Monday, 11 January 2016

Monday 11th January 2016

Doxey Marsh is under water in places and care should be taken when walking off obvious tracks and perhaps it was not such a surprise that SE and HF saw 3 Otters from the cycle track.

Hinksford/Wall Heath
Hoopoe still present in landscaped quarry north of Enville Road (@WestMidsBirding)

Trentham Gardens
 Red-necked Grebe still present, also 2x Mandarin Duck & Little Egret (PLo) also 42x Fieldfare, Tawny Owl, 3x Gadwall & 2x Goosander (PFo)

3x Caspian Gull (ad, 1w,2w), 5x YL Gull (2ad, 1w, 3w,4w), SE Owl, Ring-necked Parakeet, 2x Greylag Geese, 7x Goosander, Kingfisher (@CWG_sightings)

550x Pink-footed Geese over in two skeins at 10.05 (RHo)

2x Pink-footed Geese still at The Mere (DBa)

Short-eared Owl again at 14:50 in field by allotments off Vivian Road (DB)

Doxey Marsh
Cetti's Warbler, PF Goose, 5x Shelduck (CHa)

Branston WP
2x Goldeneye, 20x Pochard, Kingfisher - 3x Goosander, Barton Marina (JWo)