Saturday, 7 March 2015

Saturday 7th March 2015

Belvide Res
Female Velvet Scoter still off the dam also a Scaup, 55x Gadwall, Little Egret, 3x Stonechat, 3x Curlew & 4x Oystercatcher (BB)

Chasewater Res
2x adult Mediterranean Gull in roost (@CWG_sightings)

Uttoxeter Quarry
21x Curlew, 6x Oystercatcher, 2x Green Sandpiper, 18x Goosander, 10x Goldeneye, 84x Wigeon, 4x Pochard, 3x Gadwall (RP)

Brookleys Lake
30x Mandarin (good count for March) 3x Goosander (RP)

Alrewas Gravel Pit
316x Wigeon, 4x Chiffchaff, 4x Oystercatcher, 5x Gadwall & 5x Shoveler (SC)

Whitemoor Haye
Male Stonechat along rough track, also 191x Mute Swan, 4x Goldeneye & 86x Wigeon (SC)

Branston GP's
69x Golden Plover, 8x Ruff, 1x Grey Partridge, 12x Redshank, 37x Shelduck, 5x Shoveler, 16x Curlew, 5x Snipe and a Peacock (NJS)

Knypersley Resv
11x Goosander (6m), 1x Woodcock, 25x Redwing but no WATER RAILS seen or heard (GBr) 

Cannock Chase
2x Stonechat Sherbrook Valley (JW)

Barton under Needwood
Brimstone butterfly (JW)