Tuesday, 23 February 2021

Tuesday 23rd February 2021

                First Spring migrant in 2021 was a very early Sand Martin at Belvide Resv

Radford Meadows

149x Golden Plover, Curlew, 50x Lapwing, 7x Pintail, 3x Shelduck, 20x Shoveler, 2x Little Egret, Cetti's Warbler, (RSw)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)

Sand Martin this afternoon 

Branston GPs

2x Pink-footed Geese, 24x Curlew, Green Sandpiper, Ruff, 2x Redshank, 4x Oystercatcher, 3x Snipe, 116x Lapwing, 5x Little Egret, 12x Goldeneye, 34x Shelduck, 143x Wigeon, 46x Shoveler, 7x Pochard, 43x Gadwall, 160x Teal, 25x Little Grebe, 2x YL Gull, 3x Common Gull, Brambling, 2x Green Woodpecker, (JWo)

                                                  Pink-footed Goose by Jon Woodcock

Staffs

Monday, 22 February 2021

Monday 22nd February 2021

Cheadle

8x Curlew in field north of JCB also 3x Stonechat at Little Bank Top farm, Dilhorne, (RPo)

Radford Meadows

120x Golden Plover, 6x Little Egret, 2x Goosander, 2x Shelduck, Wigeons, (CDa)

Tittesworth Water

2x Goldeneye, 11x Common Gull, 2x Oystercatcher, (IBu)

Whitfield Valley

Cetti's Warbler, 3x Stonechat, (JJo)  -  Cetti's still at 15:00 also a Little Egret, (SGi)

Branston GPs

2x Pink-footed Geese, 2x Dunlin, 2x Ringed Plover, 4x Ruff, 4x Golden Plover, 13x Snipe, 5x Oystercatcher, 23x Curlew, 3x Redshank, 6x Goldeneye, 20x Shelduck, Common Gull, 9x Little Egret, Stonechat, Peregrine, (CEc)

Alrewas NMA

Firecrest, Great Egret, Little Egret, Goosander, Snipe, Green Woodpecker, (RBe)

                                                              Firecrest by Rob Bendelow

Lichfield

Little Egret, on Beacon Park golf course, (RGr)

Little Aston

30x Yellowhammer, 2x Gadwall, Green Woodpecker, Little Egret, (SWa)  - also 5x Grey Partridge, Woodcock over, 4x Stonechat, 4x Lapwing, (KWh)

Chasewater

6x YL Gull in the roost

Sunday, 21 February 2021

Sunday 21st February 2021

Whitemoor Haye

182x Wigeon. 6x Goldeneye, 11x Gadwall, 23x Pochard, 35x Shoveler, 7x Shelduck, 450x Lapwing, 37x Snipe, 2x Oystercatcher, Stonechat, 8x Tree Sparrow, (SCo)

Alrewas NMA

Great Egret, Cetti's Warbler, Oystercatcher, Green Woodpecker, (SCo)

Alrewas GPs

3x Chiffchaff, 19x Wigeon, Shoveler, Pochard, (SCo)

Apedale

Water Rail on Burley pools, (SJT)

Whitfield Valley

2x Willow Tit, 3x Little Egret, Stonechat, (JJo)  -  Cetti's Warbler mid afternoon, (TJa)

Berryhill 

Woodcock from the end of Mossfield Road, (CSi)  -  13x Stonechat, 13x Snipe, 6x Linnet, (RGi)

Trescott - Pool Hall

10x Yellowhammer, 3x Stonechat, 2x Lapwing, Skylarks, (IMo)

Little Aston STW

Jack Snipe, 5x Snipe, Lapwing, Stonechat, 2x Chiffchaff, (PAn)

Tittesworth Water

12x Lapwing, 5x Oystercatcher, 2x Goosander, 8x Pochard, (EWi)

