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The Pet encyclopedia

Wednesday 24th January 2024


First returning birds to Staffs 2024

Branston GPs

2x Ringed Plover on Ashy pit, (CEc)  –  2x Cattle Egret in sheep field opposite SMP2 viewed from road which heads towards Dunstall cricket club, also at 11:30 800x Lapwing, 2x Ringed Plover, 4x Curlew, (DSc)  –  also 2x Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, 20x Curlew, 1100x Lapwing, 11x Goosander, 18x Goldeneye, 8x Pochard, 7x Shelduck, 104x Wigeon, 6x Shoveler, 100x Teal, 5x Egyptian Geese, 25x Little Grebe, ad Caspian Gull, 8x YL Gull, 4x GBB Gull, 6x Common Gull, Peregrine, (JWo, CEc)

                                                         Ringed Plovers by Jon Woodcock

Burton on Trent Washlands

At 11:55 20x Wigeon, 14x Common Gull with BHGs and LBBGs on floods behind Tesco view from St Peters bridge, (DSc)

Endon – Denford

3x Jack Snipe, 30x Snipe, 2x Little Egret still, 2x Goosander, Woodcock, (DCo)


2x Dipper, (AMa)

Cannock Chase

200x Siskin, 40x Crossbill, (DBa, KM, ML, JS)

Stanley Pool

9x Goosander, 200x Lapwing, (GBr)


Iceland Gull, 2x Caspian Gull, 3x GN Dover, Shag, (JAl)

Radford Meadows Stafford

250x Golden Plover, 5x Pintail, 3x Goosander, (DBe)

Belvide Resv

6x Dunlin, 5x Shelduck, 12x Pochard, 185x Wigeon, Red Kite,