Thursday, 28 January 2016

Thursday 28th January 2016


Regrettably the West Midland Bird Club has received reports that on Saturday January 23rd birdwatchers jumped over a fence on to adjacent farmland in pursuit if a Black Redstart from the Blithfield Anglers Club carpark.. Whilst as yet it is unknown whether this involved WMBC members such behaviour runs the risk of membership to the Club being suspended or terminated.If anyone has further information regarding this incident please contact

Sub adult Glaucous Gull, 2x adult and 1w Med Gull, 3x adult and 2w YL Gull, Ring-necked Parakeet at 15:50 (@CWG-sightings)

Belvide Res
1st winter drake Scaup still (BB)

Wall Heath
Hoopoe still present at 12:00hrs (Tr)

2x Ringed Plover (@scaupface)

Whitemoor Haye
Whooper Swan, 191x Golden Plover (@daftoldbirder, @scaupface). c1000 x Lapwings, 10x Grey Partridge, 6x Yellowhammer (DSc)

Croxall Lakes
90x Pochard, pr of Goosander (KJo)

Blithfield Resv
3x Pintail in Tad Bay this morning (RBr)

Trentham Gardens
3x Little Egret, 35x Siskin, 4x Lesser Redpoll, Kingfisher (PFo)