Friday, 24 February 2017

Friday 24th February 2017

Branston GP
Temminck's Stint still present, 2x Woodcock, 11x Ringed Plover, 6x Ruff, 14x Curlew, 2x Redshank, 4x Snipe, Pintail, 16x Shelduck, 22x Shoveler, YLG, 10x GBBG, Grey Wagtail, 1x Stonechat (KJo, JW, DSC)

Whitemoor Haye
Female Merlin & c4 Corn Bunting at Elford (@BirderAlrewas)

Belvide Res (WMBC Members Only)
Red-head Smew still. Cetti's Warbler just up from ringing station. Curlew at west end by Hawkshutts Hide (@paulsmith15363). Also adult Iceland Gull and juv Glaucous Gull roosted, with Bittern still present (@BelvideBirding, @TheMoorehen)

2x Oystercatcher, 10x Siskin, 22x Pochard, 1x Goldeneye, 3x Gadwall (PCol)

1w Caspian Gull, 6x YLG, Velvet Scoter and 2x Pintail (@CWG_sightings)

Whittington, Kinver
Yellow-browed Warbler still present (@jasonbeaut)

Trentham Gardens
Grey Wagtail, Little Grebe (MPa)