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Sunday 31st December 2023


   209 species reported in Staffs in 2023 just one more than 2022 (208) and 2021 (208).

Radford Meadows Stafford

c150x Golden Plover, 300x Lapwing, 23x Pintail, Wigeons, Shovelers, (IGr)

Churnet Valley

Red Kite over this morning, (DSc)

Endon – Denford

35x Wigeon, Green Woodpecker, Redpoll, Deep Hayes CP 2x Willow Tit, 7x Goosander, Wigeon, Little Grebe, (DCo)


3x GN Diver and the Shag still, (SRi)  –  also adult Iceland Gull, Ad Caspian Gull, 2x YL Gull in the roost(CW)

Tittesworth Water

38x Common Gull, 5x Willow Tit, Brambling, 5x Snipe, 7x Wigeon, 2x Pochard, (JOa, LH, KH)

Botteslow Flash

YL Gull, (RTo),  2x Stonechat, (BMo)


Brambling with 40x Chaffinch in stubble, (IMo)

Knypersley Resv

2x Willow Tit, Water Rail, (GBr)

Branston GPs

2x Brambling, 15x Greenfinch, YL Gull, 5x GBB Gull, Common Gull, 4x Egyptian Geese, (JWo)  –  Additional 2x Little Egret, 2x Shelduck, 40x Wigeon, 20x Pochard, 17x Goldeneye, 3x Water Rail, c500x Lapwing, 10x Curlew, Woodcock, 2x Stonechat, Cetti’s Warbler, Redpoll, c25,000 Starling, (DSc)

                                                         Common Gull by Jon Woodcock