Thursday, 7 January 2016

Thursday 7th January 2016

Trentham Gardens
Red-necked Grebe still in front of second Island (HF)

Hinksford/Wall Heath
Hoopoe still present in landscaped quarry off Enville Road

4x Caspian Gull (2ad, 2w,1w), 3x YL Gull (2ad, 1w), Ring-necked Parakeet at 15:25 - also Short-eared Owl

Branston GP 
14x Curlew, Little Egret, 2x Common Gull, 65x Pochard, 9x Wigeon, 2x Shelduck, Chiffchaff. Also Red Campion  and White Dead Nettle still flowering. (JW)

Male Merlin on hedgerow at 15:25 (BirderAlrewas)

2x Goosander on village pond, fem Blackcap on Captain's Lane (JW)