Saturday, 17 February 2018

Saturday 17th February 2018

Whitemoor Haye
2x Whooper Swan still opposite Sittles farm, Great White Egret, Little Egret, 183x Wigeon, 14x Pochard, Goldeneye, 19x Goosander, 4x Shelduck, 91x Golden Plover. 1000x Lapwing, Stonechat,(@BirderAlrewas) -  Also 9x Egyptian Geese (JJH)

Doxey Marsh
2x Water Pipit still among the meadows, Little Egret, 2x Oystercatcher, 2x Stonechat (@Chris23465)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
3x first winter Whooper Swan over Blithe Bay at 10:30 (GJM)

Uttoxeter Quarry
6x Oystercatcher, 7x Shelduck, 7x Goosander, 2x Pochard, 47x Teal, 3x Shoveler (@rpintean)

Middleton Lakes
Great White Egret on North Pit, later flew to JW, also on JW  2x Pintail, 8x Shelduck, 3x Oystercatcher, 200x Lapwing, North Pit  9x Goosander, 2x Stonechat, (@atkinson_steve)

Jack Snipe, 2x Goosander, 22x Teal, 27x Yellowhammer, 30x Skylark, 15x Goldcrest, (@i54foz) - Also Green Sandpiper, 105x Lapwing (@i54jamie)

Barton Pit (Hanson's)
Great White Egret (JJH)

Branston GPs
500x Golden Plover, 16x Curlew, 6x Ruff, Dunlin, 2x Little Egret, 2x Stonechat (@Chris23565)  - Also this afternoon Long-tailed Duck, 4x Green Sandpiper, 3x Ringed Plover. 3x Oystercatcher, Redshank, 20x Pochard and a Pink-footed Goose flew in (DSc)

Holden Lane
8x Goosander (JJo)

Gailey Resv
3x Oystercatcher, 470x Lapwing, 5x Yellowhammer, Brambling (@TheSnapper1978)

Weaver Hills
2x Red Kite over the trig point (@CartlidgeDen)

2x Caspian Gull, 5x YL Gull in the roost

Alrewas GPs
210x Wigeon, Gadwall, 2x Goldeneye, 30x Goldcrest, 3x Chiffchaff (@BirderAlrewas)

4x Redshank, 2x Oystercatcher, Little Egret (@BirderAlrewas)

4x Oystercatcher (TEy)

Pink-footed Goose, 60x Snipe, 2x Goosander, 2x Shelduck, 19x Wigeon, 115x Lapwing (DCo)