Tuesday November 29th
Warks: 2 Great White Egrets, Cetti's Warbler, Chiffchaff and a Black Swan (Roy Smith).
A drake Red-crested Pochard found after a cold night but sticking to the very edges amongst the bushes, so maybe present previously (Tim Lowe). Also 193 Pochards, 76 Shovelors, Cetti's Warbler, 2 Chiffchaffs and Water Rail.
Skan Hide: At dusk, 136 Teal, 13 Snipe, 4 Goldeneye (Walter J Egmont).
Swann Pool: 4 Goldeneye.
Warks: A Short-eared Owl again hunting on the south meadow and maybe present yesterday too. Nearby a Barn Owl hunted Dosthill bund.
Staffs: 23 Little Egrets roosted at Jubilee willows, joined by a Great White Egret at 1638hrs. Also a second Barn Owl at Jubilee and 6 Goldeneyes on Dosthill NR (All records Steven Pick).
Also, 3 Shelduck and on 27th, a Willow Tit was at Dosthill NR (Geoff Williams).