Friday, 1 February 2013

Friday 1 February 2013

Belvide Res (permit only)
Bittern still in the reedbed at Gazebo Bay this morning (Birdnet)
2nd winter Glaucous Gull roosted late afternoon (Birdguides)

Middleton Lakes RSPB
A Bittern flushed from the riverbank at 11.20 (Birdforum)

Blithfield Res (permit only)
2x adult Whooper Swans over Watery Lane at 16.24, also 2x 2nd winter Yellow-legged Gulls in the roost (GJM, MPR)

Trentham Gardens
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker along River Trent by the miniature railway train station at 15.50 (Birdnet)

Hixon Airfield
38x Grey Partridge, 56x Golden Plover, 112x Lapwing, 20x Skylarks, Raven & 75 Linnet (RBr)

Knypersley Res
40x Goosander (GAl)