At the reservoir 3 Mute Swans, a Mandarin, 21 Gadwall, 2 Wigeon, 9 Tufteds, 3 Little Grebes, 2 Chiffchaffs and a Rock Pipit. Vis-mig was varied though unspectacular with 82 Chaffinches, 39 Bramblings, 15 Siskins, 13 Redpolls, 21 Skylarks, 9 Pied & 1 Grey Wag. Also of note was a Grey Partridge at Highoredish.
- 10 December 2018
Nothing reported from earlier in the day. The last hour or so on the west bank revealed 2x 1stW Yellow-l-Gulls in a sizeable roost, 2 Goldeneye, 2 Goosander and c 40 Redwings.
- 9 December 2018
3 Mute Swans, 2 Greylags, 24 Tufteds, drake Pochard, 4 Goldeneye, drake Goosander, 26 GCGrebes, 2 Kingfishers. 6 Whooper Swans arrived late afternoon (2 juveniles) but little of interest in the roost.
- News 10/12/18
Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- ROSE COLOURED STARLING The juv. bird still present in private gardens at Etwall. It is with c70 Common Starlings so the best bet may be to look out form Starlings on rooftops etc. Please respect the privacy of the local residents etc. CARSINGTON WATER A report of a […]