Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Wednesday 19 February 2014

Tittesworth Res
Drake Lesser Scaup still present, viewable from the visitor centre at 16.15 (ABo)
Glossy Ibis flew over at 12;35

Chasewater Res
Glossy Ibis left roost at 07.42 an on pool west of Brownhills road, west of Chasewater, also Great Northern Diver still viewable from the dam
In the Gull roost this evening juvenile Glaucous Gull, a adult & juvenile Iceland Gull (JAl)

Belvide Res (permit only)
1st winter drake Long-tailed Duck off the dam plus 7x Scaup

Alrewas Gravel Pits
Female Long-tailed Duck, female Smew, female Scaup, Little Egret, Goosander, Oystercatcher, 5x Goldeneye, Siberian Chiffchaff, 6x Chiffchaff (JWo)

Croxall Lakes
7x Redshank, 6x Oystercatcher, 2x Goldeneye, 2x Shelduck, Goosander, 32x Pochard, 18x Wigeon (JWo)

Cannock Chase
c30 Crossbill at Horse pasture Covert (GJM)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Shelduck, 2x Oystercatcher, 2x Pintail, Gadwall, 10x Goosander, 150x Wigeon, 12x Pochard, 12x Snipe, 16x Curlew & 1500 Lapwing (EFo)

Green Sandpiper on flooded fields along the Rugeley by-pass (BRu)

Kings Bromley
2x Little Egret & c50 Fieldfare from lay-by along river (BRu)