Thursday, 21 March 2019

Thursday 21st March 2019

Alvecote
Ferruginous Duck still on Pretty Pigs pool, 2x Great White Egret

Knypersley Resv
Sand Martin over at 06:30, Red Kite over at 07:20, 2x Dipper, 3x Chiffchaff, Kingfisher (GBr)

Berryhill
Wheatear still present off the Palletstacks, (GPr)  -  248x Meadow Pipits over north 08:15-09:15 (RTo, NDP)

Radford Meadows
78x Wigeon, 86x Teal, 5x Shoveler, 4x Gadwall, 4x Shelduck, 2x Little Egret, (CDa)

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret, Short-eared Owl, Cetti's Warbler (NGr)

Whitemoor Haye
27x Goldeneye, 17x Shoveler, 18x Gadwall, 6x Oystercatcher (DAb)

Dimmingsdale
Chiffchaff, 30x Siskin (TEy)

Middleton Lakes
3x Avocet, 5x Redshank, 8x Oystercatcher, 4x Whooper Swan, 7x Egyptian Geese, 2x Pink-footed Geese, 6x Shelduck, Pochard (TdeC)

Branston Water Park
4x Oystercatcher, 2x Shelduck, 3x Chiffchaff (Also 1 Chiffchaff at Marley Gravel Pit and 2 at the GPs along the canal (JW

Barton Marina
26x Wigeon, 2x Chiffchaff (JWo)

Marchington Woodlands
5x Chiffchaff, (JWo)

Greaves Wood
5x Chiffchaff (JWo)

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Wednesday 20th March 2019

Alvecote
Ferruginous Duck still on Pretty Pigs pool

By Jon Woodcock

Berryhill
One Wheatear still from the Palletstacks, Chiffchaff, 22x Linnet (RGi)

By Steve Edwards

Knypersley Resv
Swallow over east, 2x Dipper over the lake, 14x Goosander, 2x Chiffchaff, 20x Redpoll, (GBr)

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret, 2x Great White Egret, 6x Little Egret, Cetti's Warbler, Oystercatcher, (GPr)  -  Also 2x Short-eared Owl, Merlin, 3x Water Pipit, Common Gull, Peregrine,  (DB)

Cannock Chase
6x Brambling, 5x Redpoll (SCa)

Radford Meadows
181x Wigeon, 59x Teal, 6x Shoveler, 2x Pintail, 2x Shelduck, 3x Goosander, 2x Oystercatcher (CDa)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Cattle Egret, Little Egret

Branston GPs
5x Ruff, 2x Redshank, 22x Little Grebe, 14x Shelduck, 20x Shoveler, 5x Goldeneye (DSc)

Whitemoor Haye
Wheatear (per DSc)

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Tuesday 19th March 2019

Berryhill
3x Wheatear from the Palletstacks track (RTo)

Radford Meadows
300x Wigeon, 200x Teal, 2x Pintail, 4x Gadwall, 2x Shelduck, Oystercatcher, Chiffchaff, (CDa)

Middleton Lakes
2x Avocet, 6x Redshank, 5x Oystercatcher, Black-tailed Godwit, 4x Goldeneye on JW, 7x Egyptian Geese, 4x Whooper Swan, Dosthill NR Goldeneye,  (SAt)

Uttoxeter Quarry
2x Sand Martin, 7x Curlew, 7x Oystercatcher, 13x Shelduck, 55x Wigeon (RPo)

Basford
2x Brambling (PCa)

Silverdale CP
Several Chiffchaffs (PCa)

Ford Green 
Chiffchaff (DVi)

Whitemoor Haye
3x Redshank, 4x Oystercatcher, 45x Wigeon, 4x Goldeneye, 4x Shoveler, 2x Shelduck, 2x Egyptian Geese, 3x Chiffchaff (BirderAlrewas)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Cattle Egret, Caspian Gull

Whitmore
3x Brambling, Woodcock, 3x Snipe, 20x Linnet (PMo)

Newborough
Red Kite over (VHa)

Monday, 18 March 2019

Monday 18th March 2019

Radford Meadows
75x Golden Plover over at 08:30 (CDa)  -  Also Oystercatcher, Chiffchaff, 2x Shelduck (IWi)

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret, Great White Egret, 6x Little Egret, 2x Water Pipit, 5x Gadwall, 4x Sand Martin, Water Rail, (GPr, DBa)

Barlaston Downs
4x Brambling, 2x Curlew, Green Woodpecker, (andm)

Tittensor
Red Kite over (andm)

Middleton Lakes
4x Whooper Swan still, 7x Egyptian Geese, 2w Med Gull at JW (KSa)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Wheatear, 26x Sand Martin (GJM)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Great White Egret

Chasewater
1w Caspian Gull, Little Ringed Plover, Curlew, Oystercatcher

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck still Ashy Pit, 14x Shelduck, 20x Shoveler, 4x Goldeneye, 2x Pochard, 7x Curlew, Green Woodpecker (DSc)

Sunday, 17 March 2019

Sunday 17th March 2019

Whitemoor Haye
3x Great White Egret flying over south, also one behind Sittles Farm, 2x Redshank, 3x Oystercatcher, 83x Wigeon, 5x Shelduck, 4x Goldeneye, 7x Shoveler, 4x Gadwall, 2x Chiffchaff,  (BirderAlrewas)

Gailey Resv
2x Chiffchaff, 2x Little Egret, 3x Pochard, Goldeneye, 2x Oystercatcher (SRi)

i54
4x Chiffchaff, 4x Yellowhammer, 2x Gadwall, 10x Common Snipe, Jack Snipe, 51x Teal, Water Rail, Green Woodpecker, 28x Lapwing, Little Egret (JDu)

Middleton Lakes
2x Curlew, 2x Redshank,  9x Sand Martin, 4x Whooper Swan, Pink-footed Goose, 5x Oystercatcher (SNi)

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret, Great White Egret, Water Pipit

Berryhill
Wheatear on top mound near pool just east of the mast (RTo)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck still (JAl)  -  Also 7x Redshank, 7x Curlew, 6x Oystercatcher, 4x Ringed Plover, 3x Green Sandpiper, 2x Snipe, ad Med Gull, 3x Little Egret, 2x Egyptian Geese, 2x Mandarin, 20x Shelduck, 22x Shoveler, 40x Gadwall, 6x Wigeon, 4x Goldeneye, (DSc)

Tittesworth Water
100x Curlew, 11x Goosande4x Ringed Plover, r, 3x Willow Tit, 3x Mandarin, Little Egret, 6x Barnacle Geese (JOa)

Radford Meadows
2x Redshank, Oystercatcher, (CDa)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Cattle Egret, 2x Sand Martin

Chasewater
1w Caspian Gull, YL Gull, 2x Curlew, 6x Sand Martin

Saturday, 16 March 2019

Saturday 16th March 2019

Whitemoor Haye
Great White Egret behind Sittles Farm (BirderAlrewas)

Berryhill
Barn Owl flew from the cemetary at 09:25 towards Tiddlers Pool (IBu)

Middleton Lakes
4x Whooper Swan NW 0f North Pit, Pink-footed Geese and 2x Egyptian Geese west of JW, 2x Goldeneye, Pochard, 13x Shelduck, Oystercatchers, c20 Redpoll (SAt)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck still on Black Meadows Pit (TPe)  -  Also 7x Curlew, 6x Ruff, 2x Green Sandpiper, 2x Ringed Plover, Redshank, 18x Shelduck, 25x Shoveler, 46x Gadwall, 4x Goldeneye, (DSc)

Chasewater
3x Crossbill flew north

Meir Heath
Red Kite over  Sandon Road at 14:00 towards Lightwood Road (IBr)

Tittesworth Water
6x Curlew, 4x Oystercatcher, 4x Snipe, 4x Lapwing, 7x Goosander, Pochard, 6x Barnacle Geese, (SG, WLH, IB, CT.

