DER­BYSHIRE

Bird Watching (UK) - - Uk Bird Sightings -

HIGH­LIGHTS: The Great North­ern Diver re­mained at Cars­ing­ton Wa­ter. Great White Egrets were at Pad­field (30th) and Drakelow (23rd) where the Long-tailed Duck re­mained. A Cat­tle Egret was at Pools Brook Marsh (3rd). A Spoon­bill flew over Willing­ton GP and Mick­leover (24th). A Marsh Harrier flew over the Goyt Val­ley (22nd). An Avo­cet was at Carr Vale (29th), with a Bearded Tit there (11th-13th). A Hoopoe was at Stainsby Com­mon (24th).

AS­TON-ON-TRENT GP: There were three Lit­tle Egrets, a Whim­brel, two Com­mon Sand­pipers and two Com­mon Terns.

CARR VALE: There were two Lit­tle Egrets, two Gar­ganeys, an Os­prey, two Red Kites, a Marsh Harrier, four Oys­ter­catch­ers, two Lit­tle Ringed Plovers, 19 Golden Plovers, 22 Snipe, four Com­mon Sand­pipers, a Curlew, Whim­brel, Knot, two Black-tailed God­wits, a Mediter­ranean Gull, Lit­tle Gull, Arc­tic Tern, two Com­mon Terns, four Yel­low Wag­tails, three White Wag­tails, four Wheatears, three Field­fares and three Grasshop­per War­blers.

CARS­ING­TON WA­TER: High­lights in­cluded a Lit­tle Egret, Whooper Swan, 18 Com­mon Scot­ers, two Red Kites, an Os­prey, 12 Oys­ter­catch­ers, seven Ringed Plovers, six Lit­tle Ringed Plovers, three Golden Plovers, a Grey Plover, 20 Dun­lin, 10 San­der­ling, a Ruff, five Snipe, four Curlews, five Com­mon Sand­pipers, 11 Whim­brels, a Bar-tailed God­wit, two Black-tailed God­wits, a Green­shank, Turn­stone, Kit­ti­wake, two Mediter­ranean Gulls, a Yel­low-legged Gull, three Sand­wich Terns, four Lit­tle Terns, 10 Black Terns, three Arc­tic Terns, five Com­mon Terns, seven White Wag­tails and a Red­start.

CHURCH WILNE RESER­VOIR: There was an

Oys­ter­catcher, San­der­ling, Com­mon Tern, Lit­tle Tern and 13 Arc­tic Terns.

DRAKELOW: There were 14 Lit­tle Egrets, two Goosanders, a Marsh Harrier, Wa­ter Rail, four Oys­ter­catch­ers, a Lit­tle Ringed Plover, Green Sand­piper, Wood­cock and Com­mon Sand­piper.

EREWASH MEAD­OWS: There were three Lit­tle Egrets, an Os­prey, Red Kite, Lit­tle Ringed Plover, Green Sand­piper, Com­mon Tern and Wheatear.

HIGH BRIDGE GP: There was a Lit­tle Egret, two Oys­ter­catch­ers, two Lit­tle Ringed Plovers, three Com­mon Sand­pipers, three Green Sand­pipers, a Green­shank and Yel­low Wag­tail.

LONG EA­TON GP: High­lights were two Lit­tle Egrets, an Oys­ter­catch­ers, four Lit­tle Ringed Plovers, a Com­mon Sand­piper, Green Sand­piper, Ringed Plover, Dun­lin, Green­shank, Com­mon Tern, four Arc­tic Terns, two Black Terns, two Wheatears and two Grasshop­per War­blers.

OGSTON RESER­VOIR: There was a Lit­tle Egret, Com­mon Scoter, Red Kite, Goshawk, two Ospreys, five Oys­ter­catch­ers, three Dun­lin, 11 Snipe, seven Curlews, 11 Whim­brels, five Com­mon Sand­pipers, five Ringed Plovers, six Lit­tle Ringed Plovers, a Black-tailed God­wit, three Bar-tailed God­wits, a Green­shank, Green Sand­piper, Yel­low-legged Gull, Com­mon Tern, 29 Arc­tic Terns, two Black Terns, eight Waxwings, a Wheatear, White Wag­tail, Yel­low Wag­tail and Pied Flycatcher.

WILLING­TON GP: There was a Lit­tle Egret, Marsh Harrier, four Oys­ter­catch­ers, two Lit­tle Ringed Plovers, two Curlews, three Green­shanks, three Dun­lin, a Com­mon Sand­piper, ten Black-tailed God­wits, a Kit­ti­wake, four Com­mon Terns, a Lit­tle Tern, three Arc­tic Terns and a Grasshop­per War­bler.

OTHER SITES: A Gar­ganey was at Wyver Lane. Ospreys were at Shat­ton and What­standwell. Red Kites were at 10 sites. A San­der­ling was at Middleton Moor and three Bar-tailed God­wits at Brails­ford. Waxwings in­cluded 100 at Bux­ton, 80 at Ault Huck­nall and 60 at Dar­ley Abbey.

Rod Key

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