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  1. Matt Griffiths

    Earlswood Lakes & Surrounding Area

    I see, thanks for the clarification.
  2. Matt Griffiths

    Earlswood Lakes & Surrounding Area

    Hi Keith, what time did you see the scoter at Earlswood yesterday morning please? I see there was a report of a male at Upper Bittell also during that morning.
  3. Matt Griffiths

    Sandwell Valley

    Sandwell Valley 30/04/2016 My 1st ever visit to the RSPB reserve today. In addition to the Common Scoter on the lake, there was a Lesser Redpoll visiting the feeding station which I thought was a bit late. Matt
  4. Matt Griffiths

    Halesowen

    Hopefully Earlswood if it likes the same kind of habitat as Goosanders?
  5. Matt Griffiths

    Blythe Valley, Solihull

    Blythe Valley, 19/03/2016 Woodcock at Blythe Valley flushed from the pond between Virgin Active and the nursery school today (Martin Lindop).
  6. Matt Griffiths

    Trittiford mill pond and the dingles bird sightings

    Paul Fitzgerald reports 1 Little Egret on Priory Pool on Nov 11th and 2 there the following day.
  7. Matt Griffiths

    Birds of Warwickshire

    Which sites are confirmed to take part Phil? Those four and possibly others?
  8. Matt Griffiths

    Edgbaston res

    A Redshank was on the spit at the far end of Edgbaston Res on Tuesday afternoon (Paul Fitzgerald).
  9. Matt Griffiths

    Upton Warren

    Hi Phil, Yes I organised the Warks all-dayer. Date chosen was the one that the majority of participants could do. We're hoping to do another next spring, and a few of us might do it again this autumn... Matt
  10. Matt Griffiths

    Fen's Pool Nr

    1 Common Sandpiper & a Lesser Whitethroat at Fens Pool this morning.
  11. Matt Griffiths

    Fungus ID, Warwickshire, UK

    Thank you both :t:
  12. Matt Griffiths

    Fungus ID, Warwickshire, UK

    Hello, Can anyone ID this fungus please? It was photographed on a fallen tree in wet deciduous woodland beside a brook in Warwickshire last month. Cheers. Matt
  13. Matt Griffiths

    Cole Valley

    2 Little Egrets together still at the small mill pond on the 18th (Geoff Harborne).
  14. Matt Griffiths

    Rare and Scarce Birds in Warwickshire

    Yes Phil, "XNDJ". Seen last year at Shawell in Leics - http://bagawildone.blogspot.co.uk/2014/10/another-colour-ringed-caspian-gull-at.html It looks more like a Caspian in those photos than mine, but definitely the same bird! Still has a limp.
  15. Matt Griffiths

    Rare and Scarce Birds in Warwickshire

    Caspian Gull (2w) with green darvic ring on ice at Engine Pool, Earlswood Lakes this morning, last seen at 10:00am. Was also seen yesterday morning and on January 30th. Photos on my Twitter.
  16. Matt Griffiths

    Passerines ID, Warwickshire, UK

    Thanks everyone. Matt
  17. Matt Griffiths

    Passerines ID, Warwickshire, UK

    Hi all, A flock of 40+ Meadow Pipits were reported perched in trees on my local patch recently by an observer who also got some shots (below). They don't give me the impression of being pipits (especially the 2nd shot), so would appreciate others' thoughts on the pics please. Kind regards, Matt
  18. Matt Griffiths

    Upton Warren

    Nice photo of a GC Grebe alongside a swimming vole taken at UW posted on the West Midlands Birding facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/westmidlandsbirding (need to join to view). Said to be a Water Vole - are there any on the reserve? Matt
  19. Matt Griffiths

    Birds of Warwickshire

    Visited Coton Lakes for the first time in a while today and was completely surprised to find no hide there! Seems it got burnt down some time ago :C but can't remember this being reported. Matt
  20. Matt Griffiths

    Blythe Valley, Solihull

    Egret or the leucistic Grey Heron flew over the M42 at Monkspath where the R. Blythe goes under the motorway yesterday early afternoon. Only saw it with the naked eye at some distance as I was driving to work. Matt
  21. Matt Griffiths

    Blythe Valley, Solihull

    Wigeon numbers 42 Wigeon at Blythe Valley on November 30th (Martin Lindop). Site is becoming much more favourable for the species than it used to.
  22. Matt Griffiths

    Bittell Reservoirs and Hopwood area

    Bittell spring all-dayer? I'm hoping to organise an all-dayer at Earlswood in the spring next year, and wonder whether the Bittell regulars would be interested in doing one on the same day, as a little friendly competition to make it even more interesting? It wouldn't necessarily have to be on...
  23. Matt Griffiths

    Hill Hook Nature Reserve

    Most of the sightings at Earlswood this autumn have been of redheads, which include juvenile males atm. Matt
  24. Matt Griffiths

    Upton Warren

    Ah, I thought that code seemed familiar! According to the ringing details I received, it was ringed at Kiaulės Nugara island, Klaipėda, Lithuania. Kaunas is where the zoological museum is based. Matt
  25. Matt Griffiths

    Birding In Staffordshire

    Thanks Ian, yes I've seen that article and found it really useful as a starting point, though it doesn't go into the level of detail I need. I find those "Birds of..." articles in general really interesting and it's a shame the bird club stopped publishing them in their Reports. Have you also...
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