Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Tuesday 6th November 2018

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only
4x Cattle Egret before flying off to fields north of the A5 at 08:35, one Cattle Egret still north of Belvide south of the A5 early afternoon, - Great White Egret flew thru south at 09:35, 210x Golden Plover, 7x Snipe - The 4x Cattle Egret came into roost on the north shore at 16:08, Crossbill flew east

Cannock Chase -
200x Redpoll Sherbrook Valley. (CDa)  -  Also Crossbills Abraham's Valley (KWh)

By Keith Whitehouse

Doxey Marsh
Cattle Egret still, Great White Egret, at least 3x Water Pipit, Little Egret (BirderGaz)

Middleton Lakes
7x Great White Egret and 71x Little Egret roosted in riverside Willows, 3 further Egret species came in low in poor light, 5x Egyptian Geese and 2x Shelduck on JW, Pintail Reedbed Poll (SAt)

Uttoxeter STW
2x Ring-necked Parakeet (JSm)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck still, 4x Ruff, 4x Redshank, 3x Dunlin, 6x Curlew, 3x Golden Plover, Snipe, 342x Lapwing, 92x Pochard, Pintail (m), 5x Shelduck, Goldeneye, 30x Wigeon, 32x Shoveler, 21x Gadwall, 136x Teal, 2x Egyptian Geese, 41x Little Grebe, Yellow-legged Gull, c3000x Starling, 40x Linnet, Lesser Redpoll, and a site first Eyed Ladybird (JWo)

Eyed Ladybird by Jon Woodcock