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25/5/19 News

OGSTON RESERVOIR   Yet another red letter day for this site with a Temminck’s Stint being found this morning-May 24th still present at 1.00.p.m. best viewed from The Oak Tree.  This will be the 27th county record and the first since … Continue reading

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News 23/5/19

CATTLE EGRETS   There is a report in the log book in the hide at Willington GP of one on May 17th. This would be a new bird for the site and, of curse, is still classed as a rare bird … Continue reading

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News 14/5/19

CARSINGTON WATER   2 Avocets were found by Ian Wright early this morning-May 14th-and were present up to 9.05 a.m. when they appeared to fly off. Also present a Bar Tailed Godwit. A Black Tern on May 11th with 4 Gadwall … Continue reading

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News 11/5/19

OGSTON RESERVOIR   A Roseate Tern present up to about 6.40 a.m. on May 10th  before it departed. This is the 10th County record with the last one being at Ogston Res in August 2017. Also present 3 Black Terns, 7 … Continue reading

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News 10/5/19

OGSTON RESERVOIR   On May 8th a Knot which was still present on May 9th, 2 Common Scoter, 9 Common Terns, 10 Whimbrel and 17 Dunlin. On May 9th 2 Black Terns, 12 Arctic Terns, 4 Common Terns, 84 Dunlin, 31 … Continue reading

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News 8/5/19

KINGS MILLS GRAVEL PIT, WESTON-ON-TRENT   A Red Rumped Swallow was found by Neil Loverock early morning on May 6th amongst a gathering of about 50-60 Hirundines. It showed well at times until about 3.30 p.m. when it was last seen. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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News 11/4/19

 Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- CARSINGTON WATER    The adult Great Northern Diver still present on Apr.10th. Four Common Scoter-3 drakes-and a Yellow Wagtail on Apr.9th. CARR VALE DWT RESERVE   in early April up to 8 Wigeon,40 Gadwall, 37 … Continue reading

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News 8/4/19

CARSINGTON WATER   The adult Great Northern Diver still present on Apr.7th. A Little Egret on Apr. 2nd with a pair of Pintail on Apr 1st on wgich date a male Marsh Harrier flew through. An Osprey on Apr. 4th with … Continue reading

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News 1/4/19

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- CARSINGTON WATER   After an Avocet on Mar 24th another was found during the morning of Mar 31st. An Osprey at Millfields early morning on Mar 31st and the long staying Great Northern Diver … Continue reading

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