Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Wednesday 26th October 2016

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Rock Pipit, Wood Sandpiper, 22x Dunlin, 1x Ruff, 2x Brambling, 179x Golden Plover, 2x Goldeneye, 75x Shoveler, Brambling, ( SE, HF, PBe).

2x Caspian Gull (adult and 1w), 3x YLG (2 ad and 3w) in roost. Ring-necked Parakeet at 17:45hrs (@CWG_sightings)

Middleton Lakes
Jack Snipe, 10x Common Snipe, 40x Golden Plover, 200x Lapwing (@RSPBMiddleton). Also Pintail, 87x Golden Plover, Little Egret, 3x Water Rail (JW)

Silverdale CP
Adult Caspian Gull still on the Void (NDP) until 15:15 when it flew off E. No sign any Pink-footed Geese in area this afternoon (RBu)

Hanchurch Woods
50+ Brambling still, 7x Crossbill, 20x Redpoll (AEa)

Branston GP
2x Raven, 22x Little Grebe, 19x Shoveler, 4x Curlew, 5x Pintail, 5x Golden Plover (@nocreditRichard)

Cannock Chase
12x Brambling around Pepper Slade and Marquis Drive also a Stonechat (GWR)