Sunday 29 December 2013

29th December - Sightings

RSPB - 6 Goldeneye, 2 Stonechat, Dunlin, Little Egret, 7 Shelduck (S Pick)
Wishaw - 12 Grey Partridge (D Baker)

Saturday 28 December 2013

28th December - Sightings

Kingsbury South - Hawfinch  around 3pm in tree tops on left from the Far Lees car park towards the  playground (Peter Evans, John Arrowsmith)

27th December - Sightings

RSPB - 2 Stonechat, 2 Shelduck, 6 Goldeneye. 9 Little Egret South to roost (S Pick)
Kingsbury - 350 Shoveler (G A Williams)

26th December - Sightings

RSPB - 8 Shelduck, 4 (2 pairs) Stonechat, Goldeneye, c300 Lapwing Jubilee Wetlands. Shedluck, 4 Little Egret North Pit (S Atkinson)

Tuesday 24 December 2013

24th December - Sightings

Kingsbury - Stonechat, 2 Shelduck, 2 Goldeneye Cliff Pool (S Pick)

Sunday 22 December 2013

22nd December - Sightings

RSPB - 12 Shelduck, Chiffchaff (G Williams)

Friday 20 December 2013

20th December - Sightings

RSPB - Bittern, 8 Little Egret South at dusk, 410 Lapwing, Shelduck, Stonechat, 2 Chiffchaff.
 150 Linnet arable North of Dosthill NR  (J Harris)

Thursday 19 December 2013

19th December - Sightings

Coton - Great-White Egret flew over to South at 2.45pm. Also Caspian Gull(ad) in roost (A Dean)
RSPB1+ Great White Egret were seen this afternoon, 1 was showing well around Fishers Mill Pool and the new reed bed pool and later 1 flew south over the north pit. Later 1 was seen to fly from New Reedbed Pit over to the Dosthill side. Also 2+ Little Egret in area (G Williams)

Looks like at least 2 Great White Egrets in the Tame.

Wednesday 18 December 2013

18th December - Sightings

Coleshill - Rose-Coloured Starling at Coleshill Parkway Station on railings early afternoon (N Barlow) No further sign in afternoon (Many Obs)

Tuesday 17 December 2013

17th December - Sightings

RSPB - 2 Stonechat, 4 Goldeneye, 200 Lapwing, Green Sandpiper, 3 Chiffchaff, Goosander.
 Also at dusk Great White Egret and 10 Little Egret south and as light was failing another probable Great White Egret south (J Harris).

Monday 16 December 2013

16th December - Sightings

RSPBGreat-White Egret North Pit late morning (S Cawthray) Also seen yesterday (per RSPB) Presumably same bird seen at Ladywalk yesterday for 2nd day (per P Sofley, J Fincham) 

Saturday 14 December 2013

13th December - Sightings

RSPB - 5 Stonechat in groups of 3 (m,2f) and 2 (m,f) (S Atkinson)

Wednesday 11 December 2013

11th December - Sightings

RSPB - 3 Stonechat (J Harris) Chiffchaff by canal (J Harris)
Wishaw - 200 Golden Plover over (D Baker)
Hams Hall - report of Mealy Redpoll, 4 Chiffchaff, 16 Siskin, Green Sandpiper by Outfall (J Harris)

Tuesday 10 December 2013

10th December - Sightings

RSPB - 2 Stonechat (Bobby D) Pink-Footed Goose still (per Birdguides)

Monday 9 December 2013

9th December - Sightings

RSPB - Bittern New Reedbed Pool.Also 8 Little Egret, 6 Goldeneye, Stonechat (J Harris)

Sunday 8 December 2013

8th December - Sightings

Wishaw - Green Sandpiper in ditch by football fields (D Baker)
RSPB - 11 Goldeneye, 2 Stonechat Jubilee Wetlands. Woodcock flew from Mill Plantation over Fishers Mill Bridge at dusk. Starlings -  less than 1500 roosting (S Pick)

Saturday 7 December 2013

7th December - Sightings

RSPB - report of Siberian Chiffchaff in willows around pools by East Screen with a Chiffchaff. Also Mealy Redpoll and 4 Lesser Redpoll feeding low and appeared tame in young birches by Fisher's Mill bridge by the first bench (J Harris)

Friday 6 December 2013

6th December - Sightings

Hams HallSiberian Chiffchaff between Outflow and Road/Railway end (D Hutton)

Wednesday 4 December 2013

4th December - Sightings

RSPB - Merlin,  3 Shelduck, Pintail, 5 Goldeneye, Gt Black-backed Gull, 3 Stonechat, Meadow Pipit. Yesterday 4 Dunlin (G Williams et al)

Monday 2 December 2013

2nd December - Sightings

RSPB - report of Mealy Redpoll by feeders 1pm (J Harris)  Pink-Footed Goose, 3 Stonechat, Dunlin, Redshank (G Williams et al)

Sunday 1 December 2013

1st December - Sightings

RSPB - Bittern Fisher's Mill. Also 8 Little Egret, 2 Stonechat on reserve (G Williams)