News 31/8/19

LONG EATON GP   The Black Necked Grebe still on The Rifle Range Pit on 29th Aug and 5 Sandwich Terns flew through on this same date. Also up to 5 Little Egrets, 6 Pochard and 143 Tufted Duck noted.

DRAKELOW DWT RESERVE   Still 4 Great White Egrets roosting here and watched flying out the roost on 29th Aug along with 18 Little Egrets. Also on 29th Aug 1 Green Sandpiper and a Hobby.

WILLINGTON GP   On 29th Aug 2 Little Egrets,  5 Teal, 4 Shoveler, 20 Snipe and a Common Sandpiper.

OGSTON RESERVOIR   Up to 3 Gadwall, 10 Teal, 1 Shoveler, 106 Tufted Duck, single Hobbies and Peregrine Falcon, the regular adult Yellow Legged Gull all noted. An Osprey on 27/28th Aug with a Spotted Flycatcher on 28th Aug and a Grasshopper Warbler on 29th Aug.

CARSINGTON WATER   A drake Wigeon on 26th Aug with 4 on 30th, a female Pintail on 29th Aug with 2 female/juv. Red Crested Pochards on 30th Aug.. An Osprey on 28/29/30th Aug with a Greenshank on 28th Aug. Two Arctic Terns on 29th Aug with a Whinchat and 2 Wheatears on 29th Aug and 3 Spotted Flycatchers on 26th Aug. Up 1 Little Egret, 25 Gadwall, 32 Teal,3 Shoveler, 5 Pochard, 2 Sniper, 1 Common Sandpiper 2 Yellow Legged Gulls, 3 Yellow Wagtails, 2 Tree Pipits and 3 Redstarts noted.

CARR VALE NR   On 24th Aug still one of the juv. Mediterranean Gulls present. An eclipse drake Garganey from 26-31st Aug, a Marsh Harrier on 26th Aug and the Osprey still present on 31st Aug with a second bird through on 29th Aug. On 27th Aug a Ringed Plover and 3 Green Sandpipers with a Green Sandpiper and a male Redstart on 28th Aug. On 31st Aug a juv. Caspian Gull. Up to 3 Little Egrets, single different Wigeon on 26/27th Aug, 30 Gadwall, 13 Teal, 5 Shoveler,  a Water Rail, 3 Hobbies and a Peregrine noted.

OSPREYS   Single birds at Linacre Reservoir on 26th Aug and over Ramsley Moor on 29th Aug.


This entry was posted in Local News. Bookmark the permalink.