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.