Saturday, 19 March 2016

Saturday 19th March 2016

Drake American Wigeon again at the west end at 10:00 (RSw) also Cetti's Warbler, 2x Water Rail, Tawny Owl & Willow Tit (JMa)

RSPB Middleton Lakes
Whooper Swan, 3x Avocet, LR Plover, 4x Ringed Plover, 2x Redshank, 7x Dunlin, Med Gull,(@atkinson_steve)

Hinksford-Wall Heath
Hoopoe still north of Enville Road at 10:38

Red Kite over this afternoon (DHa)

Belvide Res
1w drake Scaup still

2x YLG (adult, 2w) and Ring-necked Parakeet in at 17:25hrs (@CWG_sightings)

North Staffs Moors
49x Golden Plover, 3x Curlew, 4x Snipe, 35x Lapwing (DCo)
Ring Ouzel, Short-eared Owl, Barn Owl, 2x Peregrine, 8x Raven (@nutcracker1965)

Short-eared Owl again near Vivian Road (DEv)

Blithfield Res
Red Kite, 7x Dunlin, 4x Oystercatcher, 2x Little Owl, Mandarin, 6x Goldeneye, 8x Pochard, 4x Shelduck, 2x Goosander, 6x Barnacle Geese (SE HF)

Whitemoor Haye
3x Oystercatcher, 163x Wigeon, 6x Pochard, 28x Tufted Duck, 84x Coot, 3x Goldeneye, Treecreeper, 2x Shelduck, Little Egret, 50x Yellowhammer & 12x Tree Sparrow (SCo)

Branston GP
10x Ruff, 3x Curlew, 2x Redshank, 1x Cetti's Warbler (NJS)