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6 Pochard (4 drakes), 3 Goldeneye (2 drakes), 8 Goosander (3 drakes), single Raven, c30 Fieldfares, Twite still with c85 Linnets. Behind the dam wall no Dippers but 3 Tree Sparrows on feeders, c45 Siskins, Kingfisher & Grey Wagtail. Later … Continue reading
20 Gadwall, 7 Pochard (4 drakes), 7 Goosander (6 drakes), 2 (possibly 3) Chiffchaffs and the Twite still present though elusive.
3 Mute Swans, 6 Mandarins, 8 Gadwall, 37 Teal, 2 Wigeon, 9 Tufteds, Little Egret, 23 GC & 1 Little Grebe, an adult Honey Buzzard flew south 1138-48 (the fourth record, third individual this year), 8+ C.Buzzards, 2 Sparrowhawks, 3 … Continue reading
2 Mute Swans, 4 Mandarins, 9 Tufteds, 3 Little Egrets, 6 Black-tailed Godwits resting on the west bank (different group to last Friday’s birds), 146 gulls of five species loafing/bathing on the west bank comprised of 98 BHGulls, 41 LBBGulls, … Continue reading
An Arctic Tern briefly this morning with 4 Common Terns in addition to the two pairs present recently. Little else of note.
Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- NEWTON SOLNEY The 2 Cattle Egrets still their favourite Sheepfield on 11th Feb. viewed from the B5008, the Repton-Burton road. DRAKELOW DWT RESERVE The long staying female Long Tailed Duck still present on … Continue reading
3 Mute Swans, 12 Gadwall, 8 Tufteds, 1 Goldeneye, Water Rail, 1 Redshank, 2 Ravens, 2 Willow Tits, 5 Redpolls.
6 Teal, drake Common Scoter, Little Egret, 5 Oystercatchers, 9 LRPlovers, 2 Common Sands, 1 Common Tern, 96 BH & 1 Common Gull.
An Osprey flew high west at 1040 without taking any notice of the reservoir. Quiet otherwise with the Blue Snow Goose and a Dunlin the only birds of note with a Dipper on the river below the dam wall.