Friday, 1 March 2013

Friday 1 March 2013

Belvide Res (permit only)
Bittern still late morning in southeast bay near the ringing station late morning.

Uttoxeter Quarry
Red Kite one over at 11:20 (BB.JB)

Blithfield Res
2w Mediterranean Gull in the roost tonight (GJM, MPR)

Kings Bromley
Little Egret in flight this morning (PaJ)

Branston GPs
2x Dunlin, Green Sandpiper, Oystercatcher (SWo)
17:30 to Dusk - 2x Woodcock, 2x Dunlin, 80x Lapwing, 8x Curlew, Green Sandpiper, Water Rail, c1000x Black-headed Gulls, 4x Common Gull, 100x Lesser B B Gull, 30x Great B B Gull (DSc)

4x Redshank, 2x Oystercatcher (SWo)

Swallows Mire Milford
37x Wigeon, 9x Goosander, 6x Cormorant, Raven, Snipe (JWH)

Whitemoor Haye
3x Oystercatcher large flock Golden Plover (SWo)

c30 Redpoll (see photo below) also Willow Tits (DFo)

Doxey Marsh
c300 Lapwing, 8x Snipe, 2x Shelduck, 50x Teal, Grey Wagtail (SP)