Saturday 12 November 2022

Saturday 12th November 2022

Blithfield Resv

Spoonbill in Blithe Bay, (GJM)  -  2x Little Gull off Beech Tree point early afternoon, 17x Brent Geese dropped in Blithe Bay at 12:30, (MPR)

                                                            Spoonbill by GJ Mant

                                                          Brent Geese by GJ Mant

Croxall Lake

Swallow at north end, (MSm)

Burton on Trent

150x Pink-footed Geese in two skeins over north at 09:15, (Dean)


120x Pink-footed Geese SE over Morrisons car park at 10:58, (RPo)


c150x Pink-footed Geese over at 10:52, (MJa)

Little Stoke

100x Pink-footed Geese over north at 10:57 and a further 200 east, (DEm)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)

2x Whooper Swan thru, Scaup still, 2x Ruff, 20x Brambling, 5x YL Gull, 


2x Egyptian Geese over SW, (SRi)

Weston Coyney

190x Pink-footed Geese in two skeins over east at 10:45, (SFe)

Whitemoor Haye

Female Merlin, 150x Golden Plover, Goldeneye, (MSm)  -  Male Merlin at Alrewas end of the rough track, (YB, CEc)

                                                            Merlin by Rob Bendelow

Botteslow Flash

Egyptian Goose to 07:40 only, (RTo)

Knypersley Resv

6x Mandarin, Peregrine, 6x Tawny Owl, 2x Redpoll, Siskin, (GBr)

Branston GPs

14x Curlew, 4x Ruff, Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, 20x Golden Plover, 150x Lapwing, 8x Snipe, Red Kite, 6x Little Egret, 3x Water Rail, 2x Egyptian Geese, 58x Pochard, 2x Pintail,  Shelduck, 40x Shoveler, 250x Teal, 5x Goldeneye, Goosander, 5x GBB Gull, Peregrine, Green Woodpecker, 4x Cetti's Warbler, Brambling over, 16x Redpoll, (DSc)


4x Stonechat, Little Egret, 50x Lapwing, 8x Siskin, 18x Skylark, (JDu)

Uttoxeter Quarry

Ruff, 60x Golden Plover, 4x Green Sandpiper, 3x Snipe, 2x Great Egret, 2x Little Egret, 2x Shelduck, 10x Pochard, 15x Wigeon, 66x Shoveler, 117x Teal, Peregrine, (RPo)

Tittesworth Water

2x Pochard, 37x Wigeon, 2x Goosander, 58x Teal, 21x Lapwing, 4x Siskin, Willow Tit, (SGi, IB)

Cuckoo Bank

5x Grey Partridge, 2x Stonechat, 48x Goosander, 7x Wigeon, 

Baldwins Gate

200x Pink-footed Geese in two skeins over east at 11:00, (RWh)


3x Great Egret, 2x Little Egret, 28x Greenfinch, (JWo)

Alrewas NMA

2x Little Egret, Green Woodpecker, 2x Egyptian Geese, 3x Snipe, (JWo)


Stonechat, Snipe, Little Egret, (MSc)

Trentham Gardens

5x Little Egret, 4x Mandarin, 11x Gadwall, Water Rail, (RGi)


Red-crested Pochard, 9x Pochard, 2x Goldeneye, 10x Goosander, 2x YL Gull, 3x Stonechat,