Saturday, 23 November 2013

Saturday 23 November 2013

2nd winter Iceland Gull again in the roost also juv Glaucous Gull, 3x Caspian Gull, ( adult, 3W, 2W) 4x YL Gull

Belvide Resv (permit only)
Bittern one from Scott hide this morning also 1st winter drake Scaup

female Common Scoter this am, also Cetti's Warbler still present during the week (IGr)

Tittesworth Res
Jack Snipe on conservation pool from East hide this am but flushed by 5x Common Snipe (PSh)

Uttoxeter Quarry
2x Goldeneye, 3x Goosander, 38x Pochard, 22x Wigeon, 63x Teal, 1x Green Sandpiper, 15x Snipe & 7x Egyptian Geese (RPo)

Silverdale CP
Jack Snipe, 200x Golden Plover and a Goosander over (NP)

Hanchurch Woods
60x Crossbill and a few Brambling  also c700 Rooks roosted, Woodcock and 70x Pied Wagtails over pre roost (NP)

Revige / Swallow Moss
Male Hen Harrier early afternoon (PSh)

Doxey Marshes
c30 Goosander, c50 Snipe, several Teal, Wigeon & Pochard, also 1x Stonechat, 2x Water Rail & 1x female Goldeneye 

Ring-necked Parakeet in and around gardens near Hawks Green (JCh)
The Chase Abrahams Valley - 13x Crossbill  (RJS)

Maer Hills/Camphill Wood
c18 Common Crossbill feeding in larch at 14.30 (TJa)

Whitemoor Haye
200+ Golden Plover, 500+ Lapwing, 40x Tree Sparrow, 6x Yellowhammer, Green Woodpecker (SCo)

Alrewas GPs
36x Cormorant also 3x Little Grebe on river (SCo)

Willow Tit, 3x Goldeneye on R Tame and on meadow opposite PF Goose, Redshank, Green Sandpiper over (JHa)

Croxhall Lakes
Little Egret, Water Rail (JHa)