Saturday, 19 November 2022

Saturday 19th November 2022

Blithfield Resv

Glossy Ibis in Tad Bay to 10:20 only, (MJa)  -  Curlew Sandpiper still, 4x Dunlin, 5x Curlew, 15x Goldeneye, 120x Wigeon, 3x Goosander, Mandarin, Great Egret, 2x Stonechat, Peregrine, (BHa)  -  additionally Jack Snipe, 6+ Stonechat, (SRi, ARa)

                                                   Very distant Glossy Ibis by GJ Mant

Middleton Lakes

3x Pintail, 2x Shelduck, 6x Goldeneye, Goosander, 5x Stonechat, (SPA)  -  25x Snipe flushed from North pit by work party at 10:30, 16x Pink-footed Geese thru at 14:45, 3x Jack Snipe flushed from North pit during work party, Great Egret, Pochard, (MSm)

Knypersley Resv

9x Mandarin, 2x Goosander, 2x Woodcock by old hatchery, Willow Tit, Little Egret, (GBr)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)

11x Dunlin, 2x Ruff, Little Egret, Mandarin, 2x Stonechat, 6x YL Gull, GBB Gull, Pink-footed Goose, 8x Pintail, 

Radford Meadows Stafford

544x Golden Plover, 300x Lapwing, Cetti's Warbler, Stonechat, 2x Shelduck, 28x Shoveler, 4x Gadwall, 100s Teal/Wigeon, Red Kite drifted west, (RSw)

Uttoxeter Quarry

11x Pink-footed Geese in the Goose flock until they flew north, 200x Golden Plover, 10x Dunlin, Common Sandpiper, 2x Redshank, 2x Green Sandpiper, 2x Great Egret, 2x Little Egret, 2x Pintail, (RPo)

Trescott and Pool Hall area

2x Jack Snipe, 5x Common Snipe, 79x Lapwing, Little Egret, Goosander, (IMo, GCl, CVa, ADe)

Trentham Gardens

Great Egret, 8x Little Egret, 2x Common Gull, 6x Little Grebe, (HF)


Woodcock, 8x Stonechat, 11x Redpoll between Fenton Road and Spedding Road, Jack Snipe, 22x Teal and a Barn Owl at Botteslow, Little Egret over, (RTo)

                                                              Redpoll by Clive Wood

Whitemoor Haye

56x Golden Plover, c700 Lapwing, 3x Snipe, fem Merlin, 94x Wigeon, 2x Goldeneye, 38x Pochard, 5x Gadwall, 8x Tree Sparrow, 3x Redpoll, c50 Skylark, c40x Yellowhammer, 14x Egyptian Geese, (SCo)

Tittesworth Water

2x Shoveler, 69x Wigeon, 92x Teal, 17x Siskin, 3x Willow Tit, 2x Common Gull, (SGi, IB)


5x Jack Snipe, 27x Snipe, Woodcock, (RSu)

Branston GPs

Black-tailed Godwit, 12x Curlew, c500 Golden Plover, c350 Lapwing, 3x Redshank, 4x Ruff, 20x Dunlin, Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, 2x Snipe, 2x GBB Gull, Stonechat, Cetti's Warbler, 50x Linnet, 4x Redpoll, (DSc)


Great White Egret to 16:38 the flew south to roost, 4x Little Egret, 100x Wigeon, 40x Gadwall, 4x Pochard, 4x Snipe, 2x Cetti's Warbler, (DSc)


Green Sandpiper, Little Egret, 8x Pochard, (JWo)

Alrewas NMA

Great Egret, 3x Little Egret, 2x Goosander, Cetti's Warbler, (JWo)