8th April 2013

*Great Grey Shrike Beeley Moor Just Sw/Of Triangle At Wraggs Quarry Sk281663
*3w Iceland Gull Bolsover At Carr Vale N.R From Viewing Mound 09:40 & Ruff
*Osprey Beeley Moor Flew NNW/over Wraggs Quarry
*Osprey Ogston Resv 09:55 Then Flew NW +Swallow & Sand Martin
*4 Great Northern Divers Carsington Water This A/Noon
*40 Waxwings Chellaston Off High Street
*2 Mandarins (Drk+Fem) Staunton Harold Resv This Mrng & Chiffchaff

*12 Waxwings Mansfueld On Sutton Road Opp Nel Gwyn Pub 12:15 Ng19 6pw

*Common Crane N/Over Broomhill Flash Late A/Noon
*Rock Pipit Orgreave Lagoons By Largest Lake 06:55
*15 Waxwings Abbeydale At Bannerdale Road / Coverdale Road

The Wyver Lane NR bird report by David Newcombe has been added to the website.

Thanks to Rod Key for the following:-
CARR VALE DWT RESERVE The 3rd winter Iceland Gull again present at 9.40.a.m. on 8th Apr.
OGSTON RESERVOIR An Osprey flew NW at 9.55 a.m. on 8th Apr with a Sandwich Tern present at 7.30 a.m. on 6th Apr before flying SE.
CARSINGTON WATER 3 Sandwich Terns at 6.335 a.m. on 6th Apr before flying off SE. Still 4 Great Northern Divers on 8th Apr.
WILLINGTON GRAVEL PITS A Marsh Harrier between 5.00-6.00 p.m. on 7th Apr before it flew off NE.
ASHBOURNE A Black Redstart reported briefly in the observer’s garden on 7th Apr.
WRAGGS QUARRY The long staying Great Grey Shrike still present in this area on 7th Apr.
EREWASH FIELDS, LONG EATON A Short Eared Owl late afternoon on 6th Apr.
ASTON-ON-TRENT GRAVEL PITS On 6th Apr. 25 Great Crested Grebes, 8 Cormorants, 1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 6 Shelduck, 55 Wigeon, 16 Gadwall, 104 Teal, 22 Pochard, 84 Tufted Duck, 20 Goldeneye, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Snipe, 3 Redshank, 1 Cettis Warbler and a Chiffchaff.
AMBASTON GRAVEL PITS On 7th Apr 6 Little Grebes, 2 Great Crested Grebes, 2 Grey Lag Geese flew SE, 4 Shelduck, 3 Wigeon, 2 Gadwall, 9 Teal, 7 Shoveler, 15 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Ringed Plovers, 1 Ruff-male, 11 Snipe, 3 Redshank, 3 Common Gulls, c140 Black Headed Gulls, 1 Green Woodpecker, 7 Sky Larks, 2 Meadow Pipits and a Fieldfare.

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