Saturday, 5 March 2016

Saturday 5th March 2016

Drake American Wigeon still, also Bittern in flight from the hide mid afternoon and Egyptian Goose this morning (@andm62,@philjo61, @Ian_m_grant )

5x Stonechat, 2x Ringed Plover, Ruff, 2x Oystercatcher, 2x Pintail (@Ochruros)

Madeley STW
3x Chiffchaff, 8x Brambling (STu)

Trentham Estate
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker heard drumming at 08:00 near the Monkey forest (@philjo61) - also 3x Gadwall  on the lake (JCo)

Hinksford-Wall Heath
Hoopoe still north of Enville Road

Belvide Res
1w drake Scaup still

Short-eared Owl still (nutcracker1965)

Branston GPs
Adult Glaucous Gull 15:30 to 16:20 only also 4x Ruff, 3x Redshank, Dunlin, Green Sandpiper, 19x Ringed Plover, 6x Gadwall (DSc)

2x Oystercatcher, 2x Gadwall, Goosander (KJo)