Radford Meadows

200x Golden Plover, 300x Lapwing, Little Egret, 4x Shelduck, Cetti's Warbler, (IWi)  -  2x Stonechat, 2x Oystercatcher, (GHa)

Shoal Hill Common

Woodcock, 2x Stonechat, (SRi)

Freehay

8x Brambling, (FCa)

Anslow (Fields Lane)

4x Stonechat, (AG)

Ingestre

4x Green Sandpiper, 110x Lapwing, 135x Wigeon, 22x Snipe, (RCB)

i54

2x Stonechat, 12x Lapwing, (JDu)

Barton under Needwood

5x Yellowhammer, 4x Skylark, Blackcap still, (JWo)

Branston GPs

200x Lapwing, 13x Golden Plover, 4x Ruff, 2x Dunlin, 23x Curlew, 2x Oystercatcher, Ringed Plover, 12x Shelduck, 100x Wigeon, 7x Goldeneye, Water Rail, 2x Peregrine, Cetti's Warbler, (DSc)

Saturday, 20 February 2021

Saturday 20th February 2021

Gailey Resv

Cetti's Warbler, 7x Gadwall, 4x Goldeneye, 19x Pochard, 4x Oystercatcher, (SRi)

Whitemoor Haye

Redshank, 636x Lapwing, 7x Golden Plover, 33x Snipe, Green Sandpiper, 9x Goldeneye, 89x Wigeon, 49x Shoveler, 3x Pintail, Stonechat, Peregrine, (SCo)

Draycott in the Clay

Great Egret over, (JEl)

Cuckoo Bank

4x Willow Tit, 5x Stonechat, Little Egret

Ellastone

2x Red Kite soaring over 14:30 to 15:00, (EWi)

Catholme

Green Sandpiper, (JWo)

Alrewas NMA

Oystercatcher, 2x Goosander, (JWo)

Doxey Marsh

3x Great Egret, 4x Little Egret, 2x Chiffchaff, 5x Cetti's Warbler, 25x Gadwall, (MBo)

Branston GPs

23x Curlew, 4x Oystercatcher, Ruff, 5x Snipe, 32x Shelduck, 92x Wigeon, 25x Shoveler, 12x Pochard, 9x Goldeneye, 2x Peregrine, ad YL Gull, 2x Stonechat, 30x Linnet, 4x Redpoll, (DSc)


Friday, 19 February 2021

Friday 19th February 2021

Branston GPs

14x Curlew, Redshank, Ruff, 3x Oystercatcher, 5x Shelduck, (CMa, RFe)  -  3x Pink-footed Geese, 2x Ringed Plover, 4x Ruff, 31x Golden Plover, 4x Snipe, 21x Curlew, 2x Redshank, 9x Goldeneye, 38x Shelduck, Little Egret, Green Woodpecker, (CEc)

Whitemoor Haye

Peregrine, 2x RL Partridge, (CMa, RFe)

Knypersley

5x Redpoll at Rockend, (ALo)

Chasewater

Adult Kittiwake and 2x Caspian Gull in the roost

Bromstead

2x Siskin, (DBr)

Thursday, 18 February 2021

Thursday 18th February 2021

 Trent Washlands (rear of Tesco store)

110x Wigeon, 48x Teal, 3x Common Gull, (CEc)

Dimmingsdale

2x Siskin, (TEy)

                                                                 By Terry Eyre        

Hixon airfield

321x Golden Plover, 3x Stonechat, 12x Skylark, (RCB)

Stafford 

Peregrine over, (LBu)

Freehay

9x Brambling, 2x Siskin, (FCa)

Furnace Grange

15x Yellowhammer, 50x Linnet, 3x Stonechat, 50x Lapwing, Skylarks, (CVa)

River Sow Meadows

Green Sandpiper, (IWi)

Whitemoor Haye

Great Egret, Merlin, Peregrine, (RBe)

