Thursday, 1 January 2015

Thursday 1st January 2015

Blithfield Res
3x White-fronted Geese and 3x Ruff at the deep end (MPR GJM)

Whitemoor Haye
Redhead Smew on the lake this morning, 70x Golden Plover, 500x Lapwing, 141x Wigeon, 5x Goldeneye, 30x Yellowhammer, 10x Tree Sparrow, 223x Mute Swan (SC)

Westport Lake
1st winter drake Smew still at 10:10

Bittern flew past the hide also Pintail, Water Rail (IG)

Probable adult Caspian Gull on the Jetty also 5x YL Gull

Belvide Res
3rd winter Caspian Gull, 2x YL Gull, 3x Little Egret, 3x Water Rail, 2-3 Kingfisher (JJH SJH BM)

Cheddleton to Consall
Red Kite east at 13.35, also Little Grebe, pair Mandarin Duck, 50x Lapwing, 5x Goldcrest, 2x Willow Tit, 3x Treecreeper, Raven, 12x Siskin & 3x Lesser Redpoll (DSc)

Doxey Marsh
2x Little Egret, 4x Water Rail, Stonechat, 11x Goosander, 214x Teal, Kingfisher (SPe)

Alrewas GPs
3x Goldeneye, 3x Chiffchaff, 2x Goldcrest (AT)