Sunday, 23 January 2022

Sunday 23rd January 2022

Millend

400x Golden Plover, 800x Lapwing, Great Egret, Little Egret, 2x Shelduck, 8x Wigeon, (SJT)

Middleton Lakes

Green-winged Teal on North pit, (JFu)  -  11x Pochard, 11x Goldeneye, Great Egret, (MSm)

Aqualate

2x Imm/female Scaup this morning, (IGr)

Radford Meadows Stafford

600x Golden Plover, 3x Little Egret, 120x Wigeon, 250x Lapwing, (RSw)

Blithfield Resv

Pink-footed Goose, 

Tittesworth Water

18x Whooper Swan to 09:00 only, 9x Goosander, 15x Pochard, 17x Snipe, (JOa, LH)

Berryhill

Botteslow Flash - Common Gull, 2x Shoveler, 2x Snipe, Green Woodpecker, (RTo) - Berryhill Fields  Woodcock, 2x Stonechat, 4x Snipe, (RGi)

Saturday, 22 January 2022

Saturday 22nd January 2022

Doxey Marsh

2x Great Egret, Egret, Little Egret, 2x Pochard, 6x Goosander, Water Rail, Cetti's Warbler, Stonechat, (DM)

Middleton Lakes

20x Goldeneye, 5x Pochard, 4x Shelduck, 2x Egyptian Geese, 2x Great Egret, 4x Stonechat, (SPA)

Blithfield Resv

3x Russian White-fronted Geese in Ten Acre Bay, (MPR, GJM)

                                                       White-fronted Geese by GJ Mant

Branston GPs (Small Meadows Pit)

3x Green Sandpiper, 12x Snipe, 9x Shelduck, Peregrine, 2x Green Woodpecker, 5x Stonechat, (JWo)  -  additional Little Egret, Pintail, 36x Wigeon, 4x Goldeneye, 15x Curlew, Black-tailed Godwit, 3x Ruff, Redshank, Common Sandpiper, 20x Snipe, ad YL Gull, (DSc)

Tittesworth Water

2x Barn Owl, 14x Pochard, 5x Wigeon, Woodcock, 5x Snipe, Oystercatcher, 2x Willow Tit, (SGi, IB)

Uttoxeter Quarry

9x Golden Plover, 2x Little Egret, Dipper, 8x Goosander, 5x Goosander, 143x Wigeon, (RPo)

Newcastle

100+ Greenfinch again in the Lyme Valley roost near the Trent Vale end car park, (BCa, LCa)

Gailey Resv

39x Pochard, 4x Goldeneye, (SRi)

Hanchurch Woods

40x Brambling near the car park, (SJT)

Whitemoor Haye

4x Grey Partridge, (SCo)

Radford Meadows

4x Golden Plover, 300x Lapwing, 100x Wigeon, Little Egret, (GHa)

Tucklesholme

Little Egret, 3x Goldeneye, 2x Goosander, Barn Owl, Willow Tit, Chiffchaff, (DSc)

Catholme

Green Sandpiper, 2x Shelduck, 6x Goosander, 450x Lapwing, (JWo)

Alrewas NMA

8x Goosander, 2x Shelduck, Little Egret, (JWo)

Reapsmoor

2x Red Kite, (EWi)

Friday, 21 January 2022

Friday 21st January 2022

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only

Green-winged Teal still, 329x Wigeon, 118x Pochard, 2x YL Gull, 

Whitmore Hall Lake

14x Wigeon, (SJT)

Tittensor

11x Mandarin, Dipper, (RGi)

Branston GPs

North pit, 3x Goosander, Brambling, (DSc)

Alvecote

2x Great Egret, Little Egret, 3x Shelduck, 11x Goosander, Pochard, (MSc)

Chasewater

2x Caspian Gull, 5x YL Gull, 

Middleton Lakes

Jack Snipe, 21x Goldeneye, (MercianBirding)  -  2x Egyptian Geese, (PTh)

Westport Lake

Kittiwake, (NJS)