Tucklesholme
18x Wigeon, 4x Shelduck, 2x Ringed Plover (DSc)

Chasewater
2x Oystercatcher, Redshank, YL Gull

Friday, 15 March 2019

Friday 15th March 2019

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret, 2x Great White Egret, 8x Little Egret, 4x Water Pipit (HFo, SEd, TJH)

Middleton Lakes
4x Whooper Swan, 6x Egyptian Geese, 

Pendeford Mill
3x Little Egret, (DBa)

Radford Meadows
Oystercatcher, 50x Wigeon, 4x Shoveler, 3x Shelduck (IWi)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Med Gull, Dunlin, 

Shipley 
Red Kite over

Chasewater
2x YL Gull, 4x Sand Martin

Thursday, 14 March 2019

Thursday 14th March 2019

Doxey Marsh
5x Water Pipit, Great White Egret, 8x Little Egret, Cetti's Warbler, 2x Snipe, 8x Goosander (GPr)

Middleton Lakes
Avocet, 11x Oystercatcher on JW, 4x Whooper Swan in field west of North Pit, Pink-footed Goose west of JW, Oystercatcher on Dosthill NR (SAt)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Ad Med Gull, 3x Dunlin

Chasewater
2w Med Gull, 2x YL Gull in the roost, Redshank, 2x Sand Martin

Burston - Aston
3x Green Sandpiper, 34x Lapwing, 2x Snipe, 4x Mandarin, 3x Goosander, Water Rail, c1500 Starlings over NW (DCo)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck, 8x Ruff, 7x Redshank, 2x Green Sandpiper, 4x Ringed Plover, 16x Curlew, 6x Oystercatcher, 5x Snipe, c100x Lapwing, 6x Goldeneye, 19x Shelduck, 34x Gadwall, 14x Wigeon, 20x Shoveler, Pochard (f), c70x Teal, 3x Mandarin (1f,2m), 2x Egyptian Geese, 39x Little Grebe, Little Egret, Kingfisher, 2x Common Gull, 3x Tawny Owl, (+4 Dunstall and 2x Barton), 2x Green Woodpecker, 30x Linnet (JWo)  -  Barton village pond 3x Goosander

Long-tailed Duck by Jon Woodcock

Staffs


Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Wednesday 13th March 2019

Wetley Moor
Woodcock flushed near Little Amshead Farm (SJT)

Alvecote
Great White Egret, Kingfisher, 2x Shelduck, Goosander (MSc)

Branston GPs
Ashy Pit- 16x Shelduck, 24x Shoveler, 10x Gadwall, 3x Goldeneye, 14x Curlew, 2x Oystercatcher, Little Egret (DSc)

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Tuesday 12th March 2019

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret still (NGr)

Radford Meadows
385x Wigeon, 100x Teal, 5x Shoveler, 2x Gadwall, Shelduck, Oystercatcher (RSw)

Stone
The Starling roost at the Opal Way Industrial estate well worth a visit with tens of thousands tonight 17:45 to 18:15 (DEm)

Chasewater
2w Kumlien's/Thayer's Gull still, 2x YL Gull

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck, 7x Ruff, 10x Redshank, 4x Ringed Plover, Green Sandpiper, 7x Oystercatcher, 5x Snipe, 6x Curlew, c100x Lapwing, 25x Shelduck, 85x Gadwall, 22x Shoveler, 4x Goldeneye, 12x Wigeon, c100x Teal, 6x Mandarin, 2x Egyptian Geese, Little Egret, 38x Little Grebe, 3x YL Gull (2ad, 3w), 4x Green Woodpecker, Kingfisher, 2x Tawny Owl (JWo)

North Staffs Moors
2x Curlew, (TEy)

Monday, 11 March 2019

Monday 11th March 2019

Middleton Lakes
Redshank, 10x Snipe, 2x Oystercatcher, Curlew, 2x Little Egret, fem Stonechat, 2x Egyptian Geese (CWa)  -  Wheatear still west side of JW, 21x Shelduck, 5x Oystercatcher, Water Rail, (SAt)

Doxey Marsh (Wellies essential)
2x Great White Egret, 3x Little Egret, 2x Water Pipit, Common Gull (GPr)

Branston Water Park
2x Goosander, Shelduck, Egyptian Goose, 6x Pochard, 20x Teal, 4x Oystercatcher, Little Grebe,  (JWo)

Chasewater
Possible Kumlien's Gull again in the roost, 2x YL Gull

Sunday, 10 March 2019

Sunday 10th March 2019

Gailey Resv
3x Little Egret, 5x Pochard, 2x Shelduck, 4x Oystercatcher (SRi)

i54
3x Jack Snipe, 11x Common Snipe, 38x Teal, 2x Gadwall, 20x Lapwing, (JDu)

Croxall
2x Sand Martin along the Trent (BRe)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
2x Sand Martin off Beech Tree Point (GJM)

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret, Great White Egret, Little Egret, Redshank, Common Gull, 2x Goosander, 10x Shoveler, 2x Gadwall, 15x Teal, (KBe)

Cannock Chase
40x Crossbill flew from Tackeroo towards the Cadet Huts (DSc)

Chasewater
4x Sand Martin, 5x Oystercatcher

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck still on Black-Meadows Pit, 9x Ruff, 8x Curlew, 5x Dunlin, 5x Redshank, 2x Green Sandpiper, 2x Ringed Plover, 2x Snipe, 5x Mandarin, 2x Goldeneye, 24x Shelduck, 36x Shoveler, 50x Gadwall, 10x Wigeon, 50x Linnet, Little Egret, (DSc)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Kittiwake to 15:06 then flew off NW, Cattle Egret from 16:25, 3x Med Gull

Trimpos
32x Curlew, 2x Oystercatcher (ABa)

Meaford
Red Kite drifting south over the old power station at 16:30 (MWh)

Tittesworth Water
117x Curlew, 19x Lapwing, 4x Mandarin, 7x Pochard, 6x Barnacle Geese, 4x Oystercatcher (JOa)

Horninglow
Ring-necked Parakeet over low towards town centre (A&S)

Whitemoor Haye
c30x Yellowhammer Sittles Farm (JWo)

By Jon Woodcock

Saturday, 9 March 2019

Saturday 9th March 2019

Middleton Lakes
Wheatear (1w male), still on west side of JW, also 21x Goldeneye, 5x Pochard, 2x Egyptian Geese, 18x Shelduck (SAt)  -  also 4x Oystercatcher (PAn)

By Steve Atkinson

Whitemoor Haye
Brambling, 2x Grey Partridge, 2x Redshank, Goldeneye, 2x Little Egret, 69x Wigeon, 2x Shelduck (BirderAlrewas)

Drayton Bassett
4x Whooper Swan still off Portleys Lane at 10:25 (PAn)

Radford Meadows
432x Wigeon, 54x Teal, 4x Goosander, 2x Pintail, Curlew (RSw)

Knypersley Resv
Singing Siskin by Gawtons stone Willow Tit, Woodcock, 17x Goosander, Chiffchaff, (GBr)

Barlaston
Red Kite over at 14:20 drifting towards Trentham (IBr)

Cannock Chase
Great Grey Shrike still between the Butts and the Cadet huts near a small burnt out car (BAS, AMS)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck still on Black Meadows Pit (BAS, AMS)  -  also 8x Curlew, 6x Ruff, 5x Redshank, 5x Dunlin, 3x Ringed Plover, 3x Oystercatcher, 2x Green Sandpiper, Snipe, Little Egret, 23x Shelduck, 54x Shoveler, 8x Wigeon, 3x Goldeneye, 2x Chiffchaff, 35x Linnet (DSc)

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret, 2x Little Egret, Great White Egret 

Trentham Gardens
2x Oystercatcher still, Chiffchaff (RGi)

Tittesworth Water
33x Curlew, 5x Oystercatcher, 8x Lapwing, 4x Snipe, Dipper, 19x Goosander, 7x Pochard, 6x Barnacle Geese, Common Gulls, Chiffchaff,  (SG, WLH, IB, CT)

Clayton
Woodcock flushed at Bunnyhill this afternoon (RGi)

Chasewater
3x Sand Martin, 3x Oystercatcher, 2x Chiffchaff

Croxall - from the NA
2x Redshank, 2x Oystercatcher, Shelduck, 2x Goosander, Goldeneye, 36x Wigeon, (JWo)

Alrewas
2x Oystercatcher on the Trent (JWo)

Friday, 8 March 2019

Friday 8th March 2019

Cannock Chase
Great Grey Shrike near the Shooting Butts (MHu)

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret, Great White Egret (DVi)  -  Also 6x Water Pipit, Merlin, Little Egret (HFo, SEd, TJH)

Tittensor
Red Kite over at 09:45 (DVi)

Hulme End
4x Mandarin by the River Manifold (SJT)

Branston Water Park
2x Redshank, 4x Oystercatcher, 3x Shelduck, 6x Pochard, 15x Teal (JWo)

Redshanks by Jon Woodcock

Middleton Lakes
1w male Wheatear on JW, also 4x Whooper Swan, Redshank

Chasewater
4x YL Gull in the roost, Redshank



Thursday, 7 March 2019

Thursday 7th March 2019

Middleton Lakes
Avocet on east scrape, Great White Egret, 8x Goldeneye, 3x Pochard, 3x Oystercatcher on JW, Peregrine, 2x Egyptian Geese, 15x Shelduck, (SAt)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck, 2x Ringed Plover, 7x Ruff, 5x Redshank, 8x Curlew, 22x Golden PloverDunlin, 2x Green Sandpiper, 2x Oystercatcher, c200x Lapwing, 30x Shelduck, 4x Goldeneye, 74x Shoveler, 12x Wigeon, 150x Teal, 57x Gadwall, 42x Little Grebe, 5x Little Egret, 57x Linnet, Tawny Owl (JWo, CEc)

Long-tailed Duck by Jon Woodcock

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
8x Goldeneye, 2x Goosander, 2x Oystercatcher (PMo)

Chasewater
1w Caspian Gull, 2w YL Gull in the roost, c40x Sand Martin thru

Barton Pond
3x Goosander (JWo)

Wednesday, 6 March 2019

Wednesday 6th March 2019

Downs Banks
Red Kite over (HFo, SEd)

