Saturday, 23 February 2013

Saturday 23 February 2013

Juv Glaucous Gull, juv and 2nd winter Iceland Gull (2nd win showing features of Kumiens Gull), 1st winter Caspian Gull and 2x adult Med Gull (JA)

Newton Solney
Hooded Merganser still this morning but is wing-clipped

Gailey Res
2x Eurasian White-fronted Geese still present on the sailing lake at 12.40 also 57x Grey Lags, Woodcock, Snipe, 12x Golden Plover, 10x Gadwell, 30x Pochard, 150x Tufted Duck, 11x Little Grebe, 33x Cormorant, Marsh Tit, Tree Sparrow (IM.SR)

The Gailey White-fronted Geese by Phil Jones

Redhead Smew still this afternoon. (PJ)

Trent Washlands
3x Little Egret, 10x Shoveler, 65x Wigeon, 12x Gadwall, 24x Teal, 4x Tufted Duck, 3x Little Grebe, 3x Herring Gull, 2x Stock Dove, 2x Reed Bunting ( AJ)

Aqualate Mere
Mealy Redpoll present also 2x Willow Tit (SPe)

Branston GP's
17:00hrs - Dusk 3x Water Rail, 14x Curlew, 6x Shelduck, Dunlin, 2x Ringed Plover, 26x Herring Gull, 84x Great B B Gull, c350x Lesser B B Gull, Goldcrest, Grey Wagtail (DSc)

Uttoxeter Quarry
30x Goosander, 4x Goldeneye, 128x Wigeon, 57x Teal, 11x Pochard, 108x Tufted Duck, Shelduck, Ruddy Shelduck,  3x Golden Plover, Snipe, Green Sandpiper, 4x Oystercatcher, 6x CurlewWillow Tit  (AB.RP)

Stallington-Meir Heath
40x Fieldfare, 4x Lesser Redpoll, 7x Greenfinch (ARa)

2x Raven, Green Woodpecker, 4x Bullfinch, 2x Mistle Thrush, 3x Tufted Duck (TE)

Windy Harbour, Ipstones Edge
16x Lapwing and 3x Snipe in field (DPo)

Dipper, Grey Wagtail (RP)

JCB Lakes Rocester
2x Oystercatcher (RP)