Thursday, 20 January 2022

Thursday 20th January 2022

Middleton Lakes

Jack Snipe, 14x Goldeneye, 7x Pochard, 2x Shelduck, 5x Goosander, 2x Great Egret, (SPA)

Doxey Marsh

Great Egret, 3x Little Egret, 400x Golden Plover, Oystercatcher, 9x Goosander, 2x Water Rail, 2x Stonechat, (DB)

Pendeford Mill

Little Egret, 8x Redpoll, 12x Siskin, (PCo)

Holden Lane

3x Ring-necked Parakeet still, (PWi)

Tittensor Chase

21x Siskin, (AR)

Branston GPs

6x Black-tailed Godwit, 3x Redshank, 5x Ruff, 22x Curlew, 3x Green Sandpiper, 23x Snipe, 739x Lapwing, 9x Goldeneye, 25x Pochard, 23x Shelduck, 2x Pintail, 66x Wigeon, 5x Egyptian Geese, 38x Little Grebe, Caspian Gull, 3x YL Gull, 6x Common Gull, Barn Owl, Green Woodpecker, 2x Stonechat, (JWo)

                                                           Snipes by Jon Woodcock

Staffs

Wednesday, 19 January 2022

Wednesday 19th January 2022

Uttoxeter Quarry

100x Golden Plover, 12x Snipe, Barnacle Goose, 28x Goosander, 6x Goldeneye, 3x Shelduck, Little Egret, (NDP)

Cannock Chase

10x Crossbill, 50x Siskin, Abraham's Valley, (DBa)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)

Drake Green-winged Teal still, 

                                                     Green-winged Teal by Steve Edwards

Tucklesholme

5x Black-tailed Godwit, 4x Goldeneye, 6x Goosander, 6x Pochard, 30x Wigeon, Little Egret, Common Gull, 5x Stonechat, Chiffchaff, (JWo)

Branston GPs

4x Golden Plover, 3x Ruff, 2x Redshank, 22x Curlew, 5x Black-tailed Godwit, Goldeneye, YL Gull, (TWy)

Chasewater

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

Alvecote

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

Tuesday, 18 January 2022

Tuesday 18th January 2022

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)

Red-crested Pochard, Green-winged Teal, 

Chasewater

2w Caspian Gull, ad Med Gull, 4x YL Gull in the roost, 

Stafford

Great Egret over Park Av, (AHa)

Monday, 17 January 2022

Monday 17th January 2022

Chasewater

Redhead Smew on the Swag this afternoon viewed from Norton East Road, (GHa)  -  1w Caspian Gull in the roost, (JAl)

Tittesworth Water

Jack Snipe, 45x Snipe, 13x Pochard, 2x Goosander, 2x Willow Tit, (SGi)

Deep Hayes CP

48x Wigeon, 8x Goosander, (JDr)

Alvecote

Great Egret, 2x Little Egret, 5x Goosander, (MSc)

Doxey Marsh

Great Egret, 3x Little Egret, 4x Stonechat, Cetti's Warbler, Chiffchaff, (ISm)  -  100x Golden Plover, (AR)

Branston GPs

3x Ruff, 4x Redshank, 6x Black-tailed Godwit, 22x Curlew, Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, 28x Snipe, 778x Lapwing, 10x Little Egret, Water Rail, 2x Goosander, Pintail, 9x Goldeneye, 28x Pochard, 58x Wigeon, 24x Shelduck, Barnacle Goose, 4x YL Gull, GBB Gull, Common Gull, Peregrine, 2x Stonechat, (JWo)

                                                  Black-tailed Godwit by Jon Woodcock

Staffs

Sunday, 16 January 2022

Sunday 16th January 2022

Madeley Pool

12x Goosander, (SJT) 

Middleton Lakes

Jack Snipe, 9x Pochard, 9x Goldeneye, 2x Shelduck, 2x Goosander, Great Egret, Peregrine, (7x Redpoll, MSm)

Whitemoor Haye

10x Grey Partridge, Goldeneye, 500x Lapwing, Stonechat, (MBr)  -  3x Little Egret, 76x Wigeon, 2x Stonechat, Peregrine, 3x Brambling, 100x Linnet (SCo)

