Saturday, 24 December 2016

Christmas Eve 24th December 2016

Chasewater Res
Sub adult Iceland Gull at 16.00 plus Velvet Scoter still (@julianallen2009) also 5x Yellow-legged Gull & adult Mediterranean Gull (@CWG_sightings)

Belvide Res (WMBC Members Only)
Bittern flew from roost site at 7.40am and landed left of hide (@BelvideBirding)

Waxwing flew west over Sugar Loaf Farm at 11.45 (@StourBirder)

Silverdale CP
3x Yellow-legged Gull (@philjo61)

Westport Lake
Female Long-tailed Duck still on main lake (NJS, CJW)

Branston Gravel Pits
16x Little Grebe, 38x Gadwall, 12x Shoveler, 2x Shelduck, Water Rail, 4x Redshank, Green Sandpiper, 16x Curlew, adult Caspian Gull, 2x Yellow-legged Gull, 47x Skylark, Stonechat, Cetti's Warbler (DSc)

52x Teal, 4x Wigeon, 9x Gadwall, Dunlin, 3x Stonechat, Goosander & Kingfisher (JPa, MPa)

Whitemoor Haye
3x Ruff with c1000 Lapwing (@TameBirding)

Brookley's Lake
41x Mandarin Duck, 33x Goosander (@rpintean)