Category Archives: Local News

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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news 23/3/19

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- CARSINGTON WATER   The long staying adult Great Northern Diver still present on Mar. 22nd. Recently up to 6 Goldeneye, 1 Goosander, 4 Ruff, 1 Dunlin, 36 Curlew, 1 Woodcock, 14 Snipe noted. A … Continue reading

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news 13/3/19

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- OGSTON RESERVOIR   A near adult Glaucous Gull roosted on Mar 2/5th . Up to 4 different Iceland Gulls- an adult, a 2nd winter and 2 1st winters-used the roost here from Mar 2-12th … Continue reading

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News 2/3/19

Thanks to Rod Key for the following;- POOLS BROOK AREA   On Mar 1st a Little Ringed Plover was at Markham-the earliest ever county record and 2 Iceland Gulls were  on waste ground behind the beet factory-a 4th year bird and … Continue reading

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News 14/2/19

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- CARSINGTON WATER   Three Snow Buntings flew over the Visitor Centre heading for Stones Island late morning on Feb 14th. The adult Great Northern Diver still present on Feb. 13th along with 5 Ruff. … Continue reading

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