Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Tuesday 30th October 2018

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck still on Ashy Pit, (TJa)  -  Also 3x Ruff, 2x Redshank, 5x Dunlin, 9x Curlew, 19x Golden Plover, 220x Lapwing, 11x Snipe, Green Sandpiper, 3x Pintail, 3x Shelduck, 2x Goldeneye, 64x Pochard, 22x Gadwall, 9x Wigeon, 21x Shoveler, 130x Teal, 233x Greylag Geese, Little Egret, 27x Little Grebe, 3x YL Gull, 20x GBBG, Common Gull, 2x Stonechat, 30x Linnet, 250x Pied Wagtail,  Barn Owl, (JWo, DSc,)

Cannock Chase (Strawberry Hill - Abrahams Valley)
100x Brambling, 40x Crossbill, 50x Redpoll, 100x Siskin (ABl)

Middleton Lakes
At least 7x possibly 8x Great White Egret roosted in riverside Willows this evening along with 61x Little Egret also 4x Goldeneye (SAt)

Ad Caspian Gull in the roost also Little Egret, 11x Goldeneye, 2x Goosander 

Essington - Northycote Farm
A single Waxwing flew from the Essington direction and landed in a tree at Northycote Farm -West Mids- (ILy)