Sunday, 8 January 2017

Sunday 8th January 2017

Whitmore Bent Lane
3x Tundra Bean Geese & Pink-footed Goose with Greylag flock moving between the flood and field opposite (@MartynYapp)

Tundra Bean Geese - Dave Kelsall

Yellow-browed Warbler still 12:00-12:30 at least showing well by bridge over River Stour (@TheSnapper1978)

Branston Gravel Pits
Temminck's Stint still, 13:18, Greenshank, 10x Ruff, Dunlin, Redshank, 3x Pintail, 3x Shelduck, Little Egret (@rpintean) also 18x Shoveler, 16x Gadwall, Peregrine, c400 Lapwing, 26x Golden Plover, Sparrowhawk, 16x Snipe, Kingfisher, Siskin, 12x Lesser Redpoll, Reed Bunting (DSc)

Belvide Res (WMBC Members Only)
Common Sandpiper, Smew & 15x Siskin (@NigelCarp2008)

30x Waxwing in Charles Street & 11x Waxwing in Bucknall New Road (RT)

11x Waxwing at Queens Gardens (@keelebirder, @PhilLocker)

14x Waxwing in a tree opposite Aldi in Kidsgrove 9.25 road called Long Row til 09.40 then flew towards town centre (DVi) also 30x Waxwing at bottom of Gloucester Road, next to Liverpool Road, just after railway bridge (ALo)

Cannock Chase
c15 Waxwing around Tackeroo this morning (@shakerstu) also 30x Crossbill at Castle Ring today (@nappytick) also 62x Waxwing bottom end of Pepper Slade (JWo)

Chasewater Res
Velvet Scoter still present this morning (@nutcracker1965)

Radford Meadows
2x Little Egret, Egyptian Goose, 347x Wigeon, 115x Teal, 2x Shoveler & 150x Lapwing (@RobSwift5)

Uttoxeter Quarry
12x Golden Plover, 11x Snipe, Green Sandpiper, 4x Shoveler (@rpintean)

2x Stonechat, 2x Grey Wagtail, Green Woodpecker (Foz, JDu)

Middleton Lakes
Great White Egret still on Jubilee, also c50 Golden Plover, 2x Stonechat, Cetti's Warbler (MSc)