Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Tuesday 26 November 2013

Juv Glaucous Gull, juv Iceland Gull, 3x Caspian Gull (adult, 3w, 1w), 4x YL Gull and Great Northern Diver still

8510x Wood Pigeon, 1075x Redwing, 840x Fieldfare all going north 08:00 - 09:00 (NP)

Branston GPs
Adult Glaucous Gull on the south pit at 13:30 - please view only from public footpaths, strictly no access to the workings.
Woodcock at dusk, Dunlin, 19x Curlew, 2x Green Sandpiper, 2x Redshank, 12x Ruff, 15x Snipe, 2x Shelduck, 18x Gadwall, 2x Little Owl heard at Small Meadows farm at dusk (JWo DSc)

Glaucous Gull by Jon Woodcock

Belvide Res (permit only)
2x Long-tailed Duck still off the dam also 2x Scaup but no sign of the Greenland White-fronted Goose - Bittern flew from Scott hide reedbed to SE Bay at 16:18

Trentham Gardens
Little Egret, adult Med Gull with c450 BH Gulls, 4x Mandarin, Goosander, 11x CormorantKingfisher (RT)

2000x Starlings in field on the Macclesfield Road just past the cricket club at 08:00 (IBu)

Barn Owl and Woodcock flew over A513 National Arboretum roundabout towards Whitemoor Haye at dusk (SCo)

Drayton Bassett Pits
1x Redshank, 4x Snipe, Dunlin, 205x Lapwing, 5x Little Egret, 2x Chiffchaff (JHa)
Dosthill NR - 11x Goldeneye (JHa)