Sunday, 9 March 2014

Sunday 9th March 2014

Belvide Res (permit only)
1st winter drake Velvet Scoter at the west end this morning, also 1st winter Long-tailed Duck & 11x Scaup

Juv Glaucous Gull roosted again (@CWG_sightings)

Rudyard Lake
Egyptian Goose present this afternoon (RSu)

Alrewas GP's
Long-tailed Duck & female Red-crested Pochard this afternoon
also Scaup, Siberian Chiffchaff, c6 Chiffchaff, 2x Shelduck, 6x Gadwall & 5x Goldeneye (JWo)

Great Bridgeford
Common Sandpiper on the River Sow this afternoon

Doxey Marshes
2x singing Chiffchaff this afternoon in the scrub between Timberfield Road & Isobel trail (Geoff)

Cannock Chase
30x Crossbill by cadet huts/trig point also 10x Brambling, Yellowhammer, Siskin (MCh)

Branston GP's
7x Ruff, 4x Ringed Plover, 5x Redshank, Snipe, 8x Curlew & 22x Shelduck (AJa)

Trent Washlands
5x Little Egret (AJa)

Croxall (along the river)
Little Egret, 2x Shelduck & 2x Oystercatcher (JWo)

Churnet Valley (Cheddleton to Consall)
Peregrine, 12x Teal, 2x Oystercatcher, 14x Snipe, Raven, Kingfisher, 2x Willow Tit, singing Chiffchaff, 3x Redpoll and 10x Reed Bunting (DSc)