Sunday, 6 January 2019

Sunday 6th January 2019

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Red-necked Grebe and 3x Cattle Egret still

Whooper Swan still from the A513 (TPe)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
Adult female  Lesser Scaup with Tufted Ducks south of the causeway, wing bars not seen (MPR, GJM)  - Also 2x Whooper Swan at top of Blithe Bat (IMo)  -  Addt - Merlin, 4x YL Gull, 4x Little Egret (PJo)

 Lesser Scaup by Phil Jones

Whooper Swan by Phil Jones

Uttoxeter Quarry
220x Golden Plover, c1000 Lapwing, 2x Green Sandpiper, 16x Shoveler, Chiffchaff (RPo)

Hednesford-Pye Green
9x Waxwing on Bradbury Lane (RSw)

Wolseley SWT
Little Egret, Goosander (SRi)

Westport Lake
Common Gull, 23x Pochard, 8x Goosander (JMa, PJo)

Whitemoor Haye
Great White Egret, Peregrine, 22x Wigeon (alrewas birder)  -  2x Brambling, c150x Linnet, Green Sandpiper, (BAS, AMS)

Doxey Marsh
3x Cattle Egret, 2x Great White Egret, 7x Little Egret, 3x Water Pipit, Short-eared Owl from 13:50, 300x Golden Plover, 800x Lapwing, 12x Goosander, Tawny Owl,  (MBo)

Great Bridgeford
2x Green Sandpiper, Jack Snipe, 2x Woodcock, Yellowhammer (KCl)

Middleton Lakes
5x Great White Egret roosted with 28x Little Egret, Green Sandpiper, 5x Goldeneye, 4x Pochard and on Dosthill NR Pink-footed Goose (Mercian Birding)

Croxall GPs
12x Goosander, Peregrine (SCl)

Branston GPs
Little Egret, 13x Curlew, 5x Ruff, Green Sandpiper, 3x Snipe, Stonechat, c20,000 Starling (DSc)