Author Archives: Paul Beard

News 17/6/18

Thanks to Rod for the following:- OGSTON RESERVOIR   This site is currently going through a purple patch. Steve Mann found a Manx Shearwater late morning on 14th June. Despite being heavily mobbed/harried by Great Black Backed Gulls it was still … Continue reading

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Ogston Guided Bird Walk 2/6/18

Coot, Lapwing, Greylag Goose, Grey Heron, Mallard, SedgeWarbler, Herring Gull, Crow, Cormorant, Wood Pig, Blackcap, Blackbird, Lesser Black Backed Gull, Oystercatcher, Gt Crested Grebe, Blue tit, Dunnock, Gt Tit, Gold Finch, Greenfinch, Pied Wagtail, Rook, Chiffchaff, Swallow, Mute Swan, Chaffinch, … Continue reading

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News 1/6/18

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- LONG EATON GRAVEL PITS   A report of a singing male Siberian Chiffchaff early morning On 1st June about 100 yards from the end of Pastures Lane. A Sanderling on 31st May and 3 … Continue reading

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News 25/5/18

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- LONG EATON GRAVEL PITS   12 Black Terns on The Windsurfing Pit early evening on 24th May. CARSINGTON WATER   6 Black Terns early evening on 24th May with 3 during the morning on 25th … Continue reading

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News 21/5/18

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- CARSINGTON WATER   2 Turnstone on Sailing Club Island on 20th May with 3 present on 21st May. An imm. Caspian Gull on 16th May. A Spotted Flycatcher on 15/19th May with 3 on … Continue reading

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Ogston Guided Bird Walk 5th May 2018

Lapwing, Cormorant, Sedge Warbler, Robin, Grey Heron, Gadwall, Blackbird, Crow, Mistle Thrush, Wood Pigeon, Swallow, Chiffchaff, Reed Bunting, Coot, Mallard, Canada goose, Oystercatcher, Reed Warbler, Wren, Great Crested Grebe, Greylag Goose, Little Grebe, Blue Tit, Willow Warbler, Tufted Duck, Blackcap, … Continue reading

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News 7/5/2018

WYVER LANE DWT RESERVE   An Osprey over the main pool early morning on 7th May and an adult Little Gull on 2nd May. MIDDLETON MOOR   3 Arctic Terns on 7th May CARSINGTON WATER   The adult Great Northern Diver still present … Continue reading

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news 1/5/2018

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- CARSINGTON WATER   The adult Great Northern Diver still present on 20th Apr along with a 1st summer Little Gull, 3 Common Sandpipers and 5 Little Ringed Plovers. On 25th Apr. 1 Ringed Plover, … Continue reading

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24/4/18 News

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- COMMON CRANES   After the 3 sightings on 14th Apr a further small party of 3 circled Carr Vale DWT Reserve on 19th Apr arriving from the North at 11.35 a.m. and slowly drifting … Continue reading

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News 16/4/2018

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- COMMON CRANE   Two birds were seen by Andy Butler flying SE over Beeley Moor at 09.50 a.m. on 14th Apr and then later were seen at Butterley Top and by Melvyn Harvey flying … Continue reading

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