Hanchurch
5x Crossbill, 14x Snipe, Brambling (NDP)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Cattle Egret again on north shore the flew west

Doxey Marsh
Short-eared Owl, 2x Cattle Egret, 2x Great White Egret, 2x Little Egret, 2x Water Pipit, Chiffchaff, Oystercatcher, 10x Goosander, (SEd, HFo)

By Steve Edwards

Tucklesholme
2x Ruff, 3x Ringed Plover, Oystercatcher, c100x Lapwing, 2x Shelduck, 40x Wigeon, 40x Teal, Common Gull, 30x Linnet (JWo)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck,  Redshank, Green Sandpiper, 9x Curlew, 200x Lapwing, 19x Shelduck, 3x Goldeneye, 4x Goosander, 6x Wigeon, 30x Shoveler, 16x Gadwall, 30x Little Grebe, 7x Little Egret, Peregrine (JWo)

Branston Water Park
3x Oystercatcher, Goosander (+2 on the canal), Shelduck, Egyptian Goose, 6x Pochard, Cetti's Warbler (JWo)

i54
3x Little Egret, 48x Lapwing, 2x Grey Wagtail (JDu)

Chasewater
2x YL Gull

Cheddleton-Consall
20x Mandarin, 13x Teal, 2x Wigeon, 2x Grey Wagtail (DSc)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
2x Oystercatcher, 2x Goldeneye, 2x Common Gull (PMo)

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Tuesday 5th March 2019

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Little Ringed Plover and Ringed Plover briefly at Admaston Reach (GJM)

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret still, Great White Egret, 8x Little Egret, 2x Oystercatcher, Shelduck (GPr)  -  also the Short-eared Owl from 15:15, Water Pipit, 3x Cetti's Warbler, Common Gull 

Middleton Lakes
6x Oystercatcher, 2x Egyptian Geese, 3x Little Egret, Goldeneye, 6x Shelduck, 30x Shoveler, 100x Lapwing, Chiffchaff, Cetti's Warbler (MSc) - also Redshank, 2x Golden Plover, 2x Pink-footed Geese

Trentham Gardens
4x Little Egret, Oystercatcher, 14x Gadwall, 3x Mandarin, Grey Wagtail, Kingfisher (PFo)

Chasewater
2x YL Gull

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Ad Med Gull

Monday, 4 March 2019

Monday 4th March 2019

Radford Meadows
365x Wigeon, 2x Goosander, 9x Shoveler, Shelduck (CDa)

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret, Great White Egret, 5x Little Egret, Water Pipit, 8x Goosander, 18x Shoveler, 4x Gadwall, 30x Teal (GPr)

Middleton Lakes
4x Whooper Swan, 3x Pink-footed Geese, Redshank, 70x Golden Plover (KSa)

Chasewater
2x Glaucous Gull, 2x Caspian Gull, 2x YL Gull in the roost, Sand Martin over the dam

Branston GPs
6x Ringed Plover, 8x Ruff, 7x Redshank, Dunlin, 5x Oystercatcher, 16x Curlew, 2x Green Sandpiper, c250x Lapwing, 25x Shelduck, 4x Goldeneye (3m,1f), 52x Shoveler, 12x Wigeon, 4x Pochard, 44x Gadwall, 86x Teal, 5x Little Egret, 25x Little Grebe, Common Gull, Tawny Owl (JWo)

Sunday, 3 March 2019

Sunday 3rd March 2019

Uttoxeter Quarry
Knot, Sand Martin, 6x Curlew, 2x Dunlin, 2x Green Sandpiper, 5x Oystercatcher, 2x Willow Tit, 8x Shelduck, 2x Goldeneye (NDP)

Middleton Lakes
4x Whooper Swan, 3x Pink-footed Geese, 71x Golden Plover, 3x Chiffchaff

Dimmingsdale
Brambling, Green Woodpecker, 5x Siskin (TEy)

Drayton Bassett
3x Pink-footed Geese, 5x Egyptian Geese at 16:30 (PAn)

Chasewater
2x Glaucous Gull, ad YL Gull in the roost

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck still on Ashy Pit, 18x Curlew, 2x Redshank, 5x Oystercatcher, 5x Little Egret, 23x Shelduck, 52x Shoveler, 6x Pochard, 4x Goldeneye, ad YL Gull, 2x Chiffchaff (DSc)

Saturday, 2 March 2019

Saturday 2nd March 2019

                                            3rd Staffordshire Birders Conference
                                                    Sunday 10th March 2019
                                          Connecting Birders across Staffordshire
                       Oulton Village Hall, Kibblestone Road, Oulton Stone, ST15 8ND
                 For tickets and further info please contact Geoff Sales on 01782-618152
                                           07397-169452 or sgeoff31@gmail.com


Middleton Lakes
3x Pink-footed Geese, 4x Golden Plover, 5x Egyptian Geese on JW (MercianBirding) - also Redshank, 6x Oystercatcher, 4x Goldeneye, 8x Shelduck, (MSc)

Whitemoor Haye
Great White Egret behind Sittles Farm, Corn Bunting, 3x Redshank, 2x Oystercatcher, Little Egret, 2x Egyptian Geese, 124x Wigeon,  (BirderAlrewas)

Drayton Bassett
4x Whooper Swan still off Portleys Lane (TPe)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
2x Sand Martin

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret still, 2x Water Pipit, 3x Little Egret, 4x Shelduck, 10x Goosander, 5x Water Rail, 3x Cetti's Warbler, 2x Stonechat (SRi)

Radford Meadows
Little Egret, 260x Wigeon, 10x Shoveler, 4x Gadwall, 75x Teal, 3x Goosander, Shelduck (RSw)

National Arboretum
Redshank, Goosander, Goldeneye, 30x Siskin, Junction Pit Redshank, 2x Shelduck, 2x Little Egret (BirderAlrewas)

Alrewas GP (A38 pit)
2x Oystercatcher, 6x Chiffchaff, 150x Wigeon, Cetti's Warbler (BirderAlrewas)

Cannock Chase
10x Crossbill Abrahams Valley, Chiffchaff (DSc)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck Ashy Pit afternoon only, 3x Little Egret, 20x Shelduck, 50x Shoveler, 30x Gadwall, 36x Golden Plover, 14x Curlew, 3x Redshank, 9x Ruff, 2x Green Sandpiper, 3x Oystercatcher, Dunlin, 10x Siskin, 15x Linnet (DSc)

Tittesworth Water
Jack Snipe, 30x Common Snipe, 28x Curlew, 4x Oystercatcher, 25x Lapwing, 9x Goosander, 102x Common Gull (SGi, WLH, IB, CT)

Wolseley Bridge
Dipper, Water Rail, 2x Kingfisher (DNe)

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

Friday, 1 March 2019

Friday 1st March 2019

Doxey Marsh
2x Sand Martin over Boundary Flash (SEd, HFo)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Knot, 5x Dunlin, 3x Green Sandpiper, 24x Curlew, 5x Oystercatcher, 7x Goosander, 8x Shelduck, 5x Shoveler, 4x Gadwall, 2x Goldeneye (NDP)

Middleton Lakes
4x Whooper Swan on JW, Great White Egret, 40x Golden Plover, 2x Redshank, 

Chasewater
Ad Kittiwake, 2x Glaucous Gull, 2w YL Gull

Yoxall Ford
2x Little Egret (JWo)

Branston Water Park
Shelduck, 2x Oystercatcher, 15x Teal (JWo)

Barton Arena
Oystercatcher, 56x Wigeon, 3x Little Grebe (JWo)

Thursday, 28 February 2019

Thursday 28th February 2019

Berryhill
Swallow to the east of the Viewpoint at 08:44 (RTo)

Silverdale CP
Chiffchaff (NDP)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
2x Sand Martin from the causeway at 14:40, 2x Oystercatcher, 3x Goldeneye,  (PMo)

Westport Lake
2x Sand Martin over main lake (CWa)

Chasewater
2x Glaucous Gull, ad Med Gull, 1w YL Gull in the roost

Middleton Lakes
4x Whooper Swan flew into JW north, also JW  91x Golden Plover, 2x Redshank, 7x Egyptian Geese west side, North Pit, 12x Goosander, Riverside roost Great White Egret, 26x Little Egret, (MercianBirding)

Branston GPs
Ringed Plover, 9x Ruff, 5x Redshank, 16x Curlew, 4x Green Sandpiper, 3x Oystercatcher, c200x Lapwing, c400x Golden Plover, 28x Shelduck, 3x Goldeneye, 46x Shoveler, 9x Wigeon, 70x Gadwall, 35x Little Grebe, Water Rail, 5x Little Egret, 2x Tawny Owl (+3 at Dunstall), Cetti's Warbler, 20x Linnet, (JWo, DSc)

Wednesday, 27 February 2019

Wednesday 27th February 2019

Broomyshaw
Willow Tit this morning (SJT)

Hatherton Resv
Cetti's Warbler (SB)

Middleton Lakes
Avocet, Redshank, 2x Ringed Plover, 2x Great White Egret

Trentham Gardens
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker along the Trent,  2x Oystercatcher, 3x Little Egret, 8x Siskin, Kingfisher (PFo)  -  5x Little Egret this afternoon (RTo)