Radford Meadows Stafford

569x Golden Plover, 845x Lapwing, 425x Wigeon, Little Egret, (RSw, IWi, GHa)  -  Walton on the Hill Water Rail by canal bridge Green Gore Lane, Baswich, also Mandarin by canal bridge Baswich Lane, (IWi)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)

Green-ringed Teal still west end, 4x Pintail, 4x Little Egret, 2x YL Gull, 2x Cetti's Warbler, 

Highgate Common/The Mere

35x Yellowhammer, 19x Redpoll, 30x Linnet, (IWh)

i54

Woodcock, (JDu)

Blithfield Resv

3x Goldeneye, 2x Pintail, 3x Pochard, 6x Goosander, Great Egret, 4x Little Egret, (MJa)

Chasewater

2w Caspian Gull, 5x YL Gull in the roost, 

Branston GPs

22x Curlew, 6x Black-tailed Godwit, 3x Ruff, Redshank, 2x Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, 2x Snipe, 7x Little Egret, Barnacle Goose, 6x Egyptian Geese, 16x Shelduck, Pintail, 53x Wigeon, 18x Pochard, 5x Goldeneye, 3x ad YL Gull, 6x GBB Gull, Green Woodpecker, Stonechat, (DSc)



Saturday, 15 January 2022

Saturday 15th January 2022

i54

2x Jack Snipe, 5x Snipe, (Foz)  -  also at Coven 250x Linnets, Brambling, (JDu)

Whitemoor Haye

Merlin still, 42x Pochard, 62x Wigeon, 6x Golden Plover, 60x Yellowhammer, (SCo)

Doxey Marsh

Water Pipit briefly by concrete hide, Great Egret, 2x Little Egret, 3x Pintail, 11x Goosander, 120x Golden Plover, Snipe, 8x Stonechat, 4x Cetti's Warbler, (SRi)  -  Common Gull, Shelduck, (DM)

Middleton Lakes

Jack Snipe still on North pit, 15x Goldeneye, 9x Pochard, 3x Goosander,  (SPA)

Belvide Resv WMBC members only

Green-winged Teal on the ice west end also Ferruginous Duck, Great Egret, Barn Owl

Knypersley Resv

Barn Owl, 6x Tawny Owl, 4x Goosander, 2x Mandarin, (GBr)

Berryhill

Jack Snipe, 12x Snipe, (IBu)

Fenton

Shelduck over NW at 14:08 also Little Egret on the Trent, Common Gull on Smithpool, (RGi)  

Tittesworth Water

Jack Snipe, Woodcock, Goldeneye, 11x Pochard, 6x Goosander, 5x Mandarin, 8x Wigeon, Willow Tit, (SGi, IB)

Chasewater

2w Caspian Gull, 4x YL Gull in the roost, 

Branston GPs

15x Curlew, 3x Ruff, 2x Redshank, 6x Snipe, 4x Little Egret, Pintail, 44x Wigeon, 12x Pochard, 3x Goldeneye, ad YL Gull, Green Woodpecker, (DSc)

Catholme

2x Green Sandpiper, 2x Stonechat, (JWo)

Alrewas NMA

Great Egret, 2x Little Egret, 10x Goosander, 2x Shelduck, (JWo)

Friday, 14 January 2022

Friday 14th January 2022

Westport Lake

Goldeneye, 18x Pochard, 2x Goosander, Brambling, (RGi)

Ford Green - Holden Lane

Ad Common Gull at Ford Green, 3x Ringed-necked Parakeet still, (RGi)

Branston GPs

Male Merlin, 6x Golden Plover, 6x Black-tailed Godwit, Ruff, 2x Redshank, Common Sandpiper, 18x Snipe, 9x Shelduck, Barnacle Goose, Green Woodpecker, 2x Stonechat, (BPu) - additional 3x Green Sandpiper, 

Highgate Common

Lesser Spotted Woodpecker just below Whitehouse car park (DBa)

