Monday, 1 April 2013

Monday 1 April 2013

Dosthill NR
Two Long-tailed Ducks (1w male and a female) plus 1x Goosander and 29x Goldeneye (JH)

Juv Glaucous Gull over Kingswood tip (NJS)

Chasewater Gull Roost
Three Glaucous Gulls (two juvs, one 2w), two Iceland Gulls, 1w Glaucous x Herring Gull hybrid (JA)

Gailey Res
2x Little Gull still at 09:20 & 13:15 also 2x White-fronted Geese (NJS)
Black-tailed Godwit flew east at 13:15  (AB. NSN)

Cannock Chase
Great Grey Shrike at Parr's Warren this evening

Belvide Res (permit only)
Adult Little Gull through SE at 09:45.

A flock of c14 Waxwings near stream/disused railway line Station Road, Endon today at 1pm, 2pm and 6pm.  (WB)
Pools adjacent to Caldon Canal nr Cheddleton
c5 pairs Teal and 4x Oystercatchers (WB)

Wheatear male in the Palletstacks paddock mid afternoon (RT)

Woodcock flew over A500 near Asda at 08:15hrs (NJS)

1x Blackcap today, 45x Goosander (JH - vol warden)

4x Mandarin, 12x Woodcock (20.00-20.20) over heading for Bradley (TE)