Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Tuesday 1st April 2014

Happy BK day to everyone today. 

Today's page is dedicated to the memory of John Gulley "Gupta"

Tixall Wide
A 9th anniversary celebration walk by Roger Broadbent saw a Kingfisher (but not a funny one), 2x Blackcap, 5x Snipe, 5x Chiffchaff, 4x Curlew and 2x Mandarin nearby

Belvide Resv
1w fem Velvet Scoter, 1w drk Long-tailed Duck, 11x Scaup, White Wagtail

Bateswood CP
Redshank on shore til 07.05 & 2x Crossbill E at 07.12 (JHu)

Parkhall CP
2x Raven, 11x Chiffchaff, 2x Willow Warbler, 2x Green Woodpecker

Cannock Chase (Upper Longdon - Cadet Huts-Butts)
6x Crossbill, 100+Redpoll, c15 Brambling, c20 Siskin, 4x Yellowhammer, 3x,Green Woodpecker (CS). 4x Crossbill at Trig Point (AWa)

Drayton Bassett Pits
Yellow Wagtail over heading north late afternoon also Adult Med Gull, Willow Tit, 2x Ringed Plover, 2x LR Plover, 2x Redshank, 3x Oystercatcher, 4x Shelduck, 2x Goosander (JH)

Doxey Marshes
4x Goosander, 2x Shelduck, 3x Little Egret, 2x Ringed Plover, 2x LRP, 2x Gadwall, 10x Snipe, 1x Oystercatcher (DCo)

Dosthill NR
8x Goldeneye (JH)

Silverdale CP
Sum plumaged Brambling singing tonight (PJ)