Saturday, 6 April 2013

Saturday 6 April 2013

Please take the time to have a look at our updated 'Blast from the Past' for April, if you can add any sightings or especially photo's please email us at

Belvide Res (permit only)
Swallow one this morning

Gailey Res
2x White-fronted Geese still and 1st winter Little Gull.

34x Waxwing on Stafford MOD at the junction of the A513 Sandon Road at 18:50-19:10 (RSt)

Branston GP's
4x Black-tailed Godwit, Green Sandpiper, 2x LRP, 5x Curlew, 4x Redshank, 18x Snipe (CJW, NJS, DSc)

Trent Washlands
2x Little Egret, Snipe, 7x Shoveler, 10x Gadwall, 22x Wigeon, 49x Teal, 2x Kingfisher, 2x Green Woodpecker, 4x Chiffchaff (AJ)

Clay Mills
Redshank, 4x Oystercatcher, Kingfisher (AJ)

Knypersley Res
2x Chiffchaff, 3x Woodcock, Mandarin, 2x Wigeon, 2x Goosander, 2x Dipper on the stream (GB)

Croxden Quarry
5x Crossbill over west at 06:57 (AB)

5x Wheatear still, Stonechat and 2x Curlew. (RT.KH. DW)

Swallows Mire Milford
47x Wigeon, 3x Goosander, Shoveler, 4x Cormorant, Raven, Green Woodpecker (JWH)

2x Green Woodpecker, 2x Mandarin, 5x Woodcock over (TE)