Sunday, 10 March 2013

Sunday 10th March 2013

Two (2cy, 3cy) Glaucous Gulls also two (2cy 3cy) Iceland Gulls, and two 3cy Yellow-legged Gulls were in the roost. Also a 2cy Glaucous/Herring hybrid (IW)

Gailey Res
2x White-fronted Geese still in fields NE of the reservoir early afternoon

16x Waxwings off Doxey Road on Mahogany Drive 09:50 (Birdguides)

Westport Lake
2x Kittiwake on main lake, also adult Yellow-legged Gull & adult Great Black-backed Gull (DK et el) also a Kingfisher (CBr)

 Yellow-legged Gull at Westport by Dave Kelsall

Kittiwake at Westport by Dave Kelsall

Blithfield Res (Permit Only)
First migrants of the year for Staffs with 2x Sand Martins at 13.00 (EMa, MHu)
also Shelduck x2, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker near feeders at Education Centre (ASa)

Belvide Res (permt only)
Goosander, Goldeneye, Brambling, Gt.Spotted Woodpecker, Lapwing x40, Shoveler, Redwing x10, Tree Sparrows, Oystercatchers x2 (ASa)

Tittesworth Res
Waxwing (1) - (a single bird for 10 minutes on tree by bridge, then flew S), Curlew (25+), Sand Martin (1), Goosander (8), Snipe (3), Great Crested Grebes (4), Oystercatcher (1), Brambling (1), Great Spotted Woodpecker (1), Grey Wagtail (2), Kingfisher (1) (CBr)