Monday, 25 March 2019

25th March

RSPB Middleton - 3 Black-tailed Godwit, Ruff, 2 Dunlin, 4 Avocet, 3 Little Ringed Plover, Ringed Plover, 3 Blackcap, 9 Redshank, 2 Pink-footed Geese, 7 Egyptian Geese, Curlew, 5+ Snipe, Pochard, 2 Goldeneye, Raven, 6 Redpoll, 5 Sand Martin, Willow Tit (K Sargent, R Walker, J&P Fincham, D Corfield).
Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - Red Kite, 3 Raven, 2 Peregrine, Stonechat (f), 3 Sand Martin, 3 Siskin, 9 Goosander & singing Willow Warbler (P Softley).
Alvecote - drake Ferruginous Duck [Pretty Pigs Pool] (@488IanB).
Shustoke Res - Black-necked Grebe (S Haynes).

Sunday, 24 March 2019

24th March

RSPB Middleton - Little Gull (A Archer), 6 Avocet, Ruff , 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Redshank, Dunlin, Ringed Plover, 3 Oystercatcher, 6 Egyptian Geese, 3 Snipe (A Archer, M Scott), Pink-footed Goose, 4 Whooper Swan (J Hextall).
Alvecote - drake Ferruginous Duck [Pretty Pigs Pool] (P Andrews).
Shustoke Res - Rock Pipit (S Haynes).

Saturday, 23 March 2019

23rd March

RSPB Middleton - Ruff, 4 Avocet, 3 Ringed Plover, Dunlin, 12 Snipe, 9 Sand Martin (R Walker), Water Pipit [East Scrape], Pink-footed Goose, 4 Egyptian Geese [West Side], Little Ringed Plover, 4 Ringed Plover, 4 Oystercatcher [Jubilee Wetlands],  2 Goldeneye, 2 Oystercatcher [Dosthill NR] (S Atkinson], 6 Redshank, 6 Egyptian Geese, 2 Pochard, Goosander (P Andrews), 12 Sheduck, 10 singing Chiffchaff (D Corfield).
Alvecote - drake Ferruginous Duck [Pretty Pigs Pool], hybrid Mute/Whooper Swan (T Perrins ).
Ladywalk NR (WMBC Members only) - Avocet (K Bentley), 8 Goosander, 4 Pochard, 2 Shelduck, 4 Little Egret, 2 Oystercatcher, Redshank, Dunlin (B Eaton).

Friday, 22 March 2019

22nd March

Alvecote - drake Ferruginous Duck [Pretty Pigs Pool] (A Archer).
RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - 4 Whooper Swan [field NW of North Pit], 7 Egyptian Geese [West Side], 6 Avocet, Dunlin, 6+ Redshank, Ringed Plover, 12 Shelduck, 2 Goldeneye, 6 Oystercatcher [Jubilee Wetlands] (S Atkinson), 10 Snipe [East Scrape].
Dosthill Lake (Waterski Pools) - Peregrine, 3 Goldeneye (S Atkinson), 8 Oystercatcher.

Thursday, 21 March 2019

21st March

Alvecote - Ferruginous Duck [Pretty Pigs Pool] (A Powell et al), hybrid Whooper/Mute Swan (J&P Fincham) 3 Great Egret (R Smith).
RSPB Middleton - 4 Whooper Swan, 3 Avocet, 5+ Redshank, 6+ Shelduck, 7 Egyptian Geese, 8+ Oystercatcher, 2 Pink-footed Geeese, Pochard (T de Clermont).

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

20th March

Alvecote - Ferruginous Duck [Pretty Pigs Pool] (A Archer et al), Great Egret (M Scott).

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

19th March

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - 4 Whooper Swan, 7 Egyptian Geese [field NW of North Pit], 6 Redshank, 2 Avocet, Black-tailed Godwit, 5 Oystercatcher, 4 Goldeneye, Sand Martin [Jubilee Wetlands] (S Atkinson, D Corfield, J Scragg).
Dosthill Lake - 5 Goldeneye (S Atkinson).
Alvecote - Ferruginous Duck [Pretty Pigs Pool] (R Smith).

Monday, 18 March 2019

18th March

Coton - Sand Martin (D Hutton).
RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - 4 Whooper Swan, 7 Egyptian Geese [field NW of North Pit], 6 Sand Martin (D Hutton), 2nd winter Mediterranean Gull, 3 Redshank [Jubilee Wetlands] (K Sargent).

Sunday, 17 March 2019

17th March

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - 2 Curlew, Pink-footed Goose, 9 Sand Martin, 5 Oystercatcher (S Nikols), 3 Redshank [Jubilee Wetlands], 4 Whooper Swans [field West of North Pit], 7 Egyptian Geese. Curlew eventually left the reserve heading West after being flushed 3 times by a pair of Buzzard.
Dosthill Lake (Waterski Pools) - 9 Oystercatcher.
Kingsbury - Green Sandpiper flooded field South of fuel depot (T Perrins).
KWP - Sand Martin (R Walker).

Saturday, 16 March 2019

16th March

RSPB Middleton (Staffs) - 4 Whooper Swans [field NW of North Pit], c20 Redpoll [Dosthill NR], Pink-footed Goose, 2 Egyptian Geese [West side], Redshank, Raven, 2 Goldeneye, Pochard [Jubilee Wetlands], 13 Shelduck, Oystercatchers (S Atkinson). Afternoon - 2 Sand Martin [West Scrape], 2 Redshank [Jubilee], 7 Egyptian Geese, 121 Mute Swans [West Side].
Dosthill Lake (Waterski Pools) - 2 Goldeneye (S Atkinson).
Alvecote - 2 Oystercatcher (R Smith).