Friday February 3rd
Warks: Two Barnacle Geese still and a Whooper x Mute Swan hybrid at Decoy Pool. A Great White Egret still.
Staffs: A Red Kite seen over Laundry Lane wood (Roy Smith).
A Red Kite flew south-west at 1235hrs and an adult Yellow-legged Gull roosted(Simon Rose)
Two Bitterns were at B Hide again as was Mr Pete Lichfield. A Red Kite went over during the sunny part of the day; this was probably the Coton bird (Steve Cawthray).
|by Pete Lichfield|
Staffs: Two Great White Egrets, Oystercatcher and 18 Golden Plovers (Steven Pick).
Warks: One of the two Great White Egrets ventured as far as Fisher's Mill (Steven Pick). Also the immature Scaup was there (as per Birdguides). At the heronry one Great White Egret roosted at 1702hrs with no others by 1735hrs (Steven Pick).