Thursday, 11 February 2016

Thursday 11th February 2016

Middleton Lakes RSPB
Firecrest still at Dosthill NR, Bittern in flight, 3x Ringed Plover, 300x Golden Plover (@TameBirding). Also Bearded Tit briefly before flying to south end of pool (per GJM)

3w Caspian Gull, 3x YLG (adult, 2x 2w), 1w Mediterranean Gull, Ring-necked Parakeet in 16:50 (@CWG_sightings)

Whitemoor Haye
Whooper Swan still, 11x Grey Partridge, 2x Ruff (@AlrewasBirder)

Cannock Chase 
Short-eared Owl at 17:30hrs, also 2x Woodcock (CDa)

Whooper Swan still with 40x Mutes in field one mile south of Rocester (TEy)

By Terry Eyre

Belvide Res
1w drake Scaup still also Dunlin, adult YL Gull (BB)

Branston GP
2x Mediterranean Gulls, 2x YLG, 14x Curlew, 1x Little Egret, 12x Shelduck, 14x Gadwall, 2x Brambling (JW)

Mediterranean Gulls at BGP (JW)