Sunday, 22 February 2015

Sunday 22nd February 2015

Pair of Scaup from Scott Hide, also Little Egret, 61x Shoveler, 2x Goosander, Shelduck & 5x Oystercatcher (BB)

1st winter drake Scaup still (IG)

Blithfield Res
2x Caspian Gulls (1x adult & 1x 2nd winter), also 3x Yellow-legged Gulls (2x adults & 1x 1st winter) (GJM, MPR)

Hanley Forrest Park
1st winter drake Smew again at 09:55 (photo below) (PJ)

Chasewater Res
Great Northern Diver and 2x Yellow-legged Gulls this morning (RKS). In the roost - two adult Iceland Gulls, 2w Caspian Gull, 2 adult Mediterranean Gulls, 2w Yellow-legged Gull and Great Northern Diver (@CWG_sightings)

Doxey Marshes
4/5 Water Pipit in usual place, 3x Little Egret, 2x Stonechat, 7x Goosander, 5x Wigeon, 2x Shelduck, 40x Lapwing & Water Rail (RS)

Branston Gravel Pits
7x Ruff & a Egyptian Goose on south pit (SBN)

River Trent Colwich
3x Snipe, Little Grebe, 2x Grey Wagtail, 12x Teal, 50x Fieldfare, 30x Redwing, 3x Mistle Thrush (AHo)

Stafford Town Centre,
Peregrine hunting over Asda at 10:35am (AB)