Sunday, 15 February 2015

Sunday 15th February 2015

Hales - Chipnal
Tundra Bean Goose at 11:00 feeding with Greylag Geese on the county boundary between Hales & Chipnall where the Coal Brook crosses the road at Grid Ref SJ727323 (STu)

 Tundra Bean Goose near Hales.Photo by Steve Turner (top) and Phil Jones

Belvide Res
Drake Scaup at west end, also Little Egret, Goosander, Shelduck, 1st winter Mediterranean Gull & Yellow-legged Gull (BB)

Adult Iceland Gull over low east at 09:30 (SR)

Great Northern Diver again before flushed by water skiers (AA)
also summer plumage Mediterranean Gull (@WMBB1) and adult Iceland Gull, 2w Caspian Gull, 4x adult Mediterranean Gulls and adult Yellow-legged Gull (@CWG_sightings)

Whitemoor Haye
4x Whooper Swan again before flying off SW,also  86x Wigeon, 3x Goldeneye, 43x Pochard, 148x Mute Swan & a Redshank (SC)

Doxey Marsh
Water Pipit still at 12:20 (SC)
also 4x Little Egret, 2x Stonechat, 2x Water Rail, 6x Goosander, 157x Lapwing, 5x Shelduck & Cetti's Warbler (@ScottoftheMarsh)

3x Eurasian White-fronted Geese flew over the National Arboretum and landed at Croxall at approx 10.00 (DO)

Colwich (River Trent)
5x Snipe, Oystercatcher, Little Grebe, Grey Wagtail (AHo)

Short-eared Owl again also 4x Stonechat, 43x Golden Plover (RT)

Green Sandpiper, 7x Goosander, c50 Wigeon & 6x Pochard (JW)

Branston Leas
Stonechat (JW)

Branston Water Park
Oystercatcher (JW)

Branston Gravel Pits
9x Ruff, 18x Curlew, Redshank, c500 Lapwing, 4x Golden Plover & 26x Shelduck (JW)

Endon SW
1x Chiffchaff, 83x Pied Wagtail, 6x Grey Wagtail (GBr)