Sunday, 5 March 2017

Sunday 5th March 2017

Community Noticeboard

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.

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Bittern and Smew still both from Scott hide, a Pink-footed Goose flew south (@rpintean) -2x Sand Martin thru at 14:35 and 16:30, Juv Glaucous Gull roosted at 18:00hrs (@BelvideBirding)

1x Stonechat in Etruria Village (@MaxShearwater)

Yellow-browed Warbler still present (DC)

Chasewater Res
Caspian Gull, 2x Yellow-legged Gull, Velvet Scoter, 2x Sand Martin (@CWG_sightings)

Bent Lane NR
Adult Iceland Gull again, Oystercatcher, Brambling, 4x Stock Dove, Little Grebe, 3x Snipe, 39x Coot (@nutcracker1965)

Whitemoor Haye
Great White Egret still from S bend in ditches (@julianallen2009) also 50x Lapwing, 12x Tufted Duck, 8x Pochard, 5x Goldeneye, 101x Wigeon & Stonechat (@BirderAlrewas)

40x Waxwing again on Sante Fay opposite Saxon Fenny pub at 14:00

Updated 19.10