Saturday, 3 December 2016

Saturday 3rd December 2016

Red-breasted Merganser and Velvet Scoter still (@BirderAlrewas  @andm62)

Hanchurch Woods
9x Crossbill 1km NW of the timber yard cottage (@RobSwift5) also c40 Crossbill, c60 Siskin, Jack Snipe, 12x Snipe & 6x Brambling (SE&HF)

Crossbill - Steve Edwards

Bittern in flight from the hide (@Ian_m_grant)

Jack Snipe, 2x Stonechat, 2x Snipe, Green Woodpecker, 10x Teal (Foz)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
1w Caspian Gull in Blithe Bay (GJM)

Middleton Lakes
Great White Egret on Jubilee (@atkinson_steve)

Westport Lake
Long-tailed Duck still present (CBa)

Branston Gravel Pits
Little Egret, 52x Wigeon, 29x Gadwall, 5x Ruff (4male), 2x Redshank, Green Sandpiper, 16x Curlew, c200 Lapwing, Woodcock, 3x Snipe, adult Caspian Gull, adult Yellow-legged Gull, c100 Great Black-backed Gull, c80 Herring Gull, c600 Lesser Black-backed Gull, Kingfisher, 500x Redwing, 100x Fieldfare (DSc)