Sunday, 7 February 2016

Sunday 7th February 2016

Middleton Lakes RSPB
Firecrest still at Dosthill NR this morning (@ArchieRaven). Flooding has now prevented access to area.

Bittern in flight from the hide (IGr)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Pink-footed Goose, Barnacle Goose, 2x Oystercatcher, c1000 Lapwing (NDP)

Branston GP
1x Little Egret, 6x Shelduck, 8x Curlew, 38x Snipe, 2x Mediterranean Gull, 1500x BHG, 3x Common Gull, c200 x Herring Gull, c250x GBBG, c550x LBBG. Mixed finch flock had 4+ Brambling, 5+ Tree Sparrow, 20+ Linnet (DSc)  

Juv Iceland Gull, 3w Caspian Gull, 3x adult and 2w YL Gull, adult Med Gull, Ring-necked Parakeet (@CWG_sightings)

Green Sandpiper, Stonechat (Foz JD)

2w Caspian Gull, adult YLG, presumably albino Herring Gull, Pintail, Peregine (PJ)