Monday, 27 February 2017

Monday 27th February 2016

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2nd Staffordshire Birders' Conference
Sunday March 5th 2017
Connecting Birders across Staffordshire
Oulton Village Hall, Kibblestone Road, Oulton, Stone, ST15 8ND

Tickets are just £6, or £3 for under-25s
The event is being facilitated by RSPB North Staffs Local Group:
Tickets available for purchase at the Group's indoor meetings in January and February 2017.

Tickets can also be ordered using BACS (direct bank transfer) for collection on the day – contact Geoff Sales on 01782-618152, 07397-169452, or

adult / subadult Glaucous Gull in roost, also 1x Velvet Scoter and 2x Pintail (@CWG_sightings)

Branston GP
2x Ruff, 2x Ringed Plover, 14x Curlew, Redshank, 2x Water Rail, 8x Gadwall, 6x Pochard, 4x Shelduck, 26x Shoveler, 3x YLG. Also Little Egret at Barton Marina, two Oystercatchers at Branston WP but no sign of the Long-tailed Duck (JW)

Westport Lake
2x Shoveler, 5x Pochard (NJS)

10x Waxwing in grounds of Harplands Hospital (on Hilton Rd) at 1720hrs (JHu)

Pendeford Mill NR
3x Little Egret, 2x Goosander, 3x Raven, 30+ Siskin, 4x Little Grebe (PCollins)

Bent Lane Nature Reserve
Adult Caspian Gull (DK)

Updated 19:50hrs 27/2/17