Thanks to Rod Key for the following:-
OGSTON RESERVOIR A pale phase adult male Honey Buzzard flew East on 28th May. Also a Ringed Plover, a Grasshopper Warbler and a Spotted Flycatcher. On 24th May a Hobby, 3 Ringed Plovers, 1 Dunlin and 8 Common Terns. On 25th May 1 Osprey, 2 Hobbies, 8 Ringed Plover, 6+Little Ringed Plovers, 1 Common Sandpiper and a Yellow Legged Gull. On 26th May a Red Kite flew NE, 2 Shelduck, 7 Ringed Plovers, a Curlew, 3 Yellow Legged Gulls and 2 Yellow Wagtails. On 27th May a Hobby, 7 Little Ringed Plovers, 9 Ringed Plovers, a Curlew, a Yellow Legged Gull. On 29th May 6 Sanderling, 9 Little Ringed lovers, 3 Ringed Plovers, a Curlew, 3 Yellow Legged Gulls, a Yellow Wagtail and a Raven. On 30th May the Grasshopper Warbler still present along with 5 Ringed Plovers, a Raven and a Yellow Wagtail. On 1st June an Osprey, an escaped “Blue” Snow Goose and a Pink Footed Goose.
CARSINGTON WATER On 26th May a pair of Red Crested Pochards still present with 3 Spotted Flycatchers, a Common Sandpiper and 3 Raven. On 27th May 2 Turnstone, 1 Curlew, 1 Ringed Plover, 2 Shoveler and a Yellow Legged Gull. On 28th May a Red Kite, a Sanderling, a drake Red Crested Pochard and 2 Common Sandpipers.
CARR VALE DWT RESERVE A Redshank on 24th May, a Red Kite flew NE on 26th May with a 2nd bird again flying NE an hour later, also a Hobby and a Peregrine. On 28th May 3 Little Egrets and a male Shoveler with a Water Rail heard calling. The mak]le Shoveler still present on 29/30/31st May and 6 Barnacle Geese flew North on 30th May. An Osprey and 2 Peregrine Falcons on 31st May.
WILLINGTON GP 7 Black Tailed Godwits briefly on 28th May. A male Redstart briefly on 29 May along with 2 Dunlin which were still present on 30th May.
CHURCH WILNE RESERVOIR 11 Common Terns and a Shelduck on 23rd May with 9 Common Terns still on 1st June.
ASTON-ON-TRENT GP On 25th MY A Little Egret and 3 Shelduck along with a Green Woodpecker.
MIDDLETON MOOR A Red Kite on 26th May along with a Common Sandpiper and 6 Curlew.
MATLOCK A Red Kite on 26th May.