Friday, 4 March 2016

Friday 4th March 2016

Community Noticeboard
Saturday 5th March
Oulton Village Hall, Kibblestone Road, Oulton, Stone ST15 8ND
Connecting Birders across Staffordshire

This conference will run from 10:00hrs to 15:00hrs with a series of short talks from various groups involved in birdwatching in Staffordshire. There will also be a chance to ask questions. Some of those in attendance include the RSPB with representatives from Middleton Lakes and Coombes Valley, the County Recorder, WMBC, Brewood Ringers' Group, BTO and @Staffsbirdnews. The event is being facilitated by RSPB North Staffs Local Group. Tickets are just £5 and can be ordered by post (or collected on the day from the venue) from :-
Birders Conference, 38, Pilkington Avenue, Newcastle, ST5 3RE. 
You can also pay on the door on the day. There will be free coffee and tea on arrival. 
For further information email

Whitemoor Haye
1x Whooper Swan, 4x Gadwall, 1x Woodcock, 30x Golden Plover (@BirderAlrewas)

Belvide Resv
Drk Scaup still present 

1x Hoopoe still   

Branston Water Park
Oystercatcher, 2x Shelduck, and 2x Goosander on Marley Pit. (JW)
Barton Marina
2x Oystercatcher, Little Egret, 3x Pochard, 60x Wigeon. (JW)