Saturday, 8 November 2014

Saturday 8th November 2014

Belvide Res (Permits)
Juvenile Osprey through south at 13.45, latest ever Staffordshire record, also, redhead Smew again this morning from Scott hide and 5x Goosander (BB)

Blithfield Res (Permits)
In Tad bay, 611x Golden Plover, 7x Dunlin, Pintail, 2x Goldeneye, 2x Goosander, 23x Shoveler, 194x Wigeon & 499x Teal (RPo)

Adult Caspian Gull, adult Mediterranean Gull roosted tonight (@CWG_sightings)

Whitemoor Haye
52x Cormorant, 66x Coot, Little Grebe, 15x Wigeon, 7x Golden Plover, 211x Lapwing, 25x Tree Sparrow, 8x Yellowhammer, 3x Little Egret, 8x Great Crested Grebe, 84x Tufted Duck & 156x Pochard (SCo)

Knypersley Res
2x Water Rail, Woodcock, 5x Lesser Redpoll, Brambling & c100 Fieldfare all at the end of the Arboretum (GBr)

Brookleys Lake
90x Mandarin (RPo)

Hoar Cross
c300 Fieldfare this morning & several Redwing (DTh)

A38 Pit/Millenium Bridge
ring-tail Hen Harrier flew over from west towards A38 Pit 14:50hrs (NJS)