Middleton Lakes

Jack Snipe still on North pit, 9x Goldeneye, 4x Pochard, Great Egret, 2x Stonechat, (MSm)

Chasewater

1w Caspian Gull, 2x YL Gull, 

Thursday, 13 January 2022

Thursday 13th January 2022

Swallow Moss

35x Pink-footed Geese and a Brambling over south,  (DGH)

Middleton Lakes

11x Goldeneye, 9x Pochard, 2x Great Egret, 2x Stonechat, (SPA)  -  8x Great Egret visible in the riverside roost  also 67x Goosander North pit, (@Mercianbirding)

Chasewater

2x Caspian Gull in the roost, 

Alvecote

Great Egret, 2x Little Egret, Goosander, 2x Shelduck,  (MSc)

Parkhall CP

3x Willow Tit, (DEm)

Aqualate

Female Scaup still this morning also Marsh Tit at the feeders and 100x Siskin, (SGo)

Wednesday, 12 January 2022

Wednesday 12th January 2022

Middleton Lakes

Jack Snipe on North pit, 20x Golden Plover, 818x Lapwing, Snipe, 11x Pochard, 17x Goldeneye, Shelduck, 4x Goosander, Great Egret, (MSm)

Rudyard Lake

12x Goosander, 21x Wigeon, 2x Willow Tit, (SSe)

Carmountside Flash

2x Ring-necked Parakeet, 42x Pink-footed Geese over WNW at 13:15, (SJT)

Ford Green - Holden Lane

2x Ring-necked Parakeet, 2x Little Egret, 7x Common Gull, Goosander, (JOa)

Radford Meadows Stafford

731x Golden Plover, Pintail, Shelduck, c100+ Wigeon, (CDa)

Whitemoor Haye

Merlin this afternoon, Stonechat, (SCo)  -  400x Lapwing, Great Egret, (DBa)

Branston GPs

5x Black-tailed Godwit, 3x Ruff, Redshank, 22x Curlew, 18x Snipe, 5x Little Egret, 7x Goldeneye, 5x Shelduck, 7x Egyptian Geese, Water Rail, 2x Green Woodpecker, (CEc)  -  also Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, (DBa, CEv, PBe)  -  additionally Female Merlin, 2x Woodcock,  4x Green Sandpiper, 2x Redshank, 728x Lapwing, 8x Little Egret, Barnacle Goose, 12x Goldeneye, 20x Shelduck, 42x Wigeon, 12x Pochard, Snow Goose, 35x Little Grebe, 2x GBB Gull, 4x YL Gull, 4x Common Gull, 5x Stonechat, (JWo)

                                                         Shelducks by Jon Woodcock

i54

2x Little Egret, (Foz)

Chasewater

1w Caspian Gull, 2x YL Gull, 

Barton Pond

15x Goosander, (JWo)

Tuesday, 11 January 2022

Tuesday 11th January 2022

Perton

19x Goosander, Little Egret, Mandarin, (IMo)

Branston GPs

4x Ruff, 3x Black-tailed Godwit, 19x Curlew, 2x Redshank, Common Sandpiper, Pintail, 5x Shelduck, (CPi)  -  also 10x Little Egret on the ploughed field, (JWo)

Middleton Lakes

3x Great Egret, 10x Little Egret, 7x Goosander, 8x Goldeneye, 4x Pochard, 4x Water Rail, Peregrine, 

Hixon airfield

169x Golden Plover, 3x Grey Partridge, Stonechat, (RCB)

Blythe Bridge

43x Pink-footed Geese over west at 10:15, (AR)

Doxey Marsh

150x Golden Plover, 2x Great Egret, Little Egret, (DB, DEm)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)

Ad Caspian Gull, 2x Woodcock, Pintail, 5x Shelduck, Little Egret, 

Cannock Chase

15x Crossbill in Abraham's Valley, (ABl)

Monday, 10 January 2022

Monday 10th January 2022

Middleton Lakes

15x Goldeneye, 7x Pochard, 2x Shelduck, 3x Great Egret, 2x Snipe, Stonechat, (MSm)