                                                          Peregrine by Rob Bendelow
 
Branston GPs
61x Golden Plover, 27x Curlew, 2x Ringed Plover, 4x Ruff, 2x Redshank, 6x Oystercatcher, 614x Lapwing, 6x Snipe, 8x Little Egret, 32x Shelduck, 11x Goldeneye, 132x Wigeon, 50x Shoveler, 9x Pochard, 24x Gadwall, 340x Teal, 27x Little Grebe, 3x YL Gull, 8x Common Gull, Barn Owl, 2x Peregrine, Green Woodpecker, Grey Wagtail, 2x Lesser Redpoll, (JWo, Dean)

Rocester
8x Siskin, (JDr)

Wednesday, 17 February 2021

Wednesday 17th February 2021

Branston GPs

2x Ringed Plover, 4x Ruff, 2x Dunlin, 39x Golden Plover, Snipe, 4x Oystercatcher, 22x Curlew, 2x Redshank, 300x Lapwing, Pintail, 6x Goldeneye, 21x Shelduck, 8x Little Egret, Stonechat, Green Woodpecker, Siskin, 40x Linnet, (CEc)

Berryhill

Drake Mandarin flew off River Trent at Botteslow and then  over the flash heading South, 2x Little Egret still, (RTo)

Weeford

Corn Bunting, Yellowhammers, Linnets, Skylarks, (KWh)

Radford Meadows

8x Pintail, 3x Shelduck, Shovelers, 3x Little Egret, 50x Lapwing, (IWi)

Whitemoor Haye

Merlin still, Great Egret, Snipe, Shelduck, Shoveler, 2x Chiffchaff, large Linnet flock, (RBe)

River Sow Meadows

Great Egret, 109x Teal, 88x Wigeon, 3x Goosander, 200x Lapwing, Grey Wagtail, (RSw)

Cheadle

30x House Sparrow, 4x Greenfinch, 3x Siskin, (TDu)

Tuesday, 16 February 2021

Tuesday 16th February 2021

Stoke on Trent

2x Red Kite over Smallthorne at 11:00, (JKe)

Berryhill

Woodcock, 12x Snipe, Willow Tit, 2x Little Egret over, 6x Linnet, 2x Stonechat, (RGi)

Gnosall

5x Little Egret at The Acres, (JLy)

Radford Meadows

Dunlin, 5x Snipe, 88x Golden Plover, 115x Lapwing, Little Egret, 14x Pintail, 52x Shoveler, 2x Shelduck, 400x Wigeon, Cetti's Warbler, (RSw)

Freehay

5x Brambling, Siskin, Redpoll, (FCa)

Doxey Marsh

3x Great Egret, Cetti's Warbler, Barnacle Goose, (NGR)

Trentham Gardens

7x Goosander, 12x Gadwall, 4x Mandarin, 2x Wigeon, Little Egret, 

Whitemoor Haye

Merlin still, Shelduck, 2x Chiffchaff, (RBe)

                                                                Merlin by Rob Bendelow

Westport Lake

Ad Caspian Gull briefly midday, (SGi)

Branston GPs

27x Golden Plover, 2x Dunlin, 4x Ruff, 3x Redshank, Green Sandpiper, 27x Curlew, 494x Lapwing, 15x Snipe, 4x Oystercatcher, 5x Little Egret, 29x Shelduck, 11x Goldeneye, 31x Shoveler, 11x Pochard, 142x Wigeon, 46x Gadwall, 330x Teal, 2x Mandarin, 22x Little Grebe, YL Gull, 4x Common Gull, Peregrine, 2x Green Woodpecker, Brambling, 2x Redpoll, 2x Stonechat, (JWo)

                                                        Brambling by Jon Woodcock

Chasewater
2x Caspian Gull, 9x YL Gull in the roost, 

Monday, 15 February 2021

Monday 15th February 2021

Loggerheads

Red Kite over the village at 12:20 also 4x Siskin, (JWi)

