Tuesday, 25 October 2016

24/10/2016 Belvide Reservoir

Black-necked Grebe, Great black-backed Gull, Great crested Grebe, Mallard, Tufted Duck, Goldeneye, Gadwall, Coot, Moorhen, Great Tit, Scaup, Lapwing, Canada Geese, Greylag Geese, Snipe, Pochard, Green Sandpiper, Shoveler, Teal, Wigeon, Egyptian Goose, Black-headed Gull, Wood Pigeon, Common Gull, Cormorant, Pied Wagtail, Starling, Crow, Grey Heron, Pintail, Kingfisher, Golden Plover, Skylark, Meadow Pipit, Linnet, Fieldfare, Wren, Robin, Lesser black-backed Gull, Greenfinch, Blackbird, Long-tailed Tit, Blue Tit, Mute swan, Great spotted Woodpecker, Little Egret, Coal Tit, Nuthatch, Dunnock, Jay, Buzzard and Chaffinch. 


Tuesday, 11 October 2016

10/10/2016 Blithfield Reservoir

Great white Egret, Egyptian Geese, Canada Geese, Cormorant, Teal, Mallard, Lapwing, Black-headed Gull, Crow, Shoveler, Wigeon, Greylag Geese, Barnacle Geese, Rook, Jackdaw, Grey Heron, Snipe, Pheasant, Pied Wagtail, Great black-backed Gull, Lesser black-backed Gull, Wood Sandpiper, Nuthatch, Coal Tit, Dunlin, Great crested Grebe, Ringed Plover and Meadow Pipit.  

03/10/2016 Carsington Water Park

Canada Geese, Greylag Geese, Cormorant, Tufted Duck, Coot, Mallard, Moorhen, Mute Swan, Pied Wagtail, Great crested Grebe, Yellow-legged Gull, Lapwing, Crow, Lesser black-backed Gull, Teal, Caspian Gull, Black-headed Gull, Robin, Pheasant, Wigeon, Chiffchaff, Grey Heron, Pochard, Jackdaw, Long-tailed Tit, Buzzard, Raven, Little Grebe, Great spotted Woodpecker, Starling, Dunnock, Blue Tit, Chaffinch, Tree Sparrow, Great Tit, Gadwall, Wood Pigeon and Kestrel.   



02/10/2016 Hatherton Reservoir

Mallard, Coot, Moorhen, Mute Swan, Long-tailed Tit, Robin, Black-headed Gull, Teal, Great spotted Woodpecker, Wren, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Magpie, Buzzard, Herring Gull, Wood Pigeon, Cetti’s Warbler, Crow, Sparrowhawk, oh and a Turkey!    




 Although there has been some discussion on whether it is a Turkey or a Peahen.  However most think it’s a Turkey.   

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

26/09/2016 Belvide Reservoir

On a wet morning at Belvide I saw.
Great crested Grebe, Tufted Duck, Coot, Lapwing, Black-headed Gull, Gadwall, Mallard, Grey Heron, Crow, Shoveler, Wigeon, Herring Gull, Swallow, House Martin, Reed Warbler, Lesser black-backed Gull, Blackbird, Coal Tit, Blue Tit, Robin, Pheasant, Moorhen, Pochard, Mute Swan, Wood Pigeon, Nuthatch, Snipe, Teal, Pintail, Canada Geese, Cormorant, Pied Wagtail, Rook, Chaffinch, Dunnock, Great spotted Woodpecker, Treecreeper, Greenfinch, Magpie, Starling, Black-necked Grebe and Great white Egret. 

Thursday, 15 September 2016

12/09/2016 Cannock Chase & Belvide Reservoir

Cannock Chase

Buzzard, Jay, Crow, Chaffinch, Treecreeper, Long-tailed Tit, Chiffchaff, Coal Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Siskin, Great spotted Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker, Redpoll, Wood Pigeon, Cormorant, Raven, Blackbird, Robin, Swallow, House Martin and Magpie.

Green Woodpecker

Belvide Reservoir

Tufted duck, Sparrowhawk, Mallard, Coot, Great crested Grebe, Gadwall, Black-headed Gull, Common Tern, Cormorant, Reed Warbler, Mute Swan, Crow, Greylag Geese, Pochard, Moorhen, House Martin, Black-necked Grebe, Grey Heron, Great Tit, Blue Tit, Kingfisher, Wigeon, Tree Sparrow, Little Grebe, Teal, Canada Geese, Lesser black-backed Gull, Herring Gull, Robin, Long-tailed Tit, Pheasant, Lapwing, Nuthatch, Great spotted Woodpecker, Curlew, Buzzard and Shoveler. 

Black-necked Grebe

Comma Butterfly

Friday, 9 September 2016

08/09/2016 Hatherton Reservoir

Coot, Moorhen, Tufted Duck, Mallard, Grey Wagtail, Mute Swan, Buzzard, Black-headed Gull, Wood Pigeon, Long-tailed Tit. Treecreeper, Blackbird, Magpie. Green Woodpecker, Wren, Robin, Great Tit, Blue Tit, 2 Teal, Jay, Bullfinch and Crow.  
At last the Grey Wagtail stood still long enough for me to take some photos.

Grey Wagtail

Young Tufted Ducks preening

Grey Wagtail