27/12/19 News

MAM TOR   The Snow Bunting still present on Dec 25th.

CHURCH WILNE WATER SKI PIT   The Black Necked Grebe still present on Dec 26th. On Dec 24th  2 Little Grebes, 5 Great Crested Grebes, 2 Cormorants, 8 Wigeon, 7 Gadwall, 20 Pochard, 104 Tufted Duck, 2 Goldeneye, 250 Coot  and single Common and Herring Gulls. ONLY VIEW FROM THE GATE PLEASE.

WILNE LANE, CHURCH WILNE   The lone Ruddy Shelduck again present on Dec 27th along with the long staying adult Whooper Swan.

ST,CHADS WATER   On Dec 24th 3 Goosander, 3 Wigeon and a Little Egret.

PRIVATE SITE, SOUTH DERBYSHIRE   A female Ruddy Duck on Dec 24th. Possibly the only county record this year.

LONG EATON GP   The 2 Cattle Egrets still on Trent Meadows on Dec 24th along with a Jack Snipe. Up to 12 Little Egrets, 53 Gadwall, 59 Pochard also noted with a Stonechat on Dec 24th.

CARSINGTON WATER   The 2 Great Northern Divers still present on Dec 27th along with a Jack Snipe. Four Whooper Swans flew SW on Dec 26th  with a female Pintail on Dec 24/25th. Single Chiffchaffs on Dec 24/26th with 2 on Dec 25th. Up to 16 Wigeon, 35 Gadwall, 61 Teal, 215 Pochard, 13 Goldeneye, 10 Goosander, 1 Water Rail, 1 Golden Plover, 4 Woodcocks, 2 Redshank and 20 Siskin also noted.

OGSTON RESERVOIR   On Dec 26th 46 Pink Footed Geese flew N and 4 Shelduck present with a juv. male Goshawk on Dec 24th. Up to 2 Mandarin, 2 Wigeon,12 Gadwall, 46 Teal, 7 Shoveler, 3 Pochard, 36 Tufted Duck, 6 Goldeneye, 9 Goosander, 1 Water Rail, 1 Yellow Legged Gull and 40 Siskin noted.

CHADDESDEN   7 Whooper Swans flew over on Dec 25th.

WILLINGTON GP   8 Pintail on Dec 24th.


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