WYVER LANE DWT RESERVE An Osprey over the main pool early morning on 7th May and an adult Little Gull on 2nd May.
MIDDLETON MOOR 3 Arctic Terns on 7th May
CARSINGTON WATER The adult Great Northern Diver still present on 7th May along with 2 Shelduck. On 2nd May a total of c240 Arctic Terns moved through during the morning during a spell of inclement weather. Also noted were 10 Common Terns and 2 Little Gulls-the 1st summer bird remaining until the 4th May., 2 Dunlin, a Greenshank and a Yellow Wagtail. A total of 12 Swifts and 7 Little Ringed Plovers on 3rd May. On 4th May a Spotted Flycatcher, a Whinchat, a drake Common Scoter-still present on 6th May and an Arctic Tern. On 6th May a drake Red Crested Pochard.
OGSTON RESERVOIR On 2nd May 42 Arctic Terns flew through during the morning along with a Whimbrel and 2 Yellow Wagtails.
HIGHBRIDGE GRAVEL PIT The adult Whooper Swan previously at Barrow GP here from 4-6th May with a Whimbrel on 5th May.
LOSCOE DAM 3 Arctic Terns and a Common Tern on 3rd May.
WILLINGTON GRAVEL PITS An Arctic Tern, 14 Common Terns and a Dunlin on 2nd May. On 4th May a Shelduck, a Shoveler, a Hobby briefly perched up and a Common Sandpiper.
CARR VALE DWT RESERVE The Bittern again on 3rd May.
ABBEY HILL FLOODS An Osprey flew over mid-morning on 3rd May.
ASTON-ON-TRENT GRAVEL PITS On 6th May 11 Great Crested Grebes, 13 Cormorants, 1 Little Egret, 3 Grey Herons, 1 Shelduck, 8 Gadwall, 20 Tufted Duck, 3 Common Buzzards, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Common Terns, 1 Turtle Dove, 3 Cettis Warblers, 5 Reed Warblers, 6 Blackcaps, 1 Lesser Whitethroat and 2 Garden Warblers.
RED KITES Single birds at Walton on 5th May and over the M1 near Tibshelf on 7th May