Sunday, 31 March 2013

Sunday 31st March 2013

Chasewater Gull Roost
One juv Iceland Gull, two Glaucous Gulls (juv and 2w), 1w Glaucous x Herring Gull hybrid (JA)

Cannock Chase
Great Grey Shrike in birch tree 50m from Trig point at 19:10 also 24x Waxwing between Trig point and the Butts at 18:40 (LS)

Middleport, Stoke-on-Trent -
c30 Waxwings in Newcastle St in the trees at the back of the Co-op at 17:54 (CJW)

Gailey Res
2x White-fronted Geese still in NW field also 2x Little Gull on fishing lake.

Belvide Res (permit only)
Adult Little Gull at 11:15 and still present late PM (PL, PJ)

Little Gull at Gailey today by Phil Jones

Blithfield Res
Wheatear by the fishing club (GJM)
Little Gull adult still, also 2x LR Plover and Wheatear still mid afternoon (RCB)

Uttoxeter Quarry
2x White Wagtail (pic below), 2x Chiffchaff, 7x LRP, 1x Redshank, 3x Green Sand, 3x Snipe, 3x Goldeneye, 4x Goosander, 9x Pochard, 1x Shelduck, 1x Stonechat, 8x Oystercatcher, 12x Curlew  (RP, AB)
White Wagtail at Uttoxeter Quarry by Richard Powell

Endon STW
White Wagtail one with c50 Pied Wags, also 3x Grey Wagtail, Chiffchaff, 10x Lapwing (GB)

Doxey Marsh
LR Plover, 3x Redshank, 2x Shelduck (DF)

Trent Washlands
3x Little Egret, Snipe, 7x Shoveler, 8x Gadwall, 28x Wigeon, Chiffchaff (AJ)

Clay Mills
Redshank, Curlew, 2x Goosander, 2x Shelduck, 4x Shoveller, Chiffchaff (AJ)

JCB Rocester
Chiffchaff singing (IH)

Aqualate Mere
Willow Tit, 3x Reed Buntings, 4x Tree Sparrow (DP)

Churnet Valley Alton-Oakamoor area
4x Mandarin, 1x Dipper (TE)