Category Archives: Local News

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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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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News 9/4/18

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- CARSINGTON WATER   The adult Great Northern Diver and the drake Scaup are still present on 9th Apr along with 2 adult Kittiwakes and 2 White Wagtails. A summer plumage adult Black Necked Grebe … Continue reading

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News 5th April 2018

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- CARSINGTON WATER   The long staying adult Great Northern Diver and the drake Scaup still present on 4th Apr. An Osprey flew North on 3rd Apr and it or another was again present late … Continue reading

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News 27/3/2018

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- PEAK DALE QUARRY   A report that the Lapland Bunting was again present on 26th Mar. CHELLASTON   A report of 2 Cranes flying SW early evening on 26th Mar. CARSINGTON WATER   The Great Northern … Continue reading

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News 24/3/2018

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- PEAK DALE QUARRY   Ray Scally found a Lapland Bunting “down” here on 24th Mar. First county record since 2014. CARSINGTON WATER   Both the Great Northern Diver and the drake Scaup still present on … Continue reading

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