Saturday, 31 January 2015

Saturday 31st January 2015

Adult Iceland Gull in roost, 2x adult Mediterranean Gulls, adult Yellow-legged Gull (@CWG_sightings)

Hanley Forest Park
Imm drk Smew again present this morning (NJS)

1w drk Scaup, 3+ Water Rails and a Barnacle Goose with Canada Geese (SR)

Tittesworth Resv
11x Snipe, 1x Jack Snipe, 1x Green Woodpecker (IBut)

Hatherton Resv, Cheslyn Hay
2x drk Goosander and a Willow Tit (SBar)

Doxey Marshes
1x Water Pipit, Jack Snipe, 3x Little Egret, 2x Stonechat, 29x Goosander, Chiffchaff, c30 Snipe, 3x Shelduck, 6x Pochard, 2x Barnacle Geese (SE/HF and RSw)

 Two photos of Jack Snipe at Doxey today by Steve Edwards

River Trent, Barlaston to Tittensor
26x Teal, 7x Goosander, 2x Grey Wagtail, Peregrine and Chiffchaff (DCo)

1x Little Egret in field just W of the Greyhound pub (DCo)

River Sow Meadows, Stafford
118x Wigeon, 60x Teal, 3x Little Grebe, 225x Lapwing, 132x Golden Plover, 22x Stock Dove, 200x Fieldfare, 80x Redwing (RSw)

Milford Pool
3x Goosander, 44x Wigeon, 4x Raven (RSw)

10x Goosander, 7x Goldeneye, 49x Wigeon, Shoveler, Bullfinch, Common Gull (RSw)

Branston Leas
Stonechat, 2x Snipe, 50x Yellowhammers, 45x Reed Bunting, 10x Linnet, 19x Skylark, 48x Redwing, Chiffchaff (SPe)

Green Sandpiper, 150x Lapwing, 18x Wigeon, 25x Yellowhammers (SPe)

Blithfield Res
13x Barnacle Geese (PCa, TKe)