Silverdale CP

c200 Pink-footed Geese over in several skeins NW at 12:45, (SJT) 

Tittesworth Water

Barn Owl, 43x Snipe, 11x Pochard, 12x Mandarin, 13x Wigeon, 4x Goosander, 2x Willow Tit, (SGi, IF)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)

2x Whooper Swan 11:10 to 12:47 only,

Keele

Hawfinch flew over the village green, (MSu)

Chasewater

2w Caspian Gull, 4x YL Gull, 2x Woodcock

Cannock Chase

21x Crossbill in Abraham's Valley this afternoon, (SE, HF)

Branston GPs

5x Black-tailed Godwit, 3x Ruff, 3x Redshank, Common Sandpiper, 3x Green Sandpiper, 12x Curlew, 2x Snipe, 797x Lapwing, 6x Little Egret, 12x Goldeneye, 18x Pochard, 12x Shelduck, 53x Wigeon, 8x Egyptian Geese, 34x Little Grebe, 4x Common Gull, 5x YL Gull, 6x GBB Gull, 2x Stonechat, Cetti's Warbler, Barnacle Goose, (JWo)

                                                       Barnacle Goose by Jon Woodcock

Staffs


Sunday, 9 January 2022

Sunday 9th January 2022

Doxey Marsh

120x Golden Plover, 400x Lapwing, 2x Great Egret, 15x Goosander, 3x Stonechat, (DM)  -  also 3x Woodcock, 4x Cetti's Warbler, Peregrine, (MBo)

Whitemoor Haye

5x Grey Partridge, 91x Wigeon, 2x Goldeneye, 42x Pochard, 11x Snipe, Peregrine, 50x Skylark, 60x Siskin,  (SCo)  -  2x Great Egret, 50x Yellowhammer, (IWh)

i54

70x Skylark, 2x Stonechat, Coven 200x Linnet, (JDu)

Knypersley Resv

Woodcock, 2x Willow Tit, 7x Goosander, Dipper, 2x Mandarin, 14x Raven, (GBr)

Berryhill

Woodcock, 16x Snipe, (IBu)

Aqualate

Fem Ferruginous Duck still, 1mm/fem Scaup, (IGr)

Tittesworth Water

35x Snipe, 13x Goosander, 11x Pochard, 52x Siskin, (SGi)

Perton

17x Goosander, Little Egret, (IMo)

Uttoxeter Quarry

20x Golden Plover, 86x Pochard, 5x Goldeneye, 8x Goosander, 156x Wigeon, 2x Little Egret, Stonechat, (RPo)

Alvecote

3x Pintail, 7x Goosander, (MSc)

Radford Meadows

200x Golden Plover, 5x Shelduck, Baswich 3x Goosander, 20x Siskin, (GHa)

Croxall

Great Egret, 10x Redshank Oystercatcher, Water Rail, 2x Stonechat, (IWh)

Hanchurch Woods

110x Brambling, (TMG)

Middleton Lakes

7x Great Egret in the Riverside roost and 65x Goosander North pit, (MercianBirding)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)

1w fem Scaup

Chasewater

2w Caspian Gull, 3x YL Gull, 

Trentham Gardens

Great Egret still, 3x Mandarin, Goosander, (RGi)

Branston GPs

18x Curlew, Redshank, 3x Ruff, Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, 400x Lapwing, 11x Little Egret, Pintail, 2x Goldeneye, 30x Wigeon, GBB Gull, 2x Stonechat, (DSc, JWo)

Saturday, 8 January 2022

Saturday 8th January 2022

Gailey Resv

19x Pochard, Goldeneye, (SRi)

Middleton Lakes

Pink-footed Goose, 5x Goldeneye, 3x Pochard, 4x Goosander, Stonechat. 

