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Monday1st January 2024



3x GN Diver and the Shag still, (MYa, @Ochruros)  –  also Adult Iceland Gull, ad Caspian Gull, 2x YL Gull, (JAl)

Whitemoor Haye

Redhead Smew still on A513 pit, (JAl)  –  Short-eared Owl showing off the rough track, Merlin, Peregrine, 15x Goldeneye, 6x Pochard, 12x Shoveler, 10x Gadwall, 17x Egyptian Geese, YL Gull, 4x Stonechat, 3x Yellowhammer, (JWo) – also 6x Grey Partridge, 2x Great Egret, (SRi)  –  also 20x Wigeon, 43x Pochard, 31x Shoveler, 6x Little Egret, 3x Great Egret, 7x Stonechat, (SCo)

                                                      Short-eared Owl by Jon Woodcock

Uttoxeter Quarry

Marsh Harrier at 09:10, Peregrine, Oystercatcher, 7x Snipe, 7x Shelduck, Redpoll, 2x Stonechat, 2x Dipper, (RPo)


Red Kite again over this am, (DSc)


Goshawk south over the MOD, (RSt)


100x Pink-footed Geese over north at 11:14, Jack Snipe, 14x Snipe, 2x Stonechat, 4x Redpoll, (RTo)

Tittesworth Water

178x Common Gull, 3x Pochard, 11x Goosander, 23x Wigeon, 8x Snipe, 2x Willow Tit, (SGi)

Ipstones Edge

2x Red Kite at 12:00, (TDu)

Stoke on Trent

2x Waxwing at Fenton, (RGi)

Gailey Resv

4x Little Egret, 20x Pochard, 5x Goldeneye, Goosander, Water Rail, 3x Redpoll, 30x Siskin, (SRi)

Parkhall Lake

2x Goosander, (SFe)

Belvide Resv

Woodcock, Great Egret, 6x Little Egret, Goshawk, Pintail, 8x Dunlin, Stonechat, Green Woodpecker, 


Lordship Lane Water Rail, 5x Little Egret flew north over the Trent, (RGi)

Branston GPs

10x Curlew, c500 Lapwing, 5x Dunlin, 2x Green Sandpiper, 3x Snipe, 25x Little Grebe, 4x Shelduck, 55x Wigeon, 30x Pochard, 12x Goldeneye, 25x Little Grebe, 2x Little Egret, 4x YL Gull, 5x GBB Gull, 3x Stonechat, 2x Cetti’s Warbler, c25,000 Starling, 2x Redpoll, (DSc)