Monday, 31 December 2018

Monday 31st December 2018

Trentham Gardens
Dipper again on Longton Brook near the garden centre also 2x Little Egret and the melanistic black Kingfisher still (Kev)

Westport Lake
Little Owl on the sewage works (CWa)

300-400x Redpoll flock this morning (TEy)  -  60x Pink-footed Geese over east (ABa)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Red-necked Grebe still, Fem Long-tailed Duck on north side

Middleton Lakes
Woodcock Dosthill NR, also 11x Pochard, 14x Goldeneye, 6x Shelduck, Egyptian Goose, 4x Cetti's Warbler (SAt)

Poplars Landfill
3x Caspian Gull, 

8x Whooper Swan in Oil Seed Rape field just south of the village with 47x Mute Swan (RPo)

Whitemoor Haye
4x Great White Egret, 3x Peregrine, Pink-footed Goose (TPe)

6x Waxwing still on Cannock Road near the Coop, (DLe)

Cannock Chase
Great Grey Shrike still in Abraham's Valley at 13:45 (IMo)

Doxey Marsh
Short-eared Owl still at 15:05 viewed from Creswell Flash, also 2x Cattle Egret (IMo, HFo, SEd) - Also Great White Egret, 3x Little Egret, 6x Goosander (HFo, SEd)

Ad Iceland Gull, 2w Caspian Gull, 3x ad  YL Gull  in the roost

Radford Meadows
Little Egret by Aldi (Aba)