Friday 31 January 2014

31st January - Sightings

Hams Hall - HUME'S-LEAF WARBLER still (M Silverman, D Hutton)

Thursday 30 January 2014

30th January - Sightings

Hams Hall - HUME'S LEAF WARBLER still (per Birdguides)
Ladywalk - Bittern from old Sainsbury's hide in reeds back of main pool (P Sofley)
RSPB - Brambling on feeders (J Harris)

Wednesday 29 January 2014

29th January - Sightings

Hams Hall - HUME'S LEAF WARBLER still (per Birdguides) A write-up of Dave Hutton's fantastic find is contained in the RBA write-up for the week including a recording of the call by Alan Dean. See here.
Ladywalk - Mealy Redpoll still at feeding station. Also 2 Oystercatcher (P Sofley) Also there is a Work Party next Wednesday from 9.00am.

Tuesday 28 January 2014

28th January - Sightings

Hams Hall - HUME'S LEAF WARBLER still (Many obs) 
Ladywalk - 2 Woodcock, Water Rail, 9 Goosander, several Marsh Tit, WIllow Tit, 3 Nuthatch, 6 Lesser Redpoll, 2 Chiffchaff (S Cawthray, P Casey, P Sofley) 2 Lesser-Spotted Woodpecker last week by double gates (per P Sofley)

Monday 27 January 2014

27th January - Sightings

Hams Hall - HUME'S LEAF WARBLER still (Many obs) presumed Siberian Chiffchaff but not calling with 4+ Chiffchaff (Tim Jones)
Shustoke - Brambling Moat House Lane (P Forbes)

Sunday 26 January 2014

26th January - Sightings

Hams Hall - HUME'S LEAF WARBLER still Edison Road Outfall area all day. Go under road bridge and view from area where the scramble bikes have churned up (D Hutton et al) Also 5+ Chiffchaff today (Many Obs) The single observer report of 3 Siberian Chiffchaff is unconfirmed.

Edison Road will be busier during the working week so please park sensibly.

Whitacre Heath - Blackcap (m), 10 Lesser Redpoll, 4 Siskin in garden (K Wimbush)

Saturday 25 January 2014

25th January - Sightings

Hume's Leaf Warbler - Dave Hutton

Hams Hall - HUME'S LEAF WARBLER Edison Road Outfall area till dusk. Go under road bridge and view from area where the scramble bikes have churned up. The bird is calling frequently and shows well on occasions (D Hutton et al) A county first for Warwickshire and second (first twitchable) for WMBC region. Nice one Dave!
RSPB - Pink-Footed Goose at North Pit (G Williams)
Ladywalk - 19 Goosander, 4 Chiffchaff. Also c7 more Chiffchaff between reserve and Outfall (P Sofley) Mealy Redpoll recently with c25 Lesser Redpoll on feeders from Sainsbury's hide (S Cawthray)

Wednesday 22 January 2014

22nd January - Sightings

Coton - Iceland Gull(juv) in roost (A Dean) Pic above by Alan.

Tuesday 21 January 2014

21st January - Sightings

Wishaw - Little Egret, 17 Skylark in stubble by football pitch. Also 18 Grey Partridge in area (D Baker)

Thursday 16 January 2014

16th January - Sightings

RSPB - Mealy Redpoll again reported on feeders (per Birdguides)

Tuesday 14 January 2014

14th January - Sightings

Alvecote - Dark-Bellied Brent Goose  in the cereal field west of Mill Pool this afternoon (R Smith, J Morgan, S Haynes et al)
RSPB - 2 Pintail, 5 Goosander North Pit. 7 Shelduck Jubilee Wetlands. Also  Woodcock, Chiffchaff, 2 Stonechat, 3+ Yellowhammer (G Williams) Mealy Redpoll again reported Dosthill NR with 46 Lesser Redpoll (J Harris)

12th January - Sightings

Wishaw - 10 Grey Partridge, 48 Golden Plover (D Baker)

Saturday 11 January 2014

11th January - Sightings

Whitacre Heath NR - Woodcock (1 flushed along path to Main Pool hide), Stonechat (pair on flashes) (J Wesson)
RSPB - Oystercatcher, 6 Shelduck, Little Egret, 4 Stonechat (G Williams)

Wednesday 8 January 2014

8th January - Sightings

Ladywalk - Peregrine, Little Egret, Willow Tit, 2 Lssr. Redpoll, 8 Bullfinch (P Lichfield)
RSPB - 35 Lssr Redpoll Mill Plantation. Report of Mealy Redpoll (ad m) on feeders (J Harris) 2 Dunlin circling Jubilee Wetlands (J Harris) 2 Stonechat still(G Williams)

Monday 6 January 2014

6th January - Sightings

Kingsbury - Smew(m) Cliff Pool (M Kirby per S Haynes)
Ladywalk -  Little Egret, 2 Snipe, 14 Goosander, Willow Tit, 3 Lssr. Redpoll (P Lichfield)

Saturday 4 January 2014

4th January - Sightings

Whitacre Heath - Blackcap(m) in garden (K & L Wimbush)

Friday 3 January 2014

2nd January - Sightings

RSPB - report of Mealy Redpoll Dosthill NR (J Harris) 2 Stonechat, 2 Little Egret in area (J Harris)
Ladywalk - Pintail(m), 11 Goosander, 3 Lssr Redpoll, 3 Willow Tit (P Lichfield)

Wednesday 1 January 2014

1st January - Sightings

Alvecote - Jack Snipe, 2 Mandarin, 2 Goosander, Little Egret (A Archer)