Saturday, 29 October 2016

Saturday 29th October 2016

Swallow Moss
Great Grey Shrike still present at midday in small trees in the middle of Swallow Moss but mobile (AL)

Kittiwake still present (AL)

Jackson's Bank
c100x Pink-footed Geese over in two groups at 16:04 (JW)

Branston GP
4x Pintail, 52x Wigeon, 24x Shoveler, c200x Teal, 29x Gadwall, 4x Dunlin, 9x Ruff, 96x Golden Plover, 20x Snipe, 2x Curlew, 47x Fieldfare, 3x Stonechat (DSc)

Burton Trent Washlands
3x Little Grebe, 3x Goosander, c25x Goldcrest, 20x Siskin, 1x Redpoll (DSc)

Blithfield (WMBC members only)
1x Wood Sandpiper, 201x Golden Plover, 1x Ruff, 20x Dunlin, 1x Goosander, 6x Snipe (HF, SE, GHa)

Hanchurch Woods
c50x Brambling, 2x Raven, c20x Crossbill, 150x Fieldfare (AEa, IBu)

Upper Longdon
Hawfinch in beech trees 200m from Startley Lane

imm fem Scaup on sailing lake late morning (@Snapper)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)  
1x Little Stint on north shore, 1x Black-necked Grebe, juv Scaup, 5x Brambling thru (@BelvideBirding)

Whitemoor Haye
19x Wigeon, 5x Little Egret, 94x Cormorant, 14x Skylark, c50x Tree Sparrow (@AlrewasKid)

Knypersley Resv
1x Chiffchaff, 1x Wigeon (GBr)