Tuesday, 25 October 2011

24/10/2011 Croxall and Whitemoor Haye

At Croxall we saw -Teal, Great-crested Grebe, Tufted Duck, Mallard, Coot, Black-headed Gull, Canada Geese, Mute Swan, Cormorant, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, Goldcrest, Crow, Rook, Magpie, Long-tailed Tit, Chaffinch, Pheasant, Skylark, Goldfinch and Wood Pigeon.  

Over at Whitemoor Haye we saw – Pochard, Tufted duck, Mallard, Great-crested Grebe, Black-headed Gull and Buzzard. 

In the afternoon during a walk around the National Memorial Arboretum I saw a Kingfisher.  

Thursday, 20 October 2011

17/10/2011 Carsington Water Park

It was a cold windy morning at Carsington but we saw - Mallard, Lapwing, Tree Sparrow, Chaffinch, Coot, Moorhen, Wigeon, Tufted Duck, Little Grebe, Great crested Grebe, Canada Geese, Grey Heron, Gadwall, Great Tit, Jackdaw, Blue Tit, Dunlin, Meadow Pipit, Black-headed Gull, Teal, Collared Dove, Dunnock and Cormorant.

Sunday, 16 October 2011

16/10/2011 Hatherton Reservoir

On a short walk around the Raz today I saw - House Sparrow, Magpie, Jay, Kingfisher, Moorhen, Coot, Mallard, Mute Swan, Black-headed Gull, Tufted Duck, Great spotted Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker, Buzzard, Kestrel, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Robin, Bullfinch, Long-tailed Tit, Blackbird, Goldcrest and Starling.

Saturday, 15 October 2011

10/10/2011 Cannock Chase

In the afternoon my mate and I came home via Cannock Chase and saw - Coal Tit, Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Magpie, Great Tit, Bullfinch, Goldfinch, Dunnock, Nuthatch, Robin, Siskin, Linnet, Crow, Long-tailed Tit, Tree Sparrow and a brief view of what looked like a Redpoll!

10/10/2011 Doxey Marshes

Today at Doxey Marshes we saw - Wood Pigeon, Crow, Blue Tit, Black-headed Gull, Canada Geese, Barnacle Geese, Mute Swan, Grey Heron, Coot, Mallard, Tufted Duck, Cormorant, Lesser black-backed Gull, Lapwing, Magpie, House Sparrow, Goldfinch, Starling, Moorhen, Shovler, Teal, Kestrel, Buzzard also seen though not by me were - Pied Wagtail and Snipe. 

Friday, 7 October 2011

06/10/2011 Blithfield Reservoir

At last manged to get out for a bit of birding!  This afternoon at Blithfield we saw - Teal, Wigeon, Mallard, Mute Swan, Shovler, Pintail, Grey Heron, Lesser black-backed gull, Crow, Rook, Jackdaw, Pied Wagtail, Canada Geese, Greylag Geese, Black-headed Gull, Cormorant, Great-crested Grebe, Pheasant, Jay, Wood Pigeon, Meadow Pipit and a flock of 100 + Goldfinches.