Sunday, 1 February 2015

Sunday 1st February 2015

Blithfield Res
2x Caspian Gulls in the roost today, a adult & a 3rd winter (MPR, GJM)

Chasewater Res
Adult Iceland Gull, 2x Yellow-legged Gull (1st winter & adult), juvenile Glaucous/Herring Gull hybrid & white winged Herring Gull (CWG_sightings)

Norton Bog
6x Brambling this afternoon (CWG_sightings)

Hanley Forest Park
Immature male Smew still present this morning (GBr)

Female Smew this afternoon, Jack Snipe with 14x Snipe, 122x Pochard, 8x Goosander, 2x Shelduck, 5x Redshank (SR)

Aqualate Mere
Scaup still present plus a Barnacle Goose with the Canada Goose flock (IGr)

Belvide Res
1st winter Mediterranean Gull, 2x Little Egret, 4x Pintail, 3x Shelduck, 104x Wigeon, 88x Teal, Peregrine & 35x Tree Sparrow (BB)

Whitemoor Haye
151x Wigeon, 239x Mute Swan, 480x Lapwing, 30x Golden Plover, 2x Redshank, 4x Oystercatcher, 15x Yellowhammer & 10x Tree Sparrow (SCo)

Silverdale CP
4x Great Black-backed Gulls & 6x Goosander this afternoon (PJ)