Fenton Manor

2x Peregrine over also 30x Linnet, (DCo)

Branston GPs

4x Ruff, 18x Golden Plover, 3x Snipe, Oystercatcher, 22x Curlew, Redshank, 250x Lapwing, 8x Goldeneye, 2x Mandarin, 21x Shelduck, 2x Pink-footed Geese, 6x Little Egret, 2x Stonechat, Red Kite thru, Peregrine, Green Woodpecker, (CEc)

Berryhill

Short-eared Owl from the viewpoint late afternoon, (RTo)

Chasewater

3x Caspian Gull and 5x YL Gull in the roost, 

Trentham Gardens

Goosander on the Trent, (MWr)

Wombourne

Goosander by Bumblehole canal lock, (DJo)

Alrewas NMA

Great Egret, Little Egret, Goosander, Redshank, Oystercatcher, (RBe)

Whitemoor Haye

Red Kite, Shelduck, Shoveler, Tree Sparrow, Linnets, (RBe)  -  Merlin, (PCo)

                                                        Red Kite by Rob Bendelow
                                                              Merlin by Phil Cooper

Ipstones

15x Red-legged Partridge off Belmont Road, (BBo)

Sunday, 14 February 2021

Sunday 14th February 2021

Radford Meadows

14x Pintail, 388x Wigeon, 356x Teal, 61x Shoveler, 2x Snipe, 2x Lapwing, (CDa)  

River Sow Meadows

Little Egret, 4x Shelduck, 2x Goosander, (IWi)

Aqualate

Barn Owl at 06:50, (ABe)

Longton Park

Goosander, 

Gailey Resv

Little Egret, 11x Pochard, 5x Goldeneye, 8x Gadwall, 10x Little Grebe, (SRi)

Alvecote

2x Great Egret, 5x Little Egret, 21x Goosander, 36x Gadwall, (MSc)

Stretton

Ring-necked Parakeet near the canal, (AG)

Branston GPs

20x Curlew, 240x Lapwing, Ruff, 2x Oystercatcher, 2x Snipe, 150x Wigeon, 46x Shoveler, 20x Gadwall, 6x Goldeneye, 2x ad YL Gull, Green Woodpecker, (DSc)


Saturday, 13 February 2021

Saturday 13th February 2021

Furnace Grange farm - Pool Hall

3x Snipe, 14x Lapwing, 65x Skylark, 25x Yellowhammer, 5x Goosander, Peregrine, (IMo)  -  also 200x Linnet, 50x Chaffinch, (CVa)

Cuckoo Bank

Willow Tit, c200x Skylark, 12x Yellowhammer, 75x Greenfinch, 

South Staffs farmland - opposite Belvide

2x Jack Snipe, 7x Snipe, 28x Yellowhammer, 60x Linnet, (JDu)

Lichfield Beacon Park - Pye Green Trust

Little Egret, 2x Redpoll, 20x Siskin, (RGr)

Penkridge

2x Snipe, 4x Shoveler on pond off Water Lane, (JPr)

Freehay

6x Brambling, (FCa)

Doxey Marsh

Barnacle Goose on Creswell Flash, (JPe)

Penkridge

40x Golden Plover off Moor Hall Lane in field by airfield, (JSm)

Church Eaton - Wheaton Aston

2x Barn Owl, (ABe)

Alrewas NMA

Merlin in pursuit of a small bird flying towards Junction Pit, 3x Redshank, 4x Goosander, Little Egret, 80x Linnet, Grey Wagtail, (JWo)

Branston GPs

6x Curlew, 3x Ruff, 5x Snipe, Oystercatcher, 22x Little Grebe, 110x Wigeon, 10x Goldeneye, 15x Shelduck, ad YL Gull, 14x Common Gull, 2x Stonechat, Grey Wagtail, Cetti's Warbler, 50x Linnet, (DSc)


