Sunday, 17 February 2019

17th February

Alvecote - Water Rail, 4 Goosander, 4 Shelduck (M Scott).
Drayton Bassett - 4 Whooper Swans still (J Allen).
RSPB Middleton - Pink-Footed Goose, 2 Ringed Plover, 3 Golden Plover [Jubilee Wetlands], 4 Egyptian Geese, 3 Goosander [North Pit] (J Allen). Late afternoon - Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover & 12 Shelduck. Great Egret headed to the Heronry at dusk.
Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - Red-Breasted Merganser (P Casey) - from Riverwalk hide at 2.30pm and then flew South at 2.50pm
Red-Breasted Merganser at Ladywalk NR - Paul Casey

Saturday, 16 February 2019

16th February

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - 2 Great Egret [North Pit], Curlew, 2 Ringed Plover, 4 Egyptian Geese, Redshank, 8 Oystercatcher, 7 Shelduck, c.400 Lapwing [Jubilee Wetlands], Goosander [river] (S Atkinson). Bittern flew from Fishers Mill to Reedbed Pool at 1pm (@DRCAVFC1). This afternoon 3 Ringed Plover, 3 Pink-Footed Geese, 14 Oystercatcher, 11 Shelduck, 6 Goldeneye, 6 Goosander, 2 Stonechat, 1022 Lapwing.
Coton Pink-Footed Goose (R Walker).
Alvecote - 2 Great Egret (R Smith).
Drayton Bassett - 4 Whooper Swans still (@DRCAVFC1).
3 Pink-Footed Geese - RSPB Middleton

Friday, 15 February 2019

15th February

Kingsbury Oil Depot - Black Redstart on roadside fence/grass verve at 9.25am (D Wanklyn).
Alvecote - 6 Goosander, Great Egret (M Scott).
RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - Redshank, Pink-Footed Goose [Jubilee Wetlands] (RSPB).

Thursday, 14 February 2019

14th February

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - Great Egret, 2 Oystercatcher [North Pit], first 2019 Ringed Plover & now 3 Pink-Footed Geese commuting between Jubilee Wetlands and field to West of canal. Also 10 Shelduck, Skylark, Goosander & 4 Egyptian Geese (S Atkinson).
Tamworth Borrowpit, Tame & Anker  - 12 Goosander, Grey Wagtail, Kingfisher & Little Egret (M Scott).
Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - Pintail (m), 3 Little Egret (M Cottingham).

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

13th February

Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - Pintail (m), 7 Pochard, 7 Goosander, 8 Chiffchaff, 2 Marsh Tit, 3 Willow Tit, 7 Siskin (R Walker).
Hams Hall - Red Kite over Hams Lane (R Walker).
Alvecote - Great Egret, Stonechat (R Smith).

Tuesday, 12 February 2019

12th February

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - 2 Pink-Footed Geese in field with Greylags 500m North of Fishers Mill bridge and to the West of the canal (many obs). 2 Stonechat, Great Egret [North Pit] (J&P Hughes), 5 Oystercatcher, 3 Golden Plover [Jubilee Wetlands] (G Williams).
Dosthill Lake (Waterski Pools) - 10 Oystercatcher.
Tamworth Ladybridge - 6 Goosander & Little Egret on the Tame/Anker (M Scott).

Monday, 11 February 2019

11th February

Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - Pintail (m), 6 Goosander, Pochard, Marsh Tit, 5+ Willow Tit, 2 Siberian Chiffchaff, 6 Common Chiffchaff, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker drumming (P Softley).
RSPB Middleton - 3 Great Egret, 2 Little Egret, 2 Stonechat (m&f), 4 Siskin,  Goldeneye,  8 Goosander, 500+ Lapwing (M Scott).

Sunday, 10 February 2019

10th February

Drayton Bassett - 4 Whooper Swan still (T Perrins), 2 Raven (M Priest).
KWP - Pink-Footed Goose in field opposite main entrance (T Perrins).
RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - 2 Stonechat (m&f) (J Hextall), 2 Goldeneye (J Kenny), Great Egret [North Pit], 10 Shelduck [Jubilee] and 2 Egyptian Geese West side.
RSPB Middleton (Warks) - 2 Great Egret in the vicinity of the Heronry roost (J Kenny)
Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - 2 Pintail, Siberian Chiffchaff, 4 Chiffchaff, Willow Tit, Marsh Tit, 2 Raven, 12 Goosander, 12 Siskin (S Cawthray).
Amington River Anker - 2 Goosander (M Scott).


4 Whooper Swans at Drayton Bassett - Mark Priest

Saturday, 9 February 2019

9th February

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - Great Egret, 2 Goldeneye, 2 Egyptian Geese, 4 Oystercatcher, 250+ Lapwing, 8 Shelduck [Jubilee & North Pit], 7 Goldeneye [Dosthill NR] (S Atkinson), Peregrine (M Cottingham).
Drayton Bassett - 4 Whooper Swan still & Raven through (P Andrews).
Alvecote - Stonechat (m), 8 Goosander, Little Egret, Shelduck, 4 Meadow Pipit (M Scott).
Stoneydelph Lake - 2 Little Egret (M Scott).
Shustoke Res - Great Egret over, 4 Goosander, 12 Pochard (J Kenny).

Friday, 8 February 2019

8th February

RSPB Middleton - 3 Great Egret left the Heronry roost this morning and a 4th bird on Jubilee Wetlands. 2 Oystercatcher & Green Sandpiper [Fishers Mill]  (RSPB). Stonechat, 8 Goldeneye, 9 Pochard, 5 Egyptian Geese, Snipe [JW & North Pit], 2 Jack Snipe, 6 Snipe [Southern Meadow], 3 Siskin [Feeders] (D Corfield). Great Egret roosted with single Little Egret riverside. Also 16 Shelduck.
KWP - Pink-Footed Goose with Greylags in field opposite main entrance (D Corfield).
Dosthill Lake - 4 Oystercatcher.
Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - Pintail, 2 Goosander, Shelduck, Water Rail, Little Egret ( P Softley).