Friday, 20 December 2013

Friday 20th December 2013

Cannock Chase
Great Grey Shrike again around the Parrs Warren area this morning (GJM)

Norton Canes
Glossy Ibis flew over the A5 near Norton Canes at 09.42

Blithfield Res (permit only)
Great Northern Diver at deep end at 14.25, probably a different bird to last weekends (GJM)

Aqualate Mere
Female type Velvet Scoter still present

Gailey Res
Female/immature Scaup still on sailing lake

Branston GP
82x Golden Plover, 18x Curlew, 4x Green Sandpiper, 2x Redshank, 11x Ruff, 2x Snipe, 143x Lapwing, 10x Shelduck, 15x Gadwall, 37x Wigeon & 4x Shoveler (JWo)

c45 Golden Plover in ploughed field besides the cemetery on Keele bypass (TJa)

Drayton Bassett Pits
Bittern, 8x Little Egret, 410x Lapwing, Shelduck, Stonechat, 2x Chiffchaff - Dosthill NR 150x Linnet (JHa)

Belvide Res (permit only)
2x Long-tailed Duck, 3x Scaup, 3x YL Gull