Friday, 12 February 2021

Friday 12th February 2021

Croxall

Little Stint briefly, 7x Redshank, 3x Oystercatcher, 4x Lapwing, 2x Snipe, 3x Curlew, 2x Goldeneye, Great Egret, (SCa)93x Wigeon, Chiffchaff, (SCa)

Tucklesholme

Dunlin, 2x Green Sandpiper, Oystercatcher, 4x Ringed Plover, 2x Lapwing, (SCa)

River Sow Meadows

Great Egret, Goosander, 70x Wigeon, 45x Teal, 25x Lapwing, (RSw)

Branston GPs

2x Pink-footed Geese, 12x Curlew, 100x Lapwing, 3x Ruff, 2x Redshank,15x Snipe, Oystercatcher, 144x Wigeon, 105x Shoveler, 16x Gadwall, 18x Pochard, 10x Goldeneye, 26x Shelduck, Goosander, 29x Little Grebe, 2x Peregrine, 5x YL Gull, 21x Common Gull, 2x Stonechat, (DSc, JWo)

Westport Lake

2x Common Gull, 18x Pochard, 5x Goosander, 12x Siskin, 2x Little Grebe, (SGi)

                                                          Common Gull by Steve Gibson

Alvecote

Great Egret, 4x Little Egret, 6x Snipe, 8x Goosander, 28x Gadwall, (MSc)

Thursday, 11 February 2021

Thursday 11th February 2021

Hanchurch Woods

Woodcock, 3x Crossbill, 20x Brambling, 400x Chaffinch, 2x Tree Sparrow, (NDP)

Yarnfield

48x Pinkfoots over west at 11:05, (MWh)

Womborne

Red Kite along Ounsdale Road near Mount Pleasant pub at lunchtime, (AJo)

Barlaston Common

Merlin thru at 11:00, Green Woodpecker, 10x Goldcrest, (AR)

Branston GPs

Pink-footed Goose, (CEc, Dean), 3x Ruff, 2x Redshank, 6x Oystercatcher, 6x Snipe, 144x Lapwing, 21x Curlew, 2x Little Egret, 26x Shelduck, 9x Goldeneye, 144x Wigeon, 22x Gadwall, 400x Teal, 18x Pochard, 85x Shoveler, 32x Little Grebe, 5x YL Gull, 15x Common Gull, 2x Peregrine, Green Woodpecker, Grey Wagtail, (JWo)

                                                    Pink-footed Goose by Jon Woodcock

Barton under Needwood

Barn Owl, Green Woodpecker, (RBe)

                                                            Barn Owl by Rob Bendelow

Weeford

Corn Bunting, Yellowhammer, (MSc)


Wednesday, 10 February 2021

Wednesday 10th February 2021

Silverdale CP

80x Pink-footed Geese over NW AT 09:55, (NDP)

Forsbrook-Caverswall

80x Pink-footed Geese over west at 09:30, (AR)

Doxey Marsh

Great Egret, 2x Dunlin, 60x Pied Wagtail, (NGR)

Chatterley Whitfield

3x Little Egret, (PMo)

Drointon Pool

6x Shelduck, 2x Shoveler, (PBe)

Knypersley Resv

Woodcock by old hatchery, 2x Willow Tit, Chiffchaff, Ring-necked Parakeet still in the Arboretum, 11x Goosander, (GBr)

Stoke on Trent

60 to 80x Pink-footed Geese NW over the Royal Stoke at 16:42, (RGi)

Biddulph Park

Barn Owl Troughstones Hill - old quarry at dusk, (RMa)

Baswich

Drake Mandarin still, 2x Goosander, 40x Pied Wagtail, (GHa)

River Sow Meadows

Green Sandpiper, 219x Teal, 269x Wigeon, 4x Shelduck, 4x Shoveler, Goosander, 80x Lapwing, 44x Pied Wagtail, (RSw)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)

