Tuesday, 24 May 2011

23/05/2011 Cannock Chase

A few of us met at Cannock Chase for a mornings bird watching, the first birds we saw were a large flock of Swift, House Martin plus a few Swallows there must have been about 300 ! Amazing! 
also we saw - Chaffinch, Pied Flycatcher, Crow, Great-spotted Woodpecker, Redstart, Great Tit, Blue Tit, Wood Pigeon. We also heard - Magpie, Wren, Robin and Long-tailed Tit. 

Saturday, 21 May 2011

20/05/2011 Hatherton and Redland

On an afternoons walk around my local patch I saw on Hatherton Reservoir  - Blackbird, Crow, Mallard, Tufted Duck, Coot, Wood Pigeon, Moorhen, Canada Geese, Mute Swan, Long-tailed Tit, House Sparrow, Blue Tit, I also heard - Chiffchaff, Great-spotted Woodpecker and Collared Dove.

On Redland Pool I saw - Blue Tit, Robin, Blackbird, Crow, Magpie, Wood Pigeon, Swallow, Great Tit, Reed Bunting, Willow Warbler, and Coot.

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

16/05/2011 Hatherton Reservoir

On a walk around the reservoir today - I saw - Swift, Blackbird, Great Tit, Magpie, House Sparrow, Crow, Chaffinch, Great-crested Grebe, Mallard, Moorhen, Coot, Tufted Duck, Mute Swan, Canada, Geese, Wood Pigeon, Bullfinch, Robin, Blackcap, Grey Heron, I also heard - Chiffchaff, Green Woodpecker and Song Thrush.

Monday, 2 May 2011

02/05/2011 Croxall

Today At Croxall we saw – Black-tailed Godwit, Common Tern, Shelduck, Canada Geese, Little-ringed Plover, Ruff, Lapwing, Ringed Plover, Sedge Warbler, Black-headed Gull, Mute Swan, Mallard, Little Egret, Greylag Geese, Gadwall, Coot, Crow, Oystercatcher, Starling, House Martin, Reed Bunting, Magpie, Long-tailed Tit,
We also heard Greenfinch, Skylark, Willow Warbler, Common Whitethroat, Lesser Whitethroat and Chiffchaff.

Then At Whitemoor Haye we saw –Greenshank, House Martin, Blackbird, Crow, Great-crested Grebe, Canada Geese, Greylag Geese, Mallard, and Tufted Duck, then on drive around the lanes I saw Corn bunting and Swift my first this year.