Tamworth

9x Goosander, Little Egret River Tame Ladybridge, (MSc)

Chasewater

3x Caspian Gull, ad Med Gull, 5x YL Gull in the roost, c75x GBB Gull

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)

Woodcock, 3x YL Gull, 7x GBB Gull, 13x Shelduck, Goosander, 

Alrewas NMA

2x Great Egret, 2x Little Egret, 2x Goosander, Green Woodpecker, (JWo)

Bradwell

Stonechat, Green Woodpecker, (SJT)

Branston GPs

18x Curlew, 5x Black-tailed Godwit, 3x Ruff, 3x Redshank, 8x Snipe, 11x Little Egret, 6x Shelduck, Pintail, 52x Wigeon, 18x Pochard, 11x Goldeneye, 5x GBB Gull, 6x ad YL Gull, 4x Common Gull, 2x Stonechat, (DSc)

Friday, 7 January 2022

Friday 7th January 2022

Whitemoor Haye

Merlin this morning, (SCo)  -  also Peregrine, Great Egret, (RBe)

                                                           Merlin by Rob Bendelow

                                                            Peregrine by Rob Bendelow

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)

Female Scaup off Gazebo hide, Woodcock, YL Gull, GBB Gull

Wombourne

Red Kite, also Little Egret on the Wom Brook,

Branston GPs

Woodcock, 5x Black-tailed Godwit, 3x Ruff, 3x Redshank, 12x Snipe, 412x Lapwing, 20x Curlew, Pintail, 2x Shelduck, 14x Goldeneye, 68x Wigeon, 9x Pochard, Snow Goose, 5x YL Gull, 4x Common Gull, 14x GBB Gull, Water Rail, 5x Little Egret, 36x Little Grebe, Green Woodpecker, (JWo)

                                                    Black-tailed Godwits by Jon Woodcock

Staffs

Thursday, 6 January 2022

Thursday 6th January 2022

Rudyard Lake

43x Wigeon, Goosander, Willow Tit, (SSe)

Chasewateer

Ad Caspian Gull, 5x YL Gull, 

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)

3x Woodcock, YL Gull, GBB Gull

Alvecote

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

Whitemoor Haye

14x Grey Partridge, (SCo)

Wednesday, 5 January 2022

Wednesday 5th January 2022

Radford Meadows Stafford

150x Golden Plovers, 6x Pintail, Shelduck, Black-tailed Godwit, Snipe, Goosander, Stonechat,  (CDa, IGr)

Keele

Ad winter Med Gull  in fields along Lymes Road, (MSu)

Blithfield Resv

Ad Caspian Gull in Tad Bay, (GJM)

Doxey Marsh

2x Great Egret, 3x Goosander, Golden Plovers, Stonechat, (IGr)

Chasewater

6x YL Gull in the roost

Perton

Drake Mandarin and 23x Goosander on main lake (per BJo)

Catholme

Common Green Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, 5x Goosander, Shelduck, c450x Wigeon, 16x Pochard, 50x Linnet, (JWo)

Alrewas

6x Goosander, Cetti's Warbler at the NMA, Chiffchaf, 45x Wigeon at the GPs, (JWo)

                                                             Chiffchaff by Jon Woodcock

Alvecote

Great Egret, 2x Little Egret, 3x Goosander, (MSc)

Tuesday, 4 January 2022

Tuesday 4th January 2022

Hanley

c400 Pink-footed Geese over SW at 12:00, (JOa)

Tittesworth Water

63x Snipe, 9x Pochard, Dipper, (SGi)

Pendeford Mill

Little Egret, 25x Redpoll, (PCo)

Stoke 

5x Goosander Smithpool park, (RGi)

Keele

Little Owl, Woodcock

Branston GPs

5x Golden Plover, 3x Ruff, 13x Curlew, Redshank, Common Sandpiper, (GWi) - 9x Little Egret, (JWo)

Middleton Lakes

9x Pochard, 9x Goldeneye, 7x Shelduck, 2x Great Egret, 2x Egyptian Geese, (SPA)

Monday, 3 January 2022

Monday 3rd January 2022

Ipstones

Red Kite over west at 10:10, (ALi)

Knypersley Resv 

2x Water Rail in the Osier beds also the escaped Alexandrine Parakeet still in the Aboretum, (GBr)55x 

