News 11/4/19

 Thanks to Rod Key for the following:-

CARSINGTON WATER    The adult Great Northern Diver still present on Apr.10th. Four Common Scoter-3 drakes-and a Yellow Wagtail on Apr.9th.

CARR VALE DWT RESERVE   in early April up to 8 Wigeon,40 Gadwall, 37 Teal,13 Common Buzzards,2 Oystercatchers, 2 Little Ringed Plovers and 8 Snipe present. A Little Egret flew North n Apr. 3rd, 2 Pochard from Apr 1-6th,a Dunlin on Apr. 1st with a Curlew on Apr. 5th. An adult Yellow Legged Gull on Apr.4th with 2 House Martins n Apr. 4/6th. A Yellow Wagtail and a female Wheatear on Apr. 7th and up to 35 Chiffchaffs and 20 Fieldfares on Apr. 1st with a Marsh Tit on Apr.4th.

WILLINGTON GRAVEL PITS   The Great White Egret still present but elusive on Apr. 10th. Also 1 Wigeon, 17 Gadwall, 19 Tufted Duck, 2 Common Buzzards, 2 Oystercatchers and a Green Woodpecker.

AMBASTON GRAVEL PITS   On Apr. 9th 3 Little Ringed Plovers and a Redshank, 3 Greylag Geese and a Linnet.


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