Monday, 2 January 2017

Monday 2nd January 2017

Branston Gravel Pits
Temminck's Stint on South Pit this afternoon, also Common Sandpiper, 5x Redshank, 8x Ruff, 2x Green Sandpiper and 16x Curlew, Snipe, c200 Lapwing, 3x Shelduck, 20x Gadwall, Peregrine, 2x Raven, 10x Lesser Redpoll, 16x Fieldfare, 3x Yellowhammer, Chiffchaff & Cetti's Warbler (DSc)

Velvet Scoter still also Common Scoter (MartynYapp)

Westport Lake
Long-tailed Duck still (@AlrewasBirder)

Middleton Lakes
Great White Egret on North Pit (@atkinson_steve)

Yellow-browed Warbler still by sewage works along Windsor Holloway also 4x Chiffchaff (@StourBirder)

Gailey Res
Cetti's Warbler along A5 side of fishing lake (JJH) also 2x Goosander, 6x Great Black-backed Gull, Tawny Owl, c20 Siskin (@TheSnapper1978)

7x Waxwing 250m from the Biddulph Arms (SSe, DVi)

Waxwing - Steve Seal

Iverley - Sugar Loaf Farm
5x Corn Bunting, Lesser Redpoll (@StourBirder)

Doxey Marshes
8x Goosander, Kingfisher, 3x Stonechat, Common Gull, 2x Snipe, 3x Buzzard, Water Rail, Bullfinch (GHa)

1x Woodcock, 50+ Redpoll, 7x Siskin, 1x Little Owl, 6x Goosander, 1x Brambling (GBr). 12x Brambling on main road between visitors centre and pool car park (SSe)

3x Stonechat, Kingfisher, Grey Wagtail, 50x Skylark (Foz JDu)

Croxall Lakes
10x Goosander, c20 Teal, Little Grebe Goldeneye, Pochard, Wigeon (KBi)

Blithfield Res (WMBC Members Only)
Brambling at the feeding station by Education Centre (DPa)

Silverdale CP
Water Rail on the Void this afternoon (@philjo61)

Ford Green NR
Water Rail this afternoon (DVi)

4x Goosander & Kingfisher (TEy)