Sunday, 25 February 2018

Sunday 25th February 2018

Whitemoor Haye
3x Great White Egret, 2x Whooper Swan from Sittles farm, 30x Golden Plover, 1000x Lapwing, 4x Oystercatcher, 154x Wigeon, 12x Pochard, 6x Shelduck, 4x Egyptian Geese, 7x Yellowhammer, 6x Tree Sparrow, Little Egret (@BirderAlrewas)

6x Hawfinch at St Mary & St Chad church (@BelvideBirding)

Middleton Lakes
Avocet, 2x Pintail, 3x Oystercatcher, 2x Ringed Plover, 2x Stonechat (MSc)  -  Also Firecrest still along the river, 2x Great White Egret on JW, 8x Goosander, 2x Egyptian Geese, 5x Little Egret, Common Gull (JWo)

By Jon Woodcock

Cheadle Blakehall Fishery
Great White Egret still in ditch below fence (ABa)

19x Hawfinch at the University (@keelebirder)

Doxey Marsh
Water Pipit, 12x Goosander, 11x Shoveler, 6x Gadwall, 3x Shelduck, 54x Lapwing, Common Gull, Water Rail (@RobSwift5

Brindley Ford
Little Owl this morning (JJo)

Alrewas GP
Oystercatcher, 8x Goldeneye, 221x Wigeon, 2x Gadwall (@BirderAlrewas)

River Sow Meadows
2x Green Sandpiper, 174x Wigeon, 40x Teal, 2x Goosander, 100x Lapwing (@RobSwift5)

2w Iceland Gull, 5x YL Gull, 2x ad Med Gull

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck again on Ashypit, 400x Golden Plover, 22x Curlew, 8x Ruff, 3x Green Sandpiper, 2x Redshank, 2x Dunlin, 2x Oystercatcher, 6x Ringed Plover, 25x Shelduck, 3x Goldeneye, Stonechat (DSc)