Saturday, 14 March 2015

Saturday 14th March 2015

Belvide Res
Adult female Velvet Scoter still off the dam, drake Scaup & 2x Chiffchaff (SC) Also 2x Sand Martin (RBA)

Wheatear by the pallet stacks field (NDP)

Doxey Marshes
3 Water Pipit 100mtrs left of octagonal hide, 9x Goosander, 2x Little Egret, 4x Shelduck, 24x Teal, 3x Water Rail, 3x Buzzard, 4x Gadwall, 4x Shoveler (HKi)

 The Water Pipits at Doxey by Hughie King

Aqualate Mere
Chiffchaff by hide, 2x Sand Martin, Willow Tit & 33x Shelduck (RPo)
Also 65x Pochard, 28x Goldeneye, 103x Wigeon, Little Grebe, Water Rail, Marsh Tit, 3x Sand Martin, 2x Green Woodpecker, 2x Redwing & Cetti's Warbler heard (RSw)
Also Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (AMa)

Gailey Resv
3x Sand Martin, 1x Chiffchaff, 2x Curlew (in sheep field then flew E), 8x Gadwall, 7x Goldeneye, 23x Pochard, 2x Raven (SR)

Wilbrighton Hill
2x Stonechat, 58x Fieldfare & 9x Reed Bunting (RSw)

Uttoxeter Quarry
11x Sand Martin, 6x Curlew, 6x Oystercatcher, 8x Goldeneye, 6x Goosander, 50x Wigeon, 4x Pochard & 3x Mandarin Duck (RPo)

Branston GP
26x Tufted Duck, 66x Teal, 26x Wigeon, Redshank, 22x Gadwall, 3x Shoveler, 5x Curlew, 17x Shelduck & 2x Ringed Plover (SC)

Whitemoor Haye
140x Mute Swan, 51x Wigeon, 22x Teal & 10x Goldeneye (SC)

Endon SW
1x Chiffchaff, 78x Pied Wagtails (GBr)

Knypersley Resv
29x Goosander (inc 10 drk) (GBr)

150x Meadow Pipit, 2x Mandarin, 2x Raven (TE)