Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Tuesday 17 December 2013

Adult Caspian Gull at Walley's Quarry at lunchtime (NP)

Cannock Chase
Great Grey Shrike at Parrs Warren in clearfell near the cadet huts also 9x Crossbill over the Whitehouse car park and 3x Stonechat at Brindley Heath (RWi)

40 Golden Plover northwest of the canal lock (VE)

Belvide Res (permit only)
2x Long-tailed Duck and 2x Scaup still

Drayton Bassett Pits
Great White Egret at dusk and another probable over south with 10x Little Egret, also 2x Stonechat, 4x Goldeneye, Goosander, Green Sandpiper, 3x Chiffchaff  (JHa)

Swallows Mire Shugborough
4x Goosander, 2x Shelduck and c250 Wigeon on water meadows by rail tunnel (JWH)

Juv Glaucous Gull again in the roost also probable adult Caspian Gull