Saturday, 25 October 2014

Saturday 25th October 2014

Firecrest at far end of Fradley Junction NR

Bittern flew along the right hand reed bed at 09:15

Silverdale CP
Ring Ouzel (heard only) 3x Stonechat, 2x Teal, Raven (PJ)

Uttoxeter Quarry
4x Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, 6x Goosander, 3x Shoveler, 20x Skylark, 2x Blue Snow Geese (RP)

River Sow Meadows Stafford
Water Rail, 2x Mandarin Duck, 7x Little Grebe, 85x Wigeon, 4x Snipe, c160 Golden Plover, 120x Lapwing, Stonechat, 2x Chiffchaff, 4x Raven, Peregrine. Skywatch highlights......2745x Wood Pigeon, 39x Skylark, 75x LBB  Gull and 400x BH Gull - all flying south. (RS)