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21 February 2019

An adult Iceland Gull in the roost had been at Poolsbrook earlier and looked like a Kumlien’s Gull, also the adult Glaucous/Herring Gull hybrid again. Additionally 12 Gadwall, 2 Pintail, 3 Goldeneye, 15 Goosander, 6 Little Grebes, 6 Oystercatchers, 327 … Continue reading

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11 January 2019

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

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1 January 2019

20 Gadwall, 7 Pochard (4 drakes), 7 Goosander (6 drakes), 2 (possibly 3) Chiffchaffs and the Twite still present though elusive.

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5 September 2018

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

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26 July 2018

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

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18 June 2018

An Arctic Tern briefly this morning with 4 Common Terns in addition to the two pairs present recently. Little else of note.

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News 12/2/2018

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

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27 November 2017

3 Mute Swans, 12 Gadwall, 8 Tufteds, 1 Goldeneye, Water Rail, 1 Redshank, 2 Ravens, 2 Willow Tits, 5 Redpolls.

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22 July 2017

6 Teal, drake Common Scoter, Little Egret, 5 Oystercatchers, 9 LRPlovers, 2 Common Sands, 1 Common Tern, 96 BH & 1 Common Gull.

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4 June 2017

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.

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