Friday, 15 February 2013

Friday 15 February 2013

Two juv Glaucous Gulls, two juv Iceland Gulls, adult and juvenile Yellow-legged Gull, near summer pl Mediterranean Gull  (SC, PJ)

14:30 - 15:45hrs Juv Glaucous Gull on wasteground opposite ATC unit this afternoon and a 2w Caspian Gull, adult Yellow-legged Gull and possible 1w Caspian Gull briefly (IM)

Blithfield Res (Permit only)
1st winter Caspian Gull in the roost also 4x Med Gull ( Ad sum, partial sum, ad win and 1st win) 2x YL Gulls (ad & 2nd win) (MPR)

Belvide Res (permit only)
Redhead Smew from Scott hide early afternoon. Bittern still in reed bed in Gazebo Bay. Short-eared Owl flew south at 17:15hrs. 1w Med Gull in the roost.

Two adult White-fronted Geese in field NW of sailing lake with 57 Greylags. Pair Goldeneye, 15 Pochard, 89 Tufted Duck, 8 Gadwall, 8 Little & 7 Gt C Grebe, 19x Cormorant. (IM)

Branston Gravel Pits
3x Water Rail, Little Egret, 89x GBBG, 9x Herrring Gull, 20x Shelduck, 21x Pochard, 11x Curlew, 10x Gadwall, 27x Wigeon, c350x Lapwing, 50+ Pied Wagtail, Green Woodpecker, two Barnacle Geese with 110x Greylag Geese between the pits and Dunstall (JW, DSc)

10x Waxwing nr Haywards Corner 14:00hrs (JS)

30x Siskin in alders downstream (KK)

Radial Park
Peregrine through at 13:00 (MF)

Parrot's Drumble, Talke
60x Fieldfare, 6x Siskin (IR)