Saturday, 18 January 2014

Saturday 18th January 2014

Late News - 16th January - Chasewater Res, the Brownhills Glossy Ibis was seen coming into roost on the island at Chasewater (PWa)
Glossy Ibis at Chasewater Res, Phil Ward

Glossy Ibis again this morning before flying off SE at 08:20 - Flew in at 16:00 and landed on the Island also 3x Caspian Gull in the roost (2 adults and a 3w) and 2x YL Gull

Drake Lesser Scaup still this morning from the main car park
Chris Bromley

Blithfield Res (permit only)
Juv Great Northern Diver still this morning at the deep end near the sailing club.
Female Scaup in Tad Bay (RCB)

Cannock Chase
Great Grey Shrike 50 yards from Trig point at 13:30 then flew towards Parrs Warren at 14:00 (GW CW)

Swallow Moss
2nd winter male Hen Harrier again late afternoon

Whitemoor Haye
80x Golden Plover, c500 Lapwing, 30x Tree Sparrow, 3x Goldeneye, 34x Wigeon (SCo)

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