Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Jan 23rd

This morning 3 Scaups still present on Lea Marston lake , viewed from the roadbridge and a Little Egret in flight at Coton Lakes. (J Oates).Three Glaucous Gulls were present on Dosthill Lake at midday, i.e. the 2 normal juvs and the blotchy one ,(T Perrins).At Draycote Water the first winter drake Lesser Scaup still in Toft Bay (under willows at Gray's Barn). Also the mobile drake Smew and Great Northern Diver (which is becoming more confiding) off Draycote Bank .One Firecrest still along Laundry Lane Alvecote, access north from Shuttington Road Bridge. And tonight a Glaucous Gull (juv) came into the roost at Coton. Little Egret still on the opposite side of the road to Whitacre Heath NR, viewed from the railway bridge,(Birdguides).
3 Little Egret Coleshill Quarry, 2 Little Egret Ladywalk .

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