Cannock Chase
4x Crossbill, Chiffchaff, 30x Siskin, 4x Redpoll (PMo)  -  2x Orange Underwing and 4x Peacock Butterflies (JWo)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Peregrine from the causeway also 3x Oystercatcher, 46x Wigeon (PMo)

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret, Great White Egret, 6x Little Egret, 6x Water Pipit, Oystercatcher (SEd, HFo)

By Steve Edwards

Chasewater
2x Glaucous Gull, ad Caspian Gull, 2x YL Gull in the roost

Ladybridge (River Tame)
Redshank, 2x Grey Wagtail, (MSc)

Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Tuesday 26th February 2019

Ipstones
Red Kite flew west over Odda Hall (SJT)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck still, 3x Ruff, 2x Redshank, 2x Redshank, 2x Oystercatcher, 16x Curlew, 7x Snipe, 220x Golden Plover, 2x Green Sandpiper, 4x Pochard, 15x Shelduck, 12x Gadwall, 42x Shoveler, Peregrine (CEc)

Tittesworth Water
Little Egret, 15x Curlew (GBa)

Chasewater
2x Glaucous Gull, Ad Med Gull

Fradley Junction
2x Grey Partridge, Green Sandpiper, 25x Siskin (PMo)

Trentham Gardens
3x Little Egret, 2x Oystercatcher

Alvecote
33x Gadwall, 9x Shelduck, 3x Snipe, Little Egret, Green Woodpecker, (MSc)

Monday, 25 February 2019

Monday 25th February 2019

Cannock Chase
Abraham's Valley-Strawberry Hill - 7x Crossbill, 40x Siskin, 20x Redpoll (JKe)

Downs Banks
Singing Chiffchaff (DEm)

Chasewater
2x Glaucous Gull, 3x Caspian Gull, 2x YL Gull 

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret, 3x Little Egret, Great White Egret, 4x Cetti's Warbler, 10x Water Rail, 3x Shelduck, (MBo, RBr)

Drayton Bassett
4x Whooper Swan still off Portleys Lane (PMo)

Middleton Lakes
2x Ringed Plover, 2x Redshank, 50x Golden Plover, 3x Oystercatcher, 2x Snipe, 4x Little Egret, 2x Egyptian Geese, Pink-footed Goose, 4x Cetti's Warbler, 8x Shelduck, Water Rail (PMo)

Sunday, 24 February 2019

Sunday 24th February 2019

Doxey Marsh
Male Hen Harrier over  at 11:00 but no further sign by 12:15 (MBo)

Cotton in the Clay
Greenshank over the Dove flying NW from the Staffs side (IBr)

i54
3x Little Egret, 23x Lapwing, 4x Snipe, Chiffchaff, 22x Teal (JDu)

Drayton Bassett
4x Whooper Swan still off Portleys Lane at midday (Branston Birder)

Middleton Lakes
2x Great White Egret, 30x Golden Plover, 5x Oystercatcher, 2x Ringed Plover, 2x Redshank on JW

Uttoxeter Quarry
22x Curlew, 13x Oystercatcher, 4x Green Sandpiper, 3x Goldeneye, 11x Shelduck, 9x Goosander, 59x Wigeon, 61x Teal (RPo)

Silverdale CP
3x Jack Snipe, 20x Common Snipe on the Void (PJo, PLo)

Alvecote
Great White Egret, 2x Little Egret, 9x Shelduck, 5x Goosander (MSc)

Chasewater
2w Glaucous Gull, 4x YL Gull

Catholme
2x Great White Egret, 100x Wigeon (JWo)

Croxall from the NA
2x Redshank, 2x Oystercatcher, 3x Shelduck, 15x Teal (JWo)

Branston GPs
10x Curlew, 8x Ruff, 3x Green Sandpiper, 3x Redshank, 2x Ringed Plover, Woodcock, 3x Little Egret, 21x Shelduck, 35x Shoveler, 24x Gadwall, Peregrine, Water Rail, Green Woodpecker (DSc)

Bateswood
8x Pochard (JHu)

Saturday, 23 February 2019

Saturday 23 February 2019

Gailey Resv
4x Little Egret, 4x Oystercatcher, 150x Golden Plover (SRi)

Middleton Lakes
2x Redshank, 109x Golden Plover, Pink-footed Goose, 10x Oystercatcher, 12x Shelduck, 4x Pochard on JW, (SAt, MercianBirding) - 4x Whooper Swan on JW north (JAl)

Drayton Bassett
4x Whooper Swan still (TPe)

Uttoxeter Quarry
10x Curlew, 4x Oystercatcher, 2x Green Sandpiper, Snipe, 6x Shelduck, 3x Goosander (RPo)

Trentham Gardens
5x Little Egret (CPe)

Knypersley Resv
Willow Tit, Woodcock, 15x Goosander (GBr)

Tittesworth Water
27x Curlew, 40x Lapwing, 14x Snipe, Little Egret, 7x Goosander, 35x Teal, 3x Pochard (SG, WLH, KH)

Hednesford Hills
Red Kite over this afternoon (AP)

Cannock Chase
29x Goosander Upper Longdon side (KBe)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck still, 15x Curlew, 8x Ruff, 6x Redshank, Ringed Plover, 4x Green Sandpiper, 40x Little Grebe, 2x Little Egret, 4x Egyptian Geese, 30x Shelduck, 50x Shoveler, 30x Gadwall, 2x Goldeneye, YL Gull, Peregrine, Water Rail (DSc)

Chasewater
Ad Iceland Gull, 2x Glaucous Gull (ad and 2w), 3w Caspian Gull, 2x ad YL Gull in the roost

Friday, 22 February 2019

Friday 22nd February 2019

Radford Meadows
353x Wigeon, 4x Shoveler, 3x Goosander, 72x Teal, 44x Lapwing, Little Egret (CDa)

Mow Cop
Red Kite over at 13:45 (WLH)

Middleton Lakes
4x Whooper Swan, 2x Great White Egret, 2x Redshank, 4x Ringed Plover, 3x Pink-footed Geese, 4x Egyptian Geese, 2x Stonechat

Branston GPs
10x Ruff, 340x Golden Plover, 16x Curlew, 6x Redshank, 3x Green Sandpiper, Woodcock, Snipe, 2x Little Egret, 23x Shelduck, 44x Shoveler, 12x Gadwall, Goldeneye, Cetti's Warbler, Water Rail, (DSc, BranstonBirder)

Trentham Gardens
2x Oystercatcher, 2x Little Egret, 4x Mandarin, 2x Shoveler, Kingfisher (PBi)

Branston Water Park
Cetti's Warbler (VGr)

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret, Great White Egret, 4x Little Egret, 2x Water Pipit, 3x Cetti's Warbler, 9x Goosander, 2x Shelduck, 8x Water Rail (MBo)

Chasewater
Ad Iceland Gull, 2w Glaucous Gull, 1w Caspian Gull, 4x YL Gull in the roost

Thursday, 21 February 2019

Thursday 21st February 2019

Middleton Lakes
4x Whooper Swan still, 2x Pink-footed Geese, 27x Golden Plover, 9x Oystercatcher, 2x Ringed Plover, 3x Little Egret, 8x Goldeneye, 60x Shoveler, 40x Wigeon, 16x Shelduck, 2x Egyptian Geese, poss 3w Caspian Gull, 4x Stonechat, (MSc, SAt) - 4x Goldeneye Dosthill NR (SAt)

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret, Great White Egret, 4x Little Egret, 25x Golden Plover, 300x Lapwing, 4x Goosander, 4x Shelduck, Water Rail, Stonechat, (GPr)

Branston Water Park
Goosander, 2x Egyptian Geese, 2x Pochard, 15x Teal, Snipe (JWo)

Barton Marina
54x Wigeon (JWo)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck still on Ashy Pit, 2x Little Egret, 15x Curlew, 13x Ruff, 3x Redshank, 3x Green Sandpiper, Golden Plover, Snipe, 4x Goldeneye, 15x Shelduck, (CEc)

Chasewater
Ad Iceland Gull, 2w Glaucous Gull, 2x YL Gull

North Staffs
3x Short-eared Owl also Barn Owl (SSe)

Barn Owl by Steve Seal

i54
3x Chiffchaff, 24x Teal, 2x Gadwall, Kingfisher (DBa)

Trentham Gardens
2x Oystercatcher (RCu)

Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Wednesday 20th February 2019

Middleton Lakes
Black-tailed Godwit, Ringed Plover, 6x Goldeneye, 4x Pochard, 12x Shelduck, 4x Egyptian Geese

Catholme
Great White Egret, 100x Wigeon, 6x Goosander, Goldeneye (JWo)

Croxall 
Little Egret, 4x Goosander and Shelduck from the NA (JWo)

Alrewas GPs
80x Wigeon, 30x Lapwing, 3x Chiffchaff (JWo)

Chasewater
Ad Iceland Gull, 2w Glaucous Gull, 2x Caspian Gull, 2x Ad Med Gull, 5x YL Gull in the roost also Oystercatcher

