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News 29/10/19

CARSINGTON WATER   A Manx Shearwater was found about 8.30.a.m. on 21st Oct on the water of the dam and remained until at least dinnertime. There was no sign of it next morning. This is about the 47th county record. The … Continue reading

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News 20/10/19

LONG BILLED DOWITCHER   It was seen again at Willington GP from about 09.45 a.m. until it flew off with 5 Lapwing at 11.00.a.m. on 19th Oct. It was then re-located at Highbridge GP early afternoon on 19th Oct but so … Continue reading

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8/10/19 News

CARSINGTON WATER   A small juv. Skua was found on the water off Paul Stanley Hide in poor conditions mid-afternoon on 7th Oct by Simon Roddis. It was initially identified as an ArctIc Skua but when photos of the bird were … Continue reading

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News 6/10/19

YELLOW BROWED WARBLERS   One was found late morning on 5th Oct calling along the embankment at Carr Vale DWT Reserve by Mark Beevers and was still present early afternoon although difficult to see at times. A pager report also of … Continue reading

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News 4/10/19

GREY PHALAROPE   One was found at Swineshaw Reservoir along the dam on Sept. 28th but no sign this morning-Sept 29th. However it or another bird was found at Torside Reservoir mid-morning on Sept 29th. These 2 records will probably bring … Continue reading

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News 24/9/19

HOLME MOSS   A Black Redstart was singing here on Sept. 22nd. CROWDEN   4 Ring Ousels on Sept. 22nd. LONG EATON GP   The Black Necked Grebe was last seen on Sept. 20th. On Sept 22nd 3 Little Egrets, 11 Pochard and … Continue reading

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16/9/19n News

WILLINGTON GP   A Cattle Egret mid-morning on 16th Sept and also a Great White Egret again present. The Bittern was again seen on 14th Sept. The Cattle Egret will be a first site record although a claim of a Cattle … Continue reading

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News 11/9/19

NE DERBYSHIRE   A Wryneck was trapped and ringed at a private site on 8th Sept. This is the first record since  a brief bird at Long Eaton GP in October 2017. The DOS realises that there may well be comments … Continue reading

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News 31/8/19

LONG EATON GP   The Black Necked Grebe still on The Rifle Range Pit on 29th Aug and 5 Sandwich Terns flew through on this same date. Also up to 5 Little Egrets, 6 Pochard and 143 Tufted Duck noted. DRAKELOW … Continue reading

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News 26/8/19

MIDDLETON MOOR   2 Great White Egrets mid-morning on 26th Aug and an Osprey flew over at 10.45 a.m. almost certainly the first GWE records from here. LONG EATON GP   A Black Necked Grebe was found on the Rifle Range Pit … Continue reading

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