Sunday, 31 January 2016

Sunday 31st January 2016

Community Noticeboard
The Stafford branch of the WMBC are holding their next indoor meeting on Tuesday 2nd February at the usual venue. The speaker is Mike Leach and the talk is "Owls of the World". 

Further details can be found here    

Bittern seen again this morning. Great White Egret still present plus Water Rail and Cetti's Warbler heard. Three Otter also seen (@nutcracker)

Black Redstart still around the Purple Anst building at 14:00 (BC LC)

2x Ruff, 2x Stonechat (@Ochruros)

Wall Heath
Hoopoe still present 0930 - 1000 (@richdavis30

9x Pochard, 60x Tufted Duck, Tawny Owl (@Snapper)

1w drk Scaup from Scott Hide, also Water Rail (@Snapper)

Blithfield Resv
2x 3w Caspian Gulls in the roost tonight (GJM, MPR)

In the roost - 1w Caspian Gull, 3x YLG (2 ad, 2w), 2x Mediterranean Gulls (ad, 1w) and Ring-necked Parakeet  flew in at 16:05 (@CWG_sightings)

7x Snipe, 38x Linnet, 14x Teal (Foz JD)