Sunday, 28 February 2016

Sunday 28th February 2016

Stoke on Trent
Red Kite over BP garage Blurton this morning (@waynej72)

Doxey Marsh
Creswell Flash - adult-summer Med Gull, 200x Lapwing, c400 Golden Plover on far side of motorway. Cetti's Warbler calling at boundary flash. 300x Lapwing, 2x Little Egret 5x Shelduck opposite the hide. (DE) - later 2x adult summer Med Gull until 15:20 only (SPe)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Chiffchaff, 2x Oystercatcher, 2x Green Sandpiper, 2x Barnacle Geese, 4x Shelduck, 40x Curlew, 8x Goosander, 7x Goldeneye. (NDP)

36x Brambling, c400 Chaffinch, 5x Redpoll, 44x Skylark (JDu)

Endon STW
Chiffchaff still, 4x Grey Wagtail, 41x Pied Wagtail, 30x Meadow Pipit, 12x Reed Bunting (GB)

Hednesford Hills
96x Siskin, 9x Brambling, 3x Greenfinch, 12x Lesser Redpoll (@Brewoodringers)

Belvide Res
1w drake Scaup still

Hinksford-Wall Heath
Hoopoe still

Branston GPs
18x Ringed Plover, 5x Ruff, 2x Redshank, 300x Lapwing, Little.Egret, 2x Shelduck, 2x Shoveler, c1000 BH Gull, c100 Herring Gull, 400x LBB Gull in roost but very few GBB Gulls (DSC)