Thursday, 2 March 2017

Thursday 2nd 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 Res (WMBC Members Only)
Juvenile Glaucous Gull roosted at 5.20pm. Bittern and Smew still (@BelvideBirding)

c20 Waxwing at Smokies Way this morning (@robjmachin)

Branston GP
Kittiwake, 2x Yellow-legged Gull (ad, 3w), c2000x BGH, GBBG, 2x Redshank, 7x Ruff, c250x Lapwing, 4x Curlew, 2x Oystercatcher, 2x Goosander, 18x Shelduck, c100x Teal, 5x Pochard, 5x Gadwall, 20x Wigeon, c14x Shoveler, 2x Water Rail, Kingfisher, 15x Skylark, Treecreeper, 3x Goldcrest, Tawny Owl (JWo, DSc)

Doxey Marshes
3x Curlew, 2x Oystercatcher (@DoxeyBirder)

Chasewater Res
5x Yellow-legged Gull (@CWG_sightings)

Radford Meadows
4x Little Egret & 2x Shelduck (@Clive_Davies1) also 2x Shoveler; 2x Shelduck; c30 Wigeon; c30 Teal; Mistle Thrush (MP)