Saturday, 12 January 2019

Saturday 12th January 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 information please contact Geoff Sales on 01782 618152 or 07397 169452 also at -

Whitemoor Haye
Great White Egret on river, 69x Wigeon, 5x Goldeneye, 12x Pochard. 12x Shoveler, 3x Yellowhammer, 3x Egyptian Geese, Brambling, (BirderAlrewas)

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

Hednesford-Pye Green
11x Waxwing at Bradbury Lane (NNa)

Westport Lake
2x Goldeneye, 22x Goosander, 34x Pochard, Willow Tit (JMa) - Little Owl, still (PLo, BCa, LCa)

Doxey Marsh
2x Cattle Egret, Great White Egret, 3x Little Egret, 400x Lapwing, 40x Golden Plover, 8x Goosander, 4x Shelduck, 2x Water Rail, (GPr)  -  Short-eared Owl this afternoon (DJS)  -  Woodcock by the Octagonal hide at 16:00 (REy)

Knypersley Resv
Willow Tit by old hatchery, 2x Brambling, 4x Redpoll, 6x Goosander (GBr)

Green Sandpiper, Willow Tit (PJo)

Branston GPs
Long-tailed Duck still on Ashy Pit (BirderAlrewas)  -  Also 2x Egyptian Geese, 11x Shelduck, 40x Wigeon, 25x Shoveler, 2x Goldeneye, 20x Curlew, Redshank, 5x Ruff, Green Sandpiper, Snipe, Ad YL Gull, 4x Common Gull, Tawny Owl, Stonechat, Cetti's Warbler, 30x Linnet (DSc)

Ad Iceland Gull, 1w Glaucous Gull in the roost

Kings Bromley-Yoxall
Barn Owl over A513 at 19:56 (Birder Alrewas)

Tittesworth Water
Woodcock, Pintail, 74x Teal, 15x Wigeon, 5x Pochard, 7x Goosander, Little Egret, 24x Snipe, 32x Lapwing, GBB Gull, (SG, WLH, IB, CT)