Tuesday, 14 November 2017

13/11/2017 Doxey Marsh

Canada Geese, Greylag Geese, Mallard, Gadwall, Moorhen, Tufted Duck, Teal, Jackdaw, Starling, Kestrel, Magpie, Water Pipit, Meadow Pipit, Goldfinch, Blackbird, Great white Egret, Little Egret, Cormorant, Shoveler, Kingfisher, Lesser black-backed Gull, Goosander, Common Gull, Buzzard, House Sparrow, Wigeon, Coot, Long-tailed Tit, Mute Swan, Wren, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Chaffinch, Robin and Crow.  

Saturday, 4 November 2017

30/10/2017 Ladywalk Nature Reserve & Middleton Lakes


Robin, Coot, Tufted Duck, Cormorant, Wigeon, Black-headed Gull, Gadwall, Magpie, Mute Swan, Moorhen, Nuthatch, Little Grebe, Great Tit, Water Rail, Crow, Wood Pigeon, Coal Tit, Shoveler, Little Egret, Blue Tit, Dunnock, Marsh Tit, Lapwing, Reed Bunting, Grey Heron, Stock Dove, Mallard, Green Sandpiper, Teal, Canada Geese, Snipe, Dunlin, Kestrel, Long-tailed Tit, Goldcrest, Buzzard, Grey Wagtail, Stonechat, Lesser black-backed Gull, Goldfinch, Sparrowhawk and Greenfinch.


Great spotted Woodpecker, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Greenfinch, House Sparrow, Goldfinch, Crow, Coal Tit, Moorhen, Mallard, Chaffinch, Rook, Magpie, Coot, Shoveler, Wigeon, Gadwall, Grey Heron, Great crested Grebe, Canada Geese, Cormorant, Black-headed Gull, Tufted Duck, Lapwing, Golden Plover, Pied Wagtail, Siskin, Mute Swan, Pheasant and Water Rail. 

Tuesday, 24 October 2017

23/10/2017 Blithfield Reservoir

A visit to Blithfield yesterday to see the Grey Phalarope, had some great views.

Sunday, 24 September 2017

24/09/2017 Hatherton & Walkmill Clay Pit

2 Buzzard, Crow, Wood Pigeon, Magpie, Black-headed Gull, Great Tit, Blackbird, Wren, Dunnock, Robin, Great spotted Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker, Kingfisher, Coot, Moorhen, Mallard, Mute Swan, Grey Heron, Cormorant, Blue Tit, Pied Wagtail, 1 Teal, Long-tailed Tit. Also 1 Fox.

20/09/2017 Hatherton Reservoir

Wood Pigeon, Grey Wagtail, Black-headed Gull, Lesser black-backed Gull, Crow, Magpie, Green Woodpecker, Robin, Mallard, Coot, Moorhen, Tufted Duck, Mute Swan, Cormorant, Grey Heron, Buzzard, Great Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Cetti’s warbler, Great spotted Woodpecker and Bullfinch.  

Sunday, 17 September 2017

17/09/2017 Hatherton Reservoir

 Long-tailed Tit, Robin, Magpie, Wood Pigeon, Great Tit, Mute Swan, Mallard, Coot, Moorhen, Tufted Duck, Grey Wagtail, Blue Tit, Buzzard, Starling and Kingfisher.

16/09/2017 Hatherton Reservoir

On an early morning walk I saw -  Wood Pigeon, Crow, Black-headed Gull, Moorhen, Coot, Mallard, Mute Swan, Robin, Great spotted Woodpecker, Bullfinch, Cetti’s Warbler, Long-tailed Tit, Goldcrest, Magpie, Great Tit, Blue Tit, Tufted Duck, Pied Wagtail, Wren, Blackbird and Buzzard.    

