Wednesday, 23 January 2019

23rd January

Alvecote - 5 Shelduck, Raven (M Scott).
RSPB Middleton - Smew (f), Great Egret, Little Egret, Pochard, Water Rail (@Rob33121655jc).

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

22nd January

RSPB Middleton  - Smew (f), Goldeneye [Fishers Mill Pool], 9 Pochard [Jubilee Wetlands], 8 Goldeneye [Dosthill NR], 2 Snipe [North Pit] (D Corfield). Smew on Fishers Mill till noon at least and 2 Egyptian Geese Jubilee (J&P Fincham).
Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - Great Egret, 2 Goosander, Little Egret, Snipe, 2 Pochard (P Lichfield ).

Monday, 21 January 2019

21st January

RSPB Middleton (Warks) - Smew (f) [Fishers Mill Pool] (S Cawthray, RSPB), Lesser Spotted Woodpecker drumming [Mill Plantation], 2 Water Rail [Feeder Pool] (S Cawthray).
Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) -  2-3 Siberian Chiffchaff on site (B Eaton, A Bladon, J Harris), Marsh Tit, Goosander, Little Egret (A Bladon), 2 Willow Tit, 8 Chiffchaff, Snipe, 4 Mandarin, Water Rail (B Eaton), 5 Lesser Redpoll (J Harris).

Female Smew on Fishers Mill - Steve Atkinson

Sunday, 20 January 2019

20th January

Alvecote - Great Egret, Little Egret, Stonechat (m),  17 Goosander, Snipe & 6 Shelduck (M Scott).
Coton - Great Egret, 11 Little Egret, 15 Snipe, c.80 Lapwing (P Forbes).
Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - Dublin, 2 Peregrine, Pintail, Chiffchaff (S Cawthray).
KWP - Great Egret, Willow Tit, Green Sandpiper, 2 Little Egret, 4 Goldeneye, 210 Lapwing (S Cawthray)
RSPB Middleton - Great Egret, Stonechat, Goosander, Goldeneye (M Cottingham).

Saturday, 19 January 2019

19th January

Kingsbury - Green Sandpiper in flooded field to South of fuel depot.
KWP Cliff Pool - Willow Tit & 6 Pochard
RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - Great Egret, 7 Shelduck, 3 Pochard [Jubilee Wetlands], 18 Goosander [North Pit].

Friday, 18 January 2019

18th January

Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - Marsh Harrier present for most of day (P Softley, DE), 2 Peregrine, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker [Northern Sluice], 3 Cetti's Warbler, 3 Water Rail (P Softley), Siberian Chiffchaff, Mealy Redpoll with 20 Lesser Redpoll, Yellow-legged Gull (S Cawthray).
RSPB Middleton - Lesser Spotted Woodpecker [River Bridge Willow], 10+ Stonechat [North Pit], Great Black-Backed Gull, 2 Great Egret, 14 Goldeneye [Jubilee Wetlands], 8 Snipe, Water Rail [Fishers Mill] (RSPB), 4 Pochard, 3 Goosander, 8 Redpoll (D Corfield), 2 Shelduck (S Atkinson), Common Gull.
Dosthill Lake (Waterski Pool) - now 4 Oystercatcher on camping field and roosting on jetty.
Alvecote - Great Egret, Little Egret, Stonechat (m), 9 Goosander, Raven, 6 Shelduck (M Scott).

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

16th January

Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - Green Sandpiper on river back of Rudd Hide (J&P Fincham)
Tamworth Broadmeadow NR - 4 Goosander, 8 Little Grebe ( M Scott).

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

15th January

Alvecote - Great Egret, 3 Little Egret, Stonechat (m), 3 Red-legged Partridge, Snipe & Shelduck (M Scott).
Tamworth Castle Grounds - 4 Goosander, Little Egret (M Scott).
Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - Woodcock (D Clifton). Willow Tit, Marsh Tit, Peregrine, 6 Pochard, Redpoll, (P Lichfield), Siberian Chiffchaff plus 3 Common (B Eaton), Great Egret (DAD).

Monday, 14 January 2019

14th January

Alvecote - Great Egret, Little Egret, 3 Goosander, Snipe & Shelduck (M Scott).
Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - Great Egret roosted with cormorants and left at 7.30am, Siberian Chiffchaff, Brambling & Woodcock (P Softley). Siskin, 2 Peregrine, Great Black-Backed Gull, Willow Tit & Marsh Tit (P Lichfield, K Bentley).
RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - Yellowhammer between Fishers Mill and Drayton Bassett canal bridges (Geoff).

Sunday, 13 January 2019

13th January

RSPB Middleton - 6 Goldeneye, 2 Little Egret, 3 Shelduck & Egyptian Goose (M Scott).
Alvecote - 3 Great Egret (R Smith).
Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - Great Egret (R Walker).