Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Tuesday 16th October 2018

Whitemoor Haye
Merlin high over main lake also Short eared Owl before heading off to Elford, 4x Egyptian Geese, 250x Lapwing, 171x Cormorant, (alrewas birder)

Radford Meadows
Dunlin, Black-tailed Godwit, c100 Teal, 24x Wigeon, 8x Shoveler, 84x Lapwing (CDa)

Middleton Lakes
55x Golden Plover over at 11:45 (MPi)  -  2x Great White Egret, 4x Little Egret, 2x Green Sandpiper, 4x Stonechat, 100x Wigeon, 2x Egyptian Geese, Cetti's Warbler (MSc)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Juv Black Tern, drake Common Scoter

Croxall GPs
2x Egyptian Geese and 3x Goosander on river (alrewas birder)

Doxey Marsh
2x Water Pipit, Great White Egret, Little Egret, Wheatear, 5x Stonechat, 2x Snipe, 3x Cetti's Warbler, Mandarin, 10x Water Rail, 2x Swallow (MBo, DTo, DBa)

Branston WP
50x Gadwall, 10x Wigeon (JWo)

2x Stonechat, Kingfisher, 2x Teal (MPa)

Silverdale CP
Jack Snipe, 29x Snipe (PJo)

Cannock Chase   Pepper Slade - Parrs Warren
Hawfinch, 30x Brambling, Siskins, Redpoll, (ABl)

Branston GPs  (Ashy Pit)
Little Egret, 3x Egyptian Geese, 6x Pintail,  50x Shoveler, c200 Lapwing, 5x Curlew, 2x Ruff, c70 GBB Gull,  2x Stonechat on sheep fence, 
distant view of c600 Starlings murmurating over Sandy Pit (DSc)