Saturday, 19 November 2016

Saturday 19th November 2016

Doxey Marshes
2x Little Egret, Redshank, 2x Stonechat, 15x Shoveler, 28x Gadwall (@RobSwift5)

1x Black Swan, 23x Goosander on swag. In the roost - adult Caspian Gull, adult YLG and 2x Mediterranean Gulls (@CWG_sightings)

12x Waxwing on Burntwood Road (@CWG_sightings)

Pye Green, Hednesford
4x Waxwing still present (@VariousYamYamBirders)

5x Whooper Swan (2 adults / 3y) this morning (PJord)

Upper Longdon
1x Hawfinch again in beeches (GJM)

Belvide (WMBC members only)
1x Black-necked Grebe, 1x Common Sandpiper, 1x Smew (@BelvideBirder. RCB)

4x Pochard, Water Rail, drake Brambling (@TheSnapper)

Uttoxeter Quarry
20x Dunlin, 20x Golden Plover, 8x Green Sandpiper, 12x Snipe, 3x Shelduck, 56x Shoveler (@rpintean)

Beaudesert Golf Course
1x Mealy Redpoll with one Lesser Redpoll in area opposite entrance to golf course (GJM)

Radford Meadows, Stafford
166x Wigeon, 2x Stonechat (@RobSwift5)

Westport Lake
Imm Long-tailed Duck still present (@LTDfanclub)

Jack Snipe, 4x Snipe, 3x Stonechat, 16x Teal, Willow Tit, Grey Wagtail (JDu Foz)

Silverdale CP
3x Snipe, 1x Stonechat (GSa)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
1x Wood Sandpiper, 1x Ruff, many Golden Plover in flight between the two bays (@BitVagueSorry)

Branston GP
adult Caspian Gull roosted with c80 GBBG, c200x LBBG, 1x Common Gull, 1x Woodcock, 2x Water Rail, 15x Gadwall, 30x Wigeon, hybrid Ruddy Shelduck type, 18x Curlew, 2x Ruff (DSc)

Knypersley Resv
2x Brambling, 2x Goosander (GBr)