Monday, 5 December 2016

Monday 5th December 2016

Blithfield Res (WMBC Members Only)
2x female Common Scoter, 2x Caspian Gull (adult & sub adult) & adult Yellow-legged Gull (GJM, MPR)

Chasewater Res
1st winter Caspian Gull and adult Yellow-legged Gull in roost also Velvet Scoter still present (CWG_sightings)

Branston Gravel Pits
Caspian Gull (ad), 2x Yellow-legged Gull (ad), c100 GBBG, 2x Green Sandpiper, 8x Ruff (1f, 7m), 3x Redshank, Snipe, c250x Lapwing, 11x Curlew, 5x Water Rail, 3x Shelduck, 24x Gadwall, 10x Pochard, Shoveler, 40x Wigeon, Kingfisher, 2x Grey Wagtail (JWo)

Westport Lake
Long-tailed Duck still present, now free of any fishing line but seems weak (DK, SS)

Sunday, 4 December 2016

Sunday 4th December 2016

Chasewater Res
Velvet Scoter & Red-breasted Merganser still present, also a Chiffchaff (JJH)

Middleton Lakes RSPB
Great White Egret still present on Jubilee Wetlands

Belvide Res (WMBC Members Only)
Adult Caspian Gull this morning, also Smew still present & Common Sandpiper (@BelvideBirding)

Saturday, 3 December 2016

Saturday 3rd December 2016

Chasewater
Red-breasted Merganser and Velvet Scoter still (@BirderAlrewas  @andm62)

Hanchurch Woods
9x Crossbill 1km NW of the timber yard cottage (@RobSwift5) also c40 Crossbill, c60 Siskin, Jack Snipe, 12x Snipe & 6x Brambling (SE&HF)

Crossbill - Steve Edwards

Aqualate
Bittern in flight from the hide (@Ian_m_grant)

i54
Jack Snipe, 2x Stonechat, 2x Snipe, Green Woodpecker, 10x Teal (Foz)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
1w Caspian Gull in Blithe Bay (GJM)

Middleton Lakes
Great White Egret on Jubilee (@atkinson_steve)

Westport Lake
Long-tailed Duck still present (CBa)

Branston Gravel Pits
Little Egret, 52x Wigeon, 29x Gadwall, 5x Ruff (4male), 2x Redshank, Green Sandpiper, 16x Curlew, c200 Lapwing, Woodcock, 3x Snipe, adult Caspian Gull, adult Yellow-legged Gull, c100 Great Black-backed Gull, c80 Herring Gull, c600 Lesser Black-backed Gull, Kingfisher, 500x Redwing, 100x Fieldfare (DSc)

Friday, 2 December 2016

Friday 2nd December 2016

Chasewater Res
Velvet Scoter and Red-breasted Merganser still this morning (@Dumblederry) also 2x Yellow-legged Gull in roost this evening (@CWG_sightings)

Westport Lake
Long-tailed Duck still present this morning plus 2x Wigeon, Shoveler & 2x Teal (CJW)

Doxey Marshes
3x Little Egret, 8x Goosander, c3 Stonechat, Kingfisher, 3x Cetti's Warbler & 2x Water Rail (@DoxeyBirder)

Chillington
16x Raven and Woodcock this morning (@BirderGaz)

Silverdale CP
2x Common Gull, Raven & Stonechat (GSa) also 2x Raven (PCa)

Thursday 1st December 2016

Chasewater
Velvet Scoter and Red-breasted Merganser still also ad Caspian Gull, ad and 2w YL Gull in the roost (@CWG_sightings)

Upper Longdon
6x Hawfinch still (@chrisvaghela)

Branston GPs
Adult Caspian Gull, ad YL Gull, c100 GBB Gull (JWo)

Cheadle
One Waxwing still (TEy)

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Wednesday 30th November 2016

Chasewater
Female Velvet Scoter still, female Red-breasted Merganser still, 25x Goosander (@CWG_sightings)

Velvet Scoter by Jon Woodcock

Upper Longdon
4x Hawfinch still c200m down the track from the car park also 4x Crossbill and Brambling north of Horse Pasture pool (BDy)

Berryhill
Short-eared Owl again at 16:00, also 4x Stonechat still (AJo)

Cheadle
Waxwing still Tean Road opposite the co op (BDy)

Hanchurch Woods
4x Crossbill and 2x Brambling along the bottom track (JJo)

