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2nd June News

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, … Continue reading

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24th May News

Thanks to Rod key for the following:- HIGHBRIDGE GRAVEL PITS   2 Sanderling on May 23rd. On May 21st 3 Great Crested Grebes, 1 Cormorant, 2 Greylag Geese, 1 Shelduck, 3 Gadwall, 2 Shoveler, 8 Tufted Duck, 4 Common Buzzards, 40 … Continue reading

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17th May 2017 Latest News

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- FORRESTS PLANTATION NEAR CLOWNE   A report of a probable Iberian Chiffchaff singing early afternoon on May 17th found by an ecologist. It was looked for later by other birders but nothing was seen … Continue reading

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9th May 2017

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- CARSINGTON WATER   The adult Great Northern Diver was last seen on May 2nd along with a pair of Red Crested Pochards-still present on May 8th, a Grey Plover, a Turnstone and a Sanderling. … Continue reading

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1st May 2017

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- CARSINGTON WATER   On May 1st 1 Grey Plover, 6 Sanderling, 1 Turnstone, 3 Black Terns and 29 Arctic Terns. WILLINGTON GRAVEL PITS   On May 1st 1 Turnstone, 1 Bar Tailed Godwit and 4 … Continue reading

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30th April 2017

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- A very busy weekend with the SE winds. CARSINGTN WATER   On Apr. 30th the adult Great Northern Diver still present. Also 18 Common Scoter, 1 Grey Plover, 1 Bar Tailed Godwit flew straight … Continue reading

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26th April 2017

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- ASHBOURNE   A pager report pf a Hooded Crow 2 miles North of Ashbourne flew to the bottom of a field at Agnes Meadow Lane at 12.45 p.m. on Apr. 26th. HOOPOE    One was … Continue reading

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11th April 2017

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- CARR VALE DWT RESERVE   A male Bearded Tit was a found here this morning-April 11th-at about 8.35 a.m. It remained here until 9.50 a.m. when it flew off North. An Osprey flew NW … Continue reading

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31st March 2017

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- R.TRENT, CRANFLEET CUT, LONG EATON   A very early Common Tern noted this morning-March 31st. This is one of the earliest ever records of this species in the County. CARSINGTON WATER   The adult Great … Continue reading

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24th March 2017

Derbyshire Black-necked Grebe Carsington Water off dam at 18:00 DE6 1ST SK241515 Derbyshire 2 Waxwing Old Tupton Derbyshire 40 Waxwing Ambergate off Derby Road opposite The Hurt Arms DE56 2EJ Derbyshire 41 Whooper Swan Ogston Resv at 09:22 from West … Continue reading

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