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Sunday 26th March 2023


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Doxey Marsh

ALPINE SWIFT flying west towards Great Bridgeford at 12:05, also 3x House Martin (first Staffs 2023 record), 2x Swallow,  (GPr)

Westport Lake

Adult Kittiwake at 07:30, 5x Pochard, (NJS)

Endon STW

Shelduck, Goosander, 2x Curlew, Barn Owl, 3x Chiffchaff, (GBr)

Blithfield Resv

Adult Kittiwake briefly at deep end, (GJM)  –  Blithfield Hall 2x Red Kite over, (AMa)

Branston GPs

Fem Marsh Harrier at 17:15, Red Kite over, 20x Golden Plover, Dunlin, 5x Redshank, 7x Curlew, 4x Oystercatcher, 2x Green Sandpiper, 94x Shoveler, 38x Shelduck, 10x Goldeneye, 9x Pochard, 4x Mandarin, 3x Common Gull, ad YL Gull, singing Blackcap, Brambling over, 10x Sand Martin, Cetti’s Warbler,  (DSc)

Tittesworth Water

2x Avocet on the water from the visitor centre also 9x Whooper Swan briefly, (JOa, KH)  –  Hawfinch, 4x Oystercatcher, Curlew, 2x Mandarin, 6x Goosander, 2x Willow Tit, (JOa, LH, KH)  –  The 2x Avocet and 9x Whooper Swan still at 15:45 plus a Woodcock, (SGi, IB)

                                                            Avocets by Steve Gibson

Tucklesholme – Branston Leas

2x LRP, 4x Oystercatcher, 2x Goldeneye, 2x Mandarin, 2x Cetti’s Warbler, 70x Sand Martin thru, (TWy)

Whitemoor Haye

2x LRP, Ringed Plover, Curlew over, 20+ Lapwing, Tree Sparrow, Grey Partridge, Merlin, Red Kite over, Pochard, 6x Gadwall, 12x Shoveler, 2x Shelduck, (SCo)


6x Whooper Swan over west at 10:30, Wheatear, (JJo)

Uttoxeter Quarry

LRP, 3x Redshank, Curlew, Green Sandpiper, 2x Swallow, 100x Sand Martin, 2x Pintail, 2x Goldeneye, 5x Goosander, (RPo)

Rocester RCB

24x Barnacle Geese at North Lake, (JDr)

Weston Coyney

Red Kite over at 10:02, (SFe)

Burntwood (Loggerheads)

Brambling still, Red Kite over Eccleshall Road, 8x Redpoll, 4x Chiffchaff, 6x Linnet, (RGi)

Chatterley Whitfield

Snipe, (SHi)