Hem Heath Wood
c40 mobile Goldcrest flock (ARa)

Hanley Park
Red-legged Partridge (@HanleyPark)

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Tuesday 29th November 2016

Chasewater
Red-breasted Merganser still off the dam (KWh)  -  Female Velvet Scoter off the sailing club at 16:20 (@CWG_sightings)

Keith Whitehouse

Upper Longdon
Hawfinch still 200m down from the car park (@tonyjac_tony)

Branston Gravel pits 
Caspian Gull (ad), 2x Yellow-legged Gull (ad), c30x GBBG, c400x LBBG, 25x Herring Gull, 18x Curlew, 11x Snipe, c250x Lapwing, 25x Wigeon, 16x Gadwall, 18x Pochard, c100x Skylark at Small Meadows, c10000x Starling - fantastic murmuration tonight. (JWo)


Monday, 28 November 2016

Monday 28th November 2016

Cheadle
2x Waxwing still along Tean Road opposite the Co op mid day (@rpintean)

Upper Longdon
Hawfinch still today (Louie)

Hawfinch - Louie

Westport Lake
Long-tailed Duck still (@PhilLocker)

Ford Green Hall
Shoveler and a Goosander (CB

Hanchurch Woods
6x Crossbill along top track from car park towards the water tower (SSe)


Meir Park
2x Willow Tit near Stroud Close (ARa)

Barton Marina
3x Goosander, 23x Wigeon (JWo)

Doxey Marsh
Little Egret, 14x Goosander, 3x Stonechat, 2x Cetti's Warbler (@DoxeyBirder)

Sunday, 27 November 2016

Sunday 27th November 2016

Upper Longdon
6x Hawfinch still at 11:00 also  2x Crossbill in larches by Horse Pasture Pool (@rpintean) also 15x Crossbill along track from car park (DFo)

Chasewater
Red-breasted Merganser still off the dam (Birdguides) also 2x Caspian Gull (adult and subadult), 4x Yellow-legged Gull (3 adult and 3w) in roost (@CWG_sightings)

Cheadle
2x Waxwing still on Tean Road by Co-op (@philjo61)

Westport Lake
Long-tailed Duck still present (NJS, @JohnMathers1)

I54
Female Peregrine, 2x Stonechat, c1000 Chaffinch, 10x Redwing, c400 Pied Wagtail and c200 Meadow Pipit (@136jamie)

Rocester
7x Goosander (TEy)

Saturday, 26 November 2016

Saturday 26th November 2016

Upper Longdon
Hawfinch still present this morning 250 yards down track from car park (IBu) 5x Hawfinch & c5 Crossbill over later (@TameBirding) also 11x Crossbill further along track near Horse Pasture Pool (PBe)

Chasewater Res
Female Red-breasted Merganser off dam wall this morning (GJM)

Branston GP
42x Wigeon, 36x Gadwall, 10x Shoveler, 28x Pochard. Gull roost - adult Caspian Gull, c80x GBBG, c60x Herring Gull, 16x Golden Plover, 1x Redshank, 17x Curlew, 2x Ruff, 5x Snipe, 4x Water Rail, 2x Stonechat, 60x Redwing, 2x Raven (DSc)

Hanchurch Woods
26x Crossbill from top path by Dukes Lodge (HF,SE)

Belvide Res (WMBC Members Only)
Redhead Smew still in SE corner, Common Sandpiper on Dam and several hundred Redwing this morning (@BelvideBirding)

Cheadle
2x Waxwing in the town by the Co-op (DCh) 4x Waxwing on Tean Road (TEy)

Rudyard
Single Waxwing drinking water from farm track at 11.10, 350x Redwing, 18x Siskin  (SSe)



Radford Meadows
Wood Sandpiper, 3x Ruff, 33x Snipe, 10x Golden Plover, 486x Lapwing, 11x Pintail, 47x Shoveler, 450x Wigeon & 250x Teal (@RobSwift5)

Tamworth
Great White Egret over Amington at 12.46 (@TameBirding)

Gailey Res
3x Shoveler, Teal, drake Goldeneye, 5x Pochard, Tawny Owl, 2x Raven, 4x Brambling (@TheSnapper1978)

Whitemoor Haye
400x Wigeon, 16x Pochard, 30x Shoveler, Goldeneye, 50x Teal, 400x Lapwing, 3x Tree Sparrow (@{BirderAlrewas)

