Sunday, 23 February 2014

Sunday 23rd February 2014

Belvide Resv
1w fem Velvet Scoter still present, plus 1w Long-tailed Duck off the dam and 11x Scaup. Also 1w Caspian Gull in roost tonight.

Doxey Marshes
Ruddy Shelduck present at 08:20hrs. Also 2x Peregrine, 6x Shelduck, 6x Goosander, 30+ Fieldfare (SPe)

Radford Meadows/Rickerscote
300+ Wigeon, many Teal and Shoveler, 3x Pintail, Little Egret, 2x Shelduck (SPe)

Alrewas GP
Fem Long-tailed Duck still present, also 1x Oystercatcher, 1x fem Scaup, 4x Wigeon, 3+ Chiffchaff (SC)

Great Northern Diver still, plus juv Glaucous Gull, juv Iceland Gull, adult Mediterranean Gull in roost (JA)

Whitemoor Haye
14x Tufted Duck, 59x Wigeon, 66x Lapwing, 5x Goldeneye, 2x Grey Partridge, 15+ Yellowhammer, 20+ Tree Sparrow (SC). Also Merlin by Sittles Farm (JWo, LWa, MCa)

Branston GPs
16:30hrs 1x Mediterranean Gull, adult Yellow-legged Gull, c150 LBBG, 4000 Black-headed Gulls, 8x Ruff, 3x Redshank, 5x Ringed Plover, 18x Curlew, 16x Gadwall, 22x Wigeon, 14x Shelduck, 1x Oystercatcher (DSc)

Trent Washlands
5x Little Egret, 2x Goosander, c50x Wigeon, 2x Common Gull (AJ)

1x Peregrine over town centre (AB)