Monday, 6 February 2017

Monday 6th February 2017

Community Noticeboard

West Midlands Bird Club - Indoor Meeting
Tuesday 7th February 2017

Forty Years of Watching Wildlife - Winners & Losers
Dave Emley (recently awarded the BEM in the honours list for his work with nature)

All indoor meetings are held at Perkins Engines Sport & Social Club, Tixall Road, Stafford ST16 3UB
O/S Grid ref: SJ935231 - Meetings commence - doors open at 19.30 for 19.45 start - Admission £2.00

Middleton Lakes RSPB
White-fronted Goose still with the Greylag flock on Jubilee Wetland also Ringed Plover, c260 Golden Plover, c300 Lapwing, Snipe and c11 Shelduck. Great White Egret on North Pit (@RSPBMiddleton)

4x YLG, adult Med Gull (@CWG_sightings)

Branston GP
6x Ruff, 3x Redshank, Green Sandpiper, 10x Curlew, Golden Plover, Snipe, Water Rail, 2x Goldeneye, 10x Shelduck, 6x Pochard, c15x Little Grebe, 11x Gadwall, 27x Shoveler, 18x Wigeon, YLG, 2x Common Gull, 3x GBBG (JW)

Barton Marina
c100x Redwing (JW)

Silverdale CP
Iceland Gull on the Void this afternoon (@DKelsall3)

15x Waxwing at Corsers Court this afternoon (PCo)

Belvide Res (WMBC Members Only)
Redhead Smew from Scott Hide, Common SandpiperKingfisher, Water Rail, 2x Oystercatcher (@chrisvaghela). Also Bittern at 16:27hrs (@BelvideMainMan)

Doxey Marshes
Scaup still present on Boundary Flash. Also, 4x Stonechat, 2x Shelduck, Goosander, Water Pipit near Octagonal hide, Little Egret (@DoxeyBirder)