Thursday, 1 February 2018

Thursday 1st February 2018

Biddulph Grange
17x Hawfinch still this morning (@robjmachin)

Cannock Chase
10x Crossbill Abrahams Valley at 10:45 (@Clive_Davies1)

Doxey Marsh
9x Goosander, 3x Shelduck, 14x Shoveler, 40x Teal, Little Egret (@grantprice20)  -  also 2x Pintail, 10x Gadwall, 32x Shoveler, 144x Teal, 350x Golden Plover, Peregrine, 141x Lapwing (MBo)

2w Iceland Gull, 3x YL Gull, 2w Med Gull in the roost

Middleton Lakes
3x Ruff roosted on JW at 16:20, 11x Shelduck and a Goosander on North Pit (@atkinson_steve)

Branston GPs
600x Golden Plover, Dunlin, 2x Green Sandpiper, 3x Redshank, 2x Ruff, 3x Curlew, Oystercatcher, 700x Lapwing, 20x Shelduck, 18x Gadwall, 9x Pochard, 2x Goldeneye, 41x Wigeon, 16x Shoveler, 230x Teal, 28x Little Grebe, Little Egret, YL Gull, 100x GBB Gull, Peregrine (JWo)  -  Also Stonechat (KJo)

Swallow Moss
Adult Kittiwake dropped in to long grass near a heather bank at 16:40. Still there at dusk and probably roosting, also 4x Red Grouse  (DSc)