Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Tuesday 19 February 2013

In the roost - Three juv Glaucous Gull , juv Iceland Gull &1w Caspian Gull (JA)

Blithfield Res (permit only)
Slavonian Grebe off Portfields early afternoon (GJM) still late afternoon in Concrete Bay.
Also 2x Oystercatcher flew north from the causeway at 12:35 (JWH)

Belvide Res (permit only)
Bittern again in Southeast bay near the ringing station (Birdguides)

Redhead Smew still present showing opposite the boathouse, also drake Scaup (PTh)

Branston Gravel Pits
4x Ringed Plover, Dunlin, Green Sandpiper, 13x Curlew, 108x Lapwing, 12x Shelduck, 5x Herring Gull, c60x GBBG, 74x LBBG, 3x Skylark over.(JW, DS).

Branston Water Park
25x Snipe over and 4x Shoveller (DS)

Wolseley Bridge - Colwich
Little Egret on Trent washland pool at 12:55 (JWH)