31 Greylags & 30 Canadas, 11 Mandarins, 3 Tufteds, 4 Goldeneye, 14 Goosander, 14 occupied nests in the heronry, Water Rail, 2 Peregrines, 2 Sparrowhawks, several Buzzards, 6 Oystercatchers, 19 Golden Plover south, 2 Curlews, a Black-tailed Godwit off the west bank probably left NE, 11 Snipe, 5 Skylarks NE/E, 68 Fieldfares inc. a flock of 63 NE, 12 Lesser & 6 Mealy (Common) Redpolls on the west bank with Linnets and a Hawfinch in the churchyard.
- News 16/4/19
Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- LONG EATON GRAVEL PITS 2 Arctic Terns late morning on Apr.15th. Two Ruddy Shelduck on Apr.13th along with a Green Sandpiper, a Common Tern n Apr. 12th and a Red Crested Pochard on Apr. 11th. UP TO 2 Little Egrets, 2 Shoveler, 11 Pochard, 108 Tufted Duck and […]