Thursday, 27 March 2014

Thursday 27 March 2014

Belvide Res (permit only)
Firecrest still early morning by the second wooden bridge in the SE bay but no further sign by dusk. 1w Velvet Scoter, 1w drk Long-tailed Duck and 11 Scaup still present

Blithfield Res (permit only)
Rock Pipit on dam at 10:00 but no further sign (GJM) Again on the dam at 15:30

Gailey Res
Rock Pipit by the sailing club early morning then flew north also 6x Sand Martin, 2x Oystercatcher (IM)

100+ Sand Martin (JJH)
Juv Glaucous Gull again in the roost

Drake Lesser Scaup still

Cannock Chase
22x Crossbill, 2x Yellowhammer, Brambling, c120 Fieldfare (MJa)

Drayton Bassett Pits
Jack Snipe, 2x Snipe, 4x Ringed Plover, LR Plover, 4x Redshank, 2x Dunlin, Curlew (GW as per JH)

9x Wheatear (RT NP)