News 11/11/19

CURBAR EDGE   A Snow Bunting was found here by Ron Blagden on Nov. i8th

WILLINGTON GP   Despite flooding a few brave souls have still managed access here. The Hen Harrier still present late afternoon on Nov. 10th and the Marsh Harrier still here on 6th Nov. There were 30 Little Egrets and an adult Whooper Swan on Nov 5th with a Goldeneye, a Redshank and a Willow Tit on Nov 6th and a Jack Snipe on Nov 7th. A Bearded Tit again reported on Nov. 4th.

ETWEALL HALL   The Cattle Egret re-found here on Nov. 8th.

CARSINGTON WATER   The juv. Great Northern Diver still present but mobile on Nov. 10th with 110 Pink Footed Geese SE on Nov 5th and 150 East on Nov. 6th. Thirty Wigeon and 193 Pochard on Nov 9th, 3 Goldeneye on Nov 5th with 2 on Nov 6th, 30 Snipe on Nov 5th, 2 adult Yellow Legged Gulls on Nov. 9th and 25 Siskin on Nov. 10th.

OGSTON RESERVOIR   There were 2 adult Whooper Swans briefly on Nov 8th whilst 320 Pink Footed Geese flew E in 3 skeins on Nov 8th. A juv.. Common Scoter from Nov. 5-10th with a Goshawk and a Merlin on Nov. 8th and 4 Brambling on Nov. 5th. Up to 10 Gadwall, 4 Shoveler, 3 Goldeneye, 6 Snipe, an adult Yellow Legged Gull and 2w Raven also noted.

CARR VALE DWT RESERVE   6 Whooper Swans flew through on Nov. 10th.

LONG EATON GP   The juv. Scaup still present on the Windsurfing Pit on Nov. 19th. A skein of 64 Pink Footed Geese flew through on Nov.8th. Up to 3 Little Egrets, 10 Wigeon, 52 Pochard, 194 Tufted Duck, 4 Goldeneye and 4 Cettis Warblers also noted.

R.TRENT, NEWTON SOILNEY   The adult Whooper Swan still present on Nov 6th and the “ringtail” Hen Harrier also noted.

DOVE HOLES QUARRY   A Shelduck and a Stonechat on Nov. 8th.

SHIPLEY   A Jack Snipe and 68 Snipe on Nov. 10th.

PINK FOOTED GEESE   On Nov. 6th c100 flew East over Spondon, On Nov 8th 260 flew over Kinder Scout with 72 on Nov. 10th. At Mapperley 120 flew over on Nov. 8th, Hathersage 81 flew over on Nov 9th with on Nov. 10th 605 over Holymoorside, 64 over Press Reservoir and 320 over Wingerworth.


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