Saturday, 22 March 2014

Saturday 22 March 2014

Belvide Res (permit only)
1st winter female Velvet Scoter, 1st winter drake Long-tailed Duck, 11x Scaup

Alrewas GPs
Female Long-tailed Duck still, 3x Chiffchaff (SCo)

Whitemoor Haye
3x Chiffchaff, 1x Shelduck, 1x Redshank, 3x Wheatear, 1x Corn Bunting, 14x Yellowhammer (SCo)

Blithfield Res (permit only)
Drake Garganey in Mickledale Bay (MPR)
Garganey still this afternoon also LR Plover, Ringed Plover,Wheatear, Swallow, 20x Sand Martin, 2x Chiffchaff, 4x Oystercatcher (RCB)

Two shots of the Garganey taken today by MY. Bird seen today in Permit only area. 

c70 Sand Martin this morning (IG)

Doxey Marsh
4x Little Egret, 11x Goosander, Kingfisher (RSt)
LR Plover, Redshank, 8x Shelduck (SPe)

Churnet Valley
4x Mandarin, Dipper, 2x Chiffchaff, 4x Grey Wagtail, 20x Siskin (TEy)

Drake Lesser Scaup still this afternoon on conservation pool

Hatherton Resv, Cheslyn Hay
4x Chiffchaff (SBa)