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Tuesday 19th February 2019

Middleton Lakes
4x Whooper Swan, 31x Golden Plover, 4x Ringed Plover, 5x Oystercatcher, Great White Egret, Cetti'sWarbler, 2x Egyptian Geese, Stonechat, 13x Shelduck, Peregrine, (CWa, SAt, MSc,)  -  5x Goldeneye on Dosthill NR, drake Pintail, 31x Goosander, on North pit, (SAt)

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret, 2x Little Egret, Great White Egret, 200x Golden Plover, 500x Lapwing, 3x Goosander, 4x Snipe (DBa)  -  Also male Merlin at 15:00 (NGr)

Chasewater
Ad Iceland Gull, 2x Glaucous Gull, 2x Caspian Gull, 3x YL Gull

Codsall Wood
30x Golden Plover, (DGr)

Milton
Little Egret over the Cauldon Canal (KMe)

Monday, 18 February 2019

Monday 18th February 2019

Drayton Bassett
6x Whooper Swan from Portleys Lane (RSt)

Middleton Lakes
Avocet, 4x Ringed Plover, 13x Golden Plover, 600x Lapwing, 3x Pink-footed Geese, 4x Egyptian Geese, Stonechat (SCa)

Uttoxeter Quarry
Redhead Smew (site first), Ringed Plover, 6x Oystercatcher, 2x Green Sandpiper, 5x Curlew, 2x Goldeneye, 8x Shelduck, 9x Goosander, (NDP)

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret, Great White Egret, Little Egret, Water Pipit, 2x Pochard, 3x Goosander, 50x Teal, Shelduck, 300x Lapwing (GPr)

Chasewater
2x Adult Iceland Gull, 2w Glaucous Gull, 3x ad YL Gull

Cannock Chase
10x Crossbill, Bramblings, 3x Stonechat, (DBa)

North Staffs Moors
3x Dipper on the Dane, 3x Goosander, Crossbill, (JMa)

Branston GPs
6x Ringed Plover, 406x Golden Plover, 450x Lapwing, 7x Ruff, 2x Redshank, 14x Curlew, Oystercatcher, Green Sandpiper, 22x Snipe, 26x Shelduck, 78x Shoveler, 14x Pochard, 2x Goldeneye, 15x Wigeon, 26x Gadwall, 130x Teal, 2x Egyptian Geese, 28x Little Grebe, 2w Caspian Gull, Yellow-legged Gull, Little Egret, Kingfisher, c800+ Jackdaw, 2x Tawny Owl (+4 at Dunstall Hall), 55x Linnet, 3x Green Woodpecker (JWo)


Caspian Gull By Jon Woodcock

Staffs

Sunday, 17 February 2019

Sunday 17th February 2019

Whitemoor Haye
2x Great White Egret, Green Sandpiper, Oystercatcher, Ruff, 34x Golden Plover, 125x Wigeon, 2x Egyptian Geese, Peregrine, 70x Linnet, (BirderAlrewas)

Drayton Bassett
4x Whooper Swan still by Portleys Lane (JAl)

Gailey Resv
3x Oystercatcher, 163x Golden Plover, 485x Lapwing, 45x Pochard, (IMo)

Knypersley Resv
3x Willow Tit one on the bridge and two at the end of the arboretum, 6x Goosander (GBr)

Doxey Marsh
167x Snipe, 7x Jack Snipe, 14x Golden Plover, 250x Lapwing, 5x Water Pipit, 2x Cattle Egret, 2x Great White Egret, 3x Little Egret, 2x Stonechat, 5x Goosander, 3x Shelduck, 7x Water Rail, (GPr, MBo, RRa)

Middleton Lakes
Pink-footed Goose, 2x Ringed Plover, 3x Golden Plover on JW, 3x Goosander, 4x Egyptian Geese on North Pit  (JAl) -  also Dunlin on JW

Elford-Fisherwick
Corn Bunting (BirderAlrewas)

Chasewater
2x Iceland Gull, 4x Caspian Gull, Ad Med Gull, 2x YL Gull

Alvecote
Little Egret, 5x Goosander, 4x Shelduck, Water Rail (MSc)

Croxall
Great White Egret over north of Alrewas (AlrewasBirder)

Branston GPs
2x Egyptian Geese, 20x Shelduck, 60x Shoveler, 14x Wigeon, 2x Goldeneye, 300x Golden Plover, 800x Lapwing, 7x Ruff, Oystercatcher, 2x Redshank, 19x Curlew, 4x Ringed Plover, 5x Snipe, Ad Med Gull, Green Woodpecker, Cetti's Warbler (DSc)

Barton under Needwood
Stonechat off Causer Road (JWo)

Catholme
24x Goosander, 2x Shelduck (JWo)

Croxall
From the NA 2x Oystercatcher, 14x Goosander, Little Egret, 20x Teal (JWo)

Saturday, 16 February 2019

Saturday 16th February 2019

Whitemoor Haye
Great White Egret behind Sittles Farm, 3x Oystercatcher, 5x Pochard, Goosander, 3x Shelduck, 129x Wigeon, 3x Egyptian Geese, Yellowhammer, Tree Sparrows, (BirderAlrewas)

Gailey Resv
Green Sandpiper over, 2x Little Egret, 2x Shelduck, 61x Pochard, 50x Golden Plover, 3x Oystercatcher, 7x Redpoll (SRi)

Middleton Lakes
2x Great White Egret on North Pit, 4x Egyptian Geese, Curlew, 3x Ringed Plover, Redshank, 14x Oystercatcher,  400x Lapwing, 11x Shelduck, 3x Pink-footed Geese on JW, Goosander on the river, (SAt, MercianBirding)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
48x Golden Plover, to 11:45 only, 8x Oystercatcher, Woodcock, 7x Shelduck, 

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck on Black Meadows Pit, 15x Curlew, 300x Golden Plover, 3x Ringed Plover, 4x Ruff, Dunlin, Oystercatcher, 600x Lapwing, 2x Little Egret, 18x Wigeon, 20x Shelduck, 32x Gadwall, 50x Shoveler, 2x Goldeneye, Goosander thru, 2x ad Med Gull, 3x Common Gull, 35x Linnet (DSc)

Holden Lane
Little Egret, 19x Goosander (JJo)

Doxey Marsh
Great White Egret, 2x Little Egret, Stonechat, 20x Teal, 5x Shoveler, 2x Shelduck, (KBe)

Drayton Bassett
4x Whooper Swan still from Portleys Lane (JJH, SJH)

Chasewater
Ad Iceland Gull, 2x Glaucous Gull (ad and 2w), ad Med Gull, 2x YL Gull

Tittesworth Water
4x Oystercatcher, 24x Snipe, 54x Lapwing, 2x Little Egret, 8x Pochard, 9x Wigeon, 3x Mandarin, 7x Goosander, 21x Common Gull, (SG, WLH, IB, CT)

Croxall
From the NA 3x Redshank, 4x Goosander, 3x Shelduck, 2x Little Grebe,  (BirderAlrewas)

i54
6x Golden Plover (MFo)

Friday, 15 February 2019

Friday 15th February 2019

Cannock Chase
Red Kite over west end of Abraham's Valley at 11:15 (DNe)

Alvecote
Great White Egret, Cetti's Warbler, 6x Goosander, Kingfisher, (MSc)

Holden Lane
38x Goosander (JJo)

River Sow Meadows
Green Sandpiper, 50x Wigeon, 20x Teal, 2x Stonechat (RSw)

Chasewater
Ad Iceland Gull, 2w Glaucous Gull, 3x Caspian Gull, 2x ad YL Gull

Berryhill Botteslow Flash
2x Little Egret

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck, Marsh Tit, 2x Woodcock, 20x Snipe, 4x Ringed Plover, 7x Ruff, Dunlin, 3x Green Sandpiper, 4x Redshank, Oystercatcher, 19x Curlew, 435x Golden Plover, 850x Lapwing, 25x Shelduck, 76x Shoveler, 10x Wigeon, 14x Gadwall, 14x Pochard, 3x Goldeneye, 190x Teal, 2x Egyptian Geese, 2x Little Egret, 2x Water Rail, 29x Little Grebe, 3x YL Gull, Tawny Owl, 30x Linnet, Buff-tailed Bumblebee, 2x Pipistrelle Bats (JWo)

Ringed Plover by Jon Woodcock

Long-tailed Duck by Jon Woodcock




Thursday, 14 February 2019

Thursday 14th February 2019

Middleton Lakes
Great White Egret, Ringed Plover, 2x Oystercatcher, 4x Egyptian Geese, 3x Pink-footed Geese, 10x Shelduck, Goosander, (SAt)

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret, Great White Egret, 3x Little Egret, 6x Shelduck, 4x Goosander, 8x Shoveler, Common Gull, 2x Stonechat (GPr)

Whitemoor Haye
2x Grey Partridge, 2x Goosander, 2x Oystercatcher, 490x Lapwing,  (DAb)

