Thursday, 26 November 2015

26th November - Sightings

Coleshill GPs - Short-Eared Owl, Barn Owl this evening briefly (Many Obs)
Wishaw - 35 Golden Plover, 73 Lapwing (C Hiles)

Wednesday, 25 November 2015

25th November - Sightings

Short-Eared Owl - David Taylor

RSPB - Bittern flew to small pool South of Fisher's Mill. 3 Dunlin, Stonechat, Goldeneye Jubilee Wetlands (S Atkinson)
Coleshill GPs - 1 Short-Eared Owl still very close to path along bank (D Taylor)

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

24th November - Sightings

Coleshill GPs - 3+ Short-Eared Owl, Barn Owl, Jack Snipe (S Cawthray)
RSPB - 41 Little Egret roosted in heronry (S Pick)
Ladywalk - Short-Eared Owl (one of Coleshill birds), Siberian Chiffchaff, Little Owl, Goosander (S Cawthray, P Sofley et al)

Monday, 23 November 2015

23rd November - Sightings

Coleshill GPs - 3 Short-Eared Owl, Barn Owl this evening (Bobby D, C Cook et al)
Water Orton - Common Sandpiper downstream on Outflow from A446 nr Water Orton lights (C Cook)
RSPB - Mealy Redpoll with Lesser Redpoll on riverside trail this morning (K Thorpe)
Wishaw - 367 Golden Plover (C Hiles)
Ladywalk - unconfirmed report of Siberian Chiffchaff (per Birdguides)
Hams Hall - report of Great-White Egret (per Birdguides)

Sunday, 22 November 2015

22nd November - Sightings

Short-Eared and Barn Owls - Dave Hutton

Coleshill GPs - 2+ Short-Eared Owl, Barn Owl (D Hutton, TP et al). Access from end of Gorsey Lane. View from bank looking across river.
RSPB - Redshank Jubilee Wetlands. 4 Dunlin, Green Sandpiper North Pit (G Williams et al) 1000+ Starling (S Atkinson)
Ladywalk - Willow Tit "B" Hide Feeders still (D Hutton)

Saturday, 21 November 2015

21st November - Sightings

Alvecote - 2 Stonechat still (TP, S Allison)
Coleshill GPs - 3 Short-Eared Owl, Barn Owl this evening (D Hutton, D Mallon)
Wishaw - 17 Golden Plover (C Hiles)
RSPB -  2 Goldeneye, Redshank, 5 Redpoll, Siskin, Peregrine. Lesser-Spotted Woodpecker on feeders (T Hollier)

20th November - Sightings

Ladywalk - Short-Eared Owl at dusk at North End (D Eaton)

Thursday, 19 November 2015

19th November - Sightings

Alvecote - 2 Pink-Footed Goose still. Also 2 Stonechat (Bobby D) Great-White Egret Mill Pool - photgraphed (R Smith)
Lea Marston - Short-Eared Owl from Railway Bridge (D Baker)

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

18th November - Sightings

RSPB - 41 Little Egret roosted in Heronry. Also Woodcock over Feeder Pool (S Pick)
Alvecote  - 2 Pink-Footed Goose Railway Pool with Canada Geese. One present from 16th (per S Haynes)
Coleshill GPs - Green Sandpiper (D Baker)
Ladywalk - 2 Short-Eared Owl hunting meadow between Ladywalk and Whitacre Heath NR (S Cawthray) Also both Willow Tit and Marsh Tit  at both feeding stations (P Lichfield et al)
Wishaw - c300 Golden Plover (C Cook)
Kingsbury South - Aythya hybrid still Hemlingford Water (C Cook)

Tuesday, 17 November 2015

17th November - Sightings

RSPB - Green Sandpiper North Pit (C Cook) Woodcock over Horse Paddock (C Hiles) No sign of Shrike today.
Wishaw - 168 Golden Plover (C Hiles)

Monday, 16 November 2015

16th November - Sightings

Great-Grey Shrike - Gaz Robinson (Upper) and Karl Sargent (Lower)

RSPB - Great-Grey Shrike again North Pit. View hedge on West Side from double benches (K Thorpe, K Sargent et al) The bird flew high off to East over Dosthill at 12.35pm (G Robinson et al) The last twitchable bird in the Tame was in 1979 (per S Haynes) Also today 3 Shelduck, Goldeneye, Peregrine,2 Stonechat, 6 Siskin (G Williams)

Ladywalk - Short-Eared Owl 3.30pm North of "B" Pools hunting by picnic table along footpath (P Sofley) Willow Tit, Marsh Tit on "B" Pool feeders (P Lichfield)

Sunday, 15 November 2015

15th November - Sightings

Ladywalk - 174 Shoveler, 145 Mallard, 117 Cormorant, 110 Wigeon, 108 Coot, 92 Teal, 76 Gadwall 44 Tufted Duck. Also  possible Water Pipit "B" pools (B Eaton)

Saturday, 14 November 2015

14th November - Sightings

RSPB - 38+ Little Egret roosted in Heronry (S Pick)

Friday, 13 November 2015

13th November - Sightings

Aythya Hybrid - Alan Dean

RSPB - 2 Stonechat between the screens (S Atkinson) 29 Little Egret roosted in Heronry (S Pick)
Coleshill GPs - Barn Owl (A Russell)
Coton - Kittiwake(ad) in roost (A Dean)
Kingsbury South - Aythya hybrid superficially resembling a Redhead Hemlingford Water (A Dean)

Thursday, 12 November 2015

12th November - Sightings

Coleshill GPs - Hen Harrier(Ringtail) mid-afternoon (S Cawthray). Also yesterday 1+ Short-Eared Owl, Barn Owl (per P Sofley) Access from Gorsey Lane.
RSPB - Short-Eared Owl still Jubilee Wetlands (per Birdguides)
Hams Hall - unconfirmed report of Siberian Chiffchaff (per Birdguides)

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

11th November - Sightings

RSPB - Short-Eared Owl North Pit (K Thorpe)
Ladywalk - Hen Harrier (Ringtail) late afternoon (per P Sofley)

10th November - Sightings

Shustoke - Common Sandpiper (P Forbes)
RSPB - Lesser-Spotted Woodpecker Canal Meadow. Also Golden Plover (flock), Jack Snipe, Stonechat around reserve (per RSPB)
Kingsbury South - report of Great-White Egret with 10 Little Egret Hemlingford Water on island (per S Haynes)

Late News - RSPB - Great-Grey Shrike  on 28th October and photographed (M Scott) Also reported on 26th October (per RSPB) Sadly not reported to a wider audience at the time.

8th November - Sightings

RSPB - Green Sandpiper North Pit. 120 Golden Plover Jubilee Wetlands. Also 200 redwing, 100 Fieldfare, Goldeneye, Stonechat, Siskin, 3000 Starling (S Atkinson, J Kenny)
Alvecote - Common Swift Mill Pool for 15 minutes early afternoon (A Archer)

7th November - Sightings

RSPB - 400 Golden Plover, 5000 Starling, 2 Goldeneye (S Pick)

6th November - Sightings

RSPB - 7000 Starling roosted Fisher's Mill (per RSPB)
Ladywalk - 2 Woodcock (per P Sofley)

Wednesday, 4 November 2015

4th November - Sightings

Coton - Red-Crested Pochard (M Pollock)

2nd November - Sightings

RSPB - 2 Brambling Canal Meadow (per RSPB)