News 16/12/19

MAM TOR CASTLETON   A pager report of a Snow Bunting here on Dec 11th. Any info on this record would be greatly appreciated by the undersigned.

CARSINGTON WATER   The juv. Great Northern Diver still present off Stones Island on Dec 16th. A Chiffchaff on Dec 10/11/14th with 3 Shelduck on Dec 10th. Up to 21 Wigeon,  31 Gadwall, 48 Teal, 287 Pochard, 163 Tufted Duck, 15 Goldeneye, 1 Water Rail,3 Redshank and 7 Willow Tits noted.

OGSTON RESERVOIR   On Dec 10th 4 Shoveler, 22 Tufted Duck, 5 Goldeneye, 27 Goosander and a Water Rail whilst an adult Caspian Gull roosted.

LONG EATON GRAVEL PITS   On Dec 15th 3 Cattle Egrets where on Trent Meadows. On Dec 14th 7 Little Egrets, 56 Wigeon, 16 Gadwall, 61 Pochard, 244 Tufted Duck and 12 Goldeneye.

EGGINTON HALL   The Cattle Egret still present on Dec  13th.

WILNE LANE ,CHURCH WILNE   The adult Whooper Swan still present on flood pools with 23 Mute Swans and 3 Cormorants on Dec 14th.

TWYFORD   The 2 adult Whooper Swans still present on Dec 15th along with 44 Mute Swans.

SINFIN MOOR WETLANDS   On Dec 15th 7 Snipe and 8 Jack Snipe.

MELBOURNE POOL   3 Red Crested Pochard on Dec 15th.

WILLINGTON GP   The Bittern again present on Dec 12th along with a Goldeneye and a Willow Tit.


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