Sunday, 5 January 2014

Sunday 5th January 2013

The Staffordshire year list for 2013 is now on the blog at the top of the home page just below our logo, please have a look through it, and if you notice anything missing please let us know, thanks to Russell for compiling the list throughout the year.


Aqualate Mere
Female Velvet ScoterLong-tailed Duck, adult Yellow-legged Gull & c4 Pintail (IGr)
also Smew at 15.30

Gailey Res
Juv Great Northern Diver still and the Great White Egret seen on the dam this afternoon

Chasewater Res
Juvenile Glaucous Gull, 5x Yellow-legged Gull & 2x pale northern Herring Gulls, one as pale as Iceland gull but with Herring Gull head shape & bill

Belvide Res (permit only)
4x immature Scaup still present but no sign of the Long-tailed Duck

Hanchurch Woods
c90 Common Crossbill this morning (NDP)

Blithfield Res (permit only)
4x Goldeneye, 1x Black-tailed Godwit & 39x Goosander (MJa)

Alrewas GP
61x Tufted Duck, 7x Goldeneye, 26x Wigeon, 2x Pochard & 3x Chiffchaff (SCo)

National Arboretum
1x Chiffchaff on fence by junction pit & 1x Snipe on river (SCo)

Whitemoor Haye
142x Wigeon, 35x Tufted Duck, 23x Teal, 5x Redshank & 2x Little Owl (SCo)

Radford Meadows
6x Goosander, 13x Shoveler, 76x Wigeon, 1x Pintail & 24x Teal (CDa)

Knypersley Res
c4 Brambling, 19x Lesser Redpoll, 1x Siskin 7 14x Goosander (GBr)