Category Archives: Local News

Local News 5/8/18

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- WILLINGTON GRAVEL PITS   A report of a Timmins’s Stint up to mid-morning on 6th Aug but no further sign by early afternoon. This is the first site record since one in early Aug, … Continue reading

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News 20/7/18

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- WILLINGTON GP   On 19th July a “flock” of 10  juv. Mediterranean Gull were found mid-morning on the spit and amongst the resting Black Headed Gulls. Most soon disappeared but still 2/3 present at … Continue reading

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News 9/7/18

Thanks to Rod key for the following:- LONG DALE    Photos were taken on 4th July of a Woodchat Shrike here by 3 Suffolk Birders. I was contacted by them on Thursday evening-5th July- about this bird and was promised the … Continue reading

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News 2/7/18

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- LONG EATON GP   An adult Shag flew round the Windsurfing Pit on 29th June before flying off towards Attenborough NR.A pair of  Pochard have again bred here and have a brood of 5 … Continue reading

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News 17/6/18

Thanks to Rod for the following:- OGSTON RESERVOIR   This site is currently going through a purple patch. Steve Mann found a Manx Shearwater late morning on 14th June. Despite being heavily mobbed/harried by Great Black Backed Gulls it was still … Continue reading

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News 1/6/18

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- LONG EATON GRAVEL PITS   A report of a singing male Siberian Chiffchaff early morning On 1st June about 100 yards from the end of Pastures Lane. A Sanderling on 31st May and 3 … Continue reading

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News 25/5/18

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- LONG EATON GRAVEL PITS   12 Black Terns on The Windsurfing Pit early evening on 24th May. CARSINGTON WATER   6 Black Terns early evening on 24th May with 3 during the morning on 25th … Continue reading

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News 21/5/18

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- CARSINGTON WATER   2 Turnstone on Sailing Club Island on 20th May with 3 present on 21st May. An imm. Caspian Gull on 16th May. A Spotted Flycatcher on 15/19th May with 3 on … Continue reading

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News 7/5/2018

WYVER LANE DWT RESERVE   An Osprey over the main pool early morning on 7th May and an adult Little Gull on 2nd May. MIDDLETON MOOR   3 Arctic Terns on 7th May CARSINGTON WATER   The adult Great Northern Diver still present … Continue reading

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news 1/5/2018

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- CARSINGTON WATER   The adult Great Northern Diver still present on 20th Apr along with a 1st summer Little Gull, 3 Common Sandpipers and 5 Little Ringed Plovers. On 25th Apr. 1 Ringed Plover, … Continue reading

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