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

11/09/2017 Blithfield Reservoir

On a wet & windy Monday at Blithfield  I saw-
Dunlin, Pied Wagtail, Little ringed Plover, Black-headed Gull, Great crested Grebe, Meadow Pipit, Canada Geese, Greylag Geese, Osprey, Lapwing, Cormorant, Mallard, Great Tit, Greenshank, Snipe, Golden Plover, Wigeon, Shoveler, Herring Gull, Swallow, House Martin, Common Tern, Crow, Starling, Blue Tit, Nuthatch, Chaffinch, Coal Tit, Teal, Grey Heron, Kestrel, Wood Pigeon, Magpie, Goldfinch, Little Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Lesser black-backed Gull, Yellow Wagtail, Buzzard, Long-tailed Tit, Robin, and Dunnock.

Saturday, 9 September 2017

09/09/2017 Hatherton Reservoir

On an early morning walk today I Saw-
Wood Pigeon, Green Woodpecker, Buzzard, Magpie, Great Tit, Bullfinch, Cetti’s Warbler, Blue Tit, Song Thrush, Grey Heron, Mute Swan, Mallard, Moorhen, Coot, Tufted Duck, Long-tailed Tit, Blackbird, House Sparrow, Crow and a Raven flew over.

Friday, 8 September 2017

06/09/2017 Hatherton Reservoir

Crow, Wood Pigeon, Mute Swan, Moorhen, Coot, Mallard, Tufted Duck, Blackbird, Cetti’s Warbler, Long-tailed Tit, Goldcrest, Robin, Great Tit, Magpie, Starling, Bullfinch, Buzzard, Black-headed Gull, Collared Dove, 3 Kingfishers!! also on the sports field were 12 Pied Wagtails.

04/09/2017 Belvide Reservoir

Nuthatch, Chaffinch, Wren, Robin, Blue Tit, House Martin, Pheasant, Coot, Cormorant, Mute Swan, Great crested Grebe, Black-headed Gull, Moorhen, Great black-backed Gull, Mallard, Common Sandpiper, Reed Warbler, Black-tailed Godwit, Sedge Warbler, Greenshank, Lapwing, Black Swan, Wood Pigeon, Herring Gull, Ringed Plover, Starling, Grey Heron, Gadwall, Dunlin, Tufted Duck, Teal, Long-tailed Tit, Tree Sparrow, Great Tit, Canada Geese, Dunnock, Coal Tit, Shoveler, Marsh Tit, Swallow, Crow and Magpie.  

Sunday, 3 September 2017

02/09/2017 Hatherton Reservoir

Blue Tit, Great Tit, Robin, Blackbird, Moorhen, Coot, Mallard, Tufted Duck, Mute Swan, Crow, Black-headed Gull, Magpie, Long-tailed Tit, Cetti’s Warbler, Chiffchaff, Collared Dove, Great spotted Woodpecker, Grey Wagtail, House Sparrow, Buzzard, Wren, Starling, Wood Pigeon.  I also saw a Fox.

Thursday, 31 August 2017

28/08/2017 Belvide Reservoir

Belvide Reservoir

Common Sandpiper, Grey Heron, Tufted Duck, Mute Swan, Gadwall, Black-necked Grebe, Little Egret, Hobby, Swallow, House Martin, Canada Goose, Coot, Moorhen, Mallard, Buzzard, Black-headed Gull, Cormorant, Lapwing, Lesser black-backed Gull, Starling, Great crested Grebe, Ruff, Blue Tit, Magpie, Crow, Wood Pigeon, Greenshank, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Dunnock, Great Tit, Marsh Tit, Pheasant, Tree Sparrow, Sparrowhawk, Long-tailed Tit, Robin, Chaffinch, Rook and Common Whitethroat.

26 & 27/08/2017 Hatherton Reservoir

27/08/2017 Hatherton Reservoir
Magpie, Crow, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Dunnock, Goldfinch, Robin, Mute Swan, Mallard, Coot, Moorhen, Tufted Duck, Wren, Kingfisher, Cetti’s Warbler, Song Thrush, Grey heron, Cormorant, Wood Pigeon and Chiffchaff.

26/08/2017 Hatherton Reservoir
Long-tailed Tit, Jay, Goldfinch, Moorhen, Coot, Mallard, Swallow, House Martin, Starling, Crow, Mute Swan, Black-headed Gull, Raven, Buzzard, Robin, Wood Pigeon, Magpie, Chiffchaff and Bullfinch.

