Sunday, 2 March 2014

Sunday 2nd March 2014

Belvide Res (permit only)
1st winter Velvet Scoter still present plus 1st winter Long-tailed Duck & 11x Scaup

Alrewas GP's
Female Long-tailed Duck, also female Smew, female Scaup & a probable Siberian Chiffchaff
also 58x Wigeon, 30x Tufted Duck, 4x Goldeneye, Oystercatcher, c4 Chiffchaff (SCo)

Chasewater Res
Great Northern Diver near the pink ramp. In the roost juv Glaucous Gull, 1w Caspian Gull and pale Northern Herring Gull (@CWG_sightings)

Uttoxeter Quarry
37x Curlew, 4x Oystercatcher, 3x Snipe, 3x Goldeneye, 14x Goosander, 12x Pochard, 10x Mandarin Duck & Kingfisher (RPo)

Hanchurch Woods
c3 Crossbill over the water tower & 3x male and a female Brambling by the carpark (GBr)

Red Kite over the Trentham estate Kings Wood heading south at 13:20 (DCo)

Whitemoor Haye
25x Tufted Duck, 2x Oystercatcher, 19x Wigeon, c25 Tree Sparrow, c12 Yellowhammer, Snipe, Little Owl & 88x Golden Plover (SCo)

Lordsley Quarry, Loggerheads
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker and Green Woodpecker (PJ)