Wednesday, 21 June 2017

20th June - Sightings

RSPB - Ruff, Green Sandpiper, 2 LRP (juvs), 3 Cuckoo Jubilee Wetlands (G Williams et al)
Alvecote - Common Sandpiper Railway Pool (R Smith)

19th June - Sightings

RSPB - Ruff, Snipe, 2 broods Avocet Jubilee Wetlands. Green Sandpiper Southern Meadow. Egyptian Goose + 1 young Dosthill NR (G Williams et al)
Ladywalk - 2 Great-White Egret, 8 Little Egret (4 juvs), 5 LRP (3 juv), 48 Lapwing, 56 Gadwall (inc 3 new broods (7,8,9) - 6 broods so far in total), 2 prs Shoveler (P Sofley)

17th June - Sightings

RSPB - Bittern reported somewhere (per RSPB)

16th June - Sightings

Ladywalk - Osprey high over reserve 14:50. Also 4 LRP (inc 3 juv) (R King per P Sofley)

15th June - Sightings

RSPB - 2 Hobby Dosthill NR. Hobby Fisher's Mill. All 8 young Avocet still present with the first brood now flying (S Atkinson)

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

14th June - Sightings


Great-White Egret (Colour Ringed) - Adam Archer

Alvecote - Great-White Egret(colour ringed) Mill Pool. 3 Avocet Teal Pool (A Archer, R Smith, S Rose)

Monday, 12 June 2017

10th June - Sightings



Cattle Egret (Adam Archer) and Red-Necked Phalarope (Steve Pick)


RSPB - RED-NECKED PHALAROPE(fem) Jubilee Wetlands till dusk (per RSPB et al). The first here since April 2000.

Of more interest Pochard and Egyptian Goose have bred on Dosthill NR (per G Williams)

Kingsbury - CATTLE EGRET Otter Pool 6.15pm-7.15pm (Alan Horsley et al) No sign 7.50 - 9.30pm (TP)

Alvecote - Corncrake until 07/06 only. Possibly 2 birds involved (A Archer et al)