21/08/2017 Blithfield Reservoir & Cannock Chase


Swift, Swallow, House Martin, Grey Heron, Little Ringed Plover, Great crested Grebe, Common Tern, Pied Wagtail, Mallard, Black-tailed Godwit, Common Sandpiper, Herring Gull, Lesser black-backed Gull, Black-headed Gull, Cormorant, Coot, Magpie, Buzzard, Crow, Wood Pigeon, Goldfinch, Canada Geese, Lapwing, Wheatear Linnet, Mute Swan, Greylag Geese, Tufted Duck, Grey Wagtail, Little Egret, Kestrel, Barnacle Geese, Shelduck, Starling, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Coal Tit, Nuthatch, Chaffinch, Robin, Moorhen, Mute Swan, Ringed Plover, Dunlin, Teal and Mistle Thrush.  

Cannock Chase

1 imm Redstart and 3 Wheatear.

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

14/08/2017 Belvide Reservoir

Canada Geese, Mute Swan, Swallow, House Martin, Reed Warbler, Wood Pigeon, Mallard, Coot, Moorhen, Cormorant, Black-headed Gull, Common Tern, Greylag Geese, Lapwing,  Lesser black-backed Gull, Marsh Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Dunnock, Pheasant, Coal Tit, Robin, Tree Sparrow, Grey Heron, Avocet, Greenshank, Gadwall, Teal, Starling, Chiffchaff, Green Sandpiper, Willow Warbler, Swift, Buzzard, Sedge Warbler,  Blackbird, Collared Dove, Crow, Rook, Magpie and Great spotted Woodpecker.

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

10/07/2017 Belvide Reservoir

Swift, Swallow, Herring Gull, Tufted Duck, Common Sandpiper, Mute Swan, Little Egret, Coot, Mallard, Lapwing, Canada Geese, Reed Warbler, Cormorant, Starling, Oystercatcher, Little ringed Plover, Moorhen, Common Tern, Lesser black-backed Gull, Pied Wagtail, Grey Heron, Sedge Warbler, Black-headed Gull, Blue Tit, Crow, Reed Bunting, Buzzard, Pheasant, Song Thrush, Nuthatch, Robin, Dunnock, Great Tit, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Chaffinch, Blackbird, Coal Tit, Great spotted Woodpecker, Wood Pigeon, Great crested Grebe and Magpie.

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

03/07/2017 Blithfield Reservoir

Blue Tit, Chaffinch, Greylag Geese, Lapwing, Mute Swan, Shelduck, Cormorant, Common Tern, Little Egret, Canada Geese, Mallard, Common Sandpiper, Teal, Tufted Duck, Grey Heron, Goosander, Little ringed Plover, Lesser black-backed Gull, Great crested Grebe, Black-tailed Godwit, Coot, Rook, Crow, Pied Wagtail, Dunlin, Oystercatcher, Long-tailed Tit, Reed Bunting, Skylark, Swallow, House Martin, Mistle Thrush, House Sparrow, Raven, Buzzard, Swift, Blackbird and Moorhen.

Thursday, 29 June 2017

26/06/2017 Blithfield Reservoir & Cannock Chase

Blithfield Reservoir
Lapwing, Great crested Grebe, Black-headed Gull, Tufted Duck, Coot, Osprey, Canada Geese, Greylag Geese,   Mallard, Common Tern, Cormorant, Mute Swan, Oystercatcher, Teal, Magpie, Crow, Shelduck, Common Sandpiper, Shoveler, Garden Warbler,  Yellow legged Gull, Grey Heron, Rook, Great spotted Woodpecker, Jay, Coal Tit, Jackdaw, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Nuthatch, Chaffinch, House Martin, Swallow, Song Thrush, House Sparrow, Starling, Lesser black-backed Gull, Wood Pigeon, Little ringed Plover, Robin, Pied Wagtail, Skylark, Reed Bunting and Buzzard.

Cannock Chase

Common Whitethroat, Jay, Magpie, Robin, Dunnock, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Yellowhammer, Stonechat, Linnet, Kestrel, Green Woodpecker, Wren and Blackbird.