4x Whooper Swan to 15:55 only

Alrewas NMA

Great Egret, 5x Goosander, Chiffchaff, (RBe), -  Chiffchaff, (SO)

                                                      Goosanders by Rob Bendelow

Freehay

6x Brambling, 2x Siskin, (FCa)

Smestow Valley

Little Owl just before sunset, (CVa)

Branston GPs

Ringed Plover, 8x Golden Plover, 2x Redshank, Green Sandpiper, 5x Oystercatcher, 9x Curlew, 2x Snipe, 30x Lapwing, Little Egret, 24x Shelduck, 10x Goldeneye, 65x Shoveler, 96x Wigeon, 20x Pochard, 14x Gadwall, 350x Teal, 28x Little Grebe, Caspian Gull, 4x YL Gull, 25x Common Gull, Peregrine, Siskin, Grey Wagtail, Green Woodpecker, (JWo)

                                                           Ringed Plover by Jon Woodcock

Staffs


Tuesday, 9 February 2021

Tuesday 9th February 2021

Radford Meadows

2x Dunlin, Snipe, 180x Lapwing, 83x Shoveler, 8x Pintail, 2x Gadwall, Goosander, 2x Stonechat, Barn Owl briefly, (RSw) 

Westport Lake

10x Goosander, 24x Pochard, (SGi)

Freehay

2x Brambling and a Siskin, (FCa)

Alvecote

Stonechat, Little Egret, 25x Gadwall, 5x Wigeon, (MSc)

Keele

15x Redpoll on the Science park, (MSu)

Doxey Marsh (Creswell end)

200x Golden Plover, 3x Dunlin, 3x Great Egret, 4x Little Egret, 9x Goosander, 2x Shelduck, 4x Cetti's Warbler, (AHa)

Branston GPs

26x Golden Plover, Dunlin, 2x Ruff, 22x Curlew, 5x Oystercatcher, 506x Lapwing, Little Egret, 20x Shelduck, 9x Goldeneye, 64x Wigeon, 350x Teal, 67x Shoveler, 12x Pochard, 12x Gadwall, 22x Little Grebe, 3x YL Gull, 21x Common Gull, Peregrine, Green Woodpecker, 2x Stonechat, (JWo)


Monday, 8 February 2021

Monday 8th February 2021

Freehay

8x Brambling, (FCa) 

Rocester 

 Great Egret still on South lake, 3x Oystercatcher, also 50x Lapwing towards Uttoxeter, (JDr)

Westport Lake

14x Pochard, (KBa)

Baswich

Drake Mandarin at Two Waters bridge, (GHa)

Dimmingsdale

6x Woodcock over at dusk, (TEy)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)

Adult Med Gull, 


Sunday, 7 February 2021

Sunday 7th February 2021

i54

2x Woodcock flushed, Jack Snipe, 5x Snipe, 2x Stonechat,  (JDu)

Whitemoor Haye

Great Egret, 141x Wigeon, 48x Snipe, Green Sandpiper, 5x Oystercatcher, Tree Sparrow, Peregrine, 2x Lesser Redpoll, (SCo)

Little Aston STW

Little Egret, 3x Jack Snipe, 4x Snipe, 2x Gadwall, 15x Teal, 8x Lesser Redpoll, (PAn)

Leek

Group of 5x Little Egret on the fairway of Westwood golf club, (ACo)

Knypersley Resv

Ring necked Parakeet in the Arboretum, 2x Mandarin, 8x Goosander and 5x Tawny Owl by lake, (GBr)

Alrewas NMA

Great Egret, Little Egret, Shelduck, (RBe)

Rocester

Great Egret, (TEy)

Pool Hall Trescott

2x Corn Bunting, 2x Brambling, Little Owl, 4x Goosander, Peregrine, (GCl)

Cannock Chase

Crossbill, Green Woodpecker, (SCa)

Maer Hills

6x Crossbill, (RWh)

