Saturday, 6 December 2014

Saturday 6th December 2014

2w Caspian Gull in roost tonight (@CWG_sightings)

Belvide Resv
3x Caspian Gulls in roost (1w 2w 3w) (@BelvideBirding)

Brookleys Lake
126x Mandarin, 2x Goosander (@rpintean)

Redhead Smew again mid day

Westport Lake
1w drk Smew again today from 11:30hrs (IR) and still present at 15.15 (SMi, PLo et al)

Smew by Steve Gibson

Smew by Chris Bromley

Doxey Marshes
Water Rail, Shelduck, 15x Snipe, 34x Teal & Cetti's Warbler (LOU)

Cetti's Warbler by Lou

Whitemoor Haye
1300x Lapwing, 65x Wigeon, 12x Tufted Duck, 322x Mute Swan, 19x Cormorant, 8x Teal, 9x Grey Partridge, Snipe, 10x Tree Sparrow & 3x Yellowhammer (SCo) 

Alrewas GP
41x Teal, 5x Goldeneye, 199x Wigeon, 64x Tufted Duck, Snipe, Little Grebe & 2x Grey Wagtail (SCo)

Barn Owl at 20.45 north of village, on road sign on roundabout at junction of A53 & A5128 (NDP)

Dunstall Sawmill Pool
1x Green Sandpiper, 2x Teal, 5x Mandarin (4m)  (Chaz M)

Knypersley Resv
2x Water Rail, 3x Greylag Geese (GBr)

Lyme Valley Park, Newcastle-u-Lyme
Dipper on the stream by the car park opposite the hospital on A34 (GSa)