Sunday, 17 March 2013

Sunday 17 March 2013

At least one juv Iceland Gull (photograph below) and one juv Glaucous Gull in the roost (PJ)

Cannock Chase
Great Grey Shrike one in Sherbrook Valley this morning.

30x Waxwing on A34 Cannock Road at south end of Wildwood this morning (SPe)

Whitemoor Haye
18 Tufted Duck, 4 Gadwall, 60+ Lapwing, 3 Oystercatcher, 9 Teal, 7 singing Skylark,, 4 Tree Sparrow, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Little Owl, 49 Golden Plover, 11 Fieldfare, 2 Shelduck, several Yellowhammer & 12 Goldeneye (3 males) (SCo)

Branston GPs
Little Egret, 2x Ringed Plover, 4x Redshank, 2x Curlew, Green Sandpiper, Raven (RP)

Alrewas (flooded field opposite the Arboretum entrance)
2x LR Plover, 9x Redshank (RP)

16x Waxwing on Windmill Avenue late afternoon.

Trent Washlands
2x Little Egret, 2x Shoveller, 6x Gadwell, 15x Wigeon, 38x Teal, Little Grebe, Chiffchaff (AJ)

Uttoxeter Quarry
30x Curlew, 4x Snipe, 6x Goosander (RP)

Brown Edge
4x Shelduck flew over at mid-day (JHu)

Bateswood CP
18 Wigeon on lake (JHu)

3x Treecreeper 1x Goldcrest 2x Meadow Pipit 1x Skylark(over) 20 x Siskin (TEy)