Millend - Lower Foxley

Great Egret at Millend, 55x Yellowhammer and 140x Golden Plover at Mosshouse, 150x Skylark and 4x Snipe at Lower Foxley, (NDP) 

Brancote Water Works Stafford

At least 2x Green Sandpiper, 80x Pied Wagtail, 2x Grey Wagtail, (RSw)

Radford Meadows Stafford

250x Golden Plover, 350x Lapwing, 4x Pintail, 2x Little Egret, (RSw)

Aqualate

2x fem Scaup, 4x Shelduck, Marsh Tit, Cetti's Warbler, Stonechat, Water Rail, ((KCl)

Whitemoor Haye

3x Tree Sparrow, 52x Pochard, 59x Wigeon, 2x Goldeneye, Green Sandpiper, Peregrine, (SCo)

Perton

Goosander and a Mandarin on Upper pool, (DAs)

                                                         Mandarin by David Ashcroft

Dimmingsdale  (Alton)

11x Woodcock over at dusk, (TEy)

Little Aston STW

40x Yellowhammer, Little Egret, Stonechat, 

Alrewas NMA

Great Egret, (JWo)

Stockton Brook

Red Kite at 15:30, (JMi)

Blithfield Resv

Ruddy Shelduck still at 12:30, (DCa)

                                                                 By David Cadman

Staffs

Sunday, 2 January 2022

Sunday 2nd January 2022

Whitmore Ben Lane

Greenland White-fronted Goose on the new floods, (SJT)

                                                                 By Phil Jones

                                                             By Nick Pomiankowski

Doxey Marsh

160x Golden Plover, 400x Lapwing, 2x Great Egret, 2x Little Egret, 4x Cetti's Warbler, (DM)  -  also 3x Pintail, 12x Goosander, 2x Stonechat, Shelduck, (AHa)

Aqualate

Female Ferruginous Duck, 2x imm/fem Scaup

Middleton Lakes

Pink-footed Goose still Dosthill NR, (SPA

                                                                    By Steve Atkinson

Radford Meadows Stafford

5x White-fronted Geese towards Rickerscote from canal towpath, (DEv)  -  still at 14:30 view from start of Rickerscote Hall Lane, (RSw)

Tittesworth Water

34x Snipe, 42x Common Gull, Brambling, Willow Tit, 2x Goosander, (JOa, LH)

Berryhill

Short-eared Owl thru this afternoon flying towards Parkhall, (RTo)

Branston GPs

22x Curlew, 400x Lapwing, 9x Little Egret, 2x Stonechat, (JWo)  -  additional 3x Ruff, 3x Redshank, Green Sandpiper, 15x Shelduck, 34x Wigeon, 8x Goldeneye, Goosander, Peregrine, Green Woodpecker, Cetti's Warbler, (DSc)

Deep Hayes CP

2x Goosander, (KKi)

Alvecote

7x Goosander, Stonechat, (MSc)

Saturday, 1 January 2022

Saturday 1st January 2022

Tucklesholme

Red Kite over south, Great Egret, 3x Black-tailed Godwit, 2x Goldeneye, 6x Goosander, 2x Stonechat, (MYa, Kay)

Whitemoor Haye

Barnacle Goose,  148x Wigeon, 72x Pochard, 8x Goldeneye, Shelduck, 3x Green Sandpiper, 450x Lapwing, (SCo)  - Peregrine, (RBe)  -  also Great Egret, 10x Goldeneye, (Kay, MYa)

Uttoxeter Quarry

100x Golden Plover, Green Sandpiper, Ruddy Shelduck, 3x Pintail, 123x Pochard, 144x Wigeon, 3x Shelduck, Cetti's Warbler, (RPo)

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Peregrine, Stonechat, Goosander, (JDu)

Endon STW

Barn Owl, (GBr)

Tittesworth Water

131x Common Gull, 28x Snipe, Oystercatcher, 9x Pochard, 6x Goosander, 10x Wigeon, 4x Willow Tit, (SGi, IB)

Upper Tean

Red  Kite from the A522, (RPo)

Gailey Resv

36x Pochard, 8x Goldeneye, Wigeon, 17x RL Partridge, (SRi)

