Sunday, 8 February 2015

Sunday 8th February 2015

Whitemore Haye
15x Whooper Swans still present this morning near Sittles Farm (MYa)
also c140 Yellowhammers on Sittles Farm shed roof, 400x Lapwing, 258x Mute Swan, 103x Wigeon & 10x Tree Sparrow (SCo) and Black Swan still (JW)

Alrewas GPs
Redhead Smew late afternoon (MY)

Blithfield Res
3x White-fronted Geese mid afternoon in Tad Bay plus 2x Raven, in Blithe Bay 29x Barnacle Geese, 59x Greylag Geese & 16x Snipe (SR)
also 4x Goldeneye, c100 Wigeon, 122x Great Crested Grebe & Goosander (KBi)

Flock of Pink-footed Geese flew North this morning (NWa)

Chasewater Res
20-30 Pink-footed Geese flew west at 11.15 (@CWG_sightings)
Adult YL Gull, 4x Med Gull (Rob Hughes). Also Adult Mediterranean Gull and adult Yellow-legged Gull from west shore (@CWG_sighting)

Croxall Lakes / River Trent Confluence
10x Little Egret came in to roost at dusk, 2x Goosander, 4x Goldeneye (JW)

Corn Bunting with Yellowhammer flock (MY)

Belvide Res
Drake Pintail, Oystercatcher & a Lesser Redpoll (BB)

River Trent Meadows Colwich
2x Shelduck, 4x Goldeneye, 4x Goosander, Little Egret, 2x Grey Wagtail, 8x Teal, 100x Redwing/Fieldfare (AHo)

Jack Snipe, 25x Snipe, 2x Green Sandpiper, Shelduck, Goosander, 45x Teal, 2x Grey Wagtail, 50x Skylark (DCo)

Little Egret present plus 30x Cormorant (DEm)