Borrowpit Lake
Little Egret, 12x Goosander, Kingfisher, Grey Wagtail,  (MSc)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck still on Ashy Pit, 11x Curlew, 7x Ruff, 3x Redshank, 2x Green Sandpiper, Golden Plover, 3x Little Egret, 2x Goldeneye, 400x Lapwing, 2x Egyptian Geese, Water Rail, Green Woodpecker, (CEc)

Branston Water Park
3x Goosander, Shelduck, 6x Pochard, 2x Little Grebe (JWo)

Barton Marina
54x Wigeon, Pochard (JWo)

Chasewater
Ad Iceland Gull, 2w Glaucous Gull, 3x Caspian Gull, 3x YL Gull

Whitfield Valley
Barn Owl at 16:30 (JJo)

Berryhill Botteslow Flash
Golden Plover, GBB Gull, Goosander, 21x Teal (RTo)

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Wednesday 13th February 2019

Barton under Needwood
Red Kite over SE (per JWo)

Patshall
Red-breasted Goose on the Staffs/Shrops border on the golf course at Patshall Park hotel (Cris Hall)

Trentham Gardens
Ad  YL Gull, Ring-necked Parakeet (PFo)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Ringed Plover (DJa)

Brankley Pastures
7x Snipe, Tawny Owl (JWo)

Chasewater
Ad Iceland Gull, 2w Glaucous Gull, 2w Caspian Gull, ad Med Gull, 7x YL Gull in the roost

Branston GPs
2x Little Egret, 18x Shelduck, 30x Shoveler, c600x Lapwing, 17x Curlew, 2x Redshank, 6x Ruff, Snipe, Cetti's Warbler (DSc)

Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Tuesday 12th February 2019

Endon STW
Barn Owl at 05:30 (GBr)

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret still, Great White Egret,  Little Egret, 4x Goosander, 14x Shoveler, 90x Teal, 4x Gadwall, Oystercatcher, 200x Golden Plover, 400x Lapwing, Cetti's Warbler, Water Rail, (GPr)  -  Short-eared Owl still

Middleton Lakes
2x Pink-footed Geese, 3x Golden Plover (GWi)

Cannock Chase
Great Grey Shrike still in clearing Abraham's Valley (DNe)

Trentham Gardens
Oystercatcher (DEm)

Beech
Red Kite just east of the A519 (PMo)

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

Stafford
9x Raven above Park Avenue (AHa)

Branston GPs
8x Ruff, 3x Redshank, Oystercatcher, 2x Green Sandpiper, 17x Curlew, 60x Golden Plover, 732x Lapwing, Snipe, 18x Shelduck, 4x Goldeneye, 11x Pochard, 48x Shoveler, 23x Wigeon, 10x Gadwall, 150x Teal, 2x Egyptian Geese, Little Egret, 3x Water Rail, 35x Little Grebe, 3x YL Gull, 2x GBBG, 5000x Starling, Stonechat, Tawny Owl (JWo)

Monday, 11 February 2019

Monday 11th February 2019

Westport Lake
c45 Pink-footed Geese over NNW at approx. 08:00 also 30x Pochard, 20x Goosander, 2x Goldeneye (CWa)

Black Bank
46x Pink-footed Geese over east at 08:20 also a Jack Snipe (NDP)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Great White Egret flew SW at 15:05, Cattle Egret, Little Egret, 

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret, 2x Great White Egret, 300x Golden Plover, Short-eared Owl from 17:00, (JAl)
- Also 1200x Lapwing, 500x Golden Plover, Oystercatcher, 6x Goosander, 3x Cetti's Warbler, 2x Shelduck, (MBo)

Branston WP
Ruff, Green Sandpiper, 2x Goosander, 2x Pochard, 7x Teal (JWo)

Barton Marina
37x Wigeon (JWo)

Middleton Lakes
3x Great White Egret, Little Egret, 2x Stonechat, 3x Cett's Warbler, 8x Goosander, 500+ Lapwing (MSc)

Trentham Gardens
Dipper, 2x Shoveler, 3x Pochard, 60x Lapwing (MPa)

Chasewater
Ad Iceland Gull, 2w Glaucous Gull - juv reidentified as a 2w bird, 6x YL Gull, 2w Caspian Gull 

Sunday, 10 February 2019

Sunday 10th February 2019

Drayton Bassett
4x Whooper Swan still just SW of the village, (TPe)

Whitemoor Haye 
6x Ruff, Oystercatcher, 2x Redshank, 3000x Lapwing, 150x Golden Plover, 173x Wigeon, 18x Pochard, 5x Egyptian Geese, 30x Skylark, (BirderAlrewas)

Pendeford Mill
23x Goosander (MFo)

Endon STW
2x Chiffchaff (GBr)

Whitmore Bent Lane
Little Egret, 26x Snipe, 18x Teal, 10x Tree Sparrow, 500x Lapwing, Mandarin, (NDP)

Branston GPs
Ruff, 15x Curlew, YL Gull, Peregrine (TPe)  -  Also  2x Redshank, 3x Ruff, 2x Green Sandpiper, 3x Goldeneye, 26x Shoveler, 19x Shelduck, 12x Gadwall, 24x Little Grebe, 2x Egyptian Geese, (DSc)

Chasewater
Ad Iceland Gull, juv Glaucous Gull, 1w Caspian Gull, 2x ad YL Gull

Doxey Marsh
2x Great White Egret, Short-eared Owl from 17:30, Pintail, 8x Goosander, (RRa)

Dimmingsdale
5x Woodcock over at dusk (TEy)

Catholme
Great White Egret, 2x Green Sandpiper (JWo)

Middleton Lakes
2x Great White Egret, 2x Goldeneye on JW

Maer Hills
Mealy Redpoll at the edge of the logging tracks this afternoon (RSu)

Saturday, 9 February 2019

Saturday 9th February 2019

Middleton Lakes
Great White Egret,  250x Lapwing, 4x Oystercatcher on JW, 7x Goldeneye on Dosthill NR, 2x Goldeneye on North Pit,  (SAt)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Great White Egret flew west at 09:30, Ruff still

Cannock Tip
Juv Glaucous Gull

Gailey Resv
4x Little Egret, 38x Pochard, 4x Goldeneye, Cetti's Warbler,  (SRi)

Himley Great Pool
Little Egret (SE)

Croxden Quarry
7x Jack Snipe, 20x Common Snipe (ABa)

Chasewater
Ad Iceland Gull, juv Glaucous Gull, 2x Caspian Gull, 4x YL Gull

Branston GPs
14x Curlew, 4x Ruff, 2x Redshank, 2x Green Sandpiper, 2x Little Egret, 2x Egyptian Geese, 2x YL Gull, Common Gull, 19x Shelduck, 14x Wigeon, 46x Shoveler, 4x Goldeneye, c15,000 Starlings (DSc)

Doxey Marsh
2x Great White Egret, Cattle Egret, Short-eared Owl  from 16:45, 8x Golden Plover, 200x Lapwing (RRa)

Radford Meadows
492x Wigeon, 150x Teal, 5x Goosander, 3x Shoveler, 2x Shelduck, Little Egret (RSw)

Friday, 8 February 2019

Friday 8th February 2019

Fradswell
Red Kite over this morning (DBu)

Middleton Lakes
Great White Egret, 

Branston GPs
3x Little Egret, 19x Curlew, 3x Redshank, 4x Ruff, Green Sandpiper, 12x Shelduck, 40x Shoveler, 3x Goldeneye, ad YL Gull, 15,000x  Starlings (DSc)

Chasewater
Ad Iceland Gull, 3w Caspian Gull, 4x YL Gull, Juv Glaucous Gull left at 16:30

Thursday, 7 February 2019

Thursday 7th February 2019

Radford Meadows
66x Snipe, 5x Goosander, 400x Wigeon, 150x Teal 2x Shelduck, 2x Little Egret, Woodcock,  (CDa)

Womborne
Green Sandpiper from the railway walk by stream/pools 0.5km  north of the old station (JHi, BMa)

Branston Water Park
2x Goosander, 8x Pochard, (JWo)

Barton-under-Needwood
50x Wigeon, Little Egret and 3x Pochard at the marina, Blackcap (JWo)

Chasewater
Ad Iceland Gull, juv Glaucous Gull, ad Med Gull, 6x YL Gull in the roost

Doxey Marsh
Short-eared Owl at 17:20-17:25 between Creswell Flash and the M6 followed by a Barn Owl 17:30-17:35 between the flash and the railway, Little Egret, 2x Goosander, 40x Lapwing, Water Rail, Snipe, Cetti's Warbler (DSc)

Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Wednesday 6th February 2019

Middleton Lakes
4x Whooper Swan briefly, 9x Pochard, 5x Shelduck, Common Gull, 2x Egyptian Geese, Cetti's Warbler on JW, 6x Pochard, 2x Stonechat, Cetti's Warbler on North Pit, 3x Egyptian Geese, 9x Goldeneye, Dosthill NR (SAt)

Madeley Pool
Little Egret (TrJa)

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret, (The second Cattle Egret eaten by a Fox), 2x Great White Egret, 4x Little Egret, 300x Golden Plover, 800x Lapwing, 2x Curlew, 4x Cetti's Warbler,  8x Goosander, Peregrine, 4x Cetti's Warbler, (MBo)  -  Also Short-eared Owl (SEd)

