Tuesday, 1 January 2019

Tuesday 1st January 2019

Whitemoor Haye
Great White Egret, Little Egret, 3x Pintail, 42x Pochard, 6x Goldeneye, 104x Wigeon, Goosander, 2x Shoveler,  Peregeine, Yellowhammer, Pink-footed Goose, 11x Egyptian Geese, Golden Plover, (alrewasbirder)

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

6x Waxwing still on Cannock Road near the coop (JJH)

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

Middleton Lakes
Pink-footed Goose still Dosthill NR (MercianBirding)

Tittesworth Water
Jack Snipe still, 60x Common Snipe, Pintail, 3x Pochard, 52x Teal, 2x Brambling, 2x Pink-footed Geese, 2x Little Egret, (SGi, CT, KH,) - One of the Little Egrets was rung as a nestling on 19/6/2013 at Penrhyn Castle, Bangor also at Tittesworth on 23/2/2014

Jack Snipe and Common Snipe by Steve Gibson

Brambling by Steve Gibson

Uttoxeter Quarry
2x Dunlin, 300x Golden Plover, 4x Green Sandpiper, 16x Snipe, Goldeneye, 12x Goosander, 20x Shoveler, Shelduck (RPo)

8x Whooper Swan still in Oil Seed Rape field south of the village (RPo

Brookleys Lake
80x Pink-footed Geese over NW at 14:25, 174x Mandarin Duck (RPo)

Doxey Marsh
Short-eared Owl from 15:20, 2x Cattle Egret, 3x Great White Egret, 4x Little Egret, 5x Jack Snipe, 300x Golden Plover, Pochard, 3x Goosander, 10x Greenfinch, 5x Stonechat (GPr, JJH,)

Ad Iceland Gull, 4x Caspian Gull, ad Med Gull, 3x YL Gull

Branston GPs (73 species)
20x Curlew, 7x Ruff, Redshank, Green Sandpiper, 2x Golden Plover, 500x Lapwing, Oystercatcher, 7x Snipe, 2x Little Egret, 30x Little Grebe, 20x Wigeon, Goosander, 22x Shoveler, 10x Shelduck, 2x Peregrine, 2x YL Gull, 30x GBB Gull, 2x Cetti's Warbler, c15,000 Starling (DSc)