Saturday, 17 December 2016

Saturday 17th December 2017

Yellow-browed Warbler still  west of the A449 near Whittington bridge cSO854825  (D.Co as per @TerryHinett)

Yellow-browed Warbler - Chris Vaghela

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Bittern in flight from Scott hide at 08:00 also the Smew still (@BelvideBirding)

Velvet Scoter still (@Ian_m_grant)

Whitmore Bent Lane
6x Bewick's Swan present this morning also YL Gull, 15x Brambling  (PJ)

Tittesworth Resv
Female Ring-necked Duck still north of the road causeway.

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

Middleton Lakes
Great White Egret now on Dosthill NR (@atkinson_steve)

Chasewater Res
Adult Caspian Gull, adult Yellow-legged Gull & Velvet Scoter this afternoon (TheSnapper1978) also in the roost, 2x Caspian Gull, 3x Yellow-legged Gull. 2x adult Mediterranean Gull & Red-breasted Merganser (@CWG_sightings)

5x Goosander & 2x male Pintail (@nutcracker1965)

Croxall Lakes NR
3x Little Egret, 74x Pochard, 3x Redshank, 2x Green Sandpiper, 14x Snipe but no sign of female Smew (@TheSnapper1978)

Silverdale CP
Goosander, 11x Snipe, 15x Lapwing (PCa)

2x Willow Tit, Green Woodpecker 6x Raven, Siskin & 60x Fieldfare (TEy)

Gailey Res
2x drake Pochard, Tawny Owl, 2x Raven & Lesser Redpoll (@TheSnapper1978)

4x Brambling, 1x Woodcock, 3x Goosander, 1x Shoveler, 1x Wigeon (GBr)