• Mon. Mar 4th, 2024


The Pet encyclopedia

Saturday 6th January 2024

             West Midland Bird Stafford Branch invites you to a talk on Tuesday 9th January 2024

                              Wild Islands the nature of the Falklands with Mark Sisson

                        At Walton-On-The-Hill Village Hall, Green Gore Lane ST17 0LD

              Doors open 7pm for a 7:30 pm start. Admission £3 including refreshments


4x Waxwing briefly by train station then flew off, (ICW)  – Roost Ad Iceland Gull, ad YL Gull also 3x GN Diver, Shag, (JAl)


Darnfield Lane – 3x Stonechat, 2x Yellowhammer, 25x Linnet, (BHa)


c150x Pink-footed Geese NW over Basford early afternoon, (SJT)

Whitemoor Haye

Barn Owl at 07:15, 7x Goldeneye, 11x Wigeon, Gadwall, 6x Grey Partridge, Cetti’s Warbler, Great Egret, (SCo)  –  Merlin, Great Egret, (RBe)

Fradley – Alrewas

2x Green Sandpiper in flooded fields, 7x Goosander flew north, 32x Skylark, (BHa)

Tittesworth Water

160x Pink-footed Geese over, 73x Common Gull, 21x Wigeon, 2x Pochard, 2x Goosander, 20x Snipe, 6x Siskin, (SGi)


c220x Pink-footed Geese over at 14:05, (DCo)

Astonfields Balancing Lakes

3x Ringed-necked Parakeet at 14:00 at least, (GHa)


Little Owl, 6x Little Egret, (CVa)


Marsh Tit, (CVa)

Branston GPs

24x Little Grebe, Little Egret, Shelduck, 62x Wigeon, 10x Shoveler, 100x Teal, 45x Pochard, 17x Goldeneye, Goosander, Peregrine, Water Rail, 500x Lapwing, 17x Curlew, 2x Woodcock, 2x GBB Gull, 3x Stonechat, 8,000x Starling, (DSc)