Saturday, 4 February 2017

Saturday 4th February 2017

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Long-tailed Duck this morning (@NigelCarp2008) - Smew, 2x Pintail, Common Sandpiper (@BelvideBirding) - 1w Med Gull (@MartynYapp) - Bittern again (@Ochruros)

Middleton Lakes
2x Great White Egret on North Pit also Ringed Plover on Jubilee (@atkinson_steve)

Iceland Gull still Walleys Landfill site at field at back viewable from Keele Bank (NDP) - also to and from the Void (@DKelsall3. TRo)

Radford Meadows
1107x Lapwing, 32x Golden Plover, 8x Pintail, 3x Goosander, 23x Shoveler, 5x Shelduck, 451x Wigeon, 234x Teal, 3x Gadwall, Little Egret, Egyptian Goose (@RobSwift5)

Whitmore Bent Lane
3x Bean Geese early afternoon (RR) - YL Gull, Bramblings, Tree Sparrows (@philjo61)

Whitemoor Haye
191x Wigeon, 700x Lapwing, Goldeneye, 22x Pochard, 8x Tree Sparrow (@BirderAlrewas) - Merlin between the lane and Gravel Pits, 3x Yellowhammer, 2x Golden Plover (GWR)

Velvet Scoter still off south shore (@JohnMathers1) - 3w Glaucous Gull, 2w Iceland Gull,  1w Caspian Gull, 4x ad Med Gull (@The Snapper1978)

Doxey Marsh
1w drake Scaup, 2x Water Pipit (@RobSwift5)

Yellow-browed Warbler still (KBa)

Branston Gravel Pits
2x Egyptian Geese, 30x Wigeon, c100 Teal, 14x Shoveler, 4x Shelduck, 6x Pochard, 3x Water Rail, 5x Ruff, c500 Lapwing, 14x Golden Plover, Snipe, Redshank, Woodcock, 14x Curlew, Common Gull, c50 GBBG, Green Woodpecker, Cetti's Warbler, 3x Goldcrest, 40x Redwing, 20x Fieldfare, 3x Lesser Redpoll (DSc)

5x Chiffchaff, c100 Skylark , 2x Stonechat , Snipe (JDu)

11x Goosander, 1x Teal (TEy)