Saturday, 7 December 2013

Saturday 7 December 2013

Middleton Lakes
Siberian Chiffchaff feeding in sallowed pools, just east of the east screen at Jubilee Wetlands, also Chiffchaff, Mealy Redpoll with 4x Lesser Redpoll, 4x Little Egret, 3x Goldeneye, 2x Stonechat & 2x Cetti's Warbler (JHa)

Belvide Res (permit only)
Greenland White-fronted Goose still on the north shore also 2x Long-tailed Duck off the dam and 2x Scaup at the west end
Long-tailed Duck by Chris Blackburn

Aqualate Mere
Female Velvet Scoter still south west of the hide

Gailey Res
Fem juv Scaup on sailing lake, still present late afternoon with a female Goosander (HKi)

Chasewater Res
Juvenile Glaucous Gull in roost, also juvenile Iceland Gull, 3x Caspian Gulls, 2x Yellow-legged Gulls & a adult Med Gull (@CWG_sightings)

Silverdale CP
2x adult Yellow-legged Gulls on the Void at 14.00 (PJo)

Brookley's Lake
A record count of 192x Mandarin Duck (RPo)

Trent Washlands
3x Little Egret, 36x Wigeon, 8x Gadwall, 7x Shoveler & 25x Teal (AJa)

Swallow's Mire, Milford
310x Wigeon, 15x Goosander, 9x Tufted Duck & Cormorant (JHo, BHo)

Ford Green, Stoke on Trent
5x Wigeon, 11x Pochard, 2x Gadwall & 2x Little Grebe (CGa)

10x Woodcock over 16:30-16:45 (TEy)