Middleton Lakes

Pink-footed Goose, YL Gull, Great Egret, 6x Goldeneye, 2x Shelduck,  2x Egyptian Geese, Goosander,  (PAn)

Alrewas NMA

Goosander, Little Egret, (RBe)  -  Alrewas A38 GP  9x Chiffchaff, Cetti's Warbler, also 2x Stonechat  near the lock, (SCo)

                                                         Goosander by Rob Bendelow                                          

Branston GPs

19x Curlew, 3x Ruff, Dunlin, 2x Green Sandpiper, 2x Redshank, 14x Shelduck, Pintail, 48x Pochard, 8x Goldeneye, ad YL Gull, 12x GBB Gull, Common Gull, Peregrine, Stonechat, Cetti's Warbler, (DSc)

Chasewater

3x YL Gull in the roost

Blithfield Resv

2w Caspian Gull, 4x YL Gull, Med Gull (heard only) in the roost, (MPR)

Knypersley CP

8x Goosander, Marsh Tit, (EKi)  -  Otter on the Resv at 09:30, (GBr)

Westport Lake

13x Goosander, Chiffchaff, (KSt)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)

2w Caspian Gull, Brambling, Tree Sparrow, 4x Little Egret, YL Gull, 11x GBB Gull, 

Holden Lane - Ford Green
3x Ring-necked Parakeet still at Holden Lane and a Barn Owl at Chatterley Whitfield at 16:05, (JJo)

Lichfield

Long-eared Owl found by the roadside on Knowle Lane at 17:00 before flying off into a field, (PBe)

Friday, 31 December 2021

Friday 31st December 2021

Blithfield Resv

14x Goldeneye, 3x Pintail, 4x Goosander, 2x Shelduck, (SCa)  -  also 31x Goosander roosted in Tad Bay tonight, (GJM)

Branston GPs

3x Ruff, 19x Curlew, Common Sandpiper, 2x Redshank, 30x Snipe, 7x Goldeneye, 8x Shelduck, 10x Little Egret, 2x Egyptian Geese, Green Woodpecker, 4x Stonechat, 60x Linnet, (CEc, TWy, SSo, Dean)

Radford Meadows Stafford

34x Goldeneye, 12x Shelduck, 7x Goosander, 11x Pintail, c500 Lapwing, (CDa)

Middleton Lakes

Pink-footed Goose, 4x Shelduck, 7x Pochard, 14x Goldeneye, Great Egret, (MSm)

Drointon Pool

8x Shelduck, 22x Shoveler, (PBe)

Chasewater

1w Caspian Gull, 6x YL Gull in the roost,

Thorswood

4-500x Fieldfare, (TEy)

Alvecote

3x Goosander, 36x Wigeon, (MSc)

Uttoxeter

Peregrine at 08:15, (AR)

Tucklesholme

2x Black-tailed Godwit, 50x Wigeon, 2x Goosander, Little Egret, (DSc)

Thursday, 30 December 2021

Thursday 30th December 2021

Gailey Resv

Ruddy Shelduck, 9x Goldeneye, 19x Pochard, 2x Goosander, Peregrine, (SRi)

Trescott area

c300 Linnet, 55x Stock Dove, (IMo)

Holden Lane Pool

3x Ring-necked Parakeet, (SGi)

                                                               By Steve Gibson

Radford Meadows

400x Lapwing, (IWi)

Tittesworth Water

30x Snipe, Oystercatcher, 7x Common Gull, 3x Goosander, Willow Tit, (JOa, LH)

Teddersley Park

Great Egret at 13:30, 

Chasewater

1w Caspian Gull, 4x YL Gull in roost, 

Reapsmoor

Snow Bunting north side of Swallow Moss at dusk, (DGH)

Branston GPs

48x Golden Plover, 20x Curlew, 3x Ruff, Redshank, 3x Snipe, 9x Little Egret, 8x Goldeneye, 9x Shelduck, Goosander, 3x ad YL Gull, 3x Common Gull, 6x GBB Gull, (DSc)