Thursday, 5 January 2017

Thursday 5th January 2017

Branston Gravel Pits
Temminck's Stint still on south Pit this morning, also 2x Redshank, 6x Curlew, 3x Green Sandpiper, 2x Snipe, Little Egret, 11x Goosander, 18x Gadwall, Kingfisher, c30,000x Starling, 5x Meadow Pipit, Great Spotted Woodpecker (JWo) also 48x Wigeon, 50x Teal, Shelduck, Pochard, 16x Curlew roosted with 100x Lapwing, 6x Snipe (DSc)

Branston Water Park
3x Shelduck, Chiffchaff, Kingfisher (JWo)

Green Sandpiper, Snipe, Little Egret, 2x Goosander, Kingfisher (JWo)

Yellow-browed Warbler still by bridge at 13.20 (@atkinson_steve)

Middleton Lakes
Great White Egret still on Jubilee (@RSPBMiddleton)

Westport Lake
Long-tailed Duck & 2x Little Grebe (@stephengibson42)

Hanchurch Woods
6x Brambling still at the feeding station (@tighthead22)

11x Waxwing between the Ironmarket and Barracks Road at midday (LC)

8x Waxwing opposite Weeping Cross health clinic on Bodmin Avenue early afternoon.

Doxey Marsh
Drake Scaup on Boundary Flash (AHa)

Blithfield Res (WMBC Members Only)
4x Goosander, 4x Goldeneye, Little Egret, Shelduck, 5x Snipe, Bullfinch, Peregrine, Stonechat, Grey Wagtail (PDa)

Hixon Airfield
100x Golden Plover and a Stonechat early pm (RCB)

Cannock Chase
6x Waxwing around the Trackeroo car park this afternoon

3x YLG (2 adults, 3w) in roost.

10x Waxwing in Lidl car park at 15:00 (KJo)