By Steve Edwards

Leek
Dipper on the Churnet river by Sainsburys (STu)

Trentham Gardens
Dipper, 4x Little Egret (PFo)

Branston GPs
16x Curlew, 14x Ruff, 3x Redshank, 12x Snipe, Green Sandpiper, 150x Lapwing, Peregrine, Stonechat, Little Egret, Gadwall, Pochard, Shoveler, (CEc)  -  Also 40x Shoveler, 12x Gadwall, 2x Pochard, 10x Shelduck, 100x Teal, 2x GBBG, (JWo)

Reeds being taken from the Sandy Pit to be replanted at Tucklesholme by Jon Woodcock

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Oystercatcher on the causeway (PMo)

Wolseley
8x Goosander, Little Egret (GTo)

Barton North Pit
Great White Egret (JWo)

Tucklesholme/Branston Leas
Great White Egret, 7x Goosander, 2x Shelduck, 10x Gadwall, 80x Teal, 2x Lapwing, Kingfisher, Stonechat, 30x Linnet (JWo)

Branston Water Park
Water Rail, 2x Goosander, Shelduck, 8x Pochard, 20x Teal (JWo)

Tuesday, 5 February 2019

Tuesday 5th February 2019

Rushton
Great White Egret off Banbridge Lane by stream (SSe)

By Steve Seal

Trentham Gardens
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker in trees at south end behind café, Dipper flew from Longton Brook along the Trent towards the Park Drive bridge, 14x Gadwall, Goosander, 3x Shoveler, 2x Pochard, Kingfisher, 5x Little Grebe, Common Gull, (RTo)

Silverdale CP
4x Shelduck flew over The Void (STu)

Brinepit/Ingestre
Woodcock flushed, 10x Pink-footed Geese over, Peregrine, 103x Lapwing, Chiffchaff (RCB)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck, 8x Ruff, 3x Redshank, 20x Curlew, Green Sandpiper, 100x Lapwing, Snipe, Little Egret, 20x Shelduck, 62x Shoveler, 5x Wigeon, 7x Pochard, 180x Teal, 18x Gadwall, 16x Little Grebe, 2x Water Rail, 4x YL Gull, 6x GBBG, 2x Common Gull, Peregrine, c20,000x Starling, 15x Linnet, 5x Lesser Redpoll, c1500x Jackdaw/Rooks on the Sheep field next to the Sandy Pit. (JWo)

Hanchurch
2x Crossbill, Brambling, 6x Snipe (NDP)

Fradley/Fradley Junction
3x Woodcock flushed also 6x Siskin (PMo)

Monday, 4 February 2019

Monday 4th February 2019

                                           3rd Staffordshire Birders Conference
                                                     Sunday 10th March 2019
                                          Connecting Birders across Staffordshire
                        Oulton Village Hall Kibblestone  Road, Oulton, Stone, ST15 8ND
                    For tickets and further info please contact Geoff Sales on 01782-618152,
                                           07397-169452 or sgeoff31@gmail.com

Cannock Chase
Abraham's Valley  Great Grey Shrike still at top end of valley, Green Sandpiper in stream 100 yards up from Trout pool, 10x Crossbill, (DBa, JSm)

Middleton Lakes
2x Whooper Swan at JW (GWi)

Rudyard Lake
Curlew, Redshank, 12x Snipe, Woodcock, 4x Willow Tit, 8x Brambling, 18x Redpoll, 7x Goosander, 79x Teal, 28x Wigeon, 2x Kingfisher (SSe)

Trentham Gardens
2w YL Gull this morning (DKe)

Biddulph Moor
5x Curlew over (SSe)

Loynton Moss NR
Red Kite over at 14:30 (BCa, LCa)

Gunn Hill
2x Red Grouse, Stonechat (SSe)

By Steve Seal

Chasewater
Ad and juv Glaucous Gull, ad Iceland Gull, 1w Caspian Gull, ad Med Gull, 4x YL Gull

Radford Meadows
435x Wigeon, 71x Teal, 2x Little Egret (CDa)

Doxey Marsh
Cattle Egret, 2x Great White Egret, Little Egret, Short-eared Owl showing at 16:45 (RRa)

North Staffs Moors
2x Short-eared Owl (TEy)

Blithbury
Woodcock flying along hedge at Stonyfield Lane (PMo)

Burton Washlands
5x Goosander, Common Gull (MSc)

Lichfield Stowe Pool
Little Grebe still by the hut (SDa)

Sunday, 3 February 2019

Sunday 3rd February 2019

                                                    WMBC BELVIDE RESERVE
             Work will start on Monday 4th February (weather permitting) to replace the steps on
             the Scott Hide with a fully compliant access ramp.
             This work is scheduled to take all week during which time the hide will be out of action.
             Steps on the Gazeboe Hide will also be replaced but this will only lake one day.
             Our apologies for any inconvenience caused during works.

Doxey Marsh
Common Gull, Goosander, 2x Gadwall, Shelduck, 2x Stonechat, 2x Water Rail, (GPr)  -  2x Cattle Egret still

Whitemoor Haye
3x Brambling along the rough track, 600x Lapwing, 9x Egyptian Geese, 20x Yellowhammer, 2x Snipe, several Tree Sparrow, 41x Wigeon, (BirderAlrewas)  - also 3x Great White Egret, Peregrine (JAl)

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2x Jack Snipe, 9x Common Snipe, 2x Green Woodpecker (MFo)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
3x Cattle Egret, Ruff, 3x Goosander

Croxall
Great White Egret on River Trent (BirderAlrewas)

Trentham Gardens
17x Gadwall,  2x Kingfisher, 6x Little Grebe, Water Rail from Kingfisher hide, (PBi, DWa) - also Dipper, 3x Shoveler, 2x Wigeon (DKe)

Silverdale CP
Jack Snipe, Water Rail, 6x Common Snipe, Stonechat (PJo)

Westport Lake
2x Goldeneye, 17x Goosander


By Steve Seal

Chasewater
Ad Iceland Gull, juv Glaucous Gull, 1w Caspian Gull, 5x YL Gull, ad Med Gull in the roost

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck, 50x Shoveler, 20x Wigeon, 16x Gadwall, 150x Teal, 30x Pochard, Goldeneye, Shelduck, 14x Curlew, 3x Ruff, Redshank, 2x Snipe, 3x YL Gull, Green Woodpecker, Stonechat, c20,000 Starling (DSc)

Stoke on Trent
Barn Owl in fields off Woodpark Lane, Lightwood (Andm)

Alrewas Arboretum/Croxall
6x Goosander, 6x Shelduck, 12x Teal, Little Grebe (JWo)

Rocester
Dipper on the Churnet just down from the bridge by JCB Finance (JDr)

Alrewas GPs
82x Wigeon, 4x Pochard, 3x Chiffchaff (BirderAlrewas)

Saturday, 2 February 2019

Saturday 2nd February 2019

                                                       WMBC BELVIDE RESERVE
             Work will start on Monday 4th February (weather permitting) to replace the steps on
             the Scott Hide with a fully compliant access ramp.
             This work is scheduled to take all week during which time the hide will be out of action.
             Steps on the Gazebo hide will also be replaced but this will only take one day.
             Our apologies for any inconvenience cause during works.

Doxey Marsh
Woodcock near the Octagonal hide (GPr) - Short-eared Owl still, Little Egret, Water Rail (APr)

Whitemoor Haye
18x Grey Partridge, 150x Linnet, 11x Egyptian Geese, 54x Wigeon, Pochard (BirderAlrewas)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
3x Cattle Egret still early morning, Ruff, 55x Pochard, 4x Pintail, 2x Pink-footed Geese

Crakemarsh
10x Whooper Swan (EFo)

Knypersley Resv
Red Kite over at 13:00, 2x Pintail, 2x Goosander, Woodcock, Water Rail (GBr)

Westport Lake
25x Goosander, 2x Goldeneye (DKe)

Tittesworth Water
3x Little Egret, 4x Shoveler, Pintail, 140x Teal, 8x Pochard, 12x Goosander, 5x Wigeon, 6x Snipe, 5x Lapwing (SG, IB, CT)

i54
2x Golden Plover, 100x Lapwing (JDu)

Madeley STW
Little Egret, Woodcock (NDP)

Chasewater
Ad Iceland Gull, 1w Caspian Gull, 4x YL Gull, ad Med Gull in the roost

Cannock Chase
4x Crossbill, Kingfisher (RSw)

Fradley
Mandarin on the frozen canal (JWo)

By Jon Woodcock

Branston GPs
2x Egyptian Geese, 8x Shelduck, 62x Shoveler, 14x Wigeon, 2x Goldeneye, 4x Snipe, 3x Curlew, 3x ad YL Gull, 4x GBB Gull, 30x Linnet, c20,000 Starlings (DSc)

Friday, 1 February 2019

Friday 1st February 2019

                                                  WMBC BELVIDE RESERVE
            Work will start on Monday 4th February (weather permitting) to replace the steps on
            the Scott Hide with a fully compliant access ramp.
            This work is scheduled to take all week during which time the hide will be out of action.
            Steps on Gazebo Hide will also be replaced but this will only take one day.
            Our apologies for any inconvenience caused during works.

