Thursday, 3 January 2013

Thursday 3 January 2013

Upper Longdon
Great Grey Shrike still showing well in clearfell south of Startley Lane to early afternoon at least SK053143 (GJM)

2x Waxwing in Ash Tree at junction of Violet Way and Foxglove Avenue, Stapenhill at 12:30 (DS)

10x Waxwing over at 12:45 (CB)

Blithfield Res (permit only)
4x Yellow-legged Gulls (2x adult, 1x 3rd winter & 1x 2nd winter) (GJM, MPR)

Belvide Res (permit only)
Cetti's Warbler, Brambling, Med Gull & Yellow-legged Gull (PLo)

Adult Iceland Gull and adult Caspian Gull in the roost tonight

Scaup female still, 2x drake Goldeneye and a Jay over (CB, PT)

Parkhall CP
Long-eared Owl, 4x Willow Tit, 21x Redpoll, 8x Siskin, 2x Raven (RT)

Whitemoor Haye
67 Wigeon, 9 Tufted Duck, 1 Green Woodpecker heard, 300+ Golden Plover, 500+ Lapwing, 6+ Tree Sparrow, 4 Reed Bunting, 30+ Yellowhammer (SC)

Blythe Bridge - Caverswall
6x Reed Bunting (4x Male, 2x Female), 20x Fieldfare, 25x Redwing, 1x Kestrel, 1x Sparrowhawk, 1x Raven (ARa)

Tunstall Park
7x Goosander and 2x Little Grebe at 08:30 (GA)