Saturday, 5 December 2015

Saturday 5th December 2015

Ring-necked Parakeet flew into SW at c15:15hrs and remained in area until c16:00hrs showing well. Also Shag earlier and Great Northern Diver until 10:30hrs when flew E (Chz et al). In the roost 2x adult Caspian Gulls, 3x YLG (2 adults, 2w), 2w Mediterranean Gull but no sign of Shag on the ramp at dusk Short-eared Owl at No Mans Bank 15:45hrs. (@CWG_sightings et al).

Ring-necked Parakeet by Philip Jones of Maybank

Adult Caspian Gull at Chasewater tonight

Adult Caspian Gull and 2w Mediterranean Gull at Chasewater

Blithfield Resr
2x Caspian Gulls (adult, 3w), 4x adult YLG, and an Oystercatcher (apparently injured) (@rpintean)

Wall Heath
Hoopoe first seen today in windy conditions at 12:00hrs but no reports since (@GrizzlyAdams)

Whitemoor Haye
2x Ruff (Chz)

Radford Meadows
223x Wigeon, 8x Pintail, 55x Teal, Gadwall, 397x Lapwing  (RSw)

River Sow Meadows
53x Wigeon, 3x Goosander, 12x Teal, 3x Little Grebe, 53x Lapwing, 25x Siskin, Redpoll, Kingfisher (RSw)

Gailey Resr
4x Pochard, Common Gull, 430+ BHG, Tawny Owl, c30 Siskin (@TheSnapper1968)