22/06/2017 Hatherton Reservoir

Birds seen & heard  today  - Blackcap, Cetti’s Warbler, Blackbird, Robin, Crow, Wood Pigeon, Tufted Duck, Mallard and ducklings, Coot, Moorhen, Mute Swan, Canada Geese, Black-headed Gull, Magpie, Grey Wagtail, Great Tit, Dunnock, Garden Warbler, Great spotted Woodpecker, Reed Warbler, Reed Bunting, Buzzard, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Black-headed Gull and Blue Tit.

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

13&14/05/2017 Hatherton Reservoir

14/05/2017 Hatherton Reservoir

Chiffchaff, Blue Tit, Robin, Long-tailed Tit, Blackbird, Blackcap, Woodpigeon, Reed Warbler, Cetti’s Warbler, Willow Warbler, Canada Geese, Mute Swan, Tufted Duck, Moorhen, Coot, Mallard, Magpie, Wren, Dunnock, Great Tit, Crow, Black-headed Gull, Reed Bunting, Starling and Song Thrush.

13/05/2017 Hatherton Reservoir

Starling, Blackbird, Robin, Bullfinch, Blue Tit, Willow Warbler, Cetti’s Warbler, Canada Geese, Mallard, Tufted Duck, Reed Warbler, Dunnock, Mute Swan, Coot, Moorhen, Black-headed Gull, Song Thrush, Chiffchaff, Wren, Wood Pigeon, Jay, Blackcap, Great Tit, Coal Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Magpie and Crow.

Saturday, 29 April 2017

29/04/2017 Hatherton Reservoir

Crow, Magpie, Blackbird, Chiffchaff, Wood Pigeon, Great spotted Woodpecker, Great Tit, Song Thrush, Blackcap, Greenfinch, Blue Tit, Canada Geese, Mute Swan, Mallard, Tufted Duck, Moorhen, Coot, Sedge Warbler, Reed Warbler, Cetti’s Warbler, Chiffchaff, Long-tailed Tit, Dunnock, Blue Tit, Wren, Robin, Black-headed Gull, Willow warbler, Kestrel and Grey Heron.

Saturday, 1 April 2017

31/03/2017 Hatherton Reservoir

Chiffchaff, Great Tit, Blue Tit, Robin, Crow, Buzzard, Cetti’s Warbler, Blackbird,
6 Canada Geese, Mute Swan, Coot, Moorhen, Mallard, Tufted Duck, Black-headed Gull, Herring Gull, Pheasant, Wood Pigeon, Wren, Chaffinch and House Sparrow.

30/03/2017 Chasewater

3 Black-necked Grebe, Mute Swan, Canada Geese, Great crested Grebe, Coot, Mallard, Black-headed Gull, Tufted Duck, Goldeneye, Moorhen, Cormorant and Robin.
Also 13 Red Deer.  

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

27/03/2017 Belvide Reservoir

Wood Pigeon, Pheasant, Crow, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Chaffinch, Nuthatch, Treecreeper, Robin, Coot, Great crested Grebe, Shoveler, Goldeneye, Moorhen, Tufted Duck, Cormorant, Smew, Sand Martin, Mallard, Pochard, Gadwall, Canada Geese, Oystercatcher, Stock Dove, Black-headed Gull, Reed Bunting, Mute Swan, Dunnock, Grey Heron, Wigeon, Shelduck, Teal, Coal Tit, Lapwing, Pied Wagtail, Sparrowhawk, Chiffchaff, Rook, Snipe, Goldcrest, Tree Sparrow, Song Thrush and Blackbird  

Sunday, 19 March 2017

18/03/2017 Hatherton Reservoir

Robin, Blackbird, Chiffchaff, Cetti’s Warbler, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Crow, Mallard,
Mute Swan, Tufted Duck, Coot, Moorhen, Canada Geese, Reed Bunting, Long-tailed Tit, Wren, Goldfinch, Goldcrest, Woodpigeon, Magpie, Wood Pigeon, also a Raven flew over.