Sunday, 29 December 2013

Sunday 29th December 2013

Cannock Chase
2x probable Parrot Crossbills with c50 Common Crossbill this morning at Horse Pasture coppice (GJM, SNu)
Great Grey Shrike still at 15:00 to 15:45 at least between cadet huts and rifle range (JJH SJH)

Aqualate Mere
Female Velvet Scoter still, plus female type Long-tailed Duck & a Redhead Smew (IGr)

Alrewas GP's
2x redhead Smew in NW bay this morning, also 84x Tufted Duck, 6x Goldeneye, 1x Pochard & 8x Teal (SCo)

Whitemoor Hayes
27x Tufted Duck, 232x Wigeon, 62x Teal, 3x Gadwall, c250 Golden Plover, 2x Little Owl & 5x Ruff (SCo)

Gailey Res
Great Northern Diver still present at 12.00 (HKi)
Great Northern Diver at Gailey by Hughie King

Knypersley Res
c30 Brambling by the castle & 5x Goosander by the Serpentine (GBr)

Blithfield Res (permit only)
52x Goosander in roost on Tad Bay at 16:30 (RCB)

Parkhall Lake
6x Goosander (Col)

Belvide Res (permit only)
Long-tailed Duck immature still also 4x Scaup