Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Wednesday 16th September 2015

Community Notice Board
North Staffs RSPB Group have an indoor meeting tonight. The speaker is Gordon Yates and the talk is "Islay - Queen of the Hebrides". Full details on their website

Branston GP
1x Great White Egret, 2x Little Egret, 11x Ruff, 10x Curlew, Mandarin, 8x Shoveler, 14x Pochard, 37x Little Grebe, Cetti's Warbler, c20x Siskin (JW)

Great White Egret at Branston by JW

Doxey Marshes
Black Tern at 10.15(NGr)

Blithfield Res
Common Crane, Osprey, 2x Black-tailed Godwit, 7x Dunlin, 6x Ringed Plover, 2x Greenshank, 2x Yellow Wagtail, PF Goose (RBe) - additional 2x Whinchat, one below dam and the other at Ten Acre Bay also Stonechat below the dam (RCB)

Belvide Res
Female Garganey on north shore, also Tree Pipit over this morning (BB)

4x Whinchat north of Gailey Res at paddocks (SRi)

Knot, Redshank, 3x Ringed Plover, Wheatear, Spotted Flycatcher, Yellow Wagtail (IWh)

131x Siskin recorded over during a vis mig watch this morning (NDP)

Cannock Chase
5x Raven, 10x Siskin, 2x Lesser Redpoll, 5x Meadow Pipit, 4x Chiffchaff & c6 Swallow (GWR)

Coven (Foxes Lane)
40x Red-legged Partridge (JDu)