Branston WP

7x Goosander, 

Saturday, 6 February 2021

Saturday 6th February 2021

Alrewas

2x Snipe, 5x Goosander, Little Egret, (SCo)

Gailey Resv

Pink-footed Goose, 19x Pochard, 5x Goldeneye, 5x Gadwall, Shoveler, 2x Oystercatcher, 9x Siskin, (SRi)

Botteslow Flash

Shelduck briefly, (IBu)

Ford Green

2x Little Egret, Goldeneye, 4x Snipe, (JJo)

Apedale - Silverdale CP

2x probable Willow Tit at Apedale and 5x Shoveler on the Void, (PCa)

Anslow

Stonechat, (AG)

Barton under Needwood

3x Woodcock at Barton Park at dusk, also Blackcap still, (JWo)

Baldwins Gate

Chiffchaff, (RWh)

Tittesworth Water

4x Goosander, 2x Oystercatcher, 10x Lapwing, 2x Common Gull, (IBu)

Friday, 5 February 2021

Friday 5th February 2021

i54

2x Stonechat, 2x Green Woodpecker, 28x Skylark, (JDu)

Radford Meadows

15x White-fronted Geese still, 2x Little Egret, Golden Plovers, Lapwings, (DEv)

Poole Hall Trescott

10x Grey Partridge, Little Owl. (GCl)

Fenton

2x Goosander, Smiths pool, (AEa)

Whitemoor Haye

Merlin, Peregrine, (RBe)

                                                        Peregrine By Rob Bendelow

Church Lea

Little Owl, (CTa)

                                                              By Chris Taylor

Forsbrook to Draycott in the Moors

4x Skylark, (AR)

Branston GPs

3x Ruff, 2x Redshank, 2x Oystercatcher, 3x Snipe, 17x Curlew, 600x Lapwing, 9x Little Egret, 4x Water Rail, 20x Shelduck, 8x Goldeneye, 40x Wigeon, 23x Gadwall, 52x Shoveler, 18x Pochard, 300x Teal, 21x Little Grebe, 3x YL Gull, 2x Common Gull, 2x Peregrine, 2x Green Woodpecker, Grey Wagtail, Cetti's Warbler, Stonechat, Siskin, (JWo)

                                                   Yellow-legged Gull by Jon Woodcock

Staffs

Thursday, 4 February 2021

Thursday 4th February 2021

Middleton Lakes

200x Lapwing, 2x Little Egret, Goldeneye, 6x Shelduck, 2x Stonechat, Wigeon, (MSc)

Cresswell to Leigh

2x Goosander along River Blithe, (AR)

Branston GPs

2x Ruff, 2x Green Sandpiper, Oystercatcher, 10x Curlew, 300x Lapwing, 4x Little Egret, 5x Goldeneye, 14x Pochard, 53x Shoveler, 28x Gadwall, 44x Wigeon, 360x Teal, 19x Shelduck, 30x Little Grebe, 4x YL Gull, 8x Common Gull, 3x Stonechat, Siskin, (JWo)

                                                              Siskin by Jon Woodcock

Wombourne

2x Goosander on the canal by Bratch, (DJo)


Wednesday, 3 February 2021

Wednesday 3rd February 2021

i54

2x Chiffchaff at the sewers, (JDu)

Keele

Ad YL Gull off Lymes Road, (MSu)

Tean to Freehay

2x Brambling, (RPo)

Radford Meadows

17x White-fronted Geese still, 700x Golden Plover, 1000x Lapwing, (CDa)

Whitemoor Haye

Peregrine, (RBe)

Poole Hall Trescott

2x Little Owl, Grey Partridge, (GCl)

Bradley in the Moors

Barn Owl at dusk, (TEy)

Tuesday, 2 February 2021

Tuesday 2nd February 2021

Rudyard Lake

17x Goosander, (LRa)

Keele

Ad Kittiwake over Lymes Road, (MSu)

