Wednesday November 16th
Warks: The Great White Egret was still on Mill Pool and a second flew north at 1440hrs (Roy Smith).
Various observers failed to see the Bittern in a combined time of some five hours. 223 Teal were present plus a Woodcock, several small flocks of Redpolls and the odd Siskin.
Staffs: A Great White Egret was on Dosthill NR. Also, on the main reserve, 3 Shelduck, 6 Goldeneye, Peregrine and a pair of Stonechat.
There were no Little Egrets in the willows at Jubilee Wetlands up to 1545hrs this afternoon (per Steve Atkinson). Perhaps the heronry roost is now the preferred site, as in previous years from mid-November.