Sunday, 30 December 2012

30/12/2012 Hatherton Reservoir

on a walk around the Raz today at lunchtime I saw - Blackbird, Bullfinch, Great Tit, Blue Tit, Willow Tit, Great spotted Woodpecker, Dunnock, Long-tailed Tit, Crow, Magpie, Jay, Wood Pigeon, Mute Swan, Grey Heron, Tufted Duck, Mallard, Coot, Moorhen, 100+Black-headed Gull, 2 male Goosanders, and 2 Cormorants flew over.
I have added the new 2013 dates for the work parties on the Hatherton Reservoir page.

Tuesday, 25 December 2012

25/12/2012 Hatherton Reservoir

 As I was up early and it wasn't raining I went for a short walk around the Raz at 8.30am and saw
Great spotted Woodpecker, Robin, Green Woodpecker, Wood Pigeon, Great Tit, Blue Tit, Starling, Blackbird, Crow, Mute Swan, Mallard, Coot, Moorhen, Tufted Duck, Black-headed Gull, 2 Cormorants flew over and there was a Raven calling nearby. 
I got caught in the rain on the way back but enjoyed my bacon butty better for the fresh air and exercise.

Monday, 24 December 2012

Monday, 10 December 2012

10/12/2012 National Memorial Arboretum at Alrewas

This afternoon I had a walk around the Arboretum and saw - Black-headed Gull, Canada Geese, Mallard, Wigeon, Little Egret, Tufted Duck, Fieldfare, Redwing, Blackbird, Long-tailed Tit, Pochard, Chaffinch, Rook and Crow. Also in the field opposite the entrance were a flock of Golden Plover and Lapwing.

Sunday, 9 December 2012

08/12/2012 Hatherton Reservoir

On a walk around the Raz this afternoon I saw - Robin, Blackbird, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Treecreeper, Wood Pigeon, Magpie, Long-tailed Tit, Mallard, Tufted Duck, Coot, Moorhen, Mute Swan, c150 Black-headed Gulls,  2 male Goosanders and 1 Mistle Thrush on the football field.