Saturday, 27 February 2016

Saturday 27th February 2016

Adult Iceland Gull, 2x YLG (adult, 2w), Ring-necked Parakeet and Kingfisher (@CWG_sighings)

Hinksford/Wall Heath
Hoopoe still present today

Male Black Redstart at the airfield at 15.08 on manure heap (RPo)

Silverdale CP
11x Whooper Swan (3x Juvenile & 8x adults) on the Void til 16.35 when departed NW (STu)
also Goosander, Stonechat, 3x Lapwing & 2x Mute Swan (PCa)

Whooper Swans at Silverdale by PJ
Whooper Swan (earlier reported as a Bewick's) in rape field 800m NW of Pretty Pigs pool

Fradley Junction
c12 Brambling between Shedhouse and middle lock in field on far side of canal (@BirderAlrewas)

Whitemoor Haye
Whooper Swan still present (SCo)

c150 Pink-footed Geese over west at 09.40, also Chiffchaff at sewage works & c200 Fieldfare at Town Fields (JHu)

Gailey Res
40x Greylag Geese, 26x Pochard, 7x Gadwall, 4x Shoveler, 4x Red-legged Partridge, 2x Oystercatcher, Tawny Owl & Raven (SRi)

Male Stonechat this afternoon next to fisheries entrance on Hanchurch Lane (JAt)

Tittesworth Res
2x Oystercatcher, 13x Pochard (CS)