Westport Lake
Imm Long-tailed Duck still present. Also 3w YLG (CJW)

Uttoxeter
41x Pink-footed Geese SW over racecourse at 10:15hrs. Also 3x Raven (KWim)

Friday, 25 November 2016

Friday 25th November 2016

Chasewater
Female Red Breasted Merganser by the water ski area (@CWG_sightings.  DLe)  -  Adult and 1w Caspian Gull, 3x YL Gull - 2 adults and a 2w (@CWG_sightings)

Red-breasted Merganser - Derek Lees

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Great White Egret flew thru SE at 11:40 also Smew still SE corner, 3x Whooper Swan thru to SE at 15:53 (@BelvideBirding)

Upper Longdon
Hawfinch still, Bramblings, Crossbills (@brianbeecee.  DR)

Hanchurch
7x Crossbill (@brianbeecee)

Cheadle
2x Waxwing by the COOP (DCh)

Barton Marina
4x Goosander (JWo)

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Thursday 24th November 2016

Community Noticeboard
Some of you may be aware that there is a proposal to build a massive rail freight hub in the vicinty of Gailey Resvs. We've been contacted by the group fighting the proposals and more will be posted on here soon. For starters, here is a link to their website here

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
2x Slavonian Grebe from Scott hide (@BelvideBirding) - Redhead Smew still in SE corner (RCB)

Upper Longdon
5x Hawfinch in beeches (@RegDavies5) - 7x Hawfinch later 12:30  flew north from orange coloured field.

Hanchurch Woods
9x Crossbill near top track (GSa)

Middleton Lakes
3x drake Pintail on North Pit (@RSPBMiddleton)

Chasewater
Adult and 1w Caspian Gull, 2x adult YL Gull and adult Med Gull in the roost

Branston GP
5x Redshank, 15x Curlew, 2x Water Rail, 42x Gadwall, 23x Pochard, 21x Shoveler, 40x Wigeon (JW)

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Wednesday 23rd November 2016

Upper Longdon
7x Hawfinch still early afternoon c50m from the car park.

Cannock Chase
20x Crossbill at Horsepasture Covert (GJM)

Cuckoo Bank
13x Redpoll, 3x Siskin, 3x Yellowhammer, 9x Skylark, c150 Fieldfare, c 80 Redwing (GHa)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
redhead Smew again, 2x Scaup but no sign of the Black-necked Grebe (@BelvideBirding)

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Tuesday 22nd November 2016

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Imm Great Northern Diver from Chappell hide, later flew west at 16:15 also Black-necked Grebe still (@BelvideBirding)

Great Northern Diver - Steve Nuttall

Westport Lake
Long-tailed Duck still present this morning plus 5x Wigeon (CJW)

Hanbury
2x Marsh Tit along Wood Lane. opposite Greaves Wood, amongst a mixed flock of Tits (JWo)

Upper Longdon
6x Brambling but no sign of Hawfinch (@chrisvaghela)

Monday, 21 November 2016

Monday 21st November 2016

                                                       Community Noticeboard

WMBC Blithfield Reserve
A meeting will take place on Tuesday 13th December 2016 at
The Haling Dene Centre, Cannock Road, Penkridge, Stafford ST19 5DT
In Room 24 - 19.30 start
All WMBC members who bird at Blithfield are encouraged to attend this meeting to discuss future management of the reserve.  
Coffee/Tea and biscuits will be served on arrival.

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
1w drake Green-winged Teal still also Black-necked Grebe and Common Sandpiper (@BelvideBirding)   

Middleton Lakes
Great White Egret on Jubilee, 200x Golden Plover (@RSPBMiddleton)

Westport Lake
Long-tailed Duck still present this morning (CJW)

Bateswood CP
4x Goosander (GSa)

Trentham Gardens
Little Egret (MJW)

Sunday, 20 November 2016

Sunday 20th November 2016

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
1w drake Green-winged Teal on SW shore also the Black-necked Grebe still, Cetti's and Common Sandpiper (@BelvideBirding, @TheMoorhen)

Green-winged Teal - Steve Nuttall

Upper Longdon
7x Hawfinch with Bramblings in Beeches (@ArtherBlaydon)

Hednesford
4x Waxwing still at Pye Green at 11:18 near temp traffic lights near Common View Road.

