An interesting day with Chiffchaffs (two) and a single Sand Martin being the first of the summer visitors to arrive. Also an adult Kittiwake briefly at around 1230, right on cue, and four Hawfinches in the churchyard. Also 12 Mandarins, 16 Gadwall (most so far this year), 4 Tufteds, 10 Goosander, 2 GCGrebes & 1 Little Grebe, 9 Buzzards, 2 Sparrowhawks, 3 Kestrels, 6 Oystercatchers, 2 Curlews flew NNW, c60 Linnets, 4 Redpolls & 2 Siskins on the feeders.
- 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 […]