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The Pet encyclopedia

Thursday 19th October 2023


Radford Madows

23x Pintail, Garganey, 73x Shoveler, c200 Teal, c100 Wigeon, Ruff, Black-tailed Godwit, Redshank, 250x Lapwing, (CDa)

Belvide Resv

A Twite briefly in the Linnet flock and again late afternoon, 7x Great Egret thru, Rock Pipit, 28x Dunlin, 5x Ringed Plover, 2x Ruff, 7x Snipe, 12x Pintail, 16x Pochard, YL Gull, 

Middleton Lakes

3x Great Egret, (SPA)  –  2x Pintail, 2x Pochard, Goosander, 25x Snipe, Stonechat, (MSm) 

Blithfield Resv

08:15 to 12:45 – 4x Great Egret, Ruddy Shelduck, 120x Wigeon, fem Goldeneye, Red Kite, YL Gull, 4x Ringed Plover, 30x Dunlin, Ruff, Curlew, Snipe, 150x Fieldfare, 4x Stonechat, (SRi)

Cannock Chase

21x Crossbill Abrahams Valley also c20 Siskin, (TSl)

Endon – Denford

64x Lapwing, 2x Water Rail, Redpoll, 3x Siskin, –  Ashes pool, 7x Snipe, 6x Mandarin, 51x Lapwing, Water Rail, (DCo)


Red Kite over at 15:19, (JDr)

Mill Pool

Wheatear, (SGi)

Tittesworth Water

Pochard, 15x Wigeon, 38x Teal, 12x Mandarin, 2x Goosander, 5x Common Gull, Willow Tit, Chiffchaff, (SGi)


A cream-crown Marsh Harrier drifted through SE at 16:15, (orange wing-tags on both wings), (PBe)

Branston GPs

15x Curlew, 2x Green Sandpiper, 2x Common Sandpiper, 150x Lapwing, Great Egret, 10x Little Egret, 2x Goldeneye, 42x Pochard, 2x Pintail, 41x Wigeon, 18x Gadwall, 46x Shoveler, 250x Teal, 12x Egyptian Geese, 133x Little Grebe, Water Rail, 3x YL Gull, Common Gull, 4x GBB Gull, Wheatear, 6x Stonechat, 28x Greenfinch, 4x Chiffchaff, 2x Cetti’s Warbler, Peregrine, (JWo)

                                                               Pintail by Jon Woodcock