Category Archives: Local News

21st October 2017 News

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- CARR VALE DWT RESERVE    a PROBABLE Yellow Browed Warbler was heard calling by Mark Beevers on 19th Oct and was confirmed when the bird was seen on 20th Oct. This is the 4th … Continue reading

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News 14th October 2017

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- ASTON-ON-TRENT GRAVEL PITS   A Great White Egret was found here on 13th Oct by Vic Bevan, only the 2nd record for the site. He was also lucky enough to see a Bittern here … Continue reading

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News 5th October 2017

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- CARSINGTON WATER  An eclipse drake Green Winged Teal was found and photographed by Richard Lowe on 1st Oct and although mobile with the large flock of 300+Teal was still present from Sheepwash Hide … Continue reading

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News 1st October 2017

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- WILLINGTON GRAVEL PITS   The Bittern continues to show well at times especially on 24/30th Sept. A juv. Black Tern present on 24th Sept along with a 1st winter Caspian Gull, 3 Hobbies and … Continue reading

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23rd September News

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- NEW MILLS   a Yellow Browed Warbler was heard to call three/four times early morning from amongst a large Tit/Goldcrest/Chiffchaff flock by Alexander Lees at High Lea Park who unfortunately did not manage to … Continue reading

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News 14th September 2017 Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- MANX SHEARWATERS     One was picked up dead at Stanton-by-Bridge on 9th Sept. Another was found at Carsington Water at dusk on 11th Sept by Jon Bradley and remained showing well … Continue reading

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4th August 2017 News

Thanks to Roy Frost for the following:- CARR VALE DWT RESERVE   An adult Caspian Tern was found here late yesterday afternoon-3rd Aug- by Ian Swain walking his dog. It remained until about 6.50 p.m. when after it had circled round … Continue reading

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July 17th 2017 News

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- CARR VALE NR   On 6th July 5 Teal present with smaller numbers to 16th.Also a drake Shoveler which stayed until the 13th July and was joined by a female on 7th July with … Continue reading

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6th July 2017

 Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- PLEASLEY COLLIERY   2 Back Tailed Godwits briefly early morning on 5th July. OGSTON RESERVOIR   2 Black Tailed Godwits, possibly the Pleasley birds, showed well on 5th July with a female Common Scoter on … Continue reading

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28th June 2017

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- WOODHEAD RESERVOIR   An adult Gannet was found late morning on 25 June on the water here being mobbed by Black Headed Gulls. It remained here all day and in fact roosted overnight still … Continue reading

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