Please note the Ogston Bird Walk on Saturday 3rd March is cancelled because of the severe weather.
- 16 May 2018
A change in the weather increased the concentration levels but typically the highlight came not in the hoped for form of a wader, tern or (fingers crossed) fly-through skua – a Woodlark fluttered NE then E over the dam wall at 1120, only Ogston’s second record after one flying west on 8 Oct 1971. A […]
- 11-15 May 2018
A quiet and quite settled period with few highlights; a Red Kite on 12th, an Osprey through at 1235 on 15th, up to six Oystercatchers and five Common Terns-both species vying for breeding rights on the two Tern rafts along with Greylags, Tufteds & Moorhens. At least two Green Hairstreaks on 14th in the recording […]
- News 25/5/18
Thanks to Rod Key for the following:- LONG EATON GRAVEL PITS 12 Black Terns on The Windsurfing Pit early evening on 24th May. CARSINGTON WATER 6 Black Terns early evening on 24th May with 3 during the morning on 25th May. Also 5 Common Terns and 10 Arctic Terns moved through, Still 4 Turnstones from […]