Thursday, 14 March 2013

Thursday 14 March 2013

Belvide Res (permit only)
Bittern still in Southeast bay viewable from the first bench south of Chappel hide.

Stoke on Trent
single Waxwing briefly at Hartshill at 07:15 (SMa)

Cannock Chase
9x Crossbill in Abraham Valley this afternoon (RCB)

Trentham Gardens
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker by the Trent also Little Egret, 2x Goosander, 6x Mandarin, Kingfisher (RT)

Branston Gravel Pits
Yellow-legged Gull (adult), 2x Little Egret, 4x Redshank, 10x Curlew, c200x Lapwing, 7x Snipe, 11x Shelduck, 9x Pochard, 10x Gadwall, 46x Wigeon, 6x GC Grebe, Dabchick, 2x Shoveler, 51x Tufted Duck, 73x Coot, 28x Mute Swan, Green Woodpecker, c30x LBBG, 26x GBBG (JWo)
Branston Water Park
2x Snipe, Goldeneye, 3x LBBG (JWo)

Cannock Chase
c20 Crossbills beyond cadet hut, by Trig Point

Oystercatcher (KWh)

Hales Hall Cheadle
Kingfisher (DP)

Swallows Mire Milford
12x Goosander, 3x Cormorant, 17x Wigeon 14x Tufted Duck (JWH)

12x Curlew at Trimpos this afternoon (AB)