Friday, 3 March 2017

Friday 3rd March 2017

Community Noticeboard I

Twitching on the Scilly Isles at 7.45, Tuesday 7th March to the Stafford Branch,WMBC.  We meet at the Perkins Sports and Social Club, Tixall Road, Stafford, ST16 3UB: drive past reception and follow arrows until you reach the wooden building on you left. Members and non-members welcome, admission £2 including refreshments.

Community Noticeboard II

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

Chasewater Res
3x Yellow-legged Gull in roost (@CWG_sightings)

Middleton Lakes RSPB
Redshank, Great White Egret, c90 Teal, 5x Oystercatcher (@RSBPMiddleton)

Whitmore - Bent Lane
40x Teal, 2x Shoveler, Oystercatcher, 6x Lapwing, 2x Herring Gull, 260x LBBG (DS)

Radford Meadows
3x Oystercatcher, 2x Little Egret, 2x Pintail, 4x Goosander, 19x Shoveler, 47x Lapwing, c450 Wigeon, 185x Teal (@Clive_Davies1)

Westport Lake
2x Shoveler, 3x Pochard (NJS)