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News 15th January 2018

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- DERWENTDALE   Still up to 12 + Parrot Crossbills present at Howden Reservoir at Ronklsey South Plantation on 14th Jan. There is also a small flock of Common Crossbills at the same locality just … Continue reading

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11th January sightings Great Pond, Stubbing, Wingerworth

  Thanks to Roy Collins for the following:- 28 Canada Goose 8 Mandarin Duck 38 Mallard 8 Tufted Duck 5 Goosander (1 F, 4 M or Juv) 2 Little Grebe (courting/breeding pair) 2 Great Crested Grebe (courting/breeding pair) 3 Great … Continue reading

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News 5/1/2018

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- DRAKELOW DWT RESERVE   On 1st Jan Richard James and Pete Hutchinson found a female/imm Hooded Merganser here. After examining photos of the bird, which spends a lot of time on its own and … Continue reading

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News 29th December 2017

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- DERWENTDALE   Still up to 12 Parrot Crossbills at Ronsley South Plantation on 28th Dec. A flock of 12 are now being seen in larches between Kings Tree and Slippery Stones as well , … Continue reading

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25th December 2017

Merry Christmas, and thanks to Rod key for the following:- DERWENTDALE   The small flock of Parrot Crossbills still present at Ronsley South Plantation on 23rd Dec when at least 8 were seen. Also present were up to c20 Common Crossbills. … Continue reading

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News 20th December 2017

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- DERWENTDALE   The small flock of 12 Parrot Crossbills still present late morning on 20th Dec at Howden Reservoir at the Ronksley South Plantation . Directions as before. CHURCH WILNE WATER SKI PIT   A … Continue reading

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News 19th December 2017

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- DERWENTDALE   The small flock of 12 Parrot Crossbills were still present on 18th Dec. just NW of Howden Reservoir at Ronksley South Plantation. They were still coming down to drink at the small … Continue reading

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News 10/12/17

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- DERWENTDALE   The small flock of Parrot Crossbills still present on the west side of Howden Reservoir at Ronksley South Plantation. Numbers have varied but the peak count was of 12 on 7/9th Dec. … Continue reading

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News 4th December 2017

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- HOWDEN RESERVOIR    A party of 3+ Parrot Crossbills were found on the west side of the reservoir opposite Windy Corner just SE of Ridge Wood early afternoon on 2nd Dec by Roy Twigg. … Continue reading

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23rd November 2017

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- CARSINGTON WATER    A Great Northern Diver was watched by Jon Bradley and Mark Pass flying out SE at about 08.00.over the res on 19th Nov. It may have been on the water beforehand. … Continue reading

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