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
75x Pink-footed Geese over north at 10:00 (CDa)

Swynnerton
115x Pink-footed Geese over NW at 13:10 (PMo)

Red Street
11x Snipe (JMa)

Chasewater
Ad Iceland Gull, 2w Caspian Gull, 6x YL Gull in the roost, 18x Goosander, 23x Pochard

Branston Water Park
2x Egyptian Geese, 4x Pochard, 6x Gadwall, 2x Shoveler, 2x Little Egret (JWo)

Barton Marina
Oystercatcher, 58x Wigeon, 2x Pochard, 4x Little Egret (JWo)

Branston GPs
24x Little Grebe, 6x Shelduck, 14x Wigeon, 52x Shoveler, 16x Gadwall, 22x Pochard, Goldeneye, 5x Ruff, 6x Curlew, Snipe, Redshank, 4x YL Gull, Common Gull, Peregrine, c15,000 Starlings (DSc)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Red-necked Grebe, the 3x Cattle Egret roosted

Gailey Resv
36x Pochard, 2x Goldeneye, 5x Gadwall, 8x Little Grebe, nearby at Otherton 40x Golden Plover, Merlin, 2x Goosander (CVa)

Cannock Chase
15x Waxwing briefly at Strawberry Hill (CVa)

Doxey Marsh
Short-eared Owl again at 17:00, 2x Cattle Egret, Great White Egret, 83x Teal, 10x Goosander, 16x Shoveler, 5x Snipe (RSw)

Silverdale CP
1w Caspian Gull on The Void (DKe)

Thursday, 31 January 2019

Thursday 31st January 2019

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Red-necked Grebe still

Doxey Marsh
Short-eared Owl still this afternoon (GPr)

Radford Meadows
132x Wigeon, 31x Teal, 4x Goosander (CDa)

Middleton Lakes
Redhead Smew on south side of JW between  the two screens, Great White Egret, Little Egret, 350x Wigeon, 17x Pochard, 140x Teal, Goldeneye, 4x Goosander, 17x Shelduck, (MSc)

Westport Lake
39x Goosander, Goldeneye (DKe)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck, Redshank, 2x Green Sandpiper, 6x Curlew, 60x Lapwing, 11x Shelduck, 67x Shoveler, 15x Pochard, 10x Wigeon, 6x Gadwall, 100x Teal, Goldeneye, 24x Little Grebe, Little Egret, 5x Yellow-legged Gull, 8x GBBG, 2x Common Gull, c20,000 Starling, 3x Tawny Owl, (JWo)

YL Gull by Jon Woodcock

Long-tailed Duck by Jon Woodcock



Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Wednesday 30th January 2019

Ford Green
Water Rail, Willow Tit (JJo)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck, 8x Ruff, Redshank, 2x Green Sandpiper, 16x Curlew, Snipe, 250x Lapwing, 14x Shelduck, Goldeneye, 8x Pochard, 45x Shoveler, 4x Gadwall, 150x Teal, 35x Little Grebe, YL Gull, Stonechat (JWo)

Chasewater
Ad Iceland Gull, 1w Caspian Gull, ad Med Gull, ad YL Gull

Barton under Needwood
Blackcap (JWo)

Berryhill
Short-eared Owl reported briefly along the top mounds this afternoon

Tuesday, 29 January 2019

Tuesday 29th January 2019

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret, Great White Egret, Little Egret, 8x Goosander, 2x Gadwall, 3x Shelduck  Greenfinch, (GPr)

Chasewater
Ad Iceland Gull, ad YL Gull also Juv Glaucous/Herring hybrid

Berryhill
Woodcock in long scrub by the egg sculpture (AJo)

Stone
Woodcock flushed from scrub on the golf course (PMo)

Monday, 28 January 2019

Monday 28th January 2019

Merelake
Red Kite circling one mile north of Talke (MBa)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Red-necked Grebe still

Tittesworth Water
Jack Snipe, 24x Common Snipe, Pintail, 13x Wigeon, 66x Teal, 112x Lapwing, 133x Common Gull, Little Egret, (SGi)

Dosthill NR
2x juv Whooper Swan over North at 13:30 (SCa)

Chasewater
Ad Iceland Gull, juv Glaucous Gull, 2x Caspian Gull, 2x YL Gull

Barton Marina
Little Egret, 58x Wigeon, 3x Pochard, Shoveler, - Marley Pit 3x Goosander (JWo)

North Staffs Moors
2x Stonechat (TEy)

By Terry Eyre
Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck still on Ashy Pit, 2x Little Egret, 6x Curlew, 4x Ruff, Redshank, 300x Lapwing, 8x Shelduck, 24x Shoveler, Pochard, Gadwall, Teal, Little Grebe, Peregrine, Stonechat (CEc)

Sunday, 27 January 2019

Sunday 27th January 2019

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret, Great White Egret, 2x Water Pipit, 550x Lapwing, 2x Goosander, Common Gull (GPr)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Lesser Scaup still off the causeway (AEv)

Middleton Lakes
2x Pink-footed Geese, Great White Egret, 2x Goldeneye, (PAn)

Rocester
Redhead Smew still on JCB south lake also 17x Goosander (PRo)

Westport Lake
36x Goosander, 2x Goldeneye

Kingswood
Ad and 1w YL Gull

Chasewater
Juv Glaucous Gull, 3x Caspian Gull, 5x YL Gull, ad Med Gull in the roost

Callowhill (near Blithfield)
14x Little Egret in field (MPR, GJM)

Catholme
5x Great White Egret from the footpath also Little Egret (JWo

By Jon Woodcock

Little Haywood
Little Egret in field opposite Seven Springs CP entrance (KSt)

Alrewas Arboretum
Goosander (JWo)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck still on Ashy Pit, 2x ad YL Gull, 4x Ruff, c20,000 Starlings roosted (DSc)

Berryhill Botteslow Flash
Pochard, Goosander, 17x Teal, Wigeon (RTo)

Saturday, 26 January 2019

Saturday 26th January 2019

Cannock Chase
Great Grey Shrike still at 10:30 (IBu)

Middleton Lakes
Pink-footed Goose at Dosthill NR (SAt)  - Bittern flew from north end of Dosthill NR and landed in reeds opposite 1st screen (GWi)

Kingswood
1w Caspian Gull, 2w Caspian Gull at Poplars Landfill

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Red-necked Grebe still and 3x Cattle Egret still, 3x Pink-footed Geese, Oystercatcher, Redshank, 7x Golden Plover

Gailey Resv 
2x Goldeneye, 9x Pochard, 110x Golden Plover, 250x Lapwing (IMo)

Rocester
Redhead Smew still on JCB south lake (JJo)

Chasewater
Ad Iceland Gull, 2x 1w Caspian Gull, 6x YL Gull, ad Med Gull in the roost

Branston GPs
6x Ruff, 5x Curlew, 3x Redshank, 200x Lapwing, 12x Shelduck, 44x Shoveler, 2x Goldeneye, Common Gull, 3x ad YL Gull (DSc)

Doxey Marsh
Cattle Egret, Great White Egret

Lyme Valley Park
2x Kingfisher, Greenfinch (MPa)

Friday, 25 January 2019

Friday 25th January 2019

Radford Meadows
2x Little Egret, 52x Wigeon, 67x Teal, Shoveler, Goosander (CDa)

Rocester
Redhead Smew still on JCB south lake (TJa)

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret, Great White Egret, 3x Little Egret, 2x Water Pipit, Merlin (RGi)  -  Also 10x Goosander, 1000x Lapwing, Common Gull (GPr)

Holden Lane
14x Goosander on mail lake, Jack Snipe on small pool (JJo)

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

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck, 8x Ruff, 3x Redshank, 16x Curlew, Snipe, 451x Lapwing, 18x Shelduck, 2x Goldeneye, 60x Wigeon, 19x Pochard, 38x Shoveler, 22x Gadwall, 211x Teal, 5x Little Egret, 26x Little Grebe, YL Gull, GBBG, 3x Common Gull, 30x Linnet, c20.000 Starling, Cetti's Warbler, (JWo)  -  also a Merlin, Green Sandpiper, 5x YL Gull (MBo)

Barton Marina
Little Egret (JWo)



Thursday, 24 January 2019

Thursday 24th January 2019

Rocester
Redhead Smew still on JCB south lake, 17x Goosander, (NDP)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Lesser Scaup still at 13:40 from Watery Lane car park (SAt)

Hilderstone 
Red Kite at 13:30 (JOa)

Trentham
Dipper on the Trent near the Park Drive bridge (KSt)

Chasewater
Ad Iceland Gull, 1w Caspian Gull, 4x ad YL Gull in the roost

Barton Marina
Oystercatcher, 12x Wigeon, 3x Pochard, 2x Little Grebe (JWo)

Berryhill Botteslow Flash
Pochard, 15x Teal, Wigeon (NDP, RTo)