Thursday, 16 March 2017

Thursday 16th March 2017

North Staffs Moors
Great Grey Shrike still present off Reapsmoor Road at 1.00pm sticking mainly to trees on farmland on edge of moor (HWi)

Great Grey Shrike - Terry Eyre

Trent Vale
c20 Waxwing flew SW over  at 11.30 towards Trentham (@nutcracker1965)

Doxey Marshes
2x Water Pipit, 3x Cetti's Warbler, 3x Chiffchaff, 3x Little Egret & 2x Oystercatcher (@DoxeyBirder) - 3x Water Pipit late afternoon (RCB)

Branston Gravel Pits
6x Ruff, 3x Ringed Plover, 11x Redshank, Snipe, 85x Lapwing, 31x Shelduck, c90x Teal, 10x Gadwall, 14x Little Grebe, 2x Kingfisher, Tawny Owl, 10x Redpoll, 3x Chiffchaff, 50x Fieldfare, 10x Redwing (JWo)

Radford Meadows
5x Little Egret (@DKelsall3)

2x Wheatear (MBa)

Trentham Gardens
3x Sand Martin & 3x Goosander (PBi)

Middleton Lakes
Drake Garganey this morning (as per GLo)