Catholme

2x Goldeneye, Goosander, Pintail, Stonechat, 6x Redpoll, (Dean)

Whitemoor Haye

2x Great Egret, 500x Lapwing, 2x Ruff, 24x Golden Plover, 2x Shelduck, 16x Tree Sparrow, 12x Yellowhammer, 8x Linnet, (Dean)

Stretton

Ring-necked Parakeet at Beech Lane, (AG)

Branston GPs

Merlin, 5x Green Sandpiper, 3x Ruff, Oystercatcher, 21x Curlew, 323x Lapwing, Snipe, 8x Little Egret, 16x Shelduck, 9x Goldeneye, 22x Pochard, 42x Shoveler, 16x Wigeon, 6x Gadwall, 270x Teal, 22x Little Grebe, 4x YL Gull, 4x GBB Gull, 13x Common Gull, Green Woodpecker, 2x Stonechat, (JWo)

Alvecote

Great Egret, 11x Snipe, 8x Shoveler, 6x Wigeon, (MSc)


Monday, 1 February 2021

Monday 1st February 2021

Lichfield

Red Kite NNE over Darnford Park, (TEl)

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2x Shoveler, (Foz)

Pool Hall Trescott

5x Corn Bunting, 2x Grey Partridge, 3x Goosander, Peregrine, (GCl)

Whitfield Valley

Barn Owl at 16:45, (JJo)

Sunday, 31 January 2021

Sunday 31st January 2021

Knypersley Resv

3x Ruddy Shelduck over north at 08:30, Ring-necked Parakeet in Arboretum, 4x Goosander, 2x Lesser Redpoll, (GBr)

Barton under Needwood

Blackcap still, (JWo)

Ford Green

Mandarin, Goosander, (JJo)

Tamworth 

2x Goosander on Belgrade balancing lakes, (SCl)

Radford Meadows

18x White-fronted Geese still, 200x Golden Plover, 200x Lapwing, Cetti's Warbler, (GHa)

Hopton

2x Lesser Redpoll

Whitemoor Haye

4x Great Egret, 6x Goldeneye, 143x Wigeon, 14x Pochard, Goosander, 13x Shoveler, 36x Snipe, 450x Lapwing, Cetti's Warbler, 23x Tree Sparrow, Peregrine, (SCo)

Shenstone area

Red Kite over NW at 13:20, (PAn)  -  Little Haye - Shenstone, 3x Grey Partridge, 2x Stonechat, 100x Fieldfare, large Greenfinch roost, (KWh)

Gailey Resv

12x Pochard, 4x Goldeneye, 5x Little Grebe, Redpoll, (SRi)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)

Little Stint still, 

Keele

1w Caspian Gull, YL Gull, Common Gull, (MSu)

Branston GPs

10x Lapwing, 2x Snipe, 2x Ruff, Redshank, Green Sandpiper, 7x Little Egret, 12x Shelduck, 16x Wigeon, 2x Gadwall, 30x Shoveler, 12x Pochard, 5x Goldeneye, 100x Teal, 5x Little Grebe, 2x ad YL Gull, 4x Common Gull, GBB Gull, 2x Stonechat, (DSc)

Baldwins Gate

Chiffchaff, Water Rail, (RWh)



Saturday, 30 January 2021

Saturday 30th January 2021

Shenstone - Little Hay

2x Grey Partridge along Park Lane, (PAn) 

Whitemoor Haye

2x Great Egret, 2x Grey Partridge, 10x Snipe, 400x Lapwing, 2x Shelduck, 2x Grey Wagtail, (SCo)

Radford Meadows

158x Golden Plover, 402x Lapwing, 6x Pintail, 2x Goosander, 42x Shoveler, 500x Wigeon, 350x Teal, 2x Stonechat, (RSw)

Barton under Needwood

Blackcap, Siskin, Redpoll, (CBe)  -  Little Egret over, (JWo)