grebe, Little Grebe (JW)

Marley Pit
4x Goldeneye (JW)

Jack Snipe flushed from the stream just below the sewage works at 08.45 (TJa)

Tunstall Park
2x Little Grebe still, 2x GoldcrestGrey Heron & 2x Tufted Duck (GAl)

Alton & Dimmingsdale area
2x Buzzard 3x Jay 1x Fieldfare & 75x Siskin feeding on alders (TEy)