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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.
Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- FORRESTS PLANTATION NEAR CLOWNE A report of a probable Iberian Chiffchaff singing early afternoon on May 17th found by an ecologist. It was looked for later by other birders but nothing was seen … Continue reading
There will be an Open Hide Day event on Monday 1st May when non-members will have access to the hides from 10am to 4pm.
2 Mute Swans, 4 Gadwall, 1 Goldeneye, second Osprey of the spring at 1355, Goshawk chasing an Oyker!, 4 Oystercatchers, 9 Snipe, 7 Curlews, Green Woodpecker, Kingfisher, first House Martin with 45 Sand Martins & 15 Swallows and at least … Continue reading