Friday, 2 January 2015

Friday 2nd January 2015

3x Caspian Gull (Adult, 1w, 2w) in roost, adult Yellow-legged Gull and adult Mediterranean Gull (@CWG_sightings)

Cotton Dell NR
Red Kite over SE at 09:15 (KK)

Whitemoor Haye
106x Wigeon, 3x Goldeneye, Little Egret, 200x Golden Plover, 40x Yellowhammer, 10x Tree Sparrow, 205x Mute Swan (SC)

Alrewas Gps
174x Wigeon, 32x Teal, 4x Goldeneye, 5x Chiffchaff (SC)

Kingfisher - river, Goosander - river (SC)

National arboretum
Drake goldeneye - river, Little Grebe - river (SC)

Belvide Res
3rd winter Caspian Gull again in the roost, also Yellow-legged Gull, Med Gull, 4x Little Egret, 133x Wigeon, 11x Shoveler (@Kevin_Clements)

Chatterley Valley
2x Barn Owl at 16:20 (JJ)

Silverdale CP
8x GBBG, adult Yellow-legged Gull, 15x Goosander on the Void (PJ)

Blithfield Res
3x White-fronted Geese in Blithe Bay till 15:00 then flew south (SE HF)

Adult YL Gull in the roost (AH)

Otter in front of the hide at 13:10 (AF)

Doxey Marsh
Cetti's Warbler, Little Egret, 8x Goosander, 4x Shoveler, 20x Teal (M)

Westport Lake
No sign of SMEW today (nor at Hanley Forest park or Holden Lane pool) but 2w Yellow-legged Gull briefly (DK)