Wolseley Centre
Red Kite over at 13:00 (@JohnMathers1)

Gailey
1x Black Swan, Goldeneye (@Snapper)

Cheadle
1x Waxwing this afternoon by the sidings (DCh)

Aqualate
1x redhead Smew, female Scaup this morning (PJord). Also YLG, 6x Water Rail, Cetti's, 952x Wigeon, 270x Mute Swan, 1800+ Coot (@ScottoftheSlimbridge)

Chasewater
3x Caspian Gulls (1w, 3w, adult), 2x YLG (3w, adult), adult Med Gull (@CWG_sightings)

Bent Lane, Whitmore (Meece Brook)
450+ LBBG, 35x Lapwing, 1x YLG, 1x Tree Sparrow (@Grizz)

Westport Lake
Imm Long-tailed Duck still present

Saturday, 19 November 2016

Saturday 19th November 2016

Doxey Marshes
2x Little Egret, Redshank, 2x Stonechat, 15x Shoveler, 28x Gadwall (@RobSwift5)

Chasewater
1x Black Swan, 23x Goosander on swag. In the roost - adult Caspian Gull, adult YLG and 2x Mediterranean Gulls (@CWG_sightings)

Norton
12x Waxwing on Burntwood Road (@CWG_sightings)

Pye Green, Hednesford
4x Waxwing still present (@VariousYamYamBirders)

Aqualate
5x Whooper Swan (2 adults / 3y) this morning (PJord)

Upper Longdon
1x Hawfinch again in beeches (GJM)

Belvide (WMBC members only)
1x Black-necked Grebe, 1x Common Sandpiper, 1x Smew (@BelvideBirder. RCB)

Gailey
4x Pochard, Water Rail, drake Brambling (@TheSnapper)

Uttoxeter Quarry
20x Dunlin, 20x Golden Plover, 8x Green Sandpiper, 12x Snipe, 3x Shelduck, 56x Shoveler (@rpintean)

Beaudesert Golf Course
1x Mealy Redpoll with one Lesser Redpoll in area opposite entrance to golf course (GJM)

Radford Meadows, Stafford
166x Wigeon, 2x Stonechat (@RobSwift5)

Westport Lake
Imm Long-tailed Duck still present (@LTDfanclub)

i54
Jack Snipe, 4x Snipe, 3x Stonechat, 16x Teal, Willow Tit, Grey Wagtail (JDu Foz)

Silverdale CP
3x Snipe, 1x Stonechat (GSa)

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
1x Wood Sandpiper, 1x Ruff, many Golden Plover in flight between the two bays (@BitVagueSorry)

Branston GP
adult Caspian Gull roosted with c80 GBBG, c200x LBBG, 1x Common Gull, 1x Woodcock, 2x Water Rail, 15x Gadwall, 30x Wigeon, hybrid Ruddy Shelduck type, 18x Curlew, 2x Ruff (DSc)

Knypersley Resv
2x Brambling, 2x Goosander (GBr)






Friday, 18 November 2016

Friday 18th November 2016

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Redhead Smew still SE corner, Black-necked Grebe (@paulsmith15363)

Blithfield Res (WMBC members only)
Wood Sandpiper still, 3x Ruff, 33x Dunlin, 842x Golden Plover, 9x Goosander, 2x Shelduck (HF SE)

Hednesford
4x Waxwing at Pye Green (@GeorgiaLocock)

Chasewater
Adult Caspian Gull, adult and 3w YL Gull in roost (@CWG_sightings)

Ford Green NR
9x Goosander on main lake (JJo)


Thursday, 17 November 2016

Thursday 17th November 2016

Branston GPs
Black-throated Diver still this morning.

Westport Lake
Long-tailed Duck still present today on main lake

Belvide Res (WMBC Members Only)
Redhead Smew & Black-necked Grebe still present (BB)

Chasewater Res
Adult Caspian Gull in roost tonight (@CWG_sightings)

Cuckoo Bank
Peregrine, 15x Fieldfare, c.30 Redwing, 18x Skylark, 5x Meadow Pipit, 4x Bullfinch, 4x Goldcrest, 2x Reed Bunting, a mixed flock of  c30 Lesser Redpoll/Siskin (GHa)

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Wednesday 16th November 2016

Community Noticeboard

RSPB Indoor Meeting on 16th November 2016
KEITH OFFORD - The Teardrop of India
Medical Institute (Conference Centre
Hartshill  19.30 start
Contact Geoff Sales - 01782 618152 for further information


Branston Gravel Pits
Black-throated Diver still on Southern Pit, please stick to footpaths, this is a working pit, CCTV and security are patrolling the area.

