Sunday, 24 January 2016

Sunday 24th January 2016

Uttoxeter Quarry
Female Ring-billed Duck still present today (RPo). Also 10x Goosander, 5x Goldeneye, c15x Pochard, c150 x Lapwing (JW)

Ring-necked Duck at Uttoxeter Quarry taken today by Jon Woodcock

Brent Goose (@JimPanda) and in the roost tonight - 3w Iceland Gull, adult Caspian Gull, adult Mediterranean Gull, 2x adult YLG, and Ring-necked Parakeet in at 16:10hrs (@CWG_sightings)

Whooper Swan  circa one mile south of Rocester in field with Mute Swans east of the B5030 (RPo)

Whitemoor Haye
Whooper Swan, 60x Golden Plover, 700x Lapwing, 150x Wigeon, 20x Gadwall, 15x Shelduck, 2x Goldeneye, 2x Shoveler, 30x Tree Sparrow, 20x Yellowhammer, Oystercatcher, 4x GBB Gull, Little Grebe (@BirderAlrewas)

A38 Pit
Either a drk Scaup or a aythya hybrid present. Bird asleep and under bushes. 2x Chiffchaff (GJM)

Hinksford-Wall Heath
Hoopoe still north of Enville Road this morning

Trentham Gardens
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker this morning also adult YL Gull, 3x Little Egret, 6x Mandarin, 24x Cormorant (RT)

Endon SW
1x Chiffchaff, Green Woodpecker (GBr)

Baddeley Green, Stoke-on-Trent
1x Peacock butterfly in fields (GBr)