Westport Lake
Long-tailed Duck still present on main lake this morning (@PhilLocker)

Belvide Res (WMBC Members Only)
Redhead Smew still, also 1st winter drake Scaup, 92x Goldeneye & Black-necked Grebe (@BelvideBirding)

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Tuesday 15th November 2016

Community Noticeboard

RSPB Indoor Meeting on 16th November 2016
KEITH OFFORD - The Teardrop of India
Medical Institute (Conference Centre
Hartshill  19.30 start
Contact Geoff Sales - 01782 618152 for further information

Branston GPs
Black-throated Diver still on south pit (@tonyjac_tony) This is a working gravel pit please keep to public footpaths.

Blithfield Resv
800+ Golden Plover, 58x Dunlin, Wood Sandpiper, 2x Snipe, adult Caspian Gull (GJM). Also 3x Ruff (PDa)

Westport Lake
Long-tailed Duck still (@PhilLocker)

Cheadle
Up to 7x Waxwings at the Sidings (@tonyjac_tony. @ArtherBlaydon)

Weston Heights Estate (Stoke-on-Trent)
1x Little Egret (SCo)

Radford Meadows
160+ Wigeon, 100+ Teal (@RegDavies5)

Monday, 14 November 2016

Monday 14th November 2016

Branston Gravel Pits
Black-throated Diver still on Southern Pit all day, please keep to footpaths as this is a working pit (@BirderAlrewas). Also PM saw adult Caspian Gull, 105x Golden Plover, 3x Ruff, 15x Snipe, 15x Curlew, 25x Pochard, 14x Gadwall, c40x Wigeon, 3x Water Rail, 9x GBBG (JW)

Westport Lake
Immature Long-tailed Duck still present to 16:00hrs at least, also 3x Wigeon & Water Rail (CJW)

Cheadle 
6x Waxwing present still at The Sidings by Cheadle High School (PSalt)

Stourton
Waxwing in bushes around Springfield Stables on Prestwood Drive (AHa)

Blithfield Res (WMBC Members Only)
813x Golden Plover this morning (GJM)

River Blithe bewtween Caverswall and Weston Coyney
1x Little Egret (SCo)

Sunday, 13 November 2016

Sunday 13th November 2016

Branston Gravel Pits
Black-throated Diver on Southern Pit this afternoon and still present at dusk, also 38x Little Grebe, 45x Wigeon, 15x Gadwall, 21x Pochard, 4x Ruff, 18x Curlew, c400 Lapwing, 2x Tawny Owl, Blackcap, Cetti's Warbler, 8x Lesser Redpoll, 3x Yellowhammer & c10,000 Starling roosted (DSc, JW). Don't forget this is a working pit with CCTV and security guards. You must keep to the public footpaths running through the area.

Westport Lake
Immature Long-tailed Duck on main lake. Third record for the lake following birds in 1976 and 1988 (CJW)

Long-tailed Duck - Dave Kelsall

Cheadle
6x Waxwing still at The Sidings by Cheadle High School (TEy AEa IBu)

Swallow Moss
Great Grey Shrike still at 12.30 opposite Fernyford Farm below Lum Edge (BMa)

Blithfield Res (WMBC Members Only)
Wood Sandpiper, 65x Dunlin, 3x Ruff, 100x Golden Plover (@julianallen2009) also Knot, Common Scoter & immature Whooper Swan (@gwrsv)

Chasewater
6x YLG (3x adult, 4w, 3w & 2w), adult Caspian Gull, 2x adult Med Gulls roosted, also 2x Common Scoter (@CWG_sightings_24hrsaday)

Doxey Marshes
In flooded fields west of M6 - 102x Golden Plover, 2x fem Pintail, Green Sandpiper. Main site - 2+ Cetti's Warbler, 10x Gadwall (AHa)

Middleton Lakes RSPB
Great White Egret, 3x Shelduck & c100 Golden Plover on Jubilee Wetlands (@onionsargey) also Merlin (@briza_kat) also 6x Snipe, 5x Goldeneye, Pochard & Woodcock (@AndrewH98097400)

Belvide Res (WMBC Members Only)
Smew, Common Scoter and Black-necked Grebe all still present this morning, Common Sandpiper on dam equals latest site record (@BelvideBirding)

Chasewater Res
2x Common Scoter (RSo)

Gailey Res
2x juvenile Scaup still this morning, also 3x female Goosander, 3x Teal, Shoveler, c60 Tufted Duck, 2x Pochard & 2x Raven (@TheSnapper1978)

Radford Meadows
161x Wigeon, 91x Teal, 48x Lapwing & 5x Snipe (@RegDavies5)

Consall
2x Crossbill over West at midday (DSc)

i54
Jack Snipe, Willow Tit, Water Rail, 7x Snipe, 2x Kingfisher, 17x Teal, Green Woodpecker (Foz JD)

Whitemoor Haye
8x Little Egret, 44x Wigeon, c780 Lapwing, 67x Teal & c20 Skylark (@BirderAlrewas)

Apedale / Silverdale CP
4x Siskin (PCa), Stonechat (PCa). Also 1x juv YLG, 10x Teal (PJ)

Saturday, 12 November 2016

Saturday 12th November 2016

Blithfield Resv (WMBC members only)
2x Slavonian Grebe Tad Bay (per GJM)  -  61x Dunlin, 3x Ruff, 30x Golden Plover, 60x Shoveler, 280x Teal (@rpintean)  -  Also Wood Sandpiper still, 2x Knot, Common Scoter, Whooper Swan, 232x Golden Plover. 18x Goldeneye, 5x Little Grebe, 2x Shelduck (HF SE)

Belvide Resv (WMBC members only)
Redhead Smew still, Common Scoter, 1w drake Scaup, Black-necked Grebe, Pintail (@BelvideBirding)

Aqualate
3x Bewick's Swan this afternoon (@Ian_m_grant)

Cheadle
5x Waxwing still on the Sidings cul de sac at 11:15 by the High school (@rpintean)

Terry Eyre

Middleton Lakes
Knot on Jubilee (GWi) -  Great White Egret, c260 Golden Plover (@Atkinson_steve)

Uttoxeter Quarry
24x Dunlin, 5x Green Sandpiper, 23x Snipe, Goosander, 2x Shelduck, 4x Pochard, 8x Wigeon, 37x Shoveler, 198x Teal (@rpintean)

Chasewater Res
2x Common Scoter, adult Caspian Gull, 2nd winter & adult Yellow-legged Gull (@CWG_sightings)

Gailey Resv
2x juv fem Scaup on fishing pool (@TheSnapper)

Tucklesholme
Great White Egret main pit, Common Sandpiper, 2x Green Sandpiper (MPa)

Branston Gravel Pits
Shelduck, c50 Wigeon, c200 Teal, 17x Snipe, Ruff, c400 Lapwing, Woodcock, Peregrine, c700 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 30x Great Black-backed Gull, 35x Herring Gull, adult Yellow-legged Gull, 2x Stonechat, Tawny Owl, c5,000 Starling, Barn Owl & 2x Pipistrelle Bat (DSc)

Radford Meadows
c250 Wigeon, 39x Teal & 49x Lapwing (RegDavies5)

Friday, 11 November 2016

Friday 11th November 2016

Swallow Moss
Great Grey Shrike still by Fernyford Farm (SGi)

Great Grey Shrike - Steve Gibson

Cheadle
5x Waxwing at the high school (DCh



Belvide Res (WMBC Members Only)
Red head Smew still present plus Black-necked Grebe & Black-tailed Godwit (@paulsmith15363)

Chasewater Res
Long-eared Owl, 2x Barn Owl & Tawny Owl seen during a 2am drive around, in this evenings roost adult Caspian Gull, 1st winter Yellow-legged Gull & 2x Common Scoter (@CWG_sightings)

Blithfield Res (WMBC Members Only)
Common Scoter, Pintail, 230x Shoveler, 76x Dunlin, 100x Golden Plover, Ruff & 4x Jack Snipe (@scaupface)

Tittesworth Res
Common Scoter this morning (SGi)

Uttoxeter Quarry
20x Dunlin, c8 Green Sandpiper, c40 Snipe (@SteveJTurner76)

Brookleys Lake
c90 Mandarin Duck (@SteveJTurner76)

Trentham Gardens
6x Mandarin Duck, 5x Tufted Duck, 